Yahoo Sports - United States
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. ? NASCAR was back on track at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Wednesday to gather valuable data for the development of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series intermediate-track package for 2014. Thirty race teams were onsite in Concord, N.C., to confirm several changes to the Gen-6 car in an effort to improve racing at intermediate tracks in 2014.
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 11:11 pm
CONCORD, N.C. — Team owner Richard Childress said Wednesday that a severed brake line made a bad situation worse in last month’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, causing the back of Paul Menard’s No. 27 Chevrolet to explode.
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 11:08 pm
NASCAR took the final step toward setting its 2014 rules package with a critical test session Wednesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers had to attend a mandatory debrief with NASCAR following each session to give feedback on the aerodynamic, engine and suspension combinations. NASCAR had 30 cars participating in the test, and planned to choose the configuration most favorable among drivers to test with a tapered spacer designed to reduce engine horsepower. The goal of the test is to improve the racing at 1.5-mile superspeedways, which has been a stated goal of NASCAR Chairman Brian France.
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 10:50 pm
One of the most iconic numbers in NASCAR is back in the big leagues as Richard Childress Racing announced Wednesday that Austin Dillon will drive the No. 3 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014.” Read the full story For Dillon, No. 3 has long been the family car Austin Dillon’s grandfather Richard Childress drove the No. 3 car during his racing career and the two-time NASCAR national series winner has long associated the ride as a family car. Dale Earnhardt Jr. says ‘The number is more of a bank that you just deposit history into.’ ” Read the full story
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 8:46 pm
PosNo.NameMakeLapsTotal TmDiffGapBest TmBest SpeedIn Lap14Kevin HarvickChv3018:48.570 27.711194.86810231Ryan NewmanChv3018:53.5454.9754.97528.029192.658331Jamie McMurrayChv3018:54.8876.3171.34228.332190.59711442Kyle LarsonChv3018:56.0387.4681.15128.299190.8191155Kasey KahneChv3018:56.1917.6210.15328.352190.46313622Joey LoganoFrd3018:57.4358.8651.24428.364190.38211788Dale Earnhardt Jr.Chv3019:01.08412.5143.64928.440189.8733811Denny HamlinTyt3019:01.17012.6000.08628.048192.527292Brad KeselowskiFrd3019:01.38112.8110.21128.621188.673131099Carl EdwardsFrd3019:04.17315.6032.79228.573188. …
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 7:34 pm
PosNo.NameMakeLapsTotal TmDiffGapBest TmBest SpeedIn Lap142Kyle LarsonChv209:41.076 28.284190.921224Kevin HarvickChv209:41.2950.2190.21928.353190.4562388Dale Earnhardt Jr.Chv209:41.8470.7710.55228.480189.607445Kasey KahneChv209:43.9812.9052.13428.337190.5643543Aric AlmirolaFrd209:46.3675.2912.38628.771187.6895618Kyle BuschTyt209:48.6037.5272.23628.821187.3632731Ryan NewmanChv209:50.2919.2151.68828.960186.464281Jamie McMurrayChv209:52.30811.2322.01728.802187.4872929Austin DillionChv209:53.09112.0150.78328.877187.00041022Joey LoganoFrd209:53.99412.9180.90329.094185. …
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 7:20 pm
PosNo.NameMakeLapsTotal TmDiffGapBest TmBest SpeedIn Lap142Kyle LarsonChv3014:36.063 28.161191.7552288Dale Earnhardt Jr.Chv3014:36.9070.8440.84428.411190.067234Kevin HarvickChv3014:38.8602.7971.95328.488189.553445Kasey KahneChv3014:42.3946.3313.53428.547189.1623516Greg BiffleFrd3014:44.4108.3472.01628.785187.598461Jamie McMurrayChv3014:46.89710.8342.48728.392190.1942722Joey LoganoFrd3014:47.86511.8020.96828.743187.872382Brad KeselowskiFrd3014:50.07714.0142.21228.891186.9094918Kyle BuschTyt3014:51.66315.6001.58629.098185.5807109Marcos AmbroseFrd3014:51.72415.6610.06128.862187. …
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 7:20 pm
Speed TV - United States
Juan Pablo Montoya completed the second round of his acclimation to an IndyCar Series car during a one-day test at Phoenix International Raceway on Dec. 10. Last month, the 2000 Indianapolis 500 winner tested on the 1.65-mile Sebring International Raceway…
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 10:02 pm
The FIA has asked for expressions of interest from potential new F1 teams to join the World Championship in 2015 or beyond. The fact that a procedure is being put in place suggest that at least one genuine candidate has…
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 8:57 pm
Paul di Resta has admitted that his formula one career appears over. The Scot is being sued in London’s High Court by former manager Anthony Hamilton, and during testimony on Tuesday, the 27-year-old admitted he is unlikely to return for…
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 8:13 pm
Ferrari has confirmed that Pedro de la Rosa and Jules Bianchi will take part in next week’s Pirelli test in Bahrain. The team says that the Spaniard will use the test to continue his job of improving the correlation between…
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 5:30 pm
F1′s reigning champions Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull have broken ranks and slammed the new ‘double points’ finale. Germany’s Sport Bild reports that Red Bull voted against the highly controversial change agreed in the strategy group and F1 Commission meeting…
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 4:13 pm
With the Formula One season in the books, Mark Webber was finally able to turn his first laps aboard Porsche’s as yet unnamed LMP1 car. The Australian is still under contract to Red Bull Racing through the end of 2013,…
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 3:13 pm
Photos of the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro have surfaced from a private test at Sebring International Raceway. Only a week after the World Endurance Championship finale in Bahrain, the World Championship winning squad was back in action, putting its…
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 1:59 pm
Racer Indycar - United States
“For me, the big difference is the entry to the corner. Once you get to the middle of the corner, whatever speed you have, you are committed to. You can see the exit, too, and you’re like, ‘Ahhh.’
