Daily Archive: November 3, 2016

Nov 03

FIA Formula 3 European Champion Lance Stroll advances to Formula One

The Canadian will contest the 2017 Formula One season for the tradition-rich Williams Martini Racing F1 Team

Lance Stroll Lance Stroll has made it. Having won the FIA Formula 3 European Championship title this year, he now secured a Formula One driver seat for the upcoming season.

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Nov 03

Williams confirms driver line up for the 2017 season

Lance Stroll making his Formula One debut
2016-11-03 - Williams confirms driver line up for the 2017 seasonWilliams Martini Racing is pleased to confirm Valtteri Bottas will race with the team for a fifth consecutive season, with Lance Stroll making his Formula One debut alongside him for the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship.

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Nov 03

Young racers to take on legends Petter Solberg, Marcus Grönholm and Kenny Bräck at ROC Factor Scandinavia

First ROC Factor event in Sweden to be held as part of Monster Jam® Stockholm

Young racers to take on legends Solberg, Grönholm and Bräck at ROC Factor ScandinaviaTwo young Swedish racers will have the chance to take on some of the biggest stars of motor sport in the ROC Factor Scandinavia Final, a featured highlight of Monster Jam at Stockholm’s Friends Arena on November 12, 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

Ross Brawn plays down F1 chief talk

“I’m doing a little consulting to help them better understand F1 but that’s all.”
2013-06-08_1134 Ross Brawn has denied reports he is being lined up to succeed Bernie Ecclestone as F1 chief, insisting he is simply ‘doing a little consultancy’ for the Liberty Group.
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Nov 03

We’ve gathered the best stats from the three 2016 GP2 title contenders

Statistical probability

Statistical probabilityAfter ten action-packed rounds in the 2016 GP2 Series season, three drivers remain in the hunt for the crown: rookie Antonio Giovinazzi, Red Bull protégé Pierre Gasly, and Raffaele Marciello.

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Nov 03

Stats of 2016 GP3 title contenders

We review the stats of the three title contenders ahead of the final round

Stats of 2016 Title ContendersAfter eight thrilling rounds of fierce competition in the 2016 GP3 Series season, the title battle goes to the wire at Yas Marina Circuit on November 26-27.

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Nov 03

INSIGHT: Formula E’s emission-free charging

One of the principle aims of Formula E is to promote the use of electric cars

Formula E believes that increased electric car usage will make significant benefits to the quality of air in our cities, which in turn will lead to an improved quality of life. But one of the main objections from the anti-electric car lobby is that the pollution caused by the production of the electricity in the first place negates their environmental credentials. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

WEC: Championships and how they can be won this weekend in Shanghai!

The No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid crew could finally reap their reward this weekend

2016-07-23-Saturday-0010 The engineers in the World Endurance Championship have a uniquely stressful job trying to juggle multiple figures at once, whether they relate to fuel strategy, tyre wear or even the weather.

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Nov 03

WEC: Alpine sets its sights on the LMP2 title

China hosts the penultimate round of the FIA WEC this weekend, with the 6 Hours of Shanghai

2016-07-22-Friday-0083 Clear leaders in the LMP2 category, Nicolas Lapierre, Stéphane Richelmi and Gustavo Menezes have a chance to secure the world title for Signatech-Alpine before the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

United Autosports acquires Ligier JS P217 for 2017 European Le Mans Series and Le Mans 24 Hours

United Autosports to take up ACO invitation to enter 24 Hours of Le Mans

United Autosports acquires Ligier JS P217 for 2017 European Le Mans Series and Le Mans 24 Hours 2016 ELMS LMP3 champions place order for new Ligier JS P217. Team intend to enter ELMS LMP2 class. United Autosports have confirmed their intention to enter the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LMP2 class. They are also evaluating a full season programme in the 2017 European Le Mans Series with their newly acquired Ligier JS P217. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

Volkswagen pulls out of WRC

The German manufacturer confirmed its withdrawal on Wednesday morning following a board meeting 24 hours earlier

Volkswagen is to withdraw from the FIA World Rally Championship at the end of the current season and turn its rallying focus on the development of a Polo R5 car for customer use. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

Coronel and Powell join fast-expanding Electric GT Drivers’ Club

“I am really looking forward to be joining the Electric GT Drivers’ Club” -Powell

Electric GT Championship logo The Electric GT Championship, the world’s first 100% zero emissions GT championship, is delighted to confirm Tom Coronel and Alice Powell as the latest members of the fast-expanding EGT Drivers’ Club. Read the rest of this entry »

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