Mercedes “100% aligned” with Ferrari on F1’s future

“We are the good cop and the bad cop”

2017-06-11_1048Head of Mercedes-Benz Dieter Zetsche says the German manufacturer’s future vision for Formula 1 is “100% aligned” with rivals Ferrari despite it being less outspoken over the plans laid out by new owners Liberty Media. (more…)

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Ricky Taylor, Helio Castroneves and IMSA President Scott Atherton embark on Pre-Rolex 24 Media Tour in New York

A week before on-track activity gets under way for the 56th Rolex 24 At Daytona

One of the most highly anticipated season openers ever – a pair of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship stars – Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor – and IMSA President Scott Atherton are in New York City for several high-profile media opportunities beginning late Thursday afternoon and continuing into Friday. (more…)

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Tänak’s title goal with Toyota

Winner of two WRC events in 2017

Having settled into his new surrounds at Toyota Gazoo Racing, Ott Tänak is optimistic the team’s Yaris WRC will be strong enough to win the World Rally Championship in 2018.  (more…)

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Dakar 2018: Untameable

The essentials

Image result for dakar logoThe victories achieved by Kevin Benavides in the bike race, Ignacio Casale in the quad category, Giniel de Villiers in the car race and Ton van Genugten in the truck category did not affect the positions at the top of the rally’s hierarchy.

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Stroll eager to build “close relationship” with Sirotkin

“I would like to welcome Sergey to Williams and I am looking forward to having him as my team-mate”

F1: Sergey Sirotkin, Lance Stroll, WilliamsLance Stroll has welcomed new Williams team-mate Sergey Sirotkin with open arms and is keen to form a solid working partnership to benefit his and the team’s 2018 Formula 1 campaign. (more…)

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Jan 21

Mercedes “100% aligned” with Ferrari on F1’s future

“We are the good cop and the bad cop”

2017-06-11_1048Head of Mercedes-Benz Dieter Zetsche says the German manufacturer’s future vision for Formula 1 is “100% aligned” with rivals Ferrari despite it being less outspoken over the plans laid out by new owners Liberty Media. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 21

Ricky Taylor, Helio Castroneves and IMSA President Scott Atherton embark on Pre-Rolex 24 Media Tour in New York

A week before on-track activity gets under way for the 56th Rolex 24 At Daytona

One of the most highly anticipated season openers ever – a pair of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship stars – Helio Castroneves and Ricky Taylor – and IMSA President Scott Atherton are in New York City for several high-profile media opportunities beginning late Thursday afternoon and continuing into Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 21

Tänak’s title goal with Toyota

Winner of two WRC events in 2017

Having settled into his new surrounds at Toyota Gazoo Racing, Ott Tänak is optimistic the team’s Yaris WRC will be strong enough to win the World Rally Championship in 2018.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 21

Dakar 2018: Untameable

The essentials

Image result for dakar logoThe victories achieved by Kevin Benavides in the bike race, Ignacio Casale in the quad category, Giniel de Villiers in the car race and Ton van Genugten in the truck category did not affect the positions at the top of the rally’s hierarchy.

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Jan 20

Stroll eager to build “close relationship” with Sirotkin

“I would like to welcome Sergey to Williams and I am looking forward to having him as my team-mate”

F1: Sergey Sirotkin, Lance Stroll, WilliamsLance Stroll has welcomed new Williams team-mate Sergey Sirotkin with open arms and is keen to form a solid working partnership to benefit his and the team’s 2018 Formula 1 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

Penske sees great things happening with new Indy car for 2018

“It’s a whole different driving technique”

Roger PenskeRoger Penske sounds eager to see how Verizon IndyCar Series drivers adapt to racing new cars with universal aero kits that reduce drag and require more skill to manage high speeds into the corners. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

ELMS and Le Castellet: The Continuing Story

The Circuit Paul Ricard and the European Le Mans Series has shared a lot of history
Since 2008 the ELMS has visited the circuit near Le Castellet in the South of France no less than 15 times for 7 official pre-season tests and 8 races.

