Daily Archive: November 14, 2016

Nov 14

Special Edition Championship 4 News & Notes — Joey Logano and Jimmie Johnson

In anticipation of Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR logo An in-depth look at the top two seeds in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship 4 – Joey Logano and Jimmie Johnson

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Nov 14

Happy new year: 2017 testing begins in Valencia

Valencia MotoGP™ Official Test

MotoGP logo Lorenzo, Viñales and Iannone head the rider shuffle as KTM settle into the premier class. The 2016 MotoGP™ World Championship may be over, but bikes are already back on track at the Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana on Tuesday and Wednesday – for the first test sessions of the 2017 season, from 10am to 5pm local time (GMT +1).
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Nov 14

VISIT FLORIDA Racing to rield Marc Goossens and Renger van der Zande in 2017 IMSA Campaign

Set to share the No. 90 VISIT FLORIDA Racing Gibson-powered Riley Technologies MK XXX

VISIT FLORIDA Racing has secured a new driver pairing to campaign its all-new car for the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

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Nov 14

Finalists announced for the Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams and Autosport are pleased to announce the names of the five finalists for the 2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams logo The annual award, which was introduced at last year’s event, names an engineering student from a UK university as a rising star of Formula One engineering and supports them with an accelerated career development programme at Williams.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Massa bids emotional farewell after Brazil GP exit

“It is so difficult to explain the feeling by not managing to finish the race for my fans and for Brazil” – Massa

Massa bids emotional farewell after Brazil GP exitDespite a bittersweet end to his final home race, Felipe Massa has described his walk back to the pit lane as ‘special and amazing’ as he prepares to say a final goodbye to Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Ice Drive – the feature-length documentary of the FIA Formula E car running on the Greenland ice cap – was premiered to a standing ovation in Marrakesh

Ice Drive premieres in Marrakesh

Ahead of season three of the all-electric city racing series, an ambitious project was undertaken to run the car on an iceberg off the coast of Greenland. The aim was to create a stunning visual link between the threat of global warming and the impact electric cars can have on reducing CO2 emissions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

Joey Logano wins at Phoenix; Kyle Busch also advances

Joey Logano earned a return trip to the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway after a year’s absence

Kyle Busch will head to the South Florida track to try to defend his 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title as well. And Kevin Harvick won’t be competing for the title for the first time since NASCAR debuted its elimination Chase format in 2014. Needing a victory to advance, as it turned out, Harvick finished fourth in Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 14

WEC: FIA World Endurance Championship round 9 preview

Bahrain – World champions Porsche to fight for the drivers’ title in the desert

2016-06-19-0194 After having won the world championship title for manufacturers, Porsche is determined to also take the drivers’ title at the final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on November 19 in Bahrain.

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Nov 14

Vanthoor, Szymkowiak and Stolz first Sean Edwards Trophy finalists

Sean Edwards was the first FIA GT3 European Champion, and as such he won a prize which allowed him to take his career to the next level

Blancpain GT Series logo The aim of this new Trophy is to give another driver a similar opportunity, both in terms of recognition and a prize-fund including 20 sets of Pirelli tyres, to be used during the 2017 season of the Blancpain GT Series. The winner will also receive a voucher from First Luggage, and a Lalique trophy. Read the rest of this entry »

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