Tag Archive: Donington Park

Aug 26

Prost fastest as testing concludes

Renault e.dams back on top as Andretti and Trulli hit the track

Renault e.dams back on top as Andretti and Trulli hit the trackPre-season testing at Donington Park concluded with Nico Prost returning Renault e.dams to the top of the times. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Bird sets the pace as final testing resumes

DS Virgin breaks Renault e.dams and ABT Schaeffler monopoly on testing top spot

DS Virgin breaks Renault e.dams and ABT Schaeffler monopoly on testing top spotSam Bird set the pace during a cold, wet and windy day of testing at Donington Park. On the penultimate day of running before the cars are packed up and freighted to the Beijing ePrix, the DS Virgin driver became the first man not from Renault e.dams or ABT Schaeffler to record the fastest time at the conclusion of an official pre-season test. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

De Silvestro: “Reliability problems are fixable but it will take time”

New Andretti driver talks about the lack of running in testing

New Andretti driver talks about the lack of running in testingIt hasn’t been the ideal start to the season for Simona de Silvestro with reliability problems hampering the team’s progress in pre-season testing at Donington Park. But the newly-signed Andretti driver, sponsored by Amlin, believes the issues will be resolved in time… Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Di Grassi lowers Donington lap record

Abt Schaeffler top the times once more

Abt Schaeffler top the times once moreLucas di Grassi became the first driver to record a time in the 1:29s on day four of pre-season testing at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 18

Abt smashes lap record

Abt Schaeffler first team to break 1:31s barrier at Donington

Abt Schaeffler first team to break 1:31s barrier at DoningtonDaniel Abt set a new Formula E lap record as testing resumed at Donington Park. The Abt Schaeffler driver used the full 200kw qualifying mode to record a lap of 1:30.250, comfortably quicker than Sebastien Buemi’s previous best of 1:31.050s, set on the final day of last week’s test. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

“I enjoyed it” – Tom Dillmann

GP2 race winner gets full day’s running for Team Aguri

GP2 race winner gets full day’s running for Team AguriIt wasn’t just the new season two technology that was being put through its paces at Donington Park this week as there were also some new drivers having their first taste of Formula E machinery too. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Entry list for second day of pre-season testing

See the driver list for the second day of testing at Donington Park

FIA Formula E Championship logo Following the opening day of pre-season testing for the 2015-2016 FIA Formula E Championship, teams have announced their drivers for day two at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Guide to Donington Park testing

All you need to know for next week’s free test sessions

All you need to know for next week's free test sessionsThousands of you have already registered for free tickets to attend Formula E’s forthcoming official pre-season test days at Donington Park Racing Circuit in Leicestershire. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Fans to have free admission to Formula E pre-season testing

But hurry as places are limited

Donington Park to host all six test days in AugustFormula E has announced that all six pre-season test days will once again be held at Donington Park with free admission to members of the public. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 09

Q&A with Pedro de la Rosa

Read the Spaniard’s thoughts on driving the Formula E car

Read the Spaniard's thoughts on driving the Formula E carPedro de la Rosa got his first taste of Formula E action at Donington Park yesterday with Team Aguri. The 44 year-old former Arrows, Jaguar and McLaren F1 driver spoke about his first impressions of the Spark-Renault SRT_01E. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Update on Kieran Clarke’s condition

Englishman’s life no longer in jeopardy as recovery continues at home

Kieran Clarke suffered a track day accident at Donington Park in late May and is now at home recovering from his injuries. The Nottingham based racer had scored his first World Supersport Championship point of the season the weekend before at the same track in the UK round of the series. He is now facing a period of recovery and sends this personal message to the CIA Landlords Insurance Honda team followers. Clarke will be replaced at Misano by the 20-year-old, World Supersport debutant Kevin Manfredi. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Sykes does the Donington double, Sofuoglu wins again in WSS

Sykes does the Donington double for third time in a row

WSBK - Sykes does the Donington Lap Record tumble as the Briton dominates. Rea and Davies to complete the podium. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) made it two wins from two starts as he dominated WorldSBK race 2 at Donington Park to equal Carl Fogarty’s six race wins record in the series.

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May 23

Sofuoglu stamps his authority in UK World Supersport qualifying

Wildcard Ryde and Cluzel complete the front row for the sixth race of the year.

WSBK - Kenan Sofuoglu Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) continued his dominance at Donington Park this weekend in the sole qualifying session ahead of tomorrow’s 20-lap World Supersport race.

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Apr 10

BTCC to deliver top class action at Donington Park

Expect the unexpected as Britain’s best blasts into Leicestershire

BTCC logo The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship rumbles into Leicestershire’s Donington Park next weekend (18/19 April), with the 2015 season shaping up to be one of the most fiercely disputed in the series’ illustrious history. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Byrne wins and Easton on podium for PBM at Donington Park

Debut victory for Dixon at Donington Park

The PBM Kawasaki Racing Team opened their 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship season in fine style at Donington Park today with reigning champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne taking a win and a second place to take an early championship lead with team-mate Stuart Easton securing a podium place also. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

Busy Easter weekend ahead for Paul Bird Motorsport

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne remains with the Penrith based team for a fourth successive year

PBM The PBM Kawasaki Team heads for Donington Park this Easter weekend with a three rider squad in the quest for an unprecedented tenth domestic title in the 2015 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

Impressive 2015 BTCC entry list confirmed

Change of machinery for BTCC’s list of champions while Andy Priaulx and Nic Hamilton among those joining the fray 

BTCC 2015 - cars An unprecedented 32-car entry has been confirmed for the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship during today’s (24 March) Season Launch event at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Season two test dates revealed

The testing schedule has been broken down into three two-day tests, concluding on August 25.

Six dates at Donington Park for pre-season testsDonington Park will once again be the testing home for the Formula E teams as they gear up for the second season of the all-electric racing championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Scott Speed to race for Andretti in Miami

American driver Scott Speed has been confirmed to race alongside Jean-Eric Vergne for Andretti Formula E at the Miami ePrix.

Andretti The 32-year-old, who has already been behind the wheel of a Formula E car during pre-season testing at Donington Park last year, has been drafted in to replace Marco Andretti. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

British GT team champs aim for strong Blancpain finale

“Everyone at the Oman Racing Team has worked so hard this year across both championships”
DPP_14-08-31_0011Just days after winning the Avon Tyres British GT Championship ‘GT3 Teams’ title on a dramatic final day of the season, the Oman Racing Team heads into the last race of its dovetailed Blancpain Endurance Series campaign this coming weekend, 20th/21st September, brimming with confidence.

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