Daily Archive: October 24, 2013

Oct 24

Virtuosi UK will field a 2-car line-up in the upcoming Auto GP test set to take place next week at Jerez

 

Virtuosi UK lines-up at Jerez with Liam Venter and Tamas Pal Kiss

Auto GP - Virtuosi UKThe British-based squad, which fielded Italian rookie Andrea Roda and experienced Russian Max Snegirev, continued on the same note in terms of criteria for their new drivers.

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Oct 24

Massa confirms Williams talks

Felipe Massa on Thursday admitted he is in talks with Williams.

2013-06-09_0453Earlier, a Brazilian website said Massa, 32, has rescued his F1 career with a five-year deal starting in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Liam Venter to fly flag for South Africa on debut Auto GP test

Johannesburg-born teenager set for first Auto GP run as he evaluates next step on from F3 

Liam VenterLiam Venter will make his maiden outing in an Auto GP World Series car at Jerez in Spain next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Petrov could oust Sirotkin at Sauber – report

Vitaly Petrov has emerged as a shock contender to return to F1 with Sauber in 2014.

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport said the Russian, who has raced in F1 for Renault and Caterham, is knocking at the Swiss team’s headquarters with a EUR 30 million sponsor. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Mercedes beats Red Bull’s pitstop record

Mercedes has overtaken Red Bull as the team with F1’s fastest pit crew.

2013-02-07 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Jerez - 01Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport reports that the Brackley based crew did a 2.02 second tyre pitstop at Suzuka, which was 0.04 seconds faster than the previous record set in 2013 by Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Di Resta uncertain and unwell in India

Paul di Resta is unwell in India, it emerged on Thursday.

2013-06-05-0185Earlier, it was no surprise in the Buddh circuit when word got around that reserve driver James Calado will be driving the Scot’s car in initial Friday practice. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Formula One teams Indian Grand Prix preview

Airtel Indian Grand Prix preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Buddh International Circuit.

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Oct 24

Laureus Ambassador Nico Rosberg swaps his Formula One car for a bus to give youngsters a moment of magic at the Indian Grand Prix

Mercedes AMG Petronas star Rosberg welcomes Laureus to Buddh track

2013-10-24 - Laureus - Nico Rosberg‘The work Laureus does to support projects like Magic Bus is wonderful, especially in India where so many have to struggle. I found it moving listening to their stories’ – says Nico Rosberg Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Mazda Road to Indy 2014 schedule confirmed

All Levels of the Ladder Series to Compete in Support of INDYCAR Events

Andersen Promotions logoAndersen Promotions, which will operate all levels of the Mazda Road to Indy next year, today unveiled the 2014 schedule of events for the three series comprising the ladder system – Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda.

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Oct 24

F1 to farewell India amid flood of bad press

“We have not been able to sell F1 well enough in these parts”

2011-10-29 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - India - Lewis Hamilton 07India looks set to bow out of formula one amid a flood of bad press, as it emerges McLaren mechanics have been armed with mosquito repellent to get them through this weekend’s unloved grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Indian court to hear plea to axe weekend’s race

“We will hear the petition tomorrow

2011-10-29 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - India - Jenson Button 07An Indian court will on Friday hear a petition to cancel this weekend’s formula one race near New Delhi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Vettel even better than Senna – Ecclestone

“I think Vettel is clearly the best driver in formula one now.”

2013-06-07_0701Gerhard Berger thinks Sebastian Vettel is the best driver on the grid today, while Bernie Ecclestone says the German might be F1’s all-time great. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Massa to replace Maldonado at Williams – report

Massa to be “paid a wage” by Williams

Nicolas Todt - Felipe MassaFelipe Massa has agreed a five-year deal to stay in formula one next year with the British team Williams, a Brazilian website is reporting. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Kvyat better than da Costa, Sainz – Tost

That is the claim of the Faenza based team’s boss Franz Tost

GP3 - Harvey, Kvyat, Williamson Monza R2Daniil Kvyat secured the Toro Rosso seat for 2014 because his results were simply better than his opponents. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

Juncadella plays down Williams debut reports

“If I had EUR 20 million, I could drive in formula one, but that makes no sense to me.”

Daniel Juncadella has played down reports that said he has a good chance of lining up on the grid for Williams next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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