Sam Bird articles on F1 Fanatic archive

F1 hopefuls battle for Formula Renault 3.5 title 19th October 2012, 15:15

Jules Bianchi, Robin Frijns and Sam Bird are all vying for a place in F1 and any one of them could clinch the Formula Renault 3.5 title this weekend.

2011 Young Drivers Test preview 15th November 2011, 0:01

A run-down of who’s driving for which team, and what’s on their racing CVs.

Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes confirm young driver line-ups 8th November 2011, 12:36

All three to test the same drivers as they did last year.

Ricciardo sets fastest lap of Abu Dhabi in test 17th November 2010, 13:31

Daniel Ricciardo did the fastest ever lap of the Yas Marina circuit during the second young drivers’ test day.

Full lap times data: 2011 young drivers test day one 16th November 2010, 22:37

All the lap times set by each of the drivers in the test presented in an interactive chart.

2011 young drivers’ F1 test: Guide to the drivers

Discover the fresh racing talents who are driving at Yas Marina on the 16th and 17th of November.

Mercedes to test Sam Bird in Abu Dhabi 29th October 2010, 12:38

Mercedes will run GP2 driver Sam Bird in the young drivers’ test at the end of the season.

GP2 2010 season preview: The drivers racing to become F1′s stars of tomorrow 5th May 2010, 19:00

Young drivers backed by Ferrari, McLaren and Renault are among those competing in the new GP2 season which starts this weekend. Winning the category is the best way to get yourself a ticket into F1 – and it’s great racing too. Here’s your guide to the season ahead:

British F3 Croft 1: Asmer seals crown 15th September 2007, 11:14

Marko Asmer clinched the British Formula Three championship in unusual style after retiring from the race with a blown engine. He effectively took the title when rival Maro Engel clashed with Carlin team mate Niall Breen at the first corner, ruining the German’s race. Asmer’s retirement on lap 12 handed the lead to Stephen Jelley […]

British F3 Thruxton 1: Jelley’s maiden win 26th August 2007, 16:10

Stephen Jelley broke his British F3 duck by scoring his first ever victory at Thruxton. The Double R racer started the race fifth and moved up to second before a safety car period needed to recover Sam Bird and Atte Mustonen’s cars. After the restart he moved ahead of team mate Jonathan Kennard, who stayed […]