Daily news – Thursday, September 22nd 2022

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24h Le Mans The 24 Hours of Le Mans targets carbon neutrality by 2030
22.09.2022 Today, ACO president Pierre Fillon spoke about the role of hydrogen in the future of motorsport at Demain Le Sport, a conference on the future of sport, organised by prominent French media.

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FIA ETCR FIA ETCR season-finale set for epic battles in Sachsenring
22.09.2022 The FIA ETCR eTouring Car World Cup will be settled this weekend in Sachsenring as the season comes to its conclusion in Saxony, Germany, with four drivers in contention for the Drivers’ title in Race DE.

Motosport Inaugural Yamaha R7 SuperFinale Joins WorldSBK Barcelona Paddock with 27 Riders
22.09.2022 For the highly anticipated first-ever edition of the Yamaha R7 SuperFinale, 27 riders are set to battle it out on equal R7 machinery in support of the FIM Superbike World Championship round this weekend at the iconic Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

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MotoGP The Ducati Lenovo Team arrives in Japan to contest the sixteenth round of the 2022 MotoGP season
22.09.2022 Just a few days after the Aragon GP held last Sunday in Spain, the Ducati Lenovo Team is ready to return to the track this Sunday in the Land of the Rising Sun to face the Japanese GP, the sixteenth round of the 2022 MotoGP season.

MotoGP Monster Energy Yamaha All Set to Start Asian Leg in Japan
22.09.2022 Following Sunday‘s Gran Premio de Aragon, the Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP team have travelled from Spain to Japan for the first of four flyaway races in Asia and Australia, starting with the Grand Prix of Japan, Yamaha‘s home race.

MotoGP The WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team is off to Asia
22.09.2022 Darryn Binder and Cal Crutchlow are eager to start the flyaway races this weekend at the Motegi circuit in Japan. Fresh off from the Aragon GP, the WithU Yamaha RNF MotoGP Team is starting the oversea rounds this weekend highly motivated. After hav

MotoGP Alex Marquez rides at Motegi for the first time in MOTOGP
22.09.2022 Álex Márquez will race in Japan for the first time in the premier class this weekend, as the MotoGP World Championship arrives in Motegi for the second event in as many weeks, and the first of a four-race ‘flyaway’ sequence in the Asia-Pacific.

MotoGP Taka Nakagami excited about first home GP in three years
22.09.2022 Japanese GP Preview Home-hero Takaaki Nakagami is looking forward to riding in front of his adoring fans this weekend, as MotoGP races in Japan for the first time since 2019.

GT World Challenge USA Conquest Racing Enters Final 2022 Fanatec GT World Challenge Rounds
22.09.2022 …with No. 34 Conquest Racing/Corsa Horizon Ferrari 488 GT3 and Co-Drivers Manny Franco and Alessandro Balzan Manny Franco and Championship-Winning Driver Alessandro Balzan Debut New No. 34 Conquest Racing/Corsa Horizon Ferrari 488 GT3 in Fa

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BTCC ROKiT MB Motorsport set for penultimate round at Silverstone
22.09.2022 The 2022 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship enters its final stretch as ROKiT MB Motorsport head for Silverstone to contest the ninth, and penultimate, round of the season – with Jake Hill currently 4th in the Drivers’ Championship.

BTCC Bristol Street Motors with EXCELR8 TradePriceCars.com target strong Silverstone as BTCC battle hots up
22.09.2022 Bristol Street Motors with EXCELR8 TradePriceCars.com will bid to keep its Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship title challenge firmly on track this weekend when the series heads to Silverstone for the penultimate meeting of the year.

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Events Jeff Koons reveals his ‘Dream Car’ at Contemporary Istanbul – Edition of the BMW M850i Gran Coupé.
22.09.2022 Internationally renowned for his colorful paintings as well as his iconic animal balloon sculptures made of stainless steel and drawing attention to popular culture and everyday objects, Jeff Koons, one of today’s most influential contemporary artists, vi

GT Series Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific ready to race at Spa-Francorchamps, Okayama and Zhuzhou
22.09.2022 • Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific Selected Driver Yifei Ye to take on Spa-Francorchamps in penultimate ELMS round • Absolute Racing continue in the LMGTE category with the #18 Porsche 911 RSR

Formula1 Oracle Red Bull Racing welcomes Sparco as technical racewear supplier
22.09.2022 • Legendary motorsport innovators Sparco to supply Oracle Red Bull Racing with full suite of high performance racewear • Max Verstappen and Sergio Pérez to benefit from cutting-edge material design and construction in the shape of Superleggera overal

European Le Mans Series European Le Mans Series calendar 2023 unveiled
22.09.2022 The 2023 European Le Mans Series calendar has been unveiled with six 4-hour races being held next season, with Motorland Aragón added to the schedule for the first time.

FIA F3 Championship Jerez post-season FIA Formula 3 testing Day 3 entry list
22.09.2022 There are two driver changes for the final day of post-season testing at the Circuito de Jerez. Firstly, Brad Benavides will be spending the day testing for ART Grand Prix, replacing fellow American racer Kaylen Frederick.

