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Jan 31

London Grand Prix idea raised – again

Impending government proposals have resurrected dreams of an F1 race on the streets of the English capital…

London Grand Prix idea raised – againThe prospect of an F1 race taking place on the streets – or, more specifically, in the parks – of London has surfaced once again as the sport’s off-season downtime allows for daydreaming. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Has Honda cured its power deficit?

McLaren-Honda will start the 2016 Formula 1 season with a significantly improved power unit
2015-10-24_39755 Modifications to the Honda engine will see McLaren begin the 2016 Formula 1 season with significantly more power available to it, according to sources.

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Jan 08

McLaren’s Tyler Alexander passes away

“Quite simply, Tyler lived and breathed McLaren”

McLaren's Tyler Alexander passes awayMcLaren chief Ron Dennis has led the tributes for Tyler Alexander after he passed away at the age of 75, as confirmed by the Woking-based squad. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

McLaren-Honda and Jenson Button renew partnership with Santander UK plc

McLaren-Honda is pleased to announce the extension of its partnership with leading bank Santander UK plc.

2015-12-09 - McLaren-Honda and Jenson Button renew partnership with Santander UK plcThe agreement is set to continue the partnership for a further five years until the end of 2020, with British driver and 2009 F1™ World Champion, Jenson Button, continuing to feature prominently in Santander campaigns.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg concludes F1 2015 with Abu Dhabi win

Nico Rosberg keeps it tidy to end his 2015 F1 campaign with a third consecutive win in Abu Dhabi, ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen

Rosberg concludes F1 2015 with Abu Dhabi winNico Rosberg has brought the curtain down on the 2015 Formula 1 World Championship season with a third consecutive victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton’s attempts to out-fox his team-mate strategically fell flat. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Alonso considering McLaren sabbatical in 2016?

Ron Dennis suggests he is open to the possibility of star signing Fernando Alonso sitting out the 2016 F1 season until the McLaren is competitive

2015-10-25_41468 Ron Dennis has not ruled out the possibility of Fernando Alonso taking a year out of the sport in 2016 if the McLaren-Honda doesn’t represent a significant improvement over the current car. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Lance Stroll joins Williams Young Driver Development Programme

Canadian teenager takes important step towards fulfilling Formula One dream

2015-11-26 - Williams Martini Racing - Lance StrollLance Stroll has been selected by Williams Martini Racing to join its Young Driver Development Programme. The Montréal-born teenager, who turned 17-years-old last month (29 Oct), will be fully-immersed into the Williams team next year in a similar capacity to that of Valtteri Bottas when he first joined the team in a development role in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

McLaren uses Abu Dhabi GP as early start on winter tests

Boullier confirmed McLaren will test out a variety of new parts in Abu Dhabi
2015-10-23_38944 Eric Boullier says a number of new parts will be run at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as McLaren looks to commence its winter testing early.

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Nov 21

Sebastian Vettel crowned Champion of Champions in London

Following Team England 1’s triumph in last night’s ROC Nations Cup

2015-11-21 Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel put in a stunning performance to eclipse 19 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of action at London’s former Olympic Stadium.

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Nov 20

Team England 1’s Priaulx and Plato win ROC Nations Cup at home in London

Legends from the world’s biggest motor sport series teamed up in pairs to battle for national and regional pride

2015-11-20_0068 Team England 1’s Andy Priaulx and Jason Plato are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2015 ROC Nations Cup in front of their home fans at London’s former Olympic Stadium.

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Nov 20

COUNTDOWN TO ROC 2015: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2015 in London will be the 27th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Race Of Champions logo London’s former Olympic Stadium is the 12th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, London’s Wembley Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris.

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Nov 19

Motor sport legends prepare for this week’s Race Of Champions

The ROC 2015 field features no less than six current F1 drivers

ROC - Motor sport legends prepare for this week's Race Of Champions Many of the world’s greatest drivers put in their first laps of London’s former Olympic Stadium today ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions.

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Nov 19

Olympic legend Sir Chris Hoy to replace injured MotoGP champion Jorge Lorenzo

Lorenzo suffered second degree burns to his leg as he celebrated winning his third MotoGP World Championship

Race Of Champions logo Six-time Olympic cycling gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy will have the chance to show off his skills on four wheels tomorrow evening after he was drafted in to replace Jorge Lorenzo in the ROC Nations Cup at London’s former Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Where to watch ROC 2015 on TV around the world

Broadcasters showing ROC 2015 live

Where to watch ROC 2015 on TV around the world The 2015 Race Of Champions is coming to London on Friday and Saturday – and television coverage will be available via a range of outlets all over the world, so no one should miss out on any of the action from London’s former Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Button defends McLaren, expects ‘big margins’ in winter

“I wanted to stay because my view is we could have a good year next year”

2015-10-22_37825 Jenson Button has risen to the defence of McLaren by saying 2015 is the year to learn and make mistakes in order to get it right for next year, which has fired-up his motivation for the 2016 F1 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Driving legends to compete in karts after Saturday’s Race Of Champions

The karts join a stunning line-up of machinery including the Mercedes-AMG GT S, Ariel Atom Cup and Radical SR3 RSX

Race Of Champions logo Crowds at London’s former Olympic Stadium are in for a special treat this weekend as the assembled driving legends take to the track for a kart race following Saturday’s individual Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

FMX4Ever riders to perform at this week’s Race Of Champions in London

FMX4Ever has a diverse team from all over the world

FMX4Ever riders to perform at this week’s Race Of Champions in London There will be high octane action and adrenaline both on and off track at this week’s Race Of Champions in London as the FMX4Ever motocross team bring their latest show to the former Olympic Stadium on November 20-21. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Stars ready for the Race Of Champions in London this weekend

The Race Of Champions is an annual end-of-season contest which has been running for over 25 years

Race Of Champions logo The draw for the Race Of Champions at London’s former Olympic Stadium this weekend (Friday 20 November and Saturday 21 November) has thrown up some mouth-watering matches as some of the world’s greatest drivers bid for the title of ‘Champion of Champions’. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Race Of Champions launches brand new Olympic cycling-style pursuit format

Race Of Champions is to adopt a brand new race format at this week’s event

Race Of Champions launches brand new Olympic cycling-style pursuit format The Race Of Champions is celebrating its visit to London’s former Olympic Stadium on November 20-21 by launching a brand new racing concept. Read the rest of this entry »

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