Daily Archive: June 15, 2017

Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Toyota secure front row for 24 Hours of Le Mans

Toyota Gazoo Racing today gave the firmest of signals to its competitors of its desire to conquer the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-04-0305The Japanese team, and two of its Japanese drivers, secured the front row of the grid for this weekend’s third round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship race, and smashed the qualifying lap record to bits in the process.

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Jun 15

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Race At Chaudiere Postponed

CRS Express 300 Moved To June 23

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoWith inclement weather expected this weekend, NASCAR and Autodrome Chaudière have postponed Saturday’s NASCAR Pinty’s Series race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Plenty of horsepower during DTM kick-off event in Budapest city centre

Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG in Budapest city centre

Plenty of horsepower during DTM kick-off event in Budapest city centreThis weekend (16-18 June, 2017), the DTM will have its third round of the season at the Hungaroring near Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Driver Levitas Reflects on Father and Son Journey in Owning Race Team

Michael Levitasis another father who has passed his love for racing down to his son, Harris Levitas

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoWhen it comes to racing, nothing makes it more special than when it’s not just a career or passion, but also a family tradition. Earnhardt, Rahal, Unser and Force, to name a few, are families who have been in racing for decades as the tradition and love for racing continues to be passed down. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Prema Powerteam Hungaroring preview

Last year the Italian squad took home two wins

Prema Powerteam Hungaroring previewThe FIA Formula 3 European Championship is set for a much anticipated return to Budapest this weekend as the series prepares to line-up at the Hungaroring on a track that provided many satisfactions for Prema in the past.

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Jun 15

BBC Live Lesson to come from the McLaren Technology Centre

BBC Live Lesson examining different forces, including air resistance and friction

BBC Live Lesson to come from the McLaren Technology CentreThere will be a high octane finish to the first phase of the BBC Terrific Scientific primary science initiative as they go behind the scenes at the iconic McLaren Technology Centre for a special BBC Live Lesson all about forces.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Cetilar Villorba Corse day 1 report

Q&N+Ph from Day 1

2017-04-15-0018 Team Principal Raimondo Amadio: “We had to work hard on the car during all our first day in Le Mans. We deeply changed the setup of our Dallara searching for more downforce after understeering issues in the first free practice.

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Jun 15

Ferrari keeps ‘head down’ despite return of regular F1 wins

“We did not have any great celebration after Bahrain; we did not have any great celebration after Australia” – Arrivabene

2017-06-11_1248Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene says the Italian manufacturer didn’t chose revel in its first Monaco victory since 2001 in order to focus on its unrelenting pursuit for world titles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2017 Malaysia Grand Prix

Pirelli announces the following compounds for the eleventh round of the 2017 Formula One season (September 29 – October 1)

Pirelli(1) Each driver must save for Q3 one set of the softest of the three nominated compounds. This set will be given back to Pirelli after Q3 for those who qualify in the top 10, but the remaining drivers will keep it for the race – as is the case currently. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Formula 4 South East Asia: 2017 first collective test

Season 2 gets going with first collective tests at Sepang

Formula 4 South East Asia  2017 first collective testPreparations for the second season of the Formula 4 South East Asia (F4 SEA) Championship – certified by FIA have gone into full swing with the conclusion of the first pre-season collective tests. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Kanaan enjoying rookie feeling at 24 Hours of Le Mans

At 42 years old and in his 20th season racing Indy cars, Tony Kanaan likes the feeling of being a rookie again

2017-06-04-0216The Chip Ganassi Racing driver is in France this week to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time. As if the pressure of competing in the world’s most prestigious endurance sports car race wasn’t enough, Kanaan is filling in for injured Sebastien Bourdais on the defending GTE class champion team in the No. 68 Ford GT.

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Preparation of a car

An engineer explained all about the changes they did to their car ahead of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-04-0062The preparation of a car for the 24 Hours of Le Mans is really different to what is required for an ELMS race that lasts only 4 hours. For Le Mans, the teams are re-building their car(s) almost entirely in order to make them last for 24 hours of racing.

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Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Scuderia Corsa doubles down in search of repeat glory

Since its formation in 2011, Scuderia Corsa has won many of the crown jewels of sports car racing

2017-06-04-0236The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. The Motul Petit Le Mans. The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona class (twice). And last year, Scuderia Corsa claimed victory in the GTE Am class in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with drivers Bill Sweedler, Townsend Bell and Jeff Segal.

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Jun 15

Manufacturers ups and downs at #RiminiWorldSBK

Which teams will be the ones to beat in Rimini?

Manufacturers Ups and Downs at RiminiWorldSBKAprilia have won 6 times in Misano, scoring three doubles – the first one in 2000 with Troy Corser, then in 2010 and 2012 with Max Biaggi. Since that last double, Aprilia have finished in 3rd three times at Misano, the last one was two years ago with Leon Haslam in Race 2. Last year their best result was a 5th by Savadori in Race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

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