Formula 1

Mount Fuji forms a majestic backdrop to the track

Mount Fuji forms a majestic backdrop to the track

Around this time of year you suddenly start wondering where the season has gone, with only three races left. It’s been an eventful year, for both good and bad reasons, and the last three flyaway events hold the key to the drivers’ championship. There’s still four ways it could go,…

Ferrari confirms for f1 festival

Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro has confirmed that its drivers for the 2007 F1 World Championship season, Felipe Massa and Kimi Räikkönen, will be in Abu Dhabi to take part in the F1 Festival on Saturday, 3rd February 2007. “We are absolutely delighted that Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro will be bringing both of…

F1 fever to hit the capital

The Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) has announced that the Capital City will host the first ever Formula One (F1) Festival on Saturday, February 3, 2007.  The world’s best F1 drivers, including current world champion Fernando Alonso, will drive their F1 cars in a specially designed street circuit in Abu…

Super Aguri retain Yamamoto

F1 – Sakon Yamamoto got his Christmas present a day later when the Super Aguri F1 Team confirmed that the young Japanese will continue his relationship with the team as the second test driver for 2007. He and newly appointed test and reserve driver Giedo van der Garde will support…

Renault in Formula One

Renault in Formula One

Paris – Renault has just conducted its 10,000th crash test at its Lardy Technical Centre in France. This impressive milestone illustrates the company’s unprecedented commitment to safety as well as being an ideal opportunity to applaud the work of the hundreds of Renault employees who have been advancing safety for…

Lewis Hamilton Testing the McLaren Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton Testing the McLaren Mercedes

London – Long-term McLaren and Mercedes-Benz protégé Lewis Hamilton has been confirmed as a Vodafone McLaren Mercedes racing driver and will make his debut at the opening round of the 2007 Formula 1 World Championship in Australia. 21-year-old Lewis will join World Champion Fernando Alonso racing the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes…