Tag Archive: Donington Park

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

May 24

Acerbis named Event Main Sponsor of UK WorldSBK

Round 7 at Donington Park sees Italian company take top billing

Acerbis named Event Main Sponsor of UK WorldSBK Acerbis and Dorna WSBK Organisation (DWO) are thrilled to announce a further partnership as Acerbis are announced as the Event Main Sponsor for Round 7 of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. The race weekend, set to take place at Donington Park in the UK from the 27th to 29th May, will consequently be named the Acerbis UK Round. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

There’s no place like home as the Championship leaders get back on home turf at Donington

Confidence is the preference for Tom Sykes as the paddock heads to Donington

WSBK - Donington Preview Donington Park circuit is a classic British parkland track in the heart of England, with 4km of racing tarmac that has seen legends set thousands of laps over its history-making surface. On two wheels and four, Donington has hosted some of the most spectacular moments in racing history. In WorldSBK, the modern King of the track bears one name: Tom Sykes. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

BTCC: Ashley Sutton heads magnificent MG one-two

Young rookie grabs pole position ahead of team-mate Josh Cook

BTCC - Ashley Sutton heads magnificent MG one-two MG Racing RCIB Insurance scored a memorable one-two in qualifying for Round 4 of the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship after sensational performances from young duo Ashley Sutton and Josh Cook at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Rollercoaster ride roars into Donington Park

Britain’s premier motor sport series ready for a party in the Park

BTCC - Rollercoaster ride roars into Donington Park The 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship will speed into Donington Park for high-octane thrills ‘n’ spills next weekend (16/17 April). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Jack in the Box: No substitute for driving talent

Jack Nicholls reflects on the performance of the season one tech so far

Jack Nicholls reflects on the performance of the season one tech so farIt was my pleasure to commentate on 36 hours of pre-season testing at Donington Park in the summer of 2015. At times, there wasn’t much going on at all, and the biggest talking point was the amount of running each team was able to complete over the course of the three weeks.

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Nov 04

‘Boxing clever

Nicki Shields looks at the different gearing solutions the Formula E teams have introduced for season two

Nicki Shields looks at the different gearing solutions the Formula E teams have introduced for season twoThe Beijing opener saw the first glimpse of what impact the new rule changes will have on the championship. For those of you late to the party, one of the major changes allows teams to modify the powertrain from the battery backwards, including the motor, gearbox, inverter and rear suspension.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

Buemi: “We are ready for a good fight”

Renault e.dams driver looking to go one better this season

Renault e.dams driver looking to go one better this seasonNarrowly missing out on the championship by one point is all in the past for Sebastien Buemi, this season he’s looking to go one better with the re-branded Renault e.dams team. We caught up with him to find out his thoughts before the opening round in Beijing… Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Robin Frijns to race for Andretti

Dutch driver completes Andretti pairing

Dutch driver completes Andretti pairingRobin Frijns has been confirmed as team-mate to Simona de Silvestro at Andretti for the 2015-2016 FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Donington Park to host 2016 BTCC season launch

It will be the fourth consecutive year in which the Leicestershire circuit has hosted the annual event

BTCC 2015 - cars The 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship will kick off with its Season Launch event at Donington Park on 22nd March. Read the rest of this entry »

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