Tag Archive: Silverstone

Sep 24

Over 25,000 people at Silverstone for the Prancing Horse

Ferrari Racing Days

frd uk 1---1Two beautiful sunny days made for an unforgettable. Ferrari Racing Days at Silverstone from Friday to Sunday. The main European event of the 2017 Corse Clienti season drew over 80 Ferraris including 488 Challenges, 458 Challenge EVOs, and the cars of the XX Programmes and F1 Clienti, including the F60 driven by Marc Gené during the F1 Show, to the venue of the British Formula 1 Grand Prix.

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Sep 23

Wins for Di Amato, Froggatt, Hassid – Vittorie per Di Amato, Froggatt, Hassid

Ferrari Challenge Europe – Di Amato, Froggatt and Hassid win Race-1 at Silverstone

Silverstobne VIADaniele Di Amato, Chris Froggatt and Henry Hassid won the first races of the fifth round of the Ferrari Challenge Europe at Silverstone. The races took place during the Ferrari Racing Days, the main event of the European Corse Clienti season featuring appearances from the cars of F1 Clienti and the XX Programmes alongside the 488 Challenges. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

History made as entire field blanketed by less than a second

Jack Goff claims pole position during memorable BTCC qualifying at Silverstone

Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship history was made today (16 September) when the entire 32-car field was covered by less than a second – for the first time ever – in a remarkable qualifying session at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Sutton leads BTCC charge into Silverstone

Subaru racer heads the way into penultimate race weekend of 2017

The 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is speeding towards its conclusion with an all-important outing at Silverstone next weekend (16-17 September) and there has been another shift in power atop the standings. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 28

Marquez’ retirement blows the Championship wide open

Number 93 forced out of the British GP

Marc Marquez’s (Repsol Honda Team) hopes for victory at Silverstone went up in smoke with seven laps to go, as the number 93 was forced out of the fight at the front with a mechanical issue.

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Aug 24

“Faster than last year”: riders ready to take on Silverstone

Pre-Event Press Conference kicks off the Octo British Grand Prix as Round 12 is go

Pre-Event Press Conference kicks off the Octo British Grand Prix as Round 12 is goTalk focused on the challenge of the long, fast Silverstone Circuit, and a few questions about the weather – as always when touching down for the British GP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

Silverstone Pre-Event: British Talent meets…British Talent!

Octo British Grand Prix

Silverstone Pre-Event British Talent meets...British Talent!British stars of the paddock meet the riders who will be lining up in the British Talent Cup in 2018. Ahead of the Octo British Grand Prix, the newly-selected British Talent Cup riders had something further to celebrate as they met the paddock’s British talent – Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda), Bradley Smith (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing), Scott Redding (Octo Pramac Racing), Sam Lowes (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini), Tarran Mackenzie (Kiefer Racing) and John McPhee (British Talent Team). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 21

Into the lion’s den: who will rule Britannia?

Destination: Silverstone! It’s not quite London calling but it’s sure to be another classic clash

And now for something completely different: as the dust settles on the Spielberg duel, it’s already time to gear up for Silverstone and the British GP – home to some of its own classics. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

See how road cars would look if they raced in F1 (gallery)

9 everyday cars reimagined as F1 cars

F1 road cars 1_Toyota PriusFormula 1 cars were designed specifically with speed and aerodynamic efficiency in mind — but have you ever wondered what a Smart car, a Porsche 911 or a Toyota Prius would look like if they were speeding around Silverstone? Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

GP3: Russell to join Budapest F1 test

Series leader to test on both days with Mercedes

Russell to join Budapest F1 testGeorge Russell will stay in Budapest following the upcoming Round 4 at the Hungaroring to join Mercedes AMG F1 for both days of the Formula 1 test at the circuit, on 1-2 August. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

Hamilton: The world would erupt if we lost the British GP

“I feel like this, the UK, is the home of motorsport as we’ve obviously got lots of teams here” – Hamilton

2017-06-09-15-37-04_2146Lewis Hamilton feels his home country should be pushing for two British races as well as ensuring the future of Formula 1 at Silverstone.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 21

Lauda slams ‘overreaction’ with Halo introduction

“You have to make the right decision in such a situation. The halo is the wrong one.”

2017-06-09-09-04-41_0035Three-time Formula 1 world champion and Mercedes non-executive director Niki Lauda has slammed the decision to introduce the ‘Halo’ cockpit protection for 2018, calling it an “overreaction”.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Difficult to apply ‘immature’ Shield for F1 2018 – Horner

The Shield is expected to be debated in today’s [Wednesday] Strategy Group meeting

Difficult to apply ‘immature’ Shield for F1 2018 - HornerThe controversial ‘Shield’ concept will be ‘difficult’ for even a big budget team to apply to a 2018 F1 chassis even if the FIA decided to go ahead with the device now, according to Christian Horner.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Formula One teams British Grand Prix race report

British Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone.

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Jul 16

Hamilton dominates British GP as late drama strikes Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton eased to his fifth British Grand Prix victory on Sunday at Silverstone

2017-06-11_1674With one of the most comfortable displays of his Formula 1 career, leading home Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 15

Formula One teams British Grand Prix qualifying report

British Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone.

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Jul 14

Formula One teams British Grand Prix free practice report

British Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone.

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Jul 14

Vettel gives Shield public debut in Silverstone FP1

Sebastian Vettel gave F1’s latest cockpit safety solution its public debut during opening practice at Silverstone on Friday

Vettel gives Shield public debut in Silverstone FP1Sebastian Vettel gave Formula 1’s latest cockpit safety solution its public debut on Friday as the ‘Shield’ broke cover during opening practice for the British Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

WEC: Unpredictability adds to WEC fascination

Unpredictable

2017-06-18-0094A word that can have positive or negative meanings, but in the 2017 WEC it signifies just one thing – guaranteed racing excitement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 13

‘Future F1 race in London is possible’

“I’m sure F1, working with us, can in the future have an F1 race in London. Watch this space.” 

'Future F1 race in London is possible'The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed the city is open to hosting a Formula 1 race in the future after the success of the inaugural F1 Live London event at Trafalgar Square.  Read the rest of this entry »

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