Daily Archive: December 4, 2017

Dec 04

Norris rewarded for outstanding achievements in 2017

British teenager collects multiple awards after another “stand out” year

Norris rewarded for outstanding achievements in 2017Lando Norris has been recognised by readers of one of the world’s leading motorsport magazine and websites as well as arguably the most exclusive club in motor racing for what has been a phenomenally successful year. Having collected Autosport’s National Driver of the Year Award last night, the 18-year-old British teenager was given two accolades by the British Racing Drivers’ Club in London today (4 Dec). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 04

Gibson win Race Engine Designer of the Year Award

British built engines awarded at World Motorsport Symposium

World Class Race EnginesGibson Technology is proud to be awarded ‘Race Engine Designer of the Year’ for its GK428 LMP2 engine at Race Technology Magazine’s World Motorsport Symposium. This is a prestigious award in the motorsport industry, with Gibson being recognised above other highly regarded nominees.

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Dec 04

Debate of the Day: Should we take Ferrari’s F1 quit threat seriously?

Or should F1 be doing more to appease Marchionne and co.?

Sergio Marchionne - Alfa Romeo F1While the return of Alfa Romeo to Formula 1 after 32 years away may appear to be evidence sister brand Ferrari remains committed to racing in the sport, it is claimed that is not the case. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 04

2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future announced

Martins Zalmans collected the accolade at the annual Autosport Awards at Grosvenor House Hotel, London

2017-12-04 - 2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future announcedWilliams and Autosport are pleased to announce Martins Zalmans, from Bath University, as the winner of the 2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award.

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Dec 04

Charles Leclerc joins Sauber F1 for 2018

Formula 2 champion signs to race in F1

Charles Leclerc joins Sauber F1 for 2018The Sauber F1 Team spent the day at the Museo Storico Alfa Romeo, where the Italian car manufacturer officially celebrated their return to Formula One, after more than 30 years of absence from the sport.

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Dec 04

Yunfeng Capital becomes major shareholder in Enova Holdings Ltd

Regional partner of Formula E in Greater China

In the wake of a dramatic final race of the 2017 FIA Formula E HKT Hong Kong E-Prix, the all-electric racing series Founder & CEO Alejandro Agag announced that Yunfeng Capital is to become a major shareholder in Enova Holdings Ltd – Formula E’s regional partner in Greater China.

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Dec 04

Mahindra Racing starts season with win and podium in Hong Kong

Rosenqvist won on Sunday and Heidfeld scored third place on Saturday

Mahindra Racing starts season with win and podium in Hong KongThe M4ELECTRO cars, which Campos Racing runs in collaboration with Mahindra Racing, excelled during the curtain-raiser event.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 04

“It was definitely a dramatic beginning to my first full season in the FIA Formula E Championship in Hong Kong with DS Virgin Racing”

Alex Lynn Hong Kong Formula E review

I came away with points in both races, although it could have been so much more. But the main plus is that the team has come away leading the teams’ championship, and that’s a good thing for all of us. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 04

Réne Rast to also contest the 2018 season for Audi

“To just fight on and keep going for it definitely pays off”

Réne Rast to also contest the 2018 season for AudiI’m delighted with being able to announce that I’m going to also race for Audi Sport in 2018,” said René Rast on Friday evening at the 2017 Autobild Race Night, held within the framework of the Essen Motorshow. The new DTM Champion’s goal for 2018: to defend the title. “To just fight on and keep going for it definitely pays off,” he added. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 04

Rossi makes Monza Rally Show history

The Italian secured a sixth victory at the 2017 Monza Rally Show

There’s just no keeping VR46 down. During a tense season where the Doctor scored a top five championship finish in motorcycle racing’s premier class – nailing six podiums and a win – Valentino Rossi wrapped things up in fine style by taking a record-breaking sixth victory at the 2017 Monza Rally Show. Read the rest of this entry »

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