I’m not going to lie. I am pretty exhausted. Sitting in a Frankfurt Airport terminal, just waiting for the flight home, it has been difficult to pull most of the weekend together.
“WEC: Turner – We need to maximise Le Mans”
ON the eve of the beginning of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship, Aston Martin stalwart Darren Turner is keen to turn defeat at the hands of AF Corse Ferrari’s into victory – and where better to start than on home ground. Speaking to TheMotorsportArchive.com at the Royal Automobile Club in London prior to the … Continue reading “WEC: Turner – We need to maximise Le Mans”
“Thoughts on Grid Girls and motorsport”
When it was revealed on Thursday that the FIA World Endurance Championship had decided not to taken on the option of using of grid girls during their events, the reaction from a sizeable corner of the motorsport community was sad, but not surprising. The usual wails of “leftism”, “political correctness gone mad” (etc.) were alive, … Continue reading “Thoughts on Grid Girls and motorsport”
These are always the trickiest of situations. Red flags and lights are rarely waved for fun. In this instance, Loïc Duval’s practice crash in the Porsche Curves at Le Mans today was particularly nasty.
“Time Out for Vaxivière”
Lotus racer Matthieu Vaxivière may be forced to miss out much of the remaining Formula Renault 3.5 season following an injury sustained during the third round at Monaco.
“GP3 Series: Stanaway joins Status Grand Prix”
Kiwi pilot Richie Stanaway will make his full-time return to single-seater racing this season in the GP3 Series with Status Grand Prix.
“Under the Bright Lights”
They are probably used to this already, even at Formula 3 level. The glaring lights, the cameras, questions that come from the series media representative -- and then us, the rest of the media, keyboard tappers and scribblers alike.
“Thoughts on Susie Wolff and Le Mans”
Following the launch of the FW35 machine, Williams Formula 1 development driver Susie Wolff made some rather odd comments to Autosport regarding her future endeavours.
“FIA release provisional 2013 European F3 Championship calendar”
The FIA released a provisional calendar for the 2013 F3 European Championship on Sunday morning.
“Thoughts on Caterham F1 and cars”
Caterham F1 have promoted CEO Cyril Abiteboul to the role of Team Principal with immediate effect.
“Harold Primat: Unwinding the drive”
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".
“GP2: Making sense of the cost”
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.
Shock. Horror. The DeltaWing turns
The DeltaWing can, in fact, turn as witness at a shakedown test the Cal Club circuit at California’s Buttonwillow Raceway Park late last week.
Caldarelli joins Toyota Racing; Wurz tests TS030 Hybrid at Paul Ricard
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.
Fisichella Confident Ahead of the i1 Super Series
Former Grand Prix race winner, Giancarlo Fisichella, is confident he can make a mark in the inaugural i1 Super Series, which starts later this month in Malaysia.
Further Violence in Bahrain, as the Racing Season Draws Near
Security forces have been spending much of the last five days breaking up violent protests and demonstrations in Sitra, an island just south of the Bahrain capital of Manama, following the death of 15-year-old Sayid Hashim Saeed on New Years Eve.
Shock and Awe at Toro Rosso
It is highly unlikely that many were more shocked than Sebastien Buemi and Jaime Alguersuari yesterday afternoon following the driver announcement at the Scuderia Toro Rosso Formula 1 squad for 2012.