Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

31 Oct 2008: A1GP: Brands Hatch tickets go on sale

It seems a reasonably fair bet that Team GBR will have a running car by the A1GP season finale at Brands Hatch in May 2009. Fans can get their hands on tickets for the event from this weekend.

30 Oct 2008: F1: Moss questions Donington’s British GP readiness

Sir Stirling Moss has said that he believes the Donington Park race circuit cannot be ready in time to stage the British Grand Prix in 2010, and that the event should remain at Silverstone. And more details of the planning application have emerged.

30 Oct 2008: RoC: New cars and American stars

The line-up of the US team at December’s Wembley-based Race of Champions has been announced – and it features two drivers as much renowned for aerial feats as for going in a straight line.

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.

20 Oct 2008: Indy 500, Monaco Grand Prix, Le Mans… and now Bathurst

Welcome to the Bathurst 1000 – the southern hemisphere’s leading motorsport event, whose fans’ Ford/Holden loyalties makes F1’s McLaren/Ferrari spat look like child’s play.

4 Oct 2008: Donington planning process is on track

The UK’s race fans should find out by the end of this year whether Donington Park has cleared the planning permission hurdle it faces as part of its campaign to be ready to stage the 2010 British Grand Prix.

20 Sep 2008: Goodwood Revival: jiving and push starts

If you feel that you were somehow born out of your era, and long for a simpler world where a spanner and a can of oil would fix almost anything wrong with a car, then here’s one for you.

9 Sep 2008: RoC: Andy Priaulx and Jenson Button are Team GB

We thought it was about time we checked in with the Race of Champions event to see how it’s shaping up with three months to go – a good thing we did, because Mark Webber, Troy Bayliss and Andy Priaulx have all confirmed their attendance.

8 Sep 2008: Boycotting F1? Five ways to get your racing hit regardless

What with the terrible stewards’ decision in Spa, and the future of the British Grand Prix looking so extremely dodgy, it feels like a pretty bleak time to be a F1 fan this morning. So, what else is out there?

5 Sep 2008: Breaking news: Donington plans are in

Donington Park has announced, via its website, its plans for redevelopment ready for the 2010 British Grand Prix and confirmed that they have been submitted to North West Leicestershire District Council.

 
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