Formula Two’s second winter test kicks off tomorrow in Portimão with McLaren Autosport BRDC Young Driver award winner Dean Smith, Atlantic Championship runner-up Jonathan Summerton and ex-Formula Renault UK champion Duncan Tappy among the drivers taking part.
Donington Park could see its status as one of the country’s leading national and club venues safeguarded as soon as the end of this week, according to administrators who are working to sell the lease.
5 Dec 2009: F2: Jokinen fastest in testing again
Denmark’s Johan Jokinen was again fastest in the second day of Formula Two winter testing in Valencia, his morning time of 1min 26.106sec outpacing Britons Jolyon Palmer and Dan Clarke.
3 Dec 2009: F1: Rookie Ricciardo rockets to testing triumph
Formula One’s young driver testing ended today with the familiar sight of an Australian topping the time-sheets in a Red Bull as Daniel Ricciardo signalled his intention to follow in Mark Webber’s footsteps.
Former Champ Car and A1GP driver Dan Clarke has widened his search for a 2010 drive by signing up for the Formula Two testing taking place this week at Valencia.
Veteran McLaren driver Gary Paffett may seem like a dad at a disco compared with some of the youngsters at the Jerez Formula One rookie test this week, but he proved he could still bust out some moves by topping the timesheets on day two.
30 Nov 2009: GP2: Sam Bird to partner Bianchi at ART next year
British driver Sam Bird has been confirmed at front-runners ART for the full GP2 season in 2010, building on the experience he is gaining with the team in the Asia series this winter.
25 Nov 2009: F3: Boyd comes down to earth after Macau crash
British F3 racer Wayne Boyd says the high-speed end-over-end crash that ended his participation in the Macau Grand Prix won’t knock his confidence as a driver and won’t stop him testing.