The winners of this year’s World Rally Championship have been honoured in a glittering prize giving ceremony at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria.
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FIA World Motor Sport Council approves compact eight-round ERC calendar
The 2017 FIA European Rally Championship will be contested over eight events from April to October, while an exciting revamp of the FIA ERC Junior Championship was also approved at a meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Vienna today.
The 2017 FIA World Rally Championship calendar has been announced today (Wednesday) by WRC Promoter
The exciting new-era championship, which will feature greater manufacturer interest with the return of automotive giants Toyota and Citroën, comprises the same 13 rounds as the successful 2016 season.
Italy’s Prema Powerteam can look back on another extremely successful season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship
On the one hand, Prema driver Lance Stroll won the drivers’ title and on the other, the team’s line-up – Stroll, Maximilian Günther, Nick Cassidy and Ralf Aron – also secured the team championship for Prema. Furthermore, Aron claimed second position in the rookie ranking in his first FIA Formula 3 European Championship season.
“We’re sad that our time as an LMP2 engine supplier has come to end in the FIA WEC” – Mike Carcamo
Nissan’s amazing winning run in international LMP2 prototype competition has come to an end with G-Drive Racing earning the honour of scoring the final FIA World Endurance Championship victory with NISMO power.
FIA Formula E Championship manufacturer NextEV launched its all-electric NIO EP9 road car at a glamorous event at the Saatchi Gallery in London
The electric supercar has achieved a new lap record at the Nürburgring Nordschliefe. On October 12th 2016, the EP9 lapped the 20.8km ‘Green Hell’ in 7m05.12s, marking it out as the fastest electric car in the world. Additionally, on November 4th, it smashed the EV record at Circuit Paul Ricard in France, recording a time of 1m52.78s, eclipsing the previous record of 2m40s.
The second driver for the Sauber F1 Team will be announced in due course
The Sauber F1 Team is pleased to announce the extension of the contract with Marcus Ericsson (26). The Swede will go into his third season for the Swiss Team. The 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship will mark the fourth season of his Formula One career.
Following very constructive discussions
While at the last round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship in Bahrain, a Strategy Committee meeting took place between representatives of the two LMP1 Hybrid manufacturers, Porsche and Toyota, the President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, Pierre Fillon, and President of the FIA Endurance Commission, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones.
WEC: Audi take emotional final win; Porsche’s Dumas, Jani and Lieb crowned World Champions (updated, +photos)
Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain – The Le Mans winners are the new World Champions
The final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship was an emotional one at the Bahrain International Circuit, with champions crowned, farewells to firm friends, and drama along the way. At the six-hour race in Bahrain the Porsche trio of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) secured the drivers’ title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Just before the signal is given for the official formation lap for the final race of the 2016 WEC season
A good start for an important race weekend here in Bahrain
Esapekka Lappi, who won the FIA European Rally Championship title in 2014, is aiming even higher in Australia this week
The Flying Finn can clinch the WRC2 title on the season-closing Rally Australia, which runs from today (Thursday) until Sunday. Lappi needs just a second place in class to claim the title in Australia, having won the last three WRC2 rallies he started. A good omen for him, as when he took the 2014 ERC title, he also scored three victories during the season.