The team is now taking legal action against
Caterham 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…)
Jacques Villeneuve makes comments designed deliberately to trigger sensational headlines.
That is the claim of Oskari Saari, a commentator for the Finnish broadcaster MTV3 who says he knows the 1997 world champion well. (more…)
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…)
“We do not need Flavio. We can do it ourselves”
Bernie Ecclestone says F1 will abandon its highly controversial plan for standing re-starts after safety car periods from 2015. (more…)
Bernie Ecclestone thinks formula one needs to act now to prevent a downward trend of unpopularity.
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…)
“I’m so happy to be up here again” – Christie
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.
Fifth 2014 racing weekend …
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 !
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.
Lewis Hamilton versus Nico Rosberg is not the only raging battle in formula one.
Red Bull’s Christian Horner lost his temper with “the negativities” being spread by journalists during the Friday press conference in Hungary.
“I would like to be a fly on the wall in the Mercedes debrief room after the Rosberg-Hamilton episode”
A thriller at the Hungaroring has thrown fresh fuel on the simmering relations between Mercedes’ championship rivals and teammates.
With 27 points Hornblower has a two-point lead over Gatineau, Que.’s Stephane Houle
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.
Six top 5 in six events, including four podiums and a victory
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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Finishing second behind repeat winner Scott Steckly
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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Ranger finished the race in eighth position and continues to push toward the top of the championship standings.
Two 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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He finished 12th.
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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Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One race report
Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Budapest.
The source of the rumour was undoubtedly Marko.
Niki Lauda has accused fellow Austrian and F1 rival Dr Helmut Marko of playing games to secure the services of world champion Sebastian Vettel.
Lewis Hamilton will be at the wheel of a shiny new Mercedes in Sunday’s Hungarian grand prix.
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.
“I questioned it a few times, but they said no need, and we can see the end result.”
Kimi Raikkonen has urged Ferrari to improve, after the team’s blunder cost him a competitive grid spot for the Hungarian grand prix.
It does nothing to quieten the rumours about his next move.
Romain Grosjean has admitted Lotus’ lack of competitiveness in 2014 is driving rumours he could be set to leave the Enstone team.
Honda is targeting nothing other than victory as it prepares to return to formula one in 2015.
Every 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.
In Hungary, for instance, he is using a pre-Monaco grand prix floor.
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.
Bernie Ecclestone sees friend Flavio Briatore as the key to rescuing formula one’s flagging ‘show’.
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.
37th Suzuka 8 Hour: 2014 FIM Endurance World Championship, Round Two
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.
Defending champion wins Fourth career event at track
Scott 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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