Daily Archive: December 7, 2012

Dec 07

Auto GP rounds out positive Barcelona test

“The new, experimental car we put to test during these two days provided us with good results” – Enzo Coloni

Auto GP - Jordan KingAuto GP logoThe 2012 postseason round of Auto GP testing at Montmelò was completed today at the Spanish venue and, as happened yesterday, the development process continued on the series’ new racecar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Giovanni Berton wins Superstars Motor Show Challenge by beating 2011 winner Thomas Biagi

The young, Veneto-based racer won an all-BMW competition in front of a massive crowd in Bologna

Superstars - Giovanni BertonSuperstars logoThe 2012 Motor Show has been a very exciting one in Bologna, as promising Giovanni Berton took a spectacular win in the Superstars Internatinal Series race at the historical Area 48 circuit. In front of a warm crowd, Berton beat his Team BMW Dinamic team-mate Thomas Biagi to tame the demanding Motor Sport Arena and honour the Bavarian-based manufacturer that he represented so well during the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

“Superstarsworld” reveals combined schedule for 2013 Superstars, GTSprint International Series

The FG-group promoted competition grows more and more international – 2013 calendar to feature 8 rounds in 6 different countries

Superstars - 2013 scheduleSuperstars logoAfter an extremely successful and record-setting 2012 season in terms of driver, car and team counts in addition to the sensational attendance and growing TV numbers, Superstarsworld, the new racing format for Superstars and GTSprint , is ready and fully-committed to reach new highs next season. The 2013 schedule features eight rounds in six different countries, where the Superstars International Series and the GTSprint International Series will be combined in an extraordinary year-long competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Vettel and Lorenzo go head-to-head at ROC

Race Of Champions (Sunday December 16)

Race Of Champions logoVettel and Lorenzo go head-to-head at ROCThe stage is set for a thrilling Race Of Champions following the draw for the opening group stages of the event on December 14-16 at Bangkok’s Rajamangala Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Late 2013 Red Bull ‘not a problem’ – Newey

“We will be ready later than we would like” – Newey

2012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Adrian Newey (1)2012-03-23 - Malaysian Grand Prix - Adrian NeweyRed Bull designer Adrian Newey has confirmed reports the successor to his title-winning RB8 single seater will be launched slightly late. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Webber – Red Bull ‘knows’ I can beat Vettel

Mark Webber is making plans to beat his teammate in 2013.

2012-11-18_00072012-11-17_0039But Webber’s teammate is none other than Sebastian Vettel, the triple consecutive and reigning world champion who can now be mentioned in the same breath as greats including Niki Lauda, Ayrton Senna and Jackie Stewart. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Kaltenborn not eyeing Ecclestone’s top job

Sauber team boss Monisha Kaltenborn has denied reports she could eventually replace Bernie Ecclestone.

2012-06-09_03542012-10-17 - Sauber F1 Team - Monisha Kaltenborn 02India-born Austrian Kaltenborn, 41, was initially just a lawyer for the Swiss formula one team, but she was then appointed to the board, named chief executive, and latterly was given a third ownership and in 2012 took over as team boss. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Austria steps up as Turkey’s 2013 hopes fade

As Turkey’s hopes fade, it looks increasingly possible that Austria will return to the F1 calendar in 2013.

Red Bull Ring logo2011-05-07 - Marussia Virgin Racing - Turkey - Jerome DAmbrosio 6This week, at Bernie Ecclestone’s request, the FIA reserved a date for an unidentified additional European race next year. Istanbul Park’s new operator Vural Ak then announced he had reached an agreement “in principle” with the F1 chief executive, pending the Turkish government’s support. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

No Formula 2 in 2013

Formula 2 will not be run and won next year.

F2 - FIA Formula Two ChampionshipF2 - Jonathan Palmer and Patrick HeadThe FIA series’ operator Motorsport Vision, headed by former F1 driver and commentator Jonathan Palmer, said the existing format of the single seater series has “reduced its appeal to drivers”. Read the rest of this entry »

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