|GASLY GETS ON THE GAS DURING INFINITI RED BULL RACING TEST SESSION|
|MONTMELO, Spain – Amid the plethora of driving stats Formula One loves to wallow in, the numbers concerning driver test days aren't ones that regularly get trotted out. But drill down into the figures for Infiniti Red Bull Racing test outings, and it's abundantly clear just how keen the team is on bringing through the next generation of racing talent, particularly for drivers climbing the racing ladder as part of the Red Bull Junior Team.
To mention just one, five years ago, the team g...[Read more...]|
|INFINITI KICKS OFF U.S. GRAND PRIX WEEKEND WITH F1 SHOWRUN|
|AUSTIN, Texas – Infiniti brought a taste of Formula One to thousands of Austin locals today, when Infiniti Red Bull Racing drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel drove the 2011 Championship-winning Formula One car and the F1™-inspired 560-horsepower Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge prototype along Congress Avenue.
In addition to the high speed runs along the closed road, the 'Go Zero to Infiniti' event featured former F1 driver David Coulthard and Texas-based sports broadcaster, Robbie Fl...[Read more...]|
|INFINITI BRINGS FORMULA ONE CAR, DRIVERS AND INFINITI Q50 EAU ROUGE TO THE STREETS OF DOWNTOWN AUSTIN|
|Championship F1™ car and Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge to be driven by Infiniti Red Bull Racing drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel down Congress Avenue
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd. brings the sights, sounds and smells of international Formula One racing to downtown Austin, Texas on October 29, as Infiniti Red Bull Racing drivers Daniel Ricciardo and four-time F1 World Champion driver Sebastian Vettel will drive Vettel's 2011 Championship Formula One car an...[Read more...]|
|MARINA BAY MAGIC WITH SECOND AND THIRD|
|SINGAPORE – Sebastian Vettel scored his best result of the season so far with second place at the Singapore Grand Prix, while Daniel Ricciardo took his seventh podium finish to the season with third place.
The race was won by Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton. Teammate Nico Rosberg was forced to retire from the race after 13 laps. The result means Hamilton takes over at the top of the Drivers' standings, with the English now ahead by three points.
Rosberg's problems started before the race when he ...[Read more...]|
|SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX PREVIEW|
|SINGAPORE – Character counts for a lot in F1, and for any new circuit on the F1 calendar, the establishment of a recognizable identity is half the battle in attracting a fan base and holding on to your slot on the schedule. We'll spare the blushes of those that have fallen by the wayside and instead point to Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina and Austin's COTA as two places that have done a decent job of building a good identity – one as high tech, the other down home, over the past few years.
|TOUGH DAY ON TRACK, BUT RED BULL HOST FAN-TASTIC EVENT|
|SPIELBERG, Styria, Austria – Infiniti Red Bull Racing endured a tough first home race at Austria's Red Bull Ring as Sebastian Vettel was forced to retire from the race after 34 laps, while Daniel Ricciardo salvaged some pride by racing to eighth place at the Spielberg circuit to claim four points.
Sebastian's race went wrong almost from the start. After holding his starting 12th place on lap one, he suddenly slowed at the start of the second tour and reported a sudden loss of power. He...[Read more...]|
|PAYING TRIBUTE TO A TRUE RACING LEGEND|
|MILTON KEYNES, UK – Twenty years ago on this date, Formula One lost one of its true giants, a driver who came to define in the public imagination what a racing driver should be.
Daring, committed, focused, impossibly brave, ruthless and relentless – Ayrton Senna was all of those things, but in addition he possessed the rare ability to translate his experience of being a world class sportsman operating at the height of his powers into language the layman could understand and readily ide...[Read more...]|
|Seb and the Team Crowned Champions|
|PARIS – Sebastian Vettel and Infiniti Red Bull Racing were awarded their trophies for winning the 2013 Drivers' and Constructors' Championship titles respectively at last Friday night's FIA's annual Prize-Giving Gala in Paris.
Held at the Cité du Cinéma movie studios complex built by legendary French film director Luc Besson, the Formula One awards section of the evening kicked off with Mark receiving his trophy for finishing in third place in the Drivers' standings in his final Formul...[Read more...]|
|INFINITI PARTNERS WITH HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR FORMULA ONE ENGINEERING ACADEMY INITIATIVE|
|HONG KONG – Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd. has announced a partnership with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, which offers performance-driven engineering graduates an exclusive opportunity to work in Formula One via a new global talent search initiative.
Known as the Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy, the enterprise offers leading engineering and technology students the chance to gain experience with Infiniti Red Bull Racing, the triple Formula One World Champion...[Read more...]|
|An Era of Perspective|
|Everyone loves a champion. At least that is the saying. But it isn't necessarily true. Instead, everyone loves their champion. When another proves to be equal or stronger, then all reason slips through the window when judging skill.
The lamentations would resume in earnest following the dominant performance at Spa by Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull. Suddenly, there was this feeling of resignation, of needing to face reality. Just when it seemed there would be a titanic battle between Ve...[Read more...]|