Former drivers line-up for i1Super Series

Former drivers line-up for i1Super Series

Several ex Formula 1 drivers are preparing to compete alongside Indian hopefuls in the new i1Super Series. Names include 1997 Champion Jacques Villeneuve, Vitantonio Liuzzi and Giancarlo Fisichella, with the series having been officially launched in Abu Dhabi on Monday night. Read more…

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  1. Tuesday 20 December 2011

  2. Former drivers line-up for i1Super Series 12:29

    Former drivers line-up for i1Super Series

    Several ex Formula 1 drivers are preparing to compete alongside Indian hopefuls in the new i1Super Series. Names include 1997 Champion Jacques Villeneuve…

    F1
  3. Tuesday 23 August 2011

  4. Yamamoto to DJ for F1 Rocks in Italy 15:32

    Yamamoto to DJ for F1 Rocks in Italy

    Virgin Racing reserve driver Sakon Yamamoto will be under the spotlight as F1 Rocks The Afterparty returns for this year’s Italian Grand Prix weekend. The…

    F1
  5. Wednesday 23 March 2011

  6. Yamamoto joins Virgin as reserve driver 08:18

    Yamamoto joins Virgin as reserve driver

    Sakon Yamamoto has been announced as a reserve driver at Marussia Virgin Racing ahead of the 2011 season, with the 28-year-old set to work for the team during…

    F1
  7. Wednesday 15 December 2010

  8. HRT: Rivals had more experienced drivers 09:33

    HRT: Rivals had more experienced drivers

    Hispania Racing Team Principal Colin Kolles has said that inexperienced drivers was a likely reason for the Spanish team not being able to challenge fellow…

    F1
  9. Saturday 23 October 2010

  10. Yamamoto ahead of Senna for first time 09:47

    Yamamoto ahead of Senna for first time

    For the first time this season, Sakon Yamamoto has out-qualified Hispania Racing team-mate Bruno Senna by registering a lap time some eight tenths of a second…

    F1
  11. HRT fined $5,000 for tyre warmer mishap 05:41

    HRT fined $5,000 for tyre warmer mishap

    Formula 1 governing body the FIA has confirmed that Hispania Racing was handed a fine of 5,000 dollars (3,200 pounds) after Friday’s second free practice…

    F1
  12. Sunday 10 October 2010

  13. Best HRT result for Yamamoto at home 12:09

    Best HRT result for Yamamoto at home

    Although he may have been the final finisher at Suzuka, Sakon Yamamoto’s classification of sixteen place is officially his best since joining Hispania Racing.…

    F1
  14. Friday 8 October 2010

  15. Yamamoto pleased about wet weather forecast 11:40

    Yamamoto pleased about wet weather forecast

    Sakon Yamamoto is happy that rain should be falling on Suzuka as Saturday approaches, following two dry first practice sessions on Friday after which the local…

    F1
  16. Thursday 7 October 2010

  17. Yamamoto unsure about next season 14:42

    Yamamoto unsure about next season

    Sakon Yamamoto has said that no plans are yet in place regarding the 2011 season, having driven for Hispania in selected Grands Prix this year. At present, the…

    F1
  18. Wednesday 29 September 2010

  19. Klien: Yamamoto will be back in car for Japan 09:53

    Klien: Yamamoto will be back in car for Japan

    Hispania Racing driver Christian Klien has stressed that team-mate Sakon Yamamoto will be returning to action in his home Grand Prix next time out, with the…

    F1
  20. Friday 24 September 2010

  21. Klien returns as Yamamoto falls ill 10:05

    Klien returns as Yamamoto falls ill

    Hispania Racing has confirmed to GPUpdate.net that Austria’s Christian Klien will make a sudden Formula 1 race return in Singapore this weekend, with regular…

    F1
  22. Tuesday 21 September 2010

  23. Hispania mechanic ‘recovering positively’ 09:32

    Hispania mechanic ‘recovering positively’

    Hispania Racing is pleased to report that the pit lane mechanic who was injured during the Italian Grand Prix is continuing to recover and is set to leave…

    F1
  24. Tuesday 14 September 2010

  25. Injured Hispania mechanic 'out of danger' 08:31

    Injured Hispania mechanic 'out of danger'

    It has been confirmed to GPUpdate.net that the unfortunate Hispania Racing mechanic who was knocked down by Sakon Yamamoto's car in the Monza pit lane remains…

    F1
  26. 'I was very worried about the mechanic' – Yamamoto 03:00

    'I was very worried about the mechanic' – Yamamoto

    Sakon Yamamoto has explained that he was fully aware of the incident which involved his car hitting a mechanic in the Monza pit lane on Sunday. With the…

