Tag Archive: Jordan

Jul 01

Mark Smith becomes Technical Director of the Sauber F1 Team

The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Smith as its Technical Director.

10 - Sauber F1 TeamThe 54-year old Briton will start on 13th July at the Sauber F1 Team headquarters in Hinwil. He will fit into the technical committee’s existing structure. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 20

Heidfeld is dating Frentzen

“We have known each other from our childhood”

Schönes Paar: Sven Heidfeld und Nicole-Nadine Frentzen beim Urlaub in MonacoIt’s a sensational headline, and nonetheless true — Sven Heidfeld, the brother of former F1 driver Nick, and Heinz-Harald Frentzen’s sister Nicole-Nadine Frentzen, are an item. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 01

Zanardi looks forward to Schumacher recovery

Alex Zanardi, horrifically and near-fatally injured in 2001, has wished his old rival Michael Schumacher well.

Alex Zanardi portrait Three times during their respective racing careers, the Italian and German faced off on the circuits. The first was as teenagers, at the wheel of European kart competitions.  Then a few years later, in the early 90s, when Zanardi raced in F1 for Jordan, Minardi and Lotus. Read the rest of this entry »


May 28

Alesi tells Sauber to ignore Jordan’s quit call

Former F1 driver Jean Alesi has urged Peter Sauber to ignore Eddie Jordan’s advice.

2014-02-28 - Sauber F1 Team Earlier, after the struggling Swiss team dropped behind backmarker Marussia in the 2014 constructors’ standings, Jordan said 70-year-old Sauber should acknowledge reality and join him in retirement by selling up. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 17

Kolles, Stefan also bidding for F1 in 2015

Two more potential teams are bidding to join the formula one pitlane.

150x80-flagworldf1Bernie Ecclestone revealed on Thursday that he is in talks with two new outfits, and the first reared its head in the form of Nascar co-owner Gene Haas. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 13

Massa’s engineer Smedley to also leave Ferrari – report

Smedley has been linked with a return to Williams for 2014

2011-03-22 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Rob Smedley - Felipe MassaKimi Raikkonen’s return to Ferrari could spell the end of race engineer Rob Smedley’s career at the Italian team. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 10

Allison move ‘brilliant’ for Ferrari – Anderson

“That would be a brilliant move”

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00Gary Anderson, a veteran formula one engineer, thinks James Allison is the right man to join Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »


May 31

“It’s a pleasure to welcome Narain back into the Super Nova family” – David Sears

Narain Karthikeyan joins Super Nova International Auto GP assault

AutoGP - Narain KarthikeyanSuper Nova is delighted to announce that it has found an agreement for Indian star Narain Karthikeyan to drive car number one for the balance of the Auto GP season, starting with this weekend’s Silverstone round. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 04

Hari Roberts joins Caterham F1 Team as Head of Aerodynamics

Caterham F1 Team has announced that Hari Roberts has joined the team as Head of Aerodynamics.

2013-03-04 - Team Caterham - Hari Roberts 0110 - Team CaterhamAs Head of Aerodynamics Hari will be working closely with Technical Director Mark Smith and Performance Director John Iley. He brings with him a wealth of aerodynamic, trackside and simulation experience from his previous roles which includes working with Jordan, Renault F1 Team and, most recently, Lotus F1 Team, giving him the perfect platform to play an important role in Caterham F1 Team’s long-term plans to challenge for honours in Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 18

GP2 champ hopes 2013 role leads to F1 race seat

Davide Valsecchi is the first champion in GP2 history who risks never sitting on a formula one grid.

2012-10-24 - Lotus F1 Team - Davide ValsecchiGP2 - Davide Valsecchi (DAMS) GP2 Series Champion 2012Since the sport’s feeder series began in 2005, every champion – Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton, Timo Glock, Nico Hulkenberg, Pastor Maldonado and Romain Grosjean – has recorded his place in F1 history. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 18

Force India ‘could collapse’ amid Mallya crisis – report

Force India “is in crisis” and it is possible the Silverstone based team “could collapse”.

