Category: Motorsport

DTM hits half-way mark with Ekstrom in the lead after Moscow race

  The DTM Race of Russia on the streets of Moscow saw Rene Rast and Maro Engel take the wins for Rounds 9 and 10. Rast, in his first ever appearance at the Moscow Raceway, converted his pole position into a commanding race win, his second victory in the DTM.

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2017 Silk Way Rally: Team Peugeot are Champions for the 2nd year

  The 2017 Silk Way Rally is over with Team Peugeot crowned Champions for the second consecutive year. Once again, Cyril Despres is crowned overall champion for the second year running.

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Ogier takes a spin on a Red Bull F1 car

  Reigning four-time WRC (World Rally Championship) champion Sébastien Ogier always dreamed of competing in Formula 1 after growing up idolising the exploits of Ayrton Senna.

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Peterhansel takes stage 11 win to lead a Team Peugeot 1-2 finish

  After yesterday’s blunder, Team Peugeot are back on track at the 2017 Silk Way Rally as Stephane Peterhansel and overall leader Cyril Despres captured a one-two finish. It was Team Peugeot’s ninth win at this year’s edition.

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2017 Silk Way Rally: Amos scores surprise win after Despres’ navigational blunder

  After the dramas of the previous day’s stage, Team Peugeot regrouped wuth Cyril Despres and Stephane Peterhansel in their quest to win the 2017 Silk Way Rally. Following the retirement of Sebastien Loeb, Despres and Peterhansel are the two contenders left for the team. The latest stage, Stage 10, saw Eugenio Amos capture a surprise win, thanks to a blunder made by Despres through the course.

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Porsche WEC scores home win at 6-hour Nurburgring

  The WEC (World Endurance Championship) 6-hour Nurburgring, the fourth round, saw Porsche WEC squad beat rivals Toyota Racing for top honors. It was a double podium 1-2 finish for Porsche and hattrick of wins (2015, 2016 and 2017) at the Nurburgring. In 2017, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley were joined for the first time by Earl Bamber in winning Sunday’s race. It was the second race triumph for the Porsche LMP Team in 2017 and the 15th in total for the 919 Hybrid since its debut in 2014.

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Formula 1 British GP: Hamitlon claims record-tying fifth win at Silverstone

  Lewis Hamilton was a fan favorite on home track at Silverstone as Mercedes-AMG F1 Team dominated the British Grand Prix weekend. Hmailton’s fifth win on Sunday capped a record-tying feat along with legends Jim Clark and Alain Prost. Team mate Valtteri Bottas took second ahead of Kimi Raikkonen to make it a Mercedes 1-2.

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MINI beat Team Peugeot for the win on Stage 7 of 2017 Silk Way Rally

  There’s no stopping the Peugeot 3008DKR Maxis at the 2017 Silk Way Rally as the rally hits the China route., but the latest stage belonged to the MINI of Bruce Menzies. Day seven of the Silk Way rally was the shortest route of the event with only 412 kilometers to tackle. The day saw Menzies in a MNNI John Cooper Works captured his very first Silk Way rally win.

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Inaugural Toyota Vios Challenge ready to rock Penang

  The inaugural Toyota Vios Challenge is all set to roar as the series hits the Island State of Penang on 12 – 13 August. The local one-make series is initiated by UMW Toyota with the support of appointed partners, namely official tyre supplier, TOYO Tires.

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Despres captures first stage win at 2017 Silk Way Rally

  After Sebastien Loeb’s dominating show the previous day, it was the Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi of Cyril Despres who took the overall win on day five of the 2017 Silk Way Rally. Despres broke the dreadlock by winning his first stage victory, which allowed the Frenchman to edge closer to his countryman Loeb in the overall standings.

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