Tag Archive: teams

Sep 09

Boullier denies teams to run third cars

“I think he’s being a bit provocative.”

2014-03-17 - McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Eric Boullier 01 Eric Boullier has dismissed suggestions top F1 teams will have to run three cars next year to plug vacancies on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Formula One teams German Grand Prix preview (updated²)

German Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Hockenheim.

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Nov 17

The top 5 development in the championships

Top 5 championship development points updated

Top 5 championshipsFollowing the week-end’s race, here are the latest championship leaders progression. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 04

F1 teams expect 2014 calendar to be trimmed

“I think we all recognise that 22 races is beyond the limit”

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 5 0101F1 teams on Friday were admitting concerns with next year’s unprecedentedly-long 22-race calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Big F1 teams oppose single fuel supplier

F1’s major teams reportedly oppose moves to appoint a single fuel supplier.

2013-06-09_1039Last week after the meeting of the World Motor Sport Council, it emerged that the new Concorde Agreement paves the way for a single supplier of fuel in future. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

Formula One teams Young Driver Test report day 3

Formula One day 3 test report

Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Teams must agree to Pirelli tweak race debut

“(The Canada test) gives everyone a chance to test them”

2013-05-23 - Pirelli - Monaco 02F1 teams will still have to agree to the introduction of altered tyres at Silverstone late next month. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Pirelli to test new P Zero range for Canadian Grand Prix

New tyre is then set to be introduced from the British Grand Prix

2012-06-06_0061The Formula One teams will have an opportunity to test the new range of Pirelli P Zero tyres during free practice at the Canadian Grand Prix, while the tyres used for the actual race will remain in their original 2013 specification. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Sticky: Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix qualifying report (updated)

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo.

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May 09

Teams vote to introduce ‘demerit points’ penalty system

As the vote demonstrated, not everyone is supportive.

2013-04-20 - Pirelli - Bahrain - TeamsF1 team bosses have voted to introduce a penalty points system for 2014 that could see drivers banned for repeat offenses. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix preview (updated)

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir.

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Aug 12

Teams to decide on qualifying tyres – Hembery

“In the end for something like that the decision is with the teams.  They might say no.”

2011-06-26 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Pirelli - Paul Hembery2011-07-21 - Pirelli - Nick Heidfeld - Paul HemberyPaul Hembery has taken time out of the August break to confirm rumours that qualifying tyres are on the agenda for the future. We reported in June that ultra-fast and sticky qualifying tyres, designed to last only one flying lap, are among Pirelli’s many ideas about how to maximise its new role as official F1 supplier.

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Aug 04

ACT Test and Tune session readies teams for All Star Event

“I was really proud of the way the first time participants handled the session” – Tom Curley

ACT logoNHMS LogoThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) concluded a very successful test and tune session at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on Tuesday, August 02, 2011 with forty-five (45) teams in attendance.

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Aug 03

Forty-Five ACT teams take advantage of NHMS Test and Tune

The Test and Tune session included two 12-lap simulation races with approximately 20 cars in each

ACT logoNHMS LogoForty-five American Canadian Tour Championship Late Model teams were on hand for a Test and Tune session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH on Tuesday, August 2. Team’s from all over the Northeast, Ontario and Quebec were on hand in preparation for the All-Star Late Model Challenge at NHMS on Friday, August 12 and Saturday, August 13.

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Sep 30

Teams agree operational budget cap for 2011 and beyond

The report said teams may no longer spend any more than EUR 20 million

Flagworld - F1Formula one teams have agreed a budget cap for operational spending in 2011 and beyond, according to an Italian media report. Earlier this week, we reported that team bosses discussed the so-called Resource Restriction Agreement in Singapore last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

FIA still to decide on 13th team spot – Villeneuve

“Their analytical work is ongoing — that’s all we know” – Villeneuve

Jacques Villeneuve is not confirming reports that the FIA intends to leave the 13th team spot vacant for the 2011 season. The 1997 world champion, in collaboration with Italian racing team Durango, is in the running along with Spain’s Epsilon Euskadi for the last place on next year’s grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Pirelli denies FIA relationship already strained

F1 teams to test Pirelli tyres in Abu Dhabi

Pirelli has played down suggestions the new F1 tyre supplier’s relationship with the FIA is already off to a bad start. Until Pirelli received the green light by the World Motor Sport Council, it is believed FIA president Jean Todt was favouring the return in 2011 of Michelin. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

15 teams apply for final F1 grid place

No less than 15 teams have applied for the final place on the 2011 formula one grid.

Italian website 422race.com reports that the governing FIA has now written to all those who expressed interest in the place made vacant by the demise of USF1. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Teams close to agreeing new 2013 engine formula

The new formula would reportedly also involve KERS.

F1 teams are close to agreeing upon a new engine formula for the six-year period beginning in 2013. Until then, development of the current 2.4 litre V8s will remain ‘frozen’, to be replaced thereafter by similarly powerful engines that use less fuel, emit less pollution and are affordable for the small teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Sticky: Formula One teams Chinese Grand Prix preview (+videos, updated)

Chinese Grand Prix Formula One preview

Formula One teams & drivers in Shanghai.

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Apr 06

F1 teams had input into India’s GP circuit

F1 to shed races to make room for new ones – Ecclestone

F1 teams contributed to the design of India’s new grand prix circuit. Under construction since last November outside the capital Delhi, the layout was penned by the formula one regular Hermann Tilke’s German company. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix free practice report (+results)

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix free practice report (+results)

Australian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix race report (+results, +standings, + photos)

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One race report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Shakir. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

GP2 Asia Series final round preview

The action will start this Friday with Free Practice at 11:55 am local time.

The 2009-2010 GP2 Asia Series wraps up this week in Bahrain on the new Sakhir layout and alongside the first Formula One Grand Prix of the 2010 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

New teams’ budgets ‘not sufficient’ – Ecclestone

“Ferrari is right” F1 chief executive Ecclestone

The struggles of F1’s small new teams is proof that EUR45 million is not enough to run a competitive team, according to Bernie Ecclestone Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Formula One teams testing report day 2 (+results)

Formula One day 2 test report

Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Ferrari launches bitter attack on new teams

Ferrari has launched another bitter attack on formula one’s four new teams.

2010-01-28 - Ferrari 2010 launch 03The famous Italian is critical of former FIA president Max Mosley’s low-cost vision of the sport, earlier mischievously suggesting the arrival of unknown names had earned the sport the new moniker ‘Formula GP3′. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Former PM doubted Lotus would get car running

No Barcelona test for Lotus’ Fauzy – report

Malaysia’s former prime minister on Monday said he agreed to launch Lotus’ Norfolk headquarters because he initially did not believe the team would get up and running in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

F1 hopes for ‘good’ weather at final test

F1 teams are hoping for a good week of weather.

Already setting up their garages at the Circuit de Catalunya, F1 teams are hoping for a good week of weather. All confirmed 2010 teams with the exception of Campos and USF1 will test for four days between Thursday and Sunday, in what is the final official pre-season track outing prior to the Bahrain opener in less than three weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

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