Daily Archive: November 11, 2016

Nov 11

Haas F1 Team secures 2017 driver lineup, Magnussen joins Grosjean

Magnussen, the 24-year-old from Roskilde, Denmark, comes to Haas F1 Team with two years of Formula One experience

11 - Haas F1 TeamHaas F1 Team, the first American Formula One team in 30 years, has signed Kevin Magnussen to drive alongside veteran pilot Romain Grosjean beginning with the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

99 not out: Lorenzo dominates day 1

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana - 99 not out Lorenzo dominates day 1 Last race with Yamaha off to a flier for the 2010, 2012 and 2015 MotoGP™ World Champion. After Jorge Lorenzo (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) ruled FP1 at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana over four tenths clear, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) hit back in the afternoon to take the provisional top spot for much of the second session of the day.

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Nov 11

Ducati signs manufacturer agreement with Dorna

Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana

Ducati signs manufacturer agreement with Dorna Bologna-based Italian manufacturer Ducati, which has been a permanent fixture of MotoGP™ since 2003, has signed a new five-year manufacturer agreement with Championship promoters Dorna. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

MotoGP™ YouTube channel awarded Gold Play Button 

Accolade for passing 1 million subscribers on YouTube awarded to MotoGP™

MotoGP™ YouTube channel awarded Gold Play Button MotoGP™ has been awarded the Gold Play Button award by YouTube after surpassing 1 million subscribers on its YouTube channel – becoming the first motorsport to achieve the feat. A partner of YouTube since 2005, MotoGP™ celebrated this milestone with a social media poll for fans to choose a classic race to be shown free on the channel. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Mahindra Racing and Max Biaggi announce collaboration

The project will see Max Biaggi operate an official Mahindra-supported team in the Campionato Italiano Velocitá (CIV)

Biaggi and the MGP3O With the end of its best season to date fast approaching, Mahindra Racing has embarked on an ambitious new project alongside four-time 250cc World Champion and double WorldSBK Champion Max Biaggi. Having achieved tremendous racing success across a multitude of classes, ‘Il Corsaro’ is set to begin a new stage in his career as a team manager and Mahindra Racing ambassador. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Formula One teams Brazilian Grand Prix free practice report

Brazilian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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Nov 11

Gutierrez to leave Haas, indecision ‘hurt’ race seat chances

The Mexican says talks have begun with former team Sauber
2016-10-23_72605 Esteban Gutierrez fears having waited on Haas to decide its 2017 drivers it has put his chances of securing a race seat in doubt as the Mexican driver looks set to be edged out of F1 for the second time in his career.
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Nov 11

Formula E hits the streets of Marrakesh

“It was very good and a lot of fun”

The FIA Formula E Championship’s all-electric SPARK SRT_01E hit the streets of Marrakesh for the first time today as rising Moroccan racing star Michael Benyahia wowed the crowds with a stunning street demo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

WEC: Bahrain set to be scene for emotional 2016 finale

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

2015-11-21-Saturday 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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Nov 11

WEC: Rebellion Racing goes with Oreca for its return to LM P2 in 2017

It’s now a done deal, the Swiss outfit has confirmed the continuation of its relationship with Oreca, and has ordered two Oreca 07s

WEC - Rebellion Racing goes with Oreca for its return to LM P2 in 2017

Early October, the Rebellion Racing team announced it was leaving the LM P1 class to return to LM P2 without specifying with which constructor it would collaborate. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Bryntesson takes on Solberg at ROC Factor

One step closer to joining double FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg at the annual Race of Champions in Miami

DriverThis weekend, 2016 RX Lites Cup runner-up Thomas Bryntesson will take on rallycross and rally legends Petter Solberg and Marcus Gronholm in Sweden, as he fights for a chance to win the Scandinavian leg of ROC Factor. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

Venturi Formula-E to race in Marrakesh this week end

“We are looking forward to the race in Marrakesh”

Venturi Formula-E to race in Marrakesh this week end Round 2, Season 3 of the FIA Formula-E Championship kicks off this weekend for the first time on African soil in Marrakesh, Morocco for the Venturi team, and its 9 competitors  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

More top-notch entries for the 2016 Motul Sepang 12 Hours

K-PAX Racing with McLaren factory line-up in Motul Sepang 12 Hours

Sepang 12 Hours logo The Motul Sepang 12 Hours, the final round of the inaugural season of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, is becoming increasingly popular with endurance teams throughout the motorsports planet.

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Nov 11

CAN-AM 500 news update

Promotional “desert racing themed” competition for the Can-Am 500

Promotional “desert racing themed” competition for the Can-Am 500 Can-Am has big plans with the Can-Am 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race this weekend in Phoenix, Ariz. Along with its title sponsorship efforts at the Can-Am 500 race, Can-Am will hold a racing day press conference, make a special announcement, hold a live music concert featuring The Offspring and also share two separate pre-race videos utilizing the impressive new 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicle.

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