Vicky Piria becomes first female GP3 racer; Ellinas, Machado and Visoiu also sign up

Italian racer Vicky Piria will become the first female to contest the GP3 Series this season when she competes for Trident Racing, while Marusssia Manor complete their line-up with Tio Ellinas and Fabiano Machado. Robert Visoiu joins Jenzer Motorsport.

Fauzy Rides Again

Following a run during Friday morning practice at Sepang earlier on this year, Fairuz Fauzy will be taking to the seat of a Lotus at Silverstone during the first session this weekend, replacing Jarno Trulli. The relaunched team have also promised Fauzy three further sessions later on during the year at Hungary, Singapore and Abu … Continue reading Fauzy Rides Again

Texas Barbecue Briscoe

When Ryan Briscoe lost the 2009 IndyCar Series title race to Dario Franchitti at the final round at Homestead, many pointed fingers to an error he made at the end of the previous round in Motegi as the turning point. It was at the Japanese race that Briscoe made an unforced error while on the … Continue reading Texas Barbecue Briscoe

Interview: Karun Chandhok (Hispania Racing Formula 1 Driver)

One of the final driver signings for the 2010 Formula 1 season was Karun Chandhok, who has been paired with GP2 team mate Bruno Senna at the newly formed Hispania Racing Team.  The 26 year-old is the second Indian driver to compete in Formula 1 and although he has had a rather difficult beginning to … Continue reading Interview: Karun Chandhok (Hispania Racing Formula 1 Driver)

The Return of Adam Carroll

Following three seasons in motor racings doldrums, 27-year-old Portadown driver Adam Carroll has reportedly signed a deal with Indycar's Andretti Autosport squad to drive a small number of races later on this season. Carroll - who won the 2008-09 A1GP Championship for Ireland - also spent three full seasons in GP2 and also acted as … Continue reading The Return of Adam Carroll

2010 Toyota Racing Series (Teretonga Park, Round 1, January 16th-17th)

Race One Teretonga Park is apparently the southern most racing circuit in the world. The circuit, primarily used for tin-tops and junior formula races, can be found in the south-west regions of New Zealand and it is at this circuit that the Toyota Racing Series begins its 2010 campaign.These 1.8 litre 200BHP machines just fall … Continue reading 2010 Toyota Racing Series (Teretonga Park, Round 1, January 16th-17th)

Interview: JR Hildebrand (2009 Indy Lights Champion)

I often find interviews (and the organising thereof) to be rather frustrating at times. Some potential interviewees don't have the time; some have PA's that restrict a line of questions so severely that render interviews dull and irrelevant; a majority just don't even respond. And then there are those that are happy to give you … Continue reading Interview: JR Hildebrand (2009 Indy Lights Champion)