Tag Archive: Tour de France

Jun 23

Another sporting highlight in France: Hankook 24H CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD (July 15-17, 2016)

The event is the fifth round of the 2016 24H Series powered by Hankook

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo With the Euro 2016 football competition in full swing, the Le Mans 24 Hours just in the books and the Tour de France coming up soon, France has many sporting highlights this year.

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Oct 02

Tour de France-style team time trials for WTCC

WTCC to propose innovative format to enhance profile of Manufacturers’ Championship

2014-05-03 095 Tour de France-style team time trials will be contested at every round of next year’s FIA World Touring Car Championship in a first for global motorsport, WTCC promoter Eurosport Events is thrilled to announce. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

John Surtees on track at The 2015 Goodwood Revival Meeting

Taking the wheel of a 1965 Ferrari 250 LM
John Surtees Goodwood Revival Lavant Cup 1965 Ferrari 250 LM Seven-time motorcycle world champion and 1964 Formula 1® world champion John Surtees took pride of place at the head of a stunning entry of Ferrari sports racing cars taking part in the Lavant Cup feature race at the 2015 Goodwood Revival Meeting.

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Jul 24

School’s out for summer

Mark Webber news update

Mark Webber - ActionCutting down from 20 to eight races in a season sounds like gaining a lot of downtime – and it would, if you weren’t a competitive, driven, outdoor loving Aussie who can’t quite sit still. Mark has a thirteen-week gap until the next race in Austin in September and he talks about the racing break, Wimbledon, the Football World Cup, mountain biking and why you should be careful of Kodak moments.

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Jul 08

Lauda slams ‘balls out’ Raikkonen for Brit GP crash

Kimi Raikkonen will sit out the post-British grand prix test, after his high speed crash on Sunday.

2014-06-29 - Goodwood Festival of Speed - Kimi Raikkonen (4) Sharing the Ferrari duties at Silverstone instead will be Pedro de la Rosa and the Maranello marque’s junior driver Jules Bianchi, who races in F1 for Marussia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 16

Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull Racing are among the nominees to win prestigious 2012 Laureus World Sports awards following their successes this year.

Vettel, Red Bull in running for Laureus prizes

2011-10-30 - Red Bull Racing - India - Sebastian Vettel (9)2011-12-10 - Red Bull Racing (1)In the running alongside German Vettel to be hailed Sportsman of the Year are sprinter Usain Bolt, tennis’ Novak Djokovic, Tour de France winner Cadel Evans, football’s Lionel Messi and basketballer Kirk Nowitzki.

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Dec 16

Webber overtaken as highest earning Australian

Mark Webber has been overtaken as Australia’s highest-earning sportsman.

2011-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Abu Dhabi - Mark Webber (5)2011-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Abu Dhabi - Mark Webber (4)Business Review Weekly’s annual analysis of the country’s rich and powerful found that the Red Bull driver made $9 million this year. But that was reportedly half a million short of Honda’s 2011 MotoGP champion Casey Stoner, the 26-year-old who – like 35-year-old Webber – is from New South Wales.

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Sep 09

Ferrari issued radio message to ‘motivate’ Massa

Alonso puts Contador cycling team plans on ice

2010-09-02 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Felipa Massa2Ferrari argued on Wednesday that Felipe Massa decided to let Fernando Alonso pass him for the race lead at Hockenheim because the Brazilian was angry. As was rumoured before the World Motor Sport Council’s disciplinary sitting in Paris, the Maranello based team rejected the charge that it imposed an illegal team order that deprived Massa of the German GP victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Tour de France team plans ‘on standby’ – Alonso

The Ferrari driver would like to set up a team involving Alberto Contador

2010-03-17 - Ferrari - Fernando Alonso 02Fernando Alonso has admitted it is unlikely his plans for a professional cycling team will be realised for 2011. The Ferrari driver said last year he would like to set up a team involving his friend and Spanish rider Alberto Contador with the ambition of winning the Tour de France. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 24

Alonso confirms Tour de France cycling team plans

Fernando Alonso has admitted he would like to set up a professional cycling team

2009-04-26 - Bahrain GP - Renault - Fernando Alonso 00The two-time world champion is a fan of the sport and his recent visit to the Tour de France sparked rumours he is working on a project involving Spanish rider Alberto Contador and the 2010 Ferrari sponsor Santander. Read the rest of this entry »

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