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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