Tag Archive: WTCC

Apr 26

After a positive 2013 experience, the Auto GP cars will be back parading between the streets of Budapest again

Auto GP back to the streets of Budapest

AutoGP Six Auto GP car will join the traditional downtown parade, set for the May 1st festivities, in a fascinating frame that will also include a passage on the famous Danube bridge and some of the best sightseeings of one of Europe’s best capital cities.

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Feb 21

Auto GP programme confirmed with La Rosa and MLR71

“I’m very pleased to announce this partnership with Euronova.” – La Rosa

Auto GP - Michele La Rosa portrait For the 2014 season Italian racer Michele La Rosa has entrusted his MLR71 Auto GP entry to Euronova Racing.

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Jan 26

Auto GP secures Eurosport live coverage

Partnership with WTCC, DTM, ELMS for 2014

AutoGP Auto GP Organization is proud to announce its 2014 calendar. As previously announced, the series will contest its fifth season over eight rounds, all of them on circuits steeped in motorsports history.

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Nov 17

The top 5 development in the championships

Top 5 championship development points updated

Top 5 championshipsFollowing the week-end’s race, here are the latest championship leaders progression. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Young Quebec driver Jérimy Daniel makes the jump to Touring Car with Lombardi Honda Racing

2013 Canadian Touring Car Championship

LombardiHondaRacingLombardi - Jérimy DanielAfter confirming driver and television host Benoît Gagnon’s return to the line-up for the upcoming Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) season, the Lombardi Honda Racing Team announced today the recruitment of young driver Jérimy Daniel, who will be at the wheel of one of their Super Touring class Honda Civic Si’s for the duration of the season.

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Jan 30

OMP Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso are pleased to announce the renewal of their Cooperation Agreement

OMP Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso renew cooperation for 2013 Formula 1 season

09 - Scuderia Toro RossoOMP Racing, the Genoese company with over 40 years of history, a leader in the field of design and creation of safety equipment for the car racing sector and Scuderia Toro Rosso have renewed their important cooperation agreement for the supply of safety equipment and technical clothing for the race drivers and the entire team, for its participation in the upcoming Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Giacomo Ricci looks forward to 2013 Auto GP

Giacomo Ricci is looking forward to the 2013 Auto Gp championship

Auto GP - Giacomo RicciAuto GP 2013The Italian-based racer, born on March the 30th, 1985 in Milan, has become one of the most experienced and competitive drivers of the European motorsports panorama. Last season, he drove for Team MLR71 and also joined them for postseason testing at Barcelona. He entered two rounds and ended up onto the podium twice, at Monza and Marrakech. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

FIA Formula 3 European Championship publishes the 2013 race calendar

In the 2013 season, the race calendar of the planet’s most competitive young-gun series will comprise 10 race weekends in six European countries.

Flagworld - FIAF3 - Nathan Morcom - 2010-09-12  Aust  Drivers' Ch'ship Rd 8 (Eastern Creek) - Nathan Morcom (Dallara F304) MPix photoThe season will be kicked off as early as on 23 and 24 March in Italy, with the season finale (26-27 October) being held in France. The hopeful Formula 3 talents will race in the support programme of WTCC, WEC and DTM races at tradition-rich motor-racing venues that always are attended by big crowds.

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Nov 20

Kristensen and Priaulx sign up for ROC Bangkok

Kristensen has a record eight wins at the Le Mans 24-Hour race while Priaulx tops the all-time WTCC list with three titles

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Race Of Champions logoTom Kristensen and Andy Priaulx MBE, the greatest drivers in the history of Le Mans and the World Touring Car Championship, will compete at the Race Of Champions in Bangkok on December 14-16

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Oct 10

Honda not ruling out F1 return

Honda is not ruling out a return to formula one in the future.

Flagworld - F1Honda logoThe Japanese carmaker pulled out of the sport after the 2008 season, amid the global financial crisis and the slump in new car sales. But Honda’s head of research and development Yoshiharu Yamamoto has told autocar.co.uk that the marque still sees F1 as an attractive platform. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Zanardi eyes DTM with BMW

With fresh Paralympic gold around his neck, Alex Zanardi is eyeing the German touring car series DTM as his next goal.

