Savadori wins shortened STK1000 race at Assen

The 22-year-old Italian crossed the line with a 2.4s margin over fellow Italian Raffaele de Rosa

WSBK, Lorenzo Savadori, Nuova M2 Racing Aprilia Lorenzo Savadori (Nuova M2 Racing Aprilia) has won a shortened, 9-lap STK1000 race at the TT Circuit Assen to become the new series leader as the second round of the year draws to a close.

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Haryanto storms to first victory

Indonesian breaks duck in Bahrain
GP2 - Rio Haryanto (Campos Racing) Rio Haryanto claimed his long overdue maiden win with a mature drive in Bahrain, overtaking early in the race and then cruising off into the distance to win by 3 seconds from McLaren test driver Stoffel Vandoorne and Nathanaël Berthon.

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Double win for Rea as van der Mark bags another podium

Same top-3 as first race with Davies in second place.

WorldSBK TT Assen The second WorldSBK race of the day at the iconic TT circuit of Assen in the Netherlands served up another nail-biting climax that once again had the crowd on their feet as the leading riders stayed locked together until the final lap. (more…)

Rea wins again as van Der Mark gets maiden WorldSBK podium

Davies finishes second with Haslam and Sykes in forth and fifth, respectively

WorldSBK The opening Dutch WorldSBK race at the TT circuit was won in emphatic style by Jonathan Rea, who set a new lap record in 1’35.889s on the penultimate lap to record his sixth win at Assen, the fifth of his 2015 championship campaign.

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BTCC: Colin Turkington steals stunning pole position

Champion pips Gordon Shedden and Jason Plato at Donington Park

 BTCC, Colin Turkington Reigning champion Colin Turkington has taken his first Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship pole position since switching to Team BMR thanks to a stunning qualifying lap at Donington Park. (more…)

Apr 17

Emily Packard readies for Oxford Plains Speedway ACT race

It’s been 2 long months since Emily Packard had her car out on a race track, and she cannot wait to hit the track this weekend. 

2014-07-20_0189 The team has spent the last couple of months working on fine tuning from what was learned during Florida Speed Weeks in February.  “New Smyrna was a great opportunity for us to shake down the car and find any issues that we needed to work out prior to the first points race of the season,” said Packard.

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Apr 16

A ninth consecutive participation in the largest sporting event in the country

The Formula Tour 1600 again at the Canadian Grand Prix program

2014-06-08_0027The FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA is pleased to announce a ninth consecutive participation of North American drivers Formula 1600, the program’s most important sporting event in the country, 5, 6 and 7 June. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Showdown in the Czech Republic: Hankook 12H Epilog Brno (9-10 October, 2015)

For the first time, the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook will head to the Czech Republic

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo The halfway point in this year’s 24H SERIES powered by Hankook has not even been reached yet, but with everything going so quickly in motorsport, it is also time to look forward to the season finale. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Rookie Tom Blomqvist sets fastest lap time on day two

Tom Blomqvist, son of rally legend Stig Blomqvist and about to contest his first DTM season

On the second of the three DTM test days at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, one of the DTM rookies set the fastest lap time.

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Apr 16

GP2 Series Sakhir, Bahrain preview

GP2 Series round 1 preview

GP2 Series 2015 drivers , Sakhir Round 1 - Class of 2015 Ten years ago, the world of motorsport witnessed the birth of the GP2 Series™ with its first ever race taking place at Imola in April 2005 and concluding in Bahrain that year. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Argentina preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 3 preview

MotoGP logo MotoGP™ returns to South America this weekend as round three of the 2015 season visits Argentina’s Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo for a second time following the circuit’s debut on the calendar last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Harry Tincknell to race in FIA World Endurance Championship at Spa for second consecutive year

Harry gets late call-up from JOTA Sport for 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

Harry Tincknell Harry Tincknell will compete for JOTA Sport in the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (2 May). Nissan NISMO “factory” driver Tincknell joins Simon Dolan (GB) and Mitch Evans (NZ) in the Gibson 015S Nissan for the Six Hours of Spa Francorchamps – Harry’s second race of the year for the British team.

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Apr 16

Villorba Corse to raise GT Open challenge with Balzan-Benucci

Italian team confirms one Ferrari 458 GT3 and a brand new crew in the Pro-Am category

Villorba Corse - Ferrari 458 GT3 After confirming their entry in the Italian GT Championship, Scuderia Villorba Corse announces a second “Racing with Ferrari” top programme raising the challenge in International GT Open.

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Apr 16

Marco Cirone gearing up for ‘Three-peat’ in Platinum Masters

Cirone is looking forward to the arrival of his new teammate

 

After capturing two consecutive Platinum Masters Driver Championships in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, veteran driver Marco Cirone and Mark Motors Racing are gearing up to accomplish an unprecedented third championship in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Photo Finish at sensational 4 Hours of Silverstone

The pulsating climax of the 4 Hours of Silverstone came after a second safety car period

Gibson 015S du Greaves Motorsport The Greaves Motorsport Gibson 015S-Nissan driven by Gary Hirsch, Bjorn Wirdheim and Jon Lancaster scored a thrilling victory in the first round of the ELMS at Silverstone.

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Apr 15

Infiniti Red Bull Racing extends innovation partnership with FLIR

FLIR will continue to work with the Team to develop and supply thermal imaging technology

02 - Infiniti Red Bull RacingInfiniti Red Bull Racing has announced a two-year extension of its Innovation Partnership with FLIR Systems, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial infrared camera systems, following a successful first term.

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Apr 15

Strong start critical for ACT championship hopes

A strong start to the season is essential for any driver who hopes to capture the ACT Championship

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model Tour begins its 24th year of competition on Saturday, April 18 at the Oxford Plains Speedway in Oxford, ME. The event is the first of three events in 16 days – a critical early stretch in determining who will contend for the 2015 championship and the $10,000 prize that comes with it. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Americas MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

The race weekend was subjected to variable weather with cool, rainy periods

MotoGP logo Marc Marquez won his third consecutive race at Circuit of the Americas last weekend, the Repsol Honda star taking the chequered flag ahead of Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Interview with Chris Arel, Monster Spectacular promoter

Only 10 days before the 20th edition

2010-10-23_0265 Flagworld met with the promoter of the colorful show which will be held at the Olympic Stadium in a few days. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix preview

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Manama. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Champion Wittmann the quickest on day one

His lead over second-placed Robert Wickens remarkable

On the first of the three days of testing at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, the reigning DTM Champion set the fastest lap time.

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Apr 15

Rahal looking forward to documentary on his ‘hero’

Graham Rahal is succinct in describing his admiration for Paul Newman

Paul Newman and Graham Rahal - 2008“He’s my hero. I really think Paul Newman is the standard for what a human being should be,” Rahal said. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Hilmer Motorsport to miss Sakhir round

Further information will be made available in due course

Hilmer Motorsport logoGP2 Series confirm that German team Hilmer Motorsport will not take part in the opening round of the 2015 GP2 Series season which will take place this week at Bahrain International Circuit.

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Apr 15

Marquez marches on to Argentina

Next stop for the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship is the Grand Prix Red Bull De La República Argentina

Marc Marquez heads to the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit in Argentina full of confidence after his emphatic victory in the US Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Hyundai delays new car to 2016

Hyundai also revealed that the new car will be a five-door version rather than the expected three-door model

The debut of Hyundai’s new-generation i20 World Rally Car has been delayed until the start of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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