Monthly Archive: August 2010

Aug 31

Campana out of luck on Barum rally Zlin

Forced to retire on the final stage 

Up-and-coming Frenchman Pierre Campana maintains second in the Clio R3 European Trophy standings after a frustrating outing on Barum Czech Rally Zlin in the Czech Republic, where he was forced to retire on the final stage after going off the road in extremely difficult conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Robertson Racing shunted out of Mosport

Premature end for Robertson Racing on Sunday

Round eight of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron – the Grand Prix of Mosport – came to a premature end for Robertson Racing on Sunday after a GT class rival caused substantial damage to the team’s Ford GT. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

PSL Karting scored four wins and ten podiums

At the Canadian Championships

If there was a champion team declared at the Canadian National Karting Championships a week ago at Le Circuit Karting Mont-Tremblant, it would surely have to be Team PSL Karting. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Défi 2010: ”More than ever a Challenge”

The best way to translate Défi is Challenge

B.Gilles Lacroix the coordinator of the11th edition of the Rally Défi along with Mr. Denis Chalifoux mayor of Ste-Agathe des Monts were proud to meet the media representatives Monday evening at the Resto-Bar ” – Les deux Richard in Ste-Agathe. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Teams agree to more winter testing – Whitmarsh

“We want to make sure that it’s cost effective for the small teams”

2010-07-11 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Martin WhitmarshDiscussions about a pre-race test in Bahrain immediately before the 2011 season took place at Spa-Francorchamps. We reported at the weekend that the team managers’ meeting about the 2011 test schedule took place on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Flexi saga has slowed Red Bull down – Button

“Watching the car here on the track it was not flexing as much”

2010-08-01- Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 3 The flexible cars controversy slowed down the previously dominant Red Bull team at Spa-Francorchamps, according to Jenson Button. Although the Austrian owned team claims the long straights of the Belgian circuit simply did not suit the RB6, McLaren’s Button suspects Adrian Newey had to modify the car to meet more stringent bodywork flexibility tests. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Vettel penalty ‘was disproportionate’ – Marc Gene

Sebastian Vettel should not have been penalised for losing control at Spa-Francorchamps.

2010-08-01 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 9That is the opinion of an unlikely supporter of the 23-year-old Red Bull driver: Marc Gene. Spaniard Gene is Ferrari’s occasional test driver, who said the drive-through penalty after Vettel crashed into Jenson Button on Sunday “was totally disproportionate”. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Vairano test shows Ferrari pushing ahead with F10

In the coming days, a straight line test at Vairano is scheduled.

2010-08-01 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso 5The Italian press rounded on Fernando Alonso after the leading Ferrari driver dropped more than 40 points off the championship lead last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Abu Dhabi to help Bulgaria join F1 calendar

Abu Dhabi is set to help Bulgaria join the formula one calendar.

Flagworld - F1According to reports, an economic cooperation agreement was signed this week between the Bulgarian economy minister and the Emirates Associated Business Group, a state-owned Abu Dhabi company. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

F2000: And so to the finale …

The young Sydney driver has two goals going into Rounds 13 and 14

Continued consistent results in the final two rounds of the F2000 Championship Series at Mid Ohio should be enough for Daniel Erickson to achieve his goals of Rookie of the Year and top three in the pointscore.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

ACT announces first invitees to NHMS Invitational II

The second ACT Invitational is one of the most anticipated events of the year

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced the first group of invitees to the second annual ACT Invitational to be held Saturday, September 18, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Javier Tarancon put on a brilliant performance in both races

Javier, ‘singin’ in the rain!

This weekend the DAMS team raced in the seventh round of the 2010 Formula BMW Europe Championship, part of the Belgian Grand Prix meeting on the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Javier Tarancon put on a brilliant performance in both races on one of the most demanding circuits in the world. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Austin Milwain scores trip to rotax World finals

Ontario-based Junior Rotax driver adds a trip to Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals to stellar 2010 season

GreenSpeed Karting Tony Kart driver Austin Milwain continued to roll through the 2010 season with another solid performance as he hit the podium at the 2010 Canadian Tire ASN Canada FIA Canadian National Karting Championship held at Le Circuit Karting de Mont Tremblant just north of Montreal, Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Webber looking to resurrect Tasmanian challenge

Mark Webber is looking to resurrect his outdoor adventure challenge.

The Australian’s last multi-discipline charity event in Tasmania, comprising cycling, trekking and kayaking in harsh terrain, took place after the 2008 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Press ‘certain’ Spa ended Vettel’s title tilt

Sebastian Vettel was bearing the brunt of the international media’s post-race wrath after the Belgian grand prix.

Italy’s La Repubblica said the Red Bull driver gets involved in incidents “at every race”. “He could easily have won this world title, but now it is certain that he will not,” said the major Rome-based newspaper. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Hamilton ‘riding his luck’ to title lead – Horner

But fingers were also pointing in the other direction.

With six and possibly just five races to go in 2010, the psychological games are now well and truly in play by the main players. After the Belgian GP on Sunday, McLaren’s Martin Whitmarsh denounced Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel as a “crash kid” for his “junior formula” crash into Jenson Button. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Team orders are not allowed – Horner

“On September 8 there could be ten more points for Sebastian.”

As Lewis Hamilton and Mark Webber pulled out a championship lead on Sunday, F1’s attention turned once again towards the spectre of “team orders”. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Ferrari running through 2010 engine allocation

“I see no reason to worry” – Stefano Domenicali.

As well as improving the F10’s pace and fending off the World Council’s wrath next month, another headache for Ferrari could be in the engine department. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Renault’s Boullier denies Red Bull/Mercedes reports

The rumours have also been played down by Mercedes

Renault’s formula one team has rubbished rumours suggesting the pacesetting Red Bull Racing is set to switch engine suppliers for 2011. The rumour has already been denied by Force India, who were apparently to the be the recipient of the Renault power plant next year while Red Bull moved to Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Liuzzi, Kobayashi to stay with current teams in 2011

Two more race cockpits for the 2011 season are locked out, according to reports.

Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport claims that Vitantonio Liuzzi is already under contract with Force India for next season, while Kamui Kobayashi is set to stay at Sauber due to the existence of a 2011 deal. Read the rest of this entry »

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