Daily Archive: September 20, 2013

Sep 20

American Le Mans Series Circuit of The Americas qualifying : Rain no problem for Luhr, Franchitti in qualifying at Austin

Luhr captures 22nd career pole in first visit to new circuit

ALMSCompetitors in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón had two extra days of testing to learn the new Circuit of The Americas.

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Sep 20

IMSA announces 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship schedule

12 event inaugural season will showcase new series at premium venues

United Sportscar logoAttractive lineup reflects cooperative spirit of Rolex Series, ALMS merger. Preseason test sessions scheduled for November at Sebring and Daytona.

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Sep 20

Formula One teams Singapore Grand Prix free practice report (updated)

Singapore Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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Sep 20

Palmer grabs maiden GP2 pole

Briton leads Carlin front row in Singapore

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (Carlin)Jolyon Palmer picked up where he left off earlier today: the Brit dominated an eventful and tricky qualifying session at Marina Bay with a blazing laptime of 1:53.600.

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Sep 20

51st Milk Bowl Returns to 50-Lap Segments

“The 50-lap segments were always more volatile”

Thunder Road

The 51st Annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl will return to its historic three (3) 50-lap segment format on Sunday, October 6 at Barre’s Thunder Road. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

FIA European Rally Championship Croatia Rally preview

Round 10 of 12 preview

European Rally Championship logoWith the dust still settling following Poland’s action-packed FIA European Rally Championship counter last week, the focus switches to Croatia as ERC Super September concludes on the country’s spectacular Adriatic coast. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

No actual 2014 talks with Alonso – Whitmarsh

“Fernando is in charge of his own destiny, but we’ll see.”

2013-06-08_0053Martin Whitmarsh on Friday denied McLaren has made an actual approach to Fernando Alonso or his management about driving for the team in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

No German trial for Ecclestone in 2013 – court

Prosecutors waiting for additional responses from Ecclestone’s lawyers

2012-11-15_0006Bernie Ecclestone will not be in a German court on his bribery charges this year, the Munich court announced on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Vettel not focused on big title advantage

“I’m not trying to be champion with a particular points advantage”

2013-04-20 - Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Sebastian Vettel (3)With every rival team now focusing arguably harder on the big challenge of 2014, Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel is increasingly seen as this year’s champion-elect. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Vettel denies Ricciardo unwise choice for 2014

Vettel played down suggestions Red Bull will be on the back foot

2013-05-12 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (15)Sebastian Vettel has played down suggestions Red Bull’s rivals have put the world champions on the back foot with their driver lineups for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Webber deploying ‘tricks’ to keep motivation

“This question’s getting pretty boring”

2013-05-12 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Mark Webber (8)Mark Webber has admitted his waning motivation will be stretched even further as he contests the final seven grands prix of his career in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Massa offering financial boost to 2014 team

“There are other categories that interest me, like the DTM”

2013-06-08_0684Felipe Massa has admitted he could bring a financial boost to a team that keeps his formula one career on track in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

McLaren, Honda eye Alonso

The move might also entice Ferrari sponsor Santander back to McLaren

2013-06-09_1269The big rumour that shone under Singapore’s lights on Thursday was all about Fernando Alonso — and McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Raikkonen unlikely to sit out races over money dispute

“I hope and believe that the salary payments will be handled at some point.”

2013-05-25 - Lotus F1 Team - Monaco - Kimi Raikkonen 03Kimi Raikkonen has played down the prospect of sitting out races, after revealing he only chose to leave Lotus because he was not being paid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

2014 Lotus lineup could revive old F3 rivalry

“We were not the best of friends.”

2012-06-10_1608Romain Grosjean has admitted he is looking forward to being the ‘number 1’ at Lotus next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

F1 drivers happy with ‘Singapore sling’ axe

The chicane was a bit dangerous

2011-09-24 - Singapore - Pirelli 03F1 drivers have given the thumbs-up to the corner that has replaced the notorious ‘Singapore sling’ chicane. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

F1 facing future without Ecclestone

The time is right to start planning

2013-06-06_0008According to one rumour in Singapore, Bernie Ecclestone has cancelled an order for a new F1 motor home that would have made its debut in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

F1 proposes extended practice session for young drivers

So far, the proposed change has drawn a mixed response.

Friday practice sessions could be extended from 90 to 120 minutes next year in a bid to help young drivers gain formula one mileage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Palmer tops GP2 free practice

Carlin driver quickest at Marina Bay in opening session

GP2 - Jolyon Palmer (Carlin)Jolyon Palmer wasted no time to put pressure on his rivals: the Brit set the best laptime in today’s free practice in Singapore in 1:55.912, two tenths faster than Series leader Fabio Leimer. Marcus Ericsson finished third. Read the rest of this entry »

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