Daily Archive: January 6, 2018

Jan 06

Simpson Motorsport takes dramatic first Hankook 3X3H DUBAI win of 2018

Tomorrow’s programme continues with race 2 from 9.00 till 12.00 hrs

The Simpson Motorsport Ginetta G57 (#6, Mike Simpson / John Corbett / Neale Muston / Jordan Sanders) has won the opening race of the 2018 Hankook 3X3H DUBAI, re-taking the lead from the Graff Ligier JS P3 (#44, Michal Broniszewski / Giacomo Piccini) on the penultimate lap. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

Ecclestone: Ferrari could live without Formula 1

“I’m afraid Ferrari could live without Formula 1 – not the other way around.”

2017-06-08_0408Bernie Ecclestone believes Ferrari’s threats to quit Formula 1 should be taken seriously, fearing the sport may not be able to survive without its most iconic team on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

Julius Baer announced as title sponsor for Zurich E-Prix

Julius Baer has been Formula E’s global partner since the inception of the championship in 2014

Julius Baer – leading Swiss private banking group and Global Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship – has today been announced as the title sponsor for the historic first running of the Julius Baer Zurich E-Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

Fernando Alonso talks the 24 Hours of Le Mans

ROAR Before the Rolex 24

Fernando Alonso talks the 24 Hours of Le MansA Formula 1 World Champion and still active in that discipline, at the end of January the Spanish driver will take part in the Rolex 24 at Daytona in Florida on January 27th and 28th.

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Jan 06

Scott Pruett To Call It A Career After 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona

“Today, after 50 years of racing, the 2018 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona will be my last race”

Scott Pruett walked into the Daytona International Speedway media center and smiled widely as he looked at the Lexus banner hanging behind the podium displaying three cars he had driven in the Rolex 24 and honoring him for a “storied career in racing” that spanned five decades. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

Records up for grabs in upcoming WTCR season

A number of lap records will be under threat during the upcoming FIA World Touring Car Cup season

Records up for grabs in upcoming WTCR seasonWith the TCR regulations still in their relative infancy, lap times continued to fall in 2017 and more of the same is expected in 2018 when WTCR breaks cover as the category’s top division. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

WRC: Countdown to launch!

A packed day of WRC activities will herald the opening of Europe’s biggest pre-season motorsport show

Final preparations are underway before next week’s launch of the 2018 World Rally Championship at the Autosport International show in Birmingham, UK on 11 January.

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Jan 06

Dakar: The big day

The difficulties will commence in the first kilometres on the way to Pisco

Image result for dakar logoMore than 500 competitors are in the process of waking up at the bivouac in Lima to get to grips with the 40th edition of the Dakar, which promises to be spectacular.

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