Daily Archive: January 19, 2013

Jan 19

Ferrari to evolve ‘pull-rod’ layout for 2013

Ferrari is sticking with its novel ‘pull-rod’ front suspension layout for 2013, technical director Pat Fry has confirmed.

02 - Scuderia Ferrari2012-11-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Brazil - Fernando Alonso 01Last year, the Italian team stunned its rivals by reviving a concept not seen in F1 since Minardi raced around at the back of the grid in 2001. Fernando Alonso ultimately came close to winning last year’s title, but it is true Ferrari initially struggled with its F2012, which even when heavily developed was never the most competitive car in the field. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Force India hits back at F1 ‘crisis’ reports

Force India has hit back at claims co-owner Vijay Mallya’s reported financial problems could sink the Silverstone based team.

2012-09-02 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Belgium - Vijay Mallya - Sir Richard Branson2011-10-29 - Force India - India - Dr. Vijay Mallya 02Citing sources, the Italiaracing magazine had said former Indian billionaire Mallya’s “severe economic difficulties” meant Bernie Ecclestone has “activated a plan to save the team”. The report mentioned the possibility of a return to F1 for Colin Kolles, or even Flavio Briatore. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Superstars welcomes top American muscle cars

Chevrolet-powered Solaris Motorsport to line-up with brand-new v8 Camaro in 2013

Superstars - Chevrolet Camaro Solaris MotorsportSuperstars logoA brand-new contender is set to join the 2013 Superstars International Series roster, as Chevrolet Solaris Motorsport will be fielding a Camaro starting from this season’s opener at Monza, on the 6th and 7th of April. The American brand will bring on-track another spectacular-looking car model, also adding new facets to the already-exciting technical challenge of SUPERSTARS. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Gen-6 cars level playing field heading into Daytona

Teams use testing at Charlotte to fine-tune Gen-6 car for 2013

NASCAR - Gen 6 car 2 - photo Streeter Lecka Getty Images NASCAR - Charlotte Motor Speedway - photo Streeter Lecka Getty Images After rain interrupted day one at Charlotte Motor Speedway, teams tested all day and into the evening under the lights on Friday. Fans and teams have embraced the Gen-6 car, but test time is still crucial as Speedweeks in Daytona nears. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

CSC Racing Products to highlight its retail and manufacturing divisions at the CME

The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 8, 9 & 10, 2013 at Toronto’s International Centre

CSC Racing ProductsCanadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012Over the course of the past 33 years, CSC Racing Products has developed an impressive reputation for being a top-level fabricator, as well as a leading Canadian retailer of motorsports safety equipment and race wear. Read the rest of this entry »

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