I did not know Jules Bianchi. In acknowledging that, it is the case that I had met him on a few occasions, but at no stage did I ever know him – there is quite a difference. Over the years, there was plenty of stumbling along as I shadowed a few steps behind the young … Continue reading “I Did Not Know Jules Bianchi”
It has been confirmed today Marussia Formula One driver Jules Bianchi passed away at the Le Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice.
Hindsight and reflection can be both beautiful and cruel things, but it can do much to lend an eye to solutions, while also exposing certain impracticalities of a situation.
Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton may have won this morning’s Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, but the accident suffered by Jules Bianchi on lap 43 prior to Dunlop Curve rendered that mute.
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”
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?
The new-for-2014 Florida Winter Series is set to launch at Homestead Speedway in eleven days time; however this is one that looks at young drivers in a slightly different way.
"Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Vettel enjoys Nurburgring success”
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Rosberg triumphs at Monaco; Kanaan takes Indy; Dempsey grabs astonishing Lights victory”
As much speculation, Cypriot race ace Tio Ellinas returns to the GP3 Series for the 2013 season, staying with the Marussia Manor team.
“Meanwhile, at the weekend; Vettel takes controversial GP in Malaysia”
A lone Paul di Resta lifted the covers off of the Force India VJM06 at Silverstone yesterday.
At a time when Formula One teams are readying their launch efforts for the season ahead, Williams, Marussia, McLaren and Mercedes have made significant changes to their personnel.
News regarding injuries suffered by F1 reserve driver Maria de Villota, filtered through yesterday afternoon and sadly, it is not good. De Villota's accident follows on from serious incidents with Toomas Heikkinen and Marcus Gronholm. Also condolences to the family of Hendrik Vieth who died in a motorbike accident yesterday.
The Motorsport Archive would like to send its best wishes to Marussia reserve driver Maria de Villota.
Since Giovanna Amati’s anonymous and brief spell with the ailing Brabham team in 1992, Formula 1 has suffered from a dearth of female competitors. Meanwhile, this season’s GP3 Series contains 2010 Formula Renault BARC champion Alice Powell.
McLaren’s Jenson Button and Ferrari-man Fernando Alonso showed their flair when they registered the top times during Thursday’s respective practice sessions at Monte Carlo.
Kamui Kobayashi ran quickest on the final day of the second pre-season F1 test at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya.
Pastor Maldonado grabbed both the top spot and the headlines on day three of the second pre-season Formula 1 test at the Circuit de Catalunya.