Tag Archive: Formula 1

Mar 11

INSIGHT: Andretti Formula E

Now the Andretti team is embarking on the world’s first all-electric racing series, Formula E.

After dominating North American single seaters, Andretti is now targeting its first world title. Read the history of Formula E's legendary American family team.For over 50 years, Andretti has been one of the most famous names in motorsport thanks to the family’s achievements through successive generations in series around the world.

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Mar 09

Mercedes-AMG GT and C63 to serve as F1 safety, medical cars

The two turbocharged monsters replace the old SLS AMG safety car and C63 AMG wagon medical car,

Mercedes has spent nearly 20 years providing the safety and medical cars for Formula 1, so it was hardly a shock when the company announced that the new Mercedes-AMG GT and C63 AMG S Estate would serve as ushers in the F1 circus. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Antonio Pizzonia joins Zele Racing for Vallelunga test

Antonio Pizzonia will be back driving an Auto GP car next week in testing at Vallelunga.

The Brazilian, a former Formula 1 driver and also a successful entry in the series promoted by Enzo Coloni, will join Zele Racing in at the Roman circuit.

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Feb 26

Nikita Zlobin joins Auto GP with Virtuosi Racing

Nikita Zlobin is the first 2015 driver to be announced by Virtuosi Racing for the upcoming Auto GP season.

Auto GP logo Nikita is the son of Sergey Zlobin, Russia’s Formula 1 test-driver, and despite being only 18, he has already enjoyed a good career so far. Previously running in the Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS and in the German Formula 3 championship, he joined the SMP Racing program, created to support the best Russian prospects in their racing activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

A Day in the Life

Being a Grand Prix driver isn’t all about racing and travelling the world

07 - Scuderia Toro RossoThere’s a lot of sweat and hard work that goes into getting into shape to race a Formula 1 car. We caught up with the Scuderia Toro Rosso duo to find out how they have been preparing for the rigours of a 20 race season. But be warned, just reading about their schedule might leave you exhausted! Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

2015 Lotus F1 Team pre-season Interviews

Also includes interviews with Lotus F1 Team management who share their views prior to the start of the season.

08 - Lotus F1 TeamLooking ahead to a new season and a new era for Lotus F1 Team, drivers Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean talk about their hopes and aspirations in the run up to the 2015 Formula 1 season in pre-season video interviews. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Rio Haryanto joins Campos Racing for 2015 GP2 Series season

Haryanto and France´s Arthur Pic will defend Campos Racing´s colors throughout the season.

Rio Haryanto joins Campos Racing for 2015 GP2 Series season The Indonesian racing driver is an experienced and renowned racer in GP2 as he has finished on the rostrum of the main Formula 1 feeder series twice. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Scuderia Toro Rosso presents the new STR10 in Jerez

The STR10 was revealed today at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit in southern Spain.

As the car’s codename implies, 2015 will be Scuderia Toro Rosso’s tenth year in Formula 1 and CEPSA, who hosted today’s launch, has sponsored the team for the past 4 years.

Jan 30

First footage of the STR10: Max happy with shakedown (+video)

During a day of filming, both Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz drove the STR10 completing 60 miles in the process.

Scuderia Toro Rosso’s new Formula 1 car completed its shakedown at Misano, near Toro Rosso’s factory in Faenza, on Wednesday.

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Jan 30

Alain Prost: “I’ll drive Formula E car at next opportunity”

Formula 1 legend and e.dams-Renault team owner Alain Prost says he will test the Formula E car ‘at the next opportunity’.

Alain Prost The four-time world champion retired from single-seater racing following his fourth title in 1993, but he’s keen to get back behind the wheel to experience the Spark-Renault SRT_01E so that he has a better understanding of how the world’s first all-electric single-seater racing car works. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

McLaren-Honda begins new era with MP4-30 (+photos, + video)

MP4-30 – new technical DNA in the mix

2015-01-29 - McLaren Honda - 01 - MP4-30 - Side OnMcLaren-Honda – the name evokes stirring memories of the past; of Ayrton Senna battling Alain Prost for supremacy; of classic red and white machines dominating for season upon season; of an iconic team writing one of the defining chapters in the motor racing history books.

Jan 27

KHP confirmed as 2015 F1 Paddock Club™ official distributor

KHP has been a fundamental part of the world of Formula One for more than three decades
KHP Consulting logo KHP Consulting is delighted to announce that it has once again been recognised as a Formula One Paddock Club™ Official Authorised Global Distributor in 2015.

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Jan 25

GP2: with new number, Negrao should be the only Brazilian

DRS same as the Formula 1´s is the novelty of the season which starts in Bahrain

While much of the 13 teams have not yet revealed the formation for the season, Andre Negrao should even be the only Brazilian in GP2 in 2015.

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Dec 15

Tickets for the 2015 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX on sale Wednesday, Dec. 17

F1 USGP tickets will be available online at circuitoftheamericas.com or by phone at 512.301.6600 ext. 1.

Circuit of The Americas logo Tickets for the 2015 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX (F1 USGP) will be available for purchase on Wednesday, Dec. 17, beginning at 10 a.m. CT. Circuit of The Americas (COTA) is excited to announce another exhilarating Formula 1™ race weekend, set for Oct. 23 – 25, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Scuderia Toro Rosso looking back to 2014

“Now everyone within in the team is focussed on 2015, applying the lessons learned this year.”

With the 2014 season now archived and all Scuderia Toro Rosso’s focus firmly fixed on 2015, our Team Principal Franz Tost takes one last look back at what will come to be seen as a key year in the history of Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Countdown to ROC 2014: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2014 in Barbados will be the 26th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988.

News imageBushy Park Barbados is ROC’s first host venue in the Americas – and the 11th overall – along with such prestigious host venues as London’s Wembley Stadium, the Stade de France in Paris and Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up

The Race Of Champions has been running for over 25 years

2014-08-08_0565 The stunning Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar will be in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

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