Daily Archive: April 14, 2017

Apr 14

ELMS: Dragonspeed head First grid of 2017 at Silverstone

4 Hours of Silverstone
2017-04-15-0033The first grid for the 2017 European Le Mans Series will be headed by the no21 Dragonspeed Oreca 07 after Ben Hanley posted the fastest time of the LMP2 session.

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Apr 14

Leclerc soars to F2 pole

Monegasque takes first top spot

Leclerc soars to F2 pole Charles Leclerc grabbed the first pole position of the FIA Formula 2 Championship by running opposite to his rivals with a bold strategy, coming out early on his second set of tyres to steal a march on the field and claim the top spot this evening ahead of PREMA Racing teammate Antonio Fuoco and Nyck De Vries.

 

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Apr 14

WEC: Porsche fully focused on preparing the 919 Hybrids  for the race

LMP1 free practice, FIA World Endurance Championship,  round 1, Silverstone

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The tension ahead of the first battle between Porsche’s and Toyota’s Le Mans Prototypes is increasing. In the first free practice sessions of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s curtain raiser on the 5.9 kilometre circuit in Silverstone (GB), Toyota topped the time sheets.

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Apr 14

ELMS: Debut European Le Mans Series pole for TF Sport at Silverstone

“It was a really good lap, you just feel it in your gut as a racing driver” – Thiim
2017-04-15-0019TF Sport got its new season off to a prefect start by claiming pole position this afternoon (14 April, 2017) as the European Le Mans Series got underway in anger at Silverstone.

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Apr 14

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix free practice report

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sakhir.

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Apr 14

Rookie driver Lando Norris wins season-opening race

Already having claimed pole position for the season-opening race in yesterday’s qualifying

Rookie driver Lando Norris wins season-opening raceRookie driver Lando Norris (Carlin) got his first full FIA Formula 3 European Championship season off to a perfect start. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Formula V8 3.5: Fittipaldi dazzles in cloudy Silverstone with 1st WS pole

The Season Opener in the heart of motorracing shares the paddock with the FIA WEC

Fittipaldi dazzles in cloudy Silverstone with 1st WS poleThe Lotus team posted a great overall performance at Silverstone in the opening qualifying session for the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5.

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Apr 14

Callum Ilott twice unbeatable

Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) came out on top in the ranking of the fastest lap times

In an exciting and close second qualifying, the starting grid positions for the second and third races of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 5.901 kilometres long Silverstone Grand Prix circuit were determined.

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Apr 14

24 Heures Motos: Only 1 day to go!

Don’t miss a second of the race!

2017 24 Heures Motos - Only 1 day to go! Don’t miss a second of the race!It’s party time! The 24 Heures Motos will begin tomorrow Saturday 15th April at 15:00 on the dot.

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Apr 14

Jenson Button to race at Monaco for McLaren-Honda

Fernando will return to Formula 1 duties from the Canadian Grand Prix onwards

2016-06-10_0070McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce that its race drivers for the 2017 Monaco Grand Prix will be Stoffel Vandoorne and Jenson Button.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Verstappen puts faith in mutual Ricciardo ‘respect’

“Of course you want to be there and challenge for a victory, but if it’s not possible you just have to deal with it”

20170326-017Max Verstappen has dismissed the suggestion his relationship with Red Bull Racing team-mate Daniel Ricciardo could change if there are higher stakes at play in races. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Chaves looks for fresh start with new team Harding Racing

The 23-year-old Colombian was last week announced as the driver for Harding Racing

Gabby ChavesIt’s been a long road for Gabby Chaves since his breakout Verizon IndyCar Series rookie campaign in 2015, but things appear headed in the right direction. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Rowland on top in practice

Briton leads the way in first F2 session

F2 - Oliver Rowland, DAMSOliver Rowland has topped the timesheets in the first FIA Formula 2 Championship free practice session with a blistering lap under scorching conditions this morning at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, leading the way for most of the session by less than a tenth from Artem Markelov and Charles Leclerc. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Erreà new technical wear partner of Prema

“We are proud to partner an excellent Italian company like Erreà” – René Rosin

Erreà new technical wear partner of PremaPrema is delighted to announce a brand-new partnership that will involve Italian sports equipment company supplier Erreà Sport.

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Apr 14

F3: Prema Powerteam Silverstone qualifying report

Prema Powerteam R01 report

Prema Powerteam Silverstone qualifying reportLining-up in chilly weather for the opening round of the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, Prema experienced a positive day on-track at Silverstone.

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Apr 14

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) fastest in CT2

Alfonso Celis Jr. (Fortec Motorsports) opens Silverstone week-end

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) fastest in CT2In another cold and windy Silverstone morning, which also brought some drops of rain to hit the Northamptonshire circuit, Pietro Fittipaldi ended up at the top of Collective Test 2.

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Apr 14

All the 2017 DTM races to again be covered live by ‘Das Erste’

Meanwhile the standardised coverage times are new and great news for the fans

All the 2017 DTM races to again be covered live by ‘Das Erste’When DTM kicks off its 2017 season from 05th to 07th May at the Hockenheimring, the series’ long-term TV partner ‘ARD’ also will be involved and will cover all the 18 races of the season live and in HD.

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Apr 14

WEC: Porsche LMP Team builds on consistent partnerships

LMP1 partners, FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)

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In the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, the Porsche LMP Team once again can rely on strong partners.

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Apr 14

WEC: Welcome to the class of 2017!

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-16The traditional group photograph for all the drivers due to compete in the 2017 WEC took place today on the steps of the Wing building at Silverstone Circuit.

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Apr 14

ELMS: All ready for First qualifying of 2017 season

4 Hours of Silverstone
2017-04-15-0023The final 90-minute Free Practice session for the 4 Hours of Silverstone took place under cloudy skies but on a dry track.

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