Daily News – Wednesday, January 25th 2023

WorldSBK test at Jerez de la Frontera (Spain) photo Dorna

News Renault teams up with R-FIT to launch in France electric retrofit kits for its iconic vintage models
25.01.2023 Renault, the leader in electric vehicles in France, is moving the lines, including on vintage vehicles by launching electric retrofit kits in France in partnership with R-FIT1. These kits can be installed on the hugely popular Renault 4, Renault 5 and fir

News American Honda Offers Outlook on 2023 U.S. Automobile Business
25.01.2023 American Honda provided an outlook on its U.S. automobile business for 2023 during a media briefing with Vice President of Sales, Mamadou Diallo. “Like the rest of the industry we’re not completely out of the woods with supply issues yet, but we’re

Finance Goodyear to announce fourth quarter and full-year 2022 financial results
25.01.2023 The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will report fourth quarter and full-year 2022 financial results after market close on Wednesday, Feb. 8, followed by an investor conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 9.

Finance Fabrice Cambolive appointed Chief Executive Officer of Renault brand
25.01.2023 As of February 1st, 2023, Fabrice Cambolive is appointed CEO of the Renault brand. Member of the Renault Group Leadership Team, he will report to Luca de Meo, CEO of Renault Group. In his new role, Fabrice Cambolive will work together with the Re

Motosport WorldSBK 2023 action gets underway with new faces and new challenges at Jerez
25.01.2023 The Circuito de Jerez – Angel Nieto hosts the opening two-day test of 2023 as teams and riders gear up for the season ahead WorldSBK Day 1 Day 1 during testing for the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship at the Circuito de Jerez – Angel

ABB FIA Formula E Diriyah ePrix : DS Automobiles looking to build on positive start to Formula E season 9
25.01.2023 • Round two of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship Season 9 is a double header taking place this weekend in Diriyah (Saudi Arabia) • DS Automobiles and its partner PENSKE AUTOSPORT look to build on a promising start to the season for the DS E-TE

ABB FIA Formula E Diriyah ePrix – Form guide, what to look out for and where to watch
25.01.2023 The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship heads to Diriyah for Rounds 2 and 3 of Season 9 and a pair of night races under the lights in Saudi Arabia, 27 & 28 January. Fresh off the back of a memorable season opener in Mexico City, Formula E and th

Extreme E Season 2 champions X44 Vida Carbon Racing claim Extreme E Sustainability Award
25.01.2023 X44 Vida Carbon Racing have taken the win in the 2022 Extreme E Count Us In Challenge, claiming the Extreme E Sustainability Award for a second consecutive year.

F1H2o Gillman Racing snaps up sponsorship agreement with Mad-Croc
25.01.2023 2023 UIM F1 H2O WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Gillman Racing has announced a sponsorship agreement with Mad-Croc for the UIM F1H2O World Championship. The registered trademark of Voima Limited is a brand of energy drink and chewing gum and has a tradi

Karting WSK and Motorsport.tv renew their partnership
25.01.2023 The agreement defines the coverage of the 14 WSK Promotion events of karting season 2023. WSK Promotion is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Motorsport.tv after the success of audience reached last year in the global broadcasting of W

Innovation Cutting edge electric-global modular platform delivers world-leading innovation and tech to Genesis GV60
25.01.2023 Genesis GV60 uses the brand’s world-leading Electric-Global Modular Platform Innovative features help deliver greater efficiency, performance and driving pleasure

Artificial Intelligence ProovStation raises 10.4 million euros to deploy the first network of AI-assisted testing stations for the sale of used vehicles
25.01.2023 From left to right: Anton Komyza CFO & Cofounder, Cédric Bernard CEO & Cofounder, Gabriel Tissandier General Director & Cofounder Four years after its creation, Proovstation, the European leader in automated vehicle testing solutions assisted

