Caterham F1 Team Statement

The team is now taking legal action against

 

11 - Caterham F1 TeamCaterham F1 Team has read with great concern recent reports about a group of individuals who are claiming unfair dismissal from the Formula 1 team following its takeover by new owners. (more…)

Villeneuve makes comments ‘for the headlines’

Jacques Villeneuve makes comments designed deliberately to trigger sensational headlines.

IMG_2273 That is the claim of Oskari Saari, a commentator for the Finnish broadcaster MTV3 who says he knows the 1997 world champion well. (more…)

Ecclestone offers EUR 25m to settle bribery case

Bernie Ecclestone is willing to pay EUR 25 million to settle the corruption case, media reports said on Tuesday.

The German news agency DPA said the F1 chief executive’s lawyers made the proposal to pay the money to BayernLB, despite arguing the bank suffered no financial loss. (more…)

Ecclestone says F1 to scrap 2015 grid restarts

“We do not need Flavio.  We can do it ourselves”

Flavio Briatore - Bernie Ecclestone Bernie Ecclestone says F1 will abandon its highly controversial plan for standing re-starts after safety car periods from 2015. (more…)

F1 to ‘look at rules’ to stop ‘negativity’ – Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone thinks formula one needs to act now to prevent a downward trend of unpopularity.

Donald MacKenzie - Bernie Ecclestone Before qualifying in Hungary, amid a climate of paddock doom about dwindling spectator and television numbers, the F1 chief executive met with team bosses. (more…)

Jul 27

Christie edges Szoke in AMP Superbike thriller

“I’m so happy to be up here again” – Christie

2014-07-05_1209 Jodi Christie scored his second consecutive win at Atlantic Motorsport Park in spectacular fashion in the third round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Canadian Touring Car: Rémy Audette claims his Fifth victory of the season !

Fifth 2014 racing weekend …

2014-07-06_0198 The Audette Racing Team contested this weekend’s Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) doubleheader, presented on the Shannonville track near Belleville, Ontario. Rémy Audette made good use of the fifth event of the season by earning his fifth win of the season and therefore claiming victory in half of the races held this year ! Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Blancpain Endurance Series: Belgian Audi Club Team WRT takes home win after nail-biting finish

Total 24 Hours of Spa

The 66th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa became a classic edition of the Belgian highlight of the Blancpain Endurance Series, with the fight for the win only decided in the closing minutes of a very demanding race.

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Jul 27

New war erupts between F1 teams and media

Lewis Hamilton versus Nico Rosberg is not the only raging battle in formula one.

2014-06-22 - Williams Martini Racing - Austria - Felipe Massa 01 teams Red Bull’s Christian Horner lost his temper with “the negativities” being spread by journalists during the Friday press conference in Hungary. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Title battle sizzles in Hungary thriller

“I would like to be a fly on the wall in the Mercedes debrief room after the Rosberg-Hamilton episode”

2014-07-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Hungary - Fernando Alonso 0 A thriller at the Hungaroring has thrown fresh fuel on the simmering relations between Mercedes’ championship rivals and teammates. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Will Hornblower heads to AMP with Sunoco / BCR Rookie lead

With 27 points Hornblower has a two-point lead over Gatineau, Que.’s Stephane Houle

Will Hornblower Will Hornblower of Sarnia, Ont. will attempt to extend his lead in the Sunoco / Brooklin Cycle Racing Pro Rookie of the Year Award in this weekend’s third round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Atlantic Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin going home with First place in hand

Six top 5 in six events, including four podiums and a victory

2014-07-26_0497 Louis-Philippe Dumoulin has fought tirelessly behind the wheel of the Dodge #47 WeatherTech Canada/ Bellemare yesterday, overtake by overtake on the Autodrome St-Eustache circuit, he made his way to his fourth podium of the 2014 season in the NASCAR Canadian Tire series.

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Jul 27

Second 2014 podium for Alex Guenette at Autodrome St-Eustache

Finishing second behind repeat winner Scott Steckly

2014-07-26_0495 Alex Guenette ran a masterful National 250, a NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCaTS) race run this past Saturday night at the short Autodrome St. Eustache oval.

