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  • Marussia also in danger of missing USA F1 GP

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    Dawan Shreenivas
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:45 am
    F1′s grid may have shrunk to just 18 cars by the time of the US grand prix next weekend. Caterham‘s troubles – with administrators locking the green cars inside the Leafield factory amid an unseemly spat with former owner Tony Fernandes – are now well documented. But authoritative publications are now claiming that the similarly […] Marussia also in danger of missing USA F1 GP
  • Ecclestone: Caterham, Marussia could miss Austin

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    25 Oct 2014 | 4:35 am
    Bernie Ecclestone believes that both Caterham and Marussia could be absent from next weekend's F1 grid at the USGP in Texas.
  • Administrator becomes Caterham team boss

    The Formula 1 News
    Mike
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:59 am
    The Caterham saga took another bizarre twist on Friday as an administrator became the new team principal. With the gates at Leafield still locked and Saturday’s freight deadline for Austin now looming, the Colin Kolles-led management decided to step away from the beleaguered team. In a statement, the team said it has agreed “to hand over management … to the...The post Administrator becomes Caterham team boss appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Lotus to keep Grosjean, test 2015 nose

    Grandprix.com Current News
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:14 pm
    Lotus has confirmed it will test a conventional nose solution ahead of next weekend's US grand prix.
  • Caterham: Sheriffs Office issues a statement

    Pitpass - the latest hottest F1 news
    24 Oct 2014 | 9:04 am
    The Sheriffs Office, which has visited Leafield twice to enforce a number of judgments, issues a statement.
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  • Marussia set to miss US GP too

    25 Oct 2014 | 2:22 am
    Marussia looks set to join Caterham in missing the United States Grand Prix after Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Saturday neither team would travel to Austin
  • Caterham set to miss next two races

    24 Oct 2014 | 9:26 am
    Caterham is now almost certain to miss the United States and Brazilian Grands Prix as its administrators focus on finding a new buyer for the Formula 1 team
  • Kvyat won't change for Red Bull

    24 Oct 2014 | 7:33 am
    Daniil Kvyat says he will not alter his approach to Formula 1 when he graduates from Toro Rosso to Red Bull next season
  • Alonso holds no fear for Button

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:23 am
    Jenson Button says he would not be scared of being Fernando Alonso's team-mate in Formula 1, should they end up paired at McLaren next year
  • Caterham management steps back

    24 Oct 2014 | 4:04 am
    The Caterham Formula 1 team is now effectively being run by administrators, after its current management team agreed to step back
 
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  • Lotus and Grosjean close to completing 2015 deal

    24 Oct 2014 | 7:52 am
    Lotus have revealed that they are near to reaching an agreement with Romain Grosjean that will see the Frenchman stay on as Pastor Maldonado's team mate in 2015. Grosjean, who has endured a frustrating 2014 campaign, finishing in the points on just two occasions, has spent his entire F1 career with the Enstone-based team
  • United States preview quotes - Red Bull and Lotus on Austin

    24 Oct 2014 | 7:31 am
    Round 17 of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship sees the teams and drivers head across the Atlantic to the much-lauded Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. As the season builds towards its climax, those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix discuss their prospects for the weekend ahead
  • 50 years on - John Surtees on his unique bike-car double

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:25 am
    John Surtees headed into the 1964 Formula One season finale in Mexico locked in a three-way fight for the title. Against the odds he emerged triumphant, becoming the first - and to date only - driver to have won world championships on both two and four wheels. But what does the man himself think of that epic achievement? On the eve of the 50th anniversary of his unprecedented feat, we spoke to Surtees to find out
  • Fong, Nissany and Ocon complete Valencia test - updated

    23 Oct 2014 | 10:05 am
    Three up-and-coming drivers got the chance to experience F1 machinery in a two-day test in Valencia, Spain this week. Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany both sampled a two-year old Sauber, while Esteban Ocon was at the wheel of an identical-vintage Lotus. Chinese driver Fong, 24, and Israeli Nissany, 19, got one day each in the Ferrari-powered Sauber C31
  • The First Time - with Toro Rosso's Jean-Eric Vergne

    23 Oct 2014 | 4:26 am
    This year has been something of a rollercoaster ride for Jean-Eric Vergne, veering from a career-best qualifying in the season opener and a record points haul, to potentially losing his Toro Rosso drive at the end of the season. We take the chance to quiz the Frenchman on a few of the firsts in his life - including why it took a while before he even considered F1 racing to be achievable, and how he won the first car race he ever entered
 
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  • 50 years on - John Surtees on his unique bike-car double

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:25 am
    John Surtees headed into the 1964 Formula One season finale in Mexico locked in a three-way fight for the title. Against the odds he emerged triumphant, becoming the first - and to date only - driver to have won world championships on both two and four wheels. But what does the man himself think of that epic achievement? On the eve of the 50th anniversary of his unprecedented feat, we spoke to Surtees to find out
  • Age and the F1 driver - from teenage stars to fast 50-year-olds

