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Sep 15

Nico Rosberg joins Robert Kubica’s management team

Despite his option of returning to Renault for 2018 looking limited

Retired Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg is making a return to the sport as part of Robert Kubica’s management team as he aims to help the Polish driver complete his comeback. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 27

Seven FIA Formula 2 drivers to join F1 Test

More than a third of the grid to test in Budapest after Round 7

Seven FIA Formula 2 drivers to join F1 testSeven FIA Formula 2 drivers have been announced to join the upcoming Formula 1 test, which is set to follow this weekend’s races at the Hungaroring in Budapest on 1-2 August, with drivers sharing responsibilities with a variety of F1 drivers for the 2 day test.

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Jun 29

Button calls for FIA to ‘move on’ from Vettel/Hamilton clash

Debate has been wild on Twitter

2016-06-09_0074Recent Formula 1 driver Jenson Button believes the FIA should “move on” and stop dwelling on the clash between Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in last weekend’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 02

Final pieces of F1 2017 jigsaw set to fall into place

Sources suggest a contract has been signed
2016-06-12_0574 The significant final pieces of the Formula 1 2017 jigsaw are expected to be confirmed imminently with all signs pointing towards a move to Mercedes for Valtteri Bottas following a reported pre-Christmas seat fitting.
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Feb 22

The all-new Manor Racing MRT05 breaks cover this morning at the Circuit de Barcelona in southern Spain

MRT05 dream racer

John McQuilliam (Technical Director) and Dave Ryan (Racing Director) give us the heads-up before Pascal Wehrlein takes the car for its first road test. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 17

24 Hours of Le Mans: “Ford is feeling confident.” – Olivier Pla

Here he explains how the collaboration came to fruition

French driver Olivier Pla was confirmed by Ford in early January as an official Ford GT program driver, with as main objective a win in LM GTE Pro at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and in the World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 16

NASCAR and Twitter to bring fans exclusive DAYTONA 500 content

Twitter Introduces #DAYTONA500 Emoji; Will Go Behind-the-Scenes at Daytona International Speedway

NASCAR logo As anticipation builds for the 2016 DAYTONA 500® on February 21, NASCAR® and Twitter are collaborating to enhance the #DAYTONA500 conversation with fun, original content and unique activations around racing’s biggest event.  Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 14

Grand Prix Ski-Doo of Valcourt: Violent crash for Jacques Villeneuve

Sunday morning at the Grand Prix Ski-Doo of Valcourt

2016-02-14_DF_0034 While he began its third lap during practices, Jacques violently went off the track in turn #1.

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Jan 08

McLaren’s Tyler Alexander passes away

“Quite simply, Tyler lived and breathed McLaren”

McLaren's Tyler Alexander passes awayMcLaren chief Ron Dennis has led the tributes for Tyler Alexander after he passed away at the age of 75, as confirmed by the Woking-based squad. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 18

MotoGP™ breaks boundaries in social media in 2015

The interaction has helped MotoGP™ to reach over 150 million

MotoGP logo MotoGP™ has had a fantastic year both off and on the track this year, with social media reflecting the passion of its worldwide audience.

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Oct 15

Grabyo partnership takes Formula E fans inside the race

Followers to view in-race highlights in real-time on social media

Followers to view in-race highlights in real-time on social mediaFormula E has today announced that it has extended its partnership with Grabyo for the second season of the world’s first fully-electric racing series. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 29

Formula E partners with Little Dot Studios

Little Dot to distribute online video content

Little Dot to distribute online video contentFormula E has today announced it has signed a partnership with Little Dot Studios, the next generation broadcaster and producer, to create and distribute video content across YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Periscope. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 17

Bottas to Ferrari deal completed?

A deal that will see Valtteri Bottas replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari next season has been agreed, according to reports in Italy.

2015-06-07_2043The Williams Martini Racing driver has long been earmarked for a swoop by Ferrari as a replacement for the out-of-favour Kimi Raikkonen, but both driver and team have remained coy on the subject in recent weeks. Read the rest of this entry »


May 08

Stephane Sarrazin Twitter Q&A

We asked the fans to put their questions to Venturi driver Stephane Sarrazin via Twitter.

Venturi driver answers your questionsHere’s the best of the questions and what the French driver had to say ahead of the Monaco ePrix…

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Mar 11

Kyle Busch progresses in his recovery

JGR driver gets walking boots as recovery continues

Kyle Busch progresses in his recoveryKyle Busch continues to make progress in his recovery, and his wife, Samantha Busch, marked the latest update on her Twitter account. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 27

Vergne announces Toro Rosso exit

Jean-Eric Vergne has announced his departure from Toro Rosso.

2014-06-07_0087 On Twitter, the Red Bull-owned junior team’s driver for the past three seasons said: “Despite a good season and 22 points, I’ll not drive anymore for Toro Rosso in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 26

Alonso mocks Ferrari’s ‘Marlboro Man’ shakeup

Alonso symbolically ‘unfollowed’ the Ferrari team on Twitter.

IMG_5473 Fernando Alonso has wasted no time in strongly distancing himself from Ferrari, where he spent the past five seasons as the fabled team’s ‘number 1’ driver. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 25

Driver reunion could make McLaren stronger – Dennis

Even Ron Dennis is now beginning to hint that Fernando Alonso is set to return to McLaren.

2012-11-18_0013 In late 2007, when the Spaniard left Woking amid acrimony and the ‘spygate’ furore, a reunion with Dennis even years later appeared impossible. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 24

Mallya slams Red Bull as F1 ‘cheats’

Rival F1 team Force India has blasted outgoing world champions Red Bull as the “cheats” of the sport.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - Dr Vijay Mallya 02 “Red Bull gives you flexible wings,” team supremo and co-owner Vijay Mallya said on Twitter on Sunday. The former Indian billionaire’s attack on the energy drink-owned team follows not just the latest flexible wing saga, but also team boss Christian Horner supposedly enraging his counterparts in a recent meeting. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 22

McLaren runs Red Bull front wing ‘copy’

McLaren’s new front wing bears a striking resemblance to the one fitted to the 2014 Red Bull.

McLaren-Honda SAP 2 In the last race before the British team switches to Honda power, it was fitted to Kevin Magnussen’s MP4-29 during Friday practice in Abu Dhabi. The Danish driver said the new wing is a “very different philosophy” for McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »


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