News Details

Mechanical problem cuts short Wolff’s debut

An oil pressure problem ended Susie Wolff’s grand prix debut prematurely in the opening free practice session at Silverstone. The Williams test driver became the first women to compete in a Formula 1 weekend for 22 years at this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Italy’s Giovanna Amati was the last female to take part in an F1 event back in 1992. However, Wolff was forced to bring her FW36 to a stop at Club corner after banking just one flying lap. The team were unable to resolve the issue. 'It was a really tough day but that's Formula 1 sometimes,” Wolff told BBC Sport. “We had an oil pressure problem which cut the engines – the guys are looking at getting it fixed for free...
Full Story »
1y ago from SpeedCafe.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Rosberg fastest in opening Silverstone practice

– Nico Rosberg set the pace during an interrupted first free...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Rosberg dominates opening practice in Silverstone

Nico Rosberg set the pace for Mercedes during opening practice ahead of...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

Rosberg quickest in opening Silverstone session

Nico Rosberg sets the pace in opening practice at Silverstone as Williams...
1y ago from Pitpass.com

Frijns to replace Kobayashi in FP1 at Silverstone

Caterham test and reserve driver Robin Frijns will take part in his...
1y ago from Formula1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Crutchlow disappointed, not angry

Cal Crutchlow admitted he was disappointed at being taken down by Jack...
6h ago from SuperSport.com

Rossi reflects on wet and wild win

Valentino Rossi reflected on his tense win on a very slippery...
10h ago from SuperSport.com

Miller: “I want to say a big sorry to Cal”

The Octo British Grand Prix ends in disaster after a lightning start for...
15h ago from MotoGP.com

Valentino Rossi wins British MotoGP

Valentino Rossi of Italy moved to the top of the world championship...
1d ago from SuperSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Peerless Dixon beats Montoya to IndyCar crown

– For the fourth time in his storied career, Scott Dixon has won...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

'A dream of mine to race at Le Mans,' says IndyCar...

Given the chance to race anywhere he wants in any type of car, new...
7h ago from Racer.com

Dixon Steals the Win and Championship in Sonoma

Some slick pit work and strategy vaulted Scott Dixon up into the lead,...

Scott Dixon tales fourth IndyCar title on tiebreak at...

It was a close one, but Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon took his...
10h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Al-Attiyah to return in 'fantastic' Skoda

Qatari confirms Spain in new Fabia R5
9h ago from WRC.com

Lefebvre handed second Citroen WRC outing

Stephane Lefebvre has been handed his second opportunity in the WRC with...
15h ago from Crash.net

Lefebvre's WRC return on Tour de Corse

Frenchman gets a second World Rally Car outing on asphalt
1d ago from WRC.com

F1 ace Jenson Button tests Mini and VW Beetle...

Formula 1 star Jenson Button tested rallycross cars at Lydden Hill today...
5d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

The THREE Most Likely Transfers Arsenal Will Complete...

1) Adrien Rabiot to Arsenal View image | gettyimages.com If Flamini...
5h ago from FreshArsenal.com

FC Extra Time: Arsenal done with transfers?

van Gaal's role at Manchester United, Arsenal's transfer saga and how...
3h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Wenger spotted on plane to Paris, Cavani links...

We have been heavily linked with a move for Edinson Cavani this summer,...
5h ago from AllArsenal.com

Arsenal set to launch transfer deadline day bids for...

Arsenal are eyeing a double swoop for Paris Saint-Germain pair Edinson...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Honda better than Renault

To be fair, it is probably one metric that all... Read More »
11h ago from Formula1Blog.com

Raikkonen is deeply frustrating – Whitmarsh

Kimi Raikkonen never realised his full potential... Read More »
18h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.