Tag Archive: FIA

Sep 09

Sirmacis chasing home success as Kajetanowicz nears ERC crown in Latvia

Event Preview: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round nine of 10

FIA - ERC - Ralfs Sirmacis ERC action image Young Latvian Ralfs Sirmacis will hope to add a victory on home soil to his impressive first season at the top level of the FIA European Rally Championship on Rally Liepāja next weekend (16-18 September). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Williams welcomes Antonio Spagnolo to Engineering Operations

“Williams is determined to continue the positive momentum it has had since 2014” – Pat Symonds

03 - Williams Martini Racing Williams is pleased to announce a new addition to its engineering department in an effort to bolster performance for the remainder of the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship campaign onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Five newcomers for the third Formula E season

There are five new names that will appear on the entry list

Five newcomers for the third Formula E seasonThe FIA published the official list of drivers who will take part in the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship, which gets underway on October 9 in Hong Kong.

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Sep 08

WEC: Spirit of Le Mans heads to Texas

31 WEC cars will be at COTA, and with six American entered drivers there will be plenty for the local crowd to cheer on next Saturday evening

2015-09-18 - VendrediAfter a sensational first ever visit to Mexico last Saturday, the FIA World Endurance Championship travels north for the fourth edition of the 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas next weekend and races in to the Texan night. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

ELMS: Only 15 days to go to the unveiling of the Ligier JS P217

Onroak Automotive has been working flat out with passion on the construction of the Ligier JS P217
Ligier JS P217Onroak Automotive will unveil its new LM P2 sport-prototype on 23rd September at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. The Ligier JS P217 will be presented to the press, the teams and partners at the fifth round of the European Le Mans Series.

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Sep 07

The Nürburgring will be crucial in the fight for the title

Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) travels to the Eifel as championship leader and wants to take another step on the way to securing the title

2016-06-12_48812 This weekend at the 3.629-kilometre long sprint circuit of the Nürburgring, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship young guns will return to racing after a six-week summer break.

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Sep 06

Verstappen ‘unaffected’ by driving tactic critique

“Like any 18-year-old it’s water off a ducks back, he’s focused on his racing”
2016-07-10-Sunday-0043 Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner says he saw no change in Max Verstappen’s approach during the Italian Grand Prix after the youngster’s driving was brought sharply into focus by rival criticism ahead of the Monza event.
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Sep 06

Singapore Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Singapore Grand Prix: September 16 – 18 201

2016-09-06 - Pirelli - Singapore Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Singapore Grand Prix (16-18 September). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Lance Stroll’s title quest resumes after six-week summer break

Canadian teenager begins final nine-race championship run-in at the Nürburgring

F3 - Lance Stroll car Lance Stroll begins the final three-event run in to the finish of the FIA European Formula 3 Championship next weekend (9-11 Sep) re-energized after a six-week break and ready to resume his attack on the title at the Nürburgring.

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Sep 04

WTCC: All Honda podium as López takes provisional WTCC title

José María López is the provisional FIA World Touring Car champion for 2016 subject to official FIA confirmation

Race report: All Honda podium as López takes provisional WTCC title*Norbert Michelisz headed a Honda 1-2-3 on home soil as José María López became provisional FIA World Touring Car champion* for 2016 following two action-packed races at Twin Ring Motegi, venue of WTCC JVCKENWOOD Race of Japan, this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Verstappen escapes grilling at F1 driver briefing

“The problem is that journalists and fans keep thinking us drivers have a problem with Max.”

No mention of Max Verstappen was made during the driver briefing for the Italian Grand Prix despite the furore prompted by a driving style some rivals deem to be too aggressive. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Audi to intensify Formula E programme

Audi working towards fully-fledged factory commitment for 2017/18 season with ABT Schaeffler

Audi to intensify Formula E programmeAudi is set to intensify its future commitment in the FIA Formula E Championship – the world’s first fully-electric racing series. Starting in the 2016/17 season with the opening round in Hong Kong on October 9, Audi will increase its involvement with the ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport Formula E Team. In addition, it is planned to incorporate Formula E into a factory-backed motorsport programme as of the 2017/18 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Tamas Zettner: “The FIA Formula 3 European Championship is a great race series”

In this Q&A he explains what makes the series so special for him

Since the beginning of the 2016 season, Hungarian Tamas Zettner has been the new FIA Formula 3 European Championship Race Director.

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Aug 30

Update on Kevin Magnussen

The FIA will confirm Kevin is fit to compete following a final assessment on Thursday in Monza

2016-06-09_0016 During the Belgian Grand Prix held at Spa-Francorchamps on Sunday 28 August Renault Sport Formula One Team driver Kevin Magnussen exited the track at high speed. After initial checks at the circuit’s medical centre, Kevin was referred to a local hospital in Verviers for further routine examinations. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Insight FIA F3: Race Control

A race meeting with race control

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship is one of the most important young-driver series in the world and several drivers who learned their trade in this series have impressed with their talent in higher motor sport categories up to Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

WEC: Fiesta Mexicana, taking the Porsche 919 Hybrid into a baseball stadium

FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1, Round 5, Mexico  City, Preview

2016-07-24-Sunday-0143 The next race for the Le Mans winning Porsche 919 Hybrid provides entirely new challenges. On September 3rd the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will make its debut at Mexico City’s Grand Prix circuit.

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Aug 26

Insight FIA F3: Organisation

How is a race weekend of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship organised

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship is one of the most important young-driver series in the world and several drivers who learned their trade in this series have impressed with their talent in higher motor sport categories up to Formula One.

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Aug 25

Renault e.dams lap it up at Donington

Today will be the final day of this week’s test

Renault e.dams London ePrix Preview Reigning FIA Formula E teams’ champion Renault e.dams continued to rack up the laps at Donington Park in the second day of official pre-season testing.

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Aug 23

Renault e.dams season preparations commence

Testing begins tomorrow, the season gets underway in Hong Kong on 9 October 2016

Renault e.dams season preparations commence Reigning FIA Formula E teams’ champion Renault e.dams got its title defence underway today as official pre-season testing started at Donington Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Italian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Italian Grand Prix: September 2 – 4 2016
2016-08-23 - Pirelli - Italian Grand Prix selected sets per driverThe FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Italian Grand Prix (Monza 2-4 September).

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