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Sep 26

Williams reports First half of progress in 2017 results

Williams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced the Group’s interim results for the six months to 30 June 2017

2017-09-26 - Williams reports First half of progress in 2017 resultsWGPH is the holding company of the Williams group of companies, which includes Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited. Group revenue grew to £85.9m for the period, compared to £80.0m in the same period in 2016. EBITDA improved from a profit of £7.8m in 2016 to a profit of £10.4m in 2017. The Group generated operating free cash flow of £10.9m for the six-month period (2016: £13.0m). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

Over 25,000 people at Silverstone for the Prancing Horse

Ferrari Racing Days

frd uk 1---1Two beautiful sunny days made for an unforgettable. Ferrari Racing Days at Silverstone from Friday to Sunday. The main European event of the 2017 Corse Clienti season drew over 80 Ferraris including 488 Challenges, 458 Challenge EVOs, and the cars of the XX Programmes and F1 Clienti, including the F60 driven by Marc Gené during the F1 Show, to the venue of the British Formula 1 Grand Prix.

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Sep 23

Formula V8 3.5: World Series set for end of the season testing days in Barhain

Formula Renault 3.5 cars ready for the End of Season Test Days on Monday 20th of November and Wednesday 22nd

Two days after the celebration of the final meeting in Barhein (17-18 November), RPM-MKTG, the Series promoter, is set to organize the End of Season Test Days on Monday 20th and Wednesday 22nd. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Muroya takes win in mind-blowing Lausitzring race

McLeod, Chambliss tough out Lausitzring race to stay in title contention 

Muroya takes win in mind-blowing Lausitzring raceWith just one showdown left before the Red Bull Air Race World Champion is crowned, Japan’s Yoshihide Muroya launched himself to second overall with a brilliant win at Germany’s Lausitzring on Sunday. It was a heart-stopping day for North American fans of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship on Sunday, as neither Pete McLeod (CAN) nor Kirby Chambliss (USA) advanced to the Final 4 at the season’s penultimate stop in Germany’s Lausitzring.
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Sep 16

Formula V8 3.5: Egor Orudzhev (SMP Racing by AVF) wins unpredictable Race 2 at COTA

The weekend came to its conclusion one day earlier than usual due to the tie-up with the World Endurance Championship

The World Series Formula V8 3.5 completed a historical event today in Austin as teams and drivers lined-up for the second and final race of the weekend at the spectacular Circuit Of The Americas.

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Sep 15

Formula V8 3.5: Rene Binder (Lotus) takes dominant Race 1 win in Austin

The sensational Texan circuit, located in Austin, saw teams and drivers line-up for a historical Race 1

The World Series Formula V8 3.5 finally got its first taste of race action today at Circuit Of The Americas and, once again, provided plenty of excitement.

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Sep 15

Formula V8 3.5: Rene Binder (Lotus) scores first pole of 2017 in Austin, TX

It’s the first time for a major single-seater developmental championship in Austin

The World Series Formula V8 3.5 made a further step towards excellence today at Circuit Of The Americas, where teams and drivers of the RPM-MKTG promoted championship hit the the track in the eighth round of the season, the second held overseas for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Circuit Of The Americas announces additional 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix music lineup

Headlining concerts by international superstars Justin Timberlake (Oct 21) and Stevie Wonder (Oct 22)

Circuit of The Americas logoThe American Sound Track Turns up the Volume With Texas Music; Featured Artists Include The Texas Gentlemen, Los Coast, Israel Nash, The Peterson Brothers, ZEALE + Blastfamous USA, and Jonathan Terrell.

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Sep 11

Hot on the heels of Porto, Red Bull Air Race Lausitz takes off 16-17 September

With only a pair of stops left in the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship, it’s time for a speedway shift

Red Bull Air RaceJust two weeks after thrilling 850,000 spectators on the streets of Porto, Portugal, the world’s best pilots will race again – right in front of the grandstands at Germany’s Lausitzring. Everyone will be trying to overtake current leader Martin Šonka. Can the Czech standout step it up a gear to stay ahead of the pack? Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Formula V8 3.5: World Series looks to rock in Austin, Tx

The Title Hunt

Following to a colourful event in Mexico, where thousands of fans enjoyed the World Series Formula V8 3.5 for the first time, drivers and teams continue their overseas trip to Austin,TX in the United States of America, where the World Series will held its first event ever, in partnership with the FIA WEC 6h Hours of COTA. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 06

Williams Grand Prix Holdings board announcement

Doug Lafferty will now take up his position on the company’s Board of Director

Williams logoWilliams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (Ticker: WGF1) today announces that after six years, Eddie Charlton is stepping down from his position as the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director on the company’s Board of Directors.

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Sep 06

Williams Advanced Engineering reveals Lightweight Electric Car Platform

Williams Advanced Engineering has reimagined how electric cars are designed and constructed

2017-09-06 - FW-EVX_01Williams Advanced Engineering is bringing the best of its know-how to the electric car in an innovative lightweight EV platform concept, named the FW-EVX, which will be displayed at this year’s Low Carbon Vehicle Show, Millbrook, 6-7th September 2017.

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Sep 03

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) wins to extend his championship lead

Joining him on the podium were Alfonso Celis Jr and Konstantin Tereschenko

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) scored victory in the second race of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 weekend at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez and increased his driver championship lead as he now stands with 208 points.

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Sep 03

Šonka spectacular in Porto win

Canada’s Pete McLeod captured second for the third race in a row

Canada’s Pete McLeod captured second for the third race in a rowThe Czech Republic’s Martin Šonka claimed the second race win of his career at the Red Bull Air Race in Porto, Portugal on Sunday and launched himself back to the top of the World Championship standings with only two races to go

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Sep 03

The story behind Red Bull Air Race’s presence in Porto’s historic centre

World Heritage Site turned circuit

The story behind Red Bull Air Race’s presence in Porto’s historic centrePortugal’s second largest city, some 300 kilometres north of Lisbon. An historical centre located along the Douro River and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Formula V8 3.5: Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) scores race 1 win in Mexico, regains championship lead

He now stands with 183 points, two more than Matevos Isaakyan

Pietro Fittipaldi (Lotus) secured his fifth win of 2017 today at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico, dominating from pole position to regain the World Series Formula V8 3.5 lead.

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Sep 02

Red Bull Air Race: Four in a row as McLeod claims Porto Pole

Overall World Championship leader Kirby Chambliss of the United States clocked the second-best result

Red Bull Air Race Four in a row as McLeod claims Porto PoleA crowd of 250,000 were cheering in Porto, Portugal on Saturday, as Canada’s Pete McLeod clinched the top time in Qualifying for the fourth Red Bull Air Race stop in a row.

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Sep 02

Formula V8 3.5: Egor Orudzhev (SMP Racing by AVF) fastest in Mexican Friday

The second session was red-flagged for more than 30 minutes due to abundant precipitations

Egor Orudzhev (SMP Racing by AVF) set the fastest lap of the day in the Mexican round of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, making the most out of the morning session held in dry weather.

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Aug 31

Spectra Premium launches new motorsports initiative

Spectra PremiumTM has been actively involved in motorsports

Spectra Premium logoSpectra Premium Industries Inc. is proud to announce a new motorsports initiative, pursuing its efforts on driver development, sponsorships and high performance products for racecars.

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Aug 30

MADD and Pirelli Partner to Drive Change and Keep the Nation’s Roads Safe

Pirelli’s support for MADD comes ahead of the Labor Day weekend

PirelliMothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) and Pirelli® Tires are working together to drive change and keep our roads safe from drunk driving.

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