Romain Grosjean says his confidence is up after his recent run of good form, and he hopes to end the season on a high.
The Frenchman had a strong race in Japan, leading for much of the afternoon before ultimately losing out to the Red Bulls.
Eighteen races over 15 event weekends highlight the 2014 IndyCar Series schedule announced late Thursday.
The schedule includes a new event, the Grand Prix of Indianapolis, on a 2.343-mile, 14-turn road course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 10, in addition to the return of doubleheaders at Detroit, Houston and Toronto.
His championship aspirations may be over, but after two charges to the podium in the past two races, Kimi Raikkonen is at least hoping to end the season on a high. Here’s what he said in a Q&A provided by Lotus on Friday.
Q: What do you think of the Buddh International Circuit?
“It’s quite an interesting track; one of the better ones from the modern circuits.”
The 15th and final season of the American Le Mans Series draws to a close this weekend at Road Atlanta for the annual Petit Le Mans. FOX Sports’ SPEED Blog concludes its team-by-team preview with analysis of the P1 and P2 class contenders for the 1,000-mile/10-hour enduro.
TV Schedule (Saturday, Oct. 19):
11 a.m. – Noon ET on FOX Sports 2
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1
8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 2
Honda has released an audio recording of its V6 turbo powertrain being fired up on the dyno – some 17 months before its planned race debut in the 2015 Australian GP.
The engine will be used exclusively by McLaren for what will be the second year under the new regulations. McLaren engineers visited Honda while in Japan for the Grand Prix and have thus already have had the chance to see and hear it in action.
Renault and Mercedes have already released similar recordings. Reaction from fans to the new Honda sound has been mixed to say the least, but it’s worth noting that it will sound different when actually fitted into a car and running on track.