Daily Archive: July 25, 2013

Jul 25

Statement from Lotus F1 Team chairman Gerard Lopez

“As a Galician, I will provide all the help and support possible to those affected by this disaster”

04 - Lotus F1 Team“Following the tragic accident on Wednesday 24th July 2013 involving the passenger train in Galicia, I and all within Lotus F1 Team would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of those affected and involved.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Red Bull on track for another title – Wolff

Mercedes’ Toto Wolff has all but conceded the 2013 title.

2013-06-09_1159The German squad is currently second only to Red Bull in the constructors’ championship, while the highest-ranked silver clad driver is Lewis Hamilton, in fourth. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

F1 considers minimum time for pitstops

“A time limit will be discussed”

2013-03-03 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Barcelona - Paul di Resta 01Formula one is considering introducing a minimum time limit for pitstops, as the clampdown on pitlane safety continues. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Pirelli announces tyre nominations for Spa, Monza and Singapore

Spa is the circuit that puts the highest vertical load on the front tyres all season

PirelliPirelli has announced the slick P Zero compounds that will be taken to the first three grands prix of the second half of the season, in Belgium, Italy and Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Mateschitz hints ‘excellent’ Ricciardo to win Red Bull seat

“No decision has been taken yet” – Mateschitz

2013-06-07_0191Daniel Ricciardo on Thursday appeared to move another step closer to landing his dream seat at Red Bull Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Vettel points gap ‘a bit too much’ – Alonso

“We must try to finish ahead of Vettel”

2013-06-07_0206Fernando Alonso has admitted he needs to start making up ground on runaway championship leader Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Massa’s future depends on slump recovery – Fittipaldi

“I see Massa’s future as depending on how well he will go in the second half of this year”

2013-06-08_0684Brazilian legend Emerson Fittipaldi thinks the second half of 2013 will be crucial to countryman Felipe Massa’s future. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Launch of the Shell LEGO® Challenge

The drivers went head to head to see who could build the Ferrari F1® model LEGO car in the quickest time

2012-05-10 - Scuderia Ferrari - Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari Official Driver Fernando Alonso and Test Driver Pedro de la Rosa launch the Shell LEGO Challenge Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Button expects McLaren to beat Force India

“I don’t think we’ll be behind them at the end of the season.”

2013-06-07_0694Although now firmly focused on 2014, McLaren should be able to overtake Force India by the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

John Surtees, F1’s 1964 world champion, has questioned Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton’s focus

F1 legend Surtees questions Hamilton’s focus

2013-06-09_0291Briton Hamilton, while regarded by many as perhaps the most naturally gifted driver today, has had a leaner period of success since winning the 2008 title in his second season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Hulkenberg denies Hungary to be last Sauber drive

Beyond this year, however, Hulkenberg admitted the future is “open”

2013-06-08_0089Nico Hulkenberg on Thursday rubbished rumours Hungary will be his last grand prix with Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

Rumour – Frijns to replace Hulkenberg?

A series of events has come together to form formula one’s very latest hot rumour.

2012-011-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Robin Frijns - Sauber C31-FerrariAfter the financially-struggling Sauber failed to pay him on time, therefore breaching its contract, it is rumoured Hungary could be Nico Hulkenberg’s last race for the Swiss team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

A clever tax arrangement sees formula one pay a tiny amount of tax, it has emerged

F1 pays almost no tax – report

Flagworld - F1Writing in The Independent, leading F1 business journalist Christian Sylt said the sport paid less than $1.5 million in tax in 2011, despite making a profit of almost half a billion dollars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

FIA to abolish side-impact crash test – report

“The new rules will save money and make the cars safer”

Flagworld - FIAF1’s governing will abolish the side-impact crash test, German magazine Auto Motor und Sport reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

GP2 Series Round 7 preview – Budapest, Hungary

The story so far

GP2 SeriesAfter a three week break, the action resumes for the GP2 paddock this weekend in Budapest, Hungary.

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Jul 25

GP3 Series Round 5 preview: Budapest, Hungary

Meet me halfway…

GP3 SeriesFour rounds down, four more to go! The action is about to hot up (literally) as we pass the midway point of the 2013 GP3 season and move onto Round 5 in Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 25

After a month’s break from racing, BGR Team Grote heads to CTMP with one goal in mind, win

BGR Team Grote resumes quest for 2013 Toyo Tires F1600 Championship at CTMP

BGR Team Grote logoWith two successful tests during the break and some updates to the cars the team is confident it will build on their championship lead. Zacharie Robichon will be joined by Jesse Lazare. Read the rest of this entry »

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