Tag Archive: Motorsport

May 20

Ekris Motorsport wins Pau’s night contest, as Lamic brothers rule AM class

Pau Grand Prix

Ekris Motorsport claimed a prestigious win as part of the 76th running of the iconic Pau Grand Prix, with the #888 BMW M4 Ekris of Max Koebolt and Ricardo van der Ende tasting victory in the opening GT4 European Series Southern Cup race. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

CERTINA joins GT4 European Series

CERTINA has a long-standing commitment to motorsport

CERTINA joins GT4 European SeriesEffective immediately, the Swiss watch brand CERTINA is now Official Partner of the GT4 European Series, comprising its Northern Cup and Southern Cup branches. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

CCTC: Another year, another championship?

Victoria Day SpeedFest this weekend

2016-08-12-1318The upcoming Victoria Day SpeedFest is the traditional season opening event for Canadian motorsport and will feature season opener for the Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Pirelli (CTCC).

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May 17

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “150 DTM races is really quite a lot. I am very proud of what I’ve achieved here.” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoThe calendar for May is packed with major motorsport events. Formula One returns to Monaco for the prestigious Grand Prix through the streets of the principality. But first, the DTM goes to the Motorsport Festival Lausitzring where it shares the billing with the ‘Super Sports Car League’. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

WTCC to embrace FIA Volunteers Day

“This is an opportunity to embrace the day as an occasion to thank all volunteers” – Jean Todt

WTCC to embrace FIA Volunteers DayThe first FIA Volunteers Day will take place on 12 May, celebrating those who dedicate their time to make motorsport possible around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 09

Motorsport Safety Foundation In Canada Initiative

TEAMCMS Representing Motorsport Safety Foundation in Canada

Motorsport Safety Foundation logoThe Motorsport Safety Foundation in Canada Initiative is a partnership between TEAMCMS and Motorsport Safety Foundation with a common mission to unite the racing community under the single purpose of improving safety standards in all forms of motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Herberth Motorsport Porsche defends Hankook 24H Circuit Paul Ricard victory

After 595 laps on the 5.842 kilometre circuit

Impression_800pixThe Herberth Motorsport Porsche 991 GT3 R (#911, Daniel Allemann/Ralf Bohn/Robert Renauer/Alfred Renauer) has won the Hankook 24H Circuit Paul Ricard.

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May 06

Rally Islas Canarias post-event press conference

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 2 of 8

FIA European Rally ChampionshipRally Islas Canarias, 4-6 May. Present: Alexey Lukyanuk/Alexey Artaunov (Russian Performance Motorsport), first overall. Kajetan Kajetanowicz/Jarek Baran (LOTOS Rally Team), second overall. Bruno Magalhães/Hugo Magalhães, third overall.

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May 06

McLaren, Plumb make Continental Tire Challenge history with COTA win

It was Plumb’s 23rd Continental Tire Challenge victory

McLaren has already made plenty of headlines in the world of motorsport, but earned another one Friday at Circuit of The Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 05

ELMS: Where are we standing before the 4 Hours of Monza

More drama is on offer on the fast 5.8km Monza track
2017-04-15-0023A large 36 car grid will gather for the second round of the 2017 ELMS as the series returns to the spiritual home of Italian motorsport – the Autodromo Nazionale Monza.

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May 04

McLaren and Logitech G team up for the World’s Fastest Gamer competition

Mclaren announces World’s Fastest Gamer – A Global Competition with the greatest prize in esports

2017-05-04 - McLaren and Logitech G team up for the World’s Fastest Gamer competitionMcLaren has become the first Formula 1 team to enter the esports arena, announcing World’s Fastest Gamer – the world’s most intense and demanding competition for virtual racers. It’s a contest that will see the winner offered the best job in esports – a role with the Formula 1 team as one of its official simulator drivers.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 30

Honda and Sauber F1 Team to join forces from 2018 onwards

The Sauber F1 Team is very pleased to welcome Honda on-board as its new technological partner from 2018.

10 - Sauber F1 TeamIn the “25 years in Formula One“ anniversary season, the Swiss team is about to set another milestone in its decades-long motorsport history.

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Apr 29

ELMS: All set for high speed action at Monza

4 Hours of Monza

2017-04-15-0030After the dramatic opening race of the 2017 season at Silverstone last month, the European Le Mans Series travels back to Italy for round 2, the 4 Hours of Monza.
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Apr 28

F1 Russian GP: F1 teams show support for Billy Monger in Sochi

Monger lost both of his lower legs after a high-speed accident during the F4 race 12 days ago

F1 teams show support for Billy Monger in SochiThe Formula 1 paddock has come together and shown its support for 17-year-old Billy Monger following his life-changing accident at Donington Park earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 24

Indy 500 toughest leg of Triple Crown bid – Alonso

Alonso is set to be coached by two-time CART champion and 2003 Indy 500 winner Gil de Ferran

Fernando AloIndy 500 toughest leg of Triple Crown bid - Alonsonso believes that the Indianapolis 500 represents the toughest challenge in his bid for the Triple Crown of Motorsport as he gears up for his first Indy car run next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 20

Boccolacci tops day two of Barcelona test

Frenchman heads both sessions of final day  

GP3 - Dorian Boccolacci, Trident, Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona (Test) (2)Dorian Boccolacci has claimed the day two bragging rights by heading both sessions of today’s GP3 Series test session at the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona, using the gloriously sunny but mild conditions to his advantage by claiming both top spots: this morning in a qualifying-style session with a time of 1:32.896, just 0.012s ahead of Nirei Fukuzumi and Jack Aitken, and this afternoon in a long run session with a lap of 1:34.022, well ahead of Alessio Lorandi and Tatiana Calderón. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 20

From dream to reality: Formula E was born in Paris

It was in the City of Light where the lightbulb moment happened

The concept of Formula E was born in Paris as a means to demonstrate the potential of electric vehicles and alternative energy solutions through motorsport.

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Apr 18

Double victory at Oulton Park for the Barwell Motorsport’s Lamborghini Huracán GT3

John Minshaw and Phil Keen dominate the opening round of the British GT Championship

Double victory at Oulton Park for the Barwell Motorsport’s Lamborghini Huracán GT3Perfect start to the 2017 British GT Championship for Barwell Motorsport team. At Oulton Park, opening round of the season, the #33 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 with John Minshaw and Phil Keen behind the wheel – vice champions of 2016 British GT – have literally dominated the race weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 18

Scholarship winner Jake Eidson carries points lead to series debut at Barber Motorsports Park

Jake Eidson began his racing career in karts, and moved up steadily through the formula car ranks
Jake Eidson As the recipient of the first-ever IMSA Hurley Haywood GT3 Cup Scholarship, which helped Eidson secure a full season behind the wheel of a Porsche in the 2017 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, you had to wonder: How would the open-wheel driver perform in a race car that has fenders? Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

BTCC: Austin takes pole after Sutton exclusion

Handy man sitting pretty ahead of race-day at Donington Park

BTCC Austin takes pole after Sutton exclusionHandy Motorsport’s Rob Austin has taken pole position for Round 4 of the 2017 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship after post-qualifying scrutineering resulted in the exclusion of Ashley Sutton. Read the rest of this entry »

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