Tag Archive: Stewart

Feb 28

Inspection woes prevent several from qualifying

Gordon, Stewart, Kenseth and Johnson among those that couldn’t get out

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race here at Atlanta Motor Speedway (1 p.m. ET, FOX). Read the rest of this entry »


May 27

Verstappen says F1 world ‘talking about’ son Max

Jos Verstappen was in the Monaco paddock.

Max Verstappen portrait The 42-year-old Dutchman was a highly popular formula one driver for multiple teams until 2003, including Benetton and Minardi. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 24

Magnussen in Malaysia for son’s second race

Jan Magnussen will be in Malaysia this weekend

2014-03-17 - McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Kevin Magnussen 03 The former McLaren and Stewart driver missed his son Kevin’s sensational podium on debut in Melbourne because he was racing a sports car on the other side of the world. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 14

Perez and McLaren announce split

Martin Whitmarsh described Perez’s departing statement as “kind and gracious”.

2013-06-09_0551After accusing McLaren of lacking “organisation and humility” in 2013, Sergio Perez has announced he is leaving the British team. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 29

FIA checks Red Bull for bending floor

Another secret of Red Bull’s dominance in the second half of the season is emerging.

2013-10-26 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99000 Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport said former Stewart and Jaguar designer Gary Anderson, now a technical pundit for the BBC, floated the theory about the RB9. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 19

Superstars Series lines-up at Pergusa to become part of Sicilian motor history (updated)

Track set for upcoming Superstars series round on October 27, 28
The race os Sentul postponed to 2013

Superstars International SeriesSuperstars logoPassion, history and tradition are some very significant values in beautiful Sicily and over the years, these values have been represented by auto racing in its most fascinating form. During the golden age of racing, legends like Tazio Nuvolari, Achille Varzi, Stirling Moss, all competed in the region for fame, victory and glory. Read the rest of this entry »


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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Jan 09

Toro Rosso trainer dies at 46

A trainer working with the Toro Rosso team has died.

Scuderia Toro Rosso logoGianotti Raniero -Jaime AlguersuariSpanish news agency EFE reports that physiotherapist Raniero Gianotti, 46, had a fatal heart attack whilst cycling.

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Jan 05

Verstappen arrested after girlfriend assault

Jos Verstappen has been arrested in his native Netherlands.

Jos Verstappen  2011-12-23 (DR) Sophie Kumpen  portraitThe former Benetton, Stewart and Minardi driver turned himself into police after fleeing the scene following an incident involving his 24-year-old ex-girlfriend, according to Flemish newspaper De Standaard.

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Nov 28

Barrichello reveals helmet design for 2012 season

Rubens Barrichello left the Interlagos paddock late on Sunday without saying goodbye.

2011-11-26 - AT&T Williams - Brazil - Rubens Barrichello 052011-11-26 - AT&T Williams - Brazil - Rubens Barrichello 04It is believed the 39-year-old Brazilian’s longest-ever F1 career might have ended as the chequered flag waved at Interlagos, as Adrian Sutil and Valtteri Bottas appear more likely candidates for the Williams seat in 2012.

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Mar 23

Herbert to be F1 steward in Australia

Johnny Herbert will make his fourth appearance as a formula one steward this weekend in Melbourne.

Johnny HerbertAustralian Grand PrixThe former three-time grand prix winner made his debut in the white FIA shirt in Malaysia last year, and then returned to officialdom in Turkey and then Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 01

Herbert to make third steward appearance in Brazil

His best finish at Interlagos was fourth

Johnny HerbertJohnny Herbert 2Johnny Herbert will make his third appearance in 2010 as a formula one steward this weekend. The 46-year-old Briton, who won three grands prix during his career spanning 165 races until 2000, debuted in the role in Malaysia and then wore an FIA shirt again in Turkey. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 12

Barrichello says new Williams deal is ‘natural’

“We are on the right track” – Barrichello

2010-07-11 - AT&T Williams - Rubens Barrichello 03Rubens Barrichello is still confident that he is set to extend his record-longest formula one career into a 19th consecutive season. At Spa-Francorchamps in two weeks, the Brazilian will celebrate an unprecedented 300th grand prix, but currently he is only contracted to keep racing until his 306th career race in November. Read the rest of this entry »


May 26

Herbert to be F1 steward again in Turkey

Johnny Herbert will this weekend once again act as F1’s driver steward.

The 45-year-old Briton, who won three grands prix during his career spanning 165 races until 2000, debuted in the role in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 13

Reports – Barrichello signs 2010 Williams contract

The deal would be for the 2010 season with an option to include 2011

Multiple Brazilian media sources are reporting that Rubens Barrichello has now signed a contract to switch to the Williams team from 2010.

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Sep 15

Porsche-only series returns to Mont-Tremblant

For the Fall Classic September 25th to 27th

The 944-cup series will be featured at the upcoming Fall Classic at the famous Mont-Tremblant Circuit.  Hardent, a local engineering firm, is proud to sponsor this historical event, the first time that a Porsche-only series will be racing at Le Circuit since the Rothmans Porsche Turbo Cup series almost 20 years ago.  There will be a race on Saturday and Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 29

NASCAR: Johnson makes daring pass on Hamlin for win (+result)

Jimmie Johnson nudged Denny Hamlin aside in the third and fourth turns

With 15 laps to go and gave team owner Rick Hendrick a perfect place to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his first victory in NASCAR’s premier series: Victory Lane. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 08

Truex, Martin earn top two positions for Daytona 500 (+result)

Four others get berths: Elliott, Stewart, Kvapil, T. Labonte

Martin Truex Jr. has won the pole for the season-opening Daytona 500, while sentimental favorite Mark Martin qualified second. Read the rest of this entry »


May 17

Bowyer, Montoya on their first quest for the million

Drivers split on whether money is inspiration for victory

NASCAR’s annual All-Star event is an opportunity for the best drivers in the sport to show their stuff and put it all on the line for a million bucks. Read the rest of this entry »