Alex Zanardi portraitDTM logoSince losing his legs in a 2011 crash, the former F1 driver has completed the last laps of that ill-fated CART race, won world touring car races for BMW, tested a BMW-Sauber, and soared to the very top of the world of hand-cycling. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Yvan Muller to guest star at Tours

Tours Speedway will host the fourth round of the 2012 EURO-RACECAR NASCAR Touring Series.

Yvan MullerEuro Racecar NASCAR logoFollowing cameos by America’s Ben Kennedy and Frenchman Eric Hélary, three-time FIA World Touring Car Championship winner Yvan Muller joins the EURO-RACECAR NASCAR Touring Series entry list for the Tours Speedway round (July 6-8) in what is shaping up to be the European automotive event of the year.

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Jun 18

The FIA’s Action for Road Safety campaign travelled to the 80th round of the 24 Heures du Mans

To raise awareness of the safer driving message.
 
24 Heures du MansFlagworld - FIABuilding on the tremendous support received from drivers in the FIA’s F1, WRC, WTCC, GT1 and WEC championships, the federation’s Action for Road Safety campaign received the endorsements of the 168 drivers taking part in the 24 Heures du Mans as they stood shoulder to shoulder for a special group photograph with FIA President Jean Todt .

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Jun 13

Superstars International Series: Michelisz, Liuzzi share their secrets about the Hungaroring

Hungarian ace looks forward to positive Superstars debut at home, Liuzzi aims at more podium finishes

Superstars - Liuzzi - MicheliszSuperstars logoLess than three weeks are left before the fifth round of the 2012 Superstars International Series at the Hungaroring. The championship’s trip to Hungary is already providing some interesting highlights in sporting terms (five different winning drivers and four winning manufacturers in the first four rounds) and thanks to brand-new addition: a big crowd is expected in Budapest thanks to the many great names on the roster and to the SUPERSTARS debut of local ace Norbert Michelisz.

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May 15

Who Works in Motorsports 2012 – AVAILABLE

The industry’s indispensable companion, featuring 1000+ pages of essential information on 17 championships

Who Works in Motorsports 2012Who Works in Motorsports Who Works in Motorsports 2012 remains the only publication in print to contain those all-important details on decision makers, opinion formers and journalists from across the industry.

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Apr 25

Who Works in Motorsports 2012 – AVAILABLE

The biggest and most comprehensive Motorsport bible ever published featuring 1000+ pages of essential information on 17 Championships 

Who Works in Motorsports Who Works in Motorsports 2012Who Works in Motorsports 2012 remains the only publication to contain those all-important details on decision makers, opinion formers and journalists from across the industry. A unique reference tool, this fully updated edition now includes information on 17 separate championships. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Auto GP becomes Auto GP World Series

2012 intercontinental calendar is confirmed

AutoGP World Series AutoGP - PaddockAuto GP keeps growing steadily: entering its third year, the Championship has changed its name to become Auto GP World Series. Not a big change in terms of wording, but an important update that reflects the intercontinental evolution that the Series undertook for 2012, as the Organization confirmed the expansion plan announced last September.

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Nov 17

Age no barrier for IRC’s Fast Freddy

Multiple Intercontinental Rally Challenge event winner Freddy Loix insists turning 41 won’t slow him down.

Loix celebrated his 41st birthday in his native Belgium last week. Although he has yet to finalise his programme for 2012 he says he has no intention of easing off the throttle.

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Oct 23

WTCC: Best round ever for Michel Nykjær

Tiago Monteiro finishes 5th and 6th in Suzuka qualifying sessions

TMJAP2011_1FIA WTCC - Michel NykjærEarly Sunday Michel Nykjær claimed his career best result in the FIA World Touring Car Championship, when he won the privateer class in both rounds at the Japanese Grand Prix circuit Suzuka. On top of that he also gained his first overall top 3 position, when he mixed it among the dominant works cars from Chevrolet.

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Oct 20

Young ace Neuville to go all out in IRC title bid

Thierry Neuville has vowed to do all he can to win the IRC title in Cyprus

PRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADPRi - IMAGE DOWNLOADThierry Neuville says he “will do everything to win” the prestigious Intercontinental Rally Challenge crown when the series concludes with a six-way title fight on the Cyprus Rally next month.

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