|(Another) Shanghai Surprise|
| For the neutral this continues to be one strange start to the season. In Shanghai tomorrow, the Malaysian GP winner starts back in ninth place and the current world champion starts outside the top ten. Admittedly missing out by only about five hundredths...
While it was here at the Shanghai International Circuit Red Bull Racing scored our first pole and have been Chinese P1 ever since, neither of our drivers will be on the front row tomorrow. Sebastian was 11th, while Mark will start in sixth place; Lewis' five-place gear-box penalty promoting him one higher than his qualifying result.
So, there were two major angles for the headline writers from this afternoon's sessions: Seb not making the final cut (albeit by slimmest of slim margins) and an all-Mercedes front row with Nico Rosberg taking the team's first pole position and beside him will be Michael Schumacher.
But they could choose a few other storylines.
Red Bull Racing
|SPIRIT AND PASSION ABOUND IN SHANGHAI ON FIRST DAY OF LAMBORGHINI BLANCPAIN SUPER TROFEOOctober 18, 2014, Shanghai (China) – Today was something of a homecoming as the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia, presented by Automobili Lamborghini and Swiss luxury watchmaker Blancpain, returned yet again to the Shanghai International Circuit.|
Today's event was enhanced by the attendance of the President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini Stephan Winkelmann and all Lamborghini Board members, showing the emphasis Lamborghini places of Shanghai as part of the Super Trofeo as wel....
|STRONG AUDI SHOWING IN DTM FINALE• Three Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the best three grid positions|
• Audi RS 7 to do a fast lap at Hockenheim – without a driver
• World premiere of the new Audi Sport TT Cup
Ingolstadt/Hockenheim, October 18, 2014 – Strong showing by the four rings in the DTM finale at Hockenheim (Sunday live on 'Das Erste' starting 13.30): Miguel Molina, Mattias Ekström and Edoardo Mortara secured the best three grid positions for Audi for the last race of the year. Six Audi RS 5 DTM cars in total m....
|POVOLEDO, LEWIS DRIVE TO THIRD VICTORY; MACHAVERN WINS AMATEUR CLASS TO HELP MITCHUM TAKE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPBRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 3, 2014) -Corey Lewis and Aaron Povoledo picked up their third victory of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America season, while Dillon Machavern clinched his first Amateur Class championship to propel Mitchum Motorsports to its first Team Championship Friday, Oct. 3 at Road Atlanta.|
Machavern finished second to clinch the Amateur title in the No. 46 Mitchum Motorsports entry representing Lamborghini Chicago. That result, combined with his overall victo....
|MACHAVERN WINS AT ROAD ATLANTA TO ZERO IN ON AMATEUR TITLEBRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 2, 2014) – Dillon Machavern picked up his second overall victory of the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America season, winning Round 11 Thursday, Oct. 2 at Road Atlanta.|
Machavern powered to a 7.881-second victory in his No. 46 Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo representing Lamborghini Chicago and fielded by Mitchum Motorsports over Cody Ware in the No. 38 Rick Ware Racing entry representing Lamborghini Boston.
Round 9 and 10 winners Corey Lewis and Aaron....
|RECORD GRID READY TO RACE IN SEASON FINALE AT ROAD ATLANTABRASELTON, Ga. (Sept. 29, 2014) - A record field of 18 cars will line up for the season finale of the 2014 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America on Oct. 1-3 at Road Atlanta, with some prominent names of North American sports car racing joining series mainstays in competition.|
Series participation has grown steadily throughout the season, with more teams and drivers drawn to the excitement of racing in the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo car and the experience and ....
|AUDI WINS DTM THRILLER AT ZANDVOORT◾Mattias Ekström clinches first season victory for Audi|
◾Edoardo Mortara in fourth place after recovery
◾Mike Rockenfeller and Nico Müller struck by misfortune
Ingolstadt/Zandvoort, September 28, 2014 – In what was arguably the most thrilling race of the year Mattias Ekström kept a cool head and gave Audi its first victory of the DTM season at Zandvoort. For the Swede, this marked an amazing fourth triumph at Zandvoort, for Audi, it was the seventh success in eleven runs on the chall....
|Eager anticipation of Audi drivers' favorite track• DTM to visit Zandvoort on the North Sea coast this weekend |
• Many Audi drivers have special memories of the track
• Dieter Gass, Head of DTM: 'Manufacturers' title remains our goal'
The battle for the prestigious title of the best manufacturer is intensifying. Before the penultimate round of the DTM at Zandvoort next weekend (September 27 to 28) Audi and BMW are separated by only 18 points. The advantage for the four rings: There is no other track of which the Audi ....
|LAMBORGHINI BURNS UP THE TRACK IN ITS FIRST DAY OF RACING AT THE ZHUHAI INTERNATIONAL CIRCUITSeptember 20, 2014, Zhuhai (China)– The heat was on as racers arrived at the Zhuhai International Circuit for the third stop of the Super Trofeo Asia series of races hosted by Italian super sports car maker Automobili Lamborghini and Swiss luxury watchmaker Blancpain.|
Following a cool stint in the foothills of Japan's Mount Fuji, racers returned to the tropics and southern China's Zhuhai International Circuit for their next race. Fast on the heels of the challenging Fuji track, the rac....