Marc Gene

Marc Gene

1974-03-29 (age 47)


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F1 commits to hybrid power units for next generation of engines

Formula 1 is committed to hybrid power units for its new generation of engines, as it believes a push on sustainable fuels can have a positive impact on the environment

The genesis of an F1 great Plus

The genesis of an F1 great

On the face of it, two seasons was all it took for Williams Grand Prix Engineering to become a world-beating contender. But for years before that, all Frank Williams knew was toil - and the scorn of fellow competitors. Forty years on from the team's first Monaco Grand Prix win, DAMIEN SMITH kicks off our history of one of F1's fiercest competitors...

Grosjean: Gene Haas' honesty over F1 team's future is positive

Romain Grosjean thinks it's "positive" that Gene Haas has been honest in admitting his outfit's Formula 1 future is not guaranteed if it has a poor start to the season

Steiner: Gene Haas remains committed to F1

Gunther Steiner is confident Haas team owner Gene Haas remains committed to racing in Formula 1 despite recently hinting he was evaluating the project's future

F1 leaders say Hamilton must be replaced by "Lewis of new generation"

Lewis Hamilton is a "hero second to none" who Formula 1 must replace with a "Lewis of the new generation", according to two of the championship's most senior leaders

Rich Energy and Haas: The strangeness might not be over Plus

Rich Energy and Haas: The strangeness might not be over

OPINION: A turbulent summer has left the Haas Formula 1 team's title sponsorship up in the air. The strangeness might not be over yet, writes STUART CODLING

Promoted: Inspiring the next generation of female engineers

Increasingly, automotive and motorsport organisations are enjoying greater gender diversity within their workforces, and initiatives such as International Women in Engineering Day 2019 (celebrated earlier this month) are encouraging more females to consider engineering as a career

Promoted: Drive Mexico City like a pro: Tips from Ferrari’s Marc Gene

Speed versus Fuel Economy: Scuderia Ferrari Development Driver Marc Gene shows Autosport how to save fuel around the Mexico City circuit

Gene Haas's attitude key to F1 driver confidence - Romain Grosjean

Gene Haas's attitude during his Formula 1 team's dips in form has been crucial in keeping his drivers' confidence up, according to Romain Grosjean

Bahrain GP: Mercedes F1 generator failure hurt Bottas's race

Valtteri Bottas's lack of pace in the opening stint of Formula 1's Bahrain Grand Prix was the result of running incorrect tyre pressures because Mercedes' generator broke on the grid

Gene Haas happy to delay 2017 driver decisions until end of season

Gene Haas has hinted his Formula 1 team could wait until the end of the season before deciding on its 2017 driver line-up

Analysis: Why F1 is in its biggest generational shift in a decade

Formula 1 is undergoing a changing of the guard, welcoming its biggest influx of fresh blood based purely on talent for almost a decade

Gene Haas: Buying an existing F1 team was a better idea

Gene Haas has admitted he would have been better off buying an existing Formula 1 team rather than establishing his squad as a completely new entry

Gene Haas slates critics of his F1 team's Ferrari link as 'whiners'

Gene Haas believes there to be "a lot of whiners in Formula 1" following his team's successful start to its debut campaign

Gene Haas says his new F1 outfit can 'compete with the big dogs'

Gene Haas believes his team has shown it can "compete with the big dogs" in Formula 1 after scoring points in its debut last weekend

Gene Haas overwhelmed by 'complex' Formula 1 in testing

Gene Haas has conceded to being "a little bit overwhelmed" by the complex nature of Formula 1 following his induction over the past few days

F1 team owner Gene Haas believes Gutierrez has a point to prove

Gene Haas feels Esteban Gutierrez will have plenty to prove on his full-time return to Formula 1 in 2016

Gene Haas backs troubled Austin F1 venue to survive current plight

Incoming Formula 1 team owner Gene Haas is certain the Austin circuit can find a way to overcome its financial difficulties and remain as United States Grand Prix host

Gene Haas says launching his F1 team will not be a burden

Gene Haas believes Formula 1 will not be "that much of a burden" when his new team is launched alongside his existing NASCAR squad and tools business in 2016

