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Haas Test In Spain Gets Off To A ‘Sloppy’ Start
Friday, 2 Mar, 2018 – 15:14 | Comments Off on Haas Test In Spain Gets Off To A ‘Sloppy’ Start
Haas Test In Spain Gets Off To A ‘Sloppy’ Start

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Perhaps Formula One tire supplier Pirelli needs to develop a compound for snow.
American-owned Haas F1 Team wrapped up a weather-plagued first week of testing for the 2018 FIA Formula One Word Championship Thursday with Kevin Magnussen turning 96 laps at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya. A combination of snow, rain […]

Haas: F1 Team Needs To Pick Up The Pace
Sunday, 25 Feb, 2018 – 16:45 | Comments Off on Haas: F1 Team Needs To Pick Up The Pace
Haas: F1 Team Needs To Pick Up The Pace

Preseason testing for the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship gets underway Monday at Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya, with the series’ only American team returning for its third campaign featuring the same driver lineup from last year amid relatively unchanged technical regulations.
Haas F1 Team’s Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen will take the wheel of […]

Haas Takes Wraps Off VF-18
Thursday, 15 Feb, 2018 – 12:38 | Comments Off on Haas Takes Wraps Off VF-18
Haas Takes Wraps Off VF-18

American-owned Haas F1 Team has unveiled its 2018 race car _ featuring the FIA-mandated “halo” frontal cockpit protection device _ as a prelude to the start of testing for the Formula One World Championship season later this month.
The VF-18 is an evolution of the team’s second car, the VF-17, which carried industrialist Gene Haas’ […]

Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore
Wednesday, 17 Jan, 2018 – 10:32 | Comments Off on Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore
Gurney An Easy Choice For Racing’s Mt. Rushmore

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
 
The news of Dan Gurney’s passing over the weekend re-fired a raging and often hostile debate between me, myself and I which seems to flare whenever something of major auto racing significance makes headlines.
It’s the debate about which four American drivers are most deserving of having their visages cut into […]

‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
Monday, 15 Jan, 2018 – 21:07 | Comments Off on ‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney
‘Legend’ Not A Cliche When It Came To Dan Gurney

Dan Gurney, arguably the most versatile driver to buckle-up behind the steering wheel of a race car, has passed away.
Gurney _ who won races in NASCAR stock cars, Indy cars, Formula One cars and IMSA sports cars _ died Sunday from complications of pneumonia at age 86 in Newport Beach, Calif. Gurney was born on […]

Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More
Sunday, 3 Dec, 2017 – 9:33 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More
Haas F1 Earns Respect In ’17 But Wants Much More

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Haas F1 Team completed its sophomore season with a repeat and respectable eighth-place finish in the FIA Formula One World Championship constructor standings. And to paraphrase Major League Baseball muse Casey Stengel, Gene Haas’ American-owned organization now will have an excellent chance of becoming juniors.
Haas F1 drivers Romain Grosjean and […]

‘Bloody Nose’ Can’t Keep Hamilton From ’17 Crown
Tuesday, 31 Oct, 2017 – 10:11 | Comments Off on ‘Bloody Nose’ Can’t Keep Hamilton From ’17 Crown
‘Bloody Nose’ Can’t Keep Hamilton From ’17 Crown

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Lewis Hamilton backed into his fourth World Driving Championship during Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix, where the most successful British driver in Formula One history took a moment to reflect upon his experience as a reluctant fighter.
“I was going back to when my Dad put me in the boxing ring when […]

Vettel Heads Off Hamilton In F1 Qualifying
Sunday, 29 Oct, 2017 – 11:36 | Comments Off on Vettel Heads Off Hamilton In F1 Qualifying
Vettel Heads Off Hamilton In F1 Qualifying

Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari momentarily delayed the inevitable Saturday, qualifying on-pole for Formula One’s Mexican Grand Prix two spots ahead of point-leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG.
Vettel also protected a nugget of personal history by denying Max Verstappen’s bid to become F1’s youngest-ever pole-sitter. Verstappen, of Red Bull Racing, was sitting P1 until Vettel […]

F1’s Alonso Seeks To Win A Rolex In Daytona
Thursday, 26 Oct, 2017 – 15:49 | Comments Off on F1’s Alonso Seeks To Win A Rolex In Daytona
F1’s Alonso Seeks To Win A Rolex In Daytona

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fernando Alonso’s quest to challenge himself across the wide world of motorsports will see the Formula One superstar compete with United Autosports in the 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona, America’s most prestigious endurance sports car race.
A two-time Formula One World Driving Champion, Alonso will co-drive the team’s Ligier JS P217 […]

Happy Hamilton Wins Formula 1 Race At COTA
Monday, 23 Oct, 2017 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Happy Hamilton Wins Formula 1 Race At COTA
Happy Hamilton Wins Formula 1 Race At COTA

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
As has become the norm at Circuit of The Americas, the eyes of Texas squarely were upon Lewis Hamilton at the conclusion of Sunday’s Formula One United States Grand Prix.
Hamilton scored his fifth victory in the six-year history of the FIA Formula One World Championship event in Austin, Texas, a […]