Daily Archive: March 24, 2013

Mar 24

Top Ten Finish for Barracuda Racing at IndyCar Season Opener

Several unusual track incidents allowed Tagliani to advance a few spots

98 car at St PeteAlex Tagliani drove a solid race on the streets of St. Petersburg to start the season with a tenth place finish on Sunday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Raffaele Marciello claims second Monza victory

Due to heavy rain and the extremely wet track, the race was stopped prematurely.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoRaffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) crowned his home round at the 5.793 kilometres long Monza Grand Prix circuit with his second victory of the weekend.

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Mar 24

Monza, race 2: Kimiya Sato takes rainy win

Sato scored his maiden win in the series under torrential rain

Auto GP - Kimiya SatoJapanese racer Kimiya Sato took a commanding win in Race 2 of the opening round of the 2013 Auto GP championship at Monza.

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Mar 24

Canadian Scott Hargrove doubles up in St. Petersburg USF2000 romp

Jesse Lazare, from Montreal, Que, Canada, completed the podium

USF2000 - St-Petersburgh - Race 2 startThe weather was drastically different this morning when the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda contenders assembled for the Peninsula Pipeline Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Vettel apologises for stealing Webber’s win

“I did a big mistake and I’m not proud of it”

Webber-Vettel-podium MalaisieF1 erupted in controversy on Sunday, after Sebastian Vettel ignored a team order to win the Malaysian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix race report (+results, + photos)

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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Mar 24

Coletti claims Sprint Race (updated)

Rapax driver wins Sunday race at Sepang International Circuit

GP2 - Stefano Coletti (Rapax)He wanted it so badly! Stefano Coletti took a lights-to-flag win in this morning’s Sprint Race at Sepang International Circuit and made up for yesterday’s disappointment.

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Mar 24

Pascal Wehrlein wins rain race at Monza

“Conditions were anything but easy and for me” – Pascal Wehrlein

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoIn pouring rain and extreme conditions, FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers battled for points and positions in the second race of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Vettel denies signing 2016 Red Bull extension

“I do not talk about contracts.”

2013-03-23 - Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel (8)Sebastian Vettel has played down multiple reports that he has signed a Red Bull contract extension through 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Time has arrived for Ferrari title – Domenicali

The time has arrived for Ferrari to deliver its first title since 2007.

2013-02-01 - Scuderia Ferrari - F138 unveiling - Stefano Domenicali 01That is the forthright assessment of team boss Stefano Domenicali, who since taking over from Jean Todt has come close but failed to deliver the coveted title to the fabled Italian team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Alonso better than Vettel ‘disrespectful’ – Button

“I’ve been asked this a lot.  I’m tired of these questions”

2013-03-17 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Jenson Button 01Jenson Button has admitted he feels uncomfortable about the general perception that Fernando Alonso is better than the Spaniard’s recent title rival Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Whitmarsh fails to ‘kill’ 2012 car comeback rumours

“We have made great progress in five days”

2013-03-17 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Martin Whitmarsh 01Martin Whitmarsh has failed yet again to “kill off” suggestions McLaren will ultimately scrap the 2013 car and revert to the winning model of last season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

‘No superstars at Lotus’ – boss Boullier

“We pay less than half what Red Bull pays.”

Eric Boullier - photo © DPPI  François FlamandTeam boss Eric Boullier says he has created a team structure that does not rely on hugely-paid “superstars”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Grosjean to be father

Romain Grosjean will soon be a father.

2013-03-23 - Lotus F1 Team - Malaysia - Romain Grosjean (7)After his new wife Marion Jolles – who met Grosjean whilst a F1 television reporter – was spotted apparently pregnant, the French Lotus driver confirmed the news. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Hamilton ‘rolled his eyes’ at Mercedes option – Ecclestone

Ultimately, the 2008 world champion left McLaren but joined Mercedes.

2013-03-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysia - Lewis Hamilton 04Lewis Hamilton wanted to be Sebastian Vettel’s teammate at Red Bull this year, according to Bernie Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Pirelli ‘has promised’ to change tyres – Marko

“There are definitely signs about a change of the compound”

2013-03-23 - Pirelli - Malaysia 01Dr Helmut Marko says Pirelli “has promised” to change its tyre compounds in time for next month’s Bahrain grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Pirelli to change tyres if ‘unanimously’ asked

Pressure is mounting on F1 supplier Pirelli to change its tyres.

Pirelli - photo © DPPI - Florent Gooden It is being whispered ever louder in the Sepang paddock that Red Bull, Mercedes and perhaps other teams are pushing hard for the Italian supplier to amend the heavily-degrading tyres supplied so far in 2013 in Australia and Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Ecclestone eyes Brazil switch to Rio for 2016

“The mayor has told me they can get it done” – Ecclestone.

Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2Bernie Ecclestone has admitted he is considering dropping Interlagos from the F1 calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 24

Formulatour1600 – 2013 rules and preliminary drivers entry list

Over 35 drivers registered so far

Formula Tour 1600 logoNothing major other than weight for PRO & MASTER ( mistake corrected) and addition of CAM measurement table every 5 deg has been added.

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