Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

30 Nov 2009: Jenson Button heads Sport Personality Award shortlist

Jenson Button has been installed as instant bookies’ favourite for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award after the broadcaster released its final shortlist of 10 names.

30 Nov 2009: GP2: Sam Bird to partner Bianchi at ART next year

British driver Sam Bird has been confirmed at front-runners ART for the full GP2 season in 2010, building on the experience he is gaining with the team in the Asia series this winter.

30 Nov 2009: F1: Paffett hoping to stay in McLaren test role

Long-time McLaren tester Gary Paffett is hoping to be confirmed in his role for 2010, as well as continuing his successful DTM career with Mercedes.

30 Nov 2009: F1: Turvey cashes in BRDC prize at Jerez

Prospective GP2 driver Oliver Turvey will be cashing in his BRDC Young Driver prize of a test with McLaren at Jerez.

30 Nov 2009: F1: McLaren say Button will be fully involved in car development

Jenson Button will be fully involved in developing McLaren’s next-generation race car, according to team principal Martin Whitmarsh. And he has confirmed that the team will be sticking to its policy of allowing its drivers a free hand to race each other.

27 Nov 2009: F1: Conway to test for Mercedes

British GP2 and IndyCar pilot Mike Conway is set to take part in all three days of the young drivers’ test at Jerez in December on behalf of the Mercedes team.

25 Nov 2009: F1: Williams KERS system to go mainstream

Williams is moving outside F1 in the development of its innovative energy-recovery system in the face of the technology’s absence from the sport in 2010.

25 Nov 2009: F3: Boyd comes down to earth after Macau crash

British F3 racer Wayne Boyd says the high-speed end-over-end crash that ended his participation in the Macau Grand Prix won’t knock his confidence as a driver and won’t stop him testing.

25 Nov 2009: F3: Teamcraft to line up on British F3 grid

A new entrant is set to take its place on next year’s British F3 grid, saying that it aims to be a front-running outfit from lights to flag, and to challenge for the championship podium.

25 Nov 2009: Superleague: Taking a hand in the world land speed record bid

The roar of the Superleague Formula 4.2-litre V12 engine may have a great appeal for fans attending a race weekend – but they’re not the only ones to appreciate its advantages.

 
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