Daily Archive: March 31, 2016

Mar 31

Official day of testing at Le Castellet promises exciting season kick-off

Lance Stroll was 3rd fastest

With the third official day of testing, held at Le Castellet’s 3.841-kilometre long Circuit Paul Ricard, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers prepared for the season kick-off that will be contested this weekend at the same venue.

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Mar 31

#ArgentinaGP: Work to do ahead of round two

Jorge Lorenzo enters the weekend with the lead in the championship, but his rivals are keen to see it overturned.

WSBK - ArgentinaGP Work to do ahead of round two With the first round of the MotoGP™ World Championship done and dusted, Jorge Lorenzo, Andrea Dovizioso, Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi were joined by Pol Espargaro and home hero Yonny Hernandez for the pre-event press conference. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

Norman Nato ends GP2 Day 3 on top

Racing Engineering ace quickest in final day at Jerez de la Frontera

GP2 - Norman Nato (Racing Engineering) Frenchman Norman Nato concluded this week’s second pre-season testing at the top of the timesheets: he lapped the Spanish track in a 1:24.518 ahead of Arthur Pic and Nobuharu Matsushita. Rapax driver Pic was quickest in the afternoon session.

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Mar 31

German news channel n-tv continues covering the FIA Formula 3 European Championship live

The news channel based in Cologne will cover the first and third rounds of every race

German news channel n-tv continues covering the FIA Formula 3 European Championship live When it comes to TV coverage in Germany, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship relies on its long-term partner n-tv, again in 2016.

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Mar 31

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro excited about opening round of 2016

The races will be broadcasted live on Eurosport this Sunday at 11am and 4 pm.

Tiago Monteiro excited about opening round of 2016 WTCC The World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) will kick off the 2016 Championship season this coming weekend, the 2nd and 3rd of April at the Paul Ricard circuit in France. Tiago Monteiro is fully prepared to face the challenge in what will be a key season for the Portuguese racer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

Immense 40-car entry list for Misano round of Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup

A new record for the fastest GT3 series on the planet

No fewer than 40 powerful GT3 cars will take part in the opening round of the 2016 Blancpain GT Series, the sprint event at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

#700WorldSBK: A WorldSBK milestone!

Race 2 in Aragón hails the 700th race in WorldSBK history

SBK Motul logo WorldSBK came to life on the weekend of the 3rd of April, 1988, and exactly 28 years later is set to hit the milestone of 700 races in Race 2 at MotorLand Aragón. To celebrate three decades of the world’s top production motorcycle racing Championship, we take a look through the landmarks that laid the way to this new milestone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

Lamborghini Squadra Corse launches the Kart Drivers Program

New talent program to find the GT champions of the future

Lamborghini Squadra Corse launches the Kart Drivers Program Lamborghini Squadra Corse has announced the Kart Drivers Program, an initiative investing in the GT champions of the future that further broadens its programs dedicated to young motorsport talent. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

NASCAR driver Derek White wanted in massive tobacco smuggling investigation

White allegedly worked within a criminal organization to bring cheap tobacco into Quebec

Derek White portrait NASCAR driver Derek White, as well as 60 other people, are wanted in connection with a massive tobacco smuggling operation, according to Bloomberg.

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Mar 31

Rosberg: It’s tough out there…

“The new radio rules make things quite a big challenge. It’s tough out there”
Rosberg: It’s tough out there…Nico Rosberg says a move to restrict radio traffic communications did make the Australian Grand Prix a different challenge, but he feels it is a positive move by the sport. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mar 31

Roborace car revealed!

Tron designer creates futuristic autonomous race car

Tron designer creates futuristic autonomous race carThe first designs of the Roborace autonomous race car have been revealed – and it’s an amazing futuristic creation that is unlike anything ever seen on a race track before. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

INSIGHT: The history of racing at Long Beach

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful history

It’s the longest running street race in the US, so naturally Long Beach has a wonderful historyFor over 40 years the streets of Long Beach have reverberated to the sound of racing cars. From thunderous F5000s, to high-tech F1 and through multiple generations of IndyCar, the Long Beach Grand Prix has played host to them all. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by Mike Rockenfeller

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true

Mike Rockenfellers win at Moscow is his season highlightWinning the DTM champion’s trophy. International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

WEC: British drivers leading the way into 2016 Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone on Sunday 17th April

Britain has had a long and successful involvement in endurance racing stretching back many decades, but this year’s opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Silverstone on Sunday 17th April, might be one for the history books. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

Eurasia Motorsport (Oreca) launches 2016 campaign

ELMS and Le Mans

Eurasia Motorsport chose the Guangdong circuit in China to launch its 2016 campaign, which will include the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Asian Le Mans Series operations manager Cyrille Taesch Wahlen was in attendance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

Hyundai R5 completes debut asphalt test

Hyundai Motorsport’s Andrew Johns emphasised the importance of multi-surface testing for the car

Kevin Abbring sampled Hyundai’s i20 R5 car for the first time on asphalt during a four-day mixed surface test in the south of France last week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

ERC’s leading duo to battle again on Circuit of Ireland

Last year’s Circuit of Ireland was Lukyanuk’s first proper asphalt rally

ERC’s leading duo to battle again on Circuit of IrelandAlexey Lukyanuk and Kajetan Kajetanowicz will square up again on round two of the FIA European Rally Championship, the Circuit of Ireland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

Albatec and Grint secure first podium of the year at Lydden

Rounds three and four of the MSA British Rallycross Championship take place at Pembrey

Albatec and Grint secure first podium of the year at Lydden Albatec Racing secured its first podium of the season in round two of the 2016 MSA British Rallycross Championship in association with Odyssey Battery at Lydden Hill, Kent over the weekend.

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Mar 31

Honda motorcycles and DWO partnered for paddock scooters in WorldSBK

Dorna count on Japanese motorcycle manufacturer’s equipment in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship paddock

Honda motorcycles and DWO partnered for paddock scooters in WorldSBK Dorna WSBK Organization is thrilled to announce Honda motorcycles as the supplier of the paddock scooters used by Dorna at each Round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The Japanese factory’s support plays a big role in the smooth running of every Round of WorldSBK and facilitates ease of movement throughout the World Superbike paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 31

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix preview

Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix preview

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

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