Tag Archive: Formula One

Jan 19

George Russell joins Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Driver Programme

Rising British star becomes the latest talent selected by the Silver Arrows for racing support

 George Russell2016 proved a breakthrough year for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Programme. Pascal Wehrlein shone in his first Formula One season with Manor Racing, posting a string of impressive qualifying performances to reach Q2 five times – in addition to clinching only the second ever points scoring finish for the team at the Austrian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Lewis Hamilton and many more stars of Formula One unite to support charity work ahead of Barcelona test

CharityStars.com, in conjunction with Pirelli, the official tyre supplier to F1, are delighted to be handling the on-line pre-bidding of the auction

WellChildFormula One is the pinnacle of motor sport – and many F1 luminaries are combining to create an unprecedented auction of personal racing items to raise money for children in need of special care.

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Jan 15

Warwick: F1 has become ‘too vanilla’, let them race

Derek Warwick says Formula One has become “too vanilla” and needs to get back to “harder, harsher racing”.

Warwick: F1 has become 'too vanilla', let them raceThe BRDC president and former F1 racer turned FIA steward believes that one of the issues currently is that a lot of the rules and regulations are influenced by the top drivers to the detriment of those further back and ultimately that is not only hurting them, but the other drivers on the grid and the sport as a whole. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Red Bull Racing and Citrix – Virtually unstoppable

Red Bull Racing is therefore delighted to announce that in the pursuit of that competitive advantage

2017-01-09 - Red Bull Racing and Citrix - Virtually unstoppable In a sport where reaction time is crucial, a Formula One team’s ability to instantly respond to changing conditions – on track, on the pit wall and across a rapidly evolving development car battle, can spell the difference between victory and defeat. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Brawn: F1 needs a plan

Ross Brawn says one of his frustrations with Formula One is that the sport is too reactive and does not have any long term plans

Brawn: F1 needs a planBrawn – who masterminded title wins with Benetton, Ferrari and his own BrawnGP outfit – was linked to a new role in F1 last year, with rumours he could succeed Bernie Ecclestone as F1 chief. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Williams driver Lance Stroll confirmed at Autosport Show

The Canadian will be taking to the Autosport International stage on Saturday 14th January

Lance Stroll Williams is delighted to announce that Lance Stroll, who will race for Williams Martini Racing in the 2017 Formula One World Championship, will be appearing at this year’s Autosport Show (12th – 15th January 2017, NEC, Birmingham). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 29

‘Schumacher’s legacy still felt in F1 today’ – Brawn

Ex-Mercedes boss Ross Brawn says Michael Schumacher’s legacy continues to be felt in Formula One

'Schumacher's legacy still felt in F1 today' - BrawnSchumacher, who suffered serious head injuries in a skiing accident three years ago today, is statistically the best-ever driver in F1, with the German having claimed 91 wins and seven Drivers’ titles. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Grosjean competes at Andros with rallycross team

Grosjean had finished 11th in the first final, but qualified on pole position for the second to claim his third victory in the sport

DriverFrench rallycross team DA Racing was joined by Formula One star Romain Grosjean at the third round of the Andros Trophy winter championship last weekend in Alpe d’Huez, racing alongside reigning champion and FIA World Rallycross Championship podium finisher, Jean-Baptiste Dubourg. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

Chief Technical Officer Pat Symonds to leave Williams

Pat will be departing on 31st December 2016

Williams logo Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) today announces that Pat Symonds will be stepping down from the role of Chief Technical Officer of WILLIAMS MARTINI RACING at the end of 2016.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Alonso: 2012 my best F1 season, 2016 third

McLaren-Honda’s Fernando Alonso says he considers 2012 his best season in Formula One, adding that this year was probably his third best

2016-10-23_71784 Alonso has been competing in Formula One now since 2001, and while he has won the title twice – in 2005 and in 2006 with Renault – he rates 2012 as the year he performed at his peak. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Rosberg was always champion material – Williams

“I think it was pretty clear. You know when certain drivers come to you and whether they are champion material and he was”
Rosberg was always champion material – Williamshttp://media.crash.net/original/258346.jpgClaire Williams says Nico Rosberg is a “truly” deserving world champion and that she always thought he was “champion material” from when he made his F1 debut with Williams back in 2006.
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Dec 06

Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin set to fly further in 2017

Got Wings!

2016-12-06 - Got Wings! Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin set to fly further in 2017Following a ground-breaking and hugely exciting first year of collaboration, Red Bull Racing is delighted to announce that our Innovation Partnership with Aston Martin is to continue in 2017, with the iconic sports car brand’s wings logo set to adorn the team’s cars for another season of Formula One action. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Mercedes ponders options as drivers come forward

The bookies favourite remains Mercedes junior Pascal Wehrlein

2016-12-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico Rosberg - Sindelfingen (24) Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has revealed the team is looking to make a ‘quick’ decision on who will replace Nico Rosberg following the new world champion’s shock decision to retire. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Red Bull Racing teams up with ExxonMobil

Fuelled for the Future

04 - Red Bull Racing Formula One is a sport in which victory requires every element of a team’s performance to blend perfectly – from design, build, testing and racing right down to the kind of fuels and lubricants used to power us towards the podium.

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Nov 21

The Sauber F1 Team extends the contract with Marcus Ericsson

The second driver for the Sauber F1 Team will be announced in due course

08 - Sauber F1 Team The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce the extension of the contract with Marcus Ericsson (26). The Swede will go into his third season for the Swiss Team. The 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship will mark the fourth season of his Formula One career.
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Nov 17

Williams reveals iconic line-up for Autosport International

The experiential centrepiece Williams will be creating to mark its 40th anniversary at the pinnacle of motor racing

Williams, FW07, Nigel Mansell Williams is delighted to announce that it will be showcasing some of its most iconic cars at next year’s Autosport International Show, which takes place 12th – 15th January 2017 at the NEC, Birmingham. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Massa bids emotional farewell after Brazil GP exit

“It is so difficult to explain the feeling by not managing to finish the race for my fans and for Brazil” – Massa

Massa bids emotional farewell after Brazil GP exitDespite a bittersweet end to his final home race, Felipe Massa has described his walk back to the pit lane as ‘special and amazing’ as he prepares to say a final goodbye to Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Formula V8 3.5 series: Seven title contenders, seven!

Hans Binder: “I’m impressed by FV8 3.5”

SEVEN TITLE CONTENDERS, SEVEN!The last Season event in the Formula V8 3.5 plays a capital role this weekend in the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona (5th-6th November) with seven title contenders wrapped in a gap of 47 points.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

FIA Formula 3 European Champion Lance Stroll advances to Formula One

The Canadian will contest the 2017 Formula One season for the tradition-rich Williams Martini Racing F1 Team

Lance Stroll Lance Stroll has made it. Having won the FIA Formula 3 European Championship title this year, he now secured a Formula One driver seat for the upcoming season.

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Nov 03

Williams confirms driver line up for the 2017 season

Lance Stroll making his Formula One debut
2016-11-03 - Williams confirms driver line up for the 2017 seasonWilliams Martini Racing is pleased to confirm Valtteri Bottas will race with the team for a fifth consecutive season, with Lance Stroll making his Formula One debut alongside him for the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship.

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