Tag Archive: Motorsport

Jan 29

McLaren-Honda begins new era with MP4-30 (+photos, + video)

MP4-30 – new technical DNA in the mix

2015-01-29 - McLaren Honda - 01 - MP4-30 - Side OnMcLaren-Honda – the name evokes stirring memories of the past; of Ayrton Senna battling Alain Prost for supremacy; of classic red and white machines dominating for season upon season; of an iconic team writing one of the defining chapters in the motor racing history books.

Jan 29

Formula One and Pirelli: All the numbers from 2014

Last year we faced the biggest challenge that we had experienced since entering the sport

PirelliAs Paul Hembery, Pirelli’s motorsport director, explains: “Each year, we’ve traditionally published all the numbers that tell the story of our Formula One season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Trofeo Motorsport recruits former F1 driver for Bathurst 12-Hour

“I’m looking forward to returning to Bathurst” – Capelli
Manolios Ferrari 8 AGT Highlands After a sabbatical in 2014, Melbourne’s Trofeo Motorsport will return to the grid for the 2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour, the Australian GT regulars now Ferrari mounted which will more than suit their returning star international driver Ivan Capelli. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Konstantin Tereschenko announced as Campos Racing driver for 2015

The Muscovite driver, aged 20, ready to compete for his second Euroformula Open season.

After ranking 6th in the series last year, Tereschenko´s goal is to fight for the crown. Campos Racing is pleased to announce another driver for its campaign in the Euroformula Open: Russia´s Konstantin Tereschenko.

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Jan 23

Trident Motorsport and Marciello together for the 2015 GP2 Series

Raffaele “Lello” Marciello won the 2013 European Formula 3 Championship

Trident Motorsport- Raffaele Marciello 03 Trident Motorsport is proud to announce the agreement reached with Raffaele Marciello, who will be behind the wheel of one of the team’s GP2 Series cars for the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

Former champions join Pirelli for Bathurst 12-Hour assault

2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour

Trofeo_Pirelli_B12H_150115_med 2013 Bathurst 12-Hour champions Erebus Motorsport have become the latest high-profile signing to join the ranks of Pirelli teams making an assault on the 2015 running of the popular event, giving the Italian tyre manufacturer and Australian motorsport distributor Trofeo Motorsport the bulk of the field heading into the season opening enduro in early February [6-8].

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Jan 06

Ohio’s RG Racing Daytona bound to Warm up for 24

“This is a dream of mine, and I know that it is a big project to debut in such a huge event against all the big teams” – Gewirtz.

With each passing day, the dream of RG Racing moves one step closer to reality as Robert Gewirtz prepares his team for its Rolex 24 At Daytona debut on January 24, 2015.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 03

Stellar entry for Rallye Monte-Carlo

Defending champion Sebastien Ogier heads the seeded list

European Rally Championship logo Rallye Monte-Carlo, the opening round of the 2015 World Rally Championship, has attracted a star-studded entry that includes 96 crews, 18 World Rally Cars and two drivers who between them have accrued 11 world titles. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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