Daily Archive: August 26, 2013

Aug 26

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: CTMP

Kennington Likes Pressure Of Points Race

Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilingueThere was a time not all that long ago that D.J. Kennington struggled in pressure situations. Now, he thrives on them. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the AdvoCare 500

There have been 105 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Atlanta Motor Speedway

NASCAR logoA look at some of the top statistical performers at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia going into the AdvoCare 500 on September 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

Circuit of The Americas™ and Hotels for Hope raise money to assist families of fallen troops through hotel room nights booked for Circuit-hosted events

TAPS designated 2013 fundraising campaign partner

Circuit of The Americas logoCircuit of The Americas and Hotels for Hope, the Austin, Texas-based social enterprise that raises funds and awareness for nonprofit organizations that positively impact the lives of children, are again partnering to raise money for a very worthy cause through hotel rooms booked for the Circuit-hosted events, including the 2013 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX set for Nov. 15-17.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

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Patrik Wittmer and Honda Ste Rose first Champions of the Super Pro Challenge series for 2013

Super Production challengePatrik Wittmer became the first official Super Pro Challenge champion this weekend by taking pole position and winning both his races. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

Alonso should be ‘careful’ with ‘sensitive Italians’ – Lauda

“But you have to constantly motivate the people — the Italians are very sensitive”

2013-06-09_0616Niki Lauda has urged Fernando Alonso to change tack when it comes to working with Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

Button plays down McLaren exit talk

Jenson Button has played down suggestions he is on the market for 2014.

2013-06-07_0694The 2009 world champion said he was only being mischievous when, on Thursday at Spa-Francorchamps, he informed journalists that McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh has not yet taken up the option on his contract. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

Michelin ‘ready’ for 2014 F1 tyre talks

Michelin has confirmed it is poised to return to formula one.

MichelinThe sport’s existing tyre supplier, Pirelli, has said a 2014 tender at this late stage would be “farcical”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

Red Bull plays down chance of Monza dominance

Designer Adrian Newey is also unsure

2013-06-09_0984Red Bull is playing down expectations Sebastian Vettel will continue his dominance next weekend at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

Horner, Ricciardo, deny Webber’s 2014 seat news

 “I have never known a driver sign another driver.”

Daniel Ricciardo - photo © FRANÇOIS FLAMAND  DPPI Christian Horner and Daniel Ricciardo have denied Mark Webber’s suggestion the decision about his 2014 successor is already made. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

Renault factor involved in Raikkonen talks – Lopez

“We understand what Kimi is waiting for”

2013-02-23 - Lotus F1 Team - Barcelona - Kimi Raikkonen 03Gerard Lopez has admitted Renault is involved in Lotus’ push to keep Kimi Raikkonen at the team in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

New engine deal for Sauber close – Domenicali

“We have never considered any other options (than Ferrari)”

2013-03-03 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Esteban Gutierrez 02A new engine deal for Sauber could be announced at the Italian grand prix in two weeks, Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali said on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

FIA could penalise Spa for Shell protests – reports

“It’s a worry”

GP3 - Spa-FrancorchampsF1’s governing body could penalise organisers of the Belgian grand prix, after the extensive Greenpeace protests on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 26

Mexico poised for 2014 GP return – Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone is poised to put Mexico back on the F1 calendar.

2012-04-12 - Sauber F1 Team - Visit MexicoHaving said New Jersey is unlikely to make its scheduled 2014 debut, the sport’s chief executive has now revealed a decision about Mexico is due “within a couple of weeks”. Read the rest of this entry »

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