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by Battle Far
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Hamda Al Qubaisi won race 8 in the UAE F4 series round 2 at Yas Marina from 4th on the grid. Russian Kiril Smal came 2nd.

She now has 1 win & 3 more podiums from the 8 races so far.

The next round is back at Dubai Autodrome next weekend where the Asian F3 series will hold its first races of 2021.
by Battle Far
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Hamda Al Qubaisi finished 5th in race 7 of the UAE F4 series, it looks like the race ended under the safety car as the time gaps are all under 1s, Van't Hoff won from Trulli. Al Qubaisi starts from the outside of the 2nd row for race 8 with Championship leader Van't Hoff & Trulli down on row 4 for t...
by Battle Far
Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

I'm cynical Dolo Many other international talent competitions in other fields pressurise competitors to sign management contracts which not only bind them to pay a percentage of future income but also give 'control' of career path, sometimes for many years. The winners of these competitions somehow ...
by Battle Far
Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

The FIA and Ferrari need to be more transparent regarding the #GirlsOnTrack initiative. The competitors were required to sign a non disclosure agreement before joining the competion. They have not published any timing information regarding the on track performance of the competitors. The first woman...
by Battle Far
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Hamda Al Qubasi finished 5th & 3rd in races 5 & 6 of the UAE F4 winter series at Yas Marina. Race 5 was won by Enzo Trulli with Dilano Van't Hoff 2nd, race 6 saw these two reverse their positions. Van't Hoff extends his lead in the championship. There appears to be no streaming video feed this weeke...
by Battle Far
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Qualifying for the 2nd event in the UAE F4 series at Yas Marina is complete, Dino Van't Hoff demolished his opposition qualifying in pole for both race 1 & race 2 before setting a lap time 0.5s faster than his nearest rival and 0.7s quicker than team mate Pepe Marti. Hamda Al Qubaisi qualified 5th f...
by Battle Far
Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:43 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Sophia Floersch & Beitske Visser have been confirmed by sponsor's Richard Mille, along with Tatiana Calderon, as drivers in the all female team for Signatech's LMP2 full season entry in the WEC in 2021.

Meanhile Calderon will again drive in Super Formula, Floersch in FIA F3 and Visser in W Series.
by Battle Far
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

At the risk of stimulating more constructive conversation... FRegional Americas and US F4 organiser Parella Motorsports Holdings have announced a diversity scholarship for 2021 which covers all entry fees for all official tests and race weekends for one driver in each series. The selection process w...
by Battle Far
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

The results of the FIA 2020 Girls On Track competition will be announced live on Facebook here at 16:30 (15:30 GMT) Friday 22nd.
by Battle Far
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Next weekend (29th & 30th) sees the first round of the Asian F3 championship at Dubai Autodrome (and round 3 of UAE F4) in which Irina Sidorakova & Amna Al Qubaisi line up against a strong field which includes drivers confirmed for F2 & FIA F3 in 2021. There are at least 6 more spots on the grid to ...
by Battle Far
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

For those interested, the UAE F4 series has a Youtube channel where the races are streamed live and available for retrospective viewing (if you can bear the commentary...). https://www.youtube.com/f4uae I watched race 3 where Al Qubaisi led off the line, fell to 2nd, defended well before closing bac...
by Battle Far
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Paretta Motorsport confirm Simona De Silvestro will return to Indycar to drive their Penske supported entry in this years Indy 500. Paretta becomes part of Roger Penske’s 2020-initiated program “Race for Equality & Change” and will offer opportunities for women in competition, operations and adminis...
by Battle Far
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

JuJu Noda has confirmed that she will race in the USA National F4 championship next season with JHDD. Noda, who turns 15 this year, tested at Barber Motorsports in December recording faster times than those achieved for pole position in 2020 races held at the venue. While she did get pole position i...
by Battle Far
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mercedes, Ineos and the Americas Cup
Replies: 0
Views: 251

Mercedes, Ineos and the Americas Cup

Absolutely stoked to see Mercedes assistance to Team Ineos, particularly the technical advice on sandbag filling methodology :nod: :lol: If you haven't watched any of the this incredible technology in action, search Youtube for the Prada Cup 2021, watching boats fly in ground (ok sea) effect at spee...
by Battle Far
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Races 3 & 4 in the UAE F4 Winter series saw Al Qubaisi finish a fighting 2nd just 0.8s behind Van't Hoff after leading the first lap before finishing 6th in the second, reverse grid race won by Kirill Smal.

