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Formula 1 – Williams – Jerez Test – Day 4

February 11, 2012

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Driver: Bruno Senna Chassis / engine: FW34-01 / RS27-5326/1 Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: Set-up work and race simulation Weather: Cold and sunny Ambient & track temps: -2 – 17ºC / 0 – 26ºC Mark Gillan, Chief Operations Engineer:  We had a very productive day, with Bruno successfully completing a full race simulation this morning and performance development testing […]

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Formula 1 – Williams – Jerez Test – Day Three‏

February 10, 2012

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Driver: Bruno Senna Chassis / engine: FW34-01 / RS27-5326/1 Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: Continued systems checks, set-up work and mileage for Bruno Weather: Cold and sunny Ambient & track temps: 14ºC / 21ºC Mark Gillan, Chief Operations Engineer: I am very pleased with both Bruno’s first day in the car and the team’s performance today. We managed to […]

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Formula 1 – 2012 Jerez Test Day 3 Quotes

February 10, 2012

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MercedesGP once again upstaged their more fancied opponents on Day 3 of testing in Jerez, with Nico Rosberg posting the fastest time of the day. Read what all the drivers had to say here: Sebastian Vettel “It’s been two months since we were in the car, so it does take a couple of laps to […]

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Formula 1 – Williams – Jerez Test – Day Two‏

February 9, 2012

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Driver: Pastor Maldonado Chassis / engine: FW34-01 / RS27-5326/1 Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: Set-up work and long runs Weather: Dry and sunny Ambient & track temps: 12ºC / 15ºC Mark Gillan, Chief Operations Engineer:  We successfully completed the majority of our planned test programme today with Pastor covering 97 laps. We performed a mixture of mechanical and aerodynamic […]

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Formula 1 – Williams Jerez Test Day One‏

February 8, 2012

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Driver: Pastor Maldonado Chassis / engine: FW34-01 / RS27-5326/1 Location: Jerez de la Frontera 4.428km Objectives: Systems checks and aero testing Weather: Dry and sunny all day Ambient & track temps: 16ºC / 25ºC Mark Gillan, Chief Operations Engineer: We performed a number of systems checks on the car today, including testing our new engine installation and some aerodynamic correlation […]

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Formula 1 – The Williams F1 Team Launches Its 2012 Line Up

February 7, 2012

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The Williams F1 Team unveiled its 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship season entry, the Williams Renault FW34, at the Jerez circuit in Spain today. This year marks the team’s 35th year competing in the sport which it will do with a revitalised line-up. The mechanical and aerodynamic design and development direction of the FW34 […]

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Formula 1 – Williams F1 Confirms Bruno Senna for 2012‏; including Q&A

January 18, 2012

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Williams F1 today confirmed that Bruno Senna will contest the 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship for the Williams F1 Team. The appointment finalises the team’s line up for this year following confirmation in December that Pastor Maldonado will enter his second season in Formula One as a Williams race driver. Bruno will make his […]

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Formula 1 – Hamilton Edges Vettel In FP2

November 26, 2011

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Hear from every driver after FP 1 & 2 in Brazil, and read more about Lewis Hamilton’s Senna-inspired helmet. Red Bull Racing Mark Webber “The track is hot, not super hot in terms of ambient conditions, but the track is very warm and it’s humid too. It’s also pretty windy, so it wasn’t the easiest […]

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Formula 1 – Massa Fastest On Day 1 At Indian Grand Prix

October 29, 2011

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The time for pre-event simulations & talking was over, as the covers were pulled off the Buddh International Circuit and the first wheel was turned in anger. Ferrari’s Felippe Massa, enjoying a return to form, pocketed a small piece of history by recording the fastest time of the day with a 1m 25.706s in P2. […]

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Formula 1 – Lotus Renault Grand Prix – 2011 Italian Grand Prix Preview

September 8, 2011

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Bruno Senna interview “As with any sport, miles on the clock and experience instil confidence in oneself” With his R31 apprenticeship behind him, Bruno is hoping the weekend in Spa acted as a launchpad to greater things at the revered Autodromo Nazionale Monza. Looking back on the Belgian Grand Prix, how happy were you with […]

