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)
Yesterday evening the IZOD IndyCar Series received further boost when it was confirmed that Group Lotus are to enter as an engine manufacturer from 2012.
Jean-Karl Vernay may well have been declared the 2010 Indy Lights Champion when he fired up on Saturday evening, but the final race of the year belonged to Davey Hamilton Racing's Brandon Wagner in only his fifth race of the season, although not without some tight competition from all sides. Starting from 3rd in the … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Homestead 100 (Round 13)
Tonight, Londoner Pippa Mann secured her third Indy Lights pole position of the 2010 season. The popular Sam Schmidt driver took the top spot with a two-lap average speed of 186.597 mph ahead of AFS / Andretti-Autosport's Charlie Kimball. Whereas Mann and Kimball grasp of the front row was solid, the pack behind was tantalisingly … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Homestead 100 (Round 13, Qualifying)
It ended up being a dream weekend for Pippa Mann. Pole position on Friday afternoon was swiftly followed up by a dominant win on Saturday - and I mean dominant. The young lady from London stormed to the chequered flag at Kentucky Motor Speedway, but it wasn't a completely undisturbed run. After the first green … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Kentucky 100 (Round 12)
Every so often, a driver just runs away with a race. From the moment the green flag drops, those "in the zone" will either run off into the distance or simply control the race from the front - today polesitter Martin Plowman was that driver. The Briton led the Firestone Indy Lights Race of Mid-Ohio … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Race of Mid-Ohio (Round 9)
For the first part of the 45 minute qualifying session for IndyLights, Martin Plowman topped the times in his AFS/Andretti Autosport machine, prior to debris bringing out a lengthy yellow flag period. Once the session restarted, Championship challenger James Hinchcliffe jumped to the top of the standings with Stefan Wilson only a few hundredths of … Continue reading 2010 Indy Lights Race of Mid-Ohio (Round 9, Qualifying)
Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Henry Surtees in a Formula 2 race at Brands Hatch. The teenager was fatally injured when an errant wheel from Jack Clarke's Motorsport Vision machine hit Surtees in the head as he approached Sheene Curve. This weekend just passed saw the junior formula return to the … Continue reading Jumping the Fence
This has been a very tough weekend for motorsports. Firstly, earlier on today, the Rally of Bulgaria was cancelled when navigator Flavio Gugelmini was killed and his driver Brian Lavio injured in an accident on Special Stage 7. That was followed by an accident at Brands Hatch this afternoon that claimed the life of 18 … Continue reading Henry Surtees (R.I.P.)