Daily Archive: August 30, 2013

Aug 30

Graf, Auberlen lead record-setting qualifying at Baltimore

All five class standards fall on Inner Harbor Street Circuit

Grand-Am Road Racing Powered by NASCARKlaus Graf captured the pole for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, leading a qualifying session that saw track records for all five classes broken on the 2.02-mile Inner Harbor Street Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Superstarsworld set for Donington Park weekend

Superstars, GTSprint go for round 6 as championship battle stays wide open

SuperstarsworldThe Superstarsworld is ready to be back on-track this weekend at the famed Donington Park venue in the UK. The 500+ horsepower engines of the Superstars and GTSprint cars will be back roaring tomorrow with the running of practice and qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Toyo Tires F1600 Championship: Exclusive Autosport Mitchell Jr. moves into championship lead

McGregor also put in a clean performance

Exclusive Autosport logoRounds 9 and 10 of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship series ran this past weekend at the MCO Ted Powell Memorial Race Calabogie Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

BGR Team Grote to test young karters

The future stars of tomorrow begin their careers in karting

BGR Team GroteIn support of the 2013 Canadian National Karting Championships, BGR Team Grote was present in the paddock with one of the teams winning Piper DF5’s.

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Aug 30

Zachary Claman DeMelo wins second National Championship

IPK North America

2013-08-25_0233IPK North America was contesting the Canadian National Karting Championships last week and on one of his favourite tracks in the land Zachary Claman DeMelo was dominant.

Flagworld’s photo album

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Aug 30

The Auto GP championship is ready for the penultimate round of the 2013 season.

Auto GP ready for Donington return

AutoGPThe series, organized by Enzo Coloni, will be lining-up in the UK at Donington Park for round 7 out of 8 in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Close battle at the Ring as Davies leads Day 1

Qualifying 1 at the Nurburgring

WSBK - Chad Davies Day 1Chaz Davies (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) stormed to first place in the closing stages of World Superbike Qualifying 1 at the Nurburgring, to finish on top in qualifying for the first time in 2013.

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Aug 30

Lorenzo shines in Friday practice at Silverstone (updated)

Round 12: British MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Yamaha Factory Racing - Jorge Lorenzo - British MotoGP FP2

Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo was the quickest rider in today’s practice sessions at Silverstone as the reigning MotoGP™ champion sets out to score a second consecutive victory at the British Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

No driver announcement at Monza – Ferrari

Ferrari on Friday confirmed reports it is not ready to announce its full driver lineup for 2014.

2013-06-09_1179We reported earlier that, despite historic Monza often setting the scene for such an announcement, the Italian team is “not ready yet” amid F1’s more chaotic than usual silly season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Shell renews Technical Partnership with Ducati

Shell embarked on its Technical Partnership with Ducati in 1999

ShellShell is proud to announce that it is extending its Technical Partnership with Ducati for a further three years, until at least the end of 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Schumacher thinks Vettel could win seven titles

“He has the best package, and championships are usually won by the best”

2013-06-07_0701Michael Schumacher thinks it is possible his record haul of seven world titles can be matched by fellow German Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

McLaren Group and Jenson Button launch GREAT 12C to highlight British innovation

The car was launched at the McLaren Technology Centre

2013-08-30 - Jenson Button and the 2013 GREAT car in the McLaren Production Centre, WokingThe McLaren Group has today unveiled its latest GREAT campaign liveried car, which has been designed to support and inspire British innovation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Ferrari ‘knows Massa’s potential’ – Domenicali

Ferrari is not hiding the fact it is considering its options.

2013-06-09_0453Monza has traditionally been a venue at which Ferrari likes to announce its full driver lineup for the following season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Salo doubts visor strip caused Lotus brake failure

Raikkonen’s first retirement since his return to formula one

Mika Salo - photo Getty ImagesFormer F1 driver Mika Salo has admitted he doesn’t believe a simple tear-off visor strip caused Kimi Raikkonen’s brake failure at Spa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Kovalainen not considering Le Mans move yet

Heikki Kovalainen insists he has not yet given up on his formula one career.

2013-06-08_0059After losing his Caterham race seat, the Finn’s hopes have been raised again with two more Friday practice drives at Spa last weekend, and Monza up next. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Ecclestone plays down Michelin return reports

“All the teams that have talked to me about it say they are very happy with Pirelli”

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (12)Bernie Ecclestone has moved to play down reports Michelin could replace Pirelli as F1’s official tyre supplier next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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