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Short news – Livetiming August 13th, 2018

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FIA WEC: BMW’s WEC Super Season resumes at Silverstone.


The third round of the World Endurance Championship Super Season takes place at Silverstone (GBR) this weekend and BMW Team MTEK is ready to battle for a podium position after a promising start to the season. The pair of BMW M8 GTEs, which launch more…

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Pirelli World Challenge: Double-Podium Weekend for ACS Manufacturing/Lone Star Racing


…in Pirelli World Challenge SprintX GT at Utah Motorsports Campus – Mike Skeen and Scott Heckert Improve to Second in GT Pro Sunday after Third-Place Showing Saturday in No. 80 ACS Manufacturing/Lone Star Racing Mercedes-AMG GT3- Skeen Leads more…

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BTCC: Lloyd’s pace goes unrewarded at Rockingham


Huddersfield’s Daniel Lloyd endured three tough races during rounds 19, 20 and 21 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Rockingham this weekend, after securing a third row start in qualifying (August 11/12). The Yorkshireman headed into the weeke more…

BTCC: Early contact ends Team GardX Racing with Motorbase’s podium challenge at Rockingham

The Team GardX Racing with Motorbase squad’s hopes of claiming its first podium of the season at Rockingham were cruelly dashed over the weekend, with contact on the opening lap of the first race ruling Sam Tordoff out of front-running contention during rounds 19, 20 and 21 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (August 11/12). more…

 

Racing: Seventh win of the year for Richardson Racing on home soil


The Richardson Racing team secured a seventh victory of the season in the latest rounds of the Ginetta Junior Championship at Rockingham. The Corby-based team made the short trip to its home circuit eager to push for strong results with an expanded fi more…

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Racing: Double win for Louis Foster on near perfect Rockingham weekend

Rising star Louis Foster enjoyed a near perfect weekend on track at Rockingham with two wins out of three during the latest rounds of the Ginetta Junior Championship season. The 15-year-old Lord Wandsworth College student from Odiham headed for the more…

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Motosport: The fourth edition of The Ride Green Cup this year in Australia


Dooen Recreation Reserve in Horsham, Australia will be the perfect venue to host the FIM Junior Motocross World Championship in 2018 and the fourth edition of the Ride Green Cup, which is focused in raising awareness and incentivising the environmental education of the young participants, their teams, family circle and the fans in their communities and countries. more…

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Motosport: BMW at Ulster Grand Prix at the Dundrod Circuit, Northern Ireland.


The international road racers met up in Northern Ireland at the weekend for the spectacular Ulster Grand Prix. This year’s schedule was disrupted by bad weather, leading to the cancellation of some events. Two races did tak more…

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Motosport: First BMW title of the season: Jordan Szoke champion in Canada once again.


The international BMW Motorrad Motorsport family can celebrate the first title win of the 2018 season: Jordan Szoke (CAN) has been crowned champion of the Canadian Superbike Championship for the 13th time. The latest important meeting more…

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ADAC GT Masters: Action in the dunes: ADAC GT Masters at Zandvoort

KÜS Team75 Bernhard, Porsche 911 GT3 R (17), Timo Bernhard (D), Kevin Estre (F), Nürburgring 2018

• Series debut for Le Mans winner and WEC World Champion Marc Lieb • Championship leaders Kirchhöfer and Keilwitz are just one point ahead of their rivals • BMW driver Timo Scheider hopes to take maiden win in ADAC GT Masters more…

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Nascar Whelen Euro Series: Gabillon impressive in Nascar Canadian debut


The NWES points leader grabbed a splendid 8th place in an eventful GP3REurope – Canada ExchangeIn a wild Grand Prix De Trois-Rivières, Frederic Gabillon completed his Canadian debut with a splendid 8th more…

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BTCC: Ingram maintains BTCC title tilt with stunning Rockingham recovery drive


• Talented Bucks ace reproduces Snetterton heroics for seventh podium of season• Speedworks close in on fourth in Teams’ table on another scene-stealing weekend• Reigning Independents’ Champion continues his quest for overall Drivers’ crown more…

BTCC: Tough times for Andrew Jordan and Pirtek Racing at Rockingham


BMW Pirtek Racing’s Andrew Jordan endured a tough weekend on track at Rockingham after on-track incidents robbed him of the chance to fight for silverware in the latest rounds of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship season. And more…

