Daily Archive: April 26, 2017

Apr 26

Four from four in exciting new-era World Rally Championship

Unpredictable season start heralds wide open 2017 WRC

Four from fourFour different drivers and manufacturers win opening four rounds. Not since 1986 has WRC begun in such thrilling fashion. Dynamic new-look rally cars have provided the most gripping and unpredictable opening to the FIA World Rally Championship for more than 30 years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Richmond

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

NASCAR logoDale Earnhardt Jr. To Retire At End Of Season. Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced Tuesday he will retire from Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing at the end of the season. He is still under contract to run two NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Lando Norris quickest at Monza test

At the 5.793-kilometre long F1 circuit located not far from the Italian city of Milan

Lando Norris quickest at Monza testWith a one day test– the fifth official day of testing in the 2017 season – the young FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers could prepare for the forthcoming race meeting at Monza.

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Apr 26

Win a set of wheel nuts from the MP4-30

Round four at the fourth F1 Russian Grand Prix

20170326-071This week sees the team travel to the Sochi circuit, located in the Black Sea resort of the same name. The venue blurs the boundaries between street circuit and permanent racetrack, having been designed into the blueprint for Sochi’s Olympic Park, using the roads constructed for the Black Sea resort’s hosting of the 2014 Winter Games.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Pulcini tops final day of pre-season tests

Brazilian, Aitken fast in morning, Lorandi in afternoon

GP3 - Leonardo Pulcini, Arden International, Circuit Ricardo Tormo (Test)Leonardo Pulcini has nabbed the top spot on the final day of the pre-season GP3 Series tests at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, setting the fastest time of 1:21.233 in the early qualy-style portion of the morning session with Jack Aitken joining him later on the same time, just two hundredths ahead of Dorian Boccolacci. Alessio Lorandi topped the afternoon with a time of 1:21.333, just ahead of Raoul Hyman and Boccolacci. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Formula One teams Russian Grand Prix preview

Russian Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

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Apr 26

Registrations for 2018 Hankook 24H Dubai are open!

11-12-13 January 2018

Preparation is everything, and hardly anywhere else more so than in motor racing. Therefore, it doesn’t come as a surprise that teams already have submitted their entries for participation in the 2018 Hankook 24H DUBAI (January 11-12-13, 2018).

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Apr 26

Wehrlein has proven his critics wrong – Wolff

Wehrlein suffered neck and back injuries in a crash at the Race of Champions in January

20170324-014Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff believes that junior driver Pascal Wehrlein has proven his critics wrong after delaying his comeback from injury until he felt fit enough to race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Renault to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its involvement in Formula 1 at Classic Days 2017

The programme at the French circuit includes track runs by the RS01 and the RE40

Renault to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its involvement in Formula 1 at Classic Days 2017 1As part of its celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of its involvement in Formula 1, Renault will be presenting a retrospective of its prestigious past in grand prix racing with a display of 11 F1 cars at Classic Days 2017 (Magny-Cours, France). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Tales from the paddock – Maximilian Götz: “I have some unfinished business”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe 2017 motor racing season continues to gather pace, with the qualifier for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, the fourth fixture on the Formula One calendar hosted by Russia and the final preparations for the DTM curtain-raiser at Hockenheim. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Campos Racing starts European F.3 title defense at Estoril

Campos Racing returns to the Euroformula F3 Open to defend its title with four cars

hi_502_0417 09 53Alzira-based team will enter its four Dallara F312 cars for Petru Florescu, Matheus Iorio, Simo Laaksonen and Thiago Vivacqua in all eight rounds this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

‘Rocky‘ wins 24h-race acid test at the Nürburgring

“We had a really good weekend” – Rockenfeller

Audi R8 LMS, Phoenix RacingIn the Nürburgring 24h-Race qualifying race, DTM driver Mike Rockenfeller, Nicolay Moeller Madsen and Dennis Busch secured the race win for Team Phoenix Racing.

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Apr 26

Monteiro fears hard WTCC weekend in store

“We arrive at Monza in the best possible position”

Monteiro fears hard WTCC weekend in storeFIA World Touring Car Championship leader Tiago Monteiro is braced for a “hard weekend” when Monza hosts WTCC OSCARO Race of Italy from 28-30 April. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

Citroën’s fix inspires confidence

Meeke is looking forward to returning to the scene of his maiden victory

Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT received a confidence boost ahead of YPF Rally Argentina (27 – 30 April) after engineers cured the mechanical gremlin that robbed Kris Meeke of potential victory at the last round in Corsica. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 26

British Champion Rooke joins RX2 grid as Belgian entries are announced

Reigning British Rallycross Champion to challenge for RX2 spoils

British Champion Rooke joins RX2 grid as Belgian entries are announcedWest Country teenager confident of contesting at least five rounds. 18 drivers from eight different nations set to duel it out in Belgium.

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Apr 26

Fan favourite Assen to bring even more excitement 

Heading over to celebrate racing action at the Dutch WorldSBK?

Fan favourite Assen to bring even more excitement Anticipation is building as the paddock heads to the iconic TT Circuit Assen for the fourth round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, and fans are set to be treated to an all-round sensational weekend with free paddock access for all.   Read the rest of this entry »

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