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 ...
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...
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
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
Fernando Alonso, the Renault F1 Team and Michelin scored F1 world
championship doubles in 2005 and 2006, lifting the titles for both drivers
To commemorate its latest FIA Formula One World Championship triumph,
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Third and final day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro,
working again today at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit, in southern
Luca Badoer and Felipe Massa completed the technical programme initiated
on Wednesday, comprising...
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 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
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...
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...
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 F1 Team concluded its three-day test programme at Jerez today
with 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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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 ...
Comments from the Spyker MF1 team after Friday practices for the Chinese
"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 ...
VETTEL AND MICHELIN SET THE PACE -- TWICE
BMW Sauber/Michelin's 19-year-old test driver Sebastian Vettel was quickest in both free
practice sessions on the opening day of the Italian Grand Prix meeting at Monza. The
German lapped the ...
Comments from the Toro Rosso drivers after Friday practices for the
Chinese Grand Prix
"I drove this track two years ago in Formula Renault, but honestly today
felt like my first time here as I don't remember anything and of ...
CHRISTIJAN ALBERS SIGNS FOR SPYKER MF1 TEAM
Christijan Albers will drive for the Spyker
M F1 Team in 2007. The 27 year old Dutchman, affectionately known as
'Mr Noisy' by team due to his non-stop verbal assault on the
world both in and out of...
Chinese GP - First day of practice
"Today's work schedule, as usual on a Friday, centred on evaluating the
Bridgestone tyres on finding the best set-up. We must very thoroughly
study the data we have gathered to prepare firstly for...
Team McLaren Mercedes drivers Pedro de la Rosa and Kimi Raikkonen
finished today's second practice session in 12th and 21st positions
respectively after setting times of 1m38.022 and 1m39.179. It started to
rain slightly halfway through the second...
Wurz tops practice times in China
Bridgestone shod Alex Wurz, WilliamsF1's third driver, topped both
practice sessions today on day one of the Chinese Grand Prix weekend.
Conditions were overcast with ambient temperatures in the mid to ...
Panasonic Toyota Racing's preparations for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix
began today with an interrupted Friday of practice around the Shanghai
International Circuit. The skies around the track were overcast for
practice and it began to drizzle ...
The Honda Racing F1 Team enjoyed a competitive day's running in Shanghai
today as free practice got underway for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.
This morning, Anthony Davidson occupied his usual place at the sharp end
of the field, ending the...
Comments from the Williams team after Friday practices for the Chinese Grand Prix
Sam Michael, Technical Director, WilliamsF1:
"We ran a largely normal Friday programme except for compensating for the adverse weather in the
Comments from the Red Bull drivers after Friday practices for the Chinese Grand Prix
"There was a surprising amount of grip during the second session, considering the wet weather.
It's tricky when the weather's like that as...
After the first day of practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, during which
the best times were set in damp conditions, the BMW Sauber F1 Team's
test and reserve driver, Sebastian Vettel, was second quickest on his
first visit to the state of the art...
Super Aguri F1 Team finished the first of the free practice sessions at
the Shanghai International Circuit today in mixed spirits. On the
positive side, Franck Montagny achieved the team's highest
timesheet position finishing the second free ...