Short news – Tuesday, August 7th 2018

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Short news – Livetiming August 7 th, 2018

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Porsche Carrera Cup: Black Falcon Porsche Carrera Cup Germany Nürburgring review

 

Porsche Carrera Cup Germany Round 5 & 6: race report NürburgringCarlos Rivas won both races in the amateur classification at the third Porsche Carrera Cup race weekend at the more…

ADAC Deutschland Rallye: Official 2018 ADAC Rallye Deutschland magazine now available


• This must read for rally fans has all the stages, teams and facts • Over 80 pages of information and background stories on the 2018 Rally Germany • Free with a pre-ordered rally pass more…

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MotoGP: Rookies storm the Red Bull Ring


There will be lightning bolts on track but we will hope that the beautiful summer weather holds as we head to the Red Bull Ring for Rookies Cup races eight and nine of the twelve that make up this season. It is not Zeus but the Öncü more…

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MotoGP: Espargaro avoids collarbone surgery as Smith completes BRNO MotoGP test


Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team were yesterday buoyed by news that Pol Espargaro will not require surgery on his collarbone injury. A crack in the bone will be allowed to heal naturally. Bradley Smith accumulated 68 laps at Brno on Monday to record more valuable testing data on the KTM RC16. more…

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Historical Cars: AvD-Oldtimer-Grand-Prix Huge programme for visitors both on and off the track


– Historic motorsport festival at AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix (10 – 12 August)- More than two dozen races and RTs with historic and modern racing cars- As well as unique vehicles, interview and autograph sessions beckon more…

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GT Series: One-Two Finish for LEXUS LC500 at “Home” Track Fuji


SUPER GT Round 5 FUJI GT 500mile RACE GT500 class • au TOM’s LC500 No.36 with drivers Kazuki NAKAJIMA / Yuhi SEKIGUCHI achieved victory for the first time this season at the 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series at Fuji Internat more…

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IMSA Series: Challenging weekend for AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports at Road America


AFS/PR1 Mathiasen Motorsports leaves Road America with a 13th place finish at the 8th round of the 2018 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship after an incident ended their race prematurely. It all began as a regular start to the weekend. AFS/PR1 Mathiasen M more…

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Motosport: Hockenheim Classics vom 7. bis 9. September 2018


Auf den Spuren der alten MeisterDiesen September begeistern wieder verschiedenste Rennmaschinen aus den Pionierjahren des Motorradsports Zuschauer am Hockenheimring. Die Hockenheim Classics stellt als Traditionsveran more…

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Oesterreich Motorsport: ZM Racing Team Teilnahme and Mühlstein Rallye


Unter dem Motto die Katze lässt das mausen nichtMax Zellhofer gewann 2016 die Mühlstein Rallye heuer nimmt er neuen Anlauf Diesmal startet er auf dem Neubauer Ford Fiesta R5 als Test more…

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Belgium Motorsport: La Transam Euro prête à mettre le feu aux 24 Heures de Zolder !


Comme annoncé il y a quelques semaines, une Transam Euro TA2 va prendre part ce prochain week-end aux Eleven Sports 24 Hours of Zolder, traditionnelle épreuve phare du Belcar Endurance Championship en Belgique ! Sous la houlette de l’équipe Braxx Racin more…

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Cycling: Astana Pro Team extends with Laurens De Vreese


The Belgian rider Laurens De Vreese will continue his adventure with Astana Pro Team in the next season of 2019. The corresponding agreement between the rider and the team was signed recently.- I am very happy about my new contract with Astana Pro Team, where I fee more…

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GT Series: Success for McLaren Automotive customer teams around the world


… racing 570GT4S and 650S GT3SOn a busy weekend for McLaren Automotive customer teams racing around the world, the McLaren 570S GT4 scored its third overall GT4 win of the 2018 British GT season at Brands Hatch and set pole at Road America i more…

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IMSA Series: No. 50 Lamborghini of Beverly Hills Moves into Tie for First-Place with Win at Road America


Ockey Takes Lead in AM Class with Second-Place Finish in Round 6 Taylor Proto and Edoardo Piscopo moved the No. 50 Lamborghini of Beverly Hills into a first-place tie in the PRO championship wit more…

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Racing: I.D. R Pikes Peak: Pacemaker Dieter Depping, test and development driver


PIKES PEAK INTERNATIONAL HILL CLIMB – Unsung hero behind the Pikes Peak record – Depping tested the I.D. R Pikes Peak- Depping is behind many successful Volkswagen r more…

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DTM: Sébastien Ogier to race as guest driver at Spielberg


• ‘Rally Kaiser’ to make an excursion to DTM • The Frenchman will test the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM at Vallelunga • World Rally Champion to follow in the footsteps of former DTM Champion Ekström and Paralympic Gold Medallist Zanardi more…

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ADAC Deutschland Rallye: Strong Line-up: 29 Opel ADAMs in Field at Deutschland Rallye

Kristensson, Opel ADAM R2

Opel accounts for one-third of the field at German WRC event ADAC Rallye Deutschland is again the highlight of the rally season more…

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American Series: Americas Rallycross (ARX) Scott Speed enjoys perfect weekend in Trois-Rivières


– one-two for VolkswagenScott Speed (USA) remains the dominant force in the Americas Rallycross (ARX). Round three of the new series took place in Trois-Rivières, where it shared the bill with the FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX). Speed clai more…

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TCR: TCR Germany – Strong Sunday result for GTI driver Benjamin Leuchter

ADAC TCR Germany, 7. + 8. Lauf Nürburgring 2018 – Foto: Gruppe C Photography

The Nürburgring is his territory – Benjamin Leuchter (D) of the Max Kruse Racing team proved this emphatically in the TCR Germany series: after having to settle for sixth place in his Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR on Saturday, the man from Duisburg claimed an outstanding second place in race two on Sunday. more…

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Rally international: WRX: Sixth win of the season! Johan Kristoffersson unbeatable again in Canada


FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) World champion Johan Kristoffersson in a class of his own again in CanadaJohan Kristoffersson (S) is simply unbeatable at the moment in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. The reigning world champion won rou more…

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TCR: Daniel Lloyd of the WestCoast Racing team has extended his overall lead in TCR UK.


The Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR driver finished an impressive second in the opening race at Oulton Park. He was joined on the podium by another GTI driver, in the form of Sweden’s Andreas Bäckman (S). Lloyd and his team-mate Jessica Bäckmann wer more…

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Historical Cars: Classic Days Schloss Dyck – Double dose of Pikes Peak fever and a German debut


Two helpings of fascination at the Classic Days: while the 1987 Volkswagen twin-engine Golf II Pikes Peak took to the Racing Legends circuit with its unmistakable sound, the 500-kW (680-PS) I.D. R Pikes Peak made its German debut at Schloss Dyck. The fully-electric racing more…

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Racing: Volkswagen Racing Cup UK Oulton Park

Race one of the Volkswagen Racing Cup UK at Oulton Park had to be finished behind the safety car following a crash involving Tom Witts and Martin Depper. Tom Walker in the Volkswagen Scirocco came through to take victory ahead of Owen Walker (Audi TT), with Tom Witts third in the Volkswagen Polo. In race two on Sunday, Volkswagen Golf driver Jamie more…

 

News: Opel Erweitert Angebot an Benzinmotoren für Flaggschiff Insignia


Neuer 1.6 Direct Injection Turbo mit 147 kW/200 PS und Benzinpartikelfilter Kraftvoller Benziner für Grand Sport, Sports Tourer und Country Tourer erhältlich Nach Wahl: M more…

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Formula1 eSports Series: Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport launches Esports programme

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports to compete in the F1 Esports Series 2018 • The newly founded Mercedes-AMG Petronas Esports team will enter the 2018 F1 Esports Series • The team has recruited Brend more…

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DTM: Technical modifications on Alex Zanardi BMW M4 DTM


Hands-on driving: a detailed look at the technical modifications to the BMW M4 DTM ahead of Alex Zanardi’s guest start. Alessandro Zanardi’s guest appearance at the DTM race weekend at Misano (ITA) is now ju more…

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Events: Thousands lap up vintage fun in the sun at Croft Nostalgia Festival


• Sensational ninth Croft Nostalgia Festival sizzles in the August sunshine• Crowds enjoy top-drawer historic racing, and an irresistible blend of vintage fun• Plans in the pipeline to take 2019, 10th anniversary Festival to new heights more…

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DTM: Mercedes DTM 2018 Brands Hatch – Preview

DTM, 2018, Zandvoort. Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM Team, DTM, Gary Paffett, Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM
DTM, 2018, Zandvoort. Mercedes-AMG Motorsport DTM Team, DTM, Gary Paffett, Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM

The second half of the 2018 DTM season will start with a major challenge: Drivers will line up for the first time on the Brands Hatch grand-prix circuit Brands Hatch debut: 2 July 2006 (double podium with Jamie Green and Bernd Schneider) more…

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TCR: Lloyd maintains TCR lead with podium at Oulton Park

Huddersfield’s Daniel Lloyd has maintained his lead at the top of the TCR UK Championship standings, thanks to a front row start and podium during rounds 9 and 10 of the inaugural tin-top racing series at Cheshire’s Oulton Park circuit (August 4). The 26-year-old had a hu more…

ADAC Formel 4: Nürburgring ADAC Formula 4 highlights

ADAC Formel 4, 15. – 17. Lauf Nürburgring 2018 – Foto: Gruppe C Photography

• Zendeli seals championship win • Wins for Zendeli, Vesti and Krütten • Schumacher defends lead in Rookie classification more…

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OFF ROAD: Qatar’s Adel Abdulla heads to must-win Hungarian T2 Baja Challenge


HunGarian Baja August 10-11, 2018 Qatar’s Adel Abdulla heads to the crucial eighth round of the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies in Hungary this weekend and the Doha-based driver knows that claiming maximum points in more…

Neil Perkins

 

MotoGP: MotoGP standings after Czech Grand-Prix

MotoGP World Standing 20181 Marc MARQUEZ Honda SPA 1812 Valentino ROSSI Yamaha ITA &nbs more…

 

MotoGP: Moto2 standings after Czech Grand-Prix

Moto2 World Standing 20181 Miguel OLIVEIRA KTM POR 1662 Francesco BAGNAIA Kalex ITA 1643 & more…

 

MotoGP: Moto3 standings after Czech Grand-Prix

Moto3 World Standing 20181 Marco BEZZECCHI KTM ITA 1332 Jorge MARTIN Honda SPA 1303 Fab more…

 

ADAC GT Masters: Team Rosberg im Aufwärtstrend


Punkte beim ADAC GT Masters am Nürburgring Die harte Arbeit wurde endlich belohnt. Erstmals konnte sich das Team Rosberg in den Punkterängen des ADAC GT Masters platzieren. Beim Samstagslauf am Nürbu more…

Hill Races: 13ème Montée Historique du Maquisard

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13ème Montée Historique du MaquisardDimanche 12 aoûtIncontournable… tout simplement !C’est assurément l’un des rendez-vous les plus conviviaux et convoités au cœu more…

photo Eddy Coppee by Vincent Franssen