Tag Archive: FIA

Dec 20

Rossiter and Mako to test for TECHEETAH

The official rookie test day

With less than a month to go until Round Three of the FIA Formula E Championship in Marrakesh on January 13, TECHEETAH announced that British driver James Rossiter and Frederic Makowiecki will represent the team at the official rookie test in Marrakesh. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 18

Verstappen rates penalised Raikkonen pass in US as his best overtake

“You always need to focus on the positives”

2017-10-22_0386Max Verstappen says he’s “made peace” with the fallout from the United States Grand Prix but still insists his last-lap pass on Kimi Raikkonen for third place was his best overtaking manoeuvre of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 16

Robert Shwartzman signs with Prema for 2018 FIA Formula 3

Robert Shwartzman climbs to FIA Formula 3 Championship with Prema Theodore Racing

Foto 2 - Robert Shwartzman signs with Prema for 2018 FIA Formula 3The Prema team is delighted to welcome Russian racer Robert Shwartzman on board for the 2018 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. The 18-year-old racer, born in Saint Petersburg, has recently joined the Ferrari Driver Academy and is looking forward to repeat and improve the positive results he secured this season in the Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

RX2 champion Raymond given French Motorsport Award

Raymond is the first rallycross driver to receive the award

2017-08-06_1252France’s Cyril Raymond claimed the prestigious Golden Wheel award at the French ASN (FFSA)’s annual awards ceremony earlier this week.

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Dec 14

Citroën’s all-new C3 R5 is set to be a contender for honours in 2018 when it will be eligible for the FIA European Rally Championship

All-new Citroën can shine in ERC, says development boss

All-new Citroën can shine in ERC, says development bossThat’s the view of Pierre Budar, Development Director, Customer Racing Vehicles, Citroën Racing after Yoann Bonato enjoyed a trouble-free outing on Rallye du Var last month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 12

Muller and de Vries to test for Audi

It will be Muller’s first time behind the wheel of an all-electric Formula E car

With a month to go until Round Three of the FIA Formula E Championship in Marrakesh, DTM driver Nico Muller and Formula 2’s Nyck de Vries will take part in the rookie test with Audi Sport Abt Shaeffler following the main race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

Jean Todt re-elected FIA President for a third term at FIA General Assembly

Standing unopposed

2017-07-28_0032Jean Todt has been re-elected as President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) at the organisation’s General Assembly in Paris today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

Can Hamilton beat Schumacher’s seven F1 titles?

Could Hamilton get to Schumacher’s figure?

2017-06-11_4295Lewis Hamilton was officially crowned Formula 1 world champion for a fourth time on Friday night when he picked up the winners’ trophy at the FIA Prize Giving gala in Paris – but how many more times will he do it? Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

Carlin to announce first driver for its 2018 FIA F3 campaign

The 17-year old has been with the British squad for the last two years after joining the Carlin Academy in 2014

Devlin DeFrancesco has today been announced by British team Carlin as its first driver for the FIA Formula 3 European Championship 2018 line-up.

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Dec 09

New rivals: the street circuit specialists

Let the streets decide

Flick back through the pages of human history and what becomes clear is that, ever since time began, mankind has turned to the street to settle its rivalries.

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Dec 09

2018 update: New cost cutting measures in World RX

2018 update: New cost cutting measures in World RX

DriverThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will feature a number of technical regulation changes next season.

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Dec 08

Marcus Armstrong steps up to FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Prema

Marcus Armstrong joins Prema Theodore Racing for the 2018 FIA F3 season 

Italian Formula 4 Champion Marcus Armstrong will be driving for Prema in the upcoming FIA Formula 3 European Championship. The 17-year-old New Zealander, a member of the Ferrari Driver Academy, quickly emerged as one of the most impressive prospects of 2017.

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Dec 07

Will changes to F1 grid penalty rules work?

Any driver with more than 15 place drops will start from the back

2017-10-22_0514At the final FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting of the year it was confirmed any driver who exceeds 15 grid place penalties will be automatically forced to start from the back of the grid, effectively ending the huge number grid penalties seen in recent seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

2018 FIA Formula 3 European Championship calendar unveiled

The 10-round championship will see teams and drivers race in eight different countries

The calendar for the upcoming FIA Formula 3 European Championship season has been approved by the FIA in its World Motor Sport Council meeting.

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Dec 07

Formula E returns to Punta del Este

This was confirmed following the FIA World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris

It’s official, Season Four of the FIA Formula E Championship is underway after an exhilarating double-header in Hong Kong but, with another 12 rounds of all-electric street racing to come, we’re only just getting started.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

A redefined LMP1 World Championship title confirmed

2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season

2017-11-18-0141Following a meeting today of the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris, the following decisions were approved regarding the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship Super Season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

WTCC becomes WTCR from 2018: new rules, more cars, more races

FIA World Touring Car Cup

WTCC becomes WTCR from 2018: new rules, more cars, more racesThe FIA World Touring Car Championship will be replaced from 2018 with new technical regulations, a new format and a new name following a vote of approval by the FIA World Motor Sport Council in Paris yesterday (6 December). Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Is F1 ready for the Halo?

“The Halo is definitely hurting the aerodynamics a lot on our side but it’s the same for everyone” – Perez

F1: Debate of the Day: Is F1 ready for the Halo?Sergio Perez says the new Halo cockpit protector will become a familiar sight on F1 cars after three or four races in 2018 as the sport prepares for big changes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 05

Audi not to appeal against decision to disqualify Abt

Audi has decided not to appeal against the disqualification of Daniel Abt in Hong Kong

The German had won the second race of the double-header weekend in Hong Kong, but was retrospectively excluded from the classification due to a mismatch between part numbers in the technical passport of the car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 04

Yunfeng Capital becomes major shareholder in Enova Holdings Ltd

Regional partner of Formula E in Greater China

In the wake of a dramatic final race of the 2017 FIA Formula E HKT Hong Kong E-Prix, the all-electric racing series Founder & CEO Alejandro Agag announced that Yunfeng Capital is to become a major shareholder in Enova Holdings Ltd – Formula E’s regional partner in Greater China.

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