Tag Archive: Motorsport

Feb 12

Young stars flying high in 2016

Mercedes-Benz Junior drivers Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon to secure Formula One roles for 2016

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team Continuing a long tradition of nurturing racing talent, Mercedes-Benz is pleased to have secured Formula One roles for two of its brightest young stars – Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon – during the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 10

“A naturally aspirated V8 engine will always have a special place in motorsport”

The engine is the heart of any motorsport competition

“A NATURALLY ASPIRATED V8 ENGINE WILL ALWAYS HAVE A SPECIAL PLACE IN MOTORSPORT”And as such, it’s even more important in the Formula V8 3.5 because it is one singularity that makes the difference compared to other Series. The way to deliver the power of a naturally aspirated V8 engine and its sound are both unforgettable. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Hyundai R5 breaks cover at French test

Kevin Abbring completed the first test of Hyundai Motorsport’s new R5 rally car in southern France last week.

The car is based on the five-door new-generation i20, like the team’s World Rally Car which made a podium-winning debut at Rallye Monte-Carlo last month. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Renault launches comprehensive motorsport programme (+photos)

Groupe Renault Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn reveals Renault’s complete motorsport plan

2016-02-03 - Renault (3)Groupe Renault Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn today revealed Renault’s complete motorsport plans at an event held at the Renault Technocentre in Guyancourt, France.

Feb 02

Aurelien Panis completes Arden Motorsport FV8 3.5 challenge

2016 FV8 3.5 driver announcement

Aurelien Panis 1 Arden Motorsport is delighted to confirm Aurelien Panis has signed with the team for the 2016 FV8 3.5 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Trident announces 2016 GP3 Series roster

Trident is delighted to announce the team’s driver roster for the 2016 GP3 Series season

Trident Motorsport logo The line-up will include Antonio Fuoco (#Car5), Artur Janosz (#Car6), Giuliano Alesi (#Car7) and Sandy Stuvik (#Car8). With three experienced racers and a young and talented rookie, the Italian squad is definitely aiming for the championship’s title. A goal that was only missed by a small margin last season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

Former champion Kopecký to make ERC return

Kopecký will be a favourite for victory on Barum Czech Rally Zlín

Former champion Kopecký to make ERC returnJan Kopecký, who won the FIA European Rally Championship in 2013, will return to the series in the summer when he contests his home round of the ERC in Czech Republic. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

FIA Formula 3 European Championship shines with excellent media figures

On average, over 53,000 spectators flocked to the race track each weekend

The 2015 season of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship not only featured top-class races and a very strong field of competitors, but also stood out for a very good media presence once more.

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Jan 26

Meet Formula E’s Mr Versatile

Andrew van de Burgt speaks to Venturi’s Stephane Sarrazin

Andrew van de Burgt speaks to Venturi's Stephane SarrazinDuring the post-war years, as motorsport developed across Europe, fans could expect to see the stars of the day in everything from Formula 1 to sportscars, touring cars, rallying and even hillclimbs. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Campos Racing confirms motorsport´s rising stars for 2016 GP3 season

Spain´s Palou, Russia´s Tereschenko and Netherlands´ Schothorst will drive for Campos Racing this year

equipo gp3Campos Racing is pleased to announce new driver line up for 2016 GP3 season where the Alzira-based team will have a three-car roster.

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Jan 17

Ecclestone: Female drivers wouldn’t be taken seriously

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says a female racer ‘wouldn’t be taken seriously’ if they were to secure an F1 race seat

Tatiana Calderon On the weekend when former Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff launches her ‘Dare to Be Different’ campaign to increase female participation in all areas of motorsport, Bernie Ecclestone says a woman racer ‘wouldn’t be taken seriously’ if they were to secure an F1 race seat. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Paddon earns Hyundai Sweden nod

The Kiwi finished fifth last year in only his second appearance at the WRC’s only pure winter fixture

Hayden Paddon has been named in Hyundai Motorsport’s lead squad for next month’s Rally Sweden (11 – 14 February) in preference to Dani Sordo. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Star-studded entry for Rallye Monte-Carlo

Defending champion Sébastien Ogier heads the seeded entry list

A total of 90 crews, 15 in the premier World Rally Car category, will start Rallye Monte-Carlo, the opening round of the 2016 World Rally Championship, later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 29

Formula Three race winner Lance Stroll to make sports car debut with Ford Chip Ganassi Gacing

Single-seater series multi-champion to race Ford EcoBoost Prototype in Rolex 24 At Daytona

Lance Stroll Lance Stroll will make his sports car and 24 hour race debut when the Canadian competes in the Rolex 24 At Daytona with Ford Chip Ganassi Racing next month (30-31 Jan).

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Dec 29

Wolff: Mercedes could loosen reins to enliven F1

“If you start to win, you run around with a target on your back and people will try to shoot you” – Wolff

Wolff: Mercedes could loosen reins to enliven F1Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg could be allowed to ‘go their own way’ on strategy in a Mercedes bid to avoid its dominance damaging both F1 and its own popularity. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 28

Rossi hints at imminent ‘exciting news’

“I would like to thank the Manor Marussia F1 team for their continued belief and commitment in me”

2015-10-22_37668 Alexander Rossi headed into the Christmas break hinting that he would have positive career developments to announce in the New Year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

Norwegians plan ERC adventure

RS Motorsport will run the pair’s Fiesta with backing from Norway’s largest Ford dealership, RøhneSelmer AS

Norwegians plan ERC adventurePromising Norwegian crew Frank Tore Larsen and co-driver Torstein Eriksen will enter selected rounds of the FIA European Rally Championship in 2016 as part of a three-year ERC campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

BE Motorsport to conquer Europe with new Ligier LMP3

New name, same ambitious goals for BE Motorsport, formerly known as Buggy Experience Racing Team

BE Motorsport 2 The Spanish team will contest the European Le Mans Series and the V de V with its recently acquired Ligier-Nissan LMP3. Javier Ibrán, Toni Castillo and Mathijs Bakker have been announced as drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Felipe Massa joins Williams stars at Autosport International

Williams Martini Racing driver Felipe Massa will lead a line-up of famous Williams faces at Autosport International this January
2015-06-06_0517 Also starring at the NEC as part of a major Williams feature will be Williams Martini Racing Deputy Team Principal, Claire Williams, and Chief Technical Officer Pat Symonds, giving fans exclusive insight into the world of Formula One.

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Dec 15

Williams Advanced Engineering supports Jaguar’s return to racing (+video)

A film on Jaguar’s return to racing can be viewed

Williams Advanced Engineering Supports Jaguar's Return to Racing  - FE-CAR Jaguar today announced its return to global motorsport with an entry for the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship, with Williams Advanced Engineering confirmed as technical partner. Read the rest of this entry »

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