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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Marussia to launch MR02 at first Jerez test next week

Become One Official Trailer - A quick look at what is going to be an in depth karting documentary that will feature drivers from all over the world racing

A quick look at what is going to be an in depth karting documentary that will feature drivers from all over the world racing Stock Moto, Rotax, TaG, and Cadet karts across 4 of the years most fun events. Summer Nationals in Utah at Miller Motorsports Park, Rock Island Grand Prix in the streets of Rock Island Illinois, Streets of Lancaster in California, & the big finale in Las Vegas Nevada at the Super Nationals. We interview people from all ages and verses paired with breathtaking images to show people that karting has evolved significantly from its humble beginnings. 100+ MPH machines that wear you out mentally and strain you physically.
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

DEKRA to be Official Partner of the Sauber F1 Team / DEKRA wird Official Partner des Sauber F1 Teams

Hinwil, 30 January 2013 – DEKRA will be an Official Partner of the Sauber F1 Team and as such will continue its longstanding relationship with Nico Hülkenberg.

The DEKRA logo will appear on the side of Nico Hülkenberg’s cap with immediate effect. The partnership between the DEKRA Group and the German Formula One driver goes back to the beginnings of his racing career.

“It’s gratifying to be able to combine the interests of all three parties in this way,” notes Monisha Kaltenborn, CEO of the Sauber F1 Team. “In DEKRA the Sauber F1 Team welcomes a partner that has been a firm fixture of the Formula One scene for many years. We keenly anticipate this new partnership and look forward to a successful season.”

Clemens Klinke, Member of the Executive Board at DEKRA SE with responsibility for the Automotive Business Unit, comments: “We are delighted to have entered into partnership with the Sauber F1 Team for the coming Formula One season and thus build on our longstanding association with Nico Hülkenberg as well. A long shared history already unites us and we are fully committed to continuing this from 2013. Nico’s success has already been followed with great enthusiasm by DEKRA management and staff all over the world since his rookie season in 2010. And we are convinced that he will cause even more of a sensation having switched to the Sauber F1 team.”



About DEKRA:
DEKRA is one of the world’s leading expert organisations. The company operates in more than 50 countries today. Roughly 30,000 employees are committed to ensuring safety, quality and environmental protection. DEKRA SE is a 100 percent subsidiary of DEKRA e.V. and manages the Group’s operative business. The DEKRA business divisions “Automotive”, “Industrial” and “Personnel” stand for professional and innovative services for everything to do with vehicle testing, expertise, international claims services, consulting, industrial testing, product testing, certification, environmental protection, training and temp work. DEKRA achieved a turnover of approximately 2.15 billion euro in 2012.
www.dekra.de


Media contact DEKRA:
Wolfgang Sigloch (Press Officer DEKRA Automotive) wolfgang.sigloch@dekra.com ; Tel +49.711.7861-2386

Media contact Sauber F1 Team:
Hanspeter Brack, hanspeter.brack@sauber-motorsport.com; Tel. +41 44 937 94 50, M. +41 79770 1819
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Mittwoch, 30. Januar 2013
DEKRA wird Official Partner des Sauber F1 Teams

Hinwil, 30. Januar 2013 – DEKRA wird Official Partner des Sauber F1 Teams und pflegt damit auch weiterhin die langjährige Verbundenheit mit Nico Hülkenberg.

Ab sofort wird das DEKRA-Logo seitlich auf Nico Hülkenbergs Cap sichtbar sein. Die Partnerschaft des DEKRA-Konzerns mit dem deutschen Formel 1-Piloten geht zurück bis an die Anfänge seiner Rennsportkarriere.

„Es ist erfreulich, dass wir auf diese Weise die Interessen der drei Parteien zusammenführen können“, erklärt Monisha Kaltenborn, CEO des Sauber F1 Teams. „Wir begrüssen mit DEKRA einen Partner beim Sauber F1 Team, der in der Formel 1 seit Jahren eine bekannte Grösse darstellt. Wir blicken der Zusammenarbeit erwartungsvoll entgegen und freuen uns auf eine erfolgreiche Saison.“

