Daily Archive: November 1, 2013

Nov 01

Rossi lights up Abu Dhabi qualifying

American grabs top spot in dramatic session

GP2 - Alexander Rossi (EQ8 Caterham Racing)Alexander Rossi has dominated this evening’s qualifying session in Abu Dhabi with an educational display of driving under lights to claim pole position from Sam Bird and Jolyon Palmer, leading for most of the session to annex the front of tomorrow afternoon’s feature race grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

F2000, F1600 and Atlantic 2014 Schedules Announced

The 2014 schedule will see seven events and 14 races

F2000 - Tim MinorFormula Race Promotions today announced its 2014 schedules for the F2000 Championship Series, now in its ninth season, the F1600 Formula F Championship Series, and the newly re-launched Atlantic Championship Series.

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Nov 01

Watch Formula 1™ Champions Sebastian Vettel and Mario Andretti go ‘One on One’

NBC Sports Network to air 30-minute interview special prior to Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Nov. 3

Mario AndrettiCircuit of The Americas’ official ambassador Mario Andretti talks one-on-one with four-time Formula One World Champion driver Sebastian Vettel of Infiniti Red Bull Racing during a 30-minute interview special set to air on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) this Sunday, Nov. 3, at 6 a.m. CT.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix free practice report (updated)

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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Nov 01

Macdonald takes the wheel as Caterham Group CEO

Caterham Group is a rapidly-expanding and ambitious company

2013-02-19 - Team Caterham - Cyril Abiteboul, David Cameron, Graham MacDonald, Tony Fernandes and Will Barton at Leafield Techni Graham Macdonald has been appointed as the new CEO of the Caterham Group of companies, with overall responsibility for all arms of the business.

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Nov 01

FIA ERC Rallye International du Valais preview

Rallye International du Valais, 7-9 November (Switzerland), round 12 of 12

FIA ERC 2013 RIV Craig Breen action image ERC crews ready and waiting for season finale in Switzerland. After 11 all-action rounds, the 2013 FIA European Rally Championship is set for a thrilling climax in the mountains of southwest Switzerland next week (7-9 November) when Rallye International du Valais brings the curtain down on a dramatic season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin second season completed: Overview

Discussions are underway for 2014

2013-07-07_0599 A little over a month after the end of the season, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin, WeatherTech Canada and Group Bellemare are drawing positive conclusions from the results, and negotiations are underway for the 2014 season.

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Nov 01

Cameron Twynham tests Auto GP car ahead of F3 Open title showdown

“No question, the Auto GP car was absolutely awesome”

Auto GP - Cameron Twynham Up and coming British racing driver Cameron Twynham heads to the European F3 Open season finale in Barcelona next weekend (8-10 November) still hopeful of challenging for the Copa Class title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Vettel could marry girlfriend Hanna

Sebastian Vettel could marry his long-term girlfriend Hanna Prater.

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99026The Cologne tabloid Express quoted the German, who last weekend dedicated his fourth title to his girlfriend, as admitting that wedding bells might soon chime. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Mark Webber has admitted he came “very close” to ending his career in a Ferrari

Webber admits Ferrari switch was ‘very close’

2013-06-09_0395“So close,” he is quoted by Speed Week in the Abu Dhabi paddock, “that I had to take the phone in my hand and call (Red Bull team owner) Dietrich Mateschitz.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Horner denies Newey era set to end

“Adrian has always expressed an interest in the America’s Cup”

2013-05-12 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Adrian Newey - Christian HornerAfter two aerodynamic deputies signed to switch to McLaren, Red Bull’s Christian Horner has played down suggestions the Adrian Newey era is coming to an end altogether. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

2012 alternator gremlin not returned – Renault

Renault engine mercifully survived the problem

2013-02-27 - Renault Sport F1 engines (4)Red Bull designer Adrian Newey this week said he didn’t know if the team’s alternator problems of 2012 have now resurfaced. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Felipe Massa has admitted he might have entered his final month as a formula one driver.

Massa admits Interlagos could be career finale

2013-10-13 - Scuderia Ferrari - Felipe Massa 0004With Pastor Maldonado on pole position to take his PDVSA backing to Lotus for 2014, Massa is tipped as the frontrunner to replace him at Williams, reportedly with the support of the Brazilian oil company Petrobras in tow. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Sergio Perez “deserves” a second season with McLaren, lead driver Jenson Button insists

Perez ‘deserves’ McLaren seat in 2014 – Button

2013-06-06_0095Amid wild rumours linking Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso with a return to the British team, McLaren is yet to confirm 23-year-old Mexican Perez’s seat for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Raikkonen arrives in Abu Dhabi for practice

Raikkonen a no-show in Abu Dhabi 

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 10Amid reports Kimi Raikkonen’s relationship with Lotus was broken irreparably in India, the Finn did not show up in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. As Kimi Raikkonen finally turned up in Abu Dhabi to practice for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi grand prix, Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez on Friday insisted the relationship with the taciturn Finn remains intact. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

FIA ‘crazy’ to penalise Vettel donuts – Hamilton

“Are you serious?  That’s crazy!”

Sebastian Vettel - quadruple champion du monde F1Lewis Hamilton was surprised when he heard that, after winning a fourth title in India last Sunday, Sebastian Vettel was penalised. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Mercedes can find ‘better’ boss than Brawn – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes will thrive even without Ross Brawn.

20131020-0080Although team boss Brawn has not confirmed speculation he is set to hand over to Paddy Lowe, the 2008 world champion said in Abu Dhabi he is confident about next year’s campaign with the Brackley based team “either way”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Sutil smiles as 2014 seat now secure

“I don’t think I’m worried about it”

2013-03-23 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Adrian Sutil 02Adrian Sutil has announced in Abu Dhabi that his formula one career will race on beyond this month’s Brazil finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Hulkenberg looks to Sauber to rescue F1 career

“I have never ruled out staying at Sauber.”

2013-06-09_0419Nico Hulkenberg’s best hope of simply staying in formula one is a new deal with Sauber, according to reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

De la Rosa ready to replace ill Hulkenberg

“But we hope that he is well for practice on Friday.”

2013-06-09_0012Pedro de la Rosa is poised to fill in at Sauber, should Nico Hulkenberg not recover from a bout of ‘Delhi belly’. Read the rest of this entry »

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