Tag Archive: Otmar Szafnauer

Mar 10

Sahara Force India welcomes Brandon as official clothing partner

“It’s great to team up with Brandon and everyone at Sahara Force India is excited about the kit they are producing for us this year”
06 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamSahara Force India team members will sport a brand new look in 2015 as the team begins working with clothing specialists, Brandon, who will become the team’s clothing and merchandise partner.

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Mar 06

Sahara Force India works with Adaptavist to fine-tune its IT systems

Sahara Force India is pleased to announce the beginning of a working partnership with Adaptavist, the leading Atlassian experts.
06 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamThe relationship will give Sahara Force India access to the world’s most technically-advanced Atlassian partner.

Mar 05

Sahara Force India is pleased to announce the beginning of a partnership with Skullcandy, the original performance and lifestyle audio brand

Sahara Force India welcomes Skullcandy to Formula One 

 

2015-02-27 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Barcelona - VJM08 - Nico Hulkenberg 0011The multi-year deal will see Skullcandy supply the team with headphones for use during the season, while the Skullcandy logo will be visible on the rear element of the side pod and on all garage headsets. From a product development standpoint, getting exposure to how Sahara Force India works on extremely compressed schedules with high performance parts also represents a unique opportunity for Skullcandy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Sahara Force India welcomes Apsley as its official tailors

Sahara Force India is pleased to welcome Apsley Tailors as the team’s supplier of bespoke tailoring.
2015-01-30 - Sahara Force India - Apsley TailorsThe London-based brand will dress the team’s race drivers and senior management with a range of clothing options including suits, blazers and jackets to be worn throughout the 2015 season.

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Nov 22

F1 civil war rages on in Abu Dhabi

The civil war in formula one continues to rage.

2012-11-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Yas Marina Circuit 03 Earlier, the governing FIA summoned Bob Fernley (Force India), Gerard Lopez (Lotus) and Monisha Kaltenborn (Sauber) to mandatorily attend Friday’s official press conference in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

Accelerate becomes digital partner of Sahara Force India

“We are delighted to welcome Accelerate and Crash Media Group as our new Digital Partner” – Otmar Szafnauer
06 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamSahara Force India Formula One Team is delighted to announce a new partnership with Accelerate, a brand of the Crash Media Group, a leading motorsport editorial group with an involvement in Formula One dating back to 1999.

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Oct 20

Teams should make own tyre compound choice – Force India

Force India has a radical suggestion about how F1 should proceed in the sport’s Pirelli-tyred era.

2014-06-07_0789 Earlier in the Italian supplier’s F1 tenure, Pirelli was famed – and often heavily criticised – for spicing up the race action with its aggressive tyre compounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

‘Zero’ chance of Fric agreement – Force India

‘Fric’, or front and rear inter-connected, is a complex, hydraulically controlled system

2014-06-07_0910 In the days and hours before scrutineering at Hockenheim, uncertainty reigns when it comes to F1’s new technical controversy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Univa becomes technical partner of Sahara Force India Formula One Team

Sahara Force India will make use of ‘Univa Grid Engine’, Univa’s core product.

2014-06-04 - Sahara Force India - UnivaSahara Force India is pleased to announce the beginning of a new technical partnership with Univa, a leading provider of automation data management software for large scale computational projects.

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May 21

Alpinestars suits bring Sahara Force India new style for Monaco

The new suits reinforce Sahara Force India and Alpinestars commitment to performance
2014-05-21 - Sahara Force India - Alpinestars 01Sahara Force India Formula One Team drivers, Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez, will arrive in Monaco with new-look Alpinestars race suits as the team extends its long-standing partnership with the Italian clothing supplier.

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Apr 08

Gatorade becomes official supplier to Sahara Force India

Gatorade’s product range will be put to the test at the pinnacle of motorsport
 
2014-04-08 - Sahara Force India Gatorade UKSahara Force India is delighted to announce Gatorade UK, the sports performance nutrition specialists, as an official supplier of the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Sahara Force India welcomes technical partnership with Motegi Racing

“I’m very happy to announce our partnership with Motegi Racing” – Otmar Szafnauer

Sahara Force India is delighted to announce the beginning of a new technical partnership with Motegi Racing, the high performance wheel brand. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Hulkenberg spotted in Force India talks

The possibility of a return to Force India for Nico Hulkenberg has grown.

2013-06-09_0425It was believed the Silverstone based team was not an option for the German, as he had annoyed supremo Vijay Mallya by deciding to leave for Sauber after just a single season together in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

F1’s uneasy relationship with its tyre supplier Pirelli became even more strained in India.

Pirelli situation became even more strained in India

2013-10-25 - Pirelli  - 0009At the tail end of the Italian marque’s highly controversial 2013 campaign, the tyre situation was stark in India as the soft or ‘option’ tyre failed to last more than a few mere laps. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

Angry Force India says Pirelli made Sauber ‘explode’

“This is no wonder-Sauber, It’s only Pirelli.

2013-05-06 - Pirelli - The new Pirelli P Zero Orange hard compound Force India has hit back at claims it is being outclassed by Sauber at the tail end of the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

McLaren next in line for Pirelli test – report

“The tyres will be round and black and unmarked”

20130705-0012McLaren is next in line for a private tyre test with Pirelli, according to the German-language Speed Week. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Red Bull to test Pirelli tyres with 2011 car

But not everyone is happy.

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (10)Red Bull will conduct a two-day, 1000 kilometre tyre test with Pirelli mid next week in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

F1 begins to respond to tyre-exploding crisis

Just days ahead of the next race at the Nurburgring

2013-06-09_1345The world of formula one has already begun to respond to the crisis triggered by Sunday’s tyre-exploding British grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

No Silverstone debut for Pirelli tyre tweak

“Why should Pirelli change the tyres if we have shown that everything is ok?”

2013-06-09_1345Pirelli has called off its plans to change the design of its 2013 tyres for the British grand prix and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Silverstone tyre debut still possible – Marko

Pirelli wants the tyre to be debuted properly at Silverstone

2013-06-07_0729Dr Helmut Marko is not ruling out Pirelli’s tyre tweak being introduced for racing at the British grand prix late this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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