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March 28th, 2013
Michelin will be the official tyre supplier for the Formula E championship that will kick of next year, the FIA has announced.
March 25th, 2013
James Hinchcliffe hopes that his maiden IndyCar victory at St Petersburg will silence some of the doubters from earlier in his career, when he suspects that his light-hearted persona was interpreted as not taking his job seriously. After holding held off veteran Helio Castroneves to secure the win , the Canadian said that the manner of the victory should put any lingering questions about his commitment to rest. “I’ve always tried to be myself at the racetrack,” he said
March 16th, 2013
Mercedes will move to ensure that McLaren’s knowledge of its 2014 engine is of no benefit to Honda should the team subsequently switch to the Japanese engine manufacturer.
March 5th, 2013
Lotus team boss Eric Boullier is confident his squad will out-last many of its current Formula 1 rivals even though owner Genii is still looking for a partner. Boullier told AUTOSPORT Lotus had plenty of financial security even while the search for new investment continued
January 24th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton believes Ross Brawn will stay at the Mercedes Formula 1 squad, having been personally assured of the team principal’s long-term commitment. Speculation is rife that Brawn may be ousted from his role, following recent senior management changes at the squad and rumours that Paddy Lowe may be brought in from McLaren. Hamilton said he had received assurances from Brawn that he is fully committed to Mercedes for the long-term
December 28th, 2012
Alex Zanardi has now officially ruled out a move to the DTM, despite testing a BMW last month. Speculation that the Italian could return to motor racing following his success in the Paralympics increased after he tried out a DTM BMW M3 as part of the German car manufacturer’s 40th anniversary celebrations of its motorsport division in November. But despite holding talks with BMW about a possible tie-up, Zanardi has now confirmed that he wants to remain focused on his cycling – and cannot give the commitment it would take to race in touring cars
December 26th, 2012
Red Bull Racing team boss Christian Horner says the 2012 Formula 1 title chase pushed his staff harder than they had ever been pushed before. Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull ultimately delivered their third consecutive world championship double, but only after overcoming Fernando Alonso in a battle that remained on a knife edge until the final laps of the season. Earlier in the year Red Bull had often appeared to be on the back foot as McLaren enjoyed periods of dominance and teams like Lotus and Mercedes appeared at the front
December 17th, 2012
Hyundai’s i20 WRC, with which it plans to return to the World Rally Championship, has run for the first time in Europe. The car, produced in South Korea and first unveiled in September , was flown into Germany for two days at an ADAC test centre just outside Frankfurt early last week.
December 6th, 2012
MotorSport Vision, promoters of the Formula 2 championship, have announced the series will not run in 2013 after just four years of existence. The championship, a revival of the former Formula 2 series that ran until 1984, was launched in 2009 as a one-make class using cars built by Williams and powered by Audi engines. The limited success of the series, however, has forced MSV boss Jonathan Palmer to cancel the championship after only four seasons
October 15th, 2012
Ford will cease to have a factory presence in the World Rally Championship at the end of the 2012 season. A statement issued by Ford of Europe on Monday said that the decision had been taken due to the current economic climate, following a major review of its marketing activities in the continent. “Ford has a long and proud history in the WRC and this was not an easy decision,” said Roelant de Waard, vice president, Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford of Europe
September 22nd, 2012
Leading NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers have welcomed NASCAR’s reinstatement of AJ Allmendinger , following his suspension after a failed drugs test. Allmendinger successfully completed NASCAR’s Substance Abuse Policy Road To Recovery programme in August, after first being suspended in early July when results of a test performed at Kentucky Speedway on June 29 drew a positive result. A test of a ‘B’ sample later led to an indefinite suspension
April 27th, 2012
IndyCar has rejected Chevrolet’s protest against Honda’s turbocharger upgrade.
March 14th, 2012
The two biggest teams in the British Formula 3 International Series have affirmed their commitment to their domestic contest for 2012 in the wake of the FIA’s announcement of a European F3 Championship. Both Carlin and Fortec Motorsport, who account for nine of the 10 drivers currently confirmed for the series’ main class, have stated that they will definitely compete in British F3 in 2012. Carlin chief Trevor Carlin said that the European championship would make “absolutely no difference” to his team’s British F3 commitment
March 13th, 2012
Dallara has confirmed that it will not be producing a new aero kit for the 2013 IndyCar season. All of the new DW12 IndyCars will use Dallara bodywork this year before the series opens the regulations up to allow any manufacturer to produce and sell aero kits for 2013. However Dallara’s Andrea Toso told the official IndyCar website that the company would focus on assembling new cars and providing spares packages for the current aero kit rather than going into competition with other manufacturers next year.
January 11th, 2012
Williams F1 has announced a deal with Olympic gold medallist and former 200m world record holder Michael Johnson. Johnson’s Performance Inc company will provide an intensive training programme for the Formula 1 team’s pit crew personnel, and also evaluate its current training programme. In return, the MJP logo will be displayed on the sleeves of driver and team overalls and on team kit.
December 28th, 2011
Renault team boss Eric Boullier believes the absence of Robert Kubica was a bigger factor in the squad’s poor 2011 season than the unsuccessful forward-facing exhaust layout. After a promising start to the year, with two podiums in the opening two grands prix, Renault’s season tailed off dramatically and by the end of 2011 it was often struggling to even get into the points, leaving its technical chiefs to admit that the radical exhaust arrangement had hampered the car
December 16th, 2011
GP3 organisers have confirmed they are working on adding the series to the Monaco Grand Prix support bill for the first time next year. The series revealed its 2012 calendar on Friday afternoon, including support events at seven of the European grands prix.
November 26th, 2011
Renault will make a decision on its 2012 driver line-up within the next fortnight, team principal Eric Boullier said in Brazil on Saturday. With the outfit evaluating several options for next year now that it is confirmed Robert Kubica will not be ready to start the campaign, the final call will be made at an imminent meeting of the Enstone-based team’s board. Boullier said that a number of drivers were under consideration, with various strategies being looked at – which is understood to include others like Romain Grosjean and Bruno Senna, experienced drivers such as Kimi Raikkonen and Adrian Sutil and even those like Heikki Kovalainen, who have deals elsewhere but could be bought out of their contract
November 17th, 2011
HVM has become the second team to confirm it will use Lotus engines in the 2012 IndyCar Series, after Michael Shank Racing announced last month that it was use the motors for its entry into the category. HVM team owner and former Formula 1 entrant Keith Wiggins said of the decision that he had no doubts about switching to Lotus power for the new-for-2012 format instead of the Honda or Chevrolet options. “Despite the choices, once it was apparent that Lotus would produce an engine, it was a clear decision for us to run with them,” said Wiggins.
September 30th, 2011
Vijay Mallya wants his team to knuckle down and focus on trying to beat Renault to fifth place in the constructors’ championship, on the back of an encouraging run of results. The Silverstone-based outfit is 22 points behind Renault in the standings with five grands prix remaining, but has taken 24 points out of its Enstone rivals in the last four races. In Singapore last weekend, the team delivered its best performance of the season, as Paul di Resta finished sixth and Adrian Sutil eighth.