Tag Archive: official

Jul 08

Texas F1 officials to attend British GP

Tavo Hellmund and Susan Combs will be at the British grand prix.

2009-08-30_0967Leading figures of the 2012 United States grand prix in Texas will be trackside at Silverstone this weekend. According to the local Austin newspaper Statesman, promoter Tavo Hellmund as well as Texas comptroller Susan Combs will be at the British grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 16

F1 official robbed in Sao Paulo

“You hear about all these muggings year after year”

The F1 fraternity’s first brush with Sao Paulo crime on its 2009 visit was reported on Friday. David Warren, commercial director of the sponsorship and Paddock Club company Allsport Management, was robbed en route from the international airport to the sprawling metropolis. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Breakaway will quash official F1 – Whitmarsh

F1 isolation risk worries Williams

Martin Whitmarsh on Friday indicated that the FIA’s official F1 world championship will wither if FOTA successfully establishes a breakaway series.

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May 25

Williams submits official 2010 entry

It does not mean Williams no longer backs the alliance

2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - Williams - 03Williams on Monday lodged paperwork with F1’s governing body to officially enter the 2010 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

‘No chance’ of Aguri return – official

We already pulled out once because we did not have the resources to continue

There is “absolutely no chance” that Super Aguri could return to formula one even with a low budget cap next year.

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May 07

Rob Wickens finishes on top at official F2 test

Canadian driver leads Red Bull Junior Team one-two at Snetterton

F2 - Robert WickensThe first official FIA Formula Two Championship test has concluded at Snetterton, with Canadian Rob Wickens finishing the day at the top of the timesheets with a time of 59.433s. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Quitting F1 won’t save Merc money – official

Mallya does not fear Mercedes withdrawal

2009-04-19 - Force India 02Even if Mercedes was to pull out of formula one, it would not save its struggling parent Daimler money, an official said on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Official F1 video games set for 2009

Official license from F1

The first formula one video games since 2006 will be released later this year, software developers Codemasters said on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Merc official admits F1 project in doubt

Mercedes is suffering amid the auto industry slump

2009-04-18 - McLaren - 03As McLaren mechanics put the finishing touches on the Bahrain pit garage, speculation ramped up in Germany about the future of engine partner Mercedes-Benz. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

FIA official crashes F1 Renault car

Fortunately he was uninjured and the car will be taken back to be repaired

2009-01-19 - Devoilement de la Renault R29 1961An official of F1’s governing body FIA on Thursday had a high speed crash at the wheel of a contemporary grand prix car. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Force India Formula One Team launches official podcast

Adrian Sutil and Giancarlo Fisichella discuss the coming season

2009-02-28The Force India Formula One Team’s first official podcast is now online at the team’s website, www.forceindiaf1.com.

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Feb 19

Bahrain official clarifies dog reports

Bahrain circuit operations director Mark Hughes takes the issue “very seriously”

Bahrain International CircuitStray dogs did not run across the track earlier this week during formula one testing in Bahrain, an official at the Sakhir venue has clarified.

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Feb 06

Andersen Racing sets fastest laps at 1st Official Star Mazda test of ’09

Andersen Racing tests car upgrades and still sets fastest laps

With a car upgrade package to sort out, Andersen Racing Team Manager Michelle Kish said last week’s first official 2009 Star Mazda series test wasn’t about setting the fastest times. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Hamilton – no plans for new biography

Publisher paid him $2m for the rights to his life so far

Even with the title as F1’s newly-crowned youngest ever world champion, Lewis Hamilton says he has no plans to endorse a new official biography. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

F1 said no to sailing tie-in – report

Teams wanted to be part of the F1 show

Formula one officials turned down the opportunity to tie in the inaugural grand prix in Valencia this weekend with the world of sailing, according to the British newspaper The Times. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Vettel plays down best practice time

Naturally that counts for quite a lot

Sebastian Vettel on Friday played down his best time posted in the very first official session at the new Valencia street circuit. Read the rest of this entry »