Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

5 May 2010: GP3: Four Brits set to line up on Barcelona grid

Four British drivers will be lining up to race in the first ever GP3 event this weekend, due to be held as part of the upcoming Grand Prix weekend in Barcelona.

5 May 2010: F1: Jenson Button – Frometown hero

As far as one small Somerset town is concerned, Jenson Button is the ultimate local boy made good – and yesterday it celebrated by greeting him in style and awarding him its highest civic honour.

3 May 2010: British F3: Double victory for Calado on new Silverstone circuit

James Calado bounced back from a disappointing British F3 debut weekend by taking a pair of victories and guest driver Alexander Sims won the other as the series became the first open-wheelers to race on the new Silverstone Arena layout.

3 May 2010: WSR: Storms at Spa as feverish Aleshin seizes lead

Mikhail Aleshin and Esteban Guerrieri took victories in Belgium as a combination of heavy rain and heavy-handed stewards played havoc with Formula Renault 3.5’s visit to Spa-Francorchamps.

2 May 2010: F2 takes a magical mystery tour to Marrakech

A weekend in Morocco tested Formula Two’s young drivers to their limits – and sometimes beyond – as they got to grips with a street circuit, many for the first time in their careers.

2 May 2010: IndyCar: Dixon wins in Kansas as the Indy 500 build-up begins

The IndyCar Series returned to oval racing with the Road Runner Turbo Indy 300 at the Kansas Speedway – and its traditional powerhouse teams took the opportunity to reassert themselves.

30 Apr 2010: IndyCar: Adam Carroll lands drive with Andretti Autosport

Adam Carroll, who attracted the attention of the powerful Andretti family by trouncing their newest star Marco during his A1GP championship season, has been signed to drive for their IndyCar squad.

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.

28 Apr 2010: F1: Williams follows McLaren down diversification road

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?

 
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