ING Renault F1 Team today began work at its final test session of 2007,
completing the first of three days at Jerez, near Seville, as the team
continues its preparations for the 2008 season.
Following on from the work conducted in Barcelona last...
Panasonic Toyota Racing began a new era today with Timo Glock and Kamui
Kobayashi testing for the first time since being confirmed as race
driver and third driver respectively for 2008. Both drivers got their
first taste of the TF107, although ...
Super Aguri F1 Team commenced its final test of 2007 at the Jerez circuit
today with James Rossiter at the helm of the driving duties.
In the cooler December temperatures in Spain, the primary focus of
today's programme, the first day of the ...
Programme: The first day of the last test in 2007 for the BMW Sauber F1 Team was very successful. Nick
Heidfeld, who will be driving for three days, was doing work in preparation for 2008. He was
concentrating on the electronics and driving with...
FORCE INDIA STRENGTHENS TECHNICAL STRUCTURE WITH NEW RECRUITS
The Etihad Aldar Force India Formula One Team is
delighted to announce a major restructure of its technical operations at
its base in Silverstone, UK. Key to this restructure is the...
During next week's test in Jerez the BMW
Sauber F1 Team will give young drivers Marko Asmer (23, Estonia) and Javier Villa
(20, Spain) a chance to drive the BMW Sauber F1.07.
Tuesday, 4th December:
Nick Heidfeld will drive all...
Winter testing is set to continue at Jerez next week and Force India,
formerly Spyker, has confirmed that Giancarlo Fisichella and Ralf
Schumacher will be part of its evaluation programme. The team is
very busy assessing drivers as former Toyota...
The Force India F1 Team will be back in action at the
Circuit de Jerez, southern Spain, for the second test of its winter
development programme. Over the four day test from 4 - 7 December, the
team will again run two former Spyker B-spec F8-VII...
Since splitting with McLaren at the end of the season Fernando Alonso
has yet to reveal where he might race in 2008, but it seems the rumoured
deal with Red Bull is just another myth. The double-champion has been
linked with the energy drink ...
Swiss company Sika will be supporting
the BMW Sauber F1 Team as a Promotional Supplier from 2008. Based in
Baar, Switzerland, Sika is a speciality chemicals company well known to BMW
and already involved in other motor sport projects run by the ...
Prodrive, the company headed by former BAR principal David Richards, has
confirmed that it will not be entering the 2008 Formula One championship
as it had planned. The ongoing dispute over 'customer cars', including a
legal challenge from...
In advance of the Formula BMW World Final, BMW Sauber ran a full-day
testing session at Circuito Ricardo Tormo in Valencia today, with
Christian Vietoris at the wheel at first, and Augusto Farfus taking over
in mid-afternoon. Running on the full...
BMW Sauber is the second team to announce a 2008 launch date for its
new car and the event will take place in Munich on January 14th. The
presentation will be at BMW Welt, the manufacturer's new vehicle
delivery centre, near to the BMW Tower and...
Toyota is the first F1 team to announce a launch date for its 2008
challenger, the TF108 to be revealed at its Cologne base on
January 10th. The top management and drivers will be on hand to start
Toyota's seventh year in the sport and in the mean...
BMW motorsport director Mario Theissen reviews the 2007 season and looks
ahead to the future
Q: How would you rate the BMW Sauber F1 Team's second season?
BMW Sauber F1 Team group picture.
Photo by xpb.cc.
Mario Theissen: It was a...
Toyota Motorsport GmbH can today confirm that Timo Glock will race for
Panasonic Toyota Racing in 2008.
Timo, the reigning GP2 Series champion, has signed a multi-year contract
and the team hopes an agreement can be reached with BMW Sauber to ...
As expected, Toyota has confirmed Timo Glock as a race driver for 2008
along with a multi-year contract. Glock has been linked with Toyota for
some time but as BMW Sauber believed it still had a deal with the 25
year-old German as test driver for...
