FIA not likely to investigate Rosberg crash

Aug.26 (GMM) The F1 world is split over Nico Rosberg’s actions in the Belgian Grand Prix. Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton’s former McLaren teammate, thinks the incident that left the 2008 world champion almost 30 points behind the sister Mercedes was questionable at best. It is a shame it’s not a cleaner fight. Jensen Button “There was nothing there,” British newspapers quote him … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

Daniel Ricciardo declares title hunt now on

Aug.25 (GMM) Daniel Ricciardo has declared himself in the hunt for the 2014 world championship. Before the title war between Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg exploded in Belgium, no one would have bet against a dominant victory for one or the other of the silver-clad duo. But as their personal battle spilled into on-track carnage at Spa-Francorchamps, Red Bull’s … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

2014 Belgian Grand Prix – Race

DANIEL RICCIARDO WINS HIS SECOND CONSECUTIVE RACE WITH A TWO-STOP
STRATEGY: SETS HIS FASTEST LAP ON THE FINAL TOUR

THREE STOP STRATEGIES USED TO BOOST PACE WHEN IT IS MOST NEEDED

HIGH PERFORMANCE AND LOW DEGRADATION ON MEDIUM AND SOFT
COMPOUNDS AT ONE OF THE MOST DEMANDING CIRCUITS OF THE YEAR

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo has won his second consecutive grand prix, from fifth on the grid in Belgium. The Australian used a two-stop strategy, starting with two stints on the P Zero Yellow soft tyre and finishing the grand prix on the P Zero White medium.

2014 Rallye Deutschland – post event press conference

Post-event Press Conference Sunday 24 August   Present: 1st – Thierry Neuville, Hyundai Motorsport 1st – Nicolas Gilsoul, Hyundai Motorsport 2nd – Dani Sordo, Hyundai Motorsport 2nd – Marc Marti, Hyundai Motorsport 3rd – Andreas Mikkelsen, Volkswagen Motorsport II 3rd – Ola Floene, Volkswagen Motorsport II Michel Nandan, Team Principal, Hyundai Motorsport   Q: Thierry, congratulations on your first-ever WRC win and the first win for Hyundai! What an incredible event it has been! Last year, there was a battle between you and Dani Sordo. He took the win last year, you take it this year. How are you feeling?

Pirelli: Rosberg claims pole position for MercedeS with intermediate

Spa-Francorchamps – Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has claimed pole position at Spa using the Cinturato Green intermediate tyre, becoming the sixth different driver to sit on pole in Belgium in the last six years. He beat his team mate Lewis Hamilton in tricky conditions, with Mercedes enjoying a pace advantage of around two seconds over rival teams. A heavy rain shower before qualifying … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories

2014 Rallye Deutschland – Latvala hunting down asphalt win

Jari-Matti Latvala’s FIA World Rally Championship title hopes have been bolstered once again following a second accident for Sébastien Ogier which has ruled him out of the rest of Rallye Deutschland. Latvala continues to head the field and has pulled out a 56.6 second lead over Kris Meeke, the Briton withstanding pressure from behind to maintain second position. Thierry Neuville has climbed up the leaderboard from fifth to third following an impressive day of competition.   The second day of ADAC Rallye Deutschland presented a very different challenge, the route taking the contenders into the forests, down narrow country roads

Belgian Grand Prix: Rosberg edges Hamilton in Spa qualifying


In a rain soaked Qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix, there was no real change to proceedings as Mercedes' Nico Rosberg achieved pole position ahead This article can be found in it’s original form can be found here: Belgian Grand Prix: Rosberg edges Hamilton in Spa qualifying Shared via RSS

Toro Rosso’s Kvyat shows a solid lap time on Friday practice at Spa

Daniil Kvyat (FP1: 1:53.594, pos. 12th, 21 laps / FP2: 1:50.725, pos. 7th, 25 laps): “I really enjoyed driving this track today and I’m quite happy with the car and how we managed to get through our programme. We improved the car balance between the two sessions and I have to say that I feel confident for tomorrow, where I hope we will continue on this strong trend and improve even … Keep reading Source: Motorsport.com – F1 – Stories