Tag Archive: FIA

Oct 25

Nissan joins growing list of automotive brands in Formula E

Nissan is set to replace one of the existing validated manufacturer registrations for the 2018/19 season

Nissan is set to become the first Japanese automotive brand to compete in the FIA Formula E Championship – joining the electric street racing series in season five.

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Oct 24

Hamilton blames COTA track for Verstappen penalty

“Why is that not grass? No one usually goes there. But if that was grass, he wouldn’t have gone there.”

2017-10-21_0273Lewis Hamilton says the modern circuit designs like the Circuit of the Americas is the major issue cauding incidents such as Max Verstappen’s post-race penalty at the United States Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 24

What’s new & who’s who in season four?

There’s more exciting changes on the horizon

Since it’s inaugural season in 2014, the FIA Formula E Championship has grown year-on-year, with a variety of teams, faces and places making an appearance in the world’s first all-electric single-seater series.

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Oct 24

World RX announces 2018 calendar: new events at Silverstone and COTA 

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The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has announced its calendar for the 2018 season.  The calendar, which is subject to confirmation at the December meeting of the FIA World Motor Sport Council, consists of 12 rounds including two brand new events at Silverstone in the UK and USA circuit, COTA. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 21

Callum Ilott latest addition to Ferrari Junior Academy

Ilott was signed by the Ferrari Driver Academy

In the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) had to settle for finishing fourth behind the new champion, Lando Norris (Carlin), as well as Joel Eriksson (Motopark) and Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam).

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Oct 20

Formula E broadens partnership with Eurosport across Europe

The FIA Formula E Championship has extended and broadened its partnership with Eurosport

That will see the broadcaster air every round of the electric street racing series across Europe for the very first time, starting from season four with the double-header in Hong Kong on December 2 & 3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 20

World RX: Cape Town RX entries revealed

Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson has sewn up the World RX Drivers’ title and leads the 22-strong Supercar field

DriverThe entry list for the 12th and final round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Cape Town in South Africa next month has been revealed by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Formula 1 and SiriusXM sign multi-year broadcasting agreement

SiriusXM will air every FIA Formula One World Championship® Race on satellite radios and the SiriusXM app

SiriusXM LogoCoverage begins with this weekend’s 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, to air nationwide. SiriusXM and Formula 1 have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes SiriusXM the exclusive North American radio broadcaster of all Formula 1® (F1®) races, starting with this weekend’s United States Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver Nelson Piquet Jr drives through the streets of Rome

“Today has been fantastic” – Nelson Piquet Jr

Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver Nelson Piquet Jr drives through the streets of RomeToday Panasonic Jaguar Racing driver Nelson Piquet Jr. electrified the streets of Rome in the Jaguar I-TYPE 2 alongside FIA Formula E Champions Lucas di Grassi, Sebastien Buemi and the newest recruit to the grid Luca Fillipi, to launch the inaugural Rome E-Prix taking place on 14 April next year.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 18

Haryanto: this is the future of racing

Despite being just 23 years old, Rio Haryanto is no stranger to single-seater racing

Starting his motorsport career in 2008 while competing in three Asian-based series in his native country of Indonesia, Haryanto’s since driven in GP3, Auto GP, GP2 and Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 16

MP Motorsport takeover DAMS’ 2018 team entry

Dutch team entered for GP3 Series’ next season

MP Motorsport takeover DAMS’ 2018 team entryGP3 Series organisers confirm that MP Motorsport have found an agreement to takeover DAMS’ entry. This will be effective at the end of the 2017 season with the new Dutch team running for the first time in the Series during the post-season tests which will take place at Yas Marina Circuit from 30th of November to 2nd of December.

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Oct 16

FIA Formula 3 European Champion 2017: Lando Norris

Consequently, he also won the battle for the title of the best rookie

Lando Norris (Carlin) has been racing in single-seaters since 2015 and every season so far, he has been able to win at least one title. This year, the 17-year-old Brit faced the tough competition in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, mastered all the difficulties of a rookie driver and crowned himself as the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion with two races to spare.

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Oct 16

F4 SEA: Blaze-ing the Philippines

The F4 SEA Championship is looking forward to an exhilarating weekend at Clark International Speedway

Blaze-ing the PhilippinesThe FIA Formula 4 Southeast Asia Championship (F4 SEA) returns to Pampanga to the FIA Grade-4 Clark International Speedway on October 20-22 for the second event of the 2017 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

Lando Norris is the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion

Lando Norris (Carlin) has done it, the Brit is the new FIA Formula 3 European Champion

Lando Norris is the new FIA Formula 3 European ChampionFor the young talent, who is backed by the McLaren Formula 1 team, second place behind race winner Joel Eriksson (Motopark) was enough to seal the title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

McLaren protégé Norris takes another step towards F1 goal

The ultra-talented 17-year-old Briton claimed the prestigious title in Germany

McLaren protégé Norris takes another step towards F1 goalMcLaren Young Driver Lando Norris has won the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship with two races remaining to become the youngest driver in history to secure the “crown”.

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Oct 13

Brendon Hartley to race with Scuderia Toro Rosso in Austin

Never say never

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso New Zealander Brendon Hartley will race for Scuderia Toro Rosso at the next round of the Formula 1 World Championship, the USA Grand Prix in Austin, as Pierre Gasly will be racing in Japan for the last race of the Super Formula Championship in Suzuka. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Chile welcomes Formula E for first time on streets of Santiago

Fully-electric Formula E cars to race along Avenue Santa Maria and Parque Forestal on February 3

The fully-electric Formula E car hit the streets of Santiago for the first time today as the Chilean President, Michelle Bachelet welcomed the electric street racing series ahead of the inaugural Antofagasta Minerals Santiago E-Prix on February 3 – round four of the 2017/18 FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

Hasegawa: Cutting F1 engine numbers increases costs

Manufacturer has to invest heavily in research and development

Honda’s Yusuke Hasegawa says the FIA’s plan to cut the number of permitted engine elements down to three per season will achieve the opposite effect of its desired outcome by raising costs in Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 11

Duel for the title of 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Champion

So far, the 2017 season featured extremely close racing and many thrilling races

This weekend, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship makes its final stop of the 2017 season at Hockenheim’s 4.574-kilometre long circuit, traditionally the venue of the series’ season finale. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 10

Pirelli Motorsport United States Grand Prix selected sets per driver

United States Grand Prix: October 20-22, 2017

2017-10-10 - United States Grand Prix October 20-22, 2017The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming United States Grand Prix (October 20-22). Read the rest of this entry »

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