Daily Archive: October 18, 2017

Oct 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kansas

Round Of 12 Cutoff Race

NASCAR logoThe Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rolls into Kansas Speedway for the Round of 12 cutoff race – the Hollywood Casino 400 (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

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Oct 18

Eriksson excited for South African bow in Bluebeam-sponsored Ford Fiesta

Scandinavian teenager rejoins World RX ranks in Cape Town

Eriksson excited for South African bow in Bluebeam-sponsored Ford FiestaOliver Eriksson is fired-up to take the fight to his more experienced rivals when he returns to the FIA World Rallycross Championship next month behind the wheel of an Olsbergs MSE-run, Bluebeam-sponsored Ford Fiesta Supercar in South Africa.

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Oct 18

Special championship race to mark 60-year anniversary

60 mile BTCC showpiece to take place at Snetterton in 2018

BTCC logoA special ‘Diamond Double’ race has today (18 October) been announced as part of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship’s 60th anniversary diamond jubilee celebrations in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “I was holding back the tears on many occasions”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAt the end of this season, the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport family will be saying a fond farewell to Robert Wickens, who competed in his last DTM race at Hockenheim and is now switching to the IndyCar series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Wolff: Hamilton ‘on another level’ since summer break

Hamilton can wrap up the title in this weekend’s United States Grand Prix

2017-06-11_1845Now on the verge of a fourth world title, Lewis Hamilton has turned things up a notch since the F1 summer break according to his Mercedes team boss. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Sato humbled at unveiling of Borg-Warner Trophy likeness

An anxious Takuma Sato leaned in, but that wasn’t close enough.

Takuma SatoSo he knelt for an even better view of his sterling silver likeness on the 65-inch, 110-pound Borg-Warner Trophy when it was unveiled today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Haryanto: this is the future of racing

Despite being just 23 years old, Rio Haryanto is no stranger to single-seater racing

Starting his motorsport career in 2008 while competing in three Asian-based series in his native country of Indonesia, Haryanto’s since driven in GP3, Auto GP, GP2 and Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

The 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours (+video)

Screening at the Mega CGR cinema in Saint Saturnin – Le Mans on 23rd November

2017-07-16-0027Film shown simultaneously on myACO. DVD on sale the next day (24th November). Since 2011 the Automobile Club de l’Ouest in partnership with the CGR Saint Saturnin – Le Mans has organised a gala evening in Le Mans for the screening of the official Le Mans 24-Hours film. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Ott Tänak joins Toyota (updated)

Ott Tänak will join Toyota Gazoo Racing next season

The Japanese manufacturer confirmed this morning (Wednesday) that Tänak will join Jari-Matti Latvala and Esapekka Lappi in the Finnish-based team for all 13 rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Take no prisoners: Rins & Miller break out of Old Melbourne Gaol

Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

Take no prisoners Rins & Miller break out of Old Melbourne GaolPitstop in the slammer for two notorious MotoGP™ riders ahead of the Australian GP.  Ahead of the Michelin® Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, Jack Miller (EG 0,0 Marc VDS) and Alex Rins (Team Suzuki Ecstar) faced a race against time to get to Phillip Island – locked up in Old Melbourne Gaol in the capital of Victoria and looking for a way out. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Jerez sets the stage for final European round

Plenty of on-stage action for fans in Spain

Circuito de Jerez is the setting for the final European round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, and fans are in for a treat at the Southern Spanish venue. With all tickets including free access to the paddock, it won’t be a round to miss and the party atmosphere will certainly be bouncing in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

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