Daily Archive: April 9, 2012

Apr 09

Happy birthday, Jacques Villeneuve!

It is Jacques 41st birthday!

2011-06-09_03211996_gp_canada_9605Villeneuve was Formula 1’s second second-generation driver to join the ranks of World Championship-winning status by winning the 1997 crown for Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

CellMark Paper returns as F2000 sponsor

CellMark Sponsors F1600 Awards for 2012 

F2000 Championship Series logoTim Paul’s No. 06 is also sponsored by CellMark. (photo: Dennis Valet)Sharon, CT – For the third straight year, CellMark Paper will support the 14-race, seven-weekend F2000 Championship Series. Back again will be the popular CellMark Paper Hard Charger award, given out at every race, and also a season-long competition with a $750 cash prize in addition to a $1,000 bonus for the Series Champion, and $500 the Flying Monkey Award. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Sauber names Kaltenborn as future successor

Monisha Kaltenborn will become F1’s first ever female team boss.

2012-03-24 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysian Grand Prix - Peter Sauber - Monisha Kaltenborn2011-10-29 - Sauber F1 Team - India - Peter Sauber and Minisha Kaltenborn 02That is the revelation of Peter Sauber, who at the age of 68 has hinted he might call it a day before his 70th birthday. Indian Kaltenborn, 41, is already Hinwil based Sauber’s chief executive, while Peter Sauber remains the team principal. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Team boss hopes Bahrain called off

A formula one team boss has admitted he hopes the forthcoming Bahrain grand prix is called off.

Bahreïn 2012-04-08Flagworld - FIAThe Times newspaper is reporting that every team is devising contingency plans for the possibility that this month’s race in the troubled island Kingdom might not go ahead. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Bridgestone proposes introduction of new specification front tyre

This new front tyre is the latest evolution of the 2012 specification MotoGP™ front tyre.

MotoGP logoBridgestoneBridgestone will introduce a new specification front tyre for the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship, giving the twenty-one riders taking part in this year’s competition access to the very latest in tyre technology. Read the rest of this entry »