Daily Archive: August 22, 2013

Aug 22

Shell relives the world of 1955 Formula One™ (+ video)

1955 Belgian Grand Prix

2013-08-22 - Scuderia Ferrari - 1955 Belgian Grand Prix - Fernando Alonso - Felipe Massa 01Today Shell offered media the opportunity to relive the budding years of Formula One, taking over a 1950s cinema in Malmedy for a special screening of its ‘1955 Belgian Grand Prix’ film.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Preparation continues for full slate of IMSA-Sanctioned Series

Each series will provide event promoters with diverse and compelling content

IMSA logoThe marquee status of the new United SportsCar Racing series will be undeniable in 2014, as will the importance of another component in the ongoing merger of GRAND-AM Road Racing and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA): the lineup of two development series and four single-make series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Grid grooves at Spa worry Vettel

“There is probably a disadvantage for the start”

GP2 - Spa-FrancorchampsDrivers and engineers were surprised on Thursday when they inspected the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Alonso insists ‘zero problems’ with Montezemolo

Alonso on Thursday said it was all a misunderstanding

2013-06-07_0023In the apparently unwell Kimi Raikkonen’s absence, it was left to the other drivers on Thursday to talk about the 2014 ‘silly season’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Hulkenberg ‘ready’ for Ferrari move

Nico Hulkenberg on Thursday insisted he is “ready” should Ferrari call him up for 2014.

2013-03-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysia - Nico Hulkenberg 01Earlier, Germany’s Welt newspaper said negotiations between the Italian team and the Sauber driver have begun. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Alex Guenette reveals livery of his NASCAR Race Truck

This coming September 1 at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

No39NCWTS - Alex GuénetteSport Chek, the leading supplier of sporting goods across Canada, Motos Illimitées and DLGL will show their colors on young Alex Guenette’s race truck taking part in the upcoming Silverado 250, a race in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

David Thorndyke ready to return to action

The entire team is excited to be back in action at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

David ThorndykeNASCAR Canadian Tire Series racer David Thorndyke of Oshawa, ON is anxious to get back into action as the series returns to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on the Labour Day weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Sick Raikkonen skips Spa spotlight

With speculation over his future at melting point, Kimi Raikkonen called in sick on Thursday.

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Kimi Raikkonen 09Earlier, as the F1’s media spotlight prepared to shine on the Finn as he chooses between Lotus, Red Bull and Ferrari for 2014, Reuters correspondent Alan Baldwin described the 2007 world champion as “the least garrulous” driver on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

2013 could now be Vettel-Hamilton head-to-head

High-speed Spa and Monza, for a start, look set to favour the powerful W04.

Sebastian Vettel - Lewis Hamilton - photo Getty ImagesThe second half of 2013 looks set to be a head-to-head between championship leader and favourite Sebastian Vettel, and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Raikkonen admitted Ferrari move at Finnish party – report

“About Kimi’s future, the ball is in Lotus’ court.”

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Kimi Raikkonen 08Kimi Raikkonen, no fan of the spotlight, is the man of the moment as F1’s summer slumber ends this weekend in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Kovalainen to drive Caterham at Spa, Monza

Driving Charles Pic’s car

2013-06-08_0059Heikki Kovalainen will be back on track for Caterham at the next two F1 race weekends. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Sirotkin could test in Ferrari simulator – Kaltenborn

“There are some options in terms of the simulator, including Ferrari”

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 07Sergey Sirotkin’s preparation for his formula one race debut next year could continue at the controls of the Ferrari driver simulator. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

2013 GP2 Series Round 8 Preview – Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

The story so far

GP2 - Spa-FrancorchampsGP2 Series™ is back to business this weekend after a four week break during which everyone recharged their batteries in order to get ready for one of the biggest challenges of the season: Spa- Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

2013 GP3 Series Round 6 Preview – Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

Back in business

GP3 - Spa-FrancorchampsFollowing a four week summer break, the GP3 Series™ resumes to action for Round 6 of the 2013 season. And what a track to return too, the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium is a favourite of many drivers and fans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 22

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Preview – Round 11: Brno

Brno is one of the longer circuits on the MotoGP calendar

MotoGP logoRound eleven of the 2013 MotoGP season the series to Europe with the Czech Republic’s stunning Brno circuit providing riders with technical corners and big elevation changes. Read the rest of this entry »

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