Daily Archive: September 21, 2017

Sep 21

WRC Promoter confirms 2018 championship calendar

Thirteen rounds announced for 2018 FIA World Rally Championship

Teaser ImageWRC Promoter has announced the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship calendar today (Thursday). Turkey returns to WRC for first time since 2010. Spain becomes final European round after date swap with Britain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Formula E brings racing return to Switzerland

Formula E set to make its debut in Zurich and bring circuit racing back to Switzerland on June 10

The FIA Formula E Championship will once again make history in the upcoming season – bringing circuit racing back to Switzerland for the first time in over 60 years, with the inaugural Zurich E-Prix set to take place on June 10.

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Sep 21

“The battle is on fire”: MotorLand revs up for MotoGP™

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotorLand revs up for MotoGP™Ahead of lights out for the first practice sessions on Friday at the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragon, the riders sat down for the pre-event Press Conference to talk about the title fight and the race weekend ahead – as well as the biggest headline on Thursday as Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was passed fit to try and compete in the race weekend.

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Sep 21

World Premiere of the Huracán Super Trofeo EVO

Starting the Partnership with Roger Dubuis

Lamborghini Squadra Corse, the motorsport department of Automobili Lamborghini, is unveiling the new Huracán Super Trofeo EVO, making its world debut at an exclusive event in Sant’Agata Bolognese and announces its new partnership with the famous Swiss luxury watchmaker Roger Dubuis.

 

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Sep 21

Charles Leclerc to set for FP1 sessions

Charles Leclerc will be driving the Sauber C36-Ferrari

2017-09-21 - SauberF1Team - Charles LeclercThe Sauber F1 Team is pleased to confirm that Charles Leclerc will be in the cockpit of the Sauber C36-Ferrari during four free practice sessions ahead of the upcoming 2017 Formula One Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Nelson Piquet Jr and Mitch Evans to electrify Panasonic Jaguar Racing

Panasonic Jaguar Racing reveal Nelson Piquet Jr as their new driver for Formula E season four

Panasonic Jaguar Racing, Mitch Evans, Nelson Piquet Jr, Ho-Pin TungBrazilian champion joins Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver Mitch Evans and reserve driver Ho-Pin Tung. Jaguar’s all-electric I-TYPE 2 racecar unveiled in full season four race livery. GKN and Viessmann join Panasonic Jaguar Racing as Official Team Partners. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Battle for the DTM title comes to a climax in front of picturesque backdrop

Ekström’s declaration of love to Spielberg

DTM Spielberg 2016Timo Glock wants to repeat the win he secured last year. Mercedes-AMG travels to the Red Bull Ring with boosted confidence. The mountains are beckoning. This weekend, DTM makes its annual stop at the Red Bull Ring located at Spielberg, Austria, before the season will end with the final two races in mid-October at Hockenheim.

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Sep 21

Kevin Lacroix hopes to be crowned vice-champion at Jukasa Motor Speedway

It is during the Pinty’s Fall Brawl 200 that the series will race for the first time on this freshly renovated track

2017-09-09_0233Kevin Lacroix is heading to the brand new Jukasa Motor Speedway complex on Saturday, September 23rd for the NASCAR Pinty’s last race of the season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Jean-François Dumoulin looking forward to racing on the new Jukasa Motor Speedway oval

Final Race for 2017 – NASCAR Pinty’s Series

2017-09-09_0015The #04 Spectra Premium / Bernier Crépeau / Groupe Bellemare / MIA team will take to the new Jukasa Motor Speedway (Hagersville, ON) on this coming Saturday night (September 23).

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Sep 21

Hamilton surprised McLaren-Honda F1 split did not happen sooner

McLaren and Honda have been struggling at the back of the grid since linking up in 2015

2017-06-10_2601Lewis Hamilton is surprised that McLaren did not ditch struggling Formula 1 engine partner Honda sooner after his former team announced last Friday it would be parting company with the Japanese marque at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

After another title near-miss, Castroneves awaits INDYCAR fate

“One thing I know,” the Team Penske driver said of his uncertain future, “I’ll be driving. I’ll be driving next year, for sure.”

Helio CastronevesSitting in the shadows on Sonoma Raceway’s pit lane wall after Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Helio Castroneves assured that the sun has not yet set on his racing career after the Verizon IndyCar Series season finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Jerez Q&A with Nyck De Vries: “I feel very happy in my new environment.”

At Spa, he scored points in the first race finishing seventh and on Sunday he was on the podium with an excellent second place

Jerez Q&A with Nyck De VriesYoung Dutch driver Nyck De Vries joined the Racing Engineering team just two race weekends ago, at Spa, and despite not having worked with the Spanish team before or being able to test the car prior to his first race he immediately showed why he will be a future F1 star.

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Sep 21

F4 SEA: Event 1 Schedule

The low down on what you need to know About F4 SEA’s returning Event

F4 SEA Event 1 ScheduleWith less than two weeks on the clock, time is slowly inching forward as we countdown to the 2017 Malaysian F1 Grand Prix at Sepang International circuit. The Grand Prix schedule features Formula 4 – the legacy of F1 in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Pinty’s Series Stat Advance: Jukasa

Analyzing the Pinty’s Fall Brawl 200 at Jukasa Motor Speedway

Pinty’s Fall Brawl 200 logoThe 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season finale takes places at Jukasa Motor Speedway at the newly re-opened and reconfigured track. Although the championship battle will be decided once Alex Labbe takes the green flag, there are many storylines going into the 13th and final race of the season.

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Sep 21

IMSA Names Michelin Official Tire Beginning In 2019

The multi-year agreement calls for Michelin tires to be on every Prototype (P) and GT Daytona (GTD) race car

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced that Michelin will become the “Official Tire of IMSA” in its premier series – the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and its two major Challenge series – beginning in 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Unforgettable Spielberg moments (+videos)

In the past years, Spielberg has not only been the venue of many spectacular races but also of memorable accidents

Unforgettable Spielberg momentsThe circuit in Styria made for quite a number of anecdotes and attracted numerous celebrities. We composed three interesting incidents from both DTM’s past and its modern era in a video compilation.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

WTCC Q&A: Julie Lespagnol

Playing a key role in the Swedish make’s pursuit of WTCC glory

WTCC Q&A: Julie LespagnolWith Polestar Cyan Racing, Volvo’s factory team in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, locked in a close battle with Honda for the coveted Manufacturers’ crown, the expertise of the squad’s technical personnel is being relied upon more and more in order to gain an advantage.

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Sep 21

ELMS: The battle in the Belgian Ardennes mountains to be a stunning show (updated)

European Le Mans Series

ELMS - The battle in the Belgian Ardennes mountains to be a stunning showThis coming weekend, the European Le Mans Series competitors will be at Spa-Francorchamps for the second round of the 2017 season set to take place under sunny skies despite the region’s reputation for unpredictable weather.

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Sep 21

Fifty days to go until inaugural Cape Town RX 

Over 20 World RX Supercars will battle it out at the inaugural Cape Town RX

Fifty days to go until inaugural Cape Town RX Gumtree World RX of South Africa, the final round of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, visits Cape Town in just 50 days’ time (10-12 November) and includes a host of entertainment for fans from start to finish.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Germany RX entries revealed

Reigning World RX Champion Mattias Ekstrom enters the event where he won the Drivers’ title last year

DriverThe entry list for the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the Estering in Germany (29 September 29 – 1 October) has been released by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

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