Tag Archive: Donington

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 »

May 20

Superstars International Series: Audi drivers dominate Superstars weekend at Donington Park

Morbidelli, Kristoffersson complete double 1-2 seeps- Herbert, Liuzzi score podium finishes

Superstars - morbidelli-kristofferssonjpgSuperstars logoIt’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)

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May 19

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 

Superstars - Gianni MorbidelliSuperstars logoIt’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. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Superstars International Series: Johnny Herbert signs for three Superstars Series races

Driving a Maserati

Superstars - Johnny HerbertSuperstars logoJohnny Herbert, long expected to participate in the Superstars Race of Donington, has signed for an additional two races in the international touring car series. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Liuzzi to contest Italian touring car series

HRT refugee Vitantonio Liuzzi has re-emerged on the grid of the Italian-based touring car series Superstars.

Superstars logo2011-06-12_1534Despite having a 2012 contract, the 30-year-old Italian lost his race seat at the struggling Spanish team HRT for this year to the well-backed Indian Narain Karthikeyan. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Donington no longer wants F1

Donington Park no longer aspires to host formula one.

Donington ParkFlagworld - F1The circuit’s bold bid to redevelop the site and host the 2010 British grand prix failed spectacularly, but it is once again the scene of minor category and motorcycle racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 19

60.000 euros for Lancaster in Donington

34 points: that was the amazing tally grabbed by Jon Lancaster in Donington.

Auto GPJon LancasterThe Brit boasted two staggering drives in his home race, clinching a dominating win in the wet in Race 1 (also posting the fastest lap of the race) and getting a great 4th place in Race 2 starting from P8. This allowed him to win the Weekend classification, bringing home the 60.000 euros prize money that comes with 1st place. Doing so, he entered in the same “club” of Giovanni Venturini, Sergei Afanasiev and Luca Filippi.

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