Daily Archive: November 2, 2010

Nov 02

MOTOGP: Rossi seeking speed for farewell Yamaha victory

“We are still not strong enough so we will try to improve for a final win with Yamaha” Rossi

After being caught and passed by team-mate Jorge Lorenzo in Sunday’s Portuguese Grand Prix, Valentino Rossi needs improvements if he is to fight for victory on his Yamaha farewell in this weekend’s Valencia season finale. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

US GP site might not be ready for 2012 debut

Bernie Ecclestone warned that organiser Tavo Hellmund risked penalties

Austin, Texas Formula 1 race track 1New information casts doubt upon whether organisers of the 2012 United States grand prix can prepare the Austin site in time for its inaugural race date. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Exclusive preview of Marvin’s LOEB Special Edition (+ video)

Sebastien Loeb designs his Special Edition Sports Watch

Marvin - Sebastien Loeb -SMarvin - Sebastien Loeb 4On Thursday, November 4, 2010 Marvin will reveal in Paris its eagerly awaited new collection developed as a Special Edition in partnership with its brand ambassador, Sébastien Loeb. He was recently crowned world rally champion for the seventh time and is considered to be the greatest rally driver of all times. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Volkswagen says no to F1 – report

The Volkswagen group is not going to enter formula one.

15 - Volkswagen - 2010-01-14_0237That is the conclusion on Tuesday of a report in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper. Last month, following speculation the German giant was considering entering F1 with Audi or Porsche branding, it emerged that VW would discuss the possibility during a meeting in early November. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

HRT F1 Team announces new technical agreement with Williams F1

Williams F1 to supply its proprietary gearbox technology

2010-08-01 - Hispania F1 Racing Team - Bruno Senna 032010-09-26 - AT&T Williams - Rubens Barrichello 01Hispania Racing, HRT F1 Team is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Williams F1, who will supply the Spanish team with its proprietary gearbox technology. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

F1 braces for another wet weekend in Brazil

A third grand prix on the trot looks set to be disrupted by rain.

Interlagos aerialinterlagosBad weather affected the consecutive Japanese and Korean events recently, and rain is already disturbing the teams as they set up early this week at the Interlagos circuit in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Schumacher accepts ‘Man of the Year’ award in Berlin

Michael Schumacher has accepted a German ‘Man of the Year’ award in Berlin.

2010-10-23 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 012010-10-10 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 04Organised by GQ magazine, the seven time world champion won the ‘Manner des Jahres’ plaudit in the sporting category, according to German media reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Lauda, Verstappen, say Vettel should be Webber’s no.2

Lauda said Red Bull’s policy is a road to failure

2010-10-23 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - Sebastian Vettel2010-10-10 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 09Sebastian Vettel needs to accept the reality of a number 2 role for the good of Red Bull’s 2010 title chances. That is the claim of former triple world champion and outspoken commentator Niki Lauda, following reports the young German is reluctant to give up the chase for his first title in deference to the team’s points leader Mark Webber. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Kovalainen denies Briatore blocked F1 career

In other driver news, Williams refused to comment on speculation about its 2011 lineup

2010-10-10 - Lotus F1 Racing - Heikki Kovalainen 012010-08-01 - Lotus F1 Racing - Heikki Kovalainen 03Heikki Kovalainen has denied media reports claiming his former manager Flavio Briatore twice prevented his formula one race debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

OAK Racing selected by Dunlop

As Dunlop’s official LMP1 development partner 

The OAK Racing will step up to the pinnacle of sportscar competition in 2011 as Dunlop’s official LMP1 tyre development partner following the team’s first two-day test as an LMP1 manufacturer at Portimao last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Bridgestone Motorsport feature Round 18, Brazil GP

The Bridgestone F1 story with Hiroshi Yasukawa

Instrumental in creating Bridgestone Motorsport and bringing the great Japanese brand into the arena of Formula 1, Hiroshi Yasukawa has worked for Bridgestone since graduating university with an economics degree in 1972. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid celebrates debut in China

At the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, round 3 in Zhuhai, China

With the race premiere of the innovative Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid in China, Porsche sets another highlight to conclude a successful year of motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Celebration of UAE motorsport at Dubai Autodrome

At Dubai Motorsport Festival

The Dubai Motorsport Festival has established itself as a mainstay on the local motorsport calendar as a date that features the best of UAE motorsport on an action packed day at Dubai Autodrome on Friday, 5 November 2010. Read the rest of this entry »