Season reviews
Category Archive

Mattias Ekstrom, Toomas Heikkinen, EKS RX, 2016 World RX champions

2016 World Rallycross Championship season review

December 17, 2016 • Featured, Season reviewsIan McLeigh

Mattias Ekström and his team EKS RX are the 2016 FIA World Rallycross champions. The third season of the World RX Championship fulfilled the expectations, being the most competitive and the most dramatic since the inauguration of the championship back in 2014. The battle for the teams’ title was resolved in the very last race [...] ...

Read More
2016 Blancpain GT Series

The Blancpain GT Series has continued to grow in 2016

December 16, 2016 • Featured, Season reviewsAlexander S

The Blancpain GT Series continued its growth in 2016 and was one of the most exciting racing series with a big number of cars on the grid. More than 40 teams, hundreds of drivers, from the amateurs to the first-class pros, made this season extremely...

Mercedes F1 2016

2016 Formula 1 season review – Another year of Mercedes’ dominance

December 14, 2016 • Featured, Season reviewsAlexander S

The 2016 Formula 1 season won’t be remembered as one of the most interesting years in the history of the championship. Nobody was near to the Silver Arrows Just like the season of 2015, this campaign was all but not exciting. The Mercedes again confirmed...

Simon Pagenaud, 2016 IndyCar Series champion

2016 IndyCar Series season review: Pagenaud topped Team Penske’s 1-2-3

December 13, 2016 • Featured, Season reviewsIan McLeigh

The Frenchman Simon Pagenaud captured his first IndyCar Series title in the 2016 season after he won five (of sixteen) races to beat Team Penske’s teammate Will Power. As Helio Castroneves finished third in the points, it was the 1-2-3 result for Team...

Jimmie Johnson, seven time champion

2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup review: Jimmie ‘Six-time’ Johnson becomes Mr. Se7en

December 12, 2016 • Featured, Season reviewsIan McLeigh

The 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season would be remembered as the year when Jimmie Johnson captured his seventh Cup championship title, tying Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt on the top of the all-time winners list. Jimmie did it again in the #48 Chevrolet...

Lechner Racing team

2016 Porsche Supercup season review – Pure joy for Sven Muller and Lechner Racing

December 10, 2016 • Featured, Season reviewsAlexander S

The 2016 Porsche Supercup season was pretty exciting, even after it was from the beginning a two-way battle between Sven Muller and Matteo Cairoli. At the end of the season, German driver was the one who had a reason to be happier. Two drivers picked points...

Stefano Comini, 2016 TCR International Champion

2016 TCR International Series season review

December 9, 2016 • Featured, Season reviewsIan McLeigh

TCR International Series, in its second year of existence, proved once more that Marcello Lotti found a proper touring car championship concept when launched an idea of a new series back in 2014. In the meantime, TCR family expanded to fifteen national and...

2016 BTCC champion Gordon Shedden

2016 BTCC season review – one more battle until the very last lap

December 8, 2016 • Featured, Season reviewsIan McLeigh

The British Touring Car Championship proved once more that it is one of the most exciting racing competitions worldwide and certainly the most competitive among touring car championships. Eight drivers entered the last round of the championship with chances...

DTM 2016

DTM again proved to be one of the most interesting series

December 5, 2016 • Featured, Season reviewsAlexander S

In 2016 it was again proved that DTM is one of the most exciting and most thrilling racing championships in the world. Interesting facts and figures Although with only three manufacturers but with 24 cars on the grid the DTM is nowadays one of the most...

Neel Jani, Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas, 2016 FIA WEC champions

2016 FIA World Endurance Championship season review

December 4, 2016 • Featured, Season reviewsIan McLeigh

The 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship season ended up in the similar fashion as the previous season, with Porsche Team taking both Manufacturers’ and Drivers’ titles. Instead of reigning champions in the #1 Porsche 919 Hybrid, the championship...