What happens at the Le Mans Test Day and who is there?

Newcomers learn the ropes

24 Heures du Mans - Le Mans 24 Hours logo The green flag is being waved for the world’s biggest sports car race, and the 56 entries who will be racing for glory on 13/14th June take to the track this weekend for the Le Mans 24 Hours official test day. But what happens and who can take part? (more…)

D’Ambrosio leads #FanBoost, di Grassi closing in

Hot on the heels of his first Formula E win, Jerome D’Ambrosio remains on course for his first #FanBoost triumph.

Multiple winners Piquet and Vergne still in top threeWith just over a week until the Moscow ePrix, the Dragon Racing star – still an outsider in the title race – tops the leaderboard for the five-second power boost. (more…)

2014 Platinum Cup Champion Scott Hargrove returning to series at Toronto

The car still showed the authentic scars of intense racing, with dirt and specks of rubber covering its sleek skin.

2014-08-10_3077A Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car has rested quietly in the sparkling lobby of an OpenRoad Auto Group Porsche dealership near Vancouver since late last August. (more…)

Last push before “The Grand Evening” for Moisson Montreal

There are only a few tables left to attend the event June 4 at The Arsenal

The Grand Evening logo Moisson Montreal is very pleased to have the Canadian Grand Prix from its donor partners for a second consecutive year and invites Montrealers to take part in the sixth annual gala dinner “Le Grand Soir” on Thursday June 4th. (more…)

Up next for Packard: Generation Next 151 ACT

Emily and the team head to Speedway 51 on Saturday May 30th

2014-07-20_0189 Flashback one year to the former Riverside Speedway in Groveton, Packard starts last in the final heat and drives her way to the front capturing her first American Canadian Tour pole.  A few hours later, the 18 year old East Montpelier Vermont driver has led the most laps and has a 5th place finish.  (more…)

May 27

DTM increased presence in relevant core markets

The positive development in international television coverage is continuing with numerous new slots.

Commissioned by DTM rights holder and promoter ITR e.V., _wige MARKETING gmbh achieved an even more intense worldwide presence both in live coverage and in highlight broadcasts. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

24 Hours of Le Mans – “My 1st time at Le Mans…!”

Every year the Le Mans 24 Hours attracts more and more spectators.

24 Heures du Mans - Le Mans 24 Hours logo In 2014, 263 000 people saw Audi score another victory. The spectators coming for the first time represent around 25% of the visitors at each event. The ACO would like to help and guide these newcomers so that they understand all about the race, and how to find their way around the huge Le Mans 24-Hours circuit enclosure for this extraordinary event that’s accessible to all kinds of people. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Visa becomes title sponsor for London ePrix finale

Visa Europe to put fans at the heart of London race weekend

Visa Europe to put fans at the heart of London race weekendThe all-electric FIA Formula E Championship has announced that leading European payment provider Visa Europe will become the official title sponsor of its final two rounds (10 and 11) in London, held at Battersea Park on 27 and 28 June. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

D’Ambrosio quick out of the blocks in #FanBoost

DHL Berlin ePrix winner Jerome D’Ambrosio is set to follow up his first race triumph in Formula E with a maiden #FanBoost win.

Berlin race winner heads the leaderboardThe Dragon Racing star – who has risen to fifth in the points standings following his win in Berlin – is the early leader in #FanBoost voting for the Moscow ePrix, which takes place on June 6. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

New-look Portugal gets thumbs-up

New route and spectator zones worked well

Organisers of the new-look Vodafone Rally de Portugal say they are happy with the way the event ran last weekend and the way spectator numbers were managed. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Second Silverstone challenge in just seven days awaits Al Harthy

Round four of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship

2015-06-04-034 Ahmad Al Harthy is absolutely relishing the prospect of contesting his second three-hour endurance race at Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit in as many weekends this Sunday, 31st May, when round four of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship takes place. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Ready for round three: preview for this weeks Hankook 12H Zandvoort

In total, some 50 GTs, touring cars and 24H Specials will be on the grid for the race

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo This week (Friday, 29 May and Saturday, 30 May), Circuit Park Zandvoort in The Netherlands will be the venue for the second running of the Hankook 12H ZANDVOORT, the third round of the 2015 24H SERIES powered by Hankook.

