Daily Archive: June 29, 2013

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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Jun 29

Home hero Harvey victorious in Silverstone Race 1

ART GP rookie takes maiden win in GP3

GP3 - Jack Harvey (ART Grand Prix)Happy Harvey! After narrowly missing out on pole position to Kevin Korjus, Jack Harvey (ART Grand Prix) made a brilliant start to claim his debut win in the category, topping it off by taking the honours at his home race in front of a large, enthusiastic Silverstone crowd, as well as pocketing points for fastest lap.

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Jun 29

Rampant Rossi records first win of the season at Assen

Round 7: Dutch MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Yamaha Factory Racing - 2013 Dutch MotoGP race winnerValentino Rossi rode superbly for his first victory since returning to the Yamaha Factory Racing team, the Italian rider taking full advantage of his best qualifying position of the season to take the top step of the podium at Assen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Bird storms to victory in home GP2 feature race

Briton delights Silverstone fans in dramatic event

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME)Sam Bird brought more cheer to the already ecstatic home fans with a dominant run to victory in this afternoon’s feature race in Silverstone.

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Jun 29

Sykes makes it six in a row with Imola Tissot-Superpole win

WSBK Round #7 at Imola

WSBK Round #7 at ImolaTom 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

Red Bull opinions split over Webber successor

“It must be the best solution for the team.”

2013-06-08_0541According to the buzz in the Silverstone paddock, Red Bull is split as the bosses consider who should replace Mark Webber in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Perez tyre problem not delamination – Pirelli

Pirelli on Saturday insisted its rear delamination problems have not returned.

2013-06-06_0012The Italian marque had wanted to debut a new kevlar-belted tyre at Silverstone this weekend, but some teams objected against the fundamental change. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Lotus has been told to bring a modified front suspension layout to next weekend’s German grand prix

FIA tells Lotus front suspension layout illegal

2013-06-09_1182The FIA told the Enstone based team at Silverstone on Saturday that the current layout does not comply with the rules, Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

2014 engines to be more powerful than V8s – report

900 horse power in 2014?

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (11)Next year’s V6 engines will be more powerful than the V8s of 2013, according to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Formula One teams Santander British Grand Prix qualifying report

British Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Button backs Webber over handling of Porsche news

 “Mark has done everything right.”

2013-06-09_0006While his own team boss is angry with Mark Webber, Jenson Button has backed the Australian for the manner in which his F1 retirement announcement was handled. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Raikkonen ‘will be in F1 in 2014’ – manager

“I think so far he is happy with what he has”

2013-06-08_0563While admitting talks with teams are already taking place, Kimi Raikkonen’s manager said he believes the 2007 world champion will be on the grid in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Ross Brawn has refused to say if he will still be Mercedes’ team boss in 2014.

Brawn not confirming he’ll be team boss in 2014

2013-06-08_1134Asked the question at Silverstone by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung newspaper, the 58-year-old Briton answered: “I hope so.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Pirelli is inching towards a deal to stay in formula one beyond its 2013 contract

Pirelli management approves 2014 F1 foray – Hembery

Pirelli - F1 - photo © FLORENT GOODEN - DPPI The Italian marque’s F1 chief Paul Hembery revealed at Silverstone that new contracts with the commercial rights holders and most of the teams are in place for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

F1 needs rule to stop ‘disastrous’ wet Fridays – Ecclestone

“The FIA and the teams need to sort it out”

2013-06-07_0008Bernie Ecclestone has slammed the regulations after packed grandstands at Silverstone on Friday watched little more than falling rain during practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Kovalainen closing in on Caterham return – report

“Nothing has been agreed, so do not try to guess.”

2013-06-08_0059Heikki Kovalainen is closing in on a return to the formula one grid, Finland’s well-connected Turun Sanomat newspaper reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Korjus claims maiden pole in Silverstone

Koiranen GP Kevin Korjus beats Jack Harvey to pole in thrilling qualifying

GP3 - Kevin Korjus (Koiranen GP)Rookie Kevin Korjus was all smiles as he came out on top in a tough battle for the coveted pole position today.

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