Daily Archive: September 28, 2010

Sep 28

American Canadian Tour announces penalties (+photo)

Following the St-Eustache 300

Following the 300 lap event at the Autodrome Ste-Eustache last Sunday, September 26, 2010, a penalty was issued to the # 3QC team of Sylvain Lacombe. The driver is responsible for the actions of his team and following an on-track incident, the team’s actions along pit road during the event and subsequently at the conclusion of the event, mandated a penalty for the # 3QC team under the following ACT Rulebook criteria. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Lotus Motorsport legacy continues

 Clark, Senna, Andretti, Moss, Mansell, Hill, Fittipaldi, F1, IndyCar, Le Mans.

Lotus RacingLotus and motorsport go together like fish and chips and jelly and ice-cream. With a pedigree like ours it should come as no surprise that we announce a new 360° race program, a statement of intent including: multiple race series, grassroots driver development and Exos – the ultimate in exclusive driving experiences. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Williams’ Michael scoffs at Red Bull engine complaints

Bluntly, Australian Michael – technical director at Cosworth-powered Williams – denounces the saga as “bullshit”.

2009-07-25 - WilliamsSam MichaelSam Michael has scoffed at Red Bull’s claim that the Renault engines in the rear of the championship-leading RB6 are significantly down on power. Red Bull has consistently claimed its Renault V8 is up to 30 horse power behind, revealing that McLaren is blocking its move to industry leading Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Q&A with 2010 F2 Champion Dean Stoneman

Formulatwo.com talks with the newly crowned 2010 FIA Formula Two Champion

F2 - Dean Stoneman - 2010 FIA Formula Two ChampionA ninth place finish in race one at Valencia on Saturday 18 September secured the 2010 FIA Formula Two Championship title for Britain’s Dean Stoneman, and the 20-year-old went on to celebrate his title success with a podium in race two – the final contest of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

F1 team Lotus taking naming dispute to High Court

Lotus Racing has now responded to Proton’s statement.

2010-09-26 - Lotus F1 Racing - Heikki Kovalainen 01F1 team Lotus Racing is taking a naming dispute with Malaysian carmaker Proton to London’s High Court. After terminating the team’s license of the Lotus Racing moniker, Proton on Monday vowed to challenge boss Tony Fernandes’ intention to call itself Team Lotus in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Hamilton has ‘changed attitude’ after recent crashes

“I’m not looking at the world championship any more.”

2010-09-26 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Lewis Hamilton 1After crashing out of the consecutive Italian and Singapore grands prix, Lewis Hamilton has vowed a different approach to the remaining races in 2010. Before his terminal crash into Felipe Massa at Monza, and then Mark Webber last Sunday, the McLaren driver was considered a favourite for the world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

F1 cost-cutting pact discussed in Singapore

There are signs that some of the sport’s existing teams are struggling.

2010-09-26 - AT&T Williams - Rubens Barrichello 02A major topic of conversation during a team bosses meeting in Singapore was the so-called Resource Restriction Agreement. At the resolution of last year’s political crisis, and the signing of a new Concorde Agreement, the teams promised the FIA to reduce their spending to the levels seen in formula one in the early 90s. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Tilke insists Korean GP role only ‘advisory’

The event is now firmly back in the headlines

Korean Grand PrixHermann Tilke has backed Korea to finish its F1 circuit in time, but at the same time distanced himself from the Yeongam venue. Earlier this year, the track’s designer Tilke denied having expressed doubts about the 5.62 kilometre layout being ready for its inaugural race in late October. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Chaves exits Vallelunga doubleheader with rookie lead

American teenager narrowly missed a podium finish in Round 12 of Italian Formula 3 Championship

American up-and-comer Gabby Chaves further strengthened his chase for top rookie honors in the Italian Formula 3 Championship this past weekend (September 25-26), narrowly missing out on an impressive podium finish at the Autodromo di Vallelunga. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Scott Tucker coming to Road Atlanta with one title in hand

Can he follow Runoffs title with LMPC championship crown?

It’s Petit Le Mans week, and Scott Tucker already has one championship to his credit on the year. This weekend at Road Atlanta may deliver the biggest of his career though. Level 5 Motorsports’ owner/driver enters Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA 2 fresh off a second straight title at the SCCA National Runoffs. He won the Touring 1 national class title for the second straight year driving a Ferrari 430 Challenge at Road America. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Mont-Tremblant Circuit Karting open this Saturday

Six  speed shifter (ICC-F125) are not allowed

Le Circuit Karting in Mont-Tremblant will be open for practice for the last time of the 2010 season this Saturday. If you did not have the opportunity to drive on this superb racetrack, don’t miss this last opportunity of the season. Read the rest of this entry »