The Renault F1 Team completed its final dry-weather test of the 2005
season today in Jerez. Fernando Alonso and Franck Montagny were in action
for the team, completing a total of 213 laps.
For Fernando Alonso, his
first test of the winter was a...
The last scheduled test session of the year came to a close on December 16th, as seven
drivers from four teams ended the week at Jerez de la Frontera. Franck
Montagny prepared to bow out of his official test and third driver role at
Michelin announced this week that it will quit F1 after 2006 but new world
champions Renault are not worried that the decision will affect the
performance next season. Renault and Fernando Alonso claimed
both titles this season on Michelin tyres...
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YAW...
Panasonic Toyota Racing completed its final test of 2005 in Jerez today.
After the longest F1 race season in history and a similarly busy test
programme, the Christmas tree was up and the test team enjoyed...
Conditions were overcast and cold for the second day of testing at Jerez de
la Frontera on December 14th and 13 drivers from seven teams were at work.
Test driver Franck Montagny topped the times for Renault with a best of
1:18.793 and official ...
Michelin announced on December 14th that it will withdraw from Formula One
after the 2006 season. The decision does not come as a big surprise as the
French manufacturer has been unhappy with the rules concerning tyres for
some time and has also...
Honda Racing F1 Team's second day of testing in Jerez began this morning
with damp conditions following an early rain shower.
It was not quite wet enough to run on intermediate tyres which, combined
with the cold conditions, meant that no real...
Team McLaren Mercedes completed its 2005 test programme today at the
Circuito de Jerez with Juan Pablo Montoya and Pedro de la Rosa at the
Since testing recommenced in Barcelona on Monday 28th November, Team
McLaren Mercedes has completed...
"RB2 2B GOOD," RECKONS DC
Red Bull Racing's Ferrari-powered RB2 turned a wheel for the first
time today, when it completed day one of a two-day test at Silverstone
Driven by David Coulthard, the new car completed a limited number...
Third day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, at the Jerez
de la Frontera circuit, in southern Spain.
At the wheel of an F2005, fitted with a regulated power version of the V10
engine, Felipe Massa completed a programme relating...
Test programme / Remarks: In the morning the team continued with the
cooling system tests and ran engine functionality checks. They also started
to work with Michelin on a tyre evaluation programme.
Later the engineers
discovered heat damages in...
The Renault F1 Team continued work at Jerez today, pursuing tyre and
set-up evaluation programmes with Franck Montagny and Heikki Kovalainen.
A wet circuit early in the day prevented any useful running, but as
conditions improved the team ran ...
There were once again 13 drivers on track at Jerez de la Frontera on
December 15th and Michael Schumacher made his mark on his return to work.
The former champion topped the times with a best of 1:18.958 and teammate
Felipe Massa made it a Ferrari...
The BMW Group and Intel have agreed on a comprehensive partnership. It
spans a strategic technology partnership for the development of BMW's
worldwide IT infrastructure as well as shared marketing activities. The
Nick Fry, Chief Executive Officer of the Honda Racing F1 Team, has
expressed the team's sadness at Michelin's decision to withdraw from
Formula One competition at the end of 2006. Following the announcement by
Michelin earlier today, he ...
Michelin will not extend its Formula One involvement beyond the 2006
Michelin has on several occasions expressed the conditions of its
involvement in Formula One: Michelin considers Formula One to be a
highly technical motorsport in which...
The team's second consecutive week of testing at the Jerez circuit in
Southern Spain began this morning, with third driver Anthony Davidson and
Honda Racing F1 Team Young Driver Adam Carroll.
The team will be testing for four days this week ...
Second day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working at
the Jerez de la Frontera circuit, in the south of Spain.
Once again today, Felipe Massa took to the track, at the wheel of an F2005
fitted with a regulated power version...
Team McLaren Mercedes continued their test programme at the Circuito de
Jerez in Spain today. Juan Pablo Montoya and Pedro de la Rosa completed
the day's schedule with the focus on Mercedes-Benz V8 and Michelin tyre
Juan Pablo was eighth...
The Renault F1 Team began its final winter test session of 2005 today at
Jerez, with Franck Montagny and Heikki Kovalainen in action for the world
Running was delayed during the morning by cold circuit temperatures,
which prevented ...
MF1 Racing - the Formula One team owned and operated by Midland
Group - is pleased to announce the signing of a three-year technical
partnership with WEIGL Group AG. The independent company, which
specialises in the engineering, testing and ...