Tag Archive: WTCC

Feb 13

WTCC: Campos Racing confirms 2015 driver line-up

Hugo Valente and John Filippi

They both will defend the Campos Racing colors in the World Touring Car Championship, as they will drive two Chevrolets RML Cruze TC1. For Filippi, after his rookie season in TC2 last year, it will be his official debut at the wheel of a TC1-specification car. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 03

Formula E to race in Moscow

Next June 6 the city of Moscow will host round nine of the inaugural season of FIA Formula E Championship.

Russian Capital will be the 10th host city in the inaugural seasonFIA President Jean Todt, together with Executive Director of the Russian Automobile Federation, Sergey Ivanov, Formula E CEO, Alejandro Agag, and the Chairman of FEH Russia, Valentin Buhtoyarov, have today announced it in a press conference held this morning at the Ararat Park Hyatt Hotel. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Lada Sport resumes collaboration with Hexathron Racing Systems for WTCC 2015

Progress made with the LADA Granta in 2014 was the result of a huge collaborative effort by LADA Sport, ORECA and Hexathron Racing Systems

LADA Vesta WTCC After the amazing work done in 2014, where LADA Sport broke new ground by achieving its maiden FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) race wins in Beijing and Macau with Rob Huff, the Russian team is now fully focused on preparing the new LADA Vesta challenger for the forthcoming season.

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Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Auto GP looks forward to 2015 Full-season budget set to 400.000€ 2015 drivers’ champion to get F1 test

Seven rounds on the schedule

Auto GP logo The AUTO GP series, promoted by Enzo Coloni, has many news and innovations already in the bag for the 2015 season, the sixth since its inception. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

After a positive 2013 experience, the Auto GP cars will be back parading between the streets of Budapest again

Auto GP back to the streets of Budapest

AutoGP Six Auto GP car will join the traditional downtown parade, set for the May 1st festivities, in a fascinating frame that will also include a passage on the famous Danube bridge and some of the best sightseeings of one of Europe’s best capital cities.

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Feb 21

Auto GP programme confirmed with La Rosa and MLR71

“I’m very pleased to announce this partnership with Euronova.” – La Rosa

Auto GP - Michele La Rosa portrait For the 2014 season Italian racer Michele La Rosa has entrusted his MLR71 Auto GP entry to Euronova Racing.

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Jan 26

Auto GP secures Eurosport live coverage

Partnership with WTCC, DTM, ELMS for 2014

AutoGP Auto GP Organization is proud to announce its 2014 calendar. As previously announced, the series will contest its fifth season over eight rounds, all of them on circuits steeped in motorsports history.

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Nov 17

The top 5 development in the championships

Top 5 championship development points updated

Top 5 championshipsFollowing the week-end’s race, here are the latest championship leaders progression. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Young Quebec driver Jérimy Daniel makes the jump to Touring Car with Lombardi Honda Racing

2013 Canadian Touring Car Championship

LombardiHondaRacingLombardi - Jérimy DanielAfter confirming driver and television host Benoît Gagnon’s return to the line-up for the upcoming Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) season, the Lombardi Honda Racing Team announced today the recruitment of young driver Jérimy Daniel, who will be at the wheel of one of their Super Touring class Honda Civic Si’s for the duration of the season.

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Jan 30

OMP Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso are pleased to announce the renewal of their Cooperation Agreement

OMP Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso renew cooperation for 2013 Formula 1 season

09 - Scuderia Toro RossoOMP Racing, the Genoese company with over 40 years of history, a leader in the field of design and creation of safety equipment for the car racing sector and Scuderia Toro Rosso have renewed their important cooperation agreement for the supply of safety equipment and technical clothing for the race drivers and the entire team, for its participation in the upcoming Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Giacomo Ricci looks forward to 2013 Auto GP

Giacomo Ricci is looking forward to the 2013 Auto Gp championship

Auto GP - Giacomo RicciAuto GP 2013The Italian-based racer, born on March the 30th, 1985 in Milan, has become one of the most experienced and competitive drivers of the European motorsports panorama. Last season, he drove for Team MLR71 and also joined them for postseason testing at Barcelona. He entered two rounds and ended up onto the podium twice, at Monza and Marrakech. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

FIA Formula 3 European Championship publishes the 2013 race calendar

In the 2013 season, the race calendar of the planet’s most competitive young-gun series will comprise 10 race weekends in six European countries.

Flagworld - FIAF3 - Nathan Morcom - 2010-09-12  Aust  Drivers' Ch'ship Rd 8 (Eastern Creek) - Nathan Morcom (Dallara F304) MPix photoThe season will be kicked off as early as on 23 and 24 March in Italy, with the season finale (26-27 October) being held in France. The hopeful Formula 3 talents will race in the support programme of WTCC, WEC and DTM races at tradition-rich motor-racing venues that always are attended by big crowds.

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Nov 20

Kristensen and Priaulx sign up for ROC Bangkok

Kristensen has a record eight wins at the Le Mans 24-Hour race while Priaulx tops the all-time WTCC list with three titles

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Race Of Champions logoTom Kristensen and Andy Priaulx MBE, the greatest drivers in the history of Le Mans and the World Touring Car Championship, will compete at the Race Of Champions in Bangkok on December 14-16

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Oct 10

Honda not ruling out F1 return

Honda is not ruling out a return to formula one in the future.

Flagworld - F1Honda logoThe Japanese carmaker pulled out of the sport after the 2008 season, amid the global financial crisis and the slump in new car sales. But Honda’s head of research and development Yoshiharu Yamamoto has told autocar.co.uk that the marque still sees F1 as an attractive platform. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Zanardi eyes DTM with BMW

With fresh Paralympic gold around his neck, Alex Zanardi is eyeing the German touring car series DTM as his next goal.

Alex Zanardi portraitDTM logoSince losing his legs in a 2011 crash, the former F1 driver has completed the last laps of that ill-fated CART race, won world touring car races for BMW, tested a BMW-Sauber, and soared to the very top of the world of hand-cycling. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 21

Yvan Muller to guest star at Tours

Tours Speedway will host the fourth round of the 2012 EURO-RACECAR NASCAR Touring Series.

Yvan MullerEuro Racecar NASCAR logoFollowing cameos by America’s Ben Kennedy and Frenchman Eric Hélary, three-time FIA World Touring Car Championship winner Yvan Muller joins the EURO-RACECAR NASCAR Touring Series entry list for the Tours Speedway round (July 6-8) in what is shaping up to be the European automotive event of the year.

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Jun 18

The FIA’s Action for Road Safety campaign travelled to the 80th round of the 24 Heures du Mans

To raise awareness of the safer driving message.
24 Heures du MansFlagworld - FIABuilding on the tremendous support received from drivers in the FIA’s F1, WRC, WTCC, GT1 and WEC championships, the federation’s Action for Road Safety campaign received the endorsements of the 168 drivers taking part in the 24 Heures du Mans as they stood shoulder to shoulder for a special group photograph with FIA President Jean Todt .

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