Tag Archive: FIA

Feb 03

More F1 drivers against ‘Halo’ than for it

Five spoke out in favour of the device being introduced
More F1 drivers against ‘Halo’ than for itPlans to introduce a cockpit protection device for the 2018 Formula 1 season have come up against a potential stumbling block after drivers voted as a majority against it.
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Feb 03

Top Class Competition in Store across 2017 WEC Grid

The 2017 grid will be made up of 28 cars from 11 different nations

The full-season entry list for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship was revealed during an online press conference broadcast from the home of endurance racing, Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Azores Airlines Rallye organisers confirm huge logistics support package for ERC season opener

Huge logistics support package for ERC opener

Huge logistics support package for ERC opener Return flight and sea freight costs covered. Entry fee reduced by 60 per cent. Flight and accommodation booking service available. Drivers and teams contesting the Azores Airlines Rallye, the opening round of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship, will benefit from a huge logistics support package and subsidised entry fee. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Starting numbers 1 and 2 for the Porsche 919 Hybrid in Le Mans and in the FIA WEC

Porsche sets its sights on a hat-trick

2016-11-19-Saturday-0053 The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will be entering the 2017 season with the starting numbers 1 and 2 as they look to defend their title in the FIA World Endurance Championship, with the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the highlight of the series. Organisers FIA and ACO confirmed the entry of two vehicles and the members of the new driver squad in an online press conference held today. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

WEC: Jackie Chan DC Racing and Jota Sport combine for 2017 campaign

2017 will be the second season that both teams have been involved in the FIA WEC

Jackie Chan DC Racing and Jota Sport Two of endurance racing’s most successful racing teams in 2016 will combine for the new FIA World Endurance Championship season in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Two Days to Go!

2 days to go before the launch of the 2017 Endurance season

In just two days time we will find out which teams will be on the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship full season entry list.  The list will also reveal some of the drivers due to take part, as teams must nominate one driver per car at this time. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

DA Racing’s Dubourg wins second Andros Trophy Title

France’s Dubourg finished on the podium at his home round of World RX in 2015

DriverFIA World Rallycross Championship podium finisher Jean-Baptiste Dubourg secured his second consecutive Andros Trophy title at the championship’s final round in Super Besse on Saturday, for the DA Racing team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

World RX driver honored at prize-giving in Porto

The FIA Off-Road Prize-Giving Gala took place last weekend at Porto in Portugal, hosted by the Portuguese ASN, the FPAK

DriverThe champions and overall trophy winners in the FIA World Rallycross Championship and FIA European Rallycross Championship categories were awarded their hard-earned prizes at the event.

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Jan 30

McLaren Applied Technologies chosen to provide engine pressure and temperature sensors for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 FIA Formula One World Championships

The supply is part of the FIA’s initiative to help contain costs within Formula 1

McLaren Applied Technologies logo This three year deal will see McLaren Applied Technologies provide a range of engine pressure and temperature sensors that will be used to monitor critical parameters on all teams’ highly sophisticated Formula 1 power units.

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Jan 27

Taking 24 Hour testing to the limit!

Good luck and safe racing to them all

2016-07-23-Saturday-0051 As a prelude to the start of the 2017 FIA WEC season and the most famous endurance race of them all, the 24 Hours of Le Mans (Round 3, 17-18 June 2017), a number of drivers take part in other endurance events around the world to keep them race-ready and sharp. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

FIA vows to ‘work closely’ with Carey, Liberty

Change would have been ‘challenging’ for Ecclestone – Carey
Change would have been ‘challenging’ for Ecclestone – CareyFIA President Jean Todt says Formula 1’s governing body is ready to ‘work closely’ alongside new CEO Chase Carey following a managerial shake up at the top of the rebranded Formula One Group. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

World RX: Bryntesson graduates to Supercar

Bryntesson finished second in RX2 last year

DriverNorway’s Thomas Bryntesson will graduate from RX2 to Supercar in the FIA European Rallycross Championship this season, as part of a two-car JC Raceteknik team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

F4/SEA: Martono bags overall and rookie titles at MERITUS Awards Gala

The first in what is planned as an annual affair, the event saw the crowning of the F4/SEA Championship’s first ever title winner

F4SEA Martono bags overall and rookie titles at MERITUS Awards Gala After 36 races and six events, the Formula 4 South East Asia (F4/SEA) Championship – certified by FIA inaugural season drew to a close on Sunday at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia with the MERITUS Awards Gala, presented by Petron. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Bernie Ecclestone has been axed as Formula 1 boss upon the completion of Liberty Media’s takeover of the commercial rights

Ecclestone axed as F1 boss on Liberty Media takeover

2016-06-09_0378 The 86-year-old has been named a chairman emeritus and will have the role of advisor to the board, while new F1 Chairman Chase Carey has added the role of Chief Executive Officer. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

Q&A with World RX Champ Mattias Ekstrom

“For me it’s really great because it means the EKS project can continue” – Ekstrom 

2016-08-05_0042 It was announced last week that 2016 FIA World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekstrom has secured Audi Sport backing for his EKS team, so we caught up with the World Champion to find out more.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Tickets now on sale for season finale in Montreal

A general admission pass offers access to the eVillage with limited trackside viewing for just $72 across both days

2017-01-19_0835 Tickets for the season finale doubleheader in Montreal are now on sale, offering fans the opportunity to experience a full weekend of excitement and entertainment both on and off the track. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

WRC: Ogier wins Monte-Carlo

Sébastien Ogier won his fourth consecutive Rallye Monte-Carlo on Sunday afternoon in a Ford Fiesta World Rally Car

He opened the defence of his FIA World Rally Championship crown with a 2min 15.0sec victory on the four-day classic on snow and ice-covered roads in the French Alps. It was a dream debut for the Frenchman with the M-Sport World Rally Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Ecclestone to exit next week?

Bernie Ecclestone’s reign as F1 ringmaster could come to an end next week, it has been claimed.

2016-06-09_0599 According to Sky News, Liberty Media has offered him a “less hands-on role – with a title such as life president”. It also says that Chase Carey, who was appointed as F1’s new chairman at the end of last year, has lined up former ESPN executive Sean Bratches to run the commercial side of the sport, while ex-Ferrari and ex-Mercedes man Ross Brawn will have a “key role” on the sporting side.
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Jan 20

2017 WEC season entries: Two weeks to go!

Who will be fighting for World Championships, who might be crowned the first official WEC World GT Champion?

Dany Flageole In two weeks’ time the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship full season entry list will be revealed in an online conference live from Le Mans on Thursday 2nd February at 4:00 pm (French time). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

George Russell joins Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Driver Programme

Rising British star becomes the latest talent selected by the Silver Arrows for racing support

 George Russell2016 proved a breakthrough year for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Programme. Pascal Wehrlein shone in his first Formula One season with Manor Racing, posting a string of impressive qualifying performances to reach Q2 five times – in addition to clinching only the second ever points scoring finish for the team at the Austrian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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