Monthly Archives: December 2013

Final Test of 2013 Concludes; Rahal Completed 76 Laps Before an Electrical Problem Brought an End to the Test at Approx. 4 PM ET

SEBRING, Fla. (December 19, 2013) – Graham Rahal, 24, completed a two-day test at the 1.65-mile Sebring Inter­na­tional Raceway short course today in prepa­ra­tion for the 2014 IndyCar Series season.  He ran a total of 76 laps with a best lap time of 52.5 with HPD’s new twin turbocharged 2.2-liter V-6 engine today after running the single turbo here yesterday for 101 laps with a best lap time of 52.37.  Today’s test was brought to an end one hour early when an elec­trical problem surfaced at approx. 4 p.m. ET.

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Rahal Optimistic After Completing the First of a Two-Day Test at Sebring

SEBRING, Fla. (December 18, 2013) – Graham Rahal completed a trouble-free day of testing today at the 1.65-mile Sebring Inter­na­tional Raceway short course in prepa­ra­tion for the 2014 IndyCar Series season.  He completed a total of 101 laps with a best lap time of 52.37 with Honda Perfor­mance Development’s single turbo engine installed in the DW12 chassis.  The team will switch to the new HPD twin turbocharged 2.2-liter V-6 engine overnight and continue testing tomorrow.

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BMW Motorsport Presents its Programme for the 2014 season: Focus on DTM, USCC, BMW Sports Trophy and the Nürburgring 24 Hours

Munich (DE), 7th December 2013. BMW Motor­sport used the 52nd BMW  Sports Trophy award cere­mony in Munich’s BMW Welt (DE) to present its  programme for the 2014 season. BMW Motor­sport Director Jens Marquardt  announced the plans for the DTM, the newly-created United SportsCar  Cham­pi­onship (USCC) in North America, the BMW Sports Trophy, and the  Formula BMW Talent Cup.

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