Monthly archives: November, 2015

Williams drop Massa Brazil Appeal

Williams have announced that they will not be taking their appeal against Felipe Massa’s exclusion from last week’s Brazilian Grand Prix any further. Massa finished in eighth spot at his home grand prix, but was later disqualified after it was found that prior to the race his right-rear tyre tread was 27 degrees Celsius above…



Alonso’s troubles on the improve

He has cut a forlorn figure for most of the season, yet Fernando Alonso says finishing second behind the dominant Lewis Hamilton is a lot worse than his woes at McLaren. The double World Champion is the first to admit that things have not gone well in his first year back at McLaren as their…



Steve Owen Scores Prodrive Run For Sydney 500

Steve Owen will slot into Prodrive’s #6 Pepsi Max Ford for the season ending Coates Hire Sydney 500, the team has announced. The squad has elected to have current driver Cameron Waters focus on securing the Dunlop Series title at the December 4-6 event. Waters has subbed for Chaz Mostert since the full-timer’s season ending…



Williams Appeals Massa Brazilian GP Exclusion

Williams will appeal Felipe Massa’s exclusion from the Brazilian Grand Prix after his tyres were found to have exceeded the permitted starting temperature. The FIA claim the temperature of the Brazilian’s right rear tyre was measured at 137 degrees well above the maximum of 110 degrees stipulated by the newly introduced sporting regulations. “The rear…



Nissan Motorsport Confirms Driver Lineup for 2016

Nissan Motorsport has confirmed that it has signed Dale Wood to drive for the team in the 2016 V8 Supercars Championship. Winner of the Dunlop V8 Supercar Development Series in 2013, Wood will race one of the teams four Nissan Altima V8 Supercars, alongside Michael Caruso, Rick Kelly and Todd Kelly. Wood will enter his…



Lotus F1 CEO confident of Renault takeover

Lotus Formula 1 CEO Matthew Carter remains confident Renault will complete its eagerly anticipated takeover of the F1 team. The Enstone operation has been engaged in talks with the French manufacturer, which confirmed its intention to take over the outfit in September. Discussions between Lotus and Renault have continued since although a deal is yet…



Kellys cool amid Nissan V8 Supercars uncertainty

Nissan Motorsport co-owner Todd Kelly says his team must ‘push on business as usual’ as it waits for a decision from the Japanese marque on its V8 Supercars future. Nissan Australia chief executive Richard Emery met with Nismo bosses in Japan last month to discuss the car maker’s strategy for motorsport in Australia beyond 2016….