Daily Archive: September 17, 2017

Sep 17

Title race set for showdown after sensational day at Silverstone (+video)

Ash Sutton and Colin Turkington locked in BTCC Battle Royale

The 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship will go down to the wire at Brands Hatch in two weeks’ time after a sensational penultimate race day at Silverstone saw the title picture take a number of twists and turns. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

ERC gladiator Bouffier wins in Rome by 0.3s!

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 7 of 8

Rally di Roma Capitale: Leg two report, 17 September. Rally di Roma Capitale victory battle decided on thrilling final stage. Double joy for ACCR Czech Team with ERC Junior U28 and ERC Junior U27 wins. Molinaro takes ERC Ladies’ Trophy, Érdi Jr keeps ERC2 victory bid on track. Coveted FIA championship titles to be settled on Latvian season closer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Kristoffersson crowned 2017 World RX Champion as PSRX Volkswagen Sweden seal teams’ title 

Kristoffersson took his fifth event win

2017-08-06_0331Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson has won the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy with two rounds still remaining.  PSRX Volkswagen Sweden [Kristoffersson and team-mate Petter Solberg] has also won the teams’ championship after a dominant season with its pair of Volkswagen Polo GTi Supercars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Robin Frijns and Stuart Leonard 2017 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup winners

““I think I realized that I was up for the title halfway through my stint” – Robin Frijns

Robin Frijns and Stuart Leonard 2017 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup winnersA frantic final race of the 2017 Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup saw #17 Team WRT Audi duo Robin Frijns and Stuart Leonard take the win and the title.

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Sep 17

Double victory for Mikaël Grenier and Loris Spinelli in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe at the Nürburgring

Galbiati and Giraudi win in Race 2 and relaunch the challenge in the PRO-AM class

Double victory for Grenier and Spinelli in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe at the NürburgringPerez continues scoring wins in the Lamborghini Cup. It has been a perfect weekend that of the Nürburgring for Mikaël Grenier and Loris Spinelli, in the fifth and penultimate round of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe.

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Sep 17

Portuguese WorldSBK Day 3 –   Rea takes dominating double at Portimao

Autodromo Internacional do Algarve Day Three

Portuguese WorldSBK Day 3 -   Rea takes dominating double at PortimaoWorld Champion in imperious form in Portugal as he wins Race 2 ahead of Van der Mark and Melandri. Race 2 at the Portimao’s Autodromo Internacional do Algarve saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) complete a perfect weekend, with a victory by almost six seconds over second-placed Michael van der Mark (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team). Marco Melandri (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) rounded out the podium behind the leading pair. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Muroya takes win in mind-blowing Lausitzring race

McLeod, Chambliss tough out Lausitzring race to stay in title contention 

Muroya takes win in mind-blowing Lausitzring raceWith just one showdown left before the Red Bull Air Race World Champion is crowned, Japan’s Yoshihide Muroya launched himself to second overall with a brilliant win at Germany’s Lausitzring on Sunday. It was a heart-stopping day for North American fans of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship on Sunday, as neither Pete McLeod (CAN) nor Kirby Chambliss (USA) advanced to the Final 4 at the season’s penultimate stop in Germany’s Lausitzring.
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Sep 17

Formula One teams Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix race report

Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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Sep 17

Hamilton wins in Singapore!

As Ferraris crash out in dramatic wet start

Lewis Hamilton victoire Singapour 2017Lewis Hamilton opened up a 28-point lead over Sebastian Vettel at the top of the Formula One Drivers’ standings with a measured driver to victory ahead of Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo and Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. It was a disastrous evening for Ferrari, however, with Vettel and Räikkönen crashing out of the race moments after a dramatic start in wet conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Vettel, Raikkonen crash out of Singapore GP in chaotic wet start

Lewis Hamilton dodged the drama to move into the lead

Sebastian Vettel‘s hopes of moving back into the lead of the Formula 1 drivers’ championship have been ruined after a three-driver crash also involving Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen at Turn 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Sergio Perez to race with Sahara Force India in 2018

Sahara Force India is delighted to confirm that Sergio Perez will continue racing with the team in 2018

04 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamThe contract extension sees Sahara Force India field an unchanged driver line-up in 2018 with Sergio racing alongside Esteban Ocon. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Porsche take third straight 1-2 at COTA; Signatech Alpine win LMP2 despite late scare

 6 Hours of COTA

2017-09-15-0025Porsche LMP Team continued its winning momentum at the 6 Hours of COTA with a third consecutive 1-2 on Saturday at the sixth round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Sep 17

Midday report: Kajetanowicz edges close ERC battle

“We repaired [the brakes] before the second stage, now we have a little too soft tyres” –  Kajetanowicz 

Midday report: Kajetanowicz edges close ERC battleKajetan Kajetanowicz leads Rally di Roma Capitale by 3.3s at the mid-leg halt in a thrilling battle for victory on the penultimate event of the FIA European Rally Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

The X-803 Ultra Carbon official superbike helmet

The X-803 Ultra Carbon official superbike helmet

Nolangroup chose the 10th round of the Superbike World Championship to present speed lovers with another version of the new X-lite X-803 ULTRA CARBON racing helmet (with high carbon content). Read the rest of this entry »

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