Tag Archive: David Robertson

Feb 06

Raikkonen manager Robertson dies

One of Kimi Raikkonen’s managers, David Robertson, has died.

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - Kimi Raikkonen - Helmet (2) It emerged late last year that the 70-year-old, who teamed with his son Steve to bring drivers like Finn Raikkonen and Jenson Button into F1, was in hospital in the US with cancer. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Reports – Renault to woo Alonso to Lotus?

“If Fernando knocks on my door, I will answer it.” – Eric Boullier

2013-06-05-0262As the formula one paddock emptied at Monza, one rumour had moved into the realm of fact — Kimi Raikkonen is returning to Ferrari in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Raikkonen would have stayed in F1 in 2010

Raikkonen’s managers now take a back seat

2012-02-07 - Lotus F1 Team - E20 - Jerez - Kimi Raikkonen 01Kimi Räikkönen  Lotus (photo -LAT)Kimi Raikkonen has argued he is back in the mood for F1 by revealing he would have kept racing in 2010. “I was never planning to leave the sport in the first place,” the 2007 world champion told the Times of India.  “I had a contract for 2010 anyway.” Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Raikkonen owns slice of Lotus F1 team

Kimi Raikkonen is also a minor shareholder of the newly-renamed Lotus team, according to reports.

2011-11-29 - Lotus Renault GP - Kimi Raikkonen (6)2011-11-29 - Lotus Renault GP - Kimi Raikkonen (3)Spain’s El Mundo Deportivo, and Italy’s Italiaracing, claim the 2007 world champion traded income and performance bonuses for an actual slice of the Genii-controlled team that is based at Enstone, UK.

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Nov 27

Raikkonen on list of 2012 candidates admits Boullier

Boss Eric Boullier has refused to rule out signing Kimi Raikkonen to race for the team to be known as Lotus in 2012.

Kimi Räikkönen 2011-05-272011-07-30 - Lotus Renault GP - Hungary - Eric Boullier 01Earlier, the 2007 world champion was linked to Williams but it is believed the famous British team turned down his multi-million euro demands.

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Nov 18

Raikkonen also eyeing Williams co-ownership – report

According to Bild newspaper, the only missing piece in Kimi Raikkonen’s return to F1 with Williams in 2012 is an official announcement.

Kimi Raikkonen
The German newspaper said a media statement could be forthcoming from the British team this week, which was pleasing news for his friend Sebastian Vettel. “He is a sensationally good racer and it would be great if he is coming back,” said the back to back world champion.

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Nov 14

Raikkonen’s managers in Abu Dhabi with Williams

Kimi Raikkonen has taken yet another step towards signing with the Williams team for 2012.

2011-10-29 - AT&T Williams - India - Mark Gillan - Patrick Head 01Kimi Raikkonen Japan GPAt the end of an intense weekend of speculation regarding the 2007 world champion’s possible return to formula one, Finn Raikkonen’s managers duly appeared in the Abu Dhabi paddock.

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Aug 02

Robertson Racing ushers in fresh look at Mid-Ohio

David Robertson steps back from behind the #40 Ford GT’s wheel in favour of Melanie Snow
 
Robertson Racing logoRobertson Racing 20100727 mainThis season’s American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron continues apace this weekend (August 5/6) with Robertson Racing Lexington-bound for the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge.

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Mar 16

Robertson Racing geared up for Sebring season opener

2011 looks set to be the Atlanta-based team’s most promising campaign yet 
 
Robertson Racing logoRobertson Racing car 20100929 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron GT class contenders Robertson Racing will return to competitive action for the first time in over five months this weekend (March 19) at the world famous Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Robertson racing onward for 2011

Sebring marks roll-out of full-season effort with two Ford GTs

Robertson Racing logoRobertson Racing car 20100929  After rolling out a second Doran-Ford GT at the end of the 2010 season, Robertson Racing is a week away from launching its first season-long campaign of two cars in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Raikkonen sells F3 team

Kimi Raikkonen and his managers have sold their stakes in the British F3 team Raikkonen Robertson Racing.

The Woking based team will be renamed Double R Racing after Anthony Hieatt took over from the 2007 world champion and his managers Steve and David Robertson, according to reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Robertson Racing left with plenty to build on…(+photo)

After two-car finish at Petit Le Mans

Robertson Racing leaves this year’s Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda 2 slightly disappointed by their luck in the 10-hour/1000 mile race, but optimistic about the future of the team.

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Sep 30

Robertson Racing reveal second Ford GT ahead of Petit Le Mans

Just around the corner, Road Atlanta is home to the Petit Le Mans

After spending the entire season criss-crossing the continent, Robertson Racing won’t have far to travel for the final round of the 2010 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron. That’s because the team’s Braselton headquarters is just around the corner from Road Atlanta, home to the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda 2 season finale (29 September – 2 October). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Robertson Racing ready for Mid-Ohio

The start of a busy month for Robertson Racing

This weekend’s Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge (August 6-7) marks the start of a busy month for Robertson Racing, who will take in three American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron rounds in just four weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Frustrating weekend for Robertson Racing in Utah

12th only in the ultra-competitive GT class

Robertson Racing arrived at Miller Motorsports Park last weekend with high hopes of their best American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron result of the season. And although there were glimpses of their Ford GT’s improved pace at Salt Lake City, a sizeable chunk of bad luck eventually condemned the car of David Robertson, David Murry and Andrea Robertson to 12th in the ultra-competitive GT class. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Updated Ford GT for Robertson Racing in Utah

Robertson Racing are eyeing another strong finish

The Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix makes up round four of this season’s American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron, where Robertson Racing are eyeing another strong finish. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Robertson Racing enjoys strong six hours in California (+photo)

With their third consecutive top ten

Robertson Racing notched up their third consecutive top ten American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron finish at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca last weekend. The Atlanta-based squad’s Ford GT finished 10th in the ultra-competitive, manufacturer-dominated GT class thanks to the exploits of David Robertson, Dave Murry and Andrea Robertson who had to contend with unfavourably cold conditions at the California circuit over the course of six hours. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Robertson Racing clinches top-ten finish in Long Beach GP

The Ford GT car enjoyed bullet-proof reliability

Robertson Racing followed up a solid performance at the American Le Mans Series season-opening 12 Hours of Sebring last month with another top-ten GT class finish in the prestigious Long Beach Grand Prix in California on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Robertson Racing back on track

Robertson Racing travels to Long Beach, California, this weekend

For round two of the 2010 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron hoping to build upon a character-testing weekend at the season-opening 12 Hours of Sebring three weeks ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Minassian at the front for Peugeot after four hours

Still top ten for Robertson Racing  Ford GT with 8 hours to go at Sebring!

Peugeot ran 1-2 overall at the four-hour mark of the 58th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring presented by Fresh from Florida with Nic Minassian leading Anthony Davidson by 8.439 seconds one-third of the way through the opening round of the 2010 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

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