Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

21 Oct 2011: Lionheart: the career of Dan Wheldon in photos

Dan Wheldon was marked for greatness right from the start, when as a child he battled the young Anthony Davidson and Jenson Button across the karting circuits of the UK.

16 Oct 2011: IndyCar: Dan Wheldon killed in horrific 15-car Vegas crash

Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon has been killed in a 220mph multi-car accident as the IndyCar Series’ season-ending celebration turned to heartbreak and disaster.

14 Oct 2011: F1: Jenson Button’s Japanese victory in photos

With McLaren riding high in the time sheets during practice for the Korean Grand Prix, let’s take a moment to look back and savour Jenson Button’s victory in the previous race at Japan.

14 Oct 2011: F1 video: Step aboard the McLaren simulator for a lap of Korea

Do you want to get the lowdown on the Korea International Circuit in time for the weekend, courtesy of a McLaren crew member? Mark Temple, performance engineer to Lewis Hamilton, talks the viewer round the track in this new video from the team.

14 Oct 2011: Superleague Formula cancels Asian rounds

The football-themed Superleague Formula racing series has given up on its 2011 season after announcing that it will no longer be making a scheduled trip to Asia later this month.

23 Sep 2011: See how a lap of Singapore looks in the McLaren simulator

As part of the build-up to this weekend’s Singapore Grand Prix, McLaren has released footage from its race simulator of what a lap of the Marina Bay Street Circuit looks like.

16 Sep 2011: Superleague cancels its two South American rounds

Superleague Formula, the football-themed series attempting to establish itself as motorsport’s new world championship, has cancelled its next two planned races.

13 Sep 2011: F1: Sam Michael joins McLaren as Sporting Director

The McLaren and Williams F1 teams have both announced this morning that Sam Michael will be moving to a senior management role at Woking.

13 Sep 2011: Lola and Drayson Racing announce partnership details

A groundbreaking all-electric prototype under development by Lola Group and Drayson Racing Technologies is set to be the fastest ever to lap a circuit.

13 Sep 2011: F1: Paul di Resta to visit next year’s Autosport International

Fans of Force India’s rising star Paul di Resta will be able to see him in person at January’s Autosport International show.

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