Tag Archive: FIA

Sep 15

It’s the right moment!

A historic calendar

Automobile Club de l'Ouest - It’s the right moment!In the face of unexpected events creating a new context the ACO, the FIA and the WEC have taken the right course of action to offer motor sport enthusiasts, and endurance fans in particular, as well as the participants in the series and newcomers a fresh challenge for the 2018-2019 season.

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Sep 15

Scuderia Toro Rosso to join forces with Honda

Honda and Toro Rosso will work as one team to strive for progress and a successful future together

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso is pleased to announce that it has reached a multi-year agreement with Honda Motor Co. Ltd. to run Honda power units starting from the 2018 Formula 1 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Ecclestone: It’s McLaren’s fault for Honda failure

“The Renault deal is all done. Alonso staying is super news.”

Zak Brown- Bernie EcclestoneFormula 1 chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone has pointed the finger of blame at McLaren for its split from Honda after three years of unreliable and underpowered engines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Successful FIA F3 debut for Defourny, Fenestraz and Florescu

Last weekend, the Nürburgring staged the eighth round of the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship

And the starting grid featured three drivers who made their debut in the Formula One and DTM feeder series: Max Defourny (Van Amersfoort Racing), Sacha Fenestraz (Carlin) and Petru Florescu (Motopark). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

Formula E and Jaguar to launch support series in season five (+video)

Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY to run alongside select Formula E races from 2018/19 season

Formula E and Jaguar to launch support series in season five 4Jaguar has today unveiled plans for a fully-electric support series to run alongside select races in the FIA Formula E Championship from season five – titled the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY.
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Sep 10

Lando Norris concludes Eifel weekend with another victory

The Brit scored his ninth victory of the season and now has an advantage of 73 points from Maximilian Günther

Lando Norris concludes Eifel weekend with another victoryAt the 3.629 kilometres long Nürburgring sprint circuit, Lando Norris (Carlin) extended his lead in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers’ standings. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 10

Halo changes 2018 chassis construction – Renault

“We have to get the Halo on the car for next year and that’s a big challenge as it changes the chassis construction.”

2017-06-09-10-27-08_0087Renault’s technical director Nick Chester says introducing the Halo cockpit protector to its 2018 design has enforced construction alterations which he concedes has posed ‘a big challenge’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

World RX: Latvia entries revealed

Great Britain’s Alister McRae will make his second start in the championship

DriverThe entry list for the tenth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – Neste World RX of Latvia (15-17 September) – has been released by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

ERC TV audiences increase by 45%

First four rounds of 2017 deliver huge viewer number rise

Cumulative audiences for four-event period up from 30,156,000 in 2016 to 43,585,000 in 2017. Fans in 88 markets tune in to all-action ERC coverage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Petru Florescu joins Team Motopark

“I am really looking forward to welcoming Petru at Team Motopark” –  Timo Rumpfkeil

Team Motopark has today announced that Petru Florescu will join the German team for the remaining three race meetings of the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season.

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Sep 06

Alex Lynn joining DS Virgin Racing for Formula E

The electric single-seater series has taken motorsport by storm in its first three seasons

Alex Lynn joining DS Virgin Racing for Formula EIt’s hard to find words to tell you how excited I am to be announced as a full-season driver with DS Virgin Racing in the FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 05

Pirelli Motorsport Singapore Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Singapore Grand Prix: September 15-17, 2017

2017-09-05 - Pirelli Motorsport Singapore Grand Prix selected sets per driverThe FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Singapore Grand Prix (15-17 September).

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Sep 04

Title-chasing Sacha Fenestraz to make FIA Formula 3 European Championship debut at the Nürburgring

British team Carlin adds Sacha Fenestraz to its line-up for Nürburgring

Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup Championship leader Sacha Fenestraz is set to make his FIA European F3 debut at the Nürburgring this week.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 03

Ekstrom takes Q3 win in the rain

Ekstrom won race four of Q3 as the rain fell harder during the session and finished ahead of Timmy Hansen

DriverSweden’s Mattias Ekstrom set the quickest time in Q3 as the final morning of action in the French round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Loheac was hit by wet conditions.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

World-Class Sports Car weekend with IMSA, WEC coming to Sebring in 2019

The Sebring event will be the seventh race on the 2018-2019 WEC calendar

The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) announced today that Sebring International Raceway will host not one, but two, world-class endurance sports car events in 2019. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

The 24 Hours of Le Mans to serve as season grand finale in a new look, strengthened FIA WEC for the future

2018 / 2019 Transitional years towards a stronger future

President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), Pierre Fillon, and CEO of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Gérard Neveu, outlined today in Mexico the pathway to an exciting new-look, strengthened WEC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 01

WEC: 2017 6 Hours of Mexico program (+video)

Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez

Rain could very well throw a curveball in the proceedings at the 6 Hours of Mexico, the fifth round of the 2017 World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) season, set to take place this coming Sunday, September 3rd.

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Aug 31

F2 2018 unveiled in Monza (+photos)

New generation car revealed to international media in Italy

F2 2018 unveiled in Monza_3The FIA Formula 2 Championship unveiled the F2 2018 to the international media in Monza today. The new car, which will be raced in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons, was revealed in the Formula 1 paddock ahead of the 9th Round of the 2017 F2 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

FIA Formula 2 Championship Monza, Italy preview (updated)

FIA Formula 2 Round 9 preview
2017 Round 9 preview: Monza, ItalyThe teams arrived at one of the most legendary circuits in the world, the Autodromo Nazionale Monza, for Round 9 of the FIA Formula 2 Championship just days after another tough fight at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps for possibly the toughest back to back challenge in motorsport.

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Aug 29

Roberto Gonzalez: Growing up with endurance racing in Mexico

Even when he was not competing himself, he was joining his family watching his FIA WEC forbearers

Roberto Gonzalez:  Growing up with endurance racing in MexicoRoberto Gonzalez is a student of the sport of endurance racing, and his life has been immersed in its culture since an early age. Read the rest of this entry »

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