Daily Archive: January 13, 2018

Jan 13

Rosenqvist victorious in 2018 ABB FIA Formula E Marrakesh E-Prix

Rosenqvist moves to top of standings after victory in Marrakesh

Felix Rosenqvist bided his time and made amends for missing out on victory in Marrakesh last year with a late move on Sebastien Buemi to clinch his second consecutive win of the season.
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Jan 13

Honda confirms Button’s Super GT team for 2018

Button stopped racing in F1 full-time at the end of 2016 after 17 straight seasons

2016-06-12_1073Honda has confirmed Jenson Button‘s Super GT racing plans for 2018, placing the 2009 Formula 1 world champion at Team Kunimitsu for his debut season in the series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 13

Nirei Fukuzumi moves up to F2

Honda protégé joins Arden International in 2018

Nirei Fukuzumi moves up to F2Arden Motorsport and Honda have confirmed that Nirei Fukuzumi will race with the team in FIA Formula 2 for the 2018 season.

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Jan 13

Buemi back as he clinches the Julius Baer Pole Position in Marrakesh (+video)

After a leaving Hong Kong with just one point, this could be the comeback the Swiss driver

Clinching the Julius Baer Pole Position – his ninth in his ABB FIA Formula E career – was last year’s race winner and Renault e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi with a time of 1:20.355.

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Jan 13

F4 SEA: Malaysian wows the crowd in final race

The thousands strong crowd finally arrived for Children’s Day just in time

The final day at the Buriram United International Circuit saw the Formula 4 South East Asia contingent – fuelled by Petron –  compete for victory in their third event.

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Jan 13

WEC crossover of technology on display in Tokyo with Toyota

The new car, which has already run at Fuji Speedway, perfectly demonstrates the crossover of technology

WEC crossover of technology on display in Tokyo with ToyotaToyota has revealed its GR Super Sport Concept car at the Tokyo Auto Salon in Japan, a car which features hybrid technology developed by Toyota Gazoo Racing in the WEC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 13

Black Falcon takes outright win at the Hankook 24H DUBAI in 2018

Abdulaziz Al Faisal drove the #2 Mercedes-AMG across the finish line after completing 606 laps

The Black Falcon Mercedes-AMG GT3 (#2, Abdulaziz Al Faisal / Hubert Haupt / Yelmer Buurman / Gabriele Piana) has won the 2018 Hankook 24H DUBAI, the 13th running of the annual event that, at one point, had looked likely to be won by the sister #3 entry.
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Jan 13

World class entry for Monte Carlo

The Monte marks the first competitive appearance for the WRC class of 2018

The 2018 world championship gets underway later this month at the prestigious Rallye Monte-Carlo (25 – 28 January) – and this year’s season opener boasts a suitably star-studded entry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 13

Rinaldi and Aruba.it Racing – Junior Team set for WorldSBK debut

The Italian prepares for his biggest battle yet

After taking out the European Superstock 1000 crown last season in only the Aruba.it Racing – Junior Team’s second full season campaign, Michael Ruben Rinaldi is set to challenge WorldSBK’s biggest names as the Italian team prepare to make their debut in the premier category. The 22-year-old will step up to the challenge on a Ducati Panigale R, the same bike on which he won the 2017 title with as a “stock” version.

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