Daily Archive: December 6, 2017

Dec 06

2018-2019, an innovative season in more ways than one!

A new LM P1 title and a teams’ classification

2018-2019, an innovative season in more ways than one!The 2018-2019 season will soon be launched. It’s a completely new Super Season, which is already historic as it will include two Le Mans 24 Hours, whose 2019 staging will bring down the curtain on the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) in a blaze of glory! Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Rolex 24 At DAYTONA teams complete initial testing

Look to ‘Roar Before the Rolex 24’

IMSA TestingWith an initial two-day Rolex 24 At DAYTONA test completed on Wednesday, teams immediately switched their collective focus to the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 testing on Jan. 5-7 at Daytona International Speedway.

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Dec 06

Marc-Antoine Camirand and GM Paillé engage full-time in the NASCAR Pinty’s series

“It’s every driver’s dream to have a drive with a top-tier team confirmed for a full season”

2017-12-06--0022Marc-Antoine Camirand will run full time in the NASCAR Pinty’s series in 2018 thanks to his renewed partnership agreement with GM Paillé, #1 au Canada of Berthierville, QC.

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Dec 06

Tales from the paddock – Stefan Wendl: “Being part of this international motorsport family is just so much fun”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoAt the end of an exciting year of motorsport, Stefan Wendl, Head of Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing, looks back on the 2017 season from the perspective of the customer teams. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Refreshed RallyX Nordic calendar confirms new addition and popular returnees for 2018

Six-round 2018 schedule features variety of exciting venues

The 2018 RallyX Nordic calendar has been officially unveiled today (6 December), with a shake-up resulting in the welcome inclusion of iconic rallycross venues Höljes and Kouvola and an eagerly-anticipated new addition at Tierp. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Is F1 ready for the Halo?

“The Halo is definitely hurting the aerodynamics a lot on our side but it’s the same for everyone” – Perez

F1: Debate of the Day: Is F1 ready for the Halo?Sergio Perez says the new Halo cockpit protector will become a familiar sight on F1 cars after three or four races in 2018 as the sport prepares for big changes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

WTCC: “Incredible year nearly didn’t happen” – Guerrieri

Esteban Guerrieri’s hugely successful maiden FIA World Touring Car Championship season came close to not happening

Guerrieri: Incredible WTCC year nearly didn’t happenThe Argentine, who bagged a third outright win in Qatar at the start of the month, revealed his agreement to drive a Campos Racing Chevrolet in the 2017 WTCC was only concluded in the weeks leading up to the season-opening WTCC AFRIQUIA Race of Morocco where he won the Opening Race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

VW unveil new WRC 2 challenger

The car is currently being put through a rigorous testing programme

Volkswagen took the wraps off its brand-new, R5-specification Polo GTI rally car for the first time at a launch event in Mallorca, Spain on Monday night. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Wraps come off ERC-bound Polo R5

“The Polo GTI R5 came through the initial tests without any problems”

Wraps come off ERC-bound Polo R5Volkswagen Motorsport has officially taken the wraps off its Polo GTI R5, which will be eligible for the FIA European Rally Championship once its homologated for competition use during the second half of 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Difficult year for the Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team

A year to forget for the Honda squad

Heading into the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship with an all new bike and rider line-up, Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team had a tough challenge ahead of them with the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 machine. With a steady start to the season, the team was hit by tragedy in May when Nicky Hayden lost his life following a training incident, casting a shadow over the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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