Category: Motorsport

Raikkonen leads an all Ferrari front row in qualifiers

  Kimi Raikkonen led an all Ferrari front row start in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday. On the slowest track but most challeging track in the calendar, securing pole position here is more of a reward than anywhere else; locking out the front row is a synonym for sensational team work.

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Renault kicks off 40th Anniversary celebrations in F1 at Monaco GP

  At the weekend’s Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, Renault is celebrating its 40th Anniversary in the top echelon of motorsports.

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Subaru WRX STI set to take part in the Nurburgring 24-hour

  Subaru, via its motorsport division Subaru Tecnica International (STI), has confirmed that the new WRX STI will partake in the upcoming Nurburgring 24-hour, the 45th Nürburgring 24-Hour endurance race to be held at the Nürburgring in the Eifel region of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, on 25 – 28 May.

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Sainz in action with a Peugeot 208 T16 at recent WRC Rally Portugal

  Thirty years after his WRC debut on the 1987 Rally Portugal, Carlos Sainz was back in action on a rally stage with Peugeot last weekend. As part of his program at Portugal’s World Rally Championship (WRC) round, for which he was recruited as commentator for Red Bull TV,

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Mikkelsen returns to WRC with a one-off appearance for Citroen WRT

  Former Volkswagen WRT factory driver Andreas Mikkelsen will compete for Citroen WRt at the upcoming Rally Italia Sardegna, from 8 – 11 June. Mikkelsen and co-driver Anders Jaeger will pilot the no.9 Citroën C3 WRC.

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Auer and Green take commanding wins at DTM Lausitz

  The DTM Rounds 3 and 4 at Lausitz saw Lucas Auer and Jamie Green share the wins. Auer was victorious in the opening race, while Green took a commanding win in the Main race.

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Ogier claims fifth WRC Rally Portugal win

  The weekend’s WRC Rally Portugal saw Four-time Champion Sebastien Ogier secure his second win of the season for his 40th career world rally win. Ogier held a 15.6 seconds lead from Hyundai’s Thierry Neuville at the final checkpoint of the rally on Sunday’s final leg. With the win, Ogier matches a record of five Portugal wins; previously held by Markku Alén.

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Vinales takes flawless win at Le Mans

  Maverick Vinales took his third win of the season following a flawless ride at Le Mans. The win sealed Yamaha’s 500th GP win. Cal Crutchlow of the Satellite Honda Team and Dani Pedrosa were second and third; it was Pedrosa’s 147 career podium finish. Rossi was out-of-luck at Le Mans as he fell from his bike on the last lap, while battling for the top spot with his team mate.

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MotoGP GP of France: Vinales leads all-Yamaha front row at Le Mans

  Qualifiers for the Grand Prix of France at Le Mans saw Yamaha riders take the top three fastest lap times to fill up the front row of the starting grid. Maveick Vinales led team mate Valentino Rossi, who in turn led Yamaha Tech 3’s Johann Zarco. Zarco was third fastest in the Satellite Yamaha.

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WTCC contenders prepare to take the Nordschleife for rounds 7 & 8

  The WTCC (World Touring Car Championship) crews prepare for Rounds 7 and 8 at Nürburgring Nordschleife, from 25 – 27 May. This year’s WTCC Race of Germany is the 10th to take place in the country and the third held at the Nordschleife.

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