Monthly Archive: February 2017

Feb 28

Linda Vaughn – The First Lady of Motorsports – to appear at Toronto Motorama show

March 10, 11 & 12, 2017 at Toronto’s International Centre

Linda Vaughn with Dale Earnhardt There are few people who compare to Linda Vaughn when it comes to being a popular and integral part of the world of motorsports for such an extended period of time.

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Feb 28

Formula One teams Barcelona testing report day 2 (+video)

Formula One day 2 test report

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

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Feb 28

Champion racer Tanner Foust guest driver for Mint 400 in Polaris RZR Star Car

Versatile driver Foust joins Jim Beaver, Jolene Van Vugt for desert race this week

Champion racer Tanner Foust guest driver for Mint 400 in Polaris RZR Star Car Champion driver and television personality Tanner Foust this week becomes the first celebrity guest driver on the Polaris RZR Star Car team when he joins Jim Beaver and Jolene Van Vugt to share driving duties in the brand new, race-modified 2017 Polaris RZR XP4 Turbo EPS at the Mint 400 in Las Vegas, March 2-5.

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Feb 28

Lift off: British Talent Team and British Talent Cup launched in London

Moments of the presentation of the British Talent Team and the British Talent Cup

Lift off British Talent Team and British Talent Cup launched in London Another incredible step on the Road to MotoGP™ becomes a reality. The wait is over for the British Talent Team and the British Talent Cup to officially launch, with London proving the perfect backdrop for the presentation of the exciting new projects as Dorna pulled the covers off the latest phase of the Road to MotoGP™ program.

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Feb 28

German racer Maximilian Günther will return to the Prema roster for the upcoming FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Maximilian Gunther remains with Prema in the FIA F3 European Championship

Maximilian Gunther remains with Prema in the FIA F3 European Championship The 19-year-old driver experienced a positive season in 2016 by securing four wins and 13 podium finishes, and will be back for his third year in the series, hungry for more. Günther will line-up alongside team-mates Callum Ilott, Mick Schumacher and Guan Yu Zhou. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

Norma M30 LMP3 was on track!

Here we are!

Norma M30 LMP3 was on track! After a great number of months of hard work in the conception of the brand new LMP3, the Norma M30 was on track last week on French race tracks Pau and Nogaro, two circuits close to the Norma Auto Concept factory in the South of France. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

Rob Allaer targets F2000 title run

“Every single year in F2000 the field is strong top to bottom” – Allaer

Rob Allaer targets F2000 title run Add another fast driver and team combination to the front of the 2017 F2000 Championship Series field as Rob Allaer and LTD Motorsports confirmed today they would run a full season assault on the seven-weekend USAC-sanctioned Formula Race Promotions Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

‘We need to talk…’ – Massa explains Williams F1 u-turn

“It happened two days after I had the Christmas party with the team and said ‘bye-bye’ to everybody!”
'We need to talk...' - Massa explains Williams F1 u-turnExactly three months after saying what appeared to be his final farewells to the Formula 1 paddock in Abu Dhabi, Felipe Massa has spoken about the turn in events that saw him come out of retirement to race with Williams in 2017.
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Feb 28

Tatiana Calderón becomes Development Driver

The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce Tatiana Calderón as a Development Driver for 2017

2017-02-28 - Sauber F1 Team Tatiana Calderón becomes Development Driver The 23-year-old started her racing career in karting back in her home country Colombia when she was nine years old. In 2012 Calderón moved to Europe competing in several single seater racing series.

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Feb 28

DAMS sign Ferrucci, Calderon and Baptista for assault on 2017 GP3 Series

Two of the three drivers in Formula 1 development roles

DAMS have selected a strong line-up for the 2017 GP3 Series, with Santino Ferrucci, Tatiana Calderon and rookie Bruno Baptista chosen to build on the French team’s impressive debut season and challenge for regular race wins. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

“Formula E is part of a technical revolution” – Agag

“Formula E is more than just a race. Formula E is part of the technology revolution in the motor industry”

Alejandro Agag, Founder and CEO of the FIA Formula E Championship, asserted that the all-electric racing series can play a key role in helping to provide a vision for sustainable mobility in a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

Last DTM tests prior to the homologation deadline on 01st March

The countdown is on: on first March, the DTM cars for the 2017 season will be homologated

BMW M4 DTMAnd in the run-up to the homologation, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG travelled to Portugal for the first tests in 2017 (21st to 23rd February) that also represented the last opportunity to test the cars prior to the homologation deadline.    Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

WEC: Dempsey-Proton Competition (Porsche) driver line-up finalized

Up until now, only Christian Ried had been confirmed

2015-28-03-80 Dempsey-Proton Competition has just released the names of the three drivers to take the wheel of the #77 Porsche 911 RSR set to compete in the LM GTE Am class in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 17th and 18th). Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

ELMS: One month to the official test

This will be the first of two visits to Monza by the ELMS this season
2016-09-25 In just 28 days time, on Tuesday 28 March 2017, the teams and drivers taking part in the 2017 European Le Mans Series will take the track for the first day of the two day official preseason test, at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

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Feb 28

United Autosports to enter 2018 Rolex 24 at Daytona

United Autosports have confirmed their entry into the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona

United Autosports Ligier JS P217 The Anglo-American team are currently preparing for their debut season with their Ligier JS P217, which they will race in the European Le Mans Series. They will use the same sports prototype in the 56th running of the American endurance event at the start of 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

The Final Round of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East will be at Dubai on March 3-4

The Huracán Super Trofeos will race on the Grand Prix layout of the Dubai Autodrome

Dubai The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East will back on track this weekend for the third and final round in the “Grand Prix” circuit of the Dubai Autodrome. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

WTCC: Polestar Cyan Racing reveals new WTCC driver line-up and targets world title glory for Volvo

Nicky Catsburg and Néstor Girolami will join long-term Volvo driver Thed Björk

Polestar Cyan Racing reveals new WTCC driver line-up and targets world title glory for VolvoFactory Volvo team Polestar Cyan Racing has recruited an all-star driver line-up to achieve its stated aim in 2017: to win the FIA World Touring Car Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

WRC: Latvala reveals Ogier pressure

Now driving for Toyota, a resurgent Latvala leads the drivers standings after victory at the last round in Sweden

Jari-Matti Latvala has talked of the pressure he felt at Volkswagen last year and how his failure to match the achievements of team-mate Sébastien Ogier prompted a drastic change of approach that ultimately backfired. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 28

RX Team Hungary enters World RX with Kia Rio

Kornel is set to race the car previously used in World RX by Italy’s Gigi Galli

DriverRX Team Hungary will field a Kia Rio Supercar for Hungary’s Lukacs “Csucsu” Kornel in the FIA World Rallycross Championship this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 27

Matt Garwood Racing announces 2017 team partners

Garwood has his sights set on earning another Formula Vee Challenge Cup Series Championship title

Matt Garwood Racing 2 2015 & 2016 Formula Vee Challenge Cup Series Champion Matt Garwood (MGR) announces team sponsors for the 2017 motorsport season.
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