Agag: “Germany a key market for Formula E”

“Formula E Germany was a key place to have a race.”

Formula E CEO discusses the importance of a German ePrixFormula E CEO Alejandro Agag believes hosting a Formula E race in Germany is crucial to the series, admitting it was a priority to include the event on the inaugural calendar. (more…)

Latvala finds form to lead in Portugal

He won the same stage this morning and this afternoon in his Volkswagen Polo R

Jari-Matti Latvala put a smile back on his face after a dismal run of three consecutive pointless rounds by leading Vodafone Rally de Portugal after Friday’s opening leg. (more…)

F1600 Watkins Glen Masters Class report

The weekend at Watkins Glen was a competitive weekend for F1600

F1600 F Championship logoDuring rounds four, five and six of the F1600 Formula F Championship Series Steve Bamford picked up Masters Class wins in both races one and two while Jim Goughary walked away the win in race three.

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Tim Sanderson embraces challenge of climb to Platinum Cup

Rounds 3 and 4 of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin will take place June 12-14

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Tim Sanderson stood atop the podium in late August 2014 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, basking in the satisfaction of success. (more…)

Sykes in control despite close times at Donington

First day of action in UK decides top-20 riders for Round 6 Tissot-Superpole.

WSBK - Tom Sykes On a day that saw three 45-minute Free Practice sessions for the WorldSBK riders, the final one deciding the 20 riders qualified to tomorrow’s Tissot-Superpole sessions was the most intense as well.

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May 22

Garwood adds roles of Crew Chief and Official Test Driver to racing résumé

In addition to his new roles Garwood is a full-time student at the Automotive Business School of Canada

Matt GarwoodAs announced last weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Millers Oils Formula 1200 driver Matt Garwood will be adding to his racing résumé as Crew Chief and official test driver for Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) driver Martin Crisp. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Luke Chudleigh announces partnership with Mio

Global heart rate monitor brand teams with Canadian Racer

Luke ChudleighLuke Chudleigh is proud to unveil a new partnership with Mio, a leader in the field of heart rate monitors for athletes, with the open-wheel race car driver now an ambassador for the Canadian owned brand as part of their dynamic ‘Team Mio’ line-up of athletes.

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May 21

Onslow-Cole wins RX Talent Search and Lites drive in Turkey

A total of 12 drivers competed in a one-day evaluation test

world RX - RX Talent Search Former British Touring Car driver Tom Onslow-Cole has won the inaugural RX Talent Search which was held in association with the Motor Sports Association (MSA) and FirstCorner, the company behind RX Lites.

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May 21

Thoughts and expectations before Donington’s battle commences

Current top-5 WorldSBK riders anticipate the round ahead

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The official press conference of WorldSBK round six took place today at Donington Park Circuit, involving the current top-5 riders in the championship standings, four of them being native to the UK. KRT entries Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes, together with factory Aprilia duo Leon Haslam and Jordi Torres and Ducati’s Chaz Davies answered a variety of questions regarding the upcoming race weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix free practice report

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo.

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May 21

Rossi claims Monte Carlo GP2 pole

American driver on top in wet qualifying session

GP2 - Alexander Rossi (Racing Engineering) Alexander Rossi has claimed pole position – the second of his GP2 career – in the streets of Monte Carlo in wet conditions. The American driver set a laptime of 1:37.019, half a second clear of his closest rival Arthur Pic in Group B. Quickest in Group A, Raffaele Marciello will start from the front row in tomorrow’s feature race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Andreas Mikkelsen wins shakedown and Alén’s record under threat

Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC - Mikkelsen wins shakedown and Alén’s record under threat The Norwegian headed team-mates Sébastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala in a VW 1-2-3. While his colleagues have driven the car since January’s opening round of the season in Monte-Carlo, this is Mikkelsen’s first rally in it. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

iRacing Blancpain GT Series planned for 2016

Scheduled to debut next sprin

iRacingcom iRacing.com and the SRO Motorsports Group are joining forces to establish the world’s first professional endurance sim racing series: the iRacing Blancpain GT Series. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

e.dams-Renault : Scaling the wall!

