Archive for the ‘Topics’ Category
29 Apr 2010: Donington Park announces plans to re-open by August
The owner of Donington Park has announced this morning that he is hopeful of getting the circuit back in action by the summer.
29 Apr 2010: As Silverstone thrives, Donington languishes
The Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire today staged the launch of its Arena layout, redeveloped at a cost of £5 million, with guests including racing drivers past and present, team bosses and the Duke of York.
29 Apr 2010: Delta withdraws from X-Prize following fire
A Silverstone-based engineering company that had taken on the challenge of trying to produce the world’s greenest car has withdrawn from an international competition after a fire at its base that destroyed its entry.
Members of the British Racing Drivers’ Club have raised £75,000 for a children’s cancer charity by taking on the ultimate endurance challenge – running the London Marathon at the weekend.
The latest McLaren road car might be the most well-known example of a F1 race team diversifying away from pure track action – but McLaren is certainly not the only team travelling down that road.
28 Apr 2010: Opinion: Why we wish IndyCar would come to Britain
So there we were, sat high up in the grandstands at the Rockingham Motor Speedway in Northamptonshire, watching touring cars whizzing round part of the banking and onto the infield section, thinking to ourselves ‘we want to see this oval used properly‘. Champ Car came to Britain – isn’t it about time the IndyCar Series followed?
The glamour, the adrenaline, the waiting place in the history books – there’s something very special about a land speed record as one British team is currently hoping to prove. Even when your steed of choice is a lawnmower. Driven by Sir Malcolm Campbell’s grandson.
23 Apr 2010: Race of Champions to visit Germany this year
Its drivers keep on winning – and now Germany is to host this year’s Race of Champions as well as regularly supplying the annual motorsport event’s most successful entrants.
21 Apr 2010: F1: McLaren announces management shake-up
The McLaren group has unveiled a management restructure as its chairman Richard Lapthorne announced his resignation, almost exactly one year after he was appointed, saying that his work at Woking was complete.
Motorsport and mainstream motoring are giving encouraging signals about their willingness to embrace green technology according to the UK’s Minister for Science and Innovation.