Tag Archive: Valencia

Oct 24

Ecclestone denies F1 heading to Madrid

Bernie Ecclestone has played down reports he is in advanced talks to bring formula one to the streets of Madrid.

Flag of MadridSpain’s El Confidencial claimed this week the F1 supremo is already in possession of a business plan and bank guarantees, as a group of businessmen want the Spanish capital to host an annual street race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Test in Valencia – Fong and Nissany debut in a Sauber C31

On Wednesday, Fong was behind the wheel of the Sauber C31 while Nissany took over the car on Thursday.

07 - Sauber F1 Team During the two days of testing on the Circuit de la Comunidad Valenciana Ricardo Tormo, the drivers Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany were able to go through the planned programme. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Barcelona ‘calm’ amid Madrid race reports

Spanish grand prix boss Salvador Servia insists reports the capital Madrid is bidding to join the F1 calendar do not worry him.

2014-05-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Spain - Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya El Confidencial reported in recent days that Bernie Ecclestone is in advanced talks with private investors who want to organise a city street race. Ecclestone, however, has already warned that after the decline of Spain’s second race at Valencia, there is now room only for one annual race per country. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany will test a Sauber C31

Adderly Fong will be driving during the first day of testing on Wednesday, Roy Nissany on Thursday

07 - Sauber F1 TeamOn the 22nd and 23rd October, Adderly Fong and Roy Nissany will test a two year old Sauber C31 on the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Rossi ‘never regretted’ F1 snub

Valentino Rossi, the MotoGP great, says he is still a big fan of formula one.

2014-08-31-0039 In fact, the flamboyant 35-year-old nearly switched from two to four wheels in 2006 with a series of Ferrari tests. “There was still a lot of testing then,” Rossi told Italy’s Sky, “and so you were able to see your potential and if you really can race in F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Sirotkin says de Silvestro role ‘a marketing ploy’

Sergey Sirotkin has denied his future at Sauber is being overshadowed by the Swiss female driver Simona de Silvestro.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 05 Funded by her wealthy backers, de Silvestro – who also ran at Fiorano in April – returned to track action this week in a 2012 Sauber at the Valencia circuit, Spain’s El Mundo Deportivo reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Nuclear millions powering de Silvestro’s F1 push

The nuclear lobby is powering Simona Silvestro’s push for a Sauber race seat in 2015.

2014-04-26 - Sauber F1 Team - Simona De Silvestro 01 That is the claim of the Swiss newspaper Blick, as it revealed some of the secrets behind the 25-year-old female driver’s recent F1 test debut at Fiorano. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

Wealthy backer behind Sauber and de Silvestro

Simone de Silvestro’s debut F1 test for Sauber was funded by a wealthy industrialist.

Simona de Silvestro - photo © Sauber Motorsport AG At the weekend, the Swiss team headed to engine supplier ‘s private test circuit, Fiorano, to give the “affiliated driver” her first F1 experience. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

BRP celebrates 15th anniversary of the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Valencia, Spain

“We are proud to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the RMCGF”

Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals logo BRP will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals (RMCGF) at Kartodromo Internacional Lucas Guerrero in Valencia, Spain from November 25 to 29, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Markus Pommer joins Super Nova for Auto GP Championship assault

The Auto GP season begins in Marrakech on 12/13th April

Auto GP - Super Nova - Markus Pommer Markus Pommer will drive for Super Nova from the opening Auto GP round in Marrakech next weekend following an impressive showing at the recent Official test in Valencia, where he was regularly topping the times. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Valencia Test Day 2: Auto GP rookies lead the way

Some new names led the Auto GP charts on Day 2 of the series’ collective test at Valencia.

Auto GP - Sam DehongheAfter Tamas Pal Kiss led the way on Day 1 for Zele Racing and beat the Spanish track’s record, Sam Dehonghe successfully lowered the limit for Virtuosi UK, logging a personal best lap of 1’20″741.

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Apr 01

Valencia Test Day 1: Tamas Pal Kiss (Zele Racing) sets new Auto GP record

Canadian racer Raimondo went on-track in the closing part of the day

Auto GP - Zele Racing - Tamas Pal Kiss It was Tamas Pal Kiss, running for Zele Racing, to top the timesheets in the first day of preseason testing for the 2014 Auto GP at Valencia.

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Mar 31

Fourteen drivers line-up for Valencia Auto GP test

The 2014 Auto GP season is ready to get underway

Auto GP With its long winter break finally coming to an end, the series, managed by Enzo Coloni, will be back on-track for a collective test session scheduled for Tuesday, April 1st and Wednesday, April 2nd at Valencia.

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Mar 27

Three Kumho Tyre compounds available in upcoming Valencia Auto GP test

Every team on the entry least will be allotted four sets of tyres

Auto GP - Kumho Three tyre compounds will provided by Kumho Tyre in the upcoming Auto GP collective test session at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

FA1 line-up & next testing in Valencia 26 & 27 March

Line-up of the teams who have already confirmed their entry to the series

FA1 logo Most of them have entered a minimum of 2 cars. Drivers’ signing decisions are up to the individual teams, so the line-up should be revealed closer to the season’s start.

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Jan 26

Auto GP secures Eurosport live coverage

Partnership with WTCC, DTM, ELMS for 2014

AutoGP Auto GP Organization is proud to announce its 2014 calendar. As previously announced, the series will contest its fifth season over eight rounds, all of them on circuits steeped in motorsports history.

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Dec 27

Pre-Season Auto GP set for March 26,27 at Valencia

Auto GP Organization is glad to announce the dates for the 2014 preseason testing.

AutoGP The Coloni-promoted series will be on-track at Valencia with the 2014 Teams and Drivers to test the latest car upgrades. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Marquez makes his mark in Valencia post-season test

Circuito Ricardo Tormo test

MotoGP - Bridgestone engineer speaking with Repsol Honda's Dani PedrosaThe first prelude to the 2014 MotoGP™ season, the Valencia post-season test wrapped up today at Circuito Ricardo Tormo, with newly-crowed World Champion Marc Marquez clocking the fastest time – a 1’30.287 – over the three days on his Repsol Honda RC213V. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Magic Marquez claims MotoGP™ World Championship as Lorenzo wins at Valencia

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Race

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Racing - Valencia MotoGP race winnerRepsol Honda’s Marc Marquez is the 2013 MotoGP World Champion after the rookie took third place behind race winner Jorge Lorenzo to become the youngest ever premier-class title holder. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Marquez storms to pole position at Valencia with new circuit record

Round 18: Valencia MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Valencia MotoGP QPMarc Marquez will start on pole position for the championship decider at Valencia’s Circuito Ricardo Tormo after the Repsol Honda star set a scorching qualifying lap time of 1’30.237 to beat the existing circuit record by six-tenths of a second. Read the rest of this entry »

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