Formula E : Berlin presentation

e.dams-Renault logo After the sun-drenched luxury of Monaco Formula E is heading north. The German capital is hosting a motor race for the first time since the end of the last century – and what’s more it’s electric!

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May 21

Pic tops GP2 free practice

Campos Racing driver quickest in Monte Carlo

GP2 - Arthur Pic (Campos Racing) Frenchman Arthur Pic set the fastest laptime of this morning’s free practice session. He lapped the narrow streets of Monte Carlo in a 1:20.556 in the closing stages, two tenths quicker than Alexander Rossi and Pierre Gasly. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

F1 Monaco Grand Prix: Hamilton from Verstappen in Monaco FP1

FP2 gets underway at 14.00 local time, though rain is forecast for the afternoon.

Hamilton from Verstappen in Monaco FP1Lewis Hamilton toasted the signing of his new three-year deal with Mercedes by setting the pace in first free practice for the Monaco Grand Prix, ahead of a remarkable Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Honda, Chevy set to duel May 24 at high Noon

“We’re starting in the right place but it’s still a long race” – Dixon

Verizon IndyCar logo After Verizon IndyCar Series teams had time to digest the rule changes and aerodynamic modifications required for Pole Day, a fast-paced afternoon of unpredictable outcomes followed. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Formula Renault 3.5 Series: Strakka Racing ready for the streets of Monaco

Tio Ellinas and Gustav Malja will be racing in front of the world’s best teams and drivers

WSR GalleryAfter a successful point-scoring outing at the first round of the 2015 Formula Renault 3.5 Series, Strakka Racing is set for arguably the most important race of the year on the streets of Monte Carlo.

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May 21

Zele wants to extend lead in Silverstone

The Austrian outfit currently tops the AutoGP driver and team standings

AutoGP - Zele Pizzonia Ungarn Following a merely perfect AutoGP season opener in Budapest – nummer 1 driver Antonio Pizzonia is leading the standings with P1 and P2 in the first two runs – Zele Racing is now heading for more in Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

INSIGHT: Why does Formula E have 18-inch, treaded tyres?

Why is the tyre treaded?

Michelin explains the theory behind Formula E’s unique tyresOne of the most frequently asked questions about Formula E is why the series runs on treaded tyres rather than traditional racing slicks. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

China Racing eyes Formula E lead in Berlin

China Racing driver Nelson Piquet Jr and Lucas di Grassi are separated by a narrow margin of four points.

Campos_China_Racing_pre_BerlinThe Brazilian will team up with Charles Pic again, and his goal is another podium in Germany. Antepenultimate event for the FIA Formula E taking place in one of the main European cities, Berlin, and with China Racing cars run by Campos Racing as favorites on their own merits.

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May 21

Rising Star Racing looking forward to big weekend of facing in Indianapolis

The Indianapolis 500 will be televised LIVE on ABC beginning at 12:00 PM ET on Sunday, May 24.

Rising Star Racing Rising Star Racing’s Neil Alberico, Spencer Pigot, and Josef Newgarden are all preparing for one of the biggest weekends in motorsport.

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May 21

Tyre change for Strakka Racing

Strakka Racing switches to Dunlop ahead of Le Mans 24 Hours

Strakka Racing logo Strakka Racing will switch to running Dunlop tyres on its S103 for both Le Mans and the remainder of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

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May 21

Facu Regalia aims for further success at Silverstone

Facu Regalia heads to Silverstone (Great Britain) for the second round of the Auto GP Series

Facu Regalia Second in the drivers´ championship in the Auto GP series, the Argentine driver of FMS Racing eyes new podium finishes at the British track, which is a circuit he knows well. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Horsepower boost on tap for Mopar CSBK feature class

The series has raised the maximum horsepower limit for the feature Pro Superbike class to 200 hp

Mopar CSBK logo Competitors in Canada’s biggest motorcycle road racing series will have more power to play with when the 2015 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship kicks off at Calabogie Motorsport Park June 12-14.
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