Tag Archive: Motorsport

Dec 11

McLaren-Honda prepares for 2015: laying the foundations for future domination

McLaren-Honda is delighted to announce its new driver line-up for 2015

2014-12-11 - McLaren HondaFernando Alonso and Jenson Button. Kevin Magnussen will remain an important part of the team, as test and reserve driver.

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Dec 10

Formula One and Pirelli: How it changed from 2013 to 2014

Technology revolution

PirelliAfter three years of making tyres that feature deliberate degradation, in accordance with our brief, this year’s revolutionary new rules with turbocharging and increased torque prompted the need for more consistent and predictable tyres, leading to the same average number of pit stops per race (2 or 3).

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Nov 30

Alex Lynn nominated for British Competition Driver of the Year

In a season that has witnessed an extraordinary level of British success in motorsport

Alex Lynn 02 After sealing the GP3 Series title, then testing a Lotus F1 Team car as well as a GP2 car at Abu Dhabi – all in the space of a week – Alex Lynn will appear at the world-renowned Autosport Awards next month. And it’s easy to vote for him. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

WEC Brazilian finale

Interlagos is without a doubt a legendary circuit.

Mark Webber logo It has always been one of my most favourite tracks because of the history with the drivers they’ve had; Senna, Piquet and Fittipaldi did a huge amount for the sport. The Brazilian’s love motorsport and are very passionate about it, it’s got a great atmosphere and there’s always been a bit of drama as well with unpredictable weather. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Handy Motorsport preparing for progression in BTCC

“We have had great support from Speedworks this year in our first season in the BTCC”
Handy Motorsport Toyota Avensis With the 2014 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season now at an end, one of the newest teams to the grid, Handy Motorsport, has set its sights on major progression in 2015 as it seeks to build a long term future in the UK’s biggest and best motor racing series.

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Oct 26

Sepang success makes it twelve MotoGP wins for Marquez in 2014

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Race
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Malaysian MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez equalled Mick Doohan’s premier-class record of twelve wins in one season after the newly-crowned MotoGP champion won a gruelling battle in sweltering conditions at Sepang International Circuit.

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Oct 25

Marquez runs hot in scorching conditions at Sepang to set new circuit record

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Qualifying
Marc-Marquez---Repsol-Honda---Malaysian-MotoGP-QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez was in record-breaking form during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, as the 2014 World Champion set the quickest ever time at the Sepang circuit to become the first rider to achieve thirteen pole positions in a MotoGP™ season.

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Oct 24

Pedrosa on race record pace in a day of mixed weather at Sepang

Round 17: Malaysian MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two
motoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda - Malaysian MotoGP FP1 Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa was the quickest rider in Friday practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as the MotoGP™ riders had to contend with both sunshine and heavy rain in a challenging opening day at Sepang.

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Oct 22

Bridgestone MotoGP Sepang preview

Bridgestone MotoGP round 17 preview

MotoGP logo Round seventeen of the 2014 MotoGP™ season takes place at Sepang International Circuit, a circuit defined by its high ambient temperatures and humidity, and a fast, technical layout. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Sparco set to debut new mechanics helmet at Estoril ELMS round

Sparco has had a very successful 2014 race season with involvement in all forms of motorsport

Sparco helmet Global race wear specialists Sparco will debut a brand new piece of safety apparel at this weekend’s European Le Mans Series finale at Estoril in Portugal.
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Oct 08

GP3 team withdraws from Round 8 of the Series in Sochi

Regrettably, the team has been forced to withdraw from the event for commercial reasons.

Marussia Manor Racing Marussia Manor Racing GP3, which competes in the GP3 Series and is part of the Marussia F1 Team Young Driver Programme, will not participate in this weekend’s round of the championship in Sochi, Russia. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Major news in Canadian motorsport: Kuno Wittmer 2014 GT Le Mans Champion !

The “Petit Le Mans” and held on the Road Atlanta track

Kuno Wittmer This weekend, Montreal driver Kuno Wittmer became the first Canadian to win an international motorsport championship in 2014, following the “Petit Le Mans”, the last round of the season in the Tudor United SportsCar series, the North American Endurance championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Bridgestone MotoGP Aragon preview

Bridgestone MotoGP round 14 preview

MotoGP logo Round fourteen of the 2014 MotoGP™ season takes place at MotorLand Aragon; a venue where variable weather conditions, long sweeping corners and hard braking zones create a challenge for tyre development. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Lorenzo launches himself to first pole position of the year at Misano

Round 13: San Marino and Rimini MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice
Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - San Marino and Rimini MotoGP QP2 Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo emphatically displayed his intent to win a fourth consecutive San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix by securing his first pole position of the season at Misano today, and consequently his first ever premier-class pole position at the Italian circuit.
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Sep 12

Dovizioso reigns on wet and wild first day at Misano

Round 13: San Marino and Rimini MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

Andrea Dovizioso - Ducati Team - San Marino and Rimini MotoGP FP2 Ducati Team’s Andrea Dovizioso led the field on a challenging opening day to the San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix race weekend, the Italian rider’s lap time of 1’49.195 in a wet Free Practice 2 helping to warm the hearts of the Italian fans on a damp day at Misano. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Renault leads the way as motorsport enters a new era

Renault is equally the title partner of the e.dams team set up by Alain Prost and Jean-Paul Driot.

2014-08-19-74 On 13 September, motorsport will enter a new era with the first ever FIA Formula-e race, staged in China on the streets of Beijing.

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Sep 09

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Misano preview

MotoGP™ round 13 preview

MotoGP logo Round thirteen of the 2014 MotoGP™ season is the San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix taking place at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, which is traditionally the second of the two Grands Prix held on the Italian peninsula each year. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Silverstone preview

Round 12 preview

MotoGP logo Round twelve of the 2014 MotoGP™ World Championship takes at the Silverstone circuit in the United Kingdom, where high speeds and low temperatures combine to create a unique challenge for tyre development.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Pedrosa sets record pace en route to maiden MotoGP win of the season at Brno

Round 11: Czech Republic Grand Prix – Race
MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa - Repsol Honda - Czech Republic MotoGP race winner Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa set a scorching pace to take his first win of the MotoGP™ season ahead of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP duo of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively.

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Aug 16

Ninth pole position of the season for Marquez in close qualifying session at Brno

Round 11: Czech Republic Grand Prix – Qualifying
MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - Czech Republic MotoGP QP2 Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez claimed his ninth pole position of the season at Brno in an entertaining qualifying session in which the top eleven riders were covered by just half a second in Qualifying Practice 2.

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