Daily Archive: September 19, 2013

Sep 19

ECKC race 6 report, Mont-Tremblant season finale

Zachary Claman DeMelo won his 4th consecutive ECKC title in Mont-Tremblant

Zachary Claman DeMelo - photo Cody Schindel CKNThe Eastern Canadian Karting Championship wrapped up its 2013 Championship Sunday as the series returned to the Jim Russell Karting Academy in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec.

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Sep 19

Superstarsworld: Mercedes completes positive test at Imola

Team-mates Thomas Biagi and Vitantonio Liuzzi went on-track to prepare their closing stint of the season

Superstars - Mercedes AMG Romeo FerrarisThe Superstarsworld is ready to go on-track for its final stint of the season starting next weekend (Sept. 28th and 29th) at Imola as with just four races to go the championship is still wide open. Mercedes, Audi and BMW are looking forward to fight for the crown and the round at the Santerno track will set the tone for what is expected to be a sensational finale next October at Vallelunga. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

BBM for all… including the Mercedes AMG Petronas Silver Arrows

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg unveiled the new BBM branding

2013-09-19 - Lewis Hamilton - Nico Rosberg - BBMTo coincide with BBM being made available to iPhone and Android™ customers, we are pleased to announce that the BlackBerry brand will be joined on the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team cars by the new BBM branding. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

‘Silly season’ still dominating talk in F1 paddock

“I like to race — that’s the only reason why I am here.”

The 2014 ‘silly season’ was still the dominant paddock theme on Thursday as formula one geared up for the Singapore grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

F1 teams ‘still sniffing around’ – Webber

“But my decision has already been made and I’m happy with it”

2013-04-20 - Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Mark Webber (6)Once strongly linked with a move to Ferrari, Mark Webber will enter F1 retirement having faced a parting shot from Luca di Montezemolo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Jacques Villeneuve has blasted Ferrari’s decision to sign Kimi Raikkonen for 2014

Ferrari ‘insane’ to sign Raikkonen – Villeneuve

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Kimi Raikkonen 09Prior to his slump in form and Ferrari’s decision to push him into sabbatical at the end of 2009, the Finn won the Italian team’s last world title in 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Jenson Button has confirmed that the sticking point in his talks with McLaren is over 2015

Button confirms McLaren delay is over 2015

2013-03-17 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Jenson Button 01It has been reported the 2009 world champion is happy to commit to the British team for next year, but wants to leave the door open for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

McLaren Applied Technologies announces Asia Pacific HQ in Singapore

The announcement was made ahead of the 2013 Singapore Grand Prix

McLaren GroupMcLaren Applied Technologies (MAT) has announced that it has established the headquarters of its Asia Pacific operations in Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Even McLaren falling into ‘pay driver’ trap – Villeneuve

“The teams are killing, more and more, the image of formula one that it once had”

2013-08-09_0724Jacques Villeneuve has joined those who rail against the increasing power wielded by so-called ‘pay drivers’ in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

FIA jumps the gun on Hulkenberg’s Lotus seat

The error was quickly recognised and fixed

Nico Hulkenberg - photo © DPPI - François Flamand The FIA appears to have got ahead of itself whilst organising the press conference schedule for this weekend’s Singapore grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Da Costa not counting on Toro Rosso seat

“The pressure is a positive thing”

Antonio Félix da CostaAntonio Felix da Costa seemed happier than a normal race winner when he won the Formula Renault 3.5 race in Hungary last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

2013 GP2 Series Round 10 Preview – Marina Bay, Singapore

The title heat is on!

GP2 - Marina Bay - Singapore

The GP2 paddock has said its farewell to Europe in style: two weeks ago, in Monza, Fabio Leimer grabbed a third feature race win this season which combined his stellar consistency throughout the year and propelled him to the top spot of the standings, six points ahead of Sam Bird.

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Sep 19

Marvin Kirchhöfer tests for Prema Powerteam

The European Champion may look forward to a Formula 1 test.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

This weekend, Marvin Kirchhöfer secured the ATS Formula 3 Cup title early and was rewarded with the opportunity to test an FIA Formula 3 European Championship single-seater.

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