Daily Archive: July 31, 2016

Jul 31

BTCC: Gordon Shedden seals last-gasp victory

Turkington and Jackson also win on dramatic day at Snetterton

BTCC - Gordon Shedden seals last-gasp victory Reigning champion Gordon Shedden claimed a last-gasp victory to end a breathless day of BTCC racing at Snetterton, which also included wins for Colin Turkington and Mat Jackson. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Pagenaud reestablishes championship lead with Mid-Ohio win

“The red Firestone tires were amazing today on the car. I just pushed as hard as we could and here we are. It’s awesome.”

Simon PagenaudSunday for Simon Pagenaud at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was a dream day for his title hopes, as the Frenchman collected a big points payday while several of his championship rivals faced difficulties. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

BMW wins eventful Total 24 Hours of Spa after epic finish

For the second year running, it was a BMW that won the highlight of the Blancpain GT Series, the Total 24 Hours of Spa

View article:  BMW wins eventful Total 24 Hours of Spa after epic finishThe #99 Rowe Racing BMW of Maxime Martin, Alexander Sims and Philipp Eng ran a faultless race, even resisting a sudden downpour 30 minutes from the end to take their most prestigious win of the year.
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Jul 31

Over 20 000 spectators for Ferrari Racing Days Sochi

Goodbye Sochi!

Over 20 000 spectators for Ferrari Racing Days Sochi (1) The first Ferrari Racing Days event in Russia was completed today with a record of spectators. Over 20,000 turned out between Saturday and Sunday, confirming the passion of Russian people for motorsport and the world related to the Prancing Horse.

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Jul 31

Formula One teams German Grand Prix race report (updated)

German Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Hockenheim.

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Jul 31

Hamilton flawless in Germany as Rosberg falls foul

Ricciardo was able to carry the RB12 home to second place, with Verstappen completing the podium
2016-07-10-Sunday-0172 Lewis Hamilton has extended his lead in the Formula 1 World Championship standings with a flawless drive to victory in the German Grand Prix as title rival Nico Rosberg paid the price for a third race penalty in four events on his way to fourth. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 31

Alonso exasperated by persistent rule tweaks

“Definitely it is not the normal way for our sport to keep changing rules”
2016-07-10-Sunday-0022 Fernando Alonso has expressed his frustration at the FIA’s method of tweaking regulations and rules mid-season – occasionally mid-weekend – following a raft of revisions in recent races, saying such constant change is ‘not normal’. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 31

Pagenaud takes Verizon P1 Award with record lap at Mid-Ohio

As Verizon IndyCar Series teams left Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, the results seemed almost unsurprising

Simon PagenaudFor the sixth time in 2016, Simon Pagenaud won the Verizon P1 Award, and for the sixth time in 2016, a new track record was set. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Lynn flies to GP2 Sprint Race victory

Briton sails to win in dramatic race

GP2 - Alex Lynn (DAMS), Sergey Sirotkin (ART Grand Prix), Arthur Pic (Rapax) Alex Lynn cruised to victory in this morning’s Sprint Race in Hockenheim, making a strong start before leaving his rivals to squabble over the scraps and then easing late in the race for his second win of the season ahead of new standings leader Sergey Sirotkin and Arthur Pic. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Hughes rockets to first GP3 race win in Hockenheim

Briton Jake Hughes and DAMS squad score their first victory in GP3 Series

GP3 - Hughes, Aitken, Leclerc R2 They say the first one is always the sweetest…Jake Hughes and his DAMS squad were overjoyed to celebrate their first win in the category in their debut season.

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Jul 31

WEC: Drivers keeping super fit ready for Mexico

Like many top drivers he puts in hundreds of kilometres on a bike to keep fit, but 100 miles…?

There may be a break away from FIA WEC race action for a few weeks, but many of our drivers are keeping busy – race fit and physically fit so they’ll be ready for the 6 Hours of Mexico on 3rd September. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

WRC: Meeke wins in Finland (updated)

Northern Ireland’s Kris Meeke toppled the favoured Nordic drivers to win Neste Rally Finland on Sunday afternoon

Meeke became the first British driver to win the Finnish classic and only the sixth non-Nordic victor in the rally’s 65-year history. He led for almost every kilometre of the four-day gravel encounter in a Citroën DS 3. Read the rest of this entry »

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