Tag Archive: Formula One

Jul 27

British road course names turn after Justin Wilson

“This is such an incredible gesture by MSV”

Wilson corner at SnettertonEngland’s Snetterton Circuit paid tribute to the late Justin Wilson by renaming a corner after the seven-time Indy car race winner who died in August 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

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

These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race

2016-03-03 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of Europe Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the nineteenth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Mexico*, to be held (October 27-30) on the Mexico City circuit.

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Jul 08

INDYCAR drivers and officials remember Carl Haas

Thoughts from INDYCAR drivers and officials on Carl Haas, the longtime car owner who died June 29

Carl Haas and Justin WilsonMARIO ANDRETTI (driver for Newman/Haas Racing from 1983-1994, 1984 Indy car champion, 18 race wins with team): “Carl had a heart of gold and a deep commitment to our sport. He earned the respect and admiration of his competitors and all those who drove for him through the years for being tenacious yet fair.”

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Jul 07

Ray-Ban signs a sponsorship agreement with Ferrari

This new agreement strengthens the ties between Ferrari and Luxottica

02 - Scuderia Ferrari Ferrari N.V. (NYSE/MTA: RACE) announces that Ferrari and Luxottica Group have signed a sponsorship agreement based on which the Ray-Ban brand will appear on the SF-16H Formula One cars, starting from the next Formula One race, the British Grand Prix in Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Formula One teams British Grand Prix preview

British Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Formula One teams Austrian Grand Prix race report

Austrian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spielberg.

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Jul 02

Formula One teams Austrian Grand Prix qualifying report (updated)

Austrian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spielberg.

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Jun 24

Charles Leclerc set for FP1 Sessions with Haas F1 Team

Eighteen-Year old to drive VF-16 in FP1 at Silverstone and Four other venues

2016-06-24 - Charles Leclerc set for FP1 Sessions with Haas F1 Team Charles Leclerc, a 2016 member of the Ferrari Driver Academy who is currently competing in the GP3 Series for ART Grand Prix, will get his first taste of a Formula One car when he drives the VF-16 for Haas F1 Team on July 8 during the first practice session (FP1) for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

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Jun 23

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grands Prix of Belgium and Japan

These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race

2016-03-03 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of Europe Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the thirteenth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Belgium*, to be held (August 25-28) on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

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Jun 17

Pirelli in Formula One intil 2019

This deal was completed over the winter

Pirelli Pirelli will remain as exclusive tyre supplier to the FIA Formula One World Championship for a further three years, once this season is completed. The Italian tyre manufacturer and the FIA have renewed their current contract, which will now extend from 2017 to 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Arrivabene: Ferrari’s hard work paying off

Arrivabene also stressed, however, that more work and more progress is needed to beat Mercedes
2016-06-09_0514 Maurizio Arrivabene thinks the Scuderia is definitely on the up and that the work put in is starting to pay off, even though the team missed out on victory in the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Jun 10

Derek Daly F1 Steward in Azerbaijan

Former Formula One driver, Derek Daly, will be the Driver Steward in Baku, Azerbaijan, June 17-19.

Derek Daly F1 Steward in Azerbaijan The new venue for Formula One will host the Grand Prix of Europe on one of the most spectacular street circuits on the Formula One calendar. “Although it’s on the other side of the world, the trip will be fascinating if only because it’s the world’s fastest city street circuit. Charlie Whiting told me just a few days ago that it’s a ‘mega’ place,” said Daly. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Wolff: No breathing space due to threatening Red Bull

“There remains room for improvement in our reliability”
Toto Wolff says Mercedes left Monaco having seen ‘the very real threat from Red Bull’ and feels with previous mistakes still fresh in the memory his team has no room for further error heading to Canada.
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Jun 03

Dedicated Lance Stroll strives for excellence off-track in quest to reach pinnacle of motorsport

Canadian teenager totally disciplined in terms of diet and fitness on daily basis

Nick Cassidy (Prema Powerteam team-mate), Lance Stroll, David Whiteman & Hugo Mousseau (Personal Manager). Lance Stroll is on a mission to become Canada’s next Formula One driver and returns home to Montréal next week to be at the Canadian Grand Prix.

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May 29

Red Bull Racing continues engine partnership

Scuderia Toro Rosso will also be supplied with the unit for 2017-2018

04 - Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing is pleased to confirm it will continue its partnership with Renault Sport Racing for the supply of the power unit currently badged as TAG Heuer for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

The expert’s tip: Mathias Lauda puts his money on Paffett and Di Resta

Mathias Lauda worked his way up to a DTM cockpit at top speed

Mathias Lauda puts his money on Paul Di Resta.Only in 2002, at the age of 20, the son of three-time Formula One World Champion Niki Lauda made his first steps in the car-racing world. Four years later, following successes in the Formula Nissan, Formula 3000 and the GP2 Series, he advanced to DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the Grand Prix of Hungary

These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race

2016-03-03 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of Europe Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the eleventh round of the 2016 Formula One season in Hungary*, to be held (July 21-24) on the Hungaroring circuit.

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May 12

FIA Formula E Champion Nelson Piquet Jr’s application to race in F3 rejected

“We must keep in mind the spirit of the Championship” – Stefano Domenicali

Nelson Piquet Jr - photo © Formula e After an E-vote of the FIA Single-Seater Commission, the application by Carlin to have Nelson Piquet Jr race for the team at this weekend’s round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship has been rejected by the FIA, as it is viewed to be against the spirit of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Formula One pitstop techniques to help in the resuscitation of newborn babies

Both scenarios require a team of people to work seamlessly in a time critical and space-limited environment

Formula One pitstop techniques to help in the resuscitation of newborn babies Williams has been assisting the neonatal unit at the University Hospital of Wales (UHW) in Cardiff by bringing Formula One pitstop know-how to help in the resuscitation of newborn babies. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Alex Lynn to drive Williams Mercedes FW38 at Barcelona Formula One test

Alex Lynn will test for the Williams Martini Racing Formula One team at Barcelona next week

Alex Lynn logo Alex will drive on the first day of the two-day in-season test on Tuesday, getting behind the wheel of the team’s FW38 challenger built for the 2016 Formula One season, before Felipe Massa takes over on day two. Read the rest of this entry »

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