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Posted on Friday, December 6, 2013

GP2, GP3 confirm 2014 calendar

GP2 has announced that there will be 11 rounds in next year's championship. The return of the Austrian Grand Prix for the first time since 2003 means that GP2 will race at the Red Bull Ring for the first time. The championship will also race at the inaugural Russian Grand Prix in Sochi. The addition of Austria and Russia means that rounds in Malaysia and Singapore have been dropped. GP3 will race alongside GP2 at nine of the 11 rounds, missing out on Bahrain and […]

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2011

Abu Dhabi a Toro Rosso sponsor, not buyer

Sep.9 (GMM) Spanish oil company Cepsa is not buying Toro Rosso, team boss Franz Tost insisted ahead of the Italian grand prix.

Before arriving at Monza, the Red Bull-owned team confirmed new sponsorship deals with Cepsa as well as Nova Chemicals, whi...

Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2011

Abu Dhabi F1 track sheds 61 staff

Jul.21 (GMM) Abu Dhabi's F1 venue Yas Marina Circuit has shed 61 staff, according to local reports.

The UAE-based 7Days newspaper said the race organisers Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management made the decision in order to reduce costs.

But spokesman Pete...

Posted on Monday, April 18, 2011

Great Jordan finish boosts Al Qassimi's expectations


Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team’s Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi believes his eighth-place finish in last weekend’s Rally Jordan has spurred his ‘season to life’, with the Emirati driver predicting the result will be a springboard for a rene...

Posted on Monday, April 11, 2011

Fired-up Al Qassimi inspired by 40th WRC start


Ford Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi is determined to mark his 40th World Rally Championship (WRC) start with a strong, points-scoring performance in this weekend’s Rally Jordan – round four of this year’s 13-event calendar.
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