Daily Archive: May 9, 2013

May 09

Connery to pole at Road Atlanta

Kyle Connery returned to pole for the first time since 2011

On a late afternoon hot race track at Road Atlanta, Kyle Connery scored his first pole position since 2011 in the F2000 Championship Series.

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May 09

Telitz scores first pole at Road Atlanta

Teltiz clocked in at 1:30.126

Aaron Telitz edged ahead in a late afternoon qualifying session to take pole position at Road Atlanta, marking his first pole in three attempts and the first for WISKO Race Engineering’s F1600 Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

The Grand Prix du Canada to support Moisson Montréal

The largest food bank in the country

Grand Prix F1 du Canada 2013On June 7, 8 and 9, spectators are invited to make a donation and drop off non-perishable food items. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Formula One Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial expands senior management team

Motorsports veteran Christopher R. Pook joins NJ/NY race

Grand Prix of America logoChristopher R. Pook joins the Formula One Grand Prix of America at Port Imperial executive team as Special Assistant to the Chairman, Leo Hindery, Jr. Pook is a recognized leader in U.S. motorsports, with decades of experience developing venues and events.

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May 09

“Bar Sport” mania for World Superbike riders at Monza

21st century revival of the typical Italian “Bar Sport”

WSBK - Riders on stageA sunny Monza Circuit saw today a selection of WSBK riders taking on an unusual but extremely entertaining activity at the Superbike Paddock Show in Thursday’s Round 4 Pre-event prior to the racing weekend, that was massively attended by fans and photographers. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

A big topic of conversation in the Barcelona paddock on Thursday was James Allison

Alonso would ‘welcome’ Allison to Ferrari

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00Lotus’ highly rated 45-year-old technical director is now on ‘gardening leave’ and also on the market, with the big rumour linking him with Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Teams vote to introduce ‘demerit points’ penalty system

As the vote demonstrated, not everyone is supportive.

2013-04-20 - Pirelli - Bahrain - TeamsF1 team bosses have voted to introduce a penalty points system for 2014 that could see drivers banned for repeat offenses. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

More roadblocks for F1’s 2014 New Jersey race

F1’s scheduled trek to New Jersey next year is hitting more roadblocks.

2011-06-26_0247The debut race, amid New York’s famed Manhattan skyline, had to be postponed last year, due to organisational and funding delays. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

2013 GP2 Series Round 3 Preview – Barcelona

 It will be the first European round of the year

GP2 Series Round 3

The 2013 GP2 Series™ season returns to action this week at Circuit de Catalunya in Spain for Round 3.

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May 09

2013 GP3 Series Round 1 Preview: Barcelona, Spain

There are 15 rookies joining the class of 2013

GP3 Class of 2013The eagerly anticipated fourth season of the GP3 Series™ gets underway this weekend in Barcelona at the 4.655 km long Circuit de Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Caterham F1 Team has launched “Access All Areas”

Access All Areas

“Access All Areas” was shot at the Magny Cours circuit in France and gives an insight into a day in the life of an F1 team at work on track. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix preview

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona.

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May 09

Abu Dhabi wants F1 winter testing

“There is an interest to do pre-season testing outside of Europe”

Abu Dhabi - Getty ImagesAbu Dhabi has now officially thrown its name into the hat as a potential pre-season testing venue for next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Montezemolo plays down Allison to Ferrari ‘rumour’

“I know nothing, so I cannot deny anything.”

Luca di Montezemolo - photo Getty ImagesLuca di Montezemolo has played down rumours linking Lotus’ newly departed technical director James Allison with a move to Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

McLaren likens problems to Ferrari in 2012

McLaren is unveiling a big package of upgrades this weekend in Barcelona

2013-04-20 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain - Jenson Button 06Jonathan Neale, McLaren’s managing director, has likened the British team’s problems in 2013 with rival Ferrari’s early troubles a year ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Surer thinks Lauda chasing Vettel for Mercedes

“If you want to be a top team, you have to try to weaken your opponent.”

2013-03-03 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Barcelona - Nico Rosberg 03Marc Surer, a former Swiss F1 driver turned commentator, says he is not sure he believes Mercedes is not making a move for Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Rosberg just as good as Hamilton – Berger

“One has the cooler head, the other more emotion, and it’s pretty even”

2013-03-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysia - Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton 01Gerhard Berger, the former McLaren and Ferrari driver, thinks Nico Rosberg is just as good as Lewis Hamilton. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Edoardo Piscopo joins Superstars International Series with RGA-prepared BMW M3 E92

Roman-based driver looks forward to positive debut at Brno

Superstars - Edoardo PiscopoThe Superstars International Series is proud to welcome Edoardo Piscopo to the championship’s 2013 roster.

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