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Jan 20

Tiago Monteiro distinguished as Personality of the Year by the Portuguese Sports Confederation

Prestigious award for WTCC winner Monteiro

Tiago Monteiro was honored by the Portuguese Sports Confederation when he was awarded the Sports Merit Award in the Portuguese Sports Personality of the Year” ceremony at the 22nd Annual Gala held at Casino do Estoril. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

Nandan: Bring it on

“We are as well prepared for this new season as we can be with renewed ambitions for the championship”

Hyundai Motorsport boss Michel Nandan is eager to get the WRC season started at Rallye Monte-Carlo [25-28 January] and believes his team could not be better prepared for a title push in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

Dakar: Price and Al-Attiyah fight until the end

Focus…

Image result for dakar logoThis was the last genuine opportunity to make the difference and gain a place in the general standings for the competitors. They had to be watchful on the first part of the special in which the dunes of San Juan had pride of place as well as a section of fesh-fesh that can cause major damage to racing hopes.

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Jan 19

Driver Ambassador Nelson Mason to host dinner

TEAMCMS Driver Ambassador Nelson Mason Hosts Dinner

TeamCMS logoTEAMCMS Ambassador driver Nelson Mason is hosting the first of its kind event with Fallsview Events in Niagara Falls this Saturday night. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Larsen targets Azores redemption ahead of ERC Junior Under 28 attack

National graduate focused on European young driver category in 2018

Frank Tore Larsen hopes his Azores Airlines Rallye redemption mission will be the catalyst to an FIA ERC Junior Under 28 Championship attack in 2018.

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Jan 19

Leclerc: 2018 Ferrari engine big boost for Alfa Romeo Sauber

“I have already worked with some of the Ferrari engineers in the past”

F1: Leclerc: 2018 Ferrari engine big boost for Alfa Romeo SauberFormula 1 rookie Charles Leclerc says Alfa Romeo Sauber will be able to attack the 2018 season thanks to its return to up-to-date Ferrari engines having struggled throughout last year with a year-old power unit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Danica Patrick, GoDaddy back together for ‘Danica Double’

“This is definitely the way I want to finish my racing career”

Danica Patrick will carry familiar sponsorship for her two-race farewell in 2018, with longtime backer GoDaddy reuniting for her efforts in the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Aurélien Panis strengthens Comtoyou Racing’s WTCR bid

23-year-old son of 1996 Monaco Grand Prix winner Olivier Panis

Panis strengthens Comtoyou Racing’s WTCR bidComtoyou Racing has signed its second FIA World Touring Car Cup contender in as many days with the addition of Aurélien Panis to its WTCR line-up for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 19

Dakar: A show of panache by Al-Attiyah

Focus…

Image result for dakar logoThe arrival in the region of San Juan was by no means a soft landing, because the competitors had to tackle the longest special of the rally, totalling 523 km.

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Jan 18

Randy Potter joins ACT as Technical Inspector

Potter has been involved in Northeast racing for more than three decades as a competitor

ACT logoAmerican-Canadian Tour (ACT) officials announced today that Randy Potter has joined the ACT staff as a Technical Inspector. Potter will work alongside Director of Competition Pete Knights at all ACT Late Model Tour events throughout the 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Stars, cars and thrilling live action draw 95,000 fans to Autosport International

Other names included Gil de Ferran, Sébastien Ogier, Emanuele Pirro and Darren Turner

2018-01-14-0046British F1 hero Nigel Mansell CBE lead a host of motorsport stars throughout Autosport International, Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show.

Flagworld photo album

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Jan 18

Stunning ROC Riyadh track features return of famous Race Of Champions crossover bridge

The Race Of Champions is an annual contest which is now in its 30th year

Stunning ROC Riyadh track features return of famous Race Of Champions crossover bridgeThe next Race Of Champions – to be held on February 2-3, 2018 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at Riyadh’s King Fahad International Stadium – will feature a newly designed ROC parallel track including the return of its famous crossover bridge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Mercedes sets launch plan for new W09 F1 car

The biggest technical change for the 2018 F1 season comes with the introduction of the ‘Halo’ cockpit

2017-02-23-0021Mercedes has become the latest Formula 1 team to confirm its car launch plan ahead of the 2018 season, with an official unveiling set to take place at Silverstone on February 22. Read the rest of this entry »

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