Formula One teams British Grand Prix free practice report

British Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Silverstone.


Sirotkin soars to Silverstone pole

Russian claims maiden pole

GP2 - Sergey Sirotkin (Rapax) Sergey Sirotkin defied his lack of experience at the Silverstone circuit by claiming pole position for tomorrow’s feature race on his first visit to the track, setting two laps quick enough to take the top spot and denying McLaren tester Stoffel Vandoorne and an impressively quick Richie Stanaway the glory in this afternoon’s qualifying session. (more…)

SRO Motorsports Group working with AAMC to make FIA GT World Cup a resounding success

SRO has accepted this appointment with enthusiasm

SRO Motorsports Group logo The Automobile General Association Macao-China (AAMC), promoter of the inaugural FIA GT World Cup, has appointed Stephane Ratel of the SRO Motorsports Group to coordinate all operational work jointly with AAMC related to the FIA GT World Cup, which will be held from November 19th – 22nd 2015. (more…)

Tagliani looks to extend his NASCAR winnings this Sunday

Following his first oval-track series win

2015:07:02_11:08:06_0116Winner of the last NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCATS) race at Sunset Speedway oval track on June 20, Quebec racer Alex Tagliani is looking to maintain the momentum this weekend at Circuit ICAR’s 3.4 km, 14-turn road course located in Mirabel, QC. (more…)

Haryanto leads the way in Silverstone

Indonesian on top in free practice
GP2 - Rio Haryanto (Campos Racing)Rio Haryanto’s good form has carried over to Silverstone where the Indonesian topped the timesheets in this morning’s free practice session, leading the way ahead of Williams test driver Alex Lynn and McLaren tester (and points leader) Stoffel Vandoorne by less than a tenth.


Jul 02

GP3 Series round 3 preview

GP3 Series Silverstone, Great Britain preview 

GP3 - Silverstone Following a thrilling weekend in Spielberg, Austria two weeks ago, the GP3 Series heads to Silverstone in Great Britain for the third round of the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Meeke rolls at Poland shakedown

LOTOS 72nd Rally Poland

FIA World Rally Championship 2015 Poland - Sebastien Ogier Sébastien Ogier was fastest in shakedown at 72nd LOTOS Rally Poland on Thursday morning but Kris Meeke’s participation in the event hangs in the balance after a huge roll. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Atlantic Championship Series: Keith Grant and Conner Kearby neck and neck going into Mid-Ohio

The Mid-Ohio weekend will run July 2-5

Formula Atlantic logo The Atlantic Championship Series is at the mid-point of an exciting season that has seen new driver entries and intense track battles shake up the field and results sheet.

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Jul 02

IceOne Racing: Max Nagl injury update

“Words can’t describe just how disappointed I am about my MXGP championship campaign” – Max Nagl

FIM Motocross World Championship, Round 3 Argentina Following on the ankle injury sustained at the GP of Germany – round 10 of the 2015 FIM Motocross World Championship on June 21 – Husqvarna Motorcycles confirms that Max Nagl will be out of action for the next two GPs.    Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Lewis Hamilton looks to rediscover his advantage in the F1 standings on home soil at Silverstone following a low-key weekend in Austria

Hamilton out to rediscover ‘peak’ on home ground

2015-06-06_1981 Lewis Hamilton is confident the spur of support will see him return to the top step of the podium in the British Grand Prix after a lacklustre weekend in Austria. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Oliver Rowland joins MP Motorsport for GP2 Round 5

Rowland to partner de Jong at Silverstone

Oliver Rowland joins MP Motorsport for Round 5Formula Renault 3.5 points-leader Oliver Rowland is to make a guest appearance in the GP2 series at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend.

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Jul 02

Red Bull Ring facts and figures (+video)

The 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring will take place in Austria on Sunday 12 July and is round 3 of the 5 race 2015 European Le Mans Series

Red Bull Ring This will be the third visit to Austria by the ELMS paddock since 2013 and with a unique blend of top class motor racing and unrivalled FREE access to the drivers, the 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring event has something for the whole family to enjoy.

