Monthly Archive: October 2017

Oct 31

Pirelli announces selected sets per driver for Brazilian Grand Prix

Brazilian Grand Prix: November 10-12, 2017

2017-11-17 - Pirelli announces selected sets per driver for Mexican Grand PrixThe FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Brazilian Grand Prix (November, 10-12).  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

WRC: Evans basks in home victory

The host of the post-event press conference wasn’t having that

WRC Evans basks in home victoryElfyn Evans had just won the 2017 Daysinsure Wales Rally GB, he’d ended a 17-year wait for a British winner, a life-time’s wait for a Welsh winner and he’d given us… “Pretty good.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Did you know? #QatarWorldSBK in numbers 

Stats and facts to get you through the final round of the season

14 – Ducati holds the record for most podium finishes here, fourteen, their last two were the double win scored by Davies last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Hamilton explains factors behind 2017 F1 title triumph

Hamilton opens up on the secrets behind his fourth F1 title win in 2017

F1Lewis Hamilton has opened up on how he improved his overall performance to power to a fourth Formula 1 world title to become the most successful British driver in history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

WEC: Jackie Chan bringing fans to 6 Hours of Shanghai

“Shanghai Circuit”

Jackie Chan bringing fans to 6 Hours of ShanghaiKnown throughout the world as a martial artist, actor, film director and producer, stuntman and singer, Jackie Chan is also co-owner of one of the leading LMP2 teams in the WEC – the eponymous Jackie Chan DC Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Asian Le Mans Series: Rookie Harrison Newey (Oreca) triumphs in his endurance debut

The Jackie Chan DC Racing x Jota Sport outfit made a spectacular start to the Asian Le Mans Series season this weekend

Asian Le Mans Series - Rookie Harrison Newey (Oreca) triumphs in his endurance debutThe team fielded two Oreca 05-Nissan cars in LMP2 and a Ligier JS P3 in LMP3, and bagged both pole position and victory in LMP2. The icing on the cake was the win for Harrison Newey, son of well-known Formula One engineer Adrian Newey, in his endurance racing debut. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

World RX stars to appear at grid in South Africa

Just a week after the Gumtree World RX of Cape Town

2017-08-06_1518World Rallycross Champions Petter Solberg and Johan Kristoffersson will join Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud and America’s Ken Block as the World RX stars competing at Gymkhana GRiD in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Manufacturers victories and losses at Losail

How have the manufacturers fared in Qatar?

Aprilia have enjoyed a couple of great weekends here in 2014 and 2015, when they won all the races, they are also the only manufacturer with four straight wins in Losail.

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Oct 30

Alfonso Celis to test the VJM10 on Tuesday in Mexico 

The young Mexican will work through a tyre programme as directed by Pirelli

04 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamSahara Force India test driver, Alfonso Celis, will be back behind the wheel of the VJM10 on Tuesday as he takes part in a day of Pirelli tyre testing at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Applications for IMSA’s 2018 Hurley Haywood GT3 Cup Scholarship are now being accepted

Applications will be reviewed and the recipient will be announced in early December for the 2018 season

The 2017 Hurley Haywood Scholarship Presentation to Jake Eidson (third from right) at Daytona International SpeedwayFull-season Premium Entry into the 2018 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by YokohamaThe International Motorsports Association (IMSA) is now accepting applications for the IMSA Hurley Haywood GT3 Cup Scholarship, supported by Porsche and Yokohama. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Race Schedule Expands to Five Events for 2018

Season Race Passes Are on Sale Now

Mid-Ohio logoThe racing season at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will begin more than a month earlier in 2018 with the addition of a new professional sports car event, May 4-6. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Hamilton: Finishing P9 after fightback a ‘horrible way’ to win title

“I’ve got to say a big thank you to all the guys at Brixworth and Brackley.”

F1Lewis Hamilton said his fightback from first-lap contact to finish ninth in Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix was “a horrible way” to clinch his fourth Formula 1 world championship, having been unaware of the title permutations during the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Jackie Chan DC Racing and Jota Sport win Round 1 of Asian Le Mans Series

Zhuhai 4 Hours

Jackie Chan DC Racing and Jota Sport win Round 1 of Asian Le Mans SeriesA faultless run from the #8 Jackie Chan DC Racing x Jota Sport in their Oreca 05 Nissan, has seen them claim an outstanding race win in the opening round of the 2017/18 Asian Le Mans Series, the Zhuhai 4 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

A fifth world title for Ogier and a first win for Evans at Wales Rally GB

Red Bull TV guest reporter Nicky Grist was there to watch it all
 
Red Bull TV logoThird place on Wales Rally GB delivered Frenchmen Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia their fifth driver’s and co-driver’s title – putting them second in the all-time WRC rankings – while their M-Sport team also celebrated winning the constructors’ title for the first time in 10 years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

All lights on the final battle 

WorldSBK heads into the final round of a historic 2017 season

They say it changes when the sun goes down, and this is certainly the case as the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to the Losail International Circuit for the final round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Hamilton in disbelief over fourth F1 title win in Mexico

“I did everything I could. I had a good start, not sure what happened at Turn 3”

2017-10-19_0412Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula 1 world title with a run to ninth in Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix after a first-lap clash with championship rival Sebastian Vettel caused both racers to drop down the field early on. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Formula One teams Mexican Grand Prix race report

Mexican Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

Kyle Busch wins wild Round of 8 opener, punches ticket to Miami

It seemed that Denny Hamlin had Sunday’s First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway won

When the green flag dropped for the final restart with two laps to go in overtime, Hamlin’s No. 11 Toyota took off seamlessly. But Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch came up beside him, making contact with the No. 11 to take the lead as the white flag waved and holding on to win at Martinsville while the field wrecked behind him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 29

The Lamborghini Huracán GT3 wins the International GT Open championship

The Imperiale Racing team conquers the 2017 title of the prestigious European series

VenturiniThe champion is the Lamborghini Factory Driver Giovanni Venturini. Successful racing season for the Huracán GT3 with 8 titles won in total.

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Oct 29

WTCC: Michelisz is rainmaster for Honda in Japan

Kris Richard completes positive debut with Campos Racing in Japan

Race report: Michelisz is WTCC rainmaster for Honda in JapanNorbert Michelisz bagged a vital home win for Honda at WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan today to remain firmly in contention for the FIA World Touring Car Championship crown. Read the rest of this entry »

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