Daily Archive: June 21, 2013

Jun 21

Zolder GT International race kicks-off featuring GTSprint International Series, Supercar Challenge

Jim and Glynn Geddie top overall charts, Peter Kox and Nico Pronk shine in GTSprint

Superstars - gtsprint kox pronk lamborghiniThe Zolder GT International event took-off today at the Belgian venue with two tight sessions of free practice. The race meeting is involving Teams and Drivers of the GTSPRINT INTERNATIONAL SERIES and the Supercar Challenge in what is set to be a top-notch field in grand touring competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Antonio Félix da Costa (Arden Caterham) was fastest overall in collective testing at Moscow Raceway

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Da Costa fastest while DAMS pair impress

The Portuguese, a member of the Red Bull Junior Team, finished the day ahead of Norman Nato and Kevin Magnussen, despite the DAMS pair outpacing him in the morning session. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Lamborghini Announce the Fastest Way into the World’s Ultimate Race Series

A weekend’s race fee is set at US$17,500

 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo series (2)Automobili Lamborghini today confirmed that the weekend fee for a shared seat to contest the all-new, five-race Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo series in North America would be US$17,500 per driver, or US$35,000 per car, per race weekend.

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Jun 21

Statement from Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team

Mercedes not appealing test-gate penalties

05 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team acknowledges and accepts the Decision of the FIA International Tribunal published today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Mercedes banned from ‘young drivers’ test

“The FIA wishes that lessons are learnt from this case”

2013-06-08_0127Mercedes has been banned from testing at Silverstone next month, it emerged as the FIA’s international tribunal on Friday handed down its verdict. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Renault reveals sound of 2014 V6 engine

Renault on Friday revealed a sneak-preview of the sound of its 2014 engine.

2013-06-21 - Renault Sport F1 - Energy F1-2014 (6)There have been fears the noise produced by next year’s turbo V6s will be a mere shadow of the current normally-aspirated V8s. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Lotus Motorcycles to build its own and first ever motorcycle

The bike will be named Lotus C-01

Lotus Motorcycles logoLotus Motorcycles was established to design and build the first motorcycle of the iconic car manufacturer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Renault reveals race-intent 2014 Power Unit: the Energy F1-2014

Paris Air Show at Le Bourget

2013-06-21 - Renault Sport F1 - Energy F1-2014 (1)Renault presents its innovative new power unit designed to the new technical regulations to be used in the FIA Formula One World Championship from 2014 onwards.

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Jun 21

Nissan unveils Le Mans Prototype plans with world’s fastest electric racing car

300km/h Nissan ZEOD RC is an innovative test bed for electric technologies

Nissan ZEOD RC (1)Nissan today unveiled the groundbreaking, innovative ZEOD RC – the world’s fastest electric racing car that will reach speeds of more than 300km/h with electric technology at the Le Mans 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

24 Hours of Le Mans: Zytek Nissan engine clinches pole at Le Mans

Fastest LMP2 time for Repton developed power plant 

Zytek Nissan engined car takes poleA Zytek Nissan-engined car grabbed the LMP2 class pole position for the Le Mans 24-hours last night. In the closing seconds of final qualifying, Olivier Pla in the OAK Racing Morgan, which features a Zytek developed and serviced Nissan VK45DE engine, recorded the fastest lap in class with a time of 3mim 38.621sec.

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Jun 21

F1 on tenterhooks as FIA delays ‘test-gate’ verdict

“If we were wrong, we are sorry” – Mercedes

Flagworld - FIAThe world of F1 remains on tenterhooks after the FIA delayed its decision in the ‘test-gate’ scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Ecclestone has 2014 contract with Pirelli

“Pirelli haven’t got an agreement with the FIA (for 2014).”

2013-06-07_0008Amid the ‘test-gate’ storm and uncertainty about the future, Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that Pirelli “has a contract” beyond 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

‘Ball in my court’ over Red Bull future – Webber

“The ball is pretty firmly in my court, which is nice”

2013-06-09_1159Mark Webber has contradicted reports he is waiting on Red Bull to decide whether he will be retained beyond his expiring 2013 contract. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Hamilton says title chances ‘wasted’ at McLaren

“Some people lost sight of what the objective is”

2013-06-09_1456Six months after he left McLaren, it is clear the wounds between Lewis Hamilton and the great British team are far from being healed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Geko Ypres Rally (Belgium) preview

2013 FIA European Rally Championship, round six of 12, 27-29 June

FIA ERC 2013 Geko Ypres Rally Zoltan Bessenyey action imageAn action-packed motorsport extravaganza is in store when the 2013 FIA European Rally Championship reaches its halfway point on the Geko Ypres Rally in Belgium from 27-29 June. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

New SRT Viper GT3-R readies for worldwide GT competition

Purpose-built SRT Viper developed in collaboration with Riley Technologies

The new face of GT Class racing is here. It’s the SRT Viper GT3-R, a new V-10 powered thoroughbred ready for world-class competition.

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