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Dutch motor racing team Manor MP Motorsport is to take part in the high-profile VKV City Racing event in Rotterdam this Sunday, 18th August, with former FIA Formula One World Championship racer Jos Verstappen providing demonstration runs in one of the squad’s AUTO GP cars.
Unable to find a race seat for his F1 return, Jaime Alguersuari has signed up for a season of kart racing.
Jos Verstappen has tipped F1 to race on unhindered when a list of midfield drivers does not return in 2012.
” I find it really annoying that he arrogantly waves his finger after each triumph.”
Sebastian Vettel’s victory routine is annoying and arrogant, according to former grand prix driver Jos Verstappen. When the German started winning poles and races, observers noticed that he always showed a solitary index finger to spectators and cameras.
Unlikely Grosjean ‘ready’ to race Kubica’s car
Eric Boullier has for the first time named Pedro de la Rosa as a potential replacement for Renault’s injured regular Robert Kubica. Another 2010 Sauber driver Nick Heidfeld, however, is in pole position for the R31 seat and will test the black and gold car this weekend.
Schumacher will be testing Mercedes’ new car, the W02, at Valencia next week.
Michael Schumacher has vowed to try yet again in 2012 if he fails to win an eighth world championship this season. Some have questioned whether the 42-year-old will ever be fully competitive after taking a three-year sabbatical, but some insiders are still convinced of his skills.
Jos Verstappen has backed Ferrari’s push to allow top teams to enter third cars in formula one.
“For the teams it’s not expensive as the parts are already there,” said Dutchman Verstappen, who usually drove for the kind of small constructors that Ferrari president Luca di Montezeolo is now so critical of.
Lauda said Red Bull’s policy is a road to failure
Sebastian Vettel needs to accept the reality of a number 2 role for the good of Red Bull’s 2010 title chances. That is the claim of former triple world champion and outspoken commentator Niki Lauda, following reports the young German is reluctant to give up the chase for his first title in deference to the team’s points leader Mark Webber.