Tag Archive: Formula 1
Exactly 50 years ago, Stewart and Hill took it to 10th place overall and first British car ranked
After his first win at Le Mans with Porsche in 1998, Allan McNish was a part of Toyota’s debut in Formula 1 (16 Grand Prix in 2002), before turning permanently to endurance and building one of the most impressive records in the discipline: two additional victories at the 24 Hours (2008 and 2013), four at the 12 Hours of Sebring (2004, 2006, 2009 and 2012) and a world champion title (2013).
Today, April 9, 2015, at 9 AM Moscow Time, the official ticket sales for the 2015 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix were launched.
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.
Nikita Zlobin is the first 2015 driver to be announced by Virtuosi Racing for the upcoming Auto GP season.
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.
Being a Grand Prix driver isn’t all about racing and travelling the world
Also includes interviews with Lotus F1 Team management who share their views prior to the start of the season.
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.