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TWR name revived for last-minute Jaguar eTrophy entry

Techeetah, which is partnered with the DS manufacturer in FE, will enter one car in the single-make eTrophy championship, which will be driven by 2018 Porsche Cup Canada driver Stefan Rzadzinski. The eTrophy entry includes an arrangement with Ryan Walkinshaw
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TWR name revived for last-minute Jaguar eTrophy entry

Techeetah, which is partnered with the DS manufacturer in FE, will enter one car in the single-make eTrophy championship, which will be driven by 2018 Porsche Cup Canada driver Stefan Rzadzinski. The eTrophy entry includes an arrangement with Ryan Walkinshaw, the son of late founder Tom, to return the TWR brand to international motorsport. TWR won both the Le Mans 24 Hours twice with Jaguar ... Keep reading

Eccentric Onyx F1 backer Van Rossem dies

The Belgian, whose death has been announced by the media in his homeland, backed Onyx with his Moneytron investment company for its graduation to F1 from the Formula 3000 ranks with Stefan Johansson and Bertrand Gachot. The sponsorship, which came with Gachot
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Eccentric Onyx F1 backer Van Rossem dies

The Belgian, whose death has been announced by the media in his homeland, backed Onyx with his Moneytron investment company for its graduation to F1 from the Formula 3000 ranks with Stefan Johansson and Bertrand Gachot. The sponsorship, which came with Gachot, allowed the team to push on with its planned F1 entry with the Ford Cosworth-engined ORE-1.  The Onyx, designed by Alan Jenkins ... Keep reading

Monza considering chicane removal in track revamp

Ahead of crunch discussions to secure the Italian Grand Prix’s future beyond next year, Angelo Sticchi Damiani, the president of the Italian racing federation ACI, has revealed a host of changes he wants ready for 2022. According to a report in Gazzetto del
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Monza considering chicane removal in track revamp

Ahead of crunch discussions to secure the Italian Grand Prix’s future beyond next year, Angelo Sticchi Damiani, the president of the Italian racing federation ACI, has revealed a host of changes he wants ready for 2022. According to a report in Gazzetto dello Sport, Damiani wants a new circuit configuration that will make the track quicker so it can seal its position as the ‘Temple of ... Keep reading

F1 engine manufacturers must share parts with new entrants

With a radical overhaul of powerunit regulations for 2021 having been abandoned in favour of tweaks to the current concepts, interest from new engine makers to come in to F1 has waned. While Aston Martin, Cosworth and Porsche all considered joining F1 if ther
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F1 engine manufacturers must share parts with new entrants

With a radical overhaul of powerunit regulations for 2021 having been abandoned in favour of tweaks to the current concepts, interest from new engine makers to come in to F1 has waned. While Aston Martin, Cosworth and Porsche all considered joining F1 if there were different engine rules, all of them decided against it when it became clear that the regulations were not changing as much as they ... Keep reading

F1 will react if 2019 aero changes don’t improve racing

Amid concerns about the difficulties drivers have had following each other with the new generation of F1 cars, a raft of new regulations have been introduced for next year to help improve the situation. Wider front wings, revised rear wings plus simpler brak
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F1 will react if 2019 aero changes don’t improve racing

Amid concerns about the difficulties drivers have had following each other with the new generation of F1 cars, a raft of new regulations have been introduced for next year to help improve the situation. Wider front wings, revised rear wings plus simpler brake ducts and barge boards are all aimed at reducing the aero sensitivity of the cars so they can race each other better. F1 managing ... Keep reading

Latvala crash delays Toyota Monte Carlo preparations

Latvala hit an Armco barrier and damaged the car sufficiently to halt the test for the remainder of the day while the team fixed the Yaris WRC. The Finn’s co-driver at the test, former Toyota driver Juho Hanninen, was checked over by on-site medics. The tea
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Latvala crash delays Toyota Monte Carlo preparations

Latvala hit an Armco barrier and damaged the car sufficiently to halt the test for the remainder of the day while the team fixed the Yaris WRC. The Finn’s co-driver at the test, former Toyota driver Juho Hanninen, was checked over by on-site medics. The team confirmed these were precautionary checks, given the side-on nature of the shunt. A spokesperson from the team confirmed Latvala was ... Keep reading

Sette Camara joins DAMS for third F2 season

The move had been predicted since the end of this year's campaign, and Sette Camara drove for DAMS throughout the post-season test in Abu Dhabi. With DAMS also retaining Williams F1 reserve Nicholas Latifi for a third season, 20-year-old Brazilian Sette Cama
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Sette Camara joins DAMS for third F2 season

