Tag Archive: Formula One

Nov 22

Williams Martini Racing confirms 2017 Abu Dhabi Test Driver Line-up

The Pirelli tyre test will take place over two days at the Yas Marina circuit

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to confirm it will run Robert Kubica and Sergey Sirotkin for the Abu Dhabi Pirelli tyre test, alongside current race driver Lance Stroll. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Asian Le Mans Series: Rookie Harrison Newey (Oreca) triumphs in his endurance debut

The Jackie Chan DC Racing x Jota Sport outfit made a spectacular start to the Asian Le Mans Series season this weekend

Asian Le Mans Series - Rookie Harrison Newey (Oreca) triumphs in his endurance debutThe team fielded two Oreca 05-Nissan cars in LMP2 and a Ligier JS P3 in LMP3, and bagged both pole position and victory in LMP2. The icing on the cake was the win for Harrison Newey, son of well-known Formula One engineer Adrian Newey, in his endurance racing debut. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 26

Formula V8 3.5: Binder gets first Formula One taste!

Rene Binder already knows what it is to drive a Formula 1

The Austrian has made his debut within the Renault Sport Formula One team during a test day organized by the French manufacturer in prospection for future talented drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 21

BWT joins the fight against Breast Cancer in Austin

“It’s been fantastic to see Austin turned pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month”

2017-10-20_0918The Formula One paddock recognised the generosity of Best Water Technology (BWT) today as Europe’s leading water technology company donated $150,000 to breast cancer charities in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Formula 1 and SiriusXM sign multi-year broadcasting agreement

SiriusXM will air every FIA Formula One World Championship® Race on satellite radios and the SiriusXM app

SiriusXM LogoCoverage begins with this weekend’s 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, to air nationwide. SiriusXM and Formula 1 have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes SiriusXM the exclusive North American radio broadcaster of all Formula 1® (F1®) races, starting with this weekend’s United States Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Haryanto: this is the future of racing

Despite being just 23 years old, Rio Haryanto is no stranger to single-seater racing

Starting his motorsport career in 2008 while competing in three Asian-based series in his native country of Indonesia, Haryanto’s since driven in GP3, Auto GP, GP2 and Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 26

Williams reports First half of progress in 2017 results

Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced the Group’s interim results for the six months to 30 June 2017

2017-09-26 - Williams reports First half of progress in 2017 resultsWGPH is the holding company of the Williams group of companies, which includes Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited. Group revenue grew to £85.9m for the period, compared to £80.0m in the same period in 2016. EBITDA improved from a profit of £7.8m in 2016 to a profit of £10.4m in 2017. The Group generated operating free cash flow of £10.9m for the six-month period (2016: £13.0m). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 25

Red Bull Racing confirms Aston Martin as title partner from 2018

Driving future innovation

2017-09-25 - Aston Martin Red Bull Racing logoEighteen months after launching an Innovation Partnership that led to the redefinition of automotive possibility with the game-changing Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar, Red Bull Racing is set to similarly redefine the Formula One grid with the announcement that the iconic sports car brand Aston Martin is to become its title partner from 2018 onwards, with the team competing as ‘Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Fast Start for Williams in New Fan Engagement Campaign

BT Sport Industry Agency of the Year Two Circles is working with Williams

05 - Williams Martini Racing Formula One team Williams Martini Racing has recorded strong early results in its new partnership with data-driven sports marketing agency Two Circles to bring its millions of fans and followers closer to the world of Williams and Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Successful FIA F3 debut for Defourny, Fenestraz and Florescu

Last weekend, the Nürburgring staged the eighth round of the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship

And the starting grid featured three drivers who made their debut in the Formula One and DTM feeder series: Max Defourny (Van Amersfoort Racing), Sacha Fenestraz (Carlin) and Petru Florescu (Motopark). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Hamilton takes all-time F1 pole record after marathon, rain-delayed Italian GP qualifying

Lance Stroll lines up on the front row beside Hamiton

Lewis Hamilton became Formula One’s new all-time pole position record holder and claimed the record for most Italian Grand Prix poles after he took top spot in a marathon qualifying session at Monza that was interrupted for more than two and half hours by heavy rain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Rossi believes Alonso would be challenged, happy in Indycar

He speaks from experience

Fernando AlonsoAlexander Rossi is one whose opinion holds merit when talking about drivers from Formula One trying their hand in the Verizon IndyCar Series.

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Aug 16

Rollercoaster ride on Zandvoort’s new track surface

BMW’s Bruno Spengler to contest his 150th DTM race

Mattias Ekström, René RastThe DTM summer break is over and the pinnacle of touring-car racing is back. Conveniently, the second half of the season will be kicked off at a circuit with a special ambience. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

World RX crosses Atlantic for Canadian round at GP3R

Everything you need to know about Canada RX

2016-08-07_1346The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will return after a five-week summer hiatus as the teams travel out of Europe for the first time in 2017 for World RX of Canada this weekend (4-6 August). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

The planned technological partnership between the Sauber F1 Team and Honda is cancelled

The new Sauber engine partner will be announced shortly

10 - Sauber F1 TeamThe technological partnership between the Sauber F1 Team and Honda, which was intended to start from 2018 onwards, is no longer in place.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Williams Martini Racing confirms Luca Ghiotto for Hungary Young Driver Test

The 22-year-old will split driving duties with Felipe Massa

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce that Luca Ghiotto will make his Formula One debut with the team at next month’s young driver test in Hungary on 1-2 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Horner: F1 ‘at a crossroads’ on future engines, Liberty influence key

“I think what’s really interesting is that Formula One is effectively at a crossroads with the new regulations”

2017-06-09-08-47-08_0023Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes Formula 1 must decide upon its core objectives which will lead discussions on future engine regulations and hints new owners Liberty could hold the key with a focus on the show element of the sport.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 21

Next please: Auer to test in Formula One

Now it has been officially confirmed

Next please: Auer to test in Formula One On 01st and 02nd August at the Hungaroring, Austrian Lucas Auer, currently second in the DTM championship standings, will execute his first Formula One tests – for the Force India F1 Team.

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Jul 11

Can Bottas be the unsurprising shock of F1 2017?

Bottas called it ‘the start of my life’

2017-06-09_2There aren’t too many occasions when Formula 1 drivers will accuse a rival of cheating only for it to be quickly glossed over, but that’s what happened when Valtteri Bottas produced his ‘risky’ start to keep the all-important lead in Austria to power to victory and put his name on the world title contenders list.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Formula One teams Austrian Grand Prix race report

Austrian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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

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