Tag Archive: Silverstone

Sep 30

Jason Plato wins Silverstone opener

“I’m really pleased with the win. We’d like to do the same in race two”

2014-09-28MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save driver Jason Plato has won the opening BTCC race at Silverstone after getting the better of championship leader Colin Turkington in an early tussle.

Sep 23

Pirelli threatens to withhold tyres from Caterham – report

Caterham must urgently make a payment ahead of Suzuka

2014-06-05_0015 Caterham could be left stranded without tyres ahead of the forthcoming Japanese grand prix, according to the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

F1 teams admit concerns over ticket prices

F1 team bosses have identified high ticket prices as a major problem for the sport, according to the Telegraph.

2013-06-09_0890The British newspaper said crowd numbers at some of the sport’s most traditional venues including Spa, Hockenheim and Monza have been notably down in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Ferrari Racing Days: an exciting weekend in Silverstone

Martin, Smeeth and Bianchi take victories in Race 2

Ferrari Racing Days - Silverstone (1) It was a very exciting Sunday in Silverstone, England, which was playing host to the first European Ferrari Racing Days and the fifth round of the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli.

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Sep 13

Di Amato, Gostner and Bianchi on top in race-1 at Silverstone

This was the first day of the Ferrari Racing Days event at Silverstone, England along with the fifth round of the Ferrari Challenge Trofeo Pirelli

Ferrari Challenge Europe - Silverstone_Race_1 It presented the perfect opportunity for total immersion in the world of Ferrari, while watching a busy day of track action.

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Sep 09

Ben Young in the points again at Donington Park

Round 9 of the MCE British Superbike Championships

Ben Young Coming off his recent 12th place finish at Silverstone, Ben Young continued his inspired riding at Round 9 of the MCE British Superbike Championships at Donington Park by gaining further points in the highly competitive Pirelli Superstock 1000 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Vettel to race yet another chassis in Singapore

Sebastian Vettel will use yet another new Red Bull chassis in Singapore — his fourth RB10 in 2014.

2014-01-28 -  Infiniti Red Bull Racing - RB10 (3)The reigning world champion has struggled from the very first laps of the radically new turbo V6 era, initially with the chassis he affectionately called ‘Suzie’. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

A tough battle ahead at Paul Ricard

ELMS Circuit Paul Ricard – Championship standing

European Le Mans Series logo As we edge towards the fourth and penultimate round of the 2014 European Le Mans Series season, the points’ classifications would suggest that the French race is likely to be full of spice and drama! Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Force India plays down Mallya’s troubles

Force India has played down this week’s alarming news from India about team supremo Vijay Mallya.

2014-03-17 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Australia - Dr Vijay Mallya 01 Amid the decline of his airline Kingfisher, the former billionaire was declared a ‘wilful defaulter’ by the public sector lender the United Bank of India, meaning he will lose his director positions and be unable to borrow money. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Young earns First points of BSB season with a 12th at Silverstone

Part of the Hertz British Grand Prix

Ben Young This past weekend Scottish-born / Canadian resident Ben Young earned his first points of the British Superbike (BSB) Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship season.  He finished 12th with a inspired ride aboard his #40 GR Motosport’s Team WD-40 ZX10 at Silverstone, UK.

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Sep 02

Juncadella in running for Force India seat

Dani Juncadella has leapt into contention to make his formula one debut in 2015.

2014-01-31_0005 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Jerez - Daniel Juncadella The 23-year-old, Mercedes-linked Spaniard is already Force India’s reserve driver, and at Monza this weekend he will practice for the first 30 minutes on Friday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Marquez emerges victorious in spectacular Spanish duel at Silverstone

Round 12: British Grand Prix – Race

2014-08-31-0057For the second consecutive year the British Grand Prix was the venue for a spectacular duel between Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo, but this year it was Marquez who was the victor at Silverstone as the reigning World Champion beat his Spanish rival to the chequered flag.

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Aug 30

Marquez runs riot in cool conditions to take pole position at Silverstone

Round 12: British Grand Prix – Qualifying Practice

2014-08-31Marc Marquez was dominant in qualifying for the British Grand Prix on his Repsol Honda RC213V, the Spanish star setting a time of 2’00.829 to seize his tenth pole position of 2014 as he vies for a first MotoGP™ win at Silverstone.

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Aug 29

Marquez close to record pace on first day of practice at Silverstone

Round 12: British Grand Prix – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Stefan Bradl - LCR Honda MotoGP - British MotoGP FP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez got up to speed quickly in challenging conditions at Silverstone, the reigning champion getting within a couple of tenths of the Circuit Record Lap to finish half a second quicker than his closest rival in Friday practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Silverstone preview

Round 12 preview

MotoGP logo Round twelve of the 2014 MotoGP™ World Championship takes at the Silverstone circuit in the United Kingdom, where high speeds and low temperatures combine to create a unique challenge for tyre development.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Di Resta ‘determined’ to return to F1

Former Force India driver Paul di Resta is not ready to give up on his formula one career.

2013-06-09_0067 The 28-year-old Scot lost his seat with the Silverstone based team at the end of last year and returned to the German touring car series DTM with Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Bianchi not ruling out ‘2015’ Ferrari race seat

Jules Bianchi is no longer ruling out a move to Ferrari for 2015.

2014-06-04_0318 Recently, after an impressive Ferrari test at Silverstone in injured Kimi Raikkonen’s place, the Frenchman admitted that a race seat with the Italian team “is not the plan for next year”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Vettel blamed for turning off Hockenheim crowd

Or maybe the German fans listened to their reigning world champion.

2014-06-07_0952 World champion Sebastian Vettel is copping some of the blame for the small crowd at Hockenheim last weekend. After buzzing atmospheres and big crowds in Canada, Austria and Silverstone, the empty seats for the German grand prix were conspicuous. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Hamilton heads for therapy after Hockenheim

“My knees are no problem,” he said, “but my back and my neck have been the issue really.”

2014-06-07_0243 Lewis Hamilton is planning a week of physiotherapy following his drive through the field after a hefty qualifying crash at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Alonso hails Vettel’s ‘amazing’ teammate

Fernando Alonso has hailed the “amazing” job being done this year by Daniel Ricciardo.

Vert blanc rouge et Alonso a At Silverstone, Spaniard Alonso’s wheel-to-wheel duel with world champion Sebastian Vettel was littered with radio complaints about one another’s driving. Read the rest of this entry »

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