Daily Archive: December 4, 2010

Dec 04

The Andros Trophy steps up a gear (+result & photos)

Jacques Villeneuve sixth in race one

Trophée Andros SkodaJacques Villeneuve - Panis AndrosThe Andros Trophy ice racing series line-up gets a little more illustrious every year, with Jacques Villeneuve now joining the likes of Alain Prost, Romain Grosjean and Olivier Panis. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

F1 agrees to push ahead with new engines in 2013

F1 chief executive Ecclestone admits he still has misgivings.

2010-05-30 - Red Bull Racing - Bernie Ecclestone - Christian Horner 01Flagworld - F1Despite the reluctance of Bernie Ecclestone and key manufacturers including Ferrari, F1 is pushing ahead with a radical new engine formula for 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Di Resta better than champion Vettel – Franchitti

Paul di Resta is even better than F1’s new world champion Sebastian Vettel.

2010-09-14 - Force India F1 Team - Paul di Resta 01Dario Franchitti - Chip Ganassi - Homestead - 02-10-2010That is the claim of triple Indycar title winner Dario Franchitti, who is Scot di Resta’s cousin. Di Resta, 24, is on the cusp of his formula one debut, having secured the 2010 DTM title and forged a strong link with Force India by spending last season as reserve and Friday driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Race calendar becoming too long for F1 – Mosley

A 20-race calendar is too long for formula one, according to former FIA president Max Mosley.

Max MosleyFlagworld - F12010’s tally of 19 races was the equal-biggest in the history of the sport, and next year the rally is growing to twenty rounds. The USA and Russia are set to join possibly more additional grands prix in the near future, moving Sir Frank Williams to recently muse that he can envisage a 22-race schedule before long. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Image is everything

This has the potential to severely damaging Formula One

Flagworld - F12010-06-13_0389In a modern world where image is everything, businesses are becoming increasingly concerned with how they are presented to the public. Companies can no longer get away with a pig headed arrogant attitude and in an age when people are in constant communication it appears that it is no longer sufficient to simply rely on a logo on the side of a car to advertise a company. This has the potential to severely damaging Formula One where sponsorship money keeps the wheels turning. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Cosworth reflects on successful return to Formula One

As an engine supplier following a three year absence

CosworthCosworth CA2010 F1 race engine - BLOODHOUND SSC 3Last month’s exciting finale to the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship marked the end of Cosworth’s first year back in the sport as an engine supplier following a three year absence, and saw the Northamptonshire engineering firm maintain its record for 100% race reliability with the Cosworth CA2010 engine. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Sofina Foods drivers take on the world in Italy

Three young Canadian to compete in the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals with the support of Sofina Foods

Nicholas Latifi  20101203Sofina LogoSofina Foods of Toronto, Ontario, through its support of Canadian karting and an extensive training program traveled to the beautiful La Conca International Circuit in southern Italy to compete in the 2010 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, an invite only World Championship for four official Rotax Max Classes. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Successful track test of Zytek KERS System Honda HEV Super GT

Test car completes two-day test at Suzuka Circuit

Zytek hybrid at SuzukaSuzuka CircuitThe last of three, two-day tests of the Zytek KERS system installed in Honda R&D’s HEV Super GT test car was successfully completed last week. Driver, Katsutomo Kaneishi was very positive in his comments regarding the delivery of the increased performance. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Verstappen goes it alone at WSK Nation Cup

The CRG company had two very intense weeks on the La Conca circuit

Max Verstappen  Podium 20101203Max Verstappen Start-CRGThe Italian brand was the official chassis supplier of the Rotax World Final and then continued with the WSK Nations Cup organised a week later, from 26th to 28th November. At the wheel of his CRG-Maxter, Max Verstappen (KF3) concluded triumphantly a 2010 season crowned with success. Read the rest of this entry »