Tag Archive: Le Mans

Apr 17

Circuit of The Americas™ debuts the all new Lone Star Le Mans Sept. 19-20

COTA is bringing the “Spirit of Le Mans” to the Lone Star State
Don’t miss the circuit’s first night race at this Texas-sized celebration of sports car racing and live music.Tickets on sale April 17 at noon CT; two-day passes start at $79; kids 12 and under free. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Alpine ready to join battle

The Alpine A450 will be shared by Nelson Panciatici and Paul-Loup Chatin

Alpine A450 - photo Alpine A year ago, Alpine made its eagerly-anticipated racing comeback at Silverstone – and Signatech-Alpine went on to clinch the 2013 European Le Mans Series crown. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

WEC in a (wheel) nut shell

What is the WEC and what are the categories involved?

Mark Webber logo Ten months after announcing his exciting new career with Porsche in the Silverstone paddock, Mark will return there next week to race at the wheel of a Le Mans prototype for the first time since 1999.

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Mar 12

Marko relationship will ensure equality – Ricciardo

“It definitely doesn’t hurt” – Ricciardo

2014-02-27 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Bahrain - Daniel Ricciardo - 99006 Daniel Ricciardo is not expecting to slot into predecessor Mark Webber’s awkward position within the Red Bull hierarchy. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Webber still in paddock after F1 retirement

“I didn’t stop (F1) to hang out at race tracks all the time”

Mark Webber - Champions-EdgeAfter more than a decade on the grid, Mark Webber will still be in the paddock this weekend as a new season of F1 begins. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

2014 cars ‘perfect’ for Vettel – Webber

“That’s right up his alley, that’s perfect for him.”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel (14) If Red Bull emerges from its early-season technical crisis, reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel will be a force to be reckoned with yet again. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

Red Bull signs video-gamer for GP3 season

Jann Mardenborough honed his skills on the Playstation game Gran Turismo

GP3 - Arden - Jann Mardenborough The latest driver in Red Bull’s single seater talent programme was plucked out of the world of video gaming. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Webber tips Ricciardo to ‘go well’ against Vettel

“He’ll go well”

2013-09-19- Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - Ron Walker - Bernie Ecclestone - Daniel Ricciardo 99004 Mark Webber expects his replacement at Red Bull, countryman Daniel Ricciardo, to put up a competitive defense alongside Sebastian Vettel this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Ferrari confirm F1 test trio

Ferrari has announced a trio of F1 test drivers for 2014

2014-01-24 -  Scuderia Ferrari - F14 T (2) Existing trio Pedro de la Rosa, Marc Gene and Davide Rigon are all staying put, the Italian team said. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Ecclestone slams Jerez testing ‘farce’

“People want noise — something special, that’s what F1 is all about”

Bernie Ecclestone portrait F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has slammed the sport’s brave new era, saying the Jerez test this week proves the radical 2014 rules have produced “a total farce”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Jan Magnussen could quit racing to support son

He is keen for Kevin to avoid his mistakes

ALMS - Jan Magnussen-Corvette-070512-1 Former F1 driver Jan Magnussen has revealed he is considering ending his own career in order to support his son’s move into motor sport’s highest category. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Rumours of secret Ferrari V6 test grow – report

“Ferrari will not publicly comment on the test”

LaFerrari - autoblog.com KGI spy photography Rumours Ferrari is already testing its all-new turbo V6 engine have only gained in strength in the last days and weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Caterham not ruling out Kobayashi for F1 return

Kamui Kobayashi appears imminently close to securing his return to formula one.

2013-06-09_1139 The Japanese lost his Sauber seat at the end of 2012, spending last season as a Ferrari test driver and driving a works Ferrari 458 in the Le Mans series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 27

Sergio Rinland with Puma 3 M-Sport in Auto GP

Mr Rinland will be in charge of all technical Puma 3 operations

Puma 3 M-Sport Puma 3 M-Sport is pleased to announce the incorporation of F1 design engineer Sergio Rinland, as a new partner to the team that will compete in the next 2014 Auto GP Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 26

Webber got ‘tired’ of Vettel’s winning – Vergne

“I think Mark is a very good driver and a true competitor”

2013-06-08_0125 Mark Webber quit formula one because he got tired of being beaten by teammate Sebastian Vettel. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

VW, Audi, Porsche play down F1 rumours

“There are no plans for us to go into formula one.”

2011-01-13_0582 Volkswagen, and its major motor sport-linked brands, have denied the latest round of speculation connecting the German marque with a potential formula one foray. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Red Bull not ruling out Formula E entry

“We will look again at this series and re-evaluate after the first season”

FIA Formula E Championship Red Bull has admitted it might consider joining the FIA’s new electric single seater series, Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Webber tests Porsche’s Le Mans car

“We have a long way to go and it involves a lot of hard work”

Mark Webber logoMark Webber has got his Le Mans career off to an early start, testing Porsche’s new prototype at the Algarve circuit in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Vettel factor weighed in Webber’s quit decision

“The future has been Sebastian, they want to keep him happy”

2013-10-13 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - Sebastian VettelMark Webber has admitted Red Bull’s desire to please his former teammate Sebastian Vettel contributed to his decision to quit F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Infiniti Red Bull Racing confirms 2014 test driver line-up

Red Bull confirms two testers Buemi, da Costa

01 - Red Bull RacingInfiniti Red Bull Racing is pleased to announce that Sébastien Buemi and António Félix da Costa will make up the team’s test and reserve driver line-up in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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