Daily Archive: January 30, 2013

Jan 30

Targa Newfoundland to have a display at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

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

Targa Newfoundland logoTarga NewfoundlandAnnually since 2002, the residents of eastern and central Newfoundland have hosted and witnessed the Targa Newfoundland, a week-long, 2,000-kilometre road race that winds its way through 72 communities and the open roads of Canada’s ruggedly beautiful ocean province. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Horner has new Red Bull deal ‘until 2017’ – Marko

Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko has hit back at rumours team boss Christian Horner could be defecting to Ferrari.

2012-08-31 - Red Bull Racing - Belgium 99003 - Christian Horner2012-03-16 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Friday #1 194It recently emerged that Briton Horner, the 39-year-old who has sat at the helm of the Milton Keynes based team as Sebastian Vettel raced to triple consecutive titles, visited Maranello. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Ferrari call 2013 car F138

Ferrari will call its 2013 car F138.

02 - Scuderia Ferrari2012-11-16_0002Until now, insiders have referred to the famous Italian team’s next contender as ‘664’ — its working project title. But following last year’s car F2012, there has been speculation Ferrari would not simply call its successor F2013 — perhaps because Fernando Alonso failed to win the title with the conventionally numbered ’12’, and because of the prominence of the unlucky number 13. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

DEKRA will be an Official Partner of the Sauber F1 Team and as such will continue its longstanding relationship with Nico Hülkenberg

DEKRA to be Official Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

06 - Sauber F1 Team2012-09-02 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Belgium - Nico Hulkenberg 02The DEKRA logo will appear on the side of Nico Hülkenberg’s cap with immediate effect. The partnership between the DEKRA Group and the German Formula One driver goes back to the beginnings of his racing career.

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Jan 30

Williams Hybrid Power wins Innovation Award at the Low Carbon Vehicle Awards

Williams Hybrid Power established a partnership with Go-Ahead Group in March 2012

Williams Hybrid Power logoWilliams Hybrid Power is today celebrating success following yesterday’s Low Carbon Champion Awards where it was honoured in the category of Innovation by an SME for its ground breaking partnership with Go-Ahead Group, one of the UK’s leading public transport operators. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

OMP Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso are pleased to announce the renewal of their Cooperation Agreement

OMP Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso renew cooperation for 2013 Formula 1 season

09 - Scuderia Toro RossoOMP Racing, the Genoese company with over 40 years of history, a leader in the field of design and creation of safety equipment for the car racing sector and Scuderia Toro Rosso have renewed their important cooperation agreement for the supply of safety equipment and technical clothing for the race drivers and the entire team, for its participation in the upcoming Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Ecclestone model ‘starving’ small teams – Glock

F1’s funding model is ‘starving’ the smaller teams, Marussia refugee Timo Glock claims.

2012-11-04 - Marussia F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Timo Glock (6)2012-11-15_0008The 30-year-old German has had to leave formula one for the DTM touring car series for 2013, because Marussia need to replace him with a pay-driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

Nurburgring not giving up on 2013 German GP

The Nurburgring has not given up on hosting this July’s German grand prix.

Nürburgring - photo Getty Images Red Bull2011-07-24 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Germany - Nurburgring CircuitAmid the circuit’s financial troubles, F1 chief executive was quoted on Sunday in the German press: “We do not accept it (the Nurburgring’s proposal) as financially feasible and therefore end the negotiations”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

‘Scorpion’ team could rise from HRT’s ashes

A new formula one team could rise from the ashes of the failed Spanish outfit HRT.

11 - HRT F1 Team2012-11-04 - HRT F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Ma Qing Hua 01Reports – including in the Spanish newspaper AS – claim a group of investors from Canada and the US want to enter this year’s world championship with an evolution of HRT’s 2012 car, featuring a Cosworth engine and Williams gearbox. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

MP Motorsport signs Riccardo Agostini for 2013

A new young racer is joining Auto GP

Auto GP - MP Motorsport - Riccardo AgostiniAuto GP logoFormula 3 Italia champion Riccardo Agostini signed with the MP Motorsport team to contest the full 2013 season. The Padua-based racer won the Aci Sport series at his first attempt, beating some very experienced opponents and raising many eyebrows along the way among the motorsports insiders.

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Jan 30

Porsche Panamera back to Superstars, Petri Corse to field 2 cars in 2013

The team, owned by Simone Petri, will also line-up two Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars in the GTSprint International Series

Superstars - Porsche PanameraSuperstars logoThe Porsche brand is set for a top-flight return in the Superstars International Series. After the outstanding debut made in 2010, when Fabrizio Giovanardi and Ntechnology scored four wins, the mighty Porsche Panamera will return to the series this season, lining-up in from the championship-opening race at Monza on the 7th of April. Read the rest of this entry »

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