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F-1 Notes: The Summer’s Over – Back To Work Boys!

F-1 Notes: The Summer’s Over – Back To Work Boys!

Nicholas Frankl Senior Editor and Motorsports Correspondent. The drivers and teams are all back from the enforced summer break, when the teams shut off their emails and send staff packing! It’s a great way to recharge the batteries when ‘you don’t have homework’ as Alonso commented upon arriving at SPA, where t ... Continue reading

Acura Unveils NSX GT3 Racecar in New York

Acura Unveils NSX GT3 Racecar in New York

NEW YORK, March 23, 2016 -- Acura took the wraps off a NSX GT3 racecar today at the 2016 New York International Auto Show, announcing its intention to campaign the twin-turbocharged NSX supercar in North America starting in 2017. The NSX is currently undergoing testing and slated for homologation as an FIA GT3 class ra ... Continue reading

Honda 2016 Motorsports Program Overview

Honda 2016 Motorsports Program Overview

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The Empire Strikes Back

The Empire Strikes Back

2 podiums and 1 lap lead. That's the total Scuderia Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel notched up last year. With most, including myself, watching Modena implode from massive internal management and driver changes, there was little to look forward to from the red cars in 2015. Boy, were we wrong! Vettel's passion is back wit ... Continue reading

MB Takes F1 Technology From Winner's Circle To The Road | Part Two

MB Takes F1 Technology From Winner's Circle To The Road | Part Two

MB Takes F1 Technology From Winner's Circle To The Road| Part Two ... Continue reading

Nicholas Frankl: F1 2014 Finale Reflections and Analysis

Nicholas Frankl: F1 2014 Finale Reflections and Analysis

The 2014 Finale Reflections and Analysis Nicholas FranklSenior Editor The Auto Channel Formula 1 Racing Desk I admit, I shed a tear when Lewis crossed the line in Abu Dhabi, it was a magnificent and hard won drivers championship and he truly deserved it. A more mature and well rounded driver and human being is still, w ... Continue reading

Nicholas Frankl: F1 Thoughts and Reports

Nicholas Frankl: F1 Thoughts and Reports

By Nicholas Frankl Senior Editor F1 Desk The Auto Channel Malaysia proved a couple of things to us. The local audiences and “fans” in general and especially at the “new races” aren't really of any interest and play little if any significance to F1 racing today except “getting in the way” a ... Continue reading

Nicholas Frankl's F1 Insider Report

Nicholas Frankl's F1 Insider Report

The start of the 2014 F1 season, and the FIA remake of the top level of world Motorsports, went very much as predicted by the results of winter testing. The teams like Mercedes that completed most laps performed well and appear to have an enviable performance advantage over the ones that failed in testing like Lotus / ... Continue reading

The New Season Begins - Nicholas Frankl 2014 F1 Preview

The New Season Begins - Nicholas Frankl 2014 F1 Preview

Nicholas Frankl Senior Editor Formula 1 Racing Desk With the new season upon us I am just glad I don’t have to commentate on the BBC or Sky TV any more. With all the new regulations –most of which few people can comprehend good luck to my colleagues who will have to go into the intricacies of the engine, the ... Continue reading

"Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500" Unveiled

"Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500" Unveiled

YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and Nissan Motorsports International Co., Ltd. (NISMO) today unveiled the new-for-2014 rules' compliant GT500-class spec SUPER GT machine, the "Nissan GT-R NISMO GT500.” From 2014, cars in the GT500 class of SUPER GT will be developed based on the same new technical re ... Continue reading

Former "Paperboy" Chris Economaki Named Third Squier-Hall Award Recipient

Former "Paperboy" Chris Economaki Named Third Squier-Hall Award Recipient

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 6, 2013) — Known for more than 50 years as the “Dean of American Motorsports,” the late journalist and broadcaster Chris Economaki has been named the third recipient of the Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence. Economaki will be honored during NASCAR Hall of Fame Induct ... Continue reading

A TRIBUTE TO CHRIS ECONOMAKI' at IMRRC JUNE 15

A TRIBUTE TO CHRIS ECONOMAKI' at IMRRC JUNE 15

A TRIBUTE TO CHRIS ECONOMAKI' at IMRRC JUNE 15 WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 10, 2013) - The achievements of Chris Economaki, the late dean of American motorsports, will be celebrated on Saturday, June 15, at the International Motor Racing Research Center. The free talk, part of the on-going Center Conversations speaker ser ... Continue reading

Motorsports Commentary - The Amazingly Angry Smurf Helmet: Episode 10

Motorsports Commentary - The Amazingly Angry Smurf Helmet: Episode 10

<b>by Rick Carlton - Senior Motorsports Editor</b> <p> Ah yes, the wages of instant Karma. In a era where the current President of the United States wants us to believe that his pissing on our leg is really nothing more than a hard rain, even Danica Patrick has gotten into the act. <p> Granted, I ain't a fan of this wo ... Continue reading

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