Daily Archive: July 3, 2017

Jul 03

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days revs up Mid-Ohio this Weekend

This must-do motorcycling event serves as a fundraiser for the non-profit AMA Hall of Fame

Image result for AMA Vintage Motorcycle DaysFor the 23rd consecutive year, American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Vintage Motorcycle Days overtakes Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend, July 7-9, for one of summer’s premier motorcycle gatherings in the U.S.

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Jul 03

Tickets are on their way and special appearance from Williams FW14B confirmed!

Silverstone Classic

logoWe’re delighted to confirm that, as part of Williams’ 40th anniversary celebrations as well as 25 years since Nigel Mansell’s championship win, the all-conquering FW14B will not only be on public display at the Silverstone Classic but will also provide  some dramatic high-speed demonstration laps during the lunch and morning breaks on both Saturday and Sunday, this time with experienced GP2 and sportscar driver Nick Yelloly at the wheel.

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Jul 03

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship: Jean-Sébastien Besner and Yvan Joyal win the Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs!

Besner/Joyal’s victory reaffirms their position at the top of the championship leaderboard

BDC-PhotoMDroletThe third of nine rounds of the 2017 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC) season, the classic Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs, in the Gaspésie region of Quebec, saw victory go to Montrealers Jean-Sébastien Besner and Yvan Joyal in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX.

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Jul 03

Craft-Bamboo LMP3 Ligier takes victory in Zhejiang

Lightning McQueen Inspired Craft-Bamboo LMP3 Takes Victory in Zhejiang

Craft-Bamboo Racing Ligiers DriversCraft-Bamboo Racing took victory in Sunday’s main FRD LMP3 Series race, with the #95 of Mathias Beche and James Winslow running a perfect race from pole position to score a dominant win.

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Jul 03

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Event News and Notes

Watkins Glen International

Andres Gutierrez Battling Rain at Watkins Glen InternationalThe winding ribbon of asphalt that weaves through Watkins Glen, New York has long been regarded as one of the most scenic, and challenging road courses in its 69 years of sports car racing history. Add in a little rain and the 11-turn, 3.4-mile surface of Watkins Glen International changes from challenging to downright difficult. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA and Canada by Yokohama Event News and Notes

Only 30 of the original 40 entries reported to the grid after a multiple-car incident

Zacharie Robichon Enjoys First Series Victory at Watkins Glen InternationalA storied, yet challengingly wet, Watkins Glen International provided the backdrop for Porsche GT3 Cup racing action in a combined format of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama and Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama drivers and teams.

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Jul 03

First victory in the International GT Open for the Lamborghini Huracán GT3

Imperiale Racing Team took the win in Race 1 at Hungaroring

Postiglione_fontanaThe duo formed by Thomas Biagi and Giovanni Venturini is leading the championship standing. Third place in Race 2 for the sister car with Vito Postiglione and Andrea Fontana behind the wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

High stakes and big brakes

FIA World Rally Championship / ORLEN 74th Rally Poland / Behind the scenes

FIA World Rally Championship  ORLEN 74th Rally Poland Behind the scenesBehind the scenes look into how drivers avoid high-speed brake failure. Power. That’s what drivers want. They can’t get enough of it. But there’s one scenario in motorsport where power is the last thing they want. In fact, momentarily, they regret ever asking for more. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

Barbosa, Fittipaldi, Albuquerque win Sixth straight for Cadillac in wild Watkins Glen race (updated)

But this one was anybody’s race

The record book will show that Cadillac won its sixth consecutive IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a victory at the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on Sunday at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

Well over 60 cars on track during Official Test Day for Total 24 Hours of Spa

Four weeks separate us from the start of the 2017 Total 24 Hours of Spa race week

Teams and drivers are finalising their preparations for the highlight of the Blancpain GT Series and Intercontinental GT Challenge. On Tuesday July 4th they will test their impressive machinery on the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit, during the Official Test Day of the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

Vettel faces D-Day over Hamilton ‘road rage’ clash

Decision to be communicated before this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix

2017-06-11_3280Championship leader Sebastian Vettel is set to learn today whether he will face further punishment for his part in the controversial coming together with Lewis Hamilton during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours – World-class sport, worldwide coverage

On Sunday 18 June, the chequered flag of the 24 Hours of Le Mans marked the end of a week of sporting splendour.

2017-06-18-The RaceMedia coverage was remarkable. Figures show excellent performance across the board, reflecting the immense popularity of the world’s greatest endurance race.

Flagworld photo album

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Jul 03

Race Coronel’s WTCC contender and win prizes

The Tom Coronel Competition

Race Coronel’s WTCC contender and win prizesTom Coronel fans can race the FIA World Touring Car Championship star’s familiar DHL-liveried Chevrolet Cruze at Circuit Zandvoort – virtually. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 03

California Dreaming 

WorldSBK returns to Laguna Seca but who will take the advantage into the summer?

Land of the free and home of the brave, America is the destination for Round Eight of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the circus rolls into the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Jul 03

Max Nagl fifth overall at MXGP of Portugal

FIM Motocross World Championship, Round 12

FIM Motocross World Championship, Round 12Rockstar Energy Husqarna Factory Racing’s Max Nagl was involved in a great fight for the overall podium until the closing laps of the second moto. Getting the runner-up spot in the qualifying race, the German secured a good starting position for the final motos.

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Jul 03

“Scuola Piloti Coloni Motorsport” inaugurated

Carbon brakes on Auto GP cars

“Scuola Piloti Coloni Motorsport” started its activity at the headquarters of Passignano sul Trasimeno (Perugia-Italy).

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