Tag Archive: Formula One

Feb 25

Australian GT; Tomas Enge relishing chance to race on Adelaide streets

Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

M-Motorsport_Camaro_GT3_016_JS_mod_resize During this weekend’s opening round of the Australian GT Championship, a former Formula One driver will make his debut on a circuit that until now, he has only previously seen during television broadcasts of the Australian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Alex Lynn comments on being appointed as Williams Martini Racing Development Driver

Alex Lynn Q&A

2015-02-01 - Williams Martini Racing - FW37 launch - Valtteri Bottas - Felipe Massa - Suzie Wolff - Alex Lynn 01Reigning GP3 champion Alex Lynn was unveiled as the new Development Driver for Williams Martini Racing at Jerez last weekend, before the first official Formula One test of this season got underway.

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Feb 03

Formula E to race in Moscow

Next June 6 the city of Moscow will host round nine of the inaugural season of FIA Formula E Championship.

Russian Capital will be the 10th host city in the inaugural seasonFIA President Jean Todt, together with Executive Director of the Russian Automobile Federation, Sergey Ivanov, Formula E CEO, Alejandro Agag, and the Chairman of FEH Russia, Valentin Buhtoyarov, have today announced it in a press conference held this morning at the Ararat Park Hyatt Hotel. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Mercedes AMG Petronas to travel in style with TUMI

TUMI to provide travel products to the team for 2015 onwards

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and leading global travel lifestyle brand, TUMI, today announce a new partnership for the 2015 Formula One season onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Williams welcomes Alpinestars as new supplier of technical race apparel

Alpinestars is a global leader in technical, high performance protection for motorcycle and auto racing
03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing has reached a new agreement with motorsport apparel specialist Alpinestars that will see the company supply its technical performance products to the team for the 2015 Formula One season and beyond.

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Jan 29

Formula One and Pirelli: All the numbers from 2014

Last year we faced the biggest challenge that we had experienced since entering the sport

PirelliAs Paul Hembery, Pirelli’s motorsport director, explains: “Each year, we’ve traditionally published all the numbers that tell the story of our Formula One season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Luigi Mazzola: New Team Lazarus chief engineer in the GP2 series

The technical expert from Ferrara

Team Lazarus logo Former race engineer at the Scuderia Ferrari in Formula One and Ferrari test team manager from 1988 to 2009 – will be “promoted” from external consultant to staff coordinator at the Team from Veneto for the upcoming feeder series Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona – Championship Drivers Photo

Notable drivers entered in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

IMSA - notable drivers entered in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. The annual kick off to the international motorsports calendar, the Rolex 24 At Daytona is one of the premier racing events in the world featuring star drivers from NASCAR, IndyCar and Formula One, joining the best of the best from international sports car competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Former F1 driver the latest signing to Australian GT

M-Motorsport/Interlloy Chevrolet Camaro GT3 2015 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

AGT_M-Motorsport_Camaro_GT3_SS_med2 Former Formula One (Prost Grand Prix) driver and international GT star Tomas Enge is the latest high profile signing to the Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli, the Czechoslovakian driver joining the M-Motorsport/Interlloy team alongside team owner Justin McMillan in a very different looking operation for the 2015 season.

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Jan 12

Pirelli to support Lynn’s GP2 graduation

Lynn will receive a 200,000 Euros career progression incentive from Pirelli as his prize for capturing the GP3 crown last season

Alex Lynn got a taste of GP2 machinery in Abu Dhabi at the end of last season GP3 champion Alex Lynn will step up to the GP2 Series in 2015 with significant support from Pirelli, official tyre supplier to the two Formula One feeder categories. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

F1: Being an F1 constructor ‘insanity’ – Haas

The Haas F1 Team will enter the sport in 2016

Haas F1 Team Gene Haas believes it is “insanity” for a new team to want to start in F1 as a constructor following the demise of Caterham and Marussia. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

GP3 Series™ 2015 season calendar and teams confirmed

A season of nine events alongside Formula One™
GP3 Series GP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce that the 2015 GP3 Series™ calendar has been confirmed today. It will once again consist of a total of nine rounds, which are all support events of the Formula One™ World Championship. Seven rounds on the calendar will be held on European soil with two overseas events closing the season.

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Dec 19

Ten Seasons of Red Bull Racing

Well, here we are, the end of our tenth season in Formula One.

01 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing2014 has been an up-and-down affair for Infiniti Red Bull Racing. We recorded twelve podium finishes, the highlights of which were three victories for Daniel Ricciardo.

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Dec 17

(We are) The Road Crew…Part One

Our race team co-ordinator Geoff Simmonds gives us an insight into race planning.

04 - Lotus F1 TeamWith twenty one Formula One races on the provisional 2015 calendar, logistics are key. Our race team co-ordinator Geoff Simmonds gives us an insight into race planning in a two-part interview. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Bruno Correia – leading Formula E’s drive for safety

Understandably, safety is one of the most prevalent concerns of the FIA and Formula E.

Behind the wheel of the Qualcomm Safety CarAs Nick Heidfeld’s dramatic crash in Beijing showed, the Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E cars are incredibly safe and rigorously tested to the latest FIA standards – in fact the same used to govern Formula One machinery. It’s the same for the circuit itself (FIA Grade III), together with spectator safety and the well-being of all the on-site personnel. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Formula One and Pirelli: How it changed from 2013 to 2014

Technology revolution

PirelliAfter three years of making tyres that feature deliberate degradation, in accordance with our brief, this year’s revolutionary new rules with turbocharging and increased torque prompted the need for more consistent and predictable tyres, leading to the same average number of pit stops per race (2 or 3).

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Nov 30

Alex Lynn: from Formula One to GP2 in Abu Dhabi

As I get this blog together, I’m sitting in Dubai Airport waiting to get on a plane, and I cannot wait to get home!

Alex Lynn I’ve been away for two weeks in Abu Dhabi – two weeks that have been right up there as the most eventful and special of my career. First of all I wrapped up the GP3 title last weekend, then on Wednesday afternoon I had my first track-test of a Formula 1 car in a Lotus-Renault, and finally on Friday and Saturday I tested in GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Hulkenberg to split F1 with Le Mans in 2015

Nico Hulkenberg will contest next year’s Le Mans 24 hour race.

IMG_4072 It was announced in a statement that the full-time Force India driver will spearhead a third prototype entrant for the German manufacturer Porsche in the fabled sports car endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

European Commission ‘looking into’ F1

Following British politician Anneliese Dodds’ recent letter

European Commission.svgThe European Commission (EC) is now looking into potential anti-competition breaches within formula one, according to international media reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Alex Lynn makes his Formula One debut

The 21-year-old from Essex jumped into a Lotus F1 Team E22 at the final test of the year in Abu Dhabi

Alex Lynn Alex Lynn followed in the footsteps of newly-crowned British Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton by taking to the track in F1 machinery for the first time today, having won the GP3 Series – a stepping-stone to the very top level of the sport – just a few days previously. Read the rest of this entry »

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