Daily Archive: September 14, 2017

Sep 14

The way for abolition of the performance weights has been cleared

Manufacturers’ decision for the benefit of the series – Berger: “A strong signal for DTM”

he way for abolition of the performance weights has been clearedWith a forward-looking agreement, the three manufacturers involved in the touring-car series DTM have cleared the way to abolish the highly controversial performance weights. Together with DTM promoter and rights holder ITR, Audi, BMW and Mercedes amicably agreed upon completely abolishing the performance-dependent handicap weights with immediate effect. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Circuit Of The Americas announces additional 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix music lineup

Headlining concerts by international superstars Justin Timberlake (Oct 21) and Stevie Wonder (Oct 22)

Circuit of The Americas logoThe American Sound Track Turns up the Volume With Texas Music; Featured Artists Include The Texas Gentlemen, Los Coast, Israel Nash, The Peterson Brothers, ZEALE + Blastfamous USA, and Jonathan Terrell.

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Sep 14

McLaren Technology Group announces Wipro as new official technology partner

Wipro will assist McLaren with achieving its recently defined IT strategy

McLaren Technology Group logoMcLaren Technology Group and Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, today announced that Wipro has become the official technology provider to McLaren Technology Group to help drive digitalisation across its businesses.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Ecclestone: It’s McLaren’s fault for Honda failure

“The Renault deal is all done. Alonso staying is super news.”

Zak Brown- Bernie EcclestoneFormula 1 chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone has pointed the finger of blame at McLaren for its split from Honda after three years of unreliable and underpowered engines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Zach Veach named to drive Andretti Autosport entry in 2018

Veach made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut earlier in April

Zach VeachAndretti Autosport announced today that Zach Veach will drive the team’s fourth entry in the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. The 22-year-old will pilot the team’s No. 26 Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Successful FIA F3 debut for Defourny, Fenestraz and Florescu

Last weekend, the Nürburgring staged the eighth round of the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship

And the starting grid featured three drivers who made their debut in the Formula One and DTM feeder series: Max Defourny (Van Amersfoort Racing), Sacha Fenestraz (Carlin) and Petru Florescu (Motopark). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

America’s Tire 250 set for 33-car WeatherTech Championship field at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix

Thirty-three IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race cars are slated to compete in the penultimate round of the 2017 season on Sunday, Sept. 24, for the America’s Tire 250, the headline event of the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Sep 14

How have the manufacturers fared in Portugal?

Following a years break from Portimao, we take a look at how the manufactures have performed in the past

Aprilia is one of the three most successful manufacturers around Portimao, alongside Ducati and Kawasaki: all have won 4 times here. The amount of podium finishes Aprilia have secured are 10, the last one in 2015’s Race 2 which was a third position from Leon Haslam.

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Sep 14

Formula One teams Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix preview

Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

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