Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 31

HP-Tech to Test Petrobras Winner Olin Galli

Olin Galli will test for HP-Tech in November

Championship winning F2000 Series team HP-Tech Motorsport will test 17-year-old Brazilian Olin Galli at the end of November following Galli’s win in Selective Kart Petrobras in Brazil.

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Oct 31

EQ8 Caterham Racing name GP2 post season test line-up

Caterham Racing at Yas Marina Circuit from 5th – 7th November
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EQ8 Caterham Racing is pleased to announce that the following drivers will join the team for the official GP2 post-season test in Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Webber’s problems no conspiracy – Newey

Christian Horner doesn’t think Webber is simply harder on his equipment

2013-10-13 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - 99015 Adrian Newey has dismissed suggestions Mark Webber’s reliability problems are something other than just bad luck. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Mercedes and Ferrari both claim pitstop record

“Who is right?

20130831-0018 In recent days, both Mercedes and Ferrari have claimed to now hold the record for the fastest pitstop ever recorded in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Nico Hulkenberg is spending Thursday in his hotel room rather than at the Yas Marina circuit

Hulkenberg unwell in Abu Dhabi

Nico Hulkenberg - photo © DPPI - François Flamand German reports by SID news agency and Auto Motor und Sport say the Sauber driver is unwell, apparently with an upset stomach picked up last week in India. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

2013 GP2 Series season – Round 11 preview: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Don’t stop me now

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME), Stefano Coletti (Rapax), James Calado (ART Grand Prix), Felipe Nasr (Carlin), Fabio Leimer (RacinThis is the most crucial race weekend of the year for three drivers: after a stellar season, Series leader Fabio Leimer and title rivals Sam Bird and Felipe Nasr have three days left to prove their worth and give again their absolute best at the Yas Marina Circuit where the final round of the season will take place.

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Oct 31

Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates in style on Burj Al Arab helipad (+photos)

Celebration in Dubai after clinching fourth consecutive Drivers’ and Constructors’ World Championships

2013-10-31 - Red Bull Racing Burj Al Arab 01To celebrate winning the Formula One Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships for the fourth consecutive year, Infiniti Red Bull Racing ran one of its Formula One cars at one of the most recognised locations on earth. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

A fourth title is already in his pocket, but Sebastian Vettel is not ready to lift the throttle in 2013

Vettel not ready to lift throttle in 2013

Sebastian Vettel - quadruple champion du monde F1That is the claim of Red Bull’s Christian Horner, who said the German driver and the Austrian team is targeting victory at the final three races in Abu Dhabi, Texas and Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Red Bull’s Newey era set to end

The Adrian Newey era at Red Bull could be nearing its end.

2012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Adrian Newey (1)It emerged last weekend that, after four consecutive championship clean-sweeps with Sebastian Vettel, the eyes of the team’s famous designer may be wandering elsewhere. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Red Bull denies driver reshuffle for Webber, Ricciardo, Kvyat

That would free up a seat for the last two grands prix of 2013 at Toro Rosso

2013-10-25 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99019Red Bull and Toro Rosso have denied rumours they could shake up their F1 driver lineups for the final two races of the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Red Bull wanted to sign Alonso for 2008 – report

Fernando Alonso turned down an offer to move to Red Bull for the 2008 season.

ZK5Y9073That is the claim of Spain’s El Mundo Deportivo newspaper, reporting that the Spaniard was the energy drink-owned team’s “first choice” before he decided instead to return to Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Raikkonen won’t give up fights with Grosjean – manager

“I’ve never heard of a driver being spoken to like that”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 02In a further sign that Kimi Raikkonen’s relationship with Lotus is dead in the water with three races still to run in 2013, his manager says the radio rudeness in India last Sunday was unprecedented. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Lowe got married before Abu Dhabi

Bild said Lowe will forgo a honeymoon by returning to the pitwall in Abu Dhabi

2011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Paddy Lowe 01Paddy Lowe, 51, married his girlfriend Anna Danshina, 31, between the Indian and Abu Dhabi grands prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Chilton could block Hulkenberg’s Force India return

Hulkenberg and his manager Werner Heinz are having “sleepless nights”

2013-06-09_0834A lack of sponsors and the power of pay-drivers could lock Nico Hulkenberg out of formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

2013 GP3 Series Round 8 preview

Abu Dhabi, UAE preview

GP3 - Abu Dhabi PreviewThe waiting is over! After seven rounds, the season draws to a close in the spectacular setting of the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.

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Oct 30

The first track-focused street-legal lightweight supercar from Canada promises to be addictive

The Magnum MK5 officially unveiled

Magnum MK5 01 Created from a passion for motorsport in the late 60s, when original founder Jean-Pierre St-Jacques built Magnum’s first formula racecar, Magnum Cars is now entering the lightweight supercar segment with the introduction of the MK5.

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Oct 30

Symbol of UAE pride to be seen by millions around the world on F1 cars

The Toro Rosso team today spoke of their delight at being involved in the project.

09 - Scuderia Toro RossoA symbol of UAE pride will be painted onto two Formula 1 racing cars for the 2013 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, it was announced today. Read the rest of this entry »
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Oct 30

Winner of NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Danielle Bradbery to sing the national anthem at the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

Win the Ultimate F1 USGP Bucket List Prize Package from Circuit of The Americas™

Circuit of The Americas™ Texan singing sensation and winner of NBC’s ‘The Voice’ Danielle Bradbery to sing the national anthem at the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Rocky Mountain Rally this weekend …

Antoine L’Estage North American Rally Champion after this weekend ?

Pacific Forest Rally - Antoine L'Estage Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) will contest this weekend’s Rocky Mountain Rally, in British Columbia, an event counting towards both the Canadian and North American Rally Championships. It is here that the Rockstar team driver will be attempting to earn his sixth event victory as well as capture the North American title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix preview

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina Circuit.

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