Tag Archive: FP1

Jul 22

Hamilton top as Mercedes dominates Hungary FP1

Mercedes wasted no time in establishing their advantage once the surface was dry
Lewis Hamilton has topped first free practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Mercedes exerted a sizeable early margin over Ferrari and Red Bull Racing at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 23

Fabio Leimer to take part in FP1 session in Budapest

Stepping up

2015-07-23 - Manor - Fabio LeimerThe Manor Marussia F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Fabio Leimer will take part in the opening Free Practice session of this weekend’s Formula 1 Pirelli Magyar Nagydíj 2015.

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May 21

F1 Monaco Grand Prix: Hamilton from Verstappen in Monaco FP1

FP2 gets underway at 14.00 local time, though rain is forecast for the afternoon.

Hamilton from Verstappen in Monaco FP1Lewis Hamilton toasted the signing of his new three-year deal with Mercedes by setting the pace in first free practice for the Monaco Grand Prix, ahead of a remarkable Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 25

Alexander Rossi will drive FP1 in Canadian and US Grands Prix

Rossi has been flying the US flag as one of Caterham F1 Team’s Reserve Drivers since 2012

2012-06-09_0005 Caterham F1 Team has confirmed that Alexander Rossi, Caterham F1 Team Reserve Driver and Caterham Racing GP2 race driver, will drive in two FP1 sessions this season at the Canadian and US Grands Prix in Montreal and Austin respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Di Resta uncertain and unwell in India

Paul di Resta is unwell in India, it emerged on Thursday.

2013-06-05-0185Earlier, it was no surprise in the Buddh circuit when word got around that reserve driver James Calado will be driving the Scot’s car in initial Friday practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

HRT Formula 1 Team confirms Ma Qing Hua for FP1 at Circuit of Americas

“It’s fantastic to be able to step back into the car for a free practice session” – Ma Qing Hua

2012-07-12 - HRT F1 Team - Ma Qing Hua2012-11-04 - HRT F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Ma Qing Hua 01HRT Formula 1 Team confirms that Ma Qing Hua will take part in the first free practice session of the United States Grand Prix, which will get underway tomorrow at Circuit Of Americas in Austin, Texas. This will be the fifth time for the Shanghai born driver at the F112 wheel and will be replacing Narain Karthikeyan for that single session.

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Oct 24

Razia and Cecotto at Young Driver Test

Razia will have two days at the wheel of the STR7 on Tuesday and Thursday and Johnny Cecotto will drive on the Wednesday

Gp2 - Monaco - Johnny Cecotto (Barwa Addax Team)GP2 - Luiz Razia wins Valencia Sprint Race (Arden International)At the Young Driver Test to be held in Abu Dhabi in the week following the eighteenth Grand Prix of the season, Scuderia Toro Rosso will run two drivers: Luiz Razia and Johnny Cecotto Junior. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 04

Giedo van der Garde confirmed as Caterham F1 Team Reserve Driver

Caterham F1 Team has today confirmed that Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde will be the team’s official Reserve Driver in 2012.

10 - Team Caterham2012-02-04 - Team Caterham - Giedo van der Garde 02Giedo will participate in the pre-season tests and will take part in a number of FP1 sessions throughout the season as a core part of the team’s driver line-up. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 22

Team Lotus confirms Karun Chandhok as reserve driver

Chandhok to drive Lotus in Friday practice

GP2 - Scuderia Coloni - Karun Chandhok2011-02-04 - Team Lotus - 02Team Lotus has today finalised its 2011 driver line-up with confirmation that Karun Chandhok is the team’s Reserve Driver, joining Race Drivers Heikki Kovalainen and Jarno Trulli, Third Driver Luiz Razia and Test Drivers Davide Valsecchi and Ricardo Teixeira in the Anglo / Malaysian team’s stable of driving talent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Bahrain to be HRT ‘shakedown’ – Chandhok

“There will be problems”

2010-03-05 - HRT F1 Team 8Bahrain will be the equivalent of a ‘shakedown’ for HRT’s new and unnamed formula one car, according to its Indian driver Karun Chandhok. Read the rest of this entry »

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