Daily Archive: January 17, 2018

Jan 17

Coca-Cola Refreshes Partnerships with NASCAR & ISC

Renewed Partnerships Build Upon Coca-Cola’s 50-Year History in NASCAR

NASCAR logoCoca-Cola, International Speedway Corporation (ISC) and NASCAR today announced an extension to each of its long-standing partnerships through 2023. Coca-Cola, an iconic global brand, will continue its deep-rooted history in the sport by engaging racing fans across NASCAR’s three national series and 12 ISC-operated race tracks. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 17

Martin Whitmarsh to take up F1 advisory role with FIA

Whitmarsh has  worked in America’s Cup sailing and recently took up a place on Formula E’s advisory board

2013-06-08_0053Former McLaren Formula 1 team chief Martin Whitmarsh is set to take up an advisory role with the FIA to help define the series’ future financial regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 17

Concept becomes reality with formal introduction of new Indy car (+video)

Last year, the future was shared in the form of sketch drawings

Josef NewgardenToday at the North American International Auto Show, the Verizon IndyCar Series pronounced “The Future Starts Now” with its unveiling of a sleek, new 2018 race car at Cobo Center. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 17

Larbre Competition to race Ligier prototypes in 2018

“Larbre Competition has competed 24 times at the Le Mans 24 Hours”

Larbre Competition has applied to the Automobile Club de l’Ouest for the entry of two Ligier JS P3s in the Michelin Le Mans Cup and will also submit a request for one Ligier JS P217 in the Le Mans 24 Hours, for what would be the French outfit’s 25th participation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 17

A consortium of motorsport organisers has confirmed its ambitions to hold a WRC round in Japan for the first time since 2010

Japan confirms WRC ambitions

WRC Japan Round Bid Committee announced outline details of the planned event at the Tokyo Auto Salon, raising the prospect the country may host a round of the FIA World Rally Championship as early as 2019.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 17

Registrations open for 2018 FIA ERC

Registration fees slashed for upcoming season

Drivers planning to contest the FIA European Rally Championship in 2018 can register to do so following the opening of registrations at the FIA. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 17

Dakar: Walkner the sole survivor

Focus…

Image result for dakar logoThe Dakar contested its first stage in Argentina this year and also encountered much warmer temperatures than in recent days, with almost 40°C in the shade.

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Jan 17

2018 promises to break records in WorldSBK

New season could rewrite the history books for the top class

With the 2018 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship on the horizon, anticipation is building as we begin to look at some milestones which could be reached, or records broken throughout the 2018 season.

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