Tag Archive: Motorsport

Dec 03

Porsche strengthens driver lineup

Motorsport 2017

Porsche Night of Champions Porsche Worksdriver 2017 Porsche has paid tribute to the outstanding achievements of teams and drivers during 2016 at the Night of Champions motorsport gala in Weissach. On this occasion, the new driver lineup for the 2017 season was announced. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 02

Electric GT to feature at Autosport International

Europe’s largest motorsport show

Electric GT Championship logo The Electric GT (EGT) Championship is delighted to confirm its presence at Autosport International (January 12-15, 2017), to showcase the world’s first 100% zero-emissions GT series.
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Nov 30

Tales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “New rules mean that racing will become even more exciting”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-11-26 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Nico RosbergTales from the paddock – Gary Paffett: “New rules mean that racing will become even more exciting”. The 2016 Formula 1 World Championship has been decided: Nico Rosberg secured the world title for the first time in his career in a thrilling finale in Abu Dhabi. Meanwhile, the next round of DTM testing for 2017 is just getting under way. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (+photos)

Petronas has been the lifeblood of the team’s triple Championship success

2016-11-29 - Petronas welcomes F1 World Champions to Kuala Lumpur (7) Petronas gave the 2016 Formula One World Champions an ecstatic reception at the company’s headquarters in Malaysia on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 23

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “Hardly any laps under racing conditions and a winning car that was upside down on its roof”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-10-22_70960 Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “Hardly any laps under racing conditions and a winning car that was upside down on its roof” Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

WEC: Festival of Motorsport and entertainment for all in Bahrain!

Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2016-11-17-Thurasday-0119 This weekend’s Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain, taking place at the impressive Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir between 17-19 November, headlines an all-encompassing festival of motorsport.

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Nov 17

WRC: Ogier fastest in Australia warm-up

World champion Sébastien Ogier headed a Volkswagen Motorsport 1-2 in Thursday morning’s shakedown at Kennards Hire Rally Australia

He set the fastest time in his third and final run through the 5.02km Boyds Road speed test, edging Polo R team-mate Andreas Mikkelsen by a tenth of a second. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “After the second day of testing, I had a sore behind” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “After the second day of testing, I had a sore behind” Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Tales from the paddock – Chantal Kroll: “As for 2017, we’re obviously hoping for a successful defence of our title in the 24H Series”

Tales from the paddock – Chantal Kroll: “As for 2017, we’re obviously hoping for a successful defence of our title in the 24H Series”

2016-10-23_72788 Only three more races before we find out who is to be the 2016 Formula 1 world champion. After the spectacular US Grand Prix at Austin, the Silver Arrows are busy preparing for next weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Tales from the paddock – Ulrich Fritz: “The team coped incredibly well with this Herculean task” (+videos)

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

DTM, Lausitzring. Mercedes-AMG DTM Team, Mercedes-Benz, DTM, Lucas Auer, BWT Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM Onto the home straight: After the grand finale of the 2016 DTM in Hockenheim, we’re immediately off to North America for back-to-back Formula 1 races in the USA and Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

McLaren Applied Technologies selected by the FIA as exclusive battery supplier to Formula E for 2018 to 2020

“Our new battery will almost double the energy storage, eliminating the need for drivers to swap cars during a race”

McLaren Applied Technologies logo Following today’s meeting of the World Motorsport Council, the FIA has announced that McLaren Applied Technologies has been selected as the exclusive supplier of batteries to the Formula E Championship for seasons five and six (2018-2019 and 2019-2020). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

BMW announces Andretti tie-in

BMW i to continue as Official Vehicle Partner

BMW announces Andretti tie-inBMW has announced that it will work closely with the Andretti team in the FIA Formula E Championship – the fully-electric city street racing series. As a partner of Andretti Formula E, BMW Motorsport will work closely with the team in order to familiarise itself with the series and to check the possibility of a works involvement in the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

ELMS: A point to prove for Eurasia as teams reconvenes at Spa Francorchamps

Eurasia is fourth in the championship
2016-06-15_Wednesday-0025 LeSports by Eurasia Motorsport aims to hit the ground running as the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) reconvenes this weekend (23 – 25 September, 2016) at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, having narrowly missed out on the podium last time out in France.

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Sep 21

Tales from the paddock – Jochen Bitzer: “We intend to defend our title at the FIA GT World Cup in Macau”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-09-18 - MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Großer Preis von Singapur 2016. Nico RosbergThe countdown is under way: The DTM will stage the penultimate race meeting of the season this weekend. The battle for the championship is still wide open in the run-up to Budapest. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 19

MotorLand: Marquez prepares to spread the red

Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón

Motorland Aragón  2013-02-22 Tides change from yellow to red as MotoGP™ rolls into the championship leader’s backyard. MotorLand Aragon is one of the new wonders of European motorsport. The technical and spectacular circuit, one of the most recently completed on the calendar, has swiftly moved from new to modern classic for both riders and fans; often cited as a favourite by many on the grid.

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Sep 09

Farewell tour for one of the longest-serving DTM drivers: after 16 years, Martin Tomczyk has decided to call time on his successful career in the DTM

Farewell to DTM after 16 years: Martin Tomczyk

After 16 years Martin Tomczyk will end his DTM career.The fans will see the driver from BMW Team Schnitzer behind the wheel of his BMW M Performance Parts M4 DTM for the last time at the Nürburgring, in Budapest and at the Hockenheimring. Tomczyk will remain a part of the BMW Motorsport family, concentrating on competition in international motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

Jeroen Bleekemolen and Barwell Motorsport storm to Hankook 24H Barcelona pole

Jeroen Bleekemolen was the fastest driver on the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

Jeroen Bleekemolen and Barwell Motorsport storm to Hankook 24H Barcelona pole The Barwell Motorsport Lamborghini Huracán GT3 (#52 Mark Poole/Richard Abra/Jeroen Bleekemolen/Joe Osborne) claimed pole position for tomorrow’s Hankook 24H BARCELONA.

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Aug 31

Tales from the paddock: “My predictions for the DTM title are…” – Pascal Wehrlein

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-08-28 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team - Großer Preis von Belgien 2016. Lewis Hamilton Two motorsport classics within a week: After the legendary Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, the Formula 1 season continues in the ‘Royal Park’ of Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

WEC: Mark Webber’s Mexico Memories

The track without a doubt bears some challenges for us

WEC - Mark Webber Ahead of the fifth round of the World Endurance Championship, Mark shares his thoughts on the race in the motorsport wealthy metropolis of Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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