Clemens Klinke, Mitglied des Vorstands DEKRA SE und verantwortlich für die Business Unit Automotive: „Wir freuen uns sehr darüber, dass wir für die kommende Formel 1-Saison eine Partnerschaft mit dem Sauber F1 Team eingegangen sind und dadurch unsere jahrelange Verbundenheit auch mit Nico Hülkenberg weiter ausbauen. Uns verbindet bereits eine lange gemeinsame Geschichte und die wollen wir ab 2013 mit vollem Einsatz weiter schreiben. Nicos Erfolge wurden schon seit seiner Rookie-Saison in 2010 von Management und Mitarbeitern bei DEKRA weltweit mit großer Begeisterung begleitet. Und wir sind überzeugt, dass er nach seinem Wechsel ins Sauber F1 Team umso mehr für Furore sorgen wird.“



Über DEKRA:
DEKRA ist eine der weltweit führenden Expertenorganisationen. Das Unternehmen ist heute in mehr als 50 Ländern aktiv. Rund 30‘000 Mitarbeiter sorgen nachhaltig für Sicherheit, Qualität und Umweltschutz. Die DEKRA SE ist eine 100-prozentige Tochtergesellschaft des DEKRA e.V. und steuert das operative Geschäft des Konzerns. Die DEKRA Geschäftsfelder „Automotive“, „Industrial“ und „Personnel“ stehen für qualifizierte und innovative Dienstleistungen rund um Themen wie Fahrzeugprüfungen, Gutachten, internationale Schadenregulierung, Consulting, Industrieprüfdienstleistungen, Produktprüfungen, Zertifizierungen, Umweltschutz, Qualifizierung und Zeitarbeit. DEKRA erzielte 2012 einen Umsatz in Höhe von rund 2,15 Milliarden Euro.
www.dekra.de


Medienkontakt DEKRA:
Wolfgang Sigloch (Pressesprecher DEKRA Automobil) wolfgang.sigloch@dekra.com ; Tel +49.711.7861-2386

Medienkontakt Sauber F1 Team:
Hanspeter Brack, hanspeter.brack@sauber-motorsport.com; Tel. +41 44 937 94 50, M. +41 79770 1819

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes MP4-28 - Be a Part of History - SNEEK PEEK

The launch will take place at the MTC in Woking on Thursday at 11am, and will be streamed live on McLaren's YouTube channel.
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Monday, January 21, 2013

Caterham F1 Team Confirms 5th February CT03 Launch Date at Circuito de Jerez

Caterham_F1_Team@mail.vresp.com 11:00 AM (4 minutes ago) to j.nichols.itc@gmail.com
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Leafield, Oxfordshire - 21st January 2012

Caterham F1 Team has confirmed that its 2013 race car, the CT03, will be unveiled on 5th February 2013 at 0845 in the pitlane of the Circuito de Jerez in Spain.

5th February is day one of the 2013 pre-season F1 tests and Caterham F1 Team will commence its test program immediately after taking the wraps off its new car.

A full portfolio of CT03 images and video, technical details and quotes from key team personnel will be available via www.caterhamf1.com as soon as the unveiling begins.

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Friday, January 18, 2013

Breaking news - Force India rumor which we hope is not true

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    hace 6 horas – Jan.18 (GMM) Force India "is in crisis" and it is possible the Silverstone based team "could collapse". That is the claim of the Italiaracing ...
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    hace 51 minutos – That is the claim of the Italiaracing magazine, who correctly reported some years ago that Pirelli would become the sport's new tyre supplier.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Breaking news - Ferrari´s Domenicali Fernando: Alonso & Felipe Massa




Breaking news - Mercedes to launch W04 / Toro Rosso STR8 at Jerez Spain on February 4

I might try and go as it is only 200 kms from where I live and could take both still photos and video

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Breaking news - Ferrari sign Pedro Martinez de la Rosa


Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Sauber F1 Team: the unveiling of the Sauber C32-Ferrari 2nd February 2013 12.00 hrs

Monday, 14. January 2013
Sauber F1 Team renews partnership with CERTINA

Hinwil, January 14, 2013 – The Swiss sports watch brand CERTINA is to continue as a Premium Partner of the Sauber F1 Team, taking forward a longstanding and intensive partnership. The CERTINA lettering will appear on the sidepod wind deflectors as well as on the helmet visors of both drivers. CERTINA will also be providing its precision sports timepieces to drivers Nico Hülkenberg (DE) and Esteban Gutiérrez (MX) as well as the entire race team.

