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Jan 21

2015 FIA World Rally Championship Monte Carlo roars into life

The iconic wintry event has attracted 96 crews

WRC logo The 2015 FIA WRC roars into life this week with Rallye Monte Carlo (22-25 January) and a hotly anticipated clash between the two most successful drivers of the modern era: Sébastien Loeb and Sébastien Ogier.

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Jan 21

Gian Carlo Minardi: “We expect a futuristic and amazing McLaren”

All the eyes now are focused on teams’ headquarters

McLaren Honda logo Waiting for the launches that will reveal the new open-wheels, ready to liven up 2015 Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Ryan Tveter: Another US-American to contest the FIA Formula 3 European Championship for Carlin

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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Having already signed the talents Gustavo Menezes and George Russell, Carlin now also secured the services of 20-year old US-American Ryan Tveter. Together with Menezes, he will form a two-man US-team in the Carlin camp. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Tveter joins Carlin for FIA F3 European Championship

Ryan Tveter of Oyster Bay, N.Y. will drive for powerhouse Carlin in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship in 2015.

Ryan Tveter “It feels great to be joining Carlin for the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship,” Tveter said. “My first time in the F3 car was with Carlin at Silverstone at the beginning of December. I immediately felt very comfortable in the car, and the team’s professionalism and experience really helped me to be very quick straight away. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

‘F1 has to remain affordable’ – Nurburgring CEO

After confirming that a contract is not yet in place to host the 2015 German Grand Prix

20130705-0030 The Nurburgring and Hockenheim alternate as host circuits of the German race, with the Nurburgring scheduled to be the venue used this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Gian Carlo Minardi: “What a surprise”

We have just welcomed the New Year

150x80-flagworldf1But the eyes of International Federation have already pointed to 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

FIA ERC Jannerrallye, round one of 10, day two report

Internationale Jännerrallye powered by GaGa Energy, Leg two, Tuesday 6 January
FIA ERC - Kajetan Kajetanowicz Kajetan Kajetanowicz recorded fastest time on all but the final stage of the opening round of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship to win the snowy Internationale Jännerrallye powered by GaGa Energy.

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Jan 07

Honda hit by FIA engine loophole

Following the clarification from the FIA

McLaren Honda logo Honda is set to be disadvantaged by a loophole in the 2015 technical regulations which will allow other engine manufacturers to develop during the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

FIA ERC Jannerrallye, round one of 10, day one report

Internationale Jännerrallye powered by GaGa Energy, Leg one, Monday 5 January
FIA - ERC - Kajetan Kajetanowicz Kajetan Kajetanowicz made it a clean sweep of stage wins on the opening day of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship, recording 10 out of 10 fastest stage times in his LOTOS Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5 on the Internationale Jännerrallye powered by GaGa Energy.

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Dec 31

Season review part 11: Double R Racing shines in Macau

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

The British team Double R Racing entered the season with Brazilian Felipe Guimarães but with 18 races contested, team and driver went their separate ways. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 29

FIA ERC Internationale Jännerrallye powered by GaGa Energy preview

2015 FIA European Rally Championship, round one of 10, 4-6 January 2015
FIA - ERC Kajetan Kajetanowicz The waiting will soon be over and the high-speed action will begin. A little more than 50 days since Esapekka Lappi secured the 2014 FIA European Rally Championship, the race for ERC success in 2015 starts with the Internationale Jännerrallye powered by GaGa Energy from 4-6 January.

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Dec 19

Season review part 9: Eurointernational shines in the season highlight

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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Santino Ferrucci, Michele Beretta and Riccardo Agostini as well as the two guest drivers Sérgio Sette Câmara and Stefano Coletti represented the colours of the Italian Eurointernational squad, on this year’s FIA Formula 3 European Championship grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Pierre Gasly picks up a special award at the FFSA Motorsport Trophy gala

2014 Formula Renault 3.5 Series runner-up

Pierre Gasly picks up a special award at the FFSA Motorsport Trophy gala

Just as it does at the end of every year, the French Motorsports Federation (FFSA) brought together the sport’s leading lights to salute the champions of 2014 at its Motorsport Trophy gala in Paris.

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Dec 15

Gustavo Menezes the first Carlin driver for the 2015 season

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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The year 2014 is not yet over but US-American Gustavo Menezes already has wrapped up his future by signing a deal for the coming FIA Formula 3 European Championship season.

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Dec 11

Bruno Correia – leading Formula E’s drive for safety

Understandably, safety is one of the most prevalent concerns of the FIA and Formula E.

Behind the wheel of the Qualcomm Safety CarAs Nick Heidfeld’s dramatic crash in Beijing showed, the Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E cars are incredibly safe and rigorously tested to the latest FIA standards – in fact the same used to govern Formula One machinery. It’s the same for the circuit itself (FIA Grade III), together with spectator safety and the well-being of all the on-site personnel. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

FIA grants 24H SERIES powered by Hankook full international status

95 cars underway to Dubai

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo The World Motorsport Council of the FIA, assembled in Doha, Qatar, officially approved the application for full international status for the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook.

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Dec 05

DTM tests for FIA Formula 3 European Championship aces

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Numerous world-class racing drivers can confirm that a Formula 3 cockpit represents an important stepping stone to a career in the highest motor-racing categories.

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Dec 04

2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship calendar published

The tour of the planet’s best up-and-coming racing drivers will make stops all over Europe.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

The world Automobile Association, FIA, has announced the dates for the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

F1 Accident Panel: ‘Bianchi did not slow sufficiently’

One of the key issues

2014-03-16 - Marussia F1 Team - Australia - Jules Bianchi (4) The Accident Panel set up by the FIA to investigate the circumstances surrounding Jules Bianchi’s crash in the Japanese Grand Prix says one of the key issues was Bianchi “did not slow sufficiently” Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Red Bull wings grounds for race ban – Force India

Red Bull’s illegal front wing in Abu Dhabi may have been grounds for a race ban.

Red Bull aileron avant Abu Dhabi - photo Getty Images That is the claim of Andy Green, the technical boss of Force India, who thinks a team with a lower status in pitlane might have been punished very harshly by the governing FIA for a similar infraction. Read the rest of this entry »

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