Short News – Thursday, August 9th 2018

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Short news – Livetiming August 9th, 2018

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Belgium Motorsport: Good start in endurance for the Transam Euro during the 24 Hours of Zolder

This Thursday, August 9, 2018 was a milestone for the whole team surrounding the Transam Euro project. For the first time, a Transam badged car, in fact a Chevrolet Camaro TA2, took part in free practice and qualifying for the renowned 24 Hours of Zolder.&n more…

photo Jacques Létihon

American Series: Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Challenge Announces $50,000 Sebring Shootout


Doubleheader race weekend set during IMSA Encore When summer turns to fall and temperatures start to drop, people start to think of reasons to head south. This Nov more…

photo Global Mazda

Rally international: Title battle finely poised as RallyX Nordic returns to action in Denmark


• Nysum kicks off the second-half of 2018 RallyX Nordic presented by Cooper Tires• Oliver Solberg leads Supercar class as Ulrik Linnemann makes home appearance• Guillaume De Ridder eyes fourth straight Lites win; Super Touring RXN class boosts line up more…

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MotoGP: Cal Crutchlow ready for Austrian Challenge


LCR Honda CASTROL rider Cal Crutchlow is hoping to build on a positive performance in last week’s Czech Republic Grand Prix when the MotoGP field reassemble in Austria on Friday. The Red Bull Ring hosts the second of two back-to-back races for t more…

photo LCR Honda

MotoGP: Landmark race for Nakagami in Austria


LCR Honda IDEMITSU rider Takaaki Nakagami will look to make it a memorable occasion as he competes in his 150th Grand Prix in Austria this weekend. The Japanese rookie was invited to take part in the pre-event for this Sunday’s race at the Re more…

photo LCR Honda

Cycling: Fumiyuki Beppu renews contract through 2020 with Trek-Segafredo


Trek-Segafredo is pleased to announce that it has agreed with Japanese rider Fumiyuki Beppu to extend the term of his contract by two years through 2020.Fumy, 35, has been with Trek-Segafredo since the team’s conception in 2014, and has rightfully claimed a s more…

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Cycling: Vuelta a Burgos- Stage 3. Miguel Angel Lopez wins atop Picón Blanco


Miguel Angel Lopez took a tough but nice victory at stage 3 of the Vuelta a Burgos atop special category climb Picón Blanco. Astana Team rider attacked from the leading group with 3 km to the top, taking an advantage of 20 seconds. more…

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Drifting: Nexen Tire Motorsports Team at Formula Drift at Madison, Illinois


Formula Drift round 5 Madison, IllinoisStar driver Fredric Aasbo pulls ahead of the competition in his Rockstar Energy / Nexen Tire Toyota Corolla hatchback WHAT: Global tire manufacturer and motorsports powerhouse more…

photo Nexen Tire

BTCC: AmD with Cobra Exhausts seeks to maintain strong Rockingham form


The AmD with Cobra Exhausts team will seek to maintain a strong recent record at Rockingham when the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championhip heads for the Northamptonshire circuit for the seventh meeting of the year. The West Thurrock-based squad more…

photo Waller

OFF ROAD: Red Bull KTM Factory Racing head to Chile to race Atacama Rally 2018


3rd Rd. Rally 2018 – Atacama Rally (CHI)Red Bull KTM Factory Racing’s Matthias Walkner, Sam Sunderland and Toby Price have travelled to Chile to contest the 2018 Atacama Rally – round three of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship. more…

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OFF ROAD: Atacama Rally Race Schedule – 2018


Prologue | August 13 | Antay CopiapóStage 1 | August 14 | Copiapó – CopiapóStage 2 | August 15 | Copiapó – Vallenar – CopiapóStage 3 | August 16 | Copiapó – Inca de Oro – C more…

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OFF ROAD: Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Gear Up For 2018 Atacama Rally


