Tag Archive: Jenson Button

Jul 17

Bottas to Ferrari deal completed?

A deal that will see Valtteri Bottas replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari next season has been agreed, according to reports in Italy.

2015-06-07_2043The Williams Martini Racing driver has long been earmarked for a swoop by Ferrari as a replacement for the out-of-favour Kimi Raikkonen, but both driver and team have remained coy on the subject in recent weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Jenson Button accepts his seat with McLaren for 2016 is far from guaranteed, but suggests there could be other options for next season…

Button hints at options beyond McLaren 

2015-06-07_0869 Jenson Button says he is aware his seat at McLaren is far from guaranteed for 2016, but suggests there could yet be alternative options to consider. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Porsche’s ties with Austria

The Osterreichring circuit was opened in 1969 as a replacement for the previous circuit at Zeltweg aerodrome

Austria, home of the Red Bull Ring that will be hosting the third round of the European Le Mans Series on 12 July, has been the scene of many a memorable moment for Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Hamilton back on top as Rosberg hits trouble again

Lewis Hamilton reasserted himself at the top of the timesheets ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix

2015-06-05_0582 Lewis Hamilton lays down the gauntlet ahead of qualifying for the British Grand Prix, as Nico Rosberg is forced onto the back foot again. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Button, Alonso set for ’25-place grid penalty’

Jenson Button’s component changes are confirmed, with a full 25 place grid penalty – and therefore race penalty – set to be enforced

2015-06-05_1172 Jenson Button will join Fernando Alonso in taking grid penalties and a race penalty after McLaren-Honda opted to change four power unit components ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

McLaren needs an ‘extreme approach’ to win again

“It is taking time, but I’m optimistic.” – Alonso 

2015-06-06_2044 The ‘extreme approach’ of starting a new collaboration with Honda is the the only way McLaren will get the better of Mercedes, according to Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 14

Button: Driving in F1 is still a buzz…

Jenson Button insists he still gets a ‘buzz’ from driving in F1, despite criticism of the recent regulations for being ‘too slow’

2015-06-05_1172 Jenson Button insists F1 still gives him a ‘buzz’, even if he laments the sport of today is certainly different to that of a decade ago. As the most experienced driver on the F1 grid, having started 272 races since making his debut in 2000, Button has been present for numerous regulation changes and is currently competing in an era that has come under fire for being ‘too slow’ and not challenging enough. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Canadian Grand Prix: Flagworld.com at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve coverage continues…

The Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix as lived from Flagworld

2015-06-06_1776On Saturday this year we tried to bring you different perspectives of FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX event from our point of view.

Flagworld photo album

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Jun 05

Canadian Grand Prix: Montreal balancing act for Button, McLaren

Jenson Button admits that McLaren isn’t likely to find the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve as accommodating as the sinous streets of Monaco

2015-02-28 - McLaren Honda - Barcelona - Jenson Button 05 Button admits that this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix is a very different prospect to Monaco, where he finally broke the McLaren-Honda team’s points duck at the sixth attempt.

Flagworld photo album

 

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Apr 16

A ninth consecutive participation in the largest sporting event in the country

The Formula Tour 1600 again at the Canadian Grand Prix program

2014-06-08_0027The FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA is pleased to announce a ninth consecutive participation of North American drivers Formula 1600, the program’s most important sporting event in the country, 5, 6 and 7 June. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

ExxonMobil expands relationship with McLaren-Honda to showcase fuels contribution in 2015

ExxonMobil is expanding its technology partnership with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team

05 - McLaren HondaCompany adds its Esso, Exxon and Mobil retail fuels brands to its sponsorship of the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team Agreement reflects growing importance of fuel technology in race performance ExxonMobil has partnered with McLaren for more than two decades. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Fernando Alonso: a medical update

All at McLaren-Honda fully support Fernando’s decision in respect of his doctors’ advice.

2015-02-28 - McLaren Honda - Barcelona - Fernando Alonso 06 Having performed an exhaustive series of tests and scans – some of them as recently as yesterday evening – McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso’s doctors have informed him that they find him asymptomatic of any medical issue; that they see no evidence whatsoever of any injury; and that they therefore describe him as entirely healthy from neurological and cardiac perspectives alike. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 01

McLaren Honda Barcelona Test, Day Four

Barcelona test report – day Four

2015-02-28 - McLaren Honda - Barcelona - Jenson Button 02The curtain closes on McLaren-Honda’s pre-season preparations. It was a slow start to the morning, but Jenson managed to put some laps on the board during the day. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

McLaren Honda Barcelona Test, Day Three

Barcelona test report – day Three

2015-02-28 - McLaren Honda - Barcelona - Jenson Button 04Test and reserve driver Kevin Magnussen deputised for Fernando Alonso in Barcelona today, completing a useful test programme – as well as providing an always-useful additional opinion on the car. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

McLaren Honda Barcelona Test, Day Two

Barcelona test report – day two

05 - McLaren HondaAfter yesterday’s disappointing start to the final pre-season test, today was our most productive and promising day of the winter. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

McLaren Honda Barcelona Test, Day One

Barcelona test report – day one

05 - McLaren HondaThe day kicked off with Jenson conducting some aerodynamic tests, which meant he only completed a single timed lap.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

McLaren Honda Barcelona Test, Day Four

Barcelona test report – day four

2015-02-02 - McLaren Honda - Jerez - Jenson Button 05Given the running issues that affected us throughout the first three days, the decision was taken last night to split seat-time for the final day of the programme.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

McLaren Honda Barcelona Test, Day Three

Barcelona test report – day three

2015-02-11 - Honda Press Conference - Jenson Button (9)A disappointing day. The damp weather pushed the emphasis onto aerodynamic testing, but this was cut short by a failure of the revised seal introduced today in a bid to resolve the week’s MGU-K issues. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

McLaren Honda Barcelona Test, Day Two

Barcelona test report – day two

2015-02-03 - McLaren Honda - Jerez - Fernando Alonso 01 The halfway point of the winter test season – six days completed; six remaining – and, in terms of laps completed, this was our most productive day so far.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

McLaren Honda Barcelona Test, Day One

Barcelona test report – day one

2015-02-02 - McLaren Honda - Jerez - Jenson Button 04 The team kicked off this week’s Barcelona test with a series of short runs to evaluate some mechanical balance changes.

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