Daily Archive: August 17, 2017

Aug 17

Summit Point to host F2000’s Glenn Phillips Memorial Classic

Named in honor of long-time F2000 team owner Glenn Phillips

F2000 Championship Series logoSaturday afternoon’s F2000 Championship Series race at Summit Point will be the second annual Glenn Phillips Memorial Classic, Formula Race Promotions announced today.

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Aug 17

Prema Powerteam Zandvoort preview

R07 Zandvoort race preview

Prema Powerteam Zandvoort previewPrema is ready for a historical round for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship as teams and drivers of the series are lining-up at the famed Zandvoort venue this weekend.

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Aug 17

The fourth and penultimate event in the 2017 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup will take place at the Hungaroring next week

Hungaroring: Fierce competition guaranteed

The circuit hosts the eighth round of the Blancpain GT Series on August 25th-27th as part of the Hungarian Truck Fest, which also includes the FIA European Truck Racing Championship and the Blancpain GT Sports Club. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

Thrilling CSBK season finale coming to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park this weekend

 Championships will be decided during the biggest race weekend of the year in all Pro and Amateur classes

Thrilling CSBK season finale coming to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park this weekendThe 2017 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship season culminates with the popular double header weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, ON this weekend, August 18-20. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

See how road cars would look if they raced in F1 (gallery)

9 everyday cars reimagined as F1 cars

F1 road cars 1_Toyota PriusFormula 1 cars were designed specifically with speed and aerodynamic efficiency in mind — but have you ever wondered what a Smart car, a Porsche 911 or a Toyota Prius would look like if they were speeding around Silverstone? Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

Sebastien Loeb tells all: exclusive chat with Rallye Deutschland’s most successful driver

To watch the WRC action as it happens, don’t miss the Red Bull TV live broadcast

Red Bull TV logoWith nine wins on Rallye Deutschland – eight of them consecutive – Sebastien Loeb has set records on this weekend’s round of the World Rally Championship.

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Aug 17

Teams forced to re-design 2018 F1 cars after Shield axe

The FIA confirmed last month it will go ahead with integrating the divisive Halo into the design of next year’s F1 cars

Several F1 teams have been forced to scrap elements of their designs for the 2018 F1 season after the FIA opted to ditch its proposal for the Shield in favour of the Halo cockpit protection device. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

Bourdais cleared to return to racing

Bourdais was involved in a crash during an Indianapolis 500 qualifying

Sebastien Bourdais on trackVerizon IndyCar Series driver Sebastien Bourdais has been cleared to resume driving by Dr. Geoffrey Billows, INDYCAR medical director, following his recovery from injuries sustained in a crash during Indianapolis 500 qualifications. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

Kevin Lacroix on the way to a first victory on oval track in the Nascar Pinty’s Series

Kevin Lacroix is getting ready to head to Eastern Canada for a race in Antigonish, Nova Scotia

2017-08-13_0731Comfortably settled in 2nd place in the Driver’s Championship of the NASCAR Pinty’s series, Kevin will be at the Riverside International Speedway to participate in the Bumper to Bumper 300, a 300-lap event.

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Aug 17

Pinty’s Series Stat Advance: Riverside

Analyzing the Bumper To Bumper 300

2017-08-12_0672The 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series will return to Riverside International Speedway in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, on Saturday for the annual Bumper To Bumper 300.

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Aug 17

BMW M8 GTE: Test programme continues in Spain

BMW Motorsport has carried out further testing as part of its development programme for the new BMW M8 GT

At Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya last week, Martin Tomczyk (GER), Nick Catsburg (NED), Bruno Spengler (CAN) and Philipp Eng (AUT) took turns behind the wheel of the GT racing car which will join Aston Martin, Ferrari, Ford and Porsche in the LMGTE Pro category of the 2018 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

ELMS heads to Le Castellet showdown

4 Hours of Le Castellet on Sunday 27 August
Circuit Paul Ricard - Le CastelletWith all six titles all too close to call, the teams and drivers contesting the 2017 European Le Mans Series head to the Circuit Paul Ricard in the south of France for round 4 of the season.

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Aug 17

Star Power: Team Penske, Tequila Patrón ESM Announce High-Profile Driver Signings

Highlighted by the full-time IMSA arrival of Juan Pablo Montoya

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship just landed even more star power in advance of its highly-anticipated 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

Title-chasing duo set for clash

Ogier and Neuville face off in Germany as thrilling WRC title fight continues

Title-chasing duo set for clashFour-time world champion Sébastien Ogier and comeback king Thierry Neuville lock horns in Germany this weekend in the latest instalment of the WRC’s thrilling head-to-head title fight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

#GermanWorldSBK How have manufacturers performed at the Lausitzring

Last year Aprilia recorded their only Lausitzring podium with Alex De Angelis (IODARacing), 2nd in Race 2.

BMW have only raced last year at the Lausitzring, and their best results were secured by Jordi Torres (Althea BMW Racing Team) in Race 1 (4th) and Josh Brookes (Milwaukee BMW) in Race 2 (7th). Read the rest of this entry »

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