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May 14th, 2013
Rally legend Carlos Sainz will make his rallycross debut at this weekend’s X Games in Barcelona. The 51-year-old Spaniard, who won the World Rally crown in 1990 and ’92, will contest the event at the city’s Olympic Stadium in a Marklund Motorsports Volkswagen Polo supercar.
April 18th, 2013
World Rally Championship team principals have welcomed plans to move this year’s Rally GB out of Cardiff.
March 12th, 2013
The revived Ecurie Ecosse squad is switching European championships in its bid to return to the Le Mans 24 Hours after an absence of nearly 30 years. The Barwell-run Ecosse team has opted to compete in the GTC class of the European Le Mans Series rather than in the Blancpain Endurance Series with its new 2013-specification BMW Z4 GT3. The move has been inspired by the prize of a guaranteed 2014 Le Mans entry for winning the ELMS GTC class for GT3 machinery
March 8th, 2013
Ferrari protege Raffaele Marciello reinforced his status as one of the Formula 3 European Championship favourites by going comfortably fastest on the first official test day at Barcelona.
February 22nd, 2013
Petter Solberg has confirmed he will contest the full European Rallycross Championship in a Citroen DS3 Supercar run by his own team. The 2003 World Rally champion announced last month that he would focus on rallycross this season, but had initially only committed to the opening round at Lydden Hill as well as the Norwegian and Swedish events
January 11th, 2013
John Surtees has played down suggestions that he should receive a knighthood, in response to repeated calls from the public to have him honoured. Surtees’ 1964 Formula 1 crown made him the only man in history to have won world titles on two wheels and four
January 10th, 2013
Nick Tandy is unsure whether his first season as a Porsche factory driver will be based around a European or North American programme. Tandy, 28, was announced as Britain’s only factory Porsche driver late last year after a season in which he won races in both the International GT Open and ADAC GT Masters in Porsche machinery. He begins his season sharing a Konrad/Orbit Porsche GT car with Michael Christensen and Christian Engelhart in the Daytona 24 Hours later this month.
December 21st, 2012
The BBC has announced that former MotoGP presenter Suzi Perry will front its Formula 1 programme next year.
December 14th, 2012
Signature is evaluating a return to Formula 3 next year in the revamped European championship. The European F3 Championship, which is replacing the F3 Euro Series as the continent’s top championship for the category, revealed on Friday that Philippe Sinault’s outfit has expressed an interest in competing in 2013.
November 22nd, 2012
AF Corse will join the British GT Championship next season with a pair of Ferrari 458 Italia GT3s. The Italian squad, which won the GTE Pro teams’ title in this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship, will run established series competitors Aaron Scott and John Dhillon. It is now negotiating with drivers to fill the seats in its second entry.
November 20th, 2012
With British Superbike champion Shane Byrne turning down Paul Bird Motorsport’s MotoGP offer, former Bird rider James Ellison has expressed his annoyance at losing his seat. Byrne won his third BSB crown with Bird’s Kawasaki squad this year, and had been strongly linked with a move to the PBM CRT effort in MotoGP. Bird offered Byrne a MotoGP seat for 2013, but the 35-year-old has now declined in order to defend his BSB title
October 25th, 2012
Kevin Ceccon stayed on top of the timesheets on the second and final day of GP3 testing at Jerez on Thursday. The MW Arden driver lapped in 1m39.263s on slick tyres during what was the driest part of the day, the middle of the afternoon and added to his pace-setting lap on day one.
October 12th, 2012
Mini is to withdraw its financial support for its works team – WRC Team Mini Portugal – at the end of this season. The team’s drivers Chris Atkinson and Paulo Nobre face an uncertain future with the Motorsport Italia-run squad following an announcement by Dr Key Segler, senior vice-president of Mini business coordination and brand management, on Friday. Segler said: “Mini will abandon its works involvement in the WRC at the end of the 2012 season.” FIA World Rally Championship regulations stated that Mini had to contest every round of the season for its WRC machine to fulfil its homologation obligations
September 27th, 2012
Peugeot has unveiled its all-new 208 R5 at the 2012 Paris Motor Show on Thursday morning.
September 21st, 2012
The FIM has released a provisional calendar for the 2013 MotoGP season, which will include 19 rounds, one more than this year. The season will start on March 31 in Qatar – traditionally a night event – and will be followed by back-to-back races at venues yet to be announced. The campaign will end at the Valencia circuit on November 10.
August 31st, 2012
Paul Hembery: “We’ve had a lot of rain so far this season – particularly in Britain and Germany – but in Spa today the rain was consistently some of the heaviest that we have seen over the course of one day. Under those circumstances it was very hard for us and the teams to learn anything much, and with many teams having brought important upgrades to the track, it was understandable that they did not want to risk them by going off, particularly as drier conditions are predicted for later in the weekend. “But with weather conditions in Spa always being notoriously unpredictable, experience of running in the wet will always be useful, especially as the drivers have all been stationary for five weeks over the summer break.
August 23rd, 2012
McLaren believes that making more of its opportunities is key to its Formula 1 title hopes over the second half of the season. Team principal Martin Whitmarsh thinks the outfit has the basic car package it needs to triumph – but it has so far failed to get the best out of its MP4-27. That state of affairs has helped Fernando Alonso in the Ferrari, which started the season off the pace, to open up a healthy lead in the title chase
July 23rd, 2012
Dani Clos will get another outing with the HRT team during Friday practice for this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.
July 22nd, 2012
Fernando Alonso extended his Formula 1 world championship lead by fending off Sebastian Vettel and a resurgent Jenson Button to win the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim. Alonso never had a huge lead in his Ferrari, but did enough to keep the chasing Red Bull and McLaren at bay. In the end he was helped by Vettel and Button battling to the finish, their dice finally settled by a penultimate-lap pass from the Red Bull
July 19th, 2012
Kimi Raikkonen says he would not rule himself out as a title contender going into the second half of the 2012 Formula 1 season.