Category Archives: India In F1

Bob defends Perez-Ocon incident, says Sahara Force India is not for team-orders

PART ONE: TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Cyril ABITEBOUL (Renault), Eric BOULLIER (McLaren), Robert FERNLEY (Force India) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Eric, if I could start with you, we saw another engine failure for Fernando Alonso this afternoon… you’re shaking your head. Eric BOULLIER: Yes, it wasn’t an engine failure. It was a gearbox failure. Q: A gearbox failure, but… Read More »

Aishwarya, Jagan top in qualifying: NRC

Coimbatore, 9 June 2017: Bengaluru’s Aishwarya Pissay (Apex Racing) further underlined her stature as one of country’s top female riders by grabbing pole position in the girls section (Stock 165cc), introduced this season, as the Rolon round of the MRF MMSC Fmsci Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship commenced at the Kari Motor Speedway, here on… Read More »

We have got the best out of the first five races: Andrew Green

PART ONE: TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Andrew GREEN (Force India), Paul Monaghan (Red Bull Racing), Jörg Zander (Sauber). PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Andy, let’s start with you. Stunning start to the season: 53 points; clear fourth place and even breathing down Red Bull’s neck in the championship. With the resources that you have, how have you managed… Read More »

Impressive sprint gets Maini a victory in Race 2: GP3

Arjun becomes first Indian to win a GP3 race as he claims maiden win in Barcelona for Jenzer Motorsport team Barcelona, 14 May 2017: Ace Indian racer Arjun Maini dominated Sunday morning’s race 2 at the Circuit de Catalunya here, easily grabbing the lead into turn one when the lights went out before leaving his rivals… Read More »

Disparities in FOM payouts, not acceptable but we will wait for liberty…: Bob Fernley

PART ONE: TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Cyril ABITEBOUL (Renault), Robert FERNLEY (Force India), Toto WOLFF (Mercedes) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Today is the FIA Volunteers’ Day and there will be a ceremony later this afternoon on the pit straight to honour their contribution to motor sport. Perhaps a word from you all on the work of the… Read More »

Arjun Maini takes a big step towards F1 seat, joins Haas team as Development Driver

Nineteen-Year-Old Racer born and brought up in Bengaluru will be the third Indian to race in Formula One, if he gets a drive, and the position as Development Driver is a right step in that direction Bengaluru, 11 May 2017: Motorsports fans and aficionados got a breath of fresh air with the pleasant news this afternoon that… Read More »