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Tue 25 Nov 2008
Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrillHeadline

Rossi, Loeb: Seekers in the thrall of the F1 thrill

The funny thing is, Valentino Rossi was never particularly a Ferrari fan. As he wrote in his 2005 autobiography, "What If I Had Never Tried It," the Italian motorcycle racer who has won world championships at 125cc, 250cc, 500cc and five times in...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Red Bull brightens up Jerez with launch of RB4Headline

Red Bull brightens up Jerez with launch of RB4

On a rainy morning in Jerez, Spain, the Red Bull Formula One team brighten up the region with the unveiling of their RB4. The new baby in the Red Bull family is quite stylish with an eye-popping livery accentuating the outline of the F1 ...

Fri 01 Feb 2008
'Earth Dreams' sets the tone for Honda's new carHeadline

'Earth Dreams' sets the tone for Honda's new car

Under a fanfare of flash bulbs, smoke, and rousing music, the Honda F1 team launched their 2008 specification car, a 'new' model developed from the ground up. Sporting a tamer livery from last season, the attractive white blue and green scheme is...

Sat 07 Jun 2008
Countax launches Williams F1 Lawnmower

Countax launches Williams F1 Lawnmower

British ride-on lawnmower manufacturer, Countax Ltd., have launched a new Williams Formula One Team model at this years' Chelsea Flower Show. The new Williams FW-4WD is equipped with a 16hp twin cylinder engine, and with 4WD capability, this new...

Tue 07 Oct 2008
FIA set to revive Formula 2 with testing in November

FIA set to revive Formula 2 with testing in November

Plans to revive the FIA Formula Two Championship came a step closer with the recent announcement of details for the new race series. MotorSport Vision (MSV), having won the tender last month to supply the cars and operational expertise, wasted...

Fri 17 Oct 2008
Chinese GP: Alonso and Kubica at SIC Kart World

Chinese GP: Alonso and Kubica at SIC Kart World

October 15, 2008, afternoon, two VIP paid a very important visit to SIC Kart World, they were two F1 drivers, Robert Kubica from BMW Sauber and Fernando Alonso, World Champion of 2005 & 2006 F1 season from Renault. Just as we know, Kubica and...

Fri 15 Aug 2008
Renault aerodynamicist Toso dies

Renault aerodynamicist Toso dies

Dino Toso, former aerodynamicist for Renault's Formula One team, has died of cancer. He was 39. "Dino was instrumental in building one of the sport's most successful aerodynamics departments, which helped the Renault F1 team win double drivers'...

Thu 14 Aug 2008
Renault Team pays tribute to Dino Toso

Renault Team pays tribute to Dino Toso

The ING Renault F1 Team pays tribute to Dino Toso It is with great sadness that the ING Renault F1 Team confirms that former Director of Aerodynamics, Dino Toso, lost his battle with illness this morning and passed away peacefully at his ...

Thu 04 Sep 2008
Phil Hill memorial service

Phil Hill memorial service

Memorial services have been announced for Phil Hill. They will be held in Santa Monica, California September 10 with visitation on September 9th. Visitation Tuesday, September 9 4:00 - 7:30PM Location: Gates, Kingsley & Gates Moeller Murphy...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Honda calls Formula One quitsHeadline

Honda calls Formula One quits

Honda president Takeo Fukui on Friday morning announced his company has pulled out of Formula One. Honda President and CEO Takeo Fukui poses with Jenson Button, Rubens Barrichello, Ross Brawn, Nick Fry and Honda Racing F1 team ...

Mon 03 Nov 2008
Massa wins in Brazil, Hamilton takes 2008 titleHeadline

Massa wins in Brazil, Hamilton takes 2008 title

The country continent, as Brazil calls itself, put its full weight behind local hero Felipe Massa and pushed him home a winner Sunday in the season-ending Formula One Grand Prix of Brazil. But 80,000 close, personal friends in attendance at the ...

Thu 19 Jun 2008
Toyota F1 to honor Andersson at French GP

Toyota F1 to honor Andersson at French GP

To commemorate first team manager Ove Andersson, 70, who died recently rallying an historic car in South Africa, the Toyota F1 team will band its cars with a black stripe for the French Grand Prix. Andersson was a key player in the formation of...

Sat 29 Mar 2008
Former FIA chief Balestre passed away

Former FIA chief Balestre passed away

Jean-Marie Balestre, controversial FIA president whose motorsport legacy is forever linked to Formula One's FISA-FOCA feud in the early 1980s, has died in his native France. He was 86. Balestre became president of the International Sporting ...

Mon 16 Jun 2008
Toyota mourns the death of Ove Andersson

Toyota mourns the death of Ove Andersson

Toyota Motorsport GmbH expresses its profound sadness at the untimely death of Ove Andersson, aged 70. He was involved in an accident whilst competing in the Milligan Vintage Trial, when the classic car he was driving suffered a frontal ...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
BRDC Annual Awards Luncheon notes

BRDC Annual Awards Luncheon notes

THE PRIME MINISTER, GORDON BROWN, PRESENTS LEWIS HAMILTON WITH AN AWARD AT THE 2008 BRDC ANNUAL AWARDS The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) celebrated motor racing achievements of 2008 in some-style today (Monday), when it hosted the BRDC ...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemmaHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: F1's dilemma

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram F1's dilemma In the current discontent in Formula One over the 2009 schedule, Ferrari's relationship with F1's governing body is drawing even more scrutiny than usual. Kimi Raikkonen, Stefano...

Fri 13 Jun 2008
F1 generates more revenue per event than any sport

F1 generates more revenue per event than any sport

Formula One Grands Prix Generate More Revenue Per Event Than Any Sport in the World Formula Money (www.formulamoney.com), the organization which monitors the financial health of Formula One (F1) motor racing, and Deloitte Sport Business Group...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Tue 02 Dec 2008
BMW Motorsport end of season notes

BMW Motorsport end of season notes

BMW Motorsport Party and Sports Trophy 2008. Munich, 29th November 2008. The BMW Motorsport squad of Formula One drivers (Robert Kubica, Nick Heidfeld and Christian Klien), FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) works drivers and the junior...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Esteban Gutierrez tests on Williams simulator

Esteban Gutierrez tests on Williams simulator

Esteban Gutierrez Tests on the Simulator of the AT&T Williams F1 Team Gutierrez Continues Making History Oxford, United Kingdom - Proudly Mexican driver, Esteban Manuel Gutierrez Gutierrez officially becomes the first Mexican driver in history...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Testing times for Formula OneHeadline

Testing times for Formula One

As Toro Rosso rules pre-season testing, Sato's yens may sail past common sense. Mosley does belt-tightening -- no pun intended -- with the blessing of FOTA. Jerez, Spain: A circuit that saw an epic battle to the finish line in 1986 between Nigel...

Sun 04 May 2008
Interview with Franz Josef Weigl on Super Aguri interest

Interview with Franz Josef Weigl on Super Aguri interest

Interview with Franz Josef Weigl "Super Aguri must survive, live and be successful" Franz Josef Weigl is a German business man now living in Munich, and who turned 50 years old on Wednesday March 26, the week between the Malaysia and Bahrain...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes
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EU3: CIK: World Motor Sport Council notes

The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 12 December 2008. The following decisions were taken: FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP The following measures to reduce costs in Formula One have been agreed by the World Motor Sport Council. These...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
Honda exit sends F1 reelingHeadline

Honda exit sends F1 reeling

Reaction in the sport to Honda's latest exit from Formula One, owing to the global financial and economic crisis has been swift and sure. Honda Racing F1 Team factory. Photo by xpb.cc. Discussion turned on whether the biggest loser...