Scuderia Toro Rosso will also be supplied with the unit for 2017-2018
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Mathias Lauda worked his way up to a DTM cockpit at top speed
Only in 2002, at the age of 20, the son of three-time Formula One World Champion Niki Lauda made his first steps in the car-racing world. Four years later, following successes in the Formula Nissan, Formula 3000 and the GP2 Series, he advanced to DTM.
“We must keep in mind the spirit of the Championship” – Stefano Domenicali
After an E-vote of the FIA Single-Seater Commission, the application by Carlin to have Nelson Piquet Jr race for the team at this weekend’s round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship has been rejected by the FIA, as it is viewed to be against the spirit of the championship.
Alex Lynn will test for the Williams Martini Racing Formula One team at Barcelona next week
Alex will drive on the first day of the two-day in-season test on Tuesday, getting behind the wheel of the team’s FW38 challenger built for the 2016 Formula One season, before Felipe Massa takes over on day two.
Martin Brundle will drive for United Autosports in the inaugural Le Mans LMP3 race – The Road to Le Mans – in June
Martin Brundle joins United Autosports for Le Mans LMP3 race
The former Formula One driver and current Sky F1 commentator will drive one of the team’s Ligier JS P3 cars in the hour-long race – a support event at the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours on 18 June. Martin will coincidentally race the same Onroak Automotive manufactured chassis his son, Alex, drives in the European Le Mans Series – the car that won the team’s maiden ELMS race at Silverstone earlier this month (16 Apr).
There’s an undeniable element of nostalgia surrounding Ferrari at the moment
Almost 60 years after Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins raced the Prancing Horse’s cars in Formula One, with Hawthorn becoming Britain’s first World Champion in 1958, Ferrari have chosen two British drivers, James Calado and Sam Bird, to represent Maranello alongside Italians Gianmaria Bruni and Davide Rigon in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.
“The World Run has been a really good success the first few years, there were over 100,000 participants last year”
Earlier today in Melbourne, Daniel Ricciardo ran over Seafarers Bridge, South Wharf in front of the Australian and International media to promote this year’s Wings for Life World Run, which takes place on 8 May 2016.
That’s one of the reasons why the two DTM aces were offered test-driver jobs at the pinnacle of motor racing. Scotland’s Di Resta will replace German Adrian Sutil at the Williams F1 Team and Paffett already has been working for them as simulator driver since February. Nonetheless, DTM represents the top priority for the two Britons.