Formula 1

Best tires for 2014?

23/02/2014 17:38
Last season we saw the criticism to Pirelli because the gums were so bad in all the aspects but now it seems that the brand has worked well and they found a way to fix it. By: Andreu Rius While pilots and staff have worked to try and set up the cars for this upcoming season in the tests, especially in Bahrain, the Italian tire...

Day 4 in Bahrain: Rosberg on top

22/02/2014 16:39
The Mercedes German driver has set the fastest time followed by Jenson Button (McLaren) and Kimi Räikkönen (Ferrari).   By: Ramon López Garrido Fourth and last day of the first week of pre-season testing in the Bahrain International Circuit. Nico Rosberg has finished on top with a 1:33.283, a time which is very close to...

Williams and Banco do Brasil announce new partnership

22/02/2014 11:03
Williams is pleased to announce a new partnership agreement with Banco do Brasil, Brazil's largest financial institution.  The Banco do Brasil logo will appear on the engine cover of the Williams Mercedes FW36, the overalls worn by each driver, and the kit worn by team personnel during the 2014 FIA Formula One World...

Williams appoints Nasr as test and reserve driver

22/02/2014 10:41
Williams is pleased to announce the appointment of Brazilian Felipe Nasr to the position of Test and Reserve Driver for the 2014 season. In this role Felipe will attend all Grands Prix during the 2014 season and take to the wheel of the Williams Mercedes FW36 in three tests and five FP1 sessions. This will be combined with...

Hamilton fastest at 3rd day testing in Bahrain

21/02/2014 17:07
Lewis Hamilton was the fastest driver in the third day of pre season testing in Bahrain. Proving that the McLaren and the Mercedes as the strongest cars with Ferrari having a lot of problems By: Victor Forner & Arnau Viñals Vendrell In the morning, Max Chilton has caused the first red flag of the day, due to an anomaly in...

Charles Pic - reserve driver of Lotus F1 Team

20/02/2014 18:56
Thursday evening Lotus F1 Team conducted on the pit lane race track in Bahrain presentation of the new car, which worked two days on the tests. Together with the main drivers - Roman Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado E22 presented to reporters Charles Pic, who signed a contract reserve and test driver By: Evgenya Udalova Pic...

Magnussen at the top again

20/02/2014 15:22
The Danish Kevin Magnussen has been fastest on the second day of Formula 1 Pre-season testing in Sakir, Bahrain. By: Arnau Viñals Vendrell We have today 5 red flags today, 2 caused by Rosberg, 1 by Vergne, and the other one was causes by Gutierrez.   Magnussen scorches the best time of the day with only 40 laps....

Lotus and Renault Sport confirm partnership

20/02/2014 14:34
Lotus F1 Team and Renault Sport F1 are delighted to officially confirm the extension of their successful chassis-engine partnership for 2014 and beyond. Renault will supply the team with its Energy F1-2014 Power Unit for the coming season. The Energy F1-2014 is a cutting edge power plant designed for the radical new 2014...

Hulkenberg fastest with Red Bull improvements

19/02/2014 16:15
The German driver of Force India, Nico Hulkenberg has been fastest on first day of second round of 4-days-testing in Sakir, Bahrain; where we see again, the Mercedes superiority. By: Arnau Viñals Vendrell On morning, Lotus made his public debut with Romain Grosjean completing 10 laps. Frijns, with Caterham, was the...

Bahrain Pre-season test Line-up

18/02/2014 20:35
The second round 4-day-testing of Formula 1 Pre-season starts tomorrow and that is the reason why FormulaRapida.net advance what driver will drive this next 4 days in Bahrain. by: Arnau Viñals Vendrell   Team  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Red...

Williams announces partnership with Petrobras

18/02/2014 16:27
Williams and Petrobras have had a history of technology collaboration dating back to 1998 when the team started using Petrobras' fuel for the first time in a partnership which lasted for 11 years. This new agreement will see the Williams and Petrobras technical collaboration continue once more as the two parties work together...

Williams and Oris continue long standing partnership

17/02/2014 15:06
Williams is pleased to announce that its long-term Official Watch Partner, Oris, has renewed its sponsorship of the team ahead of the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship. This will be Oris' twelfth full season as an Official Partner of Williams, after entering into partnership in 2003 and having subsequently enjoyed a...

