Tag Archive: Argentina

Nov 18

Rally star Stohl joins World RX for Argentina

Stohl tested a Ford Fiesta RX Supercar in Austria at last week’s Race of Austrian Champions in Greinbach

Rallycross FIA logo Former WRC star Manfred Stohl will compete in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, Round 12, Total Rallycross of Argentina later this month (27-28 November). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

ALDO Racing first steps on the road to the 2015 Dakar

ALDO Racing Team getting ready for upcoming Dakar Rally

ALDO Racing Toyota The Canadian rally-raid ALDO Racing Team is entering its final stage off preparation that will bring the driving team of David Bensadoun and Patrick Beaulé to the starting grid of the 2015 Dakar Rally next January 4th in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Argentina MotoGP debrief with Shinji Aoki

The race marked the first ever MotoGP race at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo

MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP rear slick tyres Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa secured a Repsol Honda 1-2 result at last weekend’s Argentina Grand Prix ahead of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo.

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Apr 29

Argentina eyes return to F1 calendar

Argentina has set its sights on returning to formula one.

150x80-flagworldf1 Last held on an ageing circuit in Buenos Aires in 1998, plans to revive the Argentine grand prix emerged two years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Unstoppable Marquez wins Argentina Grand Prix

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Podium for the 2014- Argentina Grand Prix Another dominant display from Marc Marquez this weekend culminated in the Repsol Honda rider winning his third race in a row at the Argentina Grand Prix.

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Apr 26

Stellar lap sees Marquez claim third successive pole position

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Argentina MotoGP QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez kept his perfect pole record for the season intact, as the reigning World Champion set a scorching lap time of 1’37.683 in qualifying for the Argentina Grand Prix.

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Apr 25

Marquez masters tricky conditions to lead Argentina practice

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Argentina MotoGP FP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez got to grips with the challenging track surface at Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo, posting a lap time of 1’39.313 to finish quickest in Friday practice at the Argentina Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

San Luis confirmed to host World RX of Argentina

World RX will get underway at Montalegre in Portugal May 3rd

Rallycross FIA logo Organisers of World RX of Argentina, the final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, have confirmed that the season-closer will take place in San Luis. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Montreal Team ALDO Racing in grueling Dakar Rally

This will be the third Dakar race for both David and Patrick

Aldo Racing - David Bensadoun - Patrick BeauléALDO Racing is proud to announce today that driver David Bensadoun and co-driver Patrick Beaulé will race in the 2014 edition of the grueling Dakar, the classic 13-day off-road race across Argentina and Chile. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Maldonado can survive without Chavez – Brundle

Pastor Maldonado can probably survive in formula one even without Hugo Chavez.

2013-02-10 - Williams F1 - Jerez - Pastor Maldonado 012012-11-15_0026That is the view of former F1 driver turned respected British television commentator Martin Brundle, whilst musing the consequences of the death of the late Venezuelan president. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

20 races again in 2013 – Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone has played down reports the calendar could be set to explode in 2013.

2012-06-10_04392012-05-27 - Red Bull Racing - Monaco - Mark Webber 99000There have been rumours the F1 chief executive was open to expanding the schedule to no fewer than 26 races next season.  “Not next year,” he told DAPD news agency.  “There will be 20 again.  No new races.”

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Apr 23

F1 to return to Bahrain ‘forever’ – Ecclestone

The calamitous Bahrain grand prix saga has not jeopardised the island Kingdom’s future on the F1 calendar.

Bahrain International CircuitThat is the strident claim of Bernie Ecclestone, after the F1 chief executive and FIA president Jean Todt displayed rare unity as they insisted the country’s civil and political problems would not affect the grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Argentina to replace Korea on 2013 calendar – report

Argentina looks set to replace Korea on the 2013 formula one calendar.

That is the claim of Italy’s Autosprint magazine, reporting that the Argentinean national government will sign a three-year contract next month. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said last month that the 2013 Argentine grand prix, last held at the ageing Autodromo Oscar Alfredo Galvez in Buenos Aires in 1998, will take place on the streets of the coastal city of Mar del Plata. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Argentina close to deal for 2013 F1 return

Argentina is close to returning to the formula one calendar, the president of South America’s second-largest country has revealed.

Flagworld - F1EFE news agency quotes Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner as saying it is likely an Argentine grand prix, last held at the ageing Autodromo Oscar Alfredo Galvez in Buenos Aires in 1998, will take place in November or December 2013. 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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Sep 13

US GP promoter Hellmund sued

2012 US grand prix promoter Tavo Hellmund is being sued.

Formula 1 United States Grand PrixCircuit of the AmericasAutoweek reports that the lawsuit has been filed by Texas attorney Randolph Ewing, who claims 5 per cent of Hellmund’s stake in the US grand prix is owed to him for legal and business advice.

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Jun 18

Hong Kong, Argentina, Mexico eye F1 calendar spots

Hong Kong has taken its “first step” towards the formula one calendar.

Flagworld - F12011-06-12_0798That step was a F1 single seater demonstration put on by Red Bull in the Chinese city-state featuring Jaime Alguersuari. Automobile association president Wesley Wan is quoted by AFP as admitting Hong Kong is interested in staging a proper grand prix “one day”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Hirvonen’s Monte Carlo success is first for Pirelli in IRC (+photos)

Skoda Motorsport to send two cars to South America   

The factory Skoda Motorsport team will enter its works drivers Juho Hanninen and Jan Kopecky on the Intercontinental Rally Challenge events in Brazil and Argentina in March. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 26

The Dakar caravan has arrived in Argentina

The massive 2010 Argentina-Chile Dakar caravan aboard the Grande Brazile has arrived at the Delta Dock complex at Lima, Argentina

In all 550 vehicles, for the most part entered in the rally, others to be used by the organisers and media were unloaded this morning. They are now ready to take on the 32nd edition of the rally that will be run from January 1st through January 17th. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Bernie tells Argentina to build new F1 track

We’re interested in going to Argentina but the promoters have to do something

Potential organisers of a future Argentine grand prix must build a new circuit, according to F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

WRC: Loeb chasing five in a row

Sebastien Loeb will look to continue his dominant run of form

In the 2009 World Rally Championship this weekend as the series heads to Argentina for the fifth round of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Reutemann for president

At the next election Argentina in 2011

Carlos Reutemann, a winner of 12 grands prix, most recently in 1981, says he will run for the presidency of Argentina at the next election in 2011, according to the Buenos Aires Herald. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 15

Joel Camathias is looking forward to race in Argentina

Last of the 2008 FIA GT Championship

Swiss GT driver Joel Camathias (27), alongside his team-mate, Argentine driver José Manuel Balbiani (30), driving the # 78 BMS Scuderia Italia Ferrari F430 GT, is looking forward to the last race of the FIA GT Championship, hoping to finish a positive season with a good result. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Jacques Villeneuve will start from 15th place in Argentina

In the Top Race event

Jacques Villeneuve realized the 15th chrono, the best of the Volkswagen drivers, in the first practice session in preparation for the Top Race Series that will take place tomorrow in Buenos Aires in Argentina.

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