Daily Archive: July 5, 2013

Jul 05

SRT Motorsports: ALMS Northeast Grand Prix post-qualifying quotes

SRT® Viper GTS-R Racing Team Lime Rock qualifying report

Lime Rock Park logo“We’re kind of disappointed. We were hoping for a better showing but we’ll look at data tonight and see if there’s anything we missed and shoot for a good race tomorrow.”

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Jul 05

Szoke sets Superbike pace at St-Eustache

“I’m pretty happy with how the day went” – Szoke

Mopar CSBK logoJordan Szoke opened his bid for a second straight Superbike national win at Autodrome St-Eustache in style Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

GP3: Sims on top in Nurburgring Free Practice

Status Grand Prix’s Alexander Sims fastest in Germany

GP3 - Alexander Sims (Status Grand Prix)British driver Alexander Sims (Status Grand Prix) topped the opening session of Round 4 of the GP3 Series on his return to GP3. Carlin’s Eric Lichtenstein and Marussia Manor Racing’s Dino Zamparelli were second and third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Formula One teams German Grand Prix free practice report

German Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Nürburgring.

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Jul 05

GP2: Maiden pole position for Stéphane Richelmi

Monegasque driver leads all DAMS front row in Nurburgring

GP2 - Stéphane Richelmi (DAMS)Stéphane Richelmi is a happy man: following his first 2013 GP2 podium finish in Silverstone, the Monegasque driver grabbed a maiden pole position at the Nurburgring today out-qualifying teammate Marcus Ericsson by two tenths of a second. Rookie Robin Frijns completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

GPDA directors back-pedal on boycott threat

“Boycotting is not the word at all, it is about being safe.”

2013-06-08_1146GPDA director and German Sebastian Vettel back-pedalled on Friday, after the drivers’ union earlier threatened to boycott his home race this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Pirelli not taking all the blame – Hembery

Some teams ignored Pirelli’s recommendations

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (4)Paul Hembery on Friday insisted Pirelli can not take all the blame for the tyre-exploding chaos of last weekend’s British grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Raikkonen unfazed by Lauda’s ‘wimp’ jibe

“I don’t care what he says”

2013-06-06_0088Kimi Raikkonen declined to hit back at Niki Lauda on Friday, despite the F1 legend calling him a “wimp”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

SRT Motorsports: Keys for success at Lime Rock

SRT Motorsports, SRT Viper GTS-R Racing Team at American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix

SRT® Motorsports – SRT Viper ALMS Race Advance – Round 4 – Lime Rock MotorsportsEach race weekend, SRT® Motorsports provides insight on the ‘Keys for Success’ for the upcoming race. This week, Matt Bejnarowicz, lead engineer at SRT Motorsports, provides the keys for Saturday’s race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Superstarsworld welcomes FIA F3 European Championship for 2013 Vallelunga finale

Young Formula 3 stars set to race in front of the large Superstarsworld crowd next October

Superstarsworld - gridThanks to the Superstarsworld, the most prestigious international open-wheel environment will be back on-track at Vallelunga. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Team Canada Scholarship selects first 4 finalists.

The Team Canada Scholarship enters their 3rd year

Team Canada logo 2Team Canada Scholarship announces the first 4 finalists who will be competing for one of the two seats available for this year’s program. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Auto GP teams line-up for testing at Vallelunga

The Auto GP championship will be back next weekend at Mugello for the 5th round of the 2013 season.

AutoGP - Michela CerrutiTwo Auto GP teams went on-track this week for testing, using the kilometric allowance that every car has according to the rulebook. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Drivers to ‘think’ before F1 boycott – de la Rosa

“When you drive there’s always a risk.”

Flagworld - F1Pedro de la Rosa on Friday clarified that formula one drivers will not necessarily leap into boycotting this weekend’s German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Robin Frijns sets the pace in opening practice

Hilmer Motorsport driver quickest at the Nurburgring

GP2 - Robin Frijns (Hilmer Motorsport)Hilmer Motorsport resumed their display of speed in this morning’s free practice at the Nurburgring: rookie and Barcelona race winner Robin Frijns topped the session with a laptime of 1:39.838, one tenth quicker than Sam Bird. Rookie Mitch Evans completed the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Tyre crisis deepens as drivers threaten boycott

The GPDA said it believes the entire problem has been “avoidable”

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (8)F1’s tyre-gate saga has taken another dramatic twist, as drivers formally threaten to boycott the German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

FIA moves further to end tyre-exploding chaos

The parameters will be enforced by official scrutineers and stewards.

Flagworld - FIAWith the threat of a drivers’ strike in the air at the Nurburgring, the FIA on Friday moved further to ensure there is no repeat of the tyre-exploding British grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Red Bull asks fans to help decide 2014 driver

Red Bull has turned to its fans to help it decide Mark Webber’s successor.

2013-06-07_0440Team boss Christian Horner recently narrowed down the selection of Sebastian Vettel’s new teammate for 2014 to a shortlist of three — Kimi Raikkonen, or a current Toro Rosso driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Allison definitely Ferrari-bound – report

A Spanish correspondent is certain James Allison is headed to Ferrari.

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00Briton Allison stepped down as Lotus’ highly-rated technical director earlier this season, and his next move has been the subject of intense paddock speculation ever since. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Mika Salo expects 2013 race return for Kovalainen

“Heikki’s situation with Caterham right now is at an exciting time”

2013-06-08_0059Former F1 driver Mika Salo is expecting a return to formula one for Finnish countryman Heikki Kovalainen to “snap into place soon”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 05

Audi questions ‘sense’ of F1 for carmakers

“It’s an interesting thought but…”

2013-01-17-0825Audi chairman Rupert Stadler has played down suggestions a formula one foray should be considered by the Volkswagen-owned German carmaker. Read the rest of this entry »

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