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Daily Archives: November 1st, 2013

– Seventh WEC round in largest single market of AUDI AG
– Drivers’ World Championship may be decided at Shanghai
– Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: “We’re facing a challenging race.”

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Vettel Abu Dhabi13For this running of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, 2013 World Champion Sebastian Vettel will wear a specially designed helmet on Friday and Saturday.

Vettel chose the design from nearly 1,500 entries submitted from across the world as part of a design competition run by Infiniti across its InfinitiGP social media channels. Hosted on, fans were invited to encapsulate and illustrate Sebastian’s passion and performance in their works of art, and it was the design of 21 year old Mexican student Jake Vite Prekop that caught the World Champion’s eye. Read More »

Regent Show13aMichelin will appear at the Regent Street Motor Show this weekend with the new sub 999kg World Electric Land Speed Record breaking racing car – the Drayson B12/69 Hyper EV – (subject to FIA ratification) making its global motor show debut on the tyre maker’s stand.

Fresh from breaking no fewer than four Land Speed Records (subject to FIA and MSA ratification), the Drayson B12/69 Hyper EV racing car is the brainchild of former British science minister, Lord Paul Drayson. Read More »

A star cast of elite motorsport engineers has been assembled for the next RACE TECH World Motorsport Symposium, to be held in Birmingham on 6 and 7 January.

With the theme being “We are creating a new rule book… what should it be and why?”, they have agreed to participate in what is going to be a very unique event, one quite unlike anything that has happened before.

Chaired by Ulrich Baretzky, who is Head of Engine Technology at Audi Sport, and John Iley, Caterham F1’s Performance Director, the format for the two days is to have short presentations, followed by lengthy discussions, very much in the manner of a Parliamentary debate.

As such, there will be Cabinet members, panellists for each session to help guide and move the debate on. Read More »