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Mar 27

R.Ferri Motorsport Racing with Ferrari set for St. Pete

Both team and driver have won on picturesque Florida circuit

After making a winning start to the season with driver Olivier Beretta putting the No. 61 Ferrari 458 Italia in victory lane at the Circuit of the Americas, Toronto-based R.Ferri Motorsport RACING WITH FERRARI will be back in Pirelli World Challenge action this weekend in St. Petersburg as the series stages Rounds 3 and 4 of the 2015 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

IMSA, Porsche announce multi-year extension of single-make series

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama To Continue Under IMSA Sanction Through 2017

2014-08-07_0498 The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Porsche Motorsport North America today announced a multi-year extension of their partnership to conduct the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama through the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 19

Bridgestone revises slick tyre marking system for the 2015 MotoGP™ season

The revision to the tyre marking system has been the result of more options of slick tyre being offered by Bridgestone this season

Bridgestone slick tyre colours for the 2015 MotoGP season Following a successful debut of a new MotoGP™ slick tyre marking system in 2014, Bridgestone has introduced new colours to its tyre line-up in 2015 to reflect new tyre developments being made available to riders this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Law change lays foundation for potential Swiss ePrix (+video)

Motorsport has previously been forbidden in Switzerland for decades

Switzerland ready to welcome electric racingFormula E may potentially race on the streets of Switzerland in the future following the decision from the Swiss government to reduce the restrictions on motorsport to allow electric racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Volkswagen Sweden presents two World Championship teams

Both teams were presented at a press conference staged in Stockholm

World RX - Volkswagen Sweden Two World Championship teams backed by Volkswagen Sweden will enter the 2015 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Mercedes AMG Petronas announces new partnership with Bose ahead of 2015 season

Bose to become ‘Official Team Partner in Sound’

01 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One TeamAs preparations for the opening race weekend of the new season get underway in Melbourne, the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team is delighted to announce a new partnership with Bose which sees the company become the team’s Official Team Partner in Sound. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Esteban Ocon joins forces with ART Grand Prix

French rookie completes the squad

Esteban Ocon joins forces with ART Grand Prix ART Grand Prix is thrilled to announce that they have secured the services of Esteban Ocon for their 2015 GP3 campaign. At just 18 years of age, the Frenchman, managed by Gravity Sport Management, already has a very impressive resume, including taking part in a Formula One race weekend with the LotusF1 team at Abu Dubai in 2014.

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Mar 10

Mark Webber on the front line of TV

Having spent over 20 years in the public eye, Mark is certainly not short of experience in front of a camera.

Mark Webber The perspective however slightly changes if you are suddenly the one sticking the microphone under someone’s nose and talking the TV viewers at home through what’s happening on track. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 07

R.Ferri Motorsport Racing with Ferrari wins 2015 Pirelli World Challenge season opener

At Circuit of the Americas

R.Ferri Motorsport Racing with Ferrari raced into the record books on Saturday as team driver Olivier Beretta made a dramatic last-lap pass to win the season-opening Pirelli World Challenge race at Circuit of the Americas in the #61 Ferrari 458 Italia GT3. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

R.Ferri Motorsport Racing with Ferrari prepare for second season in 2015 Pirelli World Challenge

Olivier Beretta Team Driver

R.Ferri Motorsport logo With three wins, eight podiums, and a strong run to third in the 2014 championship, Toronto-based R.Ferri Motorsport Racing with Ferrari made a big impression in its first season of Pirelli World Challenge competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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.

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