Daily Archive: April 22, 2017

Apr 22

Gallagher sweeps Barber weekend with race 2 victory  

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires Launches 2017 with two great races

Having come up just a few points shy of a Mazda MX-5 Cup  championship earlier in his career, Patrick Gallagher knows that every point matters. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 22

Monlau Competicion Seat wins Hankook 12h Magny-Cours

Jose Manuel Perez Aicart took the chequered flag after having completed 358 laps

Start_800pixThe Monlau Competicion Seat Leon TCR V3 DSG (#107, Jose Manuel Perez Aicart/Alba Cano Ramirez/Alvaro Bajo) has won the second round of the 24H Touring Car Endurance Series powered by Hankook, the Hankook 12h Magny-Cours.

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Apr 22

Painting Texas red: Marquez starts from a stunning pole

Red Bull Grand Prix of The Americas

Painting Texas red Marquez starts from a stunning poleThe King of COTA pulls it out the hat to take another incredible P1. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a scorching pole position for the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas, putting in another signature stunner at COTA as he pulled out an ace on his final lap to take it back from key rival Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 22

Breukers and Jefferies open the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe by winning the first of the two Monza races

GDL Racing scores two wins, of which one in the Lamborghini Cup

Race_1_startRik Breukers and Axcil Jefferies have resumed the talk begun in early March, when they conquered the title of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Middle East. The two drivers (aged respectively 18 and 23) of GDL Racing dominated the first race in Monza, which kicked off the ninth edition of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 22

Gallagher wins Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires race 1 in Alabama

Barber Motorsports Park

MX5 CupA one lap shootout to the checkered flag saw Patrick Gallagher (No. 29 McCumbee McAleer Racing)  emerge with the first race win of the 2017 Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires season on Saturday as he crossed the Barber Motorsports Park finish line just over a half second clear of Mark Drennan (No. 5 Winding Road Racing).

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Apr 22

“It’s a win-win situation”

Nyck De Vries talks about his simulator work for McLaren F1

F2 - Nyck De Vries, Rapax, Bahrain International CircuitRacing drivers are always looking for a competitive edge in their fight to achieve their dream, for help to achieve the points and wins that add up to a tilt at the title.

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Apr 22

WEC: 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps ready to thrill fans across the world

Historically an event which never fails to deliver its own drama

2017-04-16-0027After a thrilling and dramatic 2017 season opener in Britain, attention now turns towards the iconic Belgian circuit of Spa-Francorchamps for the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 22

The official Porsche GT drivers at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring to prepare Le Mans

The 24 Hours of Nürburgring draws GT fans to a legendary circuit: the Nordschleife

2017-04-16-0189On May 27th and 28th the 24 Hours of Nürburgring will take place, a race to which – unlike Le Mans – prototypes are not invited, but when it’s scheduled before Le Mans, it allows GT drivers to prepare for the legendary French endurance race.

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Apr 22

Monlau Competicion Seat leads Hankook 12h Magny-Cours

24H Touring Car Endurance Series powered by Hankook

Two and a half hours into the Hankook 12H MAGNY-COURS, the MONLAU COMPETICION SEAT Leon TCR V3 DSG (#107, Jose Manuel Perez Aicart/Alba Cano Ramirez/Alvaro Bajo) holds the lead.

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Apr 22

WRC: Toyota targets gravel progress

After a strong start to the year, and a surprise win at the second round in Sweden

The Toyota Gazoo Racing team is counting on technical improvements to its Yaris WRC and its drivers’ previous winning records to lift its recent gravel form at the upcoming YPF Rally Argentina (27 – 30 April). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 22

Snow joke for ERC champion Kajetanowicz (+video)

Kajetanowicz was testing his LOTOS Rally Team Ford Fiesta in his home town of Ustroń on Tuesday

Snow joke for ERC champion KajetanowiczKajetan Kajetanowicz’s preparations for round two of the FIA European Rally Championship didn’t go entirely to plan when it snowed during testing in his native Poland earlier this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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