Daily Archive: October 14, 2017

Oct 14

Red Bull Air Race: Australian Hall takes pole amid qualifying shockers at Indianapolis

Canada’s Pete McLeod and the USA’s Kirby Chambliss still in the running for the title

2016-10-13477a7226Matt Hall of Australia continued a late-season charge by earning his second consecutive pole position with the top time in Qualifying for the Red Bull Air Race season finale at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Oct 14

Christopher Haase takes pole for Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours

Markus Winkelhock would take pole position for the tomorrow’s Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours

Christopher Haase (#29 Audi Sport Team Land R8) confirmed the speed of his car by taking pole position for the inaugural Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours, by lapping the Laguna Seca Circuit in 1’23.961. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

All to play for in 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup finale at Circuit Paul Ricard

Las Moras Racing Team’s McLaren wins Race 1

All to play for in 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup finale at Circuit Paul RicardStarting from pole position with the #99 Las Moras Racing Team-entered McLaren 570S GT4, Max Braams and Duncan Huisman have won the first race held at Circuit Paul Ricard as part of the 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup season finale.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Prema Powerteam wins teams’ championship title

The Italians did so in an impressive way as their drivers locked out the first three places in the 29th race of the season

Prema Powerteam wins teams’ championship titleNow, the last remaining title in the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship has also been wrapped up: the Prema Powerteam secured the trophy for the best team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Jamie Green wins on Saturday – battle for the title to be decided in the final race

Audi drivers will decide the battle for the title among themselves on Sunday

Green wins on Saturday – battle for the title to be decided in the final raceBright sunshine, packed grandstands, thrilling duels and happy winners: the DTM race at the Hockenheimring on Saturday provided pure racing. After 36 laps, Audi driver Jamie Green was able to celebrate as he was standing on the top step of the podium for the third time this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

LMP2 is already preparing for 2018!

This was approved in the case where performance gaps were noted between the four chassis.

2017-09-15-0110In compliance with the regulations drawn up in consultation with the four constructors involved, Oreca, Onroak, Riley and Dallara, adjustments are going to be made to certain prototypes after the first season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Lando Norris is the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion

Lando Norris (Carlin) has done it, the Brit is the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion

Lando Norris is the new FIA Formula 3 European ChampionFor the young talent, who is backed by the McLaren Formula 1 team, second place behind race winner Joel Eriksson (Motopark) was enough to seal the title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Father and son duo Russell and Bryce Ward take wins in the penultimate Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA event

WinWard Racing’s Russell Ward battled race-long pressure and the tension of two restarts to take the overall victory

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA logoRay Shahi (Platinum), Sean McAlister (Silver), and Carl Tofflemire (Silver Masters) also earn victories in Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA Race 15. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Sainz outlines immediate targets ahead of Renault debut

Jolyon Palmer shuffled out of the squad

Carlos Sainz Jr says it will be “a big challenge” to get up speed for Renault in his late season switch which begins at the United States Grand Prix as he explains his expectations of the French manufacturer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

The 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

Return Of The American Soundtrack

Circuit of The Americas logoThe 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix is only a week away and excitement for one of the biggest events of the year is building as the main event draws closer.

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Oct 14

McLaren protégé Norris takes another step towards F1 goal

The ultra-talented 17-year-old Briton claimed the prestigious title in Germany

McLaren protégé Norris takes another step towards F1 goalMcLaren Young Driver Lando Norris has won the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship with two races remaining to become the youngest driver in history to secure the “crown”.

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Oct 14

Salazar: Santiago will be challenging

Don’t miss out on the 2018 Antofagasta Minerals Santiago E-Prix 

After the announcement of the 2018 Antofagasta Minerals Santiago E-Prix, taking place on February 3 2018, Formula E caught up with Santiago born ex-racing driver Eliseo Salazar about driving through the streets of Santiago and why it’s the right time to launch Formula E in Chile.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

WEC: LMP1 – Porsche’s Bamber and Hartley claim pole at Fuji

LMGTE – Porsche take second pole of season with No.91 911 RSR

Porsche's Bamber and Hartley Claim Pole at FujiPorsche LMP Team’s Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley combined to take a second pole position of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season at a wet Fuji Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Nikko Reger takes Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge Pole and $5,000 Prize 

That was fast

DC0U9985After just one day of official running, Nikko Reger’s (No. 01 Copeland Motorsports) wallet is already $5,000 heavier. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Glock storms to pole at Hockenheimring

For the third time this year, BMW driver Timo Glock is on pole position

Glock storms to poleThe starting grid for the DTM race at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg on Saturday promises a thrilling 17th race of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

WTCC: Yann Ehrlacher on pole for opening race

Qualifying report: WTCC pole bingo at Ningbo for Girolami

Ehrlacher on WTCC pole for Opening RaceYann Ehrlacher will start the reverse-grid Opening Race at FIA WTCC Race of China from pole position following the inaugural FIA World Touring Car Championship qualifying session at the new Ningbo International Speedpark. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Haigh-Smith on RX test: “I couldn’t stop smiling!”

He was given coaching at the test by permanent World RX driver, Kevin Eriksson

DriverSouth Africa’s Ashley Haigh-Smith is gearing up to make his FIA World Rallycross Championship debut at his home round at the Gumtree World RX of South Africa next month.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

2018 Junior WRC takes shape

For the first time since 2006, the season starts on the snow-covered stages of Rally Sweden

Next year’s Junior World Rally Championship will feature five rounds, a double-header finale and a return to snow, initial plans have revealed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Timed to perfection: Zarco takes shock pole in Japan

Motul Grand Prix of Japan

Timed to perfection Zarco takes shock pole in JapanMonster Yamaha Tech 3 rider masters tough-to-judge conditions at the Japanese GP to take his second ever pole. Johann Zarco (Monster Yamaha Tech 3) shocked for a last minute pole position in the Motul Grand Prix of Japan – his second in the permier class – taking the honour late in the session and no further laps able to challenge the Frenchman.

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