Tag Archive: Frédéric Vasseur

Sep 11

Flex-Box becomes Race Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

Flex-Box is a global company, which specializes in manufacturing shipping containers

10 - Sauber F1 TeamThe Sauber F1 Team is delighted to announce a one-time race partnership with Flex-Box at the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Wehrlein excited to work with ‘outstanding’ Vasseur at Sauber

“We never really worked together, so I’m looking forward to working with him”

2017-06-08_0505Pascal Wehrlein is relishing the opportunity to work with new Sauber Formula 1 chief Frederic Vasseur, but feels changes implemented will only begin to bear fruit in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Sauber explains why it ditched Honda for Ferrari

“We had the opportunity to discuss with Ferrari to get the new-spec engine “

2017-06-09-14-17-28_1599New Sauber boss Frederic Vasseur has explained the reasons behind the team’s decision to scrap its partnership with Honda before it had even begun.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 28

The Sauber F1 Team signed an agreement with Scuderia Ferrari

Scuderia Ferrari signed an agreement with Sauber

10 - Sauber F1 TeamThe Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that a multi-year agreement with Scuderia Ferrari has been signed.

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Jul 27

The planned technological partnership between the Sauber F1 Team and Honda is cancelled

The new Sauber engine partner will be announced shortly

10 - Sauber F1 TeamThe technological partnership between the Sauber F1 Team and Honda, which was intended to start from 2018 onwards, is no longer in place.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

The Sauber F1 Team announces Frédéric Vasseur as the new Team Principal

“I look forward to contributing to the next important phase in the development of the team” – Frédéric Vasseur

10 - Sauber F1 TeamWe are delighted to announce the appointment of Frédéric Vasseur as Managing Director & CEO of Sauber Motorsport AG, as well as Team Principal of the Sauber F1 Team, effective July 17, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

Renault explains reasons for Hulkenberg signing

Hulkenberg is expected to form part of an all-new driver line-up for Renault alongside Esteban Ocon
2016-07-10-Sunday-0020 Renault team principal Frederic Vasseur has revealed it was Nico Hulkenberg’s skills as a ‘real leader’ that contributed to its decision to sign him for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship.
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Aug 19

Renault basing 2017 car from Lotus 2015 model

“It is a fact that we are not building the 2017 car based on the 2016 one, but on the 2015 car”
2015-10-24_39735 Renault’s team principal Frederic Vasseur has explained initial developments for its 2017 car have been based upon the Lotus-branded 2015 model rather than its current challenger which has been a knock-on effect from the late takeover of the Enstone-based squad. Read the rest of this entry »
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Aug 16

Renault: 2017 drivers need to lead team

“A driver is not only about performance, but about being capable of leading a team”
2016-07-13-F1 Test-0105 Renault F1 team principal Frederic Vasseur has offered tentative support to current drivers Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer as the manufacturer begins deliberations over its line-up for the 2017 F1 season.
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Apr 26

Sergey Sirotkin to run in Russian Grand Prix practice

Sergey will use Kevin Magnussen’s R.S.16 car for the 90 minute practice session on Friday morning

2016-04-26 - Renault Sport Formula One Team - Sergey Sirotkin (1) Russian race driver Sergey Sirotkin, 20, has joined Renault Sport Formula One Team as a Test Driver with a long term development plan, including running in FP1 at this week’s Russian Grand Prix Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 07

Renault: We have to build up team again

Frederic Vasseur says the priority for Renault this season will be to “build up a strong team”

Renault: We have to build up team againIf you have a look in the past, from the cycle of Red Bull and Ferrari, they took five years to be champion. I think it is a normal cycle. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

Renault Sport Racing launches Renault Sport Academy

The academy will utilise Renault Sport Racing’s various platforms and global motorsport structures

2016-02-03 - Renault (4) Renault Sport Racing will continue Renault’s rich heritage of developing young driver talent with the formation of the Renault Sport Academy, which is tasked with finding future Renault Sport champions.

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Apr 23

ART Grand Prix – new stars in the DTM sky

The latest asset to the Mercedes-Benz camp is the French ART Grand Prix squad

In the 2015 DTM season, Mercedes follow the example of their rivals Audi and BMW: just like the Bavarian manufacturers, the Stuttgarters also will contest the battle for the 2015 touring-car racing crown with eight vehicles.

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May 16

Formula E: Teams receive the first batch of single-seater electric cars

“We are delighted to have reaped the fruit of our collaboration with Renault.” – Frédéric Vasseur

2014-05-16 - Renault - Formula E (2) The FIA Formula E Championship is gradually building up to the new competition’s first race in Beijing, China, on September 13.

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Jan 23

ART Grand Prix 2014 GP2 Series line-up

“I am truly delighted to be working hand in hand with McLaren and Honda” – Frédéric Vasseur
ART Grand Prix ART Grand Prix are pleased to announce the signing of a brand new and exciting partnership agreement with McLaren and Honda for the upcoming GP2 Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jun 11

Williams Partners with Spark Racing Technology to provide battery expertise for the FIA Formula E Championship

Battery system for the 42 cars used in the FIA Formula E Championship

Williams Advanced Engineering logoWilliams Advanced Engineering to partner with Spark Racing Technology to provide battery expertise for the FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 25

Spark Racing Technology joins forces with Dallara to make new Formula E car

“We have been cooperating with Frédéric Vasseur for more than 20 years” – Gian Paolo Dallara

Spark Racing Technology logoFormula E - Spark SRT 01E 1Spark Racing Technology has taken the next step in their future involvement in the debut FIA Formula E World Championship by announcing their collaboration with Italian giant Dallara. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Daniel Abt steps up to GP2 with Lotus GP

Lotus GP 2013 line-up

Lotus GP LogoSince the beginning of the GP2 Series back in 2005, Lotus GP has won multiple titles in both the drivers’ battle and the Team Championship. The motivation and talent have always remained the same and to achieve their objectives in 2013, which are to regain top place in the sport, the team will rely on a great combination of two very talented young drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

Formula E orders 42 cars from Spark Racing Technology

CEO of FEH comments on McLaren – SRT Partnership

McLaren Electronic Systems logoFormula E Holdings Ltd. (FEH) – the official promoter of the new FIA Formula E Championship – has announced the purchase of 42 electric Formula cars from the newly formed company, Spark Racing Technology (SRT). The cars will be used in the Formula E Championship inaugural race in 2014. SRT, led by Mr Frédéric Vasseur, onMonday announced it had reached an agreement with McLaren Electronic Systems to design and construct the powertrain for the first Formula E car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 02

GP3 Series Lotus GP line up announcement

Lotus GP has the pleasure of announcing that it has rounded out its trio of drivers for the third season of the GP3 Series.

Lotus GP LogoGP3 SeriesConor Daly will add to the efforts of Daniel Abt and Aaro Vainio to help the black and gold team shine in the upcoming season. Conor Daly and Lotus GP worked together for the first time in the winter tests at Jerez de la Frontera, in December 2011, where the young American driver finished his day with a spot in the top ten, as well as by doing some high quality work.

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