    22 Oct 2014 | 1:48 am
    This season 19-year-old Daniil Kvyat became F1's youngest ever points scorer and 17-year-old Max Verstappen became the youngest driver to take part in a Grand Prix session. But did you know that back in the early days of the world championship it was not uncommon for drivers to race into their late forties and even early fifties? We explore the fascinating issue of age in F1
  • Russia analysis - Rosberg left rueing costly error

    13 Oct 2014 | 2:19 am
    Nico Rosberg staged a remarkable recovery drive to finish second in Sochi on Sunday, but was left lamenting the opening-lap error which forced him into the pits and helped Mercedes team mate and race winner Lewis Hamilton open up a 17-point championship lead. Williams' Valtteri Bottas was the only driver able to threaten the Silver Arrows, while a resurgent McLaren claimed their best team result since the 2014 season-opener in Australia
  • Sochi stats - Mercedes wrap it up in style

    12 Oct 2014 | 7:24 am
    Aside from Nico Rosberg's unscheduled stop at the end of lap one, things couldn't have gone much better for Mercedes in Russia. Not only did they wrap up their 13th win and ninth one-two finish of the season, they also earned enough points to seal their first ever constructors' championship crown
  • Paddock Postcard from Russia

    12 Oct 2014 | 12:08 am
    The enthusiasm for this weekend's inaugural Russian Grand Prix was obvious from the outset as more than 20,000 fans turned up on the opening Thursday, a day before the track action even began at the all-new Sochi Autodrom. They queued eagerly for driver autographs and the pit-lane walk, which offered the opportunity to step right up to the teams' garages
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  • The First Time - with Toro Rosso's Jean-Eric Vergne

    23 Oct 2014 | 4:26 am
    This year has been something of a rollercoaster ride for Jean-Eric Vergne, veering from a career-best qualifying in the season opener and a record points haul, to potentially losing his Toro Rosso drive at the end of the season. We take the chance to quiz the Frenchman on a few of the firsts in his life - including why it took a while before he even considered F1 racing to be achievable, and how he won the first car race he ever entered
  • Timed to perfection - Q&A with Rolex's Arnaud Boetsch

    21 Oct 2014 | 6:31 am
    The Rolex pit lane clock, first unveiled at the 2013 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix, is now a familiar sight to motorsport fans around the world, but what first brought the famous Swiss watchmaker and F1 racing together? We spoke to Arnaud Boetsch, Communication & Image Director of Rolex SA, about the company's sporting history and its path to F1 partnership as Official Timekeeper and Official Timepiece
  • The First Time - with Caterham's Marcus Ericsson

    17 Oct 2014 | 4:14 am
    Marcus Ericsson first tested a Formula One car in 2009, and yet it wasn't until 2014 that he landed his second outing - and his first full-time seat - with Caterham. So can he recall some of the other firsts in his life, like his childhood hero, or the first sport he ever competed in? We caught up with the Swede for the latest instalment in our series designed to help you get to know the world's finest drivers just a little better
  • Planning ahead - exclusive interview with McLaren's Eric Boullier

    15 Oct 2014 | 1:08 am
    One thing is certain about McLaren's 2015 car: it will be powered by Honda. As to who will drive it, that's another story. Despite some strong performances from the team's current duo - Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button - neither driver has been confirmed for next season. We caught up with team principal Eric Boullier to discuss driver plans, development cars, and the team's continued renaissance in Russia
  • Exclusive Helmut Marko Q&A: Ricciardo ready to lead Red Bull

    14 Oct 2014 | 1:18 am
    When Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel part ways at the end of the season, the team's motorsport consultant Helmut Marko is convinced they already have the perfect candidate to fill the void - Daniel Ricciardo. In a candid interview, Marko discusses the manner of Vettel's departure, and why the form of Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat, who will be promoted to the team in 2015, gives him confidence Red Bull will still be serious contenders
 
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  • Caterham management withdraws

    24 Oct 2014 | 11:37 pm
    Following threats of handing over management back to Tony Fernandes earlier this week, Caterham's current management team has now confirmed that it will indeed stop managing the team.
  • Caterham management threatens to leave

    22 Oct 2014 | 3:01 pm
    New clouds have gathered over the Caterham F1 Team as new owners have threatened to pull the plug on the team, claiming that Tony Fernandes, former owner of the team, is not completing the transaction as deemed necessary.
  • Lotus signs jewelry sponsor

    22 Oct 2014 | 2:45 pm
    Lotus F1 Team has concluded a deal with Endless Jewelry which will see the jewellery brand represented on the airbox and on the top of sidepod of the E22 for the United States Grand Prix at Austin, Texas on 31st October – 2nd November.
  • Public sale of Caterham equipment cancelled

    20 Oct 2014 | 11:58 am
    A planned auction of Caterham equipment, including one Caterham F1 test car from 2013 has been cancelled now that Caterham Sports Ltd has entered into Administration.
  • FIA appoints accident panel members

    20 Oct 2014 | 11:03 am
    The FIA has announced it has finalised the composition of a new Accident Panel, founded to investigate and propose improvements to track safety following the accident involving Jules Bianchi at the Japanese Grand Prix.
 
