Tag Archive: Jake Humphrey

Dec 10

60,000 spectators turned out in Milton Keynes for Red Bull Racing Home Run

Home run done!

2011-12-10 - Red Bull Racing (5)2011-12-10 - Red Bull Racing (3)Approximately 60,000 spectators turned out in Milton Keynes today to see Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel and seven-times GP winner Mark Webber drive their Red Bull Racing cars on the city’s streets. The duo were joined by Team Principal Christian Horner, who had just returned from the FIA Awards in India with Mark and Seb, and Chief Technical Officer Adrian Newey.

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Aug 11

F1 figures react to London riots

“Keep your heads down, stay safe and remember it’s a minority.  Most people are decent.”

Flagworld - F1Riot police in front of burning buildingAs the F1 world slumbers in August, some of the sport’s figures have reacted in horror to the situation on the streets of London. Swarms of English youths this week have been violently rioting, vandalising and looting, triggering Pirelli boss Paul Hembery to call for a “tough” response.

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Jun 19

BBC F1 axe reports ‘inaccurate’ – anchor

“I have no inside information on its (the coverage’s) future” – Humphrey

2011-06-12_0574 2011-06-11_1171The BBC’s F1 anchor Jake Humphrey has dismissed reports the British broadcaster is looking to drop its coverage of the sport beyond 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Reports say Bahrain GP axe imminent

Organisers of the Bahrain grand prix are continuing to prepare for next month’s 2011 season opener

Bahrain International Circuit“We do not have the impression that the situation here is out of control,” Laurent Madore, commercial director of the Sakhir circuit, is quoted by La Presse. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

F1’s travellers report first impressions from Korea

Wet weather possible for Korea F1 event

Korean Grand Prix aerialSouth Korean Grand-Prix logoF1’s travelling circus is arriving in South Korea, and the first reports are mixed. BBC television anchor Jake Humphrey summed up the Yeongam venue as satisfactory but “far from finished”. Read the rest of this entry »