Saturday , February 25 2017

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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CLASSIC POWER SHOW STARS AT THE NEC

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The world’s biggest classic motor racing festival served up a stunning show of power at the annual Autosport International, staged at Birmingham’s NEC from 14-17 January. The Silverstone Classic teamed up with Classic & Sports Car magazine to create a very special showcase putting the spotlight on several of the …

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McLaren reveals 2016 Formula 1 car launch plans

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McLaren will unveil its new challenger for the 2016 Formula 1 season via an online launch on February 21. The MP4-31 will retain its size-zero styling, as unveiled prior to the start of last season following the arrival of Honda as power-unit supplier. McLaren confirmed its launch news via social …

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Marussia to become Manor Racing

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“Delighted to announce MANOR RACING: that’s what we’re here for,” the British-based team said on their Twitter feed after a meeting of the governing International Automobile Federation’s F1 commission in Geneva. A team spokeswoman confirmed the name change had been approved. While the Mercedes-powered team will be known as Manor …

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