Formula 1

Mclaren 2014 car launch dates revealed

07/01/2014 20:14
The dates for the 2014 McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 car have now been announced. We will reveal the MP4-29, during an online-only digital launch at 12:00pm midday UK time on Friday January 24.   The car, plus supporting videos and editorial material, will be available to view here on the official McLaren Mercedes website,...

Corinna Schumacher asks media to leave hospital

07/01/2014 14:24
Michael Schumacher's wife Corinna asked the media to leave the Grenoble hospital where he is stay now. by: Evgenya Udalova Schumacher's condition critical but stable for several days, and no hospital press conferences are planned for the time, the media presence still at the hospital.   But Corinna asked...

Mercedes will launch his car in 28 January at Jerez

07/01/2014 14:00
Mercedes AMG Petronas confirms that like last year, they will launch his car at Circuito de Jerez de la Frontera in 28 January, when the pre-season will start. By: Arnau Viñals Vendrell The German squad is already ready for 2014 F1 season, not like Lotus who will not take place in Jerez.   Mercedes, with Lewis Hamilton...

Lotus going to miss the first 2014 Formula 1 pre-season test at Jerez

06/01/2014 22:26
Just 3 weeks before the new 2014 cars are present to run for the first time, Lotus has revealed that E22 will not join to the other teams in the test starts on January 28. by: Evgenya Udalova Lotus technical director Nick Chester said that the team planned to launch their car after Jerez.   "We're goes to keep our car...

Grosjean announces the number 8 for his car

03/01/2014 13:20
During this Christmas, some Formula 1 drivers are saying his numbers what it will drive in 2014 in the cars. This time, Romain Grosjean say it. By: Arnau Viñals & Eric Calduch With the first test in Jerez this month, the drivers are saying the number preferences for this 2014. After know some preference of some drivers,...

UPDATE: The doctors says that Schumacher status follow “extremely serious”

30/12/2013 14:09
At 11 o’clock of this morning it had been a press conference with the doctors who stay all the night with Michael Schumacher in the Hospital of Grenoble. The doctors come with a serious and concern faces to say that, Schumi is on induced coma and extremely serious status. By: Arnau Viñals Vendrell & Eric...

Update: Schumacher in critical condition

30/12/2013 00:05
Now we know officially what has happened to Michael Schumacher. We explain it on next lines. By Arnau Viñals Vendrell (Translated by: Òscar Daniel) Schumacher is fighting for his life in this moment. The news could hardly have turned worse, at the beginning it seemed nothing but the German is in “critical” condition. Actually,...

Updated : Schumacher news getting worse

29/12/2013 22:00
The German has been moved to 12:45 this morning at the hospital in the town of Grenoble, in the department of Isere, France. The move was made ​​because of the importance of head injury. Keep on reading to be aware of the status of the 7 times world champion of Formula 1.   Translation: David González At 6 pm, the...

Schumacher hospitalized due to a ski accident in the Alps

29/12/2013 14:36
The seven times world champion Michael Schumacher is now hospitalized in a French hospital after suffering an accident while skiing on the slopes of the French Alps, Méribel. by: Arnau Viñals Vendrell The "Kaiser" has suffered the accident off the ski slope at 11:07am this morning, and although went with the helmet, Schumacher...

The F1 view by Albert Costa

27/12/2013 10:41
Another dominant season for Sebastian Vettel in Formula 1 has become this one a "boring" season for many. Now, you will see what Albert Costa hopes for the 2014 season in Formula 1. By: Arnau Viñals Vendrell In the last round of the World Series by Renault in Circuit de Barcelona -Catalunya, FormulaRapida.net had a great...

Kvyat chose number 7, like Raikkönen

23/12/2013 13:12
The 2014 rookie season with Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat, choose his number to race next year. By: Arnau Viñals Vendrell The 19-years-old, recently GP3 Series champion this 2013 and vice-champion in Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 in 2012, choose as a first option for 2014 the number 7.   But number 7 was chosen by Kimi...

Sauber and Telmex continue their partnership

21/12/2013 22:29
The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce it will continue its partnership with Telmex. It will stay Premium Partner with the logo of the Mexican telecommunications company continuing to have a significant presence on the cars. Carlos Slim Domit, Telmex Chairman: “We at Telmex and Telcel are very proud to continue being part...

