Daily Archive: November 7, 2017

Nov 07

Rallycross visits Africa for first time as World RX descends on Cape Town 

Final round of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy

The Gumtree World RX of South Africa – takes place in Cape Town this weekend (10-12 November).  Cape Town RX marks the first time that rallycross has taken place on the continent of Africa and is the only FIA World Championship event to be staged in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Nov 07

2018 Rose Cup Races to feature Pirelli World Challenge

Details announced for 58th annual Rose Cup Races in 2018;  event welcomes return of Pirelli World Challenge 

Friends of PIR has announced the dates and initial details for the 58th running of the famed Rose Cup Races. The 2018 event will take place July 13 through July 15 at Portland International Raceway and will host the Pirelli World Challenge, North America’s top GT production-based road racing sports car series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

George Russell to make practice debut with Sahara Force India 

George will make his debut in the VJM10 normally driven by Sergio Perez on Friday morning

2017-11-07 - George Russell to make practice debut with Sahara Force India Sahara Force India will give George Russell the opportunity to drive in Friday’s opening practice session ahead of this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix.

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Nov 07

Verstappen supports idea of permanent stewards in F1

“I honestly think we have to head into that direction”

2017-10-22_0386Max Verstappen would give his backing to a permanent set of FIA stewards at Formula 1 events in the wake of the controversy surrounding his penalty at the United States Grand Prix last month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

22 Racing and Tagliani join forces again

Will continue quest for Pinty’s Series title

2017-10-31_003822 Racing is pleased to announce today that Alex Tagliani will be back with them in his #18 EpiPen/Lowes/St-Hubert/Spectra Premium sponsored car in 2018.  This will be the fifth year of partnership in the NASCAR Pintys Series between Tagliani and 22 Racing.

Flagworld photo album

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Nov 07

WTCC: Macau master Rob Huff, no secret to my success

Huff became world champion in Macau in 2012

Macau WTCC master Huff: no secret to my successThe most successful driver in the history of the famous Guia Race – Macau’s round of the FIA World Touring Car Championship – insists there is no secret to his domination of the demanding street contest, which is back on the WTCC roster from 16-19 November after three years away. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 07

Cetilar Villorba Corse tests Cipriani / Nasr at Le Castellet

Italian and Brazilian drivers together for the first time on the Dallara P217 on Wednesday

2017-06-15-0137Cetilar Villorba Corse gets back on track on Wednesday, November 8 for a test session with Giuseppe Cipriani and Felipe Nasr behind the wheel of the Dallara P217 Gibson.

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Nov 07

Volkswagen’s all-new Polo GTI R5 is scheduled for a WRC debut in the second half of 2018

VW sets R5 debut date

The German manufacturer today released a sketch preview of the new car, which is based on the latest sixth generation Polo, and could be in customer hands from Volkswagen’s home WRC round in Germany.
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