Tag Archive: Indonesia

Mar 05

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing battle through challenging conditions at MXGP of Indonesia

FIM Motocross World Championship, Round 2

imageIt was a tough GP for all teams and riders, organisers were forced to reduce the length of the event due to heavy rain and deteriorating track conditions. Following the cancellation of Saturday’s qualifying races, and the second MXGP moto was also cancelled. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Rio Haryanto joins Campos Racing for 2015 GP2 Series season

Haryanto and France´s Arthur Pic will defend Campos Racing´s colors throughout the season.

Rio Haryanto joins Campos Racing for 2015 GP2 Series season The Indonesian racing driver is an experienced and renowned racer in GP2 as he has finished on the rostrum of the main Formula 1 feeder series twice. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Smoke haze over Singapore for GP

A haze is hanging over Singapore’s skies ahead of the highly popular night race.

GP2 - Marina Bay - Singapore The city-state’s environmental agency said air pollution has reached “unhealthy” levels in the past days, due to rainforest fires in nearby Indonesia. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

FIA Formula 3 European Championship now also covered in Italy, Austria and Asia

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship attracts more and more attention

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoThe variegated grid of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with its top-class talents from Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA makes for a memorable 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Liuzzi to contest Italian touring car series

HRT refugee Vitantonio Liuzzi has re-emerged on the grid of the Italian-based touring car series Superstars.

Superstars logo2011-06-12_1534Despite having a 2012 contract, the 30-year-old Italian lost his race seat at the struggling Spanish team HRT for this year to the well-backed Indian Narain Karthikeyan. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Phillip Island (Australia) Day 2 testing – Sykes the man to beat after Phillip Island testing

Indonesia’s Sentul Circuit joins FIM Superbike World Championship

SBK_PI_Checa SBK_PI_SykesTom Sykes was ultimately the man of the moment in two days of Superbike testing at Phillip Island, the Kawasaki man holding onto the top slot in today’s warmer afternoon session that saw only two riders improve. Sykes’s time of 1 minute 31.648 seconds remains the benchmark as the riders now gear up for the opening round of the 2012 FIM Superbike World Championship this coming weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

The consequences of the GP2 Asia cancellation in Bahrain

GP2 Asia series calendar problem

Bahrain International CircuitIt was announced Thursday that the GP2 Asia round 2 in Bahrain has been cancelled due to the current political situation in the small island state. This will give the GP2 Asia series a serious problem since the calendar only contain 3 rounds (6 races) and since the final round is also in Bahrain the organizers has to come up with a solution rather quickly. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Indonesia not ready for grand prix bid – Todt

He said F1 is not a feasible goal for Indonesia within the next five to ten years.

Indonesia is not ready to push for a round of the formula one world championship, Jean Todt said last week. During the FIA president’s recent visit to the fourth most populous country in the world, rumours suggested Indonesia might be contemplating joining the sport’s annual calendar in the near future. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Rosberg expects challenging Singapore in rain

 The skies above Singapore opened on Wednesday, and more wet weather is forecast to follow

As the Asian city-state hosts F1’s only night race, and it stayed dry a year ago, the prospect of rain – and how visibility in those conditions will be affected by the floodlighting – is a worry for the drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Williams set to confirm Hulkenberg for 2010

Nakajima admits he might lose Williams seat

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Williams will confirm this weekend that new GP2 champion Nico Hulkenberg has been selected to make his F1 debut with the British team in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

May 01

WRC: Russia and Indonesia lose 2010 calendar slots

After failing to pass an FIA inspection

The proposed World Rally Championship events in Russia and Indonesia have been removed from the 2010 calendar after failing to pass an FIA inspection. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

My Qi Meritus.Mahara’s Bonanomi to mentor Indonesia’s rising stars

“I love coming to Indonesia” -Bonanomi

GP2 - My Qi Meritus.Mahara - Marco Bonanomi 01My Qi Meritus.Mahara GP2 Asia driver Marco Bonanomi has returned to Indonesia, his favourite holiday destination, to prepare for his assault at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) next weekend.

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Jan 17

Lippo Village Street Circuit fails construction deadline

FIA not able to issue necessary licence on time for the event to proceed

A1GP World Cup of Motorsport has been forced to accept round five of its 2008/09 season, which was due to take place on 6-8 February 2009 at Lippo Village, Indonesia, can no longer go ahead. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

A1GP Chengdu paddock round up

Lippo Village unveils street circuit for A1GP Indonesia

While all the thrills of A1GP World Cup of Motorsport continued on the track in Chengdu, China, there was also plenty of action going in the paddock and in the build up to the race last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

A1GP heads to the streets of Indonesia

And A1 Team Monaco joins series

At an event in Indonesia today plans were announced for the street circuit which will be the venue for A1GP World Cup of Motorsport’s return to the country for Season Four. Lippo Village, near Jakarta will host the series only street race of the season, A1GP Indonesia, on 6 – 8 February 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 26

A1GP announces new Chinese venue and Indonesia date change

Making such changes needs a lot of co-operation

A1GP World Cup of Motorsport has strong ties with China, having raced there five times in the last three seasons, but for Season Four the series will have a new venue in its most visited country and take the opportunity to help an earthquake struck region. Read the rest of this entry »