Daily Archive: November 1, 2016

Nov 01

Alexander Rossi honored as NIASHF Athlete of the Year

“This has been another fantastic year in my career and it’s truly an honor to accept the NIASHF Athlete of the Year award” – Alexander Rossi

Alexander Rossi Alexander Rossi will be honored with the prestigious 2016 Athlete of the Year award to add to his accolades following a sensational debut Verizon IndyCar Series season with Andretti Autosport and Honda.

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Nov 01

2017 schedule released for F1600, F2000 and Atlantic championships

Three major spectator events and two new tracks have been added to the trademark seven-weekend schedule

Formula Race Promotions logo Formula Race Promotions (FRP) today announced a vastly overhauled and exciting schedule for the 2017 F1600, F2000 and Atlantic Championship Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Williams gearing up to celebrate 40 years of racing

Williams’ 40th Anniversary Celebrations Commence at Autosport International

2016-11-01 - Williams gearing up to celebrate 40 years of racingOn the 8th of May 1977, at the Circuito de Jarama in Spain, Patrick Neve finished 12th in a March 761 to mark the start of something special. The birth of one of the greatest Formula One teams of all time – Williams.

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Nov 01

Porsche Centre Oakville/Alegra Motorsports Take Home Four Championships in their Second Season of Racing

Four championships. Two drivers. One season.

Porsche Centre Oakville Alegra Motorsports Take Home Four Championships in their Second Season of Racing Porsche Centre Oakville/Alegra Motorsports is fast becoming a performance racing leader, with four championship victories in just their second season of competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Brawn lined up to succeed Ecclestone as F1 chief

Ross Brawn is reportedly ready to succeed F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone and has already signed a new contract with Liberty Media and the FIA

Brawn lined up to succeed Ecclestone as F1 chiefIn an interview with the Daily Telegraphy Brawn recently revealed he would be tempted to a move back to F1 but only in a role at the head of the sport and not part of a team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Insight: Michelin’s new tyres

One of the most frequently asked questions about the FIA Formula E Championship is why the series doesn’t race on traditional slick tyres

And while it is true that if the all-electric street racing series instantly wanted to lower its lap times by a second or two, simply bolting on a set of sticky treadless tyres would get the job done, this would be to miss the point of the philosophy behind the tyre design completely. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

FanBoost now open for Marrakesh ePrix

FanBoost voting is now open for the 2016 Marrakesh ePrix, which takes place on November 12

The unique fan interaction concept rewards the three drivers with the most votes with an additional 100kJ of energy. Voting remains open until six minutes into the race, which means that FanBoost is only available in the second car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

Ogier on RX: “It was so much fun”

The experience was Ogier’s first of a World RX Supercar

DriverBefore claiming his fourth straight victory in the British round of the FIA World Rally Championship in Wales last weekend, WRC champion Sebastien Ogier joined 2016 FIA World Rallycross Champion Mattias Ekstrom as part of a two-day event at Munnich Airport for partners, media and friends of the EKS World RX team to sample its title-winning Audi S1 quattro.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

WEC: Pierre Ragues seeks Chinese fortune in 6h Shanghai

6 Hours of Shanghai

2016-07-24-Sunday-0130 French endurance racer Pierre Ragues will continue his FIA World Endurance Championship charge in this weekend’s 6 Hours of Shanghai, the penultimate round of the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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