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  • FIA announce formation of brand new Accident Panel

    Christine Blachford
    20 Oct 2014 | 11:01 am
    Formula One’s governing body, the FIA, has revealed a new group set to investigate the accident during the Japanese Grand Prix that has left Jules Bianchi fighting for his life in hospital. They are called the FIA Accident Panel has been put together over the last few days and they will focus on this one accident.See more on FIA announce formation of brand new Accident Panel
  • Nico Hülkenberg stays at Force India for 2015

    Christine Blachford
    20 Oct 2014 | 10:51 am
    Nico Hülkenberg has agreed an extension to his contract with the Force India team for another season, embarking on his third year with the Silverstone based squad. This time last year, Hülkenberg was one of the names being touted for a role at the bigger teams, Ferrari, Lotus as they were in 2013, or McLaren, but he ended up staying in the midfield after moving across from Sauber.See more on Nico Hülkenberg stays at Force India for 2015
  • Pirelli alter tyre compound choice for Brazil

    Christine Blachford
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:22 am
    Although Pirelli thought they had confirmed all the tyre compounds they’d be using for the 2014 season, they’ve made a small tweak for the race after next - the Brazilian Grand Prix. A statement from the Italian manufacturer says: “Although the hard and medium nomination has been used in Brazil for the last two years, the recent resurfacing of the Interlagos track has prompted the change to medium and soft. This new choice is the same nomination as the US Grand Prix the weekend before.”See more on Pirelli alter tyre compound choice for Brazil
  • Former Ferrari President confirms Alonso’s exit

    Christine Blachford
    19 Oct 2014 | 10:22 am
    Speculation about the future of Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso has reached fever pitch of late, particularly with Sebastian Vettel’s revelation that he’s departing Red Bull. With rumours abounding that the German multi-champion is headed for the Scuderia, the idea that Alonso could be on the way out for pastures new has been circling the paddock.See more on Former Ferrari President confirms Alonso’s exit
  • Mercedes wrap up constructor’s championship in Sochi

    Christine Blachford
    12 Oct 2014 | 7:21 am
    The Russian Grand Prix result was pretty much decided on the second lap, as Nico Rosberg was forced to pit for new tyres after wrecking his in a misjudged overtaking attempt on teammate and race leader Lewis Hamilton. That put him at the rear of the field, but he worked his way back up to second, running the whole race on the one set of tyres.See more on Mercedes wrap up constructor’s championship in Sochi
 
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  • Tony Fernandes still responsible for Caterham

    f1.co.uk
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:08 am
    On 29 June 2014 Engavest SA signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement with Tony Fernandes and the Caterham Group to acquire the shares of 1Malaysia Racing Team/Caterham F1. Engavest SA has fulfilled all the conditions precedent, including paying the purchase price for the shares. The shares have not been transferred and therefore Mr Fernandes remains [...]
  • F1 2014 – Bianchi recovery chances “very small”

    f1.co.uk
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:30 am
    Circulating reports are suggesting that the chances of Jules Bianchi making a full recovery are “very small” and that if Bianchi does regain consciousness his chance of living a normal life are also “very small”. Former F1 driver Luciano Burti has told Globo, that he has heard from people close to the situation and revealed [...]
  • F1 2014 – Ferrari defend Kimi Raikkonen

    f1.co.uk
    21 Oct 2014 | 2:12 am
    Ferrari has defended Kimi Raikkonen claiming that his form is improving despite a slow start to the 2014 F1 season. Ferrari team principal Mattiaci told Autosport "Definitely we see the pace of Kimi improving." "Does it translate immediately with more points in the races? It's evident it's not, but there are a series of events [...]
  • F1 2014 – Jenson Button: Competitive F1 seat or Endurance Racing

    f1.co.uk
    17 Oct 2014 | 6:03 am
    Jenson Button has reportedly held talks with Porsche endurance racing, which could see him team up with former F1 driver Mark Webber next season according to Andrew Benson at BBC F1. Richard Goddard, who is the manager of Jenson Button said that Button only wants to remain in F1 if he has a competitive drive. [...]
  • F1 2014 – Ferrari need a new calculator

    f1.co.uk
    17 Oct 2014 | 3:47 am
    Toto Wolff has hit out at Ferrari claiming they need a new calculator if they think that unfreezing engine development will not raise costs. Wolff told autosport "We are developing an engine and power unit until the end of the year, and then it is being manufactured, frozen and then delivered to customers at the [...]
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  • Troubled Caterham allowed to miss next two races

