Tag Archive: Germany

May 26

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the Grand Prix of Germany

These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race

2016-03-03 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of Europe Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the eleventh round of the 2016 Formula One season in Germany*, to be held (July 28-31) on the Hockenheim circuit.

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Mar 04

GP2 Series 2016 season calendar confirmed

New season made of eleven support events of Formula OneTM World Championship
2015-11-20-Friday The 2016 GP2 SeriesTM calendar was confirmed today. Once again, it will consist of eleven rounds in total, all support events of the Formula OneTM World Championship. Eight rounds will be held in Europe with three flyaway events to complete the calendar: new venue Baku in Azerbaijan, the return of Sepang in Malaysia, and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiled

Nine events alongside Formula One including a new venue for the Series

GP3 Series 2016 season calendar unveiledGP3 Series organisers are pleased to announce the 2016 calendar for the upcoming season. Once again, the Series will be contested over a total of nine rounds – all of which are support events to the Formula One World Championship. Seven rounds will be held on European soil, with two flyaway events concluding the campaign. There is a new venue on the calendar with the addition of Sepang in Malaysia to the category.

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Mar 02

Alex Tagliani and Jean-Frédéric Laberge at Circuit Paul Ricard

Tagliani to test Zakspeed’s Mercedes AMG car in Europe

Canadian Alex Tagliani will team up once again with Montreal driver Jean-Frédéric Laberge on March 9 and 10, but this time the Tagliani-Laberge tandem will be driving an AMG factory-backed Team Zakspeed 2016 Mercedes AMG GT3 in the pre-season test session at Circuit Paul Ricard located in the south of France.

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Dec 16

Watch the best action from World RX in 2015 (+video)

The three-minute video captures the excitement of the 13-round season

Dany Flageole A short video highlighting the best action from the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has been released on the official World RX YouTube page.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Porsche confirms Proton Proton Racing in LMGTE Pro for 2016

The duo will compete in the LMGTE Pro category, and will be joined at the 24 Hours of Le Mans by Wolf Henzler

During the Night of Champions in Weissach, Germany, Porsche has confirmed that World GT Champion Richard Lietz will return to the FIA World Endurance Championship to defend his title with Michael Christensen, and in 2016 will race a Proton-Dempsey Racing-entered Porsche 911 RSR.   Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

The wraps came off the car, known as the New Generation i20 WRC, at a launch at the team’s factory in Alzenau, Germany

New car and bolder ambitions for Hyundai

Hyundai Motorsport has set out its stall for the 2016 World Rally Championship, revealing an all-new i20 World Rally Car and ambitious plans to take the fight to rival manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

New Hyundai set for launch

Testing will continue this month

After a longer than expected development phase and more than 8,000km of testing, Hyundai’s eagerly anticipated all-new i20 World Rally Car will be unveiled next week. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Formula 1 returns to Germany & The Hockenheimring!

Anticipation at the Hockenheimring
Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg Advance ticket sales for the 2016 Formula 1 German Grand Prix will start with fantastic early bird discounts and amazing special offers for young fans!

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Jul 23

20 cars for Nürburgring test and press conference

Toyota, Porsche, Audi and Bykolles will each be fielding one car to give the German fans a first glimpse of the LMP1

Some of the teams and drivers competing in the 2015 World Endurance Championship will be heading to the Nürburgring for a test session organised by Toyota Racing on the 27/28 July ahead of the first visit to Germany by the WEC on 28-30 August. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

NitrOlympX are well-known for an unique mixture of championship-races and show

Excitement is guaranteed when the pilots accelerate over 6000 hp in less than 5 seconds to 500 km/h

NitrolympxFrom the 7th to the 9th of August Europe´s biggest drag racing event – the NitrOlympX – will take place at the Hockenheimring, Germany.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Thirty-four cars for first WEC race in Germany

World Endurance Championship approaches the half way stage of the 2015 season

2015-06-14-The Race-21After the high powered drama at the 24 Hours of Le Mans the focus now shifts to the next round of the World Endurance Championship and the new event on the calendar at Nürburgring in Germany, the home race for Audi and Porsche and close to Toyota’s base in Cologne.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Albatec looks to extend Euro RX lead in Germany

“We’re looking forward to going to Estering, it’s a track we all like” – Andy Scott

Albatec Racing logo Albatec Racing returns to Euro RX action this weekend (20&21June) hoping for victory to cement its lead in the 2015 FIA European Rallycross Championship.

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May 24

FIA Formula E Championship Berlin ePrix review

A crucial round for Formula E In Germany

Renault logo The second European round of the FIA Formula E Championship was held in Berlin. Highly committed to sustainable development, Germany’s largest city provided a unique backdrop in the Tempelhof airport to the spectacular action of the innovative new series. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Trulli Formula E Berlin ePrix shakedown

“The car felt good in shakedown today.”

Trulli Formula E logo A smooth and incident free shakedown in the eight ePrix in Berlin, Germany, saw both Trulli cars come back in with confidence about a good race tomorrow. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

World RX signs multi-year deal with DTM for Hockenheim race

The Hockenheimring was originally built in 1932 and is home to the biannual German Formula One race

Rallycross FIA logo The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has agreed terms with the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) to hold a 13th World Championship round alongside the DTM season-opener at the Hockenheimring in Germany (1-3 May, 2015).  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Mercedes AMG Petronas works to improve safety with Schuberth

Relationship with leading helmet manufacturer develops as Schuberth becomes an Official Team Supplier.

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamThe Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is delighted to welcome Schuberth, based in Magdeburg, Germany, to the team as an Official Supplier for the 2015 season onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Sahara Force India to use Toyota Motorsport GmbH wind tunnel

“The decision to use Toyota’s facility in Cologne is indicative of our ambitions” – Dr Vijay Mallya
06 - Sahara Force India F1 TeamSahara Force India is pleased to announce that it will use the wind tunnel facilities of Toyota Motorsport GmbH in Cologne, Germany, as the nominated site for all aerodynamic testing in 2015 and beyond.

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Nov 25

TV broadcaster worried about ratings decline

The German broadcaster RTL has blamed formula one for declining television ratings in 2015.

RTL Group.svgRTL, the free-to-air broadcaster of grands prix in Germany, released figures showing that an average audience of 4.36 million sat down for the 19 races this year, compared to 5.28 million per race in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

More alarming news about Caterham future

More alarming news about the health of the ailing F1 backmarker Caterham has emerged.

2014-03-16 - Caterham F1 Team - Australia - Marcus Ericsson 03 The posts have now been deleted, but race driver Kamui Kobayashi reportedly admitted on Facebook recently that he considered pulling out of the Russian grand prix when Caterham ran out of spare parts. Read the rest of this entry »

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