    F1
  27. Monday 13 September 2010

  28. Hispania fined $20,000 for unsafe pit release 09:06

    Hispania fined $20,000 for unsafe pit release

    Formula 1 governing body the FIA has fined Hispania Racing by the sum of 20,000 dollars (13,000 pounds) for the unsafe release from a pit-stop which resulted in…

    F1
  29. Sunday 12 September 2010

  30. HRT mechanic situation 'under control' 15:05

    HRT mechanic situation 'under control'

    Hispania Racing has confirmed that a mechanic was knocked over by Sakon Yamamoto's car during a pit-stop in Sunday's Italian Grand Prix although the man in…

    F1
  31. Thursday 2 September 2010

  32. Yamamoto: I'm staying until the end of the season 12:12

    Yamamoto: I'm staying until the end of the season

    Hispania’s Sakon Yamamoto has revealed that he will be remaining in a race seat with the Hispania team until the end of the 2010 season, although it is…

    F1
  33. Sunday 29 August 2010

  34. Yamamoto confidence high before Q1 elimination 04:00

    Yamamoto confidence high before Q1 elimination

    Sakon Yamamoto reached the dizzy heights of 13th place during Q1 qualifying in Belgium on Saturday before eventually being blocked by Virgin’s Timo Glock on…

    F1
  35. Friday 27 August 2010

  36. Yamamoto stopped for ‘alarm message’ 17:23

    Yamamoto stopped for ‘alarm message’

    Sakon Yamamoto has revealed the reason he ground to a halt in the dying moments of Spa’s second practice session on Friday afternoon, although the root cause…

    F1
  37. Wednesday 25 August 2010

  38. Hispania to link-up with Belgian police 06:30

    Hispania to link-up with Belgian police

    As part of their promotional activities this year, which included a quartet of Formula 1 drivers dressing up in full fire-fighting equipment in Monaco, Thursday…

    F1
  39. Sunday 1 August 2010

  40. Yamamoto poised to race again 18:16

    Yamamoto poised to race again

    Sakon Yamamoto was pleased to reach the finish in Hungary on Sunday and the Japanese reserve driver seems likely to be racing again for Hispania before the end…

    F1
  41. Yamamoto pleased with Saturday showing 03:00

    Yamamoto pleased with Saturday showing

    Sakon Yamamoto will start at the back of the grid in Hungary this afternoon although the reserve driver for Hispania, who replaces Karun Chandhok for the second…

    F1
  42. Saturday 31 July 2010

  43. Four drivers reprimanded for qualifying in-laps 17:28

    Four drivers reprimanded for qualifying in-laps

    Following qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday, four drivers have been officially reprimanded by Formula 1 governing body the FIA for driving too…

    F1
  44. Tuesday 27 July 2010

  45. Chandhok to miss Hungary as well 16:00

    Chandhok to miss Hungary as well

    Sakon Yamamoto will enjoy his third Grand Prix of the season this weekend in Hungary as the Japanese driver will once again replace Karun Chandhok. Yamamoto…

    F1
  46. Monday 26 July 2010

  47. Gearbox and slow puncture hinder Hispania 11:16

    Gearbox and slow puncture hinder Hispania

    Hispania Racing’s German Grand Prix was heavily compromised by technical issues for Bruno Senna and Sakon Yamamoto, leaving the Spanish team with one…

    F1
  48. Saturday 24 July 2010

  49. One of my best laps this year, says Senna 16:54

    One of my best laps this year, says Senna

    Hispania Racing enjoyed a positive environment in their motorhome after drivers Bruno Senna and Sakon Yamamoto had qualified 21st and 23rd in Germany on…

    F1
  50. Tuesday 20 July 2010

  51. HRT to attend truck driving lessons 09:16

    HRT to attend truck driving lessons

    Hispania Racing’s four drivers will be learning how to drive trucks ahead of the German Grand Prix this weekend, with Bruno Senna, Karun Chandhok, Sakon…

    F1
  52. Monday 19 July 2010

  53. Chandhok: Hispania rotating its drivers 16:23

    Chandhok: Hispania rotating its drivers

    Karun Chandhok has explained that he respects the decision of Hispania to place test and reserve driver Sakon Yamamoto in his car for the German Grand Prix this…

    F1
  54. Friday 16 July 2010

  55. Yamamoto to replace Chandhok in Germany 21:11

    Yamamoto to replace Chandhok in Germany

    Hispania has announced that test and reserve driver Sakon Yamamoto will be competing once again in Germany, but this time replacing Karun Chandhok as opposed to…

