Selection of F1 drivers entering Massa kart race

Selection of F1 drivers entering Massa kart race

Fellow Formula 1 drivers Rubens Barrichello, Bruno Senna, Lucas di Grassi and Jaime Alguersuari are part of the line-up for Felipe Massa’s end of year kart race, which will be staged this weekend. In fact, no less than nine past or present F1 pilots will be taking part in Brazil. Read more…

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  1. Tuesday 23 August 2011

  2. 12:00

    Spa Memories: Zonta’s view of Häkkinen’s pass, 2000

  3. Wednesday 15 December 2010

  4. Selection of F1 drivers entering Massa kart race 11:48

    Selection of F1 drivers entering Massa kart race

    Fellow Formula 1 drivers Rubens Barrichello, Bruno Senna, Lucas di Grassi and Jaime Alguersuari are part of the line-up for Felipe Massa’s end of year kart…

  5. Friday 9 February 2007

  6. Zonta enjoyed first Renault outing 10:57

    Zonta enjoyed first Renault outing

    After three years at Toyota Ricardo Zonta enjoyed his debut with his new team Renault F1 this week at Jerez. The Brazilian completed a three-day test with…

  7. Wednesday 7 February 2007

  8. Zonta makes Renault debut 11:40

    Zonta makes Renault debut

    Renault began three days of testing in southern Spain, at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit yesterday. New test and reserve driver Ricardo Zonta made his debut…

  9. Thursday 25 January 2007

  10. Zonta up for Renault challenge 04:30

    Zonta up for Renault challenge

    Ricardo Zonta says he's up for the challenge of being the Renault F1 team's official test and reserve driver after several years shouldering that same…

  11. Friday 13 October 2006

  12. Zonta pays tribute to Toyota 06:00

    Zonta pays tribute to Toyota

    Ricardo Zonta paid tribute to the Toyota team after completing his final testing duties for the Cologne-based squad on Thursday at Jerez. The Brazilian heads…

  13. Wednesday 6 September 2006

  14. Zonta to give Renault tyre boost 13:30

    Zonta to give Renault tyre boost

    Ricardo Zonta is expected to give Renault a boost when the French team is forced to switch from Michelin to Bridgestone tyres at the end of the current season.…

  15. Piquet and Zonta confirmed as Renault test drivers 12:21

    Piquet and Zonta confirmed as Renault test drivers

    Having confirmed Giancarlo Fisichella and Heikko Kovalainen as its race drivers, Renault has also announced that it has hired two Brazilian test drivers in the…

  16. Saturday 19 August 2006

  17. Toyota sets new lap record at Laguna Seca demo 19:38

    Toyota sets new lap record at Laguna Seca demo

    After one installation lap on the 11-turn, 2.238 mile Laguna Seca Raceway, Toyota driver Ricardo Zonta easily set a new track record on his second flying lap…

  18. Saturday 8 April 2006

  19. Toyota making progress - Zonta 12:25

    Toyota making progress - Zonta

    After setting the fastest lap on the final day of testing this week at Paul Ricard, Toyota tester Ricardo Zonta praised the progress the team has made getting a…

  20. Friday 7 April 2006

  21. Zonta fastest at Paul Ricard 19:33

    Zonta fastest at Paul Ricard

    Toyota test driver Ricardo Zonta showed that the team is making good progress on the problem it had with tyres at the start of the season by setting the fastest…

  22. Sunday 26 March 2006

  23. Toyota making tyre progress - Zonta 05:00

    Toyota making tyre progress - Zonta

    Toyota test driver Ricardo Zonta says the team is making progress in its problems getting the Bridgestone tyres to optimum operating temperature. Having put in…

  24. Friday 2 December 2005

  25. 07:00

    Zonta: "V8 might be quicker than V10"

    Ricardo Zonta was the first Toyota driver to test the 2006 car, along with Jarno Trulli this week. There was quite a lot to get used to - the new car…

