Tag Archive: Formula 1

May 20

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: The race for the princely throne

The Principality of Monaco will host the second meeting of the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series on May 22-24.

placeholder+imageThe contenders will race in front of the decision makers in Formula 1 during a single race on motor racing’s most famous circuit as the curtain raiser for the Grand Prix of Monaco.

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May 14

Susie Wolff: Day I scared the life out of track day guest! (+videos)

Susie Wolff appearing on the new series of The Clare Balding Show

Were normally all lined up waiting for the guests to arrive they get told who they are driving with and you can just see the persons face drop when they get told they are going with me.

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May 08

Lotus F1 Team prepares for an alternative Formula 1 inspired by Mad Max: Fury Road

Lotus F1 Team Mad Max Hybrid

2015-05-08 - Lotus F1 Team Mad Max HybridLotus F1 Team, in co-operation with Warner Bros. Pictures, has prepared a radical-looking proposal for an alternative Formula 1 future. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Formula E has arrived in Europe and its first stopover will be in what could be called the Paradise of Formula 1 – Monaco

e.dams Renault in the electric atmosphere of Monaco 

e.dams Renault For the e.dams-Renault team it’s an especially important rendez-vous, not just for the prestige, but also because it will be a kind of home race as there is no event on the French soil this season! Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Mercedes-Benz support for Esteban Ocon in 2015

Reigning FIA Formula 3 European champion joins GP3 Series

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team2014 FIA Formula 3 European champion selected by Mercedes-Benz for racing support with contractual option for the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Interest high in European Formula E races

Entry to the ePrix in the Principality is free

Formula E approaches final European leg of seasonWith less than three weeks to go until the start of the European leg of the Formula E season, excitement is building for the Monaco round on May 9. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

24 Hours of Le Mans – Allan McNish and Sir Jackie Stewart, Scottish stories

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). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Ticket sales for the 2015 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix have been launched

Today, April 9, 2015, at 9 AM Moscow Time, the official ticket sales for the 2015 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix were launched.

Sochi Autodrom logo The Grand Prix will take place at Sochi Autodrom from October 9, 2015 through October 11, 2015. There are 185 days to go until the Russian round of the FIA Formula One World Championship™. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Long Beach a firm favourite with the drivers

Motor racing in America and Long Beach go hand-in-hand.

Ex-drivers sing praises for Long BeachAs a venue it has hosted a number of different categories including IndyCar, CART, Formula 1 and now Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

DAMS is delighted that Carlos Sainz its 2014 champion is already hitting the headlines in Formula 1 with Toro Rosso

DAMS is ready to take up new challenges!

Formula Renault 3.5 - Dams However, all the French team’s attention is now firmly concentrated on the new Formula Renault 3.5 season. After testing at Jerez (5-6 March) and Motorland Aragon (30-31 March) it’s time to take stock of the situation and the season’s prospects. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

China Racing to compete at historic Long Beach track

China Racing cars are run by engineers and mechanics of Campos Racing

Both China Racing drivers in Miami, Nelson Piquet Jr and Charles, will team up again at classic Long Beach event, which will be slightly shortened for the ePrix in comparison with that used in the Formula 1, IndyCar or ALMS. Read the rest of this entry »

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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