Daily Archive: March 18, 2013

Mar 18

Kahne clinches long-awaited Bristol win

No. 5 pulls away from Keselowski; Busch brothers both finish in top five

Kasey Khane - photo © Kevin C. Cox -Getty Images Kasey Kahne checked Bristol Motor Speedway off his bucket list, winning for the first time in 19 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series attempts after a heated duel with Brad Keselowski. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

The Porsche Supercup: a new challenge for DAMS!

The French squad will entrust its two cars to a brace of young highly-skilled drivers

dams logoIn motor sport, more than anywhere else, moving forward and exploring new avenues are of crucial importance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

Vettel’s ‘Hungry Heidi ate the tyres’ – report

“The tyre wear was enormous.” – Dr Helmut Marko

2013-02-08 - Red Bull - Jerez - Sebastian Vettel (3)After a winter of disintegrating Pirellis, Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen was the kindest to the tyres in Melbourne, and the Finn duly won. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

Horner criticises McLaren for ECU troubles

“You need to ask McLaren why the ECU didn’t work”

2013-02-23 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Christian HornerAt the end of a nightmare weekend for McLaren, Red Bull’s Christian Horner added the final insult. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

Red Bull make heavy work of success – Alonso

Fernando Alonso has accused Red Bull of making heavy work of its recent successes.

2013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Fernando Alonso 01The perception in the paddock is that Spaniard Alonso has been punching above his weight with a less than competitive Ferrari, while Sebastian Vettel raced to the last three championships at the wheel of his Adrian Newey-penned car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

Perez hopes backer Telmex joins McLaren

“Hopefully Telmex will be at my side again soon”

2013-03-03 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Barcelona - Sergio Perez 06Sergio Perez has admitted he hopes Telmex becomes a major sponsor of the McLaren team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

McLaren offered more money for 2013 – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton claims McLaren offered him more money than Mercedes for 2013.

2013-02-07 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Jerez - Lewis Hamilton 01Ultimately, the 2008 world champion opted to switch camps, with most in the paddock believing he wanted to fly the roost, make more money and enjoy a lighter off-track load. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

Ferrari asked Perez to ‘take care’ of Alonso

“I’m happy at McLaren; I hope to stay here for many years, maybe my entire career.”

2013-03-03 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Barcelona - Sergio Perez 02Sergio Perez has claimed that, whilst a Sauber driver, Ferrari often asked him to “take care” of Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

‘Massa should not be happy’ – Briatore

“Of course you are not happy when you fight to win and you finish fourth.”

2013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Felipe Massa 05Although competitive throughout the weekend, Felipe Massa looks set to maintain his role as Ferrari’s ‘number 2’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

Hulkenberg to use new chassis in Malaysia

“I’m bitterly disappointed but at the same time I’m not blaming anyone”

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Nico Hulkenberg 04Nico Hulkenberg will tackle this weekend’s Malaysian grand prix with a new Sauber chassis. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

Sutil stuns paddock with F1 comeback

“When I saw P1 on the pit board, it was quite a feeling.”

2013-03-03 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Barcelona - Adrian Sutil 01Adrian Sutil stunned the F1 paddock on Sunday by looking so competitive on his return to the sport after a season away. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 18

‘Red Set Racing’ will be jetting off to the USA for F1 in Schools World Finals in November.

Norwich student team crowned F1 in Schools UK national champions

F1 in Schools UK National Finals podium - 1st place Red Set Racing, 2nd place Tempest, 3rd place Redshift F1A team of students from Sprowston Community High School, Norwich, raced to victory at the F1 in Schools™ UK National Finals 2013 held this week at the Big Bang Young Scientists and Engineers Fair at ExCeL, London, winning them a place at the F1 in Schools World Finals 2013 to be staged in Austin, Texas alongside the 2013 FORMULA 1™ UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX. Read the rest of this entry »

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