Daily Archive: April 28, 2017

Apr 28

Sundaramoorthy, Palacio and Grant to Start P1 at VIR

F1600, F2000 and Atlantic

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Yuven Sundaramoorthy, Nicolas Palacio and David Grant will each start first in the Saturday F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series season-opening races from VIR after an exciting day of Friday qualifying sessions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Indian rookie driver Jehan Daruvala takes maiden pole position

The Carlin driver is a protégé of the Force India Formula 1 team

Indian rookie driver Jehan Daruvala takes maiden pole positionThe Carlin team dominated proceedings in first qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 5.793 kilometres long Grand Prix circuit of Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Next stop Thruxton for BTCC

Britain’s premier motor sport championship set for Britain’s fastest circuit 

BTCC - Morgan scores podium hat-trick at ThruxtonA capacity grid of 32 cars, and some of the closest competition the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship has seen in its history, is set for the throwback speed test offered up by Hampshire’s Thruxton Circuit – the fastest circuit in Britain – over the weekend of the 6/7 May.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Dutch WorldSBK Day 1 –  Rapid Rea ends Friday sessions on top

World Champion outpaces rivals on day one at Assen, with Davies and Sykes also in top three

Dutch WorldSBK Day 1 -  Rapid Rea ends Friday sessions on topFriday’s action at the Acerbis Dutch Round saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) set a marker for his rivals with a 1’35.383 lap to top the FP2 timesheet as he rode consistently fast around the TT Circuit Assen.

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Apr 28

The Senna Club is now sold out!

The Formula 1 Grand Prix Du Canada announces that grandstand 12 is also sold out

2016-06-12_1553Following Grandstand 11 earlier this week, the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA announces today that Grandstand 12, also located in the Senna Curve, is now sold out. In addition, the ’’Senna Club’’ where corporate packages are offered is also sold out for the weekend of June 9, 10 and 11.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Formula One teams Russian Grand Prix free practice report

Russian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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Apr 28

DeFrancesco expecting to fight for wins at Estoril on Euroformula debut

After a successful inaugural single-seaters campaign in 2016

DeFrancesco expecting to fight for wins at Estoril on Euroformula debutCanadian driver Devlin DeFrancesco is confident of challenging for wins on his debut Euroformula Open weekend with Carlin, but believes qualifying will be key at the Estoril circuit in Portugal (29-30 April). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Nuclear engineer’s appreciation for Porsche shines in Porsche Club of America

Reed’s father was the first to introduce him to the iconic Porsche brand

PCA Club Racing logoWhen Claude Reed purchased his first Porsche back in 1982, he never imagined it would lead to a successful racing career in Porsche Club of America (PCA), or a wedding to a fellow PCA driver at one of the most legendary race tracks in the world! Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

F1 Russian GP: F1 teams show support for Billy Monger in Sochi

Monger lost both of his lower legs after a high-speed accident during the F4 race 12 days ago

F1 teams show support for Billy Monger in SochiThe Formula 1 paddock has come together and shown its support for 17-year-old Billy Monger following his life-changing accident at Donington Park earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Nearly 10K spectators attended Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix this Thursday

Thursday, April 27th, was the first official day of 2017  Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix

Nearly 10K spectators attended Formula 1 VTB Russian Grand Prix this ThursdayNearly 10 thousand spectators visited Sochi Autodrom and the Olympic Park. Fans flew to Sochi from all over Russia, from Vladimir to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, all to enjoy the main autosport event, the fourth Formula 1 Grand Prix in Russia’s history.

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Apr 28

Indycar community celebrates legends Castroneves, Kanaan

“The best thing is not many people can say we can do this 20 years, something that we love, and still be very good at it”

Tony Kanaan and Helio CastronevesHelio Castroneves and Tony Kanaan stood in between their race cars outside Heard Museum, enjoying a moment in the shiny desert twilight, the decibels of upbeat banter between Brazilian buddies demanding laughter. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Prema Powerteam Monza preview

R02 Monza – Race Preview

F3 - Prema Powerteam Monza previewThe next round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship will have an home flavour for Prema as the Italian squad will line-up in northern Italy at Monza this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

McLaren’s Speedy First Impression

Three teams, C360R, Motorsports In Action and VOLT Racing, were quick to pounce on the new McLaren racecar

After IMSA announced in August 2016 that the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge would see a transition to the GT4 technical specifications in its Grand Sport (GS) class, there was a wave of excitement throughout the racing world about what the changes would bring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

WRC: Sébastien Ogier sets early pace

“I tried to push and I’m quite happy with my driving in there.” – Ogier

Sébastien Ogier led YPF Rally Argentina after flinging his Ford Fiesta to fastest time through Thursday evening’s curtain-raising speed test in the heart of Cordoba City. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

RX2 entries for Belgium revealed

The list of entries is headed by reigning champion Cyril Raymond

DriverThe entry list for the opening round of the RX2 International Series in Belgium has been revealed, where 18 drivers from eight different nationalities will compete in the single-make support category in the FIA World Rallycross Championship event at Mettet.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Sykes the early pacesetter as Assen action commences

Friday morning in the Netherlands saw KRT man top FP1 timesheet ahead of Rea and Davies

The WorldSBK action at the Acerbis Dutch Round got started on Friday morning with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) setting the FP1 pace with a 1’35.676 lap, putting him ahead of his teammate Jonathan Rea and Welshman Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) in the top three on the timesheet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

The 2017 Formula DRIFT launches its season with Nexen Tire as its Official Major Partner for the Second Consecutive Year

The company is expected to highlight its performance-driven technology and increase brand awareness in the United States

The 2017 Formula DRIFT Launches its Season with Nexen Tire as its Official Major Partner for the Second Consecutive YearNexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, is continuing its second-year Official Major Partnership with Formula DRIFT, the premier United States drifting series, for the 2017 race season that will be held until October. Read the rest of this entry »

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