Daily Archive: January 5, 2018

Jan 05

The end of an era

Flagworld.com will cease operations on January 31, 2018

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Jan 05

Roar Day 1 Racap: Alonso Debuts, Pruett Announces 2018 Rolex 24 As Final Race

Coming and Going at the Roar Before the Rolex 24

United AutosportsTwo-Time F1 Champion Fernando Alonso Makes Daytona Debut, Five-Time Rolex 24 Champion Pruett Announces Retirement.

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Jan 05

Autosport International will play host to the start of the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC)

Motorsport News presents 60 years of British Touring Car Championship at Autosport International

2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) season and Diamond Anniversary celebrations to kick start at Autosport International with host of driver announcements, car unveilings and guest appearances on the BTCC Feature presented by Motorsport News throughout the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Renowned champion car owner Chip Ganassi to serve as Grand Marshal for 2018 Rolex 24 At DAYTONA

“This is a really big honor for me to be recognized by a race that has meant so much to me over my career”

Chip GanassiRenowned champion car owner Chip Ganassi will serve as Grand Marshal for the 56th anniversary Rolex 24 At DAYTONA, giving the ‘Drivers, start your engines,’ command. The twice-around-the-clock endurance race will take place on Daytona International Speedway’s 3.56-mile road course Jan. 27-28.

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Jan 05

Sahara Force India is pleased to welcome Nicholas Latifi as the team’s reserve and test driver for the 2018 season

Nicholas Latifi joins Sahara Force India as reserve and test driver

Nicholas Latifi joins Sahara Force India as reserve and test driverThe 22-year-old Canadian, a race winner and nine-time F2 podium finisher in 2017, will take part in young driver test sessions and participate in a number of Friday practice sessions at Grand Prix events. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Brawn: Independent F1 engine supplier key for 2021

“The 2021 engines have to be more economical, cheaper and make more noise”

2017-06-11_0062Formula 1’s Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn says bringing in an independent engine supplier in 2021 will be a vital indicator in understanding whether the new engine rules meet its targets. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

All-new eRace Of Champions to offer gamers the chance to race some of the world’s greatest drivers

The next Race Of Champions will feature a brand new competition for some of the world’s best gamers

ROCNext month’s ROC Riyadh will bring together the best of the best from the real and virtual racing worlds in the first ever eRace Of Champions contest, created in association with Logitech G. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Jordan King ready to scale INDYCAR mountain with Ed Carpenter Racing

Behind the wheel of Carpenter’s No. 20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet

Jordan KingOn the day before being announced as Ed Carpenter Racing’s new Verizon IndyCar Series driver on street and road courses, Jordan King climbed Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Jose Maria Lopez replaces Neel Jani at DRAGON

Lopez, a two-time podium-finisher, joined Formula E ahead of last season

DRAGON has announced that former DS Virgin Racing driver and three-time FIA WTCC world champion Jose Maria Lopez will replace Neel Jani and race alongside Jerome D’Ambrosio for the remainder of the 2017/18 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Construction work at the Bugatti Circuit

The work is very precise in nature in order to avoid damaging the track

Construction work at the Bugatti CircuitBegun on Tuesday, January 2nd, remediation work is being undertaken to improve the underground drainage system at a section of the Bugatti Circuit.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda Kicks Off 2018 Season This Weekend At Daytona

A total of 25 prototypes are set to embark in the historic event

Racing is back and it’s the IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda that kicks off the 2018 North American motorsports calendar with its season-opening event this Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Coronel targets WTCR… once he’s tamed The Beast!

WTCR takes over from the World Touring Car Championship for 2018

Coronel targets WTCR… once he’s tamed The Beast!Tom Coronel is up for the FIA World Touring Car Cup – just as soon as he’s finished taming The Beast on the Dakar Rally, which starts in the Peruvian capital Lima tomorrow (Saturday). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Clapham North to star on BRSCC stand at Autosport International

Clapham North owner George Grant to be joined by former BTCC ace Dave Brodie at ASI

GGR MOTORSPORTSThe historic garage business continues to be SuperCup sponsor, with brand new windshield stickers to feature on all cars. Commercial partnership with motorsports commentary network Downforce UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

In testing: Hyundai

Hyundai’s Andreas Mikkelsen and Thierry Neuville took the wheel of the i20 near Nice

We round off our series of pre-season test specials with a look at Hyundai’s preparations for Rallye Monte-Carlo [25 – 28 January]. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Ptaszek plans ERC campaign

Young Pole to drive Tagai Racing Technology ŠKODA

Full eight-event campaign planned with co-driver Szczepaniak. Rally Poland forms part of exciting 2018 ERC schedule. Hubert Ptaszek has become the latest young prospect to choose the FIA European Rally Championship to grow his experience of international competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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