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 ...
Vodafone and the McLaren Mercedes Formula One team today announce a
long-term sponsorship agreement, commencing January 2007 which will last
into the next decade. Vodafone will become Title Sponsor of the Team --
'Vodafone McLaren Mercedes' and...
AUDI UNVEILS DIESEL-POWERED R10 PROTOTYPE THAT WILL DEBUT AT MOBIL 1
TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING
Paris, France - Armed with cutting-edge technology developed en route to
five overall 24 Hours of Le Mans victories and six American Le Mans
Trident Racing announces Andreas Zuber as official driver
Milano, 13th December 2005 -- The Austrian driver Andreas Zuber has joined the Italian Gian Maria Bruni
as official Trident Racing driver for the next GP2 Series.
The team has so...
Panasonic Toyota Racing started its final test of 2005 before the
Christmas break at Jerez today. Following a one day rest after extensive
wet weather testing on an artificially soaked track on Sunday, Ricardo
Zonta was back in the cockpit ...
Pedro de la Rosa and Gary Paffett were behind the wheel of two MP4-20Bs,
both with the Mercedes-Benz V8 engine, as Team McLaren Mercedes started its
final test session of 2005 today in Spain.
Due to the cold ambient and track temperatures at the...
First day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, at the Jerez
de la Frontera circuit, in southern Spain.
Felipe Massa took to the track, at the wheel of an F2005 fitted with a
regulated power version of the V10 engine. He worked on...
This year's final week of testing got under way at Jerez de la Frontera on
December 13th with six drivers from four teams at the Spanish track.
Ferrari's Felipe Massa, using the restricted V10 engine, headed the time
sheet with a best of 1:19.074.
Audi competes with diesel sports car at Le Mans
Audi R10 world premiere in Paris V12 TDI engine produces over 650 hp
First test successfully completed AUDI AG is once again one step ahead
of the opposition: The inventor of 'TDI' will become the...
BEN BOSTROM FIGHTS FOR TOP SPOT AT DAYTONA TEST ON HIS RETURN TO DUCATI
Daytona, FL (December 12, 2005) - Parts Unlimited Ducati Austin racers
Ben Bostrom and Neil Hodgson tested at Daytona International Speedway
December 10-12. Both riders...
This Year It is Okay To Get a Lot When You Give a Little
By: Tom Moore, Petersen Motorsports/White Lightning Racing
It is the time of year that our thoughts all turn towards others,
or they should. But, if we're honest, how many of us don't ...
It's not unusual for some race drivers to take an extended break after the
season and some of them don't return to the cockpit for winter testing until
after New Year. Michael Schumacher is often one of them but the Ferrari man
will be behind the...
Stewart Lays Down Back-to-Back Wins in Canada
AURORA, IL. (December 12, 2005) -- In his first-ever Amp'd
Mobile World Supercross GP Kawasaki's James Stewart, of Haines
City, Fla., rode away from Canada with two consecutive wins and leads ...
Renault's world champion Fernando Alonso was given the official trophy at
the FIA Gala in Monaco last Friday. He describes the evening...
FIA Formula One World Champions Flavio Briatore and Fernando Alonso with the constructors and...
Formula One drivers David Coulthard, Christian Klien, Vitantonio Liuzzi
and Robert Doornbos are the latest top names from the world of motorsport
who are rolling up to the NEC, Birmingham, from 12-15 January for
Autosport International, the...
A pair of top-six points scoring finishes by Sean McIntosh promoted
Team Canada back into the top-ten of the A1 Grand Prix of Nations today
as Round 6 of `The World Cup of Motorsport' played out at the Dubai
Autodrome in the United Arab ...
As Honda Racing F1 Team's new full-scale wind tunnel nears completion,
BARHondaF1.com talks to Graham Miller, Director of Wind Tunnel Operations
and Support Services.
Miller provides a progress report on the all-important wind tunnel project