Tag Archive: Peter Windsor

Apr 24

Emerson Fittipaldi to be special guest at the Legends Club Montréal for the Canadian GP

2014 will mark Emerson’s 40th anniversary of his second World Championship victory

2013-06-09_0026 SPORTALITY™ is excited to announce that the Legends Club Montréal at the Grand Prix of Canada will once again be hosting clients from all over the world in one of the most premiere hospitality venues for its 16th year on June 6th – 8th, 2014 at the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 31

F1 ‘will get used to’ V6 engine sounds – Whiting

Charlie Whiting, the highest ranking FIA official at grands prix, is sure formula one will not miss the sound of F1’s current V8 engines.

2012-06-10_05562012-06-09_0014For the past couple of decades, fans have been spoiled by the ear-splitting tones of normally aspirated V12, 10 and now 8-cylinder power plants. But from 2014, the sport will sound more placid, as turbocharged and comparatively low-revving 1.6 litre V6 engines power the cars around the tracks. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 10

Lotus’ prize-money in doubt due to naming dispute?

Hunt hopes Fernandes’ side wins the day.

2010-11-06 - Lotus F1 Racing - Heikki Kovalainen 32010-11-06 - Lotus F1 Racing - 1The F1 team currently known as Lotus might forgo its official Concorde Agreement prize-money for finishing the 2010 championship in tenth place if it is forced to enter next season with a completely different name. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 17

USF1 should have used Toyota car for debut – Windsor

Rather than close its doors

Peter Windsor has admitted USF1 should have considered racing Toyota’s 2010 package this season.  The principal of the ill-fated American outfit, British journalist Windsor has resurfaced as a new writer for the online F1 magazine GP Week. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 10

Peter Windsor writes for GP Week

Formula One personality is to become a regular contributor to GP Week, the leading online motorsports magazine

Previously an award-winning writer at Autocar and F1 Racing, the Team Manager at Williams in their championship years and General Manager at Ferrari, Peter will provide GP Week readers with top-level race insight and expert analysis. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 25

USF1 chiefs lied and damaged F1 in America – Dennis

“More damage to F1” than any of their predecessors

2010-07-11 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Ron Dennis - Lewis Hamilton - Jenson Button 2Bosses of the failed USF1 project lied and did great damage to formula one’s potential to break into the crucial American market. That was the verdict of McLaren chief Ron Dennis on Saturday during his visit to the NASCAR event at Indianapolis. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 24

USF1 forfeits entry fee, barred from F1

Defunct USF1 has been fined EUR 309,000 and barred from ever competing in formula one.

US F1 TeamThe American outfit, headed by principals Ken Anderson and journalist Peter Windsor, was granted an entry for the 2010 season but failed to appear. Read the rest of this entry »


May 28

Cosworth terminates USF1 contract

USF1’s decision has meant that Cosworth has no choice but to terminate.

Cosworth has today terminated its Formula One Engine Supply Agreement with USF1 following the team’s decision to liquidate its assets as notified by its announcement to creditors dated 19 May 2010.   Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 03

USF1 officially lays off all staff

USF1, at least for now, is finally dead.

US F1 TeamThe American team, who had an entry for the 2010 season but failed to be ready in time, has completely closed down its operations at its Charlotte base. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 27

USF1 to reapply for team debut in 2013?

USF1 may not intend to reapply for a place on the 2011 formula one grid.

US F1 TeamThe American team was not ready to debut as scheduled this season and might subsequently be penalised by the governing FIA. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 26

Stefan still working on USF1 takeover?

Stefan GP has not given up on racing in formula one this year.

Stefan GPWith the Toyota relationship recently coming to an end, Serbian businessman Zoran Stefanovic is now said to be working on reviving the failed USF1 project. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 13

Andretti to get involved with new Lotus team

Mario Andretti on Saturday said he will get involved with the new Malaysian backed formula one team Lotus.

1981_22MarioAndrettiAlfaRomeo2The Italian-American, in Bahrain for Saturday’s on-track display of F1’s 60 year history, won the world championship at the wheel of the famous black Lotus 79 in 1978. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 03

USF1 dead, FIA ponders green light for Stefan – Ecclestone

“It would be great” if Jacques Villeneuve gets the green light.

USF12009-12-31USF1’s dream is definitely over, after the FIA reportedly decided to reject the American team’s request to freeze its official entry until 2011. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 03

New team ‘chaos’ as F1 awaits final entry list

It is not clear whether there will be twelve or thirteen teams on the grid.

Christian Horner has added his voice to the behind-the-scenes drama as the F1 world awaits the composition of the final entry list for 2010. With less than 10 days until Friday practice begins in Bahrain, it is not clear whether there will be twelve or thirteen teams on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 02

Stefan GP to be on Bahrain grid – Eddie Jordan

“My understanding is that they will be in Bahrain with Jacques Villeneuve driving”

2009-12-31Having earlier predicted Michael Schumacher’s 2010 return to formula one, Eddie Jordan now thinks the Serbian outfit Stefan GP will be on the Bahrain grid next weekend. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 25

Senna’s Campos seat may not be safe – report

Bruno Senna’s seat at Campos may not be as safe as was previously thought.

In the wake of the Spanish team’s Bernie Ecclestone-aided takeover by Jose Ramon Carabante, it was feared the Brazilian might lose his racing role to a better-funded driver. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 23

Ferrari launches bitter attack on new teams

Ferrari has launched another bitter attack on formula one’s four new teams.

2010-01-28 - Ferrari 2010 launch 03The famous Italian is critical of former FIA president Max Mosley’s low-cost vision of the sport, earlier mischievously suggesting the arrival of unknown names had earned the sport the new moniker ‘Formula GP3’. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 19

Stefan GP seat would be ‘great opportunity’ – Villeneuve (updated)

The 1997 world champion is the favourite to join Kazuki Nakajima in 2010
Stefan car ‘ready’ for track debut – Stefanovic

Jacques Villeneuve has admitted to reading internet reports in order to catch up on the raging speculation about his immediate future. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 08

New teams may miss 3 races without penalty

F1’s struggling new teams could miss the season opener next month and escape penalty

Previously, failing to contest a round of the world championship for a reason other than ‘force majeure’ resulted in a total loss of rights and exclusion from the sport. But under the new version of the Concorde Agreement, teams may now miss three races before their official entry is handed back to the FIA, according to a report in the British newspaper Sunday Express. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 04

Adrian Valles close to USF1 race seat deal

Adrian Valles has emerged as the leading candidate to complete USF1’s 2010 driver lineup.

The 23-year-old Spaniard, who tested with Silverstone based Midland and Spyker a few years ago, returned to GP2 in 2008 and last season became the champion of the Superleague Formula series. Read the rest of this entry »


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