Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

20 Mar 2011: GP2 Asia, Imola: Oliver Turvey saves best for last

Oliver Turvey’s Ocean Racing team ended the disrupted GP2 Asia season without scoring a point, but by finishing in eighth in the Imola sprint race the Englishman was able to post the team’s best result.

20 Mar 2011: GP2 Asia, Imola: Tough weekend for Max Chilton

Traffic and mechanical gremlins both contributed to a disappointing weekend in Imola for Carlin’s Max Chilton, who threatened to crack the top six in qualifying but was unable to mount a challenge in the races.

20 Mar 2011: GP2 Asia, Imola: double retirement for Sam Bird

Fastest in practice and only pipped to pole position in the dying seconds of qualifying, it looked like Imola was shaping up to be a good weekend for iSport’s Sam Bird. But that was before the racing began.

20 Mar 2011: GP2 Asia, Imola: Opportunity slips away for Jolyon Palmer

An encouraging eighth-place qualifying performance by Arden’s Jolyon Palmer saw him challenge for points in the feature race at Imola, until disaster struck in his pitstop.

16 Mar 2011: Sam Michael: F1 teams closer as a result of new regs

Williams are looking to make a significant impact on this year’s Formula One field as the new regulations bring teams closer together and create the conditions for upgrades or innovations to have a major effect on performance.

16 Mar 2011: Mark Blundell eyes Indy’s $5 million challenge

Mark Blundell has announced that he is to step up his racing career in 2011 – and has also revealed that he has an eye on the $5 million prize being offered by the US IndyCar series.

16 Mar 2011: Guest post: Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines…

It’s not too much of an exaggeration to say that 2010 was a breakthrough year for the sport of online racing. And in the vanguard was The Online Racing Association. Its president Matt Hunter tells Brits on Pole what the organisation has planned for 2011.

14 Mar 2011: Wayne Boyd puts himself on the road to Indy

Northern Ireland’s Wayne Boyd, who was a racewinner in 2009’s British F3 series before struggling to finance a drive last year, has crossed the Atlantic to compete in the USF2000 Series.

14 Mar 2011: How Daniel McKenzie is planning his way to the top

Daniel McKenzie isn’t setting his expectations too high for his Renault World Series début at Motorland Aragón next month – but by the time the series returns to Spain for its October finale he plans to be telling a different story.

3 Mar 2011: Legge hoping to resume her open-wheel career

Katherine Legge is hoping to return to American racing after three years in European production cars – and she is setting her sights on a drive in IndyCar.

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