Daily Archive: May 6, 2013

May 06

Virgin Radio confirmed as WSBK Official Radio

 Virgin Radio follows closely the entire season

WSBK Virgin_SBK Paddock Show_RingoVirgin Radio is a unique case in the Italian radio broadcasting, committed to rock as lifestyle. “Style Rock” is in fact their claim.

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May 06

ACT point standings tighten

Closest finish in ACT’s history

ACT - Wayne Helliwell Jr. - Brian HoarAfter 113 laps (56.5 miles) of American Canadian Tour Championship Stock Car racing at West Haven, VT’s Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Sunday, the victory in the Spring Green 113 came down to a flip of the coin: a margin that gave reigning ACT Champion Wayne Helliwell, Jr. a critical early-season win, and left ACT Point Leader Jimmy Hebert’s advantage at just three points. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Pro Mazda and USF2000 begin week of testing

Third Annual Mazda Road to Indy Oval Clinic Features Distinguished Panel

Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires logoThe Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda will return to the track this week with over 35 drivers on deck for a pair of official series tests at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, and Lucas Oil Raceway in Clermont, Ind. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Ultra 94 is the new title sponsor for GT3 Cup Challenge Canada

Official fuel of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin

Canadian Mosport Ultra 94Ultra 94, Suncor Energy’s super premium gasoline through its Petro-Canada brand, has been named as the new title sponsor and official fuel for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin. The series is one of the fastest-growing, single-make motorsports championships in North America.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

PACK EASY is new Promotional Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

PACK EASY offers a fashionable, sportive and unique look

PACK EASY AG is new Promotional Partner of the Sauber F1 Team, with immediate effect. The leading Swiss luggage company will equip the race team with a custom-made luggage range in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

David Ragan weathers storm, surges to victory

Front Row Motorsports finishes 1-2; Kenseth leads 142 laps, finishes eighth

[159332346AT00596_Aaron_s_49]In the type of stunning victory that has typified racing at Talladega Superspeedway since its inception, David Ragan led an extraordinary 1-2 finish for Front Row Motorsports, which had never won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race before Sunday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Drivers to get ‘prototype’ tyre for Friday action

It is a “specially-created compound

2013-05-06 - Pirelli - The new Pirelli P Zero Orange hard compoundPirelli has finally confirmed that it will supply a new ‘prototype’ hard tyre to teams from this weekend in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Mercedes ‘trying to get Vettel’ – Marko

“Niki should absolutely be trying to get Vettel”

2013-04-20 - Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel (14)Dr Helmut Marko has admitted he can understand Mercedes’ efforts to woo triple world champion Sebastian Vettel from Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Qualifying ‘much less important’ now – Webber

Qualifying is no longer as important as in the past, according to Mark Webber.

2013-04-20 - Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Mark Webber (6)“Previously,” the Australian is quoted by the German-language T-Online website, “qualifying was almost everything — 75 to 80 per cent. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Red Bull ‘the team to beat’ – Barrichello

“They have a little bit more of everything”

2013-04-20 - Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Mark Webber (1)With the European phase of the 2013 season now looming, Rubens Barrichello thinks Red Bull is a step ahead. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

2013 title ‘difficult’ for McLaren now – Coulthard

“I think it might be difficult for them (McLaren)”

2012-06-09_0007The 2013 title is slipping away from McLaren, according to the British team’s former long-time driver David Coulthard. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Lotus ‘surprised’ no soft tyre for Spain

James Allison disappointed

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00Lotus has admitted it is “surprised” at Pirelli’s decision to not supply the ‘soft’-compound tyre this weekend in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Sauber not considering Gutierrez axe

Mexican Gutierrez is struggling so far in 2013

2013-03-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysia - Esteban Gutierrez 01Peter Sauber has played down suggestions the Swiss team might be considering ousting underperforming rookie Esteban Gutierrez. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Twelfth place for Alex Tagliani in Brazil

The Canadian driver started the race in P15

Alex Tagliani - photo © IndyCar Series - LAT USATagliani and his Barracuda Racing team carried positives and gained useful points from the two-day “trial by fire” at the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

NASCAR’s Cameron Hayley keeps the momentum!

He started the year off with a win at Daytona

16-Year-old Cameron Hayley of Calgary, Canada proved it again at Stockton’s 99 Speedway in California tonight! Read the rest of this entry »

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