22.4.2019 01:40 pm
Various issues, including a lack of financing, put paid to then F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone’s dream of increasing the number of American homeland races.
After Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix we have to wonder if we are watching a well-orchestrated fantasy series, rather than the sport of motor racing. The grid was Noah’s ark – two by two line-up – and the lead character of the series was struggling to stay in the battle but miraculously found the mystic ingredient and annihilated the opposition.
For the first time in a decade, motorcycle racing will return to Midvaal, with the programme to include two races for Bridgestone Challenge Superbikes.
If you take a look at the number of parts that make up a modern F1 car, which is many thousands, you must wonder how many of those items are currently manufactured by external suppliers.
Fernando drove the bakkie on two layouts around the desert, one of 8km and the other of 17km.
Hotrods will torch the tarmac in Pretoria at the Mahem raceway on Saturday.
The current holder of the Outright World Land Speed Record is Thrust SSC, a twin jet-powered car which achieved 1 227.985km/h over one mile in 1997.
Round two of the 2019 Extreme Festival takes place at the popular venue on Saturday.
‘I’ve watched the series on television since I was a little boy, now here I am’
This weeks shakedown will be followed by the ceremonial start in the small coastal town of Porto-Vecchio with an overnight halt before the start of the first special stage on Friday morning.
There have been many changes among the team line-ups for the new Formula One season which begins in Melbourne at the weekend.
Chasing hard will be the Hyundais of Thierry Neuville (40 points).
Widely diverse field will tackle the races for Car Care Clinic Superhatch vehicles.
He starts the year winning his second Rolex Daytona 24- hour race as an owner.