Fukuzumi fastest as Super Formula testing concludes

Ex-Formula 2 driver Fukuzumi posted his quickest time of the day during the two-hour morning session of 1m21.687s to go 0.422s clear of nearest rival Toshiki Oyu for Nakajima Racing.
However, Oyu’s best time from Tuesday’s opening day of running, a 1m21.371s, stood as the fastest of the test overall.
Fukuzumi and Oyu’s morning times put them at the top of the standings for the day, as Ryo …Keep reading

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Tander joins TCR field for Bathurst

It will mark the Supercars legend’s fourth appearance in the front-wheel-drive series, after he made a trio of round starts in a Melbourne Performance Centre Audi back in 2019.
That included a race win and two second places at The Bend, while he also took pole for the season-opener at Albert Park in 2020 that went on to be cancelled.
Tander will be teamed up with series leader Chaz Mostert …Keep reading

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Triple Eight: Whincup “missing by a whisker”

The seven-time Supercars champion has made what is by his standards a low-key start to the 2021 Supercars season.
A pair of thirds and a fourth at Sandown are his best results, alongside a seventh and sixth from the two Bathurst races last month.
His teammate Shane van Gisbergen, meanwhile, has clean-swept the first five races of the season, including three wins at Sandown while nursing a …Keep reading

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Schmidt, Arrow still inspiring with latest SAM Corvette

Sam Schmidt, former racecar driver, possesses the unrelenting determination and voracious enthusiasm of a current racer. Maybe he’s making up for both lost time – he didn’t race an Indy car until he was 31 – and also a lost career – he was rendered paraplegic by a huge crash at Walt Disney World Speedway less than three years later.
In between times, he finished fifth in the 1999 Indy …Keep reading

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Russell replaces Grosjean as GPDA director

Russell will work alongside fellow director Sebastian Vettel and chairman Alex Wurz on the body, which represents the interests of all F1 drivers on the grid.
Speaking about taking on the responsibility, Russell said he was proud that his fellow drivers had put faith in him.
“It is an honour and privilege to be nominated director of the GPDA,” he said.
“I appreciate the support of …Keep reading

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