Michael Schumacher’s record-breaking achievements will
receive lasting recognition, as the Nürburgring circuit in Germany is renaming one of its corners after him. Schumacher is expected to attend a special naming ceremony at the venue during the German Grand Prix weekend in July.
BRITISH F1 fans have found a new sporting hero in Lewis Hamilton. Silverstone reports that ticket sales for this year’s British GP have soared since the rookie’s debut in Australia. With four home drivers on the grid, the circuit is predicting another sell-out event on 8 July. To book your tickets in advance, log on to www.silverstone.co.uk
or call 0870 458 8300.
TOYOTA will take pole position at this summer’s Goodwood Festival
of Speed over the weekend of 22-24 June. To celebrate 50 years in motor racing, the firm is creating a huge automotive sculpture in front of Goodwood House, West Sussex. A breathtaking array of Toyota and Toyota-powered racers will be displayed. Book tickets online at www.goodwood.co.uk/fos or telephone 01243 755055.
THREE British drivers will line up on the grid for the ChampCar World Series this Sunday in Las Vegas. Dan Clarke has been confirmed as the second driver for Minardi Team USA, where
he will race alongside Dutch Red Bull tester Robert Doornbos.
Clarke is joined in the series by fellow British stars Justin Wilson and Katherine Legge.
AUDI’s Allan McNish ensured the firm’s diesel-engined R10 remains unbeaten after a stirring fightback in St Petersburg in Florida. In an incident strewn race, the Scot recovered from a stop-go penalty to claim victory in round two of the American Le Mans Series. “This circuit wasn’t suited to the Audi, so this is a great result,” said McNish.