Tag Archive: France

Feb 03

Renault launches comprehensive motorsport programme (+photos)

Groupe Renault Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn reveals Renault’s complete motorsport plan

2016-02-03 - Renault (3)Groupe Renault Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn today revealed Renault’s complete motorsport plans at an event held at the Renault Technocentre in Guyancourt, France.

Dec 09

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has signed a new TV deal with French free-to-air broadcaster, L’Equipe 21

World RX signs new TV deal with L’Equipe 21 in France

World RX signs new TV deal with L'Equipe 21 in France L’Equipe 21 – which has a combined household reach of 24 million people – has televised World RX for the past two seasons and has committed to showing rallycross live on its TV channel for a further two years. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

Spirited performances from Husqvarna riders at MXoN‏

Spirited performances from Husqvarna riders at MXoN

Signing off on their 2015 racing season by representing their respective national teams, Husqvarna Motorcycles’ factory backed MXGP racers Max Nagl and Todd Waters officially brought their 2015 seasons to an end at the FIM Motocross of Nations at Ernee, France. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

World RX prepares for iconic Loheac event in France

No fewer than four former French Rallycross Champions will race on home soil
World RX prepares for iconic Loheac event in France The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will move to Brittany this weekend for one of the most eagerly-anticipated events on the 13-round calendar: the Bretagne World RX of France. Last year’s race attracted a record crowd of 74,000 people and 2015 is shaping up to be just as successful with 20 home drivers including an exciting entry from multiple FIA World Touring Car Champion (WTCC), Yvan Muller. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

Albatec heads to France for maiden Pont De Ruan outing

Julien Fébreau and Kristian Sohlberg to go up against the cream of French rallycrossers

Albatec Racing logo Albatec Racing continues its busy schedule as it travels to France this week to contest round six of the French Rallycross Championship at Pont de Ruan (11&12 July).

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Feb 07

Corsica returns to WRC calendar

The Tour de Corse will replace Rallye de France – Alsace in the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship.

FFSA, motorsport’s governing body in France, confirmed on Friday (6 February) that the Mediterranean island event would return to the series as the 11th round on 1 – 4 October. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Packing and shipping to France

ALDO Racing Rally Truck sailing towards Le Havre in France

ALDO Racing Rally Two 40-foot containers loaded with all the ALDO Racing Team rally gear, are onboard the MCS Sandra cargo ship which has been sailing towards Le Havre in France since October 19.

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Oct 27

Alonso future unclear amid Audi, Lotus rumours

A major sponsor of the Lotus team has stirred up the already confusing speculation about Fernando Alonso’s next move.

Fernando Alonso - Audi  (photo Audi) Most insiders believe the Spaniard and Ferrari have already dissolved their contract, paving the way for Sebastian Vettel to join Kimi Raikkonen at the Italian team in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Vergne hopes 2015 employer noticed Singapore drive

Jean-Eric Vergne hopes his impressive drive in Singapore will open a rival team’s garage door for him in 2015.

2014-06-07_0890 Dumped as a Red Bull-backed driver, the Frenchman will leave the energy drink company’s second team Toro Rosso at the end of the season, to be replaced by teenager Max Verstappen. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Schumacher’s brother in divorce dispute – report

Ralf Schumacher is locked in a bitter dispute with his wife Cora, as the couple head towards divorce.

DTM - Ralf Schumacher The German-language magazine Closer reports that the 39-year-old younger brother of F1 legend Michael, and his wife Cora are now communicating only through lawyers. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Todt tips Ferrari to end crisis quickly

Jean Todt insists Ferrari is not in the sort of crisis today that he found at Maranello more than two decades ago.

2014-06-14-1001 The Frenchman, now FIA president, said any comparison between when he was drafted in by Luca di Montezemolo to rebuild the team in 1993 and Ferrari’s current situation “makes me smile”. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

Hansen leads Loheac RX after two heats

Current Championship leader Petter Solberg holds second overnight

World RX of France - Hansen leads Loheac RX after two heats Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Timmy Hansen has made a head start over 36 other Supercar drivers competing at World RX of France after winning the opening two heats in Loheac.

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Sep 06

Lotus at Monza is ‘worst car’ – Grosjean

Romain Grosjean is pulling no punches at Monza as he assesses the performance of his Lotus car.

2014-07-25 - Lotus F1 Team - Hungary - Romain Grosjean 01 Reportedly eyeing the exit at the struggling Enstone team, the Frenchman’s season looks to have hit rock bottom in Italy as he led only the Caterhams in practice. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Life goes on for Schumacher family

For the Schumacher family, life goes on.

2010-01-25 - MERCEDES GP PETRONAS TEAM - Michael and Corinna Schumacher This week, a charming book penned by a young fan of Michael Schumacher hit the desk of the stricken F1 legend’s wife Corinna. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Albatec Racing geared-up for World RX of France

Jacques Villeneuve busy with television commitments replaced by David Binks

Albatec Racing logo Returning to Europe after making its global debut in Canada last month, Albatec Racing heads to France this weekend for round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

European Le Mans Series prepares for its French round in two weeks

Spectators will have the chance to get close to the cars

European Le Mans Series logo It’s time to go racing again and the European Le Mans Series’ teams and drivers are getting ready for the next round of the 2014 season, to be held at the Circuit Paul Ricard in France.

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Aug 24

Red Bull taking over Renault’s F1 electric development

Red Bull is getting deeply involved with the improvement of engine partner Renault’s F1 project.

2014-07-19 - 99025 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo Deeply frustrated with the French marque’s start to the new V6 turbo era, Red Bull forced a restructuring at Renault, involving the return of boss Cyril Abiteboul. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Eni FIM Superbike World Championship 2014 calendar update

As announced, the final prize-giving ceremony for both WSBK and WSS classes will take place in Doha, Qatar

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo white The FIM and Dorna WSBK Organization wish to announce that the Free State South African Round which was cancelled (Press Release of 31 July) will not be replaced by any other event. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 11

Schu medical records suspect was German – report

Now, the first details about his identity emerge.

Michael Schumacher - Deutsche Vermogensberatung The suspect accused of attempting to sell Michael Schumacher’s medical records was from Germany, according to the latest reports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

F1 looking ahead to summer ‘shutdown’

Tired faces left the Hungaroring paddock last Sunday looking forward to a break.

150x80-flagworldf1 Not only is there now a rare month-long gap between the races in Hungary and Belgium, the teams have agreed to close their factories and even turn off email servers for a two-week period. Read the rest of this entry »

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