Daily Archive: January 31, 2014

Jan 31

Q&A with Rob White, deputy managing director (technical), Renault Sport F1‏

‘We have the necessary tools and determination to succeed.’ 

Renault Sport F1 - Rob WhiteWe have seen very little running from the Renault-engined teams this week. What have the issues been? Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

FIM Superbike World Championship: Appointment of new officials

2014 FIM Superbike World Championship

FIM logo The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization are pleased to announce that the Superbike Permanent Bureau has appointed new permanent officials within the FIM Superbike World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

Formula One teams testing report day 4 (updated)

Formula One Jerez day 4 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers.

 

 

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Jan 31

Grey clouds at Jerez as Red Bull ends first test

“All focus now shifts to Bahrain”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo (6) The grey drizzle matched the mood in the Red Bull garage on Friday morning, but Daniel Ricciardo was his ever upbeat self. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

Shell to support Ducati’s return to World Superbikes

The agreement means Shell now has a clean sweep of all Ducati’s factory racing

Shell Shell is extending its Technical Partnership with Ducati to support the Italian manufacturer’s return to the World Superbike stage in an official capacity in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

Newey ‘back to the drawing board’ amid Red Bull crisis

“Adrian has gone back to the drawing board, definitely”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo (5)Amid world champion Red Bull’s testing nightmare at Jerez, bigwigs Christian Horner, Adrian Newey, Helmut Marko and the visiting team owner Dietrich Mateschitz all departed southern Spain on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jan 31

McLaren ‘wing suspension’ causing a stir

The first technical rows of 2014 are well underway.

2014-01-30 - McLaren Mercedes - Jenson Button 04 It had already emerged that the FIA is unhappy with some of the radical nose solutions, with one camp of teams accusing the other of fielding either dangerous designs or too cheekily skirting around the ‘spirit’ of the rules. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

Ecclestone slams Jerez testing ‘farce’

“People want noise — something special, that’s what F1 is all about”

Bernie Ecclestone portrait F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has slammed the sport’s brave new era, saying the Jerez test this week proves the radical 2014 rules have produced “a total farce”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 31

Petrov’s DTM seat chances ’60pc’ – Wolff

“Vitaly has been on the podium in formula one.  What else do you need to say?”

2012-11-04 - Team Caterham - Abu Dhabi - Vitaly Petrov 02 Vitaly Petrov has a good chance of restarting his motor racing career in the German touring car series DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

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