Force India F1 Team is preparing for the four day test (4 – 7 December) held at the Circuit de Jerez in southern Spain. For the test Force India has called no less than seven drivers: Roldan Rodriguez and Giedo van der Garde that will drive for one day each, Giancarlo Fisichella, Franck Montagny and Ralf Schumacher will join the team for a full day’s testing, Christian Klien and Vitantonio Liuzzi will also participate for one day thanks to their outstanding performance in Barcelona. (...) > Full story
Adrian Sutil and Christian Klien are willing to do everything in their power to drive for the new Formula One team Force India.
Adrian Sutil signed a long term deal with his current outfit last year and, although his name was linked in the last weeks with other team, he declared that he is now waiting to see who his teammate at Force India would be. He said: “I have a valid contract with Force India for 2008 and I am not looking around elsewhere.”
He thinks that Force India will choose (...) > Full story
Ralf Schumacher is still looking for a team that would let him drive in the next Formula One season. The former Toyota driver would really appreciate a contract offer from McLaren, that after Fernando Alonso’s departure hasn’t yet decided who will be Hamilton team mate for the 2008 season.
Ralf declared about the free driver position at McLaren: “Every driver out there in the market would love to sit in their super car.”
Ralf Schumacher could be a solution for McLaren, (...) > Full story
The Swiss company based in Baar, Switzerland, Sika will be supporting the BMW Sauber F1 Team as a Promotional Supplier from 2008. Sika is a speciality chemicals company well known to BMW and already involved in other motor sport projects run by the group.
Sika will be appearing as the Official Partner of the Formula BMW World Final 2007, which takes place this weekend in Valencia, Spain. Their involvement in the event provides the ideal context in which to announce their role as (...) > Full story
Michael Schumacher wins again, this time a go-kart race, but what a race, what drivers! In the International Challenge of Go-Kart Champs, held at the Ingeles kart track in Florianopolis, Brazil, competed with Michael Schumacher for the trophy drivers like: Felipe Massa, Rubens Barrichello, Renault
tester Nelson Piquet Jr, former Jaguar and Prost driver Luciano Burti, GP2 driver Lucas di Grassi, U.S. open wheel racing driver Tony Kanaan, Antonio Pizzonia, Ricardo Zonta, Luca Badoer, Tarso (...) > Full story
Ferrari officials have announced that Michael Schumacher will participate at the next multi-team test – which will take place between 4 and 6 December at the Spanish circuit of Jerez – as a test driver.
Schumacher was Ferrari’s test diver at the last Formula One testing session held at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya between 13 and 15 November where he drove the Ferrari 2007 one-seater in two of the three test days and obtained the best time.
Schumacher’s knowledge (...) > Full story
The Ferrari’s 2008 car – an “evolution” of the current F2007 – will be tested for the first time on 14 January at Jerez, had revealed Luca Baldisserri. He declared to the newspaper La Stampa: “For the first test we will be ready with two cars.”
Baldisserri also said that for the next season Kimi Raikkonen will not enjoy number one status over his teammate Felipe Massa, he said that “The track will determine the (...) > Full story
Vijay Mallya announced that the newest Formula One team – Force India, former Spyker – will reveal their drivers when he addresses the Motorsport Business Forum on December 5 in Monaco.
The Indian billionaire told to the newspaper The Asian Age about his decision to announce the team drivers in Monaco: “From a business point of view, Monaco in early December is the ideal place and time to introduce the Force India F1 concept to the great and good of the global motor sport industry.”
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The BMW Sauber F1.08 will be unveiled to the public in Munich, Germany on January 14, at BMW Welt, the new BMW vehicle delivery centre, in the presence of drivers Nick Heidfeld and Robert Kubica, BMW Motors
port Director Mario Theissen, technical director Willy Ram
pf and Peter Sauber. The F1.08 will then get its first track outing in Valencia, Spain on January 15.
The squad is hoping that the new machine will allow them to build on their impressive 2007 season, which saw them finish (...) > Full story
Toyota has announced that they will reveal their 2008 car, the TF108, on January 10 at the Japanese team’s technical centre in Cologne, Germany. At this special event will attend the squad’s drivers and members of the team’s management.
Toyota endured a tough 2007 campaign, ending the season sixth in the standings, after scoring 13 world championship points.