Caterham’s F1 cars will carry the silhouette of a ‘brand new’ road car at this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix, ahead of its official unveiling…
Despite failing to finish last weekend’s F1 Singapore grand prix, Lewis Hamilton remained firmly in the headlines as the F1 paddock debated his future with the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team.
News which arose this weekend that McLaren had been given a seat on the board of the sport’s holding company alongside Ferrari and Red Bull, came amidst pre-float preparations as Formula One gets ready for a listing on the Singapore stock exchange this summer.
With Malaysian-born Tony Fernandes as its new owner, it was only a matter of time before Caterham Cars set up a permanent residence in India – you see, despite being born in Kuala Lumpur, the Air Asia and Team Lotus boss’ late father was Indian.
Scuderia Ferrari’s straight-talking blogger, The Horse Whisperer, has spoken up this morning on the media excitement generated by a misquoted radio transmission between Felipe Massa and his F1 engineer, Rob Smedley.
This weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix was a fitting occasion for McLaren Automotive to announce that its Asia Pacific network will be managed from a wholly-owned McLaren subsidiary, McLaren Automotive Asia Pte Ltd, based in Singapore.
McLaren Automotive Asia Pte Ltd will be responsible for all of McLaren Automotive’s regional operations throughout its Asia Pacific network including importation, distribution, logistics, sales, marketing, technical support and financial services for McLaren’s range of high-performance sports cars.
Another round done, another dreary street race and another fine example of F1’s current status as techno showpiece first, thrilling sport second.
From the very beginning of the broadcast tyre management, pit strategy and other ‘racing’ buzzwords were thrown around by the triumvirate of BBC presenters who all – as they’re employed to do – proclaimed the climax of the season to be ‘one the most exciting ever!’ You can’t argue that it’s going to be close, but I reject the term exciting.
Rick Osborn speaks to Sutton Images CEO Keith Sutton about his early days, his friend Ayrton Senna and life in F1.
Piquet Jr joins the Campos-Meta team, with the help of his father’s money..
Bernie delivers some Christmas cheer with his satirical swipe at Max and Flavio.