Archive for the ‘Industry’ Category

24 Jan 2010: David Brabham is MSA National Race Coach

Top sportscar racer David Brabham has been announced as the National Race Coach for the new Motor Sport Association (MSA) Academy Team UK driver education and development scheme.

15 Jan 2010: Racing Steps Foundation moves to support more young drivers

The hunt for the British racing champions of the future has received a major boost with the news that the Racing Steps Foundation will be throwing its weight behind a new national elite squad.

14 Jan 2010: Hamilton tells young racers to do their homework

Over-enthusiastic young racers who neglect their school work to spend all their time on track are being targeted by a new campaign fronted by Lewis Hamilton.

14 Jan 2010: F1: Williams KERS is heading for the road, not the racetrack

The Williams F1 team has revealed that it is no longer focusing on KERS technology for its racecar, with resources directed into developing a system for road cars instead.

6 Jan 2010: Q&A with Hannah James of

YourRacingCar is an attempt by team principal and motorsport professional Hannah James to fund a race squad through the force of fan power, providing opportunities for up-and-coming drivers in the process. We asked Hannah to explain a little more about the YRC concept, what it has achieved so far and what she thinks the future might hold.

6 Jan 2010: YRC: The fan-fuelled British team aiming for American glory

A fan-powered racing team that puts its cars on track through subscriptions from ordinary supporters and support from small businesses has set its sights on NASCAR as its ultimate goal.

16 Dec 2009: F1: Renault stays on grid – but Prodrive misses out

Renault’s Oxfordshire-based F1 team has announced it will be on the 2010 grid after selling “a large stake” to a Luxembourg-based investment firm.

16 Dec 2009: Silverstone redevelopment moves forward with £10 million loan bid

Silverstone has won the financial backing of a local authority in its bid to raise £30 million for redevelopments that include a new pit and paddock complex.

7 Dec 2009: Dean Smith wins Young Driver award as Moore and Button also triumph

A parade of British champions were honoured at the Autosport Awards tonight, with 15-year-old Ginetta Juniors victor Sarah Moore kicking off the evening by being named Club Driver of the Year.

4 Dec 2009: Coulthard: BRDC award is still as important as ever

The first-ever winner of the McLaren Autosport BRDC young driver award has been reflecting on its 20 years of promoting British talent.

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