Tag Archive: Formula 1

Jun 25

Baku ‘the most painful weekend I’ve ever had’ – Boullier

Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne both dropped out in Q1 in Azerbaijan

2017-06-08_0440McLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier did not mince his words after the team’s worst qualifying display of the season so far in Baku on Saturday, calling it “the most painful weekend I have ever had”.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 24

Bottas leads Baku FP3 as Vettel, Verstappen hit trouble

Lance Stroll was ninth

Bottas leads Baku FP3 as Vettel, Verstappen hit troubleValtteri Bottas led Mercedes to the top of the timesheets in the final Formula 1 practice session for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Saturday afternoon, edging out compatriot Kimi Raikkonen for P1.
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Jun 22

F4 SEA gets Formula 1® stage to kick off 2017-18 season

Six F4 Support Races at Singapore and Malaysia

F4 SEA gets Formula 1® stage to kick off 2017-18 seasonIn preparation for the second season of the Formula 4 South East Asia (F4 SEA) Championship – certified by FIA, the organisers Asian Autosport Action Group (Triple A) today announced the 2017-18 race calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix scheduled for April 27-29th next year

New 2018 Date Announced for Baku City Circuit Race on Eve of 2nd GP in Azerbaijan

Baku City Circuit logoThe calendar for the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship was approved during a meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council yesterday in Geneva, Switzerland with the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix positioned notably earlier in the calendar than it has been in its first two years.

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Jun 17

George Russell: “My number 1 priority is GP3”

An in-depth interview with Art’s ace

George Russell: “My number 1 priority is GP3”Almost every racing driver would love to be in George Russell’s position. A drive with the most successful team in the GP3 Series? Check. Young driver programme with the reigning Formula 1 champions? Check. But how does it feel to be in the young Briton’s shoes?

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Jun 16

New F1 boss to be official starter of 24 Hours of Le Mans

New boss of Formula 1, Chase Carey, has been announced as official starter for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Chase Carey - photo WR12 -Nextgen-AutoACO President Pierre Fillon has announced that the official starter of the 85th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will be Chase Carey, the new boss of the FIA Formula One championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 11

Landmark weekend in Canada as Montreal is confirmed as Formula 1 host until 2029

Lewis Hamilton sealed victory after equalling Ayrton Senna’s pole position record in qualifying

2017-06-10_1154A packed Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, with crowds up 20% from last year, played host to a thrilling race in Montreal on Sunday as Mercedes achieved the season’s first one-two finish.

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Jun 11

Hamilton crushes field, matches Senna’s pole tally in Canada qualifying

And was awarded a race-worn helmet by the Senna family in the minutes following qualifying

2017-06-10_1413Lewis Hamilton will start the Canadian Grand Prix from pole position after dominating Formula 1 qualifying in Montreal on Saturday afternoon.

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Jun 07

Robert Kubica gets the Formula 1 feeling in Valencia

Robert completed 115 laps on Tuesday June 6

Robert Kubica gets the Formula 1 feeling in ValenciaRobert Kubica has returned to a Formula 1 cockpit for the first time in over six years to conduct a private test with Renault Sport Formula One Team at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

Rubens Barichello on his way to Le Mans

Ex-Formula 1 star Rubens Barichello who will race for ELMS team Racing Team Nederland

2017-04-15-0027Since 2014, all rookies are required by the ACO to attend an intensive simulator day at AOTech on the outskirts of Paris, where they are put through their paces in a variety of situations they will face during the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Rosland Capital unveil Ayrton Senna Gold & Silver Coin Collection

Limited Edition Coins Launched to Celebrate Senna’s First Win in Monaco 30 Years Ago Today

Rosland Capital unveil Ayrton Senna Gold & Silver Coin CollectionLeading precious metal asset firm, Rosland Capital, chose the occasion of the 2017 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix to unveil their latest coin collection – designed in collaboration with the Ayrton Senna Institute (Instituto Ayrton Senna) – celebrating the landmark first win at the most renowned circuit in F1 by its most famous son thirty years ago today.

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May 30

Hamilton likens 2017 Ferrari car to Mercedes W07

“Just because you can’t afford [to be trailing] doesn’t mean it’s not going to happen” – Hamilton

Hamilton likens 2017 Ferrari car to Mercedes W07Lewis Hamilton is braced for a difficult remainder of the 2017 Formula 1 season, saying the rival Ferrari car “seems to work everywhere” just like the Mercedes W07 did through 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

Formula 1 global fan survey results revealed at Monaco Grand Prix

Biggest marketing research project ever conducted in motorsport

Formula 1 global fan survey results revealed at Monaco Grand PrixFans of Formula 1 across the globe are optimistic about the future of the sport according to the findings from Motorsport Network’s Global Fan Survey – the largest ever conducted in the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

‘A lot of question marks’ over Shield introduction for 2018

“We’ve seen some preliminary models. We’ve been looking at how we integrate those into the chassis next year.”

'A lot of question marks' over Shield introduction for 2018Two Formula 1 technical figures are unsure that the ‘Shield’ frontal cockpit protection system for cars will be ready in time for the 2018 season, with “a lot of question marks” still remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

Renault celebrates 40 year Formula 1 anniversary

Renault icons take to the track in Monaco

Renault celebrates 40 year Formula 1 anniversaryRenault is proud to start the 40th anniversary celebrations of its Formula 1 debut over the course of this weekend’s Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

The Formula 1 Grand Prix Du Canada reveals its programming at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve and in the heart of Downtown

Great success foreseen for this Anniversary Edition

2017-05-23Through its President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. François Dumontier, the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA unveiled today the key elements of its programming for its 2017 edition.

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May 20

Horner would be ‘highly surprised’ if Mercedes helps Honda

“And Renault and Mercedes? I think the problem element would be Red Bull.”

Horner would be 'highly surprised' if Mercedes helps HondaRed Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner would be “highly surprised” if Mercedes helped Honda get up to speed with its power unit for future seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

‘It would have looked bad’ – Vergne explains Red Bull 2015 snub

“It was a frustrating situation, definitely.”

‘It would have looked bad’ - Vergne explains Red Bull 2015 snubJean-Eric Vergne has explained the reasons behind Red Bull’s decision to overlook him for a Formula 1 seat in 2015 despite being told he would get a drive if Sebastian Vettel left the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Steiner glad F1 stewards let drivers battle without penalties

“I think it was just a racing accident” – Steiner

Steiner glad F1 stewards let drivers battle without penaltiesHaas Formula 1 chief Günther Steiner was pleased to see the stewards avoid giving out too many penalties during Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix, putting the clash between Kevin Magnussen and Daniil Kvyat down as a racing incident. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1

McLaren had another session to forget as Fernando Alonso suffered an oil leak

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1Lewis Hamilton headed up a one-two finish for Mercedes in the opening Formula 1 practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix as the updated W08 car made an impressive start to the race weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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