Posts Tagged ‘test’

Comments Off on Marcus Gronholm to return to the WRC.

Marcus Gronholm has inked a deal to become a test driver with Volkswagen, it has been announced. The Finn, who won the World Rally Championship with Peugeot in 2000 and 2002, will now “support the works team at test sessions with the Polo R WRC” providing “invaluable assistance when it comes to testing and further developing […]

How about less testing restrictions?

Posted: 8th April 2013 by admin in Formula 1
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Comments Off on How about less testing restrictions?

Ferrari team manager Massimo Rivola believes that teams’ desire to run their 2014 cars with the new V6 engine installed could lead to a reconsideration of the current testing regulations. Should it come to pass, it would be good news for team principal Stefano Domenicali, who believes that the testing situation has gone from one […]

Comments Off on Barrichello gets first taste of ovals at Texas

Rubens Barrichello was one of 11 drivers testing at Texas Motor Speedway on Monday, giving the former F1 driver his first test of running over 200mph on ovals. With just days to go before action gets underway at Indianapolis Motor Speedway ahead of this year’s 96th running of the Indy 500, Rubens Barrichello found himself […]

Comments Off on Valentino Rossi says Ducati will not replicate Ferrari’s ‘miracle’ Formula 1 result.

Valentino Rossi has warned that Ducati cannot expect miracles in the 2012 MotoGP season opener in Qatar. In the wake of a troubled pre-season – in which Rossi feels the team took the wrong direction initially – the Italian says Ducati will enter Doha neither ‘too excited’ nor ‘too depressed’. He also drew parallels between […]

Comments Off on Focus this week to be race preparation for Pirelli.

Pirelli’s motorsport director Paul Hembery has said he is expecting the teams to switch to race preparation this week in Barcelona. The test at the Circuit de Catalunya gets underway tomorrow with ten of the twelve teams definitely due to run over the four-days. “We’re likely to see the teams test the tyres that they […]