Daily Archive: July 24, 2013

Jul 24

Vittorio Ghirelli to drive for Venezuela GP Lazarus

Starting from Hungaroring race

Venezuela GP LazarusVenezuela GP Lazarus is pleased to announce Vittorio Ghirelli as the driver of the #25 car, starting from Hungaroring race. The Italian driver, during pre-season testing in Jerez in 2012, had already the opportunity to test the car with good results. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Szoke goes for seventh Shubie Superbike win

Szoke has won three of the last four Superbike nationals at AMP

2013-07-06_0817Jordan Szoke will try to add to his points lead in the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at one of his favourite hunting grounds this weekend, as the six-race series reaches its halfway point at Atlantic Motorsport Park in Shubenacadie, N.S. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Christian Klien has been the second former Formula 1 driver to enter the 2013 Auto GP.

“Auto GP prepares drivers for F.1” – Klien

Auto GP - Christian KlienThe Austrian-based racer joined Narain Karthikeyan, although in the previous seasons, many stars from F.1 had joined the series.

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Jul 24

Championship run starts at Mid-Ohio

Eidson is coming off three straight wins

With the final six races of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series taking place in the next five weeks, three drivers are virtually tied on top of the Championship points standings.

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Jul 24

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix preview

Hungary Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

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Jul 24

Ray Courtemanche Jr. to race Revstar Sprint Car

At St. Eustache this weekend

Revstar logo 2012 Ray Courtemanche Jr as just announced that he will drive a Revstar Sprint Car as part of the National 250 event this coming Saturday July 27 at the Autodrome St. Eustache. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Alex Guénette back home in National 250 at St. Eustache

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series – Autodrome St. Eustache

2013-07-07-1327NCaTS rookie driver Alex Guénette is back on track this coming weekend for the seventh round of the 2013 season, on a track he knows well.

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Jul 24

Red Bull must clear hurdles for Austria GP return

Red Bull needs to clear some hurdles before the Austrian grand prix can go ahead in 2014.

Red Bull Ring logoThe energy drink company and Bernie Ecclestone announced on Tuesday that an agreement to stage a race mid next year at the former A1-Ring, now called the Red Bull Ring, has been reached. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Austria GP detractors not ‘sensible’ – Lauda

“We are talking about a weekend for which jobs are created — no sensible person could complain about it”

2013-06-09_0614Niki Lauda has hit out at the detractors, following reports Austria’s return to the calendar next year might stumble at hurdles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Mercedes using infrared camera to monitor tyres

It is a thermal infrared camera, mounted backwards on the front wing

2013-06-07_0258Mercedes is the author of the latest F1 innovation, according to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

No more Friday appearances for Kovalainen

“Now there is no such need, so I don’t think I will be driving again on Friday”

Heikki Kovalainen - photo © DPPI - Frédéric Le Floc'H Heikki Kovalainen has admitted he is unlikely to reappear for Caterham during Friday practice sessions in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Ecclestone hints woman could succeed him

“Why not a woman?”

2013-06-09_0348Monisha Kaltenborn has raced into pole position to succeed Bernie Ecclestone at the very top of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Ecclestone insists 2014 calendar to have 20 races

F1 could have record 22 races in 2014 – report

2013-06-06_0008Bernie Ecclestone has played down suggestions the F1 calendar could blow out to an unprecedented 22 races in 2014. It is possible Bernie Ecclestone will ask the FIA to ratify a whopping 22-race formula one calendar for the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Todt facing contender for new FIA term

Jean Todt could face a contender as he vies for another term as FIA president.

Jean Todt - photo Getty ImagesLondon’s Times newspaper said the potential candidate is David Ward, who worked alongside Frenchman Todt’s predecessor Max Mosley. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Live Eurosport coverage of ERC Rally Poland to thrill fans around the world

Tens of thousands of spectators are expected to flock to Poland

Robert Kubica - photo © ANDRE LAVADINHO - Citroën Racing Media Fans of the FIA European Rally Championship will be able to savour more exhilarating television coverage when Eurosport Events produces four stages of LOTOS 70th Rally Poland for live broadcast this autumn. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Vitantonio Liuzzi cruises to lead the italian Superstars championship at Portimão

Mercedes-AMG Romeo Ferraris stands on top in both the international series and the italian championship

Superstars - Tonio LiuzziIt’s been a perfect weekend for Team Mercedes-AMG Romeo Ferraris at Portimão, with Vitantonio Liuzzi ending up twice as a runner-up and Thomas Biagi finishing third in Race 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Nascar’s Cameron Hayley – So close!

Hayley wants a championship this year

Cameron HayleyCanada’s Cameron Hayley who has been named as one of the top prospects for NASCAR’s major leagues took a quick breather to celebrate a birthday last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Field gets tighter as season sets up for six races in five weeks

F2000: Mid-Ohio Preview

F2000 Championship Series logoSharon, CT – Kyle Connery may have returned to his race-winning form, but can he do anything about Tim Minor’s 102 point lead in the F2000 Championship? That is the question heading into the final six races of the season, with two rounds this coming weekend at Mid-Ohio.

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Jul 24

Honorary Doctorate for Zytek Founder

Sheffield University acknowledges Bill Gibson’s achievements

ZytekBill Gibson, founder of the Zytek Group, has been awarded an Honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering by the University of Sheffield.

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