Singapore Airlines has signed an agreement with the Formula One Group to be Title Sponsor of Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix. This year’s event will be named 2014 Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix (hashtag #F1SIASGP) and is scheduled for 19 to 21 September at the Marina Bay Street Circuit.
Narain Karthikeyan qualified in the front row for Round 1 of 2014 Super Formula season at Suzuka Circuit but an on-track incident with race winner Loic Duval hampered his top 5 finish hopes. He began in 5th place after a 3 place grid penalty having impeded another car during free practice.
April 13, Whangarei, New Zealand: Reigning APRC Champion and Team MRF Skoda driver Gaurav Gill made a stunning comeback to beat overnight leader and team-mate Jan Kopecký win the VINZ International Rally of Whangarei. The opening round of the 2014 FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) saw Gill and co-driver Glenn Macneall overcome a 23 second deficit to win comfortably in their MRF Tyres ŠKODA Fabia S2000 car.
Narain Karthikeyan’s 2014 Super Formula championship has gotten underway on a strong note on a strong note by qualifying 2nd for this season’s opening race. This year’s Super Formula series (formerly known as Formula Nippon) has switched to a new Dallara SF14 chassis powered by a 2 litre, 550 bhp turbocharged engine similar to new 2014 F1 regulations. rcaers find themselves in a new terrain dealing with a new launch system, with clutch on the steering (like Formula 1) – fuel loads and tyre degradation being other critical factors.
Karun Chandhok confirms his return to Le Mans 24 hours race for the 3rd time. He was the first Indian to drive at Le Mans 24 hours in 2012 and returns to the La Sarthe circuit in North of France on June 14-15 with Murphy Prototypes to race the LMP2 Nissan V8-powered Oreca 03. In 2013, the team faced an electrical issue that dropped them to second last place in the LMP2 category to finish in 6th position.
FIA Formula E Championship has announced free admission to fans for official pre-season tests at Donington Park circuit. Beginning July 3, 10 Formula E teams will be part of 5 full test days and fans who pre-register via the Donington Park website will have free access to watch the 200kw (270bhp) Spark-Renault SRT_01E single-seaters come to life.
CarCliq has announced a partnership with FIA World Touring Car Championship driver, Tom Chilton who secured his 1st race victory at this level in Sonoma, California last season. The new partnership will see CarCliq and Chilton provide mutual social media support. CarCliq branding will be seen at Brands Hatch on Chilton’s Hot Laps Nissan Skyline used by the driver.
Sahara Force India has announced Gatorade UK as an official supplier of the team. This partnership with Sahara Force India Formula One team puts Gatorade’s product range to the test at the heart of motorsport keeping drivers, mechanics and engineers at peak performance.