Articles tagged Paul di Resta

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F1 season review

The Motor Sport team shared responsibility for Formula 1 coverage last season. Here are some personal highlights of 19 Grands Prix won by five drivers on as many continents Nigel Roebuck“When I think back to the 2013 season, I’ll remember primarily Vettel – and Pirelli.” Sebastian Vettel recently said he was concerned that the new technical regulations for 2014 might have an adverse effect on the...

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Nigel Roebuck

On the silliness of knee-jerk rule changes that fix non-existent problems, a Brawn-free future for Mercedes and Juan Pablo Montoya’s return to the single-seater mainstream As the Formula 1 Strategy Group – comprising six members from the FIA, six from the Formula One Group and six from the teams (Red Bull, Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes, Lotus, Williams) – was announced, plenty of people, notably...

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What's New in F1 2012

New faces, new cars and new tracks will all play their part in the Grand Prix season ahead. As for the car regs, the devil – as usual – will be in the detail Sebastian has improved and is stronger than ever”, Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz recently told Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport. “He has prepared during the winter break like he’s never done before.” Not great news if you’re Mark...

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In brief

* Red Bull Racing has confirmed that Aussie Daniel Ricciardo and Kiwi Brendon Hartley will share the reserve driver roles for RBR and Toro Rosso this season. British F3 champ Ricciardo impressed when he tested for Red Bull at Jerez at the end of last year. * Despite outscoring BMW Sauber team-mate Robert Kubica last season, Nick Heidfeld (left) has found himself without a race seat after 10 years...

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Allan McNish

When this magazine’s regular editor and I met up in America for a road trip (you can read the details on page 67), it was fittingly in the wake of one of the big turning points of a season in which Tom Kristensen, Loïc Duval and I have clinched our first world titles. That World Endurance Championship victory at Austin, back in September, marked an important weekend in our campaign – and already...

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In brief

* The FIA has granted Sauber an F1 entry for 2010, ending months of doubt over its future. The news came after BMW confirmed that the team had been sold back to Peter Sauber. The Swiss, who had maintained a 20 per cent shareholding, bought the remainder for a lot less than he was paid in ’05. The deal was made sweeter by the fact that the Hinwil facility has been greatly improved under BMW. As...

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Frozen assets

The DTM has plenty going for it, but will a development freeze protect it against the economic draught?By Ed Foster The Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft was not a series known for standing still. Since its inaugural season in 1984, the series progressed from production-based Group 1 touring cars to high-tech flame-spitting V8 silhouette racers in the mid-1990s. During that time there was...

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Senna display is centrepiece of racing car show

Displays celebrating the career of Ayrton Senna, six decades of Formula 3 and 30 years of Group C racing will be key elements of the 2012 Autosport International show at Birmingham’s NEC from January 12-15. The showcase Senna Display will feature karts and cars from his early career as well as a selection of the F1 machinery that took him to three titles, 41 race wins and 80 podium finishes....

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Force India gains new backer

Just before the first Indian GP, Force India took on a major new investor in high-profile business conglomerate Sahara India Pariwar. Run by entrepreneur Saharasri Subrata Roy Sahara, the real estate, media and healthcare concern already sponsors the Indian national cricket and hockey teams. It has invested £64 million in the Silverstone-based outfit, which will be known as Sahara Force India....

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Letters

A star of stage and screen I have just read the excellent Lunch With... Tiff Needell. Unfortunately there wasn't space to mention his rally exploits, so I thought I would share with you my memories of when I co-drove him in the 1996 RAC Rally, when it was still a proper RAC spread throughout the UK. Anyone on that year's event will never forget the atrocious conditions, with heavy snow and ice...

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