Tag Archive: FIA

Mar 11

Prepare for more live Azores ERC coverage

Live coverage of the event from 29 March-1 April will be available through the Azores Airlines Rallye’s YouTube channel

Prepare for more live Azores ERC coverageThe Azores Airlines Rallye, the opening event of the 2017 FIA European Rally Championship season, is set for an online streaming bonanza. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Barcelona RX entries revealed

21 drivers will race in the first round of World RX

DriverThe entry list for the opening round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship in Barcelona, that will take place in just over two weeks’ time (March 31 – April 2), has been revealed by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

GP2 Series renamed FIA Formula 2 Championship

The joint announcement was made today at the World Motor Sport Council held in Geneva, Switzerland

150x80-flagworld-F2 Following an agreement between Formula One Group and the FIA, the GP2 Series officially becomes the FIA Formula 2 Championship from the 2017 season onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

Formula E and FIA launch Smart Cities Initiative

During the season finale in Montreal the Smart Cities Forum will discuss the rise of Smart Data and its capabilities

Formula E, the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series and the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) has today announced the Smart Cities Initiative, a new programme created to promote the use of safe, sustainable and accessible e-mobility solutions in cities.

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Mar 09

WEC: Porsche announces driver pairings for the new 911 RSR

The 911 RSR with the starting number 91 can be recognised by the red Porsche lettering on a black windscreen

2016-11-25-0003 The Porsche GT Team campaigns two 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR in the GT class of the FIA World Endurance Championship, which has been given world championship status in 2017 for the first time. After a year of development in 2016, the 2015 FIA WEC title winners return with a works entry to the world’s most important GT competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

ERC and Estonian Autosport Union join forces to offer career boost to young rallying talents

Several incentives on offer for R2 Challenge competitors

ERC and Estonian Autosport Union join forces to offer career boost to young rallying talents FIA European Rally Championship promoter Eurosport Events has joined forces with the Estonian Autosport Union to help propel young rallying talents competing in the Estonian R2 Challenge on the road to the world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Łukasz Habaj is embarking on a major FIA European Rally Championship campaign in 2017

ERC Q and A: Lukasz Habaj

Łukasz Habaj Łukasz Habaj is embarking on a major FIA European Rally Championship campaign in 2017, armed with more experience of the all-action series and a new co-driver with ERC title-winning pedigree. The 41-year-old from Poland talks Daniel Dymurski, car swapping and keeping sharp in the snow. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

2017 World RX driver and team entries revealed 

Eighteen drivers (nine different nationalities)

16-08-06_0505 Entries for the 2017 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy have been released by the FIA this morning [Friday 3 March]. The full entry list can be found here.
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Mar 01

Van Amersfoort Racing have announced Harrison Newey as their fourth driver for the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season

Harrison Newey to race another year for Van Amersfoort Racing

In his second season on the grid of  the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, the young Briton, who will be teamed up with David Beckmann, Pedro Piquet and Joey Mawson feels ready for securing his first Formula 3 podium.   Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

German racer Maximilian Günther will return to the Prema roster for the upcoming FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Maximilian Gunther remains with Prema in the FIA F3 European Championship

Maximilian Gunther remains with Prema in the FIA F3 European Championship The 19-year-old driver experienced a positive season in 2016 by securing four wins and 13 podium finishes, and will be back for his third year in the series, hungry for more. Günther will line-up alongside team-mates Callum Ilott, Mick Schumacher and Guan Yu Zhou. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

“Formula E is part of a technical revolution” – Agag

“Formula E is more than just a race. Formula E is part of the technology revolution in the motor industry”

Alejandro Agag, Founder and CEO of the FIA Formula E Championship, asserted that the all-electric racing series can play a key role in helping to provide a vision for sustainable mobility in a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, today. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Allianz becomes official partner of Formula E

Allianz and Formula E join forces in an innovative partnership that will continue Allianz’s prominence within motorsport

The FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series, is proud to announce an exciting partnership with Allianz, one of the world’s leading insurance companies. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Mexico City’s iconic heart beats to WRC rally rhythm

Central Mexico City to host FIA World Rally Championship action

Zócalo square, Mexico City The FIA World Rally Championship roars into the heart of one of the world’s largest cities next month when Mexico City hosts thrilling high-speed action at a venue made famous in James Bond movie ‘Spectre’. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

WRC meets James Bond venue

FIA World Rally Championship roars into town made famous in 007 movie ‘Spectre’

WRC meets James Bond venue Huge crowds will pack the iconic Zócalo square to watch exciting new-era World Rally Cars fight for tenths of a second at the opening two speed tests of Rally Guanajuato Mexico, the third round of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Lando Norris selected for McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme

The 17-year-old will be able to benefit from the vast experience of the McLaren Formula One team

Lando Norris, who will soon start his rookie season in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Carlin, has been announced as member of the McLaren-Honda Young Driver Development programme for 2017.

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Feb 22

Joey Mawson moves up the single-seater ladder with Van Amersfoort Racing

“I am ready for the next step” – Mawson

Van Amersfoort Racing has today announced that Australian Joey Mawson will remain with the Dutch team and will this season move up from Formula 4 to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship.

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Feb 21

DS Performance prefers Total!

A direct beneficiary of Total’s experience will be the DSV-02

profil-DS-Fe Within the framework of the global agreement renewed until 2021 between Total and the PSA group, Total will support DS Performance in its commitment to the FIA Formula E Championship.

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Feb 21

Jani can ‘enjoy racing again’ in 2017

Neel Jani says a weight was lifted from his shoulders by winning the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2016

The Swiss driver has been an integral part of Porsche’s 919 Hybrid LMP1 project since the outset of the programme in 2014, and was rewarded for his hard work by winning both the World Endurance Drivers Championship and the Le Mans 24 Hours last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Team Peugeot-Hansen announce three-car entry for 2017 

“I believe I learnt a great deal in the course of my first full rallycross season” – Loeb

Team Peugeot-Hansen announce three-car entry for 2017 Team Peugeot-Hansen will continue its campaign in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy with team-mates Sebastien Loeb and Timmy Hansen driving the Peugeot 208 WRX Supercar in 2017.

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Feb 19

Buemi becomes hat-trick hero in Buenos Aires

Sebastien Buemi has made Formula E history by becoming the first driver to win three races in a row

Victory for the Renault e.dams ace continues the perfect start to his title defence. It was his ninth win in the all-electric street racing series, and the 12th for the team. That means Renault e.dams have now won half of all the Formula E races that have taken place. Read the rest of this entry »

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