Posts Tagged ‘Gary Paffett’

2 Dec 2009: F1: Paffett shows the kids a thing or two in Jerez

Veteran McLaren driver Gary Paffett may seem like a dad at a disco compared with some of the youngsters at the Jerez Formula One rookie test this week, but he proved he could still bust out some moves by topping the timesheets on day two.

1 Dec 2009: F1: Di Resta best of the rest as Soucek is quickest

Andy Soucek’s gamble of entering Formula Two as a backdoor route into F1 took a step closer to paying off today as he topped the timesheets for Williams in rookie testing at Jerez.

30 Nov 2009: F1: Paffett hoping to stay in McLaren test role

Long-time McLaren tester Gary Paffett is hoping to be confirmed in his role for 2010, as well as continuing his successful DTM career with Mercedes.

8 Sep 2009: DTM: Di Resta takes first season win in Brands thriller

Scottish F1 hopeful Paul di Resta has scored his first win of the season in his home race at Brands Hatch as the DTM touring car series visited the UK at the weekend.

20 Aug 2009: Hamilton to appear at Brands Hatch DTM round for second year

Want to see Lewis Hamilton in action? Then your best bet may well be to get yourself along to Brands Hatch in September.

20 Apr 2009: DTM: Paffett gets promoted to 2009-spec Merc

Gary Paffett has been promoted into the front rank of his Mercedes DTM team with the announcement, a month before the season is due to start, that he will be racing in 2009-spec macinery.

7 Jan 2009: Brundle steps down from driver management

Martin Brundle’s partnership with fellow F1 veteran Mark Blundell has been dissolved in the face of his new commitments as a BBC commentator and manager to his son Alex.

10 Dec 2008: F1: Could Force India have an all-British driver line-up?

Sick of the grim news from Brackley? Needing to play a little mental ‘fantasy F1 team manager’ to raise your spirits? Well, here’s a far-fetched proposition to put a smile on your face – di Resta and Paffet both lining up on the grid for Force India.

10 Dec 2008: F1: Jerez test report 9/12/08

The first full day of Jerez testing was like a flashback to November and Barcelona for Toro Rosso drivers Sebastien Buemi and Sebastien Bourdais after the duo comfortably topped the unofficial timesheets.

20 Nov 2008: F1: Barcelona test report 19/11/08

It was down to business on the third and last day of Barcelona testing but, even with most of the newbies on the plane home, the cars from the Red Bull stable were able to retain their dominance.

 
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