Al Qubasi moves up to 4th in the table with Van't Hoff and Smal in 1st & 2nd.
by Battle Far
Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Which drivers will we see full-time in F1 again?
Replies: 16
Views: 957

Re: Which drivers won't we see full-time in F1 again?

Schermerhorn wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:07 am
Albon is too valuable to the Thai side of Red Bull to be let go. I suspect he'll be back at Torro Rosso in 2022.
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by Battle Far
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:36 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Having set the second fastest lap time in qualifying Hamda Al Qubaisi finished 3rd and 5th in the first 2 races of the F4 Winter series in the UAE. Race 1 was won by Enzo Trulli (son of Jarno) and race 2 by Dutch karting graduate Dilano Van’t Hoff who bogged down at the start of race 1 but was in a ...
by Battle Far
Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:02 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Jade Edwards has signed for the BTC Racing Honda squad for this season's British Touring Car Championship.

Edwards, 29, joins Josh Cook and Michael Crees in the Brackley team's trio of Civic Type Rs for a full season.
by Battle Far
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Hailey Deegan (19) who signed for a full 2021 season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with David Gilliland Racing in the autumn has been instructed to under go 'sensitivity' training by NASCAR after using the word ' r etarded' during an iRacing stream. My personal view is that this is prima ...
by Battle Far
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

W Series have confirmed a 5 day test at Valencia from April 26
by Battle Far
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Hamda Al Qubaisi (18), winner of 3 F4 races last year, returns to the UAE F4 winter championship driving for Abu Dhabi Racing (who have a relationship with Prema). Despite a difficult Italian F4 2020 season where she finished 25th in the standings she is expected to be more competitive at home. Her ...
by Battle Far
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:27 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Once again this thread, instead of being about female potential and achievement, has degenerated into a women aren't/will never be good enough misogynistic bash fest.

Everyone is entitled to their opinion and to express it, please just express it in another thread...
by Battle Far
Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

14 year old Spaniard Clarissa Dervic, with an extensive kart background including OK Junior and X30 Junior, had her first taste of F4 this autumn when driving for Praga at Valencia. The youngster, who is a national level race winner in karts, has been given a reserve driver role for Praga for next y...
by Battle Far
Thu Dec 24, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Image

LeClerc is not even on the same planet as concert pianist Francois Cervert, known for the length of the queue outside his hotel room :nod:

image = ytimg.com
by Battle Far
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Predict the next World Champion
Replies: 36
Views: 1971

Re: Predict the next World Champion

Just call me Nostradamus, the first step in my dastardly prediction has been fulfilled, MMMwwwaaaHaaHaaHaa
by Battle Far
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Predict the next World Champion
Replies: 36
Views: 1971

Re: Predict the next World Champion

Perez Recruited by Red Bull just as Newey produces Supercar* which is so far ahead of the opposition that even Vettel could win in it (deja vu innit), unfortunately Verstappen is prevented from taking advantage by the appearance of a 'lost in the archives' clip of some wide angle close up Mazepinnin...
by Battle Far
Wed Dec 16, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Rainmasters of Formula 1
Replies: 49
Views: 1975

Re: The Rainmasters of Formula 1

It was certainly in the mid 70s, I remember he beat Lauda & Fittipaldi while Hunt crashed out...
by Battle Far
Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Rainmasters of Formula 1
Replies: 49
Views: 1975

