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Sun 17 Dec 2006
2007 Formula One calendar (REVISED)

2007 Formula One calendar (REVISED)

Date Grand Prix Location ---------------- -------------- ------------------- 18 March Australia Melbourne 08 April Malaysia Sepang 15 April Bahrain Bahrain 13 May Spain ...

Fri 15 Dec 2006
Super Aguri confirms van der Garde as tester

Super Aguri confirms van der Garde as tester

Super Aguri F1 Team is pleased to announce that Giedo van der Garde will be the team's reserve and test driver for the 2007 season. A member of the McLaren Young Driver Support Programme, the 21-year-old Dutch driver commenced his motorsport ...

Alonso makes McLaren debut at Jerez

Alonso makes McLaren debut at Jerez

Fernando Alonso made his debut with McLaren at Jerez on December 15th, as Renault decided to permit him a one-day test with his new team. The Spaniard is still contracted to Renault until the end of 2006 but McLaren had made requests for him to be...

Wed 13 Dec 2006
Toyota Jerez test notes 2006-12-12

Toyota Jerez test notes 2006-12-12

THE END IS NEAR Panasonic Toyota Racing entered the home stretch for 2006 with the start of its final test of the year at the Circuito Permanente de Jerez in Spain today. The team had the track to itself for the start of a three-day...

Full circle for Michelin

Full circle for Michelin

From Clermont to Clermont a triumphant tale Michelin's second Formula One adventure lasted six seasons, from 2001 until 2006. During that time the Clermont-Ferrand manufacturer scooped 43 grand prix victories... and four world ...

Michelin celebrates title success

Michelin celebrates title success

Fernando Alonso, the Renault F1 Team and Michelin scored F1 world championship doubles in 2005 and 2006, lifting the titles for both drivers and constructors. To commemorate its latest FIA Formula One World Championship triumph, Michelin today...

Mon 11 Dec 2006
Honda ends Jerez test on topHeadline

Honda ends Jerez test on top

The week's test at Jerez came to an end on December 8th and it was a Honda one-two at the top of the time sheet on the final day. Rubens Barrichello set a best of 1:19.981 and team test driver James Rossiter was a tenth and a half behind. After an...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Schumacher awarded at FIA gala

Schumacher awarded at FIA gala

The FIA officially crowned its 2006 World Champions at a gala ceremony in Monaco. The ceremony culminated in the presentation of an FIA Gold Medal for Motor Sport to Michael Schumacher, the recently retired seven-time Formula One world ...

Honda offers Marco Andretti test ride

Honda offers Marco Andretti test ride

INDYCAR STAR MARCO ANDRETTI TO DRIVE HONDA RA106 IN JEREZ IndyCar Series 'Rookie of the Year' Marco Andretti will experience a Formula One car for the first time courtesy of the Honda Racing F1 Team when he joins the team's test in Jerez next ...

Jerez test times 2006-12-08

Jerez test times 2006-12-08

Pos Driver Nat Team Laps Time Gap To 1st --- --------------------- ---- ------------------- ---- ---------- ------- ------- 1. Rubens Barrichello BR Honda 66 1:19.981 2. James ...

Technical regs to change over next five years

Technical regs to change over next five years

The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 8 December, 2006. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Following the agreement between GPMA and FIA, the technical regulations governing Formula One will undergo ...

Ferrari Jerez test notes 2006-12-08

Ferrari Jerez test notes 2006-12-08

Third and final day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working again today at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit, in southern Spain. Luca Badoer and Felipe Massa completed the technical programme initiated on Wednesday, comprising...

Honda Jerez test summary 2006-12-06/08

Honda Jerez test summary 2006-12-06/08

The Honda Racing F1 Team completed its second test of the close season at the Jerez circuit in Spain today. The main focus of this week's test was the continued evaluation of the Bridgestone Potenza tyres with Rubens Barrichello, Christian Klien...

McLaren Jerez test summary 2006-12-06/08

McLaren Jerez test summary 2006-12-06/08

McLaren CEO Martin Whitmarsh sums up the team's three day test at Jerez "Despite a mixed week weather wise, the three day test in Jerez that concluded today was a positive session and we were able to complete the planned programme." "The main...

Red Bull Jerez test summary 2006-12-06/08

Red Bull Jerez test summary 2006-12-06/08

Yeth, it'th time to tetht in Jereth! From Barcelona last week, the teams moved down to the southernmost tip of Spain for the first of two sessions at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit. A change of venue and a change of weather, proving that the...

Toyota Jerez test notes 2006-12-08

Toyota Jerez test notes 2006-12-08

RAIN IN SPAIN Panasonic Toyota Racing concluded its three-day test at Jerez with a trouble-free run in changing, and challenging, conditions in Spain. The morning started with a torrential downpour which soaked the circuit and made driving...

BMW Sauber Jerez test notes 2006-12-08

BMW Sauber Jerez test notes 2006-12-08

Programme: The weather conditions today enabled the team to test all types of tyres. In the morning, both drivers used extreme weather tyres and made some system checks. They then switched to wet weather tyres, making comparisons between new and...

Super Aguri Jerez test notes 2006-12-08

Super Aguri Jerez test notes 2006-12-08

Super Aguri F1 Team concluded its three-day test programme at Jerez today with Anthony Davidson. Anthony Davidson: "This has been another positive week for the team. Jerez is a circuit I know very well and so I was able to get of a better feel...

Renault Jerez test notes 2006-12-08

Renault Jerez test notes 2006-12-08

The third and final day in Jerez for the world champion Renault F1 Team. The French team this evening concluded the second of its three pre-Christmas test sessions after a busy day on track in Jerez. Early this morning, the team had been...

Toro Rosso Jerez test summary 2006-12-06/08

Toro Rosso Jerez test summary 2006-12-06/08

The penultimate test session of 2006 took place in mixed weather conditions as it seems that new tyre supplier Bridgestone has a hotline to the Japanese rain gods. This meant that as well as running dry weather Potenzas, the team was also able to...

Renault newsletter 2006-12-08

Renault newsletter 2006-12-08

An update on progress on the new R27 at Enstone, and details of the team's official launch for next season. R27 on time and on target For the last two seasons, the Renault F1 Team has faced a major challenge: designing the following year's car...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mario Andretti Trophy announced

CHAMPCAR/CART: Mario Andretti Trophy announced

MARIO ANDRETTI TROPHY TO BE AWARDED TO INAUGURAL SPEED PERFORMER OF THE YEAR CHARLOTTE (August 31, 2006) -- When brought up in conversation, the name Mario Andretti may be the only one that universally brings racing to mind. Whether one is...

Chinese GP: Friday press conference

Chinese GP: Friday press conference

Chinese Grand Prix FIA Friday press conference transcript with Flavio Briatore (Renault managing director) Nick Fry (Honda CEO) Colin Kolles (Spyker MF1 managing director) Mario Theissen (BMW motorsport director) Q: Colin, what has been the ...

Chinese GP: Spyker MF1 Friday practice notes

Chinese GP: Spyker MF1 Friday practice notes

Comments from the Spyker MF1 team after Friday practices for the Chinese Grand Prix Tiago Monteiro: "It was a weird day because of the weather conditions that haven`t really allowed us to be sure of what we`ve got. I think we did a pretty ...