Daily Archive: November 26, 2010

Nov 26

Villeneuve enters Andros Trophy

Villeneuve will team up with his former BAR Formula 1 team-mate Olivier Panis for this winter’s Andros Trophy

The 1997 world champion will share a Skoda Fabia with Panis throughout the event, which begins on December 4 in Val Thorens. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Ricciardo to drive for Scuderia Toro Rosso‏

Red Bull youngster, Ricciardo to drive for Scuderia Toro Rosso in 2011

2010-11-26 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Daniel Ricciardo 12010-11-26 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Daniel Ricciardo 2Daniel Ricciardo will be Scuderia Toro Rosso’s third and reserve drive for the 2011 Formula 1 season. This is not just an “honorary” appointment as the 21 year old Australian will drive in the Friday morning free practice sessions at all the Grands Prix, replacing each of our current two drivers in turn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Aleshin aims to be second Russian on 2011 grid

There could be two Russian drivers on the 2011 formula one grid.

Mikhail Aleshin 2Mikhail AleshinWith the country set to organise a grand prix in the future and its president Vladimir Putin recently testing a F1 car, Vitaly Petrov now looks set to renew his deal with Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Tony Kart unveils new Racer EVRR

Strawberry Racing is delighted to announce the arrival of the stunning Tony Kart Racer EVRR chassis.

Tony Kart - Racer EVRR 2Tony Kart - Racer EVRR 1

The new kart is an evolution of the enormously successful EVR and features several notable developments; including a new petrol tank, bearing carriers and steering wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

DTM: Martin Tomczyk fastest in first free practice in Shanghai (+result)

Bruno Spengler in sixth place

On the edge at the Shanghai street circuit. After roll-out, the action started in earnest for the Audi and Mercedes-Benz DTM drivers in free practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Vergne has future in F1 – Marko

“What we want now is another driver into F1 who can win”

Jean Eric Vergne2010-10-24 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Jaime Alguersuari 03Jean-Eric Vergne has a future in formula one, Red Bull’s driver development chief Dr Helmut Marko insists. The spotlight at present is on Daniel Ricciardo, the young Australian who is at the pinnacle of Red Bull’s junior driver programme and tipped to enter F1 next year with Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Kubica needs rally permission in F1 deals – manager

His latest outing in his Renault Clio is this weekend’s Rallye du Var in France.

2010-11-13 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 002010-11-06 - Renault F1 Team - Robert Kubica 04Permission to contest rallies is crucial at this stage of Robert Kubica’s formula one career, his manager has confirmed. Following the contractual restrictions during his time with BMW-Sauber, the Pole has enjoyed contesting a range of formative rallies since switching to Renault in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Hulkenberg’s manager confirms Force India talks

Nico Hulkenberg’s manager has confirmed talks about a 2011 race seat with Force India.

2010-09-26 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 012010-06-13_0070With the 23-year-old German ousted by Williams, and Renault now set to re-sign Vitaly Petrov for 2011, reports had named Silverstone based Force India as Hulkenberg’s best chance to stay on the grid next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Kovalainen confirms staying at Lotus in 2011

Heikki Kovalainen has given the strongest sign yet that he is staying at Lotus for 2011.

2010-11-06 - Lotus F1 Racing - Heikki Kovalainen 62010-11-06 - Lotus F1 Racing - Heikki Kovalainen 7The Malaysian team is yet to confirm its driver lineup for next year, but it is expected that Finn Kovalainen and fellow grand prix winner Jarno Trulli are staying put. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Raikkonen not closing door on F1 – manager

Robertson said the 31-year-old driver is likely to stay in rallying for now.

Kimi Raikkonen-WRC-Citroën-Red Bull-11-2010Kimi Raikkonen Wales Rally 20101114 Kimi Raikkonen’s plans for 2011 are still not secure, but the Finn appears unlikely to be returning to formula one any time soon. The 2007 world champion looks set to either stay with Red Bull-sponsored Citroen next year or switch to another world rally championship team, despite earlier speculation suggesting he might go back to F1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Porsche boss plays down F1 foray likelihood

Porsche’s new boss has played down speculation the marque might soon enter formula one.

PorschePorsche - 01-10-2010In October, Matthias Mueller sparked the rumours by saying Volkswagen brands including Audi and Porsche would have a “round-table” to contemplate a F1 foray. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Racing Engineering to test four new hopefuls in Yas Marina

Sunday November 28th, Alexander Rossi and Alexander Sims will put their talent on display

2010-11-13 - Renault F1 Team - Abu Dhabi Yas MarinaAfter the first two days of testing, Racing Engineering will resume the action in Abu Dhabi this weekend, with the last two days of testing of 2010 taking place this Saturday and Sunday. The evaluation of young hopefuls continues, this time with Roberto Merhi and Brendon Hartley behind the wheel of the Spanish team’s Dallara GP2 car on day 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Raikkonen sells F3 team

Kimi Raikkonen and his managers have sold their stakes in the British F3 team Raikkonen Robertson Racing.

The Woking based team will be renamed Double R Racing after Anthony Hieatt took over from the 2007 world champion and his managers Steve and David Robertson, according to reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Ecclestone injured in London mugging

“The muggers were callous and showed little regard for the victims.  They need to be caught.”

2010-06-12_0628Bernie Ecclestone is nursing minor injuries after muggers attacked the F1 chief executive and his girlfriend Fabiana Flosi outside his London home.

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