Silverstone (silverstone)

Silverstone (silverstone)

Posted on by George Grand
After two races on European circuits, Hitech Racing looks forward to a return to home soil, when it competes in the Unipart F3/GT Festival, rounds 15 and 16 of the Lloyds TSB Insurance British F3 International Series at Silverstone this weekend (August 11/12). The current leaders of the series head into its home event looking for a return to the top step of the podium in a bid to extend its 60 point lead secured with seven victories so far. But with still eight rounds remaining, and a (...)
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A perfect start for Lewis Hamilton.The young driver managed to keep the lead in front of Kimi Raikkonen and his team-mate Fernando Alonso. Felipe Massa was not so lucky, the Italian driver lost his 4th position in the starting grid becase he had some problems with the car. First pit stop was with probems for Hamilton who lost the lead in front of Kimi Raikkonen.After a misunderstanding with a McLaren engineer, Hamilton lost almost 10 seconds at the first stop. Alonso’s stopped for 6.3 (...)
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The British race track offered the pole position to a British citizen: the best of the best a.k.a. Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton demonstrated everyone that he must have the last word.HE obtained the pole position in the Lewis style.As we know when he wins a pole position the next day race is already won. First Alonso had the lead when he made a setting to run with the harder Bridgestone tyres.But he was overtaken by Kimi Raikkonen who set 1m 20.099s.Raikkonen’s team-mate, Felipe Massa was a (...)
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Kimi Raikkonnen closed everybody’s mouth at Silverstone’s practice session. He set the fastest time of 1m20.6 seconds, time that helped him to dominate the Friday practice session al Silverstone. Felipe Massa, the team-mate of Kimi Raikkonnen set the second time, being with over a second slower. Felipe felt that the car needs more settings but overall it is in very good condition. Ralph Schumaher and his Toyota delivered the big surprise of today’s practice session, his car finishing on 3rd (...)
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After the last weekend winning Ferrari seems confident that Silverstone will definetely be a success.Lewis Hamilton believes that he can win this weekends’s race.Now what to say...?Everybody thinks they can win the British Grand Prix.A winner will definetely be, but why not think a surprise will come?They all say they are going to win.Hard to say from now who will be the winner. The last tests from Silverstone showed that Ferrari was over the other teams, including McLaren. All the pilots (...)
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After the superb race from Magny-Cours, the Italian team believes that they can repeat the success from France at the British Gran Prix this weekend.They are confident that the 25 point behind McLaren will be reduced at Silverstone. Raikonnen’s win and Felipe Massa’s 2nd place was what Ferrari needed to enter again the fight for the championship.Their victory ended McLaren’s run of three consecutive wins and put Ferrari back on the top step of the podium for the first time since Massa’s (...)
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This weekend at Silverstone David Coulthard and Mark Webber will race their Red Bull Racing RB3s painted with 30,000 faces.Instead of the traditional corporate sponsorship and blue and red team colours, the bodywork of the two RB3s will be plastered with photographs of fans.The “Faces For Charity” initiative was announced at this year’s Monaco Grand Prix with the aim of raising money for Wings For Life, a charity that supports research into a cure for paralysis caused by back injuries. The (...)
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Renault is celebrating 30 years of glory since 1977, when Jean-Pierre Jabouille raced his RS01 monopost , and obtained the victory at the British Grand Prix .For this moment a car matching the same colours as the original RS01 from 1977, was created and will be used at Silverstone race track. Dubbed ‘The Yellow Teapot’ , RS01 has been a favourite with British crowds for three decades. Between 2000 and 2005, the car appeared at the Goodwood Festival of Speed where the pilot René Arnoux drove (...)
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Thursday,at the final day of testing at Silverstone Felipe Massa had the last word.He set the quickest lap time of 1m20.805s on the British circuit. Nico Rosberg,the Wiliams driver,finished the testing on the second. Fernando Alonso got the 3rd place.The last year champion managed to drive 58 laps,overlooking the fact that he had an oil system problem. Nelson Piquet Jr,the Renault driver finished on the 4th place.He was the only driver who managed to complete more than 100 laps.On the (...)
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