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 8:35 pm
“I would be extremely motivated to race in America, and believe people know the quality of GP2 and how well it prepares drivers for Formula 1,” says the winner of five 2013 GP2 races.
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 6:19 pm
No. 10 talk rolls on, what future for sprint car racers at Indy, ABC at Indy and other burning questions.
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 4:26 pm
French teen marked his first appearance in an Indy Lights car by posting the fastest time of the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Test at Barber Motorsports Park.
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 7:33 am
Mexican teenager leads for Juncos Racing at the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy test.
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 6:05 am
Telitz and the Afterburner Autosport team earned first bragging rights as preparations began early for the 2014 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda.
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 6:04 am
While Geoff Brabham, eldest of Sir Jack’s sons, eventually had a great racing career, his potential in Indy cars was frustratingly unfulfilled. His son Matt appears to have inherited his father’s speed and aggression, yet has also, thankfully, caught the attention of the right people at the right time in his career. As a result, his potential seems unbounded, writes RACER editor David Malsher.
Posted on 9 December 2013 @ 5:33 pm
Formula 1 - Great Britain
Ferrari have announced that test driver Pedro de la Rosa and Marussia driver Jules Bianchi will drive for them at next week’s Pirelli tyre test in Bahrain.
Ferrari are one of six teams who have opted to attend the three-day test at Sakhir, which runs from December 17-19 and will feature only 2013-spec cars
Posted on 11 December 2013 @ 3:54 pm
Teams and drivers will score double points at next year’s final Grand Prix. The move is just one of several regulation changes announced by Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, on Monday.
Others include allocating permanent race numbers to drivers, a five-second time penalty for minor rule infringements, and – from 2015 – a global cost cap
Posted on 9 December 2013 @ 10:17 pm
Six teams will attend a three-day Pirelli tyre test in Bahrain from December 17-19, Formula One racing’s governing body, the FIA, announced on Monday.
Wet weather scuppered Pirelli’s plans to trial 2014 rubber during practice at the season finale in Brazil and, as a result, the Formula One Commission have agreed to change the 2013 Sporting Regulations, on safety grounds, to allow the extra test at the Sakhir circuit
Posted on 9 December 2013 @ 7:35 pm
The Official Review of the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship is now available to pre-order in the F1 Store on DVD and high-definition Blu-Ray.
It was the year that saw Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel – the youngest driver to score a Formula One world championship point on his debut in the USA in 2007 – become the youngest man to win four consecutive drivers’ titles
Posted on 9 December 2013 @ 9:52 am
Williams have announced a strengthened aerodynamics line-up as the team gear up for the 2014 season. Dave Wheater will join from Lotus to become head of aerodynamic performance, reporting to existing head of aerodynamics Jason Somerville. Also supporting Somerville will be Shaun Whitehead, previously of Red Bull Racing, who joins as head of aerodynamic process
Posted on 9 December 2013 @ 8:33 am
For the fourth successive year, Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel was the toast of the annual FIA Prize-Giving Gala. Vettel was handed the coveted 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship trophy by FIA President Jean Todt at this year’s event, which was held on Friday evening in Paris, France.
Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner, meanwhile, was presented with the 2013 constructors’ trophy, while Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso
Posted on 7 December 2013 @ 5:29 pm
Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull Racing were presented with their FIA Formula One World Championship trophies at Friday evening’s FIA Prize-Giving Gala in Paris, the fourth time in succession that driver and team have taken their respective titles.
At the impressive Cite du Cinema studio complex founded by renowned film director Luc Besson
Posted on 6 December 2013 @ 11:09 pm