Salvatore De Plano is to make his Auto GP debut with the Euronova Racing squad at the upcoming round in Imola.
When Roland Ratzenberger crashed brutally during qualifying for the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, Formula One was forced to face mortality for the first time in eight years, but the death the following day of Ayrton Senna cast a shadow over Ratzenberger’s tragedy. Twenty years on, Ratzenberger’s memory breathes, as does his legacy. Leigh O’Gorman spoke to the drivers who raced against and knew him, as they remember Roland Ratzenberger – Formula One’s forgotten man.
Nine teams have signed up to compete in this season’s Auto GP World Series, with an additional pair weighing up entry.
Carlin Motorsport have signed GP2 Series veteran Julián Leal for the coming season.
In 1985, the International Formula 3000 replaced the defunct European F2 Series as the final stepping stone before Formula 1. Come 1986, F3000 altered its schedule slightly to include races at Imola, Bugatti Le Mans and Jarama; however the destination that stood out like a sore thumb was "Birmingham".
Viewed often as the more quietened, contemplative souls of motorsport, those competing in endurance racing tend to go about their business with a subtle resolve. Harold Primat is an example of the "classic endurance racer".
TheMotorsportArchive.com today contacted a spokesperson from Scuderia Coloni regarding the team’s potential move to the IndyCar Series in 2013.
An interesting rumour popped up the Italian media today regarding the future direction of Scuderia Coloni. Motorinside.it today revealed that the team may possibly make a jump to the IndyCar Series for the 2013 season, with a possible seat for ex-GP2 driver Luca Filippi.
The 2012 British Formula 3 Series takes in a number of historic and famous locations as it weans its way around the UK and Europe, but few are more prestigious than the Grand Prix de Pau in the beautiful south of France.
As budgets rise and sponsors become harder to come by, the pang for drivers with some solid backing grows – something that GP2 squad Ocean Racing Technology know only too well.
Drivers weren’t the only competitors signing on to the GP2 Series in recent weeks, as Italian team “Venezuela GP Lazarus” have also thrown their hat into the ring for the next two seasons.
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.
In what turned out to be a frantic and constantly surprising Pole Day, Alex Tagliani scored an emotional top spot for next week's Indianapolis 500.
The unveiling of Paul di Resta as Adrian Sutil's new teammate at Force India was probably not the most unexpected of announcements to be aired yesterday. The young Scot had found himself in the wings of the Force India garage at many of the Grand Prix in 2010 - for much of the year, it … Continue reading Musical Chairs at Force India
A theme often touched upon both by Leigh and myself in discussions around the internet is that of the junior and development series.
With 2010 slowly grinding to a halt as Christmas approaches, I got in contact with Justin to see how he was getting on.
Not content with bashing regular folk when they have the chance, British tabloid nonsense peddler, the Daily Mail, went on the warpath today against one of motorsports true gents.
When Jordan F1 driver, Bertrand Gachot, was jailed for actual bodily harm just prior to the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix, little did anyone know the world of Formula 1 would soon be changed forever. With no experienced driver ready or able to take the seat alongside team leader Andrea de Cesaris for the annual visit … Continue reading “Kiss With a Fist: Bertrand Gachot”
When Roland Ratzenberger hit the wall at Villeneuve corner at Imola on April 30th 1994, Formula 1 was left to face with its first competitive fatality since Ricardo Paletti at Montreal twelve years earlier.
Without wishing to question the talent of Sebastien Bourdais, something has always struck me as troubling; but let it be known first, that these particular troubles are irrelevant!! However, this must be asked - what true worth are attached to Sebastien Bourdais' four Champ Car titles? Seabass made his way to Formula 1 on the … Continue reading The Value of Sebastien