The move had been predicted since the end of this year's campaign, and Sette Camara drove for DAMS throughout the post-season test in Abu Dhabi. With DAMS also retaining Williams F1 reserve Nicholas Latifi for a third season, 20-year-old Brazilian Sette Camara completes what team principal Jean-Paul Driot described as «such a strong team» for 2019. "We are excited for Sergio to come on ... Keep reading

Porsche names Jani as first 2019/20 FE signing

Jani, a Porsche works driver since 2013, will return to the all-electric series next year with the Weissach marque after making just two FE starts in Hong Kong at the start of season four for Dragon Racing. He was replaced by Jose Maria Lopez for the rest of
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Porsche names Jani as first 2019/20 FE signing

Jani, a Porsche works driver since 2013, will return to the all-electric series next year with the Weissach marque after making just two FE starts in Hong Kong at the start of season four for Dragon Racing. He was replaced by Jose Maria Lopez for the rest of the season as a putative alliance between Dragon and Porsche fell apart. But the 35-year-old, whose only racing programme this year has ... Keep reading

Agag becomes FE chairman, new CEO to be appointed

The series will appoint a new CEO “in the coming months”, according to an FE statement, with Agag continuing in that position “until the new person joins Formula E”. Agag and FIA president Jean Todt came up with the initial plan for FE in 2011, with t
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Agag becomes FE chairman, new CEO to be appointed

The series will appoint a new CEO “in the coming months”, according to an FE statement, with Agag continuing in that position “until the new person joins Formula E”. Agag and FIA president Jean Todt came up with the initial plan for FE in 2011, with the series holding its first race – the ’14 Beijing E-Prix – three years later. “It’s time to open a new phase in the ... Keep reading

Mahindra cannot aim for anything but title - d’Ambrosio

Mahindra led the teams’ standings after Felix Rosenqvist won back-to-back races in Hong Kong and Marrakesh in the early part of the 2017/18 season, but its title bid was derailed by retirements and a subsequent decline in form. D’Ambrosio, who joins Mahin
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Mahindra cannot aim for anything but title - d’Ambrosio

Mahindra led the teams’ standings after Felix Rosenqvist won back-to-back races in Hong Kong and Marrakesh in the early part of the 2017/18 season, but its title bid was derailed by retirements and a subsequent decline in form. D’Ambrosio, who joins Mahindra after four seasons with Dragon, believes the Indian manufacturer must be ambitious with its targets as it seeks to improve upon the ... Keep reading

Nissan aero changes approved by Supercars

The category underwent a nine-day Supercars Controlled Aerodynamic Testing (VCAT) process that ended earlier this week to homologate the all-new Mustang, however it wasn't just the Ford that was being evaluated. As first reported by Motorsport.com, Nissan hom
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Nissan aero changes approved by Supercars

The category underwent a nine-day Supercars Controlled Aerodynamic Testing (VCAT) process that ended earlier this week to homologate the all-new Mustang, however it wasn't just the Ford that was being evaluated. As first reported by Motorsport.com, Nissan homologator Kelly Racing also put forward updates to its aero for the first time since 2015, a change to the gurney flap approved as part of ... Keep reading

Paddon misses out on 2019 WRC seat

The former Rally Argentina winner had set his sights on repeating his programme with Hyundai Motorsport next season, but Loeb’s arrival in the Korean squad ended those hopes. Hyundai management insisted dialogue was ongoing with Paddon, but Motorsport.com
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Paddon misses out on 2019 WRC seat

The former Rally Argentina winner had set his sights on repeating his programme with Hyundai Motorsport next season, but Loeb’s arrival in the Korean squad ended those hopes. Hyundai management insisted dialogue was ongoing with Paddon, but Motorsport.com’s sources have indicated the programme was too limited for the Kiwi. The 31-year-old wouldn’t be drawn on what he was offered, but a ... Keep reading

IndyCar preseason test set for Laguna Seca

The famous and beautiful 2.238-mile road course in Monterey County, CA will host Indy car racing for the first time in 15 years when it replaces Sonoma Raceway as the IndyCar Series finale in September 20-22. (For tickets to all IndyCar races, click here.) Th
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IndyCar preseason test set for Laguna Seca

The famous and beautiful 2.238-mile road course in Monterey County, CA will host Indy car racing for the first time in 15 years when it replaces Sonoma Raceway as the IndyCar Series finale in September 20-22. (For tickets to all IndyCar races, click here.) That event, the IndyCar Grand Prix of Monterey, will effectively be a four-day affair, with testing held on September 19. However, today ... Keep reading

Franchitti excited by prospect of Rosenqvist in IndyCar

Franchitti, who claimed three of his four IndyCar titles and two of his three Indy 500 wins with Ganassi’s team has filled an advisory role for the squad since his enforced retirement from the cockpit over five years ago. He will therefore be working closel
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Franchitti excited by prospect of Rosenqvist in IndyCar

