Daily Archive: July 27, 2013

Jul 27

Dominant Szoke takes AMP Superbike pole

Second Magneti Marelli SuperPole of the season

2013-07-06_0214Jordan Szoke extended his lead in the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship in impressive fashion in qualifying for this weekend’s third round of the series, sponsored by Honda and Pro Cycle, at Atlantic Motorsport Park on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Connery manages rain to win Mid-Ohio

Connery took the win on a slick race track.

A ultra-slick track produced an unpredictable race at Mid-Ohio that eventually saw Kyle Connery keep it on the pavement to take his second win in a row and third in the 2013 F2000 Championship Series season in the No. 91 Van Diemen.

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Jul 27

FIA ERC Sibiu Rally day one report

2013 FIA European Rally Championship, round seven of 12

FIA ERC 2013 Sibu Rally Toshi Arai day two action imageJan Kopecký and co-driver Pavel Dresler have begun the second half of the FIA European Rally Championship season in style with victory number four of their campaign on the Sibiu Rally in Romania’s stunning Transylvania region. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Another rain victory for Eidson

Eidson took his fourth win of the year

Jake Eidson marked four straight wins in a row and three straight victories in the rain with a flag-to-flag run at Mid-Ohio in round seven of the 2013 F1600 Formula F Championship Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

GP3: Vainio holds off Daly for win in Budapest

Koiranen GP’s Aaro Vainio victorious in Hungary Race 1

GP3 - Aaro Vainio (Koiranen GP) Budapest Race 1The Finn started the day in style with pole position, Aaro Vainio is even happier now after achieving victory in Race 1 at the Hungaroring and pocketing further points for fastest lap.

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Jul 27

Palmer scorches to Budapest victory

Briton powers to feature win

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (Carlin)If fortune favours the brave, Jolyon Palmer showed his courage with a gamble on tyres which paid off handsomely: the Briton made a great start and stayed out on medium tyres while those ahead of him had to stop early, before driving a clean, aggressive second half of the race to claim victory in today’s feature race in Budapest ahead of Marcus Ericsson and Felipe Nasr. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying report

Hungary Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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

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Jul 27

Ecclestone, Todt, still on road to new Concorde

They shook hands and smiled, and they signed the papers.

2012-04-22 - Bahrain Grand Prix - Bernie Ecclestone - Jean TodtThe news swept through the Hungaroring paddock like wind — the 2013 Concorde Agreement is signed at last! Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Ferrari to buy out Allison’s Lotus contract

“It is believed Allison could get to work (at Ferrari) in the early autumn”

02 - Scuderia FerrariFerrari looks set to buy out the remainder of former technical director James Allison’s Lotus contract. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Raikkonen’s manager says 2014 talks still ongoing

“Negotiations and discussions are still underway” – Steve Robertson

2013-06-08_0977Amid suggestions Red Bull is preparing a 2014 contract for Daniel Ricciardo, Kimi Raikkonen’s manager insists the Finn is still in the running. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Rosberg unmoved by Schumacher jibe

“Very happy” to be able to say “for three years I beat the best driver of all time”.

2013-06-08_0006Nico Rosberg has brushed off reports Michael Schumacher failed to name him among the very best drivers in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Hulkenberg admits he’s on the market

Nico Hulkenberg has admitted he is on the market for 2014.

2013-06-09_0419Contesting only his tenth race for Sauber since switching from Force India over the winter, the German is undoubtedly concerned not only by the Ferrari-powered C32’s lack of pace, but also the Swiss team’s financial problems. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

“I’m convinced that Jean-Eric Vergne will race next year for Toro Rosso” – Franz Tost

Despite Red Bull snub, Vergne set to keep Toro Rosso seat

2013-06-08_0026Ruled out of contention for the big move to Red Bull, Jean-Eric Vergne’s seat at Toro Rosso for 2014 at least seems secure. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Caterham boss not denying Kovalainen rumours

Cyril Abiteboul admitted the sponsored Dutchman “has some challenges”

2013-06-09_1004Caterham’s team boss has refused to deny speculation Giedo van der Garde could lose his race seat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Paul Hembery has denied the missed Silverstone test will continue to affect Mercedes

Silverstone ban didn’t hurt Mercedes – Hembery

2013-06-09_1350As a result of the ‘test-gate’ scandal, Mercedes was ordered to sit out the young drivers test, at which every other team got an early taste of Pirelli’s new Hungary-spec tyre. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Austria GP return hurdles ‘nothing serious’ – Marko

“I see nothing serious that would be a problem.”

Red Bull Ring logoDr Helmut Marko has played down fears Austria’s return to the F1 calendar next year might stumble at hurdles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

No helmet rule for F1 pitlane media – FOM

F1 authorities clamped down on pitlane safety

2010-11-06 -  Mercedes GP - INterlagos pitlane 01Photographers and reporters still allowed in the pitlane during F1 track sessions do not have to wear a helmet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

Vainio scorches to pole in Budapest

Koiranen GP’s Aaro Vainio will head the front row at the Hungaroring

GP3 - Aaro Vainio (Koiranen GP)It’s all smiles for the Finn Aaro Vainio, the Koiranen GP ace flew to pole position in the dying stages of the qualifying session to secure his third pole in GP3. Conor Daly will start from second for ART Grand Prix with MW Arden’s Daniil Kvyat in third. Read the rest of this entry »

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