Daily Archive: November 7, 2013

Nov 07

Formula 1™ drivers weigh in on Austin Grand Prix one week before the race

Here’s what some of them had to say about last year’s inaugural race

Circuit of The Americas logo With just one week to go until Formula 1™ teams and drivers descend on Austin, Texas, to prepare for the 2013 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

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Nov 07

2013 FIA European Rally Championship, round 12 of 12, day 1 report

Rallye International du Valais (Switzerland), Leg one

Aigner Sui 17Aigner holds narrow lead following dramatic start to Valais ERC finale. Andreas Aigner and co-driver Barbara Watzl lead Rallye International du Valais after an action-packed start to the FIA European Rally Championship season-finale in Switzerland today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

Stoffel Vandoorne dominates GP2 test Day 3

Belgium driver quickest of post-season testing in 1:48.657 at Yas Marina Circuit

GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (DAMS) actionThe final day of post season testing took place today at Yas Marina Circuit with a slightly changed field, some drivers who have been testing on the previous days moving to new teams whilst new drivers joined the action. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

Niederhauser quickest on final day of GP3 post-season testing

MW Arden’s Patric Niederhauser fastest overall on third day of test in Abu Dhabi

GP3 - Patric Niederhauser MW ArdenSwiss ace Patric Niederhauser clocked the best time on the third and final day of post-season testing at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 07

Olivier Bédard on his way to New-Orleans!

For the Rotax-Max Challenge

Olivier Bedard, AMGphotoThis Friday November 8th, 16 year old Olivier Bédard from Terrebonne, Quebec, will fly to New-Orleans, Louisiana, to participate to the Rotax-Max Challenge.

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Nov 07

‘No interest’ in succeeding besieged Ecclestone – Horner

“I have no interest in the role that he performs.”

Horner-Ecclestone - photo © HOCH ZWEI - PICTURE ALLIANCE - DPPI Christian Horner this week has once again played down reports he is first in line should Bernie Ecclestone step down as F1 supremo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

Managing tyre situation in 2013 ‘just luck’ – Newey

2013 Pirelli was “much more sensitive” than in 2012

2013-04-20 - Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Mark Webber (1)Adrian Newey has hit back at claims Pirelli’s mid-season tyre switch was a stab at the ingenuity of rival teams like Lotus and Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

McLaren yet to decide between Perez, Magnussen

Sam Michael had said Perez is “driving well” in the second half of this season

2013-05-12 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Spain - Sergio Perez 01In light of conflicting reports about its 2014 driver lineup, McLaren insists it is yet to decide who Jenson Button’s teammate will be. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

Raikkonen could race a Sauber in Austin – Salo

That is the claim of former F1 driver turned pundit Mika Salo.

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 05The big question ahead of next weekend’s US grand prix in Austin is the whereabouts of Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

Rosberg confident Mercedes can beat Red Bull in 2014

“Everybody starts from scratch”

2013-10-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Nico Rosberg 06Nico Rosberg says he is confident Mercedes can end Red Bull’s dominance ahead of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

New Pirelli deal to be for three years only – chairman

“We have asked for an exclusive agreement for three years.”

2013-10-25 - Pirelli  - 0009Pirelli is close to finalising a new deal to continue supplying tyres in formula one beyond the end of its 2013 contract. Read the rest of this entry »

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