Armand joins Trident team for the 2016 season

Together with the vice champion  Luca Ghiotto

Trident Motorsport logo Trident is pleased to announce the definition of the agreement with the young Indonesian driver Philo Paz Armand for the 2016 season. (more…)

Action-packed weekends for the Blancpain GT Series

Monza, Silverstone, Spa-Francorchamps and Nurburgring and more…

2015-10-02_0040 The 2016 Blancpain GT Series will run over ten weekends, and will see the best GT drivers and cars in action. But that is not all.

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Young stars flying high in 2016

Mercedes-Benz Junior drivers Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon to secure Formula One roles for 2016

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Continuing a long tradition of nurturing racing talent, Mercedes-Benz is pleased to have secured Formula One roles for two of its brightest young stars – Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon – during the 2016 season. (more…)

Renault ‘has the chequebook but needs time to catch Mercedes’

Bell returns to the Renault fold as it embarks on a full return to the sport in 2016
2016-02-03 - Renault (3)Renault’s Bob Bell insists Renault has the chequebook to tackle Mercedes but doesn’t have the time under the current regulations to recover ground on the German manufacturer.

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ART Grand Prix confirm Nobuharu Matsushita for a second GP2 season

Honda protégé continues with French squad in 2016

ART Grand Prix confirm Matsushita for a second seasonAfter a successful campaign with their partners Honda and McLaren in 2015, where ART GP and Stoffel Vandoorne claimed championship honors, the ART/Honda/McLaren collaboration will be aiming high in 2016 as they highlight the natural talent coming out of Honda’s home ground, Japan.

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Feb 11

Drives have been allocated – Ocon is the only DTM novice

The 24 drives in the DTM have been allocated

After Audi and BMW, Mercedes-Benz also has announced its drivers for the upcoming season and, just like the opposition, is counting on continuity. Lucas Auer, Paul Di Resta, Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella, Robert WickensGary Paffett and Christian Vietoris will be racing for the Stuttgart-based brand in the DTM, like last year.

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Feb 11

Mexico City ePrix to be streamed live in the UK

Race to be aired on YouTube, website and through the official Formula E app

Race to be aired on YouTube, website and through the official Formula E app The Mexico City ePrix – the fifth round of the FIA Formula E Championship, which takes place on March 12 – will be streamed live online in the UK via YouTube, Dailymotion and through the official Formula E app and website http://www.fiaformuale.com/. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

2016 MotoGP™ Calendar confirmed

Interested in going to one of the rounds?

2016 MotoGP™ Calendar confirmed The FIM and Dorna are pleased to confirm that the FIM Grand Prix World Championship calendar for 2016 is now final. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Challenge Accepted: Aruba.it Racing aim high

Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano took the wraps off the factory Panigale R

After a memorable 2015 with the first win for the Panigale R at  MotorLand Aragon and second place in the Riders’ and Manufacturers’ championships secured, the 2016 Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Team was launched at the Aruba Data Center in Arezzo, where the adventure began twelve months ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 set for Florida Winter swing

Drivers are set to begin testing this Thursday at Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR)

Formula Race Promotions logo Palm trees will greet teams for the second annual Winter Exhibition for the Atlantic, F2000 and F1600 Championship Series, organized by Formula Race Promotions.

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Feb 10

SRO Motorsports Group donates 2015 fines to charity

To say that the 2015 season of the Blancpain GT Series was an eventful one would be an understatement

SRO Motorsports Group logo Drivers and teams went to the limit in their efforts to score a good result, but in the heat of battle they sometimes went beyond those limits as well. This resulted in many a stewards’ decision and in some cases those infringements of the rules were sanctioned by a fine. All monetary fines were paid to the SRO Motorsports Fund. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Subaru Canada Inc. renews Raceline Radio partnership

“For the last 24 years Raceline Radio has been the source for anything performance, rally and race related”

Raceline Radio logo The Raceline Radio Network, Canada’s only nationally syndicated motorsport radio program and Canada’s national radio motorsport authority, is extremely proud and privileged to announce Subaru Canada Inc. has signed another contract renewal with The Raceline Radio Network as the Presenting Sponsor for 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Trevor Tordjman & Brittany Raymond from TV’s ‘The Next Step’ to appear at Motorama

Trevor & Brittany to meet fans, sign autographs and pose for pics on Sunday, March 13 at The International Centre

Trevor Tordjman & Brittany Raymond Expanding on the show’s ‘something for everyone’ theme, the promoters of the upcoming Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo presented by Mothers have booked two special guests for Sunday, March 13 at the show.

