March 14th, 2013
Nico Hulkenberg has played down suggestions that he and Sauber will be the surprise package of the early part of the 2013 Formula 1 season. The Swiss team scored four podiums last year, while Hulkenberg’s strong end to his Force India season included battling for victory in Brazil. But Hulkenberg said that did not necessarily their union would guarantee more success
February 6th, 2013
Romain Grosjean set the pace on the second day of pre-season Formula 1 testing at Jerez, while Lewis Hamilton’s first outing for Mercedes was cut short by a crash. Lotus driver Grosjean, who led the way in the morning , went faster on a series of short runs on the soft tyre in the afternoon
January 29th, 2013
Lotus technical director James Allison will remain with the team in 2013 despite being linked with a move to McLaren, according to team principal Eric Boullier. AUTOSPORT understands that Allison was approached by McLaren as a potential replacement for Paddy Lowe, were he to move to Mercedes , and that the highly-rated Lotus man has also been sounded out by Mercedes and Ferrari
January 22nd, 2013
Red Bull has retained Sebastien Buemi as its Formula 1 reserve driver for the 2013 season. The former Toro Rosso racer moved into the role after losing his seat with Red Bull’s junior team at the end of 2011
November 1st, 2012
Romain Grosjean does not believe the lack of news over his Lotus future is a bad sign, despite team-mate Kimi Raikkonen’s 2013 deal already being announced. Frenchman Grosjean is expected to stay on for another year at the team, which confirmed on Monday that Raikkonen had signed a new, one-year, contract .
October 26th, 2012
Mercedes boss Ross Brawn admits his team needs a ‘pretty substantial’ car redesign for next year, but insists his outfit will not go radical just for the sake of it. After a season that has failed to live up to early expectations , Brawn is aware of the step that Mercedes must make in 2013 if it is to do better than the pole position and race win it has delivered so far this campaign. But his time in Formula 1 has also taught him that electing to go aggressive with a car concept is no guarantee of success in the future
August 28th, 2012
Caterham team principal Tony Fernandes says his team is not getting disheartened by its failure to yet score a point. As the outfit begins the next chapter of its life at its new Leafield factory, Fernandes concedes there has been disappointment at its lack of results so far. However, he believes that the trials that the outfit has faced – which has included court battles with Group Lotus and Force India – shows that there is a fighting spirit that is vital if it is to achieve its aims
August 28th, 2012
Jonathan Rea admitted he didn’t want to take excessive risks on what was a ‘dream’ chance to ride reigning MotoGP champion Casey Stoner’s Honda. Rea, drafted from Honda’s World Superbike team to replace the injured Stoner, got his first taste of 1000cc MotoGP machinery on the Monday immediately after the Czech Grand Prix .
August 16th, 2012
Narain Karthikeyan has made matching his HRT team-mate Pedro de la Rosa in qualifying his major aim for the second half of the Formula 1 season. The 35-year-old Indian is yet to outqualify de la Rosa this year and, while he feels his race performances have been strong, he concedes he has to raise his game on Saturdays. “I think that my race performance has been very strong, with my 15th place in Monaco standing out, but in qualifying I’ve been a bit weaker,” said Karthikeyan
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 28th, 2011
Jorg Bergmeister en route to the pole for Saturday's Rolex 24 At Daytona during practice Thursday at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (Grand Am photo). DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.
January 22nd, 2011
HAMPSTEAD, N.H. — Andy Seuss will be the new driver of the No. 44 Fishel Racing modified on the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour this season Seuss joins the team after spending the last few seasons at Riggs Racing, where he contended for the series championship.
January 19th, 2011
PRISM Motorsports fielded the No. 66 Toyota in 2009 and 2010.
January 13th, 2011
Alex Job Racing will field the No. 23 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup entry for Leh Keen, Bill Sweedler and Brian Wong in 2011
January 13th, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — India’s two F-1 drivers have opposite views about when it is best to drive for Hispania Racing. Narain Karthikeyan, who will race for the team this year, turned down the opportunity to drive for HRT in its first season
January 11th, 2011
Justin Marks (Adam Fenwick Photo) CONCORD, N.C. — Justin Marks will return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season to drive the No. 66 Turn One Racing Chevrolet for team owner Stacy Compton.
January 7th, 2011
Narain Karthikeyan (HHP/Erik Perel Photo) MADRID, Spain — Narain Karthikeyan, the native of India who was voted the most popular driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2010, will return to Formula One this year to drive for HRT.
January 5th, 2011
Jennifer Jo Cobb (HHP/Rusty Burroughs Photo) MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Jennifer Jo Cobb will partner with 2nd Chance Motorsports to drive the No. 79 Ford Mustang in the first five NASCAR Nationwide Series races of the season
January 5th, 2011
Aston Martin will partner with Muscle Milk Team Cytosport to form Muscle Milk Aston Martin Racing in the American Le Mans Series this year. (Randy McKee Photo) BENICIA, Calif