    F1
  56. Sunday 11 July 2010

  57. Yamamoto thanks HRT for 'special weekend' 17:11

    Yamamoto thanks HRT for 'special weekend'

    Sakon Yamamoto was content with his drive to 20th place in the British Grand Prix, having replaced Bruno Senna at Hispania for this weekend only. With the…

    F1
  58. Alguersuari and Yamamoto punished after qualifying 10:02

    Alguersuari and Yamamoto punished after qualifying

    As well as Vitantonio Liuzzi's 5-place grid drop, FIA Race Stewards handed out two more penalties in the aftermath of qualifying at Silverstone on Saturday.…

    F1
  59. Saturday 10 July 2010

  60. Yamamoto hoping to reward Hispania 17:21

    Yamamoto hoping to reward Hispania

    Sakon Yamamoto is hoping to impress his team on Sunday, having stepped into Bruno Senna's Hispania cockpit under mysterious circumstances for the British Grand…

    F1
  61. Friday 9 July 2010

  62. Yamamoto delighted with drive on 28th birthday 18:11

    Yamamoto delighted with drive on 28th birthday

    As Sakon Yamamoto turned 28 on Friday, the Japanese driver took over in Bruno Senna's cockpit after a last-minute change to replace the Brazilian at Hispania.…

    F1
  63. Thursday 8 July 2010

  64. ‘Yamamoto replaces Senna for British Grand Prix’ 19:58

    ‘Yamamoto replaces Senna for British Grand Prix’

    According to sources in the Silverstone paddock on Thursday evening, Hispania Racing test and reserve driver Sakon Yamamoto is set to replace regular racer…

    F1
  65. Tuesday 11 May 2010

  66. Hispania to team up with Monaco Fire Brigade 20:00

    Hispania to team up with Monaco Fire Brigade

    The Hispania team will be joining the Monaco Fire Brigade for a number of activities in the principality on Wednesday. The four drivers of the Murcia-based…

    F1
  67. Saturday 17 April 2010

  68. Hispania signs Yamamoto as test driver 05:53

    Hispania signs Yamamoto as test driver

    On Saturday morning Sakon Yamamoto was announced as HRT F1's official test and reserve driver for the 2010 Formula 1 season. The Japanese driver will join Bruno…

    F1
  69. Monday 4 February 2008

  70. Yamamoto joins Renault 10:32

    Yamamoto joins Renault

    The Renault Formula 1 team has signed Sakon Yamamoto as the team's test development driver the team announced on Monday morning. The 25 year-old from Japan has…

    F1
  71. Thursday 1 November 2007

  72. Yamamoto thanks Spyker for F1 chance 12:01

    Yamamoto thanks Spyker for F1 chance

    Japanese driver Sakon Yamamoto has thanked the Spyker team for giving him a chance in F1 this season, even though he is not expected to retain his drive with…

    F1
  73. Friday 19 October 2007

  74. Spyker invisible on Friday 22:35

    Spyker invisible on Friday

    The Spyker Formula 1 team had a slow start in Brazil. Unfortunately for the Dutch team, that changed hands earlier this month, it was unable to stay even close…

    F1
  75. Tuesday 16 October 2007

  76. Yamamoto rues wrong tyre choice 15:43

    Yamamoto rues wrong tyre choice

    Sakon Yamamoto has blamed a poor tyre choice for his disappointing race in China last week. The Japanese driver heads into the last round of the 2007 season…

    F1
  77. Friday 5 October 2007

  78. Steady start for Spyker 13:06

    Steady start for Spyker

    The Etihad Aldar Spyker Formula One Team had a productive opening day of the Chinese Grand Prix today at the Shanghai International Circuit. Drivers Adrian…

    F1
  79. Tuesday 25 September 2007

  80. Yamamoto looking forward to home race 12:28

    Yamamoto looking forward to home race

    Spyker F1 driver Sakon Yamamoto is gearing up for his first race on home soil in Formula 1. Yamamoto is quite familiar with the track. In 2005 he raced Japanese…

    F1
  81. Sunday 16 September 2007

  82. Spyker shows progression in Belgian Grand Prix 19:09

    Spyker shows progression in Belgian Grand Prix

    The Etihad Aldar Spyker Formula One Team has secured its most competitive finish yet in today's 44 lap Belgian Grand Prix. Adrian Sutil had a strong drive to…

    F1
  83. Saturday 15 September 2007

  84. Spyker team making progress at Spa 18:52

    Spyker team making progress at Spa

    The Etihad Aldar Spyker Formula One Team got tantalisingly close to going into the second Qualifying segment for the first time today at Spa-Francorchamps…

