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Aug 18

Simona de Silvestro signs for Andretti

Swiss returns for season two assault

Swiss returns for season two assaultSimona de Silvestro has signed for the Andretti Formula E Team to contest the second season of the all-electric series. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Entry list for second day of pre-season testing

See the driver list for the second day of testing at Donington Park

FIA Formula E Championship logo Following the opening day of pre-season testing for the 2015-2016 FIA Formula E Championship, teams have announced their drivers for day two at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

FIA homologates manufacturers for second Formula E season

The series will become an open championship allowing manufacturers to pursue their own in-house innovation

FIA Formula E Championship logo The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile has today approved the homologation of the eight manufacturers that will provide powertrains to the 10 teams competing in the second season of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Team Hero EBR to withdraw from WorldSBK

Team Manager Larry Pegram explains the decision to pull out from the series.

Team Hero EBR will be forced to withdrawal from the World Superbike Championship for the immediate future. With the recent bankruptcy of EBR and the reprioritizing of efforts by title sponsor Hero, Pegram Racing is unable to continue its Team Hero EBR program at this time.

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Apr 10

Palou leads the GP3 way on day two in Valencia

Campos Racing driver on top at Circuit Ricardo Tormo

GP3 - Alex Palou (Campos Racing) Spaniard Alex Palou posted the fastest time on day two of pre-season testing in Valencia. The Campos Racing driver edged out ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer by a mere 0.012s with a blazing laptime of 1:20.880 set in the morning session.  Jenzer Motorsport’s Pal Varhaug recorded the quickest time in the afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Palou tops morning session on day two

Campos Racing driver quickest again at Circuit Ricardo Tormo

Palou tops morning session on day twoSpaniard Alex Palou posted the fastest time of the morning session on day two in Valencia. The Campos Racing driver edged out ART Grand Prix’s Marvin Kirchhöfer by a mere 0.012s with a blazing laptime of 1:20.880. Esteban Ocon completed the top three.

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Apr 09

Kirchhöfer quickest on GP3 test day one in Valencia

ART Grand Prix driver fastest at Circuit Ricardo Tormo

GP3 - Marvin Kirchhofer (ART Grand Prix) German Marvin Kirchhöfer posted the quickest time on the opening day of pre-season testing at Circuit Ricardo Tormo. The ART Grand Prix driver clocked a 1:21.098 set in the afternoon session. Campos Racing’s Alex Palou registered the fastest time in the morning test. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Stoffel Vandoorne dominates GP2 test Day 3

Belgium driver quickest of post-season testing in 1:48.657 at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (DAMS) actionThe final day of post season testing took place today at Yas Marina Circuit with a slightly changed field, some drivers who have been testing on the previous days moving to new teams whilst new drivers joined the action. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Niederhauser quickest on final day of GP3 post-season testing

MW Arden’s Patric Niederhauser fastest overall on third day of test in Abu Dhabi

GP3 - Patric Niederhauser MW ArdenSwiss ace Patric Niederhauser clocked the best time on the third and final day of post-season testing at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 06

Rio Haryanto quickest on GP2 test Day 2

Indonesian driver tops second day of post season testing in Abu Dhabi

GP2 - Rio Haryanto (EQ8 Caterham Racing)Rio Haryanto topped the second day of post season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Indonesian who switched to EQ8 Caterham Racing today set a laptime of 1:49.203 this evening. In the morning session, it was FIA Formula 3 European Champion Raffaele Marciello who led the way. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

Rowland fastest on GP3 day 2 of post-season testing

Marussia Manor Racing’s Oliver Rowland tops both sessions in Abu Dhabi

GP3 - Oliver Rowland Marussia Manor RacingBritish rookie driver Oliver Rowland was quickest in both the morning and afternoon sessions of day two of GP3 testing at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The Marussia Manor Racing driver clocked a best laptime of 1:55.600. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Stoneman quickest on Day 1 of GP3 post-season testing

Koiranen GP’s Dean Stoneman tops both sessions in Abu Dhabi

GP3 - Dean Stoneman (Koiranen GP)The 2013 GP3 race season may be over but the action resumed in Abu Dhabi with three days of post-season testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

McLaren Group supports British industry at the Manufacturing Summit

“My time at McLaren has completely changed my view of engineering” – Bernadette

McLaren GroupMcLaren Group - Bernadette CollinsBernadette Collins, an engineer with the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team, today highlighted the need to change outdated perceptions of the manufacturing industry and the importance of inspiring young people in a speech to Government Ministers and industry leaders

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Nov 22

Mallya to pump $80m extra into Force India

Vijay Mallya is pumping an extra $80 million into his formula one team.

Vijay Mallya2012-07-21 - Sahara Force India - Germany - Vijay Mallya 02The news comes amid the well-documented financial struggles of his other business, the Indian airline Kingfisher. Mallya said this week: “We had a board meeting in India after the Abu Dhabi grand prix and the board has approved a $80 million capital investment programme for the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

SRT Viper GTS-R races toward Mid-Ohio debut

Robust testing program continues for Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) Motorsports team

ALMS - SRT-Viper-3ALMS - SRT-Viper-1SRT’s new Viper GTS-R sports car is coiled to strike at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The highly anticipated new GT entry will make its debut in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón during the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 4.

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Apr 11

Caterham has ‘blown away’ F1 rivals – boss

Tony Fernandes has given a strident defence of his formula one team, Caterham.

2012-03-24 - Team Caterham - Malaysian Grand Prix - Vitaly Petrov 02Tony Fernandes 2011-12-13The former Team Lotus outfit, headed by the cheery Malaysian entrepreneur Fernandes, entered its third season with high hopes it was set to join the midfield mix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

F1’s Bahrain crisis deepens

The teams have now denied Bernie Ecclestone’s claim that they can simply choose to skip the event.

Bahrain International CircuitBahreïn 2012-04-08With F1 currently scheduled to arrive en masse in Bahrain next week, a crisis surrounding the possible cancellation of the island Kingdom’s race is continuing to deepen. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Esteban Gutiérrez finishes on top

Lotus GP driver ends final pre-season test with another fastest laptime

GP2 - Rapax - Tom DillmannGP2 - Lotus GP - Esteban GutierrezEsteban Gutiérrez set the quickest laptime again in today’s final pre-season test in Barcelona. The young Mexican set a laptime of 1:29.154 in the morning session ahead of last week’s fastest man in Jerez, Davide Valsecchi. In the afternoon session, it was Frenchman Tom Dillmann at Rapax who finished top ahead of Stefano Coletti.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Esteban Gutiérrez quickest on Day 2

Lotus GP ace sets best laptime in Barcelona
 
GP2 - Trident Racing - Julian LealGP2 - Lotus GP - Esteban GutiérrezEsteban Gutiérrez finished at the top of the timesheets today after putting in a laptime of 1:28.740, 0.004s ahead of Giedo van der Garde in a very closely fought morning session. Julian Leal topped the afternoon session ahead of Nigel Melker. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Fabrizio Crestani sets the pace in Barcelona

Venezuela GP Lazarus driver quickest on day 1 of second pre-season testing

GP2 - Venezuela GP Lazarus - Fabrizio CrestaniGP2 - Carlin - Max ChiltonGP2 Series 2012 pre-season testing resumed this week at Circuit de Catalunya. Four new faces joined the field: Giancarlo Serenelli at Venezuela GP Lazarus, Ricardo Teixeira and Sergio Canamasas at Rapax, and Jon Lancaster at Ocean Racing Technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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