Daily Archive: April 3, 2012

Apr 03

Honda Performance Development offering contingengy program to Canadian Touring Car Championship

Contingency monies will will be paid to first- through third-place finishers

CCTCC logo 2011Honda Performance Development logoHonda Performance Development (HPD) will support the 2012 Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) with contingency offerings in the Super and Touring classes, as well as the new B-Spec category. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 03

KERS unlikely for HRT in 2012 – Sala

HRT’s team boss has admitted installing KERS is an unlikely goal for the struggling Spanish team this year.

2012-03-24 - HRT F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Pedro de la Rosa 02HRT F1 Team logo_001.jpgLuis Perez Sala said the new F112 was designed to accommodate the energy-recovery technology, but qualifying comfortably within the 107 per cent rule is a better target for now. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 03

FIA still believes Mercedes F-duct legal

The FIA appears to have waded back into the ‘F-duct’ debate, indicating that the Mercedes-style solution is fully legal.

Flagworld - FIA2012-02-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Nico Rosberg 02We reported on Monday that the saga looked set to continue into China next weekend, with some teams – notably Red Bull and Lotus – questioning the legality of the aerodynamic innovation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 03

Pecking order could change again in Europe – Sauber

With the pecking-order still not entirely clear after two races, it could be set to change all over again in the near future.

2012-02-24 - Sauber F1 Team - Kamui Kobayashi 052012-03-16 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Friday #1 460That is the view of Peter Sauber, the Hinwil based team’s owner and boss who witnessed his Mexican driver Sergio Perez display almost race-winning form at Sepang recently with the impressive new C31 car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 03

Pirelli has revealed the tyre nominations for rounds four to six of this year’s FIA Formula One World Championship in Bahrain, Spain and Monaco.

Tyre compounds revealed for Bahrain, Spain and Monaco

2012-04-03 - Pirelli - 2012 F1 Tyres2012-03-18 - Australian Grand Prix - Pirelli 03 - TeamsIn Bahrain, the P Zero White medium tyre and P Zero Yellow soft tyre will be raced (the same nomination as Australia and China so far this year). In Spain, the P Zero Silver hard and P Zero Yellow soft will be used: the first time that this combination makes an appearance this year. Finally, the P Zero Yellow soft and P Zero Red supersoft will be seen in Monte Carlo – with the softest tyre in Pirelli’s 2012 range making its debut this season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 03

Intrepid North America Winter wrap up

Intrepid North America is now enjoying a short reprieve before taking aim at the North American summer schedules

Matthew Di Leo, Ocala, AMGphotoJordi van Moorsel, Ocala, AMGphotoHaving stormed its way into existence in the most impressive way possible – taking wins over nine straight race weekends on every type of track and surface imaginable. The recent completion of the 2012 Florida Winter Tour has allowed the fabled Orange Order to hit pause for the very first time since launching at the Pan American Championship, and in looking back, one can’t help but be impressed with what has taken place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 03

Miller Motorsports Park Presents: The Quest for 200

 Who Will Be First? Who Will Be Fastest?

SBK logoMiller Motorsports Park logoWhen the FIM Superbike World Championship returns to Miller Motorsports Park for the BigM Weekend, May 26-28, the possibility exists that history will be made, and fans can win big prizes with a little educated guesswork.  Read the rest of this entry »

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