Daily Archive: March 14, 2017

Mar 14

Albon fastest on day two in Barcelona

Thai fastest, but De Vries tops afternoon session

F2 - Alexander Albon, ART Grand PrixAlexander Albon stepped up a spot overnight to take the day two honours with the fastest time in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship test session in Barcelona, grabbing the top spot from Johnny Cecotto and Artem Markelov by 0.175s, while Nyck De Vries stole the top spot this afternoon in a session largely dedicated to race simulations, ahead of PREMA pairing Antonio Fuoco and Charles Leclerc.

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Mar 14

Only 2 weeks left to save money with Early Bird tickets

Early Bird prices on tickets end 31st March

Paul FosterExcitement is building ahead of this summer’s Silverstone Classic with more names confirmed to race in the Celebrity Challenge Trophy Race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Series kicks off 2017 season at Sebring

Joining the GT3 Cup Challenge USA field is an equally impressive line-up from the GT3 Canadian field

Green Flag for Round 2 at Sebring in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama in 2016Porsche is as much a part of Sebring International Raceway as the World War II-era concrete runways that make up a part of the racing surface, or the legendary, loyal fans. In 1974, the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring was canceled because of the gas crisis, and more than a thousand fans showed up anyway. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

A European tour that is second to none – Q&A with Walter Mertes

Walter Mertes has been involved in motor racing for more than 40 years

Walter Mertes (CEO Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH)For 26 years now, he has been responsible for sponsoring and marketing of the DTM, inter alia as board member of the DTM umbrella organisation ITR. As CEO of the Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH he has been organising and promoting the FIA Formula 3 European Championship for many years. We met him for a Q&A. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Twelve Hours of Sebring awaits for Mike Conway

First Practice gets underway on Thursday the 16th of March

Mike ConwayThe 65th annual 12 Hours of Sebring takes place this weekend with Mike Conway returning to action in the #31 Cadillac powered Whelen Engineering Racing prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Lukyanuk returns to fight for ERC glory

European title the focus for Russian Rocket

ERC Alexey LukyanukAlexey Lukyanuk has vowed to “fight” to become the first Russian to win the FIA European Rally Championship after deciding to focus on the ERC instead of a WRC2 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Sahara Force India signs partnership agreement with BWT

The VJM10 will race in pink, magenta and silver

2017-03-14 - Sahara Force India signs partnership agreement with BWTSahara Force India takes on a brand new look this year following the signing of a partnership agreement with Europe’s No. 1 water technology specialists, BWT.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Hamilton lauds Ferrari pace as ‘spectacular’

“Do we have more potential? Time will tell!”

Hamilton lauds Ferrari pace as ‘spectacular’Lewis Hamilton says he remains optimistic Mercedes has the package to fight at the front when the 2017 F1 season begins with the Australian Grand Prix despite describing Ferrari’s performance in pre-season testing as ‘spectacular’. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Prototype battle set to escalate for 65th Twelve Hours of Sebring

So what did we learn about the all-new Prototype field at the season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona in January?

In brief, that they are good looking, with a purposeful, means-business profile. But they’re also fast. The premier class in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship was won by the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi V.R, which clocked its fastest lap at 1 minute, 36.394 seconds, which is more than a 132-mph average on the 3.56-mile road course. More impressive still, that wasn’t even the fastest Prototype lap turned during the race.   Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

ELMS: Panis-Barthez Competiton announces its line-ups for 2017

“I am very happy to start our program” – Olivier Panis
Le team Panis-Barthez Compétition annonce ses équipages pour 2017 (D.R.)A few days from the beginning of season for Panis-Barthez Compétition in ELMS, Olivier Panis (team principal) and Sarah and Simon Abadie (team managers) announce their line-ups in LM P2 and LM P3.

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Mar 14

Follow Monza WTCC testing with live timing

Test sessions run from 09h00hrs-12h30hrs and 14h00-18h00. All timings are local

Follow Monza WTCC testing with live timingThe official FIA World Touring Car Championship pre-season test is underway at Monza in Italy with Rob Huff currently setting the pace in his ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport Citroën C-Elysée WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Full program for GRT Grasser Racing

Blancpain GT Series & ADAC GT Masters

20160604_0118With still two important long distance races on the schedule in March for the  Grasser Racing Team, the Austrian squad around team principal Gottfried Grasser is already looking further into the future. During the 2017 season the aim is to fight for the championship in two top categories with the Lamborghini Huracán GT3. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

In 2017 GEICO continues its strong partnership with Team Lucas

Team Lucas creates an alliance between Lucas Oil Products Inc. and select marketing partners

Team LucasGEICO, one of the premier auto insurers in the United States, continues to strengthen its position as a leader in the motorsports industry by continuing its major commitments to Team Lucas events for the 8th consecutive year. Read the rest of this entry »