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Aitken and Joerg also named with the new Renault Sport Academy
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says a female racer ‘wouldn’t be taken seriously’ if they were to secure an F1 race seat
On the weekend when former Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff launches her ‘Dare to Be Different’ campaign to increase female participation in all areas of motorsport, Bernie Ecclestone says a woman racer ‘wouldn’t be taken seriously’ if they were to secure an F1 race seat.
Esteban Gutierrez echoes Haas’ expectations that it could be challenging for points ‘from the beginning’ of its F1 endeavour
Esteban Gutierrez says he is tentatively targeting top ten finishes during the early stages of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season as he prepares to return to the series with the new Haas F1 team.
Rookie makes an impression with a podium and nine points-scoring finishes
As 18 year-old Ralph Boschung’s first GP3 Series campaign draws to a close, the youngest competitor from the 2015 field’s track record is remarkable. With 10 points-scoring finishes, including an impressive podium in Silverstone, over the course of his rookie year, Ralph was top Swiss driver in the highly competitive junior category.
Trident’s Antonio Fuoco quickest overall in Yas Marina
Trident tester and Ferrari Academy Driver Antonio Fuoco was quickest overall on day two of post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. His best laptime of 1:55.135 was 0.058s faster than Arden International’s Jake Dennis in the morning session. Jack Aitken also from Arden, posted the fastest time of the afternoon session with 1:55.164.
Monegasque rookie Charles Leclerc was fastest overall on day one of testing at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The ART Grand Prix tester’s best lap of 1:55.209 was almost half a second clear of his nearest opposition Antonio Fuoco (Trident) – which was set in the afternoon session. Matthew Parry – also having made the switch to test for the 2015 runners-up squad Trident; was quickest in the morning.
On track for the last test sessions of the 2015 season
As motorsport keeps running as quickly as a single-seater car on-track, the teams and drivers of the GP2 and GP3 Series will be back rolling once again just a few days after the completion of the 2015 season. A three-day session is scheduled on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of December at the Yas Marina venue in Abu Dhabi.