Daily Archive: March 26, 2012

Mar 26

Important alliance for Formula Tour 1600

An open door to Road to Indy

Mazda road to Indy logoFormula Tour 1600 logoWe are proud to announce our alliance to the prestigious ROAD TO INDY 2012 program which will open a window for Quebec and Ontario champion to have a foot into PRO series like F2000 than STAR MAZDA, INDY LIGHT and ultimately IZOD INDY CAR. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Top five for Lazare at 2012 Florida Winter Tour

“It was definity an experience” – Lazare

FWT - Jesse LazareFlorida Winter Tour logoCanadian karter Jesse Lazare has completed his first championship run as a Senior competitor in the Rotax Max division. Lazare finished a solid fifth in the 2012 Florida Winter Tour, collecting one final win along the way.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Ford Blue Oval Cup Program enters Third season in 2012

The Ford Blue Oval Cup expects continued growth entering its third season in 2012.

ACT logoAmerican-Canadian Tour Ford RacingThe program has awarded over $30,000 to American Canadian Tour Late Model teams around the Northeast U.S. and Eastern Canada since its inaugural 2010 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Orsolon in a GTP Radon for VIR

F2000 Championship Series opener at VIR, April 12-15

F2000 Championship Series logoBrazilian Fabio Orsolon will drive the No. 77 Fiber Dynamics/GTP Radon chassis for GTP Motorsports at the F2000 Championship Series opener at VIR, April 12-15. Orsolon brings two full years of F2000 starts to the table, having driven for Alegra Motorsports in 2009 and 2010, with a couple one-off efforts in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Heading to Virginia: Series Growing

The expanded 2012 schedule is a response from a season-ending survey sent out by Series officials.
 
Just over two weeks away, the second edition of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series is set to grow in 2012, adding another race weekend (six in total, for 12 races) and more teams, drivers, chassis and engines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Sauber F1 Team interview with Sergio Pérez

“We have to push hard and stay realistic” – Sergio Pérez

2012-03-24 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sergio Perez 042012-03-24 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sergio Perez 02In what was only his 19th Formula One race Sergio Pérez achieved his first podium in the highest echelon of motorsport. The 22-year-old came second in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday and is on his way back to his home town of Guadalajara in Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Alex Tagliani opens season with a Fifteenth place finish

“I’m very proud of Team Barracuda – BHA, and I want to thank Barracuda and Bowers & Wilkins” – Tagliani

Team Barracuda - BHA - Alex TaglianiBryan Herta Autosport logoAlex Tagliani and his Team Barracuda – BHA crew earned a fifteenth place finish for his #98 car on the streets of St. Petersburg for the IZOD IndyCar Series season opener on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Dean Stoneman joins Silverstone F2 test line up

2010 Champion set for welcome return after cancer battle

F2 - Dean Stoneman will make his F2 return this week by taking part in the first official test sessionF2 - Dean Stoneman during his Williams F1 test2010 FIA Formula Two Champion Dean Stoneman will make a welcome return to the series this week when he takes part in the first official F2 test at Silverstone on 28 March – marking his first time in the Williams designed car since recovering from illness. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

FIA also involved in Concorde talks – report

There are more laps to run in the 2013 Concorde Agreement story, according to a respected analyst.

Flagworld - FIAFlagworld - F1French commentator Jean-Louis Moncet said that amid reports Bernie Ecclestone has done commercial deals with most teams, one important element has been left out of the tale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

F1 figures back Sepang red flag

Two formula one figures have backed the decision to red flag Sunday’s Malaysian grand prix.

Sepang International Circuit logoA handful of laps into the Sepang race, FIA race director Charlie Whiting instructed the event be halted due to the torrential track conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Vettel loses cool as Red Bull loses edge in 2012

After the near-perfection of 2011, reigning back-to-back world champion Sebastian Vettel lost his cool in Malaysia.

2012-03-22 - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sebastian Vettel 2990042012-03-23 - Malaysian Grand Prix - Sebastian Vettel 299009Red Bull’s dominance since late 2009 has finally ended, and that fact was fully demonstrated at Sepang when German Vettel could not hang on even to fourth place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Massa not worried as Perez rumours gain speed

Paddock cynics wondered aloud on Sunday when Sergio Perez was caught chatting with Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali.

2012-03-24 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysian Grand Prix - Felipe Massa 002012-03-24 - Scuderia Ferrari - Malaysian Grand Prix - Felipe Massa 01Is the impressive young Mexican being lined up to imminently oust the struggling Felipe Massa? “I only congratulated him, as a team they did a great job,” Perez insisted. “My full commitment is with my team, with the Sauber team.  Obviously it’s only rumours but no, I will stay with Sauber for the whole season.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Schumacher admits Mercedes not winning car yet

Michael Schumacher is looking on the bright side, even though the best qualifying effort of his F1 comeback washed away on Sunday.

2012-03-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Michael Schumacher 052012-03-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Michael Schumacher 02The seven time world champion qualified his Mercedes in the top three at Sepang, but the tyre-eating W03 could deliver him only a single point. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Raikkonen gifts ice-cream to press corps

‘Iceman’ Kimi Raikkonen on Sunday proved he is not without a sense of humour.

2012-03-24 - Lotus F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Kimi Raikkonen 032012-03-24 - Lotus F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Kimi Raikkonen 04The last time he was at Sepang, in 2009, the Ferrari driver caused raucous laughter in the F1 media centre when the global television feed showed him enjoying a chocolate ice-cream and can of coke. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Millions at stake in F1 ‘mini spy saga’

Force India has accused rivals Caterham of saving millions and then reaping even more millions by stealing their secret technical data.

2011-10-29 - Force India - India - Dr. Vijay Mallya 0110 - Team CaterhamA British court last week awarded Vijay Mallya’s team EUR 25,000 when Caterham and wind tunnel company Aerolab were found to have based models of the 2010 Team Lotus car on computer files owned by former Aerolab client Force India. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Sauber denies team order to help Ferrari

The conspiracy theorists had a field day at Sepang when Sergio Perez’s strong push for victory went awry.

2012-02-07 - Sauber F1 Team - Sauber C31-Ferrari - Jerez - Peter Sauber 03Sergio Perez - photo SauberAt about the same time as the young Mexican was told on the radio by his Sauber engineer that “we need the position”, his charge to catch Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso ended with a minor mistake. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 26

Adam Parr to Leave Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC

Chairman Parr to leave Williams

Williams Grand Prix Holdings logo2011-10-29 - AT&T Williams - India - Adam Parr 01Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced that its Chairman Adam Parr has resigned from the Company. Adam will leave Williams on Friday 30 March 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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