Racing Solbergs ready to defend their Race of Champions crown
25.01.2023 • Petter and Oliver team up to form Team Norway at Race of Champions • Like last year, this week’s action comes from Pite Havsbad in northern Sweden

Racing Leading race team Carlin to become Rodin Carlin
25.01.2023 Trevor Carlin left, David Dicker Right. Multiple championship winning race team Carlin has become Rodin Carlin following investment from Australian businessman and entrepreneur David Dicker. The move, which will see Rodin Cars becom

Porsche Sprint Southern Europe Richardson Racing kicks off 2023 with perfect weekend in Valencia
25.01.2023 The Richardson Racing team enjoyed a stunning start to the 2023 season, with a double success in the opening rounds of the new Porsche Sprint Challenge Southern Europe. The Corby-based team made the trip to the Circuit Ricardo Tormo near Valencia f

IMSA Series IMPC TCR Daytona Entry List
25.01.2023 IMPC TCR category Rolex 24 at Daytona Daytona International Speedway 1 – T. Hagler/M. Lewis (Bryan Herta Autosport with Curb Agajanian, Hyundai Elantra N) 5 – R. Block/T. Lewis jr. (KMW Motorsports with TMR Engineering, Alfa Romeo Giulietta)

TCR IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge preview – The new season kicks off Friday at Daytona
25.01.2023 Just like every year, the 2023 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge begins Friday with a four-hour race at Daytona Speedway in the frame of the Rolex 24 Hours event. 14 teams will race for TCR honours with the pair of Taylor Hagler and Michael Lewis tryin

TCR Kumho tyre test at Circuit Catalunya in March
25.01.2023 WSC Group and Kumho will organise a two-day tyre test for TCR cars at Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya on March 22nd and 23rd. The track layout to be used will be the Grand Prix of 4.675 km and track activities will be from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00

TCR TCR UK – Darron Lewis prepared for a full-time return
25.01.2023 Darron Lewis will take on his maiden full-time campaign in the 2023 TCR UK after his one-off entry at Donington Park last year in the same Audi RS 3 LMS.

TCR TCR Australia – Kody Garland to drive a Peugeot 308
25.01.2023 Kody Garland has become the first confirmed Garry Rogers Motorsport driver for the 2023 TCR Australia. The 22-year-old will switch from racing a Renault Mégane last year to a Peugeot 308.

TCR TCR UK – Chameleon Motorsport returns for full season
25.01.2023 Chameleon Motorsport is back for the 2023 TCR UK, having made its debut last season with Neil Trotter in a CUPRA TCR. This season, the team has expanded its lineup, and will field two CUPRA Leon Competición cars driven by Trotter and Lewis Brown for the w

TCR TCR Australia – Zac Soutar makes Audi switch for 2023
25.01.2023 Zac Soutar will make the switch from Honda to Audi for the 2023 TCR Australia. Soutar has raced a Honda Civic Type R since debuting in the category at the start of 2021, including a race win at Symmons Plains last year on his way to finish sixth in the 20

24h Series 24H Series @ Abu Dhabi : Sharky-Racing wins on maiden appearance
25.01.2023 The 6-hour race at Abu Dhabi, second round of the 24H Series saw Sharky-Racing claiming victory on its maiden appearance. The Audi RS 3 LMS DSG shared by Artur Goroyan and Roman Mavlanov came out on top of the TCR class, beating the Wolf-Power R

TCR TCR South America & TCR Brazil – Promoters announce a strong 26-car field
25.01.2023 Promoters of TCR South America and TCR Brazil championships announced a strong field of 26 cars for the 2023 season that will kick off in Argentina on 25/26 March with the first event of the TCR South America Sprint Series on a circuit to be announced.

