Daily Archive: December 19, 2009

Dec 19

Ferrari told Alonso to be a team player

Luca di Montezemolo has admitted Ferrari was concerned Fernando Alonso might not be a team player

Speaking with international reporters at a Christmas dinner on Friday, the Ferrari president was asked about the Spaniard’s reputation and personality, including how his relationship with McLaren so badly broke down in 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Montezemolo reveals Schu to race Mercedes in 2010

 What began as a wild rumour has slowly edged towards near-fact: Michael Schumacher is returning to the formula one grid

The hardening speculation has been all but confirmed by Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo, with whom the 40-year-old German won five of his seven world championships until 2006. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Court Vernon tests with World Speed Motorsports

MAZDASPEED Motorsports Development driver Court Vernon spent the day testing with World Speed

At the team’s headquarters at Infineon Raceway. Vernon was one of World Speed’s Rising Star Award winners for 2009. “Court did a great job all day, and that wasn’t easy as the conditions were not optimal,” stated World Speed Team Manager John Olsen. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Champion Interview: Adam Christodoulou

Adam Christodoulou added the Star Mazda Championship title

Christodoulou earned  Rookie of the Year award to the 2008 British Formula Championship title on his racing resume in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Mundill sparks unique sponsorship

Plus scholarship deal with ProRaceSupply

Mundill is proud to announce a unique sponsorship agreement with ProRaceSupply LLC (PRS). The alliance will make possible scholarships for Mundill’s drivers set to compete in the Star Mazda Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

MOTOGP: FTR tops Moto2 testing in Almera

FTR, Suter MMX and Promo-Harris get on track

For two days of testing at Almeria, with FTR coming out top with Karel Abraham.Preparations for the inaugural Moto2 season continue gather speed after a selection of teams travelled to Spain to conduct further testing at Almeria. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Ullrich: Audi R8 LMS GT Challenge class?

Audi Sport chief Wolfgang Ullrich says plans are under way

To bring Audi’s R8 LMS production car to North America, perhaps as early as 2011. On this week’s Midweek Motorsport radio show, he told host John Hindhaugh that having the R8 LMS in the American Le Mans Series’ GT Challenge class is an intriguing idea. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

IRC stars collect their prizes

Plus other news from the IRC

Peugeot UK’s Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle were amongst the IRC champions who received their awards in the lavish surroundings of the Pavillon Dauphine in Paris, at the IRC prize-giving ceremony last Monday night. Read the rest of this entry »