Daily Archive: March 2, 2013

Mar 02

Formula One teams Barcelona testing report day 3

Formula One day 3 test report

Circuit de Catalunya logoToday’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit de Catalunya.

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Mar 02

Mercedes ‘stuns rivals’ with final test pace

Mercedes is emerging as a surprise contender to take on world champions Red Bull in 2013.

05 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team2013-02-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Barcelona - Nico Rosberg 02With McLaren and Ferrari perhaps slightly off the ultimate pace in winter testing, most pundits were looking to Lotus to take the fight to Red Bull this year. But Jenson Button said in Barcelona on Friday: “The one team that has been consistently quick has been Mercedes more than anyone else.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 02

Grid finally complete as 2013 season looms

Marussia has ousted contracted 2013 driver Luiz Razia, replacing him with the Ferrari-linked Jules Bianchi just two weeks before the new season.

2012-01-27 - Sahara Force India - Jules Bianchi 22013-02-23 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Barcelona - Adrian Sutil 00aRookie Brazilian Razia, who was conspicuously absent at recent winter testing, reportedly lost the crucial backing of a Swiss sponsor. “Having made clear the basis on which we must operate in 2013, we had no alternative but to remain true to the principles which we had identified as being key to securing our long term future,” said team boss John Booth. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 02

Racer Mark Llano: “Always Faithful” to his Marine Corps past

It’s been said that life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoHertz Becomes an IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series SponsorVeteran and SERKET driver Mark Llano has brought that philosophy from the United States Marine Corps to the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama. Read the rest of this entry »

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