Formula 1

Williams announces strengthened aerodynamics team for 2014

09/12/2013 17:30
The Williams F1 Team is pleased to announce a strengthened aerodynamics line-up as it gears up for the 2014 Formula One World Championship season. As part of the on-going work to improve key areas of the business, Williams is pleased to announce that Dave Wheater will join from the Lotus F1 Team to become Head of Aerodynamic...

Red Bull confirms 2014 test driver line-up

06/12/2013 10:30
Infiniti Red Bull Racing is pleased to announce that Sébastien Buemi and António Félix da Costa will make up the team’s test and reserve driver line-up in 2014. For Sébastien, 2014 will represent a third consecutive year in the role of Test and Reserve Driver at the team. The Swiss racer first filled the role in 2008 before...

Hulkenberg rejoins in Force India

03/12/2013 16:40
Sahara Force India is delighted to confirm that Nico Hülkenberg will return to Sahara Force India in 2014 after agreeing a multi-year deal. The 26-year-old German is no stranger to Sahara Force India having spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons with the team. The already strong working relationship will ensure a smooth transition as...

ROC cannot take place due to political situation

02/12/2013 15:55
The Sports Authority of Thailand and the organisers of the 2013 Race Of Champions have announced that the event cannot take place as planned on December 14-15 due to the current political situation in Bangkok. Our thoughts are with the Thai people during this difficult period and we wish that a peaceful solution will soon be...

Bahrain will host a night GP in 2014

30/11/2013 21:20
Representatives of the circuit confirmed that the next Grand Prix of Bahrain will be run under artificial lighting, as the magazine 'Autosport' made ​​known in September. So this will be the third race to be held under the moon, along with Singapore and Abu Dhabi. By: Eric Calduch. Translated by: Julieta...

Brawn set to leave Mercedes at the end of the year

29/11/2013 20:58
The Mercedes AMG team recently announced that the hitherto crew chief Ross Brawn, will leave the German formation in late December. Thus technical executive director Paddy Lowe, along with the executive business director, Toto Wolff, will lead the team from next year. By: Eric Calduch. Translated by: Julieta Tulián. Ross...

Maldonado to Drive for Lotus F1 Team in 2014

29/11/2013 17:10
Lotus F1 Team is pleased to announce that Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado [28] will join the Enstone squad alongside Frenchman Romain Grosjean [27] for the 2014 Formula 1 season. Pastor – a veteran of 58 Grand Prix starts, including pole position and victory at the 2012 Spanish Grand Prix – has driven for Williams F1 Team...

Sony possible main sponsor of Mclaren in 2014

29/11/2013 15:59
The latest news about Formula 1 said that a Japanese company, Sony, can replace the British phone company, Vodafone, as a main sponsor of Mclaren F1 team from 2014. by: Arnau Viñals Vendrell & Eric Calduch Lock of an official confirmation from Mclaren and Sony, some rumours tell about this news. With Honda Motors in the...

World Champion Vettel wins DHL Fastest Lap Award 2013

25/11/2013 12:02
The world's leading logistics group, honored Sebastian Vettel with this year’s DHL Fastest Lap Award during a special ceremony at the final Grand Prix™ of 2013; the FORMULA 1 GRANDE PRÊMIO PETROBRAS DO BRASIL 2013 on November 24. In a carbon copy of his dominant performance in 2012, Vettel triumphed in both the 2013 FIA Formula...

Season ends with a victorious Vettel

24/11/2013 19:55
By: Cristian Jiménez Ruiz. Translated by: Julieta Tulián. The final race of the 2013 Formula 1 world finished today at the Interlagos circuit in Brazil and from Formula Rapida we want to thank all the readers of our website throughout the world. Sebastian Vettel, as in the previous eight races, won today with a race...

Vettel takes the last pole of the year

23/11/2013 20:59
By: Ramon López Garrido. Translated by: Julieta Tulián. Drivers lined up at the exit of the pit lane minutes before the light turned green. It was important to set a time as soon as possible before the track got worse, the thing which has happened: it started raining more intensely after 10 minute session. Drivers came out and...

Rain is still present and Webber leads FP3

23/11/2013 15:53
The last session was also under water in Interlagos. It is expected that classification, starting at 17h Spanish time, will also be disputed with wet track.   By: Ramon López Garrido Translated: Julieta Tulián. During the first half hour it rained with some intensity so drivers were limited to perform...

