Tag Archive: FIA

Jan 17

Martin Whitmarsh to take up F1 advisory role with FIA

Whitmarsh has  worked in America’s Cup sailing and recently took up a place on Formula E’s advisory board

2013-06-08_0053Former McLaren Formula 1 team chief Martin Whitmarsh is set to take up an advisory role with the FIA to help define the series’ future financial regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

Williams Martini Racing confirms Sergey Sirotkin to join Lance Stroll in 2018

Williams Martini Racing announces Robert Kubica as 2018 Reserve and Development Driver

05 - Williams Martini Racing Williams Martini Racing is delighted to announce that Sergey Sirotkin will partner Lance Stroll in the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship. Williams Martini Racing is pleased to announce Robert Kubica as its Reserve and Development Driver for the 2018 Formula One season.

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Jan 16

WRC: Budar named at Citroën

Pierre Budar has replaced Yves Matton as head of Citroën Racing

Budar, a longtime employee of the French squad’s parent PSA Group, has been named Director of Citroën Racing following Matton’s decision to join the FIA as rally director. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 15

Honda protégé Nirei Fukuzumi signs with Arden for 2018 FIA Formula 2 Championship

2018 Nirei Fukuzumi Announcement

Arden Motorsport and Honda have confirmed that Nirei Fukuzumi will race with the team in FIA Formula 2 for the 2018 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 13

Nirei Fukuzumi moves up to F2

Honda protégé joins Arden International in 2018

Nirei Fukuzumi moves up to F2Arden Motorsport and Honda have confirmed that Nirei Fukuzumi will race with the team in FIA Formula 2 for the 2018 season.

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Jan 12

Prema Powerteam confirms Guanyu Zhou in the FIA F3 European Championship for 2018

Guanyu Zhou extends his Prema Theodore campaign into the 2018 FIA Formula 3 season

Foto 1 - Prema Powerteam confirms Guanyu Zhou in the FIA F3 European Championship for 2018Prema is delighted to announce that Ferrari Driver Academy racer Guanyu Zhou will enter the 2018 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, lining-up for his third year in the series and returning to the Prema stable for the second straight year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 12

Racing Team Nederland planning graduation from ELMS to WEC

Racing Team Nederland made its debut in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-06-15-0074Racing Team Nederland announced just before Christmas that it had lodged an entry with the FIA WEC for the Super Season, aiming to be the first Dutch team to compete in the world championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Guide: Welcome to the 2018 ABB FIA Formula E Marrakesh E-Prix

New year, new start…new E-Prix

That’s right, fans and followers, Round Three of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship is very nearly upon us, as we prepare to go green in Marrakesh on January 13 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

Mahindra Racing to keep momentum in Marrakech

The FIA Formula E resumes after Christmas break in Marrakech

10-_MGL9524The Circuit Moulay El Hassan hosts the second round of the season and both Rosenqvist and Heidfeld look to continue podium streak in their Mahindra M4Electro cars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

Alex Lynn Marrakesh Formula E preview

“We’re pretty confident of scoring some very good points…”

I don’t think I’ve ever done a blog so early in the year, and it feels slightly odd – but also very exciting – to be starting my racing so early. This weekend we’re in Marrakesh for the second round of the FIA Formula E Championship, and I can’t wait to get going with DS Virgin Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

ABB joins Formula E as title partner of electric street racing series

ABB and Formula E partner to write the future of e-mobility

Partnership is a first of its kind and will see ABB put its name to the newly-titled ABB FIA Formula E Championship.  Formula E is teaming-up with ABB in a ground-breaking new collaboration as the title partner of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship and putting its name to the electric street racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 09

Ralf Aron rejoins Prema Theodore Racing for the 2018 FIA Formula 3 season

Ralf Aron returns to Prema for 2018 FIA Formula 3 campaign

Ralf Aron rejoins Prema Theodore Racing for the 2018 FIA Formula 3 seasonPrema Theodore Racing is proud to announce another valuable addition to the team’s 2018 FIA European Formula 3 Championship roster with the return of Ralf Aron. The 19-year-old Estonian has already been part of the Prema family and won the Italian Formula 4 title in 2015. Born in Tallinn, Aron is currently studying at the Franklin University in Switzerland.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

Julius Baer announced as title sponsor for Zurich E-Prix

Julius Baer has been Formula E’s global partner since the inception of the championship in 2014

Julius Baer – leading Swiss private banking group and Global Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship – has today been announced as the title sponsor for the historic first running of the Julius Baer Zurich E-Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 04

Formula E rookie test driver line-up revealed

Joel Eriksson to test for DS Virgin Racing

The official entry list for the rookie test, taking place on January 14 in Marrakesh has today been announced.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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 31

The FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le Mans in numbers

Here is a quick look in the rearview mirror at the FIA WEC and six editions of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le Mans in numbersThe year 2017 marked the sixth anniversary of the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC). Before we head into a new season full of promise and excitement – the 2018/2019 Super Season that will span a year and a half.

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Dec 29

TDS Racing (ORECA) set to participate in the 2018 and 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans

TDS Racing participated in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) for the first time this year

2017-11-16-0199TDS Racing has been a regular at the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 2011 and has claimed two LMP2 class podium finishes (second in 2012 and 2014).

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Dec 26

Guerrieri fastest of all in WTCC 2017

Guerrieri clocked four fastest laps in 2017

Guerrieri fastest of all in WTCC 2017Esteban Guerrieri was the quickest driver in the 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship – based on the number of fastest laps he set during the season.

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Dec 21

Formula E rookie test for Andrea Caldarelli in Marrakech

Andrea Caldarelli will test FIA Formula E in Marrakech

Formula E rookie test for Andrea Caldarelli in MarrakechNext month, on January 14th the Italian driver will attend Rookie Test in F.E, after second seasonal round held in Morocco. Andrea was called by Dragon Racing to run in the testing day reserved to driver who have never raced before with the full electric vehicle.

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Dec 20

Enaam Ahmed joins Hitech GP for upcoming season

Jehan Daruvala to remain with Carlin for next year

Hitech GP has announced the signing of British talent Enaam Ahmed for their 2018 FIA Formula 3 European Championship campaign. Carlin has today confirmed that Jehan Daruvala will remain with the team for a second season racing in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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