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Thoughts from INDYCAR drivers and officials on Carl Haas, the longtime car owner who died June 29
MARIO 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.”
This new agreement strengthens the ties between Ferrari and Luxottica
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.
Eighteen-Year old to drive VF-16 in FP1 at Silverstone and Four other venues
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.
This deal was completed over the winter
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.
Former Formula One driver, Derek Daly, will be the Driver Steward in Baku, Azerbaijan, June 17-19.
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.
Mathias Lauda worked his way up to a DTM cockpit at top speed
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.
“We must keep in mind the spirit of the Championship” – Stefano Domenicali
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.
Alex Lynn will test for the Williams Martini Racing Formula One team at Barcelona next week
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.