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 ...
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...
Second day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro, working
again at the Jerez circuit.
Kimi Raikkonen was joined this morning by the newly-wed Felipe Massa.
The two Scuderia race drivers continued with the work of developing
Once again today, "Der Seb" started the day at the wheel of a car fitted with the 2008
electronics, while "Le Seb" was in a 2007 car with the electronic aids switched off.
But working on the cliched but true principle that two heads are better...
The ING Renault F1 Team today continued its work begun on day one of this
final 2007 test at Jerez.
The primary target for the day was to test the slick tyres that have been
made available to all teams, in anticipation of their possible return ...
Panasonic Toyota Racing continued its preparations for 2008 with Timo
Glock and Kamui Kobayashi again clocking up the kilometres at Jerez in
Spain. Another sunny day gave the team plenty of opportunity to try
out 2008 development parts and both ...
Programme: Nick Heidfeld was in the car for the second day running, while for Robert Kubica it was the
first day of his three day test. Nick was again doing work with the 2009 specification
Bridgestone slick tyres.
The team also worked on the ...
Anthony Davidson joined the Super Aguri F1 Team test at Jerez today for
Day 2 of the planned four-day schedule.
Following on from James Rossiter's first outing of the 2009 slick tyres
yesterday, Anthony concentrated on evaluating and...
Philips Shavers today signed a new multi-year sponsorship
agreement with the AT&T Williams team. The agreement, which runs through to the end of
the 2010 Formula One season, includes exclusive access to promotional collateral and an
FISICHELLA AND MONTAGNY OPEN TEST FOR FORCE INDIA
Giancarlo Fisichella and Franck Montagny kicked off the
first day of the Force India Formula One Team's test programme today at
the Circuit de Jerez, southern Spain. Both drivers made their debut...
The hotel owners of Southern Spain are preparing for a drop in income and a few
days off, as the final test session of 2007 got underway today at the Jerez de la
Frontera circuit. Unlike most of the year's tests, this one is due to...
First day of a session that is due to run for four days rather than the usual three. This
was Mark Webber's first test since the end of the season as, last time Red Bull
Racing was in action in Barcelona, he was busy getting ready...