Tag Archive: RBS

Apr 26

F1 racing ahead with $3bn floatation plans

F1’s plans to float on the Singapore stock exchange are continuing to harden.

Flagworld - F12012-03-18 - Australian Grand Prix - Pirelli 03 - TeamsThe sport’s majority owner CVC has reportedly lined up several banks – including UBS, RBS, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Santander, DBS Group Holdings and CIMB – to handle the transaction. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 09

Richer team might ‘grab’ Hulkenberg – Stewart

“He is never going to be without a job.”

2010-11-06 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 032010-11-06 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 04Sir Jackie Stewart thinks the only uncertainty surrounding Nico Hulkenberg’s future is that Williams could lose him to a richer team. Despite the 23-year-old achieving his maiden pole position in Brazil, the British team is reportedly considering replacing the German rookie for 2011 with Venezuelan pay-driver Pastor Maldonado. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 06

Major sponsor Philips to leave Williams

The news is a big blow to the independent team.

2010-10-24 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 022010-10-10 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 02One of Williams’ major sponsors has revealed it is leaving the British team at the end of the season. The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is also leaving Grove based Williams after next Sunday’s Abu Dhabi grand prix, and it is rumoured that AirAsia and McGregor are set to follow suit. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 28

Barrichello’s seat also not secure at Williams – rumour (updated)

“Hulkenberg had done enough in 2010 to justify his seat.” – Head

2010-09-13 - AT&T Williams - Rubens Barrichello 012010-10-24 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 01

The latest rumour in formula one is that Rubens Barrichello’s longest-ever grand prix career could be set to end after the 2010 finale next month.

German rookie Nico Hulkenberg admitted in Korea that he was concerned about speculation linking the Venezuelan pay-driver and new GP2 champion Pastor Maldonado with his Williams race seat. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 20

Hulkenberg out, Maldonado in for 2011 – report

Pastor Maldonado has signed a deal to race alongside Rubens Barrichello at Williams in 2011.

2010-09-26 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 01Pastor Maldonado - 07-10-2010That is the claim of Warm Up, the electronic version of Brazil’s Grande Premio publication. The report said Maldonado, the new GP2 champion, will replace Nico Hulkenberg. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 07

Maldonado linked to Hulkenberg’s Williams seat

British independent team is set to lose four sponsors at once

2010 rookie Nico Hulkenberg’s race seat at Williams is in doubt for next season, according to Italian reports. The Autosprint magazine claims the British independent team is set to lose four sponsors at once, including RBS and Philips. Read the rest of this entry »


May 11

British bank eyes Red Bull sponsor deal – report

British banking giant Barclays is looking for a road into formula one.

BarclaysSources told Marketing Magazine that the London based bank, which according to Forbes is the world’s 25th largest company, is in talks with Red Bull Racing. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 28

New Williams breaks cover at Silverstone (+photos, updated)

Oris strengthens AT&T Williams partnership for 2010
Barrichello to debut FW32 on Monday

2010-01-22 - AT&T Williams 02After Ferrari launched its F10, another 2010 car also emerged on Thursday. Grove based Williams’ FW32 was fired up at 3am on Thursday and later taken onto the Silverstone track for a private film shoot, team spokeswoman Claire Williams revealed.

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Feb 25

RBS confirms plans for F1 Sponsorship

The partnership began in 2005 and was renewed for a second three-year term in 2007

2009-01-19 - Williams FW31 34504_ALTRBS and the Williams F1 team today announced that their partnership will conclude at the end of the current contract in 2010.

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Feb 25

Stewart now willing to ‘help’ RBS amid crisis

The bottom line is I want to help

Sir Jackie Stewart may be about to change his tune amid pressure to relinquish his lucrative ambassadorial contract with the struggling British bank Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Read the rest of this entry »