    24 Oct 2014 | 6:10 am
    F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone spoke Friday to the insolvency specialists who have been handed control of Caterham, which may have to miss the races in the United States and Brazil in the coming weeks. 
  • Insolvency experts try to save Caterham F1 team

    24 Oct 2014 | 1:41 am
    Insolvency specialists have been handed full management responsibility at the financially troubled Caterham Formula One team in a bid to find a buyer. 
  • Confusion over future of Caterham F1 team

    22 Oct 2014 | 11:03 pm
    A strongly worded Caterham statement on behalf of a Swiss and Middle Eastern consortium that took over the team in June from Tony Fernandes threatened action against the Malaysian tycoon. 
  • Schumacher's doctor sees progress after injury

    22 Oct 2014 | 9:57 pm
    A French physician who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after the Formula One champion struck his head in a ski accident says he is no longer in a coma and predicted a possible recovery within three years. 
  • Sporting director Sam Michael to quit McLaren

    22 Oct 2014 | 12:45 am
    The team, which next season reunites with Honda as its engine supplier, said Michael is departing "on extremely good terms" after handing in his notice in March. 
 
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  • Marussia also won’t race in America – Ecclestone

    Mircea Serafim
    25 Oct 2014 | 3:05 am
    Oct.25 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Marussia will join fellow F1 straggler Caterham in not racing in Austin next weekend, Bernie Ecclestone has announced. The news follows the sport’s chief executive giving Caterham special dispensation to miss the US-Brazil double header as it enters administration. But we had reported on Friday that the grid may in fact shrink from its usual 22 to just 18 cars in Austin, because Marussia – grief-stricken after the Jules Bianchi crash – was struggling to find a necessary cash injection to ship its cars and equipment from the UK for the trek to…
  • Lotus to keep Grosjean, test 2015 nose

    Mircea Serafim
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Oct.25 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Lotus has confirmed it will test a conventional nose solution ahead of next weekend’s US grand prix. The struggling team has run an unique, asymmetrical and double-pronged ‘walrus’-style nose in 2014, but currently sits just eighth in the constructors’ standings with three races to go. Enstone based Lotus is switching to field-leading Mercedes power for 2015, which has helped bosses to convince Frenchman Romain Grosjean to stay. “Romain is in pole position and honestly it’s a case of us finalising a few details,” said…
  • Caterham can miss Austin-Brazil double header

    Mircea Serafim
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Oct.25 (GMM/Inautonews.com) Caterham is allowed to sit out the next two grands prix while it fights for survival. As administrators take charge at Leafield, where for the past days the gates have been locked to staff, Saturday’s equipment freight deadline for Austin and Brazil has loomed large. F1 teams are contractually obliged to field two cars at every grand prix. But with administrators working on behalf of unpaid creditors now taking over from the departed Colin Kolles-led management group, Bernie Ecclestone has agreed to allow Caterham to sit out the Austin-Brazil double header.
  • Administrator becomes Caterham team boss

    Mircea Serafim
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:25 am
    Oct.24 (GMM/Inautonews.com) The Caterham saga took another bizarre twist on Friday as an administrator became the new team principal. With the gates at Leafield still locked and Saturday’s freight deadline for Austin now looming, the Colin Kolles-led management decided to step away from the beleaguered team. In a statement, the team said it has agreed “to hand over management … to the administrator, Mr. Finbarr O’Connell, in the higher interest of allowing the team to continue operating and preparing for the next events”. Asked by PA Sport news agency if that…
  • Marussia also in danger of missing US GP – reports

    Mircea Serafim
    23 Oct 2014 | 10:20 pm
    Oct.24 (GMM/Inautonews.com) F1′s grid may have shrunk to just 18 cars by the time of the US grand prix next weekend. Caterham’s troubles – with administrators locking the green cars inside the Leafield factory amid an unseemly spat with former owner Tony Fernandes – are now well documented. But authoritative publications are now claiming that the similarly struggling backmarker Marussia, rocked recently by Jules Bianchi’s life-threatening Suzuka crash, is also in danger of having its engines silenced. Michael Schmidt, the highly respected correspondent for…
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  • Marussia will join Caterham on the sidelines in Austin

    Mike
    25 Oct 2014 | 3:39 am
    Marussia will join fellow F1 straggler Caterham in not racing in Austin next weekend, Bernie Ecclestone has announced. The news follows the sport’s chief executive giving Caterham special dispensation to miss the US-Brazil double header as it enters administration. But we had reported on Friday that the grid may in fact shrink from its usual 22 to just 18 cars...The post Marussia will join Caterham on the sidelines in Austin appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Grosjean will stay with Lotus in 2015

