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Hamilton laps up crowd’s cheers at F1 season launch social gathering in Melbourne – NEWPAPER24

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2019-03-13 10:55:05


Lewis Hamilton laps up the cheers at F1 season launch social gathering in Melbourne as Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel vows his group will do ‘a lot better’ this yr forward of Australian Grand Prix

  • New System One season kicks off this weekend with the Australian Grand Prix
  • Lewis Hamilton and the remainder of the 20 drivers gathered for the launch social gathering 
  • Then Sebastian Vettel and Co took a stroll across the circuit in Australia 

Lewis Hamilton lapped up the adulation of the Melbourne crowd as System One’s stars gathered for the launch social gathering forward of the brand new season.

The British driver is as soon as once more the person to beat after he picked up an unbelievable fifth world championship final season.

This yr’s marketing campaign kicks off in Australia on Sunday and forward of the race, Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Co got here collectively to fulfill their adoring followers.

Lewis Hamilton laps up the adulation of F1 supporters on the launch occasion in Melbourne

The British star waves to the crowd as he speaks ahead of the start of the new campaign

The British star waves to the group as he speaks forward of the beginning of the brand new marketing campaign

Thousands of supporters gathered to greet all 20 drivers and their bosses in Melbourne

1000’s of supporters gathered to greet all 20 drivers and their bosses in Melbourne

All 20 drivers and their group bosses had been met by 1000’s of supporters on the inaugural season launch occasion in Federation Sq. on Wednesday. 

Mercedes stars Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas got here on stage with group chief Toto Wolf, with the British driver snapped taking footage of the supporters gathered in Melbourne.

‘I wasn’t anticipating to see so many individuals right here,’ stated a shocked Hamilton. ‘This prove means it is in all probability going to be a very good weekend!’ 

Vettel and his Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc additionally took half within the glitzy occasion earlier than they and the remainder of the groups swapped the stage for the observe. 

Hamilton fist bumps his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas during the launch event

Hamilton fist bumps his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in the course of the launch occasion

Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel (L) and Charles Leclerc (R) address the crowd

Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel (L) and Charles Leclerc (R) deal with the group

Vettel and the rest of the drivers then took a walk around the track at Albert Park in Melbourne

Vettel and the remainder of the drivers then took a stroll across the observe at Albert Park in Melbourne

The drivers took a stroll across the circuit at Albert Park, the place they are going to kick off their title bids on Sunday. 

Vettel and Ferrari want to bounce again from a disappointing season final yr and the German stated they’re hoping to ‘flip the web page’.

‘For certain it is a new problem,’ stated Vettel. ‘We had our weaknesses final yr right here and there and we clearly attempt to repair these and do a lot better this yr.

‘Up to now, the spirit is true, the group is on observe, the automobile feels good so let’s have a look at how we begin the yr.’ 

Red Bull pair Max Verstappen (R) and Pierre Gasly (L) address the crowd with Christian Horner

Pink Bull pair Max Verstappen (R) and Pierre Gasly (L) deal with the group with Christian Horner

Roman Grosjean of Haas takes a ride around the circuit ahead of this season's opening race

Roman Grosjean of Haas takes a trip across the circuit forward of this season’s opening race

Williams' Robert Kubica (centre) familiarises himself with the track before his amazing return

Williams’ Robert Kubica (centre) familiarises himself with the observe earlier than his superb return

Hamilton, in the meantime, is braced for a scrap. 

‘That is going to be the hardest battle but,’ he claimed.

‘We have the very best group round us. We’ve expertise, it is no coincidence that we’re world champions so now we have to be diligent and keep balanced.’

He added: ‘However as a driver for certain I’ve to determine how can I pull extra out, which I haven’t got the present reply for.’

Members of the Alfa Romeo team look relaxed as they enjoy a walk around the track

Members of the Alfa Romeo group look relaxed as they take pleasure in a stroll across the observe

Serio Perez of Racing Point (left) soaks up his surroundings ahead of the new season

Serio Perez of Racing Level (left) soaks up his environment forward of the brand new season



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FIA Components Three hits the monitor at Le Castellet – NEWPAPER24

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2019-03-19 15:57:00

The Championship’s first pre-season two-day take a look at of 2019 kicks off in France

The primary official pre-season take a look at of the 2019 FIA Components Three Championship will start tomorrow on the Circuit Paul Ricard in France. After a profitable shakedown at Magny-Cours final month, the ten groups will trial the thirty F3 2019 vehicles for the very first time for 2 days at Le Castellet.

 

Following a draw that passed off forward of the Shakedown, ART Grand Prix had been fortunate to select numbers 1, 2 and three. They may work this week with their 2019 line-up product of a number of GP3 race winner David Beckmann, and Renault Sport Academy’s protégés Max Fewtrell (2018 Eurocup Components Renault Champion) and Christian Lundgaard. MP Motorsport drew numbers 4, 5 and 6 and lately confirmed newly topped Toyota Racing Collection Champion Liam Lawson and Richard Verschoor, alongside Simo Laaksonen.

 

Sauber Junior Workforce by Charouz inherited numbers 7, Eight and 9 and can line up reigning ADAC F4 Champion Lirim Zendeli, Fabio Scherer and F3 Asia Champion Raoul Hyman while HWA RACELAB are joined by Bent Viscaal, Jake Hughes and Keyvan Andres who will sport numbers 10, 11 and 12 respectively.

 

Jenzer Motorsport have confirmed two drivers up to now: Honda protégé Yuki Tsunoda, and Artem Petrov who will race beneath numbers 14 and 15. They are going to be joined in France by Andreas Estner who will take a look at for the Swiss outfit for the following two days. Trident are able to sort out the season with Devlin DeFrancesco., Pedro Piquet and Niko Kari who will run with numbers 17, 18 and 19.

