Daily Archive: November 9, 2016

Nov 09

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Phoenix

Rise Of The Phoenix: Harvick In Need Of Another Win At Arizona Track

NASCAR logo Positioned 18 points below the cutoff line and below two other drivers for the final berth in the Championship 4 race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Kevin Harvick essentially needs a win in Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway (2 p.m. ET on NBC).

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Nov 09

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya to host MotoGP until 2021

Gran Premi Monster Energy de Catalunya

MotoGP logo Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya remains on the FIM MotoGP World Championship calendar for a further five years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Renault Sport Formula One Team retains Jolyon Palmer for 2017

Renault Sport Formula One Team is proud to announce that it will retain Jolyon Palmer for the 2017 season

06 - Renault Sport Formula One Team Jolyon will join the recently-announced Nico Hülkenberg to complete the team’s 2017 race driver line-up. Twenty-five year old Jolyon joined Renault Sport Formula One Team’s predecessor Lotus F1 Team as Third Driver at the start of the 2015 season, graduating to race driver for 2016 with Renault Sport Formula One Team.

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Nov 09

Blancpain GT Sports Club expands to six rounds in 2017

Silverstone and Hungaroring join amateur-only series’ schedule

Next year’s Blancpain GT Sports Club season will increase from five to six European rounds after experiencing a surge in popularity during 2016.

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Nov 09

Williams enters Technical Partnership with Dicastal

Dicastal’s wheels will go through vigorous R&D with Williams Martini Racing

03 - Williams Martini Racing Williams is pleased to announce a new partnership with Dicastal, a leading global manufacturer of automotive wheels and part of the Citic Group. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “We’re aiming to defend our titles from previous years”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-10-30 - Formel 1 - MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Großer Preis von Mexiko 2016. Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg While the Formula 1 World Championship enters the decisive phase next weekend in Brazil, Maro Engel is preparing for the next highlight of the season – the FIA GT World Cup in Macau. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Hamilton braces for ‘pain’ if he loses F1 crown

“Regardless, I’m going to keep pushing”

Hamilton braces for ‘pain’ if he loses F1 crownLewis Hamilton says he is braced for the ‘pain’ of losing his Formula 1 world title to Nico Rosberg ahead of a crucial Brazilian Grand Prix but says history has taught him not to give up on his slimming hopes until it is impossible to win. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Insight: the history of racing in Morocco

The Marrakesh ePrix on November 12 takes top-flight single-seater racing back to Morocco

That’s right, while it would make for a good answer on Pointless, Morocco has once held a world championship Formula 1 Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Drivers begin arriving at Sentul as F4/SEA preparations continue

The weekend’s proceedings will commence on Friday with practice and qualifying

Drivers begin arriving at Sentul as F4SEA preparations continue As the Formula 4 South East Asia Championship – certified by FIA prepares to welcome Indonesia to its inaugural calendar with this weekend’s event; the young drivers in the championship began to arrive on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Formula V8 3.5 series: The 2016 winner, Tom Dillmann, will join the WEC finale event with LMP2

6 hours of Bahrain

The 2016 winner, Tom Dillmann, will join the WEC finale event with LMP2Two days after being crowned as the  Formula V8 3.5  champion in 2016 with the AVF Team, the French Tom Dillmann will join the FIA WEC championship Season Finale participating with a  LMP2 car in the 6 hours of Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Paul Miller Racing returns with Bryan Sellers, Madison Snow and Lamborghini in IMSA for 2017

Full-season drivers Bryan Sellers and Madison Snow return in 2017

Paul Miller Racing will return to the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the same driver, crew and race-car package the No. 48 Lamborghini Huracán GT3 team drove to one race victory and third-place in the IMSA GT Daytona (GTD) championship standings this past season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Bahrain set to be scene for emotional 2016 WEC finale

As in China, 31 cars will be on the grid for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2015-11-20-Friday The FIA World Endurance Championship delivered two races in Asia of exceptional intensity, drama and excitement, but the final round of the 2016 championship at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 19 November is likely to be as passion-filled and emotional as any experienced. Read the rest of this entry »

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