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Aug 29

The great return to Silverstone

The summer break is over and the World Series by Renault is back!

This September 5 and 6, the competitors in the Renault Sport Trophy, Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 and Formula Renault 3.5 Series return to the track at Silverstone. The 100% Renault meeting returns to the British circuit and the fans will be treated to a programme featuring eight races and several on track activities, including the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show and Renault Sport Show. Tickets are available on www.worldseriesbyrenault.com.

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Aug 27

Venturi sets new land speed record

VBB-3 tops 240mph over one-mile run on Bonneville Salt Flats

VBB-3 tops 240mph over one-mile run on Bonneville Salt Flats Venturi Automobiles and its partner The Ohio State University Center for Automotive Research achieved a new land speed record with the all-electric Venturi VBB-3 at Bonneville Salt Flats, USA. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

The World Series by Renault drivers discover the world of F1

During the running of the Belgian Grand Prix, three among them met with the F1 decision-makers at Spa-Francorchamps

Dean Stoneman, Christian Horner, Matthieu Vaxiviere & Tom Dillmann at (...)To offer its competitors the greatest chance to move on to the highest level of the sport, Renault Sport Technologies and Renault Sport F1 invited the drivers of the World Series by Renault for a behind the scenes visit to the F1 paddock with Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

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Aug 18

Le Mans winner and F1 star Nico Hülkenberg to race at ROC 2015 in London

The German will now make his ROC debut and partner four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel for Team Germany

Race Of Champions logo2015 Le Mans 24 Hours winner Nico Hülkenberg has signed up for the Race Of Champions at London’s former Olympic Stadium on November 20-21. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

45,000 spectators came out to Europe’s Biggest Drag Racing Event – the NitrolympX.

30th NitrolympX

2015-08-09_0100Today we will look back on a very special event in Germany, the 30th Anniversary of Europe’s Biggest Drag Racing Event – the NitrolympX.

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Aug 11

Double MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo signs up for ROC 2015

Lorenzo is one of motorcycling’s current superstars

News imageDouble MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo has signed up for this year’s Race Of Champions on November 20-21 at the Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the iconic home of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 09

Podium in Pocono for Matt Garwood

And new partnership for Garwood

Matt Garwood Racing 1 Matt Garwood is proud to celebrate a 3rd place finish in race 1 at Pocono Raceway with the addition of The Automotive Business School of Canada (ABSC) as a new partner. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

“Crazy” Stadium Super Trucks set to light up Australia

Stadium Super Trucks were a crowd favourite at the Clipsal 500 V8 Supercar

Robby Gordon’s “crazy” Stadium Super Truck Robby Gordon’s “crazy” Stadium Super Trucks will return to Australia later this year for a two-round series including a spectacular stadium event at the  Spotless Stadium, Sydney Showgroundson Saturday, October 31. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Another rare, significant Mercedes race car joins Lime Rock Historics slate

A 1908 Mercedes Brooklands

Murray Smith, chairman of Lime Rock Park’s annual Historic Festival, confirmed today that yet another Mercedes race car of note will be brought to the Labor Day weekend racing and concours event that this year celebrates Mercedes competition cars.

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Jul 28

Brand new championship launched: FA1 Middle East Trophy 2016 is go!

FA1 Middle East Trophy 2016 launch

FA1 logoThe organiser of the Acceleration 2014 events, ISRA, has today officially launched a brand new motor racing championship – FA1 Middle East Trophy 2016 – which aims to provide drivers with key seat time and race experience during the traditional winter break across Europe. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Oliver Rowland at the wheel of the Red Bull RB8

The Fortec Motorsports man has earned a drive in a Formula One car in the Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show

Oliver Rowland at the wheel of the Red Bull RB8Oliver Rowland’s reward for leading the Formula Renault 3.5 Series standings after nine races is a drive in the Red Bull RB8 at the next Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show, which will be held at the Silverstone World Series by Renault meeting on 5-6 September.

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Jul 20

F1’s Daniel Ricciardo joins motorcycle legend Mick Doohan on Team Australia

The pair join a ROC field featuring Sebastian Vettel, Petter Solberg, ‘Mr Le Mans’ Tom Kristensen and David Coulthard

2015-06-07_1997Three-time Formula 1 grand prix winner Daniel Ricciardo will make his Race Of Champions debut at London’s former Olympic Stadium in November

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Jul 16

Motorama 2016: Toronto show dates announced

March 11, 12 & 13, 2016 at Toronto’s International Centre

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo logoThe second annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will return to Toronto’s International Centre March 11, 12 & 13, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

A look back at a weekend of superb racing at the Red Bull Ring in Austria

In Austria the paddock entertainments delighted everyone

paddock crowd rbr ambiance ND1 1127logoOver two days no fewer than 12,000 spectators made the trip to the most beautiful of the Austrian race circuits, a great success for the ELMS which at each of its rounds is attracting more and more spectators. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

NitrOlympX are well-known for an unique mixture of championship-races and show

Excitement is guaranteed when the pilots accelerate over 6000 hp in less than 5 seconds to 500 km/h

NitrolympxFrom the 7th to the 9th of August Europe´s biggest drag racing event – the NitrOlympX – will take place at the Hockenheimring, Germany.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Vaxiviere wins race 2 at the Red Bull Ring (updated)

Matthieu Vaxiviere (Lotus) has scored his third success this year in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

Starting from pole, the Lotus F1 Team Junior protégé conserved the lead to win race 2 on the day, ahead of Racing Steps Foundation driver Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) and rookie Roy Nissany (Tech 1 Racing), who strode on to the podium for the first time in the category.

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Jul 12

Thousands of spectators at the Red Bull Ring today

Full grandstands for the start of Red Bull Ring Race Festival

Red Bull Ring Race Festival In the warm Austrian sunshine, thousands of spectators have arrived at the Red Bull Ring to enjoy a great festival of motorsport with of a unique blend of endurance racing by the European Le Mans Series, single seater action by the Formula Renault 3.5 Series and world class Touring Car entertainment by the TCR International Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Rowland and Vaxiviere each claim a pole

“To be honest, this morning I drove like a nutter and the car stayed on track” – Oliver Rowland

placeholder+imageLeader in the general classification, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports) took the pole position for race one on Sunday with a time of 1:17.641.

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Jul 10

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Ellinas turns up the heat at the Red Bull Ring

Tio Ellinas (Strakka Racing) posted best time of the collective test held this Friday at the Red Bull Ring.

Ellinas turns up the heat at the Red Bull RingThe Cyprus native stopped the clock in 1:18.222 to lead from Pietro Fantin (International Draco Racing) and championship leader, Oliver Rowland (Fortec Motorsports).

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Jul 10

Zele youngster Mendez joins RS01 programme

The Colombian also joins his AutoGP team in sports cars

Zele youngster Mendez joins RS01 programme Andres Mendez, who is running for Zele Racing in the 2015 AutoGP season, will also join the outfit’s Renault RS01 Sport Trophy programme.

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