Thrilling battles at the limit – DTM at the Lausitzring

The racing seems to be even closer than in the past

DTM start Lausitzring In the four races contested in the 2016 season to date, the 24 drivers gave one another a really hard time, entertained the crowds with nerve-wracking battles and provided motor racing at its best.

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Canada Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Canada Grand Prix: June 10-12, 2016

  2016-05-31 - Canadian Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Canada Grand Prix.

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Rosberg wants to be at Mercedes for ‘many more years’

Mercedes seeking a similar long-term agreement to that of Hamilton
Nico Rosberg insists he is not focusing his attentions on contract negotiations for the 2017 Formula 1 season, but insists he wants to stay with Mercedes for ‘many more years’.
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Rossi earns $2.54 million for winning 100th Indianapolis 500

Rossi was the first rookie winner since Helio Castroneves in 2001

Victory BanquetAlexander Rossi earned $2,548,743 from an overall purse of $13,273,253 for his victory on Sunday in the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (more…)

Lance Stroll now ‘Rising Star’ of the renowned BRDC

 The 17-year old currently holds the lead in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship

The exclusive British Racing Drivers‘ Club (BRDC) inducted FIA F3 driver Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) whose home country Canada is part of the British Commonwealth into its Rising Stars programme. (more…)

May 30

Sparco presents Prime

“His lightness”

Fernando Alonso - McLaren Honda F.1 Team Developed in collaboration with McLaren Honda F.1 Team, Prime is the lightest suit ever made by Volpiano’s Brand. Safety and comfort in extreme way.     Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Alex Tagliani climbs from 33rd to 17th overall at the 100th Running of the Indy 500

Tagliani moves up 16 positions at the Indy 500

Teammates Tagliani and Hawksworth Canadian driver Alex Tagliani was the biggest mover of the day at the 100th running of the Indy 500, which was held Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Starting 33rd and last on the grid, Tagliani’s team used a different pit stop strategy, which allowed the Quebec native to lead the race on two occasions prior to crossing the finish line 17th overall.

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May 29

Mattias Ekstrom makes it three in a row

Reigning Champion Petter Solberg took the runner-up spot

World RX - Mattias Ekstrom makes it three in a row Sweden’s Mattias Ekstrom has won this weekend’s World RX of Great Britain, his third back-to-back victory in the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Coupal and King win two spectacular races at Mont-Tremblant

Micra Cup made its return to the Circuit Mont-Tremblant with victories for Xavier Coupal and Kevin King –

2016-05-29_0285 The Nissan Micra Cup held its third and fourth races of the 2016 season as part of the Spring Classic at the Circuit Mont-Tremblant this past weekend.  It was an action-packed two days in summer-like temperatures which resulted in another win for Xavier Coupal on Saturday, and one for Kevin King on Sunday.

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May 29

Champion Szoke wins Mopar CSBK opener at Shannonville

After leading most of the race Mississauga, Ont.’s McBride settled for third

RiedmannSzokeYoungEdie_ByOBrien Defending Mopar Canadian Superbike champion Jordan Szoke picked up where he had left off at the end of the 2015 season, winning the opening round of the 2016 campaign at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Alexander Rossi finds victory in IndyCar

Series rookie takes victory at 100th Running Of The Indianapolis 500

Starting from the 11th position, rookie Alexander Rossi has won today’s historical 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race driving the No. 98 NAPA AUTO PARTS / Curb Honda for the Andretti-Herta Autosport collaboration. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Max Nagl secures second overall at GP of Spain

German star moves closer to MXGP championship top three

Max Nagl secures second overall at GP of Spain Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Max Nagl rounded out his participation in round nine of the Motocross World Championship in Spain with a second place overall MXGP class result. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race: Italo-American team Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus in the top 30

No luck for Norbert Siedler in weather-chaos at Nürburgring

Macchinadue (702) in tricky weather conditions. Photo Hide Ishiura The legendary ADAC Zurich 24-Hour Race at the Nurburgring – renowned as the toughest race in the world – has been completed by SCG003C Macchinadue (number 702), following a brilliant effort from Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus and its drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix race report

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

WSBK: Donington day 3, a tale of two Kawasakis (updated)

KRT duo duel it out at Donington

WSBK - Donington day 3, a tale of two Kawasakis An incredible start for the Kawasaki Racing Team pairing of Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea saw the two Brits escape at the front of the race, beginning a more than twenty lap tussle that eventually saw Sykes earn an eighth victory at the Derbyshire track. Reigning Champion Rea crossed the line in P2 to take another podium and keep his incredible haul of points for the title increasing, and Ducati’s Chaz Davies found redemption after a tricky Race 1 in which the Welshman suffered two crashes, completing the podium in third. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Hamilton denies Ricciardo in Monaco thriller

Rosberg’s lead of 43 points has been slashed to 24 points heading to round seven and the Canadian Grand Prix

2016-02-25 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Lewis Hamilton_37Lewis Hamilton has returned to winning ways in the Monaco Grand Prix after a pit-stop blunder by Red Bull Racing cost Daniel Ricciardo a likely victory for the second event in a row.

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May 29

Red Bull Racing continues engine partnership

Scuderia Toro Rosso will also be supplied with the unit for 2017-2018

04 - Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing is pleased to confirm it will continue its partnership with Renault Sport Racing for the supply of the power unit currently badged as TAG Heuer for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Preparations for the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours

The track, paddock, reception areas, village…it’s all full speed ahead to welcome competitors and fans alike

Although the 84th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours won’t officially kick off until Sunday 5th June, preparations are in full swing at the circuit.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Hints of the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the 24 Hours of Nürburgring

This weekend at the Nordschleife circuit will take place the legendary 24 Hours of Nurburgring

Reserved solely for GTs and touring cars, the German race is a kind of rehearsal for some drivers who will compete at Le Mans in less than a month. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Chad Hord a first-time PRO 4WD winner in season opening TORC Series weekend

Big action at TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL

It was no-holds-barred racing at the season-opening doubleheader of TORC: The Off-Road Championship presented by AMSOIL. In the second night of championship racing at Texas Motor Speedway, Chad Hord earned his first win in PRO 4WD, while Keegan Kincaid and Kyle Hart both fought for back-to-back wins in PRO 2WD and Atturo Tire PRO Light. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Szoke snatches pole for Mopar CSBK opener at Shannonville

Jordan Szoke remains the rider to beat in the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship

Szoke snatches pole for Mopar CSBK opener at Shannonville The defending series champion took the first step to defending his title by claiming the Dalton Timmis Insurance Pole Qualifier Award at the opening round of the season at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Matsushita powers to GP2 victory in Monaco (updated)

Japanese driver fourth winner of 2016

GP2 - Nobuharu Matsushita (ART Grand Prix) Nobuharu Matsushita has claimed his first win of the season with a stunning display of power and precision to dominate his rivals in this afternoon’s sprint race in Monaco, leading from lights to flag ahead of Marvin Kirchhöfer and Raffaele Marciello. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

WSBK: Donington day 2, magnificent seventh for Sykes at Donington

KRT rider takes Race 1 as the drama unfolds around him

WSBK - Donington day 2, magnificent seventh for Sykes at Donington Kawasaki rider Tom Sykes has taken victory in Race 1 at Donington Park, his seventh in a row at his home track. Ducati’s Davide Giugliano came home in P2 and reigning Champion Jonathan Rea completed the podium in third in a drama-filled race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Formula One teams Monaco Grand Prix qualifying report

Monaco Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monte-Carlo.

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May 28

Manor Racing & Airbnb renew their partnership for the 2016 F1 season

“Much of Airbnb’s premise is about breaking down barriers, making the inaccessible accessible. And at Manor Racing we’re inspired by that”

2016-05-28 - Airbnb & Manor Racing Airbnb, synonymous with offering access to unique accommodation throughout the world, is eager to make the Formula 1 experience even more memorable for the sport’s legion of fans.

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