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May 26

DTM on international television

Increased presence in relevant core markets

DTM logo The positive development in international television coverage is continuing with numerous new slots. Commissioned by DTM rights holder and promoter ITR e.V., _wige MARKETING gmbh achieved an even more intense worldwide presence both in live coverage and in highlight broadcasts. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Facu Regalia joins Eurointernational for FIA F.3 European Championship round at Monza

The Argentinian driver ready to compete in the European Formula 3 Series, one of the most prestigious championships

Facu Regalia logo Facu Regalia approaches his second consecutive race weekend. After his double podium finish in the Auto GP Series at Silverstone, Argentina´s driver will take part in FIA F.· European Championship´s Round 4 to be held at Italy´s hallowed “Temple of Speed”, the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Tradition, Technology and a return: the colours of the Porsche 919 Hybrid

Style icons and a provocative livery in Le Mans

The official Pre-test will see the world debut of the 2015 Porsche Le Mans race cars in their individual colours: The three Porsche 919 Hybrids will appear for the first time in their base colours of red, black and white. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Montoya nets $2.4 million for Indy 500 victory

Indy 500 commonality: Passion for victory

Indianapolis 500 BanquetJuan Pablo Montoya earned $2,449,055 from an overall purse of $13,397,315 for his victory May 24 in the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Buemi geared up for Russian fightback

e.dams driver hopes to return to winning form in Moscow

e.dams driver hopes to return to winning form in MoscowSwiss racer Sebastien Buemi believes his lack of pace at the DHL Berlin ePrix was an anomaly related to the unusual airfield circuit, and expects to be back on the money when Formula E races in the shadow of the Kremlin next month. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Italy, Mugello preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 6 preview

MotoGP logo Italy’s Mugello Circuit hosts round six of the MotoGP™ championship and the venue is a favourite for riders and fans alike due to its stunning Tuscan setting and its fast, technical layout.

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May 25

ACE announces partnership with Canadian Touring Car Championship and Canadian Motor Speedway

The official signing will take place in the ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel on Tuesday, May 26

CTCC logo ACE at The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is revving up its presence in the world of Ontario motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Molson Coors returns to IndyCar racing with new Honda Indy Toronto partnership

Molson Coors is returning to the Indy

Honda Indy Toronto logo Molson Coors is returning to the Indy. Organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto today announced a new partnership with Molson Coors Canada to serve as the official beer and cider of Ontario’s largest annual sporting event, through 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

100 Most Influential People in Formula 1

Without  surprise, Bernie Ecclestone is number ONE

2013-06-06_0009 Like in past three years, Paddock Magazine proposes its list of the 100 most influential People in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Carl Edwards gambles, wins Coca-Cola 600

Victory is first for Edwards with Joe Gibbs Racing

Carl Edwards gambles, wins Coca-Cola 600Will the mystery winner of Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600 enter and sign in please? Hint: It’s the guy who does back flips every time he takes the checkered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Indianapolis 500: Juan Pablo Montoya holds off Will Power by 0.1046 of a second

“It was awesome” – Montoya

Juan Pablo MontoyaJuan Pablo Montoya often has said that his three Team Penske teammates pose the most formidable competition in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

O’Donnell begins Threepeat Quest with Memorial Day Classic triumph

“We were saving for most of the race” – O’Donnell

Derrick O'Donnell Two-time defending Thunder Road “King of the Road” Derrick O’Donnell began his quest for a threepeat in dominating fashion with a win in the Mekkelsen Memorial Day Classic 100 on Sunday, May 24. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Max Nagl continues to lead the 2015 MXGP World Championship

Nagl maintains MXGP lead

Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing logo At the end of a tough day at the office, Husqvarna FC 450 mounted Max Nagl has maintained his MXGP championship lead after finishing third and fifth at the GP of Great Britain at Matterley Basin. With seven rounds of the 2015 MXGP series now complete Nagl sits four points ahead of Belgian Clement Desalle. Read the rest of this entry »

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