Daily Archive: April 11, 2017

Apr 11

2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, 14, 15, and 16 April, 2017

13th edition – 3rd round of the 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

2012-04-22 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Bahrain Grand Prix - Jenson Button 05Qualifying: Saturday 15 April, 6 p.m., local time; live on RDS starting at 10:45 a.m. and on TSN 5 at 10 a.m. Rebroadcast on RDS at 10:30 p.m. Race: Sunday 16 April, 6 p.m., local time; pre-race show live on RDS starting at 10:30 a.m., on TSN 5 starting at 10:00 a.m., race shown live on TSN 3 at 10:55 a.m. Rebroadcast on RDS2 at 7 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

A Silver Anniversary Gold Rush: Monster Energy All-Star Race format announced

$1 Million At Stake as NASCAR, Charlotte Celebrate 25th Anniversary of ‘One Hot Night’

A Silver Anniversary Gold Rush Monster Energy All-Star Race format announcedAs the engines fired, the lightbulbs buzzed – a first for the annual non-points extravaganza. Never before had an all-star race been run under the lights. Dubbed “One Hot Night,” the 1992 race signaled a new era, one that became tradition for the fan-favorite event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Trident Motorsport Bahrain race preview

Team Trident preview opening FIA Formula 2 Championship Sakhir

F2 - Trident Motorsport Bahrain race previewRacing action will finally be back for Team Trident this weekend at the Bahrain International Circuit as the log-awaited FIA Formula 2 Championship is set for an highly-anticipated season opener. Malaysian Nabil Jeffri #16 will be joined on-track by Catalan Sergio Canamasas #17 as the Italian squad is set for a long and exciting year  all the way to the November finale at Yas Marina, in the Emirates.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2

Pirelli continues to supply tyres for the series formerly known as GP2

Pirelli supplies a new era of Formula 2A new season of Formula 1’s main feeder series begins in Bahrain this weekend under a new name of the FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Bottas: I’m very close to matching Hamilton

“I know that I am very close now, I will improve and we’re going to have some very good fights together in the future”

20170323-039Valtteri Bottas insists he is now ‘very close’ to matching Lewis Hamilton in terms of pure pace at Mercedes despite a disappointing Chinese Grand Prix weekend hampered by a clumsy spin that left him sixth at the chequered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Williams Advanced Engineering-Led consortium wins APC Support for UK Battery Build Facility

“We’re delighted to have won the APC6 competition” – Craig Wilson

Williams Advanced EngineeringWilliams Advanced Engineering has led a consortium of organisations, including Unipart Group, Coventry University, WMG, Productiv, MCT ReMan and The National Composites Centre, in a successful bid for an APC (Advanced Propulsion Centre) Competition to build a high performance, low volume, flexible battery manufacturing facility in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Stefano Coletti to drive for Campos Racing in F.2

The Monegasque driver will join the Alzira-based team to team to partner with Ralph Boschung

Stefano Coletti to drive for Campos Racing in F.2Coletti has an impressive record in the main Formula 1 series. Campos Racing and Stefano Coletti have reached an agreement according to which the La Colle-born driver will drive a Dallara entered by Adrián Campos’ squad in the FIA Formula 2 Championship.

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Apr 11

Tickets now on sale for Paris ePrix

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 FIA Formula E Paris ePrix on May 20

Fans will be able to follow all the action from reserved grandstand seating along with views of giant screens around the track, which takes the all-electric racing cars along the architectural complex of Les Invalides against the backdrop of the Eiffel Tower. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

Silverstone Circuit hosts season kick-off

After a one-year break FIA Formula 3 European Championship will return to the 5.901-kilometre long circuit

Back in 1950, Silverstone was the venue of the first Formula One GP in the history of the sport – and the first race meeting of the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship also will be held at the circuit located in the heart of England.

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Apr 11

Gerhard Berger: “Germany is the home of DTM”

DTM, however, is perfect for me – exactly what I want

Gerhard Berger and Florian ZitzlspergerDuring the press conference held within the frame of the DTM Media Day at the Hockenheimring, Gerhard Berger – since 23rd February the new Chairman of DTM’s umbrella organisation, ITR – made his first public appearance since having assumed the new position.

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Apr 11

The BMW M4 DTM for the 2017 season

BMW-Motorsport completed the development of the BMW M4 DTM for the 2017 season

BMW M4 DTMIn addition to the modifications made necessary by the regulation changes, the refined 2017 spec of the DTM BMW features quite a number of optimisations and refinements that represented major challenges for the BMW engineers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

WEC: 5 days to go until 6 Hours of Silverstone!

WEC season opener at Silverstone for Conway

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Mike Conway will begin his FIA World Endurance Championship campaign this weekend with the opening round of the season at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

ELMS: 4 Hours of Silverstone facts and figures

With the ELMS racing on the same weekend as the FIA World Endurance Championship
Since April 2013, and the relaunch of the European Le Mans Series by the ACO, Silverstone has been the venue for the first round of the series.

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Apr 11

SRO Motorsport Group donates 2016 fines to charity

In accordance with the Sporting Regulations that sum was placed in the SRO Motorsports Fund

SRO Motorsport Group donates 2016 fines to charityDuring the racing season of the 2016 Blancpain GT Series, Total 24 Hours of Spa and GT4 European Series the drivers and teams were fined a total sum of 32,473 euro.

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Apr 11

RX Academy set for 2017 launch

The 2017 RX Academy Champion will receive a free drive in the Euro RX Super1600 Championship in 2018

DriverLaunched late last year, the inaugural RX Academy will begin in just over a month’s time, where aspiring FIA World Rallycross Championship drivers from around the world will fight for the unique prize of competing in World RX events next season, in the supporting categories. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 11

24 Heures Motos: Only 4 days to go!  

The pressure goes up a notchin the paddock on the Bugatti circuit!

Only 4 days to go - The pressure goes up a notch in the paddock on the Bugatti circuit!With only four days to go to the start of the 40th 24 Heures Motos, the 60 teams are already hard at work in the Bugatt circuit paddock making the final adjustments.

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