F3 Championships: Hon Chio Leong – newcomer in the FIA F3 European Championship


Team Hitech Bullfrog GP will contest its home race meeting with four drivers. On the one hand the three regulars Enaam Ahmed, Alex Palou and Ben Hingeley – and on the other, Hon Chio Leong, the only 16 year old talent from Macau. Leong, whose n more…

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Karting: Strong top 10 for Ali Akabi in the final of the European Championship


Great season ending for the Jordanian karting champion, Ali Akabi, in the IAME Euro Series. Last of the IAME Euro Series took place at Castelleto Circuit in Italy, and had over 60 drivers from all over the world competing for the title. more…

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Nascar: Alex Tagliani Repeats as Race Winner at Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières


On Sunday, and for the second year in a row, racecar driver Alex Tagliani won the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R), round 8 of the 2018 NASCAR Pinty’s Series. Starting fourth on the grid for the 50-lap race (123 kilometres) more…

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Esports WTCR Oscaro: Esports WTCR OSCARO 2018 calendar


#1 HUNGARORING: Time attack starts/ends: 17h00 CET, 15 August/17h00 CET, 6 NovemberMultiplayer championship race: 19h00 CET, 26 August #2 NÜRBURGRING NORDSCHLEIFE: Time attack starts/ends: 17h00 CET, 15 August/17h00 CET, 6 November more…

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Esports WTCR Oscaro: Esports WTCR OSCARO Online Championship set for lift-off


*Seven-event calendar includes legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife and Macau*Time attacks from 15 August, first races at Hungaroring on 26 August*All full-season WTCR OSCARO cars and drivers available The Esports more…

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ADAC Deutschland Rallye: Everything ready for the ADAC Rallye Deutschland


Photo caption: Mads Østberg, Thierry Neuville, Friedhelm Kissel, Jutta Kleinschmidt, Klaus Bouillon, Peter Klär, Marijan Griebel (f.l.t.r.) • Participants and organisers looking forward with more…

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ABB FIA Formula E: Formula E links up with best Young Minds in Art and Design to create new trophies

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Leading names in ABB FIA Formula E Championship to contest for trophies created by graduates from Central Saint Martins ‘THE CREATIVITY OF THE GRADUATES AND THEIR INTERPRETATION OF OUR BRAND WAS REFRESHING TO SEE. WE WANTED more…

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ADAC Deutschland Rallye: Griebel, Kreim and von Thurn und Taxis compete at home at the ADAC Rallye Deutschland

Albert von Thurn und Taxis
ADAC GT Masters – 7. Lauf 2015 – Zandvoort, NED – Foto: Gruppe C GmbH

• Marijan Griebel starts in the top class in a Citroën DS3 WRC • WRC debut for Albert von Thurn und Taxis • German rally champion Fabian Kreim challenges the WRC 2 elite more…

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FIA WEC: Toyota Gazoo Racing drivers quotes ahead of 6 Hours of Silverstone

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing.
Le Mans 24 Hours Race, 11th to 17th June 2018
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France.

FIA WEC 20186 Hours of SilverstoneMike Conway (TS050 HYBRID #7): “I can’t wait to get back racing to be honest. It was a nice break after Le Mans but I’m ready to go now. It’s a bit different racing more…

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FIA WEC: Le Mans Winners Toyota Gazoo Racing back in action at Silverstone

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing.
Le Mans 24 Hours Race, 11th to 17th June 2018
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France. Fernando Alonso (ESP) , Sebastien Buemi (SUI) and Kazuki Nakajima (JPN) Mike Conway (GBR) Kamui Kobayashi (JPN) and Jose Maria Lopez (ARG) on the podium.

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing returns to action two months after an emotional Le Mans 24 Hours victory with the third round of the 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the 6 Hours of Silverstone, in Great Britain this weekend. Silverstone marks TOYOTA& more…

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FIA WEC: Porsche quotes ahead of 6 Hours of Silverstone


World Endurance Championship WEC, Round 3 Silverstone/Great BritainPre-race quotesDr Frank-Steffen Walliser (Vice President Motorsport and GT Cars): “After the close fight at Le Mans we’re ready to take on the next challenge. Our aim is to defend our lead in the points. Silverstone enjoys a long tradi more…

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FIA WEC: Double Le Mans winner Porsche travels to Silverstone leading the points


Preview, World Endurance Championship WEC, Round 3 at Silverstone/Great BritainSilverstone hosts round three of the FIA World Sports Car Championship WEC on 19 August. After scoring a double victory at Le Mans, the Porsche GT Team travels to England leading the more…

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24h races: The 24 Hours of Barcelona Race – Laia Sanz with Cupra TCR


