August 28th, 2013
Kurt Busch’s passionate attitude will be an ideal fit when he joins Stewart-Haas for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup, reckons team co-owner Gene Haas. Busch has rebuilt his career at midfield teams Phoenix and Furniture Row over the past two seasons after losing his Penske seat in late 2011 following a string of controversies .
August 27th, 2013
Juan Pablo Montoya could prove in IndyCar that he has lost none of his talent, reckons Chip Ganassi Racing general manager Mike Hull. The Colombian has been linked to a return to single-seater racing following the news that he will not be part of Ganassi’s NASCAR plans beyond this season
August 26th, 2013
Ferrari says its Spa step forward was only the start of the progress it must make if Fernando Alonso is to win the 2013 Formula 1 world championship.
August 24th, 2013
DRIVERS 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing) 3 – Mark WEBBER (Red Bull Racing) TV UNILATERAL Lewis, it was all about timing today and your timing was absolutely perfect. Lewis HAMILTON: Yeah, it was. It was obviously a good job by the team.
August 24th, 2013
Fernando Alonso remains adamant that he can win the Belgian Grand Prix for Ferrari despite only qualifying ninth at Spa. The Spaniard is confident that only the changing weather prevented him getting into the top six. “I think it was the conditions that hurt us,” Alonso said
August 6th, 2013
Alex Wurz believes the Austrian Grand Prix will produce one of the most spectacular races of the Formula 1 season when the Spielberg track rejoins the calendar in 2014.
July 27th, 2013
Sauber has ruled out any Friday practice outings for its future prospect Sergey Sirotkin this year.
July 26th, 2013
Jean-Eric Vergne has been told that his Formula 1 future with Toro Rosso is secure, even though he is set to be overlooked for a switch to Red Bull .
July 19th, 2013
Jules Bianchi: “Spending Friday afternoon in the car at Silverstone highlighted how much I’ve missed the racing since Germany, so I’m looking forward to Hungary before we have the long summer break. The first part of the season has passed by so quickly and I think it is important that we have a stronger weekend in Budapest, so everyone stays focused on what we need to do during the second half.
July 7th, 2013
DRIVERS 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing) 2 – Kimi RAIKKONEN (Lotus) 3 – Romain GROSJEAN (Lotus) PODIUM INTERVIEW (Conducted by Kai Ebel) Q: Sebastian, tell the world how sweet a taste is this home victory? Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, it’s unbelievable
July 5th, 2013
Race-winning Auto GP team Virtuosi Racing has announced a new working relationship with former Formula Renault 3.5 champion Comtec Racing. The arrangement between the teams, which are neighbours in Norfolk, is primarily a driver development programme. Virtuosi Racing’s Andy Roche told AUTOSPORT: “Our factories are based next door to each other, and I have known the people at Comtec for a long time.
July 3rd, 2013
Paul di Resta says all he can do to get himself into contention for one of the top-team Formula 1 drives potentially available in 2014 is to keep impressing at Force India. Mark Webber’s decision to leave F1 for Porsche’s sportscar programme means champion team Red Bull has a seat open next year. With Kimi Raikkonen among the Red Bull contenders and Romain Grosjean’s future uncertain , Lotus could have two vacancies for 2014, while Felipe Massa’s current Ferrari deal is up at the end of this season
July 1st, 2013
Ferrari, Lotus and Force India will no longer stand in the way of any move by Pirelli to change the tyres following the British Grand Prix dramas. The three outfits lobbied against Pirelli’s push to tweak specifications for the Canadian GP because they feared the changes to cure delaminations would affect the competitive order.
June 28th, 2013
Sergio Perez says he has no qualms about continuing to upset rival drivers, as long as he knows he is doing the best he can for McLaren.
June 27th, 2013
Esteban Gutierrez has paid tribute to the Formula 1 marshal who was killed in an accident while moving his damaged Sauber following the Canadian Grand Prix. Mark Robinson lost his life when he fell and was struck by a recovery vehicle during the transportation of Gutierrez’s crashed Sauber to the paddock. “All the drivers in F1 appreciate the work of the people involved,” said Gutierrez at Silverstone on Thursday.
June 27th, 2013
Nico Rosberg believes being banned from the young driver test as a punishment for its illegal tyre test will hurt the Mercedes team’s development programme. Mercedes was found guilty of breaking Formula 1′s test ban last week and was barred from next month’s three-day test at Silverstone as a result.
June 14th, 2013
Nico Hulkenberg says he has to be patient while he waits for a winning Formula 1 car, after a frustrating first part of the season with Sauber.
March 9th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes allows him to focus on his driving more than his previous Formula 1 team McLaren. The 2008 world champion spent his whole career at McLaren, which nurtured him through junior racing, before switching to Mercedes this season. Asked how his past and present employers differed, Hamilton said he preferred Mercedes’ approach to its drivers so far
January 30th, 2011
Ferrari fans, shown here at the Japanese Grand Prix, hope the Ferrari F150 will be stronger than its Formula One predecessor. VALENCIA, Spain — Ferrari’s new F150 doesn’t look radically different from its 2010 F10 model but it is a very different animal.
January 6th, 2011
Robert Johnson III, son of NASCAR Hall of Famer Junior Johnson, will move to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East this year. (Adam Fenwick Photo) HARRISBURG, N.C. — Junior Johnson is returning to NASCAR as a team owner in 2011, fielding a NASCAR K&N Pro Series East team called Junior Johnson Racing for his 17-year-old son Robert Johnson III