Daily Archive: December 24, 2009

Dec 24

Strakka confirms move to HPD ARX-01 for 2010 (+schedule)

“The move to HPD has been a logical step for us,” – Piers Phillips

Silverstone-based Strakka Racing is pleased to confirm that the team will be competing in the 2010 Le Mans Series with Honda Performance Development (HPD) and the ARX-01 LMP2 sports prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

NASCAR: Motorsports Authentics scrambles to avoid bankruptcy

It’s uncertain exactly how much MA owes the teams

Geoff Smith, president of Roush Fenway Racing: “Until MA has its internal differences sorted out, it’s difficult to predict what is going to happen. The two owners have to be able to agree on a course of action. The whole process is moving slower than we’d like…” Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

No buyer found for unusable Donington

Administrators of the Donington Park operation have not found a buyer, BBC News reported late Thursday

The previous leaseholding run by Simon Gillett went into administration following the failed bid to host the British grand prix beginning in mid 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

IndyCar: de Ferran insists IRL plans ‘alive’

Gil de Ferran Motorsport may have ended its relationship with Honda Performance Development

Gil de Ferran remains focused on IndyCars in 2010, despite confirming that his relationship with Honda Performance Development and the Acura brand is now at an end, Gil de Ferran insists that plans to take his eponymous team into the IndyCar Series remain on course. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

Schu helps Hockenheim sell tickets, Merc sell cars

Michael Schumacher has ensured a good Christmas and New Year for Mercedes-Benz and Hockenheim

In the wake of the seven time world champion’s decision to return to formula one in 2010, the German news agency DPA reports that tickets for next July’s German GP are selling fast. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

Stefan GP chief visits Toyota’s Cologne HQ

Serbian businessman Zoran Stefanovic’s interest in the Toyota formula one team stepped up a gear last week

His outfit Stefan GP hopes to make its grand prix debut either next year or in 2011, and a recent visit to Toyota’s Cologne headquarters has now been confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

Button not ousted to make room for Schu – Brawn

Ross Brawn has played down suggestions

That new world champion Jenson Button was pushed out of the Mercedes GP team to make room in 2010 for Michael Schumacher.  When Button’s switch to McLaren was announced, it was believed the relationship breakdown with his team of the last seven years was due to a dispute about his retainer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

Boullier to be new Renault team boss

Eric Boullier will be Renault’s new team principal, according to reports

In connection with the newly Genii Capital-controlled team, the Frenchman’s name has arisen in recent days.  Reports said the former boss of the GP2 team DAMS has recently been the director of the sports management firm Gravity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

Merhi takes first steps with Mucke

During the month of December

Young Spanish prospect Roberto Merhi experienced his first outings behind the wheel of his new team Mucke Motorsport’s single-seater. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

Krohn to return to Andersen Racing

For 2010 Star Mazda Season

Andersen Racing is pleased to announce that it has signed driver Anders Krohn to contest the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 24

Under the eyes of the Team USA scholarship

 For the 2010 season

 The aspiring drivers of the F2000 Championship Series will continue to be under consideration for prestigious Team USA Scholarships. Read the rest of this entry »

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