Tag Archive: Silverstone

Apr 15

Photo Finish at sensational 4 Hours of Silverstone

The pulsating climax of the 4 Hours of Silverstone came after a second safety car period

Gibson 015S du Greaves Motorsport The Greaves Motorsport Gibson 015S-Nissan driven by Gary Hirsch, Bjorn Wirdheim and Jon Lancaster scored a thrilling victory in the first round of the ELMS at Silverstone.

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Apr 13

Plans taking shape for new Prototype to debut In 2017

New “Global” Prototype format to enable International crossover

As the 2015 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season opens this weekend at the UK’s famed Silverstone circuit, officials from the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) and the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) provided updates on a new, common Prototype format to be used globally beginning in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

ELMS: Greaves take victory at sensational 4 Hours of Silverstone

After some frenetic racing throughout the four hour race

The Greaves Motorsport Gibson 015S-Nissan driven by Gary Hirsch, Bjorn Wirdheim and Jon Lancaster scored a thrilling victory in the first round of the ELMS at Silverstone today.

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Apr 12

Charles Leclerc (Van Amersfoort Racing) is the winner of the third FIA Formula 3 European Championship season race (updated)

Charles Leclerc opens his winning account at Silverstone

F3 - Charles Leclerc Thus, the 17-year-old Monegasque became the second rookie driver to win a race at the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit this weekend, with George Russell (Carlin) having won the second race the day before. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Gibson Nissan fastest in free practice at Silverstone

Sun was shining on the Silverstone race track today, for the first free practice sessions of ELMS Round 1

2015-04-12-Thursday-019ELMS competitors used this first day to work hard on car’s set-up for the qualifying and race tomorrow. After a Gibson-Nissan 1-2 in the first practice session this morning with JOTA Sport ahead of Greaves Motorsport, the tables were turned in the afternoon free practice session with Jon Lancaster posting a 1m49.419 lap, 0.598 seconds ahead of Harry Tincknellm).

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Apr 10

Felix Rosenqvist three times on pole position

Rosenqvist again showed that he is doing well at the British Formula 1 track
F3 - Felix Rosenqvist Also in second qualifying of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship at the 5.901 kilometres long Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, nobody was faster than Felix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam).

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Apr 10

Felix Rosenqvist claims first pole position of the year

At the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit

F3 - Felix Rosenqvist Swede Felix Rosenqvist (Prema Powerteam, 1:51.007 minutes) claimed the first pole position of the new FIA Formula 3 European Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Signature F3 ready to fight !

“I really can’t wait for the season to begin!” – Philippe Sinault

F3 - Signature F3 This weekend, at the Silverstone circuit in England, the Signature F3 team is ready for the first round of the high performance FIA F3 European Championship.

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Apr 09

Silverstone to mark the debut of Wolf in the European Le Mans Series

“We have always been competitive at the collective testing held at Paul Ricard”

Wolf Racing Cars The day of tomorrow will write a new important page in the history of the brand Wolf that will make its debut in the European Le Mans Series in Silverstone (GB). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

FIA WEC: ByKolles Racing ready for Silverstone debut

With former F1 driver Vitantonio Liuzzi and former GP2 driver Simon Trummer at the wheel 

2015-28-03-002 Following the successful prologue at Paul Ricard, Austria’s first LMP team, ByKolles Racing is set to take on the world’s finest endurance teams at the FIA World Endurance Championship opener at Silverstone this weekend (10th-12th April).

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Apr 09

Three days to go until the 4 Hours of Silverstone

JOTA Sport will be looking for a strong home race in 2015

European Le Mans Series logo This weekend will see the opening round of the 2015 European Le Mans Series taking place at the renowned Silverstone Circuit in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Team Sard Morand withdraws from Silverstone

“Announcing this withdrawal is very painful”
2015-28-03-102 We are sorry to announce that Team Sard Morand has to withdraw its two Morgan Evo SARD from the first round of the FIA World Endurance Championship held this weekend at Silverstone (Great Britain).

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Apr 07

Charles Leclerc quickest in the official tests at Silverstone

Now the FIA Formula 3 European Championship takes a two-day break before the season will be kicked off

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

Rookie Charles Leclerc (Van Amersfoort Racing, 1:50.574 minutes) already was among the quickest in the first official FIA Formula 3 European Championship pre-season tests at Valencia.

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Apr 07

Ahead of the first WEC race of the 2015 season, Mark Webber shares some of his highlights of Silverstone

Mark’s Silverstone Top 5

2015-28-03-8 Home from home. I’ve raced in Silverstone for nearly 20 years and having lived in the UK for all that time it always felt a bit like my home GP. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Pierre Ragues excited to get down to business as Silverstone hosts 2015 WEC season opener

The 6 Hours of Silverstone will mark Pierre’s first race with Team Sard Morand

WEC - Pierre Ragues French racer Pierre Ragues will get his 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship campaign underway this weekend as Silverstone hosts the opening round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

Villorba Corse ELMS debut deferred to Imola

Scuderia Villorba Corse is forced to skip the first round of the European Le Mans Series
Cetilar Villorba Corse - Ginetta Nissan LMP3 Italian team is waiting for the delivery of the new Ginetta-Nissan LMP3 and is forced to skip the first round at Silverstone (April 10-11).

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Apr 03

ELMS Champions in WEC – Part III & IV

ELMS feeder-series to the WEC Part III & IV – ELMS Champions presentation Nelson Panciatici & Paul-Loup Chatin

European Le Mans Series logo In one week’s time the 2015 World Endurance Championship will be launched in Silverstone. The European Le Mans Series has long been recognised as important in the development in the careers of teams and drivers wishing to compete at the top of endurance racing, either in the World Endurance Championship or at the 24 Heures du Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

ELMS 2015 season gets underway at Silverstone with 31 entries

Ten days to Round 1

2015-28-03-22The waiting is nearly over for the teams and drivers entered in the 2015 European Le Mans Series as the opening race of the year, the 4 Hours of Silverstone is just 10 days away. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

FIA F3 European Championship ready for the pre-season testing

A total of 36 drivers will travel to Spain for the traditional pre-season tests at Valencia’s Circuit Ricardo Tormo.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

In four weeks, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship will kick off its new season but the twelve teams already are working flat out on preparing for the first races at Silverstone.

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Mar 12

Cracking start to 2015 season with 35 cars entered for the 4 Hours of Silverstone

Thirty five cars across four classes are due to line up on the grid for the season opener

ELMS - 4 Hours of Silverstone The five round 2015 European Le Mans Series will get underway at Silverstone, the undisputed Home of British Motorsport, with a 4-hour race on the full Grand Prix circuit.

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