Daily Archive: May 19, 2016

May 19

MotoGP: ItalianGP, new contracts, same thrilling Mugello circuit

Gran Premio d’Italia TIM

MotoGP - ItalianGP, new contracts, same thrilling Mugello circuit After a week full of 2017 announcements, riders sat down to discuss their future and what the Mugello weekend will hold. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Berlin ePrix a crucial race before the championship conclusion

For the second year in a row Berlin, Germany will host the FIA Formula-E Championship Series

FIA Formula E - Venturi - Berlin ePrix a crucial race before the championship conclusion Round 8 of season 2 is set to take place this Saturday (4pm local time) along the Karl Marx Allee, a new location from the 2015 race which was held at the Tempelhof Airport. This year’s track boasts 1927m, 11 turns and 48 laps and is situated near the historic Checkpoint Charlie and the Brandenburg Gate. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

JF Dumoulin back in full force for the 2016 season opener

NASCAR Pinty’s series

2016:04:28_14:01:12_0166 Jean-François Dumoulin and the #04 Dodge Spectra Premium / Bernier Crépeau / Groupe Bellemare / MIA team are determined to put up a fierce fight this weekend on the circuit of the Canadian Motorsport Park, Bowmanville, Ontario. A deeply meaningful track for Jean-François Dumoulin, where he has achieved his first podium in the NASCAR Pinty’s series last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the Grand Prix of Hungary

These are the tyres that Pirelli has said must be used at some point in the race

2016-03-03 - Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2016 Grand Prix Of Europe Pirelli will bring the following three compounds to the eleventh round of the 2016 Formula One season in Hungary*, to be held (July 21-24) on the Hungaroring circuit.

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May 19

Vettel dismisses F1 ‘ageism’, unperturbed by record loss

“Records are there to be broken”
Sebastian Vettel says he will not dwell on seeing his record as the youngest race winner in F1 fall to Max Verstappen, adding the strength in depth of F1 means age no longer matters. Read the rest of this entry »
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May 19

Hunter-Reay happy to be at sharp end of Indy 500 practice chart

Ryan Hunter-Reay isn’t getting ahead of himself

Ryan Hunter-ReayThe Andretti Autosport driver knows it’s only two days into practice for the epic 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Formula V8 3.5: How to watch the race this weekend?

The Spa-Francorchamps circuit prepares for the third round of the Formula V8 3.5

HOW TO WATCH FORMULA V8 3.5 THIS WEEKEND?From Friday the cars rolling down the Belgian track and races on Saturday and Sunday will be streamed live on television and on the official YouTube channel of the Formula V8 3.5. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Spielberg: Young talents and old tractors

Alps folklore meets state-of-the-art motor racing

Clash of the tractorsThis unique mix is going to also make an impact on the support programme of the 2016 DTM meeting held at Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

One month to go until the Le Mans 24 Hours!

Le Mans 24 Hours entry list revealed

The entry list for the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours, which will be held this year on 18-19 June, has today been released by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Elfyn Evans tops bumper WRC 2 field in Portugal

Championship leader Elfyn Evans heads the strongest WRC 2 entry of the season at this week’s Vodafone Rally de Portugal

The first European gravel round of the campaign has attracted 26 competitors and the Welshman knows that a single slip at the wheel of his Ford Fiesta R5 will allow his rivals to eat into his 20-point advantage. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

ERC champion Kajetanowicz to make WRC debut

Having yet to win on the ERC so far this year, Kajetanowicz is now hoping to make his mark on the WRC2 series

ERC champion Kajetanowicz to make WRC debutReigning FIA European rally champion Kajetan Kajetanowivz will make his World Rally Championship debut on his home Rally Poland from 30 June to 3 July. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 19

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd announce the signing of Maverick Viñales to ride for the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team for 2017 and 2018

Yamaha confirm Maverick Viñales for 2017 and 2018 season

 Yamaha confirm Maverick Viñales for 2017 and 2018 seasonViñales, who is presently fifth in the MotoGP™ Championship standings, will partner nine-time World Champion Valentino Rossi, whose contract renewal was already announced in March this year.

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May 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte

NASCAR Programming

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race logo “NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed” – Sunday, May 22 at 9 p.m. ET on CMT. In the final installment of the three-part mini-series, Brian France and Lesa France Kennedy are interviewed, sharing a third-generation perspective and plans for the future of motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

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