Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 30

Freiberg becomes the first female overall North American GT3 Cup Challenge Winner at The Glen

Trouble at the Bus Stop for Ostella at The Glen

History was in the making all weekend at Watkins Glen International. It started with the 100th GT3 Cup Race on Saturday and ended with IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama’s Ashley Freiberg becoming the first woman to claim an overall GT3 Cup Challenge victory in North America. Rookie David Ostella joined the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama series for his first time this weekend with high hopes.

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Jun 30

“I have had two perfect weekends out of the last three events and for this I am truly happy” – Tom Sykes

Tom Sykes storms to Championship lead after double win

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 3The eni FIM Superbike World Championship 48,020 fans attending the 7th round during the three days could watch an exciting turning around in events, that brought Tissot-Superpole and double race winner Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) on top of the riders standings ahead of Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team).

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Jun 30

Sykes new Championship leader after Race 2 win

WSBK Round #7 at Imola, Race 2

WSBK - Tom SykesTom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) completed a fantastic double-win at Imola, his second in 2013, to become the new Championship leader.

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Jun 30

Formula One teams Santander British Grand Prix race report

British Grand Prix Formula One race report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone.

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Jun 30

Heat on Pirelli after tyre-exploding British GP

“It’s unacceptable”

Pirelli - F1 - photo © FLORENT GOODEN - DPPI F1’s intense heat on Pirelli only got hotter on Sunday, as the British grand prix took place amid shards of exploding tyre rubber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Gold and silver for Monsters drivers at X Games Munich

Liam Doran & Ken Block on top in race two of the Global Rallycross calendar

2013-06-30 - X Games Munich Liam Doran & Ken Block  (8)In a rain soaked re-run of the ill-fated Barcelona event at X Games Munich, 26-year-old British driver and Monster Energy Athlete Liam Doran took gold ahead of his team mate Ken Block who took silver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Sykes wins Race 1 to close up on Championship lead

WSBK Round #7 at Imola, Race 1

WSBK - Sykes Giugliano Race 1Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) dominated Race 1 at Imola to score his 9th career win, the 4th this year.

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Jun 30

Lancaster second home victory in Silverstone (updated)

Hilmer driver claims his first GP2 win

GP2 - Jon Lancaster (Hilmer Motorsport)Jon Lancaster dominated this morning’s sprint race in Silverstone, repeating countryman Sam Bird’s victory yesterday with a crushing display of pace and guile to claim his first win in the series by 6.5 seconds from Rio Haryanto and James Calado. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Venturini victorious in Silverstone Race 2

Trident and Giovanni Venturini score first win in GP3 Series

GP3 - Giovanni Venturini (Trident)It was a race of firsts: Giovanni Venturini and his Trident team both celebrated their debut wins’ in the category as the Italian National anthem played out over the Silverstone circuit.

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Jun 30

F1 no longer ‘extreme’ – Villeneuve

1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve is no big fan of today’s formula one.

2013-06-08_0039These days, the French-Canadian still earns his living in the paddock as an expert television pundit, but he makes no secret that the sport has moved away from his passion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Red Bull wants own Mercedes-style Pirelli test – reports

“Red Bull has sent a detailed letter to race director Charlie Whiting”

2013-06-09_1630Red Bull has asked the FIA if it can follow Mercedes’ lead and conduct a 1000 kilometre tyre test with Pirelli, using its 2013 car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Alonso alarmed as Ferrari enters 2013 slump

“We have to improve”

2013-06-07_0206Fernando Alonso has expressed alarm at the situation at Ferrari after qualifying just tenth at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

“We are putting a lot of resource and effort on next year’s programme, a lot earlier than usual.”

McLaren switches resources for fresh start in 2014

2013-06-07_0979McLaren has finally written off the 2013 season, turning the vast bulk of the great Woking based team’s resources towards a fresh start for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Lotus pushing Raikkonen for quick decision on 2014

Lotus is pushing Kimi Raikkonen to make a quick decision over his future.

2013-06-08_0843The 2007 world champion has admitted “small talks” with Red Bull have already taken place, but both Raikkonen and his potential 2014 boss Christian Horner are saying they are in no rush to finalise a deal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Kaltenborn denies Sauber could exit F1

“We are currently going through a difficult phase”

2013-06-09_0348Sauber has allayed fears a financial crisis could see the Swiss team exit formula one before the 2013 season is out. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Marussia F1 Team forms strategic alliance with Russian-owned Reading FC

Reading FC – also known as ‘The Royals’

2013-06-07_0896Ahead of today’s 2013 Formula 1™ Santander British Grand Prix at Silverstone, the Marussia F1 Team is delighted to announce a partnership with another Russian-owned sports team based in the UK, Reading FC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Geko Ypres Rally day 2 report

FIA European Rally Championship, round six of 12

Click to DownloadHome hero Freddy Loix has won the Geko Ypres Rally for an eighth time on the back of a faultless display as the FIA European Rally Championship made its annual visit to Belgium for the all-asphalt spectacular. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Another Tissot-Superpole win goes to Tom Sykes

“That Tissot-Superpole win was down to a good call by my crew chief”

WSBK - Tom Sykes Day 2Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has clocked another outstanding lap-time to grab his 6th consecutive Tissot-Superpole out of 7 held so far in 2013 – the 17th of his career – that brings the English rider up to 4th in the all-time pole position winners list, tied with former WSBK Champion Doug Polen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Sophisticated Sprint for IMSA’s 100th GT3 Cup Race : Angel Benitez Jr. earns monumental victory

David Ostella Salvages 12th in 100th IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge

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The 28 IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama drivers demonstrated sophistication and style, two words that define the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car, in the 100th GT3 Cup race at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Connery Storms to Victory in Race 100

Connery marked his second win of 2013

 Marking a historic day for the F2000 Championship Series, Kyle Connery stormed to his second win of the 2013 season in round eight of 14, and the 100th race in Championship history.

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