August 23rd, 2013
Nico Hulkenberg – 8th/13th: “It was quite a tricky day with the mixed weather conditions this morning. We couldn’t really get a full run on slicks
August 12th, 2013
The DeltaWing’s race-leading performance in the American Le Mans Series’ Road America round proves the car is now a contender, not a novelty, according to drivers Andy Meyrick and Katherine Legge. An early change to slicks on a drying track thrust Legge into the lead of Sunday’s race at the Elkhart Lake track , and she and Meyrick were each able to hold off the series-dominating Pickett HPD for a while, leading 16 laps in total. They ultimately finished fifth overall, the timing of late caution periods spoiling the team’s strategy
July 12th, 2013
Honda’s new Formula 1 engine is set to be fired up for the first time in the autumn of this year, AUTOSPORT can reveal. The Japanese manufacturer announced it will return to grand prix racing after an absence of six seasons as engine supplier to McLaren in 2015.
June 27th, 2013
The Formula Renault 3.5 Series is evaluating the feasibility of a non-championship ‘celebrity’ race, which could include drivers with recent Formula 1 and IndyCar experience. Sources at Moscow Raceway last weekend stressed that the project is only at a conceptual stage, but AUTOSPORT understands that more than one former grand prix driver has expressed interest in the project.
June 17th, 2013
A German-based motorsport design group has become the latest organisation to reveal that it is ready to begin building an LMP1 prototype to the 2014 rulebook. ADESS AG, which was responsible for the new-for-2013 Lotus T128 LMP2, has announced that it is in the final stages of the design of a P1 for next season. It is now looking for a partner team aiming to field two cars in next year’s World Endurance Championship to bring the project to fruition.
June 13th, 2013
Nissan will unveil a mock-up of its Garage 56 experimental racer for the 2014 Le Mans 24 Hours next week. The Japanese manufacturer will reveal details of the Garage 56 project, which was announced in February , on Friday ahead of this year’s 24 Hours.
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.
November 19th, 2010
SONOMA, Calif. — Infineon Raceway and Panasonic Corporation of North America will work together to create a major solar-electric-power-generating installation that will power Infineon Raceway for years to come.
November 5th, 2010
AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Environmental Board has unanimously approved site plans for the future Formula One United States Grand Prix venue that is scheduled to host its first event in 2012. “This project is on track,” said Richard Suttle, an attorney for the Formula One promoters. “In fact, the development plan is right on schedule
November 4th, 2010
Brandon Igdalsky (Pocono Raceway Photo) LONG POND, Pa. — Pocono Raceway President Brandon Igdalsky was recognized Wednesday night as the Greater Pocono Mountains Chamber of Commerce Businessperson of the Year during its annual awards dinner. Igdalsky was chosen the recipient of this award by vote of the Chambers Nominations Committee
October 29th, 2010
Daytona Int'l Speedway President Joie Chitwood III and two-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart Thursday at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (DIS photo). DAYTONA BEACH, Fla
October 19th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — After trying for nearly 30 years to take F-1 to Russia, Bernie Ecclestone has finally achieved his dream. The 2014 Russian Grand Prix is set to take place in Sochi, the Black Sea resort area that will also host the 2014 Winter Olympics
September 1st, 2010
AUSTIN, Texas — Officials with the proposed Formula One track in Austin, Texas, have revealed the layout for the track that is expected to host the return of the United States Grand Prix beginning in 2012. With a complete length of 3.4 miles, the track will combine modern features with details reminiscent of traditional races from the 1960s
August 9th, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Track designer Hermann Tilke plans to open a local office in Austin, Texas, as the plans to build a F-1 track near the airport continue to evolve. “There is land, there is money, there is a F-1 contract,” Christian Epp, the Tilke executive overseeing the project told the Austin American-Statesman