Tag Archive: Donington

Jun 24

Leimer replaces Alguersuari for London

Ex-GP2 champion Fabio Leimer will make his Formula E debut in the Visa London ePrix for Virgin Racing on June 27.

Virgin Racing hires ex-GP2 champion for London finaleLeimer, who started the season as the reserve driver for Amlin Aguri, has been drafted in the place of Jaime Alguersuari. 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 24

Sykes takes maiden 2015 win in Donington opening race

Great battle for the top step with Rea as Davies completes an all-British podium.

WSBK - Tom Sykes - Jonathan Rea Tom Sykes  has won the opening 23-lap WorldSBK race at Donington Park in dry but cold and overcast conditions after a race long fight with his KRT team mate Jonathan Rea.

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May 23

Tom Sykes secures Donington Tissot-Superpole

Grid undecided until final moments of Superpole 2.

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) will start tomorrow’s two 23 lap races from Pole Position after taking today’s Tissot-Superpole in an enthralling 15 minute shoot-out that eventually saw the top 7 riders covered by 0.940s. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Thoughts and expectations before Donington’s battle commences

Current top-5 WorldSBK riders anticipate the round ahead

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo black The official press conference of WorldSBK round six took place today at Donington Park Circuit, involving the current top-5 riders in the championship standings, four of them being native to the UK. KRT entries Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes, together with factory Aprilia duo Leon Haslam and Jordi Torres and Ducati’s Chaz Davies answered a variety of questions regarding the upcoming race weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

WorldSBK crosses the channel for Round 6 (+video)

Donington Park scene of latest encounter

Donington Park The legendary Donington Park circuit will play host to the sixth round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship this weekend. The English venue is located in the East Midlands, 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Derby and 30 kilometres (19 miles) from Leicester. It was inaugurated in 1931 and became a permanent racing circuit two years later. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Belcher targeting continued progress as BTCC heads to Donington

Simon Belcher is aiming to build on the great start he made to the season at Brands Hatch just a few days ago

Simon Belcher Donington Park National Circuit in Leicestershire will host the second event of the 2015 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship next weekend, 18th/19th April.

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Jan 14

Loris Capirossi: “When a rider has talent you see it in any category”

Capirossi on 2015 new faces and security

Loris Capirossi - Moto GP -10-2010 motogp.com recently spoke with former World Champion and MotoGP™ Safety Commission member Loris Capirossi to get his perspective on the forthcoming season and on some specifics relating to safety in Grand Prix racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

United Autosports maximise GT Cup championship challenge at Donington

Jim Geddie scores maximum points available at penultimate GT Cup round

Jim Geddie started all three races from second on the grid, hampered only by a Radical sports prototype which was in a class of its own, and therefore ineligible to score championship points. In the first race of the weekend, Jim had to serve an additional 50-seconds during the mandatory pit stop as a result of his previous successes. He was unable to claw back such a huge deficit but finished fourth at the flag.

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Sep 09

British GT title showdown awaits Al Harthy at Donington

Hancock set for British GT finale

DPP_14-08-31_0011Ahmad Al Harthy is busy making final preparations ahead of this coming weekend’s final round of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship at Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit where the Oman Racing Team driver, along with regular partner Michael Caine, has a chance of winning the 2014 title.

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Jul 23

Nelson Piquet Jr to test Formula E at Donington

Nelson has a successful history in single-seater racing

2014-05-16 - Renault - Formula E (1) Current Global Rallycross championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr will drive tomorrow for Team China Racing at the official FIA Formula E test day at Donington Park, UK. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

WSBK launches Day of Dreams at Donington

Tomorrow the on track action begins at 10am

WSBK - Riders press conference The UK round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, being held at Donington Park in Leicestershire began in style today as the usual Thursday media activity included an all-day charity event in aid of Riders For Health. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Court decision excludes both Romeo Ferraris cars from the 2013 Donington Superstars round

After the penalty, the 2013 Salvatore Genovese title for teams goes to Audi Sport Italia 

Superstars logo The FIA International Court Of Appeal delivered a decision featuring the exclusion of the two Mercedes C63 AMG fielded by Team Romeo Ferraris and driven by Thomas Biagi and Vitantonio Liuzzi from the two Donington Park races that were part of the 2013 Superstars International Series calendar.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Eurosport to broadcast Donington race tomorrow

Auto GP on Eurosport

AutoGPTomorrow, Saturday September 7th, Eurosport will broadcast the full Auto GP race held last weekend at the Donington circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Donington, race 2: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) gets his crown in the UK

Difficult Donington week-end leaves Sato 2nd in championship

Auto GP - Donington Race 2 PodiumNarain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) scored a powerful victory at Donington Park today as he took the Auto GP Race 2 honours at the East Midlands venue.

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Sep 01

Ferrara (Mercedes), Morbidelli (Audi) cruise to Donington wins

As Morbidelli ties Biagi for the lead in the Superstars standings, Kruglyk-Giammaria (Ferrari) score sensational double victories in GTSprint. 

Superstars - Biagi - LiuzziWith just two rounds at Imola and Vallelunga to go before the end of the season, the chase for the Superstars International Series title is getting closer than ever. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) hits fourth pole

At Donington, qualifying

Auto GP - Super Nova Intarnational - Narain KarthikeyanNarain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) cruised to a spectacular pole at Donington in qualifying for the penultimate round of the 2013 AutoGP season. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Donington, Free Practice: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) sets the pace

Qualifying is scheduled for today at 16:25

Auto GP - Super Nova International - Narain KarthikeyanNarain Karthikeyan, driving for Super Nova International, logged the fastest lap of the day so far in the Auto GP practice session at Donington.

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Aug 30

The Auto GP championship is ready for the penultimate round of the 2013 season.

Auto GP ready for Donington return

AutoGPThe series, organized by Enzo Coloni, will be lining-up in the UK at Donington Park for round 7 out of 8 in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

New Jersey ‘mess’ not on 2014 calendar – Ecclestone

This year’s scheduled New Jersey race had already been delayed

2011-06-26_0247Plans to take formula one to New Jersey are in tatters, as Bernie Ecclestone confirmed a race amid the Manhattan skyline will not happen in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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