The Scuderia’s work with the last six F1 Championship races in sight never stops: Felipe Massa tells us how he got ready for the two back to back races in Japan and Korea. Filippo Petrucci, Head of the Test Team, explains how to organise a day on the track – from logistics to the drivers’ contributions – and the Scuderia Ferrari technicians proceed with the explanations in the Formula 1 alphabet.
Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, has released the calendar for the 2013 season, following a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) in Paris, France on Friday.
It features 20 races, the same number as 2012, but with the omission of the European Grand Prix in Valencia and the provisional addition of a new US round in New York.
The FIA’s calendar in full:
17/03 Grand Prix of Australia
24/03 Grand Prix of Malaysia
14/04 Grand Prix of China
21/04 Grand Prix of Bahrain
12/05 Grand Prix of Spain (Barcelona)
26/05 Grand Prix of Monaco
09/06 Grand Prix of Canada
16/06 Grand Prix of Jersey (New York) *
30/06 Grand Prix of Great Britain
14/07 Grand Prix of Germany
28/07 Grand Prix of Hungary
25/08 Grand Prix of Belgium
08/09 Grand Prix of Italy
22/09 Grand Prix of Singapore
06/10 Grand Prix of Korea
13/10 Grand Prix of Japan
27/10 Grand Prix of India
03/11 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi
17/11 Grand Prix of USA (Austin)
24/11 Grand Prix of Brazil
McLaren have lined up Sergio Perez to replace Lewis Hamilton after losing their star driver to rivals Mercedes, The Daily Telegraph understands. [Source]
Lewis Hamilton will on Friday bring to an end one of the most controversial and long-running transfer sagas in Formula One history by announcing that he is leaving McLaren, the team he has been with over half his life, for rivals Mercedes in a three-year deal which could be worth as much as $100million (£61.6million). [Source]
The movie Rush is a biography of Formula 1 champion driver Niki Lauda (played by Daniel Brühl) and the 1976 crash that almost claimed his life. Mere weeks after the accident, he got behind the wheel to challenge his rival, James Hunt (played by Chris Hemsworth).
Find out how Williams F1 is helping to use Formula One technology to inspire our Energy Efficiency CSR programme, reducing our Carbon footprint and energy consumed in the business. We also talk about our membership of the Carbon Disclosure Programme, as well as Williams Hybrid Power
To celebrate the team’s recent sub-2.500-second Formula 1 pitstop (the world’s fastest), TAG Heuer chose to present the 25 crew members responsible with a precious reminder of the value of time. Read more on McLaren.com.