Daily Archive: October 11, 2017

Oct 11

Promising sales for the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada

Individual places in the covered Platinum Grandstand are sold out – Another section added to Grandstand 11

2017-06-10_1233Delighted by the fight that rages on between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, or by the improvement shown by young Quebecer Lance Stroll, Formula 1 fans have allowed the organizers of the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada to make early decisions and announcements that usually occur in the spring.

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Oct 11

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA set for season-finale in Monterey

At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA logoWith the season-finale of the 2017 Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA this weekend at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, the stage is set for the most thrilling competition of the year yet.

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Oct 11

WTCC: Asian tour begins for Esteban Guerrieri and Campos Racing in China

Guerrieri currently sits fourth in the WTCC Trophy

03717011_6996-1Nearly three months after the last event in Argentina, the World Touring Car Championship resumes at all-new Ningbo International Speedpark. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Shannonville Motorsport Park will host 2018 Mopar CSBK Opener

For the third straight season

Mopar CSBK logoThe opening event of the 2018 Mopar CSBK Canadian National Championship will take place at Shannonville Motorsport Park’s “Pro Circuit” May 25-27, 2018.

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Oct 11

Tickets for 2018 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg are on sale now for Renewal Customers

Public sales will begin November 15

Firestone Grand Prix of St-Petersburg logoRace fans who were on hand at this March’s Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg can be the first to do so again for the 2018 event.  The exclusive renewal period for these customers is open now through November 14.  General public sales will begin on Wednesday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m. EST.

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Oct 11

Duel for the title of 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Champion

So far, the 2017 season featured extremely close racing and many thrilling races

This weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship makes its final stop of the 2017 season at Hockenheim’s 4.574-kilometre long circuit, traditionally the venue of the series’ season finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Battle for the DTM title: who will win the trophy?

Mattias Ekström in the best position for the final two races

Battle for the DTM title: who will win the trophy?Thriller time at Hockenheim. In the DTM season finale, held from 13th to 15th October 2017 at the German GP circuit, thrilling action will be guaranteed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Horner: Red Bull wants Ricciardo, Verstappen until 2020

Ricciardo’s current Red Bull contract expires at the end of 2018

2017-06-09-08-47-11_0024Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says despite Daniel Ricciardo being out of contract at the end of next year he is determined to see the Australian driver and team-mate Max Verstappen remain as its driver line-up “until 2020.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Manufacturer testing period begins (+video)

Team Chevy’s two-car effort visited Road America with Simon Pagenaud of Team Penske and Spencer Pigot of Ed Carpenter Racing

Spencer PigotVerizon IndyCar Series engine manufacturers Chevrolet and Honda continued the learning process of working with the new universal aerodynamic body kits that will debut in 2018 with one day tests at Road America and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

F4 SEA: The man behind Formula 4 safety

He’s a man with many hats, which may explain his hair!

The man behind Formula 4 safetyGrungy, a little unkempt, dishevelled even — the kind of locks rock stars would kill for. He goes about his business quietly, quickly, efficiently. Only stepping in when needed, safe in the knowledge the groundwork and plans have been put in place to ensure the safety of racing drivers.
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Oct 11

Tales from the paddock – Ulrich Fritz: “I think we have witnessed a very exciting season so far”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAfter the two Formula 1 races in Malaysia and Japan, the DTM returns to the limelight this weekend as Hockenheim hosts the grand finale to the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

ELMS: Final showdown in Portimão

Once again a 35 car grid will provide the fans at the circuit and at home watching on TV with some of the best motor sport entertainment
The sixth and final meeting of the 2017 European Le Mans Series promises to be full of drama and excitement as all six titles will decided on Sunday 22 October at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve.

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Oct 11

WeatherTech Night of Champions Honors IMSA Victors

At the Chateau Élan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Georgia

Champions across the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship came together Monday night to be recognized for their achievements and to celebrate the conclusion of a thrilling 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Scuderia Corsa, WeatherTech confirm 2018 IMSA partnership

Cooper MacNeil will be joined by Alessandro Balzan

Expanding a collaboration that began with the Ferrari Challenge series and continued through the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans, Scuderia Corsa and WeatherTech Racing announced today a full-season campaign for the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the famed No. 63 Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

WTCC community gets behind Tiago Monteiro

Monteiro, the championship leader, won’t be in action at the all-new Ningbo International Speedpark

WTCC community gets behind Tiago MonteiroThe FIA World Touring Car Championship community will be joining forces in support of Tiago Monteiro when WTCC Race of China takes place this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge announces Worldwide stream

Both 45-minute races will be live streamed on Saturday, October 14

2017 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge announced For one fortunate racer, it will take just 90 minutes to earn $75,000, or more, this Saturday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca as Mazda stages the Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge.

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Oct 11

Pedrosa tackles Tokyo on a mission

Motul Grand Prix of Japan

Pedrosa tackles Tokyo on a missionThe ‘Baby Samurai’ explores the streets of Tokyo in search of Kohji. With the Motul Grand Prix of Japan just days away, Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) had a surprise in store for one lucky Japanese fan named Kohji, who had taken the time to send him an inspiring fan letter for luck ahead of Round 15 of the 2017 FIM MotoGP™ World Championship.

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Oct 11

Every move matters: Motegi starts the final stopwatch

Motul Grand Prix of Japan

Motul Grand Prix of JapanAs the field arrives in Japan for the first of the flyaways, does Marquez have his rivals in perpetual check? The Twin Ring Motegi has seen many a battle fought, won and lost on its asphalt. Coming as it does at a pivotal part of the season, the Japanese GP may not have always seen the throne taken – but it has always been a protagonist in the title fight. Read the rest of this entry »

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