HRT refugee Vitantonio Liuzzi has re-emerged on the grid of the Italian-based touring car series Superstars.
Indonesia’s Sentul Circuit joins FIM Superbike World Championship
Tom Sykes was ultimately the man of the moment in two days of Superbike testing at Phillip Island, the Kawasaki man holding onto the top slot in today’s warmer afternoon session that saw only two riders improve. Sykes’s time of 1 minute 31.648 seconds remains the benchmark as the riders now gear up for the opening round of the 2012 FIM Superbike World Championship this coming weekend.
GP2 Asia series calendar problem
It was announced Thursday that the GP2 Asia round 2 in Bahrain has been cancelled due to the current political situation in the small island state. This will give the GP2 Asia series a serious problem since the calendar only contain 3 rounds (6 races) and since the final round is also in Bahrain the organizers has to come up with a solution rather quickly.
He said F1 is not a feasible goal for Indonesia within the next five to ten years.
Indonesia is not ready to push for a round of the formula one world championship, Jean Todt said last week. During the FIA president’s recent visit to the fourth most populous country in the world, rumours suggested Indonesia might be contemplating joining the sport’s annual calendar in the near future.
The skies above Singapore opened on Wednesday, and more wet weather is forecast to follow
As the Asian city-state hosts F1′s only night race, and it stayed dry a year ago, the prospect of rain – and how visibility in those conditions will be affected by the floodlighting – is a worry for the drivers.
And A1 Team Monaco joins series
At an event in Indonesia today plans were announced for the street circuit which will be the venue for A1GP World Cup of Motorsport’s return to the country for Season Four. Lippo Village, near Jakarta will host the series only street race of the season, A1GP Indonesia, on 6 – 8 February 2009.
Making such changes needs a lot of co-operation
A1GP World Cup of Motorsport has strong ties with China, having raced there five times in the last three seasons, but for Season Four the series will have a new venue in its most visited country and take the opportunity to help an earthquake struck region.
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