Tag Archive: FIA

May 26

Event preview: ERC SEAJETS Acropolis Rally

FIA European Rally Championship Round 3 Of 8

FIA European Rally ChampionshipGreece made a successful return to the ERC in 2014 following a lengthy spell away when the seaside town of Loutraki on the banks of the Gulf of Corinth hosted the 60th running of the legendary event. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

‘A lot of question marks’ over Shield introduction for 2018

“We’ve seen some preliminary models. We’ve been looking at how we integrate those into the chassis next year.”

'A lot of question marks' over Shield introduction for 2018Two Formula 1 technical figures are unsure that the ‘Shield’ frontal cockpit protection system for cars will be ready in time for the 2018 season, with “a lot of question marks” still remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 25

WTCC: Esteban Guerrieri is gearing up for his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut at home in Argentina from 5-7 August

Q&A with Esteban Guerrieri

This is what the 31-year-old has had to say ahead of what could be one of the biggest weekends of his impressive career. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Formula E and FIA join forces with UN Environment

The multi-year partnership will focus on raising awareness of the benefits of electric vehicles

The FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series, has joined forces with UN Environment to launch a global partnership in the fight to improve inner-city air quality – continuing to boost the profile of alternative energy solutions and the increased uptake of electric vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

The fifth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship takes place in Great Britain this weekend, at the Lydden Hill circuit 

Flashback:  Last time out at Lydden Hill

DriverTwelve months ago, eventual champion Mattias Ekstrom scored his third win in the opening four rounds of the 2016 season at Lydden Hill, beating Norway’s Petter Solberg in the final after the reigning champion had been in dominant form in the qualifying stages to be top qualifier at the Intermediate Classification and win semi-final one.

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May 23

24 Hours of Le Mans: Mark Webber Grand Marshal

“If it’s anything like last year, it’s going to be an incredible event”

Mark Webber – Grand Marshal for 24 Hours of Le MansAs announced at the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) press conference in February, this year’s Grand Marshal at the 24 Hours of Le Mans will be 2015 FIA World Endurance Champion, Mark Webber. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 22

Racing Engineering Monaco Q&A with Louis Delétraz

“It will be a new challenge and a new experience…”

Racing Engineering Monaco Q&A with Louis DelétrazThe Racing Engineering team and its driver Louis Delétraz have been preparing hard for this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix as the 2017 FIA F2 Championship is already looking as if it will be a very closely fought season and all the teams and drivers will have to fight hard to score points.

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May 22

Robert Visoiu confirmed at Campos Racing for the remainder of the Formula 2 season

The Romanian driver will pilot the #12 Dallara of Campos Racing for the remainder of the FIA Formula Two season

_DSC0179Campos Racing is pleased to announce the signing of Romanian driver Robert Visoiu (Pitești, 10 February 1996) for the remaining nine events of the 2017 FIA Formula Two Championship. Visoiu started racing single seaters in 2011 to participate in several minor series and then progressing to experience others top championships such as the GP3 Series and the GP2 Series.

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May 21

Maximilian Günther wins Grand Prix de Pau

“Victory in the Grand Prix de Pau means a lot to me”

Maximilian Günther wins Grand Prix de PauMaximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam) is the winner of the ninth race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with the official status of the ‘Grand Prix de Pau’. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

First season win for Maximilian Günther

At the 2.76 kilometres long street circuit of Pau in the south of France

First season win for Maximilian GüntherMaximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam) had to wait until the eighth race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season before being able to celebrate his first win of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Renault e.dams win the Paris ePrix

Renault e.dams enjoyed a successful Qatar Airways Paris ePrix

Renault e.dams win the Paris ePrixEarlier this morning, in cold temperatures, Seb Buemi topped the timesheets for Free Practice 1 with a fastest laptime of 1:01.998s.

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May 20

Rookie driver Lando Norris takes two further pole positions

The protégé of the McLaren Formula 1 team will be starting from pole position

F3 - Lando NorrisLando Norris (Carlin) posted the fastest lap time in second qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 2.76 kilometres long street circuit of Pau in the south of France.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

WRC: Ogier top after Tänak mistake

Frenchman capitalises on error to lead Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC Ogier top after Tänak mistakeSébastien Ogier ended the penultimate leg with a 16.8sec advantage over Thierry Neuville after leader Ott Tänak’s hopes of a maiden FIA World Rally Championship win ended when he hit a bank. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Points’ leader Joel Eriksson wins at Pau

This range of success continued at the 2.76 kilometres long street circuit of Pau.

Points’ leader Joel Eriksson wins at PauJoel Eriksson (Motopark), the current FIA Formula 3 European Championship points’ leader, managed to score a race win on each of the three FIA Formula 3 European Championship race weekends held so far this season.

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May 20

Horner would be ‘highly surprised’ if Mercedes helps Honda

“And Renault and Mercedes? I think the problem element would be Red Bull.”

Horner would be 'highly surprised' if Mercedes helps HondaRed Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner would be “highly surprised” if Mercedes helped Honda get up to speed with its power unit for future seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Tänak holds narrow Portugal lead

Ott Tänak​ leads after an enthralling Friday at Vodafone Rally de Portugal

WRC - Dani SordoEstonian Tänak headed Dani Sordo by 4.6sec with FIA World Rally Championship leader Sébastien Ogier just four-tenths further back following a day in which six different drivers topped the standings. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

WTCC: World’s toughest track awaits racers

Nürburgring Nordschleife Race preview

Race preview: World’s toughest track awaits WTCC racersFIA World Touring Car Championship racers will face a challenge like no other next week (25-27 May) when they try to tame the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife – venue of WTCC Race of Germany and ranked by many as the toughest track on the planet. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

CERTINA joins GT4 European Series

CERTINA has a long-standing commitment to motorsport

CERTINA joins GT4 European SeriesEffective immediately, the Swiss watch brand CERTINA is now Official Partner of the GT4 European Series, comprising its Northern Cup and Southern Cup branches. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

WRC: Østberg and Neuville tie

FIA World Rally Championship

Mads Østberg and Thierry Neuville tied for the lead after Thursday night’s opening speed test at Vodafone Rally De Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Formula E helps to leave lasting legacy in Paris

Donating a zero-emissions glycerine generator to boost charging infrastructure and leave a lasting legacy

Formula E – the electric street racing series – arrives in the French capital for the Qatar Airways Paris ePrix ahead of round six of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship on Saturday, May 20. Read the rest of this entry »

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