Gene Haas has 'no regrets' over setting up American Formula 1 team

Gene Haas insists he has "no regrets so far" on entering Formula 1 despite the logistical headache in starting up a new American team

Gene Haas: NASCAR's Danica Patrick not out of F1 equation

Gene Haas has not ruled out signing Danica Patrick for his new Formula 1 team next season, should she be able to attract a big-name sponsor

Marc Gene likely to return to Nissan LMP1 later in WEC season

Former grand prix driver Marc Gene is likely to return to Nissan's World Endurance Championship line-up this season, despite stepping down into an advisory role for next month's Le Mans 24 Hours

Marc Gene steps back from Nissan drive for 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours

Former Le Mans 24 Hours winner Marc Gene has stepped down from Nissan's driver line-up for this year's edition of the World Endurance Championship blue riband

Spotlight: Andretti to Villeneuve, second-generation F1 racers

Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher's son Mick is the latest in a long line of children trying to follow in their father's footsteps in motorsport

New generation LMP2 cars won't be slowed down for the WEC and ELMS

The performance of the new breed of LMP2 coupes will not be pegged back to equalise them with the existing open-top cars ahead of the start of the World Endurance Championship and the European Le Mans Series

Le Mans winner, ex-F1 driver Marc Gene gets first Nissan LMP1 seat

Past Le Mans 24 Hours winner and ex-Formula 1 driver Marc Gene will race the new Nissan GT-R LM NISMO in the full 2015 World Endurance Championship

Marc Gene hopes for more Audi LMP1 drives after Le Mans stand-in

Marc Gene is aiming to extend his career as an LMP1 driver after finishing second in last weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours on his recall to Audi

Le Mans 24 Hours: Marc Gene puts Mark Webber Porsche a lap down

The leading Audi R18 e-tron quattro put the second-placed Porsche a lap down over the course of the 18th hour of the Le Mans 24 Hours

Loic Duval's Audi Le Mans stand-in Marc Gene confident he is ready

Marc Gene is confident he will straight up to speed when he takes Loic Duval's seat in the #1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro in second Le Mans 24 Hours qualifying

Gene Haas keen to have American driver in new Formula 1 team

The new Haas Formula 1 team wants an American driver alongside an experienced number one - but only if it can find someone who will not embarrass the sport

Gene Haas seeks technical alliance with existing Formula 1 team

Gene Haas now wants a technical partnership with a current Formula 1 manufacturer to get his new team on the 2016 grid, having decided against plans to use Dallara chassis

Gene Haas' Formula 1 team entry delayed until 2016

Guenther Steiner has confirmed the new American Formula 1 team set up by Gene Haas will join the grid in 2016 rather than next season

Gene Haas dismisses Lotus, Caterham Formula 1 team purchase rumours

Gene Haas is pressing on with plans to build his own Formula 1 team from a base in America, after dismissing rumours linking him with purchases of Lotus or Caterham

Gene Haas eyes Dallara chassis tie-up for F1 entry

NASCAR team boss Gene Haas is eying a tie-up with renowned single-seater constructor Dallara to build a car for his entry into the 2015 Formula 1 world championship

NASCAR's Gene Haas granted Formula 1 entry for 2015 season

Gene Haas has secured a Formula 1 team entry for the 2015 season

Marc Gene to race for Jota LMP2 team in WEC at Le Mans and Spa

Audi reserve driver Marc Gene will race for the Jota Zytek LMP2 team in the Le Mans 24 Hours

NASCAR team boss Gene Haas expects 2015 F1 entry answer soon

Formula 1 team candidate Gene Haas is hoping that a final decision on whether or not he gets an entry for 2015 will be made within the next fortnight

NASCAR team boss Gene Haas not underestimating F1 bid challenge

NASCAR team owner Gene Haas insists that he is not underestimating the challenges that he faces in trying to launch a US-based Formula 1 operation

General manager Marcello Lotti confirms WTCC departure

Marcello Lotti has confirmed to Autosport that he has stepped down as general manager of the World Touring Car Championship

NASCAR team boss Gene Haas plans new Formula 1 squad for 2015

NASCAR team co-owner Gene Haas is working on plans to launch a new American Formula 1 team, AUTOSPORT has learned

