Archive for 2013/02/18
McLaren announced that 20-year-old Belgian racing driver Stoffel Vandoorne, the reigning Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 Champion, has become an official member of McLaren’s Young Driver Programme. He will now step up to compete in the Formula Renault 3.5 Championship this year, driving for the successful Fortec motorsports team.
Jaime Alguersuari brands Formula One "an auction" after failing to secure a seat for the forthcoming season
It’s been quite a day for Ferrari; first it was named as the world’s most powerful brand in a report by industry experts Brand Finance, then it announced the best sales figures in 66 years of trading, despite a savage downturn in sales in its home country Italy. Global sales for 2012 topped €2.4 billion, a rise of 8% on 2011 values and the company sold 7,318 cars, and increase of 4%. Net profits rose by 17.8% to €244 million
GERMAN given seat alongside Brit Paul Di Resta at the Force India team — 12 months since being found guilty of GBH
Force India have confirmed that former driver Adrian Sutil will appear for the team at the this week’s pre-season test in Barcelona, Spain. The 30-year-old German, who raced for the Silverstone-based squad between 2007 and 2011, will get behind the wheel of the new Mercedes-powered VJM06 on day three of the four-day test on Thursday