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Until last year TOTAL used to be a long-year lubricant partner of the Renault Formula One Team, before TOTAL decided to focus more on soccer sponsoring rather than Formula One sponsoring and started sponsoring popular championships like the 2017 African Cup. As a consequence of TOTAL stepping out of F1, BP and Renault Sport Racing have today announced a new partnership which will see ......read more
Renault e.dams opened season three of the FIA Formula E Championship in emphatic fashion with Sébastien Buemi taking his seventh career Formula E win and Nico Prost working his way back through the field to finish fourth in the HKT Hong Kong ePrix. The team leaves Hong Kong with 37 points in the Team Championship, ahead of ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport and Andretti Formula E who both have ......read more
A couple of weeks ago we published an article on how the Pirelli radio show on Mega FM 92.7 is one of the most unprofessional radio shows in Egypt, and that the marketing department of Pirelli Egypt is one of the most unprofessional marketing departments we have ever witnessed. And although Pirelli Egypt marketing manager Mohamed Magdy kept on defending his engagement and sponsoring ......read more
A couple of weeks ago some German and British media reported that Mr. Bernie Ecclestone, also known as Mr. F1, wanted to discuss with some F1 team principals and team owners how Formula 1 could be made more popular. And although the Formula 1 series is quite well-known in Europe and some parts of Asia and the Americas, it never really was able to kick-off in the Middle East and ......read more
Those traveling to Spielberg (Austria) today will surely enjoy a very interesting DTM race today, as Mercedes-Benz DTM driver Robert Wickens (FREE MAN'S WORLD Mercedes AMG C-Coupé) kicked off the second half of the 2014 DTM season with a pole position. The Canadian posted the fastest time of 1:25.175 minutes in qualifying for the sixth race of the season in Spielberg, Austria. This ......read more
After each Formula 1 race in this 2013 season, I was very surprised to see Renault and Renault Motorsport not paying any attention to increasing the public and media awareness in the Middle East and North Africa about F1 in general and the success of Renault in F1 in specific. Especially after some successful races for Renault, such as the 2013 USA GP, were Renault-powered cars locked ......read more
Red Bull driver and newly-crowned world champion Sebastian Vettel has won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, starting on the P Zero Yellow soft compound, before running two stints on the P Zero White medium. The majority of drivers started the race on the soft tyre. The exceptions were McLaren’s Jenson Button, the Williams of Valtteri Bottas, Sauber’s Esteban Gutierrez, Force India’s ......read more
Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Renaultsport F1 today secured their fourth consecutive Constructors' World Championship title. In 2013 the hugely successful partnership has scored 10 wins, 8 pole positions, 10 fastest laps and 470 points to date. It is the first time in over 20 years that a constructor-engine partnership has achieved such an unbroken run of success. In fact, only once in ......read more
With three races left of a 19-round 2013 Formula One season Infiniti Red Bull Racing have sealed the double, becoming consecutive four-time Constructors' World Champions and claiming the Drivers' World Championship crown at the hands of Sebastian Vettel, who becomes the youngest consecutive four-time winner in the sport's history. "To join people like Prost, Fangio and Michael ......read more
After the starting lights went off, it seemed that French Lotus driver Romain Grosjean or Australian Red Bull driver Mark Webber might end victorious from a tactical and strategy guided race in Japan on Sunday, but in the end it was Webber’s team mate namely German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel who took his ninth success of the season - and fifth in a row - after a clever timed ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel took his sixth win of the season in the Formula 1 Gran Premio d'Italia 2013 at Monza on Sunday afternoon, beating emerging Spanish Suderia Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso who finished in a distant second, and his Australian Red Bull team mate Mark Webber, who occupied the last spot on the podium. After scoring his 40th pole position, the German ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel wins his first Formula 1 race in Belgium in front of Spanish Scuderia Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso and third place winner and pole setter British Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton. German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel took the lead from P1 starter and British Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton on the opening lap of the 2013 Formula 1 ......read more
