Daily Archive: May 23, 2013

May 23

BRP in the hands of the best drivers of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

“We are proud of the relationship established with BRP” – François Dumontier

BRPBRP employees will create the trophies of the 2013 and 2014 editions of the Formula One (F1) Grand Prix du Canada for the third and fourth straight years. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix free practice

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One free practice

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Johnny Cecotto grabs Monaco pole

Venezuelan driver shines again in Principality and leads an all Arden front row

GP2 - Johnny Cecotto (Arden International)Johnny Cecotto was once again at ease driving in the streets of Monte-Carlo: the Arden driver set the fastest laptime of today’s Qualifying session in a 1:21.141 and thus grabbed pole position ahead of his teammate and rookie Mitch Evans. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Rosberg on course for Monaco win – Wurz

Mercedes is right on course for victory in Monaco this weekend.

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain - Nico Rosberg 02That is the view of Alex Wurz, who agrees with many paddock voices who have singled out the silver-clad team as the favourites in the Principality. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Vettel, Massa agree Mercedes favourites in Monaco

“This could be the best track for them.”

2012-05-27 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Monaco - Lewis Hamilton 09Sebastian Vettel on Wednesday said he agrees that Mercedes is the favourite heading into the Monaco grand prix weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Vettel denies claims Monaco too unsafe for F1

“There is always a certain risk that you can’t get away from”

2013-05-12 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (12)World champion Sebastian Vettel has hit back at claims Monaco holds only a dubious place on the formula one calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Red Bull move for Raikkonen ‘logical’ – Hakkinen

“If there is a place open there, then yes, I think it would be quite logical”

Hakkinen2470Red Bull would be a “logical” move for Kimi Raikkonen, according to fellow Finnish driver Mika Hakkinen. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Ferrari’s Fry back to work in Monaco

Pat Fry will return to duty for Ferrari this weekend in Monaco.

2013-05-10 - Scuderia Ferrari - Spain - Fernando Alonso 01The great Italian team’s British technical director had his appendix removed in a Barcelona hospital less than two weeks ago, forcing him to miss qualifying and the Spanish grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

McLaren wants to be only Honda-powered team in 2015

McLaren looks set to be the only Honda-powered team in 2015.

2013-05-12 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Spain - Sergio Perez 01The great British team is already signed up to be Japanese carmaker’s ‘works’ partner, but it had been reported that Lotus, Sauber and Williams had enquired about becoming customers of Honda’s turbo V6 engine. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Costly day for Mercedes after Hamilton prank

Mercedes clarifies Hamilton jet-ski incident

GP2 Series Round 4 Preview - Monte Carlo, MonacoWednesday was a costly day in Monaco for Mercedes. Mercedes on Thursday hit back at reports Lewis Hamilton racked up a huge damage bill after a jet-skiing stunt in Monaco. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Force India to veto Pirelli tyre tweaks

Force India will oppose any move to alter Pirelli’s existing 2013 tyres.

2013-03-03 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Barcelona - Paul di Resta 01It has emerged in the Monaco paddock that, following the controversial reaction to its planned significant changes for Canada and beyond, the Italian supplier now intends only to tweak the rear tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Williams could switch to Mercedes power – report

Currently, the British team is powered by customer Renault engines

2013-05-17 - Williams F1 - Claire Williams - Dom Reilly (3)Williams could switch to Mercedes power, Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport is reporting. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Pirelli to only change rear tyres for Canada

“Anything else would be unfair”

2013-05-20 - Pirelli - The P Zero yellow softThe ‘T-word’ was still the big topic of conversation as the F1 world congregated in Monaco on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Sam Bird sets the pace in Monte Carlo

British driver leads RUSSIAN TIME 1-2 in Round 4 free practice

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME)Sam Bird set the tone in this morning’s free practice in the streets of Monaco: the Brit’ from RUSSIAN TIME clocked a laptime of 1:21.512 in a trouble free session, five hundredths quicker than teammate Tom Dillmann. Rookie Mitch Evans finished third. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

Mosport & Bettencourt prepare for season opener

Getting set to host the first event of the 2013 ECKC schedule

Rotax Max ECKC-CAWhen the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship rolls into Mosport International Karting next week, a spattering of new entries will begin to blend with a traditional cast of characters, one of which is Mosport’s own Brian Bettencourt. Read the rest of this entry »

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