Adam Johnson, member of the Williams F1 Team pit crew, talking about the role of the rear jack. "You’ve just got to make sure the car’s right before it goes out..
A special day for the members at the Challenge event in Monza together with the staff: a Sunday surrounded by the Challenge cars, discovering the behind-the-scenes of the Championship and an incredible lap on the track next to a professional driver. Una giornata speciale per i member al Challenge di Monza, che hanno vissuto con lo staff di Ferrari una domenica tra i garage delle vetture Challenge, alla scoperta del "dietro le quinte" della competizione fino poter fare un incredibile giro di pista con un pilota professionista. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter Ferrari Since 1947
The first round of the season in the World Endurance Championship, where the AF Corse team holds the GTE Pro title and starts with two 458 GT2s, was held in Silverstone. Out on the track went Gimmi Bruni and Giancarlo Fisichella and for the first time the duo formed by the Finnish expert Toni Vilander and the first Japanese racing driver in Maranello, Kamui Kobayashi.
Technical Director James Allison talks us through the difference between Kimi and Romain’s cars, how changing the damaged nose in China wasn’t worth it and why he’s cautiously optimistic about the forthcoming Bahrain GP Follow @Lotus_F1Team We’re 2nd in the Drivers’ Championship and 3rd in the Constructors’ Championship which isn’t a bad place to be; talk us through China from your perspective. It’s not as good as 1st and 1st but it’s definitely ok!
After another podium result, Team Principal Eric Boullier knows the key to a successful championship campaign is maintaining that all important momentum Follow @Lotus_F1Team The team must be pretty upbeat heading to Bahrain? We left Malaysia a little downcast after the high of Australia, so having Kimi back on the podium in Shanghai was the perfect antidote to that. There’s nothing like a Grand Prix podium to make you feel good
This weekend’s Bahrain promises to be another tense race and is likely to be decided on race strategy, if last weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix and last year’s Bahrain Grand Prix are anything to go by. And one important detail to note is that Pirelli has changed the tyre specification for this weekend from the soft compound tyres which proved short-lived in China, to mediums, which have been used in every race so far. Alongside this tyre is the hard compound, which was used in Malaysia.
Romain nous parle de ses impressions sur le Grand Prix de Bahrein : "Bahrein a été mon premier podium en F1, c’est un souvenir magnifique." Romain tells us about the Bahrain Grand Prix : "Bahrain was my first F1 podium, it’s a fantastic memory."
Today sees Romain Grosjean celebrate his 27th birthday, so we’ve put together a montage of the very best moments we’ve shared with the loveable Frenchman so far… Follow @Lotus_F1Team From the shaggy-haired raw talent who first graced the factory as a test driver in 2008, to the beaming three-time Formula 1 podium winner we now see before us, few drivers have become such a part of the Enstone furniture as Romain. So from all of us it’s a big Joyeux Anniversaire!
After a tough Chinese Grand Prix weekend, Romain return to the scene of first Formula 1 podium in a determined mood; eager to garner a good points tally Lotus F1 Team What are your feelings heading to Bahrain? I have good memories after a strong race there last year that’s for sure! Our car worked well and we seemed to like the heat so it’s a race I’m looking forward to it