Daily Archive: June 17, 2015

Jun 17

Formula One teams Austrian Grand Prix preview

Austrian Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at the Red Bull Ring.

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Jun 17

Ranger looking forward to Sunset

After showing plenty of speed in the first two races of the season

2015-06-13_0188 Andrew Ranger will be back behind the wheel of his #27 Mopar Parts Dodge this Saturday as the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series makes it’s first ever visit to Sunset Speedway in Innisfil, Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

FIA Formula 3 European Championship ready for the Spa-Francorchamps challenge

The fifth round of the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season will be held this weekend at the tradition-rich circuit of Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo With Eau Rouge, the 7.004 Ardennes rollercoaster features one of the most famous sections in the motor-racing world and the young drivers are keen on mastering this challenge. Just in his home event at Monza, Italy’s championship leader Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin) failed to secure a podium – for the first time this year – so, he is determined to make it back to the rostrum, in Belgium. Tatiana Calderón (Carlin), the only woman in the field, has particularly fond memories of Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Finnish rally star Kristian Sohlberg joins Albatec Racing stable

The 37 year-old will first race one of the team’s two-litre, 16v Peugeot 208 RX Supercars

Albatec Racing logo Finnish rally driver Kristian Sohlberg will join Albatec Racing’s ever-growing stable of star drivers contesting select rounds of French, British and World RX in 2015.

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Jun 17

Massa: Maintaining Williams momentum is paramount

Off the back of strong results in Canada Felipe Massa says continuing its success in Austria will be key if Williams is to catch Ferrari

2015-06-07_1206 Felipe Massa insists the momentum gained by Williams’ results in Canada must be carried into the return to Europe, starting this weekend at the Austrian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Räikkönen to return to Goodwood Festival Of Speed in 2015

Shell V-Power to fuel the Finn in a special one-off event on Friday 26 June

2015-06-07_0927 Shell will showcase its second year as fuel sponsor to the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2015 with a special appearance from Formula One™ World Champion and Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Auer and Götz meet children of the ‘Lebenshilfe Böblingen Kart’

Mercedes-Benz drivers Lucas Auer and Maximilian Götz returned to their motor-racing roots

While visiting the ‘Rallye Club Böblingen’, the two DTM rookies went karting with the kids of the club and handicapped kids of the ‘Lebenshilfe’ (disabled support) Böblingen. It goes without saying that the autographs of the two drivers also proved to be in great demand. In addition, Götz and Auer fulfilled the wishes of the children and talked about the daily routine of a racing driver.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Thirty-four cars for first WEC race in Germany

World Endurance Championship approaches the half way stage of the 2015 season

2015-06-14-The Race-21After the high powered drama at the 24 Hours of Le Mans the focus now shifts to the next round of the World Endurance Championship and the new event on the calendar at Nürburgring in Germany, the home race for Audi and Porsche and close to Toyota’s base in Cologne.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Two career wins won’t cut it for Newgarden

Josef Newgarden was celebrated April 26 for his first Verizon IndyCar Series victory.

2015-06-14_142His second – in the Honda Indy Toronto on June 14 – also was celebrated though maybe more because of CFH Racing’s 1-2 finish with Luca Filippi.

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Jun 17

Yamamoto leads in #FanBoost

Piquet and di Grassi also in the top three

Piquet and di Grassi also in the top threeNew Amlin Aguri driver Sakon Yamamoto has taken the early lead in the #FanBoost voting. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

A three-pronged attack from Ducati

Stats – Misano in WorldSBK history

Not two, but three Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team bikes will be in action at Misano this weekend, as Luca Scassa joins Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Catalan MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

“We will continue to support teams in private testing until August”

MotoGP - Opening lap of the 2015 Catalan Grand Prix Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo made it four wins in a row after a dominant victory at the Catalan Grand Prix ahead of teammate Valentino Rossi. Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa was third in a race that was run in scorching conditions at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Bumper entry for Germany RX at The Estering

The Estering is the second oldest track in the World RX calendar
World RX - Bumper entry for Germany RX at The Estering Round five of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will take place at the Estering in north Germany this weekend where a total of 75 cars have entered (36 Supercars, 20 Super1600 entries and 19 TouringCars).

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Jun 17

Ever-increasing success for GT Sports Club

The GT Sports Club goes from strength to strength in its inaugural season

For the second round of the series, as part of the Blancpain Endurance Series event at Circuit Paul Ricard, there will be 21 cars on the entry list. This means that since the first race in Spain the GT Sports Club grid size has almost doubled. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Yount goes all in with progress, podiums in Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda

Don Yount earned six podium finishes in his first full season of Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda in 2014.

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo Not bad for someone who had never done a full season of racing. Yount first joined the series in 2009, running only a few races and tests a year until 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17

Albatec looks to extend Euro RX lead in Germany

“We’re looking forward to going to Estering, it’s a track we all like” – Andy Scott

Albatec Racing logo Albatec Racing returns to Euro RX action this weekend (20&21June) hoping for victory to cement its lead in the 2015 FIA European Rallycross Championship.

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