Daily Archive: January 29, 2013

Jan 29

Webber ‘not part of Marko’s agenda’

The 36-year-old also turned his attention to some recent criticism fired at him by the outspoken Dr Helmut Marko

2011-05-20 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Mark Webber - Dr Helmut Marko2010-07-11 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - Dr Helmut MarkoRecovered from an operation to remove a forty centimetre rod from his once badly broken leg, Mark Webber on Tuesday said he is ready to hit the track in 2013.

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Jan 29

Small teams ‘stuck in vicious circle’ – Glock

Timo Glock has lamented the trend at the back of F1’s grid.

2012-07-21 - Marussia F1 Team - Germany - Timo Glock 002012-06-08_0390The salaried German has been dropped by Marussia mid-contract, with the backmarker team openly admitting it needs to replace him with a sponsored driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Villeneuve to commentate for Italian TV

Jacques Villeneuve will be back at the grands prix in 2013.

2012-11-01-00282012-08-16_0029Reporting from a launch event at Monza, the Italian press said the 1997 world champion has signed up with Sky Italia to commentate during live broadcasts at all races this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

De la Rosa ‘proud’ of Alonso’s respect

Pedro de la Rosa on Monday said the fact Fernando Alonso “wants” to work with him at Ferrari has made him “very proud”.

Ferrari - Pedro de la Rosa2012-09-02 - HRT F1 Team - Belgium - Fernando Alonso - Pedro de la Rosa 01The fact test driver de la Rosa has joined his countryman and former McLaren colleague at the Italian team for 2013 was interpreted by some as a further sign of the increasing influence wielded by Spaniard Alonso at Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Ferrari’s Jean Todt turned me down – de la Rosa

Ferrari turned down Pedro de la Rosa when the Spaniard was first on the market as a test driver.

Jean Todt2011-06-10_0046The 41-year-old is now regarded as arguably F1’s very best test driver, who has been signed by Ferrari for 2013 and will drive the team’s 2013 car at Jerez next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Lotus thinks most teams will keep ‘step’ nose in 2013

Lotus’ technical boss thinks many teams will continue to use ‘step’ noses in 2013.

2013-01-28 - Lotus F1 Team - E21 04Lotus F21 - 2013-01-28The first 2013 car to be unveiled on Monday, Enstone based Lotus’ E21 still features the indecorous ‘step’ synonymous with last year’s grid, despite the FIA now allowing teams to please the fans by installing a so-called ‘modesty’ laminate. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Susie Wolff to debut Williams’ 2013 car

Susie Wolff will give Williams’ 2013 car, the FW35, its track debut next month.

Susie Wolff  2013-01-28Susie Wolff The famous British team has already announced that the Renault-powered single seater will not be at the opening test of the official pre-season at Jerez next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Frijns disappointed with 2013 Sauber programme

Robin Frijns has admitted he is disappointed with his schedule for 2013.

2012-011-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Robin Frijns - Sauber C31-Ferrari2012-011-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Robin FrijnsThe new Formula Renault 3.5 champion, 21-year-old Frijns was signed up for this year by the Swiss team Sauber, replacing 2012 reserve Esteban Gutierrez. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

CME attendees can have their pictures taken with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Trophy at the MIS booth

MIS Track President Roger Curtis will also be at the CME to chat with Canadian NASCAR fans

NASCAR Sprint Cup Trophy MIS Pace CarCanadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The Sprint Cup trophy is the most coveted and prestigious award in North American motorsports. It will make its Canadian debut in the Michigan International Speedway booth during the Canadian Motorsports Expo powered by Inside Track News. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

SportsCar Boutique to highlight its products and services at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

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

SportsCar BoutiqueCanadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012The premise behind the Canadian Motorsports Expo powered by Inside Track Motorsports News is to provide a ‘one-stop’ show and marketplace, catering not only to the race fan, but also to the on-track competitor and their support teams. Read the rest of this entry »

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