Posts Tagged ‘MotorSport Vision’

28 Sep 2009: A1GP: Revealed – why Brands is off the 2009/10 calendar

The fifth season of A1GP contains no date at Brands Hatch because the circuit’s owners were concerned about dwindling crowds and the series’ precarious finances.

27 Aug 2009: F2: BRDC rising star Hancock to complete season

Formula Two will be seeing a new entrant for its final three rounds as 21-year-old BRDC Rising Star Ollie Hancock is set to take part in the series.

25 Jul 2009: Williams F1 team will assist Surtees death investigation

Williams’ technical director Sam Michael has confirmed that the Formula One team is to be involved in the investigation into the death of F2 driver Henry Surtees, who lost his life after being hit by a wheel that had broken free from a rival’s car.

16 Apr 2009: Donington out of action for five weeks over safety issues

Talks with British motorsport regulators have so far failed to provide a resolution to safety issues at the Donington Park racetrack following work to upgrade its facilities to F1 standards.

23 Jan 2009: Over the white line: Ben Collins is still The Stig…

What we’d really like to know is, if Ben Collins (aka The Stig) was a stunt driver on recent Bond film A Quantum of Solace, how many Aston Martins does he have on his conscience?

4 Jan 2009: Jonathan Palmer: motorsport will survive lean times

Brands Hatch supremo Jonathan Palmer has said he believes motorsport can see out the lean times of the credit crunch and continue to thrive.

2 Nov 2008: Palmer delays Snetterton work due to economic climate

Jonathan Palmer has put a proposed redevelopment of the Snetterton circuit on hold for up to a year because he says this is no time to be undertaking big construction projects. So, where does this leave Donington?

21 Oct 2008: Another UK venue loses a race – sounds familiar?

Brands Hatch has not been included on the British Superbikes calendar for 2009, according to its chief executive Jonathan Palmer – and the reason is one that will look awfully familiar to F1 fans.

18 Sep 2008: F2 is on its way, courtesy of Jonathan Palmer

Max Mosley’s Formula Two championship has taken a step closer to reality with the announcement that MotorSport Vision (MSV), the company belonging to former racing driver Jonathan Palmer, has won the FIA’s tender to supply chassis and engines for the series.

 
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