Tag Archive: Kamui Kobayashi

Feb 02

Kamui Kobayashi joins KCMG for 2017 Super Formula campaign

This season, Kobayashi will divide his time between FIA WEC’s LMP1 grid with Toyota and Super Formula with KCMG

Kamui Kobayashi joins KCMG for 2017 Super Formula campaign KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) is pleased to announce that Kamui Kobayashi will represent the Hong Kong-based squad in their 2017 Super Formula campaign, following the official announcement made during Toyota Gazoo Racing’s highly anticipated motorsport pre-season event held in Mega Web, Tokyo this morning.

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Feb 02

WEC: Toyota announce expanded 2017 driver line up

José María López joins for 2017 and will compete alongside WEC race winners Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi

2016-04-16-0059 Toyota Gazoo Racing has confirmed an expanded driver line-up for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship as part of its three-car entry in selected races. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

WEC: Toyota win epic 6 Hours of Fuji (updated)

Reigning champions, Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley completed the podium in third position

The No.6 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Kamui Kobayashi, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway won a highly memorable 6 Hours of Fuji this afternoon after a gripping contest throughout the entire duration of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

WEC: Kobayashi looks forward to Fuji

Coming home

2016-06-14-Tuesday-0031 For any racing driver, racing at home holds special significance. The fans, the proximity to family, the familiarity of it all contributes to an exciting atmosphere. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

WEC: Ring return for Conway

6 Hours of Nürburgring

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0062 Mike Conway and the Toyota Gazoo Racing team return to action just a month after their heartbreaking Le Mans 24 Hours, determined to respond with a strong result in the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, the fourth round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 14

24 Hours of Le Mans: Mike Conway primed and ready for Le Mans

The #6 car will be piloted by MB Partners’ client Mike Conway together with Kamui Kobayashi and Stéphane Sarrazin

2016-04-16-0059 Mike Conway and the Toyota Gazoo Racing are prepared and positive ahead of contesting the 84th running of the Le Mans 24 hours, one of the world’s most prestigious motorsports events and the centrepiece of the 2016 World Endurance Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

WEC: Conway heads to Spa for round two of World Endurance Championship

Conway will share the No6 car with team mates Stephane Sarrazin and Kamui Kobayashi

2016-04-16-0059Following a successful start to his WEC season at Silverstone, MB Partners’ client Mike Conway heads to Belgium this weekend with the Toyota Gazoo Racing team, for the second round of the 2016 World Endurance Championship at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

WEC : Conway upbeat about new car’s prospects in first race of season at Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2016-03-25-0158Mike Conway will be on home turf this weekend as he returns for his second full season with Toyota Gazoo Racing for the eagerly-anticipated opening round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship – the 6 Hours of Silverstone.

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Mar 27

Successful 2016 Prologue concludes with Porsche taking first blood

Brendon Hartley claimed the best time with a 1m37.445s

2016-03-26-0055 The 2016 FIA WEC Prologue concluded on Saturday afternoon with Porsche topping the final session and confirming a 100% record throughout the five sessions during the two days.

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Oct 16

400 GPs – The Sauber F1 Team celebrates its anniversary at the 2015 United States Grand Prix

“Sauber moments”

Sauber F1 Team logoThis year’s United States Grand Prix in Austin marks an outstanding milestone for the Sauber F1 Team: 400 GPs, 808 points in 23 years of Formula One. Many former and current Formula One drivers have joined and left the team, but more importantly, they are all part of the Sauber F1 Team’s history. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Caterham may use 2014 engine next year

Caterham may have to use a 2014 engine if it is to make it onto next year’s F1 grid.

2014-03-16 - Caterham F1 Team - Australia - Marcus Ericsson 04 The sport is treading new ground this weekend, with an insolvency expert Finbarr O’Connell, now in charge of ailing Caterham, sitting on the Abu Dhabi pitwall. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Stevens completes Team driver line-up

Will Stevens completes Caterham F1 team driver line-up

11 - Caterham F1 TeamFollowing our announcement earlier this week that Kamui will be driving for the team again at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Caterham F1 Team is pleased to announce that Will Stevens will race alongside the Japanese driver this weekend in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Merhi in Abu Dhabi with Caterham race hopes

Roberto Merhi is in Abu Dhabi where he hopes to complete Caterham’s Abu Dhabi lineup this weekend.

20131020-0097 That is the news of the Spanish publication El Confidencial, following reports elsewhere that the 23-year-old rookie’s management claims it has an existing deal in place to race for the struggling Leafield based team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Barrichello rules out Caterham return

Rubens Barrichello has denied he is about to make a sensational return to F1 to complete the 2014 season with Caterham.

Rubens Barrichello Medley portrait With Caterham back up and running after missing Austin and Brazil, the team is still yet to announce an Abu Dhabi teammate for Kamui Kobayashi. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Barrichello could be Caterham driver in Abu Dhabi

As Caterham prepares in Abu Dhabi for its F1 return this weekend, a round of intriguing speculation is taking place

2011-07-24 - AT&T Williams - Germany - Rubens Barrichello 03 With Kamui Kobayashi already confirmed to drive, potential teammates for the Japanese are queuing up. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Beschir in Caterham link, Sainz to test Red Bull

Lebanese driver Khalil Beschir is another candidate at Caterham

11 - Caterham F1 Team The list of potential teammates for confirmed Caterham driver Kamui Kobayashi in Abu Dhabi is growing by the hour. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Kobayashi’s teammate unclear for Caterham return

Caterham’s administrators have reappointed Kamui Kobayashi to contest the 2014 finale in Abu Dhabi next weekend.

2014-06-08_0925 The beleaguered backmarker team missed Austin and Brazil amid its high-profile fight for survival, but a controversial crowdfunding scheme means the green cars will be back for the last race of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Kamui Kobayashi to race in Abu Dhabi

The second driver to race alongside Kamui will be announced in due course.

IMG_5973 The Caterham F1 Team is pleased to announce that Kamui Kobayashi will race for the Team in the season finale in Abu Dhabi next week. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Kobayashi in Austin to keep F1 dream alive

Like his 2014 teammate Marcus Ericsson, Kamui Kobayashi has travelled to Austin without a formula one car to drive.

IMG_5973 But unlike the Swedish rookie Ericsson, who reportedly carries up to $20 million in personal backing, Japanese Kobayashi looks less likely to secure a race seat elsewhere for 2015, following the collapse of the Caterham team. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Ericsson in talks with three teams about 2015 – manager

Marcus Ericsson’s manager says he is in talks with three alternative teams after Caterham ran off track.

2014-06-05_0049 With the Leafield based team in administration and set to miss the forthcoming Austin-Brazil double header, Swedish rookie Ericsson’s teammate Kamui Kobayashi admitted he is not sure the green team will be back in action for the Abu Dhabi finale next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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