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Jul 27

Top ten for Ranger in Mopar Dodge

Ranger finished the race in eighth position and continues to push toward the top of the championship standings.

2014-07-26_0409Two time race winner this season Andrew Ranger recorded another strong result in the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge during round number six of the NASCAR Canadian Tire series on Saturday at the Autodrome St. Eustache.

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Jul 27

Tagliani falls short at Autodrome St. Eustache!

He finished 12th.

2014-07-26_0306 He wanted to build on the momentum of a series career-best oval finish of 5th last week at Auto Clearing Motor Speedway in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan during the Western Swing, but the mission fell short for Alex Tagliani in his home Province, at The NASCAR Canadian Tire Series National 250 Saturday night July 26th at Autodrome St. Eustache Quebec.

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Jul 27

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix race report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest.

 

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Jul 27

Marko playing contract poker with Vettel – Lauda

The source of the rumour was undoubtedly Marko.

2014-07-05 - 99033 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel Niki Lauda has accused fellow Austrian and F1 rival Dr Helmut Marko of playing games to secure the services of world champion Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Mercedes builds Hamilton all-new car for Hungary GP

Lewis Hamilton will be at the wheel of a shiny new Mercedes in Sunday’s Hungarian grand prix.

2014-07-19_0905 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Lewis Hamilton Team boss Paddy Lowe is quoted by Auto Motor und Sport as revealing that “pretty much everything” was damaged when a fuel leak set the championship-chaser’s W05 on fire in Hungaroring qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Angry Raikkonen says Ferrari must address ‘weaknesses’

“I questioned it a few times, but they said no need, and we can see the end result.”

2014-07-25 - Scuderia Ferrari - Hungary - Kimi Raikkonen Kimi Raikkonen has urged Ferrari to improve, after the team’s blunder cost him a competitive grid spot for the Hungarian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Team performance firing Lotus exit rumours – Grosjean

It does nothing to quieten the rumours about his next move.

2014-07-25 - Lotus F1 Team - Hungary - Romain Grosjean 01 Romain Grosjean has admitted Lotus’ lack of competitiveness in 2014 is driving rumours he could be set to leave the Enstone team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Honda targeting wins for McLaren return

Honda is targeting nothing other than victory as it prepares to return to formula one in 2015.

2014-01-16_0495Every other engine supplier in F1 – Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault – subsidises the huge costs of producing a highly-sophisticated turbo V6 ‘power unit’ by also selling it to customers for millions of euros. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Massa bemoans spare parts struggle in Hungary

In Hungary, for instance, he is using a pre-Monaco grand prix floor.

2014-07-04 - Williams Martini Racing - England - Felipe Massa 01 Felipe Massa insists he was beaten in Hungary only because his car was not up to par with his on-form Williams teammate Valtteri Bottas. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Briatore to inject more ‘show’ into F1 – reports

Bernie Ecclestone sees friend Flavio Briatore as the key to rescuing formula one’s flagging ‘show’.

Flavio Briatore - Enzo Coloni That is the claim of publications including the Spanish sports daily AS, in the wake of a meeting of team bosses in the Hungaroring paddock on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO win the 2014 Suzuka 8 Hour to secure Bridgestone’s ninth consecutive victory as tyre supplier

37th Suzuka 8 Hour: 2014 FIM Endurance World Championship, Round Two

                        

MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO & Yoshimura Suzuki Shell ADVANCE on the 2014 Suzuka 8 Hour podium For the second year in a row the MuSASHi RT HARC-PRO team of Takumi Takahashi, Leon Haslam and Michael van der Mark won the Suzuka 8 Hour Endurance Road Race. The team prevailed in challenging conditions to extend Bridgestone’s record winning-streak as a tyre supplier at the ‘8 Tai’ to nine consecutive victories. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Recap: No place like St-Eustache for Steckly (updated)

Defending champion wins Fourth career event at track

2014-07-26Scott Steckly knows his way to Victory Lane in St-Eustache. Winless in his first five starts of the 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 season, Steckly returned to a track where he’d won three of the previous five series events. Make that four of six.

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