Daily Archive: March 27, 2017

Mar 27

Jeremy Sundt continuing unexpected career journey with Porsche

“I grew up going to all kinds of car races with my parents” – Sundt

Green Flag for Round 2 at Sebring in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama in 2016Although Jeremy Sundt grew up at the racetrack with his parents, he had no interest in making motorsports his career. Instead, his goal was to be a teacher. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

Raoul Hyman to join Campos Racing for Formula 2’s collective test in Bahrain

South Africa’s driver and Switzerland’ s Boschung will drive Campos Racing-entered cars at Sakhir International Circuit

580A3090Campos Racing will field a two-car lineup in the upcoming Formula 2 collective test, which is scheduled in Bahrain on 29-30-31 March. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

Albatec geared up for Euro RX opener in Barcelona

World RX of Barcelona this weekend (April 1/2)

Albatec geared up for Euro RX opener in BarcelonaAlbatec Racing is geared up for the opening round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship, which kicks off with World RX of Barcelona this weekend (April 1/2). A trio of 600bhp two-litre 16v Peugeot 208 RX Supercars from the Albatec stable are en route to Spain for the first of five Euro RX races. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

Trident Motorsport Bahrain pre-season test preview

Bahrain International Circuit – 29th, 30th & 31st March 2017

Trident Motorsport Bahrain pre-season test previewThe countdown has started! The FIA Formula 2 Championship is finally set to take its first official steps on-track at Bahrain International Speedway from April 14th to 16th, but right before the season opener, teams and drivers will be lining-up for a round of collective testing at the same venue from March 29th to 31st.

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Mar 27

34 cars are ready for Hankook 24H Silverstone

Two thirds of the field are potential contenders for the overall win

Start grid Hankook 24H SILVERSTONE 2016_800pixMany touring car teams already having participated in the first two rounds of the 24H Series powered by Hankook, they can now compete for outright honours for the first time this year as the 24H Touring Car Endurance (TCE) Series powered by Hankook gets underway with the Hankook 24H Silverstone (31 March-2 April). Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

Bumper entry list confirmed for 2017 Blancpain GT Sports Club opener at Misano

SRO Motorsports Group’s Bronze-only drivers series returns for its third campaign

26 entries have been confirmed for the opening round of the 2017 Blancpain GT Sports Club at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli in Italy on April 1-2. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

PCA Club Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East Series Kicks Off 2017 Season at Road Atlanta

Competitors receive points based on finish in each class

PCA Club Racing logoMore than 20 drivers will compete in the track-only Cayman GT4 Clubsport as the Porsche Club of America (PCA) Club Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East series launches its second season at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

ERC Junior U27 pre-event quotes

Round 1 of 6: Azores Airlines Rallye, 30 March-1 April

FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship pre-event quotes. This is a dream come true for me and I cannot wait to get behind the wheel. There will be big competition in the ERC Junior category and that means 2017 will be an unforgettable year in my rallying career Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

RX2 goes green with new VEIDEC partnership

RX2 embraces the environment with significant new partnership for 2017

RX2 goes green with new VEIDEC partnershipThe RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires is going green for its forthcoming inaugural campaign, after signing pioneering Swedish brand VEIDEC as a new series sponsor and technical partner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

Panta announced as single fuel supplier for WorldSSP300 series 

Italian company set to fuel ambition of young racers 

Panta announced as single fuel supplier for WorldSSP300 series Panta Distribuzione S.p.A. are thrilled to make history alongside Dorna WSBK Organization, as they are set to become the single fuel supplier for the first FIM Supersport 300 World Championship season, which begins this weekend at MotorLand Aragon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

‘About time’ Ferrari won in F1 again – Marchionne

Lead of the constructors’ championship for the first time since Australia 2013

'About time' Ferrari won in F1 again - MarchionneFerrari CEO and chairman Sergio Marchionne said it was “about time” the Italian marque returned to winning ways in Formula 1 in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

New track layout revealed for Berlin ePrix (+video)

Round eight and nine of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship

Tickets are now back on sale for the Berlin ePrix double-header on June 10 and 11 – with the all-electric Formula E cars using a modified configuration of the track at Tempelhof Airport.

 

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Mar 27

Panasonic Jaguar Racing is ready to make waves in Mexico

The track is famous for its amphitheatre where the drivers weave through turns eight to 12

Panasonic Jaguar Racing is ready to make waves in MexicoFollowing a positive performance for Panasonic Jaguar Racing in Buenos Aires, the British team is looking forward to racing at the historic Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

Formula 1 debut for former FIA F3 drivers Lance Stroll and Antonio Giovinazzi

Lance Stroll had to start from the last grid position due to a penalty received for a gearbox change after Free Practice 3

20170324-073Lance Stroll, the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Champion, and Antonio Giovinazzi, runner-up in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, have taken part in their first Formula 1 race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

Cetilar Villorba Corse Dallara unveiled!

“The dream came true, now the real challenge begins”

Cetilar Villorba Corse Pisa Tower 02Under the Leaning Tower in Pisa Lacorte, Sernagiotto and Belicchi unveiled the LMP2 prototype that is going to race in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the European le Mans Series, starting from Monza these days. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

The WTCC’s F1 connections

Here are 10 things that link F1 to the FIA World Touring Car Championship

The WTCC’s F1 connectionsThe new FIA Formula One World Championship season began in Australia.

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Mar 27

Will MotorLand be painted red?

WorldSBK heads to Europe, and we’ve got a battle on our hands

The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the Spanish circuit of MotorLand Aragon for the first European round of the season, and it is a circuit Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing Ducati) has dominated at in the past. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 27

2017 24 Heures Motos – First test sessions

48 teams are down to take part in these tests

2017 24 Heures Motos -  First test sessionsTeams entered for the 40th 24 Heures Motos on 15-16 April can come and find their marks on the Bugatti circuit tomorrow and Wednesday in the traditional Pre-Mans practice sessions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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