Daily Archive: March 17, 2013

Mar 17

SRT Motorsports 12 Hours of Sebring report and post-race quotes

Kuno Wittmer – Driver, No. 93 Pennzoil Ultra SRT Viper GTS-R  finished 10th

SRT Motorsport - Kuno Wittmer 0212 Hours of Sebring logo” These SRT Vipers that are powered by Pennzoil, they’re really making good progress. I strongly believe that by the end of the year we’re going to have some strong finishes. We showed some good potential today. We just keep ticking away and keep working on what we’ve got with the awesome Michelin tires.” – Wittmer.. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Ben Young earns best AMA Pro finish at Daytona

AMA Pro GoPro Daytona Sportbike competitors battled unseasonably cool temperatures

Ben_Daytona_2013AMA Pro GoPro Daytona SportBike logo19 year-old Canadian Ben Young earned 8th place in the 72nd running of the Daytona 200 aboard the #86 Tim Hortons-Sudbury/BYR Yamaha R6, his best finish yet in the AMA Pro GoPro Daytona Sportbike class.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Team Ghinzani and MP Motorsport get back in action

MP Motorsport is also ready to warm their engines

Auto GP - MPMotorsportAuto GP World SeriesThe Auto GP teams are preparing for what is set to be an exciting 2013 season taking-off next weekend at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Alonso says Red Bull leading pack is ‘nothing new’

“I have no doubt that Alonso will fight for the title this year.” – Jacques Villeneuve

2013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Fernando Alonso 02Jacques Villeneuve - photo Getty ImagesFernando Alonso, although very quiet over the winter period, insists in Australia that he is happy even though not at the wheel of the fastest car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Forgotten man Massa is back

Ferrari’s forgotten man is back.

2013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Felipe Massa 002013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Felipe Massa 03Since his 2008 title challenge and near-fatal crash a season later, Felipe Massa has been almost missing in action. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

McLaren could revert to 2012 car

“It’s not just one or two problems that we have.” – Sergio Perez

2013-02-23 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Barcelona - Sergio Perez 052013-02-23 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Barcelona - Jenson Button 02After a disastrous season opener with a flawed new car, the big question in the Melbourne paddock late on Sunday is whether McLaren will give up. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Raikkonen is first 2013 title leader

“I wonder if anybody out there had money on a Lotus winning” – David Coulthard

2013-03-07 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen - CNBC2012-06-09_0007Kimi Raikkonen is the surprise world championship leader, after winning the season-opening Australian grand prix at the wheel of the fast and tyre-friendly Lotus. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Raikkonen wonders if Lotus budget big enough for title

“I’m sure we have the people, all the tools”

2013-02-23 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Kimi Raikkonen 012013-02-23 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Kimi Raikkonen 02Kimi Raikkonen, 2013’s early championship leader, has questioned whether Lotus can keep up its winning pace throughout the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

New Williams ‘undriveable’ – Maldonado

It has been a nightmare start to Williams’ 2013 season.

2013-02-10 - Williams F1 - Jerez - Pastor Maldonado 022012-11-04 - Williams F1 - Abu Dhabi - Pastor Maldonado 03The deaths of Hugo Chavez and Ginny Williams were big commercial and personal blows for the famous British team, and now its new car has been denounced by Pastor Maldonado. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Ecclestone’s big hope for 2013 is Ferrari revival

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted a resurgent Ferrari is his great hope for the 2013 season.

Luca di Montezemolo - Bernie Ecclestone02 - Scuderia FerrariAsked by Welt am Sonntag newspaper to describe his main hope for the new world championship, he answered: “That Ferrari gets back to where it belongs; in the front.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Ecclestone happy Austrians in charge at Mercedes

Ecclestone also backs further personnel shakeups

05 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamFormula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2Niki Lauda, the team’s new co-owner and chairman, has admitted he was shocked when he first visited Mercedes’ Brackley headquarters. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Zytek interested in F1’s 2014 engine rules

Yet another new name could be looking seriously at F1’s radical engine rules for 2014.

Flagworld - F1ZytekIt is already a poorly-guarded paddock secret that McLaren is likely to team up with the Japanese giant Honda, probably in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Formula One teams Australian Grand Prix race report

Australian Grand Prix Formula One race report

Melbourne - Albert Park - Australian Grand PrixToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Audi sweeps at Sebring with Hybrid Power

Corvette wins for first time in 12 Hours since 2009

12 Hours of Sebring logoAudi Sport extended its remarkable run at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday. Marcel Fassler, Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis won the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida in their No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro – the first hybrid car to win at Sebring and in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 17

Victory for Canadian David Ostella in Sebring 12 Hour Race

Young Canadian wins his first sports car endeavor

David and RenatoSebring BridgeBefore this year, driver David Ostella had never raced anything other than karts or formula cars. The Toronto-native graduated through the ranks of karting, Formula BMW, Star Mazda, and two years in Firestone Indy Lights. But just a few short months ago Ostella decided to try his hand at sports car racing and take on historic Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

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