Daily Archive: September 6, 2013

Sep 06

Kvyat sets the pace in GP3 Free Practice at Monza

MW Arden duo of Daniil Kvyat and Carlos Sainz lead the way in Italy

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat (MW Arden) Monza Free PracticeRussian Daniil Kvyat topped the timings in the official Free Practice for Round 7 of the 2013 GP3 Series season in Monza, Italy with a laptime of 1:37.715. MW Arden team mate Carlos Sainz was next along in P2, ahead of Carlin’s Alexander Sims. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Formula One teams Italian Grand Prix free practice report

Italian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monza.

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Sep 06

Bird blasts to Monza GP2 pole

Briton bags second top spot of season

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME)Sam Bird has picked up in Monza where he left off in Spa, claiming his second consecutive pole position in a dramatic qualifying session this afternoon where all of the championship contenders were in the mix right up to the end, as the Briton grabbed the top spot by just 0.034 seconds from Fabio Leimer and Jolyon Palmer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Eurosport to broadcast Donington race tomorrow

Auto GP on Eurosport

AutoGPTomorrow, Saturday September 7th, Eurosport will broadcast the full Auto GP race held last weekend at the Donington circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Palmer leads the way in Monza

Briton fastest in free practice

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (Carlin)Jolyon Palmer set a benchmark for his rivals with a scorching late lap to claim the top spot in this morning’s free practice session in Monza, although it was tight at the top: the Briton’s best lap of 1:32.120 was just 0.003 ahead of Fabio Leimer and two tenths to the good over Sam Bird. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

The threat of Monza’s trackside marshals going on strike this weekend is now over

Monza marshals end strike threat

GP3 - Autodromo Nazionale MonzaOn Thursday, it emerged that marshals are angry their minor travel expenses for the 2012 Italian grand prix had still not been paid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Ricciardo to slim down for 2014 cockpit – Marko

“He doesn’t really eat bacon anyway”

2013-06-09_0098Dr Helmut Marko has admitted Daniel Ricciardo will be a squeeze at the wheel of next year’s Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

2014 seat for Bianchi may be too soon – Domenicali

“He knows know what our ambition is, but we will wait for the right time”

2013-06-09_0325Team boss Stefano Domenicali has played down suggestions Jules Bianchi is really in the running to replace Felipe Massa at Ferrari next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Mexicans Perez, Gutierrez, expect 2014 home race

Carlos Slim is reportedly heavily involved in the new Mexican grand prix project.

2013-06-06_0095Sergio Perez insists there is a “very good chance” formula one will return to his native Mexico next year as scheduled. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Only Raikkonen to drive longer Lotus at Monza

“Kimi will drive the long wheelbase on Friday”

2013-09-05 - Lotus F1 Team - Emaar 2Kimi Raikkonen, not his teammate Romain Grosjean, will debut Lotus’ new longer-wheelbase car this weekend at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Hamilton, Dennis, move to patch up broken relationship

“He has had such a big role in my life so I felt it was important to connect.”

Lewis Hamilton - Ron Dennis - photo Getty imagesLewis Hamilton and former mentor Ron Dennis have moved to patch up their broken relationship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Sauber’s rescue deal ‘taking time’ – Kaltenborn

“We have already said that we are in a challenging situation.”

2013-06-09_0348Sauber boss Monisha Kaltenborn has admitted the so-called ‘Russian rescue deal’ has not solved all of the Swiss team’s problems. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Sauber’s Sirotkin to test 2011 car

Sirotkin, 18, said the plan is to get a F1 super license.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 07Sergey Sirotkin will begin his F1 testing programme in a 2011 car just after the current season is over. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

F1’s V6 move not exciting – Sutil

“The turbos are definitely interesting”

2013-03-23 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Adrian Sutil 02Adrian Sutil has admitted he is not overly excited about F1’s move to turbo V6 power next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Vergne happy to be Toro Rosso ‘number 1’

“I’m going to learn a lot as the number 1 Toro Rosso driver”

2013-06-07_0162Jean-Eric Vergne insists he will become Toro Rosso’s ‘number 1’ driver next year as current teammate Daniel Ricciardo departs for Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Sainz races into pole to replace Ricciardo

He is managed by Luis Garcia Abad, who also handles Fernando Alonso

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden)Carlos Sainz jr has raced into pole position to fill the new vacancy at Toro Rosso next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Caterham F1 Team racecars preview new concept Caterham road car in Monza

New ultra-high performance model

Caterham logoCaterham F1 Team’s racecars, driven by Charles Pic (#20) and Giedo van der Garde (#21), will bear the silhouette of a brand new concept Caterham road car on the side of the two CT03s at the Italian Grand Prix at Monza this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

F1 farewell to Europe

Mark’s Monza preview

Mark Webber logoMark says his Formula One farewell to Europe at this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix. Monza is a track at which he’s had mixed results in the past – a best result of fifth – and he’s looking to go out on a high in Sunday’s 53-lap race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

FIA European Rally Championship LOTOS 70 Rally Poland preview

Round nine of 12 preview

FIA ERC 2013 LOTOS 70 Rally Poland Robert Kubica action imageThere’s no rest in the FIA European Rally Championship. Less than a fortnight after title leader Jan Kopecký stormed to glory in the Czech Republic to signal the start of ERC Super September, there will be more serious competition ahead when Poland hosts round nine live on Eurosport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Superbike Safety Commission

FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM logoThe FIM, together with the FIM Superbike World Championship Race Direction, called a meeting with all World Superbike Riders at Silverstone (United Kingdom), during the ninth Round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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