Daily Archive: November 20, 2016

Nov 20

Jimmie Johnson makes history, wins record-tying Seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

Ties Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for Most Premier Series Championships

Jimmie JohnsonHistory has been made. Jimmie Johnson captured his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with a stirring victory Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, tying NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt atop the all-time list. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Experienced Magnussen will push Haas forward – Grosjean

By joining Haas, Magnussen will become the first driver to have sampled Renault, Mercedes, Honda and Ferrari V6 Hybrid engines.

2016-10-23_72163 Romain Grosjean feels Haas stands to make good gains next season following its decision to sign Kevin Magnussen for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

WEC: Rookie Test underway at Bahrain International Circuit

A total of 15 cars are entered in the test

2016-11-17-Friday-0034 The official FIA WEC Rookie test is underway in Bahrain, with the three drivers chosen by the Promoters of the championship having all experienced their first laps of LMP1 hybrid power. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

WEC: LMP1 Hybrid technical regulations to be maintained to end of 2019

Following very constructive discussions

2016-11-17-Thurasday-0102 While at the last round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship in Bahrain, a Strategy Committee meeting took place between representatives of the two LMP1 Hybrid manufacturers, Porsche and Toyota, the President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, Pierre Fillon, and President of the FIA Endurance Commission, Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Macau winner Da Costa praises Pirelli’s F3 tyres on their debut

Pirelli also breaks GT lap record

Antonio Felix da Costa won the first Macau F3 race on Pirelli tyres Macau Grand Prix winner Antonio Felix da Costa has praised Pirelli’s Formula 3 tyres, which took him to victory in the FIA Formula 3 World Cup race over the legendary Guia circuit today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Rosenqvist stars with Second place in the Macau GP for SJM Theodore Racing by Prema

63rd running of the Macau Grand Prix

Rosenqvist stars with Second place in the Macau GP for SJM Theodore Racing by Prema Felix Rosenqvist scored a superb second place in the 63rd running of the Macau Grand Prix from sixth on the grid with SJM Theodore Racing by Prema. The Swede, two times a winner of Macau in 2014 and 2015, immediately moved up to fourth position on the opening lap. He then passed Kenta Yamashita for third into the Lisboa corner on lap three. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

WRC: Mikkelsen signs off with Australia victory

Norwegian Andreas Mikkelsen ended his Volkswagen spell by winning the Kennards Hire Rally Australia

WRC - Andreas Mikkelsen signs off with Australia victory He repelled a fierce attack from team-mate and world champion Sébastien Ogier, who spun away his victory chances on the dusty Bucca speed test early this morning. Mikkelsen achieved his third career win by 14.9sec over his Polo R colleague. Read the rest of this entry »

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