A triumphant end to the 2014 Formula 1 season for Mercedes-Benz as MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS driver Lewis Hamilton wins the concluding race of the campaign at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi to take the Formula 1 world championship title for the second time in his career. His team-mate Nico Rosberg ends the season as runner-up. Between them, Hamilton and Rosberg accumulated 16 wins, 18 pole positions, 12 fastest laps and 31 podium finishes. With eleven one-two wins in a single season, the team surpassed the previous record set by McLaren in 1988. The 16th victory of the season in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix means that MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS no longer share the record with any other team for the highest number of wins in one season.
Rhett Watson is the runaway leader of the Suzuki ROC Barbados Challenge – Suzuki Rocks! – after yesterday’s (Sunday) first two Driver Challenges at Bushy Park Circuit. With a score of 63 points, he has a 21-point advantage over Roger Mayers and Josh Read, who ended the day tied in second place.
Yesterday’s action, played out on the Clubhouse Straight in front of an enthusiastic crowd during the Beacon Insurance BMF Club Meet, kicked off the competition element of Suzuki Rocks, the quest for the best in the island, to find two drivers to represent Team Barbados in the ROC Nations Cup, the team event staged on the Saturday of Race Of Champions weekend (December 13/14).
The Driver Challenges were low-speed autocross-style tests, each course marked out by orange cones and drivers at [...]
From Motor Trend. Small car segments have seen growing sales numbers as they not only offer the ideal transportation when in the heart of a city, but also offer superior gas mileage compared to larger cars. Chevrolet has passed a milestone by selling over 1 million Spark models worldwide, while earlier this year the brand sold its 3 millionth Cruze.
Currently available in 71 markets, the Spark first went on sale back in 2009, with South Korea selling the most models. However, the United States and Mexico are not far behind. Chevy has targeted a younger buyer with this model, and GM says that just this year small car sales have increased over 9 percent with buyers under 35.Alan Batey, executive vice president of Global Chevrolet, said in a release that "Our small cars - Spark, Sonic and Cruze - attract more [...]
Simpson Motors was alive with fun, family activity on Saturday, as Barbadians turned up to view the newest addition to the Suzuki family, the Ertiga.
Interested persons turned up at the Warrens, St. Michael dealership to get a close look at and test drive the new vehicle, which sales manager, Nicholas Davis described as yet another cost and fuel efficient vehicle in the Suzuki line.
He explained that there has always been a demand in Barbados for attractive, spacious vehicles at affordable prices. “The Ertiga is an ideal solution. It offers the maneuverability of a compact car, the style and comfort of a sedan and the space of an SUV, all with ergonomically designed flexi-seating for seven occupants – the perfect family vehicle!”
According to Davis, drivers will also appreciate safety [...]