Archive for January, 2011

Comments Off on Ari Vatanen on Pikes Peak with peugeot 405 T16

After keeping everyone guessing as to whether he would take part in the four-wheel ice races that end the Wrooom Ferrari/Ducati Press event, MotoGP star Valentino Rossi did take to the track – but it was Fernando Alonso who emerged victorious. Rossi’s participation was in doubt right up until the last moment due to shoulder […]

Comments Off on McLaren deny missing winter testing session is risky

McLaren insist their new car will not suffer early-season teething problems – despite missing the first winter testing session for the 2011 season. The new MP4-26 will be launched on 4 February, a day after the first official testing session ends in Spain. It means McLaren have three chances to test its reliability before the […]

New Ford Fiesta RS

Posted: 14th January 2011 by admin in WRC
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Ford unveiled their brand new World Rally Championship challenger today at the Autosport International Racing Car Show in Birmingham, England today. The new Ford Fiesta RS WRC has a new look in its livery and logo. Gerard Quinn, Donald Smith and Mikko Hirvonen attended the official unveilling of the all new Ford Fiesta RS WRC […]

Alonso is wary of Schumacher

Posted: 13th January 2011 by admin in Formula 1
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Fernando Alonso, surprisingly, rates Michael Schumacher as a big threat for the 2011 world championship despite the seven times champion’s difficult F1 return. Schumacher was overshadowed by Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg last year in a car that team principal Ross Brawn admits was unadventurous and which proved unsuited to the German’s aggressive style. Schumacher […]