Daily Archive: March 5, 2011

Mar 05

Martin pulls off surprise victory at Las Vegas (+result)

In an unlikely finish Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Danica Patrick finished fourth , best woman result in NASCAr

Mark Martin Las Vegas2011-02-19_0404Mark Martin stretched fuel mileage and simultaneously stretched his career wins lead in the Nationwide Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Loeb hits trouble in Mexico

Wrc.com stage summary – Stage data: SS15, Ibarrrilla 2 (29.90 kilometres)

Rally Guanajuato Mexico logoSebastien Loeb  Rally UK 20101113By 2010 Rally Mexico winning co-driver Daniel Elena: “This stage is the longest of the rally. It’s a technical stage with changing of rhythm. It’s an interesting stage because some parts are narrow and slow and after it is very, very fast. It’s a good, good stage but again you have the problem if you are first on the road because you are cleaning the road and it really is not easy and the others are trying to push.” Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Scherer drives to victory with Aluminos

Northern California operation claims first victory 2011 season debut

Casey Scherer AluminosAluminosThe 2011 season began similar to last year with Aluminos coming out on top. The professional kart racing team based in Northern California made its first start of the 2011 season at the Superkarts! USA ProKart Challenge North program at the Kinsmen Kart Club facility in Dixon, CA. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Ceccon and Ombra Racing together in Auto GP

Ombra Racing officially announced their first driver for the 2011 Auto GP campaign.

Kevin CecconAuto GPIt’s Kevin Ceccon, a 17 years-old from Milan who was fourth in the latest season of the European F3 Open. So, After Venturini and De Jöng, another youngster joins the Auto GP grid, and with high ambitions despite the young age. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Inaugural shakedown for Franck Mailleux

As season opener approaches 

Franck Mailleux 20100914Signature car Spa 12Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) driver Franck Mailleux has this week carried out the first shakedown in preparation for the 2011 ILMC season opener that takes place at Sebring International Raceway in just over two weeks’ time. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

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Ferrari has tweaked the name of its 2011 car for a second time as a legal dispute with Ford ends.

2011-02-19_00362011-01-29 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro 0002American carmaker Ford, owning the “F-150” trademark for one of its full-size pickup truck models, launched legal action after Ferrari called its new formula one car F150. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

New F1 in Schools UK champions to be crowned next at

At 2011 National finals 

F1 in Schools - Dynamic UK champions 2010F1 in schools logoIt’s GO, GO, GO next week for the 2011 Formula 1 in Schools Technology Challenge National Finals, being held at the Big Bang Science Fair in London. Twenty eight student teams are getting ready for this prestigious competition, having won through from Regional Finals across the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

AIM Autosport qualifies seventh for GP of Miami

Team working feverishly to overcome testing deficit

AIM Autosport Homestead10-1-12AIM AutosportAIM Autosport’s BMW-Riley #61 will start from seventh place in tomorrow’s Grand Prix of Miami at Homestead-Miami Speedway in south Florida. AIM is launching its 2011 Grand-Am season at the second race of the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16, having missed the season opener at the end of January. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Constructive first test for Marussia Manor Racing GP3

The first pre-season test for the 2011 GP3 season got underway this week at Circuit Paul Ricard in France

Marussia Manor RacingGP3 SeriesAfter nearly five months, the Marussia Manor Racing GP3 cars were back on track with Rio Haryanto and Adrian Quaife-Hobbs back at the wheel of the Dallara GP3 for a second season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Pierre Ragues begins final checklist for Sebring

Pierre is set to embark on his third consecutive season

Pierre Ragues Le Mans 2010Pierre Ragues  Oak RacingFrench racer Pierre Ragues has begun the final preparations for the first race of the 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) series with a shakedown of OAK Racing’s LMP1 challenger at the Bugatti Circuit in Le Mans this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

World-renowned ex-F1 engineer joins United Autosports’ GT3 program

Trevor Foster commits to British-based team’s future

United Autosports LogoTrevor Foster Ultra-experienced Trevor Foster (GB) has joined United Autosports as Race Engineer & Technical Director. Foster’s illustrious career spans over 40 years, running teams in Formulae Ford 1600, 2000 and Three before working in Formula One with Tyrrell, Team Lotus, Jordan and BAR.  Read the rest of this entry »