Daily Archive: March 20, 2017

Mar 20

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Event News and Notes 

Round 1 and 2 at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Event News and Notes The following is a summary of competition stories, news, and results from Rounds 1 and 2 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring held March 15-18, 2017 at Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, Florida.

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Mar 20

The much-anticipated debut of the LM P3 category in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda didn’t disappoint

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Event News and Notes

The much-anticipated debut of the LM P3 category in the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda didn’t disappointFour different manufacturers were represented in the class over the weekend at Sebring International Raceway for the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida.
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Mar 20

FIA Formula 3 European Championship announces entry list for coming season

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has confirmed 20 cars in its application process for the 2017 season

F3 - Prema duo ahead of Carlin driver Alessio LorandiIt is only a few more weeks before the FIA F3 European Championship starting lights will be switched off for the first time this year – in mid-April at Silverstone.

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Mar 20

Red Bull Racing 2017 filming day footage

2017 Red Bull Racing RB13

2017-02-26 - Red Bull Racing - RB13 (1)Moving images of the Red Bull Racing team, its drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen, and the RB13 are now available

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Mar 20

Monster Digital revs up as sponsor of 2016 Champion Tom Haacker

In the 2017 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama 

Monster Digital revs up as sponsor of 2016 Champion Tom HaackerThe first green flag went up at the Sebring International Raceway in Sebring, FL March 15-16, where Haacker’s car ran in two races.
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Mar 20

China GT Championship latest to adopt SRO’s GT4 class and BoP

Opening round of China GT Championship takes place at Audi Beijing Goldenport Motor Park 

SRO Motorsports Group is delighted to announce that the China GT Championship has become the latest series to adopt its GT4 class and Balance of Performance (BoP) regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Spanish motorsport federation joins forces with ERC

RFEDA to reward inaugural Spanish Junior R2 champion with ERC Junior U27 campaign

Spanish motorsport federation joins forces with ERCThe winner of the recently announced Spanish junior championship, Beca Junior R2, will be handed a prize drive in next season’s FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship as part of a major initiative from the country’s motorsport federation, RFEDA, and a new alliance with ERC promoter Eurosport Events. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Floodlights, camera, action: MotoGP™ fires up for 2017

The first GP weekend of the year heads into the desert of Qatar

Interesting facts ahead of 2016's Final Round in Qatar - Losail International Circuit2016 was a history maker of nine different winners, Independent Team glory and another incredible Championship win for Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez – despite what had seemed like an incredible hurdle to climb as preseason came to a close.

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Mar 20

“Let’s get rid of Bernie’s history”

“I can’t do anything. Even the staff have been told they shouldn’t talk to me”

“Let’s get rid of Bernie’s history”Bernie Ecclestone says Liberty Media is trying to end his era of Formula 1 reign as quickly as possible but the former chief confirms he won’t completely be out of the picture this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Results of 2017 opener leave much to consider

One race down, 16 to go. So what do we know about the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season?

Probably not much, but here are 10 things to consider in the wake of the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Ryan Newman holds off Kyle Larson to win in wild finish at Phoenix

Newman’s 18th career victory was his second at Phoenix

When the winner of Sunday’s Camping World 500 was announced, officials might have thought for a moment that they got the wrong envelope, a la Warren Beatty at the Oscars.
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Mar 20

Alex Lynn Sebring 12 Hours review

“Victory on my first attempt at the Sebring 12 Hours: it’s a dream…”

Alex Lynn Sebring 12 Hours reviewVictory on my first attempt at the Sebring 12 Hours… Well, I was dreaming of a win but, in the run-up to the race, all I knew was we had a good chance, and that we could obviously do it. But this IS a dream. I’m really happy – it surpassed all my expectations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

WTCC: Polestar chief reveals Muller impact

“He’s a very friendly gentleman, he fits in well with the team”

Polestar WTCC chief reveals Muller impactAlexander Murdzevski Schedvin has spoken of the “valuable contribution” Yvan Muller is making to Polestar Cyan Racing’s FIA World Touring Car Championship preparations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Nakagami and Fenati reign in Qatar

Moto2™ preseason finishes with Nakagami out front

Takaaki Nakagami (JPN-Kalex) topped the timesheets in Moto2On Day 1 it was rain, on Day 2 it was good running, and Day 3 ended in a sandstorm and thunder and lightning. High winds throughout the day gave way to rain and sand by the third Moto3™ session, with the final outing for Moto2™ preseason then cancelled. Read the rest of this entry »