Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1

Mercedes has stamped its mark on proceedings in first free practice for the Italian Grand Prix

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1Making use of its upgraded engine, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg make it a clear 1-2 for Mercedes in FP1 for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

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Williams announces interim results for 2015

Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced its interim results for the six months to 30 June 2015.
Williams logo WGPH is the holding company of the Williams Group of companies, which includes Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited. Overall Group revenue for the period was £63.2m (2014: £44.1m), with EBITDA of (£1.4m) (2014: (£19.6m)). The Group’s operating free cash flow saw a strong increase compared to 2014 of £7.0m (2014: (£18.7m)).

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Jota Sport to campaign Oreca-Nissan in FIA World Endurance Championship

Successful British team to dovetail full WEC season with European Le Mans Series programme and Gibson

Jota Sport to campaign Oreca-Nissan in FIA World Endurance Championship JOTA Sport will contest the FIA World Endurance Championship with an ORECA 05-Nissan while continuing to compete in the European Le Mans Series with its venerable Gibson-Nissan next year. 2016 marks the first year that the British team will contest a full WEC season although it has already enjoyed considerable success in the championship. (more…)

Mercedes-Benz launch new DTM racer

“I already am looking forward to watching the new Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM racing” – Ulrich Fritz

The 2015 DTM season just is entering its crucial phase but even before three final race meetings of the year, held at  Oschersleben, the Nürburing and Hockenheim, Mercedes-Benz offered the DTM enthusiast the chance of taking a look at what the future will bring by launching their car for the coming DTM seasons: the 2016 Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM. (more…)

Formula 4: Attractive support races with Mick Schumacher

His father Michael is a legend and consequently, the public interest is extremely high.

Therefore, it will come as no surprise that Mick Schumacher used an alias, in the first years of his still short career. Only since the beginning of the 2015 season, his real name can be found on the entry lists. (more…)

Sep 04

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1

Mercedes has stamped its mark on proceedings in first free practice for the Italian Grand Prix

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1Making use of its upgraded engine, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg make it a clear 1-2 for Mercedes in FP1 for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

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Sep 04

Williams announces interim results for 2015

Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced its interim results for the six months to 30 June 2015.
Williams logo WGPH is the holding company of the Williams Group of companies, which includes Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited. Overall Group revenue for the period was £63.2m (2014: £44.1m), with EBITDA of (£1.4m) (2014: (£19.6m)). The Group’s operating free cash flow saw a strong increase compared to 2014 of £7.0m (2014: (£18.7m)).

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Sep 04

Jota Sport to campaign Oreca-Nissan in FIA World Endurance Championship

Successful British team to dovetail full WEC season with European Le Mans Series programme and Gibson

Jota Sport to campaign Oreca-Nissan in FIA World Endurance Championship JOTA Sport will contest the FIA World Endurance Championship with an ORECA 05-Nissan while continuing to compete in the European Le Mans Series with its venerable Gibson-Nissan next year. 2016 marks the first year that the British team will contest a full WEC season although it has already enjoyed considerable success in the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Mercedes-Benz launch new DTM racer

“I already am looking forward to watching the new Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM racing” – Ulrich Fritz

The 2015 DTM season just is entering its crucial phase but even before three final race meetings of the year, held at  Oschersleben, the Nürburing and Hockenheim, Mercedes-Benz offered the DTM enthusiast the chance of taking a look at what the future will bring by launching their car for the coming DTM seasons: the 2016 Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Formula 4: Attractive support races with Mick Schumacher

His father Michael is a legend and consequently, the public interest is extremely high.

Therefore, it will come as no surprise that Mick Schumacher used an alias, in the first years of his still short career. Only since the beginning of the 2015 season, his real name can be found on the entry lists. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

IMSA sets course for future of Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Sanctioning body renews commitment to series identity, cost containment
Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) outlined its strategy today for the future direction of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, with a renewed commitment to the long-running series’ identity and substantial efforts to reduce operating expenses for competitors. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

New surface at Watkins Glen to greet IMSA competitors in 2016

The 3.4-mile natural road course is undergoing a complete repaving

When the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to Watkins Glen International July 1-3, 2016 for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, teams will have to throw out their notes from previous events, and start a new notebook.

Sep 04

Virginia-based team helps to put drive into motorsports program at ODU

“It’s really cool for the students” -Salmon

VIRginia International Raceway was more than the home track for driver John Salmon and the ODU Engineering Race Team at Rounds 11 and 12 of the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda on Aug. 28-29.

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Sep 04

Packard eager to run the 37th Coca-Cola Labor Day Classic at Thunder Road

Packard’s last race at Thunder Road was in the Governor’s Cup race back on July 9th

2014-07-20_0158 Concentrating on running the American Canadian Tour this season, Emily Packard and the Northstar Fireworks/Packard Fuels team are looking forward to returning to Thunder Road this weekend to race in the 37th Coca-Cola Labor Day Classic 200.

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Sep 03

4 Hours of Le Castellet: Paddock is setting up!

Set up begins at Circuit Paul Ricard

4 Hours of Le CastelletToday is set up day at the Circuit Paul Ricard and the teams arrived promptly this morning to begin setting the garages and preparing the cars for this weekend’s 4 Hours of Le Castellet, round 4 of the 2015 European Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

FIA Formula 3 European Championship to make its Portugal debut

Debut appearance in Portugal since the series’ revival in 2010

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoOn the first weekend in September, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship is going to make its debut appearance in Portugal since the series’ revival in 2010.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

New GP3/16 revealed in Monza

Third generation car unveiled to the world’s media in Italy

GP3.16MainPicThe new GP3/16 was revealed to the world’s media in Monza today when the third generation car was unveiled in the GP3 paddock ahead of the sixth Round of the 2015 season.

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Sep 03

First entries set the tone for exciting 2015 Sepang 12 Hours

The premier Asian endurance event for GT and Touring Cars attracts attention from all over the planet

SRO Motorsports Group logoWith the mid-season break now well and truly behind us, it is time to cast our sights to an event that promises to be one of the highlights of the second half of the motorsport season, the Sepang 12 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Pirelli: After Spa analysis conclusions

Following the recent technical analysis carried out on the tyres used at Spa, Pirelli concludes that…

PirelliThe tests carried out by Pirelli on the tyres used at Spa have confirmed the absence of any structural problems Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

GP2 Series round 8 preview: Monza, Italy

Presentation of the eighth round of the 2015 season

GP2 - Monza“This is my favourite round of the year because it is my home race. It’s a very fast track with low downforce. It is quite tricky to find grip. You need to be really good in finding the limits of the car, but it’s quite difficult there. There are fast corners and a challenging first chicane. It’s not an easy layout. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

GP3 Series round 6 preview: Monza, Italy

The best facts and stats ahead of the Italian round

GP3 - Monza

The second half of the 2015 GP3 Series season is fully into swing as the teams and drivers set up camp at the historic and colourful Autodromo di Monza in Italy for Round 6. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Formula One teams Italian Grand Prix preview

Italian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monza.

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Sep 03

Williams confirms driver line up for the 2016 season

“Felipe and Valtteri quickly developed an exceptional working relationship from the beginning of 2014”
03 - Williams Martini RacingWilliams Martini Racing is pleased to confirm that the partnership of Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas will be retained for a third season in the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship.

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Sep 03

McLaren eyeing 2017 to ‘re-balance’ in its favour

“Honda has the energy, the commitment and the resources and they will do it. Definitely, we trust them 100 per cent like they trust us”

2015-06-05_1185 Eric Boullier believes the change in the regulations for 2017 will coincide nicely with the development of the McLaren-Honda project. Eric Boullier considers the mooted change in regulations for 2017 to be a chance for McLaren-Honda to get back on terms with its rivals, saying its current concept will have ‘matured’ enough to deliver by then.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Götz covers a lot of kilometres – Tambay faster than the rest

Mattias Ekström and Pascal Wehrlein entertained the Moscow crowds with a thrilling fight for the championship lead

Wehrlein delivered a brilliant performance in race one to steal the Swede’s position at the very front of the championship standings. In round two, however, Ekström struck back: he finished third, pass his rival again and left Moscow as championship leader.

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