Tag Archive: Monte Carlo

Dec 07

Hyundai begins Monte-Carlo testing

Next year’s car will not be ready for the season start

2014-01-16_0534 Hyundai drivers Thierry Neuville and Dani Sordo began preparations for 2015’s season-opening Rallye Monte-Carlo (22 – 25 January) with a four-day asphalt test in the Ardèche region of France this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Loeb’s Monte preparations begin in France

The nine-time world champion will drive a current spec Citroen DS3 WRC

This weekend Sébastien Loeb will begin preparing for his Monte-Carlo WRC comeback by tackling the French Championship Rallye du Var.

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Nov 10

Rendina triumphant in Group N Cup

In their Ralliart Italy-run Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X

Max Rendina  Mitsubishi Italian pairing Max Rendina and Mario Pizzuti are delighted to have mathematically won the 2014 FIA WRC 2 Championship Group N Cup in their Ralliart Italy-run Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Ferrari made ‘absurd’ offer to Newey – Marko

“Adrian has admitted openly that he is a little tired” 

2014-06-08_1186Red Bull has directly contradicted Ferrari’s claim that the Italian team never tried to secure the services of Adrian Newey. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Verstappen says F1 world ‘talking about’ son Max

Jos Verstappen was in the Monaco paddock.

Max Verstappen portrait The 42-year-old Dutchman was a highly popular formula one driver for multiple teams until 2003, including Benetton and Minardi. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Jolyon Palmer sets the GP2 pace in Monte Carlo

Series leader quickest in morning free practice

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (DAMS) Series leader Jolyon Palmer has set the record straight in this morning’s free practice: the Briton posted the quickest laptime with a blazing 1:20.707, three tenths faster than Johnny Cecotto. Monegasque Stéphane Richelmi finished third in the other DAMS car. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Domenicali says he quit F1 and called Vettel

Domenicali reportedly said that when he quit, he made three phone calls

2014-03-04_0021 - Scuderia Ferrari - Bahrain - Stefano Domenicali Stefano Domenicali has been quoted as saying he phoned world champion Sebastian Vettel on the day he stepped down as Ferrari boss. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

GP2 Series round 3 preview (updated)

Monte Carlo, Monaco preview

GP2 - Monte Carlo, Monaco In the first four races of the 2014 season, we witnessed four different winning drivers (Stoffel Vandoorne, Jolyon Palmer, Johnny Cecotto and Felipe Nasr) with Series leader Palmer enjoying four podium finishes.

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May 21

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix preview

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo.

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May 19

Pic opens up ahead of Monaco

Pic hoping to maintain momentum
Arthur Pic Arthur Pic has enjoyed a strong start to his maiden GP2 Series campaign thanks to points finishes in three of the first four races. Those results currently see the Frenchman occupy fifth in the standings and hold the coveted accolade of highest-placed rookie.

Jan 23

Sparco set to showcase its enduring class in Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

Dempsey Racing will take part in Daytona 24 Hours wearing Sparco

Dempsey Racing - Patrick Dempsey Following success for its partners in the recent Dakar and Monte-Carlo rallies, Sparco’s motorsport focus now moves back across the Atlantic as the Daytona 24 Hours gets the US racing season underway in style this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Kubica insists no plans for F1 test return

“I still don’t have enough mobility in my right arm (for F1)” – Kubica.

FIA ERC Rally Islas Canarias Robert Kubica imageRobert Kubica insists he is not pushing for a formula one track test, even though he is 80 per cent ready to return to the pinnacle of motor sport. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Auto GP Champions impress at Monte Carlo

“The Auto GP Champions delivered excellent performances” – Enzo Coloni

Auto GP - Adrian Quaife-Hobbs - Enzo ColoniAuto GP confirmed to be one of the most successful developmental championship of the international motorsports scene at Monte Carlo.

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May 26

Mercedes confirms Williams engine talks

“It would be for 2014.”

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain 02Toto Wolff has confirmed reports Mercedes is in talks with Williams about the supply of engines in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix preview

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

GP2 Series Round 4 Preview – Monte Carlo, Monaco

The fourth round of the 2013 GP2 Series™ will take place in Monaco this week

GP2 Series Round 4 Preview - Monte Carlo, MonacoIf there is one track on the calendar that every single driver dreams about, it is the twisty and challenging circuit in the prestigious and narrow streets of Monte Carlo. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

GP2 Series™ 2013 season calendar unveiled

Eleven rounds make 2013 season. Abu Dhabi hosts final round

GP2 SeriesGP2 SeriesThe GP2 Series™ organisers have revealed their 2013 calendar today which will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the official Formula OneTM World Championship. Seven rounds will be held in Europe whilst four overseas events have been added, making it once again an international Series.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Perez was Mercedes’ ‘plan B’ after Hamilton – report

Sergio Perez was another candidate to oust Michael Schumacher at Mercedes, a German magazine claimed on Monday.

2012-09-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Belgium - Sergio Perez, Sauber C31-Ferrari 012012-06-10_1616Auto Motor und Sport said it means the great seven time world champion was therefore only the third choice to line up alongside Nico Rosberg in 2013, after Lewis Hamilton and Mexican Perez. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Renault working to fix alternator headache

Valencia flagged a major headache for F1 engine supplier Renault.

Renault Sport F1 logoFlagworld - F1Not only did Lotus’ Romain Grosjean break down with a failed alternator, so too did Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel. Initially, it appeared the failures were coincidental, but Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport now reports a common link.

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Jun 08

2012 title ‘possible’ for Rosberg – Schumacher

Michael Schumacher thinks his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg is a contender for the 2012 world championship.

2012-06-07_03342012-06-07_0363“I said before the season that it is too early for the title for us,” said the seven time world champion with Ferrari and Benetton. “I have to correct myself,” he is quoted by Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport.  “At least for Nico it is possible.”

(More pictures in Flagworld’s photo album of the 2012 Canadian Grand Prix)

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