Monthly Archives: May 2017

Gill fails long runs, finishes second: APRC

Team MRF drivers took the top two spots in the National Capital Rally, the second round of the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship, here on Sunday. Norwegian driver Ole Christian Veiby, who led after the opening day, drove his Skoda Fabia R5 to victory in a timing of 2:15:11:2s. Gaurav Gill, who had won the APRC opening… Read More »

Queries on Ferrari strategy dominate press meet

Monte Carlo, 28 May 2017: Transcript of the FIA press conference after the Formula One World Championship race at Monaco on Sunday. The following drivers who finished on the podium attended the Press Meet. 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), 2 – Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN (Ferrari), 3 – Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing). PODIUM INTERVIEWS Conducted by Nico Rosberg:… Read More »

Finally FIA thinks of calendar harmonisation

President Todt and FIA Secretary General for Sport, Peter Bayer welcomed Formula One’s Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn and Global Director, Promoter and Business Relations Chloe Targett-Adams, FIA World Endurance Championship CEO Gerard Neveu and Formula E Holdings CEO Alejandro Agag in Monaco. Following discussions of the current calendars the group agreed to work towards a better alignment of all motor sport championship… Read More »

Rossi returns home, continues recovery process

Gerno di Lesmo (Italy), 26 May 2017: Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Valentino Rossi has left the hospital to continue his recovery process at home. The MotoGP-star was hospitalised after a motocross accident yesterday afternoon. Rossi has returned home from the “Ospedale Infermi” in Rimini, having successfully completed routine diagnostic tests that were scheduled earlier this afternoon. With… Read More »

Vettel ups the pace in Monaco; Tops FP2

MonteAfter ceding top spot in the opening practice session in Monaco to Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton by just under two tenths of a second, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel went quickest in the second session, outpacing his main title rival by over a second as Mercedes appeared to lose their way in afternoon. Vettel’s time of 1:12.720, set… Read More »

We have got the best out of the first five races: Andrew Green

PART ONE: TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Andrew GREEN (Force India), Paul Monaghan (Red Bull Racing), Jörg Zander (Sauber). PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Andy, let’s start with you. Stunning start to the season: 53 points; clear fourth place and even breathing down Red Bull’s neck in the championship. With the resources that you have, how have you managed… Read More »

New challenges face Gill, MRF: APRC Round 2

Canberra, 25 May 2017: A new challenge awaits Team MRF drivers Gaurav Gill and Ole Christian Veiby this weekend when they tackle Australia’s National Capital Rally for the first time. Based in Canberra, the event is the second round of the 2017 Asia Pacific Rally Championship, and comes following Team MRF’s dominating 1-2 finish in… Read More »