The Renault RS27 engine powered Sebastian Vettel (Infiniti Red Bull Racing) to his first win at the German Grand Prix. The reigning world champion took the win by one second over Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus F1 Team), with Romain Grosjean third, giving Renault power a clean sweep of the podium. It is the second podium lock out for Renault-powered drivers this season following the Bahrain Grand ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel finally won his home Grand Prix with a precisely judged drive, although being under immense pressure from the two very fast and reliable Lotuses of Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean in Germany this Sunday afternoon. The German Red Bull driver snatched the lead at the start after out-dragging P1 starter and British Mercedes AMG driver Lewis ......read more
Nico Rosberg and Mercedes AMG proved the undeniable progress in preserving the tires by claiming a well-deserved victory in the 2013 Formula 1 Santander British Grand Prix at Silverstone this afternoon. In a race highlighted by several spectacular tire blow-outs, Nico Rosberg held off a tremendous late full throttle pursuit from Australian Red Bull driver Mark Webber to score his ......read more
The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team acknowledges and accepts the Decision of the FIA International Tribunal published today. The Decision of the International Tribunal confirmed that the team acted in good faith regarding the Pirelli Tests, never intended to obtain any unfair sporting advantage and had no reason to believe that approval for the Pirelli Tests had not been given. ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel strolled to victory, while Spanish Scuderia Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso finished in second place and British Mercedes AMG driver Lewis Hamilton crossed the finish line in third place. Although the crowd following the Candian Grand Prix was kept entertained in a fierce late-race fight for second place on Sunday afternoon, German Red Bull ......read more
The Renault RS27 V8 engine powered Infiniti Red Bull Racing’s Sebastian Vettel to a dominant win in yesterday’s Canadian Grand Prix. The reigning world champion won the 70 lap race by 14 seconds over Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso, lapping every driver up to fifth position in the process. Starting from pole, Vettel scorched to his first-ever victory in Canada and extend his championship ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel was finally able to win the Canadian F1 GP in Montreal, after he had been rather unlucky at the past Canadian races. Yesterday Vettel took his 29th career victory at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Canada, and the first at the circuit for Red Bull Racing. Vettel used a two-stop strategy to win the race and extend his championship ......read more
German Mercedes AMG driver Nico Rosberg drove a superb race on Sunday afternoon to win the 2013 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, while German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel finished in second place, and his Australian team mate Mark Webber finished third. Nico Rosberg led throughout the race in his Mercedes after starting from pole position, and withstood pressure not just from his fast ......read more
Spanish Sucderia Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso drove a perfect race to give his home crowd the result they dreamed of in Sunday’s Formula 1 Gran Premio de España 2013 at Barcelona by scoring a superior victory. The Spaniard had to wait till the time was ripe after failing to get past either Nico Rosberg's Silver Arrow or Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull at the starting phase of the ......read more
Fernando Alonso scored a perfect race result for Ferrari by winning in China last Sunday, to put himself back into the title hunt on a day when the leader of the drivers Formula 1 standings Sebastian Vettel could only arrive in fourth place for Red Bull behind runner-up Kimi Raikkonen in the Lotus and third-placed Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton. British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ......read more
Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, the world’s first carbon-neutral Formula 1 team, has re-confirmed its carbon-neutral status and has formed a partnership with CNI (UK) Limited (CNI), who will join the team as an Associate Partner for Sustainability. Over the past four years the entire McLaren Group has rigorously examined, revised and improved every aspect of its operations to reduce ......read more
German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel ignored team orders in the Malaysian GP to win an intense battle with Australian Red Bull team mate Mark Webber. Mark Webber led after the final round of pit stops and the drivers were told to hold positions to the end of the race (multiple 21) but the German triple World Formula 1 Champion Sebastian Vettel ignored the team orders on purpose ......read more
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