Daily Archive: December 31, 2011

Dec 31

Happy New Year to all race fans, promoters and drivers

May 2012 be a successful year for all race drivers and event promoters in Quebec and worldwide

Bonne Année 2012flaglogoSaluting the end of 2011, Flagworld wishes to thank all our friends: race drivers, promoters and event organizers.  We love to participate in our way as media representatives for Flagworld Communications Inc. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

Patrick Head steps down from the Board of Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC

Patrick co-founded Williams F1 in 1977 with Frank Williams

2011-02-09 - AT&T Williams - Patrick Head - Sir Frank Williams 01 Williams Grand Prix Holdings logoWilliams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) today confirms that Director of Engineering Patrick Head will step down from its Board of Directors with immediate effect. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

INDYCAR: Top 10 drivers of 2011

Ranking the Top 10 Indy drivers for 2011? Piece of cake. Just copy the final point standings, right? Hell no
 
Will Power - Dario Franchitti 2011IZOD - IndyCar seriesHell no, you have to look at the complete body of work, practice, qualifying, race day and those intangibles like bad pit calls, racing luck and brain fade. So here’s one opinion in a world of experts, starting from 10th and working down. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

Petronas ends Yamaha MotoGP sponsorship

No Petronas backing for the Factory Yamaha MotoGP team in 2012

2011-10-29 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - India 08MotoGP - Malaysia - Yamaha Factory Racing - Ben SpiesThe Factory Yamaha Team, which raced without a title sponsor in MotoGP this season, will be without Petronas backing in 2012. The Malaysian oil and gas corporation came on-board with Yamaha in 2009 (when Fiat was the title sponsor) and thus shared in two consecutive Triple Crown MotoGP victories – the Riders’, Constructors and Teams’ titles – in 2009 and 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

Rossi many steps closer to F1

Alexander Rossi reflects on 2011 a year of ‘hard work’ and ‘many new successes’

2011-11-19 - Team Lotus - Abu Dhabi - Alexander Rossi (5)2011-11-19 - Team Lotus - Abu Dhabi - Alexander Rossi (1)American youngster Alexander Rossi believes he is now ‘many steps closer to F1’ following a successful 2011. Rossi, who finished third overall in the World Series by Renault 3.5 Series this year and who is also a senior member of the Team Lotus (now Caterham) F1 Driver development programme, added he is ‘excited’ about 2012 and the future, although his plans for next season have still to be officially announced. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

SVDP Racing to race around the clock again

SVDP Racing the Dubai based racing team have entered the 2012 edition of the Dubai 24hr race where they will be racing their BMW 120d

SVDP bmw Dubai 24 hours logoThis will be the teams 3rd 24hr race after competing in the Britcar 24hr race at Silverstone in 2010 and the 2011 edition of the Dubai 24hr race. The team and car finished a creditable 34th overall at Silverstone (the teams 1st ever 24hr race) and 2nd in class in the 2011Dubai 24hr race. Read the rest of this entry »

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