Posts Tagged ‘Gary Paffett’

3 May 2011: DTM 2011: Paffett and Jarvis prepare for hard-fought season

Imagine that the UK’s British Touring Car Championship was on the back page of every newspaper, discussed in every pub, bus queue and office, and generally followed with the same intensity as football.

26 Apr 2011: Mark Blundell: “If I’m not in it, I can’t win it”

It’s a sunny spring day in a pretty market town in Hertfordshire’s most northerly corner and, as shoppers bustle through Royston’s winding streets, the hectic, fast-paced world of motor racing could not seem further away.

12 Jun 2010: F1: Paffett says testers need more hands-on experience

Formula One’s test and reserve drivers need to get hands-on experience during race weekends if they are to be ready to step into a car when needed, according to one of the most experienced testers out there.

12 Mar 2010: F1: Paffett gets four-race call-up in McLaren’s reserve slot

McLaren has confirmed that British DTM star and long-time tester Gary Paffett will be acting as its reserve driver for the first four races of the season – until his own racing season starts.

12 Feb 2010: Paul di Resta to contest DTM title alongside F1 duties

Force India reserve driver Paul di Resta has confirmed that he will be returning to DTM in 2010 to have another crack at the title for Mercedes, combining the championship with his Formula One role.

1 Feb 2010: F1 testing: Teams take first 2010 outing at Valencia

Ferrari’s Felipe Massa returned to the race track today for his first proper day at the office since a horrific accident at the Hungaroring in July looked to have put an end to his racing career – and promptly stuck his car at the top of the unofficial timesheet.

27 Jan 2010: F1: Paul di Resta to get some track time

The role of reserve driver for Force India is really going to mean something for young Scots hopeful and DTM star Paul di Resta, according to one F1 team principal.

19 Jan 2010: British DTM stars testing F1 cars

Mercedes DTM stars Paul di Resta and Gary Paffett are both set for roles as test drivers with F1 teams next year. And one of them has his eye on a race seat in 2011.

4 Dec 2009: Coulthard: BRDC award is still as important as ever

The first-ever winner of the McLaren Autosport BRDC young driver award has been reflecting on its 20 years of promoting British talent.

3 Dec 2009: F1: Rookie Ricciardo rockets to testing triumph

Formula One’s young driver testing ended today with the familiar sight of an Australian topping the time-sheets in a Red Bull as Daniel Ricciardo signalled his intention to follow in Mark Webber’s footsteps.

 
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