Super Formula veteran Koudai Tsukakoshi is to replace Tatiana Calderón at Drago Racing for this weekend’s Super Formula round at Okayama. With only four days until drivers are required to sign-on at Okayama, Calderón will not have time to sufficiently quarantine in order to take part in the event, allowing Tsukakoshi to claim his 82nd start in the series.
Rising Belgian star Stoffel Vandoorne has made a move to the GP2 Series with ART Grand Prix.
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”.
There are occasions in modern motorsport when it appears – from the outside – to be devoid of passion. The DeltaWing project at Le Mans is one that has defied neutralisation.
Ex-Formula 1 racer tested Toyota Racing’s new TS030 Hybrid at Paul Ricard yesterday, on a day when the Japanese manufacturer announced Andrea Caldarelli as the squad’s junior driver.
Williams always take talent over money, yet when Pastor Maldonado was revealed as the second driver at Williams there was a collective groan across F1-fandom – they’d taken the money instead of retaining the hot talent. It was expected, but not well received.
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
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.
New Rules for 2010 Onwards This year sees the début of a partially rearranged British Formula 3 Championship. The series, sponsored by Copper Tyres, will be running three races instead of two – something that will give drivers more seat time during competition. The second race will start with a partially reversed grid (the winner … Continue reading 2010 British Formula 3 Race of Oulton Park (Round 1)
Bruno Senna has signed a deal with Formula 1 new boys, Campos-Meta, for the 2010 season. Bruno, who is the nephew of three-time Formula 1 World Champion Ayrton Senna, has had success in a number of junior categories; despite having not run in the many Karting Championships that his peers competed in. Although he had … Continue reading Senna: An Old Name, but a New Face