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Posted on Thursday, August 29, 2013

Ward to stand for FIA presidency

David Ward has announced his intention to stand in this year's FIA presidential elections. Ward has resigned as the FIA Foundation's Director General after 12 years in the position. "After much careful thought I have decided to stand as a candidate in the 2013 FIA Presidential election," Ward said in a statement released on the FIA Foundation's website on Thursday. "The election period begins in September and it will be necessary for me to approach FIA members to secure nominations. In these circumstances I think […]

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Why Formula 1 will miss Mark Webber

Mark Webber will bow out of Formula 1 after 12 seasons; here's why the sport will miss him.

Posted on Sunday, October 14, 2012

McLaren chose Button over Hamilton's farewell party

McLaren mechanics chose a run with Jenson Button over Lewis Hamilton's farewell party in Japan recently, according to British newspapers. The reports have revealed that Hamilton booked out a 16-lane bowling alley at Suzuka recently, where he planned to pay tribute to his mechanics before he leaves for Mercedes in 2013. Asked in Korea when he would get together with his team, Hamilton said: "I don't know. "I am sure at one stage I will, back at the factory." The newspapers also said Hamilton is […]

Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2012

Vettel and Webber unveil wings for life cars

Red Bull Racing drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber unveiled their Wings for Life cars today ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Both will drive their specially-branded RB8s, which each feature more than 25,000 photos that have been sent in by fans, throughout the race weekend. Organised for Wings for Life, the charity that is striving to find a cure for spinal cord injury, the initiative was open to fans all over the world who wanted to race with Mark and Sebastian at this […]

Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Red Bull: Faces for charity 2012

Red Bull Racing is offering fans the chance to put their faces and pictures on Sebastian Vettel’s and Mark Webber’s Formula One cars at this year’s British Grand Prix, 6-8 July 2012. Organised for Wings for Life, the charity that is striving to find a cure for spinal cord injury, the initiative is open to anyone around the world who wants to race with Red Bull drivers at this year’s Silverstone race and support this incredible cause. To take part, go to facesforcharity.com, upload a […]

Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Sutil vents anger at Hamilton

Adrian Sutil, charged with causing bodily harm, has expressed his anger with Lewis Hamilton

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Sutil wanted Lotus seat in Lux case settlement

Adrian Sutil offered to drive for Lotus this year with a discounted retainer, it emerged on Monday. In Munich, the ousted Force India driver's two-day assault trial, surrounding injuries sustained by Lotus team executive Eric Lux last April, began. T-Online reports that the German driver and his management proposed "various solutions" for an out-of-court settlement, including payments to Lux's African charity. Another proposal was a race seat at Lotus featuring a "reduced salary", according to the report. Lux recently dismissed as "a joke" earlier speculation […]

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2012

Sutil tried to settle Lux assault case

Adrian Sutil on Monday said he is "extremely sorry" for hurting Lotus executive Eric Lux last year. The former Force India driver's two-day assault hearing, relating to an incident in a Shanghai nightclub after which Lux needed 24 stitches in his neck, began in a Munich court. "I'm sorry, extremely sorry, I didn't want it to happen," Sutil told the court, according to SID news agency. The 28-year-old German said he tried several times to apologise, but Lux did not take his calls. Lux testified […]

Posted on Sunday, December 18, 2011

Christmas celebrations at Maranello

Today was the one day of the year in Maranello that was all about the children at Ferrari. Today was their party, the Kids Christmas, a traditional event which takes place every year over the Christmas period. This year it was held in a special area set up in the Fiorano track’s steering pad, featuring games, attractions and theatre performances with all sorts of events aimed specifically at the youngest members of the Ferrari family. Over twelve hundred company employees and their families attended the […]

Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Stewardess Branson to finally honour losing bet

Apr.20 (GMM) A sure date has finally been set so that billionaire Sir Richard Branson can honour a losing bet by becoming an air stewardess.

Last November, the Virgin team figurehead left Abu Dhabi with a sexy red AirAsia stewardess uniform, after he...

Posted on Sunday, March 27, 2011

Button wants permission for Japan charity visit

Mar.27 (GMM) Jenson Button is hoping McLaren lets him fly into disaster-ravaged Japan.

The 2009 world champion, a long-time Honda driver with a Japanese girlfriend, is raising money for the country's anguished citizens following the recent and unfold...