Daily Archive: June 9, 2017

Jun 09

Formula One teams Canadian Grand Prix free practice report

Canadian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Montreal.

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Jun 09

Szoke sets pace at “The Bend”

This weekend marks the series’ inaugural visit to the southwestern Ontario track near the shores of Lake Huron

Szoke sets pace at The BendRound 2 of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship (CSBK) kicked off on Friday, June 9 at Grand Bend Motorplex (Grand Bend, ON) with official practice in all national classes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

Paddon leads Rally Italia Sardegna

New Zealander secures Friday advantage in Sardinia from Neuville

Paddon leads Rally Italia SardegnaHayden Paddon has endured a never-ending stream of problems this year, but led by 8.2sec after a gruelling first full day in scorching temperatures and on rocky roads at the Rally Italia Sardegna. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

Indianapolis embraced in practice and Qualy by FRP Competitors

Next up is Saturday, featuring morning qualifying for all three Championships and afternoon races

Formula Race Promotions logoThe yard of bricks, the scoring pylon, four iconic turns, the Pagoda and a state-of-the-art infield road course at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway was the setting for Friday activities as a large group of F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series competitors took to the track for practice and a thrilling three sets of first round qualifying sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

Catalan GP: Layout to revert to chicane used in 2016

Decision taken to race on the layout used last season

Catalan GP Layout to revert to chicane used in 2016Following FP1 and FP2 at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya, the decision has been taken to revert the track layout to the old chicane – the one used for Saturday and Sunday in 2016 – from FP3 onwards in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

Home heroes: Marquez and Lorenzo make their mark on Day 1

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya

 

Home heroes Marquez and Lorenzo make their mark on Day 1Five-time World Champions make it a Spanish 1-2 on Friday at the Catalan GP.  Reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) topped FP1 at the Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya, and the Spaniard kept his throne in the afternoon to go quickest in a dry FP2 and head the combined timesheets on Day 1.

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Jun 09

Venturi and Formula E – next stop Berlin

After a one-year break, Berlin’s airport Tempelhof is back as Formula E venue

Venturi Formula E Team logoThe seventh race weekend of the 2016 / 2017 season will be held in Berlin. In the German capital, the Venturi colours will be represented by Venturi regular  Maro Engel and Frenchman Tom Dillmann. Stephane Sarrazin has been hired for the rest of the season by Team Techeetah.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

E Class Porsches bring heat to The Clash at The Glen

“Watkins Glen, Sebring and Road America are the big, scary tracks”

PCA Club Racing logoHundreds of drivers competed in one of the largest Porsche Club of America (PCA) races of the year in scenic Watkins Glen, N.Y. over the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

Flagworld.com report from the Canadian Grand Prix – Thursday

2017-06-08 - JeudiBeautiful weather at the Gilles-Villeneuve Circuit where thousands of enthusiasts had the chance to shake hands, get an autograph or practice at the selfies with their favorite drivers during the traditional Open Day.

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Jun 09

D-Day looms for Alonso and McLaren

Alonso joined McLaren in 2015 excited by the Honda partnership

2017-06-08_0308Fernando Alonso has given McLaren-Honda a timeframe of less than three months to return to its winning ways before he considers recommitting to the Woking outfit.

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Jun 09

Oliver Rowland: “We’re on the right track”

Monaco win shows the fightback is on

Oliver Rowland: “We’re on the right track” It’s quite possible that you are surprised that a rookie driver has been able to come into Formula 2 and dominate, to take a couple of wins and all the poles and to lead the championship. And if you’re surprised, then just imagine what his rivals for the title think.

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Jun 09

Renault e.dams confirm Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019 

In the current standings, Renault e.dams lead the Teams’ championship by 75 points

Renault e.dams confirm Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019 Renault e.dams is pleased to announce they will continue their successful partnership with Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost until 2019. Renault e.dams has won 11 races with this outstanding duo. Furthermore, they have achieved two consecutive Teams’ titles and the Drivers’ crown with Sébastien Buemi in 2016.

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Jun 09

What has the 919 Hybrid in common with the power supply of a village?

24 fun facts from Porsche on the 24 Hours Le Mans!

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The initial roll-out of the first 919 was done by Porsche works driver Timo Bernhard on June 12 in 2013 at the Weissach test track. A little over two years later, he became world endurance champion with the further developed Le Mans prototype. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

Le Mans 24-Hours: Porsche LMP Team faces hard  fight for the overall victory

LMP1 preview 

2017-06-04-0278The countdown for the season highlight is almost at an end: Over 17th/18th June, Porsche will again fight for the crown jewels of endurance motorsports in attempting to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans for a third consecutive year.

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Jun 09

David Richards and Mark Webber honoured

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours - David Richards and Mark Webber honouredIt has now become a tradition. Every year major figures in the world of the motor car are honoured at the Le Mans 24 Hours. In 2017 (race on 17-18 June) David Richards will be awarded the Spirit of Le Mans Trophy while Mark Webber will fill the role of Grand Marshal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

IMSA returns as Presenting Sponsor of HSR’s Classic 24 Hour at Daytona

IMSA previously served as presenting sponsor for the event in 2015

As the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship approaches its halfway point with the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on July 2, IMSA once again will play a role in a special event shortly following the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

Rear-view mirror: AMG celebrate their magic moment above the clouds

For the motor-racing enthusiasts, the Hungaroring first of all is a Formula One circuit

Rear-view mirror: AMG celebrate their magic moment above the cloudsBut the touring cars also left their marks in Hungary’s capital. 29 years ago, ‘Old DTM’ made its first appearance at Budapest. DTM.com looks back on the race action of this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

WRC: Hänninen moves ahead

Juho Hänninen moved into a narrow lead at Rally Italia Sardegna after Friday morning’s opening two dirt speed tests

The Finn benefited from cleaner roads down the start order to post second fastest time in his Toyota Yaris in the 14.54km Terranova special stage. He then won the following 19.05km Monte Olia to lead Kris Meeke by two-tenths of a second. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

ERC Cyprus Rally preview

FIA European Rally Championship Round 4 of 8, 16-18 June 2017

ERC Cyprus Rally previewThe dust is still settling on a dramatic SEAJETS Acropolis Rally, but the FIA European Rally Championship is showing no sign of slowing down with the Cyprus Rally up next from 16-18 June. Here’s all the essential information ahead of the gravel showcase. Read the rest of this entry »

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