Tag Archive: BMW

Apr 11

Pruett takes TOTAL Pole Award in No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP at Long Beach

Magnussen gives Corvette C7.R first GTLM pole

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Scott Pruett, back on the Long Beach Street Circuit for the first time since 2006, captured the TOTAL Pole Award Friday for the Tequila Patrón Sports Car Showcase, driving the No. 01 Telcel/Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley DP. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

BMW and Ford could each be eyeing a return to formula one, according to reports

BMW, Ford considering F1 return – reports

2014-01-16_0209 The BMW rumour has been triggered by comments made by former F1 team owner and boss Gian Carlo Minardi, who said the revolutionary new turbo V6 rules were devised not just by current F1 suppliers Mercedes, Ferrari and Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Haug returns to motor racing with DTM

Norbert Haug is returning to motor racing.

2012-07-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Norbert Haug 01 Having lost his role as Mercedes’ motor sport chief, the 61-year-old found a new job at a German company specialising in vehicle mobility for disabled people. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Berger thought of Schumacher after own ski fall

“Good and bad luck lie so closely together.”

20131019-0045 Gerhard Berger has admitted he thought of fellow F1 legend Michael Schumacher when he lay injured in the snow late last week. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Former driver Pizzonia backs Williams to improve

“Look at the history — it is a team that can win” – Pizzonia

Antonio Pizzonia portrait Former team driver Antonio Pizzonia has backed Williams to bounce back into competitive form. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

BMW joins IMSA as Official Automotive Partner

Strong presence in TUDOR Championship GTLM, GTD Classes

IMSA logo BMW has been named an official automotive partner of the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and will have a strong presence in this weekend’s TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, in addition to being the title sponsor of Friday’s BMW Performance 200, the opening race of the 2014 IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

‘Role model’ Zanardi returns to racing

Alex Zanardi will be back under engine power in 2014.

Allessandro Zanardi © DPPI - David Noels In 2004, three years after losing his legs in a horror Champ Car crash, the former F1 driver defied the odds by racing full-time for BMW in the European touring car championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Lead Sauber engineer flees to Force India

Amid rumours of possible mergers

2013-02-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Barcelona - Nico Hulkenberg 03Nico Hulkenberg is expected to flee to Force India, and Sauber is now also losing its chief engineer to the Silverstone based team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Kubica insists F1 return not impossible

Robert Kubica has admitted it is unlikely he will ever return to formula one.

Robert Kubica - photo © ANDRE LAVADINHO - Citroën Racing Media Ferrari boss Stefano Domenicali admitted recently that, prior to the Pole’s horror rally crash of early 2011, Kubica was a front runner to become a driver for the fabled Italian team. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

Giovanni Berton assess 2013 Superstars season

Superstars welcomed a brand-new star this season

Superstars - Giovanni BertonThe Veneto-based man, driving a BMW M3 for Team BMW Dinamic, ended up as a runner-up in the 2013 Superstars International Series

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Oct 19

Bruno Spengler claims final DTM pole of the year

Picture-perfect weather for the DTM season finale at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg

20131019-0026The 22 DTM drivers battled it out for the starting grid positions for the race on Sunday for the final time this year. BMW dominated proceedings in qualifying, because the brand from Munich had a clean sweep in the final heat of the hunt for the fastest times, locking out the first four places.

Oct 12

Berton (BMW) scores maiden Superstars pole at Vallelunga

Team Ukraine dominates in GTSprint with Giammaria-Chukanov (Ferrari)

Superstars - Giammaria - ChukanovMorbidelli (Audi), Biagi (Mercedes) set for exciting final battle at Rome-bound venue.

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Sep 25

Audi, Porsche, Corvette, Ferrari to fight for wins in GTSprint

Superstarsworld hits the track for more excitement at Imola

SuperstarsBiagi (Mercedes), Morbidelli (Audi), Berton (BMW) set for Superstars showdown.

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Sep 19

Superstarsworld: Mercedes completes positive test at Imola

Team-mates Thomas Biagi and Vitantonio Liuzzi went on-track to prepare their closing stint of the season

Superstars - Mercedes AMG Romeo FerrarisThe Superstarsworld is ready to go on-track for its final stint of the season starting next weekend (Sept. 28th and 29th) at Imola as with just four races to go the championship is still wide open. Mercedes, Audi and BMW are looking forward to fight for the crown and the round at the Santerno track will set the tone for what is expected to be a sensational finale next October at Vallelunga. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Max Mugelli (BMW) looks forward to more podium glory at Imola

Team BMW Dinamic racer aims for positive 2013 finale

Superstars  - Donington - Max MugelliIn addition to the Superstars wins scored at Donington Park by Luigi Ferrara (Mercedes C63 AMG Coupé R.R.T.) and Gianni Morbidelli (Audi RS5 Audi Sport Italia), another top performance came from Max Mugelli, who made his way back to the podium in Race 2 driving a BMW M3 E92 for Team BMW Dinamic. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Massa announces no Ferrari seat in 2014

Felipe Massa has revealed he will not be racing a Ferrari in 2014.

20130705-0023The news, announced personally by the Brazilian driver via his Twitter and Instagram accounts, clears the way for the Maranello based team to confirm Kimi Raikkonen as his successor. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Mexicans Perez, Gutierrez, expect 2014 home race

Carlos Slim is reportedly heavily involved in the new Mexican grand prix project.

2013-06-06_0095Sergio Perez insists there is a “very good chance” formula one will return to his native Mexico next year as scheduled. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

BMW denies F1 return rumours

“There are currently no considerations about coming back”

2013-08-04-2013-08-04-GTMJB47BMW has denied the latest rumours suggesting a return to formula one is on the cards. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Supercar competitors fight once again for the Mayor’s Cup

One year ago, the Canadian Supercar Series was launched in Trois-Rivières.

2012:08:05_10:25:14-3363_v1Competitors were competing for the first time for the Mayor’s Cup, an historic cup battled on a historical race circuit. That cup was won by Jean-François Dumoulin (Dumoulin Competition). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Colin Turkington to line-up at Donington Park with Scuderia Giudici

31-year-old BTCC star to drive a BMW M3 racecar

Superstars - Colin TurkingtonAfter last year’s positive experience with Tom Onslow-Cole, another guest star from the UK will join the Superstars International Series at Donington Park, as Ulsterman Colin Turkington is set to enter the British event on a BMW M3 racecar on the 1st of September. Read the rest of this entry »

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