The next edition of the Montreal Motorcycle Show rolls into town February 26 to 28, 2016. See you next year!
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Lorenz Liechti (39) to assume DTM Media Relations in Stuttgart
With immediate effect, there’s a new man at the helm of the DTM Press & PR department: Swiss media expert Lorenz Liechti (39) assumed the responsibility for the media relations of the internationally popular touring-car series. Liechti will be working in Stuttgart, in the headquarters of DTM promoter and rights holder ITR.
Harley‐Davidson, Yamaha, Honda, BMW, Suzuki, Ducati and many others to introduce their latest models
With a tremendous number of new products on display from dozens of manufacturers, the Montreal Motorcycle Show, presented by La Capitale General Insurance, will allow visitors to live their passion to the fullest from Friday, February 27 to Sunday, March 1 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Here’s a peek at just a few of the new products that will be unveiled at the Show.
BMW Performance 200 Scheduled for Friday, Jan. 23, part of the Rolex 24 at Daytona weekend
BMW has signed a multi-year partnership with Daytona International Speedway to serve as the title sponsor for the season-opening IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race on Friday, Jan. 23, part of the Rolex 24 At Daytona Weekend at the “World Center of Racing.” The official race name will be the BMW Performance 200.
A strong Williams driver is Nico Rosberg’s best hope of winning the 2014 title against the odds.
That is the claim of former F1 driver Timo Glock, who six years ago played a starring role in the championship showdown when Lewis Hamilton managed to pass him on the thrilling last corner of the Brazil finale.
Gerhard Berger has played down persistent speculation his next move could be a return to the F1 paddock.
The F1 legend recently stepped down from the FIA after presiding over the governing body’s junior single seater categories. It triggered speculation that earlier reports he might be preparing to join McLaren-Honda, although dismissed at the time as “utter nonsense”, are actually true.
Even now crowned the new Formula Renault 3.5 champion, Carlos Sainz jr is still in the dark about his F1 future.
Clearly the cream of Red Bull’s hopeful clan of young development drivers, the 20-year-old is in the running to replace Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso in 2015. But with the 17-year-old Max Verstappen already signed up, it is clear that team boss Franz Tost and owner Dietrich Mateschitz think keeping the experienced Jean-Eric Vergne on board might be the smarter play.
Mattias Ekström scored his second victory in a row in the DTM season finale at the Hockenheimring.
In bright sunshine, the Audi works driver came to the fore against his fellow Audi drivers Mike Rockenfeller and Jamie Green in a thrilling dash towards the chequered flag. With Paul Di Resta and Marco Wittmann, the best-placed Mercedes-Benz and BMW driver followed in fourth and fifth place respectively.
Full attack mode: an Audi trio up front in qualifying
BMW or Audi – the battle for the DTM manufacturers title goes into the final and decisive round. In qualifying for the season finale, Miguel Molina (Audi RS 5 DTM) secured pole position. Behind the trio from the Ingolstadt-based brand, Augusto Farfus was classified fourth with his BMW M4 DTM. Pascal Wehrlein drove the fastest DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé in sixth place.
Ron Dennis’ future in charge of the McLaren team is once again in doubt, the German publication Auto Bild reports.
At Zandvoort in The Netherlands, Mattias Ekström scored the first victory for Audi in the 2014 season.
With his Audi RS 5 DTM, he ended up ahead of already-crowned DTM champion Marco Wittmann. At the finish, the Swede had an advantage of 7.4 seconds. With Martin Tomczyk, another BMW driver claimed the final podium slot.