Daily Archive: October 2, 2017

Oct 02

A positive first day of testing for Renault e.dams 

Renault e.dams will be back tomorrow for the second day of testing at the Ricardo Tormo circuit

Reigning FIA Formula E teams’ champion Renault e.dams was back on track this Monday, October 2nd, for the first day of official pre-season testing at Valencia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

European-style endurance racing in the US

Circuit Of The Americas in Austin, Texas

2017-09-13-0014With eager anticipation, teams, drivers, fans and organisers are awaiting the inaugural Hankook 24H COTA USA for GTs and touring cars and the Hankook 9H COTA USA as a triple-header of three-hour races for prototypes (10-12 November, 2017).

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Oct 02

SRO Motorsports Group restores Pro-Am identity of the Blancpain GT Series

Number of cars with full Pro line-up limited to 26

SRO Motorsports Group restores Pro-Am identity of the Blancpain GT Series Having learned from the past experiences of full Pro championships in GT1, in the late nineties and again some ten years later, the SRO Motorsports Group wishes to stop the increasing professionalisation of the Blancpain GT Series, where the average number of Pro cars has gone from 11 in 2011 to 32 this season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

CTCC crowns its 2017 champions at ICAR

Individual strategies differed as the class leaders mentally juggled the mathematics

2017-09-30_0240Realizing that class championships were on the line as the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Pirelli headed into the single day, double header season finale on the technical ICAR (Mirabel) circuit, the title challengers ramped up the intensity in hopes of overtaking the respective class point leaders.

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Oct 02

Alonso shrugs off Vettel’s Malaysia blue flag complaints

Alonso finished P11 at Sepang on Sunday»

Fernando Alonso has shrugged off Sebastian Vettel‘s frustration over allegedly not respecting blue flags while being lapped during Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix, saying that he could not have let the Ferrari Formula 1 driver through earlier. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Jerez Q&A with Alfonso de Orleans-Borbón: “It will be a real balancing act to get that perfect setup.”

Racing Engineering are once again amongst the pre-race favourites to win at the Spanish circuit

Racing Engineering logoThe 2017 FIA F2 Championship has only two more race weekends to go, this weekend at Jerez and the final round in November at the Yas Marina circuit, Abu Dhabi.

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Oct 02

New faces to make Formula E debut in Valencia

The NIO Formula E Team will be launching their season four driver line-up and livery live from Valencia

Alexander Sims, Edoardo Mortara, James Rossiter, Tom Blomqvist and Michael Benyahia will all get their first chance to test the fully-electric Formula E cars at the season four official pre-season test session in Valencia on October 2-5.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Boss GP: Raghunathan on Auto GP of Coloni Motorsport wins Formula Class 2017 in Imola

Happy end for the adventure of Coloni Mototorsport in the Boss GP Championship in Imola, seventh and final round of the season

On the Enzo and Dino Ferrari circuit, Indian driver Mahaveer Raghunathan, at the wheel of an Auto GP prepared and assisted by Enzo and Paolo Coloni’s team, won the Formula Class 2017 edition.

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Oct 02

Kyle Busch rallies past Chase Elliott for Dover win (+video)

Call him the Grinch

Halloween may be the next holiday on the calendar, but Kyle Busch stole Christmas morning from Chase Elliott late on Sunday afternoon at Dover International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

24 Hours Karting: Victory for Rouen GSK 1

The 2017 24 Hours Karting mostly kept its promises

2017 24 Hours Karting - Victory for Rouen GSK 1The standard of the 33 competing teams and the variable weather contributed to the sporting value of the 32nd edition of this unique event in endurance Karting. At the end of the two times round the clock in the Sarthe, the Rouen GSK 1 team took 1st place in front of CRG Spa and Sodikart. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

ERC Junior Under 27/28 pre-Rally Liepāja quotes

Round 6 of 6: Rally Liepāja, 6-8 October

ERC Ralfs Sirmacis-jpgBUǦRA BANAZ (TUR) Championship position: Sixth. Co-driver: Burak Erdener (TUR) Car: Ford Fiesta R2. NIKOLAY GRYAZIN (RUS) Championship position: Second. Co-driver: Yaroslav Fedorov (RUS) Car: ŠKODA Fabia R5.

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