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Sep 18

Eight drivers set for BTCC title showdown

Sam Tordoff holds standings advantage after Silverstone action

BTCC logo A thrilling win for reigning champion Gordon Shedden rounded out the action at Silverstone on Sunday (18 September), setting up an incredible eight-driver showdown for the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Heading towards the sharp end at Silverstone

Decorated pack right on Sam Tordoff’s tail in chase for BTCC title

BTCC - Heading towards the sharp end at Silverstone As the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship speeds towards its conclusion with a crucial penultimate outing at Silverstone next weekend (17/18 September), there is still no sign of a breakaway leader in what has been a hotly-contested campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Formula V8 3.5: Nissany, Binder hand Lotus 1-2 finish in Silverstone race 2

Completing the podium was Russian Egor Orudzhev

Nissany, Binder hand Lotus 1-2 finish in Silverstone race 2Roy Nissany cruised to his second straight win today at Silverstone, leading René Binder for the first 1-2 finish of the 2016 Formula V8 3.5 season for Lotus.

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Jul 24

Formula V8 3.5: Matthieu Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes second straight pole

MP Racing driver Matthieu Vaxiviere scored his second pole position of the weekend at Silverstone

Matthieu Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes second straight poleThe French racer, who also started from the pole in 2015, completed his qualifying sweep at the British venue beating Roy Nissany (Lotus) with a narrow margin of just 0.013s and a overall best laptime of 1:40.836. Race 1 winner Nissany, who led the way with his first set of tires in front of Vaxiviere was eventually forced to settle for second. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Formula V8 3.5: Roy Nissany (Lotus) takes first Formula V8 3.5 win

Roy Nissany (Lotus) cruised to his first Formula V8 3.5 win today at Silverstone

Roy Nissany (Lotus) takes first Formula V8 3.5 winAfter putting together a dominating performance in practice, the Israeli racer was off to a stunning start from the second, storming back to second place.

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Jul 23

Formula V8 3.5: Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes Silverstone pole

Matthieu Vaxiviere, driving for SMP Racing, took pole position for today’s Formula V8 3.5 race at Silverstone

Vaxiviere (SMP Racing) takes Silverstone poleThe Frenchman set his personal best mark in 1:40.586 to top Arden Motorsport’s Egor Orudzhev by just 128 thousands of a second. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Formula V8 3.5: Lotus leads the way in Silverstone

The Formula V8 3.5 went back on-track today at Silverstone

Lotus leads the way in SilverstoneThe British venue is steeped in motorsport history and hosted the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Great Britain two weeks ago.

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Jul 23

Formula V8 3.5: 1-2 for Lotus in Silverstone collective test 1

The Silverstone weekend of the 2016 Formula V8 3.5 series began with a stunning Lotus 1-2 in Collective Test 1

1-2 for Lotus in Silverstone Collective Test 1Israeli racer Roy Nissany set the fastest lap of the day so far in 1:41.843, followed by Austrian team-mate René Binder. Currently standing as the best rookie of the championship, Louis Delétraz set the third fastest performance for Fortec Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Formula V8 3.5: Introducing Silverstone with Louis Deletraz

Formula V8 3.5 reaches his mid-season point in a legendary racetrack, Silverstone!

2016-04-14-0009 Our best rookie, and Renault Sport Academy member, Louis Deletraz, is hunger to deliver another success to Fortec Motorsports in their home GP Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Prema Powerteam Zandvoort race preview

The Prema team will continue in their July tour-de-force this weekend at Zandvoort

F3 - Lance Stroll car After entering two GP2 Series races in two weeks at Red Bull Ring (July 3rd) and Silverstone (July 10th), the squad led by Angelo Rosin will line-up for the FIA F.3 European Championship round at the Dutch seaside venue, located near the North Sea shores in an outstanding frame.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Vettel: Silverstone a blip for Ferrari, not others catching

Vettel doesn’t believe Red Bull has leapfrogged the Italian manufacturer in the pecking order
2016-07-10-Sunday-0029 Sebastian Vettel says while Ferrari remain ahead of Red Bull in the F1 world constructors’ championship he won’t be concerned by the threat from his former team and feels his squad suffered a poor British Grand Prix rather than his rivals catching up. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 13

Formula One teams testing report – Silverstone day 2

Formula One day 2 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone.

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Jul 13

Hamilton: Verstappen is a force to be reckoned with

“Max drove a fantastic race and is continuing to show he is a force to be reckoned with”
2016-07-10-Sunday-0197Lewis Hamilton has praised Max Verstappen for his second consecutive podium at the British Grand Prix, describing the youngster as an increasing ‘force to be reckoned with’.

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Jul 12

Formula One teams testing report – Silverstone day 1

Formula One day 1 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 12

Red Bull runs halo protector

The device has split opinion in the F1 paddock
Pierre Gasly has trialled the halo cockpit protector on the Red Bull at the in-season Silverstone test, marking the first time the new protection device has been run by a team other than Ferrari.
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Jul 11

‘Best week of the year’ puts Hamilton on cusp of title lead

A fourth win in five races
2016-07-10-Sunday-0014Little more than a week after his and Nico Rosberg’s fractious relationship reached a new low following their controversial clash in Austria, Lewis Hamilton says a ‘strong mental attitude’ allowed him to put that all aside as he swept to a dominant British Grand Prix win.

Jul 10

Formula One teams British Grand Prix race report

British Grand Prix Formula One race report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Silverstone.

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Jul 10

F1 British GP: Hamilton closes gap with fourth British GP win

A fourth win for Hamilton at Silverstone to put him on a par with Nigel Mansell
2016-07-09-Saturday-0081 Lewis Hamilton has moved to within four points of Nico Rosberg at the head of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship standings after claiming a comfortable lights-to-flag win in a wet-to-dry British Grand Prix.

Jul 10

Fuoco storms to maiden GP3 win in Silverstone

Trident and Ferrari Driver Academy’s Antonio Fuoco triumphant in Race 2

GP3 - Antonio Fuoco (Trident) The Italian national anthem played out as a jubilant Antonio Fuoco celebrated his first win in the Series after a storming drive in Silverstone Race 2. The Trident star had started from sixth place on the grid and fought through in difficult conditions on a drying track.

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Jul 09

Formula One teams British Grand Prix qualifying report

British Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Silverstone.

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