F1: Ecclestone hints McLaren might be spared harsh penalty
On the eve of McLaren’s appearance in front of the World Motorsport Council on five charges of bringing Formula One into disrepute, there is a glimmer of hope for the team of the reigning world champion.
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.Categorised under: Archive, UncategorizedTagged as: Audi, DTM, Gary Paffett, Jamie Green, Katherine Legge, Mercedes, Norbert Haug, Oliver Jarvis, Paul di Resta, Susie Stoddart
McLaren diversifies away from F1
McLaren is to move its focus away from Formula One racing and towards production cars, according to an announcement from the company this morning.Tagged as: Formula One, Martin Whitmarsh, McLaren, McLaren Automotive, Mercedes, Richard Lapthorne, Ron Dennis, Teddy Mayer
F1: McLaren to face the FIA music
McLaren has been summoned to appear before the World Motorsport Council at the end of March to explain its employees’ actions in misleading race stewards following the Australian Grand Prix.
F1: when are the ‘motorsport valley’ car launches due?
The launch of 2009’s F1 cars is always a moment of high excitement for fans but in Britain it plays another role – as a showcase for one of the country’s unsung industries, and one that certainly needs every boost it can get in these uncertain economic times.Tagged as: Adrian Newey, Force India, Formula One, Honda, McLaren, Mercedes, Paddy Lowe, Pat Fry, Red Bull Racing, Renault F1, Toyota, Williams F1
F1: Will Force India shake-up give di Resta his chance?
A major shake-up at Force India has seen the departure of its engine supplier, team principal and technical director – could the drivers be next? And, if so, will it be Paul di Resta who gets his F1 break?
DTM: Di Resta misses title – but what does his future hold?
Paul di Resta has come to the end of his DTM title hunt after a battering in the last race of the season which saw Audi triumph against his Mercedes team. But could the 22-year-old Scotsman’s future lie in F1?Tagged as: Audi, David Coulthard, DTM, Force India, Formula One, McLaren, Mercedes, Norbert Haug, Paul di Resta, Ron Dennis, Vijay Mallya
DTM: how the Brits did at Brands Hatch
This weekend presented a host of options for motorsport fans – you could take your pick from DTM at Brands Hatch, BTCC at Silverstone or Superleague Formula at Donington Park. But wherever you went, you couldn’t escape the weather.Categorised under: Archive, UncategorizedTagged as: Audi, Brands Hatch, DTM, Gary Paffett, Jamie Green, Katherine Legge, Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes, Norbert Haug, Oliver Jarvis, Paul di Resta, Susie Stoddart