The FIA has “more work to do” to improve its safety standards following Zhou Guanyu and Roy Nissany’s crashes at Silverstone, says Grand Prix Drivers Association chairman Alexander Wurz.
GPDA chairman Alexander Wurz has defended Formula 1’s plan to race behind closed doors, saying its expertise in safety will allow it to minimise the risk of resuming races.
The Halo would not have compromised Kevin Magnussen’s safety when his Renault caught fire according to GPDA chairman Alexander Wurz.
In the round-up: Safer cars means more “extreme” tracks – Wurz • Haryanto needs £5.8m – mother • Verstappen in action at Zandvoort
Chinese GP racepreparation in pictures Those of you keeping tabs on which drivers have appeared as advisers to the stewards this year can add Alexander Wurz to the list. Of the four drivers to have taken the role so far this year Wurz has the most recent F1 racing experience having competed as recently as … Continue reading Alexander Wurz joins Chinese GP stewards
Peugeot’s squad of three former F1 drivers claimed overall victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Alexander Wurz, David Brabham and Marc Gene led home a Peugeot one-two. The French team resisted the temptation to swap the running order of its leading cars and promote the second-placed all-French (and all-F1) car of Sebastien Bourdais, Franck … Continue reading Wurz, Brabham and Gene win the Le Mans 24 Hours for Peugeot
Here’s a round-up of F1 news and other interesting links I’ve found today. If you’ve spotted a hot news story, interesting new website or just something funny from the world of F1, please share your links in the comments below. Wurz set to lead Superfund into F1 "Former Formula 1 driver Alex Wurz has lodged … Continue reading F1 links: Wurz linked to another new team
Alexander Wurz has competed in his last Formula 1 Grand Prix. The Austrian, who announced his retirement at the Chinese Grand Prix, has confirmed that he will not race at Interlagos in Brazil next week. Wurz said he originally decided to retire after the Canadian Grand Prix, where he finished third. Williams will name his … Continue reading Wurz will not race in Brazil
Alexander Wurz will retire from F1 at the end of the year. The Austrian’s future at Williams has been under doubt as he has struggled to match team mate Nico Rosberg’s pace. He made the decision to retire following the Canadian Grand Prix, where he finished third.
Alex Wurz will return to full-time racing in Formula One for the first time since 2000 next year, as he will replace Mark Webber at Williams. The surprise move prompts speculation about the Webber’s future. Is manager Flavio Briatore about to parachute him in at Renault to replace Fernando Alonso? Could a shock move to … Continue reading Wurz gets race drive
David Coulthard’s recent remark on the issue of safety at test sessions has been given greater resonance by a massive accident Alex Wurz suffered in testing at the Paul Ricard facility today. A suspected suspension failure threw his McLaren into a barrier at around 280kph (180 mph). The car was reportedly broken into several pieces … Continue reading Wurz in the wars
Juan Pablo Montoya is out of action again, with Alex Wurz promoted in his place this time. McLaren have apparently modified an MP4-20 chassis to his accommodate his above-average (for an F1 driver) height. This is a blow for Pedro de la Rosa, who drove a patchy but impressive race in Bahrain, setting fastest lap … Continue reading Montoya still out, Wurz now in