Gian Carlo Minardi “FDA will train next Ferrari driver”

I really believe in this.

Raffaele Marciello, FDA In these weeks, news at Ferrari are certainly not missed, thanks to a series of announcements, linked to the arrival of Mexican Esteban Gutierrez as third driver and test driver, followed by a strong organization’s renewal and, last but not least, Jean-Eric Vergne’s welcome as test driver to attend the activities of car’s development with simulator. (more…)

GP3 Series™ 2015 season calendar and teams confirmed

A season of nine events alongside Formula One™
GP3 Series GP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce that the 2015 GP3 Series™ calendar has been confirmed today. It will once again consist of a total of nine rounds, which are all support events of the Formula One™ World Championship. Seven rounds on the calendar will be held on European soil with two overseas events closing the season.

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Auto GP and ISRA join forces for 2015 season

The collaboration will guarantee at least an 18-car field in all the 2015 Auto GP events

Auto GP logo The Auto GP Organisation is delighted to announce a cooperation deal is reached with ISRA, the Dutch event management company that, under the guidance of businessman Henk de Jong, has organised the 2014 FA1 Championship held during the Acceleration events. (more…)

Wright Motorsports gearing up for busy season

Wright Motorsports is stepping up for the full season of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship competition in 2015.

The Cincinnati, Ohio-based team will partner with racer/actor Patrick Dempsey for the four Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup races under the Dempsey/Wright Motorsports banner, and will run the remaining races with regular drivers Madison Snow and Jan Heylen in the No. 58 Porsche 911 GT America. (more…)

Duran delighted to be back racing (+video)

“I think it’s a great series – very exciting and I enjoyed it so much”

Salvador Duran was delighted to return to single-seater racing following an absence of more than four years when he made his Formula E debut at the Punta del Este ePrix. (more…)

Dec 19

Campos Racing joins GP3 Series line-up

Spanish squad replaces Hilmer Motorsport
 
Campos Racing GP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce that Campos Racing have been allocated an entry for the 2015 GP3 season. The Spanish team who also successfully returned to GP2 Series this year will replace Hilmer Motorsport in GP3.

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Dec 19

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 at Daytona

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Sprint Cup drivers will help pilot one entry

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 At DaytonaChip Ganassi Racing announced Thursday that Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray will compete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the season-opening event in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Ganassi sets stout lineup for Rolex24 at Daytona

Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan will drive the No. 02 Target/Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype

Scott Dixon & Tony KanaanTwo teams are set to compete at next month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, with plenty of Verizon IndyCar Series representation on each. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Pierre Gasly picks up a special award at the FFSA Motorsport Trophy gala

2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series runner-up

Pierre Gasly picks up a special award at the FFSA Motorsport Trophy gala

Just as it does at the end of every year, the French Motorsports Federation (FFSA) brought together the sport’s leading lights to salute the champions of 2014 at its Motorsport Trophy gala in Paris.

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Dec 19

Guerrieri targets Buenos Aires drive

Leading Argentinian racing driver Esteban Guerrieri is chasing a drive in the Buenos Aires ePrix.

Leading Argentinian racing driver Esteban Guerrieri is chasing a drive in Buenos AiresThe Superleague Formula, Indy Lights and Formula Renault 3.5 race winner tested for China Racing in Punta del Este and wants to drive the all-electric single-seater in his home race on January 10, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Grand Prix Commission approves 2016 electronics development process

The Grand Prix Commission took the following decisions

MotoGP logo In their final meeting of the year the Grand Prix Commission have made specific decisions relating to preparations for regulation updates in the 2016 MotoGP™ season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Changes for the FIM CEV Repsol 2015

Moto3™, Moto2™, Superbike European Championship and Kawasaki Z Cup

Changes for the FIM CEV Repsol 2015Following on from recent major improvements in the FIM CEV Repsol, here are some of the most important changes that will come into force in the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

2015: a year of changes in WorldSBK

Many changes, large and small in store for teams, riders and manufacturers.

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white Every season has a story of its own and it all starts with the many changes that make the upcoming racing year different to the one that drew to a close. New rider arrivals and departures, rule changes, potential calendar modifications and many more variables create a new mix that heavily shapes the season to come. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

New prize fund for privateers and more Tv for Erc in 2015

ERC promoter Eurosport Events has created a package of financial rewards

European Rally Championship logo The FIA European Rally Championship will get more TV and a prize fund totalling 200,000 Euros when the action begins in Austria from 4-6 January 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Ray Parent returns to New Smyrna World Series of Asphalt Racing

Ray Parent of Tiverton, RI celebrates his ACT win at Airborne Speedway back in May.

Ray Parent He is one of over 20 drivers signed up to return to New Smyrna Speedway this February for the American Racer Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Alexander Rossi on the 2014 Season

With the holidays and New Year fast approaching, I find myself busy preparing for a 2015 race program.

Alexander Rossi logo This is also a good time to reflect on 2014 and it’s important for me to share my journey and my appreciation towards all of you.

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Dec 18

IMSA becomes Member Sanctioning Body of SFI Foundation

Membership allows IMSA to benefit from SFI’s Equipment Safety Standards

IMSA logo The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has formalized a membership agreement with the SFI Foundation, Inc. (SFI) in which IMSA will adopt certain SFI Quality Assurance Specifications to enhance safety at IMSA events. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

F1600 in Focus – More Videos Released

Action from rounds 11 and 12 of the 2014 F1600 season at Thompson

F1600 in focus logo Two more F1600 in Focus short videos have been released, featuring highlights from the F1600 Formula F Championship races at Thompson, and a car overview. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Audi celebrates its successful racers

Audi celebrated the Audi Sport Finale 2014, the Audi motorsport squad’s traditional close of the season.

2014-01-16_0782 The evening was centered on the success achieved in the 2014 season and bid an emotional farewell to Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Tickets for Miami ePrix now on sale

The Miami ePrix is the first of two US races alongside Long Beach on April 4, 2015.

FIA Formula E Championship Tickets for the 2015 Miami ePrix on March 14 – the fifth round of the new FIA Formula E Championship – are now on sale via http://www.fiaformulae.com/en/tickets.aspx Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Paddon inks new deal at Hyundai

It is expected he will again be entered by and score points for the Hyundai Motorsport N team.

WRC logo Hayden Paddon will tackle at least nine rounds of the WRC next season after confirming a new deal with Hyundai Motorsport today (Monday). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Latvian hero Nitišs to make Erc switch

The ace teenager will swap his Ford Fiesta Supercar for an R2-specification Fiesta rally car

2014-08-08_11410 World rallycross superstar Reinis Nitišs will switch codes when his native Latvia hosts round two of the FIA European Rally Championship in February. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Tata Communications announces the winner of the inaugural F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize

Concept of using a crowd sourced commentary competition to catalogue FOM’s digital archive takes $50,000 top prize

Tata Communications logo Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, today unveils the Grand Prize winner of the inaugural F1® Connectivity Innovation Prize.

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Dec 18

The Renault Duster Team sets its sights on the Top 10 on the 2015 Dakar Rally

“At Renault Sport Technologies, we like all types of challenges and the Dakar Rally is one of the biggest of our time”

The Renault Duster Team sets its sights on the Top 10 on the 2015 Dakar RallyFor its third participation on the legendary event, the official Renault Duster Team will compete in the 2015 edition of the Dakar, from the 4th to 17th of January, with two all-new cars and a power plant from the Renault-Nissan Alliance, with the objective of finishing in the Top 10. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series schedule announced

Nationwide slate of events for 2015

Nascar Canadian Tire Series Bilingue NASCAR announced today the 2015 schedule for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1.

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