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The tyre nominations for the forthcoming grands prix in Abu Dhabi, the United States and Brazil have been announced
Pirelli announces tyre nominations for Abu Dhabi, United States and Brazil
In Abu Dhabi, the teams will use the P Zero White medium tyre and the P Zero Yellow soft tyre. For the United States Grand Prix, Pirelli will bring the P Zero Orange hard and P Zero White medium tyre. This combination – hard and medium – will also be used in Brazil.
State-sponsored F1 driver Pastor Maldonado’s future appears clouded, following the death of controversial Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.
Backed by the state-controlled oil company PDVSA, the Williams driver expressed relief late last year when the socialist incumbent was re-elected for a new six year term. “Long live democracy!” Maldonado, who was a personal friend of the late Chavez, had exclaimed on Twitter.
Returns with BGB Motorsports
This Saturday June 30th, Jean-Francois Dumoulin will be on the track with BGB Motorsports for the Continental Tire Challenge GS series at Watkins Glen International, New York, United States. He will be driving the n°38 Porsche Carrera with which he has previously competed, notably in 2010, 2011 and last January in Daytona.
Apparent troubles for New York’s inaugural grand prix could be good news for Texas, according to reports in the United States.
Bernie Ecclestone said on Tuesday that the race scheduled for mid next year on the streets of New Jersey could be pushed back to 2014. Austin broadcaster KXAN reported that the news could mean the organisers in Austin, scrambling to have the bespoke Circuit of the Americas ready for this November’s US grand prix, can get immediate access to state funding.
It is not all plain sailing for hopeful formula one hosts in India, Greece and the United States.
Even though the Buddh circuit near New Delhi, scheduled to host its inaugural grand prix in October, is reportedly almost completed, there has been violence in the surrounding area resulting in some deaths.