Tag Archive: FIA World Motor Sport Council

Jan 01

WTCR 2018: the year ahead

The inaugural WTCR schedule will open at the semi-permanent Circuit Moulay El Hassan in Marrakech

WTCR 2018: the year aheadThe FIA World Touring Car Championship will become the FIA World Touring Car Cup (abbreviated to WTCR) from this season and use the TCR technical regulations under a two-year licensing agreement between the FIA, WTCR promoter Eurosport Events Limited (EEL) and WSC, owner of the TCR concept and trademark. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 22

WTCC venues pack WTCR provisional schedule

The inaugural WTCR calendar will open at the semi-permanent Circuit Moulay El Hassan

WTCC venues pack WTCR provisional scheduleThe all-new FIA World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) is set to visit 10 race tracks across four continents in 2018 following publication of the provisional schedule.

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Dec 09

2018 update: New cost cutting measures in World RX

2018 update: New cost cutting measures in World RX

DriverThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will feature a number of technical regulation changes next season.

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Dec 07

Will changes to F1 grid penalty rules work?

Any driver with more than 15 place drops will start from the back

2017-10-22_0514At the final FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting of the year it was confirmed any driver who exceeds 15 grid place penalties will be automatically forced to start from the back of the grid, effectively ending the huge number grid penalties seen in recent seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

Formula E returns to Punta del Este

This was confirmed following the FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris

It’s official, Season Four of the FIA Formula E Championship is underway after an exhilarating double-header in Hong Kong but, with another 12 rounds of all-electric street racing to come, we’re only just getting started.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

A redefined LMP1 World Championship title confirmed

2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season

2017-11-18-0141Following a meeting today of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris, the following decisions were approved regarding the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

WTCC becomes WTCR from 2018: new rules, more cars, more races

FIA World Touring Car Cup

WTCC becomes WTCR from 2018: new rules, more cars, more racesThe FIA World Touring Car Championship will be replaced from 2018 with new technical regulations, a new format and a new name following a vote of approval by the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris yesterday (6 December). Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

Azores Airlines Rallye to open 2018 ERC season

Prestigious round one slot for mid-Atlantic Ocean spectacular

All roads lead to Latvia: Rally Liepāja maintains season showdown listing. Full calendar to be announced following upcoming FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting. The 2018 FIA European Rally Championship will fire into life on the Azores Airlines Rallye from 22-24 March with the finale set for Rally Liepāja from 12-14 October. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

World RX announces 2018 calendar: new events at Silverstone and COTA 

Canada – Trois-Rivieres – 4/5 August

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has announced its calendar for the 2018 season.  The calendar, which is subject to confirmation at the December meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council, consists of 12 rounds including two brand new events at Silverstone in the UK and USA circuit, COTA. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

More compact Season 4 calendar revealed

Formula E has revealed its 2017/18 calendar following the FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in Geneva

The calendar features a more compact schedule, including three double-headers and three new venues –  Santiago, Sao Paulo and Rome. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 20

The FIA World Motor Sport Council approves the dates for the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans

86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-ThursdayThe FIA World Motor Sport Council convened the first day of the week dedicated to motorsports organized at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and approved the dates of June 16-17, 2018 for the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 12

Trident Motorsport Barcelona Pre-Season Test Session

The team will run with the already-announced Nabil Jeffri and Spaniard Sergio Canamasas

Barcelona MontmelòLess than one week after the formal announcement made on the last 9th of March by the FIA World Motor Sport Council, with the creation of the FIA Formula 2 championship, the cars are ready to tackle the first collective preseason test.

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Dec 01

Running order changes and new WRC trophy for 2017

The order in which drivers will start stages in 2017 will revert to the model that was last used in 2014

20161120-096The FIA World Motor Sport Council approved changes to next year’s WRC running order regulations and revealed a new competition for drivers of 2016-spec World Rally Cars.

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Nov 30

Eight rounds for 2017 ERC as Junior upgrade is approved

FIA World Motor Sport Council approves compact eight-round ERC calendar

ERC Acropolis Rally The 2017 FIA European Rally Championship will be contested over eight events from April to October, while an exciting revamp of the FIA ERC Junior Championship was also approved at a meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Vienna today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 17

World RX announces draft 2017 calendar 

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has announced its draft calendar for 2017

World RX announces draft 2017 calendar The calendar, which is subject to confirmation by the FIA World Motor Sport Council, consists of 12 rounds including an all-new race at Killarney race circuit in Cape Town, South Africa (11-12 November).  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 29

FIA releases revised season three calendar

Date swap for New York City and Montreal

2016-08-24-0110 The FIA World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) has confirmed the revised calendar for season three of the FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first all-electric city street racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

WEC: 2017 FIA WEC calendar revealed

Monza to host official WEC pre-season test

The 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship calendar, presented today to the FIA Endurance Commission, presided over by Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, and which will be submitted in the coming days to the FIA World Motor Sport Council for validation, once again offers the WEC’s manufacturers, teams and partners the stability, visibility and geographic spread of prestigious worldwide venues that have been a mark of the championship to date. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

Cooper Tires continues as World RX tyre supplier

Entries for Barcelona RX revealed

2016-08-07-2689 Cooper Tire Europe announced that it has been selected by the FIA World Motor Sport Council as the Official Tyre Supplier and Associate Partner to the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for the next three years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 01

FIA pushes for affordability and performance equity in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship

“We want to maintain the high level and professionalism of existing team” – Stefano Domenicali

FIA pushes for affordability and performance equity in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship The publication of the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship Technical Regulations saw a number of changes with regards to chassis regulations.

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Dec 03

2016 new tyre regulations

The new 2016 tyre regulations for formula one as approved by FIA World Motor Sport Council

2015-12-03 - Pirelli - 2016 New Tyre Regulations After its meeting in Paris, yesterday, the FIA World Motor Sport Council formally approved the new 2016 Tyre Regulations for Formula One.

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