Daily Archive: August 1, 2017

Aug 01

Formula One teams Hungary testing report day 1

Formula One Hungary In-Season Test day 1 test report

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

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Aug 01

Meet Team USA candidate Jonathan Kotyk

Meet F1600 driver and Team USA Scholarship candidate Jonathan Kotyk

Meet Team USA candidate Jonathan KotykThe Team Pelfrey driver is coming off a clean sweep of Pittsburgh International Race Complex in F1600 Championship competition, taking all three wins in the No. 81 Mygale/Honda.

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Aug 01

Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Enters Third Round of competition at Road America

Road America marks the midpoint of season competition

Super Trofeo logoAntinucci still maintains Pro advantage after Watkins Glen. Piscopo and Proto continue to strengthen points lead in Pro-Am championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Global Mazda MX-5 Cup rookie points championship tightens up

Bragging rights and $50,000 on the line

MX5 CupAs the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires crests into the second half of the season, the Rookie  of the Year points championship has grown even tighter with a deep talent pool of first year racers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Triple-header weekend for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at Road America

Many of the teams needed that lengthy break

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoFollowing a monthlong break since the last outing, a single race at Watkins Glen International, the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama roars back to action at one of the fastest, most challenging circuits on the schedule – Road America, the so-scenic four-mile, 14-turn natural road course in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

ERC aces past and present prove their talent on Rally Finland

Former champions Lappi and Hänninen first and third on world championship counter

Esapekka Lappi photo by Neste Rally Finland-jpgLeading ERC Junior Under 27 contender Huttunen wins WRC2 support category. ERC event winner Breen impresses for factory Citroën team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

2018 National Series driver participation guidelines announced

Update Brightens Spotlight on New Stars

NASCAR logoWith the emergence of NASCAR’s next generation of stars defining the 2017 season, NASCAR today announced new guidelines that will further highlight the young talent battling for championships in the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.

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Aug 01

Raikkonen nearing new Ferrari deal for F1 2018

The Finn’s future has been the subject of ongoing rumour in recent weeks

2017-06-11_3252Kimi Raikkonen appears set for an extended stay with the Ferrari team into the 2018 F1 season following high praise from company president Sergio Marchionne for his performance at the Hungarian Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Bourdais confident he’s ready to race after successful Mid-Ohio test…

For those on the outside, the 10 weeks it took Sebastien Bourdais to get back in an Indy car flew by

Sebastien Bourdais

The Dale Coyne Racing driver gets back in an Indy car for the first time since his qualifying attempt crash at the Indianapolis 500, turning more than 80 laps at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

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Aug 01

Formula E Founder and CEO believes the 2016/17 season has been a ‘take-off’ one for the championship

“This has been our take-off season” – Agag

2017-07-28-1012The season finale in Montreal was sold out, with the packed grandstands treated to a typically unpredictable race.

Flagworld photo album

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Aug 01

Mortara makes it to the Spa 24h-Race podium

Successful race weekend for DTM driver Edoardo Mortara

Mortara makes it to the Spa 24h-Race podium In the 60th edition of the Spa 24h race, the Mercedes-AMG driver and his team-mates Raffaele Marciello and Michael Meadows finished third for their squad, Team Akka ASP. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

World RX crosses Atlantic for Canadian round at GP3R

Everything you need to know about Canada RX

2016-08-07_1346The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will return after a five-week summer hiatus as the teams travel out of Europe for the first time in 2017 for World RX of Canada this weekend (4-6 August). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

Davies brings the fight to Rea in Spain

MotorLand reigns red?

Heading to the first round in the European leg of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) was the favourite to bring the fight to Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team), as the Northern Irishman was undefeated in 2017 so far.

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