Tag Archive: FIA

Feb 10

Nick Cassidy completes Prema Powerteam line-up

The 21-year-old has already raced for the Italian outfit in 2015

New Zealander Nick Cassidy will compete for Prema Powerteam alongside Lance Stroll, Ralf Aron and Maximilian Günther in the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

New date confirmed for ERC Rally Liepāja

“We are very pleased that a new date has been approved for Rally Liepāja” – Jean-Baptiste Ley

New date confirmed for ERC Rally Liepāja A new date has been confirmed for Rally Liepāja, with the FIA European Rally Championship event in Latvia now taking place from 16-18 September 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

WTCC 2016 calendar adjusted

WTCC Race of France at Paul Ricard to launch 12-event global tour
 
WTCC 2016 calendar adjusted The FIA World Touring Car Championship calendar for 2016 has been voted on by the FIA Touring Car Commission today with Russia added to the provisional list of events already approved by the FIA World Motor Sport Council during its meeting in Paris on 2 December. The amended WTCC schedule for 2016 will now be submitted for WMSC approval.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

RAVENOL and FIA Formula 3 European Championship intensify partnership

RAVENOL has been an official partner of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship since 2014

Martin Huning (Motorsport Director Ravenol), Walter Mertes (CEO Formel 3 Vermarktungs GmbH) From the upcoming season, this partnership will be extended. Henceforth, the lubricant manufacturer from Eastern-Westfalia may refer to itself as the ‘Official Lubricant and Car Care Product Partner’ of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Mike Conway ready for Buenos Aires

The circuit is located in the Puerto Madero neighborhood

Venturi Formula E Team logo The Argentine capital Buenos Aires is hosting the fourth round of the 2015/16 season of the FIA ​​Formula-E championship this weekend.

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Feb 05

Bykolles Racing confirms entry to FIA WEC and 84th Edition of 24 Hours Of Le Mans

Formerly known as Lotus LMP, ByKOLLES Racing has been competing in motorsport for 15 years

2015-28-03-37 During todays live-streaming press conference in Paris the “Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile“ (FIA) and the “Automobile Club de l’Ouest” (ACO) have confirmed the participation of LMP1 Team ByKOLLES Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship and 24 Hours of Le Mans respectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Manor to enter 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship

For its 27th year of racing, Manor will compete in the full FIA WEC season including the 24 hours of Le Mans

ORECA 05 - Manor 3 Twenty-six years after entering its first season of competition, Manor will embark on its first season in the FIA World Endurance Championship which will include the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans race. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Consolidating and developing the FIA racing ladder

It is a good opportunity therefore to look at the current state of play of the pyramid-shaped structure that the FIA

The training course for drivers in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, held in Paris yesterday was almost a curtain raiser for the 2016 season of championships run by the International Automobile Federation, open to youngsters hoping to make a career in motor sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Safety key on ERC Rally Islas Canarias

“I think the safety team on the rally, with the help of the RFEdA, has done a great job” – Arnaud Crepin

Safety key on ERC Rally Islas CanariasThe organisers of Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés have been working closely with the FIA and the Spanish federation to strengthen spectator safety on the event ahead of the 2016 European championship qualifier. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Training course for FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers in Paris

The course is mandatory for rookies, but also for drivers who have competed in the series in previous years

F3 - Training course for FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers in Paris The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile has today gathered the young and hopeful drivers planning on competing in the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. From this year, it is mandatory for all participants taking part in the series to complete a one-day training course before climbing into the race car for the first time in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

LADA signs turbocharged trio for renewed WTCC attack

Privateer promise Valente gets factory chance with Russian outfit

WTCC - Hugo Valente LADA Sport Rosneft will unleash a new-look line-up on this season’s FIA World Touring Car Championship as it blends title-winning experience with exciting potential. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Opel to support three young stars in ERC Junior

Factory-backed squad bids to defend title won by Emil Bergkvist in 2015

Marijan Griebel - Julius Tannert - Chris Ingram Opel will return to the FIA ERC Junior Championship in 2016 with young German drivers Marijan Griebel and Julius Tannert and Britain’s Chris Ingram. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Warm temperatures affect opening winter round of the FIA European Rally Championship

Unforeseen weather conditions cause safety concerns

Warm temperatures affect opening winter round of the FIA European Rally Championship Rally Liepāja, the opening round of the 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, will not take place as scheduled because of uncharacteristically warm weather conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Pirelli: Delighted to host a meeting of f1’s key stakeholders

This is an essential step towards the joint development of tyres for 2017

2015-10-24_39668 A meeting will be held at Pirelli’s Milan headquarters next week in which key Formula One stakeholders will take part. The meeting will be to discuss target tyre performance guidelines in the light of the 2017 regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

FIA Formula 3 European Championship shines with excellent media figures

On average, over 53,000 spectators flocked to the race track each weekend

The 2015 season of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship not only featured top-class races and a very strong field of competitors, but also stood out for a very good media presence once more.

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Jan 23

Mike Conway and Stéphane Sarrazin, teammates with Toyota and in Formula E!

After the departure of Jacques Villeneuve

Mike Conway and Stéphane Sarrazin are joined at the hip now that in addition to being teammates with Toyota in the World Endurance Championship (WEC), they will do the same in Formula E – the electric single-seaters championship set up by the FIA – with the Venturi outfit from Monaco. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

New Renault F1 car passes FIA crash test

New Renault F1 car passes FIA crash test
New Renault F1 car passes FIA crash testRenault’s return to Formula 1 continues to gather pace as its new car passes its mandatory crash test.

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Jan 21

Driver trio confirmed by Motopark

Team Motopark relies on the services of one experienced driver and two rookies for it’s second season in FIA F3

For Brazilian Sérgio Sette Câmara it will be the second FIA Formula 3 European Championship season while his two Scandinavian team-mates, Joel Eriksson and Niko Kari, advance to the competitive young-gun series from Formula 4. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

V6 turbo hybrids set to stay as engine cost cuts agreed

All new agreements will still need to be ratified by the World Motorsport Council.

V6 turbo hybrids set to stay as engine cost cuts agreedF1 teams and the FIA agree to engine cost cutting measures in return for the V6 Hybrid power units to stay in play until 2020, it is understood. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Six-figure prize money package confirmed for 2016 ERC

Fund of 200,000 Euros to be distributed during the season

Six-figure prize money package confirmed for 2016 ERC One of the biggest prize funds in international rallying has been confirmed for the 2016 FIA European Rally Championship ahead of the opening round in Latvia on 5-7 February. Read the rest of this entry »

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