Daily Archive: October 3, 2013

Oct 03

Toyo Tires F1600 Championship: Exclusive Autosport and Jack Mitchell Jr. win A-Class Championship

DeGrand wins in series debut 

2013-09-21_0345Exclusive Autosport swept all Canadian F1600 Championships this past weekend when Jack Mitchell Jr., driver of the #90 Exclusive Management Inc./Exclusive Autosport/ Sparco USA / Spectrum / Honda, captured the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship A class title Sunday, September 29 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

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Oct 03

French chocolate extravaganza for WSBK riders

Ragueneau brought his tools and his superb skills into the paddock

WSBK - Media Event 2Today’s pre-event for the twelfth round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship was a master class of chocolate making hosted by the famous Maître Chocolatier Christophe Ragueneau, Official Supplier for chocolate and vanilla of the Élysée (residence of the President of the French Republic).

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Oct 03

Red Bull to further ‘enhance’ traction system – Vettel

“Other people will never figure out how we’ve done it.”

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99026Red Bull is perfecting a “system” that is mimicking the effects of banned traction control, Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport reported on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Vettel risks losing rival drivers’ respect – Rosberg

“He is in very clear danger of losing the respect of the other drivers”

2013-09-19- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99002Nico Rosberg has admitted he took objection in Singapore when world champion Sebastian Vettel suggested his rivals are lazy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

FIA stops McLaren’s Pirelli test in Austin – report

“The competition, including McLaren rival Force India, had complained”

2013-06-09_1172The FIA has scuppered McLaren’s plans to test Pirelli tyres with a 2011 car at the US grand prix venue in Austin, it emerged on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Sauber admits Barrichello an option for 2014

“There are a couple of options out there”

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Esteban Gutierrez 03Monisha Kaltenborn on Thursday admitted Rubens Barrichello is in the running to return to F1 with Sauber in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

No plans for single fuel supply tender – FIA

The FIA insists it has no plans to appoint a single supplier of fuel in formula one.

2013-06-07_0636With the governing body hinting at the move after the recent World Motor Sport Council meeting, we reported that F1’s major teams had expressed their objections. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

ACT young stars ready to spoil Milk Bowl for veterans

Thunder Road hopefuls

ACT logoThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) young stars heading to the 51st Peoples United Bank Milk Bowl has a list deep in numbers and talent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

A four-wide battle for title at Brno

The Auto GP is set for a sensational and intense finale.

AutoGP Four top racers are lining-up to fight for the overall drivers’ title in the eight and last round of the 2013 season at Brno, in Czech Republic.

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Oct 03

Formula One teams Korean Grand Prix preview

Korean Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

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Oct 03

FIA backs Vettel amid cheat claims

“Everything is under our control, and Vettel’s car complies with the regulations.”

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99027The FIA has backed Sebastian Vettel amid claims he is strolling to the 2013 title with a questionably-legal Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Amid cheat claims, Vettel ‘proud’ of Red Bull ‘system’

“Right now it’s ok.  Obviously tomorrow we’ll see.”

2013-06-07_0440There were two big talking points on Thursday as formula one gathered at the Yeongam circuit in South Korea. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Massa denies being Ferrari ‘number 2’

“I never had any clause defining who is the first or the second driver”

2013-09-21 - Felipe Massa - 0014Felipe Massa has denied he ever signed a contract to be Ferrari’s clear ‘number 2’ driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Bianchi staying at Marussia in 2014

Jules Bianchi is staying at Marussia in 2014, the team announced on Thursday.

2013-03-03 - Marussia F1 Team - Barcelona - Jules Bianchi 01The Ferrari-backed Frenchman had been tipped for a move up the grid next year, perhaps to Ferrari-powered Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Perez, Slim admit Mexico race not guaranteed

“It’s not confirmed yet”

2012-04-12 - Sauber F1 Team - Visit MexicoSergio Perez, and billionaire backer Carlos Slim Domit, have admitted Mexico’s place on the 2014 calendar is not guaranteed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Ward could stand aside for Bin Sulayem

David Ward has admitted he might give up his bid to become FIA president.

2010-11-13 - Hispania F1 Racing Team - Karun Chandhok - Vicky Chandhok - Mohammed Bin SulayemEarlier, it was rumoured Ward’s candidature to dethrone Jean Todt was a mere ‘straw man’ precursor to the real challenge to be made by Mohammad Bin Sulayem. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 03

Aragon MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

“In summary I would say that it was a pretty good weekend for Bridgestone.”

MotoGP - Start of the 2013 Aragon Grand PrixMarc Marquez won his sixth race of the year at Motorland Aragon, the rookie taking another step to a maiden MotoGP™ title after winning ahead of the Yamaha Factory Racing duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi who finished second and third respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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