Formula 1 – Autofreaks.com https://www.autofreaks.com Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:46:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.3 Happy Birthday to the King of Monaco [+video] https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/happy-birthday-king-monaco-video/ https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/happy-birthday-king-monaco-video/#respond Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:05:56 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=123484

The great legend which was Ayrton Senna would have turned 57 this week, well technically several days ago. To celebrate the King of Monaco, here is why as a legend in Formula 1, Ayrton Senna is dubbed the king. Regarded as one of the great formula 1 drivers in the world, Senna had won 3 …

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Force India sees pink https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/force-india-sees-pink/ https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/force-india-sees-pink/#respond Wed, 15 Mar 2017 02:23:17 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=122746

When it comes to Formula 1, the flashier you are, gets you a lot of views with the occasional stares. This time, Force India has taken that to heart and launched an all new pink livery for their 2017 Formula 1 car. The VJM10 will race in pink, magenta and silver which correlates to a tie-up …

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AkzoNobel Adds A Colourful Sparkle To The New McLaren-Honda Formula 1 Car https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/akzonobel-adds-colourful-sparkle-new-mclaren-honda-formula-1-car/ https://www.autofreaks.com/formula-1/akzonobel-adds-colourful-sparkle-new-mclaren-honda-formula-1-car/#respond Tue, 07 Mar 2017 07:56:54 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=122264

The 2017 McLaren-Honda Formula 1 racing car, which will be driven by Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne this F1 season was recently unveiled, featuring a new Tarocco Orange livery – a colour developed by AkzoNobel in conjunction with McLaren-Honda. The company’s colour expertise has enabled the Formula 1 team to maintain links to their 1960s roots …

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Rapid KL Provides Feeder Busses For F1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/rapid-kl-provides-feeder-busses-for-f1-petronas-malaysia-grand-prix/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/rapid-kl-provides-feeder-busses-for-f1-petronas-malaysia-grand-prix/#respond Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:34:56 +0000 https://www.autofreaks.com/?p=111801

During this weekend 2016 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix, multi-Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Usher will be performing at the after-race concert supported by an exciting line-up of Universal Music artistes including Natasha Sass, Fazura, Modescape and Backtobasixx. Usher, who has sold over 65 million albums worldwide, has been named one of the best-selling artistes in American music …

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Jenson Button and wife ‘gassed’ and robbed during summer holiday in France https://www.autofreaks.com/news/jesson-button-and-wife-gassed-and-robbed-during-summer-holiday-in-france/ https://www.autofreaks.com/news/jesson-button-and-wife-gassed-and-robbed-during-summer-holiday-in-france/#respond Mon, 10 Aug 2015 08:00:58 +0000 http://www.autofreaks.com/?p=69709

Whilst spending their summer holiday in Saint Tropez, South of France, Formula One driver, Jenson Button and his wife, Jessica Michibata were robbed, and it is believed that they were gassed beforehand with some sort of aerosol anesthetic. The couple lost possessions totaling over $450,000 (RM1,766,000) including his wife’s engagement ring. It is believed that the burglars stole the …

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Mercedes F1 team offers Jazeman Jaafar a race seat, but will he get his breakthrough? https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/mercedes-f1-team-offers-jazeman-jaafar-a-race-seat-but-will-he-get-his-breakthrough/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/mercedes-f1-team-offers-jazeman-jaafar-a-race-seat-but-will-he-get-his-breakthrough/#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:00:52 +0000 http://www.autofreaks.com/?p=67967

After winning the Monaco round of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series from pole position in May this year, Jazeman Jaafar’s motorsport career has opened up with more promising opportunities. Recently he was offered a race seat with one of the Mercedes-powered teams in next season Formula One Grand Prix. This sounds like too good to be true …

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F1: FIA retires car No.17 in honour of Jules Bianchi https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/f1-fia-retires-car-no-17-in-honour-of-jules-bianchi/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/f1-fia-retires-car-no-17-in-honour-of-jules-bianchi/#respond Wed, 22 Jul 2015 06:44:52 +0000 http://www.autofreaks.com/?p=67306

As you might have heard last Friday, 25-year-old F1 driver Jules Bianchi passed away due to his severe head trauma, which occurred on 5th October last year at the Japanese Gran Prix, following a horrific collision with a mobile crane which was being used to pick up another crashed car. As Formula 1 car numbers are personally chosen by …

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Ferrari Inforacing 2015 for Formula One fans! https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/ferrari-inforacing-2015-for-formula-one-fans/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/ferrari-inforacing-2015-for-formula-one-fans/#respond Mon, 01 Jun 2015 06:00:51 +0000 http://www.autofreaks.com/?p=60276

As we all have easy access to the internet and broadcast television, Formula 1 fans around the world can now watch the grand prix from home. But still, sometimes it can get pretty boring watching the driver just going in circles for a couple of hours. So, while you’re waiting for Maldonado to crash, there’s a …

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SIC extends contract to host F1 Malaysia Grand Prix until 2018 https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/sic-extends-contract-to-host-f1-malaysia-grand-prix-until-2018/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/sic-extends-contract-to-host-f1-malaysia-grand-prix-until-2018/#respond Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:15:33 +0000 http://www.autofreaks.com/?p=50128

Sepang International Circuit (SIC) has announced that the contract to host the Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix has been extended for another 3 years until 2018. The news was announced by our Prime Minister, Y.A.B. Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak, after the conclusion of the 17th edition of the 2015 F1 Petronas …

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Girls’ Generation to perform at the F1 post-race concert in Sepang! [+video] https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/girls-generation-to-perform-at-the-f1-post-race-concert-in-sepang-video/ https://www.autofreaks.com/motorsports/girls-generation-to-perform-at-the-f1-post-race-concert-in-sepang-video/#respond Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:59:33 +0000 http://www.autofreaks.com/?p=47784

Kpop fans listen up! Sepang International Circuit (SIC) has announced that one of South Korea’s hottest pop groups, Girls’ Generation will be performing at the post-race concert for the 2015 Formula 1 PETRONAS Malaysia Grand Prix on 29 March 2015! Girls’ Generation debuted in 2007 and became one of South Korea’s most popular musical acts after …

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