Daily Archive: March 12, 2017

Mar 12

WRC: Meeke escapes to Mexico victory

Heroes and worms. My Rally Mexico experience with Red Bull TV, by Tavo Vildosola

WRC Kris Meeke escapes to Mexico victoryKris Meeke won Guanajuato Rally Mexico on Sunday despite almost throwing victory away when he crashed off the road into a spectator car park less than a kilometre from the finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Truex sidesteps Keselowski, rallies to Vegas win

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Martin Truex Jr. rallied to victory Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, passing Brad Keselowski with a lap and a half remaining and sweeping all three stages of the Kobalt 400. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Four for four: Viñales fastest at the #QatarTest

Movistar Yamaha rider heads the timesheets for the fourth test in a row – with Dovizioso close

Four for four Viñales fastest at the #QatarTestMaverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) completed his royal flush of incredible preseason form by the end of the #QatarTest, taking to the top once again on the final day of testing ahead of lights out for the GP weekend. Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) was the closest challenger after also having gone quickest on Day 1, with Repsol Honda Team’s Dani Pedrosa completing the top three on Day 3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Reunited and it feels so good: Bourdais wins with Coyne at St. Pete

Simon Pagenaud and Scott Dixon rounded out the podium

Sebastien BourdaisSix years after he last raced under the Dale Coyne Racing banner, Sebastien Bourdais strung together a near-perfect performance, driving from his last-place starting position to victory lane in today’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Trident Motorsport Barcelona Pre-Season Test Session

The team will run with the already-announced Nabil Jeffri and Spaniard Sergio Canamasas

Barcelona MontmelòLess than one week after the formal announcement made on the last 9th of March by the FIA World Motor Sport Council, with the creation of the FIA Formula 2 championship, the cars are ready to tackle the first collective preseason test.

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Mar 12

FIA Formula 2 breaks cover in Barcelona

First three-day pre-season test session opens tomorrow in Spain

2013-05-12 - Pirelli - Spain - Circuit de Catalunya 02The 2017 FIA Formula 2 season officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. The teams and drivers have set up camp for the next three days, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th, to prepare themselves and their drivers ahead of the debut of the new championship which will start in just one month’s time, on April 14th at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Over 50 cars in Official Test Days for the 2017 Blancpain GT Series

The best GT drivers and teams will be present to prepare for what promises to be a fantastic season.

Circuit Paul RicardOn Monday March 13th and Tuesday March 14th more than fifty cars will participate in the Official Test Days for the 2017 Blancpain GT Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Stroll finding form, won’t set targets for Australian GP bow

“Obviously it’s going to be a new track for me, it’s a different track, it’s not like a normal race weekend”
Stroll finding form, won’t set targets for Australian GP bowLance Stroll says he won’t get caught up in making predictions for his much anticipated Formula 1 race debut in Australia, but reveals he is feeling more comfortable in the Williams FW40 after a trouble-free end to pre-season testing.
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Mar 12

Even after taking St. Pete pole, Chevy feels tightened competition

Chevy driver Will Power won the pole during Saturday’s qualifying for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Helio CastronevesHere’s a sentence you don’t read often in relation to Verizon IndyCar Series racing: Chevrolet may have won the pole, but this wasn’t its best performance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Rapax to race with Cecotto and De Vries

Rapax races in the 2017 FIA Formula 2 championship with Cecotto and De Vries

Rapax to race with Cecotto and De Vries Rapax team is pleased to announce the agreement reached with Johnny Cecotto and Nyck De Vries to enter the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Alex Lynn season preview

“I’m so happy it’s happened and now I need to concentrate on getting some good results…”

Alex Lynn season preview 1After seven seasons in single-seaters, I set my sights towards the end of last year on becoming a professional racing driver in 2017. It’s paid off big time! I’ve got three deals confirmed already, there’s a strong chance of a fourth, and it all begins with my debut in the famous Sebring 12 Hours next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

WRC: Meeke took a commanding 30.9sec lead over Sébastien Ogier at Rally Guanajuato Mexico to move closer to overall victory

Kris Meeke closes on Mexico win

WRC Kris Meeke closes on Mexico winThe Briton won just one of the nine speed tests, most on dirt roads in the mountains near León, but it was a decisive victory. While Meeke carried out a planned attack to perfection, Ogier spun and a deficit of just over 20sec became almost twice that. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Motul Thai Round concludes with another win for Rea in a restarted race, with Sykes and Melandri also on rostrum

Fourth successive win for dominant Rea

The second round of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship concluded with another superb victory for Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) on Sunday at the Chang International Circuit, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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