Royal Citytour with Prince Albert and Nico Rosberg

Driving in Nico’s dream car 

2016-05-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Royal Citytour with Prince Albert and Nico Rosberg (4) Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Driver and three-time winner of the Monaco Grand Prix Nico Rosberg, had the honour to drive Prince Albert through the streets of Monaco. (more…)

Hankook and the FIA Formula 3 European Championship agree upon extending their partnership early

FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers have been racing on Hankook tyres since 2012

Hankook and the FIA Formula 3 European Championship agree upon extending their partnership early The FIA Formula 3 European Championship and its tyre partner Hankook go for continuity and extended their deal – that otherwise would have expired at the end of 2016 – up to and including 2019. (more…)

KCMG reveals 2016 Le Mans 24 livery for ORECA 05

The Le Mans 24 Hours will take place at the legendary Circuit des 24 Heures on June 18-19

KCMG reveals 2016 Le Mans 24 livery for ORECA 05 KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) is set for their Le Mans 24 Hours comeback and have revealed their new livery for the Nissan-powered ORECA 05.

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Acerbis named Event Main Sponsor of UK WorldSBK

Round 7 at Donington Park sees Italian company take top billing

Acerbis named Event Main Sponsor of UK WorldSBK Acerbis and Dorna WSBK Organisation (DWO) are thrilled to announce a further partnership as Acerbis are announced as the Event Main Sponsor for Round 7 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The race weekend, set to take place at Donington Park in the UK from the 27th to 29th May, will consequently be named the Acerbis UK Round. (more…)

A set of firsts establishes the pace to a promising season

New fastest qualifying lap time for the Touring class

2016-05-22-1390 It was a record-setting weekend as CTCC presented by Continental Tire made its 10th anniversary season debut with a doubleheader event at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park at the Victoria Day SpeedFest.

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May 24

Royal Citytour with Prince Albert and Nico Rosberg

Driving in Nico’s dream car 

2016-05-24 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Royal Citytour with Prince Albert and Nico Rosberg (4) Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Driver and three-time winner of the Monaco Grand Prix Nico Rosberg, had the honour to drive Prince Albert through the streets of Monaco. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Hankook and the FIA Formula 3 European Championship agree upon extending their partnership early

FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers have been racing on Hankook tyres since 2012

Hankook and the FIA Formula 3 European Championship agree upon extending their partnership early The FIA Formula 3 European Championship and its tyre partner Hankook go for continuity and extended their deal – that otherwise would have expired at the end of 2016 – up to and including 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

KCMG reveals 2016 Le Mans 24 livery for ORECA 05

The Le Mans 24 Hours will take place at the legendary Circuit des 24 Heures on June 18-19

KCMG reveals 2016 Le Mans 24 livery for ORECA 05 KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) is set for their Le Mans 24 Hours comeback and have revealed their new livery for the Nissan-powered ORECA 05.

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May 24

Acerbis named Event Main Sponsor of UK WorldSBK

Round 7 at Donington Park sees Italian company take top billing

Acerbis named Event Main Sponsor of UK WorldSBK Acerbis and Dorna WSBK Organisation (DWO) are thrilled to announce a further partnership as Acerbis are announced as the Event Main Sponsor for Round 7 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The race weekend, set to take place at Donington Park in the UK from the 27th to 29th May, will consequently be named the Acerbis UK Round. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

A set of firsts establishes the pace to a promising season

New fastest qualifying lap time for the Touring class

2016-05-22-1390 It was a record-setting weekend as CTCC presented by Continental Tire made its 10th anniversary season debut with a doubleheader event at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park at the Victoria Day SpeedFest.

Flagworld photo album

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May 24

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix preview

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Hamilton aims to be comeback king at principality

 Hamilton’s only victory at the principality came back in 2008

Lewis Hamilton has reiterated Mercedes boss Toto Wolff’s sentiments that the Barcelona clash with team-mate Nico Rosberg is in the past and is looking to return to winning ways at the Monaco Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Newspaper says Hamilton could miss Monaco

A mysterious incident involving Lewis

The next wild rumour is now firing in formula one, ahead of the championship’s ’jewel in the crown’ event in Monaco this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Pole sitter James Hinchcliffe proclaimed the three fastest qualifiers “a fun front row” 100th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race

Fast and fun sums up front row for for the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil

