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April 26th, 2013
Formula 1′s new cars are set to run for the first time in January next year as teams work on finalising a revamped pre-season build-up for the new 2014 regulations. With the switch to 1.6-litre V6 turbo power units prompting all-new cars for next season, teams have already been discussing a totally revised testing plan ahead of the campaign in a bid to ensure that everyone is as ready as possible for the first race.
April 22nd, 2013
Bahrain Grand Prix organisers are considering holding a night race next year. With the 2014 grand prix marking 10th anniversary of the inaugural Sakhir Formula 1 event, track chiefs are determined to do something to mark the occasion.
February 5th, 2013
Formula 1 will stick to 19 races this season after failing to find a replacement for New Jersey, supremo Bernie Ecclestone says. Ecclestone and the FIA had reshuffled the calendar in a bid to slot in a 20th race on July 21, but despite talks with Turkey, Austria and Portugal no deal could be reached.
January 10th, 2013
The newly-named FIA GT Series has been slimmed down to six races with only one flyaway outside Europe at the behest of the teams. A seven-race schedule with two non-European races had been planned for what was provisionally titled the GT Sprint Series. Series boss Stephane Ratel said that the decision had been taken to reduce the schedule after meeting with prospective entrants before Christmas.
December 6th, 2012
Citroen has revealed the colour scheme it will use in next year’s World Rally Championship.
December 2nd, 2012
Jimmy McRae has been honoured with a Gregor Grant Award in recognition of his achievements in motorsport at this year’s AUTOSPORT Awards in London. The father of 1995 World Rally champion Colin and former British champion Alister, Jimmy was also a highly-successful and accomplished driver in his own right. Despite his sons’ accomplishments, he remains the most successful British Rally Championship competitor of all time He won the BRC five times from 1981-88, finished runner-up in the European Rally Championship in ’82 and also competed in the WRC.
November 2nd, 2012
Nasser Al-Attiyah has confirmed he is chasing a deal to run a three-car Qatar M-Sport World Rally Team next season. The Qatari driver, speaking to WRC Live’s Colin Clark ahead of the Cyprus Rally, confirmed he was hoping to conclude negotiations with M-Sport managing director Malcolm Wilson over the weekend. Ford confirmed it would be withdrawing its title sponsorship from the Ford World Rally Team at the end of this season, leaving a budget shortfall for the Cumbrian-based outfit in 2013
October 28th, 2012
Charles Pic – 19th: “It was a great race for me, especially after a disappointing qualifying yesterday. We didn’t get the chance to show our pace then, but we did today and I am very happy for that. I got a very good start and made up five places at Turn 1 and for the first lap, getting ahead of Petrov
July 25th, 2012
Williams Advanced Engineering has signed an agreement with Dean Stoneman to work together to fine-tune the simulator being developed at the Williams Technology Centre in Qatar. WAE uses the technology from its Formula 1 experience and adapts it for commercial applications – with the development of the Middle East’s most advanced driving simulator forming part of the programme
April 12th, 2012
Human Rights Watch has warned Formula 1 that by holding next week’s Bahrain Grand Prix, it will be endorsing the kingdom’s regime despite claims that sport and politics don’t mix. Joe Stork, the deputy middle east director of Human Rights Watch , which monitors human rights issues worldwide, stopped short of calling for the race to be cancelled in an interview with AUTOSPORT. But he believes that if the race does happen then F1 will be seen as supporting the government.
April 12th, 2012
Mark Webber believes that Formula 1 drivers have no choice but to trust the FIA to make the right decision on whether the Bahrain Grand Prix will be safe. The Australian described it as a “waste of time” for the drivers to discuss the issue because there are so many different agendas and perspectives and that the FIA is in the position to make a call on whether the race should go ahead. “We can only go on what the FIA are reading into the situation and we are putting an immense amount of trust in them in going to and from the track each day, competing at the track and having a normal grand prix weekend,” said Webber.
February 9th, 2012
The FIA has been urged by a group of British politicians to reconsider its decision to let the Bahrain Grand Prix go ahead, in the wake of fresh troubles in the Gulf state. While Formula 1 chiefs are unmoved about the ongoing situation in Bahrain, the topic returned to the news agenda on Thursday when reports emerged of a British man having his fingers chopped off after being attacked in Karranah, which is near Manama
January 11th, 2012
Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali says Formula 1 teams will have to trust the FIA and other official authorities regarding the situation in Bahrain. Doubts remain about this year’s event due to the political situation in the country, with human rights groups having asked the teams to boycott the race.
January 6th, 2012
The situation regarding the promotion of the World Rally Championship is close to being resolved, AUTOSPORT has learned.
December 23rd, 2011
Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has warned Formula 1 not to forsake its European heartland.
December 15th, 2011
Citroen has confirmed it will field a third DS3 World Rally Car for Nasser Al-Attiyah from the second round of next year’s World Rally Championship. The seven-time Middle East Rally Champion will drive a Qatar-backed Citroen in exactly the same specification as that of eight-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb and his new Finnish team-mate Mikko Hirvonen. Olivier Quesnel, Citroen Racing team principal said: ‘We’re pleased to announce the arrival of Nasser Al-Attiyah at Citroen Racing
November 12th, 2011
The new FIA World Endurance Championship will be fought out over eight rounds next year. The world championship, which has grown out of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, is effectively increasing from seven to eight races with the addition of an event in the Middle East.
August 29th, 2011
Legendary British Touring Car squad Triple 8 Engineering is to expand into the Middle East later this year by competing in the UAE Touring Car Championship. Ian Harrison’s multi championship-winning squad will bring its pair of Super 2000-spec Vauxhall Vectras, each powered by an NGTC-spec TOCA engine, to the championship, which is due to run between October and next April. “We have seen the UAE touring car series grow dramatically over the past couple of years and it’s clearly a series with a bright future,” said Harrison
June 28th, 2011
Nasser Al-Attiyah is ready to turn his back on a long-term deal with Volkswagen and intends to drive a Mini on next year’s Dakar Rally and a Ford or Citroen on the World Rally Championship, AUTOSPORT can reveal.
June 15th, 2011
Kimi Raikkonen’s co-driver Kaj Lindtsrom is confident the Finn’s improvement on the stages will continue on this week’s Acropolis Rally, despite a two-month lay-off since his last outing. Raikkonen’s last event was the Jordan Rally, where he finished sixth, just missing out on equaling his best ever WRC result in his Citroen DS3 WRC.