Tag Archive: Motorsport

Jan 30

Draw for this weekend’s Race Of Champions sees motorsport’s greats prepare to ROC Riyadh

ROC @ Riyadh’s King Fahad International Stadium

ROC RiyadhThe draw for this weekend’s Race Of Champions inside Riyadh’s King Fahad International Stadium has thrown up some intriguing encounters between some of the world’s greatest drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 29

Stroll: ‘I’m a completely different driver’ compared to Melbourne

“I definitely feel like compared to where I was in Melbourne 2017, I’m a completely different driver.”

2017-06-09_0035Lance Stroll feels he is now “a completely different driver” compared to when he made his Formula 1 debut at the Australian Grand Prix in March 2017, gaining experience from racing at the highest level in motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 27

Brown targets team boss ‘triple crown’ with McLaren

“It’s a massive privilege to work at McLaren, that’s a dream come true”

2017-06-09-15-23-28_2102Zak Brown has set his sights on following Fernando Alonso’s lead by completing the ‘triple crown of motorsport’ with McLaren in a team boss capacity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

Pirelli: 2017 F1 tyres were conservative for a reason

“Last year’s tyres in my opinion were working quite well with the target to develop tyres that are less conservative”

2017-06-09_0010Pirelli motorsport chief Mario Isola says its reasons behind producing conservative tyre compounds in 2017 was based on minimising risk during the regulations overhaul seen in F1. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 24

ANONIMO becomes Official Timekeeper of WRC

Swiss-based ANONIMO announced as new partner for WRC 

Teaser ImageWRC Promoter has completed a multi-year agreement with Swiss watch brand ANONIMO to join the FIA World Rally Championship in 2018 as its new official timekeeper. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

ART Grand Prix 2018 GP3 Series line-up

Anthoine Hubert stays with ART Grand Prix for 2018 season

ART Grand Prix has confirmed that Anthoine Hubert will continue his motorsport career with a second consecutive season in its GP3 team.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

Nandan: Bring it on

“We are as well prepared for this new season as we can be with renewed ambitions for the championship”

Hyundai Motorsport boss Michel Nandan is eager to get the WRC season started at Rallye Monte-Carlo [25-28 January] and believes his team could not be better prepared for a title push in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 16

The new face of the ELMS

This unique logo, and its strong identity, was created to reflect the dynamism of the series
Ahead of the start of the 2018 season, the European Le Mans Series has unveiled its new identity with a brand-new logo that evokes the values of the series: European, Le Mans, Motorsport and Endurance.

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Jan 12

FIA World Rally Championship, shiny new WRC car livery revealed 

World Champion Ogier’s new M-Sport car livery revealed for the first time

The FIA World Rally Championship in 2018 looks set to be the best yet after the thrilling launch at Europe’s biggest pre-season motorsport show in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 10

eSports WTCC winner Dornieden gets eRace Of Champions chance

He will go up against McLaren World’s Fastest Gamer Rudy van Buren

eSports WTCC winner Dornieden gets eRace Of Champions chanceeSports WTCC winner Alexander Dornieden has been handed a dream opportunity to showcase his talent in both the virtual and real world of motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 08

Pirelli returns to the Autosport International Show

Visitors to the Pirelli stand will also have the chance to take part in an F1 pit stop challenge

2017-06-09_0010Pirelli will once again have a significant presence at the Autosport International Show this week, which kicks off the 2018 motorsport season at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre from January 11-14. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

Ecclestone: Ferrari could live without Formula 1

“I’m afraid Ferrari could live without Formula 1 – not the other way around.”

2017-06-08_0408Bernie Ecclestone believes Ferrari’s threats to quit Formula 1 should be taken seriously, fearing the sport may not be able to survive without its most iconic team on the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 06

WRC: Countdown to launch!

A packed day of WRC activities will herald the opening of Europe’s biggest pre-season motorsport show

Final preparations are underway before next week’s launch of the 2018 World Rally Championship at the Autosport International show in Birmingham, UK on 11 January.

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Jan 04

Formula E rookie test driver line-up revealed

Joel Eriksson to test for DS Virgin Racing

The official entry list for the rookie test, taking place on January 14 in Marrakesh has today been announced.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 04

Two weekends of action at Dubai Autodrome as 2018 Creventic Series powered by Hankook get underway

With back-to-back events on the first two weekends of 2018

Only a few days into the new calendar year, motorsport fans can already look forward to the first events of the 2018 season as the Creventic Series powered by Hankook get underway at Dubai Autodrome.

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Jan 01

Unreliability cost Red Bull second place to Ferrari – Marko

“On the circumstances – or let’s say luck – we had more than ten DNF’s”

2017-06-11_1172Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko has blamed its unreliable engines for losing out to Ferrari in 2017 but concedes his team would’ve struggled to taken on Mercedes even without its power unit problems. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 30

Marko: F1 engine rules going in right direction

“It is going in the right direction. Clearly it could not go on like it was”

2017-10-21_0731Red Bull motorsport adviser Dr Helmut Marko says Formula 1’s engines rules are heading towards a sensible outcome but feels “fans should be king” in the decision-making process. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 26

Red Bull ‘couldn’t cure’ Kvyat’s Formula 1 form slump

“That’s how it sometimes goes.”

2017-06-09-13-48-38_1263Red Bull Formula 1 advisor Helmut Marko remains unsure what sparked Daniil Kvyat‘s dramatic downturn in form that led to his eventual dismissal from Toro Rosso earlier this year, saying it was something that the team “could not cure”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 23

Lauda, Marko trade blows over Verstappen deal

Verstappen’s new deal keeps him at Red Bull for the next three seasons

F1: Lauda, Marko trade blows over Verstappen dealMercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda and Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko have traded light-hearted comments against one another over Max Verstappen’s new Red Bull deal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 14

“All the best brands in the world are here fighting” – Nico Rosberg

“The location is awesome, it is very special”

Since the inaugural E-Prix in Beijing’s Olympic Park in 2014, there have been a fair few famous names pass through the gates of the FIA Formula E Championship over the years. Read the rest of this entry »

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