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May 21st, 2013
Gary Paffett believes the DTM’s yellow-flag rules are ‘wrong’, and need a serious revision before the next round at Spielberg. The HWA Mercedes driver finished third on the road at Brands Hatch last weekend, but was demoted to sixth after five seconds were added to his race time for a yellow-flag infringement. Paffett was deemed to have not slowed by the mandatory 0.5s in sector three of the Brands Indy circuit as he passed Edoardo Mortara’s stricken Audi at Clearways with 12 laps remaining.
May 18th, 2013
Bryan Bouffier clinched another victory in a classic rally as he added a Tour of Corsica win to his 2011 Monte Carlo triumph.
May 12th, 2013
Pickett HPD duo Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr came out on top in a race-long duel with Nick Heidfeld and Neel Jani’s Rebellion Lola-Toyota to win the four-hour American Le Mans Series event at Laguna Seca. The two cars swapped the lead both on track and in the pitlane numerous times during the race, but the crucial moment came when they made contact in the final hour.
April 12th, 2013
The race debut of the new coupe version of the DeltaWing experimental prototype has been set back from next month’s Laguna Seca American Le Mans Series round. ALMS founder Don Panoz, who has taken full control of the DeltaWing project for this season, had wanted the new car to race at round three of the US series at the California track. The problems with the Mazda-based Elan engine, which has replaced last year’s Nissan powerplant, at the Sebring 12 Hours last month have forced the DeltaWing Racing Cars squad to refocus its programme
April 3rd, 2013
European Le Mans Series GT class frontrunner James Walker will make his prototype debut with the Delta-ADR squad in the opening round of the World Endurance Championship at Silverstone. The Briton, who won GTE Pro three times in the ELMS with the JMW Ferrari team in 2011-12, will drive one of the Delta-ADR’s two LMP2 class ORECA-Nissan 03s alongside Antonio Pizzonia and Tor Graves. Walker, 29, told AUTOSPORT: “This came out of the blue, but I’m over the moon to get the chance in a prototype, especially at Silverstone.
March 14th, 2013
United SportsCar Racing is the new brand name of the unified US series that will begin in 2014. The new name, which follows the merger of the Grand-Am and the American Le Mans Series for next season, was announced at a glitzy press conference at Sebring on Thursday, ahead of the opening ALMS round on Saturday. The full and exact name of the series has yet to be announced, however.
March 14th, 2013
The British Delta-ADR squad is expanding to two cars for its attack on the LMP2 class of the World Endurance Championship after linking up with Russian entrant G-Drive Racing. Delta-ADR has taken over the ORECA-Nissan 03 run last year by the French Signatech squad and will field both its ORECAs with the branding of the Russian oil company. The move from Signatech follows a clash of branding; its Alpine-badged ORECA will carry Total backing at the Le Mans 24 Hours blue-riband round of the WEC
March 8th, 2013
The new version of the experimental DeltaWing has successfully completed a shakedown test ahead of its debut in next weekend’s Sebring 12 Hours.
March 4th, 2013
The latest version of the experimental DeltaWing racer will run on Bridgestone tyres, it has been confirmed less than two days before the car is due to test for the first time. The DeltaWing’s switch from Michelin to Bridgestone tyres has been an open secret for the past two weeks, but the move was finally made public today (Monday) at the same time as the car’s new livery was revealed. Two days of testing are scheduled at Road Atlanta on Wednesday and Thursday before the car is shipped to Sebring, scene of the American Le Mans Series opener on March 16
March 1st, 2013
The revised DeltaWing experimental racer will be driven by Olivier Pla and Andy Meyrick at the Sebring 12 Hours later this month. Pla and Meyrick have been brought in to drive the lightweight Mazda-engined prototype, which will run in the LMP1 class this year, by the team manager of the new DeltaWing Racing Cars squad, David Price
February 27th, 2013
Last year’s Nissan DeltaWing project proved crucial in the Japanese manufacturer’s decision to return to the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2014 with an experimental electric car. Nissan global motorsport director Darren Cox, the architect of the brand’s involvement with the DeltaWing, said that last year’s project was vital in proving the value of the ‘Garage 56′ grid spot reserved for cars showcasing environmentally-friendly technology. “This wouldn’t have happened without DeltaWing; we wouldn’t have had the confidence to go into this project and people wouldn’t have realised the value of ‘Garage 56′,” said Cox.
