Daily Archive: December 15, 2017

Dec 15

Red Bull Racing flying high

The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center is NASA’s hub for manned flight

Red Bull Racing flying highGiven how much fun we have in Austin it takes something pretty special to drag us away – but an invitation to NASA certainly fits the description. And so it was before the US Grand Prix, Daniel and Max boldly went to Houston to play at astronauts for the day. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Mecachrome Motorsport look ahead to WEC Super Season

Following the commitment of a number of teams to next WEC campaign

Image result for mecachrome logoMecachrome Motorsport, who build and develop engines for the FIA Formula 2 Championship and GP3 Series, and are also a major supplier for Renault Sport Racing’s Formula 1 engine, are looking forward to making their mark in the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season with a brand new LMP1 engine. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Morocco’s Michaël Benyahia to take part in the rookie tests in Marrakesh 

A budding champion        

Monegasque Venturi Formula E team, currently competing in the Formula E World Championship, has registered development driver Michaël Benyahia to take part in the Rookie Tests in Marrakesh in Morocco on January 14th.
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Dec 15

Manufacturer Tony Ave looking forward to Ave-Riley AR-2’s Performance in IMSA’s Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Series in 2018

There are six IMSA-authorized LMP3 constructors in the world

The AR-2 in Action at Watkins Glen InternationalVeteran sports car racer Tony Ave is looking forward to 2018 and his return to the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Series. As a manufacturer in the series, Ave has a unique perspective on the series and his team’s results with the debut of the Ave-Riley AR-2 chassis in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama Unveils 12-Round Schedule for 2018 Season

Latest season to kick-off at the legendary Sebring Raceway

2017-06-11_0234A new venue in Sebring, FL, to inaugurate the start of the season, is the leading highlight of the 2018 schedule for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama, announced today by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

SRO Motorsports Group officially launches GT4 Nordic, Central and Belgium Cups

Three new regional series to support flourishing GT4 class in 2018

SRO Motorsports Group logoSRO Motorsports Group will launch three new European-based GT4 championships in 2018 after confirming the format and calendars for GT4 Nordic European Cup, GT4 Central European Cup and GT4 Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Could Alonso win the F1 title in 2018?

Alonso’s natural talent behind the wheel of an F1 car is undeniable

2017-06-09-14-55-44_1958Fernando Alonso may have endured a rotten three years with McLaren-Honda, but thanks to the arrival of new engine supplier Renault at the team for 2018, could he be in line to fight for a third Formula 1 world championship next season? Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Quick repair work allows Wickens to test new car at Sebring

Considering what they went through just to get the car to Sebring

Robert Wickens and James HinchcliffeOne thing above all else bothered Schmidt Peterson Motorsports crew members today at Sebring International Raceway: The engine cover on their car wasn’t painted. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

F2: Delétraz and Fuoco join Charouz

New squad announce 2018 line up

Delétraz and Fuoco join CharouzCharouz Racing System is pleased to confirm that Louis Delétraz and Antonio Fuoco will be its drivers in the 2018 FIA Formula Two Championship.

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Dec 15

GP3: ART Grand Prix is pleased to reveal the identity of another one of their 2018 drivers, Nikita Mazepin

Nikita Mazepin joins ART Grand Prix in 2018

Nikita Mazepin joins ART Grand Prix in 2018

The young Russian driver began his career with several years of karting, which culminated in a second place in the famous CIK-FIA KF category, in France in 2014, finishing behind McLaren’s rising star, Lando Norris, and just ahead of his new teammate, Callum Ilott. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Maxime Martin leaves BMW

Au revoir Maxime Martin

After four years and 64 races in DTM, the Belgian retires from the series for good. In these years, Martin secured two seventh and two eighth positions in the championship, thus proving to be a prime example when it came to consistency.

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Dec 15

RX2 champion Raymond given French Motorsport Award

Raymond is the first rallycross driver to receive the award

2017-08-06_1252France’s Cyril Raymond claimed the prestigious Golden Wheel award at the French ASN (FFSA)’s annual awards ceremony earlier this week.

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Dec 15

Dakar: Can anyone stop the Kamaz juggernaut?

44 trucks will vie for victory in the 40th edition of the rally, which starts in Lima on 6 January

Russian-based Kamaz are looking to extend their domination with a 15th triumph. Eduard Nikolaev, Ayrat Mardeev and Dmitry Sotnikov, all of them young drivers from Tatarstan, will be leading their three crews. Iveco will be leading the resistance with Argentina’s Federico Villagra at the helm.

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