Randy Potter joins ACT as Technical Inspector

Potter has been involved in Northeast racing for more than three decades as a competitor

ACT logoAmerican-Canadian Tour (ACT) officials announced today that Randy Potter has joined the ACT staff as a Technical Inspector. Potter will work alongside Director of Competition Pete Knights at all ACT Late Model Tour events throughout the 2018 season. (more…)

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Stars, cars and thrilling live action draw 95,000 fans to Autosport International

Other names included Gil de Ferran, Sébastien Ogier, Emanuele Pirro and Darren Turner

2018-01-14-0046British F1 hero Nigel Mansell CBE lead a host of motorsport stars throughout Autosport International, Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show.

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Stunning ROC Riyadh track features return of famous Race Of Champions crossover bridge

The Race Of Champions is an annual contest which is now in its 30th year

Stunning ROC Riyadh track features return of famous Race Of Champions crossover bridgeThe next Race Of Champions – to be held on February 2-3, 2018 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at Riyadh’s King Fahad International Stadium – will feature a newly designed ROC parallel track including the return of its famous crossover bridge. (more…)

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Mercedes sets launch plan for new W09 F1 car

The biggest technical change for the 2018 F1 season comes with the introduction of the ‘Halo’ cockpit

2017-02-23-0021Mercedes has become the latest Formula 1 team to confirm its car launch plan ahead of the 2018 season, with an official unveiling set to take place at Silverstone on February 22. (more…)

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Sato, Andretti covet receiving ‘Baby Borg’ trophies for 101st Indy 500 win

“I haven’t decided if it’s going to Indy or Japan”

Michael Andretti and Takuma SatoTakuma Sato now has what every Indianapolis 500 driver desires: his own BorgWarner Drivers Championship Trophy, a memento commonly referred to as “a Baby Borg.” (more…)

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Jan 16

Eurosport/Discovery to broadcast inaugural Suzuka 10 Hours live

Deal includes 75 countries across Europe, North America and Asia

Suzuka 10 HoursWorld’s first combined FIA GT3/GT300/JAF GT race takes place on August 24-26. This year’s inaugural Suzuka 10 Hours will enjoy comprehensive global TV coverage after Eurosport/Discovery were announced as the event’s live broadcast partner last weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

ART Grand Prix is pleased to announce Jake Hughes will be defending their colors in the 2018 GP3 Championship season

ART Grand Prix GP3 Series 2018 line up

The 23-year-old Brit began his racing career at the age of 15 in karts, and brilliantly concluded his first year of motorsport in 2013 with a championship title in Formula 4 BRDC.

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Jan 16

Renault aim to emulate Mercedes engine and junior driver tie-up

“In my opinion, an important element will be how we leverage our engine supplier activity”

2017-06-09-13-49-26_1269Renault Sport F1 Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul is eager to install a similar structure used by Mercedes to give opportunities to its junior drivers with customer engine supply deals. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

INDYCAR ready to unveil its future at North American International Auto Show

Presentation will stream live on IndyCar.com and on INDYCAR’s Facebook page beginning at 9:05 a.m. ET Tuesday

North American International Auto ShowThere’s no bigger or better event than the North American International Auto Show to make a major automotive announcement, which is why INDYCAR will unveil its sleek new 2018 race car during media day on Tuesday at the show in Detroit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Finnish driver Niko Kari will compete in the GP3 Series for a second full season, having completed a deal with MP Motorsport

Niko Kari switches to MP Motorsport for second full season in GP3

images/2018/GP3_Series/16-01-18_PB_Kari/540_kari_portret.jpgThe Dutch team will make its series debut in 2018 after taking over the DAMS team’s GP3 entry. Kari took his first win in GP3 last year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

The new face of the ELMS

This unique logo, and its strong identity, was created to reflect the dynamism of the series
Ahead of the start of the 2018 season, the European Le Mans Series has unveiled its new identity with a brand-new logo that evokes the values of the series: European, Le Mans, Motorsport and Endurance.

