Daily Archive: April 2, 2011

Apr 02

Race 2: Roberto Merhi cheerful at Le Castellet

“In the second race, my car was really good” – Roberto Merhi

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesPaul Ricard HTTTHaving failed to retain his lead all the way to the finish in the first Formula 3 Euro Series’ race at the 5.791 kilometres long Circuit Paul Ricard at Le Castellet, Spaniard Roberto Merhi (Prema Powerteam) came good in the second race. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Stoner sets maiden Jerez pole on harder front and softer rear slicks

Round 2: Spanish GP – Qualifying

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory RacingMotoGP - Casey Stoner - Repsol Honda TeamCasey Stoner continued his strong form this weekend to set his first pole position in the premier class at the Jerez circuit today, just ahead of Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa. Jorge Lorenzo will start tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix from third for the Yamaha Factory team, finishing just 0.003seconds adrift of Pedrosa.

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Apr 02

AirAsia Team Lotus driver development program

Alexander Rossi joins AirAsia Team Lotus driver developement program

Alexander Rossi drives the Team Lotus F1 car during a street demoAirAsia Team Lotus Driver Development ProgramAirAsia, the world’s best low-cost carrier, formally announced the continuation of its involvement in Formula One™ by extending its partnership with Team Lotus for the 2011 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Race 1: Rookie Nigel Melker wins at Le Castellet

Nigel Melker (Mücke Motorsport) has won the season opener of the 2011 Formula 3 Euro Series

F3 Formula 3 EuroseriesPaul Ricard HTTTSwedish driver Felix Rosenqvist (Mücke Motorsport) completed the success for German team Mücke Motorsport by finishing second, 4.09 seconds behind the winner. Third place went to Spaniard Daniel Juncadella (Prema Powerteam). Thus, drivers with a Mercedes-Benz engine locked out the podium. Read the rest of this entry »