American Series Sunday Group Management Acquires Layer Cake Media
25.01.2023 Erin Cechal Joins Sunday Group Management Sunday Group Management is pleased to announce that Erin Cechal has joined the company ahead of the 2023 season as Account Manager for the firm. Sunday Group Management provides media relations management

Middle-East Rallyes -FIA MERC Oman International Rally gets underway on Thursday afternoon
25.01.2023 2023 Oman International Rally 2023 FIA Middle East Rally Championship, round 1 January 26th-28th, 2023 • Al-Attiyah leads international field into weekend gravel stage action

Presentation cars The all-new BMW M3 CS
25.01.2023 BMW M GmbH will maintain its focus on adding highly appealing special-edition models to its product range in 2023. The all-new BMW M3 CS (fuel consumption combined: 10.4 – 10.1 l/100 km [27.2 – 28.0 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 234 – 229 g/km in the

Electric vehicles Electric vehicles discussions in APAC region up by 28% YoY in 2022, finds GlobalData
25.01.2023 Amid the surging gas prices and energy shortages companies continue their efforts to enter the electric vehicles (EVs) market. EV is considered the next big environment, social, and governance (ESG) investment.

IMSA Series PR1/MATHIASEN Motorsports to start on pole for the 61st running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona
25.01.2023 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports will start the 61st running of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona in the top starting position, having secured the first spot on the grid after winning the Motul Pole Award 100 at the Roar 24 Before the 24 yesterday at Daytona Interna

Esports-ESL-SIM Porsche Esports works team confirms participation in the new ESL R1 Series
25.01.2023 Esports series ESL R1: Porsche Coanda Esports Racing Team, Porsche 911 GT3 R, Mack Bakkum (NL), Mitchell deJong (USA), Joshua Rogers (AUS), Dayne Warren (AUS) • Four works drivers compete for Porsche Coanda Esports Racing Team • Sim racing se

Porsche Sprint Southern Europe Successful debut of the Porsche Sprint Challenge Southern Europe in Valencia
25.01.2023 – Great races and a good atmosphere in spring temperatures with participants from all over Europe and beyond – Portimao and Barcelona are the next appointments of the Porsche Sprint Challenge Southern Europe

Environmental news Sustainable Water Management: Audi Joins the Alliance for Water Stewardship
24.01.2023 By joining the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), Audi is reinforcing its commitment to economical and efficient water use Certification of the Audi México site according to AWS Standard targeted for this year Audi to reduce freshwa

American Series BMW of North America Customer Racing Programs Go from Strength to Strength in 2023
24.01.2023 All-New BMW M4 GT4 makes its U.S. debut at Daytona. Robby Foley added to BMW Driver Lineup The 2023 IMSA season begins on Friday, January 27th with the four-hour BMW M Endurance Challenge At Daytona, followed by the 61st Rolex 24 At Dayt

ADAC GT Masters ADAC GT Masters with proven structures and a big prize purse in 2023
24.01.2023 • Calendar highlights: Norisring and ADAC Truck Grand Prix at the Nürburgring • More than € 570,000 in prize money awaits the competitors • All races live and in full on free-to-air TV

VLN NES Nürburgring DNLS Goodyear becomes new tyre partner of BMW M2 CS Racing Cup
24.01.2023 The BMW M2 CS Racing Cup within the Nürburgring Endurance Series will rely on Goodyear’s black gold in the future. The VLN – as the organisation behind the Nordschleife racing series – concluded this agreement with the US company’s German representative i

Cycling Big Bobble Hats become Official Partner of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships
24.01.2023 The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is pleased to announce that Big Bobble Hats has become an Official Partner of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships for the period 2023-2026. The Scottish company, known for its bobble hats and beanies, is

IMSA Series Risi Competizione pre- 61st annual Rolex 24 at Daytona notes and quotes
24.01.2023 61ST ANNUAL ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA Risi Competizione Ferrari 296 GT3 No. 62: James Calado (GBR) Alessandro Pier Guidi (ITA) Davide Rigon (ITA) Daniel Serra (BRA) Houston, Texas-based Risi Competizione is back to Daytona Int

