Tag Archive: Le Mans

Dec 18

Audi celebrates its successful racers

Audi celebrated the Audi Sport Finale 2014, the Audi motorsport squad’s traditional close of the season.

2014-01-16_0782 The evening was centered on the success achieved in the 2014 season and bid an emotional farewell to Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Countdown to ROC 2014: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2014 in Barbados will be the 26th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988.

News imageBushy Park Barbados is ROC’s first host venue in the Americas – and the 11th overall – along with such prestigious host venues as London’s Wembley Stadium, the Stade de France in Paris and Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Sir Chris Hoy accelerates along the road to Le Mans with Nissan

Olympic legend and Nissan brand ambassador will be tested on track at Le Mans in 2015

RELEASE - Ginetta Nissan LMP3 700

Hoy will compete in a Le Mans style prototype racing car in the prestigious 2015 European Le Mans Series. Unique two-way relationship will see Sir Chris help Nissan #UniteAndExcite fans behind Rio 2016 athletes. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up

The Race Of Champions has been running for over 25 years

2014-08-08_0565 The stunning Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar will be in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Mercedes Formula 1 car to appear at ROC Barbados

The car, which features a spectacular screaming V8 engine, will be driven by Pascal Wehrlein

News imageThis year’s Formula 1 world constructors’ champions Mercedes will bring their 2012 F1 car to the Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Champions ready to ROC Barbados

2014 Race Of Champions

Champions and driving greats from the world’s major motor sport series are sizing up their opposition for this weekend’s Race Of Champions following today’s draw for the event, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Robby Gordon brings his Stadium Super Trucks to Barbados

One of the most versatile drivers in the world and experienced in everything from sports cars to trucks

News imageAmerican motor sport superstar Robby Gordon will compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. But Gordon’s not travelling to Barbados alone: he’s bringing his stunning Stadium Super Trucks, which will also feature in the racing action. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

ROC welcomes 2014 GP2 Champion Jolyon Palmer

“It’s been a dream year for me in GP2 – and now I’m thrilled to be invited to the Race Of Champions”

Jolyon Palmer Newly-crowned GP2 Series Champion Jolyon Palmer has joined the driver line-up for the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Hulkenberg to split F1 with Le Mans in 2015

Nico Hulkenberg will contest next year’s Le Mans 24 hour race.

IMG_4072 It was announced in a statement that the full-time Force India driver will spearhead a third prototype entrant for the German manufacturer Porsche in the fabled sports car endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Button admits ‘interest growing’ in Le Mans switch

Jenson Button says the last two months have taught him how to “live in the moment”.

Jenson Button - photo © DPPI - Frédéric Le Floch It’s because while he is in the midst of one of the longest and most successful careers in the history of formula one, Abu Dhabi could also be the last grand prix of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Today’s F1 ‘is not racing’ – Webber

Mark Webber has admitted he is concerned about the road on which F1 has turned

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber (1) Ahead of the radically-new turbo V6 era, the Australian veteran called time on his F1 career and switched to the increasingly popular Le Mans with Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Kobayashi’s teammate unclear for Caterham return

Caterham’s administrators have reappointed Kamui Kobayashi to contest the 2014 finale in Abu Dhabi next weekend.

2014-06-08_0925 The beleaguered backmarker team missed Austin and Brazil amid its high-profile fight for survival, but a controversial crowdfunding scheme means the green cars will be back for the last race of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 11

ROC welcomes FIA European Formula 3 Champion Esteban Ocon

2014 Race Of Champions

France’s newly-crowned FIA European Formula 3 Champion Esteban Ocon will compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Alonso’s McLaren deal appears done – reports

After a frantic period of mystery and speculation, the course of Fernando Alonso’s future is now beginning to clear.

2014-09-04_0187 - Scuderia Ferrari - Italy - Fernando Alonso Multiple authoritative sources are reporting that the Spaniard is definitely headed to McLaren-Honda, on an initial two-year deal to be Danish youngster Kevin Magnussen’s teammate. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Alonso keeps F1 guessing over future

Fernando Alonso is keeping the F1 paddock in the dark over his future, as a string of rival drivers also wait impatiently for his next move.

2014-10-03_0196 - Scuderia Ferrari - Japan - Fernando Alonso Undoubtedly the most powerful player on the driver market, the Spaniard is said to have definitely split with Ferrari, but reports suggest a contractual impasse is in play between Alonso and the Italian team. Once that is past, Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari switch will surely become official, but for now even Kimi Raikkonen – the other driver wearing red – is on standby. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Domenicali to start work at Audi next week – report

Stefano Domenicali will reportedly start work at Audi next week.

2014-01-16_0782 Earlier this month, reports emerged that the former Ferrari team boss had accepted an offer to work for the Volkswagen-owned carmaker. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

World Touring Car Champion López to race at ROC 2014

At the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados

Newly-crowned World Touring Car Champion José Maria ‘Pechito’ López has signed up to compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

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