Daily Archive: July 10, 2013

Jul 10

ACT Champion Patrick Laperle enters ACT International 500

Laperle is a 4 time ACT Champion

2013-05-18-201Patrick Laperle from St. Denis, QC has confirmed his entry in the American Canadian Tour (ACT) 500 event scheduled for Sunday, July 21 at Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Ben Young ready to make a splash at Mid-Ohio

“Bring A Splash Pad to Wilmot”

Ben Young - Make A SplashCanadian AMA Pro GoPro Daytona Sportbike racer Ben Young will be looking to ‘Make a Splash’ at this weekend’s Buckeye SuperBike Weekend presented by Dunlop Tire at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course as he will be supporting a Southwestern Ontario based non-profit organization looking to build a free-to-use special needs accessible Splash Pad in their community. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Alonso not tiring of life at Ferrari

“I am satisfied with myself and with my performance”

2013-06-09_0990Fernando Alonso has given a short life to speculation he might soon tire of failing to win titles with Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Toughest offroad race attracts record entry

The event has been plotted over a new course based around a 50 km lap

Taupo 1000 international - Trevor CooperOrganisers of the 2013 Taupo 1000 international offroad race have confirmed a record entry for September’s event, with pre-race ‘intent’ registrations standing at 140.

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Jul 10

Williams Advanced Engineering receives government funding

To develop and demonstrate Energy Storage Technology in Renewable Energy Applications

Williams Advanced Engineering logoWilliams Advanced Engineering, the division of Williams that commercialises Formula One based technologies, has been awarded a grant from the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s Energy Entrepreneurs Fund to develop flywheel based energy storage systems for use in grid stabilisation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Preview – Round 8: Sachsenring

Sachsenring is extremely punishing on the left shoulder of the tyres

MotoGP - LCR Honda rider Stefan BradlRound eight of the 2013 MotoGP™ season takes place at Germany’s Sachsenring; a slow yet technical circuit whose combination of abrasive tarmac and fast left-hand turns make it one the most punishing tracks for tyres.

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Jul 10

Organiser sure Ecclestone to honour Monza contract

“I only know that he abides by contracts, always”

Monza logoMonza official Federico Bendinelli insists he is not worried Bernie Ecclestone might be preparing to axe F1’s historic Italian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Teams at loggerheads over next tyre change

“We designed our car specifically for the 2013 tyre specification.”

2013-04-20 - Pirelli - Bahrain - TeamsA new row is brewing in F1, as teams contemplate the next change to the specification of Pirelli’s 2013 tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

FIA test rules a blow for Mercedes, Ferrari

The FIA has bad news for Mercedes and Ferrari this week.

2013-06-09_1254Earlier, it was suggested next week’s young driver test at Silverstone might be extended by a day, becoming a four-day affair. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Allison move ‘brilliant’ for Ferrari – Anderson

“That would be a brilliant move”

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00Gary Anderson, a veteran formula one engineer, thinks James Allison is the right man to join Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Lotus admits Grosjean’s 2014 seat not secure

Lotus could enter the 2014 season with an all-new driver lineup.

2013-06-09_1282It is already known that Nico Hulkenberg is the leading candidate to join the Enstone based team next year, should lead driver Kimi Raikkonen switch to Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Sebastian Vettel is “clearly” on track to win a fourth consecutive world championship.

Vettel ‘clearly’ on track for fourth title – Lauda

2013-06-07_0701That is the admission of Mercedes’ team chairman Niki Lauda, who said he always expected Red Bull’s reigning title winner to pull away in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Mandatory pitlane helmets ‘crazy’ – Lauda

“Access for approved media will be confined to the pitwall” – FIA

2013-06-09_0616Niki Lauda thinks F1’s governing body should stop short of overreacting in the wake of the Nurburgring pitlane incident. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Zylon visor saved Chilton in Germany – report

Charlie Whiting took possession of the Marussia rookie’s damaged Arai helmet

2013-03-15 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Max Chilton Max Chilton can thank the FIA’s latest safety standards after returning home uninjured from the German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Damon Hill’s son quits motor racing

“I do not want to compete unless I am 100 per cent devoted”

Josh Hill portraitJosh Hill, who earlier wanted to be F1’s first ever third-generation champion, has quit motor racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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