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Oct 21

Fantin posts best time at Jerez

Pietro Fantin (International Draco Racing) starred during day one of the collective tests at the Circuito de Jerez.

Fantin posts best time at Jerez

 The Brazilian clocked the best time of the day at 1:27.915 during the morning session. Dean Stoneman (Arden Motorsport) then dominated the afternoon. Today also saw Nyck de Vries put in his first laps at the wheel of a Formula Renault 3.5 Series. 10th on the day, the 2014 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 champion was with his future team, defending champions, DAMS.

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Oct 21

First laps in public for the Renault Sport R.S. 01

At the wheel, Alain Prost was impressed by its performance

The Renault Sport R.S. 01 made its first laps in public on October 18 at the Jerez track in Spain, for the last leg of the World Series By Renault. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

NASCAR champion Kurt Busch joins ROC 2014 field

2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kurt Busch will compete at this year’s Race Of Champions in Barbados

American NASCAR superstar Kurt Busch has happily accepted the invitation to participate in the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14.

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Oct 20

Susie Wolff to compete at ROC 2014

Susie Wolff will become the first female driver ever to compete in the Race Of Champions

News imageThe Race Of Champions is to feature its first female competitor as Susie Wolff has signed up for ROC 2014 at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Marko yet to tell Sainz of plans for 2015

Even now crowned the new Formula Renault 3.5 champion, Carlos Sainz jr is still in the dark about his F1 future.

Carlos Sainz - Spa 2014 Clearly the cream of Red Bull’s hopeful clan of young development drivers, the 20-year-old is in the running to replace Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso in 2015. But with the 17-year-old Max Verstappen already signed up, it is clear that team boss Franz Tost and owner Dietrich Mateschitz think keeping the experienced Jean-Eric Vergne on board might be the smarter play. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

The 2015 World Series by Renault calendar revealed

Season ten has just finished and the 2015 World Series by Renault already begins!

The 2015 World Series by Renault calendar revealedDuring the awards ceremony, Renault Sport Technologies revealed next year’s calendar. With six circuits used by F1 and the highly anticipated return to Le Mans and Silverstone, the World Series by Renault 2015 will assure more than ever its role as the formative formula towards F1.

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Oct 19

Nigel Melker glorious winner of FA1 2014 championship

Due to rain, the FA1 field started behind the safety car for the last race of the season.

After two laps, the safety car went in as Dani Clos (ESP) was leading the field. Within a lap, championship leader Nigel Melker overtook Clos and made his nickname come true: he proved to be the rain man.

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Oct 19

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Rowland wins, DAMS picks up another title

Starting from the pole position, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) won the final race of season ten of the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Rowland wins, DAMS picks up another titleThe protégé of the Racing Steps Foundation scored his second triumph of the season ahead of Nicholas Latifi (Tech 1 Racing) and William Buller (Arden Motorsport). Thanks to his fourth place result, Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport), winner of the 2013 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0, finishes runner-up to fellow Red Bull Junior Team driver, Carlos Sainz (DAMS).

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Oct 18

Exciting FA1 qualifications at TT Circuit Assen

Acceleration started her season’s finale on the TT Circuit in Assen, The Netherlands
Acceleration - TT Circuit Assen . Championship leader Nigel Melker (NLD) did a very good job on the first qualification and starts from P1 in the first race.

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Oct 18

British trio go fastest at Jerez

Formula Renault 3.5 Series – Qualifying 1

British trio go fastest at Jerez

Will Stevens (Strakka Racing) grabbed his maiden Formula Renault 3.5 Series pole at Jerez on Saturday. The British driver got the better of fellow countrymen Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) and William Buller (Arden Motorsport) in a qualifying session that saw the two title candidates struggle, with Roberto Merhi (Zeta Corse) no faster than tenth and Carlos Sainz (DAMS) lining up five places behind him on the grid.

 

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Oct 17

The Canadian Motorsports Expo will continue as a major component of Motorama

A Brand New Show on a Weekend You Know!

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo logoFor the first eight years of its existence, the Canadian Motorsports Expo (CME) was a standalone, racing-only show catering to motorsports fans and the industry. The CME usually took place in early February, when Canadian winters can make it challenging for even the most hearty racers, exhibitors and enthusiasts to participate.

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Oct 15

Acceleration 2014 getting ready for Assen

When racing meets music…

Acceleration logo TT Assen in the Netherlands is the last venue for ACCELERATION 2014 during the weekend of 17 – 19 October. FA1, MW-V6 Pickups, Legend SuperCup, Supercar Challenge and 600 & 1000 cc motorbikes will form the starting grids on this legendary Dutch track.

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Oct 14

World Series by Renault: Jerez, a finale featuring titles and families

As a new venue and host to the final round of the World Series by Renault, the Circuito de Jerez promises an exciting show.

World Series by Renault logo The names of the three winners in the championships organized by Renault Sport Technologies will be known. This first visit to Andalusia will also be an occasion for some to continue a motor racing family tradition.

 

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Oct 09

The 33rd Grand Prix of Valcourt

The 33rd Running of Grand Prix Ski-doo of Valcourt February 20-22, 2015

Grand Prix de Valcourt logo It’s back for its 33rd running, the one and only winter motorsport event in North America that offers six types of racing competitions over the course of a weekend: The 2015 Grand Prix Ski-doo of Valcourt presented by Intact Insurance.

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Sep 30

V8 Supercar legend Whincup signs up for ROC 2014

Tickets are now available for ROC 2014, which will take place at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14

Five-time V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup is the latest driver to join the line-up for the 2014 Race Of Champions. Whincup has dominated Australia’s most popular racing series in recent years and leads the 2014 championship as he bids for a record sixth title.

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Sep 29

Sainz eyes F1 future despite Verstappen setback

Carlos Sainz jr hopes a timely show of dominance can put him back in the spotlight after a challenging couple of months.

Record victory for Carlos Sainz

The Spaniard put up an impressive double-victory in the Formula Renault 3.5 category in France at the weekend, moving tantalisingly close to securing the title. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Big crowds and the first title at Circuit Paul Ricard for the World Series by Renault!

For the fourth consecutive year, Circuit Paul Ricard hosted the French round of the World Series by Renault.

Big crowds and the first title at Circuit Paul Ricard for the World Series by Renault!The Fast, Free & Fun event welcomed 65,000 spectators into the Renault universe thanks to unprecedented demonstrations, including that of the New Renault Twingo.

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Sep 28

Two podiums for Stroll at Monza

Prema Powerteam fifteen year old driver

2011-06-12_1051With the 2014 title already in the bag, Lance Stroll ended the sixth and penultimate round of the Italian Formula 4 championship with two third places.

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Sep 28

Record victory for Carlos Sainz (updated)

Victorious on Saturday, Carlos Sainz (DAMS) did it again on Sunday at Circuit Paul Ricard.

Record victory for Carlos SainzThe Red Bull Junior Team driver beat pole winner, Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport) and Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports), who put in a fine comeback drive.

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Sep 27

Sainz wins ahead of two Frenchmen at Castellet

Spaniard Carlos Sainz (DAMS) came up big this Saturday at Circuit Paul Ricard.

Sainz wins ahead of two Frenchmen at CastelletStarting from pole position, the Red Bull Junior Team driver took his sixth victory of the season in commanding style ahead of the two French rookies Pierre Gasly (Arden Motorsport) and Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus).

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