2015 Lotus F1 Team E23 Hybrid first look

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2015-01-26 - Lotus F1 Team - E23 02Lotus F1 Team is proud to present its 2015 challenger; the E23 Hybrid.

Hewlett-Packard becomes partner of the Sauber F1 Team

The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce Hewlett-Packard as Promotional Partner.

07 - Sauber F1 TeamHewlett-Packard is one of the largest technology companies worldwide. This partnership allows the Sauber F1 Team to access the latest technologies from Hewlett-Packard. (more…)

DTM stars with decent results in Daytona

Bruno Spengler and Augusto Farfus came second in their class, together with Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner.

The Audi and BMW DTM drivers have completed the Daytona 24-hour race with decent results. The second-placed BMW team on the podiumMike Rockenfeller, who, as usual, got permission from his employer Audi to race a potentially winning prototype, only just missed out on a podium finish and was classified fourth overall, together with his team-mates Guy Cosmo, Richard Westbrook and Michael Valiante.

Indycar drivers continue 24-hour race win streak

Victory in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona will be quite the preseason confidence boost to Kanaan and teammate Scott Dixon

Rolex 24 Winners SelfieLate last week, Tony Kanaan was congratulated for his strong close to the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season, including a victory in the finale at Auto Club Speedway. (more…)

Garcia wins GTLM in Daytona 24

It was a frantic final eight-minute dash to the flag, but he held on by less than a second to secure a famous win.

Catch up with all the latest news from the Formula E familyIt was the perfect start to 2015 for China Racing driver Antonio Garcia, who claimed the GTLM class victory in the prestigious Daytona 24 Hours alongside works Corvette team-mates Jan Magnussen and Ryan Briscoe. (more…)

Jan 25

Kubica crashes out

The Pole, who won four stages during the first three days, was reported to have suffered brake failure

Robert Kubica retired from Rallye Monte-Carlo after crashing his Ford Fiesta RS as he crossed the finish line of the penultimate stage on Sunday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Ford EcoBoosts of Chip Ganassi Racing 1-2 in Patrón Endurance Cup at halfway mark of 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona

Corvette Racing (GTLM), Riley Motorsports (GTD) Maintain Class Leads

Rolex 24 At Daytona logo After scoring a maximum five points in the opening segment, the No. 01 entry driven by Scott Pruett, Joey Hand, Charlie Kimball and Sage Karam finished the second segment in the third position while the team’s No. 02 entry driven by Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson, Tony Kanaan and Scott Dixon was second at the end of each segment. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Invercargill’s Brendon Leitch takes historic home with in Toyota Racing Series

Lance Stroll, who won the first round, was now on a charge and overtook Sam Macleod to be third

Toyota Racing Series BJP-5333 Invercargill’s Brendon Leitch has made history,  becoming the first local driver to win the ‘home’ Toyota Racing Series  feature race, the Spirit of a Nation. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

Nick Cassidy wins on debut in Toyota Finance 86 championship drive

Invercargill’s Brendon Leitch takes historic home with in Toyota Racing Series

Toyota Finance 86 BJP-4754 Multiple Toyota Racing Series champion Nick Cassidy came to the Toyota Finance 86 Championship with one aim: to win races. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

No. 01 Ford EcoBoost/Riley leads opening Patrón Endurance Cup segment

3 Corvette Racing (GTLM), No. 93 Riley Motorsports Dodge Viper (GTD) lead In GT

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logo Joey Hand held the lead at the one-quarter mark of the Rolex 24 At Daytona to score the maximum five points for the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Ford EcoBoost/Riley team in the opening segment of the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

IMSA, Ferrari Challenge North America announce three-year extension

Established in 1993, and now in its 22nd year, Ferrari Challenge also has series in Europe and Asia Pacific.

2014-06-28_0619 The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Ferrari Challenge North America today announced a three-year extension of its partnership to continue running the Ferrari Challenge under IMSA sanction in North America through the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees experience DAYTONA Rising first-hand

The new 40,000 seats are available on three different concourse levels for Budweiser Speedweeks 2015

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees experience DAYTONA Rising first-hand - Carmichael-Kendall at DIS Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2015 inductees Ricky Carmichael and Tommy Kendall experienced the revolutionary DAYTONA Rising construction project first-hand this week at Daytona International Speedway.

