Daily Archive: August 1, 2013

Aug 01

Pro Mazda and USF2000 highlight Shows to air on NBC Sports Network

IMSP will combine on-track footage with on-board camera action

Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires logoAndersen Promotions, promoters of the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, has contracted the services of IMS Productions to produce four hour-long highlight shows – two on each series – which will air on the NBC Sports Network. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Silverstone Pre-event welcomes home talents and new arrivals

Great expectations are placed upon home riders

WSBK - Leon Haslam baby-growWhile the eni FIM Superbike World Championship action is set to kick-off proper tomorrow, a handful of World Superbike and Supersport riders took part in today’s Pre-event at Silverstone, to share their thoughts and aspirations ahead of the ninth round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Ferrari sponsor cancels ‘Wrooom’ event

“The costs of the event are no longer sustainable”

2012-02-03 - Scuderia Ferrari - F2012 launch Felipe Massa - Fernando Alonso 2Ferrari’s annual pre-season event on the slopes of Italian ski resort Madonna di Campiglio will take place no more. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Ferrari to decide on 2015 Le Mans prototype

Ferrari will decide soon whether it will push ahead with a Le Mans project.

2013-06-07_1060A month ago, boss Stefano Domenicali did not deny speculation the Maranello based team might design a prototype for the fabled sports car scene. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Raikkonen reports are media ‘fantasy’ – Ferrari

“The typical fantasy in this period of rumours”.

2013-06-09_0510Ferrari has dismissed as “fantasy” reports a lucrative 2014 offer has been made to former team driver Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Lotus ready to wait for Raikkonen’s call – Boullier

“But the best option is to keep Kimi and Romain.”

2013-06-06_0284Eric Boullier has admitted Lotus is waiting for Kimi Raikkonen to make his decision about 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Hamilton’s father visits Maranello

Hamilton snr no longer handles the career of his 28-year-old son

Anthony HamiltonAnthony Hamilton, the father of Mercedes driver Lewis, has been at Ferrari’s Maranello headquarters this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Schumacher surprised by top Mercedes form

“I’m happy for them, but I could not have seen that coming.”

Mercedes-Benz - Michael SchumacherMichael Schumacher has admitted he did not expect his former team Mercedes to make such a leap forwards in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

No test debut for Sirotkin until 2014

“We have to see what kind of possibilities we have”

Auto GP - Euronova Racing - Sergei SirotkinSergey Sirotkin has admitted he will not begin his quest for a formula one seat until early next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Cyril Abiteboul half term report

The year so far and what is to come for the second half of the season

2013-06-05-0260The 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship reached its halfway point on lap 36 of the Hungarian Grand Prix, a race Caterham F1 Team’s drivers Giedo van der Garde and Charles Pic finished in 14th and 15th places respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Magnussen could replace Bianchi in 2014 – report

20-year-old son of former Danish F1 driver Jan

Kevin Magnussen - photo Jad Sherif - WR12 Marussia has emerged as a potential destination for the McLaren-backed rookie Kevin Magnussen in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

FIA to keep control of F1’s print media

The FIA is staying in control of the accreditation of F1’s print journalists.

2012-04-22 - Bahrain Grand Prix - Bernie Ecclestone - Jean TodtBefore Bernie Ecclestone and Jean Todt shook hands at the Hungaroring last weekend, it was reported control of journalists had been a sticking point as they worked towards a new Concorde Agreement deal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Organiser rejects doubts over 2014 Russia GP

“No, we’re fine — everything is according to plan.”

Bernie Ecclestone - Vladimir Putin 2A key figure of next year’s inaugural Russian grand prix has played down suggestions the Sochi race might never take place. Read the rest of this entry »

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