Daily Archive: December 7, 2017

Dec 07

David Thorndyke will race new look Camaro in 2018

NASCAR Pinty’s Series

Thorndyke will race new look Camaro in 2018David Thorndyke and the #67 Thorsons EVT Chevrolet team are already busy preparing for competition in the 2018 NASCAR Pinty’s Series.  Next season there will be a fresh look to the #67 machine, as Thorndyke will be campaigning the new look Chevrolet Camaro when they hit the track for the season opener in May. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Dizzee Rascal, Basement Jaxx DJ set, Group B and Prodrive added to 2018 Speedmachine line-up

Exciting Announcements for World RX of Silverstone!

HomeSpeedmachine – which forms the British round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – has announced two exciting new music acts: Dizzee Rascal and Basement Jaxx DJ Set.  In addition to the World RX action on the track, further car content includes Group B demonstrations and iconic cars from British motorsport company, Prodrive.
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Dec 07

2018 MotoGP™ Red Bull Grand Prix Of The Americas: Tickets on sale now

The Only MotoGP™ Stop in the U.S. Returns to COTA April 20th – 22nd

The only MotoGP™ race weekend to take place on U.S. soil in 2018 returns to Circuit of The Americas for its sixth successive year this coming April 20th-22nd, with tickets going on sale today! Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Mark Webber to be inducted into Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame

Nine-time F1 race winner and 2015 World Endurance Drivers’ Champion

Mark Webber to be inducted into Australian Motor Sport Hall of FameFormer Formula 1 ace Mark Webber has been announced as the first ‘advance’ inductee for the 2018 Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame presented by Speedcafe.com. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

TOTAL extends partnership with Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Mid-Ohio School

“TOTAL’s partnership with The Mid-Ohio School has been an excellent testing ground”

Total logoTOTAL Specialties USA, Inc., TOTAL S.A.’s US marketing affiliate, has renewed its sponsorship of The Mid-Ohio School and expanded it to include the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Through a new five-year agreement extending through 2022, TOTAL continues its designation as the Official Lubricant Partner of both properties.

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Dec 07

Andretti Herta Autosport continues partnership

Marco Andretti named driver of the No. 98 Andretti Herta Autosport Honda

Andretti-Herta Autosport logoThe race-winning partnership between Andretti Autosport and Bryan Herta Autosport will continue for a third season in the Verizon IndyCar Series. The Andretti Herta Autosport team will again field the No. 98 Honda, but this season it will be third-generation driver Marco Andretti behind the wheel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

NASCAR and Whelen Engineering Announce Multi-Year Extensions

To continue its entitlement sponsorship through 2024

Company to Remain Entitlement Sponsor of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Through 2024;
Whelen Signs Ten-Year Renewal with NASCAR Hall of Fame. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Will changes to F1 grid penalty rules work?

Any driver with more than 15 place drops will start from the back

2017-10-22_0514At the final FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting of the year it was confirmed any driver who exceeds 15 grid place penalties will be automatically forced to start from the back of the grid, effectively ending the huge number grid penalties seen in recent seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

2018 FIA Formula 3 European Championship calendar unveiled

The 10-round championship will see teams and drivers race in eight different countries

The calendar for the upcoming FIA Formula 3 European Championship season has been approved by the FIA in its World Motor Sport Council meeting.

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Dec 07

Formula E returns to Punta del Este

This was confirmed following the FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris

It’s official, Season Four of the FIA Formula E Championship is underway after an exhilarating double-header in Hong Kong but, with another 12 rounds of all-electric street racing to come, we’re only just getting started.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

A redefined LMP1 World Championship title confirmed

2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season

2017-11-18-0141Following a meeting today of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris, the following decisions were approved regarding the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

DTM to be covered live from 2018 by German TV station SAT.1

Live coverage of all the 20 races

DTM has got a new partner. From 2018, SAT.1 will exclusively cover the races of the popular touring-car series live in Germany. This means that the fans will be able to keep on watching the DTM races on a sports-orientated free-to-air station. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Bruno Senna joins United Autosports for Rolex 24 At Daytona

Bruno Senna completes United Autosports 24-hour line up

BRUNO SENNA JOINS UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONASenna will race alongside Will Owen, Hugo de Sadeleer and Paul Di Resta. Fernando Alonso, Lando Norris and Phil Hanson to race sister Ligier JS P217. United Autosports have confirmed that Bruno Senna will join the team for the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

WTCC becomes WTCR from 2018: new rules, more cars, more races

FIA World Touring Car Cup

WTCC becomes WTCR from 2018: new rules, more cars, more racesThe FIA World Touring Car Championship will be replaced from 2018 with new technical regulations, a new format and a new name following a vote of approval by the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris yesterday (6 December). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Why change a winning formula?

ERC calendar remains at eight events for 2018

The FIA European Rally Championship will continue to feature eight events next season after the switch to a smaller schedule in response to feedback from teams proved a success when trialled in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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