Tag Archive: FIA

May 24

WEC drivers introduced to the FIA Race True Programme

FIA believes that doping tests are necessary

At the start of the recent WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps weekend the drivers and teams racing in the FIA World Endurance Championships attended a presentation of ‘Race True’, the FIA’s anti doping programme.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Update on drivers involved in incident during Race 1 at Spielberg (+video)

A Huge crash today on the Red Bull Ring

A serious incident has occurred during Race 1 of Round 4 of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, involving car number 18 Zhi Cong Li (CHN), number 3 Ryan Tveter (USA) and number 5 Pedro Piquet (BRA).

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May 21

The all-important WEC points battle

It is not impossible for teams or drivers to succeed without a win at Le Mans, but it certainly helps!

We may just be two races in to the 2016 FIA WEC season, but the next round of the championship – the Le Mans 24 Hours on 18/19 June – is key to how the remainder of the season might unfold as double points are on offer.   Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Renault e.dams confirm Buemi and Prost for 2016-17 season

Sébastien and Nicolas will continue their successful partnership for a third consecutive season

Renault e.dams confirm Buemi and Prost for 2016-17 season Renault e.dams is pleased to confirm Sébastien Buemi and Nicolas Prost are retained for the 2016-17 FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Formula V8 3.5: Michelin rewards Formula V8 3.5 race winners

The Michelin manufacturer will continue to support drivers to victory

Michelin rewards Formula V8 3.5 race winnersMichelin Motorsport, one of the principal partners in the Formula V8 3.5, strengths its commitment with the International FIA Series offering a new prize to the race winners:  a complete set of 4 tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Berlin ePrix a crucial race before the championship conclusion

For the second year in a row Berlin, Germany will host the FIA Formula-E Championship Series

FIA Formula E - Venturi - Berlin ePrix a crucial race before the championship conclusion Round 8 of season 2 is set to take place this Saturday (4pm local time) along the Karl Marx Allee, a new location from the 2015 race which was held at the Tempelhof Airport. This year’s track boasts 1927m, 11 turns and 48 laps and is situated near the historic Checkpoint Charlie and the Brandenburg Gate. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

From the street circuit to the mountains – the Red Bull Ring is calling

Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam)is leading the championship

FIA Formula 3 European Championship, Spielberg (A), Red Bull Ring The FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers have got nearly no time for a breather, following the race meeting held last weekend in Pau, Southern France, as they will have to travel on to Spielberg, Austria to contest the 10th, 11th and 12th race of the season at the Red Bull Ring, this weekend.

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May 12

This weekend, the young FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers will take part in a special highlight: the Grand Prix de Pau

The Grand Prix de Pau – a highlight on the FIA F3 EC calendar

Steering wheel, FIA Formula 3 European Championship, round 3, Pau In the event held on the 2.76-kilometre-long street circuit located in the heart of the city of Pau with its 80,000 citizens, Formula 3 has been the main attraction for many years and this year, this tradition-rich event celebrates its 75th anniversary.

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May 12

Record-breaking 49 Supercars entered for World RX of Belgium

There has been little rest for the World RX crews who have travelled direct from round two at Hockenheim in German

Record-breaking 49 Supercars entered for World RX of Belgium The third round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – Kapaza Rallycross of Belgium – has a record-breaking entry of 49 Supercars, each equipped with 600bhp and the ability to accelerate from 0-60mph in less than two seconds.   Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Under 16s get free entry to Visa London ePrix

Drive to create a new, younger motorsport audience moves up a gear

http://fiaformulae.com/media/301978/_g7c8032.jpg?Children aged 15 and under will be eligible for free General Admission tickets to the 2016 Visa London ePrix, which takes place at Battersea Park on July 2 and 3. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

WEC: Multi-tasking at racing speed…

Part of that computing power is physically in the hands of the drivers:  the steering wheel

Today’s sports prototypes, especially those in the LMP1 category, are highly sophisticated, super hi-tech machines which can only be operated by teams and drivers of the highest calibre…and by some serious computing power. Read the rest of this entry »

May 10

Official FIA delegation declares Baku City Circuit on-track to host Formula 1 (+video)

Charlie Whiting in Baku to check track preparations ahead of Baku’s F1 debut

Official FIA delegation declares Baku City Circuit on-track to host Formula 1_3 A FIA delegation, led by the FIA Formula One Race Director and Safety Delegate, Charlie Whiting, today inspected the readiness of the Baku City Circuit ahead of the 2016 FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX OF EUROPE, to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan the weekend of June 17th-19th. Read the rest of this entry »

May 09

Lance Stroll targets Pau Grand Prix success and to consolidate championship assault

Canadian competes on track with previous knowledge for the first time this year

F3 - Lance Stroll Montréal-born Lance Stroll sets out to become the first Canadian to ever win the annual Pau Grand Prix next weekend (14-15 May). Stroll lies second in the FIA European Formula 3 Championship after six rounds, just four points off the lead.

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May 09

Tiago Monteiro adds fifth podium to his total in 2016 FIA WTCC

With a total of 27 points, Tiago retains second place in the championship and is still well in the fight for this years world title

Tiago Monteiro adds fifth podium to his total in 2016 FIA WTCC Tiago Monteiro continued his series of strong results by finishing the second race in Marrakech in 3rd place after conquering 4th position in the first of the two races of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, played out in Morocco. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

ERC Acropolis Rally day two report: Sensational Sirmacis wins gruelling rally

DAY REPORT: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round 3 of 10

ERC Acropolis Rally day two report Sensational Sirmacis wins gruelling rally Young Latvian Ralfs Sirmacis has secured an incredible win on the legendary SEAJETS Acropolis Rally on his first start at the top level of the FIA European Rally Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

ERC Acropolis Rally day one report: Lukyanuk battles Sirmacis for victory

DAY REPORT: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round 3 of 10

FIA ERC - Alexey Lukyanuk ERC Acropolis Rally day one Alexey Lukyanuk and Ralfs Sirmacis are separated by just two seconds after an eventful opening day on round three of the FIA European Rally Championship, the legendary SEAJETS Acropolis Rally. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

Acropolis Rally to benefit from extensive TV and radio coverage in Greece

Star Central Greece will be event’s TV and radio broadcaster

Acropolis Rally to benefit from extensive TV and radio coverage in Greece Coverage coincides with return to Lamia and Central Greece region. This week’s SEAJETS Acropolis Rally, round three of the FIA European Rally Championship, will be broadcast on terrestrial television and radio by Star Central Greece. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

Media training course for the FIA Formula 3 EC drivers

Today, it’s not enough for a racing driver to be fast in a racing car. He also has to have a large number of other skills

Such as being able to well present himself in public and in front of media. The FIA Formula 3 European Championship wants to provide its drivers a complete education and invited the young drivers to a PR and media training course. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

WEC: New Michelin tyres for a FIA WEC 2016 season rich of changes

Michelin Motorsport spent the winter break assisting its long-term partners

The opening round of this season’s FIA World Endurance Championship, as well as the Prologue test, was not only vital for the teams and drivers but also important for Michelin, providers to the three manufacturer teams that will battle for the world titles in the LMP1 category. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Spanish Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Spanish Grand Prix: May 13-15, 2016

2016-05-02 - Spanish Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Spanish Grand Prix.

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