Daily Archive: September 20, 2017

Sep 20

Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires Returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

$50,000 for top rookie up for grabs as series closes season at home track

Championship showdown as Global Mazda MX-5 Cup heads to Watkins Glen By any measure, the 2017 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup season has been a remarkable one. In nine of the ten races run thus far, the margin of victory was less than half a second. Seven of the ten races have had either zero or just one caution period, making for a lot of green flag racing for the full fields of Mazda drivers.

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Sep 20

Rolex 24 At Daytona Winner Masson clinches two IMSA Series Championships

Masson continues to be a team player as he looks toward what the 2018 season will bring

2016-08-14_0393It’s 4:30 a.m., a miserable 38 degrees outside and a steady, chilly rain is coming down in sheets. Kyle Masson is driving in his open-cockpit Prototype Challenge (PC) at Daytona International Speedway, competing in North America’s most prestigious sports car race – the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA heads East to Road America

The series makes its way to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA logoAs the Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA enters its final two races of the year, the combined-class field of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup and Cayman Clubsport GT4 machines heads to Road America for Round 7 of the 2017 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

CBRT set to wrap up 2017 season

Action gets going with practice and qualifying Saturday afternoon

Canada’s Best Racing Team - CBRTCanada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) gets back in action this weekend for the final event of the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season at Jukasa Speedway.

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Sep 20

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire and Kentucky

Truex Wins Playoff Opener

NASCAR logoMartin Truex continued his winning ways in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs opener by taking the checkered flag at Chicagoland Speedway – his second consecutive victory. Because of his win, he advances to the second round automatically. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Will Norris win the FIA F3 European Championship title early?

17-year old rookie Lando Norris (Carlin) would love to secure the title early in Austria this weekend

F3 -  Red Bull RingThis weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship will contest the races 25, 26 and 27 of its 2017 season at the 4.326-kilometre long Red Bull Ring.

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Sep 20

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “I live and breathe Austria”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoLooking forward to a home race: Next weekend, as the DTM title chase really hots up, Lucas Auer will have the full backing of his home crowd. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Last race of the season for Louis-Philippe Dumoulin

NASCAR Pinty’s Series – Jukasa Motor Speedway

2016-08-13_0419The #47 WeatherTech Canada / Groupe Bellemare team will race at the new Jukasa Motor Speedway, Hagersville (ON) this coming Saturday, September 23rd, in their last race of the 2017 season.

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Sep 20

Mahindra Racing targets FIA Formula E Championship with Heidfeld and Rosenqvist in Season Four

Mahindra Racing retains drivers Nick Heidfeld and Felix Rosenqvist for the team’s fourth season in the FIA Formula E Championship

Mahindra Racing targets FIA Formula E Championship with Heidfeld and Rosenqvist in Season FourThe team has enjoyed its most competitive and successful season to date in Season 3 with a debut victory and nine additional podium finishes. Mahindra Racing has set out a clear target to fight for the teams’ and drivers’ championship win in Season Four with its M4Electro race car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Horner: F1 engines have zero road relevance

“The engines make no relevance to what is happening in everyday road car use and the aerodynamics don’t crossover.”

20170324-063Christian Horner has continued to criticise Formula 1’s current engine regulations by explaining they have ‘zero road relevance’ to road cars and the sport should focus on drivers and teams rather than technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Fast Start for Williams in New Fan Engagement Campaign

BT Sport Industry Agency of the Year Two Circles is working with Williams

05 - Williams Martini Racing Formula One team Williams Martini Racing has recorded strong early results in its new partnership with data-driven sports marketing agency Two Circles to bring its millions of fans and followers closer to the world of Williams and Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

DeFrancesco joins Carlin for remainder of FIA F3 European Championship season

Canadian driver Devlin DeFrancesco will join the British team for the remainder of the 2017 campaign

With two race meetings to go on the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship calendar, the round in Spielberg this weekend and the season finale in Hockenheim mid of October, team Carlin reinforces its driver line up.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Prema Theodore Racing ADAC F4 2017 Champions! 

As the ADAC F4 Championship draws to a close Marcus Armstrong, Juri Vips and the team headed to Sachsenring

Prema Theodore Racing ADAC F4 2017 Champions! It was a special end to the weekend where it was announced that Prema Theodore Racing claimed the ADAC F4 2017 Team Championship for the second year running by over 100 points to the nearest rival team!  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Have your say on the future of the WEC

Fans will thus be able to have their say on the future of the WEC from the 2019/2020 season and forwards.

2017-09-16-0028Following the philosophy of being in touch with fans, and to listening to their opinions, the FIA World Endurance Championship is pleased to be able to announce that it will launch a global fan survey – “Have your say on the future of the WEC” – on the WEC and endurance racing.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Successful weekend for the DTM drivers

The DTM drivers just can’t do without motor racing

On the weekends they haven’t to contest DTM races they often enjoy themselves in other motor-sport events – and do so successfully. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Update on Solberg after Latvia incident

Statement from PSRX Volkswagen Sweden

2017-08-05_0341PSRX Volkswagen World RX Team Sweden owner and driver Petter Solberg was involved in an accident at the first corner of his World RX of Latvia semi-final (Sunday). After consultation with the medical staff in Riga, the team can provide the following update on Petter’s injuries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Rossi successfully wraps up second riding session

During the two-hour private riding session the nine-time World Champion was able to complete 20 laps in total.

Rossi reigns Brno test with a late lunge to the topThe Italian will make a final decision on his attempt to compete in the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón after a further medical examination. Having ridden his first laps around the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi was back aboard his YZF-R1M to resume his physical test. Read the rest of this entry »

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