Daily Archive: September 13, 2017

Sep 13

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Chicago

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs open at Chicagoland Speedway           

NASCAR logoThe Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series kicks off its Playoffs with the Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN,, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

16-year-old IMSA driver Roman De Angelis attempting history by clinching both Canadian and USA Series

De Angelis already clinched the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama Gold Cup 

2017-08-13_0297For most 16-year-old high school kids, juggling school, friends and a part-time job is hard enough. Try adding a full-time race career on top of that. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

F1 in Schools World Finals 2017 revs up for Malaysia

The award-winning F1 in Schools STEM Challenge

F1 in schools logoThe 13th edition of the F1 in Schools World Finals is set for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in two weeks time with more teams, more countries and more challenges for the talented students competing to raise the Formula 1 in Schools World Champions trophy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

World RX returns to Baltic States for Latvia RX 

A total of 81 cars will compete in Latvia including 51 Supercars

DriverThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will visit the Baltic states this weekend as World RX returns to Riga for the second-ever running of the Neste World RX of Latvia (15-17 September).

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Sep 13

Villorba Corse in the fight for GT4 European Series AM title at Nurburgring

Meloni / Tresoldi and Chodzen / Chodzen complete the team line-up.

VillorbaCorse FascicoloDallAntonia Maserati GT4 ZandvoortItalian squad to battle with Fascicolo / Dall’Antonia and Manuela Gostner on Maserati GranTurismo MC in the season finale from September 15 to 17.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and Valtteri Bottas together in 2018

F1: 2018 Driver Line-Up

01 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas MotorsportMercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is pleased to announce that it has agreed a new deal with Valtteri Bottas for the 2018 Formula 1 season.

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Sep 13

Panasonic Jaguar Racing announce a Multi-Year Partnership with GKN  

GKN is announced as Official Team Partner of Panasonic Jaguar Racing  

2017-07-27_10819GKN will apply its driveline and additive manufacturing expertise to Jaguar’s all electric Formula E car: the Jaguar I-TYPE. GKN collaboration with Jaguar since the original 1935 saloon. Panasonic Jaguar Racing launch Season 4 team on 21 September. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Honda ‘hoping’ for points as McLaren split beckons

“Hopefully we can provide the drivers with a good package so they can be in the hunt for much-needed points.”

2017-06-09-15-23-28_2102While speculation continues to mount on the impending McLaren-Honda divorce, Yusuke Hasegawa sees the Singapore Grand Prix as a pivotal opportunity for points before the end of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Gommendy named to Schmidt Peterson entry for 2018 Indy 500

Gommendy, of Le Chesnay, France, will pilot a blue, white and red No. 77 Honda, in honor of his native country

Tristan GommendySchmidt Peterson Motorsports announced today a partnership with Frenchman Didier Calmels, owner of Calmels Sport, and driver Tristan Gommendy for an entry in the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in May 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “During my entire time in motorsports, I don’t think I’ve ever experienced anything like it”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Robert Wickens 2The 2017 motorsport season is entering the decisive phase over the coming weeks. Nürburgring winner Robert Wickens shares his thoughts on the tense run-up to the DTM finale.

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Sep 13

Ford versus Ferrari rivalry hotting up in Texas heat

6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas

2017-07-15-0103As the FIA World Endurance Championship heads to Austin, Texas, for the 6 Hours of COTA, one of sportscar racing’s oldest rivalries is set to reignite in the LMGTE Pro class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Exciting weekend at the Nürburgring for the penultimate round of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe

The first four PRO crews are within only 12 points of one another in the standings

Super Trofeo Nurburgring17 are the teams taking part in the German round preceding the Imola World Final. Getspeed Performance will be debuting with Engelhardt and Lauck. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Flashback: Last time out at Latvia RX

World RX’s first visit to Latvia is also remembered for the titanic battle between Petter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom

DriverThe first FIA World Rallycross Championship round to be held at the Bikernieki National Sports Base in Riga, Latvia last year was regarded as one of the best events of the 2016 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

FIM MotoGP World Championship Provisional 2018 Calendar

Get revved up for 2018: MotoGP™ calendar announced

MotoGP logoGet a first look at the calendar for next season as we prepare to welcome Thailand as a new destination on our lap of the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Fantastic fan access lies ahead at Portimao

Portuguese return set to be a treat for fans

The MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship circus rolls into the Portuguese circuit of Autodromo Internacional do Algarve this weekend, and it’s not only racing action that will be keeping fans entertained throughout the weekend. With paddock access with any full ticket, as well as free access to children under 16, it’s set to be a weekend to remember. Read the rest of this entry »

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