Daily Archive: January 29, 2014

Jan 29

Grand Prix of Valcourt: A redesigned Snocross track layout and a giant TV screen for the fans

A full weekend of motorsport racing activities awaits fans

grandprixvalcourt.com - Point de presse Valcout 2014 At the annual Grand Prix of Valcourt Press Conference held Wednesday at the J.Armand Bombardier Museum, Donald Lemay, President of the 32nd Edition, announced that fans attending the event at Circuit Yvon Duhamel this February 14-16 will see all the action on track thanks to the addition of a giant screen right across from the grandstands.

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Jan 29

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin announces 2014 Schedule

The series will run alongside the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series for two events

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced Jan. 29 a 10-round, four-venue schedule for the 2014 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Vettel leaves Jerez as Newey laments car design delay

Newey is known for getting his new cars up and running at the eleventh hour

2014-01-28 -  Infiniti Red Bull Racing - RB10 (3) World champion Sebastian Vettel has flown out of southern Spain after a miserable opening two days of running in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Formula One teams testing report day 2

Formula One Jerez day 2 test report
150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers.

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Jan 29

Higher top speeds expected in 2014

FIA has also dramatically reduced the amount of downforce

2013-06-07_0208 The engines may be smaller and quieter, but formula one cars will actually be faster in a straight line in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Marussia on track for Thursday debut

Marussia is on course to debut its 2014 car on Thursday.

2013-03-03 - Marussia F1 Team - Barcelona 00 On Tuesday, having delayed the launch of the MR03 due to minor technical trouble, the team said the newly Ferrari-powered car was finally making its way from the UK to Jerez. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

McLaren confirms Boullier as ‘racing director’

“Eric will ultimately report to the chief executive officer of McLaren Racing”

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Eric Boullier 01 As was widely predicted, Lotus’ newly-departed team boss Eric Boullier has moved to McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Manager denies doctors to end Schumacher coma

“I repeat that we will not comment on such speculation.” – Sabine Kehm

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung Michael Schumacher’s manager has played down reports the Grenoble hospital is preparing to bring the great German out of his month-long coma. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Ecclestone pushing for ‘double points’ in three races

World champion Sebastian Vettel on Tuesday slammed double points as “nonsense”

Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2 Bernie Ecclestone has written a letter to F1’s eleven teams, arguing that the controversial new ‘double points’ rule should be extended to the final three races of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Vettel hopes for ‘miracle’ a month into Schumacher coma

Wednesday marks exactly one month that Michael Schumacher has been in a coma.

2014-01-28 -  Infiniti Red Bull Racing - RB10 unveil - Sebastian Vettel - Daniel Ricciardo (6) Doctors at the Grenoble hospital have kept the great German unconscious through anaesthesia, and he is now listed in a “stable” condition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Raikkonen’s back ‘ok’ after F1 driving return

“At least now, on the first day of driving”

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - Kimi Raikkonen - Helmet (4) Kimi Raikkonen on Tuesday gave the thumbs up as he returned to the cockpit of a formula one car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Eric Boullier appointed Racing Director as part of senior management restructure

Eric is one of the most capable trackside leaders in Formula 1

2013-06-06_0284 McLaren Racing is pleased to announce that Eric Boullier has been appointed to the position of Racing Director, effective Monday February 3rd. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

‘Embarrassing’ start to F1’s brave new era

“Why do we always make everything more complicated?”

2014-01-28 - Caterham F1 Team - CT05 launch 01Roger Benoit, one of the longest serving F1 correspondents in the paddock, said Tuesday’s events at Jerez were “embarrassing”. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jan 29

ERC Sibiu Rally Romania postponed due to force majeure

Alternative format and date now under consideration

European Rally Championship logoSibiu Rally Romania will not go ahead as a winter event after its postponement under force majeure due to exceptional heavy snowfall and forecasts of more severe weather around the competitive route leading to fears that safety would be compromised. Read the rest of this entry »

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