Archive for October, 2012

My 2013 season starts here!

Posted: 23rd October 2012 by admin in WRC
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Mikko Hirvonen celebrated his first FIA World Rally Championship victory for Citroen in Sardinia yesterday by declaring the 2013 season has already started. Hirvonen will lead Citroen’s chase for WRC glory next year following Sebastien Loeb’s decision to go part time. Asked what this dominant victory on Rally Italia Sardinia would do for his confidence […]

Comments Off on Schumacher: Ferrari ‘fresh challenge’ for Vettel

Michael Schumacher has said he would ‘understand’ the reasoning if Sebastian Vettel did go to Ferrari in 2014 and compete alongside Fernando Alonso, rather than opt to stay with Red Bull Racing. Schumacher explained that there comes a time when you need a ‘fresh challenge’ and a move to the Scuderia would definitely tick that […]

Comments Off on Valentino Rossi claims ‘boring’ MotoGP is ‘too perfect’!

Valentino Rossi believes MotoGP is in the weakest state he has yet experienced in 12 years in grand prix racing’s premier class. The seven-time champion pinpoints a lack of on-track action as the main issue, which he says stems from bikes and equipment being “too perfect”. “My personal feeling is that they have to change […]

Progress made in 2013 Concorde talks?

Posted: 23rd October 2012 by admin in Formula 1
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A statement from the FIA claims that an ‘important step’ was made towards securing F1’s future in a meeting between the governing body, commercial rights holder Bernie Ecclestone and the F1 teams in Paris, and talks of a final settlement “in the coming weeks.” The splitting of F1’s commercial ‘pie’ from its estimated $1.5-2.0bn annual […]

Comments Off on Sebastien Loeb clinches his final World Rally title.

Sebastien Loeb clinched his ninth – and most likely last – World Rally Championship title with a commanding victory on home turf in France. With Loeb having announced last week that he will go part-time in 2013 before a probable switch to the World Touring Car Championship from ’14, this season turned out to be […]