Gutierrez to be Sauber test driver in 2011

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Pictures: Esteban Gutierreztesting for BMW Esteban Gutierrez will be Sauber’s test and reserve driver in 2011. The Mexican driver has already worked with the team this year as an “affiliated” driver. He will also drive for the team in the end-of season rookie driver test at Abu Dbahi. He won the inaugural GP3 championship at … Continue reading Gutierrez to be Sauber test driver in 2011

Epsilon Euskadi begin wind tunnel tests

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Joan Villadelprat, president of 2011 F1 team candidates Epsilon Euskadi, has confirmed they have begun testing a wind tunnel model of the car they hope to race in Formula 1 next year. Villadelprat told the team’s website: The model was designed, CFD tests were carried out and, finally, a few weeks ago the model was … Continue reading Epsilon Euskadi begin wind tunnel tests

Cypher Group withdraws 2011 F1 team bid

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The Cypher Group has withdrawn its bid to compete in the 2011 F1 championship. The American group released a statement saying: We remain completely committed to developing a credible and viable Formula One team and were able to raise a considerable amount of sponsorship and interest in recent months. However after much deliberation, we have … Continue reading Cypher Group withdraws 2011 F1 team bid

Toro Rosso to keep Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari for 2011 (Updated)

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Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost expects to keep Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari as his drivers for 2011. Tost said: I believe our drivers will be well prepared for 2011, which is why they are both confirmed for next year. It is also logical, because one key role of Scuderia Toro Rosso is to … Continue reading Toro Rosso to keep Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari for 2011 (Updated)