|VOLKSWAGEN CONTINUES PROMOTION OF JUNIORS IN FORMULA 3|
|In 2013, Volkswagen engines will once again be in use in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, which gets underway with the opening round of the season in Monza this weekend. Volkswagen will also line up at the British Formula 3 Championship (season starts 25 – 26 May in Silverstone) and the German ATS Formula 3 Cup (season starts 26 – 28 April in Oschersleben. At the Formula 3 World Final in Macau (14 – 17 November), the unofficial F3 world championship, Volkswagen will be out to assert its ...[Read more...]|
|2012 Brazilian Grand Prix: Race|
|A thrilling Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos this afternoon saw Michael Schumacher end his Formula One career with a battling seventh place finish, whilst Nico Rosberg came home in 15th position after a dramatic and rain-affected race.
• Both drivers suffered a puncture from debris in the early stages of the race which compromised their afternoons
• Michael stopped four times on laps 5, 8, 17 and 54, with a prime/prime/inter/prime/inter tyre usage
• Nico also came into the pits four ti...[Read more...]|
|1967 Can-Am Road America: The Beginning of the 'Bruce and Denny Show'|
|While Formula One will be forever considered the pinnacle of motorsport, from a period between 1966 and 1986 there existed a series that would likely be the closest to 'anything goes' as any motor racing series could truly get. Based upon the FIA Group 7 cars but allowed to showcase unlimited engine sizes and unfettered aerodynamics, the Can-Am cars would have to be considered the pinnacle of motorsport technology and power of their era. And for more than a couple of years there would be one tea...[Read more...]|
|1959 24 Hours of Le Mans: Confirmation of a Great|
|When it came to success in motor racing, Salvadori was blessed behind the wheel of a sports car. Throughout the 1950s, there really weren't too many drivers more successful. However, at Le Mans, Salvadori's would be left fighting for a race finish just about as badly as he had been throughout the majority of his Formula One career. But in 1958, things would turn around in the Formula One World Championship. Could the same thing happen for Salvadori at Le Mans a year later? Just 24 hours awaited ...[Read more...]|
|Chinese Grand Prix: Race|
|Nico Rosberg took a commanding victory at the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai today. Starting from pole position, he took the chequered flag with a 20s margin over the second placed car, achieving his first win in Formula One.
• Nico ran a two-stop option/prime/prime strategy to win by 20.626 seconds over Jenson Button's McLaren-Mercedes
• Michael was forced to retire on lap 13 after his right front wheel was not properly attached at his first pit stop
• This was Nico's 111th Formula On...[Read more...]|