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Jul 02

WorldSBK and ESPN Brazil extend partnership for three years

The series to be broadcast in Brazil until 2018

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Major sporting TV network ESPN Brazil has extended the agreement with Dorna WSBK Organization to broadcast the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further three-year period (2016-2018). The top production-based motorcycle racing series in the world will be viewable all over the Brazilian territory in both English and Portuguese languages. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

Kubica cools home crowd expectations in Poland

“I’m happy to be here and it’s a great opportunity for our country to host a WRC event”

Robert Kubica has warned his loyal army of supporters against unrealistic expectations when the FIA World Rally Championship visits his home country for this week’s 72nd LOTOS Rally Poland. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

June win streak continues for BGR and Piper Racecars

“Another great weekend for the team and our drivers”

Zacharie Robichon barc wet race The month began with the biggest F1600 race in the country as the Canadian Grand Prix was host to the Quebec based Formula Tour 1600 Series.

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Jul 02

Northeast late model standouts set sights on ACT International 500

The two-day event on Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19 is setting up as the summer showpiece

ACT logo American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model drivers throughout the northeast United States and Canada are now gearing up for the third annual ACT International 500 at Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Statistical Advance: ICAR

Analyzing The Ecko Unlimited 100 At Circuit ICAR

Nascar Canadian Tire Series Bilingue The 2015 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 returns to the road with the fifth annual Ecko Unlimited 100 at Circuit ICAR on Sunday in Mirabel, Quebec.

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Jul 01

F2000 competition heats up for Mid-Ohio

The fourth weekend of the F2000 Series will run July 2-5 starting with Thursday evening testing

F2000 Championship Series logo

Coming off an odds-defying charge through the field in June at VIR, Sam Beasley controls the F2000 Championship Series points race at the mid-point of the season on four victories. The Ohio native now returns to his home track this weekend at Mid-Ohio for rounds seven and eight of the season, where he hopes to extend his points lead over David Grant and Steve Bamford.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

NASCAR National Series News & Notes : Daytona International Speedway

NBC you on Sunday: NASCAR debuts on NBC with the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola

Coke Zero 400 logo The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series makes its triumphant return to NBC on Sunday, July 5 with the broadcast of the Coke Zero 400 presented by Coca-Cola. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Mid-Ohio up next for Exclusive Autosport

Canadian team leads F1600 title chase with Scott Andrews

Exclusive Autosport heads to the sweeping Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this weekend, 3rd-5th July, as the F1600 Formula F Championship Series and F2000 Championship Series hit the mid-way point of the 2015 season.

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Jul 01

Disheartening outcome for Garwood at BARC Ontario Grand Prix

The BARC Ontario Grand Prix made for a wet and rainy event for all the CASC Ontario competitors and fans. 

Matt Garwood Racing 1 With the Vallis Motorsport team and Matt Garwood Racing debuting their new Formula 1200 car this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park the team and driver were expecting to battle for a win.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

World RX descends on magical Holjes for its 40th anniversary

The iconic Holjes event has attracted the biggest entry of 2015 so far

Rallycross FIA logo The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will visit one of the most legendary venues of the season, the Volkswagen World RX of Sweden, this weekend (3-5 July).

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Jul 01

Horner demands progress ahead of crunch Strategy Group meeting

Christian Horner says the Strategy Group’s credibility is on the line if it cannot make progress following a slew of negative publicity

Horner demands progress ahead of crunch Strategy Group meetingChristian Horner has called upon the Strategy Group members to start forcing through decisions as it gets ready to meet again for a discussion over Formula 1’s future. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Mark Smith becomes Technical Director of the Sauber F1 Team

The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Smith as its Technical Director.

10 - Sauber F1 TeamThe 54-year old Briton will start on 13th July at the Sauber F1 Team headquarters in Hinwil. He will fit into the technical committee’s existing structure. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Aussie Grit by Mark Webber

Out Now!

Aussie Grit by Mark Webber Eighteen months after retiring from a twelve year Formula One career, Mark Webber finally tells the story of his journey from Queanbeyan kid to Grand Prix winner – and in typical ‘Aussie Grit’ style, it’s a no holds barred, searingly honest account of life inside and out of the cockpit.  Read the rest of this entry »

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