    Mike
    25 Oct 2014 | 3:34 am
    Lotus has confirmed it will test a conventional nose solution ahead of next weekend’s US grand prix. The struggling team has run an unique, asymmetrical and double-pronged ‘walrus’-style nose in 2014, but currently sits just eighth in the constructors’ standings with three races to go. Enstone based Lotus is switching to field-leading Mercedes power for 2015, which has helped bosses...The post Grosjean will stay with Lotus in 2015 appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Caterham will miss US and Brazilian Grands Prix

    Mike
    25 Oct 2014 | 3:17 am
    Caterham is allowed to sit out the next two grands prix while it fights for survival. As administrators take charge at Leafield, where for the past days the gates have been locked to staff, Saturday’s equipment freight deadline for Austin and Brazil has loomed large. F1 teams are contractually obliged to field two cars at every grand prix. But with...The post Caterham will miss US and Brazilian Grands Prix appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Administrator becomes Caterham team boss

    Mike
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:59 am
    The Caterham saga took another bizarre twist on Friday as an administrator became the new team principal. With the gates at Leafield still locked and Saturday’s freight deadline for Austin now looming, the Colin Kolles-led management decided to step away from the beleaguered team. In a statement, the team said it has agreed “to hand over management … to the...The post Administrator becomes Caterham team boss appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Ecclestone denies F1 is going to Madrid

    Mike
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:52 am
    Bernie Ecclestone has played down reports he is in advanced talks to bring formula one to the streets of Madrid. Spain’s El Confidencial claimed this week the F1 supremo is already in possession of a business plan and bank guarantees, as a group of businessmen want the Spanish capital to host an annual street race. The news would seem to...The post Ecclestone denies F1 is going to Madrid appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
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  • Marussia will join Caterham on the sidelines in Austin

    Mike
    25 Oct 2014 | 3:39 am
    Marussia will join fellow F1 straggler Caterham in not racing in Austin next weekend, Bernie Ecclestone has announced. The news follows the sport’s chief executive giving Caterham special dispensation to miss the US-Brazil double header as it enters administration. But we had reported on Friday that the grid may in fact shrink from its usual 22 to just 18 cars...The post Marussia will join Caterham on the sidelines in Austin appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Grosjean will stay with Lotus in 2015

    Mike
    25 Oct 2014 | 3:34 am
    Lotus has confirmed it will test a conventional nose solution ahead of next weekend’s US grand prix. The struggling team has run an unique, asymmetrical and double-pronged ‘walrus’-style nose in 2014, but currently sits just eighth in the constructors’ standings with three races to go. Enstone based Lotus is switching to field-leading Mercedes power for 2015, which has helped bosses...The post Grosjean will stay with Lotus in 2015 appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Caterham will miss US and Brazilian Grands Prix

    Mike
    25 Oct 2014 | 3:17 am
    Caterham is allowed to sit out the next two grands prix while it fights for survival. As administrators take charge at Leafield, where for the past days the gates have been locked to staff, Saturday’s equipment freight deadline for Austin and Brazil has loomed large. F1 teams are contractually obliged to field two cars at every grand prix. But with...The post Caterham will miss US and Brazilian Grands Prix appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Administrator becomes Caterham team boss

    Mike
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:59 am
    The Caterham saga took another bizarre twist on Friday as an administrator became the new team principal. With the gates at Leafield still locked and Saturday’s freight deadline for Austin now looming, the Colin Kolles-led management decided to step away from the beleaguered team. In a statement, the team said it has agreed “to hand over management … to the...The post Administrator becomes Caterham team boss appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
  • Ecclestone denies F1 is going to Madrid

    Mike
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:52 am
    Bernie Ecclestone has played down reports he is in advanced talks to bring formula one to the streets of Madrid. Spain’s El Confidencial claimed this week the F1 supremo is already in possession of a business plan and bank guarantees, as a group of businessmen want the Spanish capital to host an annual street race. The news would seem to...The post Ecclestone denies F1 is going to Madrid appeared first on The Formula 1 News.
 
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  • #F1 – #ForzaJules – Poetic Tribute

    The F1 Poet
    8 Oct 2014 | 9:52 am
    Not feeling overly inspired to write poetry after the Japanese GP The race lost its appeal by the end of lap 43 for me   Something was off, right from the start of the race Running behind the safety car with some struggling to keep pace   I hate that feeling you get when there’s […]
  • A day F1 fans would love to forget…but shouldn’t

    The F1 Poet
    6 Oct 2014 | 1:07 pm
    A day F1 fans would love to forget…but shouldn’t   It’s been over 20 years already since that tragic Grand Prix weekend in Imola when Formula One lost both Roland Ratzenberger and Ayrton Senna. It could have been three had Rubens Barrichello not survived his sensational crash at full flight.  It was a huge loss to […]
  • Real “F1 Tech” For Your Enterprise #LWYBF

