Tag Archive: Motorsport

Aug 26

WRC: Lappi breaks silence over Toyota rumours

Finland’s Esapekka Lappi has held talks with Toyota about a potential place in its new WRC programme next year

The 25-year-old underlined his position as one of the sport’s hottest young talents last weekend when he won the WRC 2 category at ADAC Rallye Deutschland with the Skoda Motorsport team. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

Felix Rosenqvist: “I find the allegations absolutely ridiculous”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season  – Tales from the paddock

Felix Rosenqvist Summer break comes to an end: Last weekend, the DTM entered the second half of the season in Moscow – and not without talking points. Next weekend, it’s the return of Formula 1 with a visit to the legendary Ardennes rollercoaster at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 24

WEC: Porsche motorsport in Mexico – inspiring for more than 60 years

FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1, Round 5, Mexico  City

2016-07-22-Friday-0080 A debut in Central America: In 2016 the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be held for the first time in Mexico City. When Porsche enters the 919 Hybrid into the fifth round of the WEC on September 1st to 3rd this also means a return. Back in 1954, a class win at the famous road race “Carrera Panamericana” proved to be groundbreaking for the company.

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Aug 14

Hyundai hoping to play home advantage

The squad conducted an intensive three-phase testing programme in preparation for the first all-asphalt round of 2016

Hyundai Motorsport has its sights set on a return to the FIA World Rally Championship podium as the team tackles its home event at ADAC Rallye Deutschland (18 – 21 August). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Tales from the paddock: On holiday with three DTM stars in Ibiza

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

Tales from the paddock On holiday with three DTM stars in Ibiza Formula 1 and the DTM are still on their summer break. Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella and Christian Vietoris tell us what they got up to on their group holiday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

World RX crosses Atlantic for Canadian leg 

For the third year in a row, World RX joins the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres (GP3R)

2015-08-08_33492 The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will embark on the season’s second half later this week following a month-long summer break. World RX of Canada (5-7 August) forms the seventh round of the World Championship and marks the first flyaway event of 2016.

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Jul 31

Over 20 000 spectators for Ferrari Racing Days Sochi

Goodbye Sochi!

Over 20 000 spectators for Ferrari Racing Days Sochi (1) The first Ferrari Racing Days event in Russia was completed today with a record of spectators. Over 20,000 turned out between Saturday and Sunday, confirming the passion of Russian people for motorsport and the world related to the Prancing Horse.

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Jul 14

First training session for the young drivers of Lamborghini Squadra Corse

First test days of 2016 for participants in the Young Drivers Program and GT3 Junior Program

First training session for the young drivers of Lamborghini Squadra Corse Following the announcement of the 14 members of the Young Drivers Program and the 20 participants in the GT3 Junior Program, Lamborghini Squadra Corse started the first training session of the season last June. And for the drivers selected by the Lamborghini Motorsport department for the year 2016, it is time to get serious. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-07-10-Sunday-0172 A busy hot summer of motor sport continues unabated: After two Formula 1 wins by the Silver Arrows in Austria and England, the DTM now heads to Zandvoort for its next meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

WRC: Injured Sordo in doubt for Finland

Dani Sordo’s participation in Neste Rally Finland [28 – 31 July] hangs in the balance while he recovers from an accident during testing last week

The Spaniard sustained a fissure fracture of a vertebrae when he crashed his Hyundai i20 at high speed during a pre-event test in Finland on Friday. He spent a night in hospital before returning home to Spain to recuperate. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

Second half of season starting at Toronto with close races in all classes

Just eight points separate Scott Hargrove, Daniel Morad and Zach Robichon

2016-06-12_0322 The tight race for the Platinum Cup championship will rage on among three young Canadian stars as the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama competes July 15-17 on one of the biggest stages in Canadian motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

10th Anniversary special event for CTCC

Summer Challenge at Shannonville Motorsport Park: 10th Anniversary special event for CTCC 

Summer Challenge at Shannonville Motorsport Park - 10th Anniversary special event for CTC The Summer Challenge on July 16-17 marks the half of the season for CTCC presented by Continental Tire. As CTCC celebrates its 10th season, this edition of the Summer Challenge will showcase added content and festivities. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

Flagworld.com report from the British Grand Prix – Thursday – So far so good

2016-07-07-Thursday-0053Oh yes it’s big, really big, as I take the familiar drive down Dadford road and into the home of British motorsport Silverstone circuit I see something unfamiliar, the normally deserted campsite’s and fields surrounding the track are awash with tents, caravans and campers, flags fly high in the air adorned with their favourite teams, drivers and home towns and football teams and it’s only 8am on Thursday!

Flagworld photo album

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Jul 06

F4SEA champions the development of Asia’s Motorsport Ecosystem

Successful First collective test

Formula 4 South East Asia, formula4.asia The FIA F4 global championship format arrives in Asia with the first successful F4 South East Asia driver’s collective tests at Sepang F1 track. A significant turning point for the development of Asian motorsport, the F4 SEA championship, certified by the FIA, will kick off with a six-race event on the 5-7th August at Sepang International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 23

Formula V8 3.5: Artur Janosz to join RP Motorsport at Paul Ricard

The driver replaced in the team RP Motorsport is the Venezuelan Johnny Ceccotto Jr.

ARTUR JANOSZ TO JOIN RP MOTORSPORT AT PAUL RICARDArtur Janosz (Poland, 1993) joins RP Motorsport team for the meeting of Paul Ricard. To continue growing professionally in his career, the Polish driver Artur Janosz will jump to Formula V8 3.5 this weekend to compete in both races at Paul Ricard with RP Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Le Mans 24 Hours: Giuseppe Risi, team owner extraordinaire

Portrait of a prominent figure in motorsport

Giuseppe Risi, team owner extraordinaire [2/2]Three-time class winner at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Giuseppe Risi is back this year with his team Risi Competizione. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Dedicated Lance Stroll strives for excellence off-track in quest to reach pinnacle of motorsport

Canadian teenager totally disciplined in terms of diet and fitness on daily basis

Nick Cassidy (Prema Powerteam team-mate), Lance Stroll, David Whiteman & Hugo Mousseau (Personal Manager). Lance Stroll is on a mission to become Canada’s next Formula One driver and returns home to Montréal next week to be at the Canadian Grand Prix.

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May 18

McLaren Applied Technologies appoints Rodi Basso as Motorsports Director

Rodi is expected to take up his new role later this summer

2016-05-18 - McLaren Applied Technologies appoints Rodi Basso as Motorsports Director McLaren Applied Technologies has announced the appointment of Rodi Basso as Motorsports Director, where he will spearhead and continue to develop the company’s longstanding and highly regarded motorsport offering.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

REPAC and Asian Le Mans join forces to support Malaysian motorsport

REPAC will partner the Asian branch of the ACO (Automobile Club de l’Ouest) for the 2016/2017 season

The main objective of this partnership is to create a path for Malaysians into the Le Mans 24 hours through the Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup.

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May 07

Precote Herberth Motorsport Porsche wins Hankook 12H Zandvoort after faultless race

476 laps on the 4.307 kilometres circuit in the Dutch dunes equal a total distance of 2,050.132 kilometres

Precote Herberth Motorsport Porsche wins Hankook 12H Zandvoort after faultless race With a remarkable four-lap-margin, the Precote Herberth Motorsport Porsche 991 GT3 R (#911, Daniel Allemann/Ralf Bohn/Robert Renauer/Alfred Renauer) won the Hankook 12H Zandvoort, the fourth round of the 2016 24H Series powered by Hankook.

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