Tag Archive: FIA

Mar 29

FIA ERC: what’s new in 2017?

This is a summary of what’s new for the season ahead

Two steps to the WRC ERC Junior offers ultimate career progression opportunityThe 2017 FIA European Rally Championship blasts off with the Azores Airlines Rallye from 30 March-1 April.
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Mar 28

FIA Formula 2 test opens in Bahrain

Second pre-season test sees teams shift to Middle East

FIA Formula 2 test opens in BahrainThe second pre-season test of the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship kicks off tomorrow, with another three day session taking place this time out at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain. The teams and drivers will look to improve their cars from Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

WEC: Toyota announces the driver line-up of its third car entered in the 24 Hours of Le Mans (+video)

Sharing the #9 TS050 HYBRID will be Stéphane Sarrazin, Yuji Kunimoto and Nicolas Lapierre

2017-01-19_0544Unlike previous years, Toyota will enter three cars in the 85th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, as well as the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, the second and third rounds of the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC).  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 28

WEC: Alpine presents the A470 and its crews for the FIA World Endurance Championship

A revolution in the LMP2 category

WEC Alpine presents the A470 and its crews for the FIA World Endurance Championship 1Alpine today presented the Signatech Alpine Matmut team’s programme for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at its new showroom. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Trident Motorsport Bahrain pre-season test preview

Bahrain International Circuit – 29th, 30th & 31st March 2017

Trident Motorsport Bahrain pre-season test previewThe countdown has started! The FIA Formula 2 Championship is finally set to take its first official steps on-track at Bahrain International Speedway from April 14th to 16th, but right before the season opener, teams and drivers will be lining-up for a round of collective testing at the same venue from March 29th to 31st.

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Mar 27

Panasonic Jaguar Racing is ready to make waves in Mexico

The track is famous for its amphitheatre where the drivers weave through turns eight to 12

Panasonic Jaguar Racing is ready to make waves in MexicoFollowing a positive performance for Panasonic Jaguar Racing in Buenos Aires, the British team is looking forward to racing at the historic Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Formula 1 debut for former FIA F3 drivers Lance Stroll and Antonio Giovinazzi

Lance Stroll had to start from the last grid position due to a penalty received for a gearbox change after Free Practice 3

20170324-073Lance Stroll, the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Champion, and Antonio Giovinazzi, runner-up in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship, have taken part in their first Formula 1 race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Official tests kick off the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season

On 24th and 25th of March they get together at the Hungaroring for the first two days of official testing

Official tests kick off the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship seasonThe FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams and drivers now enter the critical stage of their season preparations with meeting each other at two different F1 circuits.

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Mar 22

Nine manufacturers homologated for Season 5

The 2018/19 season will also see the debut of the new-look Formula E car

The Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has today released the names of the nine manufacturers that have been granted homologation from the 2018/19 season of the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Clearwater Racing (Ferrari) in the 2017 FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le Mans

Like last year, a dragon adorns the flanks of the Ferrari

Clearwater Racing (Ferrari) in the 2017 FIA WEC and 24 Hours of Le MansAfter its first participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2016, the Clearwater Racing team will once again represent Singapore at Le Mans in June, but this time with two Ferraris, one of which will compete in the full World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) including the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

FIA Formula 3 European Championship announces entry list for coming season

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship has confirmed 20 cars in its application process for the 2017 season

F3 - Prema duo ahead of Carlin driver Alessio LorandiIt is only a few more weeks before the FIA F3 European Championship starting lights will be switched off for the first time this year – in mid-April at Silverstone.

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Mar 17

WRC: Latvala looks forward

“It was a miracle we got back to service”

Jari-Matti Latvala’s troubled weekend at Rally Guanajuato Mexico highlighted the areas in which his Toyota Gazoo Racing team must focus, according to the Finn. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Norman Nato grabs day 3 honours

Frenchman on top in morning, Luca Ghiotto in the afternoon session

F2 - Norman Nato (Pertamina Arden)Norman Nato set the fastest time of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship test when he topped this morning’s penultimate session in Barcelona, setting a qualifying style lap of 1:27.834 to take home the first pre-season bragging rights ahead of Oliver Rowland (0.054) and Alexander Albon (0.105). In the final session of the test, Luca Ghiotto stopped the clocks at 1:29.565 to top the afternoon ahead of Johnny Cecotto (0.262) and Nyck De Vries (0.426). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Albon fastest on day two in Barcelona

Thai fastest, but De Vries tops afternoon session

F2 - Alexander Albon, ART Grand PrixAlexander Albon stepped up a spot overnight to take the day two honours with the fastest time in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship test session in Barcelona, grabbing the top spot from Johnny Cecotto and Artem Markelov by 0.175s, while Nyck De Vries stole the top spot this afternoon in a session largely dedicated to race simulations, ahead of PREMA pairing Antonio Fuoco and Charles Leclerc.

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Mar 14

Lukyanuk returns to fight for ERC glory

European title the focus for Russian Rocket

ERC Alexey LukyanukAlexey Lukyanuk has vowed to “fight” to become the first Russian to win the FIA European Rally Championship after deciding to focus on the ERC instead of a WRC2 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Nobuharu Matsushita tops first day in Barcelona

Japanese heads afternoon session on first day of test

Johnny Cecotto (Rapax)Nobuharu Matsushita claimed the first day honours after topping this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Barcelona, stopping the clock halfway through the session with   a time of 1:29.061 to lead ART Grand Prix teammate Alexander Albon and Norman Nato, who both finished on the same time, by just under a tenth and top this morning’s best time set by Johnny Cecotto by almost two tenths. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Trident Motorsport Barcelona Pre-Season Test Session

The team will run with the already-announced Nabil Jeffri and Spaniard Sergio Canamasas

Barcelona MontmelòLess than one week after the formal announcement made on the last 9th of March by the FIA World Motor Sport Council, with the creation of the FIA Formula 2 championship, the cars are ready to tackle the first collective preseason test.

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Mar 12

FIA Formula 2 breaks cover in Barcelona

First three-day pre-season test session opens tomorrow in Spain

2013-05-12 - Pirelli - Spain - Circuit de Catalunya 02The 2017 FIA Formula 2 season officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. The teams and drivers have set up camp for the next three days, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th, to prepare themselves and their drivers ahead of the debut of the new championship which will start in just one month’s time, on April 14th at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Ralph Boschung joins Campos Racing for 2017 FIA Formula 2 season

Switzerland´s Boschung will defend the colors of Campos Racing in the upcoming 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship

Boschung_Campos_2017_2Campos Racing is pleased to announce that Ralph Boschung will join the Alzira-based team to contest the full season in the renamed FIA Formula 2 Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Campos Racing will be in the renewed FIA Formula 2

The GP2 Series has been renamed to FIA Formula 2 in 2017

Formula One Group and the FIA have agreed that the GP2 Series changes its name to FIA Formula 2 for this year. The organizers have rethought the structure to provide the drivers with a clearer path to arrive to Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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