Tag Archive: Silverstone

Jul 07

McLaren feeling pinch as it mounts pressure on Honda

“We have good forecasts for next year, but its going to hurt us in terms of revenue and we will have to find a way to curb this.”

2015-06-04_0302 McLaren admits its lack of success with Honda is having wider ramifications, suggesting the two companies have different timeframes for success. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas (video teaser)

To be competed on September 18-19.

WEC logo After Silverstone, Spa-Francorchamps, Le Mans and the Nürburgring, the contenders of the 2015 World Endurance Championship will reach Texas for the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 04

Formula One teams British Grand Prix qualifying report

British Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Silverstone.

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Jul 04

Kirchhöfer storms to GP3 pole in Silverstone

ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer fastest in qualifying
GP3 - Marvin Kirchhofer (ART Grand Prix) A very closely fought and exciting qualifying session saw German driver Marvin Kirchhöfer come out on top for French squad ART Grand Prix. His best laptime of 1:47.040 was 0.157s faster than Arden International’s Emil Bernstorff who had topped the session earlier on. Campos Racing’s Alex Palou was third quickest.

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Jul 03

Formula One teams British Grand Prix free practice report

British Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Silverstone.

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Jul 02

Lewis Hamilton looks to rediscover his advantage in the F1 standings on home soil at Silverstone following a low-key weekend in Austria

Hamilton out to rediscover ‘peak’ on home ground

2015-06-06_1981 Lewis Hamilton is confident the spur of support will see him return to the top step of the podium in the British Grand Prix after a lacklustre weekend in Austria. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Oliver Rowland joins MP Motorsport for GP2 Round 5

Rowland to partner de Jong at Silverstone

Oliver Rowland joins MP Motorsport for Round 5Formula Renault 3.5 points-leader Oliver Rowland is to make a guest appearance in the GP2 series at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend.

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Jul 01

Cecotto joins Leal at Silverstone

GP2 race winner together with Carlin for Round 5

Johnny Cecotto Carlin’s GP2 squad will see a driver change this weekend for the team’s home event at Silverstone.  Julian Leal will be joined at the UK round by Johnny Cecotto who is already a race winner in the series.

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Jul 01

Campos Racing adds Höher to Silverstone GP3 round line up

Campos Racing approaches a new round of the GP3 Series with a new driver

Campos RacingAustria´s racer, who already has experience in the series, will drive one of the cars entered by the Spanish team, teaming up with Palou and Ashkanani. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Formula One teams British Grand Prix preview (updated)

British Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Arrivabene urges Ferrari to avoid ‘fake’ Friday runs

“Learning is good when you do something about it.”

2015-06-07_1644 Maurizio Arrivabene wants Ferrari to start running comparative fuel loads in Friday practice to avoid flattering to deceive with its pace. Maurizio Arrivabene says Ferrari must start working better during Friday practice sessions in order to get a better representation of its true pace. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Pirelli announces tyre nominations for Silverstone, Hungaroring, Spa, and Monza

Pirelli has confirmed the 2015 tyre choices up to its home grand prix in Italy.

2015-06-04_0311 For Silverstone, a fast and flowing circuit that puts plenty of energy through the tyres, the two hardest compounds in the range are nominated: P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Double podium for Villorba Corse

With Balzan/Benucci in GT Open

Villorba Corse - Ferrari 458 GT3 At their debut at Silverstone, Italian pair finished second in race-1 and third in Sunday’s race-2 on the Ferrari 458 GT3 and now the duo is closer to championship leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Hillspeed welcomes arrival of ‘game changing’ new BRDC F4 race car

New Tatuus-Cosworth MSV F4-016

BRDC F4 - Tatuus-Cosworth MSV F4-016 03 Championship winning single-seater team Hillspeed has warmly welcomed the arrival of the latest generation BRDC Formula 4 Championship car, which was officially unveiled to invited guests and media at Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit over the weekend.

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Jun 01

F4: Albert climbs into series top five on home soil at Silverstone

Encouraging BRDC F4 weekend for Haggerty at Silverstone

F4 - Silverstone Silverstone local Jordan Albert moved into the top five of the Duo BRDC Formula 4 Championship for leading squad SWR at the Northamptonshire track over the weekend, 30th/31st May, after bagging his biggest points haul of the season – including his third podium of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Second Silverstone challenge in just seven days awaits Al Harthy

Round four of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship

2015-06-04-034 Ahmad Al Harthy is absolutely relishing the prospect of contesting his second three-hour endurance race at Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit in as many weekends this Sunday, 31st May, when round four of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship takes place. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Facu Regalia joins Eurointernational for FIA F.3 European Championship round at Monza

The Argentinian driver ready to compete in the European Formula 3 Series, one of the most prestigious championships

Facu Regalia logo Facu Regalia approaches his second consecutive race weekend. After his double podium finish in the Auto GP Series at Silverstone, Argentina´s driver will take part in FIA F.· European Championship´s Round 4 to be held at Italy´s hallowed “Temple of Speed”, the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Silverstone NEC outing disappoints Chudleigh

Canadian rurns sights to Spa Eurocup outing bext weekend

Luke Chudleigh Round 2 of the 2015 Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup Series (NEC) proved to be a difficult one for Canada’s Luke Chudleigh as the Fortec Motorsports racer made his track debut at the Silverstone International Circuit in England, 23rd-24th May. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Maiden win for Von Ryan McLaren in Silverstone

Blancpain Endurance Series – Round 2 – Silverstone – Main Race

2015-05-24-70 The #58 Von Ryan Racing McLaren of Rob Bell, Shane Van Gisbergen and Kevin Estre took the win in the second round of the Blancpain Endurance Series at the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit.

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May 24

Sa Silva beats Regalia, Pizzonia to take maiden Auto GP win at Silverstone

 Auto GP Race 2 Silverstone

Luis Sa Silva, coming from Angola, won the second race of the Auto GP in Silverstone as the series lined-up alongside the Blancpain Endurance Series.

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