Daily Archive: January 11, 2018

Jan 11

Red Bull Advanced Technologies to Set Sail with Sunseeker

Memorandum of Understanding paves way for new family of products

sunseeker.jpgRed Bull Advanced Technologies is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Britain’s biggest boat builder, Sunseeker International.

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Jan 11

Ligier JS P4 makes its UK debut at Autosport International Show

Ligier JS P4 unveiled at the Autosport International Show

Brand new sports car on display on Ligier UK stand for duration of the show. Ligier UK based on stand 2740 in hall 20 with other sports cars from the French manufacturer on display. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Allaer set for 2018 campaign with Polestar

“I am very excited to join an absolutely fantastic group of people at Polestar for the 2018 season”

Rob AllaerRob Allaer will be back in the F2000 Championship Series in 2018, joining Polestar Motor Racing for a season-long campaign in the No. 52 Van Diemen/Zetec. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Mirko Bortolotti puts GRT Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini on pole for Hankook 24H DUBAI

Lamborghini factory driver Mirko Bortolotti set a new qualifying record

The GRT Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Huracán GT3 (#964, Ineichen/Ineichen/Engelhart/Bortolotti) will be starting from pole position for the 13th running of the Hankook 24H DUBAI.

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Jan 11

EURODATACAR extend Renault Sport Formula One Team partnership

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11 January 2018 - EURODATACAR extend Renault Sport Formula One Team partnershipRenault Sport Formula One Team is pleased to confirm that EURODATACAR has extended its partnership with the team for a further two years to cover the 2018 and 2019 seasons.

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Jan 11

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Pirelli is bringing the following compounds to the Azerbaijan Grand Prix (Baku, April 27-29)

PirelliEach driver must save one set of the softest of the three nominated compounds for Q3. This set will then   be returned for those who qualify in the top 10, but the remaining drivers will keep it for the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Jaguar Racing announce Michelin as Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY PARTNER

Jaguar Racing Team Director James Barclay reveals partnership at Autosport International

Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY joins an impressive line-up of leading motorsport series supported by Michelin including FIA Formula E, FIM MotoGP and FIA WEC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

F4 SEA: Formula 4SEA New Kid Set’s the Pace for Children’s Day in Thailand

In Test sessions 1and 2 it was none other than local wheelman Cutter Sasakorn who put in the fastest times

Event 3 of the Formula 4 South East Asia Championship fuelled by Petron kicked off in high spirits as the three test sessions was followed up by free practice and qualifying sessions here at the Buriram United International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

ACT, ARbodies announce multi-year contingency agreement

ARbodies has been a manufacturer of race car bodies for more than 30 years

 

ACT logoAmerican-Canadian Tour (ACT) and ARbodies have announced a new contingency agreement for the ACT Late Model Tour and Série ACT. ARbodies, neé Aluminum Racing Products, will become an official contingency sponsor of ACT in an agreement that runs through the 2020 racing season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Mark Higgins confirmed for Albatec with NCME rallycross programme

Albatec and the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering (NCME) have announced a collaborative partnership

Albatec Racing logoAlbatec Racing has confirmed triple British Rally Champion Mark Higgins for at least the opening two rounds of the 2018 Toyo Tires MSA British Rallycross Championship in the Albatec with NCME Peugeot 208 RX Supercar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

2018 24 Heures Motos Only 100 days to go!

In exactly 100 days, the start of the 24 Heures Motos will be given on Saturday 21st April 2018

J-100 avant le départ des 24 Heures Motos 2018 !The Sarthe event celebrating its 40th anniversary this year is the second round of the FIM World Endurance Championship: above all it marks the restart of the 2017-2018 season after the winter break. Spectators only have a few days left to take advantage of the Promo price. Competitors and organisers are already hard at work getting ready for the event!   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Revolution in WRC’s live coverage for 2018

Follow the FIA World Rally Championship like never before

WRC fans can look forward to watching unprecedented live coverage of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship under ground-breaking plans to transform the way the series is broadcast.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Ferrari names Kvyat as F1 development driver

Daniil Kvyat has been named as a Ferrari development driver in Formula 1 having left the Red Bull fold at the end of 2017

2017-06-10_1269The Russian driver has endured a tough couple of years in F1 having been demoted from the Red Bull Racing squad to Toro Rosso with Max Verstappen heading in the other direction midway through 2016. After an underwhelming 2017 season being outperformed by Carlos Sainz Jr he was dropped by the Italian squad after crashing out of the Singapore Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Extended crew efforts get cars with new universal kits to first test of 2018

“We had to have the monocoque modified to be able to accept the new bodywork “

Chip Ganassi RacingBryan Herta stood near an awning today at Sebring International Raceway, watching as dozens of Andretti Autosport crew members spent their lunch break working feverishly on the team’s four cars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Guide: Welcome to the 2018 ABB FIA Formula E Marrakesh E-Prix

New year, new start…new E-Prix

That’s right, fans and followers, Round Three of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship is very nearly upon us, as we prepare to go green in Marrakesh on January 13 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Off To A “Roaring” Start

“Daytona, so far, has been great” – Alonso 

While the Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona long has served as the unofficial “kick-off” to the racing season, the 2018 rendition held this past weekend had a different feel than it had in previous years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

The DTM at Autosport International

Green, Paffett and Eng make promotion in Birmingham

The DTM at Autosport InternationalThe DTM is returning to Brands Hatch this year. On 11 and 12 August, the Grand Prix circuit, the long version of the race track to the south-east of London with its long history, will be hosting two races. At the start of the new year, the popular touring car series is already making a lot of promotion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Civic chief hoping for big WTCR presence

“After the extraordinary success of the previous Honda Civic Type R TCR in 2017”

Civic chief hoping for big WTCR presenceThe man behind the Honda Civic Type R TCR project hopes several examples of the car will be on the grid when the inaugural FIA World Touring Car Cup begins in Morocco on 7 April. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

World RX: Larsen to compete in ex Marklund Polo

Larsen will move from racing in the Euro RX TouringCar category

DriverNorway’s Kjetil Larsen will race in the FIA European Rallycross Championship for Supercar and selected FIA World Rallycross Championship rounds in 2018, driving an ex-Anton Marklund Volkswagen Polo.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Airbags: compulsory from 2018

New regulations designed to increase rider safety set to come into force for the new season

Airbags: compulsory from 2018From 2018, it will be compulsory across all classes within the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship for riders’ race suits to be fitted with airbag systems. These must be worn in every session by every permanent rider, and must be functional when on track.

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