Tag Archive: Nelson Piquet

Feb 11

Prost: F1 needs more open title fight

“Lewis should be the favourite for the championship again”

Prost: F1 needs more open title fightAlain Prost says F1 needs an open title battle and believes Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel could take on Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Jack in the Box: New year, a new hope

Jack Nicholls wonders what 2016 has in store for Formula E and its fans

Jack Nicholls wonders what 2016 has in store for Formula E and its fansYesterday I packed away our fake Christmas Tree. Digging up a new one every year for 30 days of use then chucking it away is hardly ‘Formula E’. As I wrestled the PVC branches back into their implausibly sized box, I wondered what the new year would bring, and what I’d like to see it bring for Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Sarrazin overtakes Vergne to top FanBoost vote

Vergne slips to second ahead of DS Virgin team-mate Sam Bird

Vergne slips to second ahead of DS Virgin team-mate Sam BirdStephane Sarrazin has jumped ahead of Jean-Eric Vergne in the FanBoost leaderboard and is on course for an extra 100kJ of power for this weekend’s Punta del Este ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Williams and Autosport International announce incredible line-up of Formula One Cars

As part of the celebrations there will also be appearances from a host of famous faces from Williams’ past and present 

Williams logoVisitors to Autosport International will be able to feast their eyes on one of the largest collections of Williams Formula One cars seen away from the team’s headquarters, as part of a major celebration of Williams at the show, which runs from 14-17 January 2016.

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Oct 22

Formula E title defense starts in Beijing

The second season of the Formula E kicks off in Beijing next weekend

L5R2720Both Nextel TCR Formula E Team and Mahindra Racing cars will be run by Campos Racing this season in the Formula E, the all-electric series Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Entry list confirmed for days three and four at Donington

There are two new faces

See the full driver list for the third and fourth day of testing The names of the drivers have been announced who will take part in the third and fourth day of pre-season testing at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Formula E launches fan survey

Chance to win signed merchandise from Nelson Piquet

Chance to win signed merchandise from Nelson PiquetFollowing its successful inaugural season, Formula E has launched a new survey specifically aimed at gauging the fans’ experience throughout the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

Sam Bird wins in London as Piquet clinches title

Virgin Racing driver wins Visa London ePrix

Virgin Racing driver wins Visa London ePrixVirgin Racing’s Sam Bird was gifted victory in a dramatic finish to the Visa London ePrix as Nelson Piquet (NEXTEV TCR) secured seventh place to be crowned the first Formula E champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Piquet: it’s just one more race

Championship leader taking it one race at a time for season finale double-header

Championship leader taking it one race at a time for season finale double-headerChampionship leader Nelson Piquet will treat this weekend’s Visa London ePrix as just another race, despite his claim that winning the inaugural Formula E title would rank as his greatest career achievement. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

D’Ambrosio leads #FanBoost, di Grassi closing in

Hot on the heels of his first Formula E win, Jerome D’Ambrosio remains on course for his first #FanBoost triumph.

Multiple winners Piquet and Vergne still in top threeWith just over a week until the Moscow ePrix, the Dragon Racing star – still an outsider in the title race – tops the leaderboard for the five-second power boost. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Di Grassi flies to Tempelhof win

Berlin ePrix race report

Audi Sport ABT driver increases points lead with second winIt’s been a long time coming, but Lucas di Grassi’s second Formula E win was delivered in consummate style. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

China Racing and Campos Racing head to South America for another round of the FIA Formule E, this time taking place in Buenos Aires.

Summer rendezvous for the squad in Argentina

After Uruguay, Argentina hosts round four and both China Racing drivers, Nelson Piquet and Ho-Pin Tung, aim at podium finish.

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Nov 12

Massa hits back at Piquet’s F1 criticism

Felipe Massa has hit back at F1 legend Nelson Piquet’s harsh critique of modern formula one

Felipe Massa - photo WR12 - Nextgen-Auto.com The triple world champion had declared at Interlagos last weekend that with so many engineers behind the scenes today, drivers can afford to just “be fast and make no mistakes”. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Rookie bursts into F1 amid Sauber ‘crisis’

Felipe Nasr, a low-profile F1 presence until now, has burst into a storm in the Interlagos paddock.

2014-06-07_0218 Earlier, Sauber shocked the entire paddock with the news that Brazilian Nasr, Williams’ 22-year-old reserve, and his sponsor Banco do Brasil will be Marcus Ericsson’s teammate at the Swiss team in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Schumacher Benetton on display

At Goodwood Festival of Speed

Michael Schumacher 1992 Benetton B191B 1992 Benetton B191B on display at prestigious motorsport event. Also driven by Martin Brundle and Nelson Piquet in the 1990s now raced and maintained by United Autosports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Ecclestone ‘happy’ if struggling teams collapse

Bernie Ecclestone has issued a stinging warning to struggling F1 teams

2012-06-07_0277 Amid all the noise about the urgent need for cost cutting, the sport’s chief executive insists he has no fear that some teams are facing financial collapse. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Brand-new offer for TV stations: FIA F3 news clips

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship offers the young drivers the chance of getting a taste of Formula 1 feeling

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Three race weekends have been contested, the fourth meeting is about to begin – and the media interest in the planet’s most competitive young-driver series keeps on increasing consistently.

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May 15

Vettel ‘working for his money’ in 2014 – Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo is enjoying the moment as he shows a clean pair of heels to F1’s reigning quadruple world champion.

2014-05-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (6) Early in 2014, Red Bull’s fresh-faced newcomer Ricciardo settled in quickly and stunned the F1 world by generally outshining Vettel, the winner of the last four world titles and the last nine grands prix of 2013 on the trot. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

‘F1 not always best option for Brazilians’

Massa has moved to struggling Williams for 2014

Felipe Massa  no 19 The president of Brazil’s auto racing federation is not sure it is true that “F1 is always the best option” for the country’s rising drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

F1 champion Piquet has heart surgery

Triple world champion Nelson Piquet had heart surgery this week.

1981_05NelsonPiquetBrabham-CosworthAgencia Estado said the 61-year-old, who won his titles for Brabham and Williams in the 80s, had the operation to unblock an artery at the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo. Read the rest of this entry »

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