Character counts for a lot in F1, and for any new circuit on the F1 calendar, the establishment of a recognizable identity is half the battle in attracting a fan base and holding on to your slot on the schedule.
Infiniti opened its new automotive design facility in London last night. With a mission to make cars look and feel romantic again, Infiniti Design London, based in the iconic Battleship Building at Paddington Basin, is the first of a network of global design studios for the company as it gears up for a new-model offensive over the next five years, including an all-new model to be manufactured in the UK.
Earlier this year, Infiniti announced the winners of its global talent search initiative that will see three engineering students given the career opportunity of a lifetime with World Championship-winning Formula One team, Infiniti Red Bull Racing.
Infiniti today announced Canadian pricing for the 2015 Infiniti Q50, QX50 and QX70, demonstrating the brand’s commitment to provide more Canadians with access to the inspired performance and premium experience they want.
Roland Krüger, most recently a senior vice president at BMW Group in charge of the German sales region and with an accomplished track record in the premium automotive business, will be appointed president of Infiniti and a senior vice president of the Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., the parent company of the premium brand.
On Saturday afternoon in Monza, Sebastian Vettel said that despite qualifying behind Kevin Magnussen and Fernando Alonso for the Italian GP, he felt sure that the RB10 would have better pace than either McLaren or Ferrari come the race. The champion and his teammate Daniel Ricciardo this afternoon delivered on that promise, with Dan grabbing fifth place and Seb taking sixth ahead of the Force India of Sergio Perez, McLaren's Jenson Button and the sole finishing Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen.
In today's free practice one session, Sebastian finished in P6 after completing 27 laps with a best time of 1:27.271. Daniel completed the session in P16 after completing 12 laps and a time of 1:28.487. Topping the time sheets was Lewis Hamilton with a 1:26.187.