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Jan 24

Ferrari boss wants F1 cars to sound like heavy metal band

Evolution or revolution

Maurizio Arrivabene Ferrari has called for a rules “revolution” for formula one in 2017. Upset with the mild tone of the new V6 engines and a dwindling audience, Bernie Ecclestone wants a radical change and this week he earned the backing of Mercedes’ team chairman and F1 legend Niki Lauda. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Ferrari boss calls for F1 ‘revolution’ to win back fans

Ferrari F1 team principal Maurizio Arrivabene has called on Formula 1 to enact a ‘revolutionary ‘ change

abu-dhaMaurizio Arrivabene Maurizio Arrivabene supports Niki Lauda’s call for a ‘revolution’ in F1, believing the ‘risk’ of losing fans in its current state has in fact already happened. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

DTM stars to race in Daytona 24 Hours

Augusto Farfus and Bruno Spengler are racing a BMW Z4 GTE, together with Dirk Werner and Bill Auberlen.

DTM logo It is the first major motorsport event of any new year: the Daytona 24 Hours. This year, again, a range of DTM drivers is present and is more than happy to use this warm-up as a part of the preparation for the upcoming DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Ogier takes charge in Monte-Carlo

The Frenchmen traded times in a topsy-turvy day through six stages in the mountains north of Gap

WRC logo Sébastien Ogier ended Friday’s intriguing second leg of Rallye Monte-Carlo with a comfortable lead after a thrilling fight with Sébastien Loeb ended with a mistake from the nine-time world champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Laverty enjoys Monte-Carlo rally action

“That was even better than I expected” – Eugene Laverty
Laverty enjoys Monte-Carlo rally actionIt has been a quiet winter for Eugene Laverty up until yesterday when the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship kicked off in style with a star studded event in the heart of Monte-Carlo of which Eugene took part in.

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Jan 24

Hernandez to miss first MotoGP™ test of 2015

The Colombian recently suffered a left shoulder dislocation

Hernandez to miss first MotoGP™ test of 2015 Pramac Racing have announced that Yonny Hernandez will not be available for the first MotoGP™ test of 2015 at Sepang from February 4th to 7th, due to a shoulder injury. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Pagenaud: ‘If we do a good job, results should come’

Synergy, Simon Pagenaud notes, creates opportunities for the whole team.

Simon Pagenaud A free flow of information and data also breeds personal opportunities, which is what the newest Team Penske driver is counting on as he aims for his first Verizon IndyCar Series championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Australian GT oversubscribed already, one month out!!

2015 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

Trofeo_Pirelli_B12H_150115_med There may still be five weeks until the official opening round of the 2015 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli, but already the Clipsal 500 grid is filled to capacity, and 32 series entrants have locked away their entry for the full six round season!

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Jan 24

Carmichael, Evans, Johnson, Kendall, Martin, Nalon and Ruby to join racing elite as Motorsports Hall of Fame Inductees

June 18 gala at Detroit’s Fillmore Theater open to public

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America logo The  Motorsports Hall of Fame of America announced its 27th class of inductees today at Daytona International Speedway, a list of legends representing a variety of racing disciplines. Ricky Carmichael, Walker Evans, Warren Johnson, Tommy Kendall, Mark Martin, Duke Nalon, and Lloyd Ruby will be inducted Thursday, June 18 at Detroit’s historic Fillmore Theater.

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Jan 24

NASCAR Illustrated: Dale Jr. back where he belongs

Junior’s comeback season brought out the best of old and new

Dale Earnhardt - Pocono - photo Getty Images The announcement of NASCAR’s new points system dominated the preseason in 2014, and headlocks and brawls and go-for-broke racing dominated the end. But in between, the best story was the return of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Luigi Mazzola: New Team Lazarus chief engineer in the GP2 series

The technical expert from Ferrara

Team Lazarus logo Former race engineer at the Scuderia Ferrari in Formula One and Ferrari test team manager from 1988 to 2009 – will be “promoted” from external consultant to staff coordinator at the Team from Veneto for the upcoming feeder series Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

Quality and quantity as Erc hits 50

Fifty drivers have already registered the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship – with more to come!

762 KajetanowiczDrivers from 21 different countries are on the growing list, with Poland leading the way with nine entries. Nine different manufacturers (Citroën, Ford, Honda, Mitsubishi, Opel, Peugeot, Renault, ŠKODA and Subaru) are also represented. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Plumb Brothers co-drive to Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge win

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular AJ Allmendinger leads final Rolex 24 Practice

Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge logo Brothers Matt and Hugh Plumb co-drove the Rum Bum Racing Porsche 911 to victory in Friday’s BMW Performance 200 at Daytona International Speedway, the season-opening race for the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

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