Daily Archive: May 1, 2013

May 01

Return of The Grand Prix F1 du Canada June 6th Gala to Benefit Local Charities

The Grand Evening to open festivities at the Grand Prix du Canada

The Grand Evening logoThe Fondation de l’Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Montréal and the Canadian Olympic Foundation to receive proceeds from the 4th annual “Grand Evening”. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

ECKC announces additional support for Briggs & Stratton Classes

Briggs & Stratton drivers can now race ECKC events at club racing rates

Briggs Cody Schindel CanadianKartingNewsIn a continuing effort to promote four-stroke racing and develop its three Briggs & Stratton classes, the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship is excited to announce further support and additional changes today with the opening event now on the horizon.

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May 01

Barracuda Racing Brazil Formula Indy GP preview

Sao Paulo Indy 300

sao-paulo-indy-300-logoThis is the first race for Barracuda Racing in Sao Paulo. The team was in the process of switching to Honda at this time last year and chose not to travel to Brazil as we prepared for Indianapolis. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

GTSprint International Series: new drivers, teams join the field at Brno

BMW Alpina, Dodge set to join 2013 field in Czech Republic

GTSprint International SeriesAfter the exciting 2013 opener at Monza, the GTSprint International Series is ready to go back on-track on the 19th of May at Brno.

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May 01

F1 is sticking with its telemetry supplier, despite constant problems so far in 2013.

F1 sticking with troublesome telemetry supplier

2013-04-20 - Pirelli - Bahrain - TeamsThe sport switched to a new supplier over the winter, to handle the telemetry link between race control and the cars. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

Red Bull hopeful Ricciardo says Vettel ‘nice’

Dr Helmut Marko said this week that Red Bull has “two very good juniors”

2013-04-13 - Toro Rosso - China - Jean-Eric Vergne - Daniel RicciardoDaniel Ricciardo insists he would get along well with Sebastian Vettel if he is signed by Red Bull for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

F1 shouldn’t panic over Pirelli deadline – Domenicali

“We can’t race without tyres unless we return to the time of the Flintstones”

2011-10-29 - Pirelli - India - Stefano Domenicali - Paul HemberyStefano Domenicali insists F1 should not panic over the unknown identity of next year’s official tyre supplier. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

McLaren not yet thinking about 2014 – Whitmarsh

“Maybe I’m wrong, but I refuse to think about 2014.”

2013-04-20 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Jenson Button 04McLaren is refusing to write off the 2013 season, despite lagging a huge 86 points behind the lead of the constructors’ championship after just four races. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

Kubica confirms Mercedes simulator run reports

“Yes, it’s true, I was there.” – Kubica

FIA ERC 2013 SATA Rallye Acores Robert Kubica action imageRobert Kubica has confirmed reports he has tested at the wheel of Mercedes’ driver simulator. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

Caterham not affected by owner’s football woes – report

“The two businesses have always been run separately”

2013-03-15 - Team Caterham - AustraliaTeam owner Tony Fernandes’ struggling football club will not affect his formula one team Caterham, an insider has insisted. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

Marussia looks set for Ferrari power in 2014

Marussia looks set to use customer Ferrari engines in 2014.

2013-03-23 - Marussia F1 Team - Malaysia - Jules Bianchi(8)With the team’s current supplier Cosworth unlikely to build a new power unit for next year’s radical V6 rules, Marussia’s choice appeared to have boiled down to Mercedes or Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

Hard racing ‘should not be punished’ – steward Salo

“But while Perez drove pretty aggressively, it was good racing”

Sergio Perez - Jenson Button - photo © FREDERIC LE FLOC'H - DPP Mika Salo has gone some way to confirming reports FIA stewards are being lenient on F1 drivers’ on-track behaviour in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

Long Beach talks ‘a message’ to New Jersey – expert

“Ecclestone’s statements sound more like a message”

2011-06-26_0247A respected formula one correspondent has played down reports the sport could return to Long Beach. Read the rest of this entry »

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