Daily Archive: March 7, 2017

Mar 07

Formula One teams Barcelona testing 2 report day 1

Formula One test 2 day 1 report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

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Mar 07

WRC: Mexico City’s iconic heart beats to rally rhythm

Central Mexico City to host FIA World Rally Championship action

Zócalo square, Mexico City The FIA World Rally Championship roars into the heart of one of the world’s largest cities on Thursday 9 March when Mexico City hosts high-speed action at a venue made famous in James Bond movie ‘Spectre’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Third-Generation driver Fergus looks forward to intense competition in 2017 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama

A third-generation race car driver is rare

Fergus' No. 00 USLED Byers Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup car A third-generation car salesman who sells the cars he professionally races? Even more rare. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Paul Hembery nominated Executive President of Latam region, maintains coordination of motorsport activities

Mario Isola head of car racing

Pirelli Giorgio Barbier head of moto racing and Gianni Guidotti head of technical and commercial operations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

FRP announces VIR opening event format

FRP joins the Pirelli World Challenge

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) will kick off the 2017 Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 seasons with a huge spectator event at VIR. The opening weekend for the USAC-sanctioned Championships is now set to run over four days, from Thursday April 27 through Sunday April 30.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

27th Rallye Aicha des Gazelles du Maroc competitor Kiera Chaplin completed Off-Road Driving and Navigation Training

The Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles, which takes place March 17 – April 1, 2017

27th Rallye Aicha des Gazelles du Maroc competitor Kiera Chaplin completed Off-Road Driving and Navigation Training Actress and model Kiera Chaplin completed her required driving and navigation training in preparation of the 27th Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Northeast Off-Road Adventures in Ellenville, NY.

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Mar 07

Premier partners announced for 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup

FFSA GT Championship as part of its new-look GT4 European Series

SRO Motorsports Group is delighted to announce the first prominent partners that will officially support the 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup throughout its debut season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Pirelli to host Pirelli SBK® Track Days during WorldSBK rounds for third consecutive year

Beginning at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand

Pirelli to host Pirelli SBK® Track Days during WorldSBK rounds for third consecutive year Dorna WSBK Organization are thrilled to support Championship tyre supplier Pirelli once again, bringing exclusive Pirelli SBK® track day experiences for 2017; providing the tyre brand fans the chance to sample MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship circuits first hand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Gold Stars Join Celebrities Racing at Silverstone Classic

Olympic gold medallists Jason Kenny and Amy Williams on the grid

Gold Stars Join Celebrities Racing at Silverstone Classic England cricket captain Mike Gatting joins star-studded cast. Latest line-up of team captains includes F1 racer Mark Blundell. Early Bird tickets now on sale with significant savings.

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Mar 07

Williams Advanced Engineering supports Vanda Electrics with Dendrobium launch at Geneva

“We are looking forward to seeing the world’s reaction to Dendrobium”

2017-03-07 - Vanda Dendrobium sideSingapore electric mobility experts, Vanda Electrics, today unveiled the all-electric Dendrobium hypercar at the Geneva Motor Show, with Williams Advanced Engineering playing an important role as technical partner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Honda believes it has closed competition gap for 2017

Usually at private test sessions, lap times are a closely guarded secret

HondaThey aren’t released by the Verizon IndyCar Series and only occasionally will teams share them with the media. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Butel heads to Portugal for pre season testing

The Jerseyman completed extensive running in the sports prototype ahead of his new racing challenge

Jack Butel heads to Portugal for pre season testing Speedworks LMP3 driver Jack Butel recently undertook three days of intensive pre season testing at the picturesque Portimão circuit in southern Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Falken’s dynamic duo: Porsche and BMW to tackle the 24h-Race at Nürburgring

Falken will enter both cars in various VLN endurance races as well as the legendary 24h-Race on Nürburgring

Falken’s dynamic duo Porsche and BMW to tackle the 24h-Race at Nürburgring In the new racing season, Falken will line up on the grid with not one, but two racing cars from premium German manufacturers.

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Mar 07

Mexico countdown: rally route

Rally Guanajuato Mexico (9 – 12 March)

The hot and dusty mountains of central Mexico will provide the first opportunity to gauge the pace of the new-era World Rally Cars on gravel, but ironically it’s the asphalt heart of Mexico City which will provide the early excitement in this week’s WRC encounter. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

It’s Czech mate as national federation backs ERC team

ACCR behind three-strong European championship assault

It's Czech mate as national federation backs ERC team Czech Republic’s motorsport federation, the ACCR, will support a three-car team of young talents in this season’s FIA European Rally Championship in a move that further underlines the importance of the ERC to major organisations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

Lift off: Reale Avintia Racing launch the season in style

Andorra stages the team’s 2017 presentation as the season really gets off the ground…

http://photos.motogp.com/2017/03/06/realeavintiarcgmgp_2017_joc0551_5.big.jpgReale Avintia Racing’s Hector Barbera and Loris Baz recently presented their bikes for the upcoming MotoGP™ season, as the Spaniard and the Frenchman travelled to the Principality of Andorra to the team’s 2017 launch. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 07

#WorldSBK racing in Asia

Did You Know?

WorldSBK racing in Asia The WorldSBK Championship has run one tenth of its races in Asia: 76 out of 722. Asia has been present on the WorldSBK calendar since its first season in 1988, and then continued to be included every year until 2003. The only years without Asian races were 2004 and from 2010-2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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