Tag Archive: Robert Kubica

Nov 17

Lowe hints at Kubica Williams test in Abu Dhabi

The Polish driver saw his F1 career halted after suffering life-threatening injuries in a rallying crash in 2011

2017-04-01-0184Williams technical chief Paddy Lowe says the British team is yet to settle on its post-season Abu Dhabi test driver line-up but strongly tipped Robert Kubica getting another shot to prove he’s ready for a Formula 1 comeback. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Fernando Alonso poised for Toyota LMP1 test in Bahrain

Alonso is set to share running in the Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 with rising Thomas Laurent and Mike Conway

2017-10-22_1005Fernando Alonso looks set to enjoy his first LMP1 test in Bahrain next Sunday ahead of a possible entry to the 24 Hours of Le Mans next year, with multiple outlets reporting the two-time Formula 1 world champion will feature for Toyota at next Sunday’s FIA World Endurance Championship rookie test. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 05

Felipe Massa confirms retirement from F1 at season’s end

“Once more, I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has supported me throughout this time”

20170323-042Felipe Massa has confirmed he will retire from Formula 1 following the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix later this month, calling time on a 15-season career spent with Sauber, Ferrari and Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

Rosberg ‘optimistic’ ahead of Kubica’s Williams F1 test

Robert Kubica prepares for a private test for Williams

Nico Rosberg says he’s feeling positive about Robert Kubica’s chances of a Formula 1 comeback as he prepares for a private test with Williams in the fight for a 2018 race seat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Formula V8 3.5: World Series set for end of the season testing days in Barhain

Formula Renault 3.5 cars ready for the End of Season Test Days on Monday 20th of November and Wednesday 22nd

Two days after the celebration of the final meeting in Barhein (17-18 November), RPM-MKTG, the Series promoter, is set to organize the End of Season Test Days on Monday 20th and Wednesday 22nd. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Nico Rosberg joins Robert Kubica’s management team

Despite his option of returning to Renault for 2018 looking limited

Retired Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg is making a return to the sport as part of Robert Kubica’s management team as he aims to help the Polish driver complete his comeback. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Hulkenberg ‘happy to race with anyone’ at Renault F1 next year

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Aug 03

Kubica: F1 return possible thanks to preparation, not change in condition

Kubica turned in a star display at the Hungaroring to finish the day fourth-fastest

Robert Kubica has put his Formula 1 test return down to his preparation programme as opposed to a change in his condition, explaining that his limitations and condition remain unchanged. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Robert Kubica begins highly anticipated F1 test

Paddock rumours have suggested Kubica feels he is ready to return to F1 straight away

Robert Kubica has begun one of the most keenly anticipated F1 test outings of recent years as he prepares to drive an ‘modern’ specification F1 car for the first time in almost seven years at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Hulkenberg: I’d welcome Kubica at Renault

“I’m fairly open and relaxed about who the other guy’s going to be”

Hulkenberg: I’d welcome Kubica at RenaultNico Hulkenberg says Renault ‘needs to go for the best possible driver’ as speculation mounts it could swap Jolyon Palmer for Robert Kubica for the second-half of the 2017 F1 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Robert Kubica to drive the R.S.17 at Hungaroring on August 2

This day is a new phase in assessing Robert Kubica’s capabilities

2017-06-09-08-33-16_0005Following two days of testing with a V8-powered 2012 Formula 1 car, the E20, on June 7 in Valencia, Spain and again on July 12 at Le Castellet in France, Robert Kubica will drive the R.S.17, on August 2 at the test session taking place at Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Robert Kubica to test again with Renault Sport Racing 

This follows an initial test at Valencia on June 7th

Just like the old days - Q&A with Robert KubicaRobert Kubica will shortly return to the track in a Renault V8-powered Formula 1 car, the 2012 E20, for a programme to extensively evaluate his driving capabilities.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 07

Robert Kubica gets the Formula 1 feeling in Valencia

Robert completed 115 laps on Tuesday June 6

Robert Kubica gets the Formula 1 feeling in ValenciaRobert Kubica has returned to a Formula 1 cockpit for the first time in over six years to conduct a private test with Renault Sport Formula One Team at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 02

WEC: ByKOLLES Racing signs Robert Kubica and Oliver Webb for 2017 endurance season

ByKOLLES Racing will start the 2017 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a well-known driver

WEC ByKOLLES Racing signs Robert Kubica and Oliver Webb for 2017 endurance season Ex-Formula One driver Robert Kubica (32/POL) will take turns in driving the CLM P1/01 Nismo together with Brit Oliver Webb (25). The third driver for the FIA WEC races, including the Le Mans 24 Hours 2017, will be announced at a later stage.

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Sep 16

Robert Kubica behind the wheel of a Renault Sport R.S. 01 at Spa on the 24 and 25 of September

A new page in the history between Robert Kubica and Renault will be written at Spa-Francorchamps
http://www.europeanlemansseries.com/assets/News/ELMS%202016%20News/Spa/Renault_kubica.JPGThe Polish driver will get behind the wheel of a Renault Sport R.S. 01 at round five of the 2016 Renault Sport Trophy. He will team alongside Christophe Hamon in the Renault Sport Racing car with the Duqueine Engineering team.

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May 19

ERC champion Kajetanowicz to make WRC debut

Having yet to win on the ERC so far this year, Kajetanowicz is now hoping to make his mark on the WRC2 series

ERC champion Kajetanowicz to make WRC debutReigning FIA European rally champion Kajetan Kajetanowivz will make his World Rally Championship debut on his home Rally Poland from 30 June to 3 July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 05

Loic Duval: From go-karts to Formula E via a stint on the sales team at Orange

The 2004 Formula 3 Euroseries was one of the most competitive in the prestigious junior category’s history.

From go-karts to Formula E via a stint on the sales team at OrangeOn the grid that season were current Mercedes F1 team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, multiple DTM champion Bruno Spengler, grand prix winner Robert Kubica and Formula E star Lucas di Grassi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

Kubica’s Monte- Carlo goes bust

Robert Kubica is out of Rallye Monte-Carlo after a crash on Friday left his Ford Fiesta RS beyond repair

The Pole was just 6km into the rally’s third stage from Corps to La Salle en Beaumont when his car slipped off an ice-covered section at modest speed and hit a tree. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Rossi wins 2015 Monza Rally

Valentino Rossi took his fourth victory at the Monza Rally Show, beating some of the world’s best car racers.

Rossi wins 2015 Monza RallyEach year the Monster Energy Monza Rally brings together a variety of famous racers from both two and four wheels. Previous winners have included rally legend Sebastien Loeb and former Formula 1 driver Robert Kubica.

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Nov 21

The worst time to stop – Kubica

Robert Kubica admits that now would be the worst time to call time on his fledgling rally career

The Pole revealed last month that he was considering other motorsport options in 2016, including a return to circuit racing, after two largely frustrating seasons in the premier World Rally Car category. Read the rest of this entry »

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