Daily Archive: December 17, 2010

Dec 17

Solberg honoured to be our World Rally #1

Petter Solberg: It means a lot to me to be put number one by Crash.net

Petter SolbergPetter Solberg - WRC - 05-10-2010It is nice to get that credit for everything we have gone through this year. We are pushing the limits and for me it is a very good thing personally. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Aragon wins ‘Best MotoGP’ at first attempt

MotoGP award for Aragon

Aragon motogp jpgMotoGPSpain’s MotorLand Aragon circuit has made history by winning the IRTA ‘Best Grand Prix’ award at its very first attempt. The new Spanish circuit overcame intimidating obstacles as a replacement race to triumph on a calendar filled with world class facilities. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Superleague Formula 2011 calendar announced

Superleague Formula’s fourth season of competition is the right time to be visiting more countries

Superleague Formula by Sonangol logoSuperleague Formula 05

 A number of historical, established, new and returning venues will shape next season’s 12-round provisional Superleague Formula by Sonangol schedule. The biggest development concerns three additional flyaway events which, although yet to be confirmed, will build on the series’ first non-European rounds staged in China last October. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Canadian Grand Prix voted best race of 2010

By F1 Fanatic readers

gpc Grand Prix Canada2010-06-13The voters named the Canadian Grand Prix the best race of the 2010 season. The race, which returned to the calendar this year, received the second-highest rating of all races since the start of the 2008 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

McLaren confirms GT3 racing programme for MP4-12C

McLaren today confirms its plans to bring back the McLaren name to GT sports cars racing.

CGI of new McLaren MP4-12C GT3 racing car - CAPTIONEDMcLaren GroupFrom 2012, McLaren and CRS Racing will supply and support a limited number of GT3 racing cars based on the McLaren MP4-12C high-performance sports car for European-based privateers. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Vettel tells di Resta – ‘see you on 2011 grid’

Now strongly linked with a Force India race cockpit

2010-06-13_01712010-06-13_0211Sebastian Vettel has told Paul di Resta he hopes to see his former F3 championship rival and teammate on the formula one grid next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Montezemolo makes new F1 breakaway threat

“We are at a crossroads” – Montezemolo

Lucas di Montezemolo1Flagworld - F1According to Luca di Montezemolo, there is still a risk that formula one teams will break away and form a rival series after 2012. Although the political row with departed FIA president Max Mosley ended with peace, the current Concorde Agreement expires before the 2013 season and the Ferrari president hints that the teams are once again pushing for more of the sport’s lucrative revenue. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Toro Rosso confirmed that its 2011 car will be launched on the first day of winter testing.

Toro Rosso confirms 1 February car launch

2010-10-24 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Jaime Alguersuari 02A spokesman for the Faenza based team said earlier this month that the STR6 is scheduled to be up and running “for the first test in Valencia” on 1 February. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Fernandes denies demanding too much for Lotus deal

 “We are pragmatic” – Fernandes

Lotus Logo2010-04-17 - Lotus F1 Racing - Tony Fernandes 01As the Lotus dispute rages on, Tony Fernandes has hit back at Dany Bahar’s claim that the parties did not unite in F1 due to his “ridiculous and absurd” demands. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Briatore sells QPR share to majority owner Ecclestone

It was earlier believed that both Briatore and Ecclestone were keen to sever their ties with QPR

Flavio Briatore - Bernie EcclestoneBernie Ecclestone has reportedly bought Flavio Briatore’s share of Queens Park Rangers and now owns the “majority” of the London football club. It was earlier believed that both Briatore and Ecclestone were keen to sever their ties with QPR, with Force India boss Vijay Mallya close to buying the club. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Miller Motorsports Park announces 2011 schedule

Added emphasis on off-road racing

Miller Motorsports ParkMiller Motorsports Park photoMiller Motorsports Park will offer an unparalleled variety of racing activities during the 2011 season. As the track enters its sixth year of operation there will be something for everyone, ranging from road racing automobiles and motorcycles to off-road racing and karting. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Congratulations Coco!

Lotus Director of Design Donato Coco awarded Trophee du Design

Donato CocoLotus EspritWe could talk for days about the sublime talents of our design guru but instead, we’re going to quote the people who recognized his talent today in Paris – the iconic French l’Automobile magazine. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Juan Pablo Garcia joins Jensen Motorsport

For 2011 Firestone Indy Lights season

Jensen Motorsports logoJuan Pablo Garcia portraitlJensen MotorSport is pleased to announce that veteran Mexican race car driver Juan Pablo Garcia has joined our team for the 2011 Firestone Indy Lights Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »