Tag Archive: FIA

Aug 23

Renault e.dams season preparations commence

Testing begins tomorrow, the season gets underway in Hong Kong on 9 October 2016

Renault e.dams season preparations commence Reigning FIA Formula E teams’ champion Renault e.dams got its title defence underway today as official pre-season testing started at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Italian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Italian Grand Prix: September 2 – 4 2016
Belgian Grand Prix selected sets per driverThe FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Italian Grand Prix (Monza 2-4 September).

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Aug 23

ZF becomes the official technology partner of the Venturi Formula E Team

Venturi announce a technology partnership with ZF in Formula-E

Venturi Formula E Team logoZF Friedrichshafen AG has entered in to a long term technology partnership with the Venturi Formula E Team to compete in the FIA Formula E electric racing series. From the start of the 2016/17 season, ZF will be supporting Venturi with suspension system technology and components, simulation and testing resources and other technology inputs.

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Aug 23

NextEV retain Nelson Piquet Jr and Oliver Turvey

NextEV reveal driver line-up and new livery for 2016/17 season

NextEV retain Nelson Piquet Jr and Oliver TurveyThe NextEV Formula E Team has today announced its driver line-up and revealed the new livery for its 2016/17 challenger, ahead of the first official pre-season test at Donington Park, UK, which begins later today.              Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Toledano Jr joins Manor for Mexico

Alfonso “Picho” Toledano

2016-07-24-Sunday-0012 Manor have signed Alfonso “Picho” Toledano Guerra to compete in his home race at the 6hrs of Mexico in the FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Rosenqvist and Heidfeld confirmed at Mahindra (+video)

Swedish driver Felix Rosenqvist joins Nick Heidfeld at Mahindra Racing for 2016/17 season

Rosenqvist and Heidfeld confirmed at MahindraThe Mahindra Racing Formula E Team announced that Swedish driver Felix Rosenqvist will join Nick Heidfeld as part of a revised driver line-up for the team’s third season in the FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

WEC: Fourth Mexican driver on updated entry list

The AT&T 6 Hours of Mexico will take place over 1/2/3 September

L'Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez photo An updated entry list for the 6 Hours of Mexico presented by AT&T is revealed today as the anticipation grows for the first ever FIA World Endurance Championship event in the country. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 20

World RX: Meet the teams

Olsbergs MSE

16-08-07_0134 The fifth interview with a member of the FIA World Rallycross Championship paddock is with France’s Yannis Loison, Engine manager at Olsbergs MSE. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Event preview: ERC superstars primed for Czech Tarmac clash

2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round eight of 10

Jan Kopecky ERC Barum Czech Rally Zlin The leading drivers in this year’s FIA European Rally Championship go up against former champion, factory ŠKODA ace and home hero Jan Kopecký on Barum Czech Rally Zlín next weekend (26-28 August). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Insight FIA F3: Catering crew

What is done behind the scenes to allow the young guns to shine on track?

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship is one of the most important young-driver series in the world and several drivers who learned their trade in this series have impressed with their talent in higher motor sport categories up to Formula One.

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Aug 18

Albatec confirms Rustad, Scott and Maloigne for Lohéac

“It’s always a fantastic event at Lohéac, with massive crowds who are very passionate about rallycross”

Albatec Racing logo Albatec Racing has confirmed a three car entry for World RX of France at Lohéac-Bretagne, round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship on 2-4 September.

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Aug 18

WEC: Tickets now on sale for 6 Hours of Fuji

Tickets for the Japanese race are now on sale!

From the Americas in September, the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship moves onto the Far East in the Autumn starting with the much-anticipated and very popular 6 Hours of Fuji on Sunday 16th October.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 16

WRC Rally China 2016 cancelled due to weather damage

Heavy damage to the route caused by torrential storms and flooding last month in the region around Huairou, near Beijing

The FIA and WRC Promoter have received a formal request to cancel next month’s Rally China (8 – 11 September), round 10 of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship.

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Aug 16

Sangnier enters Loheac RX in a Supercar

She is only the second woman driver to compete in a Supercar in World RX

DriverFrench woman rallycross driver Adeline Sangnier will make her FIA World Rallycross Championship debut at Loheac in France next month, driving a privately-run Peugeot 207 Supercar. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 14

Hyundai hoping to play home advantage

The squad conducted an intensive three-phase testing programme in preparation for the first all-asphalt round of 2016

Hyundai Motorsport has its sights set on a return to the FIA World Rally Championship podium as the team tackles its home event at ADAC Rallye Deutschland (18 – 21 August). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

FIA more open to opinion since GPDA letter – Button

“We feel that we do have a say anyway and since our comments earlier in the year, the FIA have been more open to our opinions”

2016-06-10_0086 Jenson Button says the FIA has allowed drivers more input into the direction of Formula 1 since the Grand Prix Drivers’ Association wrote an open letter declaring the sport ‘obsolete and ill-structured’ earlier this year.

Aug 12

Insight FIA F3: Technical Scrutineering

But what is done behind the scenes to allow the young guns to shine on track?

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship is one of the most important young-driver category in the world and several drivers who learned their trade in this series are causing a massive stir in the highest motor-racing categories up to Formula One.

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Aug 11

Antonio Felix da Costa to join Andretti Formula E

Formula E race winner to drive alongside Robin Frijns at Andretti

Antonio Felix da Costa to join Andretti Formula EPortuguese driver Antonio Felix da Costa will join the Andretti Formula E team for the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship. Piloting the No.28 MS Amlin Andretti car for season three will mark a renewed relationship between da Costa and the global insurance company. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 08

Maro Engel joins the Venturi Formula-E Team

The FIA Formula-E season 3 will start in Hong-Kong on October 9.

Maro Engel joins the Venturi Formula-E Team Maro Engel, 30, will join Stéphane Sarrazin in the Venturi Formula-E Team for Season 3 of the FIA Formula-E championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

Successful conclusion as Danial wins the Star Driver Event Award

“What an amazing weekend overall to come away with three race wins” – Danial Frost

Successful conclusion as Danial wins the Star Driver Event Award The opening event of the inaugural Formula 4 South East Asia Championship (F4SEA) – certified by FIA drew to a successful conclusion on Sunday with the young drivers competing in the final three races of the six scheduled. Read the rest of this entry »

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