Austin is going to be a busy place on Friday night with the F1 fans in towns and Halloween as well, so if you are an F1 fan and want to get some pease and quiet, away from the madding crowd, why not come along to An Audience with Joe. If you are reading this […]
Coventry, traditionally the home of the British motor industry, is planning to one of the first cities in Britain to host street events, once the British Government passes new legislation allowing the local authorities to close roads for competition, without the need of an act of parliament. The city council has given the go ahead […]
Caterham are set to miss the US and Brazilian Grands Prix after the administrators now running the squad revealed that Bernie Ecclestone has given permission for it to sit out the next two rounds of the F1 championship. This morning the management team led by Colin Kolles stepped back from running the team and handed […]
Caterham have been given special dispensation by Bernie Ecclestone to miss the next two races in the USA and Brazil after it fell under the control of administrators on Friday
The Administrators from Smith & Williamson are planning to take over ownership of 1MRT in addition to acting as administrator for Caterham Sports Limited. This offers the potential for the team – or what is left of it – to race again this season. The news has been reported as Bernie Ecclestone allowing the team […]
The Administrators from Smith & Williamson are planning to take over ownership of 1MRT in addition to acting as administrator for Caterham Sports Limited. This offers the potential for the team – or what is left of it – to race again this season Finbarr O’Connell and Henry Shinners of Smith & Williamson, the accountancy […]
The administrators for Caterham Sports, who have now taken control of Caterham F1, say that they have been given permission by Bernie Ecclestone for the team to miss the US and Brazilian GPs while a buyer is sought. The administrators … Continue reading →
Caterham is now almost certain to miss the United States and Brazilian Grands Prix as its administrators focus on finding a new buyer for the Formula 1 team
Lotus will test a revised nose on its car during practice for the United States Grand Prix as it looks for solutions to next year’s regulations
Romain Grosjean is in pole position to retain his Lotus seat, with confirmation expected very shortly
Lotus have revealed that they are near to reaching an agreement with Romain Grosjean that will see the Frenchman stay on as Pastor Maldonado’s team mate in 2015. Grosjean, who has endured a frustrating 2014 campaign, finishing in the points on just two occasions, has spent his entire F1 career with the Enstone-based team
Lotus will test a non-forked nose during practice for the US Grand Prix as it starts to gather on-track data for its 2015 car
Daniil Kvyat says he will not alter his approach to Formula 1 when he graduates from Toro Rosso to Red Bull next season
Round 17 of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship sees the teams and drivers head across the Atlantic to the much-lauded Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. As the season builds towards its climax, those involved in the 2014 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix discuss their prospects for the weekend ahead
Lotus says that it expects to soon be able to confirm that Romain Grosjean will stay on alongside Pastor Maldonado in 2015. The team recently confirmed its Mercedes power unit deal as the cornerstone of a planned recovery. “Romain is … Continue reading →
Lotus is just a few finalised details away from confirming Romain Grosjean as its second race driver for 2015
Caterham F1 Team is now in the hands of administrators in attempt to allow the team to see out the season
In a shock development, the Caterham F1 team has announced that the consortium behind the takeover of the Leafield squad has handed back control of the F1 team to the administrator of Caterham Sports Limited to allow it to prepare and continue operating at the “next events.” The announcement comes less than 24 hours before the Caterham cars […]
The latest statement from Caterham F1 says that the team is now being run by the administrator of Caterham Sports, and confirms that the intention is to carry on competing. The team has to send its cars and equipment to … Continue reading →
Jenson Button says he would not be scared of being Fernando Alonso’s team-mate in Formula 1, should they end up paired at McLaren next year
The Caterham Formula 1 team is now effectively being run by administrators, after its current management team agreed to step back
In her latest column for Crash.net, Kate Walker trawls through the mess at Caterham to identify who Engavest SA is, and who is working for the team’s buyers
The two parties in the Caterham debacle are now throwing accusations at one another, while by blocking the team from using the cars the administrator is basically destroying what little value is left. The assets of the company will be sold and whoever owns the 1MRT franchise at that point could buy them for next […]
John Surtees headed into the 1964 Formula One season finale in Mexico locked in a three-way fight for the title. Against the odds he emerged triumphant, becoming the first – and to date only – driver to have won world championships on both two and four wheels. But what does the man himself think of that epic achievement
Caterham F1’s buyers Engavest have refuted Tony Fernandes’ claims that purchase obligations were not met, and has stated its “total contempt” for Fernandes and Caterham Group executives
The war of words between Tony Fernandes and the investment company that tried to buy the team continues as the chances of the team making the US Grand Prix next week look increasingly slim
The FIA has ruled out asking Formula 1′s top teams to run a third car this season, despite growing doubts about grid numbers at the end of the 2014 campaign
Today saw F1′s “battle of the press releases”, with the old owners of Caterham (Tony Fernandes and Caterham Group) and the new owners (Engavest SA), slinging mud at each other over who owns what and who’s responsible for the current mess over Caterham Sport going into administration with debts of £12-15 million. Engavest argues that […]
2014 FIA European F3 champion Esteban Ocon impresses on F1 test debut at Valenica with the Lotus F1 Team
Lotus said European Formula 3 champion Esteban Ocon performed “exceptionally” as he made his Formula 1 test debut in a 2012 car at Valencia
Three up-and-coming drivers got the chance to experience F1 machinery in a two-day test in Valencia, Spain this week. Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany both sampled a two-year old Sauber, while Esteban Ocon was at the wheel of an identical-vintage Lotus.
