Over the years, Interlagos has been the scene of trials and tribulations in equal measure, and this year was no exception. As Sebastien Vettel’s ninth victory in a row re-emphasized his superiority over the grid (as if anyone needed reminding), Formula One said goodbye to one of its most popular drivers, Mark Webber…
The 2013 MSA British Rally Championship Awards Ceremony, affectionately known as The BRC Bash, scored another resounding success in Manchester at the weekend, honouring winners from the BRC and its support series the NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge.
Teams were once again left wishing that they could hide their heads in the sand after experiencing the crushing superiority that Sebastien Vettel exhibited around the Yas Marina circuit this weekend. Another almost other worldy performance from the Red Bull driver left all who witnessed his latest victory open mouthed …
As one door closed on the Buddh circuit at what could be the last race on the Indian sub continent for some time to come, another door opened to the Formula One Hall of Fame for Sebastien Vettel. With four consecutive Driver’s World Championships to his credit he now joins an elite group of just three.
In what always promised to be a close season, the NGK Spark Plugs BRC Challenge delivered a quality season, unearthed new exciting talent and ended up with deserving champions across the classes and championships up for grabs. The 2014 season has a lot to emulate.
There are some people in the pit lane who are getting more and more frustrated by the delay of the inevitable. Namely the crowning of Sebastien Vettel with his fourth driver’s World Championship.But rather than venting their frustration on the young German, they should really be looking at the man in the Ferrari garage who is keeping Vettel honest until the very end.
Fire truck leads Korean Grand Prix. No you read that right. For a few mad moments the Korean Grand Prix turned into high farce as Vettel rounded a corner, believing himself on his way to his fourth consecutive victory, when rather than en empty track before him, he found a fire truck trundling down the straight.
As the Formula One circus flew into town for this weekend’s Korean Grand Prix, it seemed as if Ferrari’s and Fernando Alonso’s prayers might be answered as a tropical storm was forecast to sweep through the South China Sea close to the circuit at Yeongam.
Speedway superstars turned out in force to support the first-ever Joe Hughes Invitational meeting, sponsored by NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd. The event in memory of the former rider and NGK parts distributor attracted a big crowd at Monmore Green, Wolverhampton, and raised funds for Cancer Research UK and new training facilities for young riders.