Daily Archive: January 9, 2013

Jan 09

Robert Visoiu completes MW Arden line up for 2013 GP3 Championship

MW Arden is delighted to confirm Robert Visoiu to complete their driver line-up for the 2013 GP3 Championship.

Robert VisoiuMW Arden logoThe Romanian driver, 16, moved up from Formula Abarth to GP3 in 2012. He finished 14th last year, securing his first podium at his inaugural weekend in Barcelona. The team were very pleased with Robert’s performance in Estoril, where he finished in the top 5 over the two day test.

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Jan 09

New Drayson Racing Formula E Team is officially “Go”

British team is first official entry to be approved by the FIA in new global electric championship

Formula E Holdings logoFormula E - Drayson Racing Team - Lord Drayson - Alejandro AgagDrayson Racing Technologies LLP (DRT), the pioneering low-carbon motorsport R&D business, announced today at the Low Carbon Racing Conference that the Drayson Racing Formula E Team is the first team to have agreed with Formula E Holdings (the promoter) to be officially proposed to the FIA as one of the 10 teams taking part in the Championship starting in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Brabham successful court action secures family trademark

David Brabham brought proceedings against Mr. Michael Trick following his refusal to amicably cancel certain registrations

Brabham logo2011-03-26 - Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sir Jack Brabham - Mark Webber - Alan JonesThe Brabham family can confirm the continued protection of the registered Brabham trademark, following David Brabham’s successful and determined pursuit of legal action through the German Higher Courts. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

2013 calendar finally taking shape

The shape of the 2013 calendar continues to become clearer.

2012-11-15_0006Flagworld - F1The signs grow ever stronger that the Nurburgring will host the German grand prix, while the scheduled 20-race calendar will dwindle to just 19 rounds this year as bids by Austria and Turkey falter. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Ecclestone rules out Austria for 2013

Austria and Turkey will not be on F1’s 2013 calendar, while the Nurburgring looks set to host this year’s German grand prix.

2012-06-07_0277Nurburgring logo“It should be the Nurburgring, we will try to make it possible,” Bernie Ecclestone is quoted by the Austrian newspaper Kronen Zeitung. Media reports said meetings between the financially embattled German circuit’s officials and the F1 chief executive will take place imminently in London. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Ferrari starts work on new F1 factory

Ferrari has started work on a new building to house the famous formula one team.

02 - Scuderia Ferrari2012-11-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Brazil - Felipe Massa 02The team announced on Tuesday that “the first excavations” have commenced on an area currently used as a carpark between Ferrari’s existing F1 factory at Maranello and the famous Cavallino restaurant. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Alonso responds to Marko’s jibes

Fernando Alonso has this week responded quickly to Red Bull’s ever-outspoken Dr Helmut Marko.

2012-11-14_00022012-06-09_0144Marko, the energy drink company’s motor racing chief, gave an interview to Red Bull’s in-house Red Bulletin magazine contrasting world champion Sebastian Vettel’s intense focus with Spaniard Alonso, the 2012 runner-up who drives for Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

No ‘step nose’ on Williams’ 2013 car – Bottas

Valtteri Bottas has revealed that Williams’ 2013 car will not feature a ‘stepped’ front nose.

2012-07-21 - Williams F1 - Germany - Valtteri BottasValtteri Bottas portraitFollowing the public’s reaction to the aesthetics of last year’s cars, the FIA has allowed teams to install a “structurally irrelevant” laminate over the step in 2013. The ‘modesty panel’, however, is not mandatory, which had raised doubts about whether teams would actually take up the option. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Barracuda Networks to return as primary sponsor for Bryan Herta Autosport

Known for exceptional performance, Barracuda Networks is a critical part of where technology has come and where it will continue to go.

Barracuda Networks logoBarracuda Racing logoBryan Herta Autosport is proud to announce that Barracuda Networks will continue to be the primary sponsor for the team’s 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series No. 98 “Barracuda Racing” entry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

MW Arden driver annoucement

Red Bull Junior drivers sign with MW Arden for GP3 Championship

Carlos SainzDaniil KvyatMW Arden is delighted to announce that two drivers from the Red Bull Junior programme, Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat, will be joining the team to contend the 2013 GP3 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Auto GP goes on display at the 2013 Autosport International

The exhibition will be open to the public from January 10th to 13th at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham

Autosport InternationalAdrian Quaife-HobbsAuto GP will be on display at the 2013 Autosport International, one of the biggest events of the winter racing season, by showcasing the car driven by reigning champion Adrian Quaife-Hobbs throughout his successful 2012 campaign.

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Jan 09

WSR: Arden Caterham driver announcement

Antonio Felix da Costa remains with Arden Caterham for 2013 WSR Championship

Arden Caterham logoAntonio Felix Da CostaArden Caterham is pleased to confirm that Antonio Felix da Costa will remain with the team for the 2013 World Series by Renault FR3.5 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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