Tag Archive: Donington Park
Round 9 of the MCE British Superbike Championships
Coming off his recent 12th place finish at Silverstone, Ben Young continued his inspired riding at Round 9 of the MCE British Superbike Championships at Donington Park by gaining further points in the highly competitive Pirelli Superstock 1000 Championship.
“Maybe race one was the best race of my career” – Tom Sykes
The second race of the day for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship was once again a close encounter, with reigning World Superbike Champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) coming out victorious to take an impressive double in front of his home crowd, just like one year ago.
Donington Park will host Round 5 of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship this weekend.
This will be the 22nd time the Superbikes will hit the Leicestershire track, the first of which dates back to April 3rd 1988, when it all started. The first ever event in the history of the series saw local rider Roger Burnett (Honda) taking pole position, while the two races were won by Italians Davide Tardozzi (Bimota) and Marco Lucchinelli (Ducati).
Superstars, GTSprint go for round 6 as championship battle stays wide open
The Superstarsworld is ready to be back on-track this weekend at the famed Donington Park venue in the UK. The 500+ horsepower engines of the Superstars and GTSprint cars will be back roaring tomorrow with the running of practice and qualifying.
31-year-old BTCC star to drive a BMW M3 racecar
After last year’s positive experience with Tom Onslow-Cole, another guest star from the UK will join the Superstars International Series at Donington Park, as Ulsterman Colin Turkington is set to enter the British event on a BMW M3 racecar on the 1st of September.
News for Audi RS5, Lexus IS-F, Chevrolet Camaro
Following to the Superstars races at Zolder and Portimao, which were dominated by the 4-wheel-drive Audi RS4 with four straight wins in a superior fashion, the Permanent Bureau of the Series decided a new round of Balance of Performance to be adopted from the next round at Donington Park.
Superstars, GTSprint to line-up top racers, new names. Access to the central grandstand will be free thanks to the free-ticket promotion.
Just a couple of weeks after its successful outing at Donington Park, the Superstars International Series is about to hit the track at another world-renowned venue, the Mugello Circuit. In Scarperia, not too far away from Florence, the Superstars championship will line-up for round four of 2012, while the GTSprint International Series will be back running after Imola for its third round of the year.
Superstars International Series: German Thomas Schöffler looks forward to rookie title chance with MTM-prepared Audi RS5
Young racer from Singen speaks about 2012 goals and experiences
Born in 1993 in Singen, Germany, Thomas Schöffler is currently enjoying a good Superstars season. The 18-year-old racer lined-up with German team MTM Motorsport and is currently standing in the championship’s top-10 after three races. His goal is to keep improving and to rebound after a tough weekend at Donington Park.
Superstars fans, racers meet at Donington for a successful First International round of 2012
The cold weather of Donington Park did not stop many British fans from enjoying some great racing action as the world-renowned track hosted the first international outing of the Superstars International Series for the 2012 season. The weekend proved sensational thanks to many of the outstanding battles, passes and comebacks that made the Superstars history so far.
Morbidelli, Kristoffersson complete double 1-2 seeps- Herbert, Liuzzi score podium finishes
It’s been a great day for Audi in the British round of the Superstars International Series at Donington Park. The Ingolstadt-based manufacturer scored a sensational double win with Italian Gianni Morbidelli and Swede Johan Kristoffersson. Morbidelli cruised to victory twice in front of his team-mate as the new Audi RS5 racecars proved beyond reach for everybody else on-track. Thanks to his double 2nd place, Kristoffersson managed to extend his championship lead as he now stands with 85 points in front of Biagi (69), Liuzzi (64) and Morbidelli (63)
Superstars International Series: Gianni Morbidelli, Thomas Schoeffler sweep front row for Audi at Donington
Tom Onslow-Cole (Jaguar XFR), Johnny Herbert (Maserati Quattroporte) round out all-British row 2
It’s been a perfect Saturday for Gianni Morbidelli at Donington Park. The Pesaro-based racer, driving an Audi RS5 for Audi Sport Italia, scored an incredible pole position after having dominated in both practice sessions of the third 2012 round of the Superstars International Series.
British Touringcar ace to join tough Superstars competition at Donington Park
A renowned young British ace is ready to join the Superstars International Series at Donington Park this Sunday. 25-year-old BTCC racer Tom Onslow-Cole, who has scored 7 wins in 141 British Touring Car Races, will be making his debut appearance in the series reserved for top class touring cars with 500 hp.