Tag Archive: Motorsport

Feb 12

Rene Binder signs for Trident Motorsport:

“I am confident that this was the right step!”

GP2 - Rene Binder Rene Binder has decided to make his third attempt in the official F1 feeder series joining forces with Trident Motorsport.

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Feb 11

Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour: Fourth for Exedra Motorsport

“It was certainly the toughest 12-Hour race I’ve ever been a part of”

Exedra Motorsport at Bathurst 12-Hour The drama of the 2015 Liqui Moly Bathurst 12-Hour was on par with some of the world’s greatest endurance races, yet despite a record 20 Safety Car periods (previous record was 13), and some incredible on track action which saw a number of leading teams sidelined, the twin Equity-One supported Jamec-Pem Audis finished strongly, claiming fourth and fifth in class in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Arden Motorsport WSR FR3.5 driver announcement

Canadian driver Nicholas Latifi completes Arden Motorsport  line-up in World Series by Renault FR3.5

Arden Motorsport - Nicholas Latifi Nicholas Latifi has secured a seat at Arden Motorsport for the 2015 World Series by Renault FR3.5 Season. Nicholas joins Arden Motorsport having moved up from European F3, where he finished tenth with one podium and five top five finishes. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Harold Primat taking the positives from problematic Bathurst 12 Hour

“Obviously we were hoping for a lot more” – Primat
Harold Primat’s eventful Bathurst 12 Hour came to an end just 60 minutes before the scheduled finish at Mount Panorama on Sunday (February 8) after a drivetrain failure sidelined his works Bentley Motorsport Continental GT3. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Corsica returns to WRC calendar

The Tour de Corse will replace Rallye de France – Alsace in the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship.

FFSA, motorsport’s governing body in France, confirmed on Friday (6 February) that the Mediterranean island event would return to the series as the 11th round on 1 – 4 October. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

Marquez sets quickest ever lap at Sepang to top first official MotoGP test

Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia

MotoGP - Bridgestone Motorsport technical area in MotoGP paddock Current World Champion Marc Marquez emphatically underlined his title credentials for the upcoming season by setting a scorching time of 1’58.867 at the first MotoGP™ group test of 2015 at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Pirelli’s Paul Hembery to attend Bathurst 12-Hour

 Fresh from the opening Formula One test of the year, Pirelli’s Motorsport Director Paul Hembery will fly into Bathurst on Friday 

Trofeo Paul Hembery Already the 2015 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour has attracted huge overseas interest, with international teams, cars and drivers entered for this year’s event, but arguably one of the biggest names to appear in the paddock this time around, won’t be a competitor.

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Feb 03

Eastern Canadian Rally Championship kicks off this Saturday

New Performance Rally Championship…

ECRC-CREC logo A brand new motorsport championship will start this weekend at the Rallye Perce-Neige Maniwaki. The Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC), pitting all the young Canadian drivers against each other, as well as numerous veterans. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Bridgestone prepares for the first MotoGP™ group test of 2015

Like last year, the MotoGP regulations for 2015 provide concessions on rear tyre choice

Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP front slick tyres The riders contesting this year’s MotoGP™ World Championship will get their first taste of Bridgestone’s 2015 specification tyres at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit from February 4-6, as the world’s largest tyre maker embarks on its seventh season as the official tyre supplier to the series. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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