Tag Archive: Formula BMW

Mar 10

Szymkowiak to compete with Van Amersfoort Racing

The 18-year old is making a further step in his sporting career

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo Racing driver Jules Szymkowiak from Obbicht in the Netherlands will be driving a Dallara-Volkswagen for renowned team, Van Amersfoort Racing, in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

GP2 race winner Stefano Coletti is joining Racing Engineering for the upcoming GP2 season

Stefano Coletti completes the 2014 Racing Engineering line-up

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Stefano Coletti The Monegasque driver can look back on a very successful GP2 season in 2013 where he took 3 race wins, 3 podiums, 1 pole position and set the fastest race lap on three occasions.

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Oct 29

Vettel helped mechanics pack up India garage

“I think he can get 15 titles as well.  Why not?”

2013-10-26 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99010Sebastian Vettel halted his title-winning party in India to help his mechanics pack up the Red Bull garage, it has emerged. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Mexicans Perez, Gutierrez, expect 2014 home race

Carlos Slim is reportedly heavily involved in the new Mexican grand prix project.

2013-06-06_0095Sergio Perez insists there is a “very good chance” formula one will return to his native Mexico next year as scheduled. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Sauber F1 Team 2013 Young Driver Training test

 During the three days the Sauber F1 Team will test the latest Pirelli tyres

2013-06-08_0227The Sauber F1 Team will test with Robin Frijns (day 1 and morning day 2), Nico Hülkenberg (afternoon day 2) and Kimiya Sato (day 3) at the Young Driver Training Test in Silverstone, which takes place from 17th to 19th July. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

Ignored team order maybe ‘a mistake’ – report

“I talked to him (Webber) and he came straight to the point.  That was when it struck me like lightning,”

Sebastian Vettel - photo © J.F Galeron - WRI2There could be truth in Sebastian Vettel’s claim that he didn’t deliberately ignore team orders in Malaysia last Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Victory for Canadian David Ostella in Sebring 12 Hour Race

Young Canadian wins his first sports car endeavor

David and RenatoSebring BridgeBefore this year, driver David Ostella had never raced anything other than karts or formula cars. The Toronto-native graduated through the ranks of karting, Formula BMW, Star Mazda, and two years in Firestone Indy Lights. But just a few short months ago Ostella decided to try his hand at sports car racing and take on historic Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Fabio Leimer and Julián Leal to drive for Racing Engineering in the 2013 GP2 Series

Racing Engineering is pleased to announce that their drivers for the 2013 GP2 Series will be Fabio Leimer and Julián Leal.

Fabio LeimerJulian LealThe 23 year-old Swiss Fabio Leimer has come up through Formula BMW, Formula Renault and International Formula Master racing and he already has plenty of GP2 experience having made his debut in the 2009–10 GP2 Asia Series.

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Nov 27

Formula Middle East set to take off in January

“Bahrain International Circuit is proud to be working with Motorsport Asia on this new single-seater Championship”

Formula Middle East logoFormula Middle EastMotorsport Asia has announced an exciting new junior single seater initiative. It is a collaborative effort between Asia’s most established motorsport promoter and Bahrain International Circuit, ‘The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East’.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Racing Engineering to run four drivers at the Barcelona post-season test next week

Canadian Gianmarco Raimondo will be in the Spanish team’s cars

Racing Engineering - 2012-110Racing Engineering - 2012-109Just five weeks after the last race of the 2012 GP2 Series all the teams are back in action in Barcelona for the first of the two annual post-season tests. Racing Engineering will be giving four drivers the opportunity to drive their cars on the 4.655 km Spanish circuit that is a traditional venue for out of season testing. On Tuesday the 30th of October the Brazilian André Negrão and Canadian Gianmarco Raimondo will be in the Spanish team’s cars and on the following day, Wednesday the 31st, it will be the turn of Dutchman Nigel Melker and Argentinian Facundo Regalia. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

iSport announce line up for two day test at Barcelona

“It is always interesting when you have new drivers in the team” – Paul Jackson

Jolyon PalmerPal VarhaugNext week will see Jolyon Palmer return to the team along with Pal Varhaug and Facu Regalia, for the GP2 post-season two-day test session taking place in Barcelona next week on the 30th/31st. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Harald Schlegelmilch joins F2 grid for season finale

Latvian racer adds name to Monza entry list

F2 - Harald SchlegelmilchF2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipLatvian driver Harald Schlegelmilch will make his FIA Formula Two Championship debut this weekend (28/30 September) when he joins the grid for rounds 15 and 16 at Italy’s famous Monza circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

Gerhard Berger wants to make it simpler for young drivers to progress through the junior ranks to formula one.

