Tag Archive: Motorsport

Feb 23

ART Grand Prix GP3 Series line up 2017

ART Grand Prix is pleased to announce the addition of Anthoine Hubert in its 2017 GP3 Series line-up

After competing in karting at a national and international level, the 20-year-old Frenchman began his career in motorsport with a title in French Formula 4 in 2013.

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Feb 14

Pirelli celebrates 110 years of motorsport in Turin

The Doors Are Opened To Pirelli’s High Tech Settimo Torinese Facility

2017-02-14 - Pirelli celebrates 110 years of motorsport in Turin ”We arrived in Paris first, only changing two wheels”, went a telegram sent from the French capital in August 1907 by Prince Scipione Borghese, who won the Peking to Paris race at the wheel of a Pirelli-equipped Itala with a huge advantage over his rivals. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Formula V8 3.5: Tereschenko will race for Teo Martin Motorsport

Tereschenko is the third rookie to join the World Series Formula V8 3.5 so far

TERESCHENKO WILL RACE FOR TEO MARTIN MOTORSPORTTeo Martin Motorsport has announced the Moscow driver Konstantin Tereschenko (1994) to race in its World Series Formula V8 3.5 for the 2017 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

WEC: CEFC Manor TRS racing signs Simon Trummer

The 27 year old Swiss driver has vast experience in motorsport

WEC CEFC Manor TRS racing signs Simon Trummer CEFC Manor TRS Racing are pleased to announce that Simon Trummer will join the team for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship including the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

ERC Junior remains Opel’s number one choice for developing rally talents

Huttunen steps up to FIA ERC Junior following national-level success

ERC Junior remains Opel's number one choice for developing rally talents The importance of the role performed by the FIA ERC Junior Championship in developing future champions has been underlined by confirmation that Opel Motorsport will contest the series for a fourth season running in 2017, entering a three-car line-up of rallying talents in the new ERC Junior Under 27 division for drivers in R2 cars on Pirelli tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Jost Capito splits with McLaren

Capito’s exit has strengthened Eric Boullier’s position as McLaren F1 racing director
Jost Capito splits with McLarenJost Capito has left his position as CEO of McLaren Racing after just months since joining the F1 team from Volkswagen Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Fate intervenes for Ginetta as podium loomed at Bathurst

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour

AH_Bath 12hr_Ginetta_Race_3_001 After 12 hours competing on one of the most demanding circuits in world motorsport, the RA Motorsports supported Ginetta Cars GT4 team completed the event with a fourth placed finish after overcoming a raft of challenges across the event, challenges which ultimately saw just one car greet the chequered flag, just narrowly missing the podium on the car’s Australian debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

6-HOURS; Ginetta G55s right in Bathurst 12 Hour podium battle

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour 

Ginetta_B12H_Dipper_55_AH_med The Bathurst 12 Hour has a history for drama, and whilst there has been plenty of it in the 2017 running of the event, with what seems like an endless collection of Safety Car interventions, the two Ginetta G55 GT4s are continuing to run faultlessly – providing both the #55 team and the #69 team an opportunity to race at the front of the hotly contested Class C. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Ginetta G55 to start Bathurst 12 Hour second

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour

B12hr_Ginetta_55_Chase_Q_AH_040217_med Ginetta Cars will start second and fifth for their Bathurst 12 Hour debut with the mighty Ginetta G55 GT4, with Mike Simpson and Jake Parsons putting in some impressive lap times during the 60-minute qualifying session to set the grid for the iconic event. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 02

Hembery: Silverstone true test of new F1 cars

F1 pre-season testing gets underway at Circuit de Catalunya on the 27th February
2016-07-10-Sunday-0066Pirelli motorsport director Paul Hembery has pointed to Silverstone as the optimum test of the changes both F1 and Pirelli faces in 2017 with the technical regulation changes plus new wider and fatter tyres.

