NASCAR implements Team Owner Charter Agreement for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

New Collaborative Business Model for Owners and Tracks Now in Place for 2016

NASCAR logo During a historic event held today in Charlotte, N.C., NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France joined with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team owners to announce a landmark long-term agreement that provides teams with increased business certainty and the ability to work more closely with NASCAR to produce best-in-class racing.

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ERC reveals a 30 per cent increase in TV audience

More than 300 million viewers for ERC television coverage in 2015

ERC reveals a 30 per cent increase in TV audience A cumulative audience of 318.9 million viewers watched the FIA European Rally Championship in 2015, a 30 per cent increase on the previous year, according to a report produced for ERC promoter Eurosport Events by global sports research consultancy Repucom. (more…)

WTCC 2016 calendar adjusted

WTCC Race of France at Paul Ricard to launch 12-event global tour
 
WTCC 2016 calendar adjusted The FIA World Touring Car Championship calendar for 2016 has been voted on by the FIA Touring Car Commission today with Russia added to the provisional list of events already approved by the FIA World Motor Sport Council during its meeting in Paris on 2 December. The amended WTCC schedule for 2016 will now be submitted for WMSC approval.  (more…)

Red Bull priming itself for Toro Rosso challenge

“I wouldn’t like to make predictions” – Newey

Red Bull priming itself for Toro Rosso challengeRed Bull admits it is wary about its chances this season as it prepares for a more distant relationship with returning constructor Renault. (more…)

RAVENOL and FIA Formula 3 European Championship intensify partnership

RAVENOL has been an official partner of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship since 2014

Martin Huning (Motorsport Director Ravenol), Walter Mertes (CEO Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH) From the upcoming season, this partnership will be extended. Henceforth, the lubricant manufacturer from Eastern-Westfalia may refer to itself as the ‘Official Lubricant and Car Care Product Partner’ of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. (more…)

Feb 07

Nine full-time WeatherTech Championship teams set for 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans

IMSA Well Represented In Historic Endurance Race
Led by the Corvette Racing Chevrolet Corvette C7.R team that won the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in last weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona and the GTE Pro class in the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans, a total of nine full-time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams have confirmed entries for the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Feb 07

McLaren wins the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour and leads the Intercontinental GT Challenge

Round 1 – Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

Shane Van Gisbergen, Alvaro Parente and Jonathon Webb drove their #59 Tekno Autosports McLaren to victory in an action-packed Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, the opening round in the new Intercontinental GT Challenge.

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Feb 06

Bird holds off Buemi for BA win

Di Grassi completes podium to stay in title fight

Di Grassi completes podium to stay in title fightSam Bird produced a brilliant performance to hold off the charge of Sebastien Buemi and claim the first Formula E win for the DS Virgin alliance. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Bird claims first Formula E pole in Buenos Aires

DS Virgin on top as Buemi spins to the back row

DS Virgin on top as Buemi spins to the back rowSam Bird will start the Buenos Aires ePrix from his and DS Virgin’s first-ever Julius Baer pole position. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Both Venturi drivers Stéphane Sarrazin and Mike Conway did a great job in Buenos Aires in round 4 of the FIA Formula-E Championship

A good day in Buenos Aires for Venturi

A good day in Buenos Aires for Venturi To start the day both drivers were at the forefront of the battle for a pole position and a front spot on the starting grid. They began in the first qualifying ground, which is said to be the worst position as the cars in the front encounter dirt on the track.

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Feb 06

Mercedes refusing to discount Honda or Renault

The manufacturer has dominated F1 since the change to regulation of V6 Hybrid power units

2016-01-14-15-54-49_0261 Mercedes’ Andy Cowell says Honda and Renault are very capable of making ‘big, big gains’ to bring them into line with Mercedes and Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Duran: “It feels like coming home”

Mexican pleased to be back at Team Aguri

Mexican pleased to be back at Team AguriSalvador Duran says he is pleased to be back in Formula E after rejoining Team Aguri for the Buenos Aires ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Buenos Aires ePrix: Qualifying groups

