Tag Archive: Silverstone

Apr 16

WEC: Toyota takes thrilling last-gasp win at Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14-0054Toyota Gazoo Racing took a thrilling victory in the opening round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone this afternoon.

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Apr 16

WEC: Ford takes remarkable LMGTE Pro win

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14-0066Ford Chip Ganassi Racing celebrated a famous victory in the LMGTE Pro class as the #67 Ford GT driven by Andy Priaulx, Harry Tincknell and Pipo Derani took an ‘against all odds’ win.

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Apr 16

A home win for Callum Ilott at Silverstone

He scored his first win of the year

F3 - A home win for Callum Ilott at SilverstoneBritish driver Callum Ilott (Prema Powerteam) was unbeatable in the third race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship season.

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Apr 16

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) achieves historical double win in the World Series

2017 season debut in Silverstone

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) achieves historical double win in the World Series 2017 Season debut in SilverstonePietro Fittipaldi delivered his second consecutive win for Lotus in the opening round of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5 series at Silverstone, within a fantastic paddock atmosphere within the FIA WEC Season-Opener.

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Apr 16

WEC: To follow the 6 Hours of Silverstone…

Everyone else can stay nice and dry watching it on their screens

2017-04-15-0107Fans lucky enough to be at Silverstone for the launch of the 2017 World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) season will likely face a bit of light British rain during the six-hour race starting at noon.

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Apr 15

ELMS: United Autosports take Double Prototype victory at Silverstone

4 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-15-0031Anglo-American team United Autosports scored the first ever LMP2-LMP3 double victory at the end of a thrilling 4 Hours of Silverstone, the opening round of the 2017 European Le Mans Series.

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Apr 15

ELMS: Inter Europol Competition team race report Silverstone: “Team happy with first race result: 7th in class”

4 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-15-0010Kuba Smiechowski of the Inter Europol Competition started the first ELMS race of the season at Silverstone from 15th in class and 25th overall.

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Apr 15

WEC: First and third row for the Ferrari 488 GTEs at Silverstone

6H Silverstone – Qualifying 

2017-04-14-0204In GTE-Pro class, Davide Rigon and Sam Bird second with AF Corse car no. 71. Sixth place for Alessandro Pier Guidi and James Calado in car no. 51. In GTE-Am class Francesco Castellacci and Thomas Flohr second in the 488 GTE of Spirit of Race. Clearwater Racing car is fourth with Mok and Griffin.

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Apr 15

WEC: Toyota to start 1-2 at Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14_00069Toyota continued to exploit its pace advantage this afternoon at Silverstone as it wrapped up the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Silverstone.

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Apr 15

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrids to start from second row

Toyota secured a front row lock out for the start of the six-hour race on Sunday

2017-04-14-0082Porsche, the reigning world champion team, will start third and fourth on the grid for the season’s opening race of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Silverstone (GB) with the two 919 Hybrids.

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Apr 15

ELMS: Crowded autograph session at Silverstone

A lot fans came to meet their favourite drivers and grab a selfie or an autograph
2017-04-15-0009The traditionnal pitwalk and autograph session took place this morning under the sunny sky of Silverstone.

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Apr 15

Eriksson claims victory at Silverstone, Schumacher best rookie

“This victory is great, also as it is my goal to win the title this year” – Joel Eriksson

1 Joel Eriksson (SWE, Motopark, Dallara F317 - Volkswagen), FIA Formula 3 European Championship, round 1, race 2, Silverstone (GAt the 5.901 kilometres long Silverstone Grand Prix circuit, Joel Eriksson (Motopark) brought the Motopark team its first FIA Formula 3 European Championship season victory.

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Apr 15

All our race winners get the Michelin cheque!

Silverstone is a perfect frame for new agreements

All our race winners  get the Michelin Cheque!The British venue is hosting the first round of the 2017 World Series Formula V8 3.5, the start of a pivotal season alongside the FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Apr 15

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) makes it a double in Silverstone Q2

The Brazilian already got the pole at the end of yesterday afternoon’s qualifying 1

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) makes it a double in Silverstone Q2Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) set his second straight pole of the weekend as the World Series Formula V8 3.5 championship lined-up to qualify for race 2 at Silverstone.

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Apr 15

WEC: Heady mix of qualifying and racing heralds Saturday at Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14_00011The 24 hours countdown to the first round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship has arrived at a sunny Silverstone this morning and the expectation levels are increasing rapidly.

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Apr 14

ELMS: Dragonspeed head First grid of 2017 at Silverstone

4 Hours of Silverstone
2017-04-15-0033The first grid for the 2017 European Le Mans Series will be headed by the no21 Dragonspeed Oreca 07 after Ben Hanley posted the fastest time of the LMP2 session.

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Apr 14

WEC: Porsche fully focused on preparing the 919 Hybrids  for the race

LMP1 free practice, FIA World Endurance Championship,  round 1, Silverstone

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The tension ahead of the first battle between Porsche’s and Toyota’s Le Mans Prototypes is increasing. In the first free practice sessions of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s curtain raiser on the 5.9 kilometre circuit in Silverstone (GB), Toyota topped the time sheets.

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Apr 14

ELMS: Debut European Le Mans Series pole for TF Sport at Silverstone

“It was a really good lap, you just feel it in your gut as a racing driver” – Thiim
2017-04-15-0019TF Sport got its new season off to a prefect start by claiming pole position this afternoon (14 April, 2017) as the European Le Mans Series got underway in anger at Silverstone.

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Apr 14

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) fastest in CT2

Alfonso Celis Jr. (Fortec Motorsports) opens Silverstone week-end

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) fastest in CT2In another cold and windy Silverstone morning, which also brought some drops of rain to hit the Northamptonshire circuit, Pietro Fittipaldi ended up at the top of Collective Test 2.

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Apr 14

WEC: Welcome to the class of 2017!

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-16The traditional group photograph for all the drivers due to compete in the 2017 WEC took place today on the steps of the Wing building at Silverstone Circuit.

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