Tag Archive: IndyCar

Apr 11

Sauber’s female driver to make F1 test debut

Simone de Silvestro will shortly make her formula one test debut.

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) The 25-year-old female Swiss driver, best known for her Indycar exploits, recently became “affiliated” with the Ferrari-powered Sauber team. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Eddie Cheever III (Mercedes) grabs first 2014 Eurov8series pole

2013 champions awarded in Monza

EuroV8Series logo Son of former F1, Indycar driver takes stunning debut pole to edge R.R.T. team-mate Nicola Baldan Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

F1 must wait to bid for Long Beach race

F1 will have to wait for its return to iconic Long Beach

20060408I105 It emerged recently that formula one was interested in racing on the Californian streets, if the city opened up the bidding process at the end of Indycar’s current 2015 contract. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Verizon P1 Award goes to Sato for opening race

“I’m just happy to start on the pole” – Sato

IndyCar logo 2013 There will be an asterisk next to Takuma Sato in the notation of consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series pole starts, but does it really matter to the veteran driver? Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

Simone de Silvestro rates her chances of joining the grand prix grid in 2015 with Sauber as “good”

De Silvestro’s F1 race chance ’1 per cent’ – report

2014-03-02 - Sauber F1 Team - Hinwil - Simo De Silvestro (2) Last month, the Swiss team signed up the 25-year-old Indycar driver, nominating her as “an affiliated driver” of the Hinwil based outfit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

Niki Lauda has hit back at the critics who are slamming the revolutionary new face of formula one

Lauda hits back at F1′s ‘new era’ critics

2014-02-21_0001 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Bahrain - Niki Lauda - Paddy Lowe Ron Walker, the Australian grand prix chief who is a key Bernie Ecclestone ally, is leading the charge by threatening to sue the sport and switch to Indycar racing after hearing the sound of the new turbo V6 engines. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Ferrari ‘only did well with Schumacher’ – Montoya

The missing link at Ferrari is Michael Schumacher

Juan-Pablo Montoya - photo © IndyCar Series - Chris Owens That is the claim of Juan Pablo Montoya, a rival of the great seven time world champion who currently lies seriously injured in a French hospital after a skiing fall. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Long Beach postpones F1 decision

F1 will have to wait to know if it can return to Long Beach.

20060408I352 It emerged that at a city council meeting this week, the issue of opening up the street race lease to bidders – including F1 – would be on the agenda. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

New reports suggesting Long Beach could return to F1′s annual calendar have emerged.

F1 wants to bid for return to Long Beach

20060408I146 Last year, bosses of the iconic US street race denied reports F1 figures had expressed interest in snapping up a deal when Indycar’s contract expires in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Cosworth not ruling out F1 return

Cosworth is not ruling out a return to formula one.

Cosworth logo As the sport prepared for the all-new and even more expensive turbo V6 era, the independent British outfit found itself without a customer for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Villeneuve tests rallycross car at Lydden Hill

Villeneuve set to entertain his home fans at Trois-Rivières in Québec on 7/8 August

FIA World Rallycross - Jacques Villeneuve Jacques Villeneuve conducted his first proper test in his Albatec Racing run Peugeot 208 at Lydden Hill over the weekend as the French-Canadian began preparations for his 2014 campaign in the all-new FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 13

Honda Canada and James Hinchcliffe ink promo deal for 2014 IndyCar Season

Hinchcliffe In The Driver’s Seat with Honda Canada

Honda Canada and James Hinchcliffe It’s the middle of winter, but Canadians have reason to get excited for the upcoming IndyCar season.

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Feb 13

Former F1 Champion Jacques Villeneuve commits to World RX (+ video)

French-Canadian ‘excited’ about prospect of sideways 600bhp action

World RX - Jacques Villeneuve 01 The new-for-2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has added a former Formula 1 World Champion to what is an increasingly competitive driver line-up for its inaugural campaign, with Jacques Villeneuve signing up to compete in an Albatec Racing-prepared Peugeot 208. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Alex Tagliani announces NASCAR Canadian Tire Series plans

Tagliani unveiled the No. 18 Team EpiPen, co-sponsored by Dicom Express

2013-08-11_0072 Veteran Canadian IndyCar, sports car and NASCAR racer has announced the formation of his own team, Tagliani Autosport, to mark his return to the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series for the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Departing Valsecchi not paid by Lotus in 2013

“I’m sure that as soon as they’ll be in a position to do so, they’ll solve their debt.”

2013-06-08_0051 As fears about Lotus’ health grow, 2013 reserve driver Davide Valsecchi has revealed he has not yet been paid by the Enstone based team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 09

Honda Indy Toronto announces support series line-up for 2014′s 2inT.O.

Robby Gordon’s SPEED Energy Stadium Super trucks to return by popular demand

2014 Honda Indy Toronto 2inT.O. logo Organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto have announced the support series line-up for its 2014 event, taking place this summer from July 18-20. The event will feature a thrilling and diverse line-up of on-track entertainment to complement the two full-points IndyCar Series races headlining the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Di Resta set for DTM return – report

“I’m not in a position to say what I’ll be doing next year”

2013-06-09_0067 Paul di Resta appears almost certain to return to the German touring car series DTM in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Mexican teenager Alfonso Celis tops test times for Juncos Racing

Celis’ lap comfortably eclipses the Pro Mazda lap record of 1:21.166

Mazda - Juncos Racing - Alfonso CelisJudging by the results of the past two days at the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Test, the future looks extremely bright for the rejuvenated Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Force India still to name Hulkenberg’s teammate

Force India on Tuesday named only one of its drivers for the 2014 season.

2013-12-03 - Sahara Force India - Dr Vijay Mallya introducing Nico HulkenbergAs predicted, the Silverstone based team said its 2012 race driver, German Nico Hulkenberg, is returning to Force India next year after a single season with Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Chastain Motorsports announces 2014 F1600 program

The team is actively looking for two more drivers.

F1600 - Sam ChastainSam Chastain will be back for a sophmore season with a new team. Indianapolis, IN – Former IndyCar team and three-time Indy 500 entrant Chastain Motorsports has confirmed its F1600 Formula F Championship Series team for the 2014 season.

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