Daily Archive: March 15, 2017

Mar 15

Corum Watches and Zetta Jet McLaren GT4s For The Motorsports in Action Team!

MIA would like to thank and acknowledge VIAGP for making this kind introduction to Corum.

MIA Logo 150The Montreal-based Motorsports In Action (MIA) team is happy to announce the arrival of two prestigious sponsors, Swiss Corum watches and Zetta Jet, who join the team in their season’s pursuit of the Continental Endurance SportsCar Challenge, with events held in both Canada and the United States.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

Competent Motorsport launches new offering

“We are thrilled to launch Competent Optics and to have this opportunity with Skeleton”

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA - SonomaCompetent Motorsport is pleased to announce that we have been selected by Skeleton Optics to be a Distributor for the brands innovative new line of  sunglass eyewear doing business as COMPETENT OPTICS.
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Mar 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Phoenix

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

NASCAR logoSweep’n Row: Furniture Row Racing’s Truex First To Win All 3 Stages. Martin Truex Jr. became the first driver to win all three stages under NASCAR’s race enhancements when he took the checkered flag in last Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

Mitchell deJong dances his way to Rally X on Ice title

Incredibly, deJong had never driven on ice prior to the three-round winter series

Mitchell deJong dances his way to Rally X on Ice titleOlsbergs MSE X Forces star Mitchell deJong proved his prowess in precarious conditions by slipping and sliding his way to the 2017 Rally X on Ice title in Sweden last weekend, as team-mate Oliver Eriksson concluded the campaign sixth in the standings.
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Mar 15

Positive first collective testing in Barcelona for Campos Racing in new F.2

Formula 2´s first preseason testing came to an end at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya today

585A8564Roberto Merhi contributes with his experience to Campos Racing´s progress. Ralph Boschung shows quick learning curve on his first outing with a Formula 2 car.
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Mar 15

Norman Nato grabs day 3 honours

Frenchman on top in morning, Luca Ghiotto in the afternoon session

F2 - Norman Nato (Pertamina Arden)Norman Nato set the fastest time of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship test when he topped this morning’s penultimate session in Barcelona, setting a qualifying style lap of 1:27.834 to take home the first pre-season bragging rights ahead of Oliver Rowland (0.054) and Alexander Albon (0.105). In the final session of the test, Luca Ghiotto stopped the clocks at 1:29.565 to top the afternoon ahead of Johnny Cecotto (0.262) and Nyck De Vries (0.426). Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

David Coulthard visits Baku City Circuit

Former F1-Driver Inspects F1’s Newest Circuit ahead of 2017 F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

David Coulthard visits Baku City Circuit 1Ex-Formula 1 driver, David Coulthard, today visited Baku to take a closer look at Baku City Circuit, the newest street circuit in Formula 1, as it prepares to host its second successive Grand Prix this coming June 23rd-25th. He began his stay in Baku by immediately taking a tour of the street track, inspecting some of its key features which proved such a unique challenge to the drivers last summer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

Raikkonen talks F1 2017 vs F1 2007

The Finn ended testing with the fastest lap time from eight days of track action

Raikkonen talks F1 2017 vs F1 2007Kimi Raikkonen has played down suggestions the revised 2017 F1 regulations suit his driving style better than ‘newer’ rivals, though he acknowledges Ferrari has ‘done a decent job’ following an eye-catching turn in pre-season testsing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “Tyres are the biggest challenge”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season 

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe start of the season is drawing closer: Penultimate DTM tests of the winter in progress, preparations for F1 season have finished. The first race of the year will get under way next week in Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

Vergne: I’m so much happier this year

Last time out at the Buenos Aires ePrix, Jean-Eric Vergne extended an unwanted Formula E record

After 37 laps of the Puerto Madero circuit, he remained the driver who’d set the most poles, scored the most podiums and led the most laps without winning a race.

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Mar 15

Second round of DTM tests this week at Vallelunga

The second round of DTM tests is on

Second round of DTM tests this week at VallelungaFrom Tuesday to Thursday (14th to 16th March), Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG continue their preparations for the coming season at Vallelunga. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

Sebring promises excitement and intrigue in GT Categories

And there will be plenty of Prototypes in Saturday’s 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

For many casual fans of sports car racing, it’s all about the Prototypes – sleek, built-from-the-ground-up racers that are, consequently, the fastest cars on the track. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

WEC: Lone Star Le Mans tickets go on sale today

Worry no more! 

2015-09-19-2903If you are in the USA, are you enjoying the sights and sounds of world-class sportscar action but missing the chance to appreciate the thrilling and incredibly fast 1000+ bhp, hybrid-powered LMP1 prototypes which star in the FIA World Endurance Championship?  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

Cetilar Villorba Corse unveils its Dallara for the Le Mans 24 Hours

Cetilar Villorba Corse will unveil in such an exclusive place as the “Square of Miracles”, in Pisa

Dallara P217 prototypeOn Saturday, March 25 at 17:30hrs near the famous Leaning Tower in Pisa, Italian team will present the new LMP2 prototype and the 2017 season with racing drivers Andrea Belicchi, Giorgio Sernagiotto and Roberto Lacorte, who, during this exclusive event, will also be awarded by his Municipality. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

Champions and race winners line up for open WTCC

WTCC’s young generation to shine brightly

Champions and race winners line up for open WTCCThe FIA World Touring Car Championship is set for its most open season for a number of years following the publication of the provisional entry list for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 15

MotoGP™ highlights join Channel 5 in the UK

New deal for 2017 sees the best of MotoGP™ free-to-air across the country

MotoGP™ highlights join Channel 5 in the UKDorna Sports is delighted to announce a new free-to-air home for highlights of the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship in the UK, as Channel 5 get ready to fire up new coverage for 2017. With the first Grand Prix just around the corner in Qatar, fans in the UK will now be able to watch the best of MotoGP™ every Monday following the race – with a prime-time slot assured. Read the rest of this entry »

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