Are good intentions a strong enough case for Halo?

The rocky road to the introduction of frontal cockpit protection to Formula 1 appears to be nearing its end

Are good intentions a strong enough case for Halo?For 2018, the ‘Halo’ is set to be attached to all cars, as announced by the FIA following the latest meeting of the F1 Strategy Group on Wednesday.  (more…)

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Carlin confirm Vaidyanathan for the remainder of the 2017 FIA F3 season

“I’m grateful to have such a massive opportunity “

British team Carlin has today announced that Ameya Vaidyanathan will join their FIA Formula 3 European Championship team.

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ELMS: 2017 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring program

Built in 1969 to replace the aging Zeltweg circuit

2017-06-18-0106For the fourth year in a row, the European Le Mans Series will make a stop at the Red Bull Ring in Austria this coming weekend for the third race on the 2017 calendar, a little more than a month after the 24 Hours of Le Mans. (more…)

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NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Indianapolis and Eldora

Denny Delivers: Hamlin Sends Joe Gibbs Racing To Victory Lane For First Time This Season

NASCAR logoDenny Hamlin led 54 laps in his backup car, beating second-place Kyle Larson to the start/finish line by .509 seconds to deliver Joe Gibbs Racing its first visit to Victory Lane this season in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. (more…)

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Ekström the hunted at the Moscow Raceway

Record winner Mike Rockenfeller wants to race despite foot fracture

Lucas Auer, Mattias Ekström, Moscow Raceway 2016Second race meeting abroad also represents the DTM season half-time.  Invitation to F1 test – Lucas Auer travels to Moscow with boosted confidence. (more…)

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Jul 20

Are good intentions a strong enough case for Halo?

The rocky road to the introduction of frontal cockpit protection to Formula 1 appears to be nearing its end

Are good intentions a strong enough case for Halo?For 2018, the ‘Halo’ is set to be attached to all cars, as announced by the FIA following the latest meeting of the F1 Strategy Group on Wednesday.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Carlin confirm Vaidyanathan for the remainder of the 2017 FIA F3 season

“I’m grateful to have such a massive opportunity “

British team Carlin has today announced that Ameya Vaidyanathan will join their FIA Formula 3 European Championship team.

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Jul 20

ELMS: 2017 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring program

Built in 1969 to replace the aging Zeltweg circuit

2017-06-18-0106For the fourth year in a row, the European Le Mans Series will make a stop at the Red Bull Ring in Austria this coming weekend for the third race on the 2017 calendar, a little more than a month after the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Indianapolis and Eldora

Denny Delivers: Hamlin Sends Joe Gibbs Racing To Victory Lane For First Time This Season

NASCAR logoDenny Hamlin led 54 laps in his backup car, beating second-place Kyle Larson to the start/finish line by .509 seconds to deliver Joe Gibbs Racing its first visit to Victory Lane this season in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Ekström the hunted at the Moscow Raceway

Record winner Mike Rockenfeller wants to race despite foot fracture

Lucas Auer, Mattias Ekström, Moscow Raceway 2016Second race meeting abroad also represents the DTM season half-time.  Invitation to F1 test – Lucas Auer travels to Moscow with boosted confidence. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Difficult to apply ‘immature’ Shield for F1 2018 – Horner

The Shield is expected to be debated in today’s [Wednesday] Strategy Group meeting

Difficult to apply ‘immature’ Shield for F1 2018 - HornerThe controversial ‘Shield’ concept will be ‘difficult’ for even a big budget team to apply to a 2018 F1 chassis even if the FIA decided to go ahead with the device now, according to Christian Horner.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Pirelli Motorsport Hungarian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Hungarian Grand Prix: July 28-30, 2017

2017-07-19 - Pirelli Motorsport Hungarian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Hungarian Grand Prix (Budapest, 28-30 July).

