Monthly Archive: April 2017

Apr 30

Zach Holden and Brandon Dixon Score Wins at VIR

Zach Holden won in F1600 competition while Brandon Dixon scored the win in F2000 on Sunday afternoon at VIR

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For the second race in a row, and on the same day, Zach Holden took the lead on the last lap and his second victory in three starts on the season-opening weekend of the F1600 Championship Series at VIR.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Joey Logano wins at Richmond in 300th start after starting from the rear

Series points leader Kyle Larson placed 14th after starting 18th

Joey Logano landed in Victory Lane for the first time this season, winning Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Neuville wins Argentina thriller

Only two rounds have been decided by a smaller margin in the WRC’s 45-year history

WRC - Thierry Neuville wins Argentina thrillerBelgian Neuville edged out longtime leader Evans by just 0.7sec in a pulsating final speed test on Sunday when the Welshman clipped a bridge, ending his dreams of a maiden victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

The fourth Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix was a huge success

April 30th marked the fourth time Sochi Autodrom hosted F1 GP with packed grandstands

The fourth Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix was a huge successAround 60 thousand spectators cheered for the F1 drivers on the big race day. The most cutting-edge racetrack in Europe boasted an attendance of some 150 thousand Formula 1 fans in all four days. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Ilott takes race win, Eriksson retains points’ lead

The Brit finished ahead of his compatriot Lando Norris (Carlin), who was the best-placed rookie in the field

Ilott takes race win, Eriksson retains points’ leadCallum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) is the winner of the sixth race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season at the 5.793 kilometres long Formula 1 track in the royal park of Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Dutch WorldSBK Day Three – Rea takes victory in gripping 200th WorldSBK race 

TT Circuit Assen Day Three – World Champion holds off Sykes to take double victory at Assen

Dutch WorldSBK Day Three - Rea takes victory in gripping 200th WorldSBK race In pleasant sunny conditions at the TT Assen Circuit on Sunday Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) gave a superb demonstration of his talent with a tight victory over second placed teammate Tom Sykes, as Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) completed the podium in third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

German F4 at Oschersleben: A Sunday that Kami Laliberté will forget

“It was a disaster”

Kami-MisanoThe lives of the young men who aspire to a career in auto racing are usually made of joyful days and events, and others less happy and satisfying. It was one of the latter that Canadian Kami Laliberté had today as he was disputing the third and last race of his first German Formula 4 weekend on the Motorsport Arena race course in Oschersleben. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

F1600: Holden wins race 2 (+video)

Team Pelfrey’s Cowley finished second in the No. 80 Mygale/Honda

F1600 F Championship logo

Zach Holden won the second F1600 Championship Series race of the VIR weekend as the leaders scrambled coming out of turn 17 to pass a slower lapped car at VIR on the last lap coming to the checkered flag. Holden would take his first F1600 win in the No. 96 K-Hill Motorsports Mygale/Honda ahead of Matthew Cowley and Lance Fenderson. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Atlantic: Last lap move gives portante VIR win

It marks Portante’s first Atlantic win in his second start for K-Hill Motorsports in an action-packed race

Atlantic Championship Series logoPeter Portante passed David Grant on the outside down the back stretch at VIR on the last lap for the win in round two of the 2017 Atlantic Championship Series season.

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Apr 30

Formula One teams Russian Grand Prix race report

Russian Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Sochi Autodrom.

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Apr 30

Valtteri Bottas holds on for first F1 victory in Russia

In just his fourth race for the German marque

Valteri Bottas- GP Russie - photo WR12 Nextgen-AutoValtteri Bottas has added his name to the illustrious list of Formula 1 race winners following a controlled victory in Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix for Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Honda and Sauber F1 Team to join forces from 2018 onwards

The Sauber F1 Team is very pleased to welcome Honda on-board as its new technological partner from 2018.

10 - Sauber F1 TeamIn the “25 years in Formula One“ anniversary season, the Swiss team is about to set another milestone in its decades-long motorsport history.

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Apr 30

Pagenaud dominates at Phoenix to collect first oval win

In his eighth Indy car season and 105th race, Team Penske’s Simon Pagenaud found victory lane on an oval

Simon PagenaudBy taking the checkered flag in the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix Raceway, Pagenaud (No. 1 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet) scored his 10th career Indy car win and the 189th in the illustrious history of Team Penske.

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Apr 30

WTCC Opening Race flash: Chilton beats Huff in Monza thriller (+video)

Tom Chilton held off fellow Briton Rob Huff to win a thrilling Opening Race in the FIA World Touring Car Championship at Monza

WTCC Opening Race flash: Chilton beats Huff in Monza thrillerSébastien Loeb Racing Citroën C-Elysée WTCC driver Chilton started from the second row, but inherited the lead when Mehdi Bennani and Norbert Michelisz collided ahead of him on the third lap. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Fine victory for Rea in 200th WorldSBK race

World Champion in excellent form at Assen and joined on the podium by Sykes and Davies after exciting Race 2

In pleasant sunny conditions at the TT Assen Circuit on Sunday Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) gave a superb demonstration of his talent with a tight victory over second placed teammate Tom Sykes, as Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) completed the podium in third.

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Apr 30

WRC: Elfyn Evans fends off Neuville charge

The Welshman won the opening speed test in his Ford Fiesta, his seventh victory in 10 stages

WRC Elfyn Evans fends off Neuville chargeAfter stretching his advantage to more than a minute on Saturday morning, Evans watched Thierry Neuville whittle it down to just 11.5sec, with one of the toughest days of the WRC season waiting on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Eriksson wins, Mick Schumacher takes maiden Formula 3 podium

Joel Eriksson scored a lights-to-flag victory from the two rookie drivers Lando Norris and Mick Schumacher

Eriksson wins, Mick Schumacher takes maiden Formula 3 podiumThe second FIA Formula 3 European Championship race at the 5.793 kilometres long Monza Grand Prix circuit again provided exciting racing action. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Two more pole positions for Joel Eriksson

Joel Eriksson (Motopark) was fastest in second qualifying, ahead of Lando Norris (Carlin)

Two more pole positions for Joel ErikssonOnce again in bright sunshine, the young drivers from the FIA Formula 3 European Championship decided the starting grid positions for the fifth and sixth race of the season at the 5.793 kilometres long Monza Grand Prix circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Atlantic: Keith Grant wins with Third to First move on restart (+video)

“I was definitely in the right place at the right time today” – Grant

Atlantic Keith Grant wins with Third to First move on restart (+video)Keith Grant won the season-opening Atlantic Championship Series race on a wild restart with four laps to go at VIRginia International Raceway on a hot Saturday afternoon.

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Apr 30

F2000: Palacio scores first win on last lap (+video)

“I didn’t know what to think” – Palacio

F2000 Palacio scores first win on last lapNicolas Palacio started on pole but only led a single lap, leading across the finish line to score his first career F2000 Championship Series victory in the season-opener at VIR.

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