Articles tagged Karun Chandhok

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Racing lines: November 2018

Lewis Hamilton's Singapore GP pole lap was mesmerising, but Karun Chandhok was the architect of even greater visual drama at Goodwood Advances in technology are often blamed for spoiling the spectacle of motor racing, but it has enhanced my enjoyment immeasurably in one area – the images provided by in-car footage. With modern race cars apparently glued to the track by downforce, these intimate...

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Chandhok set for Le Mans

Grand Prix racer Karun Chandhok will become the first Indian driver to contest the Le Mans 24 Hours this season. The 27-year-old, who has 11 Formula 1 starts to his name with HRT and Team Lotus, will race the British JRM Racing team’s Honda Performance Development ARX-03a in the full FIA World Endurance Championship, which includes Le Mans. His team-mates in the LMP1 car will be David Brabham and...

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Le Mans: a mental marathon

Karun Chandhok’s first Le Mans 24 Hours was a steep learning curve and mentally the toughest race he’s done, but it’s left a lasting impression The results weren’t surprising at the Le Mans 24 hours this year. Audi filled all three podium spots and the Toyotas, though faster than many expected, didn’t last the distance. The second privateer over the line in sixth overall was the JRM racing HPD...

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ON OUR WEBSITE

ON OUR WEBSITE June and July were the busiest months ever on our websile. Not only was there coverage of a knife-edge Le Mans and the tumultuous Indy 500 (when J R Hildebrand crashed on the last comer while leading, giving Dan Wheldon the win), Nigel Roebuck also reported on the Monaco and British GPs. these prompted a huge response from readers online, and as we write comments are still...

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Campos gains new owner

Former Midland, Spyker and Force India team principal Colin Kolles has taken up a similar role with Campos Meta after brokering a rescue package for the beleaguered new team. Founder Adrian Campos failed to find sufficient backing to get the team going, and in January agreed to sell to erstwhile A1GP boss Tony Teixeira. However, the South African did not complete on the new deal. Original Campos...

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Reflections

By Nigel Roebuck The inexorable growth of aero clutter Missing AJ Foyt at the Daytona 24 Hours Dario Franchitti’s love of motor sport history When Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton pulled the wraps off the McLaren MP4-27, it was a relief — and perhaps a bit of a surprise — to note that the car did not have the 'stepped nose' common to all the other new cars revealed to that point. A rule...

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Newsfeed

Motogp Nicky Hayden finished the opening test at Sepang on January 22-24 on top with a best time of 2.00.326. * Pedrosa fractured his hand after crashing on the first day of testing but will return for the Jerez test. * Casey Stoner finished at the top of the testing time at Phillip Island with a 1min 28.777, nearly a second faster than second place Hayden. * Valentino Rossi was fastest at the...

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Lunch with... David Brabham

Jack’s youngest son was supposed to be a farmer. Instead, he followed the ‘other’ family business and ploughed his own furrow, from F1 to sports cars We’ve noted before the potency of the motor-racing gene, the father-and-son successions such as the Hills and the Villeneuves, and dynasties from the Unsers to the Andrettis. More rarely, a name can mean not just a family but also a team, or a...

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The Motor Sport Month - Hall of Fame

Sweet SixteenThat’s the number of motor racing greats who now belong to our Hall of Fame, with four new inductees welcomed in a star-studded evening at London’s Roundhouse Jake Humphrey couldn't have put it better as he welcomed the 450-strong crowd to the 2011 Motor Sport Hall of Fame held in association with TAG Heuer on February 15. "Apparently there's another awards ceremony tonight in London...

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In brief

* Sakon Yamamoto has signed up as test and reserve driver for HRT. The former Super Aguri and Spyker driver will be in action in some Friday practice sessions, in place of regulars Bruno Senna and Karun Chandhok. * Durango has announced that it will submit a 2011 F1 entry bid, a move that has caused some surprise because the Italian outfit was unable to sustain its GP2 campaign. Meanwhile both...

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