by Thiago Izequiel on April 7th, 2014
Versão em português abaixo Renato Silva has been the name to look for in SuperGT series, on the first season of the year at Brasil Lemans Series league. With four victories within five races, a second place finish and the champion title already secured with one race remaining in the season, the beginning of 2014 has been bright for the 27 years old Renato, who lives at São Paulo, Brazil. Racing under his team name “Brasa,” Renato achieved the ambition of many sim-racers and he did it on a grid full of veterans, making it even more notable I recently spoke with Renato about his iRacing career, his future ambitions and what he did to get here. iRN: Firstly, congratulations for being the champion. How it was, for you, to [...]
by Thiago Izequiel on March 31st, 2014
As iRacing Brasil approachs the final moments of NASCAR Pro Series championship, it is still unpredictable to know the next champion of the Brazilian league. So far, seven races and five different winners, with Marcos Bicca winning again at Auto Club Speedway, the last race. Marcos also won at Bristol, showing his skills at two tracks, which require very different driving styles and strategies to make it to the top. But Anderson Paes and Igor Kops are still on the top, separated by only nine points. Bicca came up six positions at the standings and is 43 points behind Paes, the leader until now. With two consecutive wins, can Bicca still fight for the title on the remaining three races? Auto Club Speedway saw a new pole position for Anderson [...]
by Thiago Izequiel on March 25th, 2014
The RUF championship of iRacing Brasil Masters of Track ran its sixth race and now has only four more to go until the ultimate winner is nominated. Bruno do Carmo has been the one to watch for the first half of this series, but can he keep his domain until the end? Diego Rancaño, a driver from Club Iberia had fought against this fact and won two times, against three wins for Bruno, but a new challenger came up: Thiago Almeida is now the newest driver to get at the winner’s hall. Having competed at all races, Thiago always took his RUF to the limit but didn’t have good luck when he could fight for the lead. Watkins Glen came with new winds blowing in his favor, while Diego and [...]
March 19th, 2013
Ana Beatriz will contest IndyCar’s St Petersburg season-opener with the Dale Coyne Racing squad.
November 23rd, 2012
Formula 1 championship leader Sebastian Vettel says he is none the wiser about form for the title-deciding Brazilian Grand Prix after Friday practice given the uncertain weather forecast for the weekend. Vettel was second behind Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren in both Friday sessions. “It was very slippery for everyone, quite hot today and in terms of track conditions not that easy,” said Vettel
October 26th, 2012
An incorrect setting on his Ferrari caused Felipe Massa to struggle with its handling during second practice for the Indian Grand Prix. The Brazilian, who had been seventh quickest in the morning, spun several times during the second session and was unable to set a proper laptime after damaging his tyres. Massa finished down in 15th position, 1.5 seconds off team-mate Fernando Alonso
December 22nd, 2010
VERO BEACH, Fla. — Juncos Racing has confirmed its driver lineup for the 2011 Star Mazda Championship Series season.
December 10th, 2010
Sebastian Vettel during Friday practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix. (Steve Etherington Photo) MONACO — Team orders will now be allowed in Formula One racing. Sweeping changes will be introduced into Formula One racing during the next three years, the World Motor Sport Council, F-1’s governing body, announced Friday
November 7th, 2010
Sebastian Vettel (Steve Etherington Photo) SAO PAULO, Brazil — Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber wrapped up the world constructors’ championship for Red Bull by finishing first and second, respectively, in the Brazilian Grand Prix. “We have beaten them fair and square,” Webber said of Ferrari and McLaren. “The rest can say what they want but we have the constructors’ at the moment, and it is a very, very good achievement by the team.” But the world drivers’ championship is still wide open
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.