Monday , February 8 2016

INFINITI’S FORMULA ONE INVOLVEMENT PROGRESSES

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Infiniti’s successful involvement in Formula One enters the next phase. Starting with the new 2016 season, Infiniti will be a technical partner of the new Renault Sport Formula One team. Leveraging its expertise in performance hybrids, Infiniti will contribute engineering resources to the Renault Energy F1 Power Unit’s Energy Recovery …

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RENAULT LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE MOTORSPORT PROGRAMME

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Groupe Renault Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn today revealed Renault’s complete motorsport plans at an event held at the Renault Technocentre in Guyancourt, France. Renault Sport will be managed by two entities: Renault Sport Racing and Renault Sport Cars. Renault Sport Racing will encompass all Renault’s motorsport activities, including Renault …

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DS VIRGIN RACING DETERMINED FOR SUCCESS IN BUENOS AIRES ePRIX

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DS Virgin Racing Team drivers Jean-Éric Vergne and Sam Bird will take on the 2.44km track set in the popular district of Puerto Madero this weekend in the forecasted sweltering Argentinian heat. An eventful ePrix in Punta del Este saw Jean-Éric Vergne surge through the field to claim his first …

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WORLD RX LIVE ON FREE-TO-AIR TV IN UK AND IRELAND

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The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and operated by IMG, will be broadcast live and in full for the first time on free-to-air television in the UK and Ireland in 2016. Quest has secured a deal to broadcast all 12 Championship rounds live on Sunday afternoons. In …

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New F1 crash test a “big job” for teams

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Formula 1’s stable regulations may mean that teams can carry over much of their 2015 design concepts for the new season – but there is one area that has delivered a bigger challenge than usual over the winter. For, what on the outside at first appeared to be a minor …

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EJC CHAMPION JAVIER ORELLANA LOOKING FORWARD TO SUPERSPORT DEBUT

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Young rising star Javier Orellana is ready to take on a new challenge in his already extensive career, in the European Class of the FIM Supersport World Championship. The Spaniard will race with team WILSport Racedays as a direct consequence of becoming Champion in last year’s European Junior Cup, powered …

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GROUND EFFECT F1 CARS CELEBRATED AT 74TH MEMBERS’ MEETING

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The brutally dramatic ground effect F1 cars of the late 1970s and early ’80s will be celebrated in spectacular style at the 74th Goodwood Members’ Meeting on March 19-20, 2016. Ground effect aerodynamics represented a quantum leap in F1 design; F1 teams had been utilising front and rear wings to …

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TIN-TOP SUNDAY AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

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Next summer’s Silverstone Classic is all set to break yet more records with its biggest ever line-up of spectacular touring car race action. For the first time in history, the packed programme at the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival will feature no fewer than four separate touring car grids, …

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BENTLEY SIGNS ABT SPORTSLINE AS EUROPEAN PARTNER TEAM

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Bentley Motorsport has signed a deal with ABT Sportsline, which will see the world-renowned race team run the luxury sportscar manufacturer’s ADAC GT Masters and Nürburgring 24 Hours campaigns with a pair of Continental GT3s. The German team, which has multiple DTM championship titles as well as numerous GT and …

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