July 30th, 2013
Lotus’s hopes of convincing Kimi Raikkonen to stay next year are set for a boost later this week, with the team hoping to finalise its investment deal with Infinity Racing.
July 18th, 2013
Pastor Maldonado believes the tight restrictions imposed on race drivers at this week’s Silverstone test have left it impossible to judge what impact new tyres will have on the competitive order.
July 17th, 2013
Red Bull protege Antonio Felix da Costa says improving his Formula Renault 3.5 form, rather than the post-Mark Webber driver reshuffle, is critical to his 2014 Formula 1 hopes. After a stellar 2012 season in which took more FR3.5 wins than anyone else despite missing five races, finished third in GP3 and then won the Macau Formula 3 Grand Prix , da Costa was tipped for an early F1 promotion with Red Bull junior team Toro Rosso.
July 16th, 2013
Mercedes will receive data on Pirelli’s findings about its new tyres at the young driver test this week, despite being banned from taking part in it. Although the Brackley-based outfit is not allowed to run at Silverstone this week as punishment for its illegal use of a 2013 car during a Pirelli test after the Spanish Grand Prix, it will still have access to some data from the three days
July 15th, 2013
Jenson Button and Sergio Perez are to skip this week’s test at Silverstone, with McLaren electing to stick with its test drivers instead. Although race drivers are allowed to take part on one day of the young driver test that runs from Wednesday until Friday, McLaren believes it is better off running its development drivers instead. The team has announced that Kevin Magnussen will drive on the first day, followed by Oliver Turvey on Thursday and Gary Paffett on Friday
July 9th, 2013
Top British Touring Car squad Honda does not believe missing this week’s official test at Snetterton will harm its title challenge. Honda/Team Dynamics currently leads both the manufacturers’ and teams’ tables, while Matt Neal is 19 points clear in the drivers’ championship. Most BTCC squads will be at Snetterton this week, but Honda will not be present.
July 8th, 2013
British Touring Car squad Team Hard will run four drivers in its second Vauxhall Insignia at this week’s official series test as it looks to fill the seat for the rest of the season. BTCC rookie James Cole parted company with the outfit last week and team boss Tony Gilham confirmed “there’s been a lot of interest” from possible replacements to race alongside Tom Onslow-Cole and Jack Goff.
June 27th, 2013
Formula 1 teams now have to give the FIA at least a fortnight’s notice of future testing plans, AUTOSPORT has learned, as part of a clampdown on policing out of event running by the governing body. In the wake of last week’s International Tribunal hearing into the Mercedes secret Pirelli test after the Spanish Grand Prix, the FIA made it clear that it wanted to tighten up its control of testing.
June 26th, 2013
Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn has faith that the FIA will get a better grip on policing Formula 1 testing in the future, after suggesting matters have got out of control in recent years. In the wake of Mercedes being handed a reprimand and young driver test ban for using a 2013 car for a Pirelli test, motor racing’s governing body declared that it wanted to strengthen its control on testing .
September 26th, 2010
LAS VEGAS — Rookie Austin Dillon grabbed the lead from James Buescher with 35 laps remaining and pulled away to score the victory Saturday night over Johnny Sauter in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
September 22nd, 2010
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — Day two of qualifying during the 47th running of the SCCA National Championship Runoffs has been completed, with six more classes setting provisional poles in their opening sessions and three drivers improving into the top spot during second sessions Tuesday at Road America. A damp 14-turn, four-mile racing surface greeted competitors in the six classes who, in addition to 22 classes yesterday, were still waiting for their first chance to turn a meaningful lap over four days of qualifying for this weekend’s National Championship races