Daily Archive: November 16, 2016

Nov 16

Special Edition Championship 4 News & Notes – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway

In anticipation of Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo Tony Stewart, in his last appearance this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, is the only driver in series history to win at the famed 1.5-mile speedway in his first appearance (1999).

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Nov 16

F1600: Tight Racing by the Numbers

Eleven of 21 F1600 Formula F Championship Series races run in 2016 were decided by a victory margin under one-tenth of a second

F1600 F Championship logo

There were 20 races that were decided by a victory margin of half-a-second or less, and of the tight races, three came down to thousandths of a second. The closest finish came at New Jersey Motorsports Park, where Calvin Ming won by .001 seconds. The result was so tight it took multiple camera angles to verify the results as anxious drivers waited for trophy hardware next to the podium.

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Nov 16

Katherine Legge part of talent-laden Michael Shank Racing Team prepping for Rolex 24

Shank Lineup Includes Three Former Rolex 24 Champions

Katherine Legge part of talent-laden Michael Shank Racing Team prepping for Rolex 24 One test down, two more to go for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s preparation for the 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 28-29 at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

The most spectacular nine-eleven ever: New 911 RSR for Le Mans

Porsche will tackle the 2017 racing season with an all-out newly developed GT racer

Porsche 911 RSR (991) 2017 model The new 911 RSR makes full use of the breadth of the Le Mans 24 Hours GT regulations, and in addition to systematic lightweight design, features the ultra-modern, flat-six unit positioned in front of the rear axle. The four-litre, extremely light aggregate features direct fuel injection as well as a rigid valve drive and is characterised by outstanding efficiency. The new 911 RSR will make its debut at the Daytona 24-hour race in January 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

Lonely at the top: Viñales keeps his throne on day two

MotoGP Official Test Day 2

MotoGP -  Maverick Viñales Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s new signing top once again on the second and final day of testing in Valencia. Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) is settling into his new home well – fastest on day one at the Valencia test and then repeating the feat on day two for an amazing debut.

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Nov 16

SJM Theodore Racing By Prema visits Kam Pek Community Centre

The team visited the SJM Excellence Staff Centre

SJM THEODORE RACING BY PREMA READY FOR NINTH MACAU GP TITLE CAMPAIGNSJM Theodore Racing by Prema joined title sponsor Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (“SJM”) on visits to several local community projects amidst their busy schedule preparing for the 63rd Macau F3 Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

McLaren headed by executive committee until new CEO found

McLaren has outlined its head management structure after the departure of Ron Dennis as chairman and CEO

2016-06-08_0065 Dennis confirmed he has been placed on gardening leave for the remainder of his current contract which expires in January and has stepped down as chairman and CEO but remains a shareholder and director of the McLaren Technology Group as he keeps hold of his 25% share. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

Tales from the paddock – Robert Wickens: “Edoardo will take our team forward”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-11-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Slash - Lewis Hamilton Big build-up to finale: The one-two victory for Mercedes AMG Petronas in the Brazilian Grand Prix at Sao Paulo means that the battle for the world title goes to the wire in Abu Dhabi. But before that, there is some important race action on the legendary street circuit of Macau… Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

WEC: Countdown to the 6 Hours of Bahrain

6 Hours of Bahrain: A look back at victories, titles and exploits

WEC - Countdown to the 6 Hours of BahrainThe 2016 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season will reach its climax this weekend at the 6 Hours of Bahrain. With seven cups and trophies yet to find owners, everything is still to play for. 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. So what can we learn from a look back through the history books? Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

WRC: Volkswagen targets winning farewell

“It’s a strange situation for everyone at Volkswagen Motorsport”

WRC - Volkswagen targets winning farewell Volkswagen has pledged to end its FIA World Rally Championship era on a high note when its bows out in Australia this weekend after four years of dominance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

ERC returns to Italy in new-look calendar

Rally di Roma Capitale joins European Rally Championship

ERC returns to Italy in new-look calendar Rally di Roma Capitale will join the FIA European Rally Championship in 2017, one of eight events so far included on the provisional schedule for next season, which remains subject to final approval. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

WorldSBK: 2017 begins today with testing in Aragon

2017 preparations commence this week

MotorLand Aragon The first round of winter testing begins this Wednesday the 16th November at MotorLand Aragon. The test will see Honda World Superbike Team, Aruba.it Racing – Ducati, Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team and Kawasaki Racing Team will take to the Spanish circuit to make their first improvements ahead of next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi selected sets per driver

Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi: November 25 – November 27, 2016

2016-11-15 - Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi selected sets per driver The FIA communicated to Pirelli each team’s tyre choices for the forthcoming Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi (November 25 – November 27).

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Nov 16

Theodore Racing launches Innovative Partnership with Macao Government Tourism Office and The World’s Largest Travel & Lifestyle Social Media Agency

Theodore Racing was founded in the 1970’s by Hong Kong businessman Teddy Yip Sr.

Theodore Racing by Prema is delighted to announce the launch of an innovative partnership between Macao’s global race team, the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) and the world’s largest social media travel and lifestyle community, Beautiful Destinations (BD). Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

Tiago Monteiro to participate in the 63rd Macau Grand Prix

For this event, Tiago will team up with former Formula 1 driver Gianni Morbidelli and Mikhail Grachev

WTCC - Tiago Monteiro Tiago Monteiro will take part in the 63rd edition of the Macau Grand Prix, which will take place from November17 to 20 on the famous Guia circuit. On the occasion of this prestigious competition, the Portuguese driver will be behind the wheel of a Honda from the West Coast Racing team in the TCR International Series Championship.

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