Daily Archive: February 15, 2013

Feb 15

Opening day race roundup at the 2013 Grand Prix of Valcourt

Tim Tremblay scores another Snocross win in Valcourt, American Malcolm Chartier  wins Friday Pro Champ 440 Finale

Grand Prix Ski-Doo de Valcourt présenté par FOX logo2012-02-17_0623Tim Tremblay won Friday’s Pro Open snocross major race at the 31st running of the Grand Prix Ski-Doo of Valcourt presented by FOX. The Quebec rider, who usually runs in the American ISOC championship, easily won his match against 13 other competitors, crossing the finish line six seconds ahead of David Joanis of Cochrane, Ontario and Robbie Malinoski of Stacy, Minnesota.

Flagworld’s photo album from Valcourt

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Feb 15

MLR71, Euronova go on-track at Adria

“The Auto GP teams were the first to go back on-track for the 2013 winter testing season.” – Enzo Coloni

Auto GP - Kimiya SatoAuto GP logoMany teams have started their preparation for the 2013 Auto GP season and today, February the 15th, 2013, two of them went on-track at Adria with their already-announced drivers in an effort to get ready for the start of the season, set for the 23rd and 24th of March at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

2013 Lotus F1 Junior Team announced

Lotus F1 Team is proud to announce its roster of drivers for the newly launched Lotus F1 Junior Team.

Lotus F1 Junior Team logo2013-02-15 -  Lotus F1 Junior Team - Dorian BoccolacciThe seven drivers announced today will be supported by the team in all areas of driving skills, physical fitness, health and nutrition, social and mental development, business ethics and principals, as well as PR training. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

Jesse Lazare podiums in USF2000 finale

Lazare ends Winterfest on high note

Jesse Lazare - FloridaUSF2000 logoCanadian Jesse Lazare competed in the six race USF2000 Winterfest last week. It was the Canadian’s first time in USF2000 competition, and he ended the week with a podium finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

Superstarsworld: Vallelunga to host 2013 “Race of Rome” grand finale

Superstars International Series, GTSprint International Series extend successful 3-year stint, look forward to break 33.000 attendance record

Superstars - VallelungaSuperstars logoThe date and place for the 2013 Superstarsworld Grand Finale are now official. The Autodromo “Piero Taruffi” of Vallelunga, Rome, will be hosting the closing round of the season on the the 12th and 13th of October. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes achieves Environmental Excellence

The FIA welcomes the first motor sport organisation in the world to achieve the FIA Institute’s top environmental award

Aerial view of the McLaren Production Centre (left) and McLaren Technology Centre (right)Excellence SUST positiveVodafone McLaren Mercedes is the first motor sport stakeholder in the world to receive the FIA Institute’s Environmental Award for the Achievement of Excellence. The award is part of a broader initiative between the FIA and the FIA Institute aimed at evaluating and reducing the environmental impact of motor sport.

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Feb 15

The Sauber F1 Team embraces its responsibilities

Publication of latest environmental report

06 - Sauber F1 Team2013-02-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Monisha Kaltenborn 02Active protection of the environment has long been an important item on the Sauber F1 Team’s agenda. In 2011, with the aim of coordinating all activities in this area and providing an effective management tool, the team developed an ISO 14001-based environmental management system, which was subsequently certified. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

Williams launches new website

Developed in conjunction with brand and digital agency Rufus Leonard, williamsf1.com consolidates the previous Williams web-estate

08 - Williams F1F1 TeamWilliams is delighted to announce the launch of its new website, williamsf1.com, designed to progress the company’s communication, interaction and engagement with users. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

Pirelli buys 2011 HRT car – report

Pirelli, F1’s official tyre supplier, has reportedly bought an old HRT car.

Pirelli2012-11-04 - HRT F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Narain Karthikeyan 01This week, we reported that assets of the newly-defunct Spanish formula one team had been snapped up by Teo Martin, a well-known automotive component recycler. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

Mallya’s troubles don’t affect Force India – Fernley

Boss and co-owner Vijay Mallya’s financial problems do not affect Force India, deputy team principal Bob Fernley insists.

2011-10-29 - Force India - India - Dr. Vijay Mallya 012010-07-11 - Force India F1 Team - Dr. Vijay Mallya - Deepika PadukoneThis week, it emerged that lenders to Mallya’s failing airline Kingfisher are set to sell the billionaire’s collateral assets as they recall the loans. And the very latest reports are that Force India’s title sponsor Subrata Roy, of the Indian giant Sahara, has had 100 of his and the conglomerate’s bank accounts frozen by the Securities and Exchange Board of India over failing to repay investors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

Sutil could test Force India in Barcelona

Media reports now say former Force India racer Sutil, 30, had a seat fitting for the VJM06 this week.

2011-10-29 - Force India - India - Adrian Sutil 032011-10-29 - Force India - India - Adrian Sutil 01Adrian Sutil has re-emerged as a front runner for the last spot on the 2013 grid, with news he had a custom seat fitted at Force India’s Silverstone factory this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 15

F1 continues trend for pay-channel TV deals

More countries have followed Britain’s lead in seeing their exclusive free-to-air television coverage of formula one end.

Flagworld - F12010-06-13_0226The first bombshell was last year, when the split arrangement between pay-channel Sky and the BBC began for the British audience. Sky’s German arm has shared coverage with free-to-air RTL for years. Read the rest of this entry »

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