Formula One teams Barcelona test day 1

Formula One Barcelona test day 1

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers. (more…)

Qualcomm and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport conduct trials utilizing 802.11ad Multi-gigabit Wi-Fi for racecar data communications

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, are conducting field trials 

2017-02-27 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport_3 Testing builds on 5GHz concept announced last year by Qualcomm Technologies and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport. (more…)

ERC Junior champion Griebel steps up to the big league

German chases inaugural ERC Junior U28 crown in ERC1-specification ŠKODA

ERC Marijan Griebel action 01 Former European title winner Kremer provides key support *Programme begins on Azores Airlines Rallye. FIA ERC Junior champion Marijan Griebel will step up to the European Rally Championship’s headlining ERC1 category in 2017 when he will prioritise winning the inaugural ERC Junior Under 28 title. (more…)

Williams Martini Racing launch the FW40 as the 2017 season gets underway

40th anniversary of Williams

2017-02-27 - Williams Martini Racing launch the FW40The Williams Mercedes FW40 broke cover at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain today as the teams gathered for the first of eight preseason test days. (more…)

McLaren, Red Bull hit trouble as F1 testing begins

The team went on to stress that it expects to see the car out on track again today

McLaren, Red Bull hit trouble as F1 testing beginsRed Bull and McLaren have suffered the ignominy of being the first teams to hit problems as pre-season F1 testing for the 2017 season began in Spain. (more…)

Feb 25

Kaz Grala sneaks by last-lap ‘Big One’ for win at Daytona

What happened between the first green flag and the checkers, however, could fill volumes

In the space of 100 laps, Kaz Grala went from youngest NASCAR national series pole winner at Daytona International Speedway to youngest NASCAR national series race winner at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Montoya samples Risi Ferrari in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Sebring test

Juan Pablo Montoya joined the Risi Competizione team for the second day at Sebring

One day after IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship star Ricky Taylor sampled a Team Penske IndyCar at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a Team Penske IndyCar driver took advantage of the opportunity to drive a WeatherTech Championship car 180 miles up the road at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Phillip Island WorldSBK Day 2 – Rea triumphs as tactics prevail 

Champion wins opening thriller with Lowes set to take pole in Race 2

Phillip Island WorldSBK Day 2 - Rea triumphs as tactics prevail Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit was the backdrop for a stunning first race of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) took a superb win, to start the season in style. Rea beat Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) by just 0.042s across the line as the pair battled hard to the last corner, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) also on the podium. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

NASCAR celebrates best racing in years with return of ready. set. race marketing campaign

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Creative to Debut During 2017 DAYTONA 500

NASCAR logo Following a season highlighted by some of the closest, side-by-side racing NASCAR® fans have seen in years, NASCAR today announced the return of its 2017 season launch marketing campaign, Ready. Set. Race.

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Feb 24

New Era becomes Official Headwear Partner of Mclaren-Honda

As part of a three-year deal

2017-02-24 - New Era becomes Official Headwear Partner of Mclaren-Honda 1 McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce a new global partnership with New Era, which sees the company becoming the official authentic headwear provider of the Formula 1 team.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Antonio Giovinazzi will replace Pascal Wehrlein in first pre-season test in Barcelona

“It is a pity that I cannot be in the car during the first test days” – Pascal Wehrlein

2017-02-24 - Antonio Giovinazzi will replace Pascal Wehrlein in first pre-season test in Barcelona Pascal Wehrlein will not be driving during the first pre-season test, taking place from the 27th February to 2nd  March 2017 at the Circuit de Catalunya, in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Williams and JCB announce new partnership

The agreement is one of a number that will be made following the appointment of Lance Stroll

Williams and JCB announce new partnership Williams Martini Racing and construction equipment manufacturer JCB are proud to announce a new partnership ahead of the 2017 season.

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Feb 24

WorldSBK TV coverage to reach new levels for 2017

Greater television and online presence for World Superbikes

WorldSBK TV coverage to reach new levels for 2017 Dorna WSBK Organization are pleased to announce that their worldwide broadcasting coverage is set to expand into 2017. With more air time and channels than ever before, WorldSBK will be enjoyed in over 20 networks.

