Daily Archive: January 18, 2018

Jan 18

Randy Potter joins ACT as Technical Inspector

Potter has been involved in Northeast racing for more than three decades as a competitor

ACT logoAmerican-Canadian Tour (ACT) officials announced today that Randy Potter has joined the ACT staff as a Technical Inspector. Potter will work alongside Director of Competition Pete Knights at all ACT Late Model Tour events throughout the 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Stars, cars and thrilling live action draw 95,000 fans to Autosport International

Other names included Gil de Ferran, Sébastien Ogier, Emanuele Pirro and Darren Turner

2018-01-14-0046British F1 hero Nigel Mansell CBE lead a host of motorsport stars throughout Autosport International, Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show.

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Jan 18

Stunning ROC Riyadh track features return of famous Race Of Champions crossover bridge

The Race Of Champions is an annual contest which is now in its 30th year

Stunning ROC Riyadh track features return of famous Race Of Champions crossover bridgeThe next Race Of Champions – to be held on February 2-3, 2018 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at Riyadh’s King Fahad International Stadium – will feature a newly designed ROC parallel track including the return of its famous crossover bridge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Mercedes sets launch plan for new W09 F1 car

The biggest technical change for the 2018 F1 season comes with the introduction of the ‘Halo’ cockpit

2017-02-23-0021Mercedes has become the latest Formula 1 team to confirm its car launch plan ahead of the 2018 season, with an official unveiling set to take place at Silverstone on February 22. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Sato, Andretti covet receiving ‘Baby Borg’ trophies for 101st Indy 500 win

“I haven’t decided if it’s going to Indy or Japan”

Michael Andretti and Takuma SatoTakuma Sato now has what every Indianapolis 500 driver desires: his own BorgWarner Drivers Championship Trophy, a memento commonly referred to as “a Baby Borg.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

ART Grand Prix is proud to announce George Russell to race alongside Jack Aitken

ART Grand Prix 2018 F2 line-up

ART Grand Prix is proud to announce that it has completed its Formula 2 line up with a new partnership together with George Russell, who will race alongside his compatriot, Jack Aitken. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

2017’s GP3 top 3 make Formula 2 step

Russell, Aitken and Fukuzumi confirmed on 2018 grid

The top three drivers in the 2017 GP3 Series have all earned steps up to Formula 2 for 2018, underlining the strength of Formula 1’s feeder categories in providing opportunities to talented young drivers.

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Jan 18

Rolex 24 At Daytona field includes drivers from 25 countries and six continents

Drivers representing every continent except Antarctica

Maybe more than any other year – at least in recent memory – the world will be watching when the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship kicks off on Jan. 27-28 with the 56th Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Dakar: Ten Brinke tames the Lions

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Image result for dakar logoThis was the third year running that the rally featured a mixed start, meaning that cars, motorbikes and quads took turns to start based on their times in the previous stage.

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Jan 18

Keanu Reeves and Nico Terol on track in Valencia

motor1.com reports on the actor taking some tips from the 2011 125 World Champion

Keanu Reeves y Nico Terol en el Circuit Ricardo TormoAs reported by motor1.com, Hollywood superstar Keanu Reeves has been out on track at Valencia with Nico Terol. Riding on Monday, the famously bike-crazy actor took advantage of some time off to put in the laps under the watchful eye of the 2011 125 World Champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 18

Falzon, Maxwell and Herfoss set to line up on the grid in Australia

WorldSBK prepares for three wild cards in Phillip Island

With five weeks until the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship kicks off Down Under in Australia, excitement is continuing to build for the opening round as the wild card and one event riders are announced for the Australian round. With three home heroes ready to battle it out in WorldSBK in front of their home fans, it’ll add to the excitement of the season opener.

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