From the desert to the circuit: training for a four-wheel challenge The racer Laia Sanz is training for her participation in the 24 Hours of Barcelona race with the CUPRA TCR She combines more…

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OFF ROAD: Kuba Przygonski extends Rally World Cup lead at Hungarian Baja


The offroad action was wet and wild this weekend on the treacherous terrain of the Hungarian Baja. Making a splash on the 2018 FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup leaderboard was Polish driver Kuba Przygonski. The championship pace-setter was able to extend his advantage i more…

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ADAC GT Masters: KÜS Team75 Bernhard Vorschau ADAC GT Masters in Zandvoort


Marc für Kévin Neues Gesicht beim KÜS Team75 Bernhard in den beiden Rennen zum ADAC GT Masters in Zandvoort: Für ein Wochenende wird Stammpilot Kévin Estre (29, Frankreich) von seinem Porsche-Werksfahrerkol more…

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TCR: Audi-Pilot Langeveld fiebert TCR Heimspiel in Zandvoort entgegen

#14 Niels Langeveld (racing one GmbH, Racing One, Audi)
ADAC TCR Germany, 5. – 6. Lauf Zandvoort 2017 – Foto: Gruppe C Photography

• Der Niederländer will Siege und Punkte sammeln • Langeveld: Siege in Zandvoort wären “ein Traumszenario” • Teamchef Kohlhaas über Langeveld: “Er ist verdammt schnell” more…

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Belgium Motorsport: Mission accomplie pour la Transam Euro et le team Braxx Racing


…..au terme d’une solide séance de développement sur fond d’enduranceEngager au départ des 24 Heures de Zolder, l’une des épreuves d’endurance les plus dures envers les mécaniques, un bolide dont l& more…

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Hill Races: 13ème Montée Historique du Maquisard


C’est l’année de l’Elan, cette fois avec François de Spa !Quelques semaines après la Montée Historique de Forêt-Trooz, l’Ecurie du Maquisard a remis le couvert avec son épreuve aussi originelle que more…

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ADAC Deutschland Rallye: M-Sport Ford ready for Rallye Germany


M-Sport Ford World Rally Team’s fleet of EcoBoost-powered Ford Fiesta WRCs have been transformed into their aggressive Tarmac stance and are ready to tackle the sealed-surface stages of next week’s ADAC Rallye Deutschland. The nu more…

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BTCC: Honda duo battle hard on tough Rockingham BTCC weekend


• Dan Cammish secures double top ten on Rockingham swansong• Matt Neal fights back from qualifying troubles to aid points challenge• Halfords Yuasa Racing secure manufacturer victory in final race of the weekend more…

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BTCC: Penalties in Rockingham BTCC Races

BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 2018ROCKINGHAMSunday, August 12th 2018Penalties GeneralAdrian Flux Subaru Racing has had 10 points deducted from its Manufacturers’ and Teams’ Championship scores having changed an engine above the number permittedTeam Parker Racing has had 10 points deducted fro more…

 

BTCC: Selected driver quotes after BTCC Rockingham races


BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP 2018ROCKINGHAMSunday, August 12th 2018Adam Morgan said: “Winning is always an incredibly nice feeling. To bring it back on the top spot is fantastic and as always, a massive thanks to Ci more…

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BTCC: Morgan, Sutton and Smiley share spoils at Rockingham


BTCC standings lead swings between Turkington and IngramAdam Morgan, Ashley Sutton and Chris Smiley shared the race winning spoils at Rockingham earlier today (12 August), whilst the battle for top spot in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship standin more…

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Historical Cars: AvD-Oldtimer Grand-Prix auch 2019 am Nürburgring

AvD-Oldtimer-Grand-Prix 2018, Nürburgring – Foto: Gruppe C Photography

Mit zusätzlichen Rennserien, neuen Attraktionen im Fahrerlager und erweitertem Service für Besucher und Teilnehmer setzte der AvD-Oldtimer-Grand-Prix in diesem Jahr viele Innovationen um. A more…

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Historical Cars: AvD Oldtimer GP – Herausragendes historisches Motorsport-Festival am Nürburgring

AvD-Oldtimer-Grand-Prix 2018, Nürburgring – Foto: Gruppe C Photography

– AvD-Oldtimer-Grand-Prix mit begeisterndem Programm auf und neben der Strecke- Über 50.000 Zuschauer beim Festival für historischen Motorsport- Derek Bell, Christian Danner, Leopold von Bayern, Volker Strycek und viele andere Stars von einst zu Gast more…

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