Sunday , August 9 2020

Marussia to become Manor Racing

“Delighted to announce MANOR RACING: that’s what we’re here for,” the British-based team said on their Twitter feed after a meeting of the governing International Automobile Federation’s F1 commission in Geneva. A team spokeswoman confirmed the name change had been approved. While the Mercedes-powered team will be known as Manor …

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David Coulthard to present Channel 4 Formula 1 coverage

The former F1 driver and presenter has been confirmed as the first of Channel 4’s new presenting line-up, as the broadcaster prepares to take over from the BBC as F1’s UK terrestrial broadcaster. Coulthard had been widely tipped to join Chris Evans as a presenter on the new Top Gear, …

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H.R. OWEN FERRARI DEALER NAMED BEST IN THE WORLD

H.R. Owen Ferrari is officially the best Ferrari dealership in the world, having been named Ferrari Dealer of the Year above a hugely competitive set of more than 200 global retailers. The latest award means that H.R. Owen Ferrari is now both the biggest and the best Ferrari dealership in …

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CLASSIC GRIDS ON POLE POSITION AT NEC SHOW

Stars from the Silverstone Classic will again be out in force at next month’s Autosport International, staged at Birmingham’s NEC from 14-17 January. The world’s biggest classic motor racing festival has teamed up with Classic & Sports Car magazine to create a very special showcase putting the spotlight on many …

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KING ENDS MAIDEN GP2 SEASON WITH STRONG POINTS FINISH

Racing Engineering driver Jordan King completed his maiden season in the GP2 Series with a sixth-place finish at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit. After scoring eight championship points in Saturday’s 31-lap feature race, the 21-year-old Briton was all set to improve on that in Sunday’s 22-lap sprint ahead of the …

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RENAULT ANNOUNCES RETURN TO FORMULA 1 IN 2016

Following the September announcement of the signing of a Letter of Intent with Lotus, teams at Renault continued to evaluate the possibility of a return to Formula 1. Particular attention was paid to competing successfully with its own team in a financially sound way starting in 2016. “Renault had two …

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