Friday , April 29 2016

SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO JAMES HUNT AT THE SILVERSTONE CLASSIC

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The headline grabbing career of one of Britain’s most charismatic and colourful sportsmen will be celebrated at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (29-31 July). It’s exactly 40 years since hard driving, fast living James Hunt overcame all the odds to win the FIA Formula One World Championship in 1976 – a …

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McLAREN 650S GT3 TAKES VICTORY IN LONG BEACH

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On a busy weekend on both sides of the Atlantic for McLaren, Factory Driver Alvaro Parente starred in the 650S GT3, securing pole position and winning in his first appearance at Long Beach in the Pirelli World Challenge. Closer to home, the 650S GT3 and 570S GT4 – the latter …

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BIGGEST OPENING ROUND GRID FOR RENAULT UK CLIO CUP IN THREE YEARS

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The Renault UK Clio Cup’s grid size for its opening two rounds of 2016 at Brands Hatch this weekend has been further boosted by late entries for Peter Felix (Hinckley) and local Rory Green (Hildenborough) with the 20Ten Racing and WDE Motorsport teams respectively. Felix’s and Green’s participation takes the …

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Sky Sports to become exclusive home of F1

during the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 20, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

Sky has agreed a new broadcast partnership with Formula One Management, strengthening its position as the home of sport offering unrivalled choice for fans. The new agreement comprises: •Exclusive: Sky Sports will be the home of Formula 1® in the UK and Ireland from 2019 to 2024, offering live coverage …

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HISTORIC FORMULA 1 CARS TO DESCEND ON DONINGTON

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The unmistakable sound of Formula 1 engines will echo round Donington Park on Saturday 30th April and Sunday May 1st as historic Formula 1 cars stage a series of spectacular demonstrations on the first two days of the Donington Historic Festival (that takes place on 30th April, 1st & 2nd …

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NEW RENAULT SPORT FORMULA ONE TEAM LIVERY RIDES THE WAVES DOWN UNDER

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Renault Sport Formula One Team has unveiled its definitive livery for the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship. The team debuted its distinctive yellow-gold and black colours in an event hosted in Docklands, Melbourne, in a highly unique way. The R.S.16 was first seen by the guests as it literally …

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DS VIRGIN RACING PLANS TO REPEAT VICTORY IN MEXICO CITY

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Subsequent to winning the Buenos Aires ePrix, DS Virgin Racing is resolved to make it consecutive wins as the group heads to Mexico to tackle the 2.092km Autódromo Hermanos Rodriguez circuit in the heart of Mexico City on 12 March. Taking after the main win of the season, DS Virgin …

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SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS FLOW WITH ILMOR’S CFD ENGINE UPGRADES

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Novel CFD software helps Ilmor’s engineering consultancy save 75 percent in prototype build cost for latest race engine project  ‘Step-Change’ developments in the accuracy and resolution of renowned engine design company Ilmor’s CFD capability have slashed development times by around 50 per cent whilst also providing a 75 per cent …

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Audi rejects Formula 1 in favour of Le Mans and DTM

Audi was thought to be purchasing Red Bull Racing

  Audi’s long-rumoured entry to F1 appears to have taken another blow, after Stefan Knirsch, the firm’s new member of the board in charge of technical development said that the sport “was not a topic” for the company. Knirsch, who replaced Ulrich Hackenberg as Audi’s technical boss in the wake …

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