The GP2 Main Series has announced a nine-round schedule for its seventh year of competition, while the Superleague Championship has announced a twelve race-weekends calendar.
Staying with British Formula 3: Cooper Tyres
It is good to know that at a time when industries are still facing difficulty, there are still those that are strong enough to get behind a series like British Formula 3.
Auto GP steps into F2 slot
Single-seater series, Auto GP, has been announced as the main support category for the World Touring Car Championship in 2011. The series, which has had painfully little exposure in recent years, replaces Formula 2 as WTCC's lead in event, earning itself a contract with sports cable channel Eurosport in the process. Kicking off in May … Continue reading Auto GP steps into F2 slot
Gran Turismo 5: The Red Bull X1 Prototype
Earlier this year, Red Bull Formula 1 designer and aerodynamicist, Adrian Newey, was asked by the creators of Gran Turismo to design his ultimate racing machine.
Pining for the Green Hell
As Formula 1 has left Europe for the 2010 season, it is almost certain that many will gripe about some of the modern tracks that the series will visit over the next six weeks, while praising the gems that are Interlagos and Suzuka. Those two circuits have become treasures within the wider community of Formula … Continue reading Pining for the Green Hell
The Lost Champion: Jochen Rindt
When Karl Jochen Rindt's Lotus 72 ploughed head-on into the guardrail at Monza's fast, sweeping Parabolica, motor racing was robbed of one of its most outstanding talents. At 28, the exuberant Austrian was to become Formula 1's first - and thankfully only - posthumous world Champion.
Ferrari 599xx Cracks the ‘Ring
On Wednesday, Raffaele de Simone recorded the fastest lap for a production derived sportscar around the monstrous Nordschleife circuit in Nurburg, Germany; however there are already claims about the legitimacy of the record. Indeed, if the record is upheld, it will be the first car of its kind to have officially broken the 7-minute barrier … Continue reading Ferrari 599xx Cracks the ‘Ring
AVUS – The Fastest Circuit on the Planet
The Automobil-Verkehrs und Übungs-Straße circuit - otherwise known as AVUS - probably stands as one of the most striking and unusual tracks in the history of Grand Prix motor racing. With its two 6-mile long adjacent straights hooked together by hairpins at either end, the pin-shaped AVUS was easily the fastest closed circuit in the world.