Monthly Archives: October 2012

Cosworth goes on sale

British newspaper The Telegraph has reported that Formula 1 engine supplier Cosworth has been put up for sale by its current owners Gerry Forsythe and Kevin Kalkhoven. Cosworth is the second most successful engine supplier in F1 history with 176 … Continue reading

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Volgswagen sign Latvala for 2013

With Ford quitting the World Rally Championship, the wildly erratic Jari-Matti Latvala and Petter Solberg looked to be out of a job. The former has himself a new ride, however, as teammate to Sebastien Ogier at Volkswagen’s factory WRC team. … Continue reading

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Ford announces WRC departure

I guess there’s only so much disappointment a championship contending factory team can take. After getting pummeled by Sebastien Loeb and Citroen for nine straight years, Ford has announced that it will no longer contest the World Rally Championship. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Ferrari confirm Massa for 2013

Felipe Massa’s seat at Ferrari is secure, for 2013 at the very least. In an extremely brief press release, the Italian team announced that the Brazilian who has upped his game and scored 55 of his season tally of 81 … Continue reading

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Will Red Bull stay in Formula 1 beyond 2013?

No disrespect to Christian Horner and the Red Bull Racing team, but guarantees of Sebastian Vettel staying put at the Milton Keynes based team ring a little hollow after Lewis Hamilton’s switch to Mercedes from McLaren. Hamilton repeatedly stated that … Continue reading

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Sauber reportedly sign Nico Hulkenberg

Sahara Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg is reportedly signing for the midfield team’s rival Sauber according to German magazine ‘Auto Motor und Sport’ to replace Sergio Perez who is headed to McLaren to replace Lewis Hamilton who is headed to Mercedes … Continue reading

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Who can stop Red Bull in India? Hmmm…good question.

For anyone who has read this blog, you would have noticed my attempt to be more regular with it recently. I was not able to do so yesterday. I had decided to take a partial break from work (checking in … Continue reading

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Webber takes pole but second placed Vettel real threat

Mark Webber set the fastest time in qualifying for the first time in 2012 at the Korean Grand Prix at Yeongam to take pole position ahead of Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel. The gap was just 0.074 seconds and crucially, … Continue reading

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End of an era for F1 junkies in America

The Fox Sports Media Group has released a statement to the Associated Press that states that the motor sport and automobile-centric channel Speed will not air Formula 1 races after the end of this season. The channel had been the … Continue reading

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Suresh Rana’s remarkable achievement

There have been some truly remarkable achievements in the world of motor sport. Sebastien Loeb’s nine consecutive WRC titles, Valentino Rossi’s seven MotoGP titles and Michael Schumacher’s seven F1 titles. Less high-profile, but just as remarkable was Suresh Rana’s eighth … Continue reading

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