David Ostella searches for a clear track, podium

VIR presents the opportunity to show the true performance potential of Ostella and the car.

David Ostella logo David Ostella is looking for clean, green racing and a podium finish at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) when he travels with Performance Tech Motorsports to compete in the Oak Tree Grand Prix on Aug. 22-24. (more…)

IMSA News And Notes: Virginia International Raceway

Oak Tree Grand Prix Spotlights GT Classes

Oak Tree Grand Prix logo Virginia International Raceway returns to its heritage of IMSA GT racing with this weekend’s Oak Tree Grand Prix. The two-hour, 45-minute race on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET (live, FOX Sports 1) will showcase the GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. (more…)

Ray Junior Courtemanche in NASCAR Camping World Series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Ray Jr. will also be at the wheel of his No 29 Dodge in Canadian Tire Series (NCaTS) 

2014-08-09_0185 The La Cité Mirabel / Blackshape Aircraft team is proud to announce the NASCAR that Montreal-based driver Ray Courtemanche Jr. will drive the No 07 SS Green Light Racing truck in the Labour-Day NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, this coming August 31.  (more…)

Sauber points at Ferrari amid 2014 crisis

Sauber has singled out its ‘power unit’ as a major cause of its struggles in 2014.

2014-06-07_1016 The Swiss outfit and Caterham are the only teams yet to score a single point this year. Chief engineer Giampaolo Dall’Ara on Wednesday acknowleged to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport that the C33 is not the best car Hinwil has ever produced. (more…)

Caterman confirms Lotterer for Spa

“Thanks Caterham for the opportunity” 

2014-08-20 - Caterham F1 Team - Andre LottererCaterham on Wednesday confirmed that 2014 Le Mans winner Andre Lotterer will replace Kamui Kobayashi this weekend in Belgium. (more…)

Aug 19

Max Verstappen signs Formula 1 deal for 2015

Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) makes another huge step on the motor-racing ladder and will race in Formula 1, next year.

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The Dutchman who currently holds second position in the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship – his first year in car racing – will be 17 at the beginning of the 2015 season.

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Aug 19

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the IRWIN Tools Night Race

There have been 107 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Bristol Motor Speedway

Bristol Motor Speedway logo A look at some of the top statistical performers at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee going into the IRWIN Tools Night Race on August 23 (7:30 p.m. ET on ABC, PRN Radio, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

2015 Scuderia Toro Rosso driver line-up

“We are happy to welcome Max into the Toro Rosso family” – Franz Tost 

08 - Scuderia Toro RossoScuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce that the newly recruited Red Bull Junior Team member Max Verstappen will drive for the team from the start of the 2015 Formula 1 season, alongside Daniil Kvyat. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

F1600 in Focus – Road Atlanta

Short videos will continue to be rolled out through early 2015 featuring the various FF series

F1600 in focus logo The second 2014 F1600 in Focus short video has been released, featuring highlights from the F1600 Formula F Championship’s season opener at Road Atlanta. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Slovakia Ring ends summer break for Blancpain Sprint Series

Next weekend the drivers and teams of the 2014 Blancpain Sprint Series will come into action at the Slovakia Ring

Located 40km east of Bratislava, the Slovak Republic’s capital city, this modern and demanding racetrack was inaugurated in 2009 and has always produced exciting races.

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Aug 18

Alonso should spend career at Maranello – Piero Ferrari

“Honestly,” Piero Ferrari said, “I hope Alonso remains at Maranello until the end of his career.

2014-06-08_0583 Enzo Ferrari’s only living son says he wants Fernando Alonso to stay with the Maranello team for the rest of his F1 career. The Spanish driver, widely recognised as perhaps the best and undoubtedly the highest paid on the grid, is under contract to Ferrari but also linked with a potential move to a rival team like next year’s Honda-powered McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Axed Marmorini hits back at Ferrari

Luca Marmorini has lashed out at Ferrari after being ousted as the fabled team’s engine boss.

