Monthly Archive: October 2016

Oct 31

Formula V8 3.5 series: Louis Delétraz in pole position for 2016 title with Fortec Motorsports

The final rounds of the Formula V8 3.5 series take place 5-6 November 2016 in Barcelona, Spain

Formula V8 3.5 series - Louis Delétraz in pole position for 2016 title with Fortec Motorsports Renault Academy driver Louis Delétraz and his Fortec Motorsports team are now leading the 2016 Formula V.8 3.5 Drivers’ Championship following a solid performance in the ‘World Series Festival’ at the Circuito de Jerez, Spain, 28-30 October.
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Oct 31

WEC: Match point for Porsche in the fight for the manufacturers’ championship

FIA World Endurance Championship Round 8 preview, Shanghai (China)

2016-07-24-Sunday-0143 On November 6 the FIA World Endurance Championship is having its eighth and, at the same time, penultimate round of the 2016 season. One year ago in Shanghai Porsche celebrated an early win in the manufacturers’ world championship.

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Oct 31

Nazionale Piloti and All Star at Cattolica for “Rombo Del Cuore” on November 27

Nazionale Piloti, in its 35th season, will play against All Star Rombo del Cuore

Nazionale Piloti Team Drivers and riders, showmen and other champions: all together for the “Rombo del Cuore”, a charity match in memory of Doriano Romboni, the former MotoGP driver who prematurely passed away on November 30, 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Sebastian Vettel tells Charlie Whiting to ‘f**k off’

Vettel loses podium for new ‘moving under braking’ offence

Sebastian Vettel 2 Mexico 2016 Sebastian Vettel tells FIA race director Charlie Whiting to “f**k off” as tensions hit boiling point at the end of the Mexican Grand Prix in the battle for third with Max Verstappen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Formula V8 3.5 series: World Series Festival, a spectacular racing show!

It has been a sensational weekend at Jerez for the eight and penultimate round of the 2016 Formula V8 3.5 series

World Series Festival, a spectacular racing show!After the incredibly successful opener at Motorland Aragón, with 51.000 fans on-track, Jerez provided another massive turnout, with more than 36.500 people crowding the grandstands and the pit-lane.

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Oct 31

Formula V8 3.5 series: Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) seals fourth 2016 win

The Russian took the lead at the start passing Louis Delétraz (Fortec Motorsports)

Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) seals fourth 2016 winEgor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) cruised to his fourth win of the 2016 Formula V8 3.5 season by prevailing in race 2 at Jerez in the penultimate round of the series in front of 36500 spectators.

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Oct 31

Johnson scores ninth Martinsville win, advances to Championship 4

Mr. Martinsville is back – and with him, a realistic shot at a record-tying NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship

Winless at the .526-mile short track since the spring race of 2013, Jimmie Johnson ended his “drought” on Sunday with a victory in the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 and earned a berth in the Championship 4 race, set for Nov. 20 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

Audi’s route to the title – part one

In 2016, the eight drivers tied in with the performances of the previous season and this time, they were rewarded for their efforts

Nico Müller and Edoardo Mortara In the 2015 season, they completed more laps in the lead than anybody else, secured the biggest number of poles and won 10 of the 18 races but nonetheless, the Ingolstadt base brand failed to win any titles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Formula One teams Mexican Grand Prix race report (updated)

Mexican Grand Prix Formula One qualifying report

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

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Oct 30

Prize Giving Show 

2016 Champions are celebrated in Qatar

2016 Champions are celebrated in Qatar The desert arena that is the Losail International Circuit, hosted the final showdown of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship on the 28th-30th October. Jonathan Rea was crowned World Champion for an incredible second consecutive time on Saturday, in Race 1. It was a special achievement for fans to bear witness as WorldSBK hasn’t seen a consecutive title winner since Carl Forgarty won, back to back in 1998 and 1999. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Davies dominates the ultimate showdown in Qatar

Ducati rider lights the way in drama-filled season finale

WSBK - Davies dominates the ultimate showdown in Qatar The final race of the 2016 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship had it all; Ducati dominating proceedings, a Pedercini Kawasaki flaming inferno and an admirable show of team spirit by the current World Champion. Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing- Ducati) shattered the competition from beginning to end, even after the race was restarted. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki racing Team) was given a ray of hope when his teammate and newly crowned World Champion, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) let him pass on the final corner to take second and the overall runner-up spot.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

