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Haas granted 2015 entry

April 12th, 2014 by

FIA-LogoGene Haas has been granted team entry into the 2015 FIA Formula One World Championship.

Haas is the founder of the Stewart-Haas NASCAR team.   Haas Automation is one of the largest machine tool builders in the world.  Mr Haas believes that by competing in Formula One, the exposure could increase the profile of his business around the world. (more…)

Silverstone launches Fans’ Thursday at the British Grand Prix

April 7th, 2014 by
Podium-Ceremony-at-the-2013-FORMULA-1-SANTANDER-BRITISH-GRAND-PRIXPodium-Ceremony-at-the-2013-FORMULA-1-SANTANDER-BRITISH-GRAND-PRIXSONY DSCThis year, Silverstone is celebrating a very special landmark in its history, as the 2014 FORMULA 1 SANTANDER BRITISH GRAND PRIX (04 – 06 July) marks the 50th Grand Prix to be held at the circuit.
Forming part of the celebrations, for the first time ever Silverstone will be opening the Formula 1® Pit Lane to fans on the Thursday before the British Grand Prix.
This will be free to all fans holding a Three Day Ticket to the British Grand Prix. Fans can get closer than ever to their favourite teams with unprecedented access to the Pit Lane as the teams and drivers are in full preparation mode ahead of the Grand Prix weekend. There will be five Pit Lane Walkabouts over the course of the day. A limited number of tickets are available for each Walkabout and will be allocated on the day. Further details will be announced in due course. Tickets are not available in advance of the day.

Nico Rosberg on Pole for Bahrain Grand Prix

April 5th, 2014 by
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Nico Rosberg will start in Pole Position for tomorrow’s Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix.

The Mercedes duo of Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton looked strong all through the prior practice sessions, with Hamilton initially looking the strongest.  In the end, Hamilton qualified behind Rosberg, who still leads the World Drivers Championship following his win in Australia and second place in Malaysia.

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo qualified in third, but will start ten places behind following his grid penalty from Malaysia.  The Williams of Valtteri Bottas finished fourth and will move up to start third behind the Mercedes duo. (more…)

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