Daily Archive: December 8, 2017

Dec 08

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda teams prepare for an entirely new season of racing in 2018

Eleven total entries tested during two one-hour sessions Dec. 5

2017-08-13_0171With the start of a new racing season, and an entirely new format on the horizon, IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda drivers and teams ventured onto the banks of the Daytona International Speedway, some of them for the first time, in preparation for what is no doubt going to be an exciting new ‘challenge.’ Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 08

Compass Racing launches IMSA TCR program with Audi Sport

Kuno Wittmer joins the squad

Compass Racing launches IMSA TCR program with Audi SportCompass Racing launches its 15th-consecutive season in IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge by opening a bold new chapter in the new-for-2018 TCR class with two Audi RS 3 LMS race cars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 08

Dates confirmed for the Silverstone Classic in 2018

Our 2018 event dates are now 100% confirmed!

SC 2018 LogoNext summer’s Silverstone Classic is now confirmed for the weekend of 20-22 July. The date had remained ‘provisional’ until Formula One’s governing body, the FIA, formally ratified its 2018 calendar following a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in Paris.

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Dec 08

Mercedes needs “disruption and calmness” from Hamilton, Bottas

“I don’t think we need to avoid a stressful situation” – Wolff

2017-06-10_1458Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says he wants a balance between disruption and calmness from his two Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to produce a winning combination but isn’t worried about a similar situation to Hamilton’s relationship with Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 08

Marcus Armstrong steps up to FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Prema

Marcus Armstrong joins Prema Theodore Racing for the 2018 FIA F3 season 

Italian Formula 4 Champion Marcus Armstrong will be driving for Prema in the upcoming FIA Formula 3 European Championship. The 17-year-old New Zealander, a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy, quickly emerged as one of the most impressive prospects of 2017.

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Dec 08

Allez, allez: Paris E-Prix Tickets on sale!

Who remembers Sebastien Buemi’s emotional victory for home team Renault e.dams in the grounds of Les Invalides in Paris?

It was a moment the 29-year-old Swiss driver will cherish forever as 46,000 fans flocked to the circuit over the course of the event to see all-electric street racing at its finest. Missed it? No problem as on April 28 2018, it’s time to do it all again as 10 teams and 20 drivers take to the streets as the FIA Formula E Championship returns to Paris.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 08

LMP3s deliver ‘adrenaline rush’ for Prototype Challenge competitors ahead of Daytona opener

The single-day test served as a prelude to the Prototype Challenge’s inaugural race at Daytona

2017-08-11-14-27-59_0761IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda teams and drivers alike had rave reviews this week after the series turned its first laps at Daytona International Speedway.

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Dec 08

RX Academy builds on successful first season

RX Academy will continue to use identical Renault Clio RS RX cars

DriverRX Academy is set to expand for its second year and will begin the 2018 season at FIA World Rallycross Championship venue Holjes in May, joining the RallyX Nordic series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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