WRC: Classy Ogier clinches fourth Rally GB win

Sébastien Ogier led from start to finish to triumph at the Dayinsure Wales Rally GB

Classy Ogier clinches fourth Rally GB win   The Frenchman withstood final day pressure from Ott Tänak to win the penultimate round of the FIA World Rally Championship by 10.2sec and secure the manufacturers’ title for Volkswagen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Shell helps power Ducati to Malaysian glory

Shell is continually developing Shell Advance Ultra with PurePlus Technology race lubricant and Shell V-Power race fuel

Andrea Dovizioso wins the Shell Malaysia Grand Prix Andrea Dovizioso took first place in the Shell Malaysia MotoGP after a thrilling win that saw Ducati and Shell add to the success they have achieved together in partnership in the premier category of the sport since 2003. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Wolff: Brawn back in F1? He gets my vote…

Toto Wolff says he would be very happy to see Ross Brawn back in Formula 1 amidst talk he could be in line for an FIA/FOM role.
Wolff: Brawn back in F1? He gets my vote…Toto Wolff says he would be happy to see former colleague Ross Brawn return to Formula 1 despite apparent acrimony between the pair during their time together at Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »
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Oct 30

Pagenaud enjoys hero’s welcome with champion’s tour of France (+video)

“Paris is like Indy car racing”

Simon PagenaudAfter earning the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series championship with his race win at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma in September, Simon Pagenaud didn’t let off the throttle. Within days of the title, he completed a media tour in New York City and another in Indianapolis before being presented with the prestigious Astor Cup at the INDYCAR Championship Celebration. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Maximilian Günther is the ADAC Junior Motor Racer of the Year

Maximilian Günther can look back on a successful season with four race wins and a total of 13 podium finishes

Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam) just finished second in the 2016 FIA Formula 3 European Championship and now, he already was presented with the next trophy.

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Oct 30

Joel Eriksson claims rookie title and €100,000 in prize money

Joel Eriksson took his first steps in single-seater racing in 2014 and left his home country Sweden to do so in Germany

In a season featuring several competitive Formula 3 newcomers, Joel Eriksson (Motopark) prevailed in the battle for the rookie title and was rewarded with prize money amounting to €100,000 to be used for a second season in the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Formula V8 3.5 series: Louis Delétraz (Fortec Motorsports) takes pole for Jerez race 2

Louis Delétraz (Fortec Motorsports) brought home his second pole position of the year in qualifying 2 of the Formula V8 3.5 series at Jerez

Louis Delétraz (Fortec Motorsports) takes pole for Jerez race 2The young Swissman completed a late flying lap of 1:26.943 which also stands as the quickest mark set so far this weekend. Delétraz continues in his hunt for the championship lead and will be joined on the front row by fellow rookie and Renault Sport Academy driver Jack Aitken (RP Motorsport) who ended up just 0.003s adrift. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

Formula V8 3.5 series: Matevos Isaakyan (SMP Racing) scores maiden Formula V8 3.5 victory

Matevos Isaakyan (SMP Racing) sailed to his maiden Formula V8 3.5 win today in race 1 at Jerez in front of thousands specators

Matevos Isaakyan (SMP Racing) scores maiden Formula V8 3.5 victoryThe Russian driver inherited the point on lap 19 when the leading car of team-mate Matthieu Vaxiviere lost the braking point at the chicane and was forced to yield. Isaakyan, who was also the best rookie of the day, crossed the line in front of fellow SMP Racing-supported driver Egor Orudzhev (Arden Motorsport) and by Vaxiviere.

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Oct 30

The 24 Hours of Le Mans at Hong Kong Art Week by way of KCMG

Artist Frog King decorated the winning Oreca 05 on display during art week in Hong Kong

The 24 Hours of Le Mans at Hong Kong Art Week by way of KCMGIn 2015, Hong Kong-based team KCMG became the first Chinese team to win a class victory, in LM P2, at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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