Tag Archive: Formula One

Jan 16

Williams Martini Racing confirms Sergey Sirotkin to join Lance Stroll in 2018

Williams Martini Racing announces Robert Kubica as 2018 Reserve and Development Driver

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is delighted to announce that Sergey Sirotkin will partner Lance Stroll in the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship. Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce Robert Kubica as its Reserve and Development Driver for the 2018 Formula One season.

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Jan 05

Sahara Force India is pleased to welcome Nicholas Latifi as the team’s reserve and test driver for the 2018 season

Nicholas Latifi joins Sahara Force India as reserve and test driver

Nicholas Latifi joins Sahara Force India as reserve and test driverThe 22-year-old Canadian, a race winner and nine-time F2 podium finisher in 2017, will take part in young driver test sessions and participate in a number of Friday practice sessions at Grand Prix events. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 20

“They are playing with fire”, Marchionne repeats Ferrari quit threat

“I think that Ferrari has the strength to drag others as well to an alternative championship”

Sergio Marchionne- président Ferrari - photo nextgen-auto.comFerrari President Sergio Marchionne has repeated his threat of pulling the Italian manufacturer out of Formula 1 after 2020 if the future direction of the sport doesn’t match its ideals and has speculated it could set-up a rival championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship in the international media

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship is an important stepping stone for up and coming Formula One aces

Dallara 2017 FIA F3 European Championship car – front – picture by courtesy of DallaraLance Stroll, the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Champion, was promoted straight to the pinnacle of motor racing and even succeeded in making it to the podium in his F1 debut season.

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Dec 18

Williams Advanced Engineering and Airbus collaborate on technology innovation

Both Airbus and Williams are always looking to recruit talented engineers

Williams logoWilliams Advanced Engineering and Airbus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to bring Formula One-inspired technology and innovation to aerospace and share in the wealth of experience at Airbus. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

A week of celebrations tops off a year of hard work

#4TheTeam – Silver Arrows receive several renowned awards

2017-12-09 - A week of celebrations tops off a year of hard workChristmas came early this year for the Silver Arrows. After an equally challenging and successful Formula One season, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport received a few treats in the past days – including the FIA Formula One World Championship trophies.

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Nov 26

Hartley’s ELMS path to Formula One

After competing in F3, GP2 and Formula Renault 3.5
2017-10-21_0007Newly crowned FIA World Endurance Champion Brendon Hartley will take part in the final 2017 Formula One race in Abu Dhabi this weekend and the 28-year-old New Zealander has been confirmed at Scuderia Toro Rosso for the 2018 F1 season.

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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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