Ecclestone names Horner as ‘ideal’ successor
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Auto GP has been announcing many 2013 drivers lately but new additions are not expected from that compartment only.
The championship, managed by Enzo Coloni, is welcoming the brand-new Ibiza Racing Team. Giuseppe Cipriani, founder of the successful F.3000 team Barone Rampante, joined forced with longtime team owner Ferdinando Ravarotto and Modesto Benegiamo, who served as a Director Of Sport for many teams over the last 20 years in both open and closed-wheel competition.
Jean Todt has revealed he did not attempt to sign Fernando Alonso during his time as Ferrari boss due to an earlier betrayal.
The Frenchman, who is now the FIA president, reigned over Ferrari from the 90s until 2008. At the end of 2006, he chose Kimi Raikkonen as the retiring ‘number 1′ Michael Schumacher’s replacement, even though Spaniard Alonso – now Ferrari’s long term hope – was also on the market.
Christian Horner has emphatically denied suggestions he might be the next Bernie Ecclestone.
Already very close to the sport’s 81-year-old ‘supremo’ Ecclestone – who is at the middle of a potentially-damaging corruption affair – the name ‘Horner’ is often mentioned in the paddock as perhaps Ecclestone’s preferred successor.
With a full field of 40 cars
The most prestigious race event of the year will take place in Montreal at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve this weekend and the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire will have the privilege of being a part of it. With a full field of 40 cars, the maximum allowed on the race track, CTCC is ready to put on a great show for the Montreal race fans.
Precisely 30 years ago, on 18 January 1982, Coloni Motorsport was born.
The story of the Italian team is a really successful one, starting right from that first season that saw the team clinch his first drivers title in the Italian F3 Championship with Enzo Coloni himself at the wheel, and still keeping momentum today with the three wins the team secured in the 2011 GP2 season.
“It will be a great opportunity and I thank HRT for giving me the chance to test with them tomorrow”
Czech driver Jan Charouz will participate in the young driver test which is taking place from today Tuesday until Thursday the 17th of November at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Charouz will be behind the wheel of the F111 tomorrow and will step aside, that same day, for Nathanael Berthon once the Czech driver will complete the programme established for him by the team.
Today, Mercuria and DAMS are delighted to announce the signing of a partnership for the 2011 season.
The logos of the Swiss energy company appear today on Romain Grosjean’s car in the last round of the Asian GP2 Series Championship on the Imola circuit, where they will remain throughout the whole GP2 Series season.
Fernando Alonso has revealed he is more than happy with life at Ferrari.
2011 is the two-time world champion’s tenth season in formula one, but only his second with the famous Maranello based team. “I expected a team of legend and magic and it has been a pleasant surprise, even better than I expected,” the 29-year-old told the Spanish sports daily Marca.
With extension to McLaren Applied Technologies partnership and new technical structure
Force India extends McLaren tech deal
Following on from its most successful FIA Formula One World Championship season to date, the Force India F1 Team is pleased to announce the first in a series of developments to aid the team in its campaign to reach the upper echelons of the sport.
World Series by Renault Formula 3.5
After enjoying a successful campaign in the Auto GP Championship, Gravity-Charouz Racing is set to extend its collaboration this year by competing in the World Series by Renault Formula 3.5 category. This ambitious racing team is also joined by the technical support of DAMS, who will oversee engineering operations and provide technical support.
Italian outfit TP Formula will line up two cars on the Auto GP 2011 starting grid.
So, after Campos Racing, the Series hails the second new-entry in just a few days, something that clearly shows how big is the interest surrounding the Championship after an exciting 2010 and the big news announced for 2011.
“The teams quality has been one of the keys to the Auto GP success” – Coloni
Auto GP and Campos Racing are eager to announce the signing of an agreement that will see the team enter the Series in 2011. Managed by former F1 driver Adrian Campos, the Spanish outfit will line-up two cars on next season’s grid, adding even more quality to an already outstanding Auto GP field.
Michael Schumacher’s visit was of special significance to Bridgestone
Michael Schumacher, MERCEDES GP PETRONAS Formula One team driver and seven times World Champion, landed in Japan yesterday (6 October, 2010) ahead of this weekend’s Grand Prix of Japan and paid Bridgestone the great honour of heading straight from the airport to the company’s headquarters in Tokyo.
Faggioli has dominated the championship thus far, winning eight out of the last nine rounds.
Simone Faggioli won his second European Hill Climb title in as many years this weekend, utilising the 3.0-Litre KV engine. The Italian took the championship at Course de côte St. Ursanne-Les Rangiers, the ninth round of the twelve race series.
“I want to win the championship to race in GP2 Series Asia” – Onidi
In 2008 he fought Nicolas Prost for the title until the last race, stopping only two points behind the frenchman. In this season he won immediately, in the series debut round in Portimão, and he is runner-up in the championship, four points behind the leader Marco Bonanomi.