2011-10-29 - Force India - India - Dr. Vijay Mallya 032011-10-29 - Force India - India - Dr. Vijay Mallya 02That is the claim of the Italiaracing magazine, who correctly reported some years ago that Pirelli would become the sport’s new tyre supplier. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 24

Mastercard set for F1 return – report

American multinational Mastercard could be set to return to formula one, according to the latest rumour from Brazil.

Thumbnail for version as of 03:59, 30 September 2008Flagworld - F1Russia’s f1news.ru reported that Mastercard – having sponsored Lola’s stillborn F1 effort in 1997 and then Jordan between 1998-2001 – has now agreed a trackside sponsorship deal with Bernie Ecclestone’s company FOM. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 19

Karthikeyan pushing for Indy test – report

Narain Karthikeyan is pushing for “an Indycar test”, the German language Speed Week reports.

2012-06-08_04302012-06-09_0263This week, we reported that while HRT is to keep Pedro de la Rosa at the wheel in 2013, the fate of Indian Karthikeyan is much less clear. After his initial F1 foray ended after a single season with Jordan in 2005, Karthikeyan was establishing a career in Nascar in 2010 when the opportunity to return to F1 arose. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 18

Schumacher to remain a ‘jet-setter’ in 2013

He told DPA on Wednesday that he will not just sit at home.

2012-10-14 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Korea - Michael Schumacher 012012-10-14 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Korea - Michael Schumacher 06Michael Schumacher has revealed he will not simply sit at his palatial Swiss home in 2013, having retired from active competition in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 14

Jordan pays tribute to ‘honest boss’ Sauber

Former F1 team owner Eddie Jordan has revealed he remains good friends with Peter Sauber.

2012-05-12 - Spanish Grand Prix a 03172012-03-16 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Friday #1 108Sauber, who turned 69 on Saturday, has announced that after twenty years at the helm of his Swiss team, he has handed over to F1’s first female boss, Monisha Kaltenborn. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 18

Karthikeyan still hoping for 2013 HRT seat

Narain Karthikeyan has repeated his desire to stay at HRT in 2013.

2012-06-09_02632012-06-08_0414In July, the Indian admitted that whether he can hang on to his race seat with the back-of-the-grid Spanish team is an open question. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 18

Zanardi eyes DTM with BMW

With fresh Paralympic gold around his neck, Alex Zanardi is eyeing the German touring car series DTM as his next goal.

Alex Zanardi portraitDTM logoSince losing his legs in a 2011 crash, the former F1 driver has completed the last laps of that ill-fated CART race, won world touring car races for BMW, tested a BMW-Sauber, and soared to the very top of the world of hand-cycling. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 07

Hamilton rumours dominate in Monza paddock

The Monza paddock is abuzz with rumours, and in the hottest seats are Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher.

2012-09-02 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Belgium - Lewis Hamilton 042012-09-02 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Belgium - Lewis Hamilton 06Whether Hamilton stays put, and whether Schumacher retires, has many other interested parties on tenterhooks. Eddie Jordan, a former team owner and now British television pundit, lit the touchpaper a couple of days ago by announcing he is sure McLaren’s Hamilton is moving across to replace Schumacher at Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 03

Ecclestone says Schumacher ‘leaving’ F1

Bernie Ecclestone on Sunday hinted Michael Schumacher is set to return to retirement.

2012-06-07_03452012-07-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Michael Schumacher 03Asked by Eddie Jordan at Spa-Francorchamps about the seven time world champion’s career spanning a 300 grands prix, the F1 chief executive answered: “I’m sorry that he’s leaving us not being a winner (with Mercedes), because he is a winner.”

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May 28

F1’s Sato almost wins Indy 500

Former F1 driver Takuma Sato almost won Sunday’s running of the fabled Indy 500.

Indy 500 - 2012 logoTakuma Sato 2012-02-03Instead, the Japanese 35-year-old, the former Jordan, Honda and Super Aguri driver until 2008, crashed into the wall after an audacious last-lap attempt to pass Dario Franchitti, who went on to win under yellow flags. Read the rest of this entry »


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