“CERTINA has always been strongly committed to cutting-edge technology,” says Monisha Kaltenborn, CEO of the Sauber F1 Team, “and that’s an ideology we share. Since 2005, we have also been united by an enduring partnership that embraces common values such as innovation and efficiency. These are key factors behind the upturn in the Sauber F1 Team to which CERTINA has made a definitive contribution.”

Adrian Bosshard, President von CERTINA, corroborates this: “After an eight-year partnership with the Sauber F1 Team, we are delighted to be continuing to make use of this dynamic and innovative Formula One platform. The Team’s professional work ethic and typical Swiss mindset are the perfect match for our brand.”


About CERTINA: Reliability, precision and innovation have underlined the Certina philosophy since 1888, year of the foundation of the company by the Kurth Brothers. In 1959, Certina developed its famous Double Security DS Concept, to bring to its watches exceptional sturdiness and outstanding water resistance. Certina has a long-standing commitment to sport, and motor racing in particular. It has stood next to an ever-growing list of great sport stars such as Mike Doohan, Alex Crivillé, Petter Solberg, Sete Gibernau, Thomas Lüthi, Timo Glock, Robert Kubica and also boxing legend Muhammad Ali. Since 2005, Certina has been Official Partner of the Sauber F1 Team. A subsidiary of the world's largest international watchmaking organisation Swatch Group, Certina is currently world leader in the sport watch segment priced between CHF 300.- and CHF 2,000.-, and is represented in more than 60 countries.


Press contact:
Certina SA, 17, Chemin des Tourelles, 2400 Le Locle – Switzerland,
Tel: 0041 (0)32/933.35.50, Fax: 0041 (0)32/933.35.51, info@certina.ch
Brigitt Illi, PR Manager International, brigitt.illi@certina.ch, Tel. +41 (0)32 933 35 52
Website: www.certina.com
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Friday, 04. January 2013
Sauber F1 Team: the unveiling of the Sauber C32-Ferrari

There are only weeks to go before the start of the FIA Formula One World Championship 2013. The Sauber F1 Team have built on the strong foundations laid down during the 2012 season and, following a winter of hard work, we are nearly ready to present our new car. We are delighted to invite you to the launch event in Hinwil, which will see Nico Hülkenberg (GER) and Esteban Gutiérrez (MEX) pull back the covers on the Sauber C32-Ferrari.

Date: 2nd February 2013
Time / duration: 12.00 hrs/ 45 minutes
Venue: Sauber Motorsport AG, Wildbachstrasse 9, 8340 Hinwil

All the information and presentations from the launch will be posted on our media portal*. We will be streaming the event live at www.sauberf1team.com in cooperation with our premium partner CERTINA.

Programme:
12.00 hrs Welcome

• Interview with Monisha Kaltenborn, Team Principal Sauber F1 Team (German)
• Unveiling of the Sauber C32-Ferrari with Nico Hülkenberg and Esteban Gutiérrez
• Photos with Nico Hülkenberg, Esteban Gutiérrez and Robin Frijns (reserve driver)
• Technical details of the Sauber C32-Ferrari with Chief Designer Matt Morris (English)
• Interviews with Nico Hülkenberg and Esteban Gutiérrez (English)
• Q & A, media

12.45 hrs End of the event

Registration: Please register for the event by sending your name/surname and the name of your media outlet to daniela.leeb@sauber-motorsport.com by 18th January 2013.

*The information on the media portal (www.sauberf1team.com) includes:
Press kit (photos and videos):
o Interview with Monisha Kaltenborn
o Interview with Nico Hülkenberg and Esteban Gutiérrez

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Vitaly Petrov spends Christmas with his family


Maserati Quattroporte vs Jaguar XJ - autocar.co.uk

Published on 4 Jan 2013
The new Maserati Quattroporte is big news for the Italian marque. The car is kick-starting the firm's ambitions to increase sales ten-fold, so the stakes have never been higher. Steve Sutcliffe pitches it against our favourite luxury car, the Jaguar XJ to see which is best.

Read Autocar's Maserati Quattroporte review - http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/maserati/quattroporte/first-drives/first-...
Read Autocar's Jaguar XJ review - http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/jaguar/xj