Posts Tagged Formula One

Wolff promoted to test driver at F1 team Williams

In this Friday, July 4, 2014 file photo, Scottish Suzie Wolff of Williams, the first woman to take part in a Formula 1 race weekend in 22 years, talks to mechanics in the garage before the first practice session at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, England. Wolff has been promoted to official test driver for Williams for the 2015 Formula One season, increasing her chances of becoming the first female racer on the grid since 1976, it was announced on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)

LONDON (AP) — Susie Wolff was promoted to official test driver for Williams for the 2015 Formula One season on Friday, increasing her chances of becoming the first female racer on the grid since 1976.

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Mercedes reserve driver Wehrlein best in testing

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Reserve driver Pascal Wehrlein had the fastest time for Mercedes on the second day of Formula One post-season testing on Wednesday.

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Mercedes reserve driver Wehrlein best in testing

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Reserve driver Pascal Wehrlein had the fastest time for Mercedes on the second day of Formula One post-season testing on Wednesday.

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Ferrari names new team principal in latest shakeup

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain, left and Williams driver Felipe Massa of Brazil arrive for the drivers parade for the Emirates Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari replaced Marco Mattiacci with Maurizio Arrivabene as team principal Monday in the latest shakeup to the struggling Formula One team.

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Vettel and Ferrari face tough future rebuilding

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, right, stands on the grid with Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and McLaren Mercedes driver Jenson Button of Britain before the Emirates Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sebastian Vettel’s move to Ferrari seems a fitting one, bringing together motor sport’s most prestigious team and the most successful driver in the current era.

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