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Sonoma 2015

Sonoma 2015

As is the way with all good race story’s the decision to race Sonoma was a last minute affair. Sean Bond, Todd Cameron and myself packed up a trailer/motor home and headed up to Northern California the afternoon before the race. We arrived around 10 and set up some of…
SKUSA Streets of Lancaster GP!!!

SKUSA Streets of Lancaster GP!!!

10 race classes and nearly 150 drivers took to the streets of downtown Lancaster, Ca to fight it out on the fastest kart street race on the west coast, the SKUSA Streets of Lancaster GP!  The event was put on by Tom Kutcher and Super Karts USA, and was the…
FORMULA E CROWNS ITS FIRST CHAMPIONS IN LONDON

FORMULA E CROWNS ITS FIRST CHAMPIONS IN LONDON

The outcome of the FIA Formula E Championship was decided at the final round in London. Sam Bird (Virgin) won the last ePrix of the season, whilst the all-electric series’ inaugural titles were won by Nelson Piquet (Nextev TCR) and e.dams-Renault. At the end of the London double-header, the team…
F1 Qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix

F1 Qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix

Hamilton isn’t on the pole. For the first time this season, it is his teammate, Nico Rosberg who has edged out his teammate to take on the number one spot for the race. Sitting not far behind in 3-5 positions are the Ferraris and Mercedes-powered Williams teams. Also making a…
Manor F1 Passes The Crash Test

Manor F1 Passes The Crash Test

Manor Marussia F1 team, which was almost shut down last year, passed all of the mandatory FIA crash tests and will be on its way to Melbourne. Following is their oficial statement for the 2015 season: The Manor Marussia F1 Team looks forward to its participation in the 2015 FIA…
Formula 1 to Limit Helmet Design Changes in 2015

Formula 1 to Limit Helmet Design Changes in 2015

Formula 1 drivers will be banned from changing helmet designs in-season under new rules set to be introduced in 2015. As part of the new objective to improve the promotional appeal of the sport, F1 organizers have become concerned that fans are turned off by drivers constantly changing their helmet colors.…
McLaren Honda to Return to Historic Colors?

McLaren Honda to Return to Historic Colors?

The Spanish Newspaper El Mundo Deportivo reports that McLaren might return to using its historic orange color! Keep in mind they are Honda powered like there back in the Senna Prost days. The reports says there’s a chance the car could be all white as it was in McLaren’s first year…
2014 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

2014 Formula One Belgian Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo was the man of the moment today, as he took the chequered flag and became the winner of the FIA Formula One 2014 Belgian Grand Prix. The Australian driver’s sensational victory at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit makes it his third of the season and 50th for the…
Four ways to get your kart to the race track

Four ways to get your kart to the race track

I wrote an article a short time ago, about the ease of getting started in karting compared to other motorsports. Although the majority of the readers agreed, some of the first comments that came up where about how challenging it would be to get transportation to get the kart to…
Why you could be karting…right now.

Why you could be karting…right now.

I’m going to start this article with a statement of opinion, but once you finish reading, you’re going to believe it to be the truth. Ready? Here we go. “If you’re serious about improving your driving skills, then you need to get yourself into a race kart.” We’ve all heard…
DOUBLE CELEBRATIONS FOR SILVERSTONE 50TH

DOUBLE CELEBRATIONS FOR SILVERSTONE 50TH

On Sunday (4 July) the famous Silverstone Circuit will host its 50th Grand Prix race – it’s a magical milestone that will be celebrated not once, but twice during this landmark month. First, the golden anniversary will be marked by a select parade of high-profile F1 cars over this coming British…
DANIEL RICCIARDO TAKES MAIDEN WIN IN MONTREAL THRILLER

DANIEL RICCIARDO TAKES MAIDEN WIN IN MONTREAL THRILLER

Daniel Ricciardo scored a sensational first win at the Canadian Grand Prix, the Australian fighting his way past Force India’s Sergio Perez and the ailing Mercedes of Nico Rosberg to claim a first win of the season for Infiniti Red Bull Racing in a thrilling encounter in Montreal. Sebastian Vettel…
A TO Z OF FORMULA ONE

A TO Z OF FORMULA ONE

MILTON KEYNES, UK – Infiniti Red Bull Racing has launched a new mini-series: The A to Z of Formula One. Featuring Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Ricciardo, Sebastien Buemi, Christian Horner and Adrian Newey, the series offers a unique insider view to the key aspects of Formula One connected to each letter of…
2014 Malaysian Grand Prix

2014 Malaysian Grand Prix

Build Race Party’s own traveling photographer, Elan Newman (flying lap photo) was on hand at the  2014 Malaysian Grand Prix. Lotus might be way off the pace, but they sure do have the best looking car on the grid. Quite a few drivers had “off track” excursions   See more…
2013 United States Grand Prix

2013 United States Grand Prix

Build Race Party’s own traveling photographer, Elan Newman (flying lap photo) was on hand at the  2013 United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. See more from Elan at: https://www.facebook.com/FlyingLapPhotography