Former DTM racer Roberto Merhi has been announced as the second driver with the Manor Marussia F1 team today.
Public spats are rarely pretty things. Occasionally they will generate headlines and stories, with commentary built on allegations, insinuations and open ended mud-slinging.
Formula Renault 3.5 title challenger Roberto Merhi has revealed that he was close to retiring from racing altogether this year.
“Life’s a bitch, eh,” opens a wry and deep Dutch voice. That is one of the markers about Robin Frijns – he is, to say the least, frank.
Formula One backmarkers Marussia announced a very late driver change earlier today, when Alexander Rossi was brought in in place of Max Chilton.
Alexander Rossi has joined the Marussia F1 team as the official reserve driver of the squad. The California native has switched to the Anglo-Russian squad following his split from the Caterham F1 Driver Development Programme earlier this month. A race winner in both Formula Renault 3.5 and the GP2 Series, Rossi nevertheless struggled this season … Continue reading “Rossi joins Marussia F1 as Reserve”
Things are looking well for Alex Lynn. The Red Bull backed 20-year-old fronts the GP3 Series with Carlin Motorsport and heads into this weekend’s fourth round at Hockenheim a confident man.
Alexander Rossi will join Campos Racing’s GP2 Series effort this weekend, having announced the decision to split with the Caterham F1 and GP2 teams.
Not everything lasts forever. Even the most successful of endeavours are doomed to collapse at some point in time, but what of those ventures that, for one reason or another, never fly quite that high?
Caterham Racing Academy have confirmed that Will Stevens is to test with the Caterham F1 squad at the post-British Grand Prix test at Silverstone on July 8th.
Another story that has been doing the rounds in recent days follows the apparent eviction from hotels of families of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight, MH370, by Formula One teams. Again this is nonsense, but unlike the Caterham F1 / GP2 story posted earlier this evening, the news regarding the families of the missing Malaysian … Continue reading “More Nonsense from the Grapevine”
There was plenty of talk this week that Rio Haryanto’s day two time in GP2 Series testing was quicker than what Marcus Ericsson achieved in the Caterham F1 car at Bahrain few weeks ago.
Rio Haryanto and Jon Lancaster claimed the top spots in the final two days of GP2 Series testing at Bahrain this week.
Controversial racer Johnny Cecotto Jr is to return to Trident Racing this year as he attempts a fifth season of GP2 Series competition.
Helmet on and HANS device been strapped in, Caterham Racing driver Alexander Rossi prepares for last weekend's GP2 Series Feature Race at Monza.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel cruises to Belgian success; Bird and Calado take GP2 spoils in Spa; Kvyat and Sims take first GP3 victories”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel dominates in Montreal; Korjus and Regalia make most of GP3 test”
In a mirror imagine of events at Sepang a few weeks ago, retaliatory driving has reared its ugly head once again during GP2 Series qualifying over the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend.
Following a difficult start to the Formula One season, backmarkers Caterham this morning announced a restructuring of its driver line-up.
Mercedes F1 reserve driver Sam Bird will make a return to the GP2 Series this weekend, when he lines up with RUSSIAN TIME at Sepang.