Tuesday , May 30 2017

GORDON MURRAY HONOURED FOR THE GREATEST CAR OF THE 20TH CENTURY

A unique display to be unveiled at the London Classic Car Show on February 18, 2016 will celebrate the McLaren F1 and its creator, Professor Gordon Murray. Murray built and raced his first home-built car (IGM Ford) in Durban in the late 1960’s and as a youngster he developed a …

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FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1

For the first time, Porsche is showing images of the heart of its Le Mans-winning Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car – the combustion engine. Back in 2014, the company entered the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with the most innovative drivetrain concept on the entire grid: a turbocharged four-cylinder …

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Alfa Romeo eyes Formula 1 comeback

Alfa Romeo is considering a Formula 1 comeback, according to Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne, who has suggested a partnership with Ferrari for the brand’s motorsport reboot. Marchionne suggested the brand’s sporting image would be bolstered by a Formula 1 return. “In order to re-establish itself as a …

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JENSON BUTTON CONFIRMED FOR CLASSIC CELEBRATIONS

Jenson Button is breaking off from his busy preparations for the forthcoming grand prix season to attend the opening night of this month’s London Classic Car Show (18-21 February). The 2009 Formula One World Champion will be joined by the evening’s host Suzi Perry plus top guests from the motor …

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INFINITI’S FORMULA ONE INVOLVEMENT PROGRESSES

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

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

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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