With a solid ride to third position in last night’s Valencia Grand Prix, the final round of the 2012 MotoGP championship, two-time MotoGP champion Casey Stoner hung up his riding gloves. Here’s a quick look back at what he achieved.
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After denying that it was thinking of joining Australia’s premier racing category, Mercedes-Benz has done a u-turn and with the announcement that there will be three E-Class cars in the 2013 series. But they won’t be factory supported cars.
That’s the word coming fresh off the presses (or CMSes) in the motorsport community at the moment. It appears that the owners of the famous race track look to be in a wee bit of financial trouble, sending shivers down the spines of car lovers.
Anyone who has drive a Radical track car knows that there are few things you could do that are more fun. Their price puts them out of the means of most men, until Radical unveiled the baby SR1 track car. Baby only in price.
If you took advantage of the Logitech racing wheel deal we pointed out last week, you’re probably looking for a stand to mount it on for a proper racing experience. This could be that stand.
The famous Eastern Creek circuit, which is back on the V8 Supercar Championship calendar, has been renamed Sydney Motorsport Park.
Kiwi Greg Murphy, driver of the Pepsi Max Crew Holden Commodore, run by Kelly Racing, will miss the second round of the V8 Supercar Series in Tasmania at Symmons Plains this weekend. He will be replaced by David Russell.
Brock Heydon is showing motorsports fanatics around Australia that you can give it a go no matter what your background. A professional mechanic, Heydon – in his early twenties, races in the Aussie Racing Car series and is competing in the Telstra 500. They look like small V8 Supercars and are seriously quick!
Sad news in the IndyCar Series as Paul Newman’s team which he co-owned with Carl Haas admits defeat in tough economic times. It will not compete in the 2012 IndyCar Series, bringing an end to big run of success in the sport.
Tomorrow will herald the end of the 2011 V8 Supercar Championship, with Vodafone 888 Racing’s Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup battling for the title. But the final round will also spell the official beginning of the new Car of the Future.