Daily Archive: March 23, 2017

Mar 23

Sahara Force India extends technical partnership with Univa until 2020

One of the key tools used by Sahara Force India is ‘Univa® Grid Engine®’

20170323-020Automation data management specialists, Univa, will continue their technical partnership with Sahara Force India for the next four years. The successful working relationship began in 2014 and since then the team has made use of Univa’s software to manage the movement of data during large scale computational projects. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

MotoGP: Viñales keeps his view from the top on opening day in Losail

Grand Prix of Qatar – Top gun in preseason shoots first as action opens at the #QatarGP

Maverick VIñales (SPA) refuses to step down from the top of the timesheetsAfter Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) was quickest out the box, it was a familiar scene from preseason by the end of the first track action at Losail International Circuit – Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) on top and Repsol Honda Team’s reigning Champion Marc Marquez in second, 0.596 off P1.
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Mar 23

Jack Aitken ends day 2 on top

British ace fastest in wet/dry, Russell fastest overall

GP3 - Jack Aitken, ART Grand PrixJack Aitken has grabbed the day 2 bragging rights by topping this afternoon’s session in mixed conditions on the final day of the first GP3 Series test session of 2017 at the Circuito de Estoril, easily surpassing George Russell’s best time in wet conditions this morning with a laptime of 1:28.125, but Russell claimed the overall honours with the best time of the test at 1:27.606, set yesterday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Keep on track with MotoGP™ with the Official App

The FIM MotoGP World Championship faces of 2017

The FIM MotoGP World Championship faces of 2017Wherever you are, get the brand new Official MotoGP™ App now and enjoy the best all-inclusive tool for following the World Championship in detail. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Creventic Series powered by Hankook in full swing with three events in four weeks

The month of April is extremely busy, with three events in four weeks

With the first two events of this year in Dubai and Mugello in the books, the Creventic Series powered by Hankook are now on in full swing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

WorldSSP300 revs up for opening round

Official FIM Supersport 300 World Championship Launch

WorldSSP300 revs up for opening roundMotorLand Aragon will welcome the launch of the new rookie class for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The Paddock Show stage will be the perfect setting to introduce the thrilling series on Friday 31st March at 17:50.

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Mar 23

Ferrari F1 test driver and 2009 Le Mans winner to provide exclusive content for Motorsport.com & Motor1.com readers in Spain

Marc Gené joins Motorsport Network as new Spanish market expert contributor

Marc Gené joins Motorsport Network as new Spanish market expert contributorMotorsport Network, the owner of Motorsport.com and Autosport.com, today confirmed it will supplement its recent launch of Motor1.com SPAIN with a content partnership across motoring and motorsport with Marc Gené, the veteran of a distinguished Formula One and sports car racing career.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

No Australian winner

20170323-001There has never been an Australian winner of the Australian Grand Prix as it stands as a World Championship event. Many have tried – David Brabham, Alan Jones, Mark Webber and now Ricciardo stands to have the best chance. The car is expected to be a good one and perhaps with a bit of luck, he can get there.

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

A First for Liberty – And a small change

20170323-011This is the first race for a few people but none more important than Liberty – the new owners of the sport.

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

A new rulebook and the unknowns of performance

20170323-033There is an unknown nature to this race. In testing, the Ferrari looked like it had a lot more pace and a lot of it was drawn from the high speed corners. The car looked more planted than any other car, including the Mercedes.

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

Physical challenge makes its way back into F1

20170323-025This year’s cars will present far more of a physical challenge than in previous years. It is a combination of the downforce levels and being able to push the tyres. Both are important.

 

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Our first photos are online!

Pictures by Sam Tickell are online!

20170323-013Sam Tickell is a photographer for Flagworld.com since 2011. This week-end he his covering the first Formula 1 Grand Prix of the 2017 season in Melbourne.

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Mar 23

Ferrari still quickest, downplaying hype – Hamilton

“I see Ferrari being the quickest at the moment. I think they will definitely be the favourites”

20170323-036Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton remains confident that Ferrari is the team to beat in this weekend’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, having called the Scuderia out for downplaying its chances.

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Mar 23

Heidfeld: Felix is doing an amazing job

Mahindra Racing is enjoying is best start to a Formula E season so far

A podium for Nick Heidfeld in the season-opening Hong Kong ePrix, was followed by by Felix Rosenqvist scoring the team’s first Julius Baer Pole Position in Marrakesh. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Formula V8 3.5: Roy Nissany, ok with RP Motorsport

RP Motorsport racing team has announced Roy Nissany will join their World Series Formula V8 3.5.

ROY NISSANY, OK WITH RP MOTORSPORTThe Israeli driver will race his third full Season in the discipline teaming- up Yu Kanamaru. Roy Nissany, born in Israel 22 years ago, concluded one of his best racing campaigns last year having scored two victories, six podiums, and 4 pole positions in the Lotus team.

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Mar 23

WEC: Nick Foster finalises Gulf Racing line up

New to the WEC and the team, Nick brings recent Porsche Cup experience

Gulf Racing has finalised its plans for its 2017 WEC campaign with the addition of Australian Nick Foster to the three-man line up for the No.86 Porsche 991 RSR. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Rubens Barrichello and Jan Lammers have finalized their program for the ELMS and Le Mans (+video)

Present were drivers Jan Lammers and Frits van Eerd, as well as Rubens Barrichello via video from his home in Florida

Rubens Barrichello and Jan Lammers have finalized their program for the ELMS and Le MansYesterday, Racing Team Nederland – set to enter a Dallara P217 in the European Le Mans Series and 24 Hours of Le Mans – live-streamed its 2017 program on its official Facebook page.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

WRC: Ogier given all-clear

Ogier finished the four-day rally in second place

WRC leader Sébastien Ogier has been cleared after investigations into his Ford Fiesta World Rally Car’s gearbox following last week’s Rally Guanajuato Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

Eye on the prize: Zawada targets career progression fund ahead of ERC Junior return

Pole back on ERC duty and raring to start new season

Eye on the prize Zawada targets career progression fund ahead of ERC Junior returnAleks Zawada will contest the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship in 2017 as he bids for the career progression prize incentive of 100,000 Euros on offer to the eventual champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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