Helmet on and HANS device been strapped in, Caterham Racing driver Alexander Rossi prepares for last weekend's GP2 Series Feature Race at Monza.
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.
The GP2 Series this week finalised the championship’s 2013 calendar and while it is generally the same as this year’s schedule, there remain minor alterations.
Michael Schumacher announced his final retirement from Formula 1 at Suzuka this morning.
Amidst all the noise of the Singapore Grand Prix, Ferrari SpA announced record revenues and registrations in the first half of 2012.
Europe has generally been a difficult port of call for US-bred talent since the days of the Andretti’s and Eddie Cheever, with only Scott Speed breaking into Formula 1 in recent years. Now California’s Michael Lewis is busy ensuring his name features high on that list of emerging talent.
Next season will see the GP2 Series expand its horizons with trips to Asia and the Middle East alongside its traditional European rounds, while GP3 schedule looks to keeping eight rounds should an event at Monaco be approved.
Yesterday, the FIA released a controversial provisional calendar for the 2012 Formula 1 World Championship. As well as being reinstated for later this year, the Bahrain Grand Prix will retake its position as the season opener next March. The following week will see the Grand Prix circus make the long, long trip to Melbourne.Sepang and … Continue reading Formula 1 Expands its 2012 Calendar
With yesterday's confirmation that the Bahrain Grand Prix has been postponed, the 2011 Formula 1 calendar is back down to nineteen races. But what next?
Formula 1 veteran Nick Heidfeld will be stepping into Robert Kubica's Renault seat for the 2011 season.
Several weeks ago, I posted a review of Formula 1's Championship challengers. Now, as the New Year bell's approach, it's about time that I finally get to the rest of the field.
After playing a staring role in the wet Italian Grand Prix in 2008, there was little doubt that the young German would eventually be Formula 1 World Champion. While the skills required to take the ultimate prize needed time to bed in and take shape, the talent was certainly present.
Fernando Alonso's victory at Marina Bay eleven days ago (along with his win at Monza a fortnight previous) has lifted the double-World Champion right into the heart of the title battle. In fact with only four rounds remaining, the Spaniard is now only 11 points shy of Championship leader Mark Webber. Although he hasn't won … Continue reading Mark Webber Drives the Suzuka International Racing Course
As the 2010 Formula 1 season draws to close, much of the focus of the media and fans across the world will undoubtedly zero in on the five title protagonists, as they battle through the remaining four (or three, depending on South Korea being ready) Grand Prix. However, while the leaders prepare to have it … Continue reading Interview: Heikki Kovalainen (Lotus Racing, Formula 1)
Championships are won over the course of a long, gruelling season, but every so often a drive stands out that defines that title. Today Fernando Alonso delivered just such a drive and took a step closer to burying his guilt-touched victory at Marina Bay in 2008. It was close though. In fact, the margin of … Continue reading 2010 Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay, Round 15, September 26th)
Mention the 'Singapore Grand Prix' and thoughts of night racing, bright lights ...and, of course, Nelson Piquet Jr instantly come to mind. Although the 2008 Grand of Singapore was the nation's first step into Formula 1, it was not the first time the Great Prize was contested there.
Free Practice 3 Rain fell some hours prior to practice, but even by the green light, the track was still rather damp as the road struggled to clear water. The times would gradually drop bit by bit as the circuit dried out, but it was still proving to be difficult to master around certain corners. … Continue reading 2010 Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay, Round 15, September 25th)
Free Practice 1 As the green light flickered on at the pitlane exit, the Lotus of Heikki Kovalainen was the first to venture out on to the Marina Bay circuit. Having rained heavily some time prior to practice, intermediate tyres were the order of the early evening; however the track conditions were to change subtly … Continue reading 2010 Singapore Grand Prix (Marina Bay, Round 15, September 24th)
Now that the European section of the 2010 Formula 1 season now a memory, the Championship moves towards its final showdown. Five races remain and there are still five drivers in with a title shout - especially following a messy Grand Prix at Monza two weeks ago for both Mark Webber and Lewis Hamilton. With … Continue reading Mark Webber Drives the Marina Bay Street Circuit
As part of Viva F1's blog swap shop, Maverick from the aforementioned site has dropped in with a sweet little post about the power and usage of engines in this years Formula 1 World Championship. Several other posts have gone up to on various sites, including: Phil Jackson writing about Felipe Massa at Viva F1; … Continue reading Guest Post: Engine Limitations