Posts Tagged Automobile racing

NASCAR driver Vickers undergoes heart surgery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR driver Brian Vickers underwent surgery to repair a hole in his heart for a second time, and the recovery period will cause him to miss the start of the 2015 season.

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Ferrari signs Gutierrez as test and reserve driver

FILE -- In this Nov. 29, 2014 file photo, Sebastian Vettel wears a white helmet with the words, "My first day at Ferrari" plus the date, written on it, as he steers an F2012 car from two seasons ago, at Ferrari's private Fiorano circuit. Ferrari’s sleek sports cars and souped-up Formula 1 racing machines have made the prancing horse logo among the world’s most powerful brands. Now, as the company prepares for a public listing, it wants to cash in on the cachet. (AP Photo/Marco Vasini)

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari has signed Esteban Gutierrez as its test and reserve driver from next season, after the Mexican lost his seat at Sauber.

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