Rumor Rating Description
A rumor rated as 'speculation' is one that has no supporting information
A rumor rated as 'strong' is one where we received information from more than one source.
A rumor rated as 'fact' is one that has proven to be true
A rumor rated as 'false' is one that has proven to be false based on new information
These rumors are just that, RUMORS, and are not to be taken as 'fact' unless so noted.  Please visit our Hot News page for news.  If you have a rumor, or can supply more information about one listed here, e-mail us with as much supporting information as possible and we may post it. User Agreement and Disclaimer. Newer rumors supersede older ones of the same topic.  Go to our forums to discuss any rumor.
for your iPhone
for your iPad

2018 NASCAR Silly Season Page | 2018 F1 Silly Season Page | 2018 IndyCar Silly Season Page

Go to our forums to discuss this news
DATE News (chronologically)
Davidson to drive for Super Aguri
With the removal of the Friday Test Driver from Formula One next year, Honda Racing F1's Anthony Davidson is set to move up to a full racing seat, with Honda-powered outfit Super Aguri F1.

Davidson's contract with Honda Racing F1 ends this year and, while the team are keen to renew it, they won't stand in the way of the British driver moving to a full time racing berth.

With Super Aguri keen to run a modified Honda RA106 chassis in next years championship, Davidson will be a valuable asset, bringing tens of thousands of kilometres of experience with him. Teaming up with Takuma Sato for a second time, the Japanese squad will be able to draw on a vast wealth of knowledge, hopefully propelling the team up the grid.

Super Aguri's Managing director, Daniele Audetto, has previously supported Davidson staying with Honda, saying "it is better for Anthony to carry on with his role developing the Honda F1 car," before adding "that may change when we have our new chassis."

Honda Racing F1's team chief, Nick Fry, is fully aware of Davidson's options, but wanted him to remain at the Brackley team while Super Aguri concentrated on simply setting up an F1 team. "If he's given the opportunity the following year, once Aguri has had the chance to get up to speed," commented Fry, "then I think that will be great for him."

Gil de Ferran, Honda Racing F1's Sporting Director, when talking of Davidson, added "I'm sure that eventually he will get to race somewhere."

Rumors Archives
2000 2001 2002 2003
AutoRacing1 Inc. BBB Business Review

Search Rumors
Search Help

Banner 10000012