Tag Archive: United States

Nov 10

Kimi Räikkönen to miss final two races of 2013 Season

Replacement driver will be announced

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 08Lotus F1 Team can confirm that Kimi Räikkönen will miss the final two races of the 2013 Formula 1 season to undergo, and recover from, back surgery. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Alonso plays down pace gap to teammate Massa

“It’s not only about qualifying”

2013-08-25 - Fernando Alonso - 0003For the third time on the trot, Ferrari’s departing Felipe Massa in Abu Dhabi outqualified his famous teammate Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

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

2013-10-10 - PirelliIn 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Preview – Round 10: Indianapolis

A circuit steeped in history that was introduced to the calendar in 2008

MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP slick tyresThe third and final MotoGP™ round to be held in the United States this year takes place at the historic Indianapolis Motorspeedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

The mechanics behind Etienne Borgeat

Mental Visualization at the Forefront of Preparation

13-05-25_0034It took 12 years for Etienne Borgeat’s parents to understand the racing world. His father, a psychiatrist, and mother, a psychologist, could not quite grasp the engineering mechanics, but certainly understood the brain mechanics. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Maldonado’s future clouded after death of Hugo Chavez

State-sponsored F1 driver Pastor Maldonado’s future appears clouded, following the death of controversial Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

2013-02-19 - Williams F1 Team - Pastor Maldonado helmet (r)2013-03-03 - Williams F1 - Barcelona - Pastor Maldonado 01Backed 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Jean-Francois Dumoulin on the track at Watkins Glen International

Returns with BGB Motorsports

Jean-François Dumoulin  2012-05-11 (2)Grand-Am Continental Tire Challenge – BGB Motorsports - Jean-François DumoulinThis 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.

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Apr 18

New York trouble could be good for Austin

Apparent troubles for New York’s inaugural grand prix could be good news for Texas, according to reports in the United States.

2011-06-26_0247Circuit of the AmericasBernie 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Barrichello to announce Indy future next week

Rubens Barrichello is set to decide next week whether he will switch from formula one to the Indycar series for 2012.

Rubens Barrichello KV Racing seat fittingIZOD - IndyCar seriesF1′s longest-serving veteran has been left without a race seat this season, but he recently enjoyed an Indy test with the KV team, in which his close friend Tony Kanaan is involved. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Austin hits back at Ecclestone pessimism

The Circuit of the Americas has hit back at Bernie Ecclestone’s claim that Texas might fall off the 2012 calendar.

2011-06-09_0313“Austin?  I wouldn’t want to put my money down that that will happen,” the F1 chief executive said in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 02

‘Question marks’ over three races for 2012

Up to three races on the 2012 calendar are endangered, according to a Brazilian media report.

Flagworld - F12011-06-09_0306The O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper reports that the events scheduled in Korea, the United States and Bahrain will be discussed during Thursday’s F1 Commission meeting in Geneva.

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May 13

Troubled waters for F1 plans in India, US, Greece

It is not all plain sailing for hopeful formula one hosts in India, Greece and the United States.

Flagworld - F1Flagworld - FIAEven 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Tony George eyes new venue for US GP return

Tony George is interested in taking formula one back to the United States.

We reported last weekend that the 50-year-old former boss of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was spotted in Shanghai for the Chinese grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

F1′s priority should be US, not Korea

“There shouldn’t be any doubts about Montreal”

F1′s teams association FOTA has reportedly expressed doubts about the addition of South Korea to the 2010 calendar, and would prefer instead to be returning to the United States. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Indy GP revival prospects dwindle

Tony George is on the verge of being ousted

Tony GeorgeThe prospect of Indianapolis returning to stage a United States grand prix in future dwindled yet further this week. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

F1 heading for 20-race calendar – bosses

 The current calendar features 18 stops

The formula one calendar is set to expand to twenty grands prix as early as next year, team bosses suggested in Bahrain on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »


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