Tag Archive: Silverstone

May 24

Hirvonen to join Solberg for SpeedMachine media launch at Silverstone 

The launch will take place on Tuesday 30 May 2017

Hirvonen to join Solberg for SpeedMachine media launch at Silverstone JR Motorsport (JRM) and former WRC driver Mikko Hirvonen will join the likes of two-time World RX Champion Petter Solberg at next week’s media launch of the new rallycross circuit at Silverstone – home to the British round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy from 2018 onwards. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 17

Challenging city tour for the FIA Formula 3 drivers

“Overtaking in Pau is virtually impossible” – Callum Ilott

Challenging city tour for the FIA Formula 3 driversWith the first two race meetings of the 2017 season contested at the Formula One circuits of Silverstone and Monza, the FIA Formula 3 European Championship young guns now head to Pau, France, to take on the first street races of the season.

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May 14

Postiglione and Cecotto score a second win with Imperiale Racing in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe

The Italian-Venezuelan duo also wins Race 2 at Silverstone

Start_Race_2First victory for Galbiati and Giraudi (Antonelli Motorsport) in the PRO-AM category. Lewandowski and Myszkowski increase their advantage in the AM class with VS Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

The Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe will roar at Silverstone

The English circuit will host the second round of the Lamborghini one-make series

Silverstone_1In the PRO category, watch out for Breukers and Jefferies, champions of the Middle East series. Jonathan Cecotto will be leading the group of the other young drivers.

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May 09

ELMS: Home round at Monza for Cetilar Villorba Corse

4 Hours of Monza

2017-04-15-0018Italian team to race on the legendary circuit with Lacorte / Sernagiotto / Belicchi behind the wheel of the Dallara P217 after the great recovery at Silverstone and before its Le Mans 24 Hours debut. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

Will Stevens heads to Silverstone after confidence boosting Brands podium

Will aiming to carry over Brands pace to next race at Silverstone

DPP_17-05-06_0036Will Stevens opened his account in this year’s Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup by scoring a strong podium finish on “home” soil last weekend (7 May) – a result the British ex-Formula One driver hopes will kick-start his 2017 season.

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May 02

WEC: The ups and downs of Spa in the words of the Porsche team

“The Spa rollercoaster provides such a variety of demands that you always need to find compromises”

2017-04-16_0085After finishing second and third at the season’s opening round at Silverstone three weeks ago, Porsche heads to the Ardennes regions of Belgium leading the FIA World Endurance Championship manufacturer standings. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

WEC: Aero options for Spa, just one for Porsche and two for Toyota

Final rehearsal before the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-04-15_00019Like at Silverstone, the opening round of the 2017 World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) season, the aerodynamic decisions made by Porsche and Toyota will differ from each other at the WEC Spa-Francorchamps next weekend, the final rehearsal before the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June. Read the rest of this entry »

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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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