    The F1 Poet
    4 Oct 2014 | 10:03 am
    For all of you interested in Information Technology AND Formula One, this is for you. Here is an interview which I conducted earlier this year and was recently published in GPWEEK. Earlier this year I attended the EMC World Conference in Las Vegas.  While roaming around the pavilion, I noticed a Team Lotus F1 race […]
  • Japanese GP Strategy – via Pirelli

    The F1 Poet
    4 Oct 2014 | 7:24 am
    ROSBERG ON POLE USING MEDIUM TYRE: BOTH MERCEDES ABLE TO SAVE TYRES IN Q2 AND KEEP A NEW SET FOR THE RACE WARM WEATHER CONTINUES IN QUALIFYING AT SUZUKA TWO PIT STOPS IS THE QUICKEST STRATEGY IF THE RACE REMAINS DRY: TYPHOON PHANFONE IS STILL A THREAT Suzuka, October 4, 2014 – For the eighth […]
  • #F1 – Formula Future – #HumanIgnition Episode 4

    The F1 Poet
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:06 pm
        This is the fourth and final episode of Human Ignition.  A series of videos developed and produced by Team Lotus F1 and sponsors Burn energy drink, with the collaboration of many key individuals. The series invokes thought into what the future of Formula One might look like in years to come. The sport, […]
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  • Caterham allowed to miss USA & Brazil grand prix

    Dawan Shreenivas
    25 Oct 2014 | 1:12 am
    Caterham is allowed to sit out the next two grands prix while it fights for survival. As administrators take charge at Leafield, where for the past days the gates have been locked to staff, Saturday’s equipment freight deadline for Austin and Brazil has loomed large. F1 teams are contractually obliged to field two cars at […] Caterham allowed to miss USA & Brazil grand prix
  • Lotus to keep Grosjean & test 2015 F1 nose

    Dawan Shreenivas
    25 Oct 2014 | 1:10 am
    Lotus has confirmed it will test a conventional nose solution ahead of next weekend’s US grand prix. The struggling team has run an unique, asymmetrical and double-pronged ‘walrus’-style nose in 2014, but currently sits just eighth in the constructors’ standings with three races to go. Enstone based Lotus is switching to field-leading Mercedes power for 2015, […] Lotus to keep Grosjean & test 2015 F1 nose
  • Fernandes responds to Caterham claims

    Charlie Bennett
    24 Oct 2014 | 6:44 am
    Tony Fernandes has bitten back at claims made by Swiss company Engavest that the current state of the team is his responsibility. Fernandes sold Caterham in June but it appears that he hasn’t handed over the shares. Engavest claim they have banked rolled the team since June and have threatened to walk away. Fernandes claims […] Fernandes responds to Caterham claims
  • Marussia also in danger of missing USA F1 GP

    Dawan Shreenivas
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:45 am
    F1′s grid may have shrunk to just 18 cars by the time of the US grand prix next weekend. Caterham‘s troubles – with administrators locking the green cars inside the Leafield factory amid an unseemly spat with former owner Tony Fernandes – are now well documented. But authoritative publications are now claiming that the similarly […] Marussia also in danger of missing USA F1 GP
  • Kolles admits Caterham may miss USA deadline

    Dawan Shreenivas
    24 Oct 2014 | 1:42 am
    The clock is ticking down to struggling F1 backmarker Caterham’s apparent collapse. With the Saturday freight deadline for sending cars and equipment to Austin now just hours away, staff remain locked out of the Leafield factory while an unseemly spat continues to escalate between the team’s former and current owners. Former owner Tony Fernandes, the […] Kolles admits Caterham may miss USA deadline
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  • 2014 Mercedes F1 gearbox secrets revealed

    thisisf1
    25 Oct 2014 | 1:07 am
    2014 Mercedes F1 gearbox secrets revealed: Craig Scarborough and Peter Windsor detail the closely-guarded “cartridge” gearbox structure that has become a trademark element of the all-conquering Mercedes powertrain. How important is this elegant piece of engineering in the overall scheme ... 2014 Mercedes F1 gearbox secrets revealed appeared first on   ThisisF1 - Formula 1.
  • Caterham F1 can miss Austin-Brazil double header

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    25 Oct 2014 | 12:25 am
    Caterham F1 is allowed to sit out the next two grands prix while it fights for survival. As administrators take charge at Leafield, where for the past days the gates have been locked to staff, Saturday’s equipment freight deadline for Austin and Brazil has loomed large. F1 teams are contractua... Caterham F1 can miss Austin-Brazil double header appeared first on   ThisisF1 - Formula 1.
  • Grosjean and Maldonado to stay with Lotus F1 for 2015

