January 24th, 2013
Honda has unveiled the new-liveried 2013 MotoGP bike with which Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez will contest this year’s MotoGP world championship. Dubbed the RC213V, the bike was revealed at Repsol’s Madrid headquarters. 2013 marks the 19th year of the Japanese marque’s partnership with the oil giant.
November 9th, 2012
Formula 3 Euro Series and European F3 champion Daniel Juncadella completed his Formula 1 test with Ferrari at the Vallelunga circuit on Friday. The Spaniard earned the outing after winning the FIA’s new European F3 crown this year. Juncadella drove Ferrari’s 2009 single seater, the F60, and completed six runs of eight laps each at the dry, but foggy Italian circuit.
October 27th, 2012
Toro Rosso driver Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne believe it will be hard to repeat the kind of performance they put on in Korea in tomorrow’s Indian Grand Prix. The Italian squad enjoyed one of its strongest races of the season in Korea a fortnight ago when Vergne finished in eighth and Ricciardo in ninth after showing strong race pace. The Australian driver qualified in 15th position for tomorrow’s race and, although he feels a points finish is still on the cards, he reckons the competition will be tougher than at Yeongam
September 30th, 2012
Pol Espargaro claimed his third win of the season on home spoil after a scintillating three-way battle with Moto2 championship rivals Marc Marquez and Andrea Iannone. The trio had been part of a larger group before gradually easing away in the closing stages, their battle building into a thrilling climax. On lap 16 alone Marquez traded position with Iannone five times in as many corners, with the Italian eventually coming out in front
September 10th, 2012
Kimi Raikkonen has emerged as a ‘danger man’ for Ferrari’s title hopes, according to the Italian team. The Lotus driver moved up to third place in the standings after Monza thanks to his fifth-place finish, and his impressive consistency leaves him just 38 points behind Fernando Alonso in the standings – and one point behind Lewis Hamilton.
September 6th, 2012
McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are the bookmakers’ tip for victory in this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix. Hamilton is the shortest priced, with Paddy Power offering 3/1 on him scoring his first Monza win on Sunday
August 28th, 2012
Robert Kubica tested a factory Ford Fiesta RS WRC in France last month, AUTOSPORT’s sources have confirmed. The Polish driver joined Ford for its development test at the Circuit des Ecuyers close to Reims in central France.
August 26th, 2012
Marc Marquez gave his 2012 Moto2 title hopes a significant boost with victory in a cagey four-way fight at Brno that exploded in the final laps.
January 14th, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Chris Dyer has lost his post as head of race track engineering following Ferrari’s pit strategy fiasco in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that cost Fernando Alonso the world championship. Pat Fry replaces Dyer who has been moved to another position within the Scuderia as part of a reshuffle of the engineering department
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.
September 20th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — While the results of all 19 races will determines who wins the crown, every lap is crucial now as Mark Webber’s four opponents try to oust him from the top of the points table in the final five events. “The Singapore Grand Prix will…give us a clearer idea of the destiny of the world championship,” said McLaren’s Jenson Button.
September 14th, 2010
MONZA, Italy — That a Ferrari won the pole for the first time in 31 races is an interesting statistic, but more important is that The Reds fired an ominous warning shot at the Red Bulls. And Ferrari followed up on its pole Saturday with a win on Sunday.
September 12th, 2010
MONZA, Italy —Fernando Alonso thrilled the tifosi fans by winning Ferrari’s home Grand Prix of Italy on the fabled Monza Autodromo. ”It is something really only possible to compare with the Spanish Grand Prix victory I had in 2006,” he said. “A very, very special win, this one, and very special feelings right now.
September 7th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — While concern and speculation continue over whether the overall complex of the new Korea Int’l Circuit will be totally finished in time for that country to host its first grand prix on Oct.
September 7th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Red Bull is unconcerned about the more stringent tests the FIA will introduce at the Italian Grand Prix in an effort to prevent the front wings from flexing.
August 31st, 2010
FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium — It happened a while ago, but it was only at Spa that Timo Glock confirmed to National Speed Sport News an amusing tale. During the winter some hooligans were pelting Glock’s house with snowballs, so he telephoned the police. “Hello,” said the policeman who answered the phone, “This is Michael Schumacher.” Obviously it was not the seven-time world champion but a policeman with a sense of humor, when Glock said, “Hello, this is Timo Glock and I would like to report…” and he went on to tell the policeman what was going on
August 31st, 2010
FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium — Red Bull’s front wing passed the much tougher load test mandated by the FIA for the Belgian Grand Prix. Indeed, the team used the same wing it did in Hungary. But was it drooping as close to the ground at Spa as it was at the last race