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Feb 02

Kamui Kobayashi joins KCMG for 2017 Super Formula campaign

This season, Kobayashi will divide his time between FIA WEC’s LMP1 grid with Toyota and Super Formula with KCMG

Kamui Kobayashi joins KCMG for 2017 Super Formula campaign KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) is pleased to announce that Kamui Kobayashi will represent the Hong Kong-based squad in their 2017 Super Formula campaign, following the official announcement made during Toyota Gazoo Racing’s highly anticipated motorsport pre-season event held in Mega Web, Tokyo this morning.

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Jan 31

Prémat and Reip bring experience and passion to EGT

Prémat and Reip are the 16th and 17th members of the Drivers’ Club

Alexandre Prémat and Wolfgang Reip as the newest members of the EGT Drivers’ Club The Electric GT Championship, the world’s first 100% zero-emissions GT Championship, is thrilled to announce Alexandre Prémat and Wolfgang Reip as the newest members of the EGT Drivers’ Club.
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Jan 27

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and OMP Racing to link up

F1: Italian motorsport safety equipment provider to become a Team Supplier

2017Renowned OMP safety harnesses to be used in the team’s Silver Arrows race cars. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is pleased to announce a new Team Supplier agreement with OMP Racing ahead of the 2017 Formula One season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

Fossey ready for full year of national rallying

The 18-year-old stepped up from the Junior 1000 series at the beginning of 2016 winning

Fossey ready for full year of national rallying Jersey-born rally star Ed Fossey will contest a full year of rallying in 2017 as he commits to the national British Trials and Rally Drivers Association (BTRDA) Championship aboard his Yokohama-backed Toyota Yaris. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport agrees new partnership with the Wihuri Group

F1: Finnish industry and trade conglomerate becomes a Team Partner 

2017Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is pleased to announce a new Team Partnership agreement with global Finnish conglomerate, the Wihuri Group, effective immediately.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

BE Motorsport aiming to conquer Michelin Le Mans Cup

Javier Ibrán and Álvaro Fontes will race at Monza, Le Mans, Red Bull Ring, Le Castellet, Spa-Francorchamps and Portimão

BE Motorsport aiming to conquer Michelin Le Mans Cup Be Motorsport returns for second European season in its Ligier-Nissan JSP3 LMP3 and the Spanish outfit sets quite an ambitious performance goal on its debut in the Michelin Le Mans Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

George Russell joins Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Driver Programme

Rising British star becomes the latest talent selected by the Silver Arrows for racing support

 George Russell2016 proved a breakthrough year for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Junior Programme. Pascal Wehrlein shone in his first Formula One season with Manor Racing, posting a string of impressive qualifying performances to reach Q2 five times – in addition to clinching only the second ever points scoring finish for the team at the Austrian Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

FIA Formula 3 European Championship enjoys impressive media coverage

Be it print media, web portals or TV stations – all of them were keen to cover the events

170119-media-facts-2016The outstanding performances delivered by the young drivers that were on the FIA Formula 3 European Championship grid in 2016 attracted interest by a wide range of media as well.

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Jan 18

How a high low boosted Volvo Polestar’s WTCC challenge

Thed Björk and Fredrik Ekblom both struggled for form at WTCC Race of Morocco back in May

How a high low boosted Volvo Polestar’s WTCC challengePolestar’s motorsport boss Alexander Murdzevski Schedvin has revealed how his FIA World Touring Car Championship factory Volvo squad hit back from a tough Marrakech weekend to exceed expectations by winning in its first season in the WTCC. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Herberth Motorsport Porsche wins Hankook 24H Dubai

With its Porsche 991 GT3 R, German team Herberth Motorsport has won the Hankook 24H DUBAI

Herberth Motorsport Porsche wins Hankook 24H Dubai_1 In the twelfth running of the event, drivers Daniel Allemann, Ralf Bohn, Robert Renauer, Alfred Renauer and Brendon Hartley racked up a total of 578 laps of the 5.399 kilometres long Dubai Autodrome.

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