Daily Archive: August 24, 2013

Aug 24

Jordan Szoke claimed his fourth Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship pole of the year

Szoke on Superbike pole at Mont-Tremblant

2013-08-24_0420Jordan Szoke edged closer to his second straight Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship on Saturday by qualifying on pole for the season finale at Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant.

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Aug 24

Starrantino Wins Race, Eidson Clinches 2013 Title

Starrantino fought off Telitz for a race win at Summit Point.

F1600 - Adrian StarrantinoAdrian Starrantino took home 50 points in an outstanding photo finish at Summit Point to win the race, but it was Jake Eidson that clinched the 2013 F1600 Formula F Championship Series title with a careful third place drive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

Kvyat clinches maiden GP3 win in Spa-Francorchamps

MW Arden’s Daniil Kvyat victorious in Belgium

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden) Spa Race 1The Russian national anthem played out as MW Arden’s Daniil Kvyat claimed his debut win in GP3 after a great start secured him a lights to flag victory.

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Aug 24

Minor cruises to Summit Point victory

Minor led every lap from pole

F2000 - Tim MinorTim Minor, the 2013 F2000 Champion, started from pole and easily led every lap at his home track to take the win in the first of two Summit Point races for the F2000 Championship Series season finale weekend.

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Aug 24

Schumacher not entering race for Red Bull seat

“Michael is enjoying his life”

Mercedes-Benz - Michael SchumacherJust in time to stop the ‘silly season’ from becoming the ‘crazy season’, Michael Schumacher has ruled out returning to formula one in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

Team owner Gerard Lopez on Saturday played down reports of financial strife at Lotus.

Lopez denies Lotus in financial strife

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Eric Boullier - Gerard Lopez 01Reportedly in debt to the tune of EUR 120 million, behind in payments to lead driver Kimi Raikkonen and with the new Infinity Racing investment in doubt, Lopez insisted at Spa-Francorchamps that Lotus is in fact in good health. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

Bird soars to GP2 Spa victory

Briton on top as title rivals crumble 

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME)Sam Bird has claimed a dominant victory as his title rivals fell away in dry but overcast conditions, easily dispatching the competition as he picked up his fourth win of the season in this afternoon’s feature race at Spa-Francorchamps ahead of Marcus Ericsson and Alexander Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix qualifying report

Belgium Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps.

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Aug 24

Records tumble as Crutchlow claims pole position at Brno

Round 11: Czech Republic MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Cal Crutchlow - Monster Yamaha Tech 3 - Czech Republic MotoGP QPMonster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Cal Crutchlow claimed his second pole position of the season after the British rider recorded a new Circuit Best Lap time of 1’55.527 in qualifying at the Czech Republic Grand Prix.

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Aug 24

Pirelli ends Spa boycott threat amid Michelin return rumours

“There are certainly no tyre-related issues.” – Paul Hembery

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (3)Pirelli on Saturday said metal debris, not a tyre design flaw, caused the rear failures and cuts seen at Spa-Francorchamps on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

Drivers could boycott over Spa tyre danger

The new saga has arisen after Sebastian Vettel suffered a rear failure

Eau Rouge Spa FrancorschampsF1 drivers are threatening to ‘boycott’ the Belgian grand prix if their concerns about tyre safety are not eased, according to Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

No 2014 talks until Lotus resolves issues – Raikkonen

“There’s always reasons for things.  I don’t have to tell.”

2013-05-25 - Lotus F1 Team - Monaco - Kimi Raikkonen 00Kimi Raikkonen on Friday said he is unwilling to even talk with Lotus about 2014 until certain issues are cleared up. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

Hulkenberg finally paid by struggling Sauber

“At Sauber things are looking up.”

2013-06-08_0089Despite protestations to the contrary, Sauber’s struggle for survival is not over, according to the latest German-language reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 24

New Jersey ‘mess’ not on 2014 calendar – Ecclestone

This year’s scheduled New Jersey race had already been delayed

2011-06-26_0247Plans to take formula one to New Jersey are in tatters, as Bernie Ecclestone confirmed a race amid the Manhattan skyline will not happen in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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