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Jul 24

World Series Formula V8 3.5 reveals 2018 plans with FIA WEC

Formula V8 3.5

RPM-MKTG single-seater flagship series ‘World Series Formula V8 3.5’ starts to unveil its plans for 2018, which include the extension of its partnership with the FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

Kirby is king in Kazan: American wins Russian debut

In a North American sweep, Pete McLeod of Canada finished second, while the USA’s Michael Goulian was third

Kirby is king in Kazan American wins Russian debutThe USA’s Kirby Chambliss is back – back-to-back, in fact. Just three weeks after winning his first race in nine years at the Budapest stop of the Red Bull Air Race, the two-time titleholder triumphed again on Sunday, at the first World Championship stop ever held in Russia.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

McLeod clinches qualifying hat trick in landmark Russian debut

The Czech Republic’s Martin Šonka and Nicolas Ivanoff of France also delivered stellar results

McLeod clinches qualifying hat trick  in landmark Russian debutPete McLeod of Canada claimed pole position for the third race in a row with a win at Saturday’s Qualifying for the Russian debut of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship.

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Jul 22

It’s the final countdown!

The final week’s countdown has begun to this year’s epic Silverstone Classic

logoThis time next week the Silverstone Classic will be celebrating 50 years since the ‘Summer of Love’ after a packed day of qualifying on track!

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Jul 19

With less than 2 weeks to go, here’s some information to help with planning for the Classic…

Packed schedule of track action, anniversaries, celebrities and the chance to be a VIP – it’s all happening!

logoIt’s all happening here at Silverstone Classic HQ as we put the finishing touches to our plans for this year’s extravaganza.
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Jul 17

Historic Red Bull Air Race debut in Russia on 22-23 July

The second half of the 2017 calendar will kick off with a milestone race at Russia’s sports capital: Kazan

Red Bull Air Race North American pilots cheered by 90,000 in JapanIt’s a first for the series – but for some pilots down in the points, it will also be the last chance to make a charge for this year’s World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Formula V8 3.5: First rookie maiden win in 2017 for Alex Palou (Teo Martin Motorsport) in Nürburgring

A challenging situation which featured a wet racetrack that dried up as the session progressed

The 20 year-old Spaniard Alex Palou took home a sensational debut win in the second race of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 weekend at the Nürburgring, also the first of Teo Martin Motorsport since they joined the Series in 2016.

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Jul 15

Formula V8 3.5: Matevos Isaakyan (SMP Racing By Avf) scores runaway win at the Nürburgring

In both occasions, the series was supporting the FIA WEC weekend

Driving for SMP Racing by AVF, Russian Matevos Isaakyan delivered his second win of the season in race 1 of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 weekend at the German venue. The Russian is back to the top step of the podium after cruising to victory in race 2 at Spa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Formula V8 3.5: Alex Palou (Teo Martin Motorsport) scores debut pole at Nürburgring

A late addition to the roster of the Madrid-based Teo Martin and his eponymous team

Alex Palou (Teo Martin Motorsport) completed a sensational World Series Formula V8 3.5 debut today at the Nürburgring, being the first rookie in 2017 to achieve the pole.

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Jul 12

Formula V8 3.5: Who will be the Kaiser in Eifel?

World Series Formula V8 3.5

Located in the Green Forest, World Series returns to one of the F1 most iconic circuits,  Nürburgring, partnering the FIA WEC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Formula V8 3.5: Rene Binder gets F1 French delight in home soil

The Austrian driver has been invited by Renault Sport Racing to complete his first ever Formula One test in October.

RENE BINDER GETS F1 FRENCH DELIGHT IN HOME SOIL

The Binder Saga carries on with the F1 experience: Rene is the nephew of the former Austrian F1 driver Hans …

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Jul 03

Tickets are on their way and special appearance from Williams FW14B confirmed!

Silverstone Classic

logoWe’re delighted to confirm that, as part of Williams’ 40th anniversary celebrations as well as 25 years since Nigel Mansell’s championship win, the all-conquering FW14B will not only be on public display at the Silverstone Classic but will also provide  some dramatic high-speed demonstration laps during the lunch and morning breaks on both Saturday and Sunday, this time with experienced GP2 and sportscar driver Nick Yelloly at the wheel.

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Jul 02

USA’s Chambliss unbeatable in Budapest

Canada’s Pete McLeod was scintillating in second

USA’s Chambliss unbeatable in BudapestTwo-time Red Bull Air Race titleholder Kirby Chambliss put his 2017 season on track with a confident win at the World Championship stop in Budapest on Sunday. Canada’s Pete McLeod was scintillating in second, while Japan’s Yoshihide Muroya retained the head of the overall standings by clinching third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

McLeod earns back-to-back pole position at Budapest qualifying

Only 33 years old, McLeod was dazzling on the 150th birthday of his vibrant young country.

Pete McLeod earns back-to-back pole position at Budapest qualifyingCanadian pilot Pete McLeod celebrated Canada Day with 30,000 Red Bull Air Race fans in Hungary on Saturday, when he blazed to the top time in Qualifying for the World Championship stop in Budapest.

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Jun 30

New McLaren Group unifies McLaren Automotive and McLaren Technology Group with one winning future

 The formation of the new McLaren Group will underpin the continuing rapid growth of McLaren’s businesses and brand

McLaren logoThe new McLaren Group unites McLaren Automotive – a globally-renowned producer of luxury sports and supercars – with McLaren Technology Group which includes one of the world’s oldest and most successful race teams and a high growth technology IP and consulting business.

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Jun 30

New McLaren Group acquires Ron Dennis’s shareholdings in McLaren Technology Group & McLaren Automotive

Ron Dennis CBE has reached agreement with his fellow shareholders

McLaren logoRon Dennis, Chairman of McLaren Technology Group and McLaren Automotive, has agreed terms to sell his shareholdings in both companies. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 28

Bird’s eye view of Budapest

“This amazing series has its roots right here in Budapest”

Bird’s eye view of BudapestRed Bull Air Race legend Peter Besenyei led current World Championship leader Yoshihide Muroya (JPN) and rising star Petr Kopfstein (CZE) on a flight through the heart of Budapest, right along the Danube and past the magnificent Hungarian Parliament.

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Jun 28

Renault to celebrate the past, present and future of motorsport at 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Vehicles on show over the weekend range from Renault’s first major race winner to its F1 car of the future

 R.S. 2027 Vision Renault_90048_global_enRenault returns to the Goodwood Festival of Speed once again this year, celebrating 40 years since its first Formula One Grand Prix. As well as showing off its first major race-winning car, Renault will have an impressive display of other racing cars ranging from single seaters to endurance and rallying icons that celebrate its racing heritage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Huge McLaren celebrations, XJ220-C Le Mans cars reunited and Ace Corner

Just one month to go! 

Bruce McLarenIt’s the final countdown to this summer’s Silverstone Classic – read on for the latest news and headlines from across the festival. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 26

World Championship flies into Budapest for first European stop of 2017

The Red Bull Air Race 2017 will mark its midpoint in a summertime spectacle at the heart of Hungary’s capital

With a tie at the top of the standings, anticipation for the traditional race in Budapest has never been higher. Set against the backdrop of Budapest’s stunning Chain Bridge and Parliament Building, the Red Bull Air Race in Hungary on 1-2 July will be a beauty – with a beast of track.

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