Daily Archive: June 21, 2017

Jun 21

Statement by the Chairman of the Board on media reports (updated)

Statement by the Chairman regarding Monisha Kaltenborn

10 - Sauber F1 Team“Longbow Finance SA regrets to announce that, by mutual consent and due to diverging views of the future of the company, Monisha Kaltenborn will leave her positions with the Sauber Group effective immediately.”

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Jun 21

Kaltenborn to split from Sauber as team principal

Monisha Kaltenborn has reportedly left her post as Sauber F1 team principal and CEO on the eve of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. 

2017-06-09-08-58-31_0032The first female team principal in Formula 1 became Sauber’s CEO in 2010 helping Peter Sauber rebuild the core foundations of the team after its time with BMW before going on to buy shares in the team in 2011.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup heads to Road America 

Fall-Line Motorsports set for series debut this weekend

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup heads to Road America Moving from one iconic North American race track to the next in the space of a week, this weekend will see the drivers and teams in the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires head to Road America for Rounds 5 & 6 of the 2017 championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Sonoma and Iowa

Larson Wins Second Race Of Season, Takes Back Points Lead

NASCAR logoKyle Larson led a race-high 96 laps on his way to his second win of the season in last Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. In the process, he passed Martin Truex Jr. for the points lead and now holds a five-marker advantage over him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Albatec returns to scene of victory for French RX at Chateauroux

The Frenchman won the race there last year in his SamShield Peugeot 208 RX Supercar, after dominating from the second heat

Albatec RacingAlbatec Racing heads to Chateauroux this weekend for round three of Rallycross France, where Philippe Maloigne bids for his first win of the year.
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Jun 21

Campos Racing and Guerrieri to write another brilliant chapter in Portugal

The Circuito Internacional de Vila Real will host the last European race of the season

03717007_13632Campos Racing and Guerrieri will be looking to maintain its podium form. The World Touring Car Championship will head to Circuito Internacional de Vila Real for the fifth round of the season: the WTCC Race of Portugal.

 

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Jun 21

Tiago Monteiro looking forward to the most important race of the season in Vila Real

The Honda Civic # 18 driver believes that the conditions are just right for him to reach his goal

Tiago Monteiro looking forward to the most important race of the season in Vila RealIn Tiago Monteiro’s eyes, the Vila Real International Circuit is set to host the most important stage of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, this coming weekend.

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Jun 21

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will be reunited with Quebec’s Racing fans this weekend

3rd event of the NASCAR Pinty’s series: Autodrome Chaudière

2017-05-21-3031The #47 WeatherTech Canada/ Groupe Bellemare team is ready to go for the first event on oval track of the year taking place in front of Quebec racing fans. With the same usual determination and perseverance, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will be present at Autodrome Chaudière (Saturday June 17th , Vallée-Jonction, Québec), with the goal of climbing to the top of the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Mercedes unwilling to ‘interfere’ in McLaren-Honda relationship

“This is not our priority at the moment. First we would like to see Honda and McLaren sorting out their relationship.”

2017-06-09-09-06-51_0036Toto Wolff says that Mercedes is unwilling to “interfere” in McLaren-Honda’s current relationship amid speculation that it could be set to power the British team from 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “The way things are going at the moment, there will still be a number of drivers in with a chance of the title when we get to Hockenheim”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoHaving just chalked up his first win of the season, Paul Di Resta looks ahead to the decisive phase of the 2017 DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

The Paul Ricard Circuit will host a new challenge in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe

The third round of the season will take place in France, Le Castellet, from June 23-25

Galbiati_RodaOn the weekend of June 23-25, the Paul Ricard Circuit will host the third of the six double rounds of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe. In France, the one-make series of Sant’Agata Bolognese will be halfway through a season that until now has not failed to offer entertainment and a constant change of protagonists. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

V de V Sports Right of Reply, following the distribution of the 24H Series release

V DE V Sports Right of Reply 

V de V Sports logoEric Van de Vyver, director of V de V Sports, has to react to the false statement released today by Creventics, organizer of the 24H Series, who brags about inaugurating a form of competition imagined more than 15 years ago by his team, and gave birth to the V de V Endurance Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Five super-heroes from the WRC’s Group B era will renew old rivalries in driving shootouts on the streets of Glasgow in August

WRC legends for Glasgow

World champions Miki Biasion (1988 and 1989), Timo Salonen (1985), Stig Blomqvist (1984) and Ari Vatanen (1981) will be joined by Markku Alén at the Ignition Festival of Motoring on 4 – 6 August). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 21

Jonathan Rea awarded with MBE

Northern Irish rider awarded for sporting success in the UK

Reigning MOTUL FIM Superbike World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, as the British rider has his sporting achievements recognised in the UK.

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