  26. Monday 28 November 2005

  27. 12:50

    Zonta extends contract at Toyota

    Today Toyota announced that it has extended its contract with test and reserve driver Ricardo Zonta. Zonta will stay at Toyota with racing drivers Ralf…

  28. Friday 7 October 2005

  29. 09:10

    Zonta fastest in second practice

    In Friday's second practice session Ricardo Zonta set the fastest time. The Brazilian was well ahead of the others. Over a second behind Zonta was Ferrari…

  30. Friday 2 September 2005

  31. 16:22

    Zonta on top in second practice

    Toyota test driver Ricardo Zonta showed McLaren the pace of Toyota as he placed them back to second, third and fourth. Zonta's fastest time 1.20.531 was over a…

  32. Friday 19 August 2005

  33. 15:18

    Zonta fastest after first Turkish day

    Toyota's third driver Ricardo Zonta set the quickest time on Friday. The Brazilian was over half of a second faster than McLaren's test driver Pedro de la Rosa.…

  34. Friday 29 July 2005

  35. 16:14

    Zonta quickest in final practice

    Ricardo Zonta was the man to beat on Friday. He set the quickest time of the day in the second free practice session. Zonta was just ahead of McLaren's third…

  36. Monday 27 June 2005

  37. 07:00

    Zonta: Everyone was having tyre problems

    Ricardo Zonta didn't have a lot of luck last Grand Prix weekend. After team mate Ralf Schumacher crashed on Friday the Toyota team asked the Brazilian to…

  38. Saturday 18 June 2005

  39. 23:23

    First pole in Formula 1 for Toyota

    Panasonic Toyota Racing's Jarno Trulli produced an outstanding performance to take the team's first ever pole position for tomorrow's US Grand Prix at…

  40. 17:44

    Zonta to replace Ralf

    Ralf Schumacher will take no further part in this weekend's US Grand Prix at Indianapolis after a decision taken by the FIA's chief medical delegate at his…

  41. Saturday 11 June 2005

  42. 01:41

    Toyota fast on first day in Montreal

    The Panasonic Toyota Racing team today began its preparations for the Canadian Grand Prix with a strong Friday of practice around the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.…

  43. Thursday 19 May 2005

  44. 18:57

    Still a lot of work to do for Toyota

    The twisty streets of Monaco echoed with the scream of F1 engines today as the 2005 grand prix weekend got under way. Panasonic Toyota Racing made a reasonable…

  45. Friday 22 April 2005

  46. 17:37

    Toyota positive after Friday's practice

    Panasonic Toyota Racing made a solid start to the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola today with all three drivers finishing their programmes without technical…

  47. Friday 1 April 2005

  48. 12:17

    Zonta fastest in first practice, F2005 shows potential

    Toyota's reserve driver Ricardo Zonta set the fastest lap time of the day. But all eyes were not on Zonta. Everyone kept a close eye on how the F2005 would…

  49. Thursday 24 March 2005

  50. 20:12

    Paul Ricard Day 2: Zonta on top

    Toyota test driver Ricardo Zonta set the pace during testing at Paul Ricard on Thursday. It was a day of changeable weather conditions with some rain showers…

  51. Friday 18 March 2005

  52. 05:04

    Zonta leads first practice

    Toyota test driver Ricardo Zonta set the pace in Friday's opening practice session for the Malaysian Grand Prix. The Brazilian clocked a best time of 1m34.092s…

  53. Thursday 10 March 2005

  54. 18:04

    Jerez Day 3: Zonta fastest in Jerez

    Ricardo Zonta and Ralf Schumacher began testing with Toyota on Thursday at a dusty track. Zonta set the quickest lap time at 1.15.708. The Renault team also…

  55. Friday 4 March 2005

  56. 06:58

    Toyota reasonably happy

    The Toyota team started the season with Ralf Schumacher and Jarno Trulli in 13th and 14th place. Toyota's reserve driver, Ricardo Zonta, set the 11th time of…

