Tag Archive: Formula One

May 04

Martin Brundle will drive for United Autosports in the inaugural Le Mans LMP3 race – The Road to Le Mans – in June

Martin Brundle joins United Autosports for Le Mans LMP3 race

2015-10-24_39723 The former Formula One driver and current Sky F1 commentator will drive one of the team’s Ligier JS P3 cars in the hour-long race – a support event at the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours on 18 June. Martin will coincidentally race the same Onroak Automotive manufactured chassis his son, Alex, drives in the European Le Mans Series – the car that won the team’s maiden ELMS race at Silverstone earlier this month (16 Apr). Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

WEC: Mark Webber’s Memories – Spa

Spa is a favourite for many drivers and has provided for some exciting racing in the past

Mark Webber Spa is not only one of Mark’s favourite circuits, he also has great memories of watching one particular race growing up and notching up his first, big international win there. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Drop the obsession with tyres, says Webber

“We talk too much about tyres in F1”

Drop the obsession with tyres, says Webber Former Formula One racer and reigning World Endurance champion Mark Webber said it’s time for the sport to focus more on the drivers and their skills and less on tyres and engines.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

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

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

2016-03-24 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Monaco Grand PrixPirelli will bring the following three compounds to the ninth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Austria*, to be held (June 30 – July 3) on the Spielberg circuit.

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Apr 24

Vettel: F1 should remain a sport, not a show

The four-time world champion has been critical of the current ‘hybrid’ era of F1

Vettel: F1 should remain a sport, not a showSebastian Vettel has urged Formula 1 to tweak the regulations to ensure the series remains a sport and does not get distracted by a desire to make it a show. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

AG88 becomes Race Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

Race Partner at the 2016 Singapore Airlines Grand Prix, as well as at the 2016 Japanese Grand Prix

08 - Sauber F1 Team Shortly before the Chinese Grand Prix, the Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce a race partnership with Dranix Technology Development Limited for two upcoming Formula One GPs in Asia.

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Apr 12

Williams appoints Brad Hollinger as Non-Executive Director

“I’m honoured to be appointed to the Board of one of the world’s legendary motorsport teams” – Brad Hollinger

Williams logo Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) today announces the appointment of Brad Hollinger to the company’s Board of Directors as a Non-Executive Director.

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Mar 30

Williams and Autosport launch second year of Engineer of the Future Award

This year it is a pleasure to welcome Richard Parry-Jones CBE to the esteemed judging panel
2016-03-30 - Williams and Autosport Launch Second Year of Engineer of the Future AwardFollowing the success of the inaugural Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future award, Williams is pleased to continue working with AUTOSPORT to begin the search for this year’s winner.

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Mar 24

The Sauber F1 Team presents itself in a new digital form

New digital experience

Just after the start of the 2016 Formula One season in Melbourne, the Sauber F1 Team kicks off with its new website and fully automated web platform. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Red Bull Junior Team: Supporting young talents on their way to F1

Red Bull Junior Team have two drivers on the grid of the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Since their establishment in 2003, the Red Bull Junior Team have – very successfully – supported young talented drivers on their way to Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

WEC: Ferrari recapture the past with strong British presence

There’s an undeniable element of nostalgia surrounding Ferrari at the moment

Almost 60 years after Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins raced the Prancing Horse’s cars in Formula One, with Hawthorn becoming Britain’s first World Champion in 1958, Ferrari have chosen two British drivers, James Calado and Sam Bird, to represent Maranello alongside Italians Gianmaria Bruni and Davide Rigon in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Daniel Ricciardo steps up to combat spinal cord injury

“The World Run has been a really good success the first few years, there were over 100,000 participants last year”

2016-03-16 - Daniel Runs Across Seafarers Bridge In Melbourne For Wings For Life Ahead Of 2016 Formula One Season Opener Earlier today in Melbourne, Daniel Ricciardo ran over Seafarers Bridge, South Wharf in front of the Australian and International media to promote this year’s Wings for Life World Run, which takes place on 8 May 2016.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Di Resta and Paffett to test for Williams F1

For Paul Di Resta and Gary Paffett, sitting behind the wheel of a Formula one car is anything but virgin soil

That’s one of the reasons why the two DTM aces were offered test-driver jobs at the pinnacle of motor racing. Scotland’s Di Resta will replace German Adrian Sutil at the Williams F1 Team and Paffett already has been working for them as simulator driver since February. Nonetheless, DTM represents the top priority for the two Britons.    Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Mercedes-Benz motor racing family surprises fans before start of season

Before the season even got under way, Formula One & DTM drivers thanked fans personally for their brilliant support

2016-03-11 - Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season (1)Stuttgart: Special mission for the Formula One and DTM drivers in Stuttgart city centre. On Friday afternoon, Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton, world championship runner-up Nico Rosberg and the eight DTM drivers of the brand with the three-pointed star dropped by on fans at the market square in Stuttgart, where they signed autographs and gave interviews on a show stage. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season

Mercedes-Benz motor racing family get new 2016 season under way at media event on Friday

2016-03-11 - Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season (5)Stuttgart: The curtain is going up on the 2016 motor racing season. The brand with the three-pointed star officially opened the new motor racing year at a special media event in the “Hallowed Halls” in Fellbach near Stuttgart. Formula One and DTM drivers and their management teams looked ahead to the tasks that face them this year against the backdrop of treasures from the successful motor racing heritage at Mercedes-Benz. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Looking for points in Mexico City to kick-off the second Half of she season

Venturi GP Mexico City ePrix preview

Venturi Formula E Team logo It is a completely new location for round 5 of the Formula-E Championship in Mexico City, Mexico. The 2.09 km long track  has 18 turns and is built in the historic Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez where Formula One also races. Formula-E drivers will go for 43 laps.

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Mar 10

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

The teams are free to choose the remaining sets

2016-03-10 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of Spain Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the fifth round of the 2016 Formula One season in Spain, to be held (May 12-15) on the Montmelò north of Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

“This car taught me a lot to prepare me well for Formula One”

Ricciardo came to Formula 1 in 2012 boosted by a global world lead Series: the Formula V8 3.5

2015-06-07_0860 The official Red Bull Racing F1 Team driver, Daniel Ricciardo is one of the stars of the current Formula 1 grid, and one of the most promising drivers for the coming years.

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Feb 27

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

The P Zero Purple Ultrasoft makes its race debut in Montreal

2016-02-27 - Pirelli P Zero Purple ultrasoft Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the seventh* round of the 2016 Formula One season in Canada (June 10 – 12) Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Edox becomes Premium Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce Edox as a Premium Partner ahead of the 2016 FIA Formula One Championship 

08 - Sauber F1 Team The swiss watch manufacturer Edox embodies more than 130 years of innovation and Swiss watchmaking tradition. Edox is one of Switzerland’s fastest growing watch manufacturers for luxurious timepieces dedicated to the worlds of motorsport and watersports, but it also offers a stylish range for sophisticated watch aficionados. Read the rest of this entry »

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