James Hinchcliffe, Josef Newgarden, and Ryan Hunter-ReayThree cars from different teams, separated by a scant 0.0758 of a second over a 10-mile qualifying distance, two Honda engines and one Chevrolet, a Canadian and two Americans, a driver who has never been on a Verizon IndyCar Series pole, a runner-up who has never started second at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and a 2014 Indy 500 champion who is a former teammate and good buddies with the fastest qualifier. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

WEC drivers introduced to the FIA Race True Programme

FIA believes that doping tests are necessary

At the start of the recent WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps weekend the drivers and teams racing in the FIA World Endurance Championships attended a presentation of ‘Race True’, the FIA’s anti doping programme.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

NASCAR Diversity Internship Program Welcomes 2016 Class

Top College Students Kicked Off 10-Week Summer Program with Exclusive Orientation at NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Weekend

NASCAR logo Twenty-six of the best and brightest college students from across the country and abroad ventured to Charlotte Motor Speedway this past weekend as the sport introduced the 2016 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) class at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Weekend.

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May 23

CTCC : A Mosport podium to reward Mathieu Audette

CTCC season opening events…

2016-05-21-3568 Entered in this past weekend’s first  two races of the Canadian Touring Car Championship’s 2016 season, the Audette Racing Team experienced a weekend of highs and lows in Ontario but Mathieu Audette earned himself a podium in one of the two races, rewarding the team’s hard work.

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May 23

Tricky weather puts Exclusive Autosport on wrong side of luck at Watkins Glen

Through rain, sun, more rain, and even snow, level heads and consistent results prevailed for all three entries

Exclusive Autosport logo Between frigid temperatures and changing track conditions at Watkins Glen international, including snow on Sunday morning, setup was a full-on guessing game for Exclusive Autosport and its drivers in last weekend’s F1600 Formula F and F2000 Championship Series races. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Kevin Lacroix did not finish the race but what a spectacular performance

A remarkable performance but a result best forgotten

2016-05-21-1694 Starting last after missing qualification of the Clarington 200 in the NASCAR Pinty’s series, the driver of the 74 Bumper to Bumper  /  Total  made the comeback of the day at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park before being forced to retire on lap 31.

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May 23

Moto2™ and Moto3™ testing hit by rain

Rain returned to Mugello on Monday, slowing the first official post-race test of the year for the Moto2™ and Moto3™  classes

Moto2 rider Sam Lowes (GBR) and Moto3 rider Enea Bastianini joke in the rain The majority of Moto2™ World Championship riders remained in Mugello for a one-day test alongside the Moto3™ World Championship. Unfortunately the day was hit by rain, which caused the likes of Sam Lowes (Federal Oil Gresini Moto2) to head home early. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Alex Labbé and Go Fas Racing start on pole, end up unlucky 5th in the race

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Clarington 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2016-05-22-3480 Alex Labbé came to the Clarington 200 with new sponsors, a stronger than ever Go Fas Racing car, and high expectation for this race and the 2016 driver title. After qualifying on pole, Labbé led the race from the start and on several other occasions later on in the race. A last-lap rain shower mixed with some oil on his windshield, reducing his visibility and causing him to drop from second to 5th at the end.

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May 23

BGR opens season with podiums

BGR/ Piper Racecars drivers Ben Hurst and Roman De Angelis both had stellar weekends

2011-09-24_0183 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park hosted the opening rounds of the 2016 Toyo Tires F1600 Championship with some very tough weather conditions to test the competitors and teams.

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May 23

Best drivers on dirt open season at the Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend

Season opener for TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL

Best drivers on dirt open season at the Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend The high-flying action of short-course off road truck racing brings the best drivers on dirt to The Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway May 27 and 28 for the season opening doubleheader of TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL.

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May 23

NASCAR Industry to honor Fallen U.S. Armed Forces Members with 600 Miles of Remembrance at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Windshield Tribute Part of NASCAR: An American Salute at Coca-Cola 600

Continuing the sport’s long-standing tradition of honoring the United States Armed Forces, all 40 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will bear the name of a fallen service member on their race car windshields during Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (6 p.m. ET on FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), NASCAR announced today.

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May 23

McLaren will be team to defeat Mercedes – Dennis

Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button have repeatedly stated the chassis is as competitive as the front runners

Ron Dennis says McLaren will be the team to halt Mercedes’ dominance in F1, suggesting the forthcoming change in technical regulations will be its opportunity to claw back ground.

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