Tag: 2013

Gary Paffett storms to 1st victory of the season at DTM Lausitz

 2013 DTM Lausitz Gary Paffett at finish line The fourth round of the Deutschen Tourenwagen Masters (DTM) at Lausitzring was the first venue where Mercedes-Benz drivers took an emphatic charge with Gary Paffett’s all-conquering victory and Christian Vietoris’ third and Robert Wickens’ fourth places. Paffett’s first win of the season and 20th in the DTM makes him the third most successful DTM driver after Bernd Schneider (43 wins) and Klaus Ludwig (36 wins). Six Mercedes-Benz drivers finished in the points at the DTM Lausitz weekend.

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Honda Malaysia reduces battery prices & extends warranty period for its Hybrid variants

 2013 Honda Hybrid line-up_2 Good news to all Honda Hybrid owners, Honda Malaysia has announced a price reduction on replacement of hybrid cars’ batteries effective 1 June. Apart from the price reduction of batteries, Honda Malaysia is also offering an extended up to 8-year warranty period for its hybrid variants: Honda Civic Hybrid, CR-Z, CR-Z MMC, Jazz Hybrid and Insight.

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2nd-Generation Isuzu D-Max comes out of the woodwork

 2013 Isuzu D-Max Isuzu Malaysia today, 15 May, presented their all-new Isuzu D-Max pick up with a more contemporary exterior styling and refreshed interior refinements.

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MotoGP’s 2nd European race at Le Mans

 2012 MotoGP Le Mans Dani Pedrosa ahead of Stefan Bradl The second European stop of the Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) Championship is scheduled for Le Mans this weekend. The Bugatti Circuit that hosts the premier two-wheel racing series shares a small section of the longer Circuit de la Sarthe that is used for the annual 24-hour endurance race. This year, Le Mans hosts MotoGP for the 56th time.

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2013 Porsche 911 Turbo line-up is the latest representation of the world’s favorite Sportscar variant

 911 Turbo S Coupé With the observation of half a century of the Porsche 911, the Stuttgart-based Sportscar marque has revealed the latest representation of the 911: the 911 Turbo/Turbo S.

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Sebastien Loeb returns to snatch WRC Rally of Argentina victory

 2013 WRC Argentina Sebastien Loeb up up away Round 5 of the World Rally Championship’s Rally of Argentina saw the return of 9-time WRC Champion Sebastien Loeb. Not only did Loeb return, but he single-handedly propelled the Citroen WRT to victory at the Argentine rally; the first for Citroen since the Monte Carlo rally in January and eighth for Loeb.

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Mazda reports profit for first quarter 2013 thanks to the Mazda CX-5 & Mazda6

 Mazda3 at 2012 Sepang 1000km Mazda Motor Corporation posted a profit for the 2013 fiscal year (FY) ending on 31 March, bolstered by the success of the Mazda CX-5, introduced in early 2012, and the new Mazda6 launched later in the fiscal year.

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The Dice is set for DTM Teams at Hockenheimring season-opener; Nico Rosberg makes appearance

 Nico-Rosberg to appear-at-Hockenheimring-season-opener For the DTM (Deustchen Tourenwagen Masters) Season opener on 4 – 5 May at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, Mercedes AMG F1 Team driver Nico Rosberg is scheduled to provide some driving duties to a lucky person on a DTM AMG Mercedes C-Coupé.

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Maserati Trofeo MC World Series kicks off season-opener at Paul Ricard this weekend

 Maserati Trofeo World Series test The Maserati Trofeo MC World Series is scheduled for its season opener this weekend at the Paul Ricard HTTT Le Castellet, South of France.

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Audi R18 e-tron enters test phase for 2013 Le Mans 24-hour

 Audi R18 e-tron 24h Le Mans Preparations for the 2013 Le Mans 24-hour is already underway as Audi readies four Audi R18 e-tron LMP1 cars for a test session at the famous Circuit de la Sarthe. The year’s 24-hour Le Mans is scheduled for 9 June.

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