Ekström wins Sunday race in Budapest

In the 16th race of the 2016 DTM season, Mattias Ekström has shown that he is by no means an oldtimer yet

DTM - wins Sunday race in Budapest The Swede, who won the DTM championship titles in 2004 and 2007, scored a dominant win in the race on Sunday from his fellow Audi driver Adrien Tambay.

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Marquez reigns MotorLand as the shark bites back

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

MotoGP - Marc Marquez Repsol Honda Team Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has taken a stunning win at MotorLand Aragon to extend his championship lead ahead of the flyways, with Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi dueling it out to complete the podium.

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Vandoorne unencumbered by ‘baggage’ in 2017

“This is a probably a nice opportunity to perform well for me, as I don’t come with the ‘baggage’ of the old F1 car experience”
2016-07-13-F1 Test-0010 Stoffel Vandoorne says entering F1 at a time of change in the regulations will be an advantage – albeit a brief one – as he prepares for his full McLaren debut in 2017. (more…)

Mortara wins and keeps battle for the title open

The first race at the Hungaroring has to be judged from two different perspectives

Start of the 15th race of the seasonAfter Audi’s historic performance in qualifying – for the first time, a manufacturer succeeded in getting all its eight cars into the first four rows on the grid – it could almost be expected that there wouldn’t be any major highlights in Hungary on Saturday.

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ELMS: Some need-to-know info about Spa-Francorchamps

4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2016-09-24-Saturday-0040 The 4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, fifth round of the European Le Mans Series, will take place tomorrow, Sunday, September 25th in Belgium.

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Sep 23

Jesse Lazare is Champion in 2016 Porsche GT3 Cup USA

Montreal-based driver seals championship in spectacular fashion

Jesse Lazare clinches Platinum Cup Title in style with Round 14 victory at COTA Jesse Lazare has captured the prestigious championship in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama for 2016. The Door Doctor driver left no doubt by securing the championship with two races left to run. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Heineken targets Vietnam F1 race

Heineken is also intrigued to see what changes the recent takeover by Liberty Media has on Formula One
2016-06-09_0603 Heineken’s senior global brand director Gianluca Di Tondo says the brand’s biggest wish in F1 would be to introduce more Formula 1 races in the Asia-Pacific region and has targeted Vietnam to host a Grand Prix in the future.
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Sep 23

Montoya says he has an INDYCAR future … somewhere

Juan Pablo Montoya’s candor can be compared to how the feisty Colombian drives Indy cars — fast and fearless.

Juan Pablo MontoyaWhen asked about the possibility of the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner not returning to Team Penske next season, Montoya acknowledged the uncertainty of his future but expressed confidence in a resume that should keep him employed. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

JDC-Miller MotorSports confirms ORECA 07 LMP2 Prototype program for 2017

JDC-Miller MotorSports currently fields the # 85 PC entry in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship

Current Prototype Challenge entrant JDC-Miller MotorSports announced it will add a Prototype class program in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017 with an ORECA 07 LMP2 car, as part of its current IMSA programs. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

WEC: 2017 FIA WEC calendar revealed

Monza to host official WEC pre-season test

The 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship calendar, presented today to the FIA Endurance Commission, presided over by Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, and which will be submitted in the coming days to the FIA World Motor Sport Council for validation, once again offers the WEC’s manufacturers, teams and partners the stability, visibility and geographic spread of prestigious worldwide venues that have been a mark of the championship to date. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

ELMS titles go down to the wire

4 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps
2015-05-02-Saturday-001 As the competitors get ready for the fifth European Le Mans Series event of the 2016 season in Belgium, one eye is being cast towards the championship points and whether any of the titles could be decided when the chequered flag falls on Sunday evening at Spa-Francorchamps.

