Daily Archive: March 11, 2016

Mar 11

Can-Am 200 adds to prestige of 2016 NASCAR Labour Day Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

“We at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park are thrilled to welcome BRP as the title sponsor” – Ron Fellows

Can-Am 200 logo BRP confirms primary sponsor of the #32 Go FAS Racing Canada team featuring promising driver Alex Labbé for all 11 NASCAR Pinty’s Series races in Canada in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Motovan and Liqui Moly join Mopar CSBK Series

“This is a great opportunity for the CSBK Series and Motovan” – David Bond

Mopar CSBK logo Motovan Corporation, Canada’s leading distributor, exporter and manufacturer of motorcycle, motocross, ATV and Snowmobile parts and Accessories, will become a major partner in the Mopar CSBK National Series.    Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

ERC Rally Islas Canarias day one report: Kajetanowicz leads, Østberg crashes

DAY REPORT: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round 1 of 10

ERC- ERC Rally Islas Canarias day one report Kajetanowicz leads, Østberg crashes Defending champion Kajetan Kajetanowicz leads the opening round of 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, moving ahead on Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés when Mads Østberg crashed near to the end of today’s final stage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Interesting mix of veterans, newcomers ready to take green flag for season opener at Sebring

There are vacancies on each throne in Mazda Prototype Lites Presented by Cooper Tires entering the 2016 season.

2015 Lites 1 champion Kenton Koch graduated to the Prototype Challenge class of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this season with JDC-Miller Motorsports after receiving an IMSA Scholarship for winning the Prototype Lites title, and he responded by helping to drive the team to victory in the PC class at the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Road to 2016 championship starts at Sebring

Competition starts March 16-18 at Sebring International Raceway

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama enters its 12th season with new drivers and new teams but the promise of the same level of exciting action. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Rins and Navarro lead the charge in Qatar

The two Spanish riders topped the time sheets in the junior classes as they begin their final test of 2016 in Losail

Rins and Navarro lead the charge in Qatar It was a slow start to testing for the Moto3™ World Championship in Qatar, their first session on track run with the sun still in the sky and the track quite dirty. As a result, not all riders went out on track but those who did went out to test a new hard rear tyre for Dunlop. This tyre will be used for Argentina and will only be used at the Qatar Test for non-night sessions; the tyre allocation for the Qatar race will be soft and medium compounds as in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Pinty’s Series in the news at Motorama

Car Enhancements on Display; New CTMP Sponsor; Driver Appearances

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo First-year entitlement sponsor Pinty’s Delicious Foods will bring a fresh look to the NASCAR Pinty’s Series in 2016, but the new series logo won’t be the only update that fans see this weekend at the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Mercedes-Benz motor racing family surprises fans before start of season

Before the season even got under way, Formula One & DTM drivers thanked fans personally for their brilliant support

2016-03-11 - Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season (1)Stuttgart: Special mission for the Formula One and DTM drivers in Stuttgart city centre. On Friday afternoon, Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton, world championship runner-up Nico Rosberg and the eight DTM drivers of the brand with the three-pointed star dropped by on fans at the market square in Stuttgart, where they signed autographs and gave interviews on a show stage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season

Mercedes-Benz motor racing family get new 2016 season under way at media event on Friday

2016-03-11 - Formula One & DTM drivers ready for challenging new season (5)Stuttgart: The curtain is going up on the 2016 motor racing season. The brand with the three-pointed star officially opened the new motor racing year at a special media event in the “Hallowed Halls” in Fellbach near Stuttgart. Formula One and DTM drivers and their management teams looked ahead to the tasks that face them this year against the backdrop of treasures from the successful motor racing heritage at Mercedes-Benz. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

GP2: Pierre Gasly ends on top on Day 3

PREMA Racing’s driver quickest in morning session

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Red Bull protégé Pierre Gasly concluded this week’s pre-season testing on top of the timesheets: he lapped the Spanish track in an impressive laptime of 1:27.386 during this morning’s session ahead of Norman Nato and Antonio Giovinazzi. Rapax driver Gustav Malja was quickest in the afternoon session.

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Mar 11

Looking for points in Mexico City to kick-off the second Half of she season

Venturi GP Mexico City ePrix preview

Venturi Formula E Team logo It is a completely new location for round 5 of the Formula-E Championship in Mexico City, Mexico. The 2.09 km long track  has 18 turns and is built in the historic Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez where Formula One also races. Formula-E drivers will go for 43 laps.

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Mar 11

Lamborghini in top positions during testing at Paul Ricard

Barwell Motorsport sets the best overall lap time

Lamborghini ATTEMPTO RACING Circuit Paul Ricard hosted the Official Test Days preceding the start of the 2016 Blancpain GT Series, a season that promises to be more competitive than ever: 11 manufacturers; a record-breaking 38 cars for the opening round of the Sprint Cup at Misano Adriatico (8-10 April); and a stunning 57-car grid for the first round of the Endurance Cup in Monza, on April 23 to 24. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Statement Of the Technical Director: Moto3 Class Maximum Rev Limits

Further information will be provided after the Qatar meeting

MotoGP logo You will probably be aware that there was recent speculation in the specialist media that data existed which showed some Moto3 machines exceeding the maximum 13,500 rpm limit imposed in the regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

BGR welcomes back sophomore Ben Hurst

BGR along with Piper Racecars are pleased to announce the return of 2015 Rookie of the Year Ben Hurst

BGR welcomes back sophomore Ben Hurst          Hurst, who made his racing debut into the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship as a true rookie with virtually no experience, had a very successful first season which was highlighted by a podium at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.

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Mar 11

Red Bull Racing continues to shape performance with Hexagon

Red Bull Racing is therefore delighted to announce that it is extending its Innovation Partnership 

04 - Red Bull Racing In a sport where teams are measured against each other with unrelenting exactness every race weekend, ensuring that the 100,000 or more parts that make up an F1 car are built precisely to the correct specification and standards is essential to maintain competitiveness and reliability. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

McLaren announces renewed partnership with Johnnie Walker

Diageo’s world-famous scotch whisky brand has been a partner of McLaren since 2005 

2016-03-11 - McLaren announces renewed partnership with Johnnie Walker McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce a multi-year extension of its prestigious and long-standing partnership with Johnnie Walker.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

F1 revised qualifying format is fully detailed after being officially written into the latest copy of F1’s sporting regulations

New qualifying format finalised and detailed

New qualifying format finalised and detailedThe specific details of the new qualifying format being launched for the 2016 Australian Grand Prix have been confirmed into the sporting regulations in readiness for its impending debut. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Team Penske unveils fast new look for Verizon cars

Power will be in the Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet at all 16 races this season, while Montoya will run the colors in nine

Team Penske UnveilTeam Penske and sponsor Verizon unveiled sleek new liveries for cars driven by Juan Pablo Montoya and Will Power this season in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

Santino Ferrucci joins Haas F1 Team as development driver

American rookie part of new F1 team’s squad

Santino Ferrucci joins Haas F1 Team as development driverHaas F1 Team has signed 17-year-old Santino Ferrucci as its development driver. The American from Woodbury, Connecticut, will be embedded with Haas F1 Team at every opportunity, attending races and tests throughout the year while also participating in the team’s simulator program.

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Mar 11

Virgin Media to air the Mexico City ePrix live in the UK

Find out where to watch the Mexico City ePrix in the UK

Find out where to watch the Mexico City ePrix in the UKFormula E’s first visit to Mexico City will be shown live on Virgin Media in the UK on March 12. Read the rest of this entry »

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