A workaholic, a computer-like brain ahead of his time, a stickler for detail who could separate emotion and rational thought and go straight to the heart of the matter. But at the same time, a person who could have moments of madness, who, to take the title of his autobiography, went on a journey “to hell and back.” A man who found the strength to jump back in his racing car just six weeks on from that terrible accident which he miraculously survived. These were just some of the elements that made up Andreas Nikolaus Lauda, known to everyone simply as Niki. Last night, at the age of seventy, he passed away.
Niki Lauda, whose three Formula 1 World Championships included one earned with McLaren in 1984, has passed away at the age of 70. The Austrian legend, who fought so hard to regain fitness after his crash at the 1976 German Grand Prix, had undergone a lung transplant last year.
Nominet, a trusted solutions provider in the field of cyber security, has partnered with Rich Energy Haas F1 Team to provide their services as the American-owned outfit competes globally in the FIA Formula One World Championship. The team will utilize Nominet’s NTX cyber security solution to keep its data networks secure, benefitting from its ability to analyze DNS (Domain Name System) traffic to predict, detect and block threats from the network before they cause harm.
ROKiT WILLIAMS RACING AND THE FINANCIAL TIMES are pleased to announce a multi-year partnership. This will increase both organisations’ visibility among global, influential audiences and combine marketing assets, enabling the team’s commercial partners to access integrated sponsorship and advertising solutions.
Alfa Romeo, the winners the first Grand Prix and of the first championship in the history of Formula 1, pays homage to the most important motorsport competition that counts millions of enthusiastic fans worldwide. Race number one thousand will be held on Sunday, April 14 in China
Renault Sport Racing confirms upcoming Chinese driver Ye Yifei as the latest Renault Sport Academy recruit. The announcement was confirmed at the Shanghai International Circuit in a media and VIP event on the eve of the Chinese Grand Prix weekend.
Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced the Group’s financial results for the year ended 31 December 2018. WGPH is the holding company of the Williams group of companies, which includes Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited and Williams Advanced Engineering Limited.
Formula 1 and leading lubricants manufacturer, Liqui Moly, have signed a regional sponsorship deal. The agreement which begins at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix 2019 on March 29/31, will provide Liqui Moly with global trackside exposure at 11 Grands Prix during the 2019 season, ensuring brand recoginition is elevated across multiple international markets and allowing the brand to speak to a prime motoring audience. As part of the deal, Liqui Moly will also have regional Formula 1 IP rights in Germany.
Mick Schumacher will drive the Ferrari SF90 for the first time on the first day of the test, Tuesday 2 April, following the Bahrain Grand Prix. The German, who is racing in Formula 2 this year with the Prema team and is a Ferrari Driver Academy member, will drive on both days, as after first driving the Ferrari he will jump into the cockpit of the Alfa Romeo Racing car for the Wednesday.
Mick Schumacher is set to complete the second day of testing for Alfa Romeo Racing in Bahrain. The German driver, who is a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) and currently competing in the 2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship, has demonstrated his determination and talent over the course of the past years, steadily working his way up the ranks in various junior racing categories.
Sebastian Vettel spent Friday afternoon hard at work for the fans after coming to Maranello for a series of meetings with the engineers. He got stuck in to autographing a whole host of items that various Scuderia Ferrari Clubs had sent in for this very purpose.
The Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2019 marked a new era for Formula 1 in the MENA (Middle Est and North Africa) region, as it became the first ever race to be broadcasted live on MBC Group's channel. The five-year deal, which kicked off in Australia saw the pinnacle of motorsport return to free-to-air TV in the region, for the first time live on MBC ACTION & MBC PERSIA.