Daily Archive: November 8, 2010

Nov 08

IRC stars honoured at Awards Ceremony in Cyprus

In Limassol, Cyprus, on Sunday evening

The stars of the 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge season assembled in Limassol, Cyprus, on Sunday evening (7 November) for the annual IRC Awards Ceremony. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

F1 Rocks™ The Afterparty wraps up spectacular Brazilian Grand Prix™

Partnered by DHL Express, Red Bull, Johnnie Walker and Mumm Champagne.

F1 Rocks™ The Afterparty

2010-11-06 - F1- Interlagos - Sao Paulo - Brazil

Following Sebastian Vettel’s stunning win in yesterday’s Brazilian Grand Prix which helped Red Bull Racing clinch the constructor’s championship, the festivities moved from the Interlagos Circuit to the heart of São Paulo as F1 Rocks™ The Afterparty brought the roof down at Terraça Daslu, one of the most exclusive hotspots in the city. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Winter Series opening weekend at Infineon Raceway

Kohls and Weaver win race 1 and Guasch & O’Donovan win race 2

Formula Mazda and Pro Formula Mazda racers from all over the country converged on Infineon Raceway this weekend for the Formula Car Challenge presented by Goodyear Winter Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Vladimir Putin: Formula 1 test driver (+ video)

Russian PM Putin test drives F1 car

Bernie Ecclestone - Vladimir Putin - Photo Mikhail Metzel APF1 - Vladimir Putin - RenaultAfter seeing Vladimir Putin flying jet planes, shooting Siberian tigers, fishing topless, riding Harley Davidsons and diving to the depths of Lake Baikal, you would think that his PR men might have a bit trouble thinking up new ideas to boost his masculine profile. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Button attack possibly kidnap attempt – Stewart

John Button admitted he fears it was not random

2010-06-12_02142010-11-06 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 2Jenson Button might have been the victim of an attempted kidnapping in Sao Paulo on Saturday night, according to Sir Jackie Stewart. The F1 paddock was in shock on Sunday after it emerged the reigning world champion’s car had been approached by up to six men with guns whilst returning from Interlagos to his Morumbi hotel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Red Bull should stick with fair play policy – Alonso

“But I am sure they will not be so generous in Abu Dhabi” – Chris Dyer

2010-11-06 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso 32010-08-01 - Red Bull Racing 2The teams’ differing philosophies about driver equality could mould the outcome of the 2010 world championship. Red Bull has now secured the constructors’ crown, but not echoing Ferrari’s Hockenheim tactics in Sunday’s Brazilian grand prix means Mark Webber is 8 points behind Fernando Alonso instead of just one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

CEO Ghosn admits changes in Renault F1 involvement

Amid rumours Renault F1 could become Lotus-Renault in 2011

Carlos Ghosn2010-11-06 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 02Carlos Ghosn has admitted there are moves afoot to change the nature of French carmaker Renault’s association with the F1 team that currently bears its name. The marque’s president attended Sunday’s Brazilian grand prix amid rumours Renault is set to further distance itself from F1 as Group Lotus looks to get involved with the Enstone based team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Hulkenberg could test HRT in Abu Dhabi – report

Barrichello and Hulkenberg, naturally, are hoping to stay put.

2010-09-26 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 012010-11-06 - Hispania F1 Racing Team - Bruno Senna 04A day after Nico Hulkenberg started the Brazilian grand prix from pole, it is rumoured he is being scheduled for a test drive with the slowest team in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Pastor Maldonado, GP2 2010 Champion, will test for Hispania Racing in Abu Dhabi

Maldonado to test HRT in Abu Dhabi

Pastor Maldonado - 07-10-20102010-11-06 - Hispania F1 Racing Team - Christian Klien 02Pastor Maldonado will be testing with Hispania Racing during three of the four test days in Abu Dhabi at the end of the 2010 season. He will drive the car on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Team game would have been wrong ‘this weekend’ – Horner

Red Bull tactics now turn to drivers’ title victory – Marko

2010-09-26 - Red Bull Racing - Dr Helmut Marko2010-06-27 - Red Bull Racing - Christian Horner 01With the constructors’ title now in the bag, Red Bull will turn its attention to securing the drivers’ crown next weekend in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid fastest and most economical GT car

Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, round 3 in Zhuhai, China

A successful season finale for Porsche: At the 1,000 kilometre race in Zhuhai/China, the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid impressed once again with its performance and efficiency. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

United Autosports earns Intercontinental Le Mans Cup début

Rostrum finish in prestigious Chinese race

Cruel late race transmission issue robs Anglo-American team of almost certain class victory in team’s maiden “fly away” race. Alain Li (left) and Henri Richard claimed a podium finish for United Autosports on the team’s ILMC race début. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Love Cyprus Golden Stage triumph for Mikkelsen

Andreas Mikkelsen has won the inaugural Love Cyprus Golden Stage Rally

The Special Stage was shown live on Eurosport and Cypriot channel LumiereTV and carried a prize fund of 150,000 Euros. Co-driven by fellow Norwegian Ola Floene, Mikkelsen set a scorching pace over the opening 25-kilometre mixed-surface run to establish an interim lead of 10.3 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Sofina Foods drivers display great performance in Spain (+photos)

ECKC Champions Marco DiLeo and Jesse Lazare perform well at Rotax International Open held at Zuera, Spain

As part of an impressive awards package for the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship (ECKC), Sofina Foods of Toronto, Ontario sent two class champions to Zuera, Spain for the first annual Rotax International Open. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

OAK Racing Team Mazda France clinches ILMC LMP2 title

Plus Green X Challenge

OAK Racing finished the 2010 season on a high by winning the LMP2 class in the third and final round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, the Zhuhai 1000kms in China. Read the rest of this entry »

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