Daily Archive: March 19, 2013

Mar 19

New standard Engine Control Unit

An ECU comprises several thousand parts

McLaren Electronic Systems logoThere is a new standard ECU (Engine Control Unit) in 2013 that featured on all Formula 1 cars that took part in the recent Australian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

Jesse Lazare top five at Sebring, 15-year-old shows strength in USF2000

Canadian Teenager Hargrove Leads 31-Car USF2000 Entry to St. Petersburg

Jesse Lazare Sebring pits15-year old Jesse Lazare took part in the opening two rounds of the 2013 USF2000 championship in his Pabst Racing Services www.doordoctor.com #21 Van Diemen. Lazare showed great pace all week, and left with a top five finish and fifth overall in the points heading into this weekend’s event at St.Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

Final day of testing prior to the season kick-off

Buller again the quickest

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoWhile the first of the two scheduled days of testing for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers had to be scheduled due to the adverse weather conditions, the 30 drivers finally could go out today to complete their testing programmes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

ECU glitches could be Red Bull’s fault – Whitmarsh

“You need to ask McLaren why the ECU didn’t work”. – Christian Horner

McLaren Electronic Systems logoMcLaren has hit back at arch-rival Red Bull’s claims that the British team was responsible for Mark Webber’s troubles in Melbourne. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

Vettel quiet as contract extension reports gain speed

“I never have anything to say about contracts.” – Vettel

2012-11-25 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Sebastian Vettel (2)Yet another Austrian newspaper is reporting that Sebastian Vettel has extended his contract with Red Bull through 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

Alonso, Lauda agree – Red Bull still fastest

Surprisingly winning in Albert Park was Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen.

2013-03-03 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Sebastian Vettel (2)Italy’s super-critical press has declared itself happy with the outcome of the 2013 season opener. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

Hamilton happy to prove critics wrong

Hamilton cannot hide his joy at the situation

2013-02-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Barcelona - Lewis Hamilton 02Lewis Hamilton has admitted he is happy to have “proved people wrong” after leaving McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

F1 tyre situation ‘fundamentally wrong’ – Lauda

“Many fans have told us they think the racing is more exciting now.” – Paul Hembery

2012-07-21 - Pirelli - Paul HemberyNiki Lauda has slammed the tyre situation in formula one, accusing Pirelli and the FIA of confusing the fans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

Interlagos could lose Brazil GP – Castroneves

The Brazilian grand prix could be set to move from Interlagos.

Interlagos logoNow the popular and traditional home of Brazil’s annual race, the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace is however regarded as perhaps the worst venue on the grid in terms of its ageing facilities. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

Statistical Advance: Analyzing Auto Club 400

There have been 23 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Auto Club Speedway

Auto Club 400 logoA look at some of the top statistical performers at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California going into the Auto Club 400 on March 24.

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Mar 19

Peninsula Pipeline teams with USF2000 at St. Petersburg

Natural Gas Transmission Company Signs as Title Sponsor for Sunday’s Race

Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by MazdaThe Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda is excited to announce a new partnership with Peninsula Pipeline which will see the Dover, Del.-based wholly owned subsidiary of the Chesapeake Utilities Corporation headline Round 4 of the championship.

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