Motorsport

A look at the careers of father and son, Gilles and Jacques Villeneuve

There are a surprisingly high number of family-related racing drivers in the world and this series will explore them. We start the series with Canadian father and son Gilles and Jacques Villeneuve. Gilles has had a fantastic racing career that spanned many years in F1. Now his son has followed …

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Honda is hiring for Super Formula Driver Reshuffle in 2022

Defending champion Tomoki Nojiri will almost certainly stay aboard Mugen’s # 16 car after a groundbreaking 2021 season, but it appears Hiroki Otsu will not be staying by his side in the Red Bull painted # 15 car. There were doubts whether the energy drink giant will continue to support …

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The Court of Appeal rules it was okay for North Cowichan to refuse permission to upgrade the motorsport circuit

The BC appeals court sided with the North Cowichan Township in its decision to deny the Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit permission to build a track on its property. In a unanimous decision, the court ruled that North Cowichan’s council was prudent to withhold an extension permit despite prior approval of …

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Kyle Larson is hoping to retire with Hendrick from NASCAR

Kyle Larson, driver of the # 5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Championship at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, November 7, 2021 in Avondale, Arizona. (Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images / TNS) Jared C. Tilton TNS AVONDALE, ARIZ. Despite the superlative “best driver” that many call …

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# 7 Toyota wins title, fight ruins GTE Pro fight

After the team of the Toyota GR010 Hybrid with starting number 7 had extended their lead in the championship to 16 points with the pole position in qualifying on Friday, they only needed to see the checkered flag as a classified finisher to be the first ever champion in the …

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MAVTV Motorsports Network announces broadcast schedule for November

MAVTV Motorsports Network never disappoints the automotive industry and November is no exception. Enthusiasts can enjoy a broadcast schedule with motorsport races, season premieres and a two-day LIVE national event. Starting Saturday, November 6, the motorsports network will continue with the weekly Lucas Oil Speedway Saturday Night Racing at 9:00 …

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Team Penske threatens lockout from championship 4

Kyle Larson won his ninth race of the season on Sunday at Kansas Speedway, which was also his second straight win in the playoff semifinals. So far he is the only driver locked in Championship 4 who will decide the championship of the 2021 series in Phoenix in two weeks. …

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Wolff challenge sparked Zak Brown’s tattoo

The bet came as a result of an Industry Leaders’ Challenge launched by the Grand Prix Trust, a charity that supports anyone who has worked in Formula 1 and has gotten through tough times. Wolff nominated Brown for doing something he was afraid of, and that led to the idea …

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Motorsport is much more than F1

IndyCar race winner Herta has been touted as the next American to take the plunge and leave IndyCar behind for F1 amid reports that his IndyCar team Andretti Autosport is on the verge of taking over the Alfa Romeo F1 team. Herta’s IndyCar rival Pato O’Ward believes the 21-year-old has …

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Helio Castroneves joins MSR Acura for Petit Le Mans

Castroneves, who scored his fourth Indianapolis 500 victory for MSR earlier this year, will join Dane Cameron and Juan Pablo Montoya at the wheel of the team’s Acura ARX-05 for the Road Atlanta event November 10-13. He replaces Olivier Pla, who was Cameron’s teammate for the entire season at MSR …

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Hulkenberg, Sargeant, makes IndyCar debut in Barber Test

Hulkenberg will try an Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet, while Sargeant will drive an AJ Foyt Racing-Chevrolet, as two of at least six drivers taking part in the driver / rookie test on October 25th, which also includes Ed. Carpenter Racing, Dale Coyne Racing and Andretti Autosport will drive. Hulkenberg admitted last …

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Razgatlioglu beats Redding to Superpole victory

Razgatlioglu started second on the grid and pulled past pole sitter Redding into Turn 1 and took the lead of the race, while Jonathan Rea on the factory Kawasaki took third place. Within two laps, Razgatlioglu built a lead of 0.8 seconds over the pursuers and increased it to almost …

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Leon Haslam has “many options” for 2022

Although not yet officially announced, Honda will set up a completely new line-up with Spanish rookies Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge in 2022, leaving veteran Haslam out in the rain. With the sparse looking options to stay on the WSBK grid, Haslam appears to be leaving the series, but his …

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IndyCar should follow the NFL and race internationally

Could IndyCar one day take its close races off American soil? photo: Stacy Revere (Getty Images) On Sunday evening, the New York Jets competed against the Atlanta Falcons in front of a roaring, packed crowd. That sounds strange due to the widespread mass restrictions imposed by Covid-19, but it sounds …

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Firestone positive in 2023 IndyCar simulation test at Indy

