Tag Archive: Silverstone

Mar 24

ELMS: Forty-one cars will travel to Monza for the Official Test, which will kick off the 2017 season in style

The 2017 European Le Mans Series Season is Go at Monza

^027856C30E555D7E57A34B0932925E4249D77CA11C3C6911FA^pimgpsh_thumbnail_win_distrThe 2-day test, which begins on Tuesday 28 March, will give the teams and drivers 14 hours of track time over five sessions, including a 2-hour night session, on the fast 5.8km Monza Grand Prix circuit.

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Feb 22

Mercedes launch: Mercedes teases first look at W08

Blue and green graphic swooshes appear over the central bodywork

Mercedes teases first look at W08The Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team has released a series of teaser images of the new W08 car ahead of its official unveiling at Silverstone on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Hembery: Silverstone true test of new F1 cars

F1 pre-season testing gets underway at Circuit de Catalunya on the 27th February
2016-07-10-Sunday-0066Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery has pointed to Silverstone as the optimum test of the changes both F1 and Pirelli faces in 2017 with the technical regulation changes plus new wider and fatter tyres.

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Jan 12

Formula V8 3.5: Pre-Season tests to be held in March

Drivers will carry-on with their preps in the Circuit of Jerez, on March 23-24, before the first competition event

Pre-Season Tests to be held in MarchMotorland Aragón and the Circuit of Jerez will celebrate the first collective tests to prepare the Pre-Season before the Season quicks-off in Silverstone next 15 and 16 of April, where World Series Formula V8 3.5 will commence a new campaign alongside the FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Jan 10

Donington Park brushes off British GP speculation

Silverstone currently holds a contract with Bernie Ecclestone to host the British Grand Prix until 2026
Donington Park Donington Park’s board has refuted the notion of stepping in to replace Silverstone as the host of the F1 British Grand Prix, as alternative venues are assessed after the Northamptonshire-based circuit considered its position on hosting the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Bernie Ecclestone says he is concerned about the situation with Silverstone, but is confident Britain will continue to hold an F1 race, adding there are “two other opportunities”

Ecclestone “worried” about Silverstone, but not British GP

Ecclestone "worried" about Silverstone, but not British GPNews the race is under threat broke this week, after it emerged Silverstone’s owners, the British Racing Drivers’ Club are considering activating its break clause due to the costs of running the event. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 04

Mercedes sets launch date for 2017 F1 car

Mercedes become the second team to confirm its 2017 F1 car launch date after Ferrari
Mercedes sets launch date for 2017 F1 carMercedes AMG Petronas has revealed the launch date for its 2017 F1 car, the W08, for Thursday 23rd February which will be officially unveiled at Silverstone.
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Nov 23

Jorge Lorenzo drives the F1 W05 Hybrid

From two wheels to four

2016-11-23 - Jorge Lorenzo drives the F1 W05 HybridFve-time motorcycle World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and Team Partner Monster Energy joined forces last month for a one-of-a-kind test of man and machine at the historic Silverstone circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Eight drivers set for BTCC title showdown

Sam Tordoff holds standings advantage after Silverstone action

BTCC logo A thrilling win for reigning champion Gordon Shedden rounded out the action at Silverstone on Sunday (18 September), setting up an incredible eight-driver showdown for the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Heading towards the sharp end at Silverstone

Decorated pack right on Sam Tordoff’s tail in chase for BTCC title

BTCC - Heading towards the sharp end at Silverstone As the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship speeds towards its conclusion with a crucial penultimate outing at Silverstone next weekend (17/18 September), there is still no sign of a breakaway leader in what has been a hotly-contested campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Formula V8 3.5: Nissany, Binder hand Lotus 1-2 finish in Silverstone race 2

Completing the podium was Russian Egor Orudzhev

Nissany, Binder hand Lotus 1-2 finish in Silverstone race 2Roy Nissany cruised to his second straight win today at Silverstone, leading René Binder for the first 1-2 finish of the 2016 Formula V8 3.5 season for Lotus.

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Jul 24

Formula V8 3.5: Matthieu Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes second straight pole

MP Racing driver Matthieu Vaxiviere scored his second pole position of the weekend at Silverstone

Matthieu Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes second straight poleThe French racer, who also started from the pole in 2015, completed his qualifying sweep at the British venue beating Roy Nissany (Lotus) with a narrow margin of just 0.013s and a overall best laptime of 1:40.836. Race 1 winner Nissany, who led the way with his first set of tires in front of Vaxiviere was eventually forced to settle for second. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Formula V8 3.5: Roy Nissany (Lotus) takes first Formula V8 3.5 win

Roy Nissany (Lotus) cruised to his first Formula V8 3.5 win today at Silverstone

Roy Nissany (Lotus) takes first Formula V8 3.5 winAfter putting together a dominating performance in practice, the Israeli racer was off to a stunning start from the second, storming back to second place.

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Jul 23

Formula V8 3.5: Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes Silverstone pole

Matthieu Vaxiviere, driving for SMP Racing, took pole position for today’s Formula V8 3.5 race at Silverstone

Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes Silverstone poleThe Frenchman set his personal best mark in 1:40.586 to top Arden Motorsport’s Egor Orudzhev by just 128 thousands of a second. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Formula V8 3.5: Lotus leads the way in Silverstone

The Formula V8 3.5 went back on-track today at Silverstone

Lotus leads the way in SilverstoneThe British venue is steeped in motorsport history and hosted the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Great Britain two weeks ago.

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Jul 23

Formula V8 3.5: 1-2 for Lotus in Silverstone collective test 1

The Silverstone weekend of the 2016 Formula V8 3.5 series began with a stunning Lotus 1-2 in Collective Test 1

1-2 for Lotus in Silverstone Collective Test 1Israeli racer Roy Nissany set the fastest lap of the day so far in 1:41.843, followed by Austrian team-mate René Binder. Currently standing as the best rookie of the championship, Louis Delétraz set the third fastest performance for Fortec Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Formula V8 3.5: Introducing Silverstone with Louis Deletraz

Formula V8 3.5 reaches his mid-season point in a legendary racetrack, Silverstone!

2016-04-14-0009 Our best rookie, and Renault Sport Academy member, Louis Deletraz, is hunger to deliver another success to Fortec Motorsports in their home GP Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Prema Powerteam Zandvoort race preview

The Prema team will continue in their July tour-de-force this weekend at Zandvoort

F3 - Lance Stroll car After entering two GP2 Series races in two weeks at Red Bull Ring (July 3rd) and Silverstone (July 10th), the squad led by Angelo Rosin will line-up for the FIA F.3 European Championship round at the Dutch seaside venue, located near the North Sea shores in an outstanding frame.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Vettel: Silverstone a blip for Ferrari, not others catching

Vettel doesn’t believe Red Bull has leapfrogged the Italian manufacturer in the pecking order
2016-07-10-Sunday-0029 Sebastian Vettel says while Ferrari remain ahead of Red Bull in the F1 world constructors’ championship he won’t be concerned by the threat from his former team and feels his squad suffered a poor British Grand Prix rather than his rivals catching up. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Formula One teams testing report – Silverstone day 2

Formula One day 2 test report

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

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