Daily Archive: April 15, 2017

Apr 15

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) takes World Series maiden victory in Silverstone

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) cruised to his first win of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) takes World Series maiden victory in SilverstoneBrazilian Lotus driver claims his first win in the Season Opener at the Circuit of Silverstone with thousands of spectators enjoying the first joint event with the FIA WEC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

ELMS: United Autosports take Double Prototype victory at Silverstone

4 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-15-0031Anglo-American team United Autosports scored the first ever LMP2-LMP3 double victory at the end of a thrilling 4 Hours of Silverstone, the opening round of the 2017 European Le Mans Series.

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Apr 15

BTCC: Austin takes pole after Sutton exclusion

Handy man sitting pretty ahead of race-day at Donington Park

BTCC Austin takes pole after Sutton exclusionHandy Motorsport’s Rob Austin has taken pole position for Round 4 of the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship after post-qualifying scrutineering resulted in the exclusion of Ashley Sutton. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

ELMS: Inter Europol Competition team race report Silverstone: “Team happy with first race result: 7th in class”

4 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-15-0010Kuba Smiechowski of the Inter Europol Competition started the first ELMS race of the season at Silverstone from 15th in class and 25th overall.

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Apr 15

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying report

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Sakhir. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

WEC: First and third row for the Ferrari 488 GTEs at Silverstone

6H Silverstone – Qualifying 

2017-04-14-0204In GTE-Pro class, Davide Rigon and Sam Bird second with AF Corse car no. 71. Sixth place for Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado in car no. 51. In GTE-Am class Francesco Castellacci and Thomas Flohr second in the 488 GTE of Spirit of Race. Clearwater Racing car is fourth with Mok and Griffin.

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Apr 15

Pirelli F1 Tyre tests

All Teams Will Take Part In The Programme To Develop 2018 Formula 1 Tyres

PirelliPirelli Agrees 2017 Test Calendar With The Fia And The Teams: First Session To Take Place On 18 April, Last Session From 14-15 November. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

WEC: Toyota to start 1-2 at Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14_00069Toyota continued to exploit its pace advantage this afternoon at Silverstone as it wrapped up the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Silverstone.

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Apr 15

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrids to start from second row

Toyota secured a front row lock out for the start of the six-hour race on Sunday

2017-04-14-0082Porsche, the reigning world champion team, will start third and fourth on the grid for the season’s opening race of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Silverstone (GB) with the two 919 Hybrids.

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Apr 15

ELMS: Crowded autograph session at Silverstone

A lot fans came to meet their favourite drivers and grab a selfie or an autograph
2017-04-15-0009The traditionnal pitwalk and autograph session took place this morning under the sunny sky of Silverstone.

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Apr 15

Eriksson claims victory at Silverstone, Schumacher best rookie

“This victory is great, also as it is my goal to win the title this year” – Joel Eriksson

1 Joel Eriksson (SWE, Motopark, Dallara F317 - Volkswagen), FIA Formula 3 European Championship, round 1, race 2, Silverstone (GAt the 5.901 kilometres long Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, Joel Eriksson (Motopark) brought the Motopark team its first FIA Formula 3 European Championship season victory.

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Apr 15

Markelov blasts to Bahrain win

Russian gamble pays off for first F2 victory

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME; Norman Nato, Pertamina Arden; Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing; Bahrain International CircuitArtem Markelov gambled on a different tyre strategy to his rivals at the first FIA Formula 2 Championship feature race this afternoon at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, mastering the scorching conditions and the life of his tyres to blast past Norman Nato and Charles Leclerc in the closing stages of the race for a masterful win.

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Apr 15

How McLaren is saving itself off track if it can’t win on it

It means that if McLaren-Honda can’t win on track, it has to do something rather extraordinary off it

20170324-039They say all news is good news, but it’s been hard to find the silver lining in McLaren’s increasingly stormy relationship with Honda and Fernando Alonso in recent weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

All our race winners get the Michelin cheque!

Silverstone is a perfect frame for new agreements

All our race winners  get the Michelin Cheque!The British venue is hosting the first round of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5, the start of a pivotal season alongside the FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Apr 15

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) makes it a double in Silverstone Q2

The Brazilian already got the pole at the end of yesterday afternoon’s qualifying 1

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) makes it a double in Silverstone Q2Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) set his second straight pole of the weekend as the World Series Formula V8 3.5 championship lined-up to qualify for race 2 at Silverstone.

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Apr 15

WEC: Heady mix of qualifying and racing heralds Saturday at Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14_00011The 24 hours countdown to the first round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship has arrived at a sunny Silverstone this morning and the expectation levels are increasing rapidly.

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Apr 15

WEC: Behind the scenes at the 6 Hours of Silverstone (+video)

All teams and drivers were hard at work as early as Thursday at the British circuit.

2017-04-13-0009Though the action on the track at the 6 Hours of Silverstone, first round on the 2017 World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) calendar, didn’t start until Friday.

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