Tag Archive: Motorsport

Oct 05

Motul announced as new WorldSBK Title Sponsor

Solid agreement signed for the next five seasons, from 2016 to 2020

WSBK - Marc Saurina, WSBK Commercial and Marketing Director with Roman Grabowski, Motul Motorsport Manager Details of the agreement between Dorna Group and Motul were revealed at Magny-Cours last Friday during the penultimate round of the 2015 WorldSBK season.

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Oct 02

Michelin extends Formula E tyre supply

French manufacturer to supply tyres through to the end of 2018/19

French manufacturer to supply tyres through to the end of 2018/19Michelin has been named as the exclusive tyre supplier for the Formula E series until the end of the 2018/19 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Signature of a Letter of Intent between Renault Group and Gravity Motorsports S.a.r.l.

Extending 38 years of commitment of the brand to world’s premier motorsport championship series

Groupe Renault logo Renault Group and Gravity Motorsports S.a.r.l., an affiliate of Genii Capital SA, are pleased to announce the signature of a Letter of Intent regarding the potential acquisition by Renault of a controlling stake in Lotus F1 Team Ltd. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 13

Backstage at the World Series by Renault

Behind the scenes at the F1 Show

Today we take you behind the scenes at one of the most eagerly awaited events of every World Series by Renault weekend: the Infiniti Red Bull F1 Show. A major attraction for the fans, the Show provides privileged access to the pinnacle of motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

ELMS unveils 2016 calendar

ELMS gets bigger and better in 2016

European Le Mans SeriesThe European Le Mans Series will expand in 2016 with a six race calendar, with an additional four hour race at Spa-Francorchamps, joining the now familiar events at Silverstone, Imola, Red Bull Ring, Paul Ricard and Estoril. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

Monza Q&A with Racing Engineering Ines Koschutnig

“With the encouraging results from Spa I really hope we can keep the momentum going.”

The temple of Italian motorsport, Monza, is the venue for this weekend’s GP2 Series races, round eight of the 2015 Championship and the Racing Engineering team and their two drivers, Alexander Rossi and Jordan King, are looking forward to the challenges of this famous circuit.

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Aug 30

Rossi reigns in the rain to claim brilliant British Grand Prix victory

Round 12: British MotoGP™ race report

MotoGP - Valentino Rossi - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - British MotoGP race winner A late change in the weather set the scene for a dramatic British Grand Prix and in the first wet race of the MotoGP™ season it was Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi who took a brilliant victory ahead of the Ducati duo of Danilo Petrucci and Andrea Dovizioso. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Wolff only eyeing young talent long-term

Toto Wolff confirms that he sees Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg forming Mercedes F1 line-up for the foreseeable future…

Wolff only eyeing young talent long-termMercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff admits that, while he is excited by the up-and-coming talent on the marque’s roster, there is not plan to rush them into F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

Marquez smashes Silverstone lap record to seize British Grand Prix pole position

Round 12: British MotoGP™ – Qualifying

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda Team - British MotoGP FP4 Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez smashed his own Silverstone Circuit Best Lap record to claim his sixth pole position of the MotoGP season ahead of Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo and his Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa.

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Aug 28

Lorenzo sets the benchmark in British Grand Prix Free Practice

Round 12: British MotoGP™ – Free Practice 1&2

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo - Movistar Yamaha MotoGP - British MotoGP FP2Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was the benchmark on the opening day of action at the British Grand Prix, the current championship leader setting a time of 2’02.338 in this afternoon’s Free Practice 2 session. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

The expert’s tip: Bednaruk favours Spengler and Wittmann

He makes sure that the Russian crowds on site are perfectly informed

Sergey Bednaruk is the track announcer for the DTM race meeting at Moscow. And in addition, he is a true motor-racing expert. Bednaruk works both for the Russian version of motorsport.com and as TV commentator. In his expert tip he tells us what he is expecting from the Russian race weekend and who he believes to become the beaming winners.   Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 27

Porsche confirms LMP1 programme up to end of 2018

Porsche continues racing into the future with the 919 Hybrid

The board of Porsche AG has decided to extend the Le Mans prototype programme until the end of the 2018 season. With its ground-breaking concept – a downsizing turbo engine and powerful energy recovery systems, combined with an extreme lightweight design – the racing car with a performance of around 1,000 hp serves as a research laboratory for future sports car technology.  Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Silverstone preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 12 preview 

MotoGP logo Silverstone in the United Kingdom plays host to round twelve of the 2015 MotoGP™ World Championship, the circuit’s combination of a fast average speed and cool temperatures placing significant demand on tyres. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 23

Mercedes waiting as Red Bull-Renault row intensifies

Toto Wolff says Mercedes will wait in the wings as Red Bull reportedly considers ending it deal with Renault a year early.

Mercedes waiting as Red Bull-Renault row intensifiesMercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff says the manufacturer will not open discussions with Red Bull whilst it is discussing its future with Renault amidst rumours an early split is being considered. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

45,000 spectators came out to Europe’s Biggest Drag Racing Event – the NitrolympX.

30th NitrolympX

2015-08-09_0100Today we will look back on a very special event in Germany, the 30th Anniversary of Europe’s Biggest Drag Racing Event – the NitrolympX.

Flagworld photo album

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Aug 07

Volkswagen to start 2017 testing

The German squad will be the first manufacturer to test a car featuring the exciting new-generation rules

Volkswagen Motorsport is due to begin testing a World Rally Car incorporating new-for-2017 technical regulations this month, wrc.com understands. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Honda: We didn’t imagine F1 comeback to be so hard

Yasuhisa Arai admits Honda didn’t expect to be tackling the challenges it has been facing since its return to F1

2015-06-07_1663 Honda F1 Motorsport boss Yasuhisa Arai has admitted the challenges of returning to Formula 1 have been much harder than the company had envisaged, but remains confident its approach will eventually yield the results anticipated. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Host of motorsport stars join World RX for Canadian street race 

A total of 20 Supercars will compete at Trois-Rivieres

2014-08-08_0821The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will resume after a short summer hiatus as the teams cross the Atlantic for Canada RX, round seven of the 13-event calendar.

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Aug 04

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 10 preview

Bridgestone MotoGP™ Indianapolis preview

MotoGP logo Round ten of the 2015 season sees MotoGP™ return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the second half of an enthralling championship gets underway on American soil.

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Jul 25

Record-breaking Espargaro puts Yamaha on pole position for the 2015 Suzuka 8 Hours

2015 FIM Endurance World Championship Series, Round 2 – Suzuka 8 Hours
Pol Espargaro - Yamaha Factory Racing Team - Suzuka 8 Hours Top10 Shootout Yamaha Factory Racing Team rider Pol Espargaro rode a lap to remember in today’s Top10 Trial at Suzuka Circuit, setting a new unofficial lap record time of 2’06.000 to put himself and teammates Bradley Smith and Katsuyuki Nakasuga on pole for the 38th Suzuka 8 Hours endurance race.

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