Friday, 28 September 2012

Hamilton to Mercedes, Perez to McLaren, Schumacher to...? The 2013 driver market hots up

Lewis Hamilton has signed for Mercedes AMG Petronas, bringing an end to one of the biggest sagas of this year's silly season.

Thursday, 27 September 2012

The lows...and highs of the WRC

Going into the 2012 season, the WRC found itself in a rather unusual position. North One Sport's contract as promoter was terminated by governing body the FIA after their parent company, Convers Sports Initiatives, was placed in administration. Later, World Rally Championship commercial chief Vladimir Antonov, who was also backer of Convers Sports Initiatives, was arrested as a result of bank fraud in Lithuania. These developments left the WRC in a tricky situation, with the new season just around the corner. North One Sport was said to offer 'no assurances', leaving their job as promoter completley untenable.

Friday, 14 September 2012

Working towards race day - My week with Century Motorsport

Century Motorsport's busy workshop
What does a racing team actually do in the build up to a race weekend? Well, for my college work placement, and in order to learn more about the motorsport industry (obviously an area I want my career to be in), I spent a week with top racing team Century Motorsport in Warwickshire as they got ready for a round of the British GT championship at Snetterton finding out.