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Jan 16

Müller with the icing on the cake

DTM driver surprises in the rookie tests in Marrakesh by setting the fastest time

Müller with the icing on the cake The Formula E tests held this Sunday in Marrakesh were contested – inter alia – by a bunch of DTM drivers, with Nico Müller shining in particular.

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Jan 16

Bennett to compete in World RX with Mini S Supercar

Despite 2018 being only his second season in rallycross, Bennett has already raced in a World RX event

DriverBritain’s Oliver Bennett will race in the FIA World Rallycross Championship this year, driving a Mini Cooper S Supercar that was revealed at the Autosport International Show in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

WRC: Budar named at Citroën

Pierre Budar has replaced Yves Matton as head of Citroën Racing

Budar, a longtime employee of the French squad’s parent PSA Group, has been named Director of Citroën Racing following Matton’s decision to join the FIA as rally director. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Matton appointed FIA Rally Director

He replaces Jarmo Mahonen who retired at the end of 2017

Matton appointed FIA Rally DirectorYves Matton has been appointed FIA Rally Director and will take up his position at the Federation’s Geneva offices on 7 February.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Dakar: Stage 9 cancelled

Weather conditions in the area in the last few days are preventing assistance crews from refurbishing race vehicles

Image result for dakar logoThe organisers of the Dakar had no choice but to cancel stage 9, which was supposed to take place between Tupiza and Salta on Monday.

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Jan 15

The Greatest Show on Dirt Will Invade Airborne Park Speedway for the First Time on July 25

“Airborne has gone back and forth between asphalt and dirt since its inception in 1954”

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With great excitement the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series announces that The Greatest Show on Dirt will make its inaugural visit to Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Pirelli increases its presence at the Autosport International Show

All roads lead to Birmingham

PIRELLIPirelli’s presence at the Autosport International Show, which is now in its 28th year, featured the largest stand that the Italian company has ever displayed, and several exhibits that showcased the sheer variety of Pirelli’s hundreds of motorsport programmes worldwide. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

ART Grand Prix line-up F2 2018

ART Grand Prix is proud to announce that Jack Aitken will be driving one of their cars for the second year in a row

After a brilliant GP3 season where he finished in 2nd place behind teammate George Russell, the Renault Sport Academy driver will make his Formula 2 debut with the team in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Renault Sport Academy 2018 line-up announced

Each driver will enjoy an extensive programme where racing is just one element

2018 - Renault Sport AcademyRenault Sport Racing is delighted to announce the 2018 Renault Sport Academy driver line-up with four drivers retained from 2017 and three new drivers joining the programme. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Ferrari “not joking” with F1 quit threats – Isola

“There is no interest for Formula 1 to lose Ferrari and there is no interest for Ferrari to lose Formula 1”

2017-06-11_0804Pirelli chief Mario Isola has warned Ferrari’s recent comments about leaving Formula 1 “are not joke claims” and feels it would be a damaging situation for all parties if the Italian team exited the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Racing world mourns passing of legendary driver, designer Gurney (updated)

The 86-year-old Gurney died at his Southern California home

Dan GurneyIn the history of American racing, there may have never been a more versatile race driver who exemplified class and innovation more than Dan Gurney. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Honda protégé Nirei Fukuzumi signs with Arden for 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship

2018 Nirei Fukuzumi Announcement

Arden Motorsport and Honda have confirmed that Nirei Fukuzumi will race with the team in FIA Formula 2 for the 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Bloom and DiCaprio star on the streets of Marrakesh

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship has had its fair share of famous faces through its gates in the past

After former Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg did the rounds in Hong Kong after declaring he was “definitely interested” in joining the series, Round Three saw Orlando Bloom and Leonardo DiCaprio get to grips with all-electric racing in the streets of Marrakesh. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Andrea Caldarelli 8th in Formula E Rookie Test

Positive day for Andrea Caldarelli in Formula E Rookie Test

Andrea Caldarelli 8th in Formula E Rookie TestThe Italian drove Dragon Racing car in Marrakech venue for a special day promoted by FIA electric series for those drivers who’ve never drove that car before.

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