Aleix Espargaro on record pace to lead Argentina Free Practice

Round 3: Argentina MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Aleix Espargaro - Team SUZUKI ECSTAR - Argentina MotoGP FP2 Team SUZUKI ECSTAR rider Aleix Espargaro was in impressive form at Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo today, topping both of the day’s practice sessions and setting a time quicker than the current Circuit Record Lap in Free Practice 2. (more…)

ACT Tour Oxford event postponed to April 19

Post time is 2:00pm, with the pit gates opening at 7:30am and front gates at 9:30am.

ACT logo The ACT Late Model Tour event at Oxford Plains Speedway scheduled for Saturday, April 18 has been postponed to Sunday, April 19 due to inclement weather forecast. (more…)

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix free practice report (updated)

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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Stoffel Vandoorne takes fifth consecutive GP2 pole (updated)

Belgian ace leads ART Grand Prix front row in Bahrain
GP2 - Stoffel Vandoorne (ART Grand Prix) McLaren F1 test driver Stoffel Vandoorne started his 2015 campaign the way he finished his previous one by putting his ART car on pole position in tonight’s qualifying session at Bahrain International Circuit.

Davies tops Day 1 timesheets after blistering final lap

Sykes and Rea tight close in second and third as they edge Haslam and Van der Mark.

MotoGP - Chaz Davies The first day of action of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship at the TT Circuit Assen drew to a close with Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team) responding to the challenge from the KRT duo of former Champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and current Championship leader Jonathan Rea to top of the overall classification by a margin of 0.320s with a final, scintillating  lap of 1’35.748. (more…)

Apr 15

Infiniti Red Bull Racing extends innovation partnership with FLIR

FLIR will continue to work with the Team to develop and supply thermal imaging technology

02 - Infiniti Red Bull RacingInfiniti Red Bull Racing has announced a two-year extension of its Innovation Partnership with FLIR Systems, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial infrared camera systems, following a successful first term.

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Apr 15

Strong start critical for ACT championship hopes

A strong start to the season is essential for any driver who hopes to capture the ACT Championship

ACT logo The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) Late Model Tour begins its 24th year of competition on Saturday, April 18 at the Oxford Plains Speedway in Oxford, ME. The event is the first of three events in 16 days – a critical early stretch in determining who will contend for the 2015 championship and the $10,000 prize that comes with it. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Americas MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

The race weekend was subjected to variable weather with cool, rainy periods

MotoGP logo Marc Marquez won his third consecutive race at Circuit of the Americas last weekend, the Repsol Honda star taking the chequered flag ahead of Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso and Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Interview with Chris Arel, Monster Spectacular promoter

Only 10 days before the 20th edition

2010-10-23_0265 Flagworld met with the promoter of the colorful show which will be held at the Olympic Stadium in a few days. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Formula One teams Bahrain Grand Prix preview

Bahrain Grand Prix Formula One preview

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

Apr 15

Champion Wittmann the quickest on day one

His lead over second-placed Robert Wickens remarkable

On the first of the three days of testing at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, the reigning DTM Champion set the fastest lap time.

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Apr 15

Rahal looking forward to documentary on his ‘hero’

Graham Rahal is succinct in describing his admiration for Paul Newman

Paul Newman and Graham Rahal - 2008“He’s my hero. I really think Paul Newman is the standard for what a human being should be,” Rahal said. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Hilmer Motorsport to miss Sakhir round

Further information will be made available in due course

Hilmer Motorsport logoGP2 Series confirm that German team Hilmer Motorsport will not take part in the opening round of the 2015 GP2 Series season which will take place this week at Bahrain International Circuit.

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Apr 15

Marquez marches on to Argentina

Next stop for the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship is the Grand Prix Red Bull De La República Argentina

Marc Marquez heads to the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit in Argentina full of confidence after his emphatic victory in the US Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Hyundai delays new car to 2016

Hyundai also revealed that the new car will be a five-door version rather than the expected three-door model

The debut of Hyundai’s new-generation i20 World Rally Car has been delayed until the start of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Nathan Watson undergoes wrist surgery

Husqvarna Motorcycles wishes Nathan all the best for a speedy recovery

Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing logo Red Bull IceOne Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Nathan Watson has today undergone surgery to repair a fractured bone in his left wrist. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Keith Dusko excited to revive racing career in Prototype Lites

Sushi, Saints and Shifting

Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda 2014 logo Keith Dusko was a late entry to the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda last weekend at NOLA Motorsports Park, but he is positive the series is exactly where he wants to be. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Bristol Motor Speedway

Perfect 10: Three drivers look to continue top-10 streaks at Bristol

Bristol Motor Speedway logo No driver has opened a season with seven consecutive top 10s since Jimmie Johnson in 2005. Until now. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Ben Young makes a splash at Circuit of The Americas

Young will be back in action when the MotoAmerica series heads to Road Atlanta this coming weekend.

Ben Young cota test This past weekend Ben Young made a splash at Circuit of The Americas (COTA) in his MotoAmerica Supersport championship debut.

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Apr 14

Assen to complete WorldSBK back-to-back events

A favourite circuit for Rea, but his rivals are looking to stop him

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black Round 4 sees the eni FIM Superbike World Championship return to ‘The Cathedral’ of Assen for the Dutch Round.

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Apr 14

Racing Engineering and DHL, working together at Bahrain

DHL will be supporting the team during the GP2 opening round at Bahrain

Racing Engineering logo Racing Engineering is pleased to announce its new partnership with DHL, the world’s largest express network and the logistics company for the world. . Racing Engineering and DHL not only share the colours red and yellow in their corporate image, but also the passion for motorsports, their never-ending pursuit of speed, precision and excellence. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Starting signal for the second DTM tests at Oschersleben

Marco Wittmann will have the honour of contesting the 2015 season with the #1 on his BMW M4 DTM

Wittmann, Vietoris und ScheiderThis Monday, within the framework of the DTM media day at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz presented themselves to the media representatives on site. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

24 Hours of Le Mans – Allan McNish and Sir Jackie Stewart, Scottish stories

Exactly 50 years ago, Stewart and Hill took it to 10th place overall and first British car ranked

After his first win at Le Mans with Porsche in 1998, Allan McNish was a part of Toyota’s debut in Formula 1 (16 Grand Prix in 2002), before turning permanently to endurance and building one of the most impressive records in the discipline: two additional victories at the 24 Hours (2008 and 2013), four at the 12 Hours of Sebring (2004, 2006, 2009 and 2012) and a world champion title (2013). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Carlos Sainz to star in F1 show at Motorland Aragon

Starring in the first Infiniti Red Bull Racing F1 Show of what is WSR’s 11th season

Carlos Sainz to star in F1 show at Motorland AragonSince the launch of the World Series by Renault in 2005, more than five million racing fans have thrilled to the sound of Renault Sport F1-powered Formula One cars.

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Apr 14

Assen to complete WorldSBK back-to-back events

A favourite circuit for Rea, but his rivals are looking to stop him…

Round 4 sees the eni FIM Superbike World Championship return to ‘The Cathedral’ and Assen for the Dutch Round.

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