Former Formula One designer Sergio Rinland has joined Auto GP’s Puma 3 M-Sport team for the 2014 season.
Closing the Cockpit
Over the past few days, I have been coming across a number of messages safety in motorsport.
Are Firestone Jumping Off the IndyCar Ship?
Rumblings emerged this evening about the status of Firestone as the sole tyre supplier for the IZOD IndyCar Series beyond the end of this year.
2011 Star Mazda Championship Schedule (Updated)
The US-based Star Mazda Championship has confirmed that it will be running at Barber Motorsports Park from April 9th-10th next year.
Meanwhile, in the Airport…
Airports can be quite monotonous places. They are often drab and featureless, clean and lacking in personality – an emblem to modern efficiency and business.
Formula 3 to star at Darwin
From next year, the inaugural Australian Formula 3 SuperPrix will run at Darwin’s Hidden Valley next June, as a support to the V8 Supercars Championship.
Guest Post: Pruning the Feeder Series
A theme often touched upon both by Leigh and myself in discussions around the internet is that of the junior and development series.
Q&A Session: Justin Wilson (Dreyer & Reinbold Racing, IZOD IndyCar Series)
With 2010 slowly grinding to a halt as Christmas approaches, I got in contact with Justin to see how he was getting on.
Sarah Fisher Retires
IndyCar fan-favourite, Sarah Fisher announced her retirement as a driver today. The 30-year-old, who started racing 25 years ago, is hanging up her helmet so that she can concentrate on running her IndyCar squad.
Lotus Dives in to IndyCar
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.
The 2011 Firestone Indy Lights Schedule
After what has already been a busy week in the US for single-seater racing (and is about to get busier this evening), the Firestone Indy Lights Championship has released its racing calendar for the 2011 season.
IndyCar and Chevrolet: Together Again
This afternoon, the IZOD IndyCar Series received a major boost when American car manufacturer General Motors, announced that they are rejoin the series in 2012 under the Chevrolet banner.
I do hate seeing tweets like these. While Mario Romancini may not have been a star in the IZOD IndyCar Series, the 22-year-old has acquitted himself quite well in the eleven races his drove with Conquest Racing. The young Brazilian was dropped when funding for his seat ran out - for the rest of the … Continue reading Mario Romancini
The 2011 Star Mazda Championship Calendar
The schedule for the 2011 Star Mazda Championship has just been released. The US-based junior series features eleven events over a ten race weekends, while playing a supporting role to the IZOD IndyCar Series, the American Le Mans Series and one with USAC.
A Day of Change at Andretti-Autosport
This afternoon saw a day of change at Andretti-Autosport, as he final piece of their Championship winning team was quietly cut adrift.
Meanwhile, Over in Australia…
At the very start of the Gold Coast 600 at Surfers Paradise in Australia, the V8 Supercars race had something of a messy opening involving 1997 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve, 2010 IndyCar Series runner-up Will Power and nearly a dozen other competitors. Villeneuve found himself squeezed in between three other cars entering the opening chicane … Continue reading Meanwhile, Over in Australia…
Building the Future
When thinking of special races in motorsports, events such as the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the Le Mans 24 Hour Race spring to mind. Indeed, those three races form what is known as the Triple Crown of Motorsports, with Graham Hill the only driver in the history of motor racing claiming all … Continue reading Building the Future
2010 IndyCar Race of Homestead (Round 17)
When Will Power slid out into the grey and scrubbed the turn 4 wall at Homestead-Miami Speedway early Sunday morning, the Australian handed the 2010 IndyCar title to rival Dario Franchitti on a plate. Franchitti needed to grab pole (he did), lead the most laps (he did) and win the race to guarantee the Championship, … Continue reading 2010 IndyCar Race of Homestead (Round 17)
2010 IndyCar Homestead 300 (Round 17, Qualifying)
Dario Franchitti took one crucial step to retaining the IZOD IndyCar Series title with pole position at Homestead Motor Speedway. The 37-year-old Scot picked up the top spot with a 2-lap average speed of 213.187 mph, claiming the extra point in the process and leaving him just 11 points shy of Championship leader Will Power. … Continue reading 2010 IndyCar Homestead 300 (Round 17, Qualifying)
2010 IndyCar Motegi 300 (Round 16)
And so it is down to the wire. The IndyCar Series ran its 16th race of 17 early this morning (very early in my case) in front of a very healthy crowd and good runs for both title contenders - Will Power (Penske) and Dario Franchitti (Ganassi) - means the Championship will run right to … Continue reading 2010 IndyCar Motegi 300 (Round 16)