Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Lotus will be with a new team in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)
Kimi Raikkonen is Formula One’s man of the moment for obvious reasons, but before he rejoins Scuderia Ferrari in 2014, he still has a World Championship to fight for. Lotus on Friday issued a Q&A with the Finnish star, focusing on his prospects for next weekend’s Singapore GP.
Q: It’s now been announced where you will drive next year; how does that affect the rest of your season?
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Marc Marquez set the pace in both practice sessions as Friday signaled the start of the GP Aperol di San Marino e Riviera di Rimini weekend at Misano. The Repsol Honda Team rider narrowly edged out teammate Dani Pedrosa, while Valentino Rossi ended the day quicker than Jorge Lorenzo as both ran seamless transmission of the first time.
Already the championship leader heading to Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Marquez has started as he means to continue by locking out both sessions. The margin was narrow, though, with Pedrosa moving to within 33 thousandths at the end of the day having previously overcome problems as his bike suffered vibrations. In third place, Rossi was ahead of Lorenzo, but Misano marks a critical race for all at Yamaha Factory Racing as it finally puts its seamless transmission system into practice.
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Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli (Photo: FOX Sports)
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Friday, September 13
10 am – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series | Chicago Practice (FOX Sports 1)
12 pm – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series | Chicago Practice (FOX Sports 1)
1 pm – NASCAR Sprintcup Series | Chicago Practice (FOX Sports 1)
2:30 pm – NASCAR Nationwide Series | Chicago Practice (FOX Sports 1)
4 pm – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series | Qualifying (FOX Sports 1)
6:30 pm – NASCAR Sprintcup Series | Chicago Practice (FOX Sports 2)
8 pm – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series | Race (FOX Sports 1)
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Details have emerged on the Tudor United SportsCar title sponsorship. (Photo: Getty Images)
The future became a bit clearer Thursday, as executives from IMSA inked a five-year deal with Tudor Watches to become the title sponsor of the newly renamed United SportsCar Championship.
Announced at Chicago’s Navy Pier, to kick off NASCAR Chase Media Day activities, IMSA president Scott Atherton joined Rolex Vice president Peter Nicholson and series chairman Jim France for the occasion, which coincided with the brand’s North American relaunch this evening in New York.
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A grid girl holds the Mexican flag. (Photo: Getty Images)
The FIA’s Charlie Whiting inspected the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez track in Mexico City this week, as plans for a return of F1 to the country continue to progress.
The race has a date of Nov. 9 on a provisional calendar that was circulating at Monza, although it is subject to confirmation.
Whiting was accompanied by Austin F1 founder Tavo Hellmund, who has switched his focus to Mexico after being ousted from the Texas project. His late father Gustavo was a race promoter at the venue.
They were joined by FIA vice president and regular F1 race steward Jose Abed, who was also head of the Mexican GP organizing committee in past years.
Also in attendance was a leading representative from circuit design company Tilke, confirming that the German company will be responsible for the necessary upgrades.
The Mexico City venue previously hosted World Championship races from 1963-70 and 1986-92.