Tag Archive: Nigel Mansell

Jan 31

Mansell: McLaren’s struggles show ‘something wrong’ with F1

“We’ve got a backlog of drivers wanting to come into F1, we need more manufacturers, at least 26 cars”

1981_12NigelMansellLotus-Cosworth11992 world champion Nigel Mansell believes there is “something wrong” with Formula 1 when teams such as McLaren are unable to be competitive, calling on Liberty Media to make the series more evenly-matched and balanced. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 30

Williams Story to Premiere This Summer

The film is based on the 1991 book by Lady Virginia Williams – A Different Kind of Life.

2017-06-30 - Williams Film PosterFormula One and Williams Martini Racing fans of all ages will get to experience the true story of one of sport’s most iconic teams in Williams, a brand new documentary from BAFTA-winning director Morgan Matthews out this summer. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 16

Williams appoints Paddy Lowe as Chief Technical Officer

Paddy will join Williams today, 16 March

Williams logoWilliams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paddy Lowe as Chief Technical Officer for the Williams Group. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 17

Williams reveals iconic line-up for Autosport International

The experiential centrepiece Williams will be creating to mark its 40th anniversary at the pinnacle of motor racing

Williams, FW07, Nigel Mansell Williams is delighted to announce that it will be showcasing some of its most iconic cars at next year’s Autosport International Show, which takes place 12th – 15th January 2017 at the NEC, Birmingham. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 10

F1 British GP: Hamilton closes gap with fourth British GP win

A fourth win for Hamilton at Silverstone to put him on a par with Nigel Mansell
2016-07-09-Saturday-0081 Lewis Hamilton has moved to within four points of Nico Rosberg at the head of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship standings after claiming a comfortable lights-to-flag win in a wet-to-dry British Grand Prix.

Apr 12

Ahead of the first race of the 2016 season, Mark shares some of the memories he has of Silverstone

Out of all F1 races I watched growing up in Australia, the 1987 Silverstone GP is one I particularly remember

2016-03-24-0067I was about 11 and it was a classic race between Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet in the two Williams cars. They were racing each other hard and Nigel famously overtook Nelson on Hangar Straight into Stowe corner to win the race. I had no real feeling of how special the passing move was back then, but what grabbed me was seeing the crowd invading the track and how much it meant to the local people for a local driver to win his home race.  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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Apr 16

A ninth consecutive participation in the largest sporting event in the country

The Formula Tour 1600 again at the Canadian Grand Prix program

2014-06-08_0027The FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA is pleased to announce a ninth consecutive participation of North American drivers Formula 1600, the program’s most important sporting event in the country, 5, 6 and 7 June. Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


Jul 18

Raikkonen hits back at calls for Hockenheim ban

Kimi Raikkonen has hit back after critics called on him to be banned for his British grand prix crash.

2014-06-29 - Goodwood Festival of Speed - Kimi Raikkonen (6) The Finn has recovered from a bruised ankle, knee and ribs after the 47G crash at Silverstone, in which Felipe Massa was also involved and Max Chilton’s head narrowly avoided a flying tyre. 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 13

Rosberg coping with Hamilton’s dominance – Wolff

Some believe it is a major psychological blow for the German.

2014-01-31_0000 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Toto Wolff Their battles may be played out on the track, but Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are also waging a war of the minds in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »


May 06

Dickie Stanford appointed General Manager of Williams Heritage

Dickie was most recently Race Team Manager for Williams

2010-09-02 - AT&T Williams - Dickie Stanford Williams is pleased to announce that Dickie Stanford has been appointed to the position of General Manager for Williams Heritage, a new division of Williams that oversees the maintenance and public demonstration of the team’s historic Formula One cars. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 17

Bernie Ecclestone is planning to launch a ‘masters’ series for former F1 cars and drivers

Ecclestone planning new F1 masters series

2012-06-10_0444 With drivers like Nigel Mansell, Emerson Fittipaldi and Riccardo Patrese at the wheel, ‘GP Masters’ was launched in 2005 but it folded after only 2 races. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 20

Berger ‘not surprised’ by Mercedes’ fast start

However, Berger sees a glimmer of hope for Red Bull

2014-01-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Lewis Hamilton 13 Gerhard Berger, who is famously close to Red Bull’s inner circle, has admitted Mercedes is heading into the 2014 season as the favourite. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 11

Champion Vettel to race number 5 in F1 career

Many of the race numbers had already been divulged by drivers

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel -  (7) F1’s governing body on Friday revealed the race numbers drivers on the 2014 grid have picked for the rest of their grand prix careers. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 09

Todt backs move for permanent race numbers in F1

“I am very supportive of that”

Jean Todt - photo Getty ImagesThe newly re-elected Jean Todt says he supports moves to reinstate permanent race numbers in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 29

New success for Total, a historical partner of Formula 1 world champions

“Total is active in Formula 1 racing since 45 years now.”

Total logoAs the Formula 1 season finishes this week-end in Brazil with the last GP, Total congratulates its partners Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Renault Sports Formula 1 (RSF1) to another double victory signed in both disciplines, the constructors and drivers world championship*. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 18

Early years #MadeMyMark

My first intro to motor racing was a million miles removed from F1

Mark Webber 1984Watching F1 in the 1980s invariably meant getting up late at night because of the time difference. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 13

Magic number is ‘5’ for Vettel

The magic number for Sebastian Vettel is five.

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99027Winning at Suzuka on Sunday extended the German’s winning streak to five races. Read the rest of this entry »


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