Tonio Liuzzi speaks about his test with Force India
On the test:
"I'm very satisfied of how the test went. In a day and a half we did lots of
laps and I understood the car very well. Obviously it wasn't easy at the
beginning, since the car was...
Williams F1 today welcomed the findings
of the FIA's International Court of Appeal (ICA), investigating the matter of the
fuel temperatures recorded at the Brazilian Grand Prix earlier this year.
The outcome of the hearing means that the Steward's...
Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro is completely satisfied with today's decision
of the International Court of Appeal which confirms the result of the
Brazilian Grand Prix, as a consequence of which Kimi Raikkonen won the
Formula 1 Drivers' World ...
The FIA International Court of Appeal met in London on Thursday,
November 15, 2007, to examine an appeal lodged by the Motor Sports
Association (MSA) on behalf of its licence-holder Vodafone McLaren
Mercedes against the decision (document 41) of...
The FIA International
Court of Appeal today rejected as inadmissible Vodafone McLaren
Mercedes' appeal against the FIA Stewards' decision in respect of
fuel irregularities at the 2007 Brazilian Grand Prix.
As was made very clear prior to the ...
Timo Glock looks likely to be announced as a Toyota race driver in the
near future after BWM Sauber confirmed that the German would not be
continuing as the team's third driver. Glock, who previously raced for
Jordan, joined BMW for 2007 and also...
With exactly one month to go before the world's best drivers
descend on London's Wembley Stadium for The Race of Champions,
Michael Schumacher has been warming up for his return to racing.
The seven-time Formula One champion has revisited former...
Toyota Motorsport GmbH is delighted to confirm that Kamui Kobayashi, a
product of the Toyota Young Drivers Programme (TDP), will step up to
Formula 1 in 2008 as Panasonic Toyota Racing's third driver.
Kamui, 21, has been associated with Toyota...
The Honda Young Driver Programme ran GP2 drivers Andi Zuber, Luca
Filippi and Mike Conway at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona this
week. As part of the team's commitment to the development of young
motorsport talent, each driver had the ...
Today's final day of testing at Barcelona marked Franck Montagny's last
day behind the wheel as third driver for Panasonic Toyota Racing.
The Frenchman will not drive for the team at Jerez in December so test
team members took the opportunity to...
Third and final day of testing this week for Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro,
working again today at the Catalunya Circuit.
Luca Badoer and Felipe Massa completed the planned programme, centred on
development of new components and electronics.
The penultimate test of 2007 ended today at the Circuit de Catalunya and the past
three days can generally be described as positive for Red Bull Racing. David
Coulthard drove on all three days and this last one saw him continue to work...
ING Renault F1 Team concludes its 3-day test session on the Circuit de
Catalunya near Barcelona. The day was mainly devoted to testing the
reliability of the new standard ECU, the MES TAG31OB ECU, which all the
teams will have to use from 2008 ...
STRONG CONCLUSION TO FIRST FORCE INDIA F1 TEAM TEST
The Force India F1 Team today concluded a very
productive three-day test at the Circuit de Catalunya on the outskirts of
Barcelona, Spain. With Vitantonio Liuzzi and Christian Klien ...
For the final day of the first winter test of 2008 season preparations,
James Rossiter took over the driving duties for Super Aguri F1 Team.
James picked up from where Anthony finished yesterday with continued work
being carried out on the MES...
Scuderia Toro Rosso heads home to Faenza after three generally successful days of
testing at the Catalunya circuit. Unlike yesterday, there was no swapping of chassis for
our two drivers, with Vettel sticking to the car running the 2008 Common...
Programme: For the third and final day of the first winter test the task list was basically the same as for the
two previous days. Again, development work with the 2008 standard ECU was on the
agenda, as well as testing new mechanical parts in ...
The Honda Racing F1 Team began its on-track preparations for the 2008
Formula One season at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona this week.
The three-day test sees the team's 2007 car, the RA107, running without
traction control as the new ...