Tony Fernandes has now responded to the suggestion that the Caterham Group has failed to sign over the shares in Caterham Sport Ltd. This is rather more than yesterday’s Twitter remark, but it does little to clear up the situation. “In June 2014, I decided, together with my co-shareholders, to sell my stake in the Caterham F1 […]
Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany both successfully completed their first Formula 1 tests with Sauber at Valencia this week
Three up-and-coming drivers got the chance to experience F1 machinery in a two-day test in Valencia, Spain this week. Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany both sampled a two-year old Sauber, while Esteban Ocon was at the wheel of an identical-vintage Lotus.
Tony Fernandes has hit back in the war of words over Caterham F1 by claiming that the buyers – Swiss consortium Engavest – have not fulfilled their part of the deal. Engavest said today that Fernandes was still responsible for … Continue reading →
Tony Fernandes says Caterham F1 Team’s buyers – Engavest SA – have failed to comply with conditions agreed when he sold the team in June
Monisha Kaltenborn has warned that F1 needs to look at its commercial model because it is not too big to fail as a sport
Tony Fernandes has hit back at claims made by the company he sold the Caterham F1 team to, accusing them of not living up to their side of the deal
The staff of Caterham F1 were locked out of the team factory on Thursday – and that means just one thing: the administrator needs to take a crash course in Formula 1 rules, regulations and contracts or else he will destroy what value there is left in the troubled F1 team. The role of an […]
Tony Fernandes claims that the Caterham Formula 1 team’s new owner is entirely responsible for its current problems
Caterham’s Formula 1 chief Colin Kolles says he has done all he can to try to save the team, admitting that its fate is now in the hands of administrators
Caterham F1 Team’s buyer – Engavest SA – insists it has paid for the team’s shares but not received them from Tony Fernandes
The group of investors that have been running Caterham since July claim Tony Fernandes still owns the team and is responsible for its uncertain future
Caterham’s new buyer insists it has fulfilled all its conditions to purchase the Formula 1 team from Tony Fernandes, as a dispute rages over ownership of the outfit
The organisation that purchased Caterham F1 in June insisted today that the shares had not been transferred by the previous owners, and that Tony Fernandes thus remains “responsible” for the team. “On 29 June 2014 Engavest SA signed a Sale … Continue reading →
Gene Haas says the target for his new team in the first five years of entering F1 will be “just surviving”
The previous owners of the Caterham F1 team failed to pay over £256,000 in legal fees before the team was sold to a consortium in June, court documents show. The fees represent one of a number of unpaid bills left … Continue reading →
Caterham F1 staff were locked out of the team’s factory in Leafield on Thursday as administrators seek a resolution to ownership problems
This year has been something of a rollercoaster ride for Jean-Eric Vergne, veering from a career-best qualifying in the season opener and a record points haul, to potentially losing his Toro Rosso drive at the end of the season. We take the chance to quiz the Frenchman on a few of the firsts in his life – including why it took a while before he even considered F1 racing to be achievable, and how he won the first car race he ever entered
Gene Haas says the first five years of his Formula One project will just be about surviving as he looks to learn from the mistakes of the sport’s smaller teams