Berger wants to make climb to F1 easier

00731full4600731full177The former ten-time grand prix winner, BMW motor sport director and Toro Rosso co-owner is now the president of the governing FIA’s single seater commission.

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May 24

Axcil Jefferies makes F2 debut at the Nűrburgring

Zimbabwean to join grid this weekend

F2 - Zimbabwean driver Axcil JefferiesF2 - Axcil Jefferies will make his F2 debut this weekend at the NurburgringAxcil Jefferies has today (Thursday, 24 May) confirmed he will join the 2012 FIA Formula Two Championship line up, beginning with rounds five and six this weekend at the Nűrburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Mihai Marinescu eyes title glory F2 return

23-year-old Romanian gunning for prize Williams F1 test

F2 - Romanian driver Mihai MarinescuF2 - Mihai Marinescu returns to F2 in 2012Romanian driver Mihai Marinescu has confirmed he will return to the FIA Formula Two Championship in 2012 and already has his eyes on the prize Williams F1 test. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Felipe Nasr joins DAMS

“I’m really delighted to welcome Felipe to the DAMS team” – Jean-Paul Driot

Dams - Felipe Nasr 01Dams - Felipe Nasr 03The aim of the DAMS team is to pursue the success it enjoyed in a particularly fruitful 2011 season, and the French team has given itself the weapons to do so. After Davide Valsecchi, the ideal team leader, it has just signed the very promising Brazilian, Felipe Nasr, creating a particularly complementary duo. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Canadian IndyCar star James Hinchcliffe at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

Sunday, February 12

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012 James HinchclifeJames Hinchcliffe missed appearing at last year’s Canadian Motorsports Expo because he was taking part in an IndyCar test at Florida’s Sebring International Raceway. In the time since that test, Hinchcliffe has been extremely busy, and he’ll have a lot to talk about when he takes to the CME’s Mazda Stage on Sunday, February 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Mygale Race Cars Launches New Partnership in North America

Mygale North America will import the French manufacturer’s race cars to the United States and Canada

 Bryan Herta Autosport logoBryan Herta Autosport team owners Bryan Herta and Steve Newey have partnered with Indianapolis based businessman and Jeffrey Mark Motorsport team owner Jeff Mark to form Mygale North America. Mygale North America will import the French manufacturer’s race cars to the United States and Canada and provide customer support for new and existing Mygale car owners. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Coloni Motorsport turns 30, an history of passion and success

Precisely 30 years ago, on 18 January 1982, Coloni Motorsport was born.

Coloni Motorsport Paolo_FidalmaColoni Motorsport 89 F1 MonacoThe story of the Italian team is a really successful one, starting right from that first season that saw the team clinch his first drivers title in the Italian F3 Championship with Enzo Coloni himself at the wheel, and still keeping momentum today with the three wins the team secured in the 2011 GP2 season.

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Oct 26

Indian race car driver Armaan Ebrahim joins Jensen MotorSport

For the Indy Lights official series test at the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway

F2 - Armaan Ebrahimjensen motorsport logoJensen MotorSport is pleased to announce that Armaan Ebrahim will join the team for the Indy Lights official series test at the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway scheduled for October 28th and 29th. Ebrahim has an extensive resume of racing experience, which includes competition in the Formula 2, Formula BMW, and GP2 series.

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Sep 24

Racing Engineering to test three drivers at Jerez next week.

