Daily Archive: August 3, 2013

Aug 03

Jimmy Hebert claims second ACT win at Sanair

Hebert started from the pole position

ACT logoWilliamstown, VT’s Jimmy Hebert claimed his second career American Canadian Tour victory of his career in the Sanair 150 at Sanair Super Speedway on Saturday, August 3.

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Aug 03

Filippi’s solid qualifying run discarded after incident

The Honda Indy 200 of Mid-Ohio will take place on August 4

Filippi QualsItalian driver Luca Filippi will start Sunday’s Honda Indy 200 of Mid-Ohio in 24th place after an off halted his fourth-place qualifying run. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Neil Alberico vaults to second in the points chase with two Mid-Ohio wins

Two victories today

USF2000 - Race1PodiumNeil Alberico has had his share of disappointments this season, failing to finish in three of the first four races, but since then the 20-year-old from Los Gatos, Calif., has been on a tear. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Tribute to Antonelli and first Tissot-Superpole for Laverty

Paddock pays tribute to Antonelli, Laverty wins Tissot-Superpole

WSBK - Tribute_Antonelli_ambienceAn emotional and moving tribute to Andrea Antonelli gathered the entire WSBK paddock on the starting line at Silverstone, together with his Team, Goeleven Kawasaki, Andrea’s bike #8 and the Moscow Raceway Supersport race winner trophy, which was given in his memory.

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Aug 03

Red Bull confirms Hungaroring meeting was about Alonso

“We have never been under pressure to take one of the junior drivers.”

2013-06-09_0607Red Bull has confirmed a meeting about Fernando Alonso took place with the Ferrari driver’s manager at the Hungaroring last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Mercedes AMG Petronas lets 2014 engine roar on YouTube

First taste of how the new 2014 Power Units will sound out on track

ThumbnailThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team has given Formula One fans around the globe a unique insight into the future on its official commercial YouTube channel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Hamilton happy to have changed Lauda’s opinion

“I’m very happy he’s said something like that”

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain - Lewis Hamilton 06Lewis Hamilton has warmly welcomed the “great compliment” made by triple world champion Niki Lauda after the recent Hungarian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Sauber ‘never close to bankruptcy’ – Kaltenborn

Monisha Kaltenborn has denied Sauber was ever close to “bankruptcy”.

2013-06-09_0348Having admitted it was having trouble paying increasingly impatient suppliers, the Swiss team recently announced new partnerships with Russian entities that many in the media described as a ‘rescue deal’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Vergne ‘very happy’ to stay at Toro Rosso

“I know exactly what I have to do”

2013-05-23 - Toro Rosso - Monaco - Jean-Eric Vergne - Daniel Ricciardo 1Jean-Eric Vergne has admitted being left out of Red Bull’s plans initially left him “upset”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Russia to claim ‘force majeure’ for late FIA application

Deadline for the official 2014 application was missed

Bernie Ecclestone - Vladimir PutinRussia’s hopes of holding its inaugural grand prix next year may rest on officials being able to convince the FIA its application was lodged late due to ‘force majeure’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Tom Sykes

Tom Sykes dominates Day 1 on home soil

WSBK - Tom SykesBlazing sunshine welcomed the eni FIM Superbike World Championship riders in today’s Qualifying 1 at Silverstone.

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Aug 03

Luca Filippi to drive for Barracuda Racing at Mid-Ohio

Tagliani not racing for the first time this year

Barracuda Racing logoFollowing a successful Open Test on Wednesday, Barracuda Racing has decided to continue with Luca Filippi as the driver of the No. 98 car for the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Sato: “Driving a Formula 1 car, what a sensational experience”

Last July, Kimiya Sato had his first taste of a Formula 1 car.

Auto GP - Kimiya SatoFor Auto GP, having a championship leader in F.1 is a regular occurrence, as former champions Romain Grosjean in 2010 and Kevin Ceccon in 2011 successfully made it to the Lotus and Toro Rosso ranks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 03

Superstars International Series introduces updated balance of performance

News for Audi RS5, Lexus IS-F, Chevrolet Camaro

Superstars PortimaoFollowing to the Superstars races at Zolder and Portimao, which were dominated by the 4-wheel-drive Audi RS4 with four straight wins in a superior fashion, the Permanent Bureau of the Series decided a new round of Balance of Performance to be adopted from the next round at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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