Daily Archive: January 16, 2018

Jan 16

Williams Martini Racing confirms Sergey Sirotkin to join Lance Stroll in 2018

Williams Martini Racing announces Robert Kubica as 2018 Reserve and Development Driver

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is delighted to announce that Sergey Sirotkin will partner Lance Stroll in the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship. Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce Robert Kubica as its Reserve and Development Driver for the 2018 Formula One season.

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Jan 16

Eurosport/Discovery to broadcast inaugural Suzuka 10 Hours live

Deal includes 75 countries across Europe, North America and Asia

Suzuka 10 HoursWorld’s first combined FIA GT3/GT300/JAF GT race takes place on August 24-26. This year’s inaugural Suzuka 10 Hours will enjoy comprehensive global TV coverage after Eurosport/Discovery were announced as the event’s live broadcast partner last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

ART Grand Prix is pleased to announce Jake Hughes will be defending their colors in the 2018 GP3 Championship season

ART Grand Prix GP3 Series 2018 line up

The 23-year-old Brit began his racing career at the age of 15 in karts, and brilliantly concluded his first year of motorsport in 2013 with a championship title in Formula 4 BRDC.

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Jan 16

Renault aim to emulate Mercedes engine and junior driver tie-up

“In my opinion, an important element will be how we leverage our engine supplier activity”

2017-06-09-13-49-26_1269Renault Sport F1 Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul is eager to install a similar structure used by Mercedes to give opportunities to its junior drivers with customer engine supply deals. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

INDYCAR ready to unveil its future at North American International Auto Show

Presentation will stream live on IndyCar.com and on INDYCAR’s Facebook page beginning at 9:05 a.m. ET Tuesday

North American International Auto ShowThere’s no bigger or better event than the North American International Auto Show to make a major automotive announcement, which is why INDYCAR will unveil its sleek new 2018 race car during media day on Tuesday at the show in Detroit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Finnish driver Niko Kari will compete in the GP3 Series for a second full season, having completed a deal with MP Motorsport

Niko Kari switches to MP Motorsport for second full season in GP3

images/2018/GP3_Series/16-01-18_PB_Kari/540_kari_portret.jpgThe Dutch team will make its series debut in 2018 after taking over the DAMS team’s GP3 entry. Kari took his first win in GP3 last year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

The new face of the ELMS

This unique logo, and its strong identity, was created to reflect the dynamism of the series
Ahead of the start of the 2018 season, the European Le Mans Series has unveiled its new identity with a brand-new logo that evokes the values of the series: European, Le Mans, Motorsport and Endurance.

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Jan 16

Müller with the icing on the cake

DTM driver surprises in the rookie tests in Marrakesh by setting the fastest time

Müller with the icing on the cake The Formula E tests held this Sunday in Marrakesh were contested – inter alia – by a bunch of DTM drivers, with Nico Müller shining in particular.

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Jan 16

Bennett to compete in World RX with Mini S Supercar

Despite 2018 being only his second season in rallycross, Bennett has already raced in a World RX event

DriverBritain’s Oliver Bennett will race in the FIA World Rallycross Championship this year, driving a Mini Cooper S Supercar that was revealed at the Autosport International Show in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

WRC: Budar named at Citroën

Pierre Budar has replaced Yves Matton as head of Citroën Racing

Budar, a longtime employee of the French squad’s parent PSA Group, has been named Director of Citroën Racing following Matton’s decision to join the FIA as rally director. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Matton appointed FIA Rally Director

He replaces Jarmo Mahonen who retired at the end of 2017

Matton appointed FIA Rally DirectorYves Matton has been appointed FIA Rally Director and will take up his position at the Federation’s Geneva offices on 7 February.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Dakar: Stage 9 cancelled

Weather conditions in the area in the last few days are preventing assistance crews from refurbishing race vehicles

Image result for dakar logoThe organisers of the Dakar had no choice but to cancel stage 9, which was supposed to take place between Tupiza and Salta on Monday.

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