Tag Archive: Formula 1

Sep 21

Tales from the paddock – Jochen Bitzer: “We intend to defend our title at the FIA GT World Cup in Macau”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-09-18 - MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Großer Preis von Singapur 2016. Nico RosbergThe countdown is under way: The DTM will stage the penultimate race meeting of the season this weekend. The battle for the championship is still wide open in the run-up to Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 15

McLaren-Honda still needs ‘big step’ for 2017 – Alonso

“We are still a long way behind the top engines so we need to make a bigger step over the winter.”
2016-06-12_1090 Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda still needs to make a ‘bigger step over the winter’ if it is to re-establish itself as a formidable force in Formula 1 despite the solid rate of improvement shown in 2016.
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Sep 13

‘Mr Le Mans’ Tom Kristensen joins reigning FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg at ROC Miami

Tom Kristensen is the pride of Denmark and the greatest racer in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours

2015-11-21_0061 The line-up for January’s Race Of Champions in Miami continues to heat up with the inclusion of two of world motor sport’s biggest stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Ecclestone asked to stay in F1 for three years

After recent heightened speculation it was believed Ecclestone may be on the way out of F1 as part of the Liberty Group sale
2016-06-09_0215 Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly been asked to stay on for three years once the expected takeover of the sport is completed by Liberty Group. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “I’m still a title contender”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-09-04 - Formel 1 - MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Großer Preis von Italien 2016. Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg The procession of historic circuits continues. After the Formula 1 races in Spa-Francorchamps and Monza, the Mercedes-AMG DTM Team heads to the Nürburgring this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Action sports legend Travis Pastrana joins line-up for Race Of Champions in Miami

Pastrana is a legend on both four wheels and two

Action sports legend Travis Pastrana joins line-up for Race Of Champions in Miami Sports fans heading to Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium for the first ever Race Of Champions (ROC) on American soil are in for a treat as action sports great Travis Pastrana has joined the list of competitors for the event on January 21-22, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Tales from the paddock: “My predictions for the DTM title are…” – Pascal Wehrlein

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-08-28 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team - Großer Preis von Belgien 2016. Lewis Hamilton Two motorsport classics within a week: After the legendary Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, the Formula 1 season continues in the ‘Royal Park’ of Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

The next Race Of Champions (ROC) will take place inside Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium on January 21-22, 2017

Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions

ROC - Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions The Race Of Champions (ROC) is heading to the United States of America for the first time in its history after Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium won the rights to host the next ROC event on January 21-22, 2017.

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Aug 15

‘Freedom’ key to sprucing up F1 action, says Alonso

“A little bit more freedom for the teams, the drivers, relaxing a little bit everything will be good, like it has been always in F1”
2016-07-08-Friday-0069 Fernando Alonso says Formula 1 must be willing to allow more freedom to drivers and teams to improve the spectacle of Formula 1, remarking that painting each car black would make them indistinguishable at the moment. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

FIA more open to opinion since GPDA letter – Button

“We feel that we do have a say anyway and since our comments earlier in the year, the FIA have been more open to our opinions”

2016-06-10_0086 Jenson Button says the FIA has allowed drivers more input into the direction of Formula 1 since the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association wrote an open letter declaring the sport ‘obsolete and ill-structured’ earlier this year.

Aug 08

Thousands of employees and families attend McLaren Employee Motor Show

Over 200 exhibits were showcased

2016-08-08 - Thousands of employees and families attend McLaren Employee Motor ShowOver three thousand people turned out for the sixth McLaren Employee Motor Show, proudly hosted by the company at its McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey, on Saturday.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Over 20 000 spectators for Ferrari Racing Days Sochi

Goodbye Sochi!

Over 20 000 spectators for Ferrari Racing Days Sochi (1) The first Ferrari Racing Days event in Russia was completed today with a record of spectators. Over 20,000 turned out between Saturday and Sunday, confirming the passion of Russian people for motorsport and the world related to the Prancing Horse.

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Jul 27

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

This is what happened: Weekend’s results & facts

Mercedes There are two highlights of the 2016 season coming up next weekend: for the Silver Arrows, # F1isBACK in Germany; meanwhile, AMG Customer Sports teams will be competing in the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

DTM, Zandvoort. Mercedes-AMG DTM Team, Mercedes-Benz, DTM, Christian Vietoris, BWT Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM Robert Wickens Lucas Au This is what happened: Weekend’s results & facts. News from the Mercedes-AMG motorsport teams. Three questions for Ulrich Fritz. Social media news: What’s new online? This week’s important dates and events.

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Jul 14

Formula V8 3.5: FIA acknowledges the universal value of Formula V8 3.5

The intrinsic values of Formula V8 3.5 have been acknowledged

FIA ACKNOWLEDGES THE UNIVERSAL VALUE OF FORMULA V8 3.5Formula V8 3.5 has been acknowledged one of the greatest motor racing categories as it has been included by FIA in the points system  to obtain the FIA Superlicence of Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-07-10-Sunday-0172 A busy hot summer of motor sport continues unabated: After two Formula 1 wins by the Silver Arrows in Austria and England, the DTM now heads to Zandvoort for its next meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

F1 British GP: Hamilton closes gap with fourth British GP win

A fourth win for Hamilton at Silverstone to put him on a par with Nigel Mansell
2016-07-09-Saturday-0081 Lewis Hamilton has moved to within four points of Nico Rosberg at the head of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship standings after claiming a comfortable lights-to-flag win in a wet-to-dry British Grand Prix.

Jul 07

British GP podium miss ‘really hurts’ – Button

“It really hurts but I can’t do anything about that right now so you’ve just got to take it”
2016-06-10_0070 Jenson Button says it pains him to not have a victory or podium result at the British Grand Prix during his Formula 1 career and admits it is a tall order to achieve the feat this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Pirelli announces test calendar with new wider Formula 1 tyres for 2017

A modified Ferrari SF15-T will undertake the first track tests of Pirelli’s 2017-specification Formula 1 tyres

2016-07-06 - Pirelli announces test calendar with new wider Formula 1 tyres for 2017 There will be two days of testing from 1-2 August at Fiorano, which will be artificially dampened in order to carry out tests with Cinturato intermediate and full wet tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-06-08_0006 The month of July is packed with motor racing action. Formula 1 heads from Austria this week straight to England. Meanwhile, the 24-Hours of Spa also beckons… Read the rest of this entry »

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