Gutiérrez completes the Sauber line-up for 2014

21/12/2013 22:25
The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce that Esteban Gutiérrez will stay on for the 2014 season, completing the driver line-up together with Adrian Sutil. The Mexican first tested with the team at Jerez in late 2009. The following year the talented youngster was signed as ‘affiliated driver’, and 2013 saw him in his debut...

Sirotkin becomes test driver for Sauber

21/12/2013 22:14
The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce Sergey Sirotkin as its test driver for the 2014 season. Sergey joined the team in August 2013 and has been gaining more and more insight into Formula One since then. He has spent several days at the factory in Hinwil and has been working with the engineers. In late September he drove a...

Ferrari ready for the new engine

20/12/2013 11:45
One of the Scuderia’s strong points when it comes to taking on the challenge of 2014 comes from the fact that the power unit and the car to which it will be fitted, are developed together, symbolically under the same roof.  In fact, Ferrari is the only team which, since 1950, has year after year been able to make the most...

Mercedes prematurely concluded its participation in Bahrain test

19/12/2013 20:23
Rosberg has suffered an incident this morning and it would have taken time for them to repair the damage in the W04. By: Julieta Tulián. Mercedes prematurely finished its presence in the Bahrain tests with Pirelli, together with Ferrari, Red Bull and Toro Rosso. The participation of the Silver Arrows' people has come...

Newey regrets regularisations being restrictive

18/12/2013 19:14
Adrian Newey is frustrated by the fact that regulatory changes continue to limit freedom of designers. By: Julieta Tulián. "It is a shame and danger that regulations remain more restrictive, and reach a point where the car will be designed more or less by the rules. There are GP1 cars where differentiators are the engine...

Vergne and Kvyat to drive for Toro Rosso in Bahrain

13/12/2013 19:01
Jean-Eric Vergne and Daniil Kvyat are the elected drivers by Toro Rosso to participate in the tests with Pirelli in Bahrain next week. The Faenza-based team said that the French will drive the STR8 on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th in the morning, while the Russian will test on Wednesday evening and on Thursday 19. By:...

Sauber announces Sutil as its driver for 2014

13/12/2013 16:06
The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce Adrian Sutil as one of its drivers in 2014. The German will embark on his seventh season in Formula One with the Swiss outfit. Monisha Kaltenborn, Team Principal: “We are pleased, that we were able to sign Adrian, particularly as we have been wanting to work together with him for a...

Williams announces continuation of Dom Reilly Limited

12/12/2013 18:19
The Williams F1 Team is delighted to announce the continuation of the Dom Reilly partnership for the 2014 season. Per: Arnau Viñals Vendrell Dom Reilly has been the official supplier of luggage and travel accessories to the Williams F1 Team throughout 2013.  Each of the Dom Reilly bags have covered over 70,000 km and...

Perez joins Force India with multi-year deal

12/12/2013 15:17
Sahara Force India is delighted to announce the signing of Sergio Perez as race driver for the team in 2014 and beyond. The 23-year-old Mexican completes Sahara Force India’s 2014 line-up alongside Nico Hülkenberg and helps create one of the most exciting pairings on the grid. Dr Vijay Mallya, Team Principal and Managing...

3 day F1 test on Bahrain next week

09/12/2013 21:32
It has been said since some days ago, and finally there will be Formula 1 tests next week on Bahrain circuit, days 17th, 18th and 19th of December (Tuesday to Thursday), after the request of Pirelli. By: Arnau Viñals Vendrell Translated by: Òscar Daniel FIA has announced it today, Monday 9th of December. Pirelli has asked for...

Since 2014, drivers will drive with their own number

09/12/2013 20:53
The FIA has confirmed that from the 2014 Formula 1 season, the drivers will take their numbers. by: David González This decision has been agreed in FIA Motorsport Council and Formula 1 after the their request. Number 1 as usual, will be reserved to the champion, and the other riders can choose from the dorsal...

Point system in the last race of the season count double

09/12/2013 20:37
The last race of the championship of Formula 1 2014 will have the double score to increase the struggles in the championship. by: David González   This point system was decided by the FIA Motorsport Council arguing what is "to increase the struggles of the championship until the last race." This method...
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