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Jul 19

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “I’m not thinking about the F1 test yet”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoFirst up, the DTM, then Formula 1: Lucas Auer has a couple of interesting weeks ahead of him, with the DTM event in Moscow followed by an F1 test debut in Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Mazda Team Joest set for 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut

Mazda Motorsports announced the creation of “Mazda Team Joest”

2017-07-07_8344One of the most successful teams in endurance sports car racing is returning to IMSA competition in a big way next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

IMSA Prototype Challenge Racing returns to Lime Rock after Six year hiatus

This doesn’t mean that there’s anything dated about the tight, twisting 1.5-mile track

Kenton KochIf there’s a track on the 2017 IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda schedule that seems absolutely made for the series, it’s probably Lime Rock Park in Connecticut, billed as the country’s oldest continuously-operating road racing course. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Racing hearts as standard: Bosch provides the motor-racing fascination a new digital home

Since the revival of DTM, in the year 2000, Bosch has been closely connected with the race series

Racing hearts as standard: Bosch provides the motor-racing fascination a new digital home After all, Bosch is far more than just a sticker on the windscreen. All the cars are equipped with highly complex Bosch motor-racing technology: inter alia, the engine control unit (ECU), sensors and spark plugs, the energy supply and the central display make sure that the drivers can execute their job in optimum conditions.

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Jul 19

WRC champion takes RB7 for Red Bull Ring spin to live out F1 dream

Changing tracks with Ogier – Seb’s ‘F1 Dream’ comes true

WRC champion takes RB7 for Red Bull Ring spin to live out F1 dreamReigning four-time FIA World Rally champion Sébastien Ogier always dreamed of competing in Formula 1 after growing up idolising the exploits of Ayrton Senna. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

TMG back to ERC with triple champion Rossetti

TMG-run GT86 CS-R3 for three-time European champion

TMG back to ERC with triple champion RossettiLuca Rossetti, winner of the coveted ERC title three times, is entered on Rally Rzeszow in Poland from 3-5 August when he will be a contender for ERC3 class honours in his TMG-run car.Italian ace tries out car upgrades on Rally Rzeszow. Botarrelli also in action in Motorsport Italia entry. TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH will use the FIA European Rally Championship to showcase its uprated GT86 CS-R3 to potential customers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Østberg braced for high-level competition on ERC return

World championship star provides benchmark for ERC Junior talent

Rally Rzeszow outing ideal preparation for upcoming Tarmac global rounds. Østberg: “ERC a good platform to big-up young talent”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

A pair of podiums for Young at Atlantic Motorsport Park

“We’ll continue to battle for the win at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park next month”

2017-06-25_7111Collingwood, ON based Pro Superbike rider Ben Young was determined to improve upon his results from Autodrome St-Eustache where he finished just off the podium in fourth. Young’s return visit to Atlantic Motorsport Park (AMP) saw him earn a pair of podium finishes at the ever-popular East Coast doubleheader round. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

With less than 2 weeks to go, here’s some information to help with planning for the Classic…

Packed schedule of track action, anniversaries, celebrities and the chance to be a VIP – it’s all happening!

logoIt’s all happening here at Silverstone Classic HQ as we put the finishing touches to our plans for this year’s extravaganza.
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Jul 18

Hamilton not talking about Ferrari – Wolff

“I don’t know who talked about Ferrari, at least nobody in the team and not himself. “

Hamilton not talking about Ferrari – WolffMercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff has dismissed talk linking Lewis Hamilton with a potential move to Ferrari when his current contract runs out at the end of the 2018 F1 season.
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Jul 18

Nikita Mazepin and Lucas Auer get ready for Budapest test

The youngsters will share driving duties in the VJM10

Sahara Force IndiaThe upcoming Budapest test session will see Sahara Force India give seat time to Russian Formula 3 driver, Nikita Mazepin, and Austrian DTM racer, Lucas Auer.

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Jul 18

Raghunathan leader of the Boss GP (Formula class) with the Auto GP of Coloni Motorsport

Now the Indian driver controls the Formula class rankings

Mahaver Raghunathan (PS Racing) with the Auto GP of Coloni Motorsport is the new leader of the Boss GP Championship, Formula class.

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Jul 18

Ready, steady, burger!

FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy

FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster EnergyDJ BBQ, a regular on Jamie Oliver’s popular Food Tube channel, visited the brand new rallycross circuit at Silverstone last month where he attempted to make a burger whilst being driven at top speed round the mixed surface circuit, which also includes a jump. Read the rest of this entry »

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