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Ready to Go: An Interview with Alessandro ‘Alex’ Zanardi

April 10, 2014

Alessandro Zanardi is ready to go. In one week, the BMW works driver will start his motorsport comeback season. In the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series, the 47-year-old will race a BMW Z4 GT3 modified to his special needs and entered by ROAL Motorsport. The season opener will take place on Easter Monday, 21st April, at Nogaro (FR)…. Read More ›

Taking Stock

Get up close and personal with Sailesh Bolisetti as he takes you through his experience of racing the European circuit for the Euro RaceCar series. This is part 1 of a very special guest blog Sailesh will be writing for Riding Fast and Flying Low through the Euro RaceCar series. Background The 2012 racing season was an… Read More ›

Byrne Baby Byrne

It was the moment of truth, one that would either make history or be a source of complete disappointment. The pressure was on, intense, all-encompassing. But Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne was more than up to the task. He didn’t succumb. He didn’t waver. Instead, at Brands Hatch, the arena where BSB’s final round was played out,… Read More ›

Young Guns

The first race I ever watched live, at a circuit, was in 2010. It was the Cadwell Park round of the British Superbike Championship. I remember every little detail: the train ride up to Market Rasen, the rolling green hills, the sea of parked motorcycles, and of the bikes flying over The Mountain under a… Read More ›

The Great Visa Game

Sailesh Bolisetti had just about settled in, trying to come to terms with the disastrous Brands Hatch race. Snetterton was coming up and it gave the Lotus GT team another chance to get back into the championship game. It was when I asked him to write an update for the blog that he broke the… Read More ›

It’s Mayhem, With a Capital ‘M’

It was an eventful, yet disappointing race at Brand Hatch. So, things should have become better back home. But Sailesh Bolisetti got a surprise. He returned home to India only to deal with a stubborn visa officer and not-so-gentlemanly racers! After the Rockingham disappointment, where a failed driveshaft robbed us of a certain victory, there… Read More ›

Difficult Day in Office

Things aren’t always hunky-dory on the track. Sailesh Bolisetti and Phil Glew were revved up after their first win in Nürburgring and ready to take on the next race – at Rockingham. But things became difficult really fast. It was indeed a tough day at work. For the first time this season, the team faced… Read More ›

Win in Black

The world of motorsports has been choc-a-bloc with excitement. But perhaps more so for Sailesh Bolisetti and Phil Glew who saw their maiden GT4 win at the British GT Nürburgring race. Here is how it actually happened, word for word, from Sailesh.  Just about a month after my British GT debut, I found myself at Nürburgring… Read More ›

Back in Black

The Green Hell is synonymous with challenges that have spanned generations. So, when Sailesh Bolisetti sent me a copy of a press release after the practices sessions, I realized it was important to give you an update on how things are panning out in Nürburgring. Sailesh will of course share his experiences at this German… Read More ›

Heading to Hell!

Sailesh Bolisetti was busy getting ready for Nürburgring, but took some time out to write a post for Riding Fast and Flying Low, a precursor to what will be an extremely challenging weekend at one of the most exciting and difficult circuits in Europe. It is 5.148km long and Sir Jackie Stewart nicknamed the old… Read More ›