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May 18th, 2013
Martin Tomczyk has been stripped of his Brands Hatch DTM pole position after his BMW was found to be underweight during post-qualifying checks. The German had earlier taken his first pole since 2011 and the first for the RMG team, but will now start at the back of the grid having had all his times deleted. A statement from the race officials said that the car was in non-compliance with the minimum weight.
May 18th, 2013
DTM rookie Marco Wittmann headed the timesheets in practice at Brands Hatch on Saturday morning. The MTEK BMW driver was a constant factor inside the top five during the second half of the 90-minute session and was not headed after a 41.617-second lap put him into the top spot with 17 minutes remaining
April 21st, 2013
Peter Kox and Stefan Rosina gave the Reiter Lamborghini team victory in the main race at Zolder on its maiden outing in the new FIA GT Series. Rosina fought a solid rearguard action aboard his Gallardo LP560 to hold off a challenge from Laurens Vanthoor in the best of the WRT Audi R8 LMS ultras.
April 14th, 2013
Daniel Zampieri, Davide Rigon and Cesar Ramos claimed victory for the Kessel Racing Ferrari squad in the opening round of this year’s Blancpain Endurance Series at Monza. Slick pit work and stellar stints from all three drivers resulted in a winning margin of 18 seconds over the ART-run McLaren MP4-12C of inaugural FIA Formula 2 champion Andy Soucek and GT regular Mike Parisy
April 12th, 2013
Augusto Farfus completed BMW’s domination of this week’s official DTM test at Hockenheim by setting the pace on the final day of pre-season running on Friday. The RBM driver, last year’s highest-scoring rookie in the series, beat his champion stablemate Bruno Spengler by 0.213s in the timesheets, setting the pace in 1m32.976s
April 11th, 2013
BMW driver Marco Wittmann topped DTM testing at Hockenheim for a second day running on Wednesday.
April 10th, 2013
AJ Allmendinger believes that the postponement of the rookie orientation day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway could ultimately benefit his preparations for his first attempt at the Indy 500 next month.
April 8th, 2013
A total of 22 all-pro entries will be on the grid for the oversubscribed Blancpain Endurance Series opener at Monza this weekend. The Pro Cup makes up more than one third of the 62-car entry for the three-hour race at the home of the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday
April 8th, 2013
Sebring 12 Hours winner Oliver Jarvis will return to the Phoenix Racing squad for this year’s Blancpain Endurance Series. Audi factory driver Jarvis has been placed with Phoenix, with which he raced in the DTM in 2008-09, for the five-round BES, which includes the Spa 24 Hours in July.
March 31st, 2013
Nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb made a winning start to his racing career by claiming victory in the opening race of the FIA GT Series at Nogaro. The Frenchman, who shared his Sebastien Loeb Racing McLaren MP4-12C with Alvaro Parente, overtook the WRT Audi of Nikolas Mayr-Melnhof with four laps of the one-hour Qualifying Racing race to go.
March 27th, 2013
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch believes his win at Fontana proves he just needed a turn in fortune rather than to make radical changes. Busch failed to make the Chase last year and his difficult run continued in 2013 with engine problems intruding at Daytona and Phoenix in particular.
March 26th, 2013
Mercedes driver Robert Wickens topped the opening day of official DTM pre-season testing at Barcelona on Tuesday. The Canadian set a best time of 1m06.735s among the 148 laps he completed in his HWA C-coupe during the afternoon, the test taking place on the short version of the circuit used for DTM events from 2006-09.
March 22nd, 2013
FIA GT Series boss Stephane Ratel has hit his target of achieving more than 20 full-season entires for the new championship .
March 15th, 2013
Denny Hamlin has withdrawn his appeal against being fined for criticising the quality of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing this season. The Joe Gibbs driver is still refusing to pay the $25,000 penalty, but NASCAR has ruled that it will be deducted from his prize money winnings this season
March 10th, 2013
Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon believes drivers have to know when and how to voice criticisms after Denny Hamlin was fined for comments about the new Gen 6 car. Hamlin is appealing against the $25,000 fine levied when he suggested that the quality of Sprint Cup racing had declined this year during a post-race interview at Phoenix last week. Gordon argued that drivers had a responsibility for the sport’s presentation.
March 8th, 2013
Penske team president Tim Cindric says the squad has no qualms about bringing AJ Allmendinger back into the fold after his 2012 drugs test failure. Allmendinger has been hired to drive Penske’s third IndyCar entry at Barber Motorsports Park and the Indianapolis 500. The 31-year-old American moved to NASCAR in 2006 after a successful Champ Car career, only to be suspended last year for failing a drugs test while racing for Penske’s Sprint Cup squad
March 7th, 2013
Denny Hamlin has been fined $25,000 by NASCAR for criticising the quality of racing with the new Gen-6 car over the opening two events. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver was issued with the penalty after NASCAR determined that the remarks he made in pit road after last weekend’s Phoenix race were in breach of section 12-1 of the series rule book, which covers actions detrimental to stock car racing
March 7th, 2013
Carl Edwards believes the best option for improving NASCAR Sprint Cup racing would be to remove downforce altogether.
March 3rd, 2013
Carl Edwards ended a barren run stretching back to March 2011 by winning the season’s second NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Phoenix. Edwards beat erstwhile leader Dale Earnhardt Jr out of the pits in the final stops, then nursed his fuel load to the finish to win for the first time since Las Vegas two years and 70 races ago. Going into the closing laps, the Roush Fenway Ford had Jimmie Johnson’s Hendrick Chevrolet and Brad Keselowski’s Penske Ford hunting it down as the entire field tried to save fuel.
March 2nd, 2013
Mark Martin secured the 56th pole of his NASCAR Sprint Cup career at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday.