Daily Archive: January 22, 2014

Jan 22

Audi R8 V10 announced as Official Safety Car For 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona

Audi R8 V10 Official Safety Car For Second Year In A Row At Rolex 24

2013-10-06_0293 For the second year in a row, the Audi R8 V10 will lead the field of cars at the 2014 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

BMW joins IMSA as Official Automotive Partner

Strong presence in TUDOR Championship GTLM, GTD Classes

IMSA logo BMW has been named an official automotive partner of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and will have a strong presence in this weekend’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, in addition to being the title sponsor of Friday’s BMW Performance 200, the opening race of the 2014 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Top Snowmobile Ice Racers to compete in Valcourt

Valcourt Grand Prix winners from the last 10 years will all be on site trying to win the illustrious trophy.

Grand Prix Ski-doo Valcourt logo Van Strydonk, Wahl, Chartier, MacDonald and Villeneuve to Highlight the 2014 Grand Prix Ski-Doo of Valcourt Presented by Intact Insurance Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Fast Eddie Racewear to showcase its product lines at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8, & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012 In little more than a decade, Fast Eddie Racewear has made a significant impact on the Canadian motorsports scene. The company is Canada’s largest supplier of Simpson and Impact safety apparel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

CTSCC: Compass360 fields five cars in 2014 Daytona assault

Team brings four Street Tuner Hondas and one Grand Sport Subaru to historic IMSA event.

C360R_logo The rigs have arrived and disgorged their cargo, the crew and drivers are ready, and the paddock is abuzz with anticipation of a new race season about to begin.

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Jan 22

Lotus only team to miss Jerez test

Lotus is yet to announce even a launch date for its E22.

2013-02-10 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Jerez - Jules Bianchi 04 Lotus has been left standing as the only team that will sit out the first test of the crucial 2014 pre-season next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

F1 set to be energized in 2014

Renault is fully prepared for this technical revolution

2014-01-22 - Renault Energy F1-2014 (19) FIA Formula One World Championship set to welcome most radical technical changes in the history of the sport in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Andrea Roda extends Virtuosi UK deal for Auto GP 2014

Andrea Roda is the first driver to announce his entry for the 2014 Auto GP season.

Auto GP - Andrea Roda The Italian racer, born on the 11th of April, 1990 in Como, has confirmed his trust in the series, promoted by Enzo Coloni, and in the Virtuosi UK team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

McLaren ‘in good shape’ despite no title sponsor

McLaren is not a PLC, it does not have to “show a profit”.

2013-05-10 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - @McLarenF1 McLaren has confirmed it will not announce a replacement for departed title sponsor Vodafone when the 2014 car is officially launched on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Sahara Force India presents a fresh new look for 2014

The new livery brings a fresh trackside image for the team
2014-01-22 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - VJM07Sahara Force India revealed its dynamic new look today, offering fans and media a first impression of how the VJM07 will look when it is officially presented at next week’s Jerez test session. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jan 22

Hulkenberg hopes 2014 cars not too slow

Nico Hulkenberg hopes the cars of F1’s all-new era are not too slow.

2013-12-03 - Sahara Force India - Dr Vijay Mallya and Nico Hulkenberg At the end of the long V12 and V10-powered era of normally aspirated power, the sport is switching to ‘greener’ V6 turbo engines from 2014, bolstered by sophisticated energy recovery systems. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Van der Garde says he turned down Caterham

Van der Garde said he is happy with his 2014 programme.

2013-03-23 - Team Caterham - Malaysia - Giedo van der Garde helmet Giedo van der Garde claims he turned down the chance to stay at Caterham this year in order to “move sideways” to Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Sirotkin’s place at Sauber now in doubt

Sergey Sirotkin’s place inside the Sauber team has been called into doubt.

Sergey Sirotkin  Sauber Just before Christmas, although initially in the Swiss team’s racing plans for 2014, Sauber said Russian teen Sirotkin would only be “its test driver” this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Kobayashi racing for free in F1 return

Kobayashi revealed that he will be driving for nothing this year

2012-11-04 - Sauber F1 Team - Abu Dhabi - Kamui Kobayashi 01 In a last-ditch effort to move up the grid, Caterham overlooked some of the most lucrative ‘pay drivers’ for the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

New York judge dismisses Ecclestone case

New York supreme court has ruled that it has no jurisdiction to hear the case

2012-06-07_0277 Bernie Ecclestone’s legal woes have eased slightly, as it emerges a $650 lawsuit against him has been dismissed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Jan Magnussen could quit racing to support son

He is keen for Kevin to avoid his mistakes

ALMS - Jan Magnussen-Corvette-070512-1 Former F1 driver Jan Magnussen has revealed he is considering ending his own career in order to support his son’s move into motor sport’s highest category. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

Di Resta admits Mercedes F1 role possible

“First, though, I need to concentrate on DTM”

2013-06-05-0185 Paul di Resta has admitted his aim is to combine his return to DTM this year with a role in formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 22

‘Role model’ Zanardi returns to racing

Alex Zanardi will be back under engine power in 2014.

Allessandro Zanardi © DPPI - David Noels In 2004, three years after losing his legs in a horror Champ Car crash, the former F1 driver defied the odds by racing full-time for BMW in the European touring car championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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