Daily Archive: October 4, 2017

Oct 04

“The Automobile Club de l’Ouest has learned of Peugeot’s decision to intensify its programme in a series other than endurance.”

Automobile Club de l’Ouest Official Statement

ACO - Automobile Club de l'OuestWe can only accept it and fix an appointment with them in the years to come to prove to them the interest of our branch of motor sport, and the validity of the direction taken in endurance in the areas of cost capping and technology, which other manufacturers and other teams working alongside us will prove to them.

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Oct 04

Peugeot and Sebastian Loeb confirms increased involvement in World RX as Ken Block moves on 

Meanwhile, Ford and the Hoonigan Racing Division will no longer continue its World RX programme due to a change in company strategy

2017-08-06_0391Peugeot will increase its involvement in next year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster with brand ambassador, Sebastien Loeb.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte

Round Of 12 Starts At Charlotte

NASCAR logoThe Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs opens its Round of 12 with Sunday’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (2 p.m. ET on NBC, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Mustang Sampling Racing ready for Petit Le Mans

Championship target to close 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar season

2017-07-09_9906With another IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race victory as the target and the 2017 Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup (TPNAEC) on the line, Mustang Sampling Racing will be back in race action this weekend at Road Atlanta for the 20th running of the Motul Petit Le Mans (race broadcast opens at 10:30 AM Saturday with live coverage on FS1).  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Formula One teams Japanese Grand Prix preview

Japanese Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

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Oct 04

Wolff: Helping Bottas a Mercedes priority

“It has been challenging for Valtteri and it is a priority for us to give him the car he needs to perform.”

2017-06-11_1495Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says enabling Valtteri Bottas to maximise the performance of his W08 has become a priority for the squad despite Lewis Hamilton’s battle for the Formula 1 world title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Championship dream realized, Newgarden ready to carry banner

Like any young driver, Josef Newgarden dreamed of winning a Verizon IndyCar Series championship

Josef NewgardenHe didn’t know if or when that would happen. Now that it has in his first season with Team Penske, the accomplishment has enhanced the 26-year-old Tennessean’s perspective on being a champion, his personal growth and the influential role bestowed upon him as an energetic ambassador representing the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Acronis and Renault e.dams announce Team Partnership

Innovative technology partnership in which Acronis will provide cloud storage, backup, and active ransomware protection

Acronis and Renault e.dams announce Team PartnershipThe new partnership expands the presence of Acronis in data-driven environments that require high reliability and performance – motorsports, automotive and manufacturing industries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

GP3: Campos Racing to keep momentum at Jerez

The new surface of Jerez track will significantly change the characteristics

_54I6903The drivers racing under the Campos Racing banner are bringing excellent results home and Falchero, Hyman and Siebert are regularly in podium contention. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Tales from the paddock – Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM as Maro Engel’s wedding car: “It was an absolutely amazing, incredible experience”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe Formula 1 season is entering the home straight: next stop after the final fixture in Malaysia is the classic at Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Ginetta announces orders for first three LMP1 cars

The cars have been purchased by an as yet un-named customer team

Ginetta announces orders for first three LMP1 carsUK based chassis manufacturer, Ginetta Cars, has announced that it has taken formal orders and deposits for the first three sales of its new for 2018 LMP1 endurance racing car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

All-out battle set for WeatherTech Championship season-ending Motul Petit Le Mans

The Taylor brothers had a storybook opening to their 2017 season in the Prototype class

A trio of teams have put themselves in position to win IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship titles in Saturday’s 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Forsström, Sesks to build experience in ERC Junior

Young duo sign up for ERC Junior Under 27 return

High-speed Rally Liepāja stages await promising pair. Sesks: “ERC Junior Experience has helped me a lot”. The appeal of the FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship to drivers aiming to build their knowledge of international events in a highly competitive environment has been underlined with the addition of Alex Forsström and Mārtiņš Sesks to the entry for this week’s Rally Liepāja season finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

Marinelli to leave Ducati at the end of the season

Superbike project leader parting ways with Italian company

With two rounds of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship remaining, Ducati Corse have announced their Superbike Project Leader Ernesto Marinelli will be leaving the Italian factory at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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