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Raimund Baumschlager, Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Volkswagen Polo R WRC is back!

April 24, 2017 • Featured, NewsIan McLeigh

Volkswagen Polo R WRC is back! The world championship-winning car, which disappeared from the global rally scene at the end of 2016, will return to action next weekend (April 28-29) at the Wechselland Rally, which is a part of the Austrian Rally Championship. An 11-time Austrian rally champion Raimund Baumschlager and his Baumschlager Rallye & [...] ...

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2017 Japanese Super Formula Championship season preview

2017 Japanese Super Formula Championship season preview

April 21, 2017 • Featured, NewsIan McLeigh

The 2017 Japanese Super Formula Championship, in the fifth year under the current name and for the 31st time as the premier open-wheel competition in Japan, will kick off on April 23 with a season-opening race at Suzuka Circuit. The 2017 season features seven...

2017 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup

2017 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup preview

April 18, 2017 • Featured, NewsAlexander S

The 2017 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup starts this weekend with a 3-hour race at legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza and more than 50 cars on the grid. The previous season of the series was quite exciting. Garage 59’s McLaren 650S GT of Rob Bell, Come...

2017 FIA WEC, 6 hours of Silverstone

FIA and ACO extend WEC contract until the end of 2020

April 17, 2017 • Featured, NewsIan McLeigh

The deal between the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) and ACO (Automobile Club de l’Ouest) to organise the World Endurance Championship has been extended until the end of the 2020 season. FIA President Jean Todt and ACO President Pierre...

2017 British GT

The stage is set for the 25th British GT season

April 14, 2017 • Featured, NewsAlexander S

The 2017 British GT season starts on Easter Monday at Oulton Park, the circuit that hosted more of the series’ season openers than any other. No big changes on the calendar The popular championship had a relatively tough season of 2016. A big step forward...

2017 FIA WEC, Prologue Monza

2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season preview

April 13, 2017 • Featured, NewsIan McLeigh

The 2017 season of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the sixth edition of the revived championship, will have the same format as in the year before, with nine races on the same race tracks, but with many significant changes according to teams, drivers,...

Fernando Alonso McLaren Formula 1

Alonso to race in 2017 Indianapolis 500

April 12, 2017 • Featured, NewsAlexander S

Former Formula One World Champion Fernando Alonso announced that he will race in this year’s Indianapolis 500 and will miss Monaco Grand Prix due to a date clash. After a couple of frustrating years in Formula 1 with McLaren, Spanish driver is still...

2017 Formula 2

2017 FIA Formula 2 season preview

April 12, 2017 • Featured, NewsAlexander S

The 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship kicks off this weekend at Bahrain International Circuit and there will be a plenty of new faces. New name of the series and lesser number of cars This will be the 51st season of the championship that was renamed this year....

Audi R8 LMS GT4

Audi introduces R8 LMS GT4, debut at Nürburgring 24h

April 12, 2017 • Featured, NewsIan McLeigh

Audi introduces the GT4 version of their successful R8 LMS race car. The car will have its world premiere at the New York International Auto Show (April 14-23) while the competitive debut of Audi R8 LMS GT4 will follow at Nürburgring 24h race at the end of...

2017 European Le Mans Series season preview

2017 European Le Mans Series season preview

April 11, 2017 • Featured, NewsIan McLeigh

The thirty-five cars in three categories are ready to start the 2017 European Le Mans Series season, the 13th edition of the sports car racing endurance competition organized by Automobile Club de l’Ouest’s (ACO). Twelve LMP2 prototypes, seventeen...