Tag Archive: Formula 1

Apr 27

2017 Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix spectators to take part in Mercedes-Benz race laps for first time ever

The cars for the race taxi will be provided by Mercedes-Benz, which this year is celebrating the 50th anniversary of AMG

2017 Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix spectators to take part in Mercedes-Benz race laps for first time everThe 2017 FORMULA 1 VTB RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX organisers in conjunction with Formula 1® and Mercedes-Benz have developed a unique offer for the spectators of the Russian round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship™, which will be held on 27-30 April at Sochi Autodrom. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Renault to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its involvement in Formula 1 at Classic Days 2017

The programme at the French circuit includes track runs by the RS01 and the RE40

Renault to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its involvement in Formula 1 at Classic Days 2017 1As part of its celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of its involvement in Formula 1, Renault will be presenting a retrospective of its prestigious past in grand prix racing with a display of 11 F1 cars at Classic Days 2017 (Magny-Cours, France). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Matthieu Vaxivière joins Fabien Barthez and Timothé Buret for the 4 Hours of Monza in ELMS

Matthieu Vaxivière climbed up the ladder up to the doors of Formula 1
Matthieu Vaxiviere  portraitDue to a clash of date for Nathanaël Berthon competing in Blancpain GT Series championship, Matthieu Vaxivière will complete the line-up with Fabien Barthez and Timothé Buret in LMP2 for the next round of the ELMS, the 4 Hours of Monza from 12th to 14th May, at the steering wheel of the #23 Ligier JS P217.

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Apr 21

‘Price to pay’ for Honda supplying second F1 team – Boullier

“Whatever happens, we are partners”

'Price to pay' for Honda supplying second F1 team - BoullierMcLaren Formula 1 racing director Eric Boullier is open to engine partner Honda supplying a second team in the future, but says there would be a “price to pay” despite the benefits of additional data. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Auto Shanghai 2017: Renault explores future of Formula 1 with new concept; launches Espace; adds engine, tech to Kadjar in China

The R.S. 2027 Vision

 R.S. 2027 Vision Renault_90030_global_enR.S. 2027 Vision embodies Renault’s vision of Formula 1 in 2027: Greater focus on the drivers, more spectacular, more electric, safer racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Vettel victorious in Bahrain, Hamilton second after penalty

Vettel managed to jump pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas in the first round of pit stops

Sebastian Vettel Victoire Bahrein - photo NextGen-AutoSebastian Vettel swept to Ferrari’s second win of the 2017 Formula 1 season in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, beating Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton after a time penalty hindered the Briton’s chances of victory.
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Apr 13

Prema Racing Bahrain preview

Prema Racing R01 Race preview

Prema Racing Bahrain preview 1The Prema team is ready for an exciting weekend between Al Sakhir and Silverstone. The Italian squad will line-up for the opening rounds of two of the most challenging series in the world this weekend, the FIA Formula 2 Championship and the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti Autosport

After an absence of 38 years, McLaren is to return to the Indianapolis 500 next month, using Honda engines

Fernando Alonso to race at Indy 500 with McLaren, Honda and Andretti AutosportOn May 28th 2017 McLaren will enter a single car in the 101st Indianapolis 500, powered by Honda. The car will be run by the Andretti Autosport team, headed by founder, owner and Chief Executive Officer Michael Andretti, a former IndyCar champion who raced in Formula 1 for McLaren alongside the legendary Ayrton Senna for a single season (1993) and is the son of three-time IndyCar champion and one-time Formula 1 champion Mario Andretti. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2

Pirelli continues to supply tyres for the series formerly known as GP2

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2A new season of Formula 1’s main feeder series begins in Bahrain this weekend under a new name of the FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Ferrari got even quicker in China – Hamilton

“It’ll be interesting to see how that varies through the next races with temperature and different types of track”

20170326-050Lewis Hamilton believes that Ferrari made another step forward in pace over the Chinese Grand Prix weekend, forcing the Mercedes Formula 1 team to respond in a big way so it could claim victory in Shanghai. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Hamilton controls Chinese GP as Verstappen stars

Hamilton managed to perfect both his strategy and his pace to take Mercedes’ first win of the year

20170326-081Lewis Hamilton bounced back from his defeat to Sebastian Vettel in the Formula 1 season-opener in Australia two weeks ago by controlling Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix en route to his fifth win in Shanghai. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Hamilton beats Vettel to sixth straight pole in China

After losing out to Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix

Hamilton beats Vettel to sixth straight pole in ChinaLewis Hamilton will start Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix from the front of the grid after storming to his sixth straight Formula 1 pole position in Shanghai. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

Alonso: F1 back to where it should be

“The cars are definitely tougher to drive”

20170326-056Despite his frustrations at McLaren-Honda, Fernando Alonso has hailed the new era of Formula 1 and feels it is returning towards being the pinnacle of motorsport with the faster and trickier cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Brown relaxed over Honda issues, insists McLaren remains motivated

McLaren entered 2017 looking to continue its rise up the constructors’ championship from last year

Brown relaxed over Honda issues, insists McLaren remains motivatedMcLaren Formula 1 executive director Zak Brown remains relaxed over engine partner Honda’s difficulties at the start of the 2017 Formula 1 season, saying that ground can be made up quickly. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 30

Hamilton: Title hunger has frickin’ doubled!

“I want to win the world championship more than ever before”

20170326-100Lewis Hamilton says the exit of Nico Rosberg has done nothing to diminish his determination for reclaiming his Formula 1 title crown, insisting the renewed threat from rivals has seen his ‘hunger double’. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

McLaren collaborates with Amazon Prime on exclusive documentary series

“Ultimately, Formula 1 is a very human story”

2017-03-29 - McLaren collaborates with Amazon Prime on exclusive documentary seriesMcLaren will work with global internet retailer Amazon to create a new multi-part documentary series about the team’s 2017 season in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Watchmaker Richard Mille chose to support young hope Kami Laliberté

The Montreal born driver joins the strong circle of drivers of the Richard Mille family

The Swiss watch brand Richard Mille will accompany the young and talented Canadian driver Kami Laliberté during the 2017 Formula 4 season, as the young man will line up on the starting grids of the German and Italian championships.

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Mar 27

‘About time’ Ferrari won in F1 again – Marchionne

Lead of the constructors’ championship for the first time since Australia 2013

'About time' Ferrari won in F1 again - MarchionneFerrari CEO and chairman Sergio Marchionne said it was “about time” the Italian marque returned to winning ways in Formula 1 in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Formula 1 debut for former FIA F3 drivers Lance Stroll and Antonio Giovinazzi

Lance Stroll had to start from the last grid position due to a penalty received for a gearbox change after Free Practice 3

20170324-073Lance Stroll, the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Champion, and Antonio Giovinazzi, runner-up in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, have taken part in their first Formula 1 race. Read the rest of this entry »

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