American Series Jay Leno explores the history of Trans-Am racing with FOX Nascar announcer Mike Joy on latest episode of “Jay Leno’s Garage”
24.01.2023 Mike Joy & Trans-Am Racer Ken Epsman Walk Jay Through Three Classic Race Cars VIDEO HERE Jay Leno recently featured FOX NASCAR Announcer Mike Joy alongside three classic Trans-Am race cars on Jay Leno’s Garage. A classic car enthusiast himsel

News Freedom of Mobility Forum Announces Advisory Board to Guide March 29 Online Public Debate
24.01.2023 Freedom of Mobility Forum, launched by Stellantis and facilitated by Wavestone as a neutral third-party, to support transparent, fact-based dialogue about the most urgent issues facing mobility in the context of climate change Advisory Board to

News Andreas Mindt appointed as Head of Volkswagen Design
24.01.2023 Andreas Mindt moving from Bentley to Volkswagen Passenger Cars effective February 1 Predecessor Jozef Kabaň appointed as Creative Art Director Volkswagen

Boats-Yachts Martinique Cata-Raid 2023 Day 1 with video
24.01.2023 The competition was officially launched yesterday, Monday, January 23, with the first round taking place in La Trinité. The wind and the swell were also part of the party, which did not fail to spice up the event. VIDEO: 1ère étape de la Martinique

Jewellery CIBJO and Turkish Jewellery Exporters Association sign MOU pledging cooperation in industry development
24.01.2023 Gaetano Cavalieri (right), President of the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) and Burak Yakin, President of the Turkish Jewellery Exporters’ Association, signing the MOU between the organizations in Vicenza on January 21, 2023.

Karting Introduction of the International Karting Ranking, a computerised results monitoring system
24.01.2023 Last October, the FIA World Motor Sport Council approved the introduction of the International Karting Ranking from 2023 onwards. The IKR is a computerised ranking system open to all drivers holding a licence issued by a National Sporting Authorit

IMSA Series Mazda MX-5 Cup Returns to Racer.com for 2023 Livestreams
24.01.2023 Fans will be able to catch some of the best racing in the country live from their computers or phones as the Idemitsu Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich® Tires will once again be streamed live at Racer.com in 2023. The hugely competitive seri

IMSA Series Nolan Siegel Joins Sean Creech Motorsport for the Rolex 24 At Daytona
24.01.2023 Young Californian to contest his second 24-hour race at Daytona Sean Creech Motorsport (SCM) officially completed its Rolex 24 at Daytona driver lineup today with the addition of Nolan Siegel – an open wheel and sports car veteran despite his yo

IMSA Series General Motors President Mark Reuss Named Grand Marshal of Rolex 24 At DAYTONA
24.01.2023 Oliver Zipse, Chairman of the Board for BMW Group, to serve as Honorary Starter for IMSA season opener The 61-car field for the 61st running of the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA will come to life under the command of General Motors president Mark Reuss, as

News Polestar 2 brings more power, performance and range
24.01.2023 • New motors, refined ride and rear-wheel drive for single-motor versions • Quicker charging and longer range – now up to 635 km WLTP • Sustainability improvements reduce carbon impact by 1.1 tonnes

Formula Region Midlle East FRMEC Championship to Debut Single Seater Racing in Kuwait
24.01.2023 • First open-wheel championship to race at USD162 million Kuwait Motor Town • FIA Grade I track part of 2.6 million square meter multi-disciplined motorsport showcase • Browning and Dürksen join the field for second round of Formula Regional Middle

Formula Regional by Alpine Trident completes FRECA roster with Tangavelou
24.01.2023 Owen Tangavelou will be joining Trident for the 2023 Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine season, the team is delighted to announce. The Italian operation, led by Maurizio Salvadori, will line the experienced racer up alongside Roman Bilinski,

Porsche Sprint Southern Europe Will Aspin starts 2023 with race-winning performance in Spain
24.01.2023 Will Aspin opened his 2023 with some excellent performances in the Porsche Sprint Challenge Southern Europe, claiming a win and second place at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain.