Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport launches W08 EQ Power+, looks ahead with excitement to 2017 challenge

New car livery includes electric blue visual signature to denote Hybrid powertrain

2017-02-23 - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport - W08 EQ Power+ (4) 2017 challenger christened W08 EQ Power+, launched exclusively online to fans in innovative 360 degree live broadcast during 100 km Filming Day in Silverstone, UK.

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Hamilton: The big unknown is Red Bull

“I hope it’ll be close so we’ll be fighting with Red Bull and Ferrari. That’s what the fans want to see.”
Hamilton: The big unknown is Red BullLewis Hamilton says the 2017 F1 technical regulation revamp is ‘a completely new slate’ for all the teams and has already picked out Red Bull as the rival he’s most intrigued to understand.
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ART Grand Prix GP3 Series line up 2017

ART Grand Prix is pleased to announce the addition of Anthoine Hubert in its 2017 GP3 Series line-up

After competing in karting at a national and international level, the 20-year-old Frenchman began his career in motorsport with a title in French Formula 4 in 2013.

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Lando Norris selected for McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme

The 17-year-old will be able to benefit from the vast experience of the McLaren Formula One team

Lando Norris, who will soon start his rookie season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Carlin, has been announced as member of the McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme for 2017.

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Alfonso Celis Jr third driver in Force India for 2017

Alfonso Celis Jr has been officially presented as the third driver in the Force India

2017-02-22_0029 The Fortec Motorsports Mexican driver will combine his duties as the third driver in the Force India Formula 1 team with his participation in the World Series Formula V8 championship. (more…)

Feb 22

Tales from the paddock – Paul Di Resta: “The new rules will definitely add more spice to the races”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo The engines are roaring again! In the run-up to the launch for the new Silver Arrows Formula One car on Thursday, the DTM drivers were completing the first test session of the year at Portimao. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

ART Grand Prix GP2 Series line up 2017

After a year of successful partnership in the GP3 Championship, Alex will move up a notch into GP2

ART Grand Prix is pleased to announce that Alexander Albon will continue to defend their colors in the upcoming 2017 GP2 season.

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Feb 22

Joey Mawson moves up the single-seater ladder with Van Amersfoort Racing

“I am ready for the next step” – Mawson

Van Amersfoort Racing has today announced that Australian Joey Mawson will remain with the Dutch team and will this season move up from Formula 4 to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Feb 22

Get ready for the Daytona 500 with driver interviews

Don’t miss any of the stories, banter and laughs as NASCAR.com live streams

Chase ElliottDrivers take center stage starting at 8:30 a.m. ET Wednesday for the Media Day live stream presented by NAPA as excitement builds toward Sunday’s Daytona 500.

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Feb 22

Britain’s Wilks enters World RX as full-time independent driver 

Wilks will compete in Johan Kristoffersson’s old Supercar

Guy Wilks will compete in Johan Kristoffersson’s old Supercar Britain’s Guy Wilks has confirmed he will enter all 12 rounds of the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at the wheel of a Volkswagen RX Polo Supercar.

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Feb 22

Oakley announced as Title Sponsor of Mugello

Global eyewear brand confirmed for the Italian GP in both 2017 and 2018

MotoGP - Oakley Mugello Dorna Sports and Oakley are delighted to announce global eyewear giant Oakley as the Title Sponsor of the Italian Grands Prix in both 2017 and 2018, with an option to extend the deal for the 2019 season, with the events to be known as the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Marquez vs Viñales: the rivalry of the season?

The story gains traction as the two Spaniards seem to be heading for a showdown

The story of pre-season so far in the 2017 MotoGP™ season has been written by one hand – that of Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

On and Off Track at #AUSWorldSBK

Heading over to the stunning circuit to soak up the unmistakable atmosphere?

Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit The gloves are coming off as the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is set to kick off this week, at the now traditional season opener held at Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit.

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Feb 22

Start your engines, WorldSBK goes Down Under

Phillip Island preview, what’s in store in WorldSBK Round One

Phillip Island preview, what’s in store in WorldSBK Round One Australian summer sun awaits the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the paddock heads to the legendary Phillip Island. Set on the glorious Southern Island, the 4.4km flowing circuit is a favourite of many riders, and doesn’t take fools on lightly as it twists over the hills for 12 corners of pure speed and racing action.

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Feb 21

Jean-François Dumoulin’s 2017 Pinty’s NASCAR Series race car unveiled

Spectra Premium develops NSCR100 Racing Car Radiator

20170221 - JF Dumoulin Spectra Premium Photo Yves Clément (3) Spectra Premium and the Company’s ambassador Jean-François Dumoulin today proudly presented a technological innovation, the new high-performance NSCR100 radiator.

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Feb 21

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires going from strength to strength in 2017

2017 season marking the first with new sanctioning partner INDYCAR

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires going from strength to strength in 2017 After a record-setting season that featured the competition debut for the all-new Mazda Global MX-5 Cup machine, the Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires championship will launch a new era in 2017 as the series moves to a new sanctioning partner, new operational management structure, and a record prize package on offer. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Renault Sport Formula One Team launches the R.S.17 in London

The car was unveiled with the hashtag #RS17Launch

2017-02-21 - Renault Sport Formula One Team - R.S.17 (4) Renault Sport Formula One Team today launched its 2017 challenger, the R.S.17, at a showcase event in front of international media and team partners, in London, England.

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Feb 21

Four-Time Indianapolis 500 Winner Al Unser to return to racing at SVRA Brickyard Invitational

At the SVRA’s “Indy Legends” Charity Pro-Am at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway June 17

Four-Time Indianapolis 500 Winner Al UnserOne of the greatest drivers in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history is making a return to competition at the scene of his greatest triumphs. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

DS Performance prefers Total!

A direct beneficiary of Total’s experience will be the DSV-02

profil-DS-Fe Within the framework of the global agreement renewed until 2021 between Total and the PSA group, Total will support DS Performance in its commitment to the FIA Formula E Championship.

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Feb 21

ART Grand Prix GP3 Series line up 2017

Jack will race for a second consecutive season in the GP3 Series

ART Grand Prix GP3 Series line up 2017 ART Grand Prix is pleased to confirm that Jack Aitken has joined their GP3 Series driver line up for the upcoming 2017 Championship season.

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Feb 21

Numerous full-season entries for 24H Series, 24H TCE Series and 24H Proto Series powered by Hankook

Almost 35 full-season cars in 24H SERIES powered by Hankook

http://www.24hseries.com/uploads/images/start/gtcars3.jpgA little bit over one month after the season-opening Hankook 3x3H DUBAI and the Hankook 24H DUBAI, preparations are well underway for the next race, the Hankook 12H MUGELLO (17-18 March), the second round of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook.

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Feb 21

Nico Verdonck, ABT Sportsline and Bentley set their sights on victory in the 24 Hours of the Nürburgring!

Three preparatory races are also on the programme

Nico Verdonck, ABT Sportsline and Bentley set their sights on victory in the 24 Hours of the Nürburgring! The Belgian Nico Verdonck will join the ABT Sportsline team to drive a Bentley Continental GT3 in the forthcoming 24 Hours of the Nürburgring.
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Feb 21

Sahara Force India is pleased to welcome Farah, the London-based fashion brand, as Official Apparel Partner for 2017

Sahara Force India teams up with fashion label Farah

2017-02-21 - Sahara Force India teams up with fashion label Farah 2 Farah’s association will involve supplying team members with a range of clothing to be worn while travelling to and from race and test events. The latest Farah designs will be issued to the team this week in preparation for the season-opening test session in Barcelona later this month.

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Feb 21

Rossi has point to prove in 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season

Alexander Rossi is hungry heading into the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season

Alexander RossiThe 2016 Sunoco Rookie of the Year finished the season 11th in the championship standings, showing promise on the one track discipline where he expected to struggle – ovals.

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Feb 21

The Mazda Prototype team has added Marino Franchitti to the driver lineup for the 65th annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

Mazda adds Marino Franchitti to driver lineup at Sebring

Franchitti will join the No. 70 Castrol Edge/ModSpace Mazda RT24-P alongside full-time drivers Tom Long and Joel Miller. In the No. 55 Soul Red Mazda, IndyCar driver Spencer Pigot will join the full-time duo of Tristan Nunez and Jonathan Bomarito for the sixth time. Mazda has earned 13 class wins at Sebring, but is seeking a first overall victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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