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Jan 31

F1: Renault Engine Boss Rob White Responds To Testing Problems

Rob White, Deputy Managing Director, Renault Sport F1. (Photo: Courtesy of Renault Sport F1)

Rob White, Deputy Managing Director, Renault Sport F1. (Photo: Courtesy of Renault Sport F1)

Renault’s Deputy Managing Director (Technical) Rob White has been under pressure this week. Renault’s PR folk tonight issued this insightful Q&A, allowing the former Cosworth Champcar engine man to address the problems seen in Jerez.

We have seen very little running from the Renault-engined teams this week. What have the issues been?

Jan 31

F1: Williams And Massa Fastest On Damp Final Day In Jerez

Felipe Massa in the  Williams FW36. (Photo: Andrew Ferraro/LAT Photographic)

Felipe Massa in the Williams FW36.
(Photo: Andrew Ferraro/LAT Photographic)

Felipe Massa was quickest for Williams on the final day of the opening 2014 F1 test in Jerez.

Rain for the first half of the day gave drivers the chance to get in wet running, but conditions were better later on. However, a series of red flags disrupted progress, and in effect the overall times were meaningless.

Jan 31

FOX Sports 1 Cleatus & Driver Frank Krmel To Compete At Monster Jam World Finals XV

The FOX Sports 1 Cleatus Monster Jam truck. (Photo: Courtesy of Monsterjam.com)

The FOX Sports 1 Cleatus Monster Jam truck. (Photo: Courtesy of Monsterjam.com)

The FOX Sports 1 Cleatus Monster Jam truck will be making its first-ever Monster Jam World Finals appearance in Las Vegas on March 21st and 22nd with veteran driver and former Monster Jam World Finals competitor Frank Krmel in the driver’s seat.

Check out this video of FOX Sports 1 Cleatus and Monster Jam driver, Frank Krmel getting interviewed on FOX & Friends in the heart of New York City!

Click to watch interview

Click to watch interview

Make sure to check out MonsterJam.com/Garage - a one stop shop for all Monster Jam World Finals XV news, photos, videos, information and more. All future competitor announcements will be posted on the Monster Jam World Finals Garage.

Jan 31

F1: Ecclestone Slams New Formula 1 Rules As A ‘Total Farce’

Bernie Ecclestone. (Photo: Steve Etherington/LAT Photographic)

Bernie Ecclestone. (Photo: Steve Etherington/LAT Photographic)

Bernie Ecclestone has done little to reassure fans who harbor doubts about the new F1 rules by branding this week’s testing in Jerez as a “total farce.”

Ecclestone has long made his feelings about the rule change clear, especially with regard to the noise made by the engines.

Jan 31

F1: Hamilton States New Cars Are A Challenge For Team And Driver

Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes W05 during day 4 of testing in Jerez. (Photo: Andrew Ferraro/LAT Photographic)

Lewis Hamilton in the Mercedes W05 during day 4 of testing in Jerez.
(Photo: Andrew Ferraro/LAT Photographic)

Lewis Hamilton completed his Jerez running on Thursday sounding very satisfied with progress at Mercedes as the W05 continued to log laps.

Hamilton also made some interesting observations on what it’s like to drive the current cars.