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Aug 23

The next Race Of Champions (ROC) will take place inside Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium on January 21-22, 2017

Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions

ROC - Miami becomes first American city 
to host the Race Of Champions The Race Of Champions (ROC) is heading to the United States of America for the first time in its history after Miami’s Marlins Park baseball stadium won the rights to host the next ROC event on January 21-22, 2017.

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Aug 09

BRP on-site at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Les 50 tours Can-Am

BRP BRP (TSX: DOO) will join NASCAR racing enthusiasts at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières, which will take place from August 6 to 14.

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Aug 04

Williams Advanced Engineering continues Nissan partnership with BladeGlider collaboration

Nissan utilised Williams Advanced Engineering’s expertise in electric powertrains

Nissan BladeGlider Concept (2013) - picture 1 of 22 - Front Angle - image resolution: 1280x960Nissan unveiled its ground-breaking BladeGlider prototype today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with Williams Advanced Engineering playing an important role in the car’s creation as Nissan’s technical partner. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Electric GT Championship confirms Pirelli as exclusive tyre supplier

This will be the first time that both slick and wet tyre compounds are supplied specifically for electric race cars

Electric GT Championship logo Electric GT (EGT) Championship, the first ever 100 per cent zero emissions GT championship, confirms a technical partnership with Pirelli to develop its race tyres for the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

FIA WEC and Formula V8 3.5 to join forces in 2017

The agreement includes a minimum of three overseas rounds in Mexico, Japan and Bahrain

Jaime Alguersuari, President of RPM Racing and Gérard Neveu, CEO of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), and, have reached an extremely encouraging agreement that will link the Formula V8 3.5 series to the majority of the 2017 WEC events. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Matt Garwood Racing Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park review

Garwood had his sights set on continuing his early season consistency with the hope of another race win

Matt Garwood Racing 2 Challenge Cup Series driver and Champion Matt Garwood of Elmvale, ON headed to Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park this past weekend for round three of the 2016 Challenge Cup Series Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

This is what happened: Weekend’s results & facts

Mercedes There are two highlights of the 2016 season coming up next weekend: for the Silver Arrows, # F1isBACK in Germany; meanwhile, AMG Customer Sports teams will be competing in the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 27

British road course names turn after Justin Wilson

“This is such an incredible gesture by MSV”

Wilson corner at SnettertonEngland’s Snetterton Circuit paid tribute to the late Justin Wilson by renaming a corner after the seven-time Indy car race winner who died in August 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Formula V8 3.5: Nissany, Binder hand Lotus 1-2 finish in Silverstone race 2

Completing the podium was Russian Egor Orudzhev

Nissany, Binder hand Lotus 1-2 finish in Silverstone race 2Roy Nissany cruised to his second straight win today at Silverstone, leading René Binder for the first 1-2 finish of the 2016 Formula V8 3.5 season for Lotus.

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Jul 24

Formula V8 3.5: Matthieu Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes second straight pole

MP Racing driver Matthieu Vaxiviere scored his second pole position of the weekend at Silverstone

Matthieu Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes second straight poleThe French racer, who also started from the pole in 2015, completed his qualifying sweep at the British venue beating Roy Nissany (Lotus) with a narrow margin of just 0.013s and a overall best laptime of 1:40.836. Race 1 winner Nissany, who led the way with his first set of tires in front of Vaxiviere was eventually forced to settle for second. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Formula V8 3.5: Roy Nissany (Lotus) takes first Formula V8 3.5 win

Roy Nissany (Lotus) cruised to his first Formula V8 3.5 win today at Silverstone

Roy Nissany (Lotus) takes first Formula V8 3.5 winAfter putting together a dominating performance in practice, the Israeli racer was off to a stunning start from the second, storming back to second place.

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Jul 24

Kobe Bryant at Ferrari

The great NBA champion visits Maranello

Kobe Bryant at Ferrari (3) Kobe Bryant, the great star of Los Angeles Lakers, made a whirlwind visit to Maranello, where he tested the F12tdf on the track and the GTC4Lusso on the road.

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Jul 23

Formula V8 3.5: Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes Silverstone pole

Matthieu Vaxiviere, driving for SMP Racing, took pole position for today’s Formula V8 3.5 race at Silverstone

Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes Silverstone poleThe Frenchman set his personal best mark in 1:40.586 to top Arden Motorsport’s Egor Orudzhev by just 128 thousands of a second. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Formula V8 3.5: Lotus leads the way in Silverstone

The Formula V8 3.5 went back on-track today at Silverstone

Lotus leads the way in SilverstoneThe British venue is steeped in motorsport history and hosted the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Great Britain two weeks ago.

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Jul 23

Formula V8 3.5: 1-2 for Lotus in Silverstone collective test 1

The Silverstone weekend of the 2016 Formula V8 3.5 series began with a stunning Lotus 1-2 in Collective Test 1

1-2 for Lotus in Silverstone Collective Test 1Israeli racer Roy Nissany set the fastest lap of the day so far in 1:41.843, followed by Austrian team-mate René Binder. Currently standing as the best rookie of the championship, Louis Delétraz set the third fastest performance for Fortec Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Blancpain GT Sports Club set for Spa showdown

SRO’s series reserved for fully-amateur drivers

There will be plenty to play for when the Blancpain GT Sports Club touches down in Belgium next weekend (29/30 July) for not only its penultimate round of the season but also as an official support act to the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

United Autosports parades former British Grand Prix race winner in Silverstone Classic

Ex-Jackie Stewart March set to race in three-day extravaganza

United Autosports parades former British Grand Prix race winner in Silverstone Classic United Autosports will be a star attraction at the Silverstone Classic next weekend (29-31 Jul) when the Anglo-American team parades an ex-British Grand Prix winning car and another rare machine that finished second at Silverstone in a non-championship Formula One race.

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Jul 22

Matt Garwood Racing Thompson Speedway Motorsport Park preview

After a strong performance at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

This coming weekend Elmvale, ON’s Matt Garwood is heading to Thompson Speedway Motorsport Park for round three of the FV Challenge Cup Series Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

FRD set to launch e-Touring Car Challenge at Formula E Hong Kong ePrix

“Official Racing Partner” Set to Make History, staging first-ever electric touring car race

Formula Racing DevelopmentFollowing a thrilling close to the FIA Formula E season in London earlier this month, all eyes are now focused forward to the start of the 2016-2017 championship, which will launch with the Formula E Hong Hong ePrix, a brand-new race event in Hong Kong on October 8-9, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Formula V8 3.5: Introducing Silverstone with Louis Deletraz

Formula V8 3.5 reaches his mid-season point in a legendary racetrack, Silverstone!

2016-04-14-0009 Our best rookie, and Renault Sport Academy member, Louis Deletraz, is hunger to deliver another success to Fortec Motorsports in their home GP Read the rest of this entry »

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