Daily Archive: December 11, 2012

Dec 11

“Off Season” ends at Charlotte Motor Speedway

All eyes on new Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Car

NASCAR logoCharlotte Motor Speedway logoDale Earnhardt Jr., the sport’s 10-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Most Popular Driver, ran his first laps in the new sixth-generation race car. His review of the 2013 Chevrolet SS? It’s a must see. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

New Concorde deals could be ‘unlawful’ – Parr

“There’s a strong case that an unequal division of power and money to a subset of teams is unlawful”

2012-11-15_0006Flagworld - F1The way Bernie Ecclestone agreed better deals for top teams like Ferrari and Red Bull could be “unlawful”, former Williams chairman Adam Parr said on Tuesday. Having resigned in March, the Briton has now all but confirmed rumours he was pushed out of formula one by its F1 chief executive Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Supporter Ramirez admits Perez a ‘child’

Insiders, and even McLaren’s Martin Whitmarsh, have acknowledged that Perez has much to learn.

2012-11-04 - Sauber F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Sergio Perez 002012-11-15_0024Former team manager Jo Ramirez says Mexican countryman Sergio Perez needs to learn to deal with the media now that he has joined McLaren for 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Too early to say di Resta slump a ‘pattern’ – Szafnauer

Force India has played down suggestions Paul di Resta has entered a “pattern” of less competitive performances.

2012-11-04 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Paul di Resta 012012-09-02 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Belgium - Paul di Resta 02Praised when he entered F1 last year and initially enjoying the upper hand over Nico Hulkenberg this year, the 26-year-old Scot was being consistently outclassed by his German teammate by the second half of 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Unpaid supplier says HRT in liquidation

HRT is already in liquidation, an unpaid and angry supplier has claimed.

11 - HRT F1 Team2012-03-06 - HRT F1 Team - F112 05Formtech Composites, a carbon fibre manufacturer, said in a statement that the beleaguered Spanish team entered liquidation proceedings on November 12 — well before the 2012 season ended. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Sutil still ‘negotiating’ with Force India

Adrian Sutil’s manager has admitted the German driver is hoping Force India makes a “quick decision” over its 2012 driver lineup.

2011-10-29 - Force India - India - Adrian Sutil 032011-06-09_0290A source at the Silverstone based team hinted late last week that, with a decision now imminent, former team driver Sutil is in pole position to restore the 2011 lineup by pairing with Paul di Resta next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Barrichello ‘torn’ between Indy and stock car for 2013

“I think we will make an announcement soon.”

Rubens Barrichello 022012-07-07 TorontoIndy Gail 524wRubens Barrichello says he is “torn” between staying in Indycar next year or returning to his native Brazil to contest the premier stock car series full-time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Superstars awarded as the best promoter of 2012 at “Caschi d’Oro”

International recognition keeps growing for the International, FG Group-promoted series

Superstars - Vincenzo LamaroSuperstars logoSuperstarsworld has become the pinnacle of international motorsport thanks to the great achievements of a spectacular season and to the many acknowledgements received along the way. Last weekend, the 47th “Caschi d’Oro” award ceremony was held by weekly Magazine Autosprint, in an event that once again celebrated the most successful names in motor racing, and the new FG Group package, SRW (Superstars World Of Racing) was awarded as the best racing promoter of 2012.

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