In today’s ultra-precise Formula One, it may seem almost unfathomable for a driver to run out of fuel prior to the end of a race, but in previous generations, it wasn’t a completely unusual situation.
In a week that could define the 2012 GP3 Series season, young Kiwi Mitch Evans may have just laid his first fingers on the title trophy.
MW Arden’s Matias Laine and William Buller (Carlin) took charge during a two-day GP3 test at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia last week, with the latter proving quickest of all.
Aaro Vainio and Marlon Stockinger made the most of GP3’s first foray to Monaco last weekend – although the headlines thereafter spoke mainly of wreckage and processions.
Conor Daly encountered a rather large pot of luck earlier today following an huge accident with Dmitry Suranovich during the GP3 “Sprint Race” in Monaco.
GP3 season favourites Mitch Evans and Conor Daly stamped their authority on the series opener at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona last week.
Aside from their British Formula 3 reveals, Carlin Motorsport have also signed Alex Brundle to their GP3 effort for the coming season.
For many in the world of motor racing, January represents something of a lull period. The silence that follows post-season testing leaves January feeling like a month stripped of any kind of competitive allure. It is a month that also brings us the 24 Hours of Daytona.
It is fair to say that many thought Mark Blundell had hung up his helmet for good. Having settled into a solid role as a Formula 1 analyst on ITV (until 2008), as well as starting his own management company, the 44-year-old appeared to be content with life outside the cockpit. Of course, once a racer...
The BBC announced yesterday that former Red Bull driver, David Coulthard is to join Martin Brundle in the commentary box for their Formula 1 broadcasts.
The recently revived Formula 2 Series today revealed plans for rewarding drivers that finish 2nd and 3rd in the Championship from 2011 onward.
Sixteen drivers ran the second Formula 2 test at Barcelona yesterday and once again; it was Jack Clarke and Martin Brundle that set the quick pace, with César Ramos joining them at the top in the evening.
As several Formula 2 runners and hopefuls arrived in Barcelona for the final two-day test of the year, the cool conditions of Thursday would see Mihai Marinescu, Jack Clarke and Alex Brundle make the most of the on track action.
In a repeat of Thursday's opening test day, Jack Clarke and Benjamin Lariche set the quickest laps around the Portimao circuit in the Algarve.
Jack Clarke topped the time sheets in the first of Formula 2’s winter tests at the Portimao circuit in the Algarve, with Benjamin Lariche proving to be the quickest in the afternoon. Clarke set the fastest lap of the morning in the final minutes of the session, as the track began to dry out following … Continue reading Formula 2 Winter Test (Portimao, December 2nd)
At the beginning of yesterday morning's Korean Grand Prix, the race was held stationary for over an hour as organisers assessed what were, in reality, crazy conditions. Such was the lack of drainage from the Yeongam circuit, that spray was a large problem, despite there not being excessive rain.
Over the weekend, SRO Motorsports announced the calendar for the 2011 Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series – the schedule will take in ten rounds with races across the UK, as well as forays into Europe.
Pay drivers in motorsport is perhaps not a subject that has come up too often in modern Formula 1. While the quality of these entrants is rarely of note, there have been occasional surprises in the history of the sport that defy such generalisations, such as Niki Lauda's becoming a three-time World Champion after he … Continue reading Paying the Way
(Originally posted on SidePodCast.com on May 12th, 2010) ------ One of the key aspects in motorsports, both physically and mentally, is momentum. It is often the unspoken element that gives a competitor the extra drive to make his machine work; it can breed confidence within one's psyche and also in a driver's surroundings. Up until … Continue reading The Power of Momentum
The British Formula 3 series had the honour of being the first to race on the new Silverstone Grand Prix layout and it was 20-year-old James Calado that made the best of it.