Two days of test in Jerez

GP2 - Racing Engineering - Christian VietorisRacing EngineeringAlthough the 2011 Series finished two weeks ago at Monza, the GP2 teams are not resting and they will all be meeting again at the Spanish track of Jerez on the 28th and 29th of this month for an official test session to give the teams an opportunity to test new and up-and-coming drivers.

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Jul 13

Edmonton’s Stefan Rzadzinski to start in the Edmonton Indy Lights races

The young hope had conclusive testing sessions in Indiana

Stefan RzadzinskiEdmonton Indy logoEdmonton’s own Stefan Rzadzinski confirmed as a starter for the Edmonton Indy® Firestone Indy Lights® double header. Following two days of evaluation on Indiana’s Putnam Park road course, Edmonton’s Stefan Rzadzinski has been given the go ahead to enter at the upcoming Edmonton Indy® Firestone Indy Lights® double header, July 22-24 at City Centre Airport.

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May 04

Garett Grist makes the move to Formula Cars

“Derek Daly Academy Driver joins Britain West Motorsports to run single seater races in both Ontario and Quebec”

Garett Grist - James HinchcliffeOntario Formula FordGarett Grist, two-time Team Canada member, steps into the formula car world beginning this weekend by taking on the ultra fast and challenging Mosport International Raceway in the Formula Ford division. Grist ended a busy 2010 with a trip to Italy for the 2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals followed on week with the 2010 Skip Barber Karting Shootout at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterrey, CA. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Mikkel Mac signs up for F2‏

18-year-old Dane becomes the youngest driver in the 2011 field

F2 - Mikkel MacMikkel Mac has become the youngest driver in the 2011 Formula Two field, after the 18-year-old confirmed his drive in the championship today. The Dane graduates to F2 following impressive showings in winter testing last December – he finished 7th overall in Portimão – and more recently pre-season testing at Silverstone and Snetterton, where he regularly ran amongst the top ten fastest drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Top Ten for Buller in Rockingham test

One of the most promising young drivers in British motorsport

Rockingham logoWilliam Buller RockinghamNorthern Irish racer William Buller has kick-started his Cooper Tires British F3 International Series campaign in earnest after taking part in two days of official testing at Rockingham.

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Jan 14

Sam Bird signs with iSport for 2011 GP2 campaign

iSport reveal electrifying driver line up for 2011 GP2 series

Sam BirdiSport InternationalNorfolk based GP2 team iSport international announced their driver line up for the 2011 Asia and European series in front of a packed house at the Autosport show in Brimingham on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

Hispania Racing’s line-up for the 2010 Young Drivers Test in Abu Dhabi

On Tuesday, GP2 champion Pastor Maldonado will be in the cockpit of the HRT F110

Pastor MaldonadoDavide ValsecchiHispania Racing is going to give three talented drivers the opportunity to drive during the Young Drivers Test in Abu Dhabi: Pastor Maldonado, Josef Král and Davide Valsecchi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Sam Bird to drive for Mercedes GP Petronas at young driver test

“Sam has done an impressive job in the GP2 Series during his first season”  – Ross Brawn

Sam Bird2010-10-23 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 02MERCEDES GP PETRONAS is pleased to confirm that Sam Bird will drive for the team at the Young Driver test days to be held at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 November. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Gianmarco Raimondo: F3 Italia Mugello report

Canadian open wheel racer has another solid outing on speed as the F3 Italian Series complete the penultimate event of 2010

Gianmarco Raimondo, Canadian formula car racer, completed another up and down weekend of competition in the Italian Formula 3 series, which returned to the Mugello Circuit for a second time in the 2010 season. The Lucidi Motorsports driver entered the race very up beat after a very solid run in both timed practice sessions in the 28-car field. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Romain Grosjean joins Gravity Sport Management

This weekend, Romain Grosjean will drive for DAMS in the GP2 Series

Romain GrosjeanGravity Sport Management is delighted to announce that Romain Grosjean is now part of his programme, with the aim of finding a place in top-level single-seater racing in the future. It is the start of a new stage in the Franco-Swiss driver’s career who has raced in AutoGP, the FIA GT1 Championship as well as the GP2 Series this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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