Daily Archive: June 27, 2013

Jun 27

Fabrizio Crestani to replace Kevin Giovesi at Silverstone

Venezuela GP Lazarus

Venezuela GP Lazarus

Venezuela GP Lazarus announce that Kevin Giovesi presented last night at the team a medical certificate that, due to indisposition, prevents him from taking part in the GP2 Series races at Silverstone this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Today’s stars pay tribute to yesterday’s heroes

The eni FIM Superbike World Championship riders will be on track tomorrow

WSBK - Pre-event all ridersThe 7th round of the season at Imola saw a good number of WSBK riders, representing all manufacturers involved in the Championship, taking part in the Pre-event press conference, explaining their point of view and expectations on the weekend’s race on the iconic and challenging Italian track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Radon, Orsolon lead Thursday practice

Orsolon was fastest

As rain cut short what was looking like a fast-paced practice session at Watkins Glen International, it was Fabio Orsolon on top turning in his first laps of the year in the No. 77 Radon Sport entry for GTP Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Formula 1 pilot Mark Webber to contest Le Mans for Porsche

World Endurance Championship and Le Mans 24 Hours

Mark WebberThe Australian Formula 1 pilot Mark Webber has signed a contract with Porsche that extends over several years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Formula One teams Santander British Grand Prix preview

British Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

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Jun 27

Mark Webber Q&A – 2014 and beyond

The timing is perfect to join a fresh programme

2013-05-23 - Red Bull Racing - Monaco - Mark Webber (2)Following the announcement that Mark Webber has signed with Porsche to join their WEC and Le Mans 24 Hr team campaign in 2014 and beyond.

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Jun 27

Lorenzo suffers cruel twist of fate after topping Thursday practice at Assen

Round 7: Dutch MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - 2013 Dutch MotoGP FP1Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo suffered a tragic change in fortunes on the first day of action at Assen, as the reigning champion clocked the quickest time of the day before sadly breaking his left collarbone in a crash during a wet Free Practice Two. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

After Webber news, 2014 call ‘not easy’ – Raikkonen

“It’s never easy”

2013-06-09_0510A departing Mark Webber has swung the door open at Red Bull, but Kimi Raikkonen on Thursday insisted he has not made a decision about what to do beyond 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

FIA not banning teams from 2013 car Pirelli tests

Pirelli has not been banned from tyre testing with F1 teams

Flagworld - FIAIn the fallout of the ‘test-gate’ scandal, F1’s governing body has moved to clean up its procedures regarding tyre testing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Mark Webber on Thursday said he could have stayed in formula one if he had wanted

Webber had options to stay in F1

2013-06-09_0395The 36-year-old Australian announced earlier that he is leaving Red Bull and retiring from the category at the end of the year to join Porsche’s new Le Mans foray. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Felipe Massa gets drivers ‘pit stop ready’ at Shell Towcester

On his way to the Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire

2013-06-09_0443Massa joined forces with the Shell Towcester forecourt attendants to deliver a ‘pit
stop’ service to Shell customers and share tips on performance driving. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Sahara Force India launches new TW Steel Watch collection

Ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix

teamSahara Force India is delighted to announce the launch of the official Sahara Force India Formula One Team Watch Collection developed by the team’s Official Timing Partner TW Steel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

The lions vs the rest of the world

GP3 Series Round 3 preview

GP3 - Silverstone, Great-BritainThe GP3 Series will roar back into action this weekend for Round 3 at the Northamptonshire circuit in Silverstone giving the large army of local supporters their first chance to hear the new GP3/13 cars in all their glory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Infiniti Red Bull Racing : Following Mark Webber’s announcement

Webber to leave F1 for Porsche in 2014

2013-06-06_0175Following Mark Webber’s decision to retire from Formula One racing at the end of the year, Infiniti Red Bull Racing would like to thank him for the extensive contribution he has made to the team during the seven seasons he has driven for us. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Raikkonen, not Button, a Red Bull ‘option’ – Horner

“Kimi would have to be an option, if he were to be available.”

2013-06-07_0005Amid reports Mark Webber is nearing a new deal for 2014, Red Bull has admitted it still regards Kimi Raikkonen as “an option” to become Sebastian Vettel’s next teammate. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Lowe to attend first race for Mercedes at Silverstone

In the paddock and on the pitwall in Mercedes team wear

2011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Paddy Lowe 01Paddy Lowe will attend his first grand prix as Mercedes’ executive technical director this weekend at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Williams Advanced Engineering and Nismo to collaborate in the development of High Performance Vehicles

To partner in the development of high performance road cars.

Williams Advanced Engineering logoWilliams Advanced Engineering is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Nismo, the performance orientated brand of Nissan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Bernie Ecclestone insists F1 teams would simply waste money if he agreed to up their income.

Teams would only waste more income – Ecclestone

2013-06-07_0008Amid reports only Red Bull, McLaren, Ferrari and Mercedes are not having financial troubles at present, backmarker Marussia complained that Ecclestone is not providing a “level playing field” for the smallest team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

2014 F1 cars to be much heavier – report

“A significant difference” – Charlie Whiting

2013-06-21 - Renault Sport F1 - Energy F1-2014 (2)Formula one cars will be much heavier in 2014, according to a report in the German newspaper Bild. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Honda’s return to formula one in 2015 is being warmly welcomed in the paddock

F1 paddock delighted with Honda’s return

2013-01-17-0133Amid poor results and the global financial crisis, the Japanese carmaker pulled out as a team at the end of 2008, but will return in 2015 as a works supplier of the new turbo V6 engine to McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

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