Finland’s Esapekka Lappi has held talks with Toyota about a potential place in its new WRC programme next year
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Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season – Tales from the paddock
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.
FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1, Round 5, Mexico City
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.
For the third year in a row, World RX joins the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres (GP3R)
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.
First test days of 2016 for participants in the Young Drivers Program and GT3 Junior Program
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.
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.
Just eight points separate Scott Hargrove, Daniel Morad and Zach Robichon
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.
Summer Challenge at Shannonville Motorsport Park: 10th Anniversary special event for CTCC
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.
Successful First collective test
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.
The driver replaced in the team RP Motorsport is the Venezuelan Johnny Ceccotto Jr.
Artur 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.
476 laps on the 4.307 kilometres circuit in the Dutch dunes equal a total distance of 2,050.132 kilometres
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.