 

Racing with numbers 20, 21 and 22, Hitech Grand Prix have accomplished their 2019 line-up with Leonardo Pulcini, Pink Bull Junior Jüri Vips and Ye Yifei. Campos Racing will subject Alex Peroni, Alessio Deledda and Sebastian Fernandez in vehicles 23, 24 and 25 for 2019.

 

Marcus Armstrong from the Ferrari Driver Academy, Jehan Daruvala and Robert Shwartzman (additionally an FDA member) will grace PREMA Racing’s line-up with numbers 26. 27 and 28. Lastly, Buzz Carlin Racing drew numbers 29, 30 and 31 to present to Teppei Natori, Felipe Drugovich and Logan Sargeant.

 

The drivers will run on Pirelli’s Medium compounds. For every driver, six units of tyres can be made obtainable over the course of the 2 days.

 

The pitlane will open at 09:00 on Wednesday morning, and can run till 12:00 earlier than breaking for 2 hours. The session will restart at 14:00 earlier than ending at 17:00. Thursday’s session will break for only one hour, with the afternoon working happening from 13:00 to 16:00.

 

FIA Components Three Championship – Le Castellet Check Session: Drivers’ Entry Listing

 

Workforce

#

Driver

License

ART Grand Prix

1

David Beckmann

DEU

 

2

Max Fewtrell

GBR

 

3

Christian Lundgaard

DNK

MP Motorsport

4

Liam Lawson

NZL

 

5

Simo Laaksonen

FIN

 

6

Richard Verschoor

NLD

Sauber Junior Workforce by Charouz

7

Lirim Zendeli

DEU

 

8

Fabio Scherer

CHE

 

9

Raoul Hyman

GBR

HWA RACELAB

10

Bent Viscaal

NLD

 

11

Jake Hughes

GBR

 

12

Keyvan Andres

IRN

Jenzer Motorsport

14

Yuki Tsunoda

JPN

 

15

Artem Pertov

RUS

 

16

Andreas Estner

DEU

Trident

17

Devlin DeFrancesco

CAN

 

18

Pedro Piquet

BRA

 

19

Niko Kari

FIN

Hitech Grand Prix

20

Leonardo Pulcini

ITA

 

21

Juri Vips

EST

 

22

Ye Yifei

FRA

Campos Racing

23

Alexander Peroni

AUS

 

24

Alessio Deledda

ITA

 

25

Sebastian Fernandez

ESP

PREMA Racing

26

Marcus Armstrong

NZL

 

27

Jehan Daruvala

IND

 

28

Robert Schwartzman

RUS

Carlin Buzz Racing

29

Teppei Natori

JPN

 

30

Felipe Drugovich

BRA

 

31

Logan Sargeant

USA



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FIA Good Cities World Begin-Up Contest reaches new heights in Hong Kong – NEWPAPER24

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2019-03-19 10:31:00

The Hong Kong version of the FIA Good Cities World Begin-Up Contest noticed two new finalists current their modern initiatives aimed toward shaping the way forward for mobility.

Previous to FIA Good Cities Discussion board in Hong Kong, six start-ups had been invited to pitch to the FIA’s jury of mobility consultants. They chose NOHMs Applied sciences, Inc. and Moovaz because the main start-ups for this version.

The promotion of the electrical mobility revolution is on the core of the FIA Good Cities initiative and might solely be achieved with the event of lengthy lasting, low price, and non-flammable batteries. NOHMs Applied sciences, Inc. is decided to contribute to this evolution with their customized electrolyte options for automotive and cellular system merchandise. By partnerships with main automotive, battery, and chemical manufacturing corporations, they supply supplies and chemistry for longer-lasting, safer, and extra sustainable lithium-ion batteries.

The second finalist of the competition addresses one other problem – the problem of world mobility and relocation from one metropolis to a different. Moovaz offers an all-encompassing relocation service. Leveraging on good expertise and backed by a worldwide community of over 2,000 licensed companions, they harness the facility of huge knowledge and machine studying to boost the operational effectivity of the relocation course of. 

Invited to pitch their concepts to over 300 contributors of the Discussion board, the finalists had the chance to interact and work together with the FIA’s community of mobility consultants, companions and representatives of main corporations within the transport space. Along with this visibility and entry, they obtained an invite to the Hong Kong E-Prix and the FIA Mobility Convention and a enterprise analysis from FIA Good Cities companions. 



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FIA FIRES UP ‘RACING NEWS’ – NEWPAPER24

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FIA FIRES UP ‘RACING NEWS’

2019-03-19 08:30:00


Sport information

The FIA has at the moment launched RACING NEWS, a model new free-to-air video service that permits avid motor sport followers to atone for highlights from the weekend’s FIA Championships.

This distinctive viewing expertise is edited throughout Sunday evening for broadcast on Monday morning through the FIA’s digital platforms: by way of Fb, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and FIA.com.

In the course of the course of the 12 months, every of the 33 scheduled episodes will current a brief abstract of the weekend’s motor sport occasions, with 15 of the FIA’s championships set to be lined. Along with the main world championships, FIA Racing Information will present viewers with the chance to get to know some much less excessive profile however equally thrilling sequence.

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p model=”text-align: justify”>The primary present, aired at the moment, presents viewers with the highlights of the 1000 Miles of Sebring, the Method One Australian Grand Prix and the FIA licensed Gran Turismo Championship World Tour in Paris.

 

FIA Racing NewsFIASEASON 2019Sport1SportFIASEASON 2019FIA Racing Information00Tuesday, March 19, 2019 – 9:30amTuesday, March 19, 2019 – 9:30am

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