Tag Archive: FIA

May 04

Media training course for the FIA Formula 3 EC drivers

Today, it’s not enough for a racing driver to be fast in a racing car. He also has to have a large number of other skills

Such as being able to well present himself in public and in front of media. The FIA Formula 3 European Championship wants to provide its drivers a complete education and invited the young drivers to a PR and media training course. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

WEC: New Michelin tyres for a FIA WEC 2016 season rich of changes

Michelin Motorsport spent the winter break assisting its long-term partners

The opening round of this season’s FIA World Endurance Championship, as well as the Prologue test, was not only vital for the teams and drivers but also important for Michelin, providers to the three manufacturer teams that will battle for the world titles in the LMP1 category. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Spanish Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Spanish Grand Prix: May 13-15, 2016

2016-05-02 - Spanish Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Spanish Grand Prix.

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May 03

Turvey to race for NEXTEV TCR in Berlin

Super GT round at Autopolis postponed

http://fiaformulae.com/media/301828/_79p8623.jpgNEXTEV TCR’s Oliver Turvey will take part in the next round of the FIA Formula E Championship in Berlin on May 21. The British driver was due to miss the German round due to a clash with the Super GT Championship; a series that Turvey has raced in since April 2015.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

WEC: Family fun and entertainment at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

On track, no fewer than 34 cars will be battling it out for victory

A weekend of sunshine, warm temperatures and action-packed family entertainment is on offer for everyone who travels to the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship at the world famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium.

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Apr 30

Formula E among the list of winners at the BT Sport Industry Awards

Formula E receive the Cutting Edge Sport Award

http://fiaformulae.com/media/301826/_w2q1808-1.jpgThe FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric racing series, took home the Cutting Edge Sport Award at the BT Sport Industry Awards in London last night. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 30

Event preview: Legendary Acropolis Rally poses another classic test for ERC stars

One of rallying’s most formidable tests lies in wait for FIA European Rally Championship crews on next week’s SEAJETS Acropolis Rally (6-8 May)

Event preview: Legendary Acropolis Rally poses another classic test for ERC starsFollowing the asphalt of Gran Canaria and Northern Ireland, another long-running event plays host to the first gravel round of the 2016 season. As the rally returns to the Central Greece region and the city of Lamia for the first time since 2005, last year’s winner and defending ERC champion Kajetan Kajetanowicz will be joined by the championship’s other leading regulars on an entirely different route. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Red Bull’s Aeroscreen hits the track

Red Bull Racing has given its much discussed ‘Aeroscreen’ cockpit protection device its first public outing during free practice one for the Russian Grand Prix.

The device, developed as an alternative to the controversial ‘halo’ prepared by Ferrari and favoured by the FIA, was rolled out in the early stages of FP1 in the hands of Daniel Ricciardo.
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Apr 29

ERC’s Jean-Pierre Nicolas gives thumbs up to stunning Acropolis route

The 33-kilometre test contains a wide variety of driving conditions

ERC’s Jean-Pierre Nicolas gives thumbs up to stunning Acropolis routeFIA European Rally Championship Sporting Manager Jean-Pierre Nicolas has given his seal of approval to the stunning SEAJETS Acropolis Rally stages, following a full recce of the route. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

Charge join forces with Formula E as Official Electric Truck Partner

Charge to supply electric trucks for the FIA Formula E Championship

http://fiaformulae.com/media/301583/1.jpgFormula E today announced that Charge, the British-based automotive technology company and maker of smart electric trucks, are to become the Official Electric Truck Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Valérie Chiasson named Representative of the FIA “Women in Motorsport” Commission

This season, Quebec driver Valérie Chiasson will contest multiple motorsports events in North America.

Monaco24avril While her full program will be announced shortly, Valérie is actively preparing herself and has multiple activities on her schedule, including a cycling race this past weekend to help benefit the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation.

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Apr 24

Briton Ben Barnicoat triumphs in adverse conditions

Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) on the podium!

F3 - Hungaroring - Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam) on the podium The first two FIA Formula 3 European Championship races at the 4.381 kilometres long Hungaroring were still held at a dry track, but for the third race of the weekend, the drivers had to adapt to the rain. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

Lucas di Grassi triumphant in Paris

Abt Schaeffler star extends championship lead with stunning drive

http://fiaformulae.com/media/301544/ldg-wins.jpgLucas di Grassi has extended his lead in the FIA Formula E Championship with a flawless drive in the Visa Paris ePrix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Norwegian driver Frank Tore Larsen won a gravel event in his homeland last weekend as his debut in the FIA European Rally Championship approaches

Larsen wins on Norwegian gravel in preparation for ERC

Larsen wins on Norwegian gravel in preparation for ERCLarsen and co-driver Torstein Eriksen won the three-stage Hurumsprinten rally – the first event in the Norwegian summer season – by just 0.8 seconds over fellow Ford Fiesta R5 driver Anders Grøndal. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 19

Russian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Russian Grand Prix, April 29 – May 01, 2016

2016-04-19 - Russian Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA has communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Russian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 13

Boullier: F1 making positive step with qualifying change

The Frenchman was a central part of the F1 teams uniting and writing to Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone
Boullier: F1 making positive step with qualifying changeMcLaren-Honda racing director Eric Boullier says Formula 1 has made the right move for the fans by reverting back to the previous qualifying format and ditching the highly-criticised knockout experiment. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

ERC Circuit of Ireland day two report: Breen fends off Kajetanowicz to win once more

DAY REPORT: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round 2 of 10

ERC Circuit of Ireland day two report Breen fends off Kajetanowicz to win once more Craig Breen triumphed in a renewed rivalry with Kajetan Kajetanowicz to win the Circuit of Ireland for the second straight year upon his return to the FIA European Rally Championship.

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Apr 09

Hamilton united, just not in the union

Hamilton has long spoken about his desire for a return to more pure racing in F1

Hamilton united, just not in the unionLewis Hamilton insists that his focus on securing a fourth F1 world championship title won’t prevent him from standing shoulder to shoulder with his rivals when it comes to the betterment of the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Qualifying format to undergo latest key vote

How does it work?
Qualifying format to undergo latest key voteQualifying is back in focus today as F1 stakeholders meet yet again to consider a revised format and potentially vote it through ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Eurosport to continue broadcasting the FIA Formula 3 Magazine

This year F3 fans can look forward to it again as the successful format will enter its third season

For FIA Formula 3 European Championship enthusiasts, watching TV on Tuesday evenings following the race weekends is a must: then, Eurosport broadcast the F3 magazine that solely features the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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