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Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Ferrari to unveil 2014 car on January 25th

Ferrari will reveal their 2014 car on Saturday 25th January, just three days prior to the start of testing in Spain. The car, which will be driven by Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen, will be revealed online. Formula 1 fans have the opportunity to decide what Ferrari's 2014 challenger is called. There are five options available: F14 T, F14 Maranello, F14 Scuderia, F166 Turbo or F616, with voting set to get underway on Ferrari's website and official social media pages. The name of the car […]

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014

McLaren to unveil MP4-29 online on January 24

McLaren has confirmed that their 2014 challenger will be unveiled prior to the first test of the year at Jerez. McLaren's 2014 car, the MP4-29, will be revealed online at 12pm on Friday 24th January. The team, which finished in fifth place last year, will field Jenson Button alongside rookie Kevin Magnussen. McLaren is the second team to confirm their launch date, after Mercedes revealed on Monday that their 2014 car will be unveiled on the morning of the first day of testing at Jerez, […]

Posted on Sunday, November 25, 2012

Sebastian Vettel wins 2012 title

Sebastian Vettel has claimed his third world title after finishing sixth in a thrilling Brazilian Grand Prix. Vettel was spun on the opening lap but battled back in tricky conditions to claim the points he needed for the title. The race was won by Jenson Button, while Fernando Alonso did all he could by finishing in second. Lewis Hamilton was taken out of the race by Nico Hulkenberg when the two were fighting for the lead. A full race report will be online on Monday.

Posted on Saturday, August 11, 2012

Spa ticket confusion for thousands of fans

Up to 6,000 Formula 1 fans who bought tickets for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps might not be able to attend the event because their tickets may not arrive, despite paying for them. According to Dutch media, the company that sold the tickets via the Internet - The Ticket Enterprise - allegedly appears headed for bankruptcy but the investigators cannot say yet wether it’s a scam or a mistake. “The company website has not been working for a week and the management is unreachable […]

Posted on Sunday, February 5, 2012

F1 world still busy on winter Sunday

The next pieces are set to fall into place as a busy period in the world of Formula One continues. With four 2012 cars now launched, the next one - Lotus' new E20 car - will head the headlines on Sunday afternoon when it is unveiled online from the former Renault team's Enstone base. At the same time, F1 teams - including Lotus - are busily setting up at Jerez for the first group test of the pre-season. "No snow here," Lotus said from Spain […]

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2011

Head: Maldonado seat 'pretty certain' for 2012

Team co-founder Patrick Head is "pretty certain" Pastor Maldonado will stay with Williams for a second season in 2012. The Venezuelan's seat was until recently considered secure due to his lucrative backing by the state-owned oil company PDVSA. But that money is now in doubt, with the Venezuelan parliament looking into whether the Williams deal went through the necessary approval processes. So when the provisional 2012 entry list was published by the FIA on Wednesday, Maldonado's name was missing. "It's not something that I can […]

Posted on Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Ferrari: Smedley radio call not malicious

Ferrari insists Felipe Massa's engineer Rob Smedley was not "malicious" when he ordered the Brazilian to "destroy" Lewis Hamilton's race recently in Singapore. A trio of paddock regulars this week have already played down the content of the radio call that preceded Massa colliding with McLaren's Hamilton during the night race just over a week ago. But some publications, notably "English daily papers" according to Ferrari's online columnist The Horse Whisperer, suspected a sinister motive. "It's true that (Smedley) was caught up in the heat […]

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2011

Kubica vows to be ready for 2012 return

Jul.14 (GMM) Robert Kubica has confirmed his desire to return to formula one next year with Renault.

Asked by a fan on the team's website if he will be ready for the 2012 season and a title fight, the injured Pole answered: "Yes to the first question...

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Gymkhana rally star Block to test Pirelli F1

Jun.14 (GMM) World rally driver Ken Block, famous for his online gymkhana stunt videos, will test the Pirelli F1 test car later this year.

American Block, 43, will drive the updated 2009 Toyota at Monza in August, the sport's official tyre supplier a...

Posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Ecclestone could send own inspector to Bahrain

Jun.8 (GMM) Bernie Ecclestone could send his own envoy to Bahrain as the 2011 race rescheduling saga becomes a political power struggle.

Some commentators have raised eyebrows this week as Ecclestone, F1's chief executive, appeared to be back in step...

Posted on Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Ferrari admits conservative approach wrong

May 4 (GMM) Ferrari's chief designer has accepted the criticism that the Italian team must become more innovative.

While its less-famous rivals pioneered double diffusers, F-ducts and blown exhausts in recent years, Ferrari single seaters have become...

Posted on Thursday, April 7, 2011

Raikkonen Solid in First NASCAR Test

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In preparation for his NASCAR debut at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 20, ICEONERACING’s Kimi Raikkonen participated in three days of testing with Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) this week. The former Formula 1 champion made his first laps around an oval track during a two-day test session at Gresham Motorsports on Monday and Tuesday, followed by a one-day test at Rockingham Speedway on Thursday. Raikkonen settled in quickly behind the wheel of his Toyota Tundra, posting lap times consistent with previous KBM […]