Sauber will prepare Simone de Silvestro to Formula 1

14/02/2014 16:01
Simone de Silvestro, 25 -year-old Swiss female driver, became to Sauber program to train young pilots. Simone last four seasons spent in IndyCar series, becoming the owner of the prestigious "Rookie of the Year" in the Indy 500 in 2010. She also became the first female driver on the podium IndyCar race, held on the city...

Doctors have found Schumacher pneumonia

12/02/2014 17:32
Doctors Hospital in Grenoble where the treatment Michael Schumacher, found at the German pneumonia and began a course of antibiotics. How serious will be the consequences of complications and how they affect the process of its withdrawal from the coma, not reported. by: Evgenya Udalova Professor Heinz-Peter Meke, who not...

Lotus test in Jerez and launches his car

07/02/2014 17:36
Lotus F1 Team today releases its preview teaser to the 2014 season with drivers Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado and the team embracing one of the most difficult technical challenges seen in the sport for a generation. The technical department of Lotus F1 Team ran a development programme for the teaser video car in...

Ross Brawn: "I decided to stay"

02/02/2014 19:39
One of the key players in Formula 1 last decades, 59 -year-old Briton Ross Brawn, the last path from the mechanic to the team leader and has won 16 titles in Formula 1 - eight in the standings and eight in the Constructors' Championship, including the team that bears his name, said while fishing in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, he...

Felipe Massa sets the best time in the final day in Jerez

31/01/2014 16:42
Jerez testing is over, and we will not see Formula 1 on action until 18th of February in Bahrain. Now teams have more than two weeks to solve the issued found in Jerez. By: Òscar Daniel The team who will need more work is the World Champion, Red Bull, nobody knows if the car will be fast, but it’s sure that it doesn’t work....

Alonso sets the best time in wet morning

31/01/2014 13:28
Fernando Alonso has set the best time this morning in the final day of test in Jerez. The track has been wet all the time. By: Òscar Daniel Nico Rosberg has been again the driver who has completed most laps, 91 in just four hours, and with no issues. Mercedes is working very hard. McLaren is not far from Mercedes, they have...

McLaren keeps on top in Jerez on day 3

30/01/2014 17:10
Today, most teams have completed much more laps than in previous days, though there have been six red flags, three of them this morning (red why in this article). By: Òscar Daniel The afternoon has not been easier, firstly, there was a red flag caused by a crash of Adrian Sutil, who seems to have suffered a failure in his...

Jerez, day 3: Button on top in the morning, problems for Red Bull-Renault

30/01/2014 14:30
It’s being a hard beginning of the pre-season testing for Red Bull. Their car, driven today by Daniel Ricciardo, has stopped on track right after coming out and they’ve just been able to do 3 laps at the moment.   By: Ramon López Garrido Today was the first day on their new car for 6 drivers: Ricciardo (Red Bull), Alonso...

Day 2 in Jerez - Button goes fastest, 97 laps for Rosberg

29/01/2014 18:37
Jenson Button has set the fastest time today in Jerez, on the first day of testing for McLaren after they weren’t able to take part on the test yesterday. Nico Rosberg has done almost a hundred laps with his Mercedes, while the teams powered by Renault are having serious reliability problems that are limiting their time on...

Bouiller appointed Racing Director in Mclaren

29/01/2014 16:43
 McLaren Racing is pleased to announce that Eric Boullier has been appointed to the position of Racing Director, effective Monday February 3rd.   Eric is one of the most capable trackside leaders in Formula 1. He has played the central role in Lotus F1 Team’s recent successes, and brings with him extensive...

McLaren the fastest car on morning

29/01/2014 14:08
  Today the track was wet, and teams wanted to take advantage of this situation and change the wet test day (that was scheduled for Friday). So, the first car to hit the track this morning has been a tractor, carrying a wet tank to water more the track. The session has started with full wet tires, but not much action in...

Jerez pre-season test: day 2 line-up

28/01/2014 21:17
After a low activity day on the track, probably tomorrow will be a day with more activity in Jerez. Some teams will keep today drivers and the other ones will change him to face the second day of test by: Manel Ferriol Red Bull Sebastian Vettel only reach 2 warmup laps and tomorrow will drive again the Red Bull Mercedes Before...
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