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  1. News - Hong Kong - MOTORSPORT

    Hong Kong trio set for London to Mongolia rally

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... nature of the race, ultimately the trio are taking on the challenge for charity- Cool Earth, an environmental organisation that protects Amazonian rainforests. "Living in Hong Kong where ...

  2. Sport - China - MOTOR RACING

    Ma Qinghua hopes to be driving force for F1 in China

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 04:57pm by AFP

    ... we've seen more and more people watching the race and coming to the circuit. "They've got their own idol driver now and I believe this weekend there will be lots of fans. They came ... with Caterham, he also races in the GP2 Series, a training ground for aspiring Formula One drivers. Ma said ahead of tomorrow's race- in which he will not take part unless one of the lead drivers ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - FORMULA ONE

    Mercedes keep wheels on the ground for China Grand Prix

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 09:36am by AFP

    ... will see where we stand, relative to the competition. We have made a solid start to the season in the first two races with Nico and Lewis both performing at a very high and equal level. “The development race will be critical this season so we have more new parts planned for China. Our aim has to be to improve on our good start to the season and continue scoring good points in both ...

  4. Lifestyle - Motoring - MOTOR RACING

    Motorsports ranking amateurs

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Mark Sharp

    ... Mark Sharp mark.sharp@scmp.com Amateur motorsport enthusiasts earn a chance to test their mettle against the professionals Roar recruits Alex Au raced radio-controlled cars as a teenager. Dino Crescentini visits his local go-kart track for kicks. When they are not busy with their high-powered day jobs, they like to get behind the wheel of a racing car and pit their skills ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - MOTOR RACING

    Vettel and Alonso narrow Formula One chase to two-horse race

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Drew

    ... Richard Drew While Ferrari struggle to make their car perform, Red Bull know it's time to pull out all the stops and take the race home Vettel and Alonso prepare to fight it out ... title a two-horse race. Fernando Alonso arrives in South Korea under intense pressure from Sebastian Vettel. With the German winning in Japan and Alonso not finishing, there's just four ...

  6. Hamilton's best bet is to stay in Woking

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Richard Drew This Sunday at Hockenheim, Lewis Hamilton lines up for his 100th grand prix. He's come a long way since he made his bow in motor racing's top tier in 2007. He ... in this situation could be Lotus. Five podiums this season have seen them scrape above McLaren in the standings. Some stand-out performances in the next two races could certainly give Hamilton some food ...

  7. Adrenaline rush is fast and furious on the night shift

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 1.7 seconds separating the two and, while on the outside Vettel remained perfectly calm, his words revealed just how hard he had been made to work. 'It was a fantastic race from start ... and it's one of the hardest challenges we face each year, so it's nice to come out as a winner.' Singapore offers drivers a test like no other on the circuit's 20-race calendar. ...

  8. How race sheds new light on the Lion City

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mathew Scott Richard Tan could well be talking for the entire Singapore business community as well as for the city itself when he reflects on how the race has afforded his company ... everyone else, Tan and his team obviously had no previous experience in putting together such a project, as there had never been a night-time Formula One race. But the event's subsequent ...

  9. Magazines - Money

    Racing into a car culture

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'Racing improves the breed' is a quotation credited to Soichiro Honda, founder of the eponymous Japanese carmaker. As China increasingly embraces a 'car culture', it's also ... high-end manufacturers such as Porsche and Audi are using exclusive racing series to show their products and build a stronger bond with current and potential customers. Porsche have been ...

  10. Taking stock on a drawing board

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... One is, it would seem that something similar is going on in the sport. The few minutes before the race on the grid can be pretty frantic, with mechanics, team bosses and the celebs all rushing ... prying eyes. The nearest the rival teams have to putting their arm around their work is to position mechanics around the car to block off prying eyes- and cameras. With the championship race ...




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