Daily Archive: July 22, 2016

Jul 22

IMSA Northeast Grand Prix

Friday report

IMSA Northeast Grand Prix Friday saw a whole bunch of practice and qualifying action at Lime Rock, readying for Saturday’s IMSA WeatherTech Northeast Grand Prix and IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

WEC: Fastest times for the Porsche 919 Hybrid with new aero package

FIA World Endurance Championship , LMP1, Round 4, Nürburgring (DE), Practice

2016-07-22-Friday-0036 Mixed start to the weekend for championship leader and title defender Porsche at the Nürburgring: In both free practice sessions at the fourth of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) a Porsche 919 Hybrid topped the time sheets.

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Jul 22

BTCC back with a bang

Snetterton to bring mid-season silence to an end

BTCC back with a bang The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship returns from its mid-season break with a trip to Norfolk’s Snetterton circuit next weekend (30/31 July), having seen a greater number of different winners in the first half of the campaign than ever before. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Parry leads the way in Budapest GP3 free practice

Koiranen GP’s Matthew Parry fastest at the Hungaroring

GP3 - Matthew Parry (Koiranen GP) Brit Matthew Parry recorded the best time in Free Practice for Round 4 of the GP3 Series season. The Koiranen GP driver’s quickest laptime was 0.027s quicker than ART Grand Prix’s Nirei Fukuzumi. Fresh from his Haas F1 Team FP1 duties this morning; Charles Leclerc was third.

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Jul 22

Formula One teams Hungarian Grand Prix free practice report

Hungarian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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Jul 22

Gasly burns to pole in Budapest

Frenchman dominates GP2 qualifying session

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing)Pierre Gasly crushed his rivals’ hopes with a stunning performance in this afternoon’s Qualifying session at the Hungaroring, keeping cool in scorching conditions to run out of sequence and grab pole position ahead of Sergey Sirotkin and teammate Antonio Giovinazzi. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Blancpain GT Sports Club set for Spa showdown

SRO’s series reserved for fully-amateur drivers

There will be plenty to play for when the Blancpain GT Sports Club touches down in Belgium next weekend (29/30 July) for not only its penultimate round of the season but also as an official support act to the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team and Nico Rosberg sign contract extension

Nico has been a core member of the Silver Arrows since the team returned to the sport in 2010

2016-07-22 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team and Nico Rosberg sign contract extension We are delighted to announce that the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team has signed a two-year contract extension with Nico Rosberg for the 2017 and 2018 Formula One seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Renault Sport Formula One Team marks 110th anniversary of First Grand Prix win

Renault won the first-ever official Grand Prix held in 1906 with its revolutionary Type AK car

Renault won the first-ever official Grand Prix held in 1906 with its revolutionary Type AK car Renault won the first-ever official Grand Prix held in 1906 with its revolutionary Type AK car Renault Sport Formula One Team yesterday celebrated the 110th anniversary of its maiden Grand Prix win with a glittering event in downtown Budapest, Hungary.

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Jul 22

Hamilton top as Mercedes dominates Hungary FP1

Mercedes wasted no time in establishing their advantage once the surface was dry
Lewis Hamilton has topped first free practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Mercedes exerted a sizeable early margin over Ferrari and Red Bull Racing at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 22

Mid-Ohio test sees veterans and newbies alike take on circuit

A total of 17 cars logged test laps

Robin FrijnsAgendas varied in the one-day team test at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, but they shared one common goal: finding the quickest way around the 2.258-mile permanent road course that plays host to The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio from July 29-31. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Gasly sets the GP2 pace in Budapest

Frenchman scorches in hot Free Practice

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly has set a target for his rivals to match by taking the top spot in this morning’s Free Practice session in Budapest, setting the pace for almost the entire session to come home almost half a second ahead of Alex Lynn and Sergey Sirotkin.
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Jul 22

WEC: Track action live now at Nurburgring

The engines have started, the sun is shining, and the FIA World Endurance Championship is back on track!

The 33 competitors for this weekend’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring in Germany are now on track for the first 90 minutes of free practice, with a second practice session due to take place later today (16h30-18h00 local). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

More than 50 drivers could win the 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa

With nearly twenty cars having a shot at the win, over 50 drivers could add their names to the prestigious trophy

The 68th edition of the Total 24 Hours of Spa, highlight of the Blancpain GT Series and Intercontinental GT Challenge, promises to be one of the most unpredictable GT races of the last decade. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

WEC: KCMG sets sight on podium at Nurburgring

6 Hours of Nurburgring

2016-06-15_Wednesday-0032 KCMG travels to the majestic Eifel mountains as FIA World Endurance Championship resumes following a drawn-out interval after Le Mans. The highly anticipated 6 Hours of Nurburgring, the fourth event of the world championship, is set to take place on July 24. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

United Autosports parades former British Grand Prix race winner in Silverstone Classic

Ex-Jackie Stewart March set to race in three-day extravaganza

United Autosports parades former British Grand Prix race winner in Silverstone Classic United Autosports will be a star attraction at the Silverstone Classic next weekend (29-31 Jul) when the Anglo-American team parades an ex-British Grand Prix winning car and another rare machine that finished second at Silverstone in a non-championship Formula One race.

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Jul 22

Matt Garwood Racing Thompson Speedway Motorsport Park preview

After a strong performance at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

This coming weekend Elmvale, ON’s Matt Garwood is heading to Thompson Speedway Motorsport Park for round three of the FV Challenge Cup Series Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Technical report on fatal crash in practice at 2016 Catalan GP

The FIM takes note of the conclusions of the report

MotoGP™ championship remembers Luis Salom The Fédération de Motocyclisme (FIM) has received a report, drafted under the supervision of MotoGP Technical Director Mr Danny Aldridge, concerning the crash during practice at the Catalan Grand Prix in which Moto2 rider 39, Luis Salom, tragically lost his life. Read the rest of this entry »

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