Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season
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McLaren Applied Technologies selected by the FIA as exclusive battery supplier to Formula E for 2018 to 2020
“Our new battery will almost double the energy storage, eliminating the need for drivers to swap cars during a race”
Following today’s meeting of the World Motorsport Council, the FIA has announced that McLaren Applied Technologies has been selected as the exclusive supplier of batteries to the Formula E Championship for seasons five and six (2018-2019 and 2019-2020).
BMW i to continue as Official Vehicle Partner
BMW has announced that it will work closely with the Andretti team in the FIA Formula E Championship – the fully-electric city street racing series. As a partner of Andretti Formula E, BMW Motorsport will work closely with the team in order to familiarise itself with the series and to check the possibility of a works involvement in the future.
Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón
Tides change from yellow to red as MotoGP™ rolls into the championship leader’s backyard. MotorLand Aragon is one of the new wonders of European motorsport. The technical and spectacular circuit, one of the most recently completed on the calendar, has swiftly moved from new to modern classic for both riders and fans; often cited as a favourite by many on the grid.
Farewell tour for one of the longest-serving DTM drivers: after 16 years, Martin Tomczyk has decided to call time on his successful career in the DTM
Farewell to DTM after 16 years: Martin Tomczyk
The fans will see the driver from BMW Team Schnitzer behind the wheel of his BMW M Performance Parts M4 DTM for the last time at the Nürburgring, in Budapest and at the Hockenheimring. Tomczyk will remain a part of the BMW Motorsport family, concentrating on competition in international motorsport.
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season – Tales from the paddock
Summer break comes to an end: Last weekend, the DTM entered the second half of the season in Moscow – and not without talking points. Next weekend, it’s the return of Formula 1 with a visit to the legendary Ardennes rollercoaster at Spa-Francorchamps.
FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1, Round 5, Mexico City
A debut in Central America: In 2016 the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be held for the first time in Mexico City. When Porsche enters the 919 Hybrid into the fifth round of the WEC on September 1st to 3rd this also means a return. Back in 1954, a class win at the famous road race “Carrera Panamericana” proved to be groundbreaking for the company.
For the third year in a row, World RX joins the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres (GP3R)
The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will embark on the season’s second half later this week following a month-long summer break. World RX of Canada (5-7 August) forms the seventh round of the World Championship and marks the first flyaway event of 2016.
First test days of 2016 for participants in the Young Drivers Program and GT3 Junior Program
Following the announcement of the 14 members of the Young Drivers Program and the 20 participants in the GT3 Junior Program, Lamborghini Squadra Corse started the first training session of the season last June. And for the drivers selected by the Lamborghini Motorsport department for the year 2016, it is time to get serious.
Dani Sordo’s participation in Neste Rally Finland [28 – 31 July] hangs in the balance while he recovers from an accident during testing last week
The Spaniard sustained a fissure fracture of a vertebrae when he crashed his Hyundai i20 at high speed during a pre-event test in Finland on Friday. He spent a night in hospital before returning home to Spain to recuperate.