Tag Archive: Formula 1

Feb 02

Chilton links up with Ganassi for full 2016 season

Max Chilton will graduate to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2016.                       

Max ChiltonChip Ganassi Racing Teams announced Feb. 1 that the former Formula 1 driver from Reigate, England will pilot the No. 8 Chevrolet in a full-season effort for the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Meet Formula E’s Mr Versatile

Andrew van de Burgt speaks to Venturi’s Stephane Sarrazin

Andrew van de Burgt speaks to Venturi's Stephane SarrazinDuring the post-war years, as motorsport developed across Europe, fans could expect to see the stars of the day in everything from Formula 1 to sportscars, touring cars, rallying and even hillclimbs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

New Renault F1 car passes FIA crash test

New Renault F1 car passes FIA crash test
New Renault F1 car passes FIA crash testRenault’s return to Formula 1 continues to gather pace as its new car passes its mandatory crash test.

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Jan 19

2016 F1 opener originally scheduled for April 10th

Despite this year’s expanded schedule featuring a record-breaking 21 events

2016 F1 opener originally scheduled for April 10thTeams were told the 2016 Formula 1 season was going to start on April 10th, with the subsequent late schedule change causing issues for McLaren and Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Manufacturers seek to entice Todt with cheaper engines

Such a move would likely irk Bernie Ecclestone

F1 - La Grille - photo Getty Images Manufacturers are set to reduce the price of its engines for customer teams as a way of avoiding the introduction of a ‘customer engine’, according to reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

“Ferrari engine switch has compromised STR prep” – James Key

Toro Rosso took the opportunity to accept an offer from Ferrari to run a supply of year-old engines for 2016

2015-10-24_39742 Toro Rosso’s James Key admits that the late decision to switch to Ferrari power has ‘compromised’ the team’s preparations for the 2016 F1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 26

‘Mercedes 2016 dominance is inevitable’

“Mercedes will inevitably carry on the dominance, such is their margin…”

2015-10-16_0091 Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner says it is too unrealistic for any team to consider challenging the dominance of Mercedes in 2016 with the regulations as they are.
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Dec 19

Nasr hints at aggressive concept for Sauber 2016 car

“All I can say is that the concept looks very different”

2015-10-24_40379 After a rookie F1 campaign which went ‘as expected’ for Felipe Nasr he is now hoping Sauber’s new aggressive concept car can shake things up. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Renault: We genuinely thought we’d done a good job

Renault suffered a difficult campaign as supplier to the Red Bull and Toro Rosso squads

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (15) Renault’s Director of Operations Remi Taffin has admitted his team never expected the problems it suffered in 2015 and is determined to learn from its mistakes Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Pirelli’s Hembery touts three continental series in F1

“The market people all say the same thing, which is that the biggest problem in F1 is with the timings” – Hembery

Pirelli's Hembery touts three continental series in F1Pirelli’s Paul Hembery is set to give Bernie Ecclestone a plan to add new life to the sport with three continental series inside one F1 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Williams teases ‘significantly different’ car for 2016

Rob Smedley says next year’s Williams FW38 will be ‘significantly different’ to its four-time podium winning challenge

Williams teases ‘significantly different’ car for 2016Rob Smedley says Williams will adopt a more radical approach for its 2016 Formula 1 challenger having begun work on its next generation car earlier than usual. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Ticket sales for the 2016 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix to be launched on 4 December 

Sochi Autodrom expects even more spectators at the Russian Grand Prix, the ticket prices have been lowered
Sochi Autodrom logo On 4 December at 12:30 p.m. ticket sales for the third Russian round of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship  that  will be held at Sochi Autodrom next  year  from 28 April to 1 May will be launched.
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Dec 03

Renault announces return to Formula 1 in 2016

Carlos Ghosn announces his decision that Renault will return to Formula 1 with its own team for 2016 season

Renault announces return to Formula 1 in 2016 Following the September announcement of the signing of a Letter of Intent with Lotus, teams at Renault continued to evaluate the possibility of a return to Formula 1. Particular attention was paid to competing successfully with its own team in a financially sound way starting in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

F1 risks ‘arms race’ if Ferrari-Haas co-op stands – Mercedes

Mercedes suggests it will be forced to create a ‘junior’ team if the FIA regulations aren’t tightened up regarding data sharing and entry clarification

F1 risks ‘arms race’ if Ferrari-Haas co-op stands - MercedesToto Wolff says he is worried Formula 1 will develop into an ‘arms race’ between the manufacturers should the FIA not tighten up regulations he feels have allowed Ferrari to gain an advantage through its technical partnership with the incoming Haas team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Rossi wins 2015 Monza Rally

Valentino Rossi took his fourth victory at the Monza Rally Show, beating some of the world’s best car racers.

Rossi wins 2015 Monza RallyEach year the Monster Energy Monza Rally brings together a variety of famous racers from both two and four wheels. Previous winners have included rally legend Sebastien Loeb and former Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica.

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Nov 26

FIA Pyramid to Formula 1

The FIA Malaysian affiliate (AAM) confirms Triple A as Promoter for Formula 4 South East Asia Championship

The FIA Malaysian affiliate (AAM) confirms Triple A as Promoter for Formula 4 South East Asia Championship The Automobile Association of Malaysia (AAM) confirms the Malaysian company Asian Autosport Action Group (Triple A) Sdn Bhd as the Promoter for the new AAM Formula 4 South East Asia Championship, certified by FIA.

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Nov 21

Sebastian Vettel crowned Champion of Champions in London

Following Team England 1’s triumph in last night’s ROC Nations Cup

2015-11-21 Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel put in a stunning performance to eclipse 19 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of action at London’s former Olympic Stadium.

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Nov 21

Lotus asks F1 to ‘review its business model’

“I believe it is crucial for Formula 1 to review its business model” – Gastaldi
2015-10-23_39148 Lotus F1 deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi has called for Formula 1 to review its business model and has given a stern warning if certain situations continue the sport will drive fans away. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Team England 1’s Priaulx and Plato win ROC Nations Cup at home in London

Legends from the world’s biggest motor sport series teamed up in pairs to battle for national and regional pride

2015-11-20_0068 Team England 1’s Andy Priaulx and Jason Plato are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2015 ROC Nations Cup in front of their home fans at London’s former Olympic Stadium.

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Nov 20

COUNTDOWN TO ROC 2015: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2015 in London will be the 27th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Race Of Champions logo London’s former Olympic Stadium is the 12th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, London’s Wembley Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris.

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