Tag Archive: Motorsport

Jul 25

Record-breaking Espargaro puts Yamaha on pole position for the 2015 Suzuka 8 Hours

2015 FIM Endurance World Championship Series, Round 2 – Suzuka 8 Hours
Pol Espargaro - Yamaha Factory Racing Team - Suzuka 8 Hours Top10 Shootout Yamaha Factory Racing Team rider Pol Espargaro rode a lap to remember in today’s Top10 Trial at Suzuka Circuit, setting a new unofficial lap record time of 2’06.000 to put himself and teammates Bradley Smith and Katsuyuki Nakasuga on pole for the 38th Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race.

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Jul 18

WRC master meets grandmaster

“It’s fantastic how Sébastien masters his car and flings it around the corners”

Sébastien Ogier has done his bit to unite the disparate worlds of motorsport and board games by taking chess world champion Magnus Carlsen for a spin in his Polo R World Rally Car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Mercedes ‘sharpening pencils’ to address F1 engine costs

Toto Wolff insists that Mercedes will look into the feasibility of reducing the costs faced by customers buying its F1 engines

2015-06-06_1979 Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says that Mercedes will look into the possibility of cutting the cost of F1 engines for customer teams, but admits that it would likely have a major impact on the manufacturer’s business model. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Drivers gather to celebrate motorsport at the Red Bull Ring

4 Hours of Red Bull Ring
European Le Mans Series logo Nearly 120 drivers from the European Le Mans Series, Formula Renault 3.5 Series and the TCR International Series all gathered in the paddock for a driver group photograph to celebrate the first event that the three international race series have run together as a festival of motorsport.

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Jul 10

Content and access key to the future success of motorsport

Agag part of panel at FIA Sport Conference in Mexico

Agag part of panel at FIA Sport Conference in MexicoMotorsport must create more interesting content and provide better access to fans than rival sports in order to ensure it remains competitive in the current sports media environment. That was the message from key motorsport identities at the FIA Sport Conference 2015 in Mexico City today. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Corvette DP Drivers Valiante, Westbrook take momentum, points lead to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Starworks Motorsport seeks Third straight victory in Prototype Challenge
Canadian racer Michael Valiante picked an opportune time to take over the points lead in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype class.

Jul 07

McLaren feeling pinch as it mounts pressure on Honda

“We have good forecasts for next year, but its going to hurt us in terms of revenue and we will have to find a way to curb this.”

2015-06-04_0302 McLaren admits its lack of success with Honda is having wider ramifications, suggesting the two companies have different timeframes for success. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

Coming to a Screen Near You: TV Coverage for Round 3 in Austria

For ELMS fans unable to travel to Austria there are plenty of opportunities to catch the race action
European Le Mans Series logo The 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring on the 12 July will mark the halfway point of the 2015 European Le Mans Series season and thousands of fans are expected to travel to Spielberg to watch a great day of motorsport action.

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Jul 04

Ogier holds slender lead in Poland

Sébastien Ogier headed a Volkswagen Motorsport 1-2-3 after Friday’s opening leg of 72nd LOTOS Rally Poland

The FIA World Rally Championship leader headed Andreas Mikkelsen by 2.1sec, with Jari-Matti Latvala a further 8.7sec behind in third. All three are driving Polo R cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Wolff demands F1 to stop its negativity

Toto Wolff says there is too much negativity in Formula 1 and demands those involved in the sport ‘have a duty of talking it up’.

2015-06-05_0007 “I think we have a duty to Formula 1 to not talk it down…constantly picking the negatives we get ourselves into a spiral of controversy.” – Toto Wolff Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Bridgestone MotoGP Dutch TT, Assen preview

Bridgestone MotoGP Round 8 preview

Bridgestone fitting area in the MotoGP paddock Round eight of the 2015 MotoGP™ season is the Dutch TT at Assen, an event that formed part of the inaugural FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix season back in 1949. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

McLaren Honda still hoping to get on terms in 2015

Yasuhisa Arai says Honda remains optimistic that it can get to the bottom of persistent reliability issues

2015-06-06_1620Honda motorsport boss Yasuhisa Arai remains confident the manufacturer can turn its fortunes around in time to be competitive by the end of 2015 Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Today, we’re all about drifting

Drifting might be one of the lesser-known motorsport disciplines, but it’s certainly one of the most spectacular

Formula Drift Pro Championship Series in Orlando, USA Drifting competitions, where drivers use their throttle, brakes, gears plus their skill and wits to go through turn after turn in a state of controlled oversteer, makes for thrilling viewing.
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Jun 10

Arden International opens doors for National Motorsport Week

If you enjoy Formula One, you need to be passionate about the Feeder Series’ to the pinnacle of the Motorsport Industry!

Arden International Banbury Factory As part of National Motorsport Week Arden International is opening its doors and inviting motorsport enthusiasts to visit its Banbury Factory during the biggest Motorsport week on the British Calendar – the lead up to Formula One Weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Canadian Motor Speedway: ACE and CMS establish relationship

ACE revs up presence in The World of Motorsport with CMS

Canadian Motor Speedway  ACE and CMS Establish Relationship The Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) is launching an industry-changing relationship with The Canadian Motor Speedway (CMS) development in Fort Erie, Ontario with a goal to enhance motorsport in Ontario through specific services and advanced research, with aerodynamic and thermodynamic wind tunnel testing, engine and suspension tuning of race vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Jamie Green unstoppable at Lausitzring

All the doubts have gone

DTM - Lausitzring - Jamie Green Three years after moving from Mercedes-Benz to Audi, things are really going well for Jamie Green. In a dominant way, the Audi driver also secured himself the second race win at Lausitzring, his third victory in the still-young motorsport season.

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May 28

Last push before “The Grand Evening” for Moisson Montreal

There are only a few tables left to attend the event June 4 at The Arsenal

The Grand Evening logo Moisson Montreal is very pleased to have the Canadian Grand Prix from its donor partners for a second consecutive year and invites Montrealers to take part in the sixth annual gala dinner “Le Grand Soir” on Thursday June 4th. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Uncle Jacques Villeneuve at the FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX

In Formula 1600 with sponsorship from Historia

2014-03-09_0360 “A wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to a real one,” says the event promoter. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

ACE announces partnership with Canadian Touring Car Championship and Canadian Motor Speedway

The official signing will take place in the ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel on Tuesday, May 26

CTCC logo ACE at The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is revving up its presence in the world of Ontario motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

May 24

Solberg wins at Lydden Hill and extends World RX Championship lead

Mattias Ekstrom finished second, Johan Kristoffersson rounded off the top three.

World RX - Lydden Hill Petter Solberg has won the Motorsport News World RX of Great Britain, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, and extends his lead in the overall Drivers’ Standings over Johan Kristoffersson to 29 points.

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