by Thiago Izequiel on August 27th, 2014
The “Desafio das Equipes” (Teams’ Challenge) made its debut on August 1. This Brazilian league started their activities with a different approach: aiming to give more focus on brazilian sim racing teams (for a start) who are part of the Brazilian sim racing scene. An oval series, the events run on a biweekly schedule, counting a total of 10 races, finishing by December 5. Each event has a challenging team, who borrows its name for the hosted session, sponsored by “Óticas Diniz” and with the support of Racespot, that broadcasts live via streaming each race. Running Nationwide series Chevrolet Camaros and Ford Mustangs, the 10 races schedule includes Daytona, Texas, Atlanta, Auto Club Speedway, Talladega, Watkins Glen, Michigan, Indianapolis, Charlotte and Las Vegas. The events at Daytona and Texas already [...]
February 27th, 2013
Formula 1′s fight at the front appears to be even closer in 2013 than it was last season, according to Lotus technical director James Allison. After a 2012 campaign that produced seven different winners from the first seven races – and a title fight that went all the way to the final round in Brazil – Allison says early indications from testing point to things being tighter still this season. AUTOSPORT analysis: What we learned from test two “What is absolutely clear from the first couple of tests is that it is close at the front,” said Allison at a FOTA Fans Forum event in Barcelona on Wednesday
November 3rd, 2012
FIA GT World Series titles are set to be awarded on the basis of points scored in Stephane Ratel’s new-for-2013 GT Sprint Series and his Blancpain Endurance Series next season. Ratel proposed such a plan in July , and has now revealed that he has reached an agreement in principle with FIA President Jean Todt for competitors in the two series to compete for manufacturers’ and teams’ titles. He formulated the plan following his decision not to continue running the FIA GT1 World Championship after the end of this season.
September 7th, 2012
Auto GP champion Adrian Quaife-Hobbs has vowed to make amends for his accident last time out in Brazil by winning at the forthcoming series finale in America. Quaife-Hobbs had led eventual Curitiba winner Antonio Pizzonia by over half a minute when he lost control entering the pitlane before a mandatory pitstop
November 30th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — World champion Sebastian Vettel drove his Red Bull F-1 car through the streets of Berlin. “It was a dream come true for me,” he said, “and it was great that so many people were here, even in the cold weather
November 23rd, 2010
ABU DHABI — Team Williams has dumped Nico Hulkenberg despite the promising talent he displayed in his rookie season. Rubens Barrichello has been retained and will compete in a record 19th season in F-1. In recent years the sport has seen wonder kids like Kimi Raikkonen, Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel soar to stardom and championships.
November 9th, 2010
SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Jarno Trulli may have been in the U.S.A. prior to coming to Brazil, but that does not mean he’s planning a switch to NASCAR next year. He and his family were merely on vacation
October 29th, 2010
Tony Kanaan (right) chats with former Andretti Autosport teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay. (IndyCar Series photo). TALLADEGA, Ala.
October 8th, 2010
Simona de Silvestro has earned a second season with HVM Racing. (IndyCar Series photo).
September 10th, 2010
WEST ALLIS, Wis. — When Randy Bernard took over as IndyCar Series CEO, he promised to make some bold moves to advance the series forward. He took a big step in that direction by returning to the sport’s roots by announcing a return to The Milwaukee Mile on the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series schedule
September 10th, 2010
WEST ALLIS, Wis. — The return of two traditional venues and the addition of a new event highlight the 17-race 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series schedule. Series officials unveiled the 2011 event lineup at The Milwaukee Mile, which will return to the schedule next June.
September 7th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — It has not even been built yet, but the new Austin, Texas, F-1 track already has some classic corners.
August 17th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that staging a United States Grand Prix in or near New York City is a pipe dream.
August 3rd, 2010
BUDAPEST — The American Cypher Group has officially withdrawn its entry to become the 13th F-1 team next year. “We remain completely committed to developing a credible and viable F-1 team, and were able to raise a considerable amount of sponsorship and interest in recent months,” it said in a statement. “However, after much deliberation we have decided that the budget we have is not sufficient to allow us to pursue the project in a manner befitting the series.” Time is running out