On Lap 11 of the 28-lap race, Premat lost control and veered off the circuit – sliding helplessly across the grass – before re-entering the racing line and colliding with Courtney. The rear of Premat’s car slammed into Courtney’s driver side door, lifting both cars off the ground.Alexandre Premat, James Courtney, Phillip Island, Sports Cars, V8 Supercars, Video
Sebastian Vettel was fastest on a wet Interlagos track to take pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday and be in prime position for another record-setting performance.
In Formula 1′s season-ender on Sunday, Vettel can equal Michael Schumacher’s 2004 mark of 13 victories in a year and match the record of nine consecutive wins by Alberto Ascari in 1952-53.Brazilian GP, Fernando Alonso, Formula 1, Interlagos, Nico Rosberg, Romain Grosjean, Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber of Red Bull was fastest on a wet track in the final practice before qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday.Brazilian GP, Formula 1, Heikki Kovalainen, Interlagos, Mark Webber, Romain Grosjean
Lotus team principal Eric Boullier says that the Quantum deal is still happening, despite widespread skepticism in the paddock.
The team admits that no funding has arrived, despite the deal being announced in June. Until the situation is clear the team cannot confirm a partner for Romain Grosjean.Brazilian GP, Eric Boullier, Formula 1, Lotus, Romain Grosjean
Pirelli’s plans for teams to run its prototype 2014 tires in practice in Brazil Friday were scuppered by rain.
The day was about providing Pirelli with a comparison with its current tires and also giving the teams some aerodynamic information. To the surprise of many observers, Sebastian Vettel did complete one lap, in the rain, on the tires.Brazilian GP, Formula 1, Interlagos, Mercedes, Pirelli, Red Bull Racing, Sebastian Vettel