Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 31

FIA also probing secret Ferrari tyre test

It was rumoured that Ferrari had similarly tested

Flagworld - FIAAmid the controversy about Mercedes’ ‘secret’ Pirelli tyre test, F1’s governing body on Friday said it is also investigating Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

The Gilles Villeneuve Circuit is getting a makeover

Less than a week before the Formula One circus arrives in Montreal

2013-05-31_0012There were dozens of workers all around the circuit on Notre-Dame island this morning during our first visit to the site for the 2013 Grand Prix.

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May 31

Laval-based enterprise to offer technical assistance to Formula One teams

Their areas of expertise are engineering, repair and manufacturing

M1 Composites logoWith offices and workshops located in Laval, Quebec, M1 Composites Technology Inc. (M1 Composites) will offer specialized technical assistance to Formula One teams during the Grand Prix of Canada held June 7-8-9 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Race 1 : Mike Conway starts on the front row

Barracuda Racing and Alex Tagliani reaches Firestone Fast Six

Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit logoMike Conway puts his No. 18 Sonny’s BBQ – Dale Coyne Racing machine on the front row for tomorrow’s Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Race 1.

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May 31

Red Bull junior driver Daniil Kvyat unbeatable at Red Bull Ring

“I am very happy with these three pole positions.” – Daniil Kvyat

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoWatched by Red Bull motorsport consultant Dr. Helmut Marko, Daniil Kvyat (Carlin) claimed all three pole positions for the fifth racing weekend of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring.

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May 31

Silverstone, qualifying: Karthikeyan scores maiden Auto GP pole

Narain Karthikeyan edged out the competition today

Super Nova International racer Narain Karthikeyan scored his maiden Auto GP pole in round 4 of the 2013 season at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Watkins Glen marks 100th race

Connery took the rain win at Lime Rock last weekend

On Saturday June 29 at Watkins Glen International, round eight of the 2013 F2000 Championship Series season will mark the 100th race in Series history.

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May 31

ACT returns to Riverside Speedway this weekend

It will be the first ACT race at the quarter-mile track since 2004.

ACT logoThe American Canadian Tour will return to Groveton, NH’s Riverside Speedway this Sunday, June 2nd for the Bond Auto ACT 150.   Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Fast start at Mugello sees Lorenzo top Friday practice

Round 5: Italian MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - 2013 Italian MotoGP FP2Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo led a Yamaha triumvirate at the top of the timesheets today at Mugello, the reigning MotoGP™ World Champion setting a time of 1’48.375 on his last lap of the day. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Sir Stirling Moss and Lewis Hamilton attend Formula 1 event

At Silverstone today

2013-05-31 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Silverstone - Sir Stirling Moss - Lewis Hamilton (4)Racing legend Sir Stirling Moss and Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton accepted an invitation to visit Silverstone on Friday 31st May.

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May 31

Karthikeyan (Super Nova) stays out front

Silverstone, practice 2

Auto GP - Narain KarthikeyanNarain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) confirmed to have some pace at Silverstone as He topped the second free practice session for this weekend’s Auto GP event. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Pirelli: Tyre tests did not favour any team

The tyre tests carried out this year have been for the development of tyres for 2014

PirelliPirelli never asked to use a 2013 car for the tests. The use of a 2013 Mercedes was discussed directly by the team and FIA. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Massa, Maldonado to be fit for Canada

“Felipe is fine.” – Stefano Domenicali

Felipe Massa accident monaco - photo Getty Images Felipe Massa has reassured his fans that he will be back in action next weekend in Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Grosjean is ‘an idiot’ – Ricciardo

“I just said ‘you’re an idiot’, and that was it”

2013-05-12 - Lotus F1 Team - Spain - Romain Grosjean 03Daniel Ricciardo has added to Romain Grosjean’s woes by admitting he called the beleaguered Lotus driver “an idiot” in Monaco. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

2014 McLaren-Mercedes deal ‘not pleasant’ – Wolff

“Supplying McLaren for one more year is indeed not a pleasant situation”

2013-03-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Barcelona - Toto Wolff - Aldo CostaToto Wolff has admitted continuing to supply McLaren with Mercedes engines next year is “not a pleasant situation”. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Lauda accepts Pirelli’s tyre tweak debut delay

“It’s a decision we accept, of course” – Lauda

Mercedes plus argentée - photo Mercedes AMGNiki Lauda says Mercedes accepts Pirelli’s decision to delay changes to the 2013 tyres until after they are tested in Canada next Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Jarno Trulli has announced plans to sue Caterham team owner Tony Fernandes.

Trulli to sue Caterham’s Fernandes

2011-07-24 - Team Lotus - Germany - Jarno Trulli 02At the end of 2011, with a firm contract for 2012, the Italian reportedly agreed to vacate his race seat to make room for the well-funded Russian Vitaly Petrov. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

FIA asks Pirelli for secret test ‘dossier’

“We have acted properly, and now an independent tribunal will decide” – Lauda

Flagworld - FIAThe FIA has asked Pirelli to compile a thorough “dossier” ahead of an international tribunal hearing regarding the secret Mercedes test, according to Kleine Zeitung newspaper. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Todt backs Ecclestone amid corruption charge

“He has every right to his job and he does it very well.”

2012-04-22 - Bahrain Grand Prix - Bernie Ecclestone - Jean TodtFIA president Jean Todt has backed Bernie Ecclestone, as German prosecutors prepare to charge the F1 chief executive for corruption. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 31

Silverstone, practice 1: Karthikeyan (Super Nova) takes the lead

Auto GP Round 4

Auto GP - Narain KarthikeyanThe new partnership between Narain Karthikeyan and Super Nova International started in the best possible way at Silverstone.

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