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    24 Oct 2014 | 10:47 pm
    Enstone based Lotus is switching to field-leading Mercedes power for 2015, which has helped bosses to convince Frenchman Romain Grosjean to stay. Grosjean, who has endured a frustrating 2014 campaign, finishing in the points on just two occasions, has spent his entire F1 career with the Enstone-base... Grosjean and Maldonado to stay with Lotus F1 for 2015 appeared first on   ThisisF1 - Formula 1.
  • Troubled Caterham F1 given permission to miss next two races

    thisisf1
    24 Oct 2014 | 11:53 am
    Financially-troubled Formula One team Caterham has been granted permission to miss the next two races while it seeks a new buyer. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone spoke Friday to the insolvency specialists who have been handed control of Caterham, which may have to miss the races in the United States and B... Troubled Caterham F1 given permission to miss next two races appeared first on   ThisisF1 - Formula 1.
  • Administrator becomes Caterham F1 team boss

    thisisf1
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:45 am
    The Caterham f1 saga took another bizarre twist on Friday as an administrator became the new team principal. With the gates at Leafield still locked and Saturday’s freight deadline for Austin now looming, the Colin Kolles-led management decided to step away from the beleaguered team. In a stat... Administrator becomes Caterham F1 team boss appeared first on   ThisisF1 - Formula 1.
 
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  • Ecclestone: Marussia to miss US GP 

    25 Oct 2014 | 4:04 am
    Image Courtesy: Getty Images Marussia F1 team will not take part in next week's US Grand Prix at the Circuit of Americas citing financial reasons, F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed. The Banbury based outfit joins Caterham which was earlier been handed over to administrators, who in turn are looking for new buyers for the team. Apart from USA, Caterham will also miss the penultimate round of the season in Brazil. "Neither of those two teams are going to go to America," the multi-billionaire boss of Formula 1 told Reuters. As a result only 18 cars will take part at the US Grand Prix.
  • Caterham granted permission to miss Next two races of 2014

    24 Oct 2014 | 10:09 am
    Image Courtesy: Getty Images F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has granted Caterham Formula 1 team the permission to miss the next two races of the season as administrators look for buyers for the Leafield based team. After staying at the back of the field for four seasons, Tony Fernandes sold Caterham to a consortium of Middle East and Swiss investors who now claim that the they are yet to receive shares of the company despite making all payments to the Air Asia boss. Fernandes, however, insists that the buyers haven't fulfilled all the considerations of the purchase including paying to the…
  • Vergne, Sainz Jr or Lynn - Who deserves the second seat at Toro Rosso?

    21 Oct 2014 | 6:24 am
    Sebastian Vettel’s bombshell announcement to leave Red Bull Racing at the end of the 2014 season has vacated an elusive seat at Toro Rosso with as many as three drivers in contention for a drive alongside 17 year old teenage Max Verstappen. Helmut Marko, who oversees Red Bull stable of young drivers has a tough job in his hands to choose between his current driver Jean Eric Vergne, newly crowned Formula Renault 3.5 world champion Carlos Sainz Jr and Alex Lynn who is at the brink of sealing the GP3 title. Jean  Eric  Vergne First up is the case of Jean Eric Vergne - the man…
  • Official Statement: Bianchi's condition remains challenging

    14 Oct 2014 | 9:47 am
    Image Courtesy: Getty Images Marussia F1 team have released an official statement revealing that Jules Bianchi’s condition ‘remains challenging’ as the medical team at Mie General Medical Center continue to treat Frenchman’s diffuse axonal injury. Having gone off at turn 7 at the Japanese Grand Prix, Bianchi hit a recovery vehicle that was deployed to remove the stricken Sauber of Adrian Sutil, who himself had crashed on the same corner a lap ago. After a brief check up at circuit’s medical centre, the Frenchman was transferred to a nearby hospital where his…
  • Wolff gives Brawn the credit for laying the foundation of Mercedes’ winning team

    12 Oct 2014 | 10:11 am
    Image Courtesy: Getty Images Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has given Ross Brawn the credit for laying the foundation of the team that today clinched the constructors title with three races to go. Having sold his team to Mercedes in 2010, Brawn stayed as team principal, initiating a long term plan that would power Mercedes to their first constructors crown. He centered his efforts on the 2014 season that would coincide with a major regulation change. However, after a disappointing second half of 2012 season, the Daimler board lost faith in Brawn and put a new structure in place with…
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  • Vettel leaves red bull - official press release

    Paul Gawne
    3 Oct 2014 | 9:25 pm
    Saturday 4 October, 2014 NEW TEAM DRIVER LINE UP FOR 2015  Sebastian Vettel has advised us that he will be leaving Infiniti Red Bull Racing at the end of the 2014 season. We want to warmly thank Sebastian for the incredible role he has played at Infiniti Red Bull Racing for the last six years.  Since joining the team in 2009, Sebastian, together with Infiniti Red Bull Racing, has scored 38 wins, 44 poles and eight World Championships, including four Drivers’ titles and four Constructors’.  If you include Sebastian’s success at Red Bull’s second team,…
  • #SillySeason

    Paul Gawne
    24 Sep 2014 | 12:50 am
    They call it silly season for a reason! but the rumours hitting F1 this year seem to be much more frantic than usual. The key to this is Fernando Alonso.Fernando is reportedly fed up at Ferrari's inability to build a championship winning car, They certainly haven't built a car worthy of his ability since he joined and he is worried that his career clock is ticking down.However a lot of changes are happening at Ferrari that they believe will bring them closer to the top, but can Fernando afford to wait?So what are his options?If he wants a championship winning car, he'll need to to move to Red…
  • 2015 F1 Calendar - 20 Races and a return to Mexico!

