Fans are keen on the 4th round of the 2014 FIA Formula 1 World Championship at Shanghai, China this weekend. And while you may not know what the 2 Chinese character refer to, you will see it on Romain Grosjean and Pastor Maldonado’s Lotus F1 team cars. Lotus F1 and Renault have used a one-off livery. Renault will be written in its Mandarin form on the team’s V6 hybrid power unit, the Energy F1 2014.
Singapore Airlines has signed an agreement with the Formula One Group to be Title Sponsor of Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix. This year’s event will be named 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix (hashtag #F1SIASGP) and is scheduled for 19 to 21 September at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.
While celebrations continued for world champion Sebastian Vettel at the Abu Dhabi GP as he won his seventh race in a row, Nico Rosberg’s 3rd place finish was a crucial one.
QNET has now launched a Limited Edition Grand Prix watch, designed, developed and manufactured in India. Chairos Grand Prix, a watch inspired by F1 will see only 4999 pieces released. Of this 1999 watches will be made avaialble this year. Available at a retail price of Rs 49,900, Chairos Grand Prix, a Sports Chrono Watch,it wears a red, black and white colour theme inspired by F1.
Sebastian Vettel at the weekend’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2013 will be seen sporting a brand new helmet designed by 21 year old Jake Vite Prejop. This design was selected from a total of 1500 entries received in a helmet design competition which was offered by Infiniti.
And while F1 has certain rules, however archaic they seem at a moment like this, Vettel did what he had to last Sunday. So, instead of driving the car back into the pit lane, and station it as is customary for winners, he came back to stand in front of the Grand stand and brought his car to a halt after having smoked his tyres to heart’s content.
Motorsports has been the DNA for the brand Mercedes-Benz and the long successful association with different form of motorsports is legendary. The company shares with fans and enthusiasts a dynamic platform like the mb.connect to share your thoughts with one of the most exciting racers for future of motorsports, Nico Rosberg, from the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 team.