Daily Archive: October 1, 2012

Oct 01

Great promotion from Grand Prix du Canada management

Win the AUSTIN grand prix

GP Canada new logoAustin cowboy boothsTickets for the 2013 edition of the Grand prix du canada are on sale now!  The F1 world championship is returning to USA, the weekend of next Novermber 16, 17 and 18 on the brand new Circuit of the Americas, in Austin, State Capital of Texas. It is the penultimate Grand Prix of the 2012 season, an event that you may attend at our expenses, should you win the contest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Domination at Dover

Logano dominates for second win at Dover

Dover International SpeedwayNASCAR Nationwide SeriesJoey Logano leads 184 of 200 laps in winning his seventh Nationwide Series race of the season and completing the season sweep at Dover.

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Oct 01

Superbike face-off at Magny-Cours for Biaggi, Sykes and Melandri

The Manufacturers’ battle is also at stake

Alfa Romeo Mito SBKSBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackThree riders and three different manufacturers will be facing off on Sunday in the final showdown at Magny-Cours for the 2012 eni FIM Superbike World Championship titles. Not for the first time will the French circuit play host to the championship’s grand finale, which this time sees two Italians, Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (BMW Motorad Motorsport) and a British rider, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), currently second in the standings, mathematically still in with a chance of winning. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Perez was Mercedes’ ‘plan B’ after Hamilton – report

Sergio Perez was another candidate to oust Michael Schumacher at Mercedes, a German magazine claimed on Monday.

2012-09-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Belgium - Sergio Perez, Sauber C31-Ferrari 012012-06-10_1616Auto Motor und Sport said it means the great seven time world champion was therefore only the third choice to line up alongside Nico Rosberg in 2013, after Lewis Hamilton and Mexican Perez. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

McLaren F1 technology helps Great Britain achieve a Golden Summer of Sport

“The human body is a machine and we can monitor its condition in real time, just as we would with a Formula 1 car.” – Caroline Hargrove

2012-10-01 - McLaren F1 technology - UK SportMcLaren Applied Technologies logoUsing ‘bio-telemetry’ developed to help win Formula 1 world championships, McLaren Applied Technologies has helped give Great Britain’s athletes access to cutting-edge science and technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Sauber F1 Team and Interroll Group form partnership

Interroll becomes Promotional Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

Interroll - Logo07 - Sauber F1 TeamWith their Swiss headquarters and global operations, both companies strive for excellence as leading players in a highly competitive landscape.

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Oct 01

Nelson Piquet Jr and TAG Heuer Join Forces with their Eyes on the Prize

A new partnership with TAG Heuer Avant-Garde Eyewear

2012-10-01 - Nelson Piquet - TAG Heuer Avant-Garde Eyewear 012012-10-01 - Nelson Piquet - TAG Heuer Avant-Garde Eyewear 02Following his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) victory at Las Vegas on Saturday night, Nelson Piquet Jr is proud to announce a new partnership with TAG Heuer Avant-Garde Eyewear, which will see the celebrated Swiss brand emblazoned on Piquet’s NCWTS Chevrolet Silverado, and on his helmet strip as the Brazilian guns for victories over the remainder of the 2012 season.

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Oct 01

GP3 Series announce line up for 2013-15

Nine teams given entry for the next three seasons

GP3-13 Car - officialGP3 SeriesGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the names of the nine teams that have been selected to compete in the 2013-2015 seasons.

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Oct 01

Honda Indy Toronto to double the excitement in 2013 with back-to-back IZOD IndyCar Series races, July 13 and 14

Toronto will be one of three IndyCar tracks to feature a doubleheader

IZOD - IndyCar seriesHonda Indy Toronto logoThe Honda Indy Toronto will feature an important addition in 2013: a doubleheader weekend of IZOD IndyCar Series races. The addition of back-to-back races in Toronto is a first in the history of the event, which will run July 12-14 at Exhibition Place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Ecclestone believes F1 budget cap ‘workable’

Bernie Ecclestone insists a budget cap for formula one teams is “workable”.

2011-06-09_0314Flagworld - F1That is despite the fact that when the idea was proposed by former FIA president a few years ago, the teams banded together and threatened to quit the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Perez now managed by Indycar’s Adrian Fernandez

2013 McLaren driver Sergio Perez is being managed by former Indycar driver and fellow Mexican Adrian Fernandez.

2012-04-15 - Sauber F1 Team - Chinese Grand Prix - Sergio Perez 042012-06-09_0150McLaren, who have signed current Sauber driver Perez to replace Lewis Hamilton, confirmed the 22-year-old’s professional link to Fernandez, 47. Fernandez – an owner of racing teams as well – has also been backed through his career by Perez’s sponsor Telmex, but Fernandez denied Perez is still a “pay driver”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Ferrari has not re-signed Massa yet – spokesman

A Ferrari spokesman has dismissed reports Felipe Massa is now definitely staying for an eighth consecutive season in 2013.

2012-09-22 - Ferrari - Singapore - Felipe Massa 052011-05-20 - Ferrari - Felipe Massa 0001“Not true,” the spokesman told Spanish sports newspaper Marca, responding to the rumours. “Felipe has not signed anything yet,” he insisted. Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport thinks Force India drivers Nico Hulkenberg and Paul di Resta are still candidates to switch to Ferrari next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Rosberg says contract ensures equal status with Hamilton

Nico Rosberg insists he is not worried about playing second fiddle to Lewis Hamilton.

2012-09-22 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Singapore - Lewis Hamilton 012012-09-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Belgium - Nico Rosberg 03The pair, who have known each other and even raced as teammates since their boyhood karting days, will each be driving one of Mercedes’ F1 cars in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Lauda admits convincing Hamilton to quit McLaren

Niki Lauda has admitted he played a role in convincing Lewis Hamilton to quit McLaren and join Mercedes.

2012-09-22 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Singapore - Lewis Hamilton 032012-06-10_0429The triple world champion, who is set to become the non-executive chairman of the Brackley based team, also confirmed he “helped” Mercedes with its Concorde Agreement negotiations with Bernie Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Manager not ruling out Sauber move for Schumacher

Michael Schumacher’s manager has answered speculation about the seven time world champion’s future by saying “Anything is possible”.

2012-09-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Singapore - Michael Schumacher 002012-09-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Singapore - Michael Schumacher 01Replaced at Mercedes by Lewis Hamilton for 2013, 43-year-old Schumacher is now seriously linked with a switch to Sauber. Schumacher’s current manager is Sabine Kehm, who has been spotted recently in conversation with the Swiss team’s chiefs Peter Sauber and Monisha Kaltenborn. But Schumacher’s well-known former manager, Willi Weber, said that if he was still in charge, “I would get in a car immediately and go and talk to Luca (di Montezemolo) at Maranello.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Prost, Jordan think Sauber move possible for Schu

Alain Prost has admitted he can imagine former rival Michael Schumacher extending his career into a twentieth season in 2013.

2004_02_29_am_auto_12_082011-06-12_1572When asked about Schumacher’s deliberations now that he has been ousted by Mercedes, Frenchman Prost answered: “I was not particularly positive when he returned (in 2010).  I don’t quite understand why. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Lazare wins at Mosport

Pole, win and two podiums for Lazare

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park logoJesse LazareJesse Lazare headed to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park this past weekend with only one thing in mind – to win the final two races in the OFFC championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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