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May 16th, 2013
Prodrive has confirmed it is working on a Dakar entry for 2015. The British-based firm has already completed initial modelling work for a car, but it’s not yet known whether the project will become a manufacturer car entry or a Prodrive buggy. Prodrive staff members were present in South America in January , reporting back on what was needed for the firm’s first assault on a cross-country rally car.
May 15th, 2013
World Touring Car promoter Marcello Lotti insists there is still strong interest from a number of manufacturers in joining the series next year. The FIA announced last December that it intended to open up regulations and allow more powerful, aero-dependent cars on the grid for 2014
May 9th, 2013
Sebastien Loeb has quelled speculation that he will contest the 2014 Dakar Rally in a Red Bull squad alongside Carlos Sainz and Nasser Al-Attiyah. Al-Attiyah confirmed his team would be running a third buggy in South America next January and added that Loeb would be an ideal candidate for the seat.
May 3rd, 2013
Fabrizio Giovanardi will return to competition this year after announcing he will rejoin the Superstars series this month. The Italian, who has nine major tin-top titles to his name including two BTCC crowns, raced in the series in 2010 and will be joining the Petri Corse team driving a Porsche Panamera S at Brno later this month. Giovanardi is the only driver to have won with the Panamera in the Superstars series so far
March 22nd, 2013
The US Megatron organisation that badged the BMW turbo engines run by the Arrows grand prix team in 1987-88 is returning to the Formula 1 bill in the Porsche Supercup this season.
March 18th, 2013
Richie Stanaway will switch from single-seaters to the Porsche Supercup this year with DAMS, which will also compete in the championship for the first time. The 21-year-old New Zealander, who has not raced since breaking his back in a Formula Renault 3.5 crash at Spa last year, will partner Porsche Junior driver Michael Christensen at the French team.
March 13th, 2013
The US Starworks Motorsport squad is still aiming to defend its World Endurance Championship LMP2 title, despite being unable to firm up its programme one month ahead of the season opener at Silverstone. Team boss Peter Baron described a return to the P2 ranks in the WEC “as still on” even though he admitted that Starworks has neither the budget nor a car in place
March 9th, 2013
Campos Racing will join the World Touring Car Championship this year to run SEATs in partnership with former works squad SUNRED. Adrian Campos revived his eponymous operation in 2011 and has since fielded cars in Auto GP and Formula 3. SUNRED chief Joan Orus has merged his squad with Campos’s and will head up its touring car programme, which will also include a single car in the European Touring Car Cup
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 5th, 2013
Sebastien Loeb put the first miles on the basis of Citroen’s new World Touring Car Championship contender in a test at the end of last month. The nine-time World Rally Champion recently tested a prototype racing car based on the Citroen DS3 WRC in which he took his last two world rally titles. Just like the current world touring car rules, the World Rally Championship operates a 1.6-litre turbocharged formula
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”
February 14th, 2013
Erebus Motorsport’s all-new Mercedes V8 Supercar was launched in Australia on Thursday. The three E63 AMGs, which are built to V8 Supercars’ new Car of The Future regulations, were presented along with drivers Maro Engel, Tim Slade and Lee Holdsworth. Team owner Betty Klimenko said: “At the Bathurst 12 Hours last year I spoke with a representative from AMG and he told me ‘I don’t believe this will ever happen.’ “This project has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember and tonight this dream has become a reality; there is a bit of a sense of disbelief that we’re here.
February 7th, 2013
EJ Viso has been named as the driver of Andretti Autosport’s long-anticipated fourth entry in a car jointly run by Andretti and former Lotus-aligned squad HVM. “After five years in the series I believe I have found the right environment and look forward to having Ryan [Hunter-Reay], James [Hinchcliffe] and Marco [Andretti] as teammates,” said Viso. “I’m very proud to be able to move into the 2013 season with this new relationship; it’s a dream come true.” The deal returns the reigning champion team Andretti Autosport to its traditional stable of four full-time cars after it scaled back to three for the 2012 season
February 6th, 2013
Don Panoz has firmed up his plans to continue racing with the revolutionary lightweight DeltaWing, starting on schedule at next month’s Sebring 12 Hours. Sources close to Panoz have confirmed to AUTOSPORT that his plans to have the first production version of the DeltaWing on the grid at Sebring are on time
February 1st, 2013
Ferrari believes the priority for its 2013 car must be to match its rivals at the front of the field, rather than surpass them. Fernando Alonso narrowly missed out on the world championship to Sebastian Vettel last year, but the team’s 2012 car was rarely on the pace of the other frontrunning teams
January 23rd, 2013
Former Dakar Rally winner Carlos Sainz says his early retirement from this year’s event has not dissuaded him from returning with Nasser Al-Attiyah’s Qatar Red Bull buggy project in 2014. Having led after the opening stage , Sainz dropped out of Dakar with an engine fault . His team-mate Al-Attiyah suffered a similar issue later in the rally and also retired.
January 14th, 2013
Pirelli wants to stay in Formula 1 for several years, but only as long as it makes sense financially, according to its motorsport boss Paul Hembery. The Italian tyre manufacturer returned to the sport in 2011 after a 20-year absence. Its supply contract expires at the end of this season
January 11th, 2013
Hyundai has appointed veteran engineer Michel Nandan as team principal for its new World Rally Championship outfit. The Korean manufacturer announced last September that it would end a long break from the series with a full-time return to competition in 2014 based around its i20 model .
December 17th, 2012
Bentley has entered into a technical partnership with M-Sport to develop its new Continental GT3 racer. Ford’s long-term partner in the World Rally Championship has been signed up as Bentley gears up to enter the GT3 arena at the end of the 2013 season. M-Sport will “assist with the design of specialist components and offer focused technical expertise during the development of the programme”, according to a statement from Bentley.
December 4th, 2012
Two-time World Superbike champion James Toseland will spearhead a British attempt to break the motorcycle land speed record.