Tag Archive: Formula One

Feb 02

Williams appoints Gary Paffett as Simulator Driver for 2016

Williams is pleased to announce that Gary Paffett has been appointed as the team’s simulator driver for 2016.
Williams logo Gary has joined the team for the 2016 season to assist the vehicle science department in developing the Williams Mercedes FW38 at the Williams factory in Grove. He will work closely with the team throughout the year to provide extensive feedback to help the continued development of this year’s car.

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Jan 28

Pirelli: Delighted to host a meeting of f1’s key stakeholders

This is an essential step towards the joint development of tyres for 2017

2015-10-24_39668 A meeting will be held at Pirelli’s Milan headquarters next week in which key Formula One stakeholders will take part. The meeting will be to discuss target tyre performance guidelines in the light of the 2017 regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Russian Grand Prix

The teams are free to choose the remaining sets; making up 13 sets in total for the weekend

PirelliPirelli will bring the following three compounds to the fourth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Russia (April 28-May 1). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

All the numbers from Pirelli’s 2015 Formula One season

This was an evolutionary year

“As we enter our sixth season of Formula One in 2016, we’re publishing our traditional end-of-year statistics, which tell the story of our 2015 programme in numbers.” Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motorsport Talk in the Mercedes-Benz Museum

Stars & Cars 2015

2015-12-12 - Stars & Cars 2015 - Motorsport Talk in the Mercedes-Benz Museum 0001 (7)At the end of the most successful season in Mercedes-Benz motor racing history, the Formula One championship-winning car of 2014 (the F1 W05 Hybrid) and the DTM championship-winning car of 2015 (the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM) were added to the collection on the embanked display section of the museum.

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Dec 11

Pirelli announces compound choices and compulsory sets for the 2016 Australian Grand Prix

Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the opening round of the 2016 Formula One season in Australia

PirelliFollowing on from the 2016 regulations, each driver must save one set of the softest of the three nominated compounds for Q3. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Bond Villain Car to go on display at Autosport International 2016

Visitors to Autosport International this January will be able to get close to one of the cars from the 24th James Bond adventure SPECTRE
Jaguar C-X75s Two Jaguar C-X75s, driven on screen by villain Hinx (played by Dave Bautista), will be on display at the NEC, one of which will be in the Live Action Arena.

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Dec 05

2015 World Endurance Champions honoured by FIA

Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley were crowned as World Endurance Drivers’ Champions

At Le Lido in Paris the 2015 FIA World Endurance Champions collected their trophies alongside the other winners from Formula One, World Rally Championship, World Touring Car Championship, World RallyCross and the other continental championships from around the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Scuderia Toro Rosso 2016 engine and drivers announcement

On-track testing will begin in February, 2016 at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso and Scuderia Ferrari have reached an agreement that will see our team use the current Ferrari Power Unit in the 2016 Formula One season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Red Bull Racing to drive forward with TAG Heuer power unit in 2016

Timing is everything
02 - Infiniti Red Bull RacingFrom the milliseconds that separate victory from defeat to the finely balanced and perfectly measured rhythm of a racing engine, in motorsport timing is everything.

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Dec 03

FIA confirms 2016 calendar in World Motor Sport Council decisions

FIA announces World Motor Sport Council decisions

2015-10-25The World Motor Sport Council approved, by a near unanimous number (just one vote against), a mandate for the FIA President, Jean Todt and the Representative of the Commercial Rights Holder, Bernie Ecclestone to make recommendations and decisions regarding a number of pressing issues in Formula One such as governance, Power Units and cost reduction.

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Dec 03

FIA, Ecclestone granted more F1 power

FIA President Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone are to be given fresh powers to govern the future direction of Formula 1

FIA, Ecclestone granted more F1 powerThe WMSC announces it is giving Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone a mandate to wield more power in the ‘decisions regarding pressing issues in F1’. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

2016 new tyre regulations

The new 2016 tyre regulations for formula one as approved by FIA World Motor Sport Council

2015-12-03 - Pirelli - 2016 New Tyre Regulations After its meeting in Paris, yesterday, the FIA World Motor Sport Council formally approved the new 2016 Tyre Regulations for Formula One.

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Dec 02

Williams and Autosport International announce incredible line-up of Formula One Cars

As part of the celebrations there will also be appearances from a host of famous faces from Williams’ past and present 

Williams logoVisitors to Autosport International will be able to feast their eyes on one of the largest collections of Williams Formula One cars seen away from the team’s headquarters, as part of a major celebration of Williams at the show, which runs from 14-17 January 2016.

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Nov 27

EOS enters a Technical Partnership with Williams

Purchase of a EOSINT P 760 will complement Williams’ existing manufacturing processes and support development projects
03 - Williams Martini RacingEOS, the global technology and quality leader for high-end solutions in Additive Manufacturing (AM), is pleased to announce that they have entered a technical partnership with Williams Grand Prix Engineering and Williams Advanced Engineering.

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Nov 02

Horner: Independent engine supply crucial for F1

“For Formula One, it’s important to have a competitive, economical engine”

2015-10-25_42234 Christian Horner says Red Bull’s struggles to secure an engine supply is proof F1 needs an independent customer engine to be made available. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

Jack McCarthy invited to Ferrari Driver AcademyFerrari Driver Academy

Euro Max and Super One champion will spend three days with iconic F1 team in Italy

Jack Mccarthy_7479_(web) If you are a young racing driver and want to become a professional, your dream is to enter Formula One. Not only that, it is to drive for the Prancing Horse, better known as Scuderia Ferrari. For Junior Max star 15-year old Jack McCarthy, that chance has become a reality far, far sooner than he expected. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Haas confirms Romain Grosjean for maiden F1 season

Romain Grosjean will head up Haas F1’s maiden season of Formula 1 racing next season, it is officially confirmed

  2015-06-05_0032 The new Haas F1 Team has officially confirmed Romain Grosjean will lead the driver line-up for its inaugural season in Formula 1 after successfully luring him from Lotus. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Wealth of racing and other memorabilia added to online auction benefiting Wilson Children’s Fund

A wealth of racing and other memorabilia has been added to the eBay online auction benefiting the Wilson Children’s Fund.

Justin WilsonItems available for bid include donations from Formula One, NASCAR, sports car and Global Rallycross drivers and teams, the USA Soccer men’s national team, National Football League players and the entertainment world, as well as additional items submitted by Verizon IndyCar Series drivers and teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Williams announces the first students to join the Randstad Williams Engineering Academy

Eleven students were selected from a pool of candidates competing in the 2015 F1 in Schools World Finals 

2015-09-17 - Randstad Williams Engineering Academy Yesterday saw Williams announce the first students chosen to join the Randstad Williams Engineering Academy, an innovative new scheme that will see Williams and Randstad mentor students from across the world as they bid to secure a career as Formula One engineers.

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