Daily Archive: December 27, 2017

Dec 27

Claude Haldi has passed away

Claude Haldi, 75 years young, has died

Claude Haldi, veteran of twenty-two Le Mans 24 Hours, diesThe Swiss driver took part in 22 editions of the 24 Hours of Le Mans between 1968 and 1993. The Automobile Club de l’Ouest pays tribute to his memory.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 27

P1 Motorsports Continues to Expand into IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD Competition in 2018

The expansion plans for P1 Motorsports, a team based in Coconut Creek, Florida, are continuing

Launched in 2017 by Juan “JC” Perez, the sports car racing team has enjoyed a tremendously successful first season of competition in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda series (IPC) and the Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America series, garnering both a driver and a team championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 27

R-Motorsport signs Nicki Thiim and Maxime Martin for Blancpain GT Endurance season

DTM race-winner Maxime Martin adds Blancpain GT competition to his new works Aston Martin programme

View article: AMR aces Thiim and Sørensen complete TF Sport’s GT3 line-upDanish 2016 FIA WEC GTE-Pro champion Nicki Thiim joins the team. Two final seats for R-Motorsport’s Blancpain debut season not confirmed yet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 27

Dakar: Who will be the boss of the bikers?

142 motorcycle riders have signed up for the 40th edition of the Dakar, which starts in Lima on 6 January

Image result for dakar logoDefending champion Sam Sunderland scored a double whammy in 2017, when he completed the rally for the first time and won the race to boot. Austria’s KTM are once again the favourites, but the general classification is wide open, with their Honda and Yamaha rivals ready to pounce on any weakness.

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