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 ...
Robert Doornbos enjoyed a relative
easy-going Friday at the Shanghai International Circuit today. With his
Red Bull Racing Grand Prix debut this Sunday in mind, the 25-year old
Dutchman only used the afternoon session to complete his programme at...
The Renault F1 Team made a solid start to the Chinese Grand Prix weekend
in Shanghai, with Fernando Alonso and Giancarlo Fisichella finishing
sixth and tenth respectively in the second practice session -- and as
the third and fifth fastest race ...
There was no change at the top of the time sheet after Friday's second
practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, with Alex Wurz still at the top.
The Williams third driver set a best of 1:35.539, less than half a tenth
up on his fastest in the morning.
MF1 sporting relations manager Johnny Herbert has reportedly departed his
position now that the team has been taken over by Dutch sports car
company Spyker. Former racer Herbert was appointed by MF1 earlier this
season after sporting director...
Williams third driver Alex Wurz kicked off the on-track proceedings for
the Chinese Grand Prix weekend with the fastest time in the first Friday
practice session. He set a best of 1:35.574 around the Shanghai circuit,
less than two hundredths of a...
CHINESE GRAND PRIX
SCHEDULE OF PRESS CONFERENCES ORGANISED BY THE FIA
Thursday 28 September: 15.00 (local time)
Robert Kubica (BMW Sauber)
Kimi Raikkonen (McLaren)
Nico Rosberg (Williams)
Michael Schumacher (Ferrari)
Friday 29 September ...
Renault tech file: Shanghai
China is one of the modern breed of Formula 1 circuits and offers some
unique challenges to the teams and drivers. Although it does not feature
much elevation change, there is a wide variety of challenging corners
With the European season at an end, Formula One's next stop is Asia and
the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday 1st October. Debuted on the calendar in
2004, this year's race will be only the third Grand Prix at the Shanghai
Team McLaren Mercedes travels to the People's Republic of China this
week for the third Grand Prix held at the Shanghai International Circuit.
The race sees Formula 1 leave Europe for the final three fly-away races
of the 2006 season. Following...
Bridgestone aims high for Shanghai
After extensive tyre testing at the Mugello and Silverstone circuits
recently in Italy and the United Kingdom, Bridgestone Motorsport heads
this week to the Chinese city of Shanghai for Round Sixteen of the