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Formula 1 – Lotus Renault & Heidfeld Separate, Senna To Complete 2011

September 3, 2011

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Lotus Renault GP and Nick Heidfeld have reached an amicable settlement today and have chosen to part company with immediate effect. This announcement enables both parties to bring the matter to a close and concentrate on their respective sporting challenges in the future. Eric Boullier, LRGP Team Principal and Managing Director: “Our disagreement with Nick […]

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Formula 1 – Vettel Snares Pole In Dramatic Spa Qualifying

August 28, 2011

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In a final flurry of swinging fortunes, and in wet conditions, Red Bull Racing‘s Sebastien Vettel took pole away from Lewis Hamilton for yet another pole position of a dominant 2011 season for the German. His teammate Mark Webber will start 3rd on the grid, with Massa surprisingly putting his Ferrari in 4th. Bruno Senna […]

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Formula 1 – Bruno Senna; “It Feels Like Christmas”

August 26, 2011

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Lotus Renault GP can confirm that Bruno Senna has been nominated to race alongside Vitaly Petrov at this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix and at the Italian Grand Prix two weeks later. The team’s present intention is to give Bruno the opportunity to race for the rest of the season. However, some legal issues have not […]

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Formula 1 – Mileage For Bruno

February 14, 2011

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Bruno Senna enjoyed his first experience of the R31 today as the team gave the Brazilian mileage on the final day of testing in Jerez. Driver: Bruno Chassis: R31-01 Fastest Lap: 1:21.400 Position: P5 Total laps: 68 What we learned today: – The R31 featured a new specification of gearbox cooler, which the team evaluated […]

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Formula 1 – Lotus Renault GP Test Day 3; Nick Goes Quickest!

February 13, 2011

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Nick Heidfeld got his first taste of the R31 today in Jerez and ended session at the top of the timesheets. Driver: Nick Chassis: R31-01 Fastest Lap: 1:20.361 Position: P1 Total laps: 86 What we learned today: – The team evaluated a new floor upgrade. Pressure tapping and flow viz paint allowed the engineers to […]

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Formula 1 – Lotus Renault GP Test Day 2, KERS And Brake Work For Vitaly

February 12, 2011

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What we learned today: There don’t appear to be any problems with warm-up of the hard tyre compound, which the team ran for the first time today. Degradation levels looked reasonable. Optimisation of the KERS in conjunction with the braking system by completing some useful mapping work. Vitaly: “We were not worried about the lap […]

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Formula 1 – Vitaly Gets Things Underway For Lotus Renault GP

February 11, 2011

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Vitaly was back in the R31 as the team got its second winter test underway in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. Driver: Vitaly Chassis: R31-01 Fastest Lap: 1:23.504 Position: P8 Total laps: 57 What we learned today: – The team ran two of the four Pirelli tyre compounds, gathering further important data for evaluation – […]

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Formula 1 – Lotus Renault GP Announce Jerez Test Driver Line Up

February 10, 2011

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Lotus Renault GP has revised its driver line-up for this week’s test session in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. Vitaly will drive the R31 on Thursday and Friday, as originally scheduled. For Saturday and Sunday, the team will give mileage to Bruno Senna and will also evaluate Nick Heidfeld, who is a potential replacement for […]

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Formula 1 – Lotus Renault R31 Launch: Black To The Future

February 1, 2011

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The world’s media got their first glimpse of Lotus Renault GP’s 2011 challenger this afternoon as the R31 was presented in the pit lane of the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana Ricardo Tormo. Robert and Vitaly joined Gerard Lopez (Chairman of LRGP) and Eric Boullier (Team Principal and Managing Director) to pull back the covers […]

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Formula 1 – Hispania Racing End Season With Ninth Double Finish

November 15, 2010

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Finish On A High Christian Klien    F110-03 #20  20th   Bruno Senna      F110-02 #21  19th Hispania Racing ended its first ever season in Formula 1 in a very good way, after achieving its ninth double-finish of the year and its fourth in a row today in Abu Dhabi. Both Hispania Racing drivers, Christian Klien and Bruno Senna, got their […]

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