Rosberg again at the top

22/11/2013 19:19
The second practice session started with an insistent rain and moderate intensity, which has been maintained throughout the session. This has meant that the track was very wet and the team has chosen not to do many laps, despite the rain tyres performed well in these conditions. By: Òscar Daniel. Translated by: Julieta...

Rosberg, fastest under the rain

22/11/2013 14:56
The first session of free practice at the Interlagos circuit in Brazil, has been marked by rain, in fact the water is expected to accompany the drivers throughout the weekend. All drivers set their time with the intermediate tyres. The session was conducted almost without incident, only Lewis Hamilton spun in Turn 3 and an...

Vettel wins his eighth consecutive race; Alonso runner-up

17/11/2013 22:59
By: Cristian Jiménez Ruiz. Translated by: Julieta Tulián. Sebastian Vettel has won the race for the eighth consecutive time, now in the USA, putting his name to a new record in F1. The German stoles Schumacher the record of consecutive wins, and comes close to matching the record of another myth German, Michael Schumacher,...

Eighth pole of the season for Vettel

16/11/2013 20:48
By: Ramon López Garrido. Translated by: Julieta Tulián. In Q1 the Red Bull started strong and were the ones doing laps with the hard, also with a single attempt in the case of Vettel. Valtteri Bottas put his Williams in 1st position, while Ferrari passed to Q2 struggling with Alonso and Massa in 15th and 16th position. Sutil...

Button handed three-place grid penalty in Austin

16/11/2013 17:57
Jenson Button has been handed a three-place grid penalty by the race stewards in Austin for overtaking another car during the red-flag period in Friday’s first practice session.  Having reviewed video evidence and spoken to the McLaren driver, the stewards determined Button had breached Appendix H, Article 2.4.4.1 (b)(3)...

Vettel stays first

16/11/2013 17:44
Last session of free practice in Austin, with heavy cloud. As usual, at the beginning of the session all drivers were on the hard compound, and it was not until the last fifteen minutes we have seen the medium in action. By: Òscar Daniel. Translated by: Julieta Tulián.   The first half was dominated...

Successful back surgery for Räikkönen

16/11/2013 12:25
This is what Lotus F1 Team said yesterday on a Press Release: by: Arnau Viñals Vendrell As planned, Kimi Räikkönen underwent back surgery yesterday at The University Hospital of Strasbourg. Lotus F1 Team is happy to report that the operation was totally successful, according to Professor Afshin Gangi. Kimi will now rest for a...

Vettel leads the second free practice in Austin

15/11/2013 21:56
The Red Bulls have been the fastest not only with the hard compound but also with the soft. Ferrari suffered the high temperatures of the track and could not match the pace hopeful this morning.   By: Julieta Tulián   In the first half of the session, teams have tried the hard tyres with low fuel load....

Fernando Alonso starts strong in Austin

15/11/2013 18:35
The session started with a great delay, due to the thick fog that covered the Circuit of the Americas. Finally, forty minutes later than planned, has been turned on the green light for an hour of training with very cold conditions, 16 °C in temperature and 20 ° C on the asphalt. By: Julieta Tulián Heikki Kovalainen was...

Caterham agree with Kovalainen and Lotus

14/11/2013 19:40
Caterham F1 Team Reserve Driver Heikki Kovalainen will race for Lotus F1 Team at US and Brazilian Grands Prix after agreement was reached between all parties to release Heikki from his Caterham F1 Team commitments to allow him to replace Kimi Raikonnen in Austin and Interlagos. by: Arnau Viñals Vendrell Cyril Abiteboul, Team...

Kovalainen to drive for Lotus

14/11/2013 15:28
Finnish driver Heikki Kovalainen [32] will join Lotus F1 Team for the final two races of the 2013 season as a stand-in for regular race driver Kimi Räikkönen, who is currently undergoing back surgery. Heikki – a veteran of 109 Grand Prix starts – has previously driven for Renault F1 Team, McLaren, and Caterham F1 Team. Over...

Magnussen to partner Button at Mclaren for 2014

11/11/2013 22:06
Kevin Magnussen and Jenson Button will drive the Mclaren’s cars for next season. The Danish driver will replace Pérez in the team. By: Arnau Viñals Vendrell Jenson Button and Kevin Magnussen had been confirmed by Vodafone Mclaren Mercedes F1 Team to become the 2014 drivers for the Woking squad. Jenson Button who still’s...
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