|2016 FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX|
|Renault Sport Formula One Team's British Grand Prix came to a frustrating end with a double retirement. Jolyon Palmer and Kevin Magnussen stopped on lap 38 and 50 respectively both with suspected gearbox problems. The mixed track conditions presented scant opportunity for advancement from their P18 and P16 starting positions, with both Jolyon and Kevin caught in traffic before their retirements.
The race got underway behind the safety car following heavy rain on the grid. Kevin started the ra...[Read more...]|
|SILVERSTONE SET FOR CLASSIC RAT TRAP|
| ||The Boomtown Rats join The Stranglers and Reef on the Silverstone Classic bill
◾Live music shows included free in all entrance tickets
◾Early Bird ticket offer available until the end of March
The Boomtown Rats will lead Friday's live music line-up at this summer's 'Rocking and Racing' Silverstone Classic festival (29-31 July).
With a great line-up already confirmed for Saturday night with Reef and The Stranglers headlining – plus the world's premier Elton John and Thin Lizzy tribute a...[Read more...]|
|SILVER: THE NEW GOLD STANDARD|
|Full preview to the 25th anniversary Silverstone Classic
◾The World's Biggest Classic Motor Racing Festival gets even bigger
◾Record grids spanning more than 80 years of motor sport history
◾Racing legends with Le Mans winners and touring car champions
◾Record numbers of car clubs displaying 10,000+ classics
It's now a quarter of a century since the very first historic festival at Silverstone, and this month's 2015 edition of the Silverstone Classic (24-26 July) will celebrate the Silver ...[Read more...]|
|1951 Italian Grand Prix: Promising Result Left Unfilfilled|
|In 1957, at the Italian Grand Prix, Andre Simon, almost as usual, would share a drive with Ottorino Volonterio and would finish his final Formula One grand prix in 11th place. And while the fact Simon would have to share his drive with another would not be all that surprising to many, it would be a far cry from what many believed would be the case after the 1951 Italian Grand Prix.
Andre Simon had made an impressive debut at the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans, which gained the attention of Amedee G...[Read more...]|
|2012 German Grand Prix: Preview|
|Round 10 of the 2012 Formula One World Championship marks the second home race in succession for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team. The German Grand Prix takes place on Sunday 22 July at the Hockenheimring which is just 100kms from the Daimler and Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart.
• The 2012 German Grand Prix will be the 33rd held at Hockenheim; Mercedes-Benz power has won twice, in 1998 & 2008
• This year's race marks the tenth anniversary of the circuit's redesign and the constructio...[Read more...]|