Tag: F1

Vettel performs F1 car demonstration at Hungaroring

 2015 Ferrari Racing Days Sebastien Vettel, F1 car demonstration Four-time F1 Champion Sebastien Vettel yesterday got into action at the Hungaroring, venue of the Ferrari Racing Days weekend. The Ferrari Racing Days coincided with a series of spectacular Ferrari Corse Clienti activities, including the third round of the Ferrari Challenge Europe.

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Mercedes AMG GT S and C 63 S grace new Formula 1 season as official cars

 2015 Formula 1 safety car Mercedes-AMG GT S front Mercedes-Benz once again provides the Safety and Medical cars for the Formula One World Championships in the 2015 season. Mercedes has been on the active duty in F1 since 1996. When the season kicks off next weekend, from 12 to 15 March, the Mercedes AMG GT S will lead the starting grid formations and proceedings, while the Mercedes AMG C 63 S will serve from the trackside as medical car.

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Grosjean sets quickest time on final day of 2nd F1 pre-season test

 2015-F1-pre-season-Romain-Grosjean-Lotus-F1 The final two days of the 2nd official Formula One pre-season test at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona saw the two Lotus of Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado top the time sheets. Grosjean was the fastest driver on the final day with a 1:24.067, while Maldonado claimed the quickest lap time on the third day with a 1:24.348.

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Mercedes F1 W06 is ready to dominate the grid

 2015 F1 Mercedes F1.W06 Reigning Champions Mercedes AMG Formula 1 Team today unveiled its 2015 Formula 1 Challenger, the F1 W06, at the first F1 pre-season test in Jerez. Following the unveiling where Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg took the covers off the seventh Silver Arrow racer, Rosberg got the first opportunity to take the new car for a spin at the Spanish circuit.

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Sauber F1 sets optimistic goals with new C34 and driver line-up

 2015 Formula 1 Sauber_C34-Ferrari_front Sauber F1 Team has unveiled its 2015 Formula 1 Challenger, the C34, prior to the weekend’s first pre-season test. The Sauber C34-Ferrari incorporates improvements in three areas: performance in slow corners, weight reduction and braking stability.

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Lotus F1 Team previews their 2015 Challenger: E23 Hybrid

 2015 F1 Challenger Lotus E23 Hybrid Lotus F1 Team have previewed their newest Formula One Challenger, the E23 Hybrid, in time for the official testing session at Jerez de la Frontera Circuit over the weekend. The E23 Hybrid is scheduled for its proper unveiling at the Spanish track.

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Sebastien Buemi is confirmed as Reserve Driver at Red Bull Racing

 Sebastien Buemi is confirmed as reserve driver for 2015 season_resize Former Toro Rosso driver Sebastien Buemi has returned as reserve driver at Red Bull Racing for the 2015 Formula One World Championships. Buemi’s first stint at RBR (Red Bull Racing) came in the 2008 season where he was appointed the test driver on his F1 debut year.

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Esteban Gutierrez is confirmed as test and reserve driver at Ferrari

 2014 F1 Esteban Gutierrez joins Ferrari Ferrari has confirmed its full 2015 season drivers line-up with the announcement of former Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez as test and reserve driver. After two years competing in Formula 1 at the wheel of a Sauber powered by Ferrari, the Mexican is expected to contribute his experience and know-how in the area of car development.

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Rosberg powers Mercedes to 5th 1 – 2 finish of the year at Monaco GP

  Amidst the glitz and glamour of Formula 1 at the Principality, Mercedes duo Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton were the center of attention for much of the Grand Prix weekend. The duo, like the first five races, dominated the scene from practice till raceday, culminating in Rosberg’s second win of the season. This victory marked the team’s 10th in the new era of the Silver Arrows since 2010.

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Lotus tops 2nd F1 in-season test at Barcelona

  Surprise, surprise, at the end of the two-day test at the Circuit de Catalunya, Pastor Maldonado has topped the time sheets! Maldonado was fastest by almost a second after 102 trouble-free and very productive laps. The Lotus driver who lapped 1:24.871 tested on the car’s numerous aerodynamics and set-up evaluation.

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