Tag Archive: Motorsport

Apr 22

World RX: Patrick Carpentier to enter RX Canada at GP3R in the Marley’s Mellow Mood VW Polo for Marklund Motorsports

“Last time I raced in Trois-Rivières, we had a double header and we won both events on the same weekend”- Carpentier

Marleys Mellow Mood logo After shining in CART, IndyCar and NASCAR, Québécois driver Patrick Carpentier will take part in his first FIA World Championship event as driver of the Marley’s Mellow Mood VW Polo Supercar for top team Marklund Motorsport at RX Canada which will be part of Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières next August 7th and 8th.

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Apr 22

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Preview – Round 3: Argentina, Termas de Río Hondo

The Termas de Río Hondo circuit is characterised by numerous fast, long-radius corners

MotoGP - Repsol Honda engineer fitting Bridgestone BATTLAX rear slick tyre2014 sees MotoGP™ return to South America for the first time since 2004, as Argentina’s Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo hosts round three of the season.

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Apr 18

Pirelli to supply Italian Formula 4 Championship

The latest addition to Pirelli’s extensive motorsport portfolio

F4 Tatuus Vairano 171

Pirelli is the inaugural tyre supplier to Formula 4, with Italy leading the way by providing the first national championship for the new FIA-mandated series: designed as an introduction to professional motorsport for young drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Americas MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

Last weekend was the second race at Circuit of The Americas
MotoGP - Start of the 2014 Americas Grand Prix The Americas Grand Prix at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas was won by Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez for the second successive year.

Apr 10

Sparco supports rising talent with World Series by Renault partnership

We wish all the drivers and teams the best of luck

Sparco logo World Series by Renault is set to embark on its tenth season with team and drivers of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series ready to battle for victory around the fastest track on the calendar, Monza, this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Zytek Automotive acquired by Continental whilst

Zytek Engineering remain wholly owned by founder

Zytek Bill Gibson the founder and owner of Zytek Engineering Ltd – the UK based racing powertrain and motorsport business – recently concluded a deal to sell his 50% shareholding in Zytek Automotive Ltd to German company Continental AG. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Gatorade becomes official supplier to Sahara Force India

Gatorade’s product range will be put to the test at the pinnacle of motorsport
 
2014-04-08 - Sahara Force India Gatorade UKSahara Force India is delighted to announce Gatorade UK, the sports performance nutrition specialists, as an official supplier of the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Preview – Round 2: Americas, Austin

A real challenge for the riders and tyres

MotoGP - Start of the 2013 Americas Grand Prix After a successful debut event last year, MotoGP™ returns to the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas with legions of American fans set to be thrilled after an intense season opener at Qatar. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Hilmer Motorsport signs Ivan Taranov for GP3 Series

Hilmer Motorsport is delighted to announce that the team has signed Ivan Taranov for the GP3 Series.

Hilmer Motorsport logo The 19-year-old talent from Russia will compete the 2014 season with the team from Bavaria and will make his GP3 race debut at the opening event in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Ramona Karlsson signs as first female in World RX

She will compete at the wheel of a Per Eklund Motorsport run Saab 93 Supercar

Ramona Karlsson Swedish female driver Ramona Karlsson has confirmed she will compete in a minimum of seven rounds in the all-new FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 23

Marquez takes victory in spectacular season opener in Qatar (updated)

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Qatar MotoGP race winner Marc Marquez got his MotoGP™ World Championship title defence off to the perfect start after the Repsol Honda rider emerged victorious from a closely-fought contest with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Marquez grabs pole position in thrilling Qatar qualifying

Round 1: Qatar MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Qatar MotoGP QP Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez grabbed pole position for the first race of the 2014 MotoGP™ season in a thrilling Qualifying Practice 2 session that saw the front row split by just 0.094 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Bridgestone MotoGP Qatar, Losail preview

MotoGP  Round 1 preview
MotoGP logo The 2014 MotoGP™ season is set to start this weekend amidst a huge buzz of excitement at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit, as Bridgestone embarks on its sixth season as Official Tyre Supplier to the world’s premier class of motorcycle road racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Hilmer Motorsport joins GP3 Series

German squad replaces RUSSIAN TIME

Hilmer Motorsport logo GP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce Hilmer Motorsport will join the field for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. The German outfit led by Franz Hilmer replaces RUSSIAN TIME. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Aleix Espargaro finishes on top in final MotoGP™ pre-season test of 2014

Losail International Circuit, Qatar
MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP slick tyres Aleix Espargaro was the quickest rider at the final MotoGP™ pre-season test of 2014, the Spaniard setting a time of 1’54.874 aboard his open-class machine NGM Mobile Forward Racing Yamaha on the final day of action at Qatar’s Losail International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Bridgestone introduces new slick tyre marking system for 2014 MotoGP™ season

Adding an extra dimension to the MotoGP coverage
MotoGP - 2014 Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP rear slicks From the first race of the 2014 season, Bridgestone will employ a new colour marking system for its MotoGP™ tyres to make it easier for spectators to see which front and rear tyre options each rider is using at a given time. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Bridgestone completes successful MotoGP™ tyre test at Phillip Island

Phillip Island Circuit, Australia

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Yamaha Factory Bridgestone completed a successful three-day tyre test at Phillip Island, as the Official Tyre Supplier to MotoGP™ met its objective of testing a range of new rear slick tyres to deliver safety, performance and durability for a full race-distance at the Australian Grand Prix in October.

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Mar 05

Pirelli to be title sponsor of the 2014 Spanish and Hungarian Grands Prix

This latest initiative underlines Pirelli’s commitment to Formula One

Pirelli These two rounds will now officially be called the FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DE ESPAÑA PIRELLI 2014 (May 8-11) and the FORMULA 1 PIRELLI MAGYAR NAGYDÍJ 2014 (July 24-27). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Walfridson confirms six-round World RX campaign

“When this opportunity arose, I immediately wanted to go for it”
World RX - Lukas Walfridson Lukas Walfridson – a multiple Crosskart champion – will contest six rounds of this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the wheel of a Helmia Motorsport Renault Clio Supercar.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Martin Anayi Q&A

“The future of World RX is huge”

FIA World Rallycross - Martin Anayi This year will mark the inaugural season of the highly-anticipated FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy: motorsport’s fastest-growing World Championship, which is centred around incredible 600bhp machines which reach nought to sixty faster than a Formula One car. Read the rest of this entry »

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