Monthly Archive: June 2017

Jun 30

Panasonic Jaguar Racing at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017

Famous Goodwood hill climb

Panasonic Jaguar Racing at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017Panasonic Jaguar Racing Formula E team driver Mitch Evans drove the newly launched Jaguar XE SV Project 8 and a prototype of a new Jaguar XJ derivative up the famous Goodwood hill climb today in front of a packed crowd of motorsport fans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Productive practice sessions identify early Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen contenders

Holton Goes Back-To-Back in Qualifying at Watkins Glen

On a day when weather conditions were expected to create havoc at Watkins Glen International, the stormy weather stayed away and only a few sprinkles were felt at times throughout the day on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practice

BMW claimed the first fastest time of the DTM weekend at the Norisring

Bruno Spengler posts fastest time in free practiceBruno Spengler completed his fastest lap of the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg in 47.971 seconds and thus was 0.077 seconds faster than Mattias Ekström with his Audi RS 5 DTM. With Tom Blomqvist and Timo Glock, third and fourth place were also in the hands of the Munich-based brand. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Solberg quickest in free practice

His PSRX Volkswagen Sweden team mate Johan Kristoffersson was second and 2016 Holjes winner Andreas Bakkerud was third

DriverThe seventh round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Holjes in Sweden got underway today with Free Practice for the Supercar competitors, in which Norway’s Petter Solberg set the quickest time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Car Collection Motorsport holds shock lead at 2017 Hankook 12H Imola

Tomorrow, the race will be resumed from 11.00

Having secured pole position in the dying moments of qualifying for the fifth round of the 2017 24H SERIES powered by Hankook, the Herberth Motorsport Porsche 911 Cup R (#911, Daniel Allemann / Ralf Bohn / Robert Renauer / Alfred Renauer) had established a comfortable lead during the opening stages only for a puncture to drop the German squad back down the field.

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Jun 30

Osborne paces Mid-Ohio F1600 practice

Jonathan Kotyk was second fastest and is coming off a win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in June.

F1600 F Championship logo

Two 40-minute F1600 Championship Series practice sessions saw David Osborne (pictured, above) lead a Team Pelfrey sweep of the top three positions. Osborne was fastest with a lap of 1:29.645 around Mid-Ohio, ahead of teammates Jonthan Kotyk and Matthew Cowley. F1600 has three Championship rounds up for grabs at Mid-Ohio this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Askew leads F2000 practice from Mid-Ohio

Driving the No. 95 entry for Cape Motorsports

Oliver Askew leads F2000 practice from Mid-OhioAfter two 40-minute Friday sessions, Oliver Askew set the fastest time in F2000 Championship Series practice at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Jun 30

Pole position for Norisring novice Jake Hughes

Lando Norris (Carlin, 0m48.233s) was only two thousandths of a second slower

Pole position for Norisring novice Jake HughesThis weekend, Jake Hughes (Hitech Grand Prix, 0m48.231s) is racing at the Norisring in Nuremberg for the first time, but that did not hinder the Brit to secure pole position in first qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Jun 30

FIA World Rally Championship / Orlen 74th Rally Poland / Thierry Neuville leads three-car fight

Thierry Neuville leads Orlen 74th Rally Poland amid a thrilling battle on sodden roads

Thierry Neuville leads Orlen 74th Rally Poland amid a thrilling battle on sodden roadsDriving a Hyundai i20, Thierry Neuville headed Ott Tänak’s Ford Fiesta by 1.3sec, with Jari-Matti Latvala a further 5.3sec behind in a Toyota Yaris. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix: 71,541 Fans attended the most spectacular race of the season!

Second F1 race in Baku sees a 30% increase in ticket sales from previous year including DOUBLE the number of international visitors

Baku City Circuit logoBaku City Circuit (BCC) today announced that 71,541 Formula 1 fans – old and new – attended the 2017 FORMULA 1 AZERBAIJAN GRAND PRIX, the second successive street race to be hosted in the Azerbaijani capital. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Dovizioso the man to beat on Day 1

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland

Dovizioso the man to beat on Day 1Championship leader fastest on Friday at the German GP. As well as leading the MotoGP™ World Championship for the first time, Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) topped Day 1 at the GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland to stake an early claim on the top spot this weekend after going quickest in FP1 before rain fell in the afternoon.

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Jun 30

Herberth Motorsport claims first pole position of the season at Hankook 12H Imola

Hankook 12H Imola

Herberth Motorsport_800pixHerberth Motorsport denies Scuderia Praha fifth consecutive pole position in the dying seconds of qualifying for the 2017 Hankook 12H Imola. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Williams Story to Premiere This Summer

The film is based on the 1991 book by Lady Virginia Williams – A Different Kind of Life.

2017-06-30 - Williams Film PosterFormula One and Williams Martini Racing fans of all ages will get to experience the true story of one of sport’s most iconic teams in Williams, a brand new documentary from BAFTA-winning director Morgan Matthews out this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Sainz wants changes to ‘dangerous’ F1 safety car restarts

“For me it was probably the most dangerous part of the race when we restart”

2017-06-11_0560Carlos Sainz Jr. believes that Formula 1 needs to change the rule regarding safety car restarts that allows the lead driver to set the pace, believing it is “dangerous” to have cars stopping and starting regularly.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Williams Martini Racing appoints Dave Redding as Team Manager

Dave comes to Williams with over thirty years of experience in Formula One

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Redding to the position of Team Manager; joining the team on 17th July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

New McLaren Group unifies McLaren Automotive and McLaren Technology Group with one winning future

 The formation of the new McLaren Group will underpin the continuing rapid growth of McLaren’s businesses and brand

McLaren logoThe new McLaren Group unites McLaren Automotive – a globally-renowned producer of luxury sports and supercars – with McLaren Technology Group which includes one of the world’s oldest and most successful race teams and a high growth technology IP and consulting business.

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Jun 30

New McLaren Group acquires Ron Dennis’s shareholdings in McLaren Technology Group & McLaren Automotive

Ron Dennis CBE has reached agreement with his fellow shareholders

McLaren logoRon Dennis, Chairman of McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive, has agreed terms to sell his shareholdings in both companies. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Watkins Glen Patriotic Liveries

In honor of Independence Day weekend

At this weekend’s activities at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, IMSA staged a photo opportunity Thursday night at Watkins Glen International featuring cars with patriotic liveries from all of its sanctioned series competing this weekend.

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Jun 30

VISIT FLORIDA Racing proud to Partner with Homes For Our Troops at Watkins Glen

When VISIT FLORIDA Racing arrives for the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen, the team will be racing for more than just a victory.

VISIT FLORIDA Racing proud to Partner with Homes For Our Troops at Watkins GlenThe organization has teamed with Homes for our Troops for the six-hour endurance event as part of a tribute for our Veterans in celebration of the upcoming Independence Day holiday.
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Jun 30

Guerrieri heads for home WTCC race on a high

“It was one of those days when everything is not going well” – Guerrieri

Guerrieri heads for home WTCC race on a highEsteban Guerrieri will start his home round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship in Argentina next month as the leading home hero after he got the better of friend and countryman Néstor Girolami in more ways than one in Portugal last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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