Daily Archive: August 25, 2017

Aug 25

FRP Summit Point Friday Practice Report

Drivers and teams next take to the challenging Summit Point for Saturday morning

Formula Race Promotions logoZach Holden, Tim Minor and David Grant led Friday practice in F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series competition at Summit Point Motorsports Park ahead of a full weekend for Formula Race Promotions at the 10-turn, 2.0-mile road course. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

#BritishGP: Crutchlow flies the flag on home turf

Octo British Grand Prix – Brit fastest on Friday – ahead of Rossi and Viñales

BritishGP Crutchlow flies the flag on home turfCal Crutchlow (LCR Honda) topped the timesheets on Day 1 of the Octo British Grand Prix, two tenths ahead of the first of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo – with nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi heading teammate Maverick Viñales, last year’s winner. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Scuderia Praha Ferrari on pole for the inaugural Hankook 24H Portimao

Matteo Malucelli qualified quickest for the season finale of the 2017 24H SERIES powered by Hankook

The Scuderia Praha Ferrari 488 GT3 (#11, Jiri Pisarik/Josef Král/Matteo Malucelli) will start the inaugural Hankook 24H PORTIMAO from pole position.

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Aug 25

ERC Barum Czech Rally Zlín pre-event press conference

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 6 of 8

Barum Czech Rally Zlín, 25-27 August. Present: Miroslav Regner, Clerk of the Course, Barum Czech Rally Zlín, Libor Láznička, Managing Director, Continental Barum, Bryan Bouffier, Gemini Clinic Rally Team, Jan Kopecký, ŠKODA Motorsport, Alexey Lukyanuk, Russian Performance Motorsport, Filip Mareš, ACCR Czech Team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

GP3: Russell on top in wet Spa qualifying

Briton holds on for pole in rain affected session

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsGeorge Russell has nabbed pole position in a wet/dry qualifying session at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, grabbing the top spot late in a tricky session which saw little rain but ran on a wet circuit throughout, to finish almost three tenths ahead of teammate Nirei Fukuzumi and Arjun Maini.

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Aug 25

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix free practice report

Belgian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

F2: Leclerc dominates wet Spa qualifying

Monegasque on pole in rain and red flag affected session

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsCharles Leclerc has claimed yet another pole position for his collection in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship qualifying session at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, defying the rain and a resultant red flag to grab the top spot well ahead of title rivals Nicholas Latifi and Oliver Rowland.

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Aug 25

SRO, GTA, Mobilityland and SMSC unveil Suzuka 10 Hours format

Joint FIA GT3, GT300 and ST-X race to feature Pro, Pro/Am and Am classes

SRO Motorsports GroupSRO Motorsports Group, GT Association, event promoter Mobilityland Corporation and organiser Suzuka Motor Sport Club have revealed further details about the inaugural Suzuka 10 Hours during a joint press conference held at the circuit earlier today (August 25).

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Aug 25

F2: Leclerc leads the way in free practice

Monegasque tops session despite extinguisher issue

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsCharles Leclerc has grabbed the top spot in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship free practice session at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, setting the pace once more despite a problem with his extinguisher meaning he missed most of the session while he team replaced the unit to lead the way ahead of Antonio Fuoco and Oliver Rowland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Hamilton confident that Ferrari man Vettel would not consider a move across to Mercedes in the future to become F1 teammates

Hamilton doubts Vettel would want to be F1 teammates

2017-06-10_1442Lewis Hamilton believes it is “highly unlikely” that Sebastian Vettel would want to race in the same Formula 1 team despite personally being “game to race whoever”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Boccolacci on top in free practice

Frenchman leads the way in Spa

GP3 - Dorian Boccolacci, Trident, Circuit de Spa-FrancorchampsDorian Boccolacci has claimed the early honours after topping this morning’s free practice session at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, grabbing the top spot late in an uneventful session by four tenths from Tatiana Calderon and Kevin Jörg.

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Aug 25

ELMS: An exciting 4 Hours of Le Castellet program

 As many as seven French teams will be participating

ELMS - An exciting 4 Hours of Le Castellet program

This coming Sunday, August 27th, 35 competitors will hit the track at the Paul Ricard circuit in France for the fourth round of the 2017 European Le Mans Series season, and as many as seven French teams will be participating on their home playing field.

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Aug 25

2018 IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda to feature Endurance Racing Format; Six-Event season

Establishes Clear “Road To The Rolex 24 At Daytona” Opportunity

2017-08-13_0054IMSA Challenge Series Expands To Include Two-Driver Lineups, Pit Stops. The IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda takes a bold new step in 2018 with the adoption of an endurance-racing format for a six-race season that opens with the series’ inaugural race at Daytona International Speedway in early January. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

United Autosports ‘Leeds To Le Mans’ 24 Hour journey to feature on Sky Sports Action

Relive United Autosports’ successful debut at the Le Mans 24 Hours

United Autosports ‘Leeds To Le Mans’ 24 Hour journey to feature on Sky Sports ActionHour long programme to follow the team and their fans from Leeds to Le Mans. United Autosports finished fifth overall and fourth in the LMP2 class. United Autosports will feature in an hour-long programme – Leeds to Le Mans – reliving their successful debut in the Le Mans 24 Hours earlier this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

“Everybody tries to take himself to the limit

Mike Rockenfeller was the winner of the Sunday race at Zandvoort

“Everybody tries to take himself to the limit” At the end of the 37-lap race, the Audi driver took the chequered flag in second position. After the race, however, ‘Rocky’ inherited the win.

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Aug 25

French faithful await championship leader as RX2 races into Lohéac

Cyril Raymond heads into home event sitting top of the RX2 table

2017-08-06_1187With just two rounds remaining in the 2017 RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires, anticipation is high as the title battle between Cyril Raymond and Dan Rooke intensifies – and the former will be aiming to use home support to his advantage at Lohéac in France next weekend (2/3 September). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Rallycross legends: Jean-Luc Pailler

The third instalment in a series looking at some of the legendary drivers to have starred in the first 50 years of rallycross

DriverFrenchman Jean-Luc Pailler began his career in 2CV Cross in 1976, before switching to the French Rallycross Championship full-time from 1987, a series in which he would go on to score almost 100 victories, the first of which being achieved in 1988.  Read the rest of this entry »

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