Tag Archive: FIA

Nov 17

WEC: World championship leaders set best time in their Porsche 919 Hybrid

A good start for an important race weekend here in Bahrain

2016-11-17-Thurasday-0034Excitement increases in the lead up to the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the Porsche Team, with the two 919 Hybrids, had a very positive first day of practice in Bahrain.

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Nov 17

Vegas night race mooted amidst F1 calendar expansion talk

“The FIA makes more money, the teams make more money, we make more money”
Vegas night race mooted amidst F1 calendar expansion talkThe Formula 1 World Championship calendar could grow beyond its current 21 races as new owners Liberty Media evaluate ways to capitalise financially on its new prized asset.
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Nov 17

Former ERC champion sets sights on WRC title

Esapekka Lappi, who won the FIA European Rally Championship title in 2014, is aiming even higher in Australia this week

Former ERC champion sets sights on WRC titleThe Flying Finn can clinch the WRC2 title on the season-closing Rally Australia, which runs from today (Thursday) until Sunday. Lappi needs just a second place in class to claim the title in Australia, having won the last three WRC2 rallies he started. A good omen for him, as when he took the 2014 ERC title, he also scored three victories during the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

WRC: Volkswagen targets winning farewell

“It’s a strange situation for everyone at Volkswagen Motorsport”

WRC - Volkswagen targets winning farewell Volkswagen has pledged to end its FIA World Rally Championship era on a high note when its bows out in Australia this weekend after four years of dominance. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi selected sets per driver

Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi: November 25 – November 27, 2016

2016-11-15 - Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi selected sets per driver The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi (November 25 – November 27).

source: pirelli.com

Nov 15

Magneti Marelli wins the “Motorsport Technology of the year” award at the Professional MotorSport World Expo 2016 in Cologne

Developed in collaboration with the Global Institute for Motor Sport Safety and Sustainability

Magneti-Marelli The High Speed Camera by Magneti Marelli Motorsport, adopted this year by all of the cars in Formula 1, has received an award at the Professional MotorSport World Expo 2016 in Cologne (Germany), in the category “Motorsport Technology of the year”.

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Nov 15

WEC: Bahrain form guide

So what can we learn from a look back through the history books?

2015-11-18-Wednesday The 6 Hours of Bahrain has been a staple of the FIA World Endurance Championship calendar since its inception in 2012, and has twice played host to the final round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

WEC: FIA World Endurance Championship round 9 preview

Bahrain – World champions Porsche to fight for the drivers’ title in the desert

2016-06-19-0194 After having won the world championship title for manufacturers, Porsche is determined to also take the drivers’ title at the final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on November 19 in Bahrain.

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Nov 12

Buemi magnificent in Marrakesh

Renault e.dams win Marrakesh ePrix

FIA Formula E Champion Sebastien Buemi’s perfect start to his title defence continued in Marrakesh, with victory in the series’ first visit to Africa.

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Nov 12

DELTA & Venturi reach partnership agreement

DELTA is a multibrand independent automotive group, founded in 2004 and headquartered in Switzerland

The multibrand independent automotive group DELTA Car Trade SA is the latest business to partner with the Venturi Formula E team and to use the platform of Venturi’s participation in the FIA Formula E series to market its growing automotive retail business.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Formula E hits the streets of Marrakesh

“It was very good and a lot of fun”

The FIA Formula E Championship’s all-electric SPARK SRT_01E hit the streets of Marrakesh for the first time today as rising Moroccan racing star Michael Benyahia wowed the crowds with a stunning street demo. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

WEC: Bahrain set to be scene for emotional 2016 finale

As in China, 31 cars will be on the grid for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2015-11-21-Saturday The FIA World Endurance Championship delivered two races in Asia of exceptional intensity, drama and excitement, but the final round of the 2016 championship at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 19 November is likely to be as passion-filled and emotional as any experienced. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

Venturi Formula-E to race in Marrakesh this week end

“We are looking forward to the race in Marrakesh”

Venturi Formula-E to race in Marrakesh this week end Round 2, Season 3 of the FIA Formula-E Championship kicks off this weekend for the first time on African soil in Marrakesh, Morocco for the Venturi team, and its 9 competitors  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 10

Vettel, Whiting to face off in FIA drivers’ press conference

Whiting will make an unusual appearance alongside the drivers’ called by the FIA to the Thursday press conference

Vettel, Whiting to face off in FIA drivers’ press conferenceFIA race director Charlie Whiting is making a surprise appearance in Thursday’s drivers’ press conference ahead of this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix alongside Sebastian Vettel in his first media appearance after his expletive outbursts in Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Drivers begin arriving at Sentul as F4/SEA preparations continue

The weekend’s proceedings will commence on Friday with practice and qualifying

Drivers begin arriving at Sentul as F4SEA preparations continue As the Formula 4 South East Asia Championship – certified by FIA prepares to welcome Indonesia to its inaugural calendar with this weekend’s event; the young drivers in the championship began to arrive on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Sparco always in the lead on safety

Approved with the new FIA 8859-2015 regulation

Sparco Prime RF-9W New helmets range for Volpiano’s brand that focuses on safety without forgetting comfort and communication between driver and co-driver.        Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Williams confirms driver line up for the 2017 season

Lance Stroll making his Formula One debut
2016-11-03 - Williams confirms driver line up for the 2017 seasonWilliams Martini Racing is pleased to confirm Valtteri Bottas will race with the team for a fifth consecutive season, with Lance Stroll making his Formula One debut alongside him for the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship.

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Nov 03

WEC: Alpine sets its sights on the LMP2 title

China hosts the penultimate round of the FIA WEC this weekend, with the 6 Hours of Shanghai

2016-07-22-Friday-0083 Clear leaders in the LMP2 category, Nicolas Lapierre, Stéphane Richelmi and Gustavo Menezes have a chance to secure the world title for Signatech-Alpine before the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Brazilian Grand Prix selected sets per driver

Brazilian Grand Prix: November 11 – 13, 2016 

2016-11-02 - Pirelli - Brazilian Grand Prix selected sets per driver The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Brazilian Grand Prix (Sao Paulo, November 11– 13). Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Vettel not charged by FIA for outburst

After his ‘sincere apology and strong commitment’
Vettel not charged by FIA for outburstThe FIA will not punish Sebastian Vettel for his expletive radio messages to race director Charlie Whiting and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen at the end of the Mexican Grand Prix.
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