IndyCar will convert its engine formula to 2.4-liter twin-turbo V6 engines for 2023, which will be supplemented by a hybrid unit. Meyer Shank Racing-Honda and Arrow McLaren SP-Chevrolet ran for Firestone at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Friday so that the tire partner of the series could assess the possible effects …

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Quinn raises the stake to buy Taupo Motorsport Park

Taupo Motorsport Park. Image: Google Maps Tony Quinn raised the stake after an offer to purchase Taupo Motorsport Park was turned down earlier this year, adding a net $ 1.6 million to his latest endeavors. In April, it emerged that Quinn had received an offer to buy Taupo Motorsport Park …

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F1 medical car crew replaced after positive COVID tests

Medical driver Alan van der Merwe and doctor Ian Roberts have worked together for many years and, above all, played a key role in helping Romain Grosjean escape his violent accident at last year’s Bahrain Grand Prix. However, during pre-event tests before they traveled to Istanbul, it was found that …

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It does not come to Hamilton’s mind – Motorsport Week

Ex-Formula 1 driver David Coulthard does not believe that Max Verstappen can penetrate Lewis Hamilton’s head in this year’s title fight. The duo is only sparsely separated in the drivers’ standings, with Hamilton leading Verstappen by two points. Both had a number of incidents on the track this year, most …

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Whitmarsh’s arrival does not affect my role at Aston

Whitmarsh was recently announced as Group CEO of the newly formed Aston Martin Performance Technologies. Since leaving McLaren in 2014, the 63-year-old has been involved in the America’s Cup with Ben Ainslie Racing, most recently as Chairman of BAR Technologies. He also had a brief advisory role with the FIA …

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Global Automotive Intercooler Industry by 2026 – Players include Bell Intercoolers, Forge Motorsport, and Modine Manufacturing – ResearchAndMarkets.com, among others

DUBLIN – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Added the report “Automotive Intercooler Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities, and Forecast 2021-2026” added ResearchAndMarkets.com to offer. The global automotive intercooler market experienced strong growth over the 2015-2020 period. Looking ahead, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around …

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Krystina Emmanouilides paves the way for women in Formula 1

Krystina Emmanouilides is an Australian who is making her way through the male-dominated world of motorsport. From Melbourne to Oxford and now Zurich, she made it to Alfa Romeo’s ORLEN Formula 1 team. Emmanouilides, 30, is a development engineer for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). That is, she develops software that …

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Toprak Razgatlioglu wins opening race in Jerez

After the death of the Supersport 300 driver Dean Berta Vinales on Saturday, the WSBK organized the first long-distance race of the weekend on Sunday morning at the same time as the now canceled Superpole race. Starting from pole position, Razgatlioglu held the lead in Turn 1 by Rea and …

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Motorsport TV Guide: Result from IndyCar and F3

In addition to Formula 1, the talents of Formula 2 with Richard Verschoor and Bent Viscaal are also in action. In Formula 3, in which Tijmen van der Helm does his laps, the result falls. Abroad, Rinus VeeKay ends the IndyCar season on the streets of Long Beach and hopes …

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The manufacturer who, surprisingly, focuses on motorsport

When Hyundai launched its World Rally Championship program with the i20 WRC in 2014, it coincided with the launch of its N-brand. The “N” stands for Namyang, home of Hyundai’s global R&D center in South Korea, and for the Nürburgring, the legendary race track on which its European test center …

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Honda unveils rapid power unit upgrade unveiled at Spa

Honda will be leaving Formula 1 at the end of the season after a seven-year stint in the series collaborating with McLaren, Red Bull and AlphaTauri. Red Bull has the chance to give Honda a farewell championship as it competes for the constructors’ title with Mercedes and sees Verstappen in …

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How patents and trade secrets are used in motorsport

Friday 03 September 2021 by Simon Casinader, Niall Lavery Motorsport offers viewers some of the most impressive examples of man-made machines in the world with incredible feats in engineering, design and aerodynamics. However, the impressive aspects of human innovation used to make such machines, and the various properties of the …

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Motorsport summary: Toyota wins 24 hours from LeMans, Arjun Maini at the DTM Nürburgring, Maverick Vinales and Yamaha Split and Formula Regional Indian Championship started

It was a busy past week in motorsport with action on the track, consisting of the prestigious LeMans 24 Hours, followed by round four of the 2021 DTM season. There were big announcements off the track, starting with the abrupt termination of a MotoGP rider’s contract and the official start …

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Toyota’s lead, Ferrari vs. Corvette in GTE Pro