    Paul Gawne
    16 Sep 2014 | 12:20 am
    The 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship calendar is confirmed as follows:15 March                    Grand Prix of Australia29 March                    Grand Prix of Malaysia5 April                        Grand Prix of Bahrain19 April                      Grand Prix of China10 May                      Grand Prix of Spain24…
  • Pascal Wehrlein becomes MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS reserve driver

    Paul Gawne
    16 Sep 2014 | 12:19 am
    The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team is delighted to announce the appointment of Pascal Wehrlein to the position of reserve driver.After a successful early career in go-karts, Pascal (19, Sigmaringen, Germany) won the 2011 ADAC Formel Masters before graduating to Formula 3 in 2012. In his maiden season, he secured second place in the F3 Euroseries championship and claimed the title of best rookie.For 2013, DTM with Mercedes-Benz beckoned and 18-year-old Pascal became the youngest driver in series history, continuing the long-standing Mercedes-Benz tradition of developing young driver…
  • Its Official - Di Montezemolo leaves FERRARI

    Paul Gawne
    10 Sep 2014 | 12:17 am
    As I predicted here quite a while ago, Di Montezemolo has now left Ferrari - Here is the statement and link to my original articleJust remember - you heard it here first :)http://pg-f1.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/di-montezemolo-leaves-ferrari.html
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  • Marussia set to miss United States Grand Prix

    Paul Hensby
    25 Oct 2014 | 3:23 am
    The Marussia F1 Team are set to join the Caterham F1 Team on the sidelines for next weekend’s United States Grand Prix after Formula 1 Supremo Bernie Ecclestone indicated that neither team will travel to Austin. Talking to Reuters, Ecclestone, whose company Formula One Management organises the transportation of all of the teams’ cars and freight to the flyaway events, said: “Neither of those teams are going to go to America.” Caterham have already been allowed special dispensation to miss both the race in Austin and the following race at Interlagos in Brazil to allow them to seek a…
  • Caterham set to miss two Grand Prix as future remains unclear

    Paul Hensby
    24 Oct 2014 | 12:13 pm
    The Caterham F1 Team have been given special dispensation by Formula 1 Supremo Bernie Ecclestone to skip the next two Grand Prix in the United States and Brazil as they continue to strive to secure their future. Although they could still find their way onto the grid for the two races in the Americas, the administrators admit they had spoken to Ecclestone about possibly missing the two races as they seek a new buyer with the finances in place that would mean the team would be able to continue to race in Formula 1. “In a telephone conversation today between Finbarr O’Connell and…
  • Clock ticking for Caterham as Austin deadline looms

    Paul Hensby
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:17 am
    The Caterham F1 Team is now in the hands of its administrators, and with the deadline for departing to the United States Grand Prix less than twenty-four hours away, the team are struggling to reach an agreement that will enable Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson to race. After the back-and-forward claim and counter-claims between Swiss investors Engavest and Tony Fernandes during the past few days, a last minute effort to save the team was made on Friday, with administrators Smith & Williams now in control of the team. “Following a request of yesterday evening at 21.55hrs CET from…
  • Caterham future remains in doubt as factory remains shut

    Paul Hensby
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:02 am
    The Caterham F1 Team could be forced to miss the United States Grand Prix at Austin next week after a dispute with administrators thrust their future further into doubt. Financial issues have blighted the teams’ season, and both Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson could be forced to watch the race next week from the sidelines, as well as the final two races in Brazil and Abu Dhabi. The administrators were called in to Caterham Sports Limited and were appointed by the Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (Exim), with the teams’ Leafield factory locked down while an offer from the Caterham…
  • Fong, Nissany complete maiden F1 tests with Sauber

    Paul Hensby
    23 Oct 2014 | 1:30 pm
    The Sauber F1 Team gave Chinese driver Adderly Fong and Israeli driver Roy Nissany their first opportunities to drive a Formula 1 car when they took their 2012 C31 machine to the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia on Wednesday and Thursday this week. Fong, who ran a part-schedule with Jenzer Motorsport in the GP3 Series in 2014 before concentrating on his Audi R8 LMS Cup campaign in Asia, thanked Sauber for the opportunity of experiencing a Formula 1 car for the first time on Wednesday, and felt the car was fantastic to drive but difficult to learn as he ran 99 mistake-free laps of the…
 
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