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Sep 23

Ekstrom to miss DTM finale for World RX title bid

As part of his ‘day job’ racing for Audi in the DTM

DriverFIA World Rallycross Championship leader Mattias Ekstrom has confirmed today (Thursday) that he will race in all three of the final rounds of World RX this season, including at the Estering in Germany next month, which clashes with the final round of the DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

2016 Blancpain GT Series season finale promises to be unpredictable

Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup – Barcelona

View article:  2016 Blancpain GT Series season finale promises to be unpredictableIt is the first time that the Blancpain GT Series visits the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona and the meeting immediately forms the conclusion of an exciting and unpredictable season. For the overall title anything is still possible, while the fight for the Sprint Cup is also wide open. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

Marquez lays down the marker in FP1

Championship leader heads the timesheets at the first twist of the throttle in Aragon

2016-09-04-0065 Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) was quickest out the blocks at home venue MotorLand Aragon, with a 1:48.830 to top FP1 by almost two tenths from key title rival Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Two days of testing of Pirelli’s 2017 wet weather tyres conclude with Mercedes

From 14-16 October Red Bull will resume the testing programme of the new 2017 sizes

Pirelli The two days of Pirelli wet weather tyre testing in 2017 size have concluded at Paul Ricard in France, with Pascal Wehrlein taking the wheel for Mercedes on both days in a mule car that has been modified to simulate next year’s downforce levels. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Focusing forward: Ahead to Aragon and the chance of winner number nine

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

Focusing forward Ahead to Aragon and the chance of winner number nine Pre-event Press Conference focuses on championship fights, the MotorLand track and the possibility of that ninth winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA celebrates 10th Anniversary Season with Circuit of the Americas finale

The Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA competitors are eager for the return to the iconic circuit

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA celebrates 10th Anniversary Season with Circuit of the Americas finale As the 10th anniversary season of the Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA comes to a close, a large field of Porsche machines will take to Circuit of the Americas (COTA) for a double-header season-finale event this weekend.

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Sep 22

Poordad continues progress through science of racing

Poordad is second in Platinum Masters standings with 11 podium finishes and two class wins this season

Fred Poordad The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama is an important rung of the racing ladder for some of today’s most promising young stars. But a look from a different angle shows the foundation of the series resting on the shoulders of people like Fred Poordad. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

DTM city tour in Budapest

The pre-event in the run-up to the eighth DTM race meeting of the 2016 season, in Budapest, made for unforgettable pictures

DTM - Pre-Event in Budapest On Thursday noon, the DTM racers of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG charged down the streets of the Hungarian capital. Prior to the city tour, the protagonists also introduced themselves to the motor-racing enthusiasts not far from the Heroes Square. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

United Autosports continues expansion of British Onroak/Ligier business

United Autosports delivers Ligier JS P3 to Douglas Motorsport for British Prototype Cup

United Autosports continues expansion of British OnroakLigier business Richard Meins, Shaun Lynn, RLR Motorsport and Tockwith Motorsport all take delivery of LMP3 machinery. United Autosports two-day test on 3-4 October before Prototype Cup weekend. United Autosports have continued to expand their British Onroak Automotive business by delivering Ligier JS P3 sports prototypes to their British-based customers. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

McLaren denies Apple buyout talks

“We can confirm that McLaren is not in discussion with Apple in respect of any potential investment”
2016-06-08_0065 McLaren has played down reports of Apple looking to heavily invest or buyout the company after news speculated negotiations were imminent. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Formula E reveals location for New York City ePrix

Formula E to race in Brooklyn against the backdrop of Lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty

Formula E reveals location for New York City ePrixLower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty will form a dramatic backdrop to the inaugural New York City ePrix, which the FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric racing series, today confirmed will take place in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Guest stars join IMSA WeatherTech Championship regulars for 2016 season-ending Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta

Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort

Preparing for a 10-hour season-ending race at challenging Road Atlanta, many of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams have added third drivers to their lineups for the Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort on Saturday, Oct. 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

ELMS: A point to prove for Eurasia as teams reconvenes at Spa Francorchamps

Eurasia is fourth in the championship
2016-06-15_Wednesday-0025 LeSports by Eurasia Motorsport aims to hit the ground running as the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) reconvenes this weekend (23 – 25 September, 2016) at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, having narrowly missed out on the podium last time out in France.

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Sep 22

2017 provisional MotoGP™ calendar announced

MotoGP’s provisional 2017 calendar

MotoGP logo The provisional calendar for next year’s MotoGP™ World Championship has been released. Read the rest of this entry »

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