February 26th, 2013
Nissan will contest the Le Mans 24 Hours in 2014 with an all-electric contender that will take the ‘Garage 56′ entry reserved for an experimental car. Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn announced that the company would be back at Le Mans next year with “a pioneering Nissan race car showcasing electric technology and with zero emissions”
January 31st, 2013
Audi could enter the Daytona Prototype class or its successor once Grand-Am and the American Le Mans Series merge for 2014. The German manufacturer has admitted an interested in the category courtesy of its desire to race at the highest level in sportscars in the North America, one of its major sales markets
January 16th, 2013
The newly-renamed Delta-ADR team that finished second in LMP2 in last year’s World Endurance Championship is returning to the series in 2013. Silverstone-based Delta-ADR submitted an entry for the WEC, which includes the Le Mans 24 Hours in June, ahead of Wednesday’s closing date.
December 2nd, 2012
The Nissan DeltaWing has been honoured with a Pioneering and Innovation Award at this year’s AUTOSPORT Awards. Ben Bowlby’s radical lightweight design was originally conceived in 2009 as a concept for the new IndyCar chassis, but when that avenue closed Bowlby and Don Panoz won admission to compete in the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hours. Having been unveiled in 2010, the car made its track debut on March 1 in readiness for its full debut at Le Mans.
November 25th, 2012
Marussia boss John Booth described losing 10th place in the Formula 1 constructors’ championship to Caterham in the Brazilian Grand Prix as a huge emotional blow for his team. Marussia had moved ahead of Caterham after Timo Glock finished 12th in the Singapore GP. A thrilling Interlagos race gave both teams the chance to get their best result of the year, and Caterham’s Vitaly Petrov passed Charles Pic for 12th position near the end of the race.
November 25th, 2012
Timo Glock – 16th: “There isn’t much we can say really; the result speaks for itself and we were just not lucky today. It is a crying shame for everyone associated with the Team as we have all worked so hard together to come this far. It’s so sad to lose 10th like this because we were right on it and we had everything lined up to stay ahead of the other guys.
October 18th, 2012
Highcroft Racing is optimistic it can get the DeltaWing back on track on Thursday after the car sustained a 7g crash in a big crash during Wednesday’s practice for the Petit Le Mans event at Road Atlanta. Gunnar Jeannette’s Nissan-backed car rolled and crashed heavily against the wall after it was hit by a GTC class Porsche as he was trying to overtake ahead of the final corner. The car was heavily damaged, and although Jeannette was taken to the medical centre for checks, he was released with no injuries
October 15th, 2012
Don Panoz believes the DeltaWing can still have a future in single-seater competition. The car was originally conceived as a replacement for last year’s IndyCar chassis , but after losing out to the Dallara DW12 found its way into competition via the Le Mans ‘Garage 56′ concept. Panoz reckons there could still be an appetite for the car, which has raced as the Nissan DeltaWing in sportscars this year, to be used in single-seaters.
September 17th, 2012
The revolutionary DeltaWing sportscar that raced at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours has been cleared to compete in next year’s American Le Mans Series and the new championship that will result from the merger of the ALMS and Grand-Am in 2014. The announcement on the future of the DeltaWing-Nissan DW, which achieves LMP2 levels of performance using only half the fuel, came at the same time that it was confirmed that the car would compete in the Petit Le Mans 1000-mile enduro at Road Atlanta , the final round of this year’s ALMS.