Tag Archive: Singapore

Mar 22

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “One of the things Gerhard might consider is my idea of a night race in Singapore”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season 

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe countdown is on: There are only a few days to go before the Formula One season gets underway with the opening fixture in Australia. Preparations are also proceeding apace in the DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “A DTM night race in Singapore would be really cool”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo Preparations for the new season are really hotting up. While Formula One has entered the second and final test week ahead of the 2017 campaign, the DTM is gearing up for the first post-homologation tests at Vallelunga. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

The Dendrobium: Singapore’s first-ever Hypercar

Singapore’s first hypercar, the all-electric Dendrobium concept, will make its global debut at this March’s Geneva Motor Show

Dendrobium_1 A fully electric revolution is heading to this year’s Geneva Motor Show in the shape of the Dendrobium, Singapore’s first-ever hypercar.  Making its global debut on March 7th, the high performance two-seater concept is the brainchild of Singapore electric mobility experts Vanda Electrics and mixes striking design with the latest in e-powertrain development. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Kimi Räikkönen and students from Singapore’s Shell eco-marathon teams exchange ideas on innovation & fuel efficiency

“It was fun chatting to all the teams today and I wish them well for next year’s event in Singapore”

2016-09-15 - Kimi Räikkönen gets behind the wheel of the Shell Eco-marathon Urban Concept car Former Formula 1® World Champion Kimi Räikkönen and Singapore students discussed how modern-day track to road innovations like Shell V-Power Nitro+ and Shell Helix Ultra help to deliver power, performance and efficiency for the everyday consumer, and how bright energy ideas are powering future mobility at a special media event ahead of this weekend’s grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Formula One teams Singapore Grand Prix preview

Singapore Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Marina Bay Street Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Hamilton wary of Singapore struggles for Mercedes

“Last year was difficult and we hope it won’t be the same” – Hamilton
2016-07-08-Friday-0123 Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes is focused on learning from its mistakes at last year’s Singapore Grand Prix but feels any struggles could be used as an added weapon in the F1 world title battle. Read the rest of this entry »
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Oct 13

Rosberg ‘surprised’ by worsening Mercedes reliability

“It’s a strange one”

Rosberg ‘surprised’ by worsening Mercedes reliabilityNico Rosberg laments his bad luck as he calls on Mercedes to investigate why ‘small things’ have derailed his 2015 F1 title dreams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Mercedes predicts return to form after ‘blip’

“The performance in Singapore was far below expectations and left us with plenty to think about moving forwards”

Mercedes predicts return to form after ‘blip’Though its performance slump in Singapore remains largely unexplained, Toto Wolff is confident Mercedes will be the team to beat in Japan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Formula One teams Singapore Grand Prix race report

Singapore Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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Sep 20

Wolff refutes tyre pressure link to performance slump

“None of the pressure levels set by Pirelli had any influence on our set-up – we are well within the limits”

Wolff refutes tyre pressure link to performance slumpToto Wolff firmly denies Mercedes’ unusually lacklustre pace in Singapore is a consequence of it being more cautious with tyre pressures. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Formula One teams Singapore Grand Prix qualifying report

Singapore Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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

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Sep 18

Formula One teams Singapore Grand Prix free practice report

Singapore Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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Sep 14

Rosberg: Nothing left to lose

“Singapore is one of my favourite races, It’s so tough on everyone – physically and mentally – and I love that challenge.”

2015-06-06_0353 Nico Rosberg is set to go on ‘maximum attack’ for the remainder of the Formula 1 season as he looks to claw back his Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s 53-point advantage Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 13

F1 ‘negativity’ to delay floatation plans again

The crisis of collapsing and complaining teams looks set to once again spoil plans for F1’s stock market floatation

The sport’s majority shareholder CVC wanted to float formula one in Singapore in 2012, but the plans were delayed amid market uncertainty and Bernie Ecclestone’s high profile legal troubles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

Lauda not sorry about Mercedes ‘unfreeze’ defiance

Dominant Mercedes is unapologetic amid increasing pressure to agree to an engine ‘unfreeze’ for 2015.

2014-10-11 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Russia - Sochi - Niki Lauda The new constructors’ champions came under fire recently when Red Bull’s Christian Horner claimed Mercedes went back on an earlier pledge to agree to relax the sport’s tight restrictions on in-season engine development. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Rivals pressure Mercedes to agree engine ‘unfreeze’

Rivals are piling pressure on Mercedes to agree to “unfreeze” engine development in formula one.

2014-05-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Monaco - Nico Rosberg - 0022 The German marque has utterly dominated the sport this year as the all-new turbo V6 era dawned. So rivals, powered by struggling Ferrari and Renault, have argued that the strict limits on in-season development of the ‘power units’ should be relaxed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Alonso says he can decide F1 future

After two weeks of intense speculation, Fernando Alonso on Thursday had to admit his future at Ferrari is currently unclear.

2014-07-24 - Scuderia Ferrari - Hungary - Fernando Alonso 02 “I don’t live on Mars,” said the Spaniard at Suzuka, when asked by swarms of reporters if he was up to date with what has been happening in the press since Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Ferrari argues for ‘unfreeze’ as silly season bubbles

Ferrari is continuing to argue for a relaxation of the so-called engine ‘freeze’.

IMG_5863 With Mercedes utterly dominating in the new turbo V6 era, F1’s engine makers will get a chance to upgrade up to 48 per cent of their ‘power units’ ahead of 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Honda hits back after F1 delay reports (+photo)

Honda has apparently hit back at rumours its 2015 F1 programme is facing delays.

2014-01-16_0495Italy’s Autosprint reported on Tuesday that, despite making an audacious bid to lure Fernando Alonso to McLaren for 2015, the Japanese manufacturer is three months behind in the development of its all-new turbo V6 ‘power unit’. Read the rest of this entry »
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Oct 01

‘Faster’ cars would make F1 ‘harder’ – Coulthard

The best way to make F1 cars harder to drive is to make them faster.

IMG_4172 That is the view of retired grand prix veteran David Coulthard, following reports the sport’s governing FIA is concerned the challenge of driving an F1 car today is ‘too easy’. Read the rest of this entry »

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