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.Tagged as: Aston Martin, David Richards, Formula One, Prodrive
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.Tagged as: Aston Martin, David Richards, Formula One, Prodrive, Renault F1
F1: Lola and Prodrive ‘chose wrong engine supplier’
Allegations are surfacing in the national press that it was impossible to get a place on the Formula One grid for 2010 unless you were prepared to sign up to an engine deal with independent Northampton-based supplier Cosworth.Tagged as: Cosworth, F1 season 2010, FIA, Formula One, John Booth, Lola, Manor Racing, Prodrive
F1: Virgin to pair with first-timers Manor?
Richard Branson could be switching his company’s financial backing from Brawn GP to F1 newcomers Manor in 2010, according to press reports yesterday.Tagged as: Alan Donnelly, Brawn GP, FIA, Formula One, Manor Racing, Prodrive, Sir Richard Branson, Virgin
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.Tagged as: David Richards, Formula One, Lola, Martin Birrane, McLaren, Prodrive
Over the white line: a rally car named desire
Want to know what the world’s most desirable car is? Well, you’ve come to the wrong place, mate. It’s a question we can’t answer. Or maybe we can…Tagged as: A1GP, Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, BBC, Colin McRae, Ferrari, FIA, Formula One, GP2, McLaren, Mike Coughlan, Prodrive, Spygate, Tony Teixeira
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.Tagged as: 24hrs of Le Mans, Aston Martin, David Richards, Honda, Motorsport Valley, Prodrive, sportscars
Anthony Davidson giving up on F1?
British former F1 racer Anthony Davidson has said that the exit of Honda from the sport realistically ends his hopes of getting a 2009 drive, leading him to turn his attention to sports cars.Tagged as: 24hrs of Le Mans, Anthony Davidson, Formula One, Honda, Prodrive, sportscars