Tag Archive: Donington Park

Aug 04

Sykes back on top at Donington Park

WorldSBK race in memory of Hayden

UK WorldSBK marked an emotional weekend for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, as the paddock mourned the tragic loss of Nicky Hayden, who lost his life in a training accident just weeks before. Leaving a massive hole in the paddock and an irreplaceable character, the Pata UK Round was all about racing to honour Hayden and do what he did best – race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

UK WorldSBK Day 1 – Strong start to the weekend for Rea 

Donington Park Day One 

UK WorldSBK Day 1 - Strong start to the weekend for Rea World Champion leads both sessions on Friday in UK, with Sykes and wildcard Haslam also on the pace. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

Donington Park to host off track action

Fans will be treated to unique entertainment during an emotional weekend

As the paddock heads to the iconic British circuit of Donington Park for the Pata UK Round, fans will have the chance to participate in many off track activities to fill the day once the racing is over. However following the tragic news of the late Nicky Hayden, who sadly passed away earlier this week, the activities will be taking a subdue tone.

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May 22

Sykes the man to beat at Donington Park

WorldSBK ride for Hayden at Pata UK Round 

Sykes the man to beat at Donington ParkWhilst riders will be working to find the best set-up around Donington Park, a shadow will be cast over the Pata UK round as Nicky Hayden (Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team) continues to fight in hospital following a training incident last week. The American rider is in the forefront of everyone’s thoughts, as the WorldSBK paddock sends support and best wishes to Hayden and his family.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

F1 Russian GP: F1 teams show support for Billy Monger in Sochi

Monger lost both of his lower legs after a high-speed accident during the F4 race 12 days ago

F1 teams show support for Billy Monger in SochiThe Formula 1 paddock has come together and shown its support for 17-year-old Billy Monger following his life-changing accident at Donington Park earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

BTCC: Austin takes pole after Sutton exclusion

Handy man sitting pretty ahead of race-day at Donington Park

BTCC Austin takes pole after Sutton exclusionHandy Motorsport’s Rob Austin has taken pole position for Round 4 of the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship after post-qualifying scrutineering resulted in the exclusion of Ashley Sutton. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 07

BTCC battle set for Donington Park

Unpredictability abounds as Britain’s premier motor racing series heads to Leicestershire

BTCC battle set for Donington ParkCompetition in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship is as fierce as ever as the teams and drivers head to Leicestershire’s Donington Park next weekend (15-16 April) following an all-action season-opener. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 16

Tom Ingram tops BTCC pre-season test

18 cars separated by less than a second at Donington Park

Tom Ingram tops BTCC pre-season testSpeedworks Motorsport’s Tom Ingram topped the times in the only official BTCC pre-season test at Donington Park earlier today (16 March). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

Donington Park brushes off British GP speculation

Silverstone currently holds a contract with Bernie Ecclestone to host the British Grand Prix until 2026
Donington Park Donington Park’s board has refuted the notion of stepping in to replace Silverstone as the host of the F1 British Grand Prix, as alternative venues are assessed after the Northamptonshire-based circuit considered its position on hosting the race. Read the rest of this entry »
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Sep 07

Renault e.dams concludes pre-season testing programme with new lap record

Renault e.dams today concluded its pre-season testing programme ahead of the 2016/17 season

2016-08-24-0104 The reigning team champions finished official testing having covered 338 laps of the Donington Park circuit and a total of more than 1,300 kilometres over three days. Combined with the previous three-day test held two weeks ago at the same track, the team’s official testing pre-season kilometre count is now over 2,200km. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

Vergne fastest on penultimate day of testing

Lap times continue to tumble on second day of the final test at Donington Park

Vergne fastest on penultimate day of testingJean-Eric Vergne (TECHEETAH) made it two days in a row as the fastest driver at the final pre-season test at Donington Park. In the process, Vergne, along with Sebastien Buemi (Renault e.Dams), broke the unofficial lap record around the Donington Park GP circuit on three separate occasions and finished the day clocking a 1:29.196s. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Five things we learned at the first test

Pre-season running offers a glimpse into what to expect this year

2016-08-24 Last week’s three-day outing at Donington Park was the first time that the 10 season three Formula E teams ran at the same time at the same place, giving us the first opportunity to see how their latest powertrain solutions stack up. While reading anything too definitive into the times from the test is a fool’s errand, there are a few conclusions that can be drawn from what took place.

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Aug 25

Renault e.dams conclude positive first test

Pre-season testing resumes at Donington Park on September 5-7

Renault e.dams conclude positive first test Renault e.dams concluded this week’s first official pre-season test at Donington Park in positive fashion, pleased with the pace and reliability of the FIA Formula E season-three contesting Renault Z.E.16.

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Aug 24

Buemi tops opening day of pre-season testing

Reigning Formula E champion heads field on day one of testing at Donington Park

Buemi tops opening day of pre-season testingSebastien Buemi (Renault e.Dams) topped the timesheets on day one of pre-season testing in preparation for the defense of his Formula E title.

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Aug 23

NextEV retain Nelson Piquet Jr and Oliver Turvey

NextEV reveal driver line-up and new livery for 2016/17 season

NextEV retain Nelson Piquet Jr and Oliver TurveyThe NextEV Formula E Team has today announced its driver line-up and revealed the new livery for its 2016/17 challenger, ahead of the first official pre-season test at Donington Park, UK, which begins later today.              Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 29

Formula E releases dates for pre-season testing

Free admission to fans on August 24 & 25

Formula E releases dates for pre-season testing at Donington ParkThe new-look fully-electric Formula E cars will take to the track for pre-season testing ahead of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship at Donington Park next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 15

Andretti completes track testing with new powertrain

ATEC-02 to debut in 2016/17 season

http://fiaformulae.com/media/302346/_l5r8627.jpgAndretti has successfully completed the first on track running of its 2016/17 Formula E powertrain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 08

New SBK Official Riding Gear from Acerbis announced

Unveiled for the first time at Round 7 of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship at Donington Park

New SBK Official Riding Gear from Acerbis announced Acerbis and Dorna WSBK Organisation are delighted to announce the new SBK Official Riding Gear by ACERBIS, a project brought to fruition as the partnership between Acerbis and DWO reaches its fourth year.

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May 26

Everything happening on the track and at the circuit at Donington Park

UK WorldSBK On and Off Track

WSBK - Everything happening on the track and at the circuit at Donington Park Everything happening on the track and at the circuit during #UKWorldSBK at Donington Park, including the new one-off timetable for Round 7. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

UK WorldSBK “Did You Know?” – Pre-Round stats and facts about WorldSBK at Donington Park

A numbered walk through WorldSBK history at Donington Park

WSBK - Pre-Round stats and facts about WorldSBK at Donington Park 1988 – Donington was the stage of the birth of the Championship, back in 1988: Davide Tardozzi (Bimota) and Marco Lucchinelli (Ducati) split wins on the 3rd of April. Read the rest of this entry »

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