Tag Archive: kart

Feb 12

Andres Mendez joins Zele Racing in Auto GP

Colombian driver Andrés Méndez will join Zele Racing for the 2015 Auto GP season.

Auto GP logo The 22-year-old from Bogotá, whose father and grandfather were both racing drivers, began kart racing in 2008. Former F1 driver and Le Mans winner Allan McNish discovered the teenager, and he was selected to join the Ferrari Driver Academy.

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Mar 14

After rally test, Kubica drives kart

Robert Kubica is back on track yet again, according to the latest reports from Italy.

Robert Kubica 2011-11-01 2011-07-30 - Lotus Renault GP - Hungary - Robert Kubica 01It emerged a few days ago that the Pole had moved his recovery from serious injury forwards by returning to the wheel of a Skoda Fabia rally car in Liguria, Italy. Read the rest of this entry »


May 25

Schu denies kart race hobby too dangerous

“The fun aspect is the most important. That’s really the only reason I do it,”

2010-05-08 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 02Michael Schumacher has denied that his ongoing hobby of semi-professional kart racing is an unnecessary risk. Many F1 driver contracts forbid dangerous extra-curricular activities, but last weekend seven time world champion Schumacher was back at the wheel of a competitive kart. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 29

Massa tests kart in Brazil

“He drove six laps and afterwards felt normal”

2009-04-03 - Ferrari - Felipe Massa 02Felipe Massa this week returned to a race track for the first time since sustaining serious head injuries at the Hungaroring in July. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 24

Champion Lazare captures Rotax Max Junior championship

Lazare: Coupe de Montreal

12-year-old Jesse Lazare did all that was needed to get his PSL Karting CRG in a position to claim the prestigious Coupe de Montreal Rotax Max Junior Championship – but it was a nerve racking experience for the Montreal youngster. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 18

Massa aims for kart race return in December

“If the doctors give me permission”

2009-06-06 - Turkish GP - Ferrari - Felipe Massa 01Felipe Massa has revealed he is hoping to make his competitive racing return at the famous Brazilian Granja Viana endurance kart race in Sao Paulo late this year. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 16

F1 drivers organise fun kart race

The idea of the two-day races belongs to BMW’s Robert Kubica

A group of formula one drivers planned to fill the two-week gap between the German and Hungarian grands prix by organising a karting event. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 26

Bernie, Lewis, back F1-linked kart series

Formula Kart Stars

A Bernie Ecclestone-backed karting series will support formula one races in Europe beginning in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »