Posted on Monday, July 1, 2013

British Grand Prix was almost suspended - Whiting

Formula 1 race director Charlie Whiting says he came very close to red flagging the British Grand Prix. Five drivers suffered tyre blowouts during the 52 lap race and Whiting says he came close to halting the action. "It was quite close to being red-flagged; it did occur to me to do that," he said. "Obviously to clear up all that debris was putting marshals at risk, and it is not satisfactory. We haven't seen a failure like this before; we have seen other types […]

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012

HRT eager for return to racing

HRT drivers Pedro de La Rosa and Narain Karthikeyan are eager to get back to racing after Formula One's lengthy summer break. Although HRT's drivers sit at the foot of the championship table, they are hopeful ahead of the second part of the 2012 campaign. "Spa is one of the drivers’ favourite tracks; it’s spectacular and difficult, not only because of the type of corners but also because of the weather, since one part of the track can be dry whilst another is wet, so […]

Posted on Monday, July 2, 2012

British Grand Prixview

The circuit may have changed almost beyond recognition, the heroes are different characters but one thing remains. F1 heads home to Silverstone, where the world championship began sixty-two years ago. History The British Grand Prix has been intrinsically linked with Brands Hatch and Silverstone, with the latter venue being the host since 1987, an honour it will continue until at least 2026. The first ever Formula One race was won by Giuseppe Farina back in 1950 on a post-WWII airfield, with the track marked out […]

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2012

Kovalainen looking forward to Silverstone

Heikki Kovalainen says that he is looking forward to next weekend's British Grand Prix. Kovalainen finished thirteenth at the European Grand Prix in a race that was arguably Caterham's best performance of the season. With a revised CT-01 set to take to the track next Friday, which includes new rear bodywork and a revised exhaust layout, Kovalainen believes that more progress can be made. "Silverstone is a great track to race at, both because it’s one of our two home races and because it’s a proper […]

Posted on Sunday, May 20, 2012

Monaco Grand Prixview

It's the one they all want to win. It's Monaco.

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2012

Sauber gearing up for Monaco

Highly motivated and excited, the Sauber F1 Team heads to the  most prestigious Grand Prix of the year. The Sauber C31-Ferrari’s performance has further improved since the introduction of the recent development package, and now it remains to be seen how this works on the narrow street circuit of Monaco. Kamui Kobayashi had a great race in the principality in 2011, and Sergio Pérez can’t wait to finally make it onto the grid at the Formula One race in Monte Carlo for the first time […]

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2012

Mercedes previews Monaco

Monaco Grand Prix preview from Mercedes F1 Team