Re: The Rainmasters of Formula 1

As an elderly gentleman today, I was blessed to watch Jacky Ickx race on numerous occasions, his relative competitiveness between dry & wet conditions was my standout memory. In the same cars in both conditions he could not beat his rivals in the dry, they could not beat him in the wet. One of my mo...
by Battle Far
Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: So, is Hamilton Racing this Weekend?
Replies: 63
Views: 3098

Re: So, is Hamilton Racing this Weekend?

pokerman wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:34 pm
Onto to the thread topic and in hindsight I wish he hadn't raced, rather a fully fit Russell than a half fit Hamilton.
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by Battle Far
Mon Dec 14, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: So, is Hamilton Racing this Weekend?
Replies: 63
Views: 3098

Re: So, is Hamilton Racing this Weekend?

There's nothing to hate about Hamilton, one might question his selflessness given his comments post Abu Dhabi regarding his lack of fitness...
by Battle Far
Sat Dec 12, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Vivien Keszthelyi, who raced in W Series last year, tested for Motopark in the Algarve this week. Several FIA F3 teams including Prema & Carlin were running potential drivers for next season using GP3 chassis due to this year's car testing restrictions. No times were published.
by Battle Far
Thu Dec 10, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Show me the Money! Stroll, Latifi, Mazepin and Norris
Replies: 21
Views: 1387

Re: Show me the Money! Stroll, Latifi, Mazepin and Norris

This thread is beyond daft, life isn't fair, grow up & grow some round sperical objects. Why isn't Verstappen on the list? , you think anybody but his Dad paid for his Karting career and oh, BTW, helped him with an F1 drivers experience on the way What about Mick Schumacher? Does he come from a poor...
by Battle Far
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix Race Thread
Replies: 429
Views: 11343

Re: 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix Race Thread

All the sites have articles on whether Mercedes should pay Hamilton his wages when it's clear the car is the mega star here.. I don't ever ever remember this happening to Schumacher even in his most dominant time.. Ferrari was always ready to pay him unheard of wages making him the most highly paid...
by Battle Far
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Nikita Mazepin social media video incident
Replies: 156
Views: 7743

Re: Nikita Mazepin social media video incident

Mazepin is a much smaller problem to society than Cancel Culture
by Battle Far
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: The Official George Russell Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 1363

Re: The Official George Russell Thread

The one way to guarantee complete loss of goodwill while also saving $45m would be to sign Russell instead of Hamilton...

Stranger things have happened :nod:
by Battle Far
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

The 2021 F ormula R egional E urope C up F3 series which combines this years FREC and Formula Renault Eurocup will race an expanded programme of 10 meetings and will use Renault engines. Two of the rounds, Monaco & Spain will be in support of F1 weekends. The reason for mentioning this here is that ...
by Battle Far
Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Nikita Mazepin social media video incident
Replies: 156
Views: 7743

Re: Nikita Mazepin social media video incident

I'm a bit confused by Haas' reaction to this. What exactly is it that they find "abhorrent" ? Likely that they have a major sponsor (Mazepin's Dad) who is embarrassed by his son's poor judgement... again Alternatively that they have signed a driver for 2021 who, in 12 races in the F3 Asia series th...
by Battle Far
Wed Dec 09, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

The Ferrari Driver Academy run final shootout for the FIA #girlsontrack initiative has been rescheduled for January 11 through 15 next year at Fiorano. Postponed because one of the final 4 tested positive for Covid-19 in the week before the original date, the two Brazilians and two french speakers w...
by Battle Far
Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

Lena Buhler (23), who has a successful karting record at national level and who finished 15th in Spanish F4 this season with a best result of 5th joined the FREC test at Paul Ricard this week. Day 2 of the test, run on a drying circuit which rewarded fast times to those who were on track in the last...
by Battle Far
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Female Racing Drivers
Replies: 1034
Views: 343310

Re: Female Racing Drivers

W Series has confirmed the calendar for next years championship starting at Paul Ricard (June 2), Red Bull Ring (July 2), Silverstone (July 17), Hungaroring (July 31), Spa-Francorchamps (August 28) and Zandvoort (September 4) finishing at Circuit of the Americas and Mexico in October. While all are ...