Daily Archive: November 6, 2017

Nov 06

American Canadian Tour changes ownership

ACT events have been enjoyed by race fans throughout New England, New York, eastern Canada and Florida

ACT logoAmerican Canadian Tour (ACT) Managing Director Darla Hartt announced today a change in ownership of the 31-year old late model stock car racing series to Cris Michaud and Pat Malone, who completed purchase of the Thunder Road speedplant earlier this year.

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Nov 06

NASCAR Announces Start Times for 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Return of the DAYTONA 500 to President’s Day weekend for the historic 60th running of The Great American Race®

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™ logoTogether with FOX, NBC, race teams and tracks, NASCAR today unveiled 2018 race start times and network coverage for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, including the DAYTONA 500® on FOX and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship on NBC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

Lando Norris becomes official McLaren test and reserve driver for 2018

McLaren is pleased to confirm that Lando Norris will become the team’s official Formula 1 test and reserve driver for the 2018 season. 

Lando has been a member of the McLaren Young Driver programme since the start of 2017, and today’s announcement crowns a hugely impressive 12 months for the 17 year old.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix tickets on sale today!

Early bird tickets to third race weekend in Baku offer 20% discounts for F1 fans

Baku City Circuit logoBaku City Circuit (BCC) today released tickets for the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix via www.bakucitycircuit.com. The third successive Formula 1 race to be staged on the streets of Azerbaijan’s capital city is taking place on the weekend of April 27th – 29th 2018, the first time the race will be staged in Baku at this time of year.

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Nov 06

GP3 Series 2018 season calendar unveiled

Nine events comprise new season, all taking place alongside Formula OneTM

GP3 Series 2018 season calendar unveiled

GP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2018 calendar. This season, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds, one more than in 2017, with all rounds taking place as support events to the Formula OneTM World Championship.

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Nov 06

Hamilton inspired for future Verstappen fights

“I think Max is an exceptional driver” – Hamilton

F1Lewis Hamilton says he’s relishing the prospect of future track battles with “future F1 world champion” Max Verstappen who he sees as the biggest emerging star in the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

McLaren Technology Group extends business partnership with SAP

As an Official Technology Partner, SAP solutions are utilised throughout the whole of the McLaren Technology Group

SAP 2017 release 2McLaren and SAP, longtime partners since 1997, today announced a partnership renewal that extends the relationship through 2020.

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Nov 06

FIA Formula 2 Championship 2018 season calendar unveiled

New season comprises twelve support events of Formula One World Championship

FIA Formula 2 Championship 2018 season calendar unveiledThe 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship calendar was confirmed today. For next season, it will consist of twelve rounds in total, all support events of the Formula One World Championship.

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Nov 06

Kevin Harvick clinches Homestead berth with first Texas win (+video)

Martin Truex Jr. isn’t invincible after all.

Kevin Harvick put a serious dent in Truex’s sense of invulnerability on Sunday afternoon, passing Truex with 10 laps left in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and pulling away to win by 1.580 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

WEC: Ready for thrilling 2017 Bahrain finale

Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2017-07-16The 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship draws to a close under the floodlights of the impressive and popular Bahrain International Circuit at Sakhir on Saturday 18th November, and the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain is guaranteed to be an emotionally charged race throughout the 26-strong field of competitors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

Strakka Racing to become Mercedes-AMG Performance team for 2018 Intercontinental GT Challenge

Return to ‘global’ competition with new entry in Intercontinental GT Challenge alongside Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup campaign

Strakka Racing to become Mercedes-AMG Performance team for 2018 Intercontinental GT ChallengeStrakka Racing today announced it will expand its GT activities beyond Europe in 2018, forming a new partnership with Mercedes-AMG which will see them carry Performance Team status for the German marque. The Silverstone-based team will run three new Mercedes-AMG GT3s in the Intercontinental GT Challenge alongside Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

Albatec and Cronjé targeting a spot in the semis at World RX of South Africa

The event marks a welcome return to the World stage for the Dumfries team

rustad carAlbatec Racing and Mark Cronjé are primed for the final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship, Gumtree World RX of South Africa which takes place in Cape Town on 10-12 November.

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Nov 06

Two men, one crown: Valencia awaits the #FinalShowdown

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

The reigning Champion vs the once dark horse will be decided in the season finale – and it may be 21 points in it, but anything can happen. Read the rest of this entry »

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