2012-05-10 - Scuderia Ferrari - L Marmorini Also well-known for his position at Toyota, the Italian’s F1 career dates back more than two decades to Maranello. But he was ousted by new team boss Marco Mattiacci a few weeks ago, amid the general feeling that he was to blame for Ferrari’s underpowered turbo V6 ‘power unit’. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Lopez hits back at Genii financial reports

Gerard Lopez has lashed back at reports suggesting Lotus team owner Genii is in dire financial health.

2014-05-04 - Lotus F1 Team - Gerard Lopez The Luxembourg newspaper Tageblatt reported recently that Genii, headed by Lopez and his business partner Eric Lux, is recording ever-growing losses and debts.
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Aug 18

Lotus to drop ‘tusk nose’ for 2015

Lotus will drop its unique ‘tusked’ nose solution for the 2015 season

2014-06-08_0904 Although the Enstone team has struggled this year, technical director Nick Chester insists the innovative nose is a “pretty good solution” that will stay on the current car for the rest of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Gutierrez in talks with ‘other teams’ for 2015

Sauber driver Esteban Gutierrez has revealed his management is in talks with “other teams” about 2015.

2014-06-07_0133 With the prominent backing of Telmex, the 23-year-old has driven for the struggling Swiss team since last year. When asked about 2015, he told local media whilst in his native Mexico at the weekend: “We are in negotiations with Sauber and we have opened discussions with other teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Ravetto confirms new nose for Caterham at Spa

New team deputy Manfredi Ravetto has confirmed Caterham will debut a new nose at this weekend’s Belgian grand prix.

Will Stevens - photo Caterham F1 Team After founder Tony Fernandes’ exit and the new management’s ousting of 40 staff, the struggling backmarker team pressed the throttle on a development push in the hope of re-capturing the lucrative tenth in the constructors’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Verstappen not too young for 2015 debut – Lammers

Former grand prix driver Jan Lammers thinks 16-year-old Max Verstappen is ready for formula one.

F3 - Nurburgring - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing Verstappen, the fresh-faced son of another former Dutch F1 driver Jos, has signed up with Red Bull’s famous driver development programme after an impressive transition from karting to F3. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Di Resta ‘determined’ to return to F1

Former Force India driver Paul di Resta is not ready to give up on his formula one career.

2013-06-09_0067 The 28-year-old Scot lost his seat with the Silverstone based team at the end of last year and returned to the German touring car series DTM with Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Valentino Rossi charms Club46 winners at the Czech Republic Grand Prix

MotoGP™ returned to Europe this weekend (15-17 August 2014) for the bwin Grand Prix České republiky after the summer break.

MotoGP - Club46 - Father and daughter Bernard and Melyssa meeting their hero Valentino Rossi That meant another group of lucky Club46 competition winners had the opportunity to meet charismatic racing legend Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Christie clinches Superbike title with CTMP win

Canadian National Superbike Results

Jodi Christie Jodi Christie clinched his first Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship with an emphatic victory in the final round of the season at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Gordon’s strong restart leads to win at Michigan

Four-time champ holds on after passing Logano on final restart

Jeff Gordon - © Brian Lawdermilk -NASCAR via Getty Images So much for restarts being a problem for Jeff Gordon. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion broke away after a late caution to win Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Tagliani Autosport/Team Penske: Alex Tagliani stellar again at Mid Ohio!

Tagliani with another stellar frive for Team Penske and “The Captain”!

Alex Tagliani - Mid-Ohio Making his second start of the season, Alex Tagliani qualified the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford in the second position for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Power dominates IndyFest, takes points command

Turned away challenges by Tony Kanaan and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya to win by 2.7949 seconds over Montoya

Verizon IndyCar logo After earning the Verizon P1 Award for the ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest, Will Power said he left some speed on the historic Milwaukee Mile.

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Aug 17

Lucas Auer claims the winner’s trophy at the Nürburgring

The opening stage of the race already provided plenty of action

F3 - kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport - Lucas Auer Lucas Auer (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) became the winner of the 27th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Pedrosa sets record pace en route to maiden MotoGP win of the season at Brno

Round 11: Czech Republic Grand Prix – Race
MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda - Czech Republic MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa set a scorching pace to take his first win of the MotoGP™ season ahead of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively.

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