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Nico Rosberg to use final penalty free engine from Practice One

Nico Rosberg to use final penalty free engine from Practice One

Nico Rosberg will use his fourth and final penalty-free power unit from opening practice session in Singapore. The Mercedes driver’s new engine will be the updated specification which propelled team-mate Lewis Hamilton to victory at Monza. Rosberg had used the upgraded unit in practice, but unreliability problems forced him to switch to an older unit for qualifying and the race, …

by vlad on Сентябрь 18th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Nico Rosberg to use final penalty free engine from Practice One отключены

Renault to stop supplying engines to other F1 teams

Renault to stop supplying engines to other F1 teams

Carlos Ghosn, Renault’s chairman and chief executive officer, also hinted the company’s relationship with Red Bull is likely to end this year. Ghosn said: «We have already alerted the F1 authorities and told them: ‘Don’t count on us as a provider of an engine — it’s over.’» Renault is in the process of trying to negotiate a takeover of the …

by vlad on Сентябрь 16th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Renault to stop supplying engines to other F1 teams отключены

Haze situation worsens ahead of Singapore GP

Haze situation worsens ahead of Singapore GP

The haze continued to choke Singapore ahead of this weekend’s Formula 1 grand prix as the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) got even higher. The PSI rose to a year-high 222 on Monday, going into the «very unhealthy» bandwith.  The 24-hr PSI was 130-161, according to Singapore’s National Environment Agency (NEA). «The haze situation could further deteriorate should the current unfavourable winds …

by vlad on Сентябрь 15th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Haze situation worsens ahead of Singapore GP отключены

Williams says it can win without manufacturer budget

Williams says it can win without manufacturer budget

Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams believes the British squad does not need a manufacturer’s budget to return to winning ways in Formula 1. The Grove-based team finished third in last year’s constructors’ championship behind Mercedes and Red Bull, and sits third again this season, having scored three podiums finishes in 12 races. Although the team is operating on a …

by vlad on Сентябрь 15th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Williams says it can win without manufacturer budget отключены

Red Bull may turn to Ferrari engines after Mercedes ruled out

Red Bull may turn to Ferrari engines after Mercedes ruled out

Red Bull have said that their hopes of securing a Mercedes engine supply in 2016 are now over. Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko told Germany’s Bild newspaper: «The idea of Mercedes is finished. We are now focusing elsewhere.» Team principal Christian Horner said he was doing «necessary due diligence» in talking to other manufacturers. With their partnership with Renault disintegrating, …

by vlad on Сентябрь 8th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Red Bull may turn to Ferrari engines after Mercedes ruled out отключены

McLaren driver Jenson Button wants his Formula 1 future to be decided «in the next few weeks».

McLaren driver Jenson Button wants his Formula 1 future to be decided «in the next few weeks».

The 35-year-old Englishman was last year kept waiting until December before being retained. He has a contract with McLaren for next year — but the team must decide whether they exercise their option to keep him. Asked if he was keen to stay as Fernando Alonso’s team-mate, Button said: «That is something we need to discuss away from the circuit.» …

by vlad on Сентябрь 7th, 2015 Комментарии к записи McLaren driver Jenson Button wants his Formula 1 future to be decided «in the next few weeks». отключены

2015 FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX — TICKETS

2015 FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX — TICKETS

If you would like to purchase a ticket to Sochi Autodrom Grandstands, a ticket to the General Admission area or a Walkabout ticket choose «2015 FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX General Tickets». All Grandstands as well as the General Admission area at Sochi Autodrom have wonderful views of the most spectacular race track. Temporary Grandstand Tickets for the race weekend …

by vlad on Сентябрь 6th, 2015 Комментарии к записи 2015 FORMULA 1 RUSSIAN GRAND PRIX — TICKETS отключены

Column: Axing Monza would be Formula One madness

Column: Axing Monza would be Formula One madness

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Thundering down Monza’s finishing straight at speeds unrivalled at other circuits, Formula One drivers both make history and zoom past it. On their right, gone in the blink of an eye at 335 kph (210 mph), are old steeply banked and now disused curves where their predecessors diced with death decades ago. Weeds poke through cracks …

by vlad on Сентябрь 6th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Column: Axing Monza would be Formula One madness отключены

Pirelli finalising new guidelines as drivers express concern

Pirelli finalising new guidelines as drivers express concern

Pirelli is understood to have agreed to a lower increase in its minimum F1 tyre pressures for this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix after consultation with teams. In the quest for safety following two unexpected blowouts during the Belgian Grand Prix weekend, Pirelli had wanted to increase the mandated minimum pressures by 5psi at Monza as part of a package of …

by vlad on Сентябрь 4th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Pirelli finalising new guidelines as drivers express concern отключены

Lewis Hamilton against Mercedes supplying Red Bull with engines

Lewis Hamilton against Mercedes supplying Red Bull with engines

Lewis Hamilton has expressed his opposition to the idea of his Mercedes team supplying Red Bull with engines in the future. Red Bull are pushing to use Mercedes engines having lost confidence in their current supplier Renault. Asked if supplying Red Bull was a good idea, Hamilton told Sky Sports: «If we are serious about winning the world championship, probably …

by vlad on Сентябрь 4th, 2015 Комментарии к записи Lewis Hamilton against Mercedes supplying Red Bull with engines отключены