Daily Archive: July 17, 2013

Jul 17

Formula One Race Director and Safety Delegate Charlie Whiting visits the circuit for Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix in Sochi

Charlie Whiting visited Sochi to inspect the circuit for Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix at the Olympic Park. 

Charlie WhitingHe toured the racing track with the officials from RAF (FIA ASN in Russia), representatives of OJSC “Center “Omega” in charge of construction of the circuit and “Formula Sochi” team responsible for organization of Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix, headed by Oleg Zabara. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Formula One teams Young Driver Test report day 1

Formula One day 1 test report

Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone.

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Jul 17

Horner admits Ricciardo test linked to 2014 seat

“We’re very keen to have a look at Daniel as a prospect for next year”

2013-06-09_0098Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has hinted Daniel Ricciardo’s test this week is a 2014 audition as the world champions look to replace the departing Mark Webber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Ex-F1 boss Kolles tried to blackmail Wolff – report

They settled their dispute with the intervention of Bernie Ecclestone

2011-07-24 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Colin Kolles 01Former HRT boss Colin Kolles tried to blackmail Mercedes chief Toto Wolff earlier this year, it has emerged. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

No trial decision for Ecclestone until September

“It will be an interesting case.”

2013-06-06_0008The Munich court will wait until mid-September to decide if the Bernie Ecclestone bribery case will be brought to trial. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Circuit of The Americas™ officials provide reaction to ESPN X Games decision

ESPN selects Austin, Texas, to host X Games in North America

Circuit of The Americas logoCircuit of The Americas and ESPN to collaborate on event for four years, beginning May 2014; Bid edges out Chicago, Detroit and Charlotte.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Michelin returns to storied track

 Ostella to Take on Dual Roles at Home Track in Mosport

New asphalt and new facilities greeted the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin participants for opening weekend of the 2013 season at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Victoria Day weekend. Now, the drivers return to familiar territory to take part in the newly-named Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix.

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Jul 17

Mike Conway to drive for Level 5 Motorsport at the Grand Prix of Mosport

“Firstly I would like to wish Ryan Briscoe a speedy recovery and hope he gets better soon”

Mike ConwayMB Partners have secured Mike Conway a drive in the Grand Prix of Mosport in Ontario, Canada this weekend with Level 5 Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Ben Young resilient after unlucky weekend in Mid-Ohio

The optimistic BYR Team pilot took to the historic yet challenging Mid-Ohio track for the first time

Ben Young - MidOhioCanadian AMA Pro GoPro Daytona Sportbike racer Ben Young had high hopes to Make a Splash at this past weekend’s Buckeye SuperBike Weekend presented by Dunlop Tire at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course however a variety challenges prevented him from cracking the top 10, resulting in an 18th place finish on Saturday and a 16th on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Ecclestone receives bribery indictment

Ecclestone’s German lawyer, and F1 owner CVC, did not comment.

Bernie Ecclestone has been formally charged by German prosecutors for bribery, it emerged on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Red Bull Racing driver line up at Silverstone test (amended)

Young Driver Test and tyre test

01 - Red Bull Racing

Following a clarification of the permitted programmes from Pirelli and the FIA for this week’s Silverstone test, Infiniti Red Bull Racing has revised its driver line up. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 17

Rookie disappointed Alonso sitting out Silverstone

“Instead, I have important work to do on the simulator.”

Carlos Sainz JrRising Spaniard Carlos Sainz jr has expressed disappointment he will not share a F1 circuit with his hero Fernando Alonso this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Mercedes’ Wolff ‘secretly recorded’ amid F1 war – report

A ‘war’ that has broken out in the paddock

2013-06-08_0128An explosive conversation with Mercedes director and Williams co-owner Toto Wolff was “secretly recorded” by a former F1 team boss. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

‘Not a cent’ in Sauber’s pockets yet – report

Some of the sport’s sceptics are still not sure.

2013-06-08_0814The extent of Sauber’s Russian rescue deal, and the emergence of future team driver Sergey Sirotkin, caught the world of formula one by surprise. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

‘Stupid’ to turn down F1 due to young age – Sirotkin

“Yes, tests with the car that is allowed by the rules of formula one.”

Auto GP - Sirotkin_SospiriSergey Sirotkin, Sauber’s next race driver, insists he must jump at the chance to enter formula one next year, despite his young age. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Caterham focusing on 2014 season – van der Garde

“The team has been focusing on next season.”

2013-06-09_0155Caterham is already focusing on 2014, current race driver Giedo van der Garde has revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 17

Senna hints next move could be to America

Bruno Senna’s next move in the world of motor racing could be to America.

2012-06-09_0208After stints in F1 with HRT, Renault and Williams between 2010 and last year, the nephew of grand prix legend Ayrton Senna switched to Le Mans with Aston Martin for 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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