Daily Archive: January 27, 2013

Jan 27

Huge Victory for Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard at Michigan’s Sno*Drift Rally

2013 season opener

Antoine L'Estage Sno Drift 2013-1sno-drift rally logoQuebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) and his co-driver Nathalie Richard (of Halifax, Nova Scotia) won this weekend’s SnoDrift Rally in Michigan, Round 1 of the 2013 Rally America series and the North American Rally Cup. For the Rockstar Energy Drink Rally Team, this was a very significant come-from-behind win against the more powerful American teams, only days before the start of the Canadian Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Chip Ganassi wins in Daytona (updated)

Hour 24: Scott Pruett makes history at Rolex 24 At Daytona
Chip Ganassi Racing Captures 51st Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona
 

Chip Ganassi BMW-Riley no 01Rolex 24 At Daytona logoScott Pruett tied Hurley Haywood’s record with his fifth overall victory in the 51st Rolex 24 Daytona on Sunday. Juan Pablo Montoya crossed the finish line in the No. 01 TELMEX/Target Chip Ganassi Racing BMW/Riley 21.922 seconds ahead of Max Angelelli and the No. 10 Velocity Worldwide Corvette DP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Lotus says tech boss Allison not leaving

Lotus’ James Allison is staying put.

04 - Lotus F1 TeamJames Allison 2011-10-22That is the claim of an insider at the Enstone based team, despite admitting that Mercedes’ Niki Lauda came calling for the highly rated British technical director. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Ecclestone calls off Nurburgring talks – report

Bernie Ecclestone has called off negotiations with the Nurburgring, according to Germany’s Der Spiegel.

2012-11-15_0008Nurburgring logoThe famous circuit’s financial problems are well known, but F1 chief executive Ecclestone had been in talks with Nurburgring officials about pressing ahead with plans for a scheduled July race date. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Losing tenth crucial to F1 exit – Glock

Losing tenth place in the constructors’ championship at the final hurdle last year was a major reason for Timo Glock’s shock departure.

2012-06-10_04582012-06-09_0241Asked by speed-academy.de to outline when he first realised his future with the struggling team for 2013 was in doubt, German Glock recalled the dying moments of last year’s season finale in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Rolex 24H at Daytona – Chip Ganassi Racing still at the front after 15 hours

At Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida

Rolex 24 At Daytona logoChip Ganassi BMW-Riley no 01The 2013 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona is on and we invite you to look at results on the Grand-Am official website by clicking on the banner. 

 Grand-Am Road Racing bannerLIVE RESULTS FROM GRAND-AM.COM

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Jan 27

Pirtek to join Casey Stoner and Red Bull in a V8

Pirtek will be co-sponsor of the Red Bull Pirtek Commodore of two-time world MotoGP champion Casey Stoner

Pirtek logoRed Bull Pirtek Commodore - Casey StonerOne of the most iconic brands in the modern history of V8 Supercar racing will return to the track this year alongside a couple of the biggest names in world motorsport. Stoner, who retired from MotoGP racing at the end of last year, will drive a car entered by Triple Eight Race Engineering in the Dunlop V8 Series – the development category for the V8 Supercar championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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