Posts Tagged ‘David Richards’

15 Apr 2010: F1: No Prodrive or Lola entries for 2011

Prodrive has stated its intention of concentrating on the World Rally Championship and sportscar racing next year, explicitly ruling out the possibility of a F1 entry.

3 Dec 2009: F1: Is Renault selling out to Prodrive?

Renault’s exit plan from F1 competition could involve selling its Enstone operation to Prodrive, according to a report in a French newspaper.

15 Jun 2009: Peugeot score Le Mans one-two as Aston’s hopes are dashed

Peugeot has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans at its third attempt with its current car, breaking the recent dominance of its major rival Audi and dashing the hopes of Britain’s Aston Martin team.

21 May 2009: Le Mans: Davidson to compete for Aston in potential race-winner

At last something on the race track has come good for Anthony Davidson – the former F1 pilot and BBC radio commentator is to drive for Aston Martin in this year’s 24 hours of Le Mans in June.

24 Apr 2009: F1: Could a new British team soon be racing?

Just as McLaren teeters on the edge of being shown the door out of F1, we learn that at least two other British teams are weighing up the pros and cons of entry.

6 Mar 2009: Over the White Line: Black is the new black at the Beeb

You can tell that the F1 season is less than a month away, that a new broadcaster has the rights to screen it, and that other big, important things are afoot. Because the Beeb has turned its site black…

10 Feb 2009: Why there will never be a Team Great Britain in F1

A new all-American team is slated to enter Formula One in 2010, featuring a car, drivers and engineering all based in that country. Brits on Pole asks: what does this mean for the series, for motorsport in general, and for British racing?

29 Jan 2009: F1: Will Honda ask for a government bail-out?

Honda Racing is reportedly in talks with the government about securing a share of the £2.3 billion recently earmarked for bailing out the country’s beleagured car industry.

12 Jan 2009: Richards: cash crunch still hasn’t sunk in for F1

We’ll pass on more or less without comment some recent words from Prodrive chief David Richards about the economic challenges currently facing top-flight motorsport, because they pretty much speak for themselves.

12 Jan 2009: Prodrive in frame for job cuts

Workers at Prodrive’s Oxfordshire facility could be facing job cuts after the company’s partnership with Subaru and its involvement in the World Rally Championship came to an end in December.

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