Daily Archive: March 11, 2017

Mar 11

Roberto Merhi to make Formula 2 test debut with Campos Racing

Next up for Spain´s driver is the opening three-day test in Barcelona with Campos Racing

IMG_7430Roberto Merhi will join Campos Racing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the traditional venue of collective preseason testing, next week. The Castellon-born driver will team up with Ralph Boschung to complete a three-day two-car test with both Dallara-built cars entered by Campos Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Viñales and Rossi take back Day 2 in Losail

Movistar Yamaha top as Ducati reveal drastic “aero-fairing”

Viñales and Rossi take back Day 2 in LosailMaverick Viñales was second on the first day of the #QatarTest, but the fastest man in Valencia, Sepang and Phillip Island struck back in style to top the timesheets on Day 2 – edging Movistar Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi with a lap quicker than Andrea Dovizioso’s (Ducati Team) Friday best.

Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Alex Tagliani announces new sponsors for 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series

Tagliani Autosport Unveils 2017 Car Livery at the Toronto Motorama Show

Tag no 18 EpiPen Lowes car-2Lowe’s Canada Joins Forces with EpiPen and St-Hubert as Sponsors of the #18 Tagliani Autosport Car in the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Ralph Boschung joins Campos Racing for 2017 FIA Formula 2 season

Switzerland´s Boschung will defend the colors of Campos Racing in the upcoming 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship

Boschung_Campos_2017_2Campos Racing is pleased to announce that Ralph Boschung will join the Alzira-based team to contest the full season in the renamed FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Tease or triumph: Has Ferrari really overhauled Mercedes?

Roll on Australia… 

If there is one term used more than any other during F1 testing it is ‘hard to say’. Well, maybe that and the ubiquitous racer go-to ‘for sure’. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

2017 Haas F1 Team kit and merchandise

New car, New Driver, New Kit!

Haas F1 Flatbrim Cap

New car, new driver, new kit – Haas F1 Team is more than ready for its sophomore season in the FIA Formula One World Championship.
Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Indycar manufacturers aligned for future series growth

The four manufacturers in the Verizon IndyCar Series will be on board for years to come

Manufacturer's ExtensionChevrolet, Honda, Dallara and Firestone announced jointly Friday that they have agreed to multiyear contract extensions to remain in the series. The Dallara and Firestone extensions were announced in January. Coupling in those from Chevrolet and Honda today ensures a continuation of the core base of INDYCAR’s four primary suppliers. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Campos Racing will be in the renewed FIA Formula 2

The GP2 Series has been renamed to FIA Formula 2 in 2017

Formula One Group and the FIA have agreed that the GP2 Series changes its name to FIA Formula 2 for this year. The organizers have rethought the structure to provide the drivers with a clearer path to arrive to Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Formula V8 3.5: Yu Kanamaru to race for RP Motorsport in 2017

The team led by Fabio Pampado hires the 22 years old driver in the World Series Formula V8 3.5

YU KANAMARU TO RACE FOR RP MOTORSPORT IN 2017Japanese driver Yu Kanamaru will join RP Motorsport in the 2017 season of the World Series Formula V8 3.5. The 22 year-old driver from Tokyo, after his first full year in the Series (partnering the FIA WEC in six events), will dress the colours of the Italian team in the championship starting in April 15-16th in Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Who is Michel Vaillant?

The man and the myth

When Rebellion Racing first revealed that their LMP2 entries in the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship would be under the name Vaillante Rebellion, there was much celebration and anticipation…but predominantly from French and Belgian fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

WRC: Kris Meeke sets early pace in Mexico

Kris Meeke leads the Rally Guanajuato Mexico after a dramatic opening leg on Friday

WRC Kris Meeke sets early pace in MexicoThere was huge anticipation as the new-era World Rally Cars sampled gravel for the first time in the mountains near León, and Meeke put a troubled start to the season behind him to cope best in his Citroën C3 and lead Sébastien Ogier by 20.9sec. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Red Bull TV shows you the REAL Mexico: complete with mountains, rocks, and dust

The heat is on at Rally Mexico! 

Red Bull TV shows you the REAL Mexico complete with mountains, rocks, and dustFollowing a spectacular start in Mexico City – the metropolis with the biggest urban population in the world – Rally Mexico now takes on a completely different look, featuring endless deserts, football-sized rocks and wild countryside. It’s renowned for being one of the toughest events on the calendar, with rough roads, intense heat and dust making the first gravel round of the World Rally Championship a real endurance test.
Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Prepare for more live Azores ERC coverage

Live coverage of the event from 29 March-1 April will be available through the Azores Airlines Rallye’s YouTube channel

Prepare for more live Azores ERC coverageThe Azores Airlines Rallye, the opening event of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship season, is set for an online streaming bonanza. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

VR46 “not very happy” on Day 1

Movistar Yamaha rider looking for more in the #QatarTest

Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) had an up and down Day 1 of testing at Losail International Circuit, ending the first session in P7 on a 1:55.679 – half a second back on teammate Maverick Viñales – but with some positives to be found, with improvements made on corner entry. Read the rest of this entry »

Share

Mar 11

Thailand WorldSBK Day 2 – Runaway Race One Victory for Rea 

World Champion dominates, as Melandri starts Race 2 from pole

Thailand WorldSBK Day 2 - Runaway Race One Victory for Rea The third race of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship in Thailand on Saturday brought a third successive victory for defending WorldSBK champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), after he set a new pole record lap earlier in the day. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) joined Rea on the podium after a 20 lap race in stiffling temperatures of 36°C. Read the rest of this entry »

Share