Daily Archive: June 14, 2017

Jun 14

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours: Toyota on provisional pole

The 60 cars entered for the Le Mans 24 Hours took part in free practice and the first qualifying session today Wednesday 14th June

2017-06-04-0204There was one change on the entry list as Lucas di Grassi down to drive the no. 51 AF Corse Ferrari 488 had to withdraw for medical reasons and was replaced by Michele Rugolo.

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Jun 14

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Michigan and Gateway

Blaney Captures First Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Win At Pocono

NASCAR logoWood Brothers Racing’s Ryan Blaney passed Kyle Busch with 10 laps to go in Sunday’s Axalta presents the Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway and held Kevin Harvick off the rest of the way to earn his first career victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Larbre Competition raring to go

French team running an Art Car for its 24th running in La Sarthe

2017-06-04-0198#50 ‘Human’ Corvette C7.R successfully completes Pesage ceremony. Larbre Competition is ready for action in the 85th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours (17-18 June), after successfully preparing its LMGTE Am-entered #50 ‘Human’ Corvette C7.R ahead of the endurance classic.

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Jun 14

24 Hours of Le Mans: Lucas Di Grassi is not allowed to take part in the event for medical reasons

Crew car 51

2017-06-04-0058The Medical Delegate at the 24 Hours of Le Mans declared that “driver Lucas Di Grassi is not allowed to take part in the event for medical reasons” after suffering an injury to his right ankle in recent days. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

First 2017 race on Québec soil for Kevin Lacroix in the Nascar Pinty’s Series

This Saturday will be the first race on Québec soil this year for the Saint-Eustache driver

2017-05-21-3305Kevin Lacroix is getting ready for the third round of the NASCAR Pinty’s season this weekend. It is during the CRS Express 300 at Autodrome Chaudière on June 17, that Lacroix will try to maintain his championship lead that he gained after a race win in Mosport and a Top 5 at the Delaware Speedway.

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Jun 14

World RX signs with Magneti Marelli after parts and services 

The one-year deal has already seen the company activate at the World RX season-opener in Barcelona

World RX signs with Magneti Marelli after parts and services The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has signed a new partnership with Italian-based company Magneti Marelli After Parts and Services – the commercial division which is dedicated to spare parts and its hugely-successful workshops network.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

‘Flat plate’ represents outstanding demands: DTM stops at Budapest, this weekend

Fourth DTM appearance in Hungary

Fourth DTM appearance in HungaryThis weekend, DTM is going to hold its first abroad races in the 2017 season. The Hungaroring will stage the fifth and sixth races and for the renowned touring-car series it’s the fourth stop at Budapest after 1988, 2014 and 2016.

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Jun 14

Battle for the championship lead continues in Budapest

Round: 04 Hungaroring

Battle for the championship lead continues in BudapestFour weeks after the prestigious GP de Pau in Southern France, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers now travel to Hungary.

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Jun 14

McLaren admits Honda money no longer offsetting losses

“I think it just becomes a business decision”

2017-06-11_0901McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has admitted the team could be forced to make a ‘business decision’ and split from Honda because it can no longer justify the manufacturer’s investment when compared to its loss of prize money and sponsors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

Tales from the paddock: New arrival in the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

2017-06-11It’s one big occasion after another at the moment as attention shifts from F1 in Canada to the DTM in Budapest. Just a short while ago, however, we received some happy news from the Di Resta household…

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Jun 14

The everyday cars driven by Le Mans drivers reimagined in the race’s style

What cars are the race drivers of the 24 hours of Le Mans driving in their free time?

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Jun 14

What happened during the scrutineering

Let’s have a look back at what happened in the “Place de la République” during the two days of scrutineering
2017-06-12-MondayAll the cars and the teams went to the scrutineering the past two days and they are now all cleared to take part to the free practice and qualifying on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Jun 14

IMSA Championship leaders join forces for 24 Hours of Le Mans

The all-IMSA trio of Jeroen Bleekemolen, Ben Keating and Ricky Taylor will be piloting the only Multimatic/Riley chassis

If there’s one driver lineup bringing momentum into this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, it’s that of the No. 43 Keating Motorsports Riley MK30 Gibson.

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Jun 14

DTM aces on tour: Auer gives Mücke their first podium

Last weekend, four DTM drivers raced in three different series

Lucas Auer, Sebastian Asch and Mücke MotorsportWhile Lucas Auer had a very good weekend and Mattias Ekström displayed his usual competitiveness, there weren’t a lot of positive news on Maro Engel and Loïc Duval. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

Over 100 driver entries for Holjes RX

The World RX category will include 22 drivers

DriverThe entry list for the seventh round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Holjes in Sweden (30 June – 2 July) has been released by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 14

Fans set for jam packed Rimini Round 

Keep up to date with all the off track action at Misano

Fans set for jam packed Rimini Round As the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship paddock descends on the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, anticipation is building for fans as they prepare for a weekend that won’t be one to forget. On top of the sensational racing action they are set to be treated to, the entertainment off track will keep fans busy between sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

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