Jensen Upbeat About Belgium GP
With F1 teams in the midst of their summer break from the 2015 circuit, McLaren driver Jenson Button is expressing optimism regarding progress made by the team ahead of the upcoming Belgian Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps track. Ongoing upgrades to the McLaren car has the veteran pilot feeling bullish about improving results in the latter stretch of the season.
Crunch Time Coming for Massa, Williams
In the midst of a bounce-back season with Williams following his departure from Ferrari in 2014, Fi driver Felipe Massa remains in limbo as the team has yet to exercise its contract option beyond the current season. The contract stipulates any option must be taken by September, and the Brazilian driver remains confident that Williams will opt in before the deadline. Massa currently sits a mere three championship points out of the fourth place currently occupied by teammate Valtteri Bottas.
Crucial Sprint Cup, Xfinity Races on Tap this Weekend
Red-hot Kyle Busch will be looking for his fifth win in the past eight races this coming Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, with the aim of strengthening his hard-fought spot in the year-end Chase. He currently sits 30th, in the final qualifying position. In Saturday’s Xfinity race in Ohio, meanwhile, Joey Logano will be aiming to follow up on his two wins last weekend in both Sprint and Xfinity at Watkins Glen.
Get your Red Hots! Get your Miniature Villeneuve Red-Hots!
Gilles Villeneuve fans will be happy to learn that the Gilles Villeneuve museum is making available limited-edition 1:43 miniature version of the late driver’s famed Ferrari 126 C2, the car he drove in his last race at Imola in Italy. The cars, built by Italian company Brumm and numbered 1 to 500, are available by contacting the museum or visiting its Web sales page: