Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 31

Opposites attract for GT Racing

Laberge and Borgeat regain luster at CTMP

When GT Racing team owner Eric Cote studied aeronautics in college his main focus was keeping planes in the air. After discovering his passion for motorsports, he began the opposite process of working to keep Porsche 911s stuck to the ground. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Ferrari plays down Raikkonen return reports

The team “has no interest in the driver market right now”

02 - Scuderia FerrariFerrari on Wednesday played down reports it has made a lucrative offer to sign Kimi Raikkonen for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Problem for Russian GP as application deadline passes

Rumours of conflict within the organising bodies have been swirling for weeks

Formula Sochi - Panorama (1)Once feared it could swell to an unprecedented 22 grands prix, the size of next year’s F1 calendar now appears unclear. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Ferrari offers Raikkonen seat for 2014 – report

The 2014 driver ‘silly season’ has taken yet another shock twist.

2011-11-29 - Lotus Renault GP - Kimi Raikkonen (1)Germany’s Bild newspaper claims Kimi Raikkonen, already wanted by Lotus next year and also in the running to switch to Red Bull, is now a contender to drive a Ferrari in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Ferrari has begun a three-day test at the former French grand prix venue Magny Cours

Ferrari begins three-day test in France

2013-02-07 - Scuderia Ferrari - Pre-season testing - Felipe MassaThat is the claim of the authoritative Italian sports newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, reporting that Pedro de la Rosa is at the wheel of a 2011-specification single seater. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Ferrari ‘not pleased’ with latest Pirelli shakeup

“What is clear is that Mercedes have solved their problems with these new tyres”

2013-06-09_1377The big news following the race debut of Pirelli’s latest tyre specification is that Mercedes’ long struggles could finally be over. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Tost wants one more Toro Rosso season for Ricciardo

“But Ricciardo must immediately be on the podium and fighting for wins.”

2013-05-23 - Toro Rosso - Monaco Daniel RicciardoFranz Tost has admitted he would be happy if Daniel Ricciardo spends another year at Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Sainz jr not ready for F1 – Tost

“I told him (Sainz) that he needs to win races in GP3”

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden)Team boss Franz Tost has played down rumours Carlos Sainz jr is ready to make the step up to formula one with Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Marussia wants to keep both drivers for 2014

“I’d like to keep them both for next year”

2013-03-15 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Max Chilton Marussia would like to keep its current race drivers in 2014, boss John Booth has revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Ecclestone still wants F1 future for India – Chandhok

Dropping off the 2014 calendar does not mean India’s F1 dream is over.

BuddhInternational CircuitThat is the claim of Karun Chandhok, one of only two Indians to ever race in formula one, and the son of the Indian motor sport chief Vicky. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Full 30-Car USF2000 Field Set for Triple-Header Weekend at Mid-Ohio

Recent Wins for Alberico, Estrela nibble away at Hargrove’s Points Lead

Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by MazdaVictories in the two most recent races on the streets of Toronto, Ont., Canada have enabled preseason favorite Neil Alberico and rapidly emerging Brazilian Danilo Estrela to place just a little bit of pressure on Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda points leader Scott Hargrove.

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Jul 30

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Gordon Returns To Top 10; Next Stop…Victory Lane

NASCAR logoOne step forward, a heckuva lot more steps back. Until recently, that’s been the road map of Jeff Gordon’s 2013 season. For much of 2013, any signs of momentum have been quickly squashed by trouble and bad luck. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

WSBK back to UK for Round 9 at Silverstone

The Northamptonshire circuit made his WSBK return in 2010

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo whiteThe eni FIM Superbike World Championship will be back in action this week for Round 9 at Silverstone, still mourning the loss of Italian rider Andrea Antonelli.

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Jul 30

Organiser admits no Indian GP in 2014

Race organisers on Tuesday confirmed the Indian grand prix will not be held in 2014.

2011-10-29 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - India - Jenson Button 06Earlier, F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone – under pressure to limit the calendar to a maximum of 20 grands prix – admitted the race outside New Delhi is the first to go. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

Two “Top 5” fnishes for Jocelyn Fecteau at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant

Canadian Touring Car Mid-Season…

2013-07-27_0037The Media Racing Team and its driver Jocelyn Fecteau were in action last weekend at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant to contest two new Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) races.

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Jul 30

Ferrari issues rebuke as Alonso loses patience

“If Maranello keeps this up, they risk losing the star driver”

2013-06-09_0004Amid rumours Fernando Alonso is flirting with a shock move to Red Bull, Ferrari has issued an ultra-rare public rebuke of its number 1 driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

Axed India could return in 2015 – Chandhok

India, set to lose its place on the 2014 calendar, could return the year after.

2011-10-29 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - India - Jenson Button 09That is the claim of Vicky Chandhok, the president of the Indian motor sport federation, who works closely with F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

Korea to join India in F1 exile – reports

Korea is in doubt

Korean Grand Prix aerialThe Korean grand prix looks set to join India in F1 exile, as Bernie Ecclestone trims the 2014 calendar to a maximum of 20 races. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the GoBowling.com 400

There have been 71 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Pocono Raceway

Pocono Raceway logoA look at some of the top statistical performers at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania going into the GoBowling.com 400 on August 4 (1 p.m. ET, ESPN, Motor Racing Network Radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Ferrari confirms Allison starting in September

Ferrari on Monday confirmed reports James Allison is joining the famous Italian team.

2013-06-06_0024We reported on Saturday that the Maranello based team is buying out the remainder of former technical director and Briton Allison’s Lotus contract. Read the rest of this entry »

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