Daily Archive: December 11, 2013

Dec 11

NASCAR Champions Battle In Inaugural iRacing Challenge

Preece Top-Finisher Among Title Winners

NASCAR Hall of FameFans and champions competed side-by-side in the first NASCAR Home Tracks Champions Challenge presented by iRacing.com Wednesday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Mexican teenager Alfonso Celis tops test times for Juncos Racing

Celis’ lap comfortably eclipses the Pro Mazda lap record of 1:21.166

Mazda - Juncos Racing - Alfonso CelisJudging by the results of the past two days at the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Test, the future looks extremely bright for the rejuvenated Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Rookie Telitz tops USF2000 times for Afterburner Autosport

“The test was great”

USF2000 - Aaron TelitzAfter well over four hours of track time and a wide variety of weather conditions at the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Test, named in honor of the former Sam Schmidt Motorsports’ Indy Lights Team Manager, rookie driver Aaron Telitz and the Afterburner Autosport team earned first bragging rights as preparations began early for the 2014 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

2014 Sauber passes FIA crash tests

The 2014 car is therefore “officially homologated”

06 - Sauber F1 TeamSauber has hit back at speculation about its future by revealing it is well on track to debuting an all-new 2014 car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Red Bull, Vettel slam new ‘double points’ rule

The rule was pushed through by Bernie Ecclestone and Jean Todt

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel -  (10)F1’s reigning champions Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull have broken ranks and slammed the new ‘double points’ finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Vettel to be father in one month – report

Hanna Prater is already eight months pregnant

2013-10-24 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99006Although news of girlfriend Hanna’s pregnancy broke only this week, fatherhood is set to arrive imminently for world champion Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Lotus asks for delay of first 2014 test

“If someone is not ready, that is not anyone else’s problem.”

2013-11-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Heikki Kovalainen 02Lotus has requested that the first official test of the 2014 pre-season, at Jerez late in January, be postponed for a week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

McLaren’s Magnussen experiment could fail – Kovalainen

“It is difficult to say which one of the possibilities is the most likely”

2013-11-17 -Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Kevin Magnussen 00Heikki Kovalainen says there is no guarantee Kevin Magnussen will thrive at McLaren, insisting 2014 could make or break the Danish rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Di Resta admits Perez likely to replace him

Paul di Resta has admitted that his formula one career appears over.

2013-06-09_0067The Scot is being sued in London’s High Court by former manager Anthony Hamilton, and during testimony on Tuesday, the 27-year-old admitted he is unlikely to return for a fourth season with Force India in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Webber tests Porsche’s Le Mans car

“We have a long way to go and it involves a lot of hard work”

Mark Webber logoMark Webber has got his Le Mans career off to an early start, testing Porsche’s new prototype at the Algarve circuit in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

NASCAR Champions Week kicks off In Charlotte: Touring & Weekly Series Champions Honored At Awards Friday & Saturday

iRacing.com Challenge At NASCAR Hall of Fame sets stage Wednesday

NASCAR Hall of FameNASCAR’s top drivers throughout its regional touring and weekly series will be in the spotlight this week in Charlotte, N.C., with a bevy of activities leading up to the awards ceremonies Friday and Saturday night.

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Dec 11

Dennis Van de Laar joins Prema Powerteam for 2014

Van De Laar is the first confirmed driver for Prema

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoPrema Powerteam and Dennis Van de Laar will race together for the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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