Daily Archive: September 28, 2017

Sep 28

Rice Race Prep announces F1600 expansion for 2018

Rice Race Prep announced today it is adding three cars for the 2018 F1600 Championship Series season

F1600 F Championship logo

The Greg Rice-run team won the F2000 Championship Series title in 2016, as well as the F1600 Masters Class Championship the same year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Renault Sport Formula One Team announce partnership with RCI Bank and Services

RCI Bank and Services will appear on the R.S.17 from this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix

09 - Renault Sport Formula One Team Renault Sport Formula One Team is pleased to welcome RCI Bank and Services as a partner of the Formula 1 team.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires: 2017 Awards Recap 

Patrick Gallagher earns $200,000 Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship

Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires 2017 Awards Recap The 2017 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires featured passing.  Lots of passing.  In 12 races, there were over 2,000 passes for position.  It also featured awards.  Big awards.  $200,000 for the champion and $50,000 for the rookie-of-the-year being the most lucrative.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Nasr and Albuquerque join Action Express Racing for 2018 IMSA WeatherTech Campaign

Evolved driver lineup as three-time IMSA champions look ahead to 2018

Nasr and Albuquerque join Action Express Racing for 2018 IMSA WeatherTech CampaignAction Express Racing secured the 2014, 2015, and 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Team, Driver, and Tequila Patron Endurance championships and returned to the IMSA winner circle in 2017 with both the No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R and No. 5 Mustang Sampling Racing DPi-V.R entries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

‘Die Fantastischen Vier’ at the DTM in Hockenheim

What’s up? One ticket for two shows!

Was geht? Die Fantastischen Vier in Hockenheim!The German rap quartet has been touring across the republic for 28 years, now. The Hip-Hop band has kept its street credibility throughout all these years and their fans truly appreciate this fact. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Tickets now on sale for the NASCAR Foundation’s 9th Annual Taste of the 24

Latitude Margaritaville, Minto Communities and Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. proud to announce presenting sponsorship

Taste of the 24 logoTickets are now on sale for the ninth annual Taste of the 24 Presented by Latitude Margaritaville, Minto Communities and Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. The NASCAR Foundation will again host the annual fundraising celebration on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Daytona International Speedway, during the 56th running of the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA sports car endurance classic, one of the premier kick-off events of the 2018 motorsports season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Michael Schumacher Monaco Grand Prix-winning Ferrari F2001 to be auctioned by Sotheby’s, New York

Chassis F2001 #211

Studio images credit and © Pawel Litwinski 2017 Courtesy RM Sotheby'sOne of the most historically significant Formula 1 Ferraris will be presented by Sotheby’s at their Contemporary Fine Art auction in New York on November 16. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Vettel sees Singapore start crash ‘part of racing’

“I think it’s part of racing and it’s also not the first time I’ve been in a situation like this and it’s also probably not the last.”

2017-06-08_0146Sebastian Vettel is eager to draw a line under his Singapore Grand Prix start collision with Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen and says it won’t alter how it attacks the blasts off the line. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Jerez Q&A with Gustav Malja: “I have a lot of supporters coming from Sweden.”

Gustav tells us about his recent races and how he has prepared for next weekend’s racing in Jerez

F2 - Gustav Malja carFor Racing Engineering’s young Swedish driver Gustav Malja it has been an up and down season but in the last two race weekends it has very much been a case of “up” as he took home points at both.

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Sep 28

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has revealed the Volkswagen Group’s first fully-electric race car, the Audi e-tron FE04

Audi unveils e-tron FE04

The team announced that Daniel Abt has become an Audi factory driver and will continue to partner 2016/17 FIA Formula E Champion, Lucas di Grassi for season four. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

F4 SEA: First step to F1

F4 SEA drivers begin to collect their FIA Super Licence points on this first FIA step to F1 in Asia

F4 SEA First step to F1The second FIA Formula 4 Southeast Asia Championship flags off tomorrow with two Malaysians among the drivers looking to take their first steps into the big league. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Star-studded entry list for Motul Petit Le Mans features 38 Cars

IMSA Radio also will have live coverage available on IMSARadio.com, RadioLeMans.com and SiriusXM Radio

The stars will be out in full force next week when the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship fires the engines for the final time this season at Road Atlanta for the 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Saturday, Oct. 7. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

New track, same approach says WTCC title chaser Björk 

Thed Björk will have no time to waste when Free Practice 1 gets underway at FIA WTCC Race of China next month

New track, same approach says WTCC title chaser BjörkThat’s when Björk and his World Touring Car Championship rivals sample the all-new Ningbo International Speedpark for the first time in their TC1 machinery.

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Sep 28

Jeanney replaces Dubourg for Germany RX

Jeanney raced for Team Peugeot-Hansen in 2015 and 2016

DriverFrance’s Davy Jeanney will return to the FIA World Rallycross Championship this weekend for round 11 at the Estering in Germany, standing in for Team DA Racing-Eurodatacar’s Jean-Baptiste Dubourg.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

WRC: Andreas Mikkelsen has signed a two-year deal with Hyundai that will put him back at the championship’s top level in 2018 and 2019

Mikkelsen to remain at Hyundai

The Norwegian will compete in all rounds of the 2018 championship in a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, co-driven by Anders Jæger. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Rally Liepāja hosts the FIA European Rally Championship for the fifth time next week (6-8 October)

ERC Rally Liepāja facts and figures

ERC Rally Liepāja: facts and figuresHere are all the key facts and figures ahead of the hotly-anticipated season showdown. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Pirelli confirmed as official tyre supplier for MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

Italian tyre company confirm partnership for 2019 and 2020

Pirelli confirmed as official tyre supplier for MOTUL FIM Superbike World ChampionshipPirelli and Dorna WSBK Organization have announced they will continue as the Official Tyre Supplier for all classes of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship for the 2019 and 2020 seasons. This announcement means Pirelli will be the longest running control tyre supplier in history, as the contract is extended for two more seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Magny-Cours manufacturer’s milestones 

Ahead of the 11th Round of the season, take a look at how successful manufactures have been in France

Aprilia have won three times at Magny-Cours: with Max Biaggi in the second 2010 race and a double 1-2 in 2014, when Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli took wins. Last year the best results for Aprilia were scored by Lorenzo Savadori: 5th in Race 1 and 6th in Race 2. Aprilia started from pole here two years ago with Leon Haslam, which was their last pole to date. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

Formula One teams Malaysian Grand Prix preview (+video)

Malaysian Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

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