Daily Archive: June 17, 2013

Jun 17

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Toyota/Save Mart 350

There have been 24 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Sonoma Raceway

NASCAR logoA look at some of the top statistical performers at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California going into the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on June 23. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: CTMP

Mathews hungry and ready for win

Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilingueHe’s been nosing around it for a while and Steve Mathews feels it’s time to take the next step.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Laurens Vanthoor (Audi), Peter Kox (Lamborghini) set for top GTSprint International Series challenge at Zolder

International stars set to fight for wins at historical Belgian venue

laurens-vanthoorjpgThe Teams and Drivers of the Superstarsworld are ready to go back on-track in Zolder this weekend and two brand-new drivers are set to join the GTSprint International Series ranks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Shepherd conquers NASCAR Canadian Tire Series at Delaware (updated²)

First Victory at Ontario Oval, Fourth of career

2009-06-06He may be a part-time competitor on the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, but Pete Shepherd III sure makes the most of his opportunities. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Biffle emerges late, lands Michigan victory

No. 16 driver secures 1,000th NASCAR win for Ford

NASCAR logoGreg Biffle feels right at home at Michigan International Speedway. He took the lead for good on a late restart and ran away from the field in the closing laps to win Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400.

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Jun 17

Vettel not ready to decide future beyond 2015

“There was no reason to change”

2013-06-09_1420Red Bull would like to keep Sebastian Vettel beyond his new 2015 contract, and even the reigning world champion is not ruling out a longer career with the premier energy drink-owned team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

McLaren must focus on 2013 fix, not ‘sackings’ – Michael

“To start with you have to be very careful”

2013-06-08_0025Sam Michael has hit back at claims heads should be rolling at McLaren as the team endures one of the worst starts to a championship campaign in its history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Button tips Hamilton to end performance dip

“Lewis is incredibly fast”

2013-06-09_0997Jenson Button has backed former teammate Lewis Hamilton to bounce back strongly after finding his feet at Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Patient Sutil, Hulkenberg, push on in F1 midfield

“At the moment I think I can be very successful with this team” – Sutil

2013-06-09_1183They may not be at the front of the field, but two German drivers are not throwing their hands in despair as they battle in F1’s midfield. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Marussia Manor Racing GP3 star Tio Ellinas to conduct F1 aero test at Kemble

New straights

GP3 - Tio Ellinas Marussia Manor RacingFollowing a second positive race weekend in the GP3 Series, Tio Ellinas, a rising star in the Marussia F1 Team’s Young Driver Programme, has been handed his first Formula One test at Kemble Airfield tomorrow (Tuesday 18 June) conducting a scheduled straight line aerodynamic evaluation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

‘Heads will roll’ as tyre-gate reaches Paris

“Without functioning regulations, a sport like formula one cannot exist.”

Flagworld - FIAAll eyes will turn to Paris’ Place de la Concorde on Thursday, as the very fate of Mercedes’ F1 foray rests in the hands of the governing FIA. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Pirelli to assess ‘mood’ for F1 after tyre-gate

Lotus engineer Alan Permane is heavily critical

2013-06-09_1210It is possible F1 will have to embark on an eleventh-hour search for a new official tyre supplier for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Teams should save money on motor homes – Ecclestone

“They will have to find a way to be competitive with less money”

2010-05-16 - MERCEDES GP PETRONAS motorhomeBernie Ecclestone has hit back at claims costs are too high in formula one, insisting the teams waste too much money. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Paffett claims first season win for Mercedes-Benz at Lausitzring

Bruno Spengler was the best-placed BMW driver in seventh position

Gary_Paffett_Lausitz_PodiumGreat joy for Gary Paffett and Mercedes-Benz: in the fourth round of the 2013 season at Lausitzring, the Brit crossed the finish line after 52 laps as the winner with his DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé. Read the rest of this entry »

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