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June 7th, 2013
The route for this year’s Catalunya Rally has undergone a significant change with the introduction of three night stages to open the October event. In a further change, the penultimate round of this year’s series will also shift its gravel stages from the first to the final day of the rally. Following the success of a ceremonial start in Barcelona last season, the rally gets underway from outside the cathedral at 18:00 on Friday October 25, a day later than last season
June 6th, 2013
BMW is virtually certain to cease its involvement in the World Touring Car Championship next year, when the series’ new technical regulations are expected to come into force. The German manufacturer last competed as a factory entrant in 2010, but has been represented by independent teams such as ROAL Motorsport, Wiechers-Sport and Team Engstler since then, while also selling its factory-produced TC engine on a customer basis. BMW’s current 1.6-litre turbocharged engine is now in its third year of racing and has powered six victories
June 3rd, 2013
Pirelli is confident that Formula 1 teams will accept the introduction of its modified 2013 tyres for the British Grand Prix. The new rear tyres will feature the same compounds, but with the construction changed by the replacement of the existing steel belt with a kevlar one, as used last year. The new tyres are designed to tackle the problems experienced in the Bahrain and Spanish GP weekends Teams will each be given two sets of the new rubber for evaluation during Friday practice for this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix.
May 3rd, 2013
The DTM is set to ditch V8 engines in favour of two-litre turbos within three seasons as part its drive to become a global formula. The series has set a target of 2016 to go down the same route as Super GT in Japan, which next year will adopt small-capacity, direct-injection four-cylinder turbos for its GT500 class.
April 18th, 2013
BMW has backed the rule changes being made in the DTM this year, which include the introduction of Formula 1-style option tyres and DRS. The Munich-based manufacturer won the championship on its return to the category last season, with ex-Mercedes driver Bruno Spengler leading its line-up and taking the drivers’ crown. After experiments in winter testing, series bosses decided to introduce DRS and an option tyre for this year
April 13th, 2013
Toyota will start Sunday’s World Endurance Championship opener at Silverstone from pole position. The #7 Toyota TS030 HYBRID shared by Nicolas Lapierre and Alex Wurz was confirmed on pole more than an hour after qualifying finished, following problems with the timing system
April 2nd, 2013
The GP3 series will race in Valencia again this year after organisers confirmed the Ricardo Tormo circuit has been added to the 2013 schedule. Valencia’s will be a standalone event in the eight-race season, with the series following the Formula 1 calendar for the other seven rounds. The Valencia race will take place on June 15-16.
March 22nd, 2013
The DTM could introduce the use of a DRS this year and will trial the system in next week’s official test at Barcelona. AUTOSPORT understands that a final decision on whether or not such a system will be used this year will not be taken until the next board meeting of series promoter the ITR, and that data gathered in Spain will play a key role in the outcome
March 16th, 2013
The long-awaited DTM America series is set to be announced at the end of the month. US sanctioning body Grand-Am, which has been in discussions about bringing the DTM category to North America in recent years , has put out a statement announcing that it will make a major announcement concerning the DTM in New York later this month. No details have been announced apart from the date of the press conference on March 26 ahead of the city’s motor show, but the respective motorsport bosses of DTM participants Audi and BMW have hinted that the press conference will confirm that the DTM will be exported to the USA within the next two years.
February 14th, 2013
IndyCar has delayed the introduction of its next-generation Indy Lights car and engine until at least 2015. The tender for a new technical package to replace the current Dallara, which has been in use since 2002, was announced last May.
February 14th, 2013
Luis Sa Silva will switch to the GP3 Series with Carlin this year. The 22-year-old Angolan will partner Eric Lichtenstein and one yet-to-be named driver at the British team in the Formula 1 support series.
December 5th, 2012
The 2013 German Grand Prix has been moved forward one week to accommodate another European race, the FIA World Motor Sport Council confirmed today. With a three-week gap resulting from the date change, the 21st July has now been reserved for a European-based event. The German event will now run on 7th July
November 23rd, 2012
The FIA is committed to providing two DRS zones at as many tracks as possible next year to ensure that rule changes do not result in a reduction in overtaking. The governing body announced at the United States Grand Prix that for next year drivers will only be able to activate DRS in practice and qualifying in the designated overtaking zones used in the race.
November 22nd, 2012
Honda British Touring Car team boss Steve Neal is not convinced that the new championship’s rules will improve it in 2013. A number of regulation changes were confirmed last week, including amendments to the boost-equalisation system and driver penalties , while the use of a soft tyre was also introduced. It has not yet been decided whether the boost equalisation will be applied to teams or individual drivers
November 10th, 2012
A Spec ECU and datalogger system will be made compulsory in MotoGP from 2014, governing body the FIM has announced. Factory teams will however be granted the allowance of being able to use their own software systems, but only if they also agree to run on 20, rather than 24, litres of fuel for each race. The FIM stressed however that the changes will only become law at the successful conclusion of negotiations between Dorna and the manufacturers over the supply of prototype chassis and engines.
October 29th, 2012
Randy Bernard has stepped down as CEO of IndyCar, although he will remain on board in an advisory role. The board of directors of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation made the announcement following a specially-convened meeting on Sunday. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation president and CEO Jeff Belskus will serve as IndyCar’s interim CEO
October 19th, 2012
Formula 1 drivers should have a better chance of overtaking at the 2012 Indian Grand Prix thanks to the introduction of an extended DRS area for this year’s race. With the 2011 event at the Buddh International Circuit proving underwhelming in terms of passing moves – with a total of just six genuine efforts at the front of the field – the FIA has reacted to try and improve matters for this year
October 17th, 2012
Stephane Ratel has come out against plans for a single GT category to replace GTE and GT3. Ratel, the architect of the GT3 category and the world’s leading promoter of GT racing, has announced that he opposes the plan put forward last week by the FIA and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest at Le Mans after meeting with the sport’s governing body on Tuesday morning. He has put forward an alternative plan for international GT racing in which GT3 is retained
October 14th, 2012
Nico Rosberg believes Mercedes can target a stronger end to the 2012 Formula 1 campaign now it has made progress with its latest updates. Following a difficult middle part of the season, the introduction of a raft of developments , including a Coanda-effect exhaust, in Singapore has helped Mercedes move forward. Rosberg, who lines up ninth on the grid for the Korean Grand Prix, thinks that even more is possible in the final four races of the year.
October 13th, 2012
Nico Rosberg sees opportunities for Mercedes to deliver a decent haul of points in the Korean Grand Prix after both cars qualified in the top 10. As part of Mercedes’ renewed push forward following the introduction of its downwashed-exhausts in Singapore, Rosberg will start ninth on the grid at Yeongam with Michael Schumacher one place further back. And although Rosberg concedes that his team is not able to challenge the main title contenders, he reckons it can still finish higher in Sunday’s race