Daily Archive: May 12, 2013

May 12

Melandri and Laverty take on top in turns at Monza

Marco Melandri was the winner of a thrilling and ultra-close first race

WSBK - Lowes RaceRound 4 of eni FIM Superbike World Championship drew to its highest point today with two incredible races, won by Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) and Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) respectively.

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May 12

Alonso happy in Spain but Pirelli to change tack

The victorious Spaniard finished three places ahead of Red Bull

2013-05-12 - Scuderia Ferrari - Spain - Kimi Raikkonen - Fernando Alonso - Stefano Domenicalli - Felipe MassaFernando Alonso thrilled his countrymen on Sunday as he took a big bite out of Sebastian Vettel’s championship lead at home in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Formula One teams Spanish Grand Prix race report

Spanish Grand Prix Formula One race report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Barracuda Racing ready for May at IMS

Two weeks until The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

Indianapolis 500 2013 logoAlex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew started Indianapolis 500 preparation with a successful shakedown of the No. 98 car on opening day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Ferrari wants ‘rapid recovery’ for Fry

He is expected to return in time for Monaco in two weeks

2011-06-10_1253Ferrari hopes its technical director Pat Fry makes a “rapid recovery” after being admitted to hospital on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Whitmarsh says McLaren not moving to oust him

Whitmarsh also said he is not thinking about quitting

2013-03-17 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Martin Whitmarsh 01Martin Whitmarsh is determined to keep his job at McLaren, despite the depth of the great British team’s 2013 slump. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Mercedes not expected to win in Spain

“Our Achilles heel is getting the tyres to last”

Mercedes plus argentée - photo Mercedes AMGDominating qualifying in the presence of Daimler supremo Dieter Zetsche, Mercedes appears on top of the world in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Maldonado – ‘no idea’ how to fix Williams slump

“We cannot give up”

2013-03-23 - Williams F1 - Malaysia - Pastor Maldonado 03A year after winning in Barcelona from pole, Pastor Maldonado has hit rock bottom at the scene of his F1 breakthrough. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Teams beginning to sign 2014 Pirelli tyre deals

“We have had initial talks with a few team”  – Paul Hembery

2013-05-06 - Pirelli - The new Pirelli P Zero Orange hard compoundStill unsure it will be retained as F1’s official supplier, Pirelli has begun to sign supply contracts with teams for the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Ecclestone wants Spanish hosts to share grand prix

Clearly, no deal has been struck yet.

2012-11-15_0008Bernie Ecclestone has revealed he would like Barcelona and Valencia to alternate a single date for the Spanish grand prix on F1’s annual calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

F1 puts money into New York race – Ecclestone

“There’s no reason why it shouldn’t happen”

2011-06-26_0247F1 has invested financially in the project to put the sport amid the fabled New York skyline. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Coletti dominates sprint race in Barcelona

Monegasque driver extends points lead 

GP2 - Stefano Coletti (Rapax)Stefano Coletti has claimed his second win of the season with a mature drive after a storming start for a dominant victory in today’s sprint race in Barcelona, controlling the pace all the way to lead home Robin Frijns and Felipe Nasr. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Vainio wins 50th GP3 race

Koiranen GP finish one-two in Barcelona Race 2

GP3 - Aaro Vainio (Koiranen GP) Barcelona Race 2What a debut: Koiranen GP, newcomers to GP3 Series this season, certainly made an impression with a superb one-two with Aaro Vainio and rookie Kevin Korjus in their maiden race weekend. Jenzer Motorsport’s Patric Niederhauser joined the pair on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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