Daily Archive: September 18, 2017

Sep 18

VISIT FLORIDA Racing travels to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 

Round 9 of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, 2 hours & 40 minutes

2017-07-08_9019In eight starts at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Daytona Prototype competition – VISIT FLORIDA Racing has a strong record of success. In fact, over the previous five years, the team has come away with two pole positions and three podiums – two of which were victories in 2012 & 2015.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

Jonathan Rea tops official Portimao test 

British rider continues his sensational pace in Portugal

Jonathan Rea tops official Portimao test 12 riders took to the track in the aftermath of the tenth round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve, and in a day with minimal distruptions there was some solid progress made. But it was Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) who ended the day on top, 0.398s ahead of the rest of the field. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

ERC Junior Under 27/28 post-Rally di Roma Capitale quotes

Round 5 of 6: Rally di Roma Capitale, 14-17 September

ERC Filip Mares-jpgJARI HUTTUNEN (FIN) Position: Second, Co-driver: Antti Linnaketo (FIN) Car: Opel ADAM R2JAN ČERNÝ (CZE) Position: First. Co-driver: Petr Černohorský (CZE) Car: ŠKODA Fabia R5.
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Sep 18

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama event news and notes

Race 1 and race 2 summary

Eidson Sweeps the Weekend and is Crowned Platinum Champion at SonomaAs the 18-car field of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competitors wound their way around the rolling hills of Sonoma Raceway Saturday afternoon, it was a picturesque vignette, setting the muscle and power of the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars against a refined backdrop of vineyards and cultivated landscapes in the first of two 45-minute sprint races. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

In the balance: can MotorLand tip the scales?

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon

With parity at the top, the 2017 Championship heads onto home turf once more – this time for Marquez. From the Rimini Riviera to the arid landscape of Aragon, Misano and MotorLand Aragon hail two very different challenges for the grid – in two very different settings. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

Alonso wants to go ‘back to normality’ with McLaren next year

“So, as I said, back to normality.”

2017-06-11_3328Fernando Alonso is eager to go “back to normality” in 2018 and return to the front of the Formula 1 grid as he continues to mull over his future with McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

Pagenaud wins Sonoma finale as Newgarden claims championship

Josef Newgarden becomes the first American to win the Verizon IndyCar Series crown since Ryan Hunter-Reay in 2012

Josef Newgarden did everything he needed to do to claim the Verizon IndyCar Series championship except win GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma. That honor went to Team Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud, but Newgarden’s second-place race finish was enough to wrap up his first series title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

Martin Truex Jr. rallies, wins NASCAR Playoffs opener at Chicagoland (+video)

Truex’s fifth victory of the season, his second straight at Chicagoland and the 12th of his career was hardly a cakewalk

Remember all those playoff points that were supposed to carry regular-season champion Martin Truex Jr. through the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs? Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

ELMS: Facts and figures about the 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

The Belgium track will host on the 24th of September the fifth round of the 2017 ELMS for the second year in a row
2011-08-28 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - Belgium - Spa-Francorchamps 00Since its creation in 1920 the Spa-Francorchamps circuit has always been adapted to the latest safety standards and hosts now the biggest motorsports events in the world from the F1 Grand Prix of Belgium to the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (FIA WEC).

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Sep 18

“Disagreements among the drivers are just normal”

From the involved parties’ point of view, it’s often difficult to decide who was the victim and who the wrongdoer

„Disagreements among the drivers are just normal” The incident when Timo Glock crashed in the Sunday race into the rear of Nico Müller’s Audi caused controversial discussions. At the end of the day, the BMW driver received a booking for having caused the collision. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

Sykes recovering well after successful operation

The 2013 WorldSBK World Champion has had surgery in Barcelona after a Saturday crash at Portimao

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has undergone surgery on the fracture he sustained on his finger following his crash on Saturday in Portugal. The operation took place on Sunday (17th September) at the iMove Traumatology centre of the Mi Tres Torres Clinic in Barcelona and a rapid, favorable recovery is expected.
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