Daily Archive: June 20, 2013

Jun 20

24 Hours of Le Mans: Second day report

Teams & Drivers report from La Sarthe

24 Heures du MansMore inclement weather conditions met the teams and drivers in the opening qualifying practice session, which prevented anyone from improving lap times compared to yesterday’s dry session.

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Jun 20

24 Hours of Le Mans: Jim France calls flag-waving honor

A representation of past, present and future

Shaikh Salman - Jim FranceAM Road Racing founder Jim France was formally presented Thursday with the French flag he’ll use to start the 90th anniversary running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

GSK and McLaren announce winners of schools’ challenge to inspire next generation of scientists as survey shows only 8% of students planning a career in science

Scientists in Sport

McLaren GroupNational competition brings real-world science to the classroom as students suggest ways to improve performance of Formula 1TM drivers

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Jun 20

Rivals watch on as ‘test-gate’ arguments rage

“It is difficult to say that Mercedes gained no benefit”

Flagworld - FIARed Bull’s Christian Horner made a surprise appearance in Paris on Thursday as the ‘test-gate’ hearing began. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

F1 holds breath for ‘test-gate’ hearing

Predictably, rumours are swirling.

Flagworld - FIAThe F1 world is holding its collective breath ahead of the ‘test-gate’ hearing in Paris on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

Le Mans would welcome Mark Webber – McNish

“It’s very odd the way it is in formula one now”

2013-06-09_0870Former F1 driver Allan McNish thinks the world of Le Mans would welcome Mark Webber with open arms in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

Pirelli-factor hurting F1 ticket sales – Button

A circuit spokesman admitted sales “aren’t that strong”.

2013-06-09_0844Jenson Button thinks the economy and an ‘after you’ style of racing in 2013 has hurt ticket sales ahead of the British grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

Hulkenberg hints Force India exit not ‘right decision’

“Clearly we are not where we want to be and where we should be.”

2013-06-09_0419Nico Hulkenberg has admitted for the first time that moving from Force India to Sauber over the winter may not have been the “right decision”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

Maldonado not threatened by rising rookie Bottas

“The conditions benefitted Valtteri in Canada.”

2013-06-09_1134Pastor Maldonado insists he does not feel threatened by the rising form of his rookie teammate Valtteri Bottas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

Van Amersfoort, Double R, Romeo Ferraris and Jo Zeller battling it out for valuable championship points

Half-time review part 4

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoIt’s season half-time in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, with teams and drivers enjoying their well-deserved summer-break.

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Jun 20

Catalan MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

“The scorching conditions ultimately didn’t affect race tyre choice greatly”

MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX rear slickYamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo rode peerlessly under pressure to win last Sunday’s Catalan Grand Prix ahead of the Repsol Honda duo of Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez. Read the rest of this entry »

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