Find out the order for today’s qualifying groups

Find out the order for today’s qualifying groupsQualifying groups for the 2016 FIA Formula E Buenos Aires ePrix – Round 4 – have been announced (see below). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Bird leads opening free practice

Vergne: I’m feeling much better

DS Virgin man on top as team-mate falls illDS Virgin man on top as team-mate falls ill. DS Virgin star back for FP2. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

24 drivers – 24 questions: Answers by António Félix da Costa

In 2016, 24 drivers will be battling to make their big dream come true: winning the DTM champion’s trophy

International top-level drivers will be staging entertaining duels in 18 races on a total of nine weekends. We want to introduce the contenders from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz in detail and have asked each one of them 24 questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Toyota displays 2016 Yaris WRC livery

WRC team principal Tommi Mäkinen attended the event but no updates were provided on the Yaris WRC

Toyota Gazoo Racing unveiled a 2016 livery for its Yaris World Rally Car during its annual motorsport news conference in Japan today (Thursday). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Decision of the Grand Prix Commission

FIM Grand Prix World Championship Decision of the Grand Prix Commission 

FIM logo The Grand Prix Commission, composed of  Messrs. Carmelo Ezpeleta (Dorna, Chairman), Ignacio Verneda (FIM CEO), Herve Poncharal (IRTA) and Takanao Tsubouchi (MSMA) in the presence of Vito Ipollito (President FIM), Javier Alonso (Dorna)  and Mike Trimby (IRTA, Secretary of the meeting), in a meeting held on February 4 in Geneva, made the following decisions. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Fabulous pole for Van Gisbergen and McLaren

Round 1 –  Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

Fabulous pole for Van Gisbergen and McLaren McLaren driver Shane Van Gisbergen rewrote the history books on Mount Panorama, by claiming the pole for the 2016 Bathurst 12 Hour in a record-breaking 2’01.286, at the wheel of his #59 Tekno Autosports McLaren. René Rast put the #75 MPC Audi alongside him on the front row. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Mike Conway ready for Buenos Aires

The circuit is located in the Puerto Madero neighborhood

Venturi Formula E Team logo The Argentine capital Buenos Aires is hosting the fourth round of the 2015/16 season of the FIA ​​Formula-E championship this weekend.

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Feb 05

Bykolles Racing confirms entry to FIA WEC and 84th Edition of 24 Hours Of Le Mans

Formerly known as Lotus LMP, ByKOLLES Racing has been competing in motorsport for 15 years

2015-28-03-37 During todays live-streaming press conference in Paris the “Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile“ (FIA) and the “Automobile Club de l’Ouest” (ACO) have confirmed the participation of LMP1 Team ByKOLLES Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Auto GP Formula Open 2016: 7 teams have already signed up to the series for single-seaters from F.3 to F.1

These are the 8 categories of cars allowed: Auto GP, F.1, GP2, F.3000, GP3, World Series, F.Masters and F.3.

Auto GP logo First steps for the new championship “Auto GP Formula Open”, the series that will send the track this year in Italy all the cars from 2 to 4 liters. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

An incredible grid for the 2016 European Le Mans Series season!

44 cars, 34 teams, 14 nationalities, 3 categories

ELMS - 2016 Entry List For the fourth season since the relaunch of the European Le Mans Series in 2013, Europe’s leading endurance race series starts 2016 with the unveiling of a fantastic grid of 44 entries, the largest so far. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Manor to enter 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship

For its 27th year of racing, Manor will compete in the full FIA WEC season including the 24 hours of Le Mans

ORECA 05 - Manor 3 Twenty-six years after entering its first season of competition, Manor will embark on its first season in the FIA World Endurance Championship which will include the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Larbre Competition ready for new season fighting with WEC elite

Experienced and new drivers piloting the #50 Corvette C7.R

Larbre Competition ready for new season fighting with WEC elite Larbre Competition will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship’s LMGTE Am class once again this year with its #50 Corvette C7.R. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Alpine steps up its racing programme!

The exact driver line-ups are in the process of being finalised

2015-09-17-2056 The entries registered for the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the list of cars expected to contest the 84th Le Mans 24 Hours include two Alpine A460s. Read the rest of this entry »

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