Daily Archive: November 11, 2013

Nov 11

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Ford EcoBoost 400

There have been 173 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races among eight tracks in Florida.

Ford EcoBoost 400 logoFollowing is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla. going into the Ford EcoBoost 400 on Nov. 17. ESPN’s coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET and the race is scheduled for 3 p.m.

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Nov 11

2013 F1 trophy on display during the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in New Orleans

BRP’s Design team has produced the F1 Grand Prix du Canada trophy for the last three years.

Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals logoBRP will present the 2013 Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada trophy during the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) that will be held at New Orleans’ NOLA Motorsports Park from November 13 to 16, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

The Williams F1 Team announces its 2014 driver line-up

The new line-up reflects Williams’ determination to bring success back to the team.

08 - Williams F1The Williams F1 Team is delighted to announce that Felipe Massa will join the team to drive alongside Valtteri Bottas for the 2014 FIA Formula One World Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Too much back pain to race in Austin – Raikkonen

“I would have gladly driven, but the pain is just too bad”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 09With scepticism greeting news of his early bath in 2013, Kimi Raikkonen on Monday said he has to have surgery on his back to end unbearable pain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

FIA to take $120m F1 ownership stake

The FIA is set to take a 1 per cent ownership stake in formula one.

Flagworld - F1Writing in the Guardian, leading F1 business journalist Christian Sylt said the move will be part of the sport’s forthcoming stock market floatation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

F1 in Schools World Finals 2013 starts a week of Formula One in Austin

UK team tops the racing leaderboard on first day of track action

F1 in Schools welcomed by the James Bowie High School Marching BandThe ninth F1 in Schools™ World Finals kicked off in style today with a 40-strong traditional American Marching Band greeting over 200 students from around the world as they gathered for the opening ceremony of this global, life changing, educational initiative.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

WSBK and Dtales for a new mobile racing experience

eni FIM Superbike World Championship mobile gaming experience

Sylvain Barrier_playing_at_EICMAFor more than 25 years the Superbike World Championship has brought the excitement and entertainment of motorcycle racing to fans all around the world.

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Nov 11

Valencia MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

Marquez’s 3rd place was enough to secure the MotoGP™ World Championship

MotoGP - Marquez’s third place was enough to secure the MotoGP™ World ChampionshipThe MotoGP™ season finale at Valencia’s Circuito Ricardo Tormo was an exciting contest, with Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo winning his third consecutive race ahead of Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

2013 title lacked sheen of earlier wins – Mateschitz

The success of 2013 lacked the excitement of some previous triumphs.

2013-11-06 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing feels the fourth as Sebastian Vettel makes triumphant returnA leading figure at Red Bull’s title sponsor Infiniti has admitted Sebastian Vettel has been “too successful” this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Hamilton also struggling in Pirelli era – Webber

Lewis Hamilton has also struggled to shine on Pirelli’s 2013 tyres.

2013-06-09_1456That is the claim of Red Bull’s Mark Webber, who is ending his long formula one career at the end of the season and switching to Le Mans for 2014 and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

It is possible Fernando Alonso will not travel to Austin for this weekend’s US grand prix

Alonso ‘waiting’ on fitness for Austin GP

20130705-0023The highly respected correspondent for Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport, Pino Allievi, said Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo “is not even remotely” contemplating the prospect of the Spaniard sitting out the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Salo backs Raikkonen’s surgery over Lotus finale

“It has been a problem for Kimi for a long time”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 07Late last week, there was no sign Kimi Raikkonen was planning to sit out the last two grands prix of his Lotus career. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Two candidates in frame for Raikkonen’s seat

“I don’t know anything” – Valsecchi

2013-06-09_0263Two candidates have emerged as possible replacements for the surgery-bound Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus for the remaining two grands prix of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Kvyat qualifies for F1 super licence

Daniil Kvyat has qualified for his F1 super licence.

GP3 - Daniil Kvyat 2013 GP3 Series ChampionEnergy drink company Red Bull has named the Russian teenager as Daniel Ricciardo’s successor at Toro Rosso for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

GP2 struggling to make mark as F1 feeder

“It (GP2) is far too expensive”

Dani Clos - GP2 Series, Abu DhabiRed Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko has joined his McLaren counterpart in criticising the official F1 feeder series, GP2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Pirelli brings hard and medium compound tyres to the United States

 
United States Grand Prix: Circuit of the Americas, 14-17 November 2013 

Pirelli logoThe penultimate race of the season is the United States Grand Prix, which was held for the first time in Texas last year. This season, the same tyre nomination has been made: P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Coughlan returns to Nascar

Mike Coughlan is returning to America’s premier Nascar series.

Mike Coughlan  portraitAfter leaving F1 in disgrace amid the ‘spygate’ scandal of last decade, the former McLaren chief designer re-emerged in Nascar, working for Michael Waltrip Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Triple ROC ‘Champion of Champions’ Mattias Ekström returns

ROC 2013 will take place on a specially constructed tarmac track

ROC - Race Of Champions - Mattias EkströmTriple ROC ‘Champion of Champions’ Mattias Ekström will make a return to the Race Of Champions at Bangkok’s Rajamangala Stadium on December 14-15.

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Nov 11

Will European Champion Raffaele Marciello also win the Macau GP?

Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoThe prestigious Macau GP is going to celebrate its 60th anniversary, this year. The former Portuguese colony’s 6.12-kilometre street circuit is the venue of the ’FIA Intercontinental Cup’, representing the unofficial world finale of the Formula 3 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

2012 GP3 Champion Mitch Evans completes aero and tyre tests in GP3 development car

GP3 Series conduct development tests for 2014 in Abu Dhabi

GP3 - Didier Perrin & Mitch EvansFollowing the GP3 Series finale in Abu Dhabi, the focus was already on the 2014 season with the GP3 development car in action at the Yas Marina Circuit.

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