Daily Archive: November 26, 2016

Nov 26

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Abu Dhabi.

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Nov 26

Gasly soars to GP2 Feature Race victory

Frenchman retakes title lead with emphatic win

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing) Pierre Gasly laid down a marker in the fight for the 2016 drivers’ standings with an assertive fourth win of the season in this evening’s Feature Race in Abu Dhabi: a great start and superb drive saw the Frenchman make the chequered flag almost 7 seconds ahead of Nobuharu Matsushita and Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

F1 set to introduce standing restarts after safety car

Under the new measures, drivers will line up in grid slots as they come to the end of a safety car period before making a standing start
F1 set to introduce standing restarts after safety carDrivers are set to make standing starts after safety car periods in 2017 after proposals were agreed in principal by teams ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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Nov 26

Active Ticketing partners with Sahara Force India in Abu Dhabi

Sahara Force India is pleased to welcome Active Ticketing as a partner for the 2016 season finale

05 - Sahara Force India F1 Team The technology and security company will deliver an innovative mobile application at the 2016 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Active Ticketing branding will be visible on the chassis side of the VJM09 and on the drivers’ suits. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

We sat down with newly crowned GP3 Series Champion Charles Leclerc to discuss his winning season…

Thoughts of a champion

GP3 - Charles Leclerc (ART Grand Prix) portrait GP3 Series: Charles Leclerc, GP3 Series Champion. How does that sound? Charles Leclerc: It sounds really nice. It feels so good. It’s such a relief for me and the team. We’ve worked so hard for this result. They’ve done an amazing job all season to provide me and my teammates with the best car. It has been a great year. They made me grow a lot as a driver as well. That helped me to win the Series. It feels so good!
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Nov 26

Leclerc crowned GP3 Champion as De Vries wins dramatic race

ART Grand Prix’s and FDA’s Charles Leclerc champion in Yas Marina

GP3 - Nyck De Vries (ART Grand Prix) Ferrari Driver Academy and ART Grand Prix rookie Charles Leclerc started the 2016 GP3 Series season as a title favourite and today his dream became reality after a very eventful Race 1 at the Yas Marina Circuit.

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Nov 26

The Audi era celebrated : Part 1

Where to begin when evaluating Audi’s commitment and achievements over the last 18 seasons in endurance racing?

It is an unenviable task. True epochs are rare in motorsport but the span from 1999 to present day, with a short break in 2004/5 aside, Audi Sport has been a titan of one of racing’s toughest disciplines and it has a strike rate at La Sarthe which is unlikely to ever be beaten in the same time frame. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Ford drive rounds off testing week for Ogier

The reigning world champion is looking for a car and team to take him to a fifth consecutive title in 2017

As he weighs up his options for 2017, Sébastien Ogier carried out two crucial tests this week; driving Toyota’s Yaris WRC on Wednesday and taking the wheel of M-Sport’s 2017-spec Ford Fiesta RS earlier today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Eks and Peugeot-Hansen battle for 2016 teams’ title

EKS pairing Ekstrom and Topi Heikkinen currently lead the standings by 17 points over reigning Teams’ Champions Team Peugeot-Hansen

DriverSweden’s Mattias Ekstrom has already been crowned as the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Champion, but heading into the final round of World RX this weekend at Rosario in Argentina, it’s still all to play for in the Teams’ Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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