Formula 3 Euro Series rookie champion Edoardo Mortara will be a
Volkswagen factory driver next year, as he aims for the overall title in
The 20 year-old will drive once again for the Signature team, which has
secured a works deal to run...
The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 7 December, 2007. The
following decisions were taken:
FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
In its decision of 13 September 2007, the WMSC instructed the FIA Technical
Department to conduct an ...
Bridgestone Potenza slick racing tyres made a return to Formula One cars for the first time in ten years
as Bridgestone Motorsport completed its final test of the 2007 season after four days of running at
Bridgestone Potenza slick...
Final day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working
again at the Jerez circuit, in southern Spain.
Felipe Massa and Michael Schumacher took to the track today, to conclude
the programme begun over the past few days, which ...
The Honda Young Driver Programme continued in Jerez this week as GP2
drivers Mike Conway, Andi Zuber and Luca Filippi had a further
opportunity to work with Honda for their second day in a Formula One
The test in Jerez was designed to build...
Takuma Sato concluded the last test of 2007 for Super Aguri F1 Team in
Jerez today. He started the morning with a continuation of
yesterday's MES control system tuning programme, which was
predominately aimed at improving the various parameters ...
98 days: with the final day's testing of 2007 completed that's how many
days now remain until Friday practice in Melbourne for the first round
of the 2008 season.
Here in Jerez, a foggy and damp morning delayed proceedings slightly,
but once ...
Having set the fastest time in today's final day of testing for 2007, Sebastian Vettel
has the honour of seeing his name stay at the top of the Formula 1 time sheet until at
least 14 January 2008. This long four day - two car session brings the...
The Honda Racing F1 Team completed its final test of 2007 at the Jerez
circuit in Spain today. The four-day test focused on the continued
evaluation of the 2008 electronics system along with the opportunity to
run the Bridgestone Potenza 'slick'...
Programme: Before Robert Kubica went out for his first run of the day members of the team stood in front
of his car in the garage and sang Happy Birthday, as this was his 23rd birthday.
For his third
day of testing his programme included more ...
The Force India Formula One Team today completed the
second test of its winter development programme at the Jerez de la
Frontera circuit in southern Spain.
Roldan Rodriguez and Giedo van der Garde brought the four-day test to a
Panasonic Toyota Racing brought the curtain down on the 2007 season
with the final test of the year at Jerez in Spain today. Timo Glock and
Jarno Trulli took the wheel for another day of development for next year
and beyond, although both drivers...
The final test session of 2007 came to a close on December 7th and Toro
Rosso's Sebastian Vettel was the man at the top of the time sheet. He
set a best of 1:18.213 on slick tyres in the morning and focused on
suspension in the afternoon. Teammate...
McLaren will have to wait another couple of months to get the go-ahead
for its 2008 car after the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) deferred
its decision until February. McLaren was excluded from the 2007
constructors' championship due to being in...
Ottawa driver signs with leading British F3 team
Majorspeed.com driver Philip Major
has announced that he has signed with Fortec Motorsport Ltd, for the 2008
British F3 Championship. Major has been in the UK since the fall testing
with his new...
The World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) met in Monaco on December 6th to
hear evidence in regard to Renault being in possession of confidential
McLaren information and decided to award no penalty. No details of the
hearing have been given but the...
Testing continued at Jerez on December 5th and Lewis Hamilton made his
mark on his return to the McLaren cockpit with the best time of the 20
drivers present, 1:19.371. His day focused on aerodynamic tests with
no driver aids while team test...
It was the third day of testing at Jerez on December 6th and a third
different driver took to the top of the time sheet. After Nick Heidfeld
was fastest on the first day, it was the turn of BMW Sauber teammate
Robert Kubica on Thursday, his best a...
The ING Renault F1 Team welcomes the decision of the FIA World Motor
Sport Council to impose no penalty on the team following its acknowledged
breach of Article 151c of the International Sporting Code.
ING Renault F1 Team Managing Director...
Ralf Schumacher and Vitantonio Liuzzi took over for the
third day of the Force India Formula One Team's test programme in Jerez,
southern Spain. Unfortunately however the day was heavily interrupted by
several lengthy red flag periods, which ...
Third day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working
again at the Jerez circuit, in southern Spain.
Felipe Massa and Michael Schumacher took to the track today, working
mainly on the development of new components and electronics...
Back in the mists of time, there used to be a series of races referred to as "Formula
Libre," which meant drivers could take part in just about any car they fancied. Today's
testing was not quite as chaotic as those events, but the fact that some...
If anyone was in any doubt as to why there are two races in Spain on the 2008
calendar, they only had to turn up at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit today, where it
seemed that most of the locals must have rung their bosses and ...
Programme: Nick Heidfeld completed his third and final day at this last test of 2007, while for Robert
Kubica it was day two of three. The drivers continued the development work on the
electronics and car set-up for 2008.
Also Robert had his...
Takuma Sato joined Super Aguri F1 Team for the final two days running at
Jerez, Spain, today.
The planned programme for the morning was for Takuma to gain his first
experience of the 2008 MES control system, evaluating each control
The final scheduled test session of 2007 got under way at Jerez de la
Frontera on December 4th with 20 drivers at work on the Spanish track.
BMW Sauber's Nick Heidfeld set the pace, his best of the day a 1:19.042.
The team also tried out young ...
Trident Racing is very proud to announce the arrival of a new key-figure
in its racing staff. Coming from the World Series Renault, Daniele Rossi,
despite the young age, is set to represent a vital addition to the team`s
lineup. After six years in...
BREEN SIGNS FOR MANOR MOTORSPORT IN F3 EUROSERIES!
Dundalk's Niall Breen, who finished fifth in his rookie British Formula 3
season, announced in Dublin today that he has signed with top Formula 3
Euroseries team, Manor Motorsport, for the 2008...
The FIA has asked us to correct certain factual errors contained in a
press briefing given on our behalf by one journalist concerning Renault
F1 and we are pleased to do so. The corrections are as follows.
In our briefing, we stated that there...
Christian Klien joined Giancarlo Fisichella for the
second day of the Force India Formula One Team's test at Jerez de la
Frontera in Spain. In a highly productive day of testing, the team was
able to complete its programme, with Christian setting...
Programme: Lewis Hamilton returned to testing duties today at the Jerez circuit
alongside Pedro de la Rosa. Work for Lewis was principally focused on aerodynamic
testing, as he took to the track for the first time with no driver aids.
They say nostalgia is not what it used to be, but today David Coulthard certainly enjoyed tearing
round the Jerez track on slick tyres, as part of a Bridgestone evaluation for the 2009
season. He commented that it reminded him of the ...
The enterprise and initiative of Total-Elf, partner of both the ING
Renault F1 Team and Citroen Sport, today saw the recently-crowned four
time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb swap his seat with Heikki
Kovalainen during a special promotional...