Daily Archive: October 29, 2013

Oct 29

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

NASCAR heavyweight slugfest heads to Texas

NASCAR logo Deadlocked.  Through seven rounds of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™, two heavyweights have battled to a draw. Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson boast identical point totals – 2,294 – entering Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Oct 29

Testing Jerez, day 2: Tamas Pal Kiss (Virtuosi UK) takes the leadership

The Hungarian topped the timesheets in the morning and afternoon sessions

Auto GP - Virtuosi UK - Tamas Pal KissThe second day of Auto GP testing at Jerez de la Frontera went underway today at the Spanish venue, and as he drove for Virtuosi UK, it was Tamas Pal Kiss to take the lead. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

MOcLaren Group to support Movember

Movember aims to have a lasting impact upon men’s health

MOcLaren The MOcLaren Group, which includes the Vodafone MOcLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team has thrown its weight behind Movember 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Secrets of the fastest Formula One engine ever

Cosworth’s 20,000 RPM CA

Cosworth_CA_Render Race Engine Technology magazine and Cosworth have joined forces to reveal the innermost workings of the V8 that in 2006 reached new heights for crankshaft speed.

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Oct 29

FIA checks Red Bull for bending floor

Another secret of Red Bull’s dominance in the second half of the season is emerging.

2013-10-26 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99000 Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport said former Stewart and Jaguar designer Gary Anderson, now a technical pundit for the BBC, floated the theory about the RB9. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Mercedes quiet amid latest Brawn exit reports

“When we are ready we will let everybody know.”

2013-10-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Ross Brawn 01 Mercedes on Tuesday refused to confirm or deny the latest speculation about Ross Brawn’s future. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Vettel helped mechanics pack up India garage

“I think he can get 15 titles as well.  Why not?”

2013-10-26 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99010Sebastian Vettel halted his title-winning party in India to help his mechanics pack up the Red Bull garage, it has emerged. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Alonso’s mind games ‘like Muhammad Ali’ – Mateschitz

“He is the worst of all at the psychological warfare”

2013-06-09_0234Dietrich Mateschitz has likened Fernando Alonso to legendary boxer Muhammad Ali. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Lotus apologises after Permane death threats

“This radio message could have been sent in a less emotional way.” – Eric Boullier

2011-05-20 - Lotus Renault GP - Spain - Alan Permane - Eric Boullier 01Lotus has apologised after an expletive-laden exchange on the radio with Kimi Raikkonen during the Indian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Sainz ‘satisfied’ despite wait for F1 debut

“Possibility of being the third driver” for Toro Rosso “in some races” next year.

Carlo Sainz JrCarlos Sainz jr insists he is “very satisfied” despite missing out on the vacant seat at Toro Rosso for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Rene Binder to test for Arden International

GP2 tests in Abu Dhabi

GP2 - Rene Binder (3)After completing his first full season in the GP2 Series 21-year-old Austrian Rene Binder has been selected to test for Arden International Motorsport at the upcoming winter tests in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

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