Motosport The Monlau School visits the WorldSBK Paddock
22.09.2022 Worldsbk CATWorldSKB Circuit Barcelona Cataluna 23-25 September 2022 Students from the Monlau Motul Technical School visited the WorldSBK Paddock on Thursday ahead of the Catalunya Round.

Motosport Photo opportunity in Barcelona
22.09.2022 Worldsbk CATWorldSKB Circuit Barcelona Cataluna 23-25 September 2022 Alvaro Bautista, Iker Lecuona, Xavi Vierge, Alex Lowes, Adrian Huertas and Alvaro Diaz took part in a special photo opportunity on Thursday morning in Barcelona, in

Motosport Riders quotes ahead of CATWorldSBK in Barcelona
22.09.2022 From a carry-over of Magny-Cours’ drama to differing outlooks on team orders and fighting hard ahead of Barcelona’s big weekend, juicy gossip was aplenty in the pre-round debriefs The penultimate European round of the 2022 MOTUL FIM Superbike World C

FIA F3 Championship FIA F3 Jerez post season test day 2 full results
22.09.2022 2022 FIA FORMULA 3 CHAMPIONSHIP – JEREZ POST-SEASON TESTS, DAY 2, MORNING SESSION 1 Gabriel Bortoleto BRA Trident 1:29.554 29 2 Josep Maria Marti ESP Campos Racing 1:29.927 30

FIA F3 Championship Bortoleto and Martí on top in FIA F3 Day 2 at Jerez post-season test
22.09.2022 Gabriel Bortoleto ran the quickest time of the morning session in Jerez, setting a 1:29.554 for Trident in the first half of Day 2. Josep María Martí was up there again after a strong first day to end the morning P2 ahead of Zak O’Sullivan in the PREMA Ra

DTM-Series DTM Classic DRM Cup Entry list Red Bull Ring
22.09.2022 DTM Classic DRM Cup finale at Red Bull Ring 23-25 September 2022 # DRIVER 1 NAT DRIVER 2 NAT CAR 1 Peter Mücke GER Stefan Mücke GER Ford Zakspeed Capri Turbo 2 Philipp Kennewell GER

DTM-Series One year after DRM Revival: finale of the DTM Classic DRM Cup
22.09.2022 • Successful premiere of DTM Classic DRM Cup – Peter Mücke on the verge of title win • 25 historic race cars from eight brands present themselves in Styria • Home race for five Austrians, second Group 5 Capri another highlight

News Cleanest Dirt Bike Ever
22.09.2022 Sharing the calculation methodology of the Cleanest Dirt Bike Ever Following the last announcement of the Open Source project between Vattenfall & CAKE, with the aim to commercialize the first fossil free vehicle to be launched 2025, CAKE rele

DTM-Series Fresh off a win, Red Bull AlphaTauri AF Corse accelerate into home race
22.09.2022 …at Red Bull Ring with drivers Nick Cassidy and Felipe Fraga on September 23-25 The showdown in Spielberg marks the penultimate weekend on the DTM calendar, and with the championship still up for grabs, teams and drivers will be desperate t

Extreme E Anticipation grows ahead of Extreme E’s maiden South American X Prix
22.09.2022 This weekend’s Antofagasta Minerals Copper X Prix marks a step into the unknown for Extreme E, as it holds its first ever race in South America.

ADAC GT Masters Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland continues with ADAC GT Masters
22.09.2022 • The Porsche one-make cup remains with the ADAC GT Masters next year • Since 2018, most races have been contested as part of the German GT series • ADAC also partners up with the Porsche Carrera Cup Talent Pool

News Punch Powertrain and Stellantis continue to expand their strategic partnership in electrification
22.09.2022 ….with a manufacturing plant in Mirafiori, Italy • Production of the next generation of electrified transmissions (e-DCT) is to be increased with the addition to the agreement of a factory in Mirafiori, Italy, complementing the site already operati

News Tata AutoComp and Punch Powertrain to form a JV to deliver Powertrain products
22.09.2022 TATA AutoComp Systems Limited (Tata AutoComp) and Punch Powertrain have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a 50/50 joint venture (subject to regulatory approvals) in their efforts to bring sustainable innovations in mobility solutions to t

News Punch Powertrain reveals new brand identity reflecting transformation and electrification
22.09.2022 During the company’s 50 years celebration in its headquarters in Sint-Truiden, Belgium, Punch Powertrain announces the release of its new vision, mission and brand identity, intended to strongly reflects the company’s widened product offering, agility and

News Punch Powertrain celebrates 50 years by announcing transformation and partnerships
22.09.2022 Gear-up for the future 2.0 Punch Powertrain is celebrating its 50-year milestone at a ceremony attended by the company’s China-based shareholders and distinguished guests, including Lydia Peeters, Flanders Minister for Mobility and Public Works.

Aviation-Aerospace Isabel Pardo de Vera, the Secretary of State, inaugurates the third edition of the ENAIRE Inter-University Master’s in Air Navigation Services Management
22.09.2022 – The programme combines knowledge with real case studies – The programme was developed by the Polytechnic and Autonomous Universities of Madrid in collaboration with ICAO

Formula1 Yuki Tsunoda remains with Scuderia AlphaTauri for 2023 season
22.09.2022 Scuderia AlphaTauri is pleased to announce that Yuki Tsunoda will remain with the team for the 2023 season, following his first successful two years in Formula 1.

