Daily Archive: June 16, 2015

Jun 16

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: Sunset

Series set for its inaugural Sunset Race – Dilley wears two hats this week

2015-06-13_0234Mark Dilley will achieve two dreams with the drop of one green flag Saturday as Sunset Speedway welcomes the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Everything ready for the Moscow round of the Blancpain GT Series

The event takes place on Friday July 3rd and Saturday July 4th at the Moscow Raceway.

Blancpain GT Series logo Today, the Moscow City Racing event, fourth round of the 2015 Blancpain Sprint Series, was presented during the official press conference in Moscow. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Williams Heritage to showcase at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Williams Martini Racing driver Felipe Massa will take to the wheel of a 1990 Williams Renault FW13B

Williams logo Williams Heritage, the division of Williams that is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the team’s historical collection of cars, can confirm that it will be attending this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed where it will demonstrate a number of historic and contemporary team assets for the public to view from Friday throughout the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Lauda backs calls to make F1 ‘riskier’

“Only drivers with the highest driving skills – and I emphasise driving skills – should be in F1”

2015-06-07_1866 Niki Lauda: The most important thing, they must be again difficult to drive. When I switched from the Formula 2 to Formula 1, I crapped in my pants! Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Tata Communications takes real-time data visualisation to the next level with the first challenge of the 2015 F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize

Tata Communications today announces the first challenge of the 2015 F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize.
F1 CIP Judges from left to right; David Coulthard, F1 Commentator; Mehul Kapadia, Managing Director F1 Business at Tata Communic The goal of the USD $50,000 prize, launched last year, is to inspire technical visionaries and creative minds worldwide to harness innovation in Formula 1® racing through two technology challenges.

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Jun 16

Formula Vau returns to the Norisring

It was the biggest international young-gun series in single-seater racing: the Formula Vau

In 1965, it made its first appearance on German soil – at the Norisring. And now, 50 years later, the ancestors of today’s young-gun categories, such as Formula 3, will once again be racing through the Grundig-Kehre, Schöller-S and Dutzendteich-Kehre.

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Jun 16

Norisring 2014 – Wickens outclasses them all

In the 2014 Norisring round, he raced in a class of his own: with his Mercedes-Benz, Robert Wickens truly outclassed the entire field

In the end, he crossed the finish-line of the wet race with a 24-second lead, thus underlining his reputation as wet-weather specialist. Behind Wickens, the Audi drivers Jamie Green and Mattias Ekström completed the podium.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Filippi reintroduced with podium run in Toronto

Reintroducing Luca Filippi

2015-06-14_054He’s from Italy, was runner-up in the 2011 GP2 Series championship, has been a Sky Sport analyst for INDYCAR and Formula One races, is a Pirelli test driver, will be a father for the first time in July, and turns 30 on Aug. 9 – a week after the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, where he made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in August 2013.

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Jun 16

Antonio Fuoco and Esteban Gutierrez to test for Scuderia Ferrari in Austria

Carlin rookie will make f1 test debut for the Pracing Horse

Fuoco to test for Scuderia Ferrari in Austria Antonio Fuoco will drive an SF15-T for the first time at the test session which takes place on the Spielberg circuit in the week following the Austrian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Piquet Jr signs multi-year Formula E deal with NEXTEV TCR

Piquet, a double Formula E race winner who is currently leading the championship

Nelson Piquet Jr car Ahead of the finale showdown in London later this month, championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr today announces that he has signed a multi-year deal with NEXTEV TCR to compete in the FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

FanBoost opens for Visa London ePrix

FanBoost voting is now open for the Saturday race of the Visa London ePrix double-header, which takes place on June 27

Vote now for your favourite driver for the Formula E finaleWith 60 points still to play for, six drivers retain a mathematical chance of claiming the inaugural Formula E championship. But with the field tightly packed throughout, as well as a number of new drivers joining the series, there’s still plenty at stake across the board. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Update on Kieran Clarke’s condition

Englishman’s life no longer in jeopardy as recovery continues at home

Kieran Clarke suffered a track day accident at Donington Park in late May and is now at home recovering from his injuries. The Nottingham based racer had scored his first World Supersport Championship point of the season the weekend before at the same track in the UK round of the series. He is now facing a period of recovery and sends this personal message to the CIA Landlords Insurance Honda team followers. Clarke will be replaced at Misano by the 20-year-old, World Supersport debutant Kevin Manfredi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 16

Omani racer Al Harthy relishing challenge of Paul Ricard 1000km

Round three of the Blancpain Endurance Series 2015 season

DPP_15-05-31_0043 Paul Ricard in the south of France will host the longest race of the Blancpain Endurance Series season so far this coming Saturday, 20th June, where Ahmad Al Harthy is eyeing a change in fortune for the Oman Racing Team. Read the rest of this entry »

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