Toyota Gazoo Racing’s number 7 starter, despite an idiosyncratic moment for Lopez in Mulsanne Corner, had a 68-second lead when Kazuki Nakajima pitted the number 8 car at the end of the 17th hour. When Lopez handed over to Conway, however, the pit crew struggled with a stuck wheel nut …

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MOTORSPORT: World of Outlaws returns to CNY | Sports

The weekend was full of racing action, but it was a story of two strategies as several tracks welcomed touring series while others rested on the County Fair’s local activities. The World of Outlaws returned to Central New York, first stopping in Ransomville on Friday before heading to Weedsport Speedway …

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Ritomo Miyata “happy to be frustrated” over defeat

Miyata and his teammate in the # 19 Bandoh Toyota GR Supra, Yuji Kunimoto, enjoyed the team’s most competitive performance in a long time, qualifying second and battling the Kunimitsu Honda of Yamamoto and Tadasuke Makino throughout the race in the scorching heat. Kunimoto overtook Makino early to stay in …

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Motorsports Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts 2028 by Ferrari, McLaren, Mercedes-Benz, Red Bull Racing, Citron, Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing, Lancia Delta

New Jersey, United States, – The report highlights the current impact of COVID-19 on the Motorsport market along with the latest economic scenario and changing market dynamics. The Motorsports Market report is a comprehensive document that has vital information regarding the key players, market trends, price analysis, and market overviews …

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Annett joins Young Motorsports in the Knoxville Truck Race

# 1: Michael Annett, JR Motorsports, Chevrolet Camaro pilot Flying J myRewards Plus during qualifying for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Alsco Uniforms 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, NC, May 29, 2021. (HHP / Andrew Coppley) MOORESVILLE, NC – Young’s Motorsports announced Monday that TMC Transportation’s iconic black and …

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Sugo’s new pit lane exit branded as “dangerous”

The circuit in Miyagi Prefecture, which hosted the fourth round of the Super Formula season earlier this month, changed its pit lane exit as part of a major renovation of the pit and paddock complex, the first phase of which was completed earlier this year. In addition to the widening …

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Multi-million dollar LED project for Sydney Motorsport Park

Eastern Creek Circuit has partnered with technology company PMY for the $ 4 million program as part of a 10-year investment partnership. As a premiere in the Asia-Pacific region, a significant amount of LED paneling will be installed on the racetrack – including a 45-square-meter welcome screen, four double-sided cantilever …

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Hendrick Motorsports wants to keep learning from Jeff Gordon

LONG POND, Pennsylvania – Jeff Gordon took a new title at Hendrick Motorsports this week, but it hasn’t changed his influence, particularly on Saturday’s cup-winning team of Alex Bowman and crew chief Greg Ives. Gordon, a four-time Hendrick Cup Champion, was named vice chairman of Hendrick Motorsports this week. When …

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Ambrose moves to Garry Rogers Motorsport

(left to right) Barry Rogers, Garry Rogers and Marcos Ambrose Marcos Ambrose has come to Garry Rogers Motorsport in the role of “Competition Director”. The two-time Supercars Champion will be “actively involved” in a number of areas of GRM’s emerging activities, including Supercheap Auto TCR Australia, the VHT S5000 Australian …

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Newgarden flies fastest in Training 2 – Motorsport Week

Josef Newgarden continued his strong weekend by setting the fastest time in Saturday morning’s second practice session from Road America, lapping the 4.05 mile distance in 1: 45.3399 Newgarden finished third in yesterday’s session and looks to be a tough weekend for Team Penske. Colton Herta was just behind in …

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Petty Motorsports honors Juneteenth at NASCAR Race in Nashville

NORTH CAROLINA – Richard Petty Motorsports and his entrepreneurial nonprofit sponsor are honoring June 10th Emancipation Day this weekend with an initiative to support Nashville black entrepreneurs, the racing team said. New York-based non-profit The Lonely Entrepreneur (TLE) and the Black Entrepreneur Initiative are main sponsors of RPM’s # 43 …

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Daredevil, 28, killed in world record attempt

Daredevil Alex Harvill died trying a world record stunt on his motorcycle. Image: Instagram American daredevil Alex Harvill tragically died after a terrible accident while trying to set a world record on his motorcycle. He was only 28. The stunt rider and father of two was admitted to a Washington …

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Yuvraj Singh is the face of PUMA Motorsport in India

Yuvraj Singh, who has been associated with Puma for over a decade, has been used as the face of PUMA Motorsport” actualkeyword=”Motorsport”>Motorsport in India. PUMA has worldwide links with Scuderia Ferrari, the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team, Aston Martin Red Bull Racing, BMW M Motorsport and Porche Motorsport. With India …

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