Tag Archive: Neel Jani

Oct 20

ALMS Petit Le Mans race reports

Rebellion Racing repeats at Petit Le Mans, captures ALMS finale

ALMS - Petit Le Mans - Rebellion Racing Tucker takes fourth straight class title, cumming PC champ by one point. Rebellion Racing wrote the final chapter in the history of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, winning the season-ending 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

Rebellion’s Jani outmuscles Luhr for Petit Le Mans pole

Brabham (P2), Cameron (PC) lead class qualifying for ALMS finale

ALMS - Petit Le Mans - Neel Jani Pole Road Atlantal When the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón runs its final event in Saturday’s 16th Petit Le Mans Powered By Mazda, Neel Jani will be looking to make more history at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Neel Jani sets fastest lap at night in opening Petit Le Mans practice

Final practice, qualifying for ALMS finale set for Friday

ALMS - RebellionNightPLM13 Rebellion Racing waited until dark to set the fastest lap of the opening day of practice for Saturday’s 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Formula 1 pilot Mark Webber to contest Le Mans for Porsche

World Endurance Championship and Le Mans 24 Hours

Mark WebberThe Australian Formula 1 pilot Mark Webber has signed a contract with Porsche that extends over several years. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Rebellion Coming: Team Sets Lineups for 2013

Heidfeld, Jani leading efforts in ALMS

ALMS - Rebellion Racing-Sebring-1ALMS - Neel Jani-Rebellion #7BA90FNick Heidfeld and Neel Jani will kick off Rebellion Racing’s full-season effort in the 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, the team announced today. The pair is set to drive Rebellion’s No. 12 Lola-Toyota P1 coupe starting with the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida.

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Oct 20

Muscle Milk, Level 5 and Rebellion reign at Road Atlanta (updated)

Lola-Toyota wins Petit Le Mans on drama-filled day

ALMS - Petit Le Mans-Start-1Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing, Level 5 Motorsports and Rebellion Racing were the big winners Saturday at Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda. Rebellion’s Neel Jani, Andrea Belicchi and Nicolas Prost won the 1,000-mile race for the first time with a three-lap victory in their Lola-Toyota on a day filled with drama at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Petit Le Mans qualifying report

Jani crashes Petit party with Pole Position – Lola-Toyota quickest qualifier; ESM goes 1-2 in GT

ALMS - PLM12-P1-Rebellion125ALMS - PLM12-PC-Merchant125With much of the focus this week on the P1 and P2 championships in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, Neel Jani stole the show Friday at Petit Le Mans. The Swiss driver took pole position for Rebellion Racing with a lap of 1:09.089 (132.351 mph) in his No. 12 Lola-Toyota coupe – the first honor in ALMS for the Swiss team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Grosjean’s father explains why Swiss-born son is French

But why he fails to honour his birth nation is not widely known

2012-07-21 - Lotus F1 Team - Germany - Romain Grosjean 022012-07-21 - Lotus F1 Team - Germany - Romain Grosjean 04Romain Grosjean’s father has cleared up a paddock mystery about why the Swiss-born Lotus driver wears a French flag on his overalls waist-band.

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Jun 13

25 F1 drivers to tackle Le Mans this weekend

More than 25 drivers with formula one experience will be on the grid at this weekend’s 80th running of the fabled 24 hour Le Mans race.

24 Heures du MansAllan McNish  Audi 2 photo - DPPI  François FlamandNear the front, in the premier LMP1 prototype class, will be Allan McNish and Marc Gene, driving for Audi.  Scot McNish raced in F1 with Toyota in 2002, while Gene drove for Minardi and is still a Ferrari test driver. Toyota has since left F1 and for 2012 has entered Le Mans, and the Japanese marque’s number 8 entry is a grand prix-superteam featuring Anthony Davidson (Super Aguri), Sebastien Buemi (Toro Rosso) and one-off 1999 Minardi driver Stephane Sarrazin.

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Feb 21

Nick, Neel and Nico check out Lola!

Nick Heidfeld, Nicolas Prost and Neel Jani spent the morning at Lola yesterday

They were touring the state-of-the-art facility and catching up with Lola engineers and the 2012 Lola LMP1 updates. The trio will drive the #12 Rebellion Racing Lola-Toyota in this season’s inaugural FIA World Endurance Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Lola end season on a high at Zhuhai 6 Hours

Finishing the six hour event in 4th place

Lola LMP cars rounded out the 2011 season successfully in China last weekend.The Rebellion Lola-Toyota of Neel Jani and Nicolas Prost finished a fine 4th overall, once again being the first petrol powered LMP car to take the chequered flag.

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Jun 04

Le Mans 24 Hours: Benoît Tréluyer’s four golden rules to win Le Mans!

+ OAK Racing targeting fourth consecutive Le Mans 24 Hours podium
+ Michael Waltrip and Robert Kauffman information (AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia)
+ Lola at Le Mans 2011: 7 days to go! (Nicolas Prost Q&A)

To have any chance of winning the biggest motor race in the world you obviously need a fast and reliable car, but it’s not the only factor. Benoît reveals the four simple rules that can help tip the balance! Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Red Bull denies breaking in-season test ban

Red Bull also claimed Jani did not write the tweets himself.

2011-05-07 - Red Bull Racing - Turkey - Mark Webber 92011-04-16 - Red Bull Racing - China - Sebastian Vettel 11An initially innocuous ‘tweet’ by a Swiss test driver has stirred up a controversy involving the championship-leading team Red Bull. Neel Jani wrote on his Twitter account this week that he “really worked my neck out” on Sunday during a 400 kilometre test at the wheel of the RB7. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Superleague Formula set to shake Cardiff

It won’t be the first time that the championship’s cars have strutted their stuff in an urban environment

Superleague FormulaMaria de VillotaSuperleague Formula will take to the city streets once again this weekend when Chris van der Drift demos the Liverpool FC car in Cardiff, Wales. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Chandhok not disappointed by Force India snub

“That’s their decision but I’m not disappointed”

Indian hopeful Karun Chandhok insists he is “not disappointed” after being left out of Force India’s plans for the forthcoming young driver test at Jerez. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

Neel Jani to test Force India at Jerez

Neel Jani will test a Force India at the young driver test at Jerez early next month.

Neel JaniSwitzerland’s Motorsport Aktuell said that alongside Jani, a Swiss driver with Indian ancestry, could be Karun Chandhok, although the Indian driver’s appearance is yet to be confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

December ‘young driver’ test lineup takes shape

A novel driver lineup for next month’s rare formula one test is taking shape.

General end-of-season testing is banned, but three days for the purposes of “young driver training” in December are permitted according to the 2009 Sporting Regulations. Only drivers with less than three races of F1 experience are eligible.  The teams have decided to run at Jerez between 1-3 December. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Indian group makes bid for BMW-Sauber – report

The report said the Indian deal involved the Swiss former Toro Rosso and Sauber test driver Neel Jani

2009-01-20 - BMW F1.09 44751On the back of reports this week that a Malaysian consortium is eyeing BMW-Sauber, it has now emerged that a group of Indians is also interested in the Hinwil based formula one team. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

Vodafone A1GP Algarve, Portugal feature race results (updated)

Jani wins dramatic Portuguese feature race

A1GP - Neel JaniSwitzerland’s Neel Jani emerged victorious from an action packed Feature race at Vodafone A1GP Algarve, Portugal this afternoon Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Switzerland wins dramatic Sepang sprint race (+results, +standings)

A1GP Sepang, Malaysia (Round 3 of 10)

Neel Jani became the fifth different race winner this season as A1 Team Switzerland took victory in a dramatic Sprint race at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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