Daily Archive: September 13, 2012

Sep 13

(Muscle) Milk flowing through VIR’s hills

Quickest on test day for ALMS’ first visit to circuit

ALMS - Level5-1ALMSWith an eye toward regaining the form that won it five straight races earlier this year, Muscle Milk Pickett Racing set the fastest time in testing Thursday at VIRginia International Raceway for the weekend’s VIR 240. The No. 6 Honda Performance Development ARX-03a turned a best lap of 1:37.457 (120.792 mph) with Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr sharing seattime. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Marussia Manor Racing GP3’s Tio Ellinas rewarded with F1 Team Test

Golden opportunity 

GP3 - Tio Ellinas (Marussia Manor Racing) Monza Race 212 - Marussia F1 TeamThe Marussia F1 Team is delighted to announce that it is rewarding Cypriot Tio Ellinas, the most successful Marussia Manor Racing GP3 driver of its 2012 Series campaign, with the opportunity to test one of the Marussia F1 Team’s race cars in the 2013 Young Driver Test. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Young Driver Test – Magny-Cours report day 3

Formula One day 3 test report

Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours logoToday’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Magny-Cours. Successful Formula 1 test concludes at Magny-Cours.

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Sep 13

Scuderia Coloni confirms Filippi for Singapore

Scuderia Coloni and Luca Filippi will race together also in the last round of the GP2 season, scheduled for 21-23 September in Singapore.

GP2 - Luca Filippi (Scuderia Coloni)Scuderia ColoniAfter experiencing an amazing weekend in Monza, where Luca and the team clinched a dominant win in Race 1, Scuderia Coloni will again boast an all-italian line-up with Filippi and Onidi for the Asian round, an event that will see GP2 race on the Singapore street circuit for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

100-Race Salute: Oliver Gavin

Honoring another Corvette Racing stalwart at VIR

ALMS - Oliver GavinALMSThe “Summer of 100 Starts” ends this weekend in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón with Oliver Gavin. The popular British star is a mainstay at Corvette Racing where he has spent the last decade. It’s been a fantastic marriage with three ALMS driver championships, 37 victories (fourth all-time) and 20 pole positions (tied for second all-time). We asked Gavin to take us down memory lane back to his first ALMS start, his joining Corvette and what his future may hold… Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Tributes pour in for late F1 doctor Sid Watkins

Tributes are pouring in as the world of formula one grapples with the loss of Professor Sid Watkins, who has died aged 84.

Sid Watkins GettyF1’s medical delegate between 1978 and 2004, the British neurosurgeon not only helped to revolutionise safety standards in the sport and save countless drivers’ lives, his was an infectiously lovable personality

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Sep 13

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin at Riverside International Speedway

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series: Second to last race of the season

LP Dumoulin - n°47 WeatherTech Canada-Bellemare2012-08-17-2498Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will be participating in the Wilson Equipment Limited « 300 », the second to last race of the season in Antigonish, Nova Scotia this Saturday September 15th 2012. Throughout the season, it is with perseverance and by demonstrating his aptitudes as a driver on both oval and road circuits, that the Quebecer has earned the respect of the series’ top contenders. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Superstars, GTSprint International Series announce dates for the last two rounds of 2012

Rounds at Pergusa, Sentul to highlight 2012 finale alongside Vallelunga

Superstars International SeriesSuperstars logoThe series’ debut at an additional Italian venue, located in Sicily, has been postponed after being originally scheduled for mid September. As a consequence, the 2012 finale at Sentul has been pushed forward to the November 25 weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Professor Sid Watkins OBE 1928-2012

FIA and FIA Institute statement of condolences

Sid Watkins GettyFlagworld - FIAThe FIA and the FIA Institute extend their sincere condolences to the Watkins family on the sad news of the death of FIA Institute Honorary President Professor Sid Watkins. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Serenelli back with Ombra in Sonoma

After Pippa Mann and Giacomo Ricci another driver has announced that he will take part in the Auto GP Sonoma round

Auto GP - Giancarlo Serenelli - SonomaAuto GP logoGiancarlo Serenelli will make his comeback in the Series, taking the wheel of the same Ombra Racing #45 car he drove in the first five rounds of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

World Series by Renault Hungaroring preview

Hungaroring: Technical, rhythmic and narrow

World Series by Renault logoNico Müller knows nearly all the secrets of the Hungaroring, even though he will be racing on the track for the first time in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series. Here, the Swiss talks us through this technical, twisty circuit, where drivers can easily get stuck in a bad rhythm. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Last chance to impress!!

“Can’t wait for next week to learn who our second Team Canada Scholarship winner is” –  Gerry Merz

Team Canada logo 2Team Canada logoWith the announcement of who will fly the Team Canada Scholarship colors at the Formula Ford Festival a week away, there is one last chance for the drivers to impress the selection committee and sponsors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Italy’s Bellarosa clinches Sunoco Rolex 24 at Daytona Challenge

SPEED EuroSeries competitor secures driver’s seat for 2013 Rolex 24

Ivan Bellarossa2012-02-25_0367The Sunoco Rolex 24 At Daytona Challenge belongs to Italy’s Ivan Bellarosa. Last weekend in Dijon, France, Bellarosa, a competitor in the SPEED EuroSeries, clinched the Sunoco Rolex 24 At Daytona Challenge and has secured a coveted driver’s seat with a to-be-determined Daytona Prototype team in the 51st Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 26-27, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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