Ricciardo revelling in added attention generated by Red Bull bid

Daniel Ricciardo says he is revelling in the increased attention surrounding him as he bids to secure a Red Bull seat for 2014

GreenGT hydrogen-electric car pulls out of 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours

The team behind the GreenGT hydrogen-electric prototype racer due to take up the 'Garage 56' entry for this year's Le Mans 24 Hours has withdrawn from the event

Lewis Hamilton says rivals' faith in Mercedes too generous

Lewis Hamilton believes rivals are wrong to suspect that he and Mercedes will be frontrunners in the 2013 Formula 1 season

Marc Gene steps in for Timo Bernhard in Audi Le Mans line-up

Marc Gene will replace Timo Bernhard in Audi's Le Mans 24 Hours line-up after the team's 2010 winner failed to regain his fitness in time following a testing accident at Sebring in March

Audi's Marc Gene says decisive early switch to slicks part of pre-race plan

Spa six hours winner Marc Gene said his decision to switch to slick tyres a stint earlier than his rivals in the early stages of the race - a strategy which was key to his crew's victory in the race - was something he had been contemplating overnight before the event

Loic Duval, Marc Gene and Romain Dumas' Audi R18 Ultra wins at Spa

Loic Duval, Marc Gene and Romain Dumas took advantage of the Audi R18 Ultra's superior speed over its in-house rivals to deny the e-tron hybrid version victory on its debut, as the German cars finished 1-2-3-4 in Saturday's Spa six hour race

Audi signs former F1 driver Marc Gene as its reserve driver for Le Mans 24 Hours

Audi has signed Peugeot refugee Marc Gene as a reserve driver for the Le Mans 24 Hours

Lotus's Alan Permane believes new F1 tyres will generate more varied race strategies

Pirelli's aggressive choice of tyre compounds this year will open up the possibility of more varied strategies from teams, reckons Lotus trackside operations director Alan Permane

BBC director general Mark Thompson defends shared F1 coverage move

BBC director general Mark Thompson has defended the decision for Formula 1 television coverage to be shared with Sky from next year - claiming any other deal would have been worse for fans

Why Geneva meeting matters for F1 Plus

Why Geneva meeting matters for F1

This week's Formula One Commission meeting was supposed to centre around requested name changes for three of the teams. However, as Dieter Rencken explains, it could have a number of much further-reaching implications

FOTA appoints Oliver Weingarten as new secretary general

The Formula One Teams' Association has announced that Oliver Weingarten, the former in-house lawyer at the English Premier League, is to replace Simone Perillo as its secretary general

Gene: Win easier than expected

Peugeot driver Marc Gene said that the French manufacturer's Spa 1000km victory had come more easily than he had expected

Q & A: Gene on latest Peugeot

Marc Gene is one of the lynchpins of Peugeot's Le Mans programme and has been heavily involved in the test programme with the latest 908, which was launched in Paris yesterday

Gene quickest as SEAT leads practice

Jordi Gene set the fastest time of Saturday's first World Touring Car free practice session at Portimao, as SEAT dominated

Gene claims first Zolder victory

Jordi Gene has won the opening World Touring Car race of the weekend at Zolder, on the road at least

McNish hails Audi's new generation

Former Le Mans winner Allan McNish has paid tribute to the 'new generation' of drivers in his Audi team after Mike Rockenfeller, Romain Dumas and Timo Bernhard led the Audi one-two-three sweep in this year's race

Monteiro, Gene to return with SEAT

Tiago Monteiro and Jordi Gene will return to the World Touring Car Championship this season in a SEAT Leon turbo diesel

Gene quickest in second practice

Jordi Gene set the fastest time of today's second World Touring Car free practice session at Imola

Gene sad not to replace Massa

Marc Gene has admitted it has not been easy to see Luca Badoer being chosen by Ferrari to replace the injured Felipe Massa at the European Grand Prix

H15: Gene remains in control

Marc Gene continues to lead the Le Mans 24 Hours in the #9 Peugeot, chased by the sister #8 machine of Sebastien Bourdais and the lead #1 Audi