F1 Team News
Berlin hosted round eight of the FIA Formula E Championship, as the drivers began their final sprint for the title. In front of the huge crowds that had flocked to the former Tempelhof airport, Lucas di Grassi (Audi Sport Abt) won the race but was then excluded after his car was found to have been running with a modified front wing.
Last October, Renault Sport Technologies and Michelin announced their partnership to develop 18 and 17-inch tyres for the Formula Renault 3.5 and Formula Renault 2.0. After months of intensive work, the single-seaters shod with the new tyres put in a demonstration this Friday during the occasion of the F1 Monaco Grand Prix. Renault Sport Technologies and Michelin share the same vision of competition as a test bed for innovative technologies to approach those available to the general (…)
The Fortec Motorsports team shined during the collective test at Monaco. While the Formula Renault 3.5 Series field had the chance to discover or readapt to the Monegasque circuit this morning, the leader in the general classification, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) led the way with a best time of 1:24.171 ahead of team mate Jazeman Jaafar (Fortec Motorsports). Lotus F1 Junior Team driver, Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus), was third.
First Russian driver to win a major international single-seater race when he won the opening round of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series season at Monza, Mikhail Aleshin is celebrating his 28th birthday today. Aleshin competed in karting from 1996 to 2000. Since 2001 he has taken part in various international open wheel series
MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS agrees new three-year contract with Lewis Hamilton
The Principality of Monaco will host the second meeting of the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series on May 22-24. The contenders will race in front of the decision makers in Formula 1 during a single race on motor racing’s most famous circuit as the curtain raiser for the Grand Prix of Monaco. Following the season opener at Motorland Aragón, the Formula Renault 3.5 Series comes to Monaco with Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) as the leader in the general classification
Nico: “It’s the most legendary, exciting and challenging event in the calendar”
Lewis: “I’m here to race hard and give it everything I’ve got, like always”
Date Wednesday May 13 2015 Driver Jenson Button Location Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya (4.655km) Laps/km 100/466km Best laptime 1m26.927s Programme An extremely productive final day in Barcelona. Jenson took over driving duties today, and successfully ran through…
Pascal goes the distance to wrap up productive week in Barcelona!
After five Grands Prix, the Formula 1 teams, or at least nine of them, were taking part in the first in-season two day test session of the year. Driving for Scuderia Toro Rosso today was Pierre Gasly, a Red Bull Junior Driver. On his first test in a Formula 1 car, the Frenchman made no mistakes and managed to complete the second highest number of laps on the day, an impressive 131
Nico completes marathon mileage on opening day in Barcelona!
Nico: “It was a perfect weekend – big thanks to the team”
Lewis: “Nico did a fantastic job and I’m grateful that I could get on the podium for the team”