Tag Archive: Motorsport

Mar 21

Gerhard Berger takes over from Hans Werner Aufrecht as ITR Chairman

The world’s most popular touring-car series will be comprehensively enhanced

Gerhard Berger was confirmed as Chairman of ‘Internationalen Tourenwagen Rennen e.V’ (ITR)ITR is being restructured for the future: Today, former Grand Prix winner, BMW Motorsport Director and Formula One team co-owner Gerhard Berger was confirmed as Chairman of ‘Internationalen Tourenwagen Rennen e.V’ (ITR).

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Mar 20

Spanish motorsport federation joins forces with ERC

RFEDA to reward inaugural Spanish Junior R2 champion with ERC Junior U27 campaign

Spanish motorsport federation joins forces with ERCThe winner of the recently announced Spanish junior championship, Beca Junior R2, will be handed a prize drive in next season’s FIA ERC Junior Under 27 Championship as part of a major initiative from the country’s motorsport federation, RFEDA, and a new alliance with ERC promoter Eurosport Events. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Julius Baer announced as title sponsor for Mexico City ePrix

Returning to the historic Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez for the second running of Formula E

Julius Baer – leading Swiss private banking group and Global Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship – has today been announced as the title sponsor for round four of the 2016/17 season in Mexico City. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Competent Motorsport launches new offering

“We are thrilled to launch Competent Optics and to have this opportunity with Skeleton”

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA - SonomaCompetent Motorsport is pleased to announce that we have been selected by Skeleton Optics to be a Distributor for the brands innovative new line of  sunglass eyewear doing business as COMPETENT OPTICS.
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Mar 11

Campos Racing will be in the renewed FIA Formula 2

The GP2 Series has been renamed to FIA Formula 2 in 2017

Formula One Group and the FIA have agreed that the GP2 Series changes its name to FIA Formula 2 for this year. The organizers have rethought the structure to provide the drivers with a clearer path to arrive to Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

WEC: Porsche announces driver pairings for the new 911 RSR

The 911 RSR with the starting number 91 can be recognised by the red Porsche lettering on a black windscreen

2016-11-25-0003 The Porsche GT Team campaigns two 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR in the GT class of the FIA World Endurance Championship, which has been given world championship status in 2017 for the first time. After a year of development in 2016, the 2015 FIA WEC title winners return with a works entry to the world’s most important GT competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Total is turning to girl power in motorsport this season!

We are proud to welcome those news driver within the Total Canada family.

Total logo It is during the International Women’s Day that Total proudly announced that two women will carry Total’s colour in motorsport this season! Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

WRC: Thrilling city spectacle kicks off Rally Mexico

Massive crowds will generate a sizzling atmosphere

WRC Thrilling city spectacle kicks off Rally Mexico Bustling Mexico City will stop in its tracks on Thursday (9 March) when the FIA World Rally Championship transforms the famous Zócalo square into a colourful motorsport fiesta.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

Paul Hembery nominated Executive President of Latam region, maintains coordination of motorsport activities

Mario Isola head of car racing

Pirelli Giorgio Barbier head of moto racing and Gianni Guidotti head of technical and commercial operations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 02

Brawn hints at reform for small teams as Manor dream ends

“In the long run, we need to make sure more teams have the capability to compete”
2016-06-10_0867 New F1 motorsport director Ross Brawn says it is an objective of the revised Formula One Group to put small teams ‘on a sounder footing’ as part of a wider plan to improve the sport in the coming years. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Allianz becomes official partner of Formula E

Allianz and Formula E join forces in an innovative partnership that will continue Allianz’s prominence within motorsport

The FIA Formula E Championship, the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series, is proud to announce an exciting partnership with Allianz, one of the world’s leading insurance companies. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

ART Grand Prix GP3 Series line up 2017

ART Grand Prix is pleased to announce the addition of Anthoine Hubert in its 2017 GP3 Series line-up

After competing in karting at a national and international level, the 20-year-old Frenchman began his career in motorsport with a title in French Formula 4 in 2013.

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Feb 14

Pirelli celebrates 110 years of motorsport in Turin

The Doors Are Opened To Pirelli’s High Tech Settimo Torinese Facility

2017-02-14 - Pirelli celebrates 110 years of motorsport in Turin ”We arrived in Paris first, only changing two wheels”, went a telegram sent from the French capital in August 1907 by Prince Scipione Borghese, who won the Peking to Paris race at the wheel of a Pirelli-equipped Itala with a huge advantage over his rivals. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Formula V8 3.5: Tereschenko will race for Teo Martin Motorsport

Tereschenko is the third rookie to join the World Series Formula V8 3.5 so far

TERESCHENKO WILL RACE FOR TEO MARTIN MOTORSPORTTeo Martin Motorsport has announced the Moscow driver Konstantin Tereschenko (1994) to race in its World Series Formula V8 3.5 for the 2017 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

WEC: CEFC Manor TRS racing signs Simon Trummer

The 27 year old Swiss driver has vast experience in motorsport

WEC CEFC Manor TRS racing signs Simon Trummer CEFC Manor TRS Racing are pleased to announce that Simon Trummer will join the team for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship including the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

ERC Junior remains Opel’s number one choice for developing rally talents

Huttunen steps up to FIA ERC Junior following national-level success

ERC Junior remains Opel's number one choice for developing rally talents The importance of the role performed by the FIA ERC Junior Championship in developing future champions has been underlined by confirmation that Opel Motorsport will contest the series for a fourth season running in 2017, entering a three-car line-up of rallying talents in the new ERC Junior Under 27 division for drivers in R2 cars on Pirelli tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

Jost Capito splits with McLaren

Capito’s exit has strengthened Eric Boullier’s position as McLaren F1 racing director
Jost Capito splits with McLarenJost Capito has left his position as CEO of McLaren Racing after just months since joining the F1 team from Volkswagen Motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 05

Fate intervenes for Ginetta as podium loomed at Bathurst

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour

AH_Bath 12hr_Ginetta_Race_3_001 After 12 hours competing on one of the most demanding circuits in world motorsport, the RA Motorsports supported Ginetta Cars GT4 team completed the event with a fourth placed finish after overcoming a raft of challenges across the event, challenges which ultimately saw just one car greet the chequered flag, just narrowly missing the podium on the car’s Australian debut. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

6-HOURS; Ginetta G55s right in Bathurst 12 Hour podium battle

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour 

Ginetta_B12H_Dipper_55_AH_med The Bathurst 12 Hour has a history for drama, and whilst there has been plenty of it in the 2017 running of the event, with what seems like an endless collection of Safety Car interventions, the two Ginetta G55 GT4s are continuing to run faultlessly – providing both the #55 team and the #69 team an opportunity to race at the front of the hotly contested Class C. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 04

Ginetta G55 to start Bathurst 12 Hour second

2017 Bathurst 12-Hour

B12hr_Ginetta_55_Chase_Q_AH_040217_med Ginetta Cars will start second and fifth for their Bathurst 12 Hour debut with the mighty Ginetta G55 GT4, with Mike Simpson and Jake Parsons putting in some impressive lap times during the 60-minute qualifying session to set the grid for the iconic event. Read the rest of this entry »

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