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Feb 24

Ferrari sets sights on F1 title with SF70H

Ferrari has revealed the car it expects to challenge for its first Formula 1 drivers’ title in a decade, the SF70H

2017-02-24 - Scuderia Ferrari - SF70H 07Revealed in somewhat brief online presentation from Fiorano, the SF70H is the latest F1 car to be launched based on the heavily revised 2017 technical regulations.

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Feb 24

McLaren-Honda MCL32 launch (updated, +videos)

New colour scheme

2017-02-24 - McLaren-Honda MCL32 launch Most strikingly apparent is the MCL32’s new colour scheme, which blends old-school McLaren history with contemporary thinking on vehicle livery design.

Photo album

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Feb 24

DJ Kennington races into the Daytona 500

DJ Kennington will start the 59th running of the Daytona 500 from the 30th position

DJ Kennington races into the Daytona 500 DJ Kennington of St. Thomas, Ontario will realize a lifelong dream this Sunday and for the first time since 1988 a Canadian will race in the Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Truex Jr., Allmendinger, Buescher fail post-race inspection

Duel win slips away, but no rust on Junior’s return performance

Three cars failed post-race inspection following Thursday’s Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway, disallowing their finishing positions and forcing them to the rear of Sunday’s Daytona 500 (2 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Lynn gets acquainted with No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi at Sebring test

It was a day of firsts at Sebring International Raceway for British racing driver Alex Lynn

Before Thursday’s first day of a two-day IMSA-sanctioned test at the site of next month’s 65th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, Lynn never had driven the No. 10 Konica Minolta Cadillac DPi-V.R he will share with 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona winners Jordan and Ricky Taylor. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

WEC: Positive Porsche test in Spain

The team announced that 7,200km was completed over five days with all six drivers present

Porsche has completed a second test session of 2017 at Motorland Aragon in Spain, the first of the year with the new-for-2017 specification 919 Hybrid. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Mexico City’s iconic heart beats to WRC rally rhythm

Central Mexico City to host FIA World Rally Championship action

Zócalo square, Mexico City The FIA World Rally Championship roars into the heart of one of the world’s largest cities next month when Mexico City hosts thrilling high-speed action at a venue made famous in James Bond movie ‘Spectre’. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

WRC meets James Bond venue

FIA World Rally Championship roars into town made famous in 007 movie ‘Spectre’

WRC meets James Bond venue Huge crowds will pack the iconic Zócalo square to watch exciting new-era World Rally Cars fight for tenths of a second at the opening two speed tests of Rally Guanajuato Mexico, the third round of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Phillip Island WorldSBK Day 1: Davies Friday’s fastest 

Phillip Island Day One: Ducati rider takes opening honours 

Phillip Island WorldSBK Day 1 Davies Friday's fastest Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) was Friday’s fastest participant at the season-opening Yamaha Finance Australian Round, with the Welshman topping the combined FP1 and FP2 timesheets courtesy of a 1’30.189 best time from the morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” gears up for a season-long ride with NASCAR

“Cars 3” Director, Key Talent and Life-Sized Characters Roll into DAYTONA 500

Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” gears up for a season-long ride with NASCAR Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” is teaming up with NASCAR this year as crowd favorite Lightning McQueen prepares to return to the big screen June 16, 2017.

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Feb 23

Pirelli Barcelona test

Pirelli To Be Title Sponsor Of The Grands Prix In Spain, Hungary And Belgium This Year

Pirelli Pirelli Takes To The Track With More Than 3500 Tyres At Pre-Season Testing In Barcelona: The Debut For This Year’s New Wider Tyres On The All-New 2017 Cars.  Wet Testing Will Take Place On Thursday March 2 Using An Artificially-Dampened Track, To Focus On The Cinturato Intermediate And Full Wet Tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Andretti carves out new partnership with Butterball

Relationship expanding to all Andretti entries with ‘Butterball Wishbone’

Andretti carves out new partnership with Butterball U.S. based food corporation Butterball will continue its relationship with four-time Verizon IndyCar Series championship team Andretti Autosport for a fourth straight year.

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