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Aug 29

Rosberg punished but Mercedes duo ‘free to race’

“They remain free to race”

2014-07-20_0918 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Nico Rosberg Nico Rosberg apologised to his teammate Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes on Friday, after the German was punished by the team for last Sunday’s crash. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Rossi one of many departures at Caterham

Alexander Rossi is just one of many departures at Caterham this week.

2014-06-07_0069 22-year-old Californian Rossi was a test and occasional Friday driver for the Tony Fernandes-founded team, which has been taken over by investors and is now headed by Colin Kolles and Christijan Albers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

Hamilton’s comments on Rosberg ‘a joke’ – Wolff

“It was meant as a joke”

Lewis Hamilton - trophée Santander Boss Toto Wolff has played down a spat between Mercedes’ race drivers over championship leader Nico Rosberg’s nationality. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Newlywed Rosberg ‘over the moon’

Championship leader Nico Rosberg has married his long-time girlfriend Vivian.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfa1/t31.0-8/10548810_10152608796449874_6125954335033250095_o.jpgThe pair tied the knot at the registry office in Monaco, where they share an apartment in the same building as Mercedes’ other driver, Lewis Hamilton.
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Jul 09

Rosberg hits back at Hamilton’s ‘not German’ attack

“What a stupid and unnecessary attack by Hamilton”

IMG_7271 Nico Rosberg has hit back at his teammate Lewis Hamilton, after the Briton said next weekend’s German grand prix is “not really his home race”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Hamilton decision is latest title blow

As ever, it was Niki Lauda who delivered the bluntest assessment of Saturday’s events at Silverstone.

2014-06-08_0944 “Lewis was wrong,” said the F1 legend.  “It was his decision as he thought he could go no quicker.  Very simple.” Lauda, who is Mercedes’ team chairman, is referring to how Hamilton aborted his final qualifying run at damp Silverstone, leaving him just sixth on the grid and likely to see his 29-point championship deficit blow out even further. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

F1 suffering global TV ratings decline – report

F1′s television ratings in key markets are strikingly down in 2014.

2014-06-07_0891Writing in the Spanish sports daily Marca, correspondent Miguel Sanz said the most worrying figures are coming out of Latin America, where the ratings decline has been a staggering 50 per cent. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Hamilton ‘still friends’ with Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton says he is “still friends” with his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.

2014-03-30 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Malaysia -  Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton 02 Since the Monaco grand prix, the 2008 world champion has been roundly criticised for his behaviour, with Mika Hakkinen for instance suggesting he should even apologise. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Stock car racer Danica Patrick endorses BRP’s Can-Am Spyder

“I first tried the Can-Am Spyder in Long Beach, CA in a closed track and I had a blast”

Stock car racer Danica Patrick endorses BRP's Can-Am Spyder Professional stock car racer Danica Patrick, an ambassador of BRP’s popular Can-Am Spyder, not only rides the unique three-wheel on-road vehicle but also actively participates in promotional activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Scuderia Toro Rosso launches new website

It has been designed to work easily
08 - Scuderia Toro RossoAs of today, 18 April, the Scuderia Toro Rosso website is relaunched with a brand new look aimed at making it more user-friendly and informative.

Jan 19

Vettel yet to confirm fatherhood

Sebastian Vettel is yet to confirm reports he is now a father.

2013-06-09_0580 We reported earlier this week that the reigning quadruple world champion’s partner Hanna gave birth to a baby girl last Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

‘No interest’ in stopping boos on Twitter – Vettel

But there was no booing in Korea at the weekend

Sebastian Vettel Corée - photo © J.F GaleronSebastian Vettel says he will not try to boost his popularity by jumping on the social media bandwagon. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Successful Dakar testing for ALDO Racing in England

This full-scale test was in preparation for the 14-day Dakar Rally

ALDO Racing team - Desert Warrior 3The Montreal-based ALDO Racing team achieved its goals in England this week, running their brand new Desert Warrior 3 on the test track used by Range Rover to test their vehicles off-road. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Red Bull asks fans to help decide 2014 driver

Red Bull has turned to its fans to help it decide Mark Webber’s successor.

2013-06-07_0440Team boss Christian Horner recently narrowed down the selection of Sebastian Vettel’s new teammate for 2014 to a shortlist of three — Kimi Raikkonen, or a current Toro Rosso driver. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Nicol scores perfect weekend

“t was a dream weekend.” – Nicol

CTCC logoThe Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire launched its season at the Victoria Day Speedfest this past weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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May 13

JB Motorsport Insurance renews partnership for seventh year

Widest range of products specifically designed for motorsport

CTCC logoThe Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire is pleased to confirm that its partnership with JB Motorsport Insurance has been renewed for a seventh year. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Jongbloed Racing Wheels partners with CTCC for 2013 Season

Competitors will be rewarded with Jongbloed product vouchers

CTCC logoThe Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire is pleased to confirm its partnership with Jongbloed Racing Inc. beginning with the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

FIA European Rally Championship Rally Liepaja-Ventspils day three report

FIA ERC, round two of 13, Rally Liepāja-Ventspils (Latvia) – ERC joy for Jari Ketomaa in Latvian Winter Wonderland

FIA ERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Jari Ketomaa day threee action imageERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Alexey Lukyanuk Colin McRae ERC Flat Out Trophy imageJari Ketomaa made history today when he won the first FIA European Rally Championship event to take place in Latvia. The Finn’s success on Rally Liepāja-Ventspils followed three days of thrilling high-speed competition on ice and snow-coated roads between the two Baltic cities. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

FIA European Rally Championship Rally Liepaja-Ventspils day two report

FIA ERC, round two of 13, Rally Liepāja-Ventspils (Latvia) – Ketomaa heads birthday boy Breen in Latvian ERC epic

FIA ERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Jari Ketomaa day two action imageFIA ERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Alexey Lukyanuk day two action imageJari Ketomaa has reversed an overnight deficit of 6.4 seconds to lead Rally Liepāja-Ventspils by 12.1s following a day of high-speed FIA European Rally Championship action in the ice and snow of Latvia. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

FIA European Rally Championship Rally Liepaja-Ventspils day one report

FIA ERC, round two of 13, Rally Liepāja-Ventspils (Latvia) – Breen tops close fight for winter ERC glory in Latvia

FIA ERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Jari Ketomaa day one action imageFIA ERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Craig Breen day one action imageThe new-look FIA European Rally Championship’s first visit to Latvia for Rally Liepāja-Ventspils is already producing serious competition in abundance with a mere 12.1s covering the top three drivers after Friday’s opening trio of ice-coated stages. Read the rest of this entry »

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