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Feb 10

Manor Racing gives Pascal Wehrlein his grand prix debut

Manor Racing is to give rising star Pascal Wehrlein his Formula 1 racing debut

2016-02-10 - Manor - Stephen Fitzpatrick Pascal Wehrlein  Dave Ryan at Manor Racing 10 Feb 2016 The 21 year old reigning DTM Champion and Mercedes-Benz Junior driver, from Sigmaringen in Germany, will pilot the all-new Manor Racing MRT05 race car when it hits the track for testing in Barcelona on 22 February. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Wehrlein says Manor F1 deal is done

Pascal Wehrlein says he will be stepping up to Formula 1 this season with the Manor Racing team
2015-11-21_0006 Mercedes development driver Pascal Wehrlein has said he will be competing in Formula 1 with Manor Racing this season, according to reports in the German media.
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Feb 10

Watt Shields says…

Read Nicki Shield’s latest column

Read Nicki Shield's latest column… about the past, present and future of NEXTEV TCR. NEXTEV is an early stage electric car company based in Shanghai and the technology development company behind NEXTEV TCR.

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Feb 10

Nick Cassidy completes Prema Powerteam line-up

The 21-year-old has already raced for the Italian outfit in 2015

New Zealander Nick Cassidy will compete for Prema Powerteam alongside Lance Stroll, Ralf Aron and Maximilian Günther in the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

“A naturally aspirated V8 engine will always have a special place in motorsport”

The engine is the heart of any motorsport competition

“A NATURALLY ASPIRATED V8 ENGINE WILL ALWAYS HAVE A SPECIAL PLACE IN MOTORSPORT”And as such, it’s even more important in the Formula V8 3.5 because it is one singularity that makes the difference compared to other Series. The way to deliver the power of a naturally aspirated V8 engine and its sound are both unforgettable. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Le Mans 24 Hours: Alex Wurz named as Grand Marshal

The third round of the WEC will this year take place on Saturday/Sunday 18/19th June

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner and Toyota Gazoo Racing ambassador, Alex Wurz, will follow in the footsteps of Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen and has been named as Grand Marshal for the 84th edition of one of the world’s greatest sporting events.   Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup 2016 regulations key points

Michelin will be the official and exclusive tyre supplier

Further to the announcement of the creation of the Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup in January the regulations of the ACO new Asian series is now being finalized. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

WTCC: John Filippi confirmed for another season with Campos Racing

Campos Racing and John Filippi will enter another World Touring Car Championship season together

Filippi_2016_1Young Corsican driver continues his CR-WTCC3 program at Campos Racing, which has been designed by the Spanish outfit to performance young drivers to become professional factory drivers such as Hugo Valente. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

WRC: Rally Sweden news in brief

A look at some of the latest news ahead of the second round of the FIA World Rally Championship in Sweden

WRC+ live coverage: Weather-enforced route changes mean the schedule of live stages broadcast on WRC+ has been modified. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

Albatec Racing and James Grint funning for British RX title

“I’m delighted to welcome James back into the team for a second season” – Andy Scott

Euro RX - Albatec Racing - James Grint Dumfries rallycross squad Albatec Racing has announced the first of its plans for 2016, with the news that James Grint will stay with the team and contest the full MSA British Rallycross Championship.

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Feb 10

New date confirmed for ERC Rally Liepāja

“We are very pleased that a new date has been approved for Rally Liepāja” – Jean-Baptiste Ley

New date confirmed for ERC Rally Liepāja A new date has been confirmed for Rally Liepāja, with the FIA European Rally Championship event in Latvia now taking place from 16-18 September 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

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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