Franchitti, who claimed three of his four IndyCar titles and two of his three Indy 500 wins with Ganassi’s team has filled an advisory role for the squad since his enforced retirement from the cockpit over five years ago. He will therefore be working closely with Rosenqvist who joins CGR as a rookie for 2019, but has won races in almost every open-wheel category in which he’s competed ... Keep reading

Phil Kurze remembered as “huge ally” to short-track racing

When I was growing up in North Carolina one of the things I loved the most was going to Hickory Motor Speedway on Saturday nights. I would watch races when I could go and my dream was always to drive a race car and play other sports. One of the many memories
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Phil Kurze remembered as “huge ally” to short-track racing

When I was growing up in North Carolina one of the things I loved the most was going to Hickory Motor Speedway on Saturday nights. I would watch races when I could go and my dream was always to drive a race car and play other sports. One of the many memories of the speedway is seeing the Winston Racing Series signs all over the speedway and the partnership with R.J. Reynolds that allowed NASCAR ... Keep reading

Arrivabene reveals 2019 Ferrari F1 launch date

Team principal Maurizio Arrivabene confirmed the news during the Autosprint award ceremony of Caschi d'oro, which was held this evening in Milan at Garage Italia. The unveiling of the car will take place three days before pre-season testing begins at Barcelon
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Arrivabene reveals 2019 Ferrari F1 launch date

Team principal Maurizio Arrivabene confirmed the news during the Autosprint award ceremony of Caschi d'oro, which was held this evening in Milan at Garage Italia. The unveiling of the car will take place three days before pre-season testing begins at Barcelona in Spain. In the absence of the traditional Christmas lunch that Ferrari has always reserved for F1 journalists, Arrivabene took ... Keep reading

David Ragan to auction off one of his 2018 NASCAR rides

Renowned car auction house, Barrett-Jackson, will auction one of Ragan’s No. 38 Fords on Jan. 17 at WestWorld of Scottsdale in Arizona, with 100 percent of the hammer price benefiting the Shriners Hospitals for Children. The No. 38 Ford, which was used duri
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David Ragan to auction off one of his 2018 NASCAR rides

Renowned car auction house, Barrett-Jackson, will auction one of Ragan’s No. 38 Fords on Jan. 17 at WestWorld of Scottsdale in Arizona, with 100 percent of the hammer price benefiting the Shriners Hospitals for Children. The No. 38 Ford, which was used during the 2018 season by Ragan, carried a paint scheme to promote the 22 Shriners Hospitals for Children located in the United States, Canada ... Keep reading

Rosenqvist explains decision to leave «booming» Formula E

The Swede, who won three Formula E races in two seasons with Mahindra, will make an unexpected final start in the electric championship this weekend before heading off to American competition for 2019. Mahindra had signed an all new line-up of Pascal Wehrlei
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Rosenqvist explains decision to leave «booming» Formula E

The Swede, who won three Formula E races in two seasons with Mahindra, will make an unexpected final start in the electric championship this weekend before heading off to American competition for 2019. Mahindra had signed an all new line-up of Pascal Wehrlein and Jerome D'Ambrosio for the 2018/19 season, but with Wehrlein needing to see out his Mercedes factory contract Rosenqvist has been ... Keep reading

NASCAR announces drivers eligible for 2019 Clash

The 75-lap non-points event will be held Sunday, Feb. 10 immediately after qualifying for the Daytona 500. “There’s no better way to start the season,” said Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president and chief racing development officer. “The
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NASCAR announces drivers eligible for 2019 Clash

The 75-lap non-points event will be held Sunday, Feb. 10 immediately after qualifying for the Daytona 500. “There’s no better way to start the season,” said Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive vice president and chief racing development officer. “The close, door-to-door action you see in the Advance Auto Parts Clash is a precursor to the intense competition you’ll see in the Monster ... Keep reading

Collard assessing options after losing WSR BTCC seat

WSR unveiled Oliphant as its first 2019 signing earlier this week, leaving no room for Collard, who first raced with the team in 2005 and has been part of its line-up since 2010. The 50-year-old was forced to sit out the middle part of 2018 on medical ground
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Collard assessing options after losing WSR BTCC seat

WSR unveiled Oliphant as its first 2019 signing earlier this week, leaving no room for Collard, who first raced with the team in 2005 and has been part of its line-up since 2010. The 50-year-old was forced to sit out the middle part of 2018 on medical grounds, and then stood down from his seat to hand over the reins to son Ricky for the latter part of the campaign.  “Obviously, I am very ... Keep reading

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