17 year old Singaporean driver Ni Weiliang on the Asia Racing Team and competing in the AFR Series Round 5 and 6 was seen at at Zhuhai International Circuit on 15th and 16th June 2013. A notable fact is that Weiliang is the youngest racer on the grid and will be making his motoring debut with team mates Leo Wong and Thomas Luedi.
British car journo Chris Harris took to the wheels of the street legal Formula Ford race car powered by the 1.0l EcoBoost engine. This three cylinder engine with a new ECU and turbocharger from its 1.6 liter Turbo EcoBoost unit is light, sharp and highly responsive and has been tweaked for 170 hp.
Volvo Polestar Racing will be at Stockholm this weekend. This is the second STCC race of the year. The season will continue for a further seven races across Solvalla in Stockholm, Gothenburg City Arena and will culminate at the season finale at Mantorp Park in September.
Italian supercar manufacturers Automobili Lamborghini along with Blancpain as title sponsors marked the debut of 2nd Asia Series of 2013 Super Trofeo. Held at the Sepang International Circuit this past weekend, Lamborghini Super Trofeo race car is one of the world’s fastest one make series.
From 2014, Williams F1 Team will receive their engines from Mercedes Benz. Currently, they use engines made by Renault. An agreement has been reached between the British and German brand, following which Williams Formula One cars will use Mercedes Benz engines.
In the 1st weekend of May, Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup entered its fourth season at Hockenheim ring. There were a total of 19 enthusiastic racers from 10 countries participating in the event, as they competed with 4 seasoned motorsport drivers.
Described as the “fastest one-make racing series in the world” and backed by Lamborghini, the events will be even more significant as Lamborghini India celebrates its 50th Anniversary as they promote the first Indian racer.
Lowe will work in conjuncture with Ross Brawn – Team Principal and with Toto Wolff – Executive Director – Business, thought Brawn will continue to oversee all technical and sporting matters where the team is concerned. In the meantime, McLaren Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh has released Lowe, thus permitting him to join Mercedes earlier than expected.
Tonight, all eyes are on the Champions League final game for the 2013 season. Of course, Gumball 3000 has been the big attraction all week with their brilliant fleet, and consistent car crashes. They are headed to a close alongside this year’s Monaco Grand Prix 2013, which is tomorrow.