Daily Archive: May 12, 2016

May 12

Alex Tagliani to compete at the Indianapolis Grand Prix this weekend

Pier-Luc Ouellette to drive the EpiPen Chevy at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

AJ Foyt & Tagliani Alex Tagliani returns to Indianapolis in the month of May to compete in not one, but two IndyCar races at the famed Brickyard Motorsport Complex.

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May 12

Scuderia Toro Rosso celebrates Estrella Galicia 0,0’s 110th birthday

Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat’s STR11 will display a commemorative logo on the bargeboards

07 - Scuderia Toro Rosso Scuderia Toro Rosso can’t wait to get this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix started, not only because of the exciting racing, but also because it marks the 110th anniversary of Estrella Galicia 0,0. The team is proud and honored to celebrate this historic milestone here, at the Barcelona circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

GP2 Series round 1 preview: Barcelona, Spain

GP2 Series Barcelona, Spain preview

GP2 Class 2016 Presentation of the first round of the season. The twelfth season of the GP2 Series kicks off this weekend at Barcelona as the Circuit de Catalunya hosts the first round. Once again, the 2016 grid is highlycompetitive with multiple race winners and podium finishers hoping to shine and out-best their rivals.

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May 12

GP3 Series round 1 preview Barcelona, Spain

GP3 Series Barcelona, Spain preview

GP3 Class 2016 The wait is over! The seventh season of the GP3 Series commences at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona on 13-14-15 May 2016. This year sees all nine rounds running alongside Formula One giving the talented stars of the future their chance to showcase their potential in front of the F1 fraternity.

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May 12

This weekend, the young FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers will take part in a special highlight: the Grand Prix de Pau

The Grand Prix de Pau – a highlight on the FIA F3 EC calendar

Steering wheel, FIA Formula 3 European Championship, round 3, Pau In the event held on the 2.76-kilometre-long street circuit located in the heart of the city of Pau with its 80,000 citizens, Formula 3 has been the main attraction for many years and this year, this tradition-rich event celebrates its 75th anniversary.

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May 12

Peter Baert 1963-2016

Hugely respected, Peter’s knowledge, enthusiasm and passion for his job and the sports he covered were always evident

Peter Baert 1963-2016 Peter Baert, commentator, producer and much admired member of the FIA European Rally Championship family, has passed away following a battle with cancer. He was 52. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

FIA Formula E Champion Nelson Piquet Jr’s application to race in F3 rejected

“We must keep in mind the spirit of the Championship” – Stefano Domenicali

Nelson Piquet Jr - photo © Formula e After an E-vote of the FIA Single-Seater Commission, the application by Carlin to have Nelson Piquet Jr race for the team at this weekend’s round of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship has been rejected by the FIA, as it is viewed to be against the spirit of the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Campos Racing goes home for season opener in GP3 Series

Campos Racing – Campos Racing goes home for season opener in GP3 Series

580A7973Barcelona marks the home race of Campos Racing and Álex Palou. The Barcelona-born driver and his teammates Tereschenko and Schothorst are a perfect mix of talent and speed for 2016 GP3 season

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May 12

Record-breaking 49 Supercars entered for World RX of Belgium

There has been little rest for the World RX crews who have travelled direct from round two at Hockenheim in German

Record-breaking 49 Supercars entered for World RX of Belgium The third round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – Kapaza Rallycross of Belgium – has a record-breaking entry of 49 Supercars, each equipped with 600bhp and the ability to accelerate from 0-60mph in less than two seconds.   Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

The Mechanics of the Future and the Batu Caves

#SepangWorldSBK Pre-Event

WSBK - The Mechanics of the Future and the Batu Caves Riders meet some students studying to be mechanics, the Minister of Rural and Regional Development…and then a monkey or two at a Malaysian landmark. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Shell ends trackside sponsor deal to focus on Ferrari

Opting instead to focus on its technical and sponsorship partnership with Ferrari

2015-06-07_1421Oil and gas giant Shell has confirmed it is ending its deal with Formula One Management (FOM) for trackside and event sponsorship in favour of strengthening its partnership with the Ferrari team. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Chaves to race for Coyne at both Indy events

“We’re very excited to have Gabby join us for the next two races” – Dale Coyne

Gabby ChavesChaves, who claimed Sunoco Rookie of the Year honors at the Indianapolis 500 and the season-long Sunoco Rookie of the Year award in 2015, will join Dale Coyne Racing as driver of the No. 19 Boy Scouts of America Honda at both the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis and 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

A new season begins for Racing Engineering in Barcelona

GP2 Series Round 1

GP2 - A new season begins for Racing Engineering in Barcelona The GP2 teams are assembling this weekend at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain for round one of the 2016 GP2 Series and Racing Engineering are looking forward to another competitive season with their drivers Jordan King and new signing Norman Nato. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Pertamina Campos Racing ready for best GP2 season yet

Indonesia´s Sean Gelael and New Zealand´s Mitch Evans to defend Pertamina Campos Racing´s colors

F80P6704The 2016 GP2 series starts at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya next weekend, in the frame of the Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Alex Lynn GP2 Barcelona preview

“I want to bang in some great results to kick my season off well….”

GP2 - Alex Lynn It’s been long enough… We’re finally getting set for the start of the GP2 Series season, supporting the Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona this weekend. All the talking’s over now, and along with the DAMS team – who I’m staying with for a second season – we’re honestly as ready as we can be. We’ve been working really hard in the off season, we’ve had the three official tests, and now it’s just about trying to do the job correctly. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Under 16s get free entry to Visa London ePrix

Drive to create a new, younger motorsport audience moves up a gear

http://fiaformulae.com/media/301978/_g7c8032.jpg?Children aged 15 and under will be eligible for free General Admission tickets to the 2016 Visa London ePrix, which takes place at Battersea Park on July 2 and 3. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

DTM and the Japanese Super GT are working on the joint future

All the manufacturers and promoters once again confirmed to keep on actively working on the joint future

DTM and the Japanese Super GT are working on the joint futureThe fifth Steering Committee meeting with representatives of the Japanese Super GT promoters, DTM promoter ITR and all the Japanese (Honda, Nissan, Toyota) and German (Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz) manufacturers involved was held on 11th May, in Tokyo.

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May 12

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing drivers pleased with Watkins Glen repave

Stevenson Audis & Team RLL/Turner BMWs join Fords at test

A number of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams took advantage of a break between races to test the newly repaved Watkins Glen International, which will host the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen on July 3.

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May 12

WEC: Multi-tasking at racing speed…

Part of that computing power is physically in the hands of the drivers:  the steering wheel

Today’s sports prototypes, especially those in the LMP1 category, are highly sophisticated, super hi-tech machines which can only be operated by teams and drivers of the highest calibre…and by some serious computing power. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

ELMS: New start from Imola for Villorba Corse

Villorba Corse will also enter a Ferrari 458 for French crew Mezard / Hiesse in the first race of the GT3 Le Mans Cup

Villorba Corse Poster01 Following Silverstone’s retirement, on May 15 the Italian team is ready to take revenge in their home round with Lacorte / Sernagiotto / Schirò at the wheel of the Ligier-Nissan LMP3. Read the rest of this entry »

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