Daily Archive: November 15, 2016

Nov 15

Special Edition Championship 4 News & Notes — Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch

In anticipation of Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR logo An in-depth look at the third and fourth seeds in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship 4 – Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

Scott Pruett returning to Rolex 24 At Daytona in new Lexus entry

Five-Time Rolex 24 Champion Heads Driver Lineup For New Team In GT Daytona Class

Scott Pruett returning to Rolex 24 At Daytona in new Lexus entry First Of Three Preseason IMSA Tests At DIS Wraps Up Today. One of IMSA’s biggest stars, driving one of IMSA’s newest cars, highlighted the opening day of Rolex 24 At Daytona testing on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

Top Gun: Viñales shoots ahead as Lorenzo gets off to a flier

MotoGP Official Test Day

MotoGP - Maverick VIñales New kids on the block steal the headlines on Day 1 of 2017 testing in Valencia.  Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) has topped the first test day for the 2017 MotoGP™ season, up to speed quickly before then stealing the top spot from new yet veteran teammate Valentino Rossi as the day wore on – an incredible statement of intent in his new home. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

TOTAL renews as exclusive fuel supplier of Moto2™ and Moto3™

French oil company remain the exclusive fuel supplier to the Moto2™ and Moto3™ classes for another 3 years

TOTAL renews as exclusive fuel supplier of Moto2™ and Moto3™ Total are to stay on board with the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship as official fuel supplier to Moto2™ and Moto3™ for another three years, until 2019. Founded in 1924, the company is a global integrated energy producer and provider, and in 2016 has supplied fuel to both the Moto2™ and Moto3™ FIM World Championships: an important challenge set to continue for three more seasons.

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Nov 15

Magneti Marelli wins the “Motorsport Technology of the year” award at the Professional MotorSport World Expo 2016 in Cologne

Developed in collaboration with the Global Institute for Motor Sport Safety and Sustainability

Magneti-Marelli The High Speed Camera by Magneti Marelli Motorsport, adopted this year by all of the cars in Formula 1, has received an award at the Professional MotorSport World Expo 2016 in Cologne (Germany), in the category “Motorsport Technology of the year”.

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Nov 15

Mark’s Bahrain Preview – My Last Race

This is going to be a big weekend for me personally

Mark Webber My last time competing in anger will certainly bring some strong emotions with it.  Being behind the wheel has been so much of my life – I’ve driven a racing car every two-four weeks for the last 22-odd years – so chapter two will require a shift for sure. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

The Fourth Edition of the Lamborghini World Final to be held in Valencia

Twelve races scheduled from December 1 to 4

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Huracan The last round of the three continental series is going to open the race weekend in Spain. Title battle still open in the European series

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Nov 15

Alonso wants McLaren’s 2017 gains to be ‘final step’

“If we are able to produce a quick car from race one we have a chance to do well”

2016-10-23_72726 Fernando Alonso says McLaren’s improvements this season give a promising indication for a similar step in 2017 where he hopes this team can catch the world title contenders. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe Tickets On Sale From December 1st

Launch of early bird ticket offers – with up to 30% discounts for F1 fans – announced today

Baku City Circuit logo Baku City Circuit (BCC) today announced that tickets for the 2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe will be available to purchase online via www.bakucitycircuit.com from December 1st 2016. The second successive Formula 1 race to be staged on the streets of Azerbaijan’s capital city is provisionally scheduled to take place on the weekend of 16th – 18th June, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

Montoya comfortable with Indy 500-only decision

“To be honest with you, you can’t beat Penske.”

2015-06-14_18485 Juan Pablo Montoya had fulltime interest elsewhere but came to a simple conclusion in deciding to return to Team Penske for a one-off ride in the 2017 Indianapolis 500.

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Nov 15

F3 and GT stars to compete for World Cup glory with Pirelli at Macau Grand Prix

Formula 3 cars have contested the headline race at the Macau Grand Prix since 1983

Macau-GP The Macau Grand Prix – one of the most celebrated motorsport events outside of Formula 1 – takes place this weekend with Pirelli as the exclusive tyre supplier for the FIA Formula 3 World Cup for the first time, as well as for the FIA GT World Cup that the Italian firm supplied for the inaugural race last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

SJM Theodore Racing ready for Ninth Macau GP title campaign

SJM has been the Title Sponsor of Theodore Racing since 2014

SJM Theodore Racing ready for Ninth Macau GP title campaign Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (“SJM”) hosted the official media reception today at the Grand Lisboa for the SJM Theodore Racing team, ahead of the 63rd Macau Grand Prix.
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Nov 15

WeatherTech Championship teams ready for return to track

The IMSA-sanctioned November and December tests will help set the stage for teams before January’s Roar Before the Rolex 24

2016-07-10-3284 Beginning on Tuesday, November 15, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competitors will return to action for the first IMSA-sanctioned on-track activity since the Petit Le Mans finale more than one month ago. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

WEC: Bahrain form guide

So what can we learn from a look back through the history books?

2015-11-18-Wednesday The 6 Hours of Bahrain has been a staple of the FIA World Endurance Championship calendar since its inception in 2012, and has twice played host to the final round of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 15

The Bugatti Circuit of Le Mans starts afresh – Thanks to Shell Cariphalte Racetrack

After over 12 years of heavy use, the Bugatti Circuit of Le Mans has undergone renovation to replace its top layer of asphalt

The Bugatti Circuit of Le Mans starts afresh - Thanks to Shell Cariphalte Racetrack 1 Despite the excellent structure of the existing track, the renovation was necessary because of the performance needs of the various races its hosts. Motorcycles in particular, are sensitive to the change of adhesion offered by the track throughout its lifetime. Read the rest of this entry »

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