Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Daimler Board, and Ron Dennis, Chairman and CEO of the McLaren Group, welcomed all the guests to the official presentation, with Lewis Hamilton, who celebrates his 23rd birthday today, and Heikki Kovalainen joined on stage by Pedro de la Rosa and fellow test driver Gary Paffett to unveil the MP4-23.
The new TF107 challenger was unveiled at the Expo XXI conference centre in Cologne by Panasonic Toyota Racing.Toyota will race with the same engine, tire partner and the same 2 drivers. That unique degree of continuity will enable the team to hit the ground running and build on the experience gained over recent seasons. "Our fundamental challenge this year is to get the first victory," says Chairman and Team Principal Tsutomu Tomita. "We announced that a year ago, but we failed to (...)
The ING-Renault F1 Team roars into F1 world with a spectacular Amsterdam launch of its R27 racer, aiming for continued on-track success. The ING Renault F1 Team nailed its new colours to the mast with the launch of the all-new R27 F1 car and a striking visual identity. The ING Renault F1 Team signalled its arrival in Formula 1 in style, with a spectacular media presentation in front of 600 VIPs and media in Amsterdam. Winners of consecutive world championships in 2005 and 2006, the team (...)
AT&T Williams launched its new race car, the Williams-Toyota FW29, for the 2007 season Formula One World Championship at the team’s headquarters near Oxford today. In addition to unveiling the team’s new race car, livery and racing identity with its new title partner AT&T, the team also confirmed a major new sponsorship agreement with Lenovo, a global leader in the international PC market. This announcement consolidates a strong winter of sponsorship activity for the team. (...)
BMW Sauber F1.07 – a cast of experts - Time was of the essence in the development of the F1.06, the first car developed by the BMW Sauber F1 Team. Indeed, BMW only took the decision to purchase a majority stake in the Sauber team in June 2005. The components already in the midst of a lengthy development period (the chassis, engine and transmission) were moulded into an overall package – and with notable success, as the results over the course of the season just gone can testify. However, the (...)
AT&T Williams launched its new race car, the Williams-Toyota FW29, for the 2007 season Formula One World Championship at the team’s headquarters near Oxford. In addition to unveiling the team’s new race car, livery and racing identity with its new title partner AT&T, the team also confirmed a major new sponsorship agreement with Lenovo, a global leader in the international PC market. This announcement consolidates a strong winter of sponsorship activity for the team. Reflecting on (...)
The F2007 is the 53rd single-seater built by Ferrari specifically to compete in the Formula 1 World Championship. The project, known internally as the 658, represents the Scuderia’s interpretation of the technical regulations that apply for 2007, with changes principally concerning safety, through the introduction of more stringent front and rear crash tests and the addition of a composite material structure to provide lateral protection to the sides of the driver. These modifications have (...)
Willy Rampf, Technical Director of the BMW Sauber F1 Team.explained that they channelled their experience with the F1.06 into the new car,but at the same time on the new modifications regarding 2007 regulations. The work on the BMW Sauber F1.07 monopost began back in 2006 and took shape as part of a close cooperation between the chassis experts in Hinwil and their colleagues in Munich responsible for the powertrain, engine ,transmission, and the electronics. Priorities were set out from (...)