Spain

Last Race: 10th May Spain

Spain GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Nico Rosberg
2 Lewis Hamilton
3 Sebastian Vettel
Monaco

Next Race: 24th May Monaco

F1 stars join i1 Super Series

2011-12-20 12:40:00

 RSS

Share:

F1 stars join i1 Super Series

Former World Champion Jacques Villeneuve, Tonio Liuzzi and Giancarlo Fisichella have all signed up for the inaugural i1 Super Series in India.

The new series was launched at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday and other notable F1 names include Heinz-Harald Frentzen, Mika Salo, Sakon Yamamoto, Alex Yoong and Neel Jani while Indycar's Pippa Mann is also part of the line-up.

The i1 Super Series consists of 10 races over five weekends with the opener taking place at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia on January 22. That will be followed by races in Bahrain (Feb 4), Qatar (Feb 11), Delhi (Feb 26) and Abu Dhabi (March 10).

Nine city-based franchise teams - Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Pune, Kolkata, Goa - will take part and teams have one international and one Indian driver.

They will be competing $2 million prize money and they will race Radical Sportscars' SR3 roadster, which is designed to touch speeds of 250kmph and accelerate from 0-100km/h in just three seconds.

The i1, which also known as the Indian Racing League, is based on the successful Indian Premier League and is sanctioned by the FIA.

Romain Grosjean walks this way

Editor's Picks

Merc's Spanish GP Updates

Merc's Spanish GP Updates

As the rest of the field look to close the gap, Mercedes introduced a few new parts to the W06 themselves in Spain...

Good Race, Bad Race: Spain

Good Race, Bad Race: Spain

Some had it better than others in Spain...

Forum: Good For A Laugh

Forum: Good For A Laugh

Nico Rosberg laughed off number two claims; the Forum laughed at him laughing it off...

F1 Could Learn From FIFA

F1 Could Learn From FIFA

The F1 Strategy Group's latest vision for the sport falls well short of the existential threat to F1: sustainability...

PF1 Fantasy Racing

PF1 Fantasy Racing

Are you a Ross Brawn or a Paul Stoddart? Can you manage money like Bernie or Caterham? Let's find out...