Articles tagged Sebastien Buemi

Page 43 of September 2008 archive issue thumbnail Page 43, September 2008

Hamilton's day in the sun

Lewis celebrating his British GP win with the crowd at Goodwood was just one highlight of another superb Festival of Speed. Here follow some of the others Lord March couldn’t have asked for more. Just seven days after that brilliant wet-weather win in the British Grand Prix here was Lewis Hamilton at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, eager to meet his adoring public and bask in the deserved glory...

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THE HISTORY

THE HISTORY British Formula 3 is the world's oldest F3 championship. It started in 1951 and has remained one of the series you must compete in as an aspiring professional driver. One of the reasons it has been so successful for so long is that it regularly produces future Formula 1 World Champions. Sixty years ago the series ran 500cc cars, but by 1959 it had joined forces with Formula Junior and...

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Buemi secures Toro Rosso deal

Red Bull protégé Sébastien Buemi will race for Scuderia Toro Rosso this year, although there is still no news about the identity of his team-mate. The Swiss was reserve driver for sister team Red Bull Racing last season, although he got very little running. He also finished only sixth in the GP2 series, driving for Christian Horner’s Arden team. He impressed when he tested for Toro Rosso after...

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Nigel Roebuck

Reflections – Brundle says Sky coverage will be for the purists – Senna’s Williams ride removes Barrichello from F1 – Toro Rosso recruits know to whom they must aspire Although the 2011 Grand Prix season was dominated by Sebastian Vettel and his Red Bull RB7, I think most would agree that, in terms of racing, it was substantially a better year than for a long time. Some of this, true, was...

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Brunch with... Anthony Davidson

From karting stardom to a testing time in Formula 1, this dedicated professional is now chasing victory at Le Mans writer Simon Taylor. Photographer James Mitchell Career in brief Born: 18/4/1979, Hemel Hempstead, Herts Karting: 1987-1999. Formula Ford: 1999-2000, won FF Festival and McLaren/Autosport Young Driver Award. F3: 2001 Carlin Motorsport F1: BAR test driver 2001-06, Minardi 2002, Super...

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Renault bags Alonso

The question of Fernando Alonso’s future was finally resolved when Renault confirmed that the Spaniard will be staying with the team for the next two years. After opportunities with Ferrari and BMW disappeared Alonso’s only real alternative was an open invitation to move to Honda, where Ross Brawn was keen to get him on board. Alonso had long insisted that he knew what he was going to be doing in...

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"As it is, our chances at Le Mans are very, very small"

Toyota had high hopes of Le Mans success when it launched the latest version of its hybrid sports-prototype. But now after the Spa 6 Hours it has grave doubts that Audi can be beatenwriter Gary Watkins The mood has changed in the Toyota camp. Big time. At the launch of the 2013 version of its T5030 Hybrid in February, the team and its drivers made no secret of their belief that they were...

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F1's got talent

…And some of it’s due to Red Bull spotter Helmut Marko. But 40 years ago he was the one under the spotlight – until fate intervenedBy Alan Henry He might have turned into the best Formula 1 driver that Austria ever produced. An overstatement? To dyed-in-the-wool Niki Lauda fans, certainly. They will bristle at the suggestion. But the fact of the matter is that dry-witted Helmut Marko was regarded...

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Toyota unbowed despite setbacks

Toyota is refusing to reset its targets for the Le Mans 24 Hours after the major accident that forced it to miss its only scheduled race appearance before the French enduro. The Japanese manufacturer is still shooting to be the fastest hybrid at Le Mans on June 16/17, according to Toyota Motorsport GmbH technical director Pascal Vasselon. He believes it is a realistic target in spite of the shunt...

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Horse and groom?

F1 folk were surprised McLaren didn't sign him, but many believe Ferrari will. Meet Nico Hulkenberg, who has won titles at every stage of his career... bar one By Simon Arron Act one, Scene two : Silverstone, England, August 31, 2006. A cynic-ripe industry doubted A1 GP the self-styled 'world cup of motor sport' would ever get off the ground, but 20 cars were ready for testing as the second...

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