Extreme E XITE ENERGY Racing’s Tamara Molinaro pursuing another podium in Chile
22.09.2022 Last season’s Extreme E Championship Driver, Tamara Molinaro, is now a podium finisher in the series, having secured XITE ENERGY Racing’s best-ever result at the Sardinian double-header. Extreme E caught up with the Italian keen for a repeat in Chile.

Formula 4 Pablo Sarrazin takes points finish in solid French F4 weekend at Valencia
22.09.2022 KCMG Driver Development Project (KCMG-DDP) member Pablo Sarrazin showed great pace to finish in the points in Race 3 of the French F4 round at Valencia, the penultimate event of the season.

FIM Motocross Oakley and MXGP join forces for Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations 2022
22.09.2022 Infront Moto Racing is pleased to announce Oakley as the newest partner for the 2022 Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations in RedBud, USA.

Motosport 75th Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations returns to legendary RedBud this weekend
22.09.2022 The Monster Energy FIM Motocross of Nations will make its much-anticipated return to RedBud in Buchanan, Michigan this weekend for the 75th edition of the event which promises to be bigger and better than ever before!

OFF ROAD First endurance test for the Audi RS Q e-tron E2
22.09.2022 Testing the second evolution on rough terrain in Morocco All six drivers and co-drivers help to develop the car 4,218 test kilometers in nine days

BTCC Happy hunting ground awaits Toyota Gazoo Racing UK at ‘Home of British Motorsport’
22.09.2022 • British-built Corolla GR Sport boasts stellar record at Silverstone • Rory Butcher a double winner in Northants this time last year

Esports-ESL-SIM Motorsport UK launches 2022 ROKiT British F4 Esports Championship
22.09.2022 Motorsport UK is excited to announce that the first ever ROKiT British F4 Esports Championship will commence this October, with a 12-round series to decide the inaugural British Esports title in the discipline.

Golf BMW Group announces partnership with Australian Golf
22.09.2022 – Wide-ranging partnership between BMW Group Australia, Golf Australia, the PGA of Australia and the WPGA Tour of Australasia – Multi-year partnership expands global BMW Group sport engagement – Close collaboration between BMW and golf governing

F1H2o Team Abu Dhabi duo aim to boost double world title bid in Italy
21.09.2022 Torrente, Al Qemzi raring to go in back-to back Grand Prix The 2022 UIM F1H2O World Championship reaches a critical stage in Italy at the weekend, with Team Abu Dhabi’s Shaun Torrente and Thani Al Qemzi looking to tighten their grip on the title

FIA-WTCR Hyundai counts on WTCR stars past and present to meet ETCR objectives
21.09.2022 Hyundai Motorsport will rely on its WTCR – FIA Word Touring Car Cup stars past and present to achieve its objectives in the FIA ETCR – eTouring Car World Cup season decider at the Sachsenring in Germany this weekend.

GT Series SRO Ginetta enters extended partnership with SRO Motorsports Group to develop Ginetta Race Series
21.09.2022 • Ginetta enters into three-year partnership with SRO commencing from 2023 • Ginetta to run three championships at Intelligent Money British GT Championship rounds

FIA Motorsport Games FIA Motor Sport Games – Livery of Cameron’s Peugeot was unveiled
21.09.2022 Aaron Cameron has revealed the livery of the Peugeot 308 he will race with at the FIA Motor Sport Games. The car that will be run by Team Clairet Sport features a green and gold livery that includes the Australian flag plus the trademark boxing ka

TCR ADAC TCR Germany preview – Jessica Bäckman with Comtoyou Racing
21.09.2022 After leaving ROJA Motorsport, Jessica Bäckman will finish the season of the ADAC TCR Germany at the wheel of a Comtoyou Racing Audi RS 3 LMS. The Swedish lady driver had scored four race wins in the ROJA Motorsport Hyundai Veloster N and lies sec

TCR TCR Europe – Five new drivers join for the Monza event
21.09.2022 In addition to the already-announced MM Motorsport entry for Paolo Rocca in a Honda Civic Type R, there will be four more new drivers at TCR Europe’s penultimate event in Monza.

TCR TCR Europe preview – A strong field of 25 cars will race at Monza
21.09.2022 The TCR Europe series arrives at Monza for its penultimate event with the largest field of the entire season, as 25 drivers entered for the event.

TCR TCR competition expands in South America region
21.09.2022 The promoter of TCR South America announced that the category will expand from 2023, with the launch of three parallel series. TCR Brazil and TCR South America Endurance will add to TCR South America Sprint, each series awarding its own titles with e

TCR TCR South America @ Buenos Aires – Barrio claims Toyota’s maiden victory
21.09.2022 The Toyota Corolla GRS claimed its maiden win with Jorge Barrio in TCR South America’s Race 1 at Buenos Aires, while the second race was dominated by Raphael Reis.