The 2012 U.S. Grand Prix was named Sports Event of the Year at the SportsBusiness Journal/Daily 2013 Sports Business Awards being held May 22, 2013 in New York City, held at the Marriott Marquis at Times Square. See the Announcement»
Craig Lowndes has claimed a record-breaking 91st career win in the opening race of the V8 Supercars round in Perth.
The 38-year-old Holden driver overtook his Red Bull Racing teammate Jamie Whincup on the 28th lap of the 50-lap race at Barbagallo Raceway and held on for an emotional victory.
Lowndes surpassed the all-time V8 Supercars winning record 90 victories set by fellow Australian Mark Skaife, who immediately came down from his TV commentary position to congratulate the three-time series champion and five-time Bathurst winner.
-source : New Zealand Herald
On Saturday, 20-year-old Marquez took over from former double title winner Freddie Spencer as the youngest ever pole-sitter in the premier class. He now becomes the youngest race winner, having seen off a challenge from Pedrosa on the other Repsol Honda Team machine. Although he is now level on points with Lorenzo in the championship, Marquez holds the lead as he is the most recent Grand Prix winner. Read More»
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Fernando Alonso delivered the perfect race for Ferrari in China on Sunday afternoon, to catapult himself back into the title hunt on a day when points-leader Sebastian Vettel could only manage fourth for Red Bull behind runner-up Kimi Raikkonen in the Lotus and third-placed Lewis Hamilton. Read More»
The much-awaited start to the 2013 campaign came under lights as the Losail International Circuit celebrated its tenth MotoGP™ event. World Champion Lorenzo aimed to repeat his performance of last year by taking victory from pole position. Márquez’s much-awaited first race would begin from sixth on the grid. Read More»
Sebastian Vettel led team mate Mark Webber home to what should have been a celebratory Red Bull 1-2 in Sepang on Sunday, but the success was sullied by a post-race argument between the two drivers. All through the race the radio messages between Vettel and Red Bull’s team management told as much of the story as the on-track action. Read More»
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V8 Supercars has agreed to a date change of this year’s Sydney 500 to accommodate a major international music event at Sydney Olympic Park in December.
The Sydney 500 will move back a week to December 6-8, the first full weekend in December, after V8 Supercars was advised the major music festival Stereosonic had been booked at the venue. Read More»
Beam said that both it and DJR are eager to “continue their successful partnership with a low level sponsorship arrangement next year.” Read More»
FOUNDATION V8 Supercars Chairman Tony Cochrane was last night honoured at the 14th Annual V8 Supercars Gala Awards in Sydney.
Cochrane was the 2012 inductee into the V8 Supercar Hall of Fame, becoming the first non-driver inducted to the sport’s ‘Grid of Champions’. Continue Reading»
Welcome to the first of a series of video features showcasing in detail the major aspects of the Circuit of the Americas in Austin Texas. International motor racing announcer Jonathan Green brings us up close and personal with all facets of the Circuit of the Americas as we prepare for our first major international event — The 2012 Formula One United States Grand Prix November 16th to 18th. See Video»