Daily Archive: May 8, 2013

May 08

Minor, Connery lead F2000 field to Road Atlanta

Tim Minor dominated VIR

Coming off a sweep at VIR, Masters Class ace Tim Minor sits atop the F2000 Championship Series standings in his No. 88 Citation, while Kyle Connery is within striking distance – with the Series set to do battle this weekend at the high-speed Road Atlanta circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Competitive F1600 series makes first visit to Road Atlanta

The F1600 weekend starts with Thursday May 9

F1600 F Championship logoThe F1600 Formula F Championship Series will make its inaugural visit to the high-speed Road Atlanta circuit this coming weekend, sharing the track with the F2000 Series and Formula Drift.

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May 08

Sergio Campana and Ibiza Racing closer to the series lead after Hungarian Auto GP outing

The Spanish team clinched a double podium finish

Auto GP - Giuseppe CiprianiAfter bagging two race wins in the first two rounds of the Auto GP World Series, Ibiza Racing enjoyed another very positive outing in Hungaroring last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

2014 Corvette Stingray to pace 97th Indianapolis 500

The all-new, seventh-generation 2014 Corvette Stingray will serve as the Indianapolis 500 Pace Car

Indy 500 pace car 2013It will be leading the field to green at the start of the 97th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” on Sunday, May 26, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

The Green Flag: Chris Green moves past roadblocks

The 29-year-old has high expectations for the 2013 season and is eager to represent Pfaff Automotive

Chris Green 2013-05-08It makes sense for the son of a Porsche mechanic to eventually end up behind the wheel of the iconic car, but Chris Green’s route to the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Series had a few roadblocks along the way.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Infiniti Red Bull Racing begins new lifecycle with Siemens PLM Software

“The Siemens partnership is a critical one” – Christian Horner

01 - Red Bull RacingInfiniti Red Bull Racing has extended its Innovation Partnership with Siemens PLM Software, a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, after agreeing a new multi-year agreement. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Lotus loses technical boss James Allison

Earlier this year he was linked with a move to Mercedes or McLaren

2013-02-23 - Lotus F1 Team - James Allison 1Lotus on Wednesday confirmed multiple media reports claiming technical director James Allison is leaving the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

McLaren now supplying Red Bull’s alternator

“Red Bull reliable, thanks to McLaren”.

2013-04-20 - Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Mark Webber (4)Red Bull’s new alternator supplier is actually McLaren, Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Changes – Nick Chester appointed Lotus F1 Team Technical Director

Nick will replace the departing James Allison

2013-05-08 - Lotus F1 Team -Nick ChesterLotus F1 Team is pleased to announce the promotion of Nick Chester to the position of Technical Director.

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May 08

Berger doubts Raikkonen can win 2013 title

“Kimi is sitting in a very good car at the moment.”

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Kimi Raikkonen 05Gerhard Berger, the former McLaren and Ferrari driver, doubts Kimi Raikkonen can win the 2013 title. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Mercedes to reveal ‘more silver’ livery in Spain

“We wanted the car to look even more the ‘Silver Arrow’ – Lauda

2013-03-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysia - 01Mercedes’ formula one car will look visibly different this weekend in Barcelona, according to Niki Lauda. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Mercedes not ruling out Indy 500, Le Mans

“It would have to make sense for the Mercedes brand.”

2013-03-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysia - 02Toto Wolff is not ruling out a return for Mercedes in the future to the fabled Indy 500 and Le Mans races. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Lauda plays down Vettel-to-Mercedes reports

“Forget it”

Sebastian Vettel - Lewis Hamilton - photo Getty ImagesNiki Lauda has played down reports Mercedes is making a serious bid to secure the services of world champion Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Hamilton catches Alonso as F1’s highest earner

Lewis Hamilton has caught up with Fernando Alonso as F1’s highest earner.

2013-03-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Barcelona - Lewis Hamilton 06According to Business Book GP 2013, Briton Hamilton now earns an estimated EUR 20 million per season after switching from McLaren to Mercedes over the winter. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Truphone races ahead as Mobile Telecommunication provider to Caterham F1 Team

“Truphone has a history of launching ground-breaking patented technology”

Truphone becomes Mobile Telecommunication ProviderTruphone, the pioneering international mobile communications company, today announces it has become Official Mobile Telecommunication Provider to Caterham F1 Team. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

F1 teams to vote on more testing

Vote in favour of relaxing the ban

2012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Sebastian Vettel - Mark Webber (4)F1 teams will on Wednesday vote to bring back extensive track testing, McLaren managing director Jonathan Neale has reportedly claimed. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

The 2008 Formula 3 Euro Series Champion took his time to answer our questions

Checked with… Nico Hülkenberg

2013-03-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysia - Nico Hulkenberg 01Formula 1 ace Nico Hülkenberg attended the FIA Formula 3 European Championship weekend at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Spanish MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Round 3 review

MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa accelerating out of Dry Sack corner at JerezThis year’s Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez took place under resplendent sunny skies and saw local hero Dani Pedrosa ride to victory ahead of his Repsol Honda teammate Marc Marquez and Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo in third place. Read the rest of this entry »

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