Daily Archive: November 27, 2010

Nov 27

Shanghai: Di Resta reaches for the stars (+result)

Bruno Spengler will be facing a difficult task

Scot Paul Di Resta has secured himself the best position for the battle for the 2010 DTM title. The Mercedes-Benz driver did the best job in the action-packed qualifying of the DTM season finale at the narrow 2.465 kilometres long street circuit in Shanghai and will be starting from pole position on Sunday at 8.23 h (CET). Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Rea: Honda have exciting plans for me

Plans that could include graduation to MotoGP…

Ten Kate World Superbike Championship star Jonathan Rea alludes to ‘really exciting’ plans for him with Honda in 2012 – plans that could include graduation to MotoGP… Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Lap of honour through Berlin, (+photos & video)

Red Bull Racing drivers go local for the weekend
World Champion in Berlin, Red Bull Aussies in Perth

2010-11-21 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - Hoppenheim 52010-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 10“Vettel said: Thank you Germany …”

The world seemed to stand still this afternoon in Berlin, although actually the opposite was the case. At the Brandenburg Gate there was confetti in the sky, a screaming Formula One racing car, a speechless Sebastian Vettel and thrilled motorsport fans.

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Nov 27

Fabio Leimer stays top in Abu Dhabi (+ results, + photos)

Rapax driver goes quickest again on day 4 of post season testing at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 Series2010-11-13 - Renault F1 Team - Abu Dhabi Yas MarinaIt was a trouble-free test session today at Yas Marina Circuit for the third day of post season testing which saw eight drivers join ths paddock – Alexander Sims at ART Grand Prix, Brendon Hartley at Racing Engineering, Rio Haryanto at iSport International, Romain Grosjean at Dams, Davide Rigon at Rapax, Alexander Rossi at Arden International, Karun Chandhok at Ocean Racing Technology and Adrian Quaife-Hobbs at Scuderia Coloni. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Bruised Ecclestone knocked unconscious in London attack

“I’m feeling it now, bit painful, it was a good whacking”

2010-06-12_0628Bernie Ecclestone was kicked unconscious by his muggers and on Saturday was sporting a very badly bruised eye. The 80-year-old F1 chief executive told British newspapers his minor injuries are “painful” but he is “ok” after a group of men attacked him whilst outside his office with his girlfriend in London. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

MOTOGP: MotoGP to continue on British Eurosport in 2011

British Eurosport has pledged its ongoing commitment

British Eurosport has re-affirmed its commitment to the coverage of MotoGP for a further twelve months, taking its current contract to the end of the 2011 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Top 10 for Lazare in Vegas

 Lazare drives forward in final to top 10

Quebec’s Jesse Lazare was back in action last weekend at the SuperNationals XIV held at the Rio in Las Vegas. The talented Canadian Junior from PSL Karting.com would compete in TaG Junior. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Chandhok hopes for 2011 F1 deal before Christmas

In talks about returning to the F1 grid full-time in 2011.

2010-09-26 - HRT F1 Team - Geoff Willis - Karun Chandhok2010-11-13 - Hispania F1 Racing Team - Karun Chandhok - Vicky Chandhok - Mohammed Bin SulayemKarun Chandhok has clarified that, despite a spate of GP2 testing, he remains committed to returning to formula one in 2011. The Indian driver tested with his former GP2 team ORT in France last week, and this week in Abu Dhabi he is scheduled to do more running with the team as well as Coloni. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Carroll and Eversley to race for Compass360 Racing in 2011

Consistent Podium Finisher to Pair with Carroll for Championship Run

Keith CarrollRyan EversleyHot on the heels of the announcement of the drivers of the team’s #74 car, Compass360 Racing today revealed that Keith Carroll will pair with Ryan Eversley in the #75 Honda Civic Si for the 2011 Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge season. Eversley, who finished fourth driving #75 in last year’s Street Tuner-class driver standings will co-drive with Carroll, no stranger to the Grand-Am paddock, having driven a Porsche Cayman in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »