Tag Archive: Formula One

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 »

May 08

Hamilton: My life away from F1 will help me fight back

“Like you do care but you don’t care, you don’t worry about it.”
Hamilton: My life away from F1 will help me fight backLewis Hamilton has insisted his life away from Formula One is very much a positive and will help him as he looks to bounce back from a tough start to the 2016 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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