Daily Archive: January 11, 2013

Jan 11

Inside Motorcycles wins MAX Excellence Award for Website

“Winning the MAX Award for our new website was a nice surprise” – David Weber

Inside Motorcycles logoSeveral months of hard work in 2011 paid off more than a year later when Inside Motorcycles, Canada’s Source for Motorcycle News, received a MAX Award for best Rider Website at the North American International Motorcycle Supershow on Saturday, January 5. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Ferrari Challenge added to the Rolex 24 At Daytona weekend racing schedule

51st anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona

Rolex 24 At Daytona logoFerrari Challenge photo by Casey KeilThe Ferrari Challenge, the longest running single marquee racing series in North America, has been added to the schedule of events for the upcoming Rolex 24 At Daytona Weekend on Jan. 24-27 at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

No F1 agreement for ‘Fanvision’ in 2013

“Unfortunately it is clear that we are not going to be able to agree terms with FOM”

Kangaroo tvFlagworld - F1A system allowing trackside spectators and on-site reporters to access video, audio and data with a bespoke handheld device will not be available at grands prix in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Red Bull to launch two days before Jerez test

Red Bull has announced that this year’s single seater, the RB9, will be unveiled on 3 February.

01 - Red Bull Racing2012-10-27 - Red Bull Racing - India - Sebastian Vettel 299001With the ‘launch’ set to take place at the team’s Milton Keynes (UK) headquarters, 3 February is the Sunday prior to Tuesday’s opening day of winter testing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Ferrari adds British aero man to F1 ranks

Ferrari has added a Briton to its ranks.

02 - Scuderia Ferrari2012-11-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Brazil - Fernando Alonso 03Acknowledging its aerodynamic weaknesses, the fabled Italian team last year signed well-known F1 aerodynamicist Loic Bigois to switch from Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Raikkonen could have kept improving in rally – Hirvonen

“The results would certainly have improved, but how much would have depended on how much enthusiasm Kimi had for practicing and testing.”

2012-06-10_0529Mikko Hirvonen Ciroen 3Mikko Hirvonen, the 2012 world rally championship runner up, believes countryman Kimi Raikkonen would have kept improving had he stayed in rallying. Finn Raikkonen, F1’s 2007 world champion who has driven for top teams McLaren and Ferrari, finished the 2012 season in third place as he made his return to the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Bottas has time to reach full potential – Wolff

Williams will give Valtteri Bottas at least half a season to get up to speed.

Valtteri Bottas photo © DPPI - François Flamand 2012-07-21 - Williams F1 - Germany - Valtteri BottasAfter a full season of preparation as the famous British team’s reserve driver last year, practising on most Friday mornings at grands prix, 22-year-old rookie Bottas will make his full time race debut in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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