More motor racing links of interest:
Robin Herd: 1939-2019 (Motorsport magazine)
"Robin Herd, who passed away on Tuesday after an extended illness, made his name as Max Mosley’s main partner in the March racing constructor. He was the chief designer of the March Formula 1, F2 and Champ Cars of the 1970s/early 80s and was possessed of great intellect, charm and enthusiasm."
Miami Beach said no to Ultra but might still host a music event over spring break (Miami Herald)
"The idea of hosting Formula One auto racing didn’t come up during Wednesday’s (city commission) meeting and Góngora said that he hadn’t spoken to race organisers but had merely suggested the event as a possibility."
The LMPH2G electric/hydrogen prototype to open Le Mans proceedings (FIA WEC)
"Before the 62 cars entered in the 87th running of the world’s greatest endurance race are unleashed, the hydrogen-powered racing prototype will complete a demonstration lap of the full 13.626-kilometre circuit. "
La révolution de la F1 (La Presse - French)
Chase Carey says there are still significant differences in the teams' positions on some aspects of the 2021 regulations.
Dixon dives back into championship contention (IndyCar)
"This year I think is going to be another year, especially from this point, (that) you're going to have to be really consistent to get a championship. It's how we won last year. We did have three wins, but we were able to turn bad weekends into good ones."
Alice Powell interview: W Series has saved me - I want to guide the next generation (The Telegraph)
"At 17, she was the youngest driver, male or female, to win a Formula Renault race in the UK. By 22, she was out of racing altogether, failing to find the money that could propel her to the upper echelons and resolving, however reluctantly, to seek steadier employment in the decorating trade."
Massa: FE skills becoming 'automatic' (Autosport)
"I think experience is very important in Formula E. I'm getting there, and there are still many things to learn, but it's getting better and a little bit more automatic for me."
The Italian Champion (DTM)
"A few years ago, many people were talking about Alfa Romeo returning to DTM, but now, I think they are very much involved in Formula 1. Of course, it would be great for the series to have them back, but in the DTM, the focus is still very much on Germany, so perhaps it needs to be more international, something I know the organisers are working on."
Launch of Racing Pride (Racing Pride)
"Racing Pride is an innovative movement to positively promote LGBTQ+ inclusivity within the motorsport industry and among its technological and commercial partners. Racing Pride has been developed alongside Stonewall UK and the timing of its launch comes as part of Pride month."
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