Tag Archive: FIA

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 »

Sep 29

WEC: Fantastic Fuji sets dramatic scene as 2016 enters crucial stages

All eyes will be on the title battle which could see drivers from any of the three LMP1 manufacturers lift the winner’s trophies

2016-07-24-Sunday-0107 There could hardly be a more dramatic or perfect setting for the next round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship as the season enters its crucial final three events. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

2017 WRC dates confirmed

It has not yet been clarified whether the championship will comprise 13 or 14 rounds

WRC - Tänak closes on maiden win in Poland Dates for the opening seven rounds of the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship were confirmed today (Wednesday) at the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Renault e.dams launches dynamic, new 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship livery

Renault Z.E.16

Renault e.dams launches dynamic, new 2016-17 FIA Formula E Championship livery FIA Formula E Teams’ champion Renault e.dams today revealed the dynamic new livery it will use to defend its team and driver crown in the 2016/17 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Will Lance Stroll win the FIA F3 European Championship title early?

This weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship will travel to Imola, Italy for the ninth race meeting of the 2016 season

Will Lance Stroll win the FIA F3 European Championship title early At the 4.909 kilometres long Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) will have the opportunity to secure the FIA Formula 3 European Championship title early. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

World RX travels to Riga for inaugural Latvian race

Latvia RX: Official event preview

World RX travels to Riga for inaugural Latvian race The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will visit Latvia for the first time this weekend (1-2 October) as the world’s best rallycross drivers compete at a new state-of-the-art rallycross circuit at Bikernieki, located just 15 minutes from central Riga.

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Sep 27

Japanese Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Japanese Grand Prix: October 7 – October 9, 2016 

2016-09-27 - Pirelli - Japanese Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Japanese Grand Prix (Suzuka, October 7 – October 9).

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Sep 27

BMW announces Andretti tie-in

BMW i to continue as Official Vehicle Partner

BMW announces Andretti tie-inBMW has announced that it will work closely with the Andretti team in the FIA Formula E Championship – the fully-electric city street racing series. As a partner of Andretti Formula E, BMW Motorsport will work closely with the team in order to familiarise itself with the series and to check the possibility of a works involvement in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Stroll heads to Prema Team’s “Home” race intent on clinching Euro F3 Championship

Montréal-born teenager aiming to claim F3 “crown” prematurely

Stroll heads to Prema Team’s “Home” race intent on clinching Euro F3 Championship Lance Stroll travels to the penultimate event of this year’s FIA European Formula 3 Championship on an important mission. The Montréal-born Williams Formula One Development driver dearly wants to wrap-up the title in Italy (1-2 Oct) on the Prema Powerteam’s “home” ground.

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Sep 23

Heineken targets Vietnam F1 race

Heineken is also intrigued to see what changes the recent takeover by Liberty Media has on Formula One
2016-06-09_0603 Heineken’s senior global brand director Gianluca Di Tondo says the brand’s biggest wish in F1 would be to introduce more Formula 1 races in the Asia-Pacific region and has targeted Vietnam to host a Grand Prix in the future.
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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 »

Sep 23

Ekstrom to miss DTM finale for World RX title bid

As part of his ‘day job’ racing for Audi in the DTM

DriverFIA World Rallycross Championship leader Mattias Ekstrom has confirmed today (Thursday) that he will race in all three of the final rounds of World RX this season, including at the Estering in Germany next month, which clashes with the final round of the DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Venturi VBB-3, the world’s fastest electric car

341 mph, new world speed record for an electric vehicle  (pending FIA decision)

Venturi VBB-3, the world’s fastest electric car Venturi and its partner the Center For Automotive Research (Ohio State University) push new electric limits. The Venturi VBB-3 established two new FIA world speed records for an electric vehicle : 341.4 miles per hour (549.43kph) Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

WTCC: Tiago Monteiro determined to win in Shanghai

The Portuguese driver is also aiming to maintain his second place in the driver’s championship

WTCC - Tiago Monteiro Three weeks after claiming his 6th and 7th podium of the season in Japan, Tiago Monteiro is committed to providing Honda a new series of good results in Shanghai, home to round 10 of 12 in the 2016 FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

T-Sport to field two-car team at Imola

Ukyo Sasahara will again be behind the wheel of the ThreeBond powered car number 15 in Italy

After missing the race meeting at Nürburgring, T-Sport have announced their return to the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship for the next round of the series at Imola.

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Sep 20

Malaysian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Malaysian Grand Prix: September 30 – October 2 2016

2016-09-20 - Malaysian Grand Prix September 30 – October 2 2016 The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Malaysian Grand Prix (Kuala Lumpur, September 30 – October 2).

 

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Sep 20

First taste of GT racing for FIA F3 driver Ben Barnicoat

“This deal was very much last minute” – Barnicoat

Ben Barnicoat (HitechGP) knows how to drive a Formula 3 car, the rookie has already won two races in this year’s FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Sep 14

FIA F3 European Championship attracts attention all over the world

Canada’s Lance Stroll is in the most promising position in the battle for the Championship title

F3 - Pole positions for Lance Stroll and Maximilian Günther The 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season is on its home straight, with the calendar featuring just two more race meetings: Imola and the season finale at Hockenheim.

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Sep 14

All-electric racing car runs on Arctic ice cap (+video)

World first for Formula E as all-electric racing car runs on Arctic ice cap

All-electric racing car runs on Arctic ice capThe FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric racing series, has once again broken new ground by running its car on the Arctic ice cap. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

2017 predictor: VW and Citroën

2017 predictor: Hyundai and M-Sport

This week on wrc.com we take a look into our crystal ball and consider some of the possible driver and manufacturer combinations for next year’s FIA World Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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