Category: Motorsport

Ford to enter 2014 Dakar Rally with Mustang-powered Ranger

Ford to enter 2014 Dakar Rally with Mustang-powered Ranger

Car giant Ford has announced it will contend next year’s Dakar Rally through a collaboration headed up by its South Africa division. Ford will enter into the 2014 edition of one of motorsport’s most iconic and testing competitions with two purpose-built Rangers. The two Fords will be driven by Lucio Alvarez and Chris Visser. Alvarez…

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Circuit of Wales to open its doors “in 2016”

Circuit of Wales to open its doors “in 2016”

Outline planning permission has been granted for a new £280 million racing circuit in Ebbw Vale, Wales. Titled the Circuit of Wales, the track will be host to various formulas of international motorsport events and will take the responsibility of becoming the nation’s primary centre for motorsport activities. It is estimated by the heads of…

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Pirelli announce tyre changes for the Canadian Grand Prix

Pirelli announce tyre changes for the Canadian Grand Prix

Following on from the complaints of teams, drivers and fans alike, Pirelli has confirmed it will alter the tyres it supplies for Formula 1 races from next month’s Canadian Grand Prix. Red Bull have led the criticisms of the fragile compounds of the tyres following last weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix that saw race winner Fernando…

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Sebastian Vettel becomes youngest three-time Formula 1 champion after frenzied Brazilian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel becomes youngest three-time Formula 1 champion after frenzied Brazilian Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel has become the youngest ever three-time Formula 1 world champion, after a sixth place finish at the Brazilian Grand Prix ensured a three-point buffer over himself and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso to clinch the title once more. Jenson Button won the race at Interlagos, which played out as unpredictably as the whole 2012 F1…

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