  57. Sunday 13 February 2005

  58. 20:05

    Zonta wraps up wet tyre tests

    Ricardo Zonta wrapped up this week's marathon of testing at Jerez in southern Spain. The Brazilian was the only driver in action on the second day of Michelin's…

  59. Saturday 12 February 2005

  60. 20:00

    Zonta fastest in wet tyre test

    Toyota test driver Ricardo Zonta set the pace during Michelin's wet tyre test at Jerez on Saturday. The Brazilian put in 119 laps on the artificially soaked…

  61. Sunday 30 January 2005

  62. 04:00

    New rules felt most in slow corners - Zonta

    Ricardo Zonta was in action this week testing for Toyota at Valencua. It was the Brazilian's first chance to drive Toyota's 2005 car, the TF105.  "The new…

  63. Thursday 13 January 2005

  64. 18:29

    Jerez Day 4: Zonta sets pace

    Ricardo Zonta set the pace on the fourth day of testing this week at Jerez. The Toyota test driver was at the wheel of an evolution of last year's car and…

  65. Saturday 8 January 2005

  66. 13:36

    Toyota drivers optimistic at new car launch

    Toyota's new driver line up of Jarno Trulli and Ralf Schumacher helped unveil the TF105 today in Spain. The pair are looking forward to the coming year when…

  67. Saturday 27 November 2004

  68. 06:00

    Zonta feels at home at Toyota

    Ricardo Zonta is back where he was: test driver at Toyota. Last year he drove a few Grand Prix races, but he does not mind to do just testing again. "I work for…

  69. Friday 26 November 2004

  70. 18:27

    Barcelona Day 4: Zonta sets pace - Villeneuve has good debut

    Ricardo Zonta set the pace on the fourth day of testing this week at the wheel of his Toyota. Zonta put in 147 laps, his best in 1m14.975s to finish 0.2s ahead…

  71. Tuesday 9 November 2004

  72. 14:00

    Barrichhello - Zonta deserves to be in F1

    Brazilian driver Ricardo Zonta deserves a spot on the Formula One racing grid, compatriot Rubens Barrichello reckons. 32-year-old Barrichello, who is Michael…

  73. Tuesday 19 October 2004

  74. 05:30

    Zonta delighted to get chance at home

    After sitting out the Japanese Grand Prix so Jarno Trulli could settle into the Toyota team, test driver Ricardo Zonta will once again step behind the wheel for…

  75. Friday 15 October 2004

  76. 05:30

    Zonta confident for home race

    Ricardo Zonta is feeling confident for his home Grand Prix in Brazil next week despite having to sit out the Japanese race as Jarno Trulli took his place. This…

  77. Saturday 25 September 2004

  78. 11:41

    Toyota team happy with qualifying result

    Olivier Panis today was able to qualify his Toyota in 8th position. Equalling Toyota's best qualifying result of the season. The team qualified in 8th also at…

  79. Tuesday 21 September 2004

  80. 10:19

    Zonta to race Toyota in China - team

    Ricardo Zonta will be Olivier Panis' F1 team-mate in China this weekend, the Toyota team said on Monday. It had been rumoured that '05 driver Jarno Trulli, who…

  81. Monday 20 September 2004

  82. 16:47

    Trulli will not replace Zonta in China

    Despite switching from Renault to Toyota since the Italian Grand Prix and testing for his new team last week at Silverstone, Jarno Trulli will not race for the…

  83. Wednesday 8 September 2004

  84. 07:00

    Toyota drivers aim for championship boost in Italy

    Toyota's drivers are aiming to give their team a points boost at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix after the team slipped behind Jaguar Racing in the…

  85. Tuesday 7 September 2004

  86. 11:29

    Confidence is 'coming back' - Zonta

    Ricardo Zonta claims his confidence as a grand prix race driver is 'coming back' after nearly three years on the bench. The Brazilian, 28, was first promoted to…

