Daily Archive: November 17, 2017

Nov 17

Lamborghini Super Trofeo World Finals: Teams and drivers culminate exciting season with rounds 11 and 12 of competition

Series Championships Decided in Imola for Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America

Race2_StartAs the late season, final rounds 11 and 12 for the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America competitors kicked off this week in Imola, Italy, they were welcomed to the beautiful Italian countryside by unusually cold temperatures and of all things, snow. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Joel Eriksson secures pole position in Macau

In an action-packed second qualifying

With a strong qualifying performance, Joel Eriksson (Motopark with VEB, 2m10.720s) secured pole position for tomorrow’s 10 laps’ qualification race for the 64th running of the Suncity Group Macau Grand Prix – FIA Formula 3 World Cup.

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Nov 17

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) is the new World Series Champion

Grandson of two times Formula 1 Champion Emerson

Pietro Fittipaldi’s pre-race routineThe Brazilian driver Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) is the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5 Champion, thanks to the second place gained in race 1 in Bahrain.

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Nov 17

WEC: Porsche takes final pole for 919 Hybrid in Bahrain; Signatech Alpine claims 3rd LMP2 pole in 2017

WEC 6H of Bahrain – Rigon and Bird on pole on the #71 Ferrari 488

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Porsche took a final pole position with the ultra-successful 919 Hybrid as it bows out of competition at the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain.

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Nov 17

Gibson sign LMP1 Engine contract with DragonSpeed

British built engines to compete at top level in WEC

World Class Race EnginesGibson Technology is pleased to announce they have signed a contract with DragonSpeed to supply LMP1 engines for the 2018/19 season. The 2017 ELMS LMP2 Champions have confirmed their intention to contest LMP1 in FIA WEC in 2018, running a one car team with a BR1 chassis and Gibson GL458 engine. The BR1 chassis is a collaboration between Dallara and BR Engineering.

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Nov 17

Second row start for SJM Theodore Racing by Prema duo in Macau

Second row start for Theodore duo in Macau 

Second row start for Theodore duo in MacauSJM Theodore Racing by Prema enjoyed a hugely successful qualifying session ahead of the 64th Macau Grand Prix with all four of its drivers finishing inside the top ten. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Lowe hints at Kubica Williams test in Abu Dhabi

The Polish driver saw his F1 career halted after suffering life-threatening injuries in a rallying crash in 2011

2017-04-01-0184Williams technical chief Paddy Lowe says the British team is yet to settle on its post-season Abu Dhabi test driver line-up but strongly tipped Robert Kubica getting another shot to prove he’s ready for a Formula 1 comeback. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce a one-off race partnership with GP Extreme at the upcoming Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi

GP Extreme becomes Race Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

10 - Sauber F1 TeamGP Extreme are specialists in providing driving experiences for anyone who is passionate about motorsport – making the dream of driving a formula or touring car on a race track come true. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Sink, Swim or drive electric?

Looking forward to the New York E-Prix?

Well, funnily enough, so are we but scientists at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory predict that parts of the city could be underwater in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Formula V8 3.5: Matevos Isaakyan (SMP Racing by AVF) scored his first pole position in season at Bahrain

World Series Formula V8 3.5 – Matevos Isaakyan (SMP Racing by AVF) cruises to race 1 pole

The Russian cruised to top late in the session with a lap of 1:44.727, in a perfect start of an intense day which will also include qualifying 2 and race 1. In order to keep his hopes for the World Series Formula V8 3.5 title alive, Matevos must finish in front of Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) in race 1.

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Nov 17

Formula V8 3.5: World Series Formula V8 3.5 switches-off the lights for 2018

This huge success has been achieved thanks to the emotional spirit of a single concept: “the power of dreams”.

WORLD SERIES FORMULA V8 3.5 SWITCHES-OFF THE LIGHTS FOR 2018The continuous and alarming drop in the number of driver entries in the main European single-seater series has forced World Series Formula V8 3.5 to withdraw from the 2018 season racing calendar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Ralph Boschung to drive at Super Formula test

Swiss ace Ralph Boschung will tackle the official Super Formula rookie test for a 2017 front-running team

After an impressive maiden FIA Formula 2 Championship season – in which he scored a pole position and three points finishes – the 20-year-old has been selected to drive at the world-famous Suzuka Circuit on 7 December.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

WEC: Bernhard heads Porsche 1-2 in FP3; Calado quickest for Ferrari

The Headlines from Free Practice 3 at Bahrain ahead of tomorrow’s 9th and final round of the 2017 season….

2017-11-16-0151Timo Bernhard sets fastest time in FP3 for No.2 Porsche 919 Hybrid. Recently crowned champion sets a best lap time of 1m42.438s.

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Nov 17

WRC: Masterful Mikkelsen dominates

Norwegian shows a clean pair of heels to his Kennards Hire Rally Australia rivals

Teaser ImageAndreas Mikkelsen won five of the six dusty gravel speed tests which formed the majority of Friday’s action to lead the final round of the FIA World Rally Championship by 20.1sec in a Hyundai i20. Read the rest of this entry »

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