Looking forward to returning to competitive action, the trio of Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team riders Adrien Van Beveren, Xavier de Soultrait and Franco Caimi are all-set to contest the six-day-long Atacama Rally 2018 – round three of the 2018 FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, this coming week in Chile. more…

photo Yamaha

BTCC: Andrew Jordan and Pirtek Racing focused on Rockingham podium


BMW Pirtek Racing’s Andrew Jordan will look to make further inroads into the points lead when the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship heads for Rockingham this weekend for the seventh round of the season. Andrew heads for the Nort more…

photo Waller

Karting: FA Kart i s European Champion in OKJ class


On the French Essay circuit, the Victory S model of the FA Kart range, powered by the Vortex engine, conquered the CIK-FIA European Championship of the OKJ class.Paul Aron is the young Estonian driver who led the FA Kart-V more…

Photo: M. Panzera

Racing: Toyota Kicks Off Fifth Leg of the 5 Continents Drive Project


…..to learn from African Roads with the Goal of Making “Ever-better Cars” In late August, Toyota will kick off the fifth leg of the 5 Continents Drive Project1 in Africa, the fourth continent in the more…

photo Toyota

Finance: Audi increases deliveries by 7.0 percent in July

Audi increases deliveries by 7.0 percent in July

Worldwide demand up 4.8 percent since January Deliveries in China increase, positive extraordinary effects in Europe Interim CEO and Sales chief Bram Schot: “Despite positive response to our models, challenges will increase” more…

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Racing: Will Martin joins expanded Richardson Racing line-up


Richardson Racing can today confirm that it will expand to a five-car team for the remainder of the 2018 Ginetta Junior Championship season, starting this weekend at Rockingham. Rookie driver Will Martin, from Battle near Hastings, will complet more…

photo Jakob Ebrey

Racing: Team BRIT – Inspire and motivate


Our story moves, inspires and motivates. We’re sharing it with more and more people through our presentations and workshops, and we can bring it to your event.Our drivers, most of whom are injured troops, develop a range of professional skills as part of their time with more…

photo Team Brit

Events: Schrader auf der Automechanika 2018


Die Automechanika Frankfurt feiert dieses Jahr ihre 25. Auflage. Anlässlich des Jubiläums freut sich auch Schrader, die Automobil-Aftermarket-Marke von Sensata Technologies, vom 11. bis zum 15.09.2018 seine Kunden in Frankfurt persönlich zu treffen. more…

photo Schrader

Aviation: ULA Delta IV Heavy Launch of Parker Solar Probe Set for Aug. 11 on spacenews.lu


Everything is progressing toward the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy Parker Solar Probe mission for NASA. The mission is set to lift off on a Delta IV Heavy rocket on Saturday, Aug. 11 more…

Karting: The European fight of the Tony Kart Racing Team at the end


Some accidents on the occasion of the last round of the European Championship for the OK-OKJ categories, affect the good performances of the Tony Kart Racing Team’s drivers on the French circuit of Essay.The final weekend of the CIK-FIA Karting Eur more…

Photo: M. Panzera

Karting: Kosmic Racing Department European Championship OK-OKJ in Essay


At the French circuit of Essay, seat of the last European Championship for OK-OKJ categories, the Kosmic Racing Department could not give its best due to some collisions in the final.The spotlights at the Essay circuit are off, at the French track which on the weekend of August 2nd more…

Photo: M. Panzera

Karting: Paul Aron brought the Vortex engines to the top at the Essay circuit


Paul Aron brought the Vortex engines to the top at the Essay circuit, becoming the 2018 European Champion in the OKJ categoryOKJ – MOTORE DDJThe final act of the CIK-FIA Karting European Championship for the OK and more…

Photo: M. Panzera

Belgium Motorsport: Une Démo Legend Boucles @ Bastogne lors du Racing Festival


….sur le plus beau circuit du monde ! Si l’édition 2019 des Legend Boucles @ Bastogne aura lieu le premier week-end de février, au cœur du prochain hiver, nombreuses seront les occasions d’entendre parler de cette &ea more…

photo Jacques Letihon