  87. Wednesday 25 August 2004

  88. 12:11

    Mika's move was 'impressive' - Zonta

    The last time Ricardo Zonta raced Belgium's famous Spa circuit, two world champions waged war to his left and right. Mika Hakkinen's move on Michael Schumacher…

  89. 10:40

    'I tried to call da Matta' - Zonta

    Ricardo Zonta tried to call compatriot and friend Cristiano da Matta after he was dumped as Toyota race driver. The Brazilian said Cristiano is a 'very nice…

  90. 06:00

    An exclusive interview with Ricardo Zonta

    The final rounds of the 2004 season will be crucial for Ricardo Zonta. The Toyota team announced that Brazilian Zonta would replace compatriot da Matta from the…

  91. Tuesday 24 August 2004

  92. 11:25

    Zonta vows to get up to speed

    Ricardo Zonta aims to vindicate Toyota bosses' decision to promote him to race driver by getting up to speed in Belgium. The Brazilian, formerly the team's…

  93. Wednesday 11 August 2004

  94. 14:14

    Zonta ready to stake his claim to Toyota ride

    While some rumours are suggesting Toyota has just conclded a deal with Jarno Trulli for 2005, the team's freshly promoted test driver Ricardo Zonta is looking…

  95. Thursday 5 August 2004

  96. 10:38

    Zonta to replace Da Matta at Toyota

    The Toyota team has today announced that its third driver Ricardo Zonta will be promoted to the role of race driver with effect from the upcoming Grand Prix of…

  97. Tuesday 13 July 2004

  98. 21:28

    Jerez Day 1: Brazilians lead the way

    Three Brazilians led the timing sheets on the opening day of testing this week at Jerez de la Frontera in southern Spain. Toyota driver Ricardo Zonta finished…

  99. Friday 2 July 2004

  100. 18:26

    Toyota ends first in practice

    Cristiano da Matta was surprisingly the fastest man on track in Friday's second practice. The Brazilian Toyota driver set a quickest lap-time of 1.15.518 which…

  101. Friday 11 June 2004

  102. 23:27

    Toyota stronger in Canada

    Test driver Ricardo Zonta set the pace for Toyota today finishing sixth in final practice ahead of Cristiano da Matta in seventh, and Olivier Panis in…

  103. Monday 7 June 2004

  104. 10:56

    Zonta's flat-out scare at Parabolica

    Ricardo Zonta said he was travelling 'at about 330kmh' when he lost control of his F1 charger and ploughed into a tyre barrier when testing at Monza last week.…

  105. Thursday 3 June 2004

  106. 22:11

    Zonta escapes unhurt from 330kmh crash

    Toyota test driver Ricardo Zonta crashed with 330kph in Monza on Thursday but fortunately escaped unhurt from his spectacular crash at the high-speed…

  107. Thursday 20 May 2004

  108. 18:21

    Trouble-free day of practice for Toyota

    The Toyota team began their free practice session with drivers Da Matta, Panis and Zonta. Ricardo Zonta set the eight fastest time. All drivers were happy with…

  109. Monday 19 April 2004

  110. 13:00

    Rain to fall at Imola

    Rain is likely to affect this season's first F1 race in Europe. A few spots of rain fell overnight in the quiet Italian town of Imola and morning showers and…

  111. Saturday 17 April 2004

  112. 04:30

    Toyota wrap up private Estoril test

    Toyota were in action on Thursday and Friday at the Autodromo Fernandes Pires da Silva, in Estoril, Portugal. Test driver Ricardo Zonta was the only driver on…

  113. Wednesday 14 April 2004

  114. 13:58

    Zonta enjoying Friday role

    Ricardo Zonta is enjoying his new role as a Formula One 'Friday' tester. The former BAR racer, for the past couple of years, has driven Toyotas. But in 2004…

  115. Sunday 11 April 2004

  116. 05:00

    Zonta prepares to get wet in line of duty

    Toyota test driver Ricardo Zonta is preparing to get wet next week in Portugal in the line of duty as he works to develop better wet weather tyres with…

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