Ekström wins in the rain

Radio call sparks a lot of discussion 

DTM - Mattias Ekström, Audi RS5 DTMOverwhelming – that is the only suitable way to describe Mattias Ekström’s performance in the race at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday. In the most adverse conditions with pouring rain, the Audi driver secured victory after 34 laps.

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Hollywood stars witness victory by Antonio Giovinazzi

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas attentively watching

F3 - Safety Car, 3 Antonio GiovinazziHeavy rain at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring dominated proceedings in the 24th season race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. (more…)

Latvala wins fastest WRC rally ever

The Finn triumphed in an event affectionately known as the ‘Finnish Grand Prix’

WRC - Latvala wins fastest WRC rally everJari-Matti Latvala won the fastest event in FIA World Rally Championship history when he claimed his third victory at Neste Oil Rally Finland on Sunday afternoon.

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Rosberg at a loss over qualifying deficit

“We have been practicing the starts” -Rosberg

Rosberg at a loss over qualifying deficitAfter winning last season’s pole position battle, Nico Rosberg cannot explain why he is unable to out-pace Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton this time around… (more…)

Audi also locks out front row of the grid on Sunday (+video)

Once again, two Audi RS 5 DTMs are on the front row of the grid at Spielberg.

Like in qualifying on Saturday, the Audi drivers also locked out the first two places for the race on Sunday. In the final seconds, Mattias Ekström toppled his fellow Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller to claim pole position. His lap time of 1:42.010 minutes was 0.005 seconds faster than Rockenfeller’s.

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Jul 31

Consistent, fast Hargrove leads both practice sessions at Trois-Rivières

Chris Green was second quickes, Etienne Borgeat was third overall

2015-07-31_0242Scott Hargrove began the job of erasing the only spot on his Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin racetrack record, leading both rounds of practice Friday at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivieres.

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Jul 31

Robinson and Cane show Friday pace

Robinson had the fastest lap of the day with his morning’s 1:47.175, while Cane was quick in a slower afternoon session at 1:47.822.

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Skylar Robinson and Jordan Cane found themselves on the top of each practice session ahead of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series triple-header weekend taking place at the new Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Szoke fastest as practice opens at Atlantic Motorsport Park

Szoke will seek his 50th career victory

2015-06-27_0245Mopar Canadian National Superbike Championship points leader Jordan Szoke set the pace in Friday practice for the Pro Cycle and Honda Canada-sponsored fifth event of the 2015 CSBK tour at Atlantic Motorsport Park, north of Halifax, on Friday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Mortara posts the first fastest time of the weekend – a good omen for Audi?

The first times of the DTM weekend at Spielberg have been posted.

Edoardo Mortara came out as the fastest driver in first free practice on Friday afternoon. The Audi driver completed his fastest lap of the 4.326 kilometres long circuit in 1:25.585 minutes. A good omen for the team from Ingolstadt?

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Jul 31

Rosenqvist and Giovinazzi share pole positions

The Swede ended up ahead of Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin), who was second

F3 - Antonio GiovinazziFelix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam) was fastest in second qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Latvala flies to Finland lead

Almost half the rally’s competitive distance was crammed into nine gravel speed tests

Jari-Matti Latvala delighted his home fans by leading Neste Oil Rally Finland on Friday night after an enthralling leg in which the lead changed hands three times. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Grant outpaces Kearby in Pittsburgh practice

Keith Grant was able to flex his muscle

Formula Atlantic logoAs the battle for the 2015 Atlantic Championship Series title enters its final six races, the two drivers locked at the top of the standings were one and two after a long day of practice at the new Pittsburgh International Race Complex. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Beasley over Bamford in PittRace practice

Over two sessions, the No. 4 Mygale from Legacy Autosport was fastest of the day with Steve Bamford second quick

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F2000 Championship Series points leader Sam Beasley continued his form, easily pacing Friday practice at the new Pittsburgh International Race Complex on Friday.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

R.Ferri Racing with Ferrari leads Pirelli World Challenge Team and Driver Championships into Mid-Ohio Double-header

After a four-week break in the action, things are ready to get very busy in Pirelli World Challenge competition

Pirelli World Challenge logoThis weekend’s annual visit to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course sees the Pirelli World Challenge stage a double-header as R.Ferri RACING WITH FERRARI looks to grow its championship advantage in both the team and driver standings with 12 rounds of racing in the rearview mirror. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Joey Galloway announced as Grand Marshal for Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio

Former Ohio State Wide Receiver

Former Ohio State Wide Receiver Joey Galloway will serve as the Grand Marshal for the Honda Indy 200, taking place July 31-August 2 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Siemens reigns at Lotus F1 Team

Fibersim has been used at Enstone since 2003

08 - Lotus F1 TeamLotus F1 Team is proud to confirm continuation of its relationship with Siemens through utilisation of its Fibersim™ portfolio of software for composites engineering, along with training and engineering services. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

BTCC blasts back into action

Second half of tin top season to set off at Snetterton

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The 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship gets back on track at Snetterton in Norfolk next weekend (8/9 August) with its headline stars and cars ready to reignite the titanic title battle. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Stress evaporates for standout Benitez in successful, unexpected return to series

Venezuela native Benitez finished second in the Platinum Cup in 2014

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoAngel Benitez Jr. had placed the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series into his mental rear-view mirror when he received a phone call in early June. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Prema drivers dominate Red Bull Ring qualifying

Early in qualifying, it already became clear that Felix Rosenqvist and Jake Dennis would be the men to beat

F3 - Red Bull Ring - Felix RosenqvistFelix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam, 1:24.510 minutes) came out on top in first qualifying at the 4.326 kilometres long Red Bull Ring and secured his ninth pole position in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

New chapter set to begin for Handy Motorsport as BTCC season resumes

At Snetterton 300 Circuit next weekend

Handy Motorsport | Project BTCCHandy Motorsport is ready to embark on a fresh chapter in its Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship story at Snetterton 300 Circuit next weekend, 8th/9th August, when American driver Robb Holland makes his first competitive appearance for the squad in rounds 16, 17 and 18. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Raikkonen urges critics to focus on performance not results

Raikkonen’s immediate future remains decidedly unclear heading into the summer break

2015-06-06_0711 Kimi Raikkonen feels he should be judged on the merit of his performances, rather than his results, after a timely podium in Hungary fell by the wayside Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Fans to have free admission to Formula E pre-season testing

But hurry as places are limited

Donington Park to host all six test days in AugustFormula E has announced that all six pre-season test days will once again be held at Donington Park with free admission to members of the public. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Sébastien Ogier won Thursday evening’s opening special stage at Neste Oil Rally Finland as less than a second covered the fastest three drivers

Sébastien Ogier sets early pace in Finland

The Frenchman topped the times in the 2.27km Harju by 0.6sec in his Volkswagen Polo R. Kris Meeke was second in Citroën’s DS 3 with Andreas Mikkelsen completing the top three, 0.8sec off the lead in another Polo R. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Biaggi remains quickest following afternoon downpour at Sepang

Davies fastest in drying Free Practice 2 and second overall ahead of Rea and Sykes

WSBK - Max Biaggi (ITA) set the fastest lap-time of the day in his third quick lap attempt Two-time WorldSBK Champion Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) has topped the combined timesheets on the opening day of action at the Sepang International Circuit.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Christie aims to slow Szoke juggernaut

Defending champion trailing Jordan Szoke in the point standings

2015-06-27_0153 Jodi Christie finds himself in a familiar position heading into this weekend’s fifth round of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship at Atlantic Motorsport Park, sponsored by Pro Cycle and Honda Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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