Daily Archive: July 12, 2013

Jul 12

Red Bull not ruling out Mercedes-like Pirelli test

“It is something we have to discuss with Pirelli.”

2013-06-08_0541Red Bull is not ruling out following Mercedes’ lead and conducting a private test with F1 tyre supplier Pirelli. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Qualifying at Norisring a close affair

At the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoAfter the six weeks’ summer break, the battle for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship title between Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) and Felix Rosenqvist (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) continues. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

IndyCar driver Alex Tagliani celebrates Fan Friday at the Honda Indy Toronto with children from Make-A-Wish® Canada

On Fan Friday the Honda Indy Toronto is free for fans who make a donation to Make-A-Wish® Canada.

Alex Tagliani - Make-A-Wish CanadaFan Friday is made possible through the generosity of fans and the Ontario Honda Dealers Association. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Karl Wolf and Vita Chambers to sing the national anthems during opening ceremonies for the Honda Indy Toronto 2inTO

Honda Indy announces anthem singers for event weekend

2013-07-14Organizers of the 2013 Honda Indy Toronto have announced that Vita Chambers and Karl Wolf will sing the national anthems during opening ceremonies for the two IZOD IndyCar Series races taking place July 13 and 14. 

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Jul 12

A Montreal Team racing in the Baja Aragon Rallye-Raid in Spain

A three day event based in Teruel

Desert Warrior3ALDO Racing driver David Bensadoun and co-driver Patrick Beaulé will race in the Baja Aragon, a three day race held in the desert of central Spain, in preparation for their third participation in the famous “Dakar” event, held this coming January in South America. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Driver Ratings, Pit/Paddock Regulations And Procedures Announced

For 2014 United SportsCar Racing Season

United Sportscar logoIndicative of the emergence of important details regarding the inaugural United SportsCar Racing season in 2014, International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)officials today announced a driver rating system, as well as pit and paddock regulations and various procedures to be implemented. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Mugello, free practice: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) paces the field

Mugello, test: Vittorio Ghirelli (Super Nova International) hits the top

Auto GP - Christian KlienVittorio Ghirelli was the fastest man on-track in the first two free sessions for the Auto GP championship round at Mugello. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Hometown hero Bradl leads Friday practice at Sachsenring

Round 8: Germany MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - 2013 Germany MotoGP FP2LCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl delighted his legion of German fans at Sachsenring by topping Friday practice with a benchmark lap time of 1’22.030 in this afternoon’s Free Practice 2 session.

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Jul 12

Alonso ‘fighting Vettel’, not just Newey in 2013

“Right now we are fighting against Sebastian”

2013-06-09_1254A year ago, Fernando Alonso said he was not fighting Sebastian Vettel — he was fighting Red Bull designer Adrian Newey. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

The tension begins mount as teams prepare to head to Le Monaco de Trois-Rivieres in Quebec this August

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship points profile through

Rotax Max ECKC-CAThe 2013 Eastern Canadian Karting Championship has now cleared Ontario for the season and after back-to-back doubleheader events at Mosport International Karting and Goodwood Kartways, the schedule is two-thirds gone.

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Jul 12

GTsprint International Series: Filipe Albuquerque joins Audi MTM at Portimão

Portuguese ace lines-up with Thomas Schöffler at his home track

Superstars - Filipe AlbuquerqueAnother international racing star is set to join the Superstarsworld at Portimão as Portuguese Filipe Albuquerque will be lining-up in the GTsprint series on the next 21st of July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Sauber F1 Team 2013 Young Driver Training test

 During the three days the Sauber F1 Team will test the latest Pirelli tyres

2013-06-08_0227The Sauber F1 Team will test with Robin Frijns (day 1 and morning day 2), Nico Hülkenberg (afternoon day 2) and Kimiya Sato (day 3) at the Young Driver Training Test in Silverstone, which takes place from 17th to 19th July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Alonso gives Ferrari ‘8 out of 10’ for 2013

Fernando Alonso has given Ferrari an 8 out of 10 for the 2013 season so far.

2013-06-08_0277The Spaniard is trailing Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel in the drivers’ championship by 34 points, while Ferrari has admitted it is falling behind in the car development race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Lotus F1 Team announces 2013 Young Driver Test lineup

Homework

2013-06-09_0994Nicolas Prost, Davide Valsecchi and Kimi Räikkönen will drive for Lotus F1 Team during next week’s adapted ‘Young Driver Test’ at Silverstone on July 17 -19. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Unpaid suppliers file claims against ailing Sauber

The depths of Sauber’s financial problems are now beginning to emerge.

2013-06-08_0117The Swiss business newspaper Handeslzeitung reports that dozens of unpaid suppliers to the struggling Hinwil based team have filed claims, totalling almost EUR 1 million. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Agag tips top F1 teams to race in Formula E

“I’m sure teams like Ferrari and Red Bull will be in Formula E one day”

Formula E - Drayson Racing Team - Alejandro AgagAlejandro Agag, the organiser of the new electric open-wheel series, thinks top F1 teams like Ferrari and Red Bull will eventually fight for the Formula E title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Pollock launches company to help drivers

“Investors expect a return on their investment that we can guarantee”

Craig Pollock 2011-09-15The F1 team BAR’s founder Craig Pollock has launched a new company with the aim of funding promising drivers through the motor racing ranks. Read the rest of this entry »

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