Tag Archive: Silverstone

Dec 11

ELMS: Excitement and action in 2015

A look back at the 2015 season in video

Gibson 015S du Greaves Motorsport The 2015 European Le Mans Series was dramatic and exciting from the start of the first race at Silverstone in April to the chequered flag at Estoril six months later.  All but two of the series titles were decided at the final race of the year, with the names of the 2015 champions not being known until the very last lap of the year.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Boschung top Swiss in 2015 GP3 Series

Rookie makes an impression with a podium and nine points-scoring finishes

Ralph Boschung As 18 year-old Ralph Boschung’s first GP3 Series campaign draws to a close, the youngest competitor from the 2015 field’s track record is remarkable. With 10 points-scoring finishes, including an impressive podium in Silverstone, over the course of his rookie year, Ralph was top Swiss driver in the highly competitive junior category. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Alfonso Celis joins Sahara Force India as development driver

Sahara Force India is pleased to announce the signing of Mexican racer, Alfonso Celis, as a development driver

The 19-year-old will get his first experience of Formula One power behind the wheel of the VJM08 at the season-ending Abu Dhabi test – sharing driving duties with Nico Hulkenberg.

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Nov 13

Team Canada finds success and heartrache at Festival

“We couldn’t be happier with the effort put forth by Michael and his heat race win was the highlight of our weekend”

2015-11-13 - Team Canada finds success and heartrache at Festival (1) The 40th anniversary of the Formula Ford Festival held at the historic Brands Hatch circuit had both highs and lows for the Team Canada Scholarship and its driver Michael Adams.

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Oct 29

Bottas: 2016 will be very important for me…

Valtteri Bottas admits the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship season will be ‘important’ for his career

2015-10-24_40358 Having struggled to expand on the success of his 2014 breakthrough year, Valtteri Bottas admits his 2016 season with Williams with be crucial for his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Spectrum International Scholarship awarded to Scott Andrews

Australian Heading to Silverstone for Walter Hayes Trophy

2015:07:26_10:19:56_0192The 2015 edition of the Spectrum International Scholarship Award will see Australia’s Scott Andrews cap an outstanding season of F1600 competition with a trip to race at the illustrious Walter Hayes Trophy hosted at Silverstone, England, 31st October to 1st November.

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Sep 06

Rowland pulls away at Silverstone (updated)

“I have won every track this year, except Monaco and I also wanted to do it at home” – Oliver Rowland

2015-09-06Racing on home turf at Silverstone, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) scores his fifth victory of the year in the Formula Renault Series 3.5.

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Sep 05

ELMS unveils 2016 calendar

ELMS gets bigger and better in 2016

European Le Mans SeriesThe European Le Mans Series will expand in 2016 with a six race calendar, with an additional four hour race at Spa-Francorchamps, joining the now familiar events at Silverstone, Imola, Red Bull Ring, Paul Ricard and Estoril. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: A maiden, but dominating, win for Ellinas

Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) has won the first race of the weekend for the Formula Renault 3.5 Series at Silverstone

Formula Renault 3.5 Series - SilverstoneOn Saturday, the Cypriot claimed his first pole position and victory in the category. It is also the first triumph for his team since Will Stevens at Jerez last year. Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) and Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) completed the podium. The Racing Steps Foundation driver now has a 29-point lead over the Lotus F1 Team Junior protégé.

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Sep 05

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Ellinas scores first pole at Silverstone

Ahead of championship frontrunners Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) and Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports)

Ellinas scores first pole at SilverstoneEighth in the overall standings, Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) claimed his first pole of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series season at Silverstone on Saturday morning, the Cypriot posting a lap of 1:41.858.

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Sep 04

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Ellinas on top at Silverstone

Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) put in the best lap of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series collective tests run at Silverstone.

The Cypriot set the reference time of 1:41.494 to lead the way ahead of Red Bull Junior Team driver, Dean Stoneman (DAMS), the fastest rookie on Friday and Lotus F1 Team Junior protégé, Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus). Championship leader, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) was fourth quickest. In the morning, Brazilian Pietro Fantin (International Draco Racing) was a top the time sheet.

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Sep 01

British MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Last Sunday’s British Grand Prix was the first completely wet race since the 2013 French Grand Prix

MotoGP - Start of the 2015 British Grand Prix The 2015 British Grand Prix was won in dramatic style by Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi who mastered the wet conditions at Silverstone to win ahead of Danilo Petrucci and Andrea Dovizioso. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: The great return to Silverstone

The summer break is over and the World Series by Renault is back!

This September 5 and 6, the competitors in the Renault Sport Trophy, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 3.5 Series return to the track at Silverstone. The 100% Renault meeting returns to the British circuit and the fans will be treated to a programme featuring eight races and several on track activities, including the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show and Renault Sport Show. Tickets are available on www.worldseriesbyrenault.com.

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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 »

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