    F1
  85. Friday 14 September 2007

  86. Yamamoto well underway with Spyker 19:21

    Yamamoto well underway with Spyker

    The Spyker Formula One team today continued its solid progress with its new B-spec F8-VII at the classic Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium. Demonstrating a…

    F1
  87. Sunday 12 August 2007

  88. Gascoyne impressed by Yamamoto 06:00

    Gascoyne impressed by Yamamoto

    Mike Gascoyne says Sakon Yamamoto has made an encouraging start to his Spyker career despite his poor showing at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Although the Japanese…

    F1
  89. Friday 3 August 2007

  90. 'Spykey' learning curve for Yamamoto 19:10

    'Spykey' learning curve for Yamamoto

    Spyker enjoyed a trouble-free opening day of the Hungarian Grand Prix today. Sakon Yamamoto, making his team debut, and Adrian Sutil completed more than 500km…

    F1
  91. Tuesday 31 July 2007

  92. Yamamoto excited to be back in Formula 1 13:01

    Yamamoto excited to be back in Formula 1

    Japanese driver Sakon Yamamoto will be back in Formula One as a race driver this weekend at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Yamamoto will finish the season with the…

    F1
  93. Thursday 26 July 2007

  94. Kolles: Yamamoto is a promising talent 10:41

    Kolles: Yamamoto is a promising talent

    Earlier today the Spyker F1 team announced that Sakon Yamamoto will finish the season with the Silverstone based team. Spyker team boss Colin Kolles is…

    F1
  95. Spyker confirms Yamamoto 10:24

    Spyker confirms Yamamoto

    As many already reported on Wednesday the Spyker Formula 1 team confirmed Sakon Yamamoto as the team's new drace driver. The Japanese GP2 driver will be in…

    F1
  96. Wednesday 25 July 2007

  97. Yamamoto joins Spyker 19:00

    Yamamoto joins Spyker

    Sakon Yamamoto will make his return in Formula 1 next week at the Hungaroring GPUpdate.net has learned. The Japanese driver will become Spyker F1's second race…

    F1
  98. Saturday 3 February 2007

  99. Yamamoto joins BCN Competicion 16:19

    Yamamoto joins BCN Competicion

    Sakon Yamamoto, the 2006 Super Aguri F1 Team test and race driver, has been unveiled as a BCN Competicion driver for the 2007 GP2 series. The Japanese driver…

    GP2
  100. Thursday 18 January 2007

  101. Yamamoto joins GP2 series 13:20

    Yamamoto joins GP2 series

    Super Aguri test driver Sakon Yamamoto will not only busy himself at the Japanese Formula 1 team in 2007. The Japanese driver today announced that he came to an…

    F1
  102. Tuesday 26 December 2006

  103. Yamamoto signs as Aguri's test driver 11:45

    Yamamoto signs as Aguri's test driver

    The Super Aguri team today announced that their 2006 driver Sakon Yamamoto will become the team's second test driver in the upcoming season. Yamamoto made an…

    F1
  104. Sunday 22 October 2006

  105. Sato claims best finish in final round 23:45

    Sato claims best finish in final round

    The Super Aguri team finished its inaugural year with its best race to date. At the 2006 Formula One season finale in Sao Paulo today Takuma Sato brought home…

    F1
  106. Saturday 21 October 2006

  107. Aguri drivers happy with qualifying performance 23:18

    Aguri drivers happy with qualifying performance

    The final free practice session of the 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix saw Takuma Sato setting a fastest lap time of 1:13.814 ahead of the Spyker MF1 Team, the Red…

    F1
  108. Friday 20 October 2006

  109. Aguri happy with today's practice 22:54

    Aguri happy with today's practice

    The Super Aguri team made a good start to the 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix weekend at Interlagos today. The team completed its planned Friday testing programme…

    F1
  110. Saturday 7 October 2006

  111. Super Aguri drivers hoped for more 11:45

    Super Aguri drivers hoped for more

    Warm temperatures and dry conditions were welcomed by fans all around the Suzuka Circuit today. However, on track, the Super Aguri team had a difficult day.…

    F1
  112. Thursday 5 October 2006

  113. Heidfeld apologises to Yamamoto 17:58

    Heidfeld apologises to Yamamoto

    BMW Sauber driver Nick Heidfeld has apologised to Super Aguri driver Sakon Yamamoto today after he accused the Japanese driver of blocking him at the Chinese…

    F1
  114. Monday 4 September 2006

  115. Super Aguri ready for Monza challenge 17:13

    Super Aguri ready for Monza challenge

    Super Aguri's Japanese duo Takuma Sato and Sakon Yamamoto are confident ahead of this weekend's Grand Prix at Monza after a positive test last week at the…

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