Daily Archive: March 23, 2013

Mar 23

2013 FIA European Rally Championship, round three of 13

Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés (Spain) day two report

FIA ERC Rally Islas Canarias Jan Kopecky day two action imageJan Kopecký has made it a hat-trick of wins on Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés to move into the lead of the FIA European Rally Championship.

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Mar 23

Monza, race 1: Sergio Campana wins for Ibiza Racing Team

The Spanish-based squad scored a sensational debut

Auto GP - Ibiza Racing Team - Sergio CampanaIt’s been a day to remember for Ibiza Racing Team in Race 1 of the 2013 Auto GP opener at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

St. Pete-based Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing Wins Hometown Race

Hargrove Steers Clear of Trouble to Win Dramatic Race at St. Petersburg

USF2000 - Scott Hargrove actionScott Hargrove enjoyed a perfect day in Round 3 of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda on the challenging 1.8-mile, 14-turn street circuit in downtown St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix qualifying report

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sepang.

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Mar 23

Racing Engineering driver wins first event of the 2013 season in Kuala Lumpur

Leimer lights up Malaysia feature race

GP2 - Fabio leimer (Racing Engineering)It’s been a long time coming. After a hit and miss season in 2012, Fabio Leimer finally snatched a win for Racing Engineering in this morning’s feature race at Sepang International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

A home victory for Raffaele Marciello

Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) turned out to be the best

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoAt the 5.739 kilometres long track in the royal park of Monza, 30 drivers started into the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season opener. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Red Bull, Mercedes, want 2012 Pirelli tyres return

“The better the car, the worse shape you’re in.” – Sebastian Vettel

2012-07-21 - Pirelli -  (4)Top teams Red Bull and Mercedes want Pirelli to rush last year’s tyres back into service. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Alonso expects Raikkonen ‘pressure’ in race

“I don’t think the (grid) positions are very important these days”

2013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Fernando Alonso 01Fernando Alonso on Saturday sounded unfazed as his Ferrari teammate Felipe Massa continued to hold the upper hand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Massa makes Ferrari ‘strong as a team’ – Marko

“In fact Felipe was faster than Alonso in the last three races”

2013-03-21 - Scuderia Ferrari - Felipe Massa 01Felipe Massa has made Ferrari a foe to fear for the constructors’ world championship, according to Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Lotus flattered by Newey’s interest in 2013 car

“If someone is interested, it is because we have done a good job”

2013-02-23 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Kimi Raikkonen 03In Malaysia on Friday, Mark Webber was not the only top driver groaning about the overwhelmingly dominant factor in the paddock at present. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Lotus wants new contract talks with Raikkonen

“Let’s wait and see”

2013-02-23 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Kimi Raikkonen 01Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez has left the door open for a new deal with current championship leader Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Raikkonen friendship can survive F1 battle – Vettel

“Raikkonen and Vettel are completely different.”

2013-03-07 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen - CNBCSebastian Vettel insists he is not worried his friendship with Kimi Raikkonen will suffer as they go wheel-to-wheel for the title in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Sauber could have swapped drivers in Australia

“It was not an option for us.”

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Esteban Gutierrez 04Sauber could have kept Nico Hulkenberg in the race last Sunday in Australia, it has emerged. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Marussia merger ‘made no sense’ – Caterham

“Who knows what will happen in the future?”

11 - Marussia F1 TeamCaterham has belatedly confirmed reports that talks about a possible merger with rival backmarker Marussia took place over the winter. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

F1 correspondents tip Alonso for 2013 title

“Only three of them think Sebastian Vettel will be world champion again this year”

2013-02-23 - Scuderia Ferrari - Barcelona - Fernando Alonso 00The overwhelming majority of international media correspondents surveyed in the F1 paddock have tipped Fernando Alonso to win the 2013 title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Danner worried V6s to spoil F1 competition

“The introduction of the six cylinder engines is a huge technical challenge”

Mercedes-Benz V6Former F1 driver Christian Danner is worried the move from V8 to turbo V6 engines next year is a bad move for the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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