Daily Archive: March 9, 2017

Mar 09

GP2 Series renamed FIA Formula 2 Championship

The joint announcement was made today at the World Motor Sport Council held in Geneva, Switzerland

150x80-flagworld-F2 Following an agreement between Formula One Group and the FIA, the GP2 Series officially becomes the FIA Formula 2 Championship from the 2017 season onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

Formula One teams Barcelona testing 2 report day 3 (updated)

Formula One test 2 day 3 report

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

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Mar 09

Announcement from the Automobile Club de l’Ouest – A tribute to Anthony Delhalle

Anthony Delhalle succumbed to injuries incurred at the racing track in Nogaro France this morning

A tribute to Anthony Delhalle It was with immense sadness that the Automobile Club de l’Ouest learned of the death of outstanding rider Anthony Delhalle of the Suzuki Endurance Racing Team (SERT) following a serious accident this morning during a private test session at the Paul Armagnac circuit in Nogaro. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

Andretti Autosport St. Petersburg preview

Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Andretti Autosport logo The green flag will soon be falling upon the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series and Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires competition, and the much-anticipated season opener will crown the its first winner.

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Mar 09

Lucas Oil to sponsor Austin Dillon #3 in Las Vegas 400

Lucas Oil has powered RCR and ECR Engines to over 50 victories since the inception of the partnership in 2014

No. 3 Lucas Oil Chevrolet SSLucas Oil, the official provider of premium motor oil for ECR Engines and Richard Childress Racing (RCR), will serve as primary sponsor for Austin Dillon and the No. 3 Chevrolet SS in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

2016 Club Racing National Champion Nielsen reflects on Porsche Club of America journey

After starting a new business nearly 19 years ago, Ken Nielsen decided to reward himself

2016 Club Racing National Champion Nielsen reflects on Porsche Club of America journey But dinner at a fancy restaurant, a new suit or an exotic vacation weren’t exactly what he had in mind. Instead, he bought himself one of the first Porsche Boxter S models in late 1999. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

Rockstar continues to energize Off Road Racing Series for 2017

A leader in the energy drink field since its creation in 2001

Rockstar Energy drink logo Rockstar Energy drink is returning for the eighth year as the official energy drink of one of the most exciting motorsports competitions on the planet – the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

Increased global TV coverage for Blancpain GT Series and Total 24 Hours of Spa

Extended live coverage on Eurosport, of both the Sprint and Endurance Cups

The 2017 Blancpain GT Series, the world’s premier GT championship, maintains its status thanks to TV broadcasts on all continents, with an increased presence on the Pan-European Eurosport network.

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Mar 09

“If you have a car you want to run in an endurance race, we will make sure we find a class for it to race in.”

You bring the car, we find you a class

That is Creventic’s motto for the endurance race events in the 24H Series, 24H TCE Series and 24H Proto Series.

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Mar 09

Big decisions have to be made at the top – Alonso

All I can do is to do my job the best I can
Big decisions have to be made at the top – AlonsoFernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda will not be heading to the Australian Grand Prix in the ‘best possible conditions’ unless ‘big decisions’ are made at the top to turn fortunes around at the embattled team. Read the rest of this entry »
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Mar 09

Exact and Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen today announced the extension of the partnership between the two through to the end of 2019

Max Verstappen and Exact prolong their partnership

The agreement was confirmed at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, ​​where Verstappen is currently testing in preparation for the upcoming season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

Formula E and FIA launch Smart Cities Initiative

During the season finale in Montreal the Smart Cities Forum will discuss the rise of Smart Data and its capabilities

Formula E, the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series and the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has today announced the Smart Cities Initiative, a new programme created to promote the use of safe, sustainable and accessible e-mobility solutions in cities.

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Mar 09

DHL commits to zero emissions logistics by 2050

“The decisions we make today will determine how our children live 30 years down the line”

Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world’s largest mail and logistics company, will reduce all logistics-related emissions to net zero by the year 2050.

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Mar 09

Formula V8 3.5: Fortec Motorsports shows new car livery

New livery unveiled!

Fortec Motorsports shows new car liveryJust days ahead the first Pre-Season Collective test in Motorland Aragón, team Fortec Motorsports has completed a successful shakedown in Albacete. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled By Fresh From Florida to feature 46-Car IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

The race weekend includes four series

The 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida on Saturday, March 18 will feature a strong, 46-car entry list for the second round of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as well as the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

WEC: Porsche announces driver pairings for the new 911 RSR

The 911 RSR with the starting number 91 can be recognised by the red Porsche lettering on a black windscreen

2016-11-25-0003 The Porsche GT Team campaigns two 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR in the GT class of the FIA World Endurance Championship, which has been given world championship status in 2017 for the first time. After a year of development in 2016, the 2015 FIA WEC title winners return with a works entry to the world’s most important GT competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

AFRIQUIA renews its support of WTCC with Race of Morocco Event Presenting Partner agreement

FIA WTCC AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco

AFRIQUIA renews its support of WTCC with Race of Morocco Event Presenting Partner agreementAFRIQUIA, Morocco’s leading fuel station operator, will continue its support of the country’s FIA World Touring Car Championship race weekend by renewing as the Event Presenting Partner of WTCC Race of Morocco from 7-9 April. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

Will Stevens prioritises Twin Blancpain title assault in 2017

Will commits to Belgian Audi Club Team WRT for second consecutive year

Will Stevens prioritises Twin Blancpain title assault in 2017 British ex-Formula One driver Will Stevens continues his successful relationship with the multi-Championship winning Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in both the Blancpain GT Series’ Sprint and Endurance Cups in 2017.

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Mar 09

Team Racing Technology primed for GT4 European Series Southern Cup challenge

The French team aims to emerge as consistent podium challengers in the Pro-Am category

Team Racing Technology is thrilled to confirm that it has entered a first Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport for the 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 09

WRC: Neuville tops Mexico warm-up

Sébastien Ogier and Kris Meeke completed the top three

Thierry Neuville was fastest in shakedown at Rally Guanajuato Mexico on Wednesday evening as the new-era 2017 World Rally Cars faced gravel action for the first time in a rally environment. Read the rest of this entry »

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