Tag Archive: France

Jun 24

Formula V8 3.5: Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) stays on top in Circuit Paul Ricard

The Russian driver topped the morning session, lapping in 1:49.606, before staying on top in the afternoon

Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) stays on top in Circuit Paul RicardEgor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) put together a dominant showing in practice for the fourth round of the Formula V8 3.5 season at the Paul Ricard venue in Le Castellet. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Formula V8 3.5: Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) has the early advantage in France

The second session of free practice will be held this afternoon

Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) has the early advantage in FranceEnding a month-long break, the Formula V8 3.5 series lined-up today at Circuit Paul Ricard in France for the opening practice session for the French event.Teams and drivers went on-track with nice weather and temperatures around 29°C, with a further increase set for the afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

The excitement builds at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Two show cars previewing the all-new Alpine sports car due to be unveiled at the end of this year
Renault Formula 1 A500 prototype Excitement will continue to build around the legendary French sports car brand Alpine at the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed, with no less than two show cars previewing its imminent new road-going sports car. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Advantage Yamaha in Le Mans

It’s hard to believe it has been seven years since Rossi took back-to-back wins, but Matthew Birt believes that could all change in France

Advantage Yamaha in Le MansWith 21 years of experience reporting on MotoGP™, Matthew Birt knows the championship inside-out. For the 2016 season he remains with the motogp.com team to bring you exclusive news and opinion from inside the paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Lance Stroll makes strong start to FIA F3 Euro Series campaign

Lance records maiden F3 “pole” and secures second F3 career victory with race fastest lap on Paul Ricard debut

Lance Stroll makes strong start to FIA F3 Euro Series campaign Lance Stroll lies second in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship after the opening event of the season in Southern France this weekend (1-3 Apr).

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Mar 03

Positive conclusions from two day shakedown

Third generation car shows strong reliability in Magny-Cours

GP3 - Matevos Isaakyan (Koiranen GP) It was another fruitful day for the shakedown of the third generation car at Magny-Cours in France. The GP3/16 was once again run on track with all seven teams using just one car only. The purpose of this was for the squads to learn how to operate the brand new machine and to test its reliability. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Successful shakedown for the GP3/16 car in Magny-Cours

Positive opening day with the third generation car
GP3 - Magny-Cours - Jake Hughes (DAMS) History was made today when the GP3 teams got their first experience of the brand new GP3/16 car at a non-official test in Magny-Cours circuit in France.

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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 »

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