Archive for the ‘Topics’ Category
29 Apr 2011: Caterham: Scaring the hell out of Tony Fernandes
“I had a go on a Caterham, it scared the Hell out of me,” recalled Team Lotus boss Tony Fernandes ruefully as he announced his purchase of the company. He should have tried it the way BritsOnPole did later the same day.
On the face of it, the sale of Caterham Cars to the Malaysian-owned Team Lotus Enterprises looks like another sad tale of an iconic British company being sacrificed to the ambitions of an overseas giant – but that would be missing the point.
26 Apr 2011: Mark Blundell: “If I’m not in it, I can’t win it”
It’s a sunny spring day in a pretty market town in Hertfordshire’s most northerly corner and, as shoppers bustle through Royston’s winding streets, the hectic, fast-paced world of motor racing could not seem further away.
25 Apr 2011: Ten questions for… Junior Open-Wheel Talent
Brits on Pole catches up with sports writer and motorsport blogger Ryan Stringfield of the Junior Open Wheel Talent blog.
22 Apr 2011: Could holding a road race become easier in future?
The government has announced a three-month public consultation on amending existing legislation to allow organised motorsport to take place on public roads.
21 Apr 2011: London Marathon successes for BRDC runners
They’ve put more than 200 miles under their collective belts – and now they need a little help from you.
17 Apr 2011: Race of Champions to visit Frankfurt in 2011
If the motorsport season is over all too soon once the last F1 race takes place at the end of November then fear not – the Race of Champions will be staging its eighth annual event to keep things going just that little bit longer.
18 Mar 2011: Rockingham founds new education partnership
A new education partnership at Northamptonshire’s Rockingham Motor Speedway aims to provide hands-on projects and learning experiences for young people aged 11-25.
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.
3 Mar 2011: Drayson Racing: Friends are electric
Drayson Racing has announced that its next venture will be the pursuit of zero-emission electric racing with an entry in the newly-launched EVCUP series this summer.