Short news, Wednesday August 15th, 2018

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Short news – Livetiming August 15th, 2018

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IMSA Series: Paul Miller Racing Keeps Championship Focus Heading into Virginia


The 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship has been a whirlwind season for Paul Miller Racing, and the battle for the GTD class title resumes this weekend at VIRginia International Raceway. With an impressive seven podiums in eight races, the more…

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IMSA Series: 3GT Racing Ranks Top-Five, and heads to VIR


With three races left in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series, 3GT Racing heads to Alton, Virginia for the Michelin GT Challenge, the second and last of two GT only races in the 2018 season. The team, which ranks fifth among 23 GT Daytona teams i more…

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IMSA Series: Rebel Rock Racing Making Race Return at VIR with Liddell and Davis


Rebel Rock Racing will be making its return to IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge competition this weekend at Virginia International Raceway for the Biscuitville Grand Prix. The vet more…

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 Black Falcon Porsche Carrera Cup Nürburgring review


Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland Round 7 & 8: race report NürburgringAt the fourth championship weekend of the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland as part of the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix, BLACK FALCON won the Sunday race in the amateur clas more…

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FIM Motocross: Yamaha Riders Set for Swiss Grand Prix


Following a one-weekend break, Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Romain Febvre and Jeremy Van Horebeek, and Wilvo Yamaha Official MXGP’s Jeremy Seewer and Shaun Simpson are ready to tackle the second stint of three back-to-back Grand Prixes with the sixteenth round of the FIM Motocross World Championship set to take place on Seewer’s home soil in Frauenfeld-Gachnang, Switzerland, this week more…

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Cycling: Bronzini added as second director to new Trek team

After a prolific career with over 80 victories on the road and track, Giorgia Bronzini has decided she will retire at the end of the season and start 2019 in the role as director for the new Trek Women’s road team. Giorgia joins Ina Teutenberg more…

VLN: VLN-Saisonhöhepunkt: Sechs Stunden Vollgas


Am kommenden Samstag beendet der fünfte Lauf der VLN Langstreckenmeisterschaft Nürburgring die sechswöchige Sommerpause. Die Fans der weltweit größten Breitensportserie können sich beim ROWE 6 Stunden ADAC Ruhr-Pokal-Rennen am 18. August 2018 auf zwei Stunden Bonusmaterial freuen. more…

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DTM: Daniel Juncadella interview


Dani, now you’ve had some time to reflect on your maiden DTM victory, how does it feel? Daniel Juncadella: After a few days, it’s started to sink in, and it’s very nice to think back to the race. It was my first DTM victory – unfortunately it more…

DTM: Mercedes AMG Motorsport DTM Stat-Attack – Brands Hatch


The return to Brands Hatch entailed a number of challenges for the DTM teams and drivers: the unfamiliar longer track variant, a change to the timetable with no free practice on Friday, and a venue that was last on the calendar in 2013. The team remained undaunted as it more…

GT Series: Podiums for the Mercedes-AMG GT3 and GT4 in China

Both GT models from Affalterbach featured in the Top Three of the GT Masters Asia at the weekend. Melvin Moh (MYS) and Reinhold Renger (GER) steered the number 51 Mercedes-AMG GT3 entered by Customer Sports team Project M to second place. The Mercedes-AMG pairing of Adam Christodoulou (GBR) and Zang Kann (CHN) clinched another top placing for custom more…

Belgium Motorsport: Mercedes-AMG GT4 wins the 24-hour race at Zolder

Selleslagh Racing won the 24-hour race in the Belcar Endurance Championship: Nicolas Vandierendonck, Johan Vannerum, Filip Teunkens and Jean-Luc Behets (all BEL) in the number 30 Mercedes-AMG GT4 completed 762 laps of the Circuit Zolder and beat the runner-up in the GT4 class by a full ten laps. They also registered a creditable sixth place in the g more…

Events: TV stars and professional racers fight for victory at the ADAC SimRacing Expo 2018


As part of the ADAC SimRacing Expo 2018, four TV stars and professional racers will test their skills in a variety of virtual and real motorsport events. Sidney Hoffmann, Miriam Höller, Daniel Abt and Christian Menzel will compete more…

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European Le Mans Series: Inter Europol Competition – Hungry for more


Last year in the first race of the European Le Mans Series at Silverstone, the #13 LMP3 of the Inter Europol Competition team with Kuba Smiechowski and Martin Hippe finished 6th. This year the duo is third in the championship and were third on the podium more…

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FIM Motocross: MXGP back to racing in Switzerland


MXGP of Switzerland presented by iXS FRAUENFELD-GACHNANG (Switzerland) MXGP is in Swtizerland this weekend for the 2018 version of the MXGP of Switzerland presented by iXS. After a week to recover from the brutal sand in Lomme more…

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TCR: TCR Germany visits the Netherlands, as Zandvoort hosts the fifth event of the season.

The title fight is red hot, with HP Racing’s Harald Proczyk still on top of the standings at 219 points and Racing One’s Niels Langeveld second, just ten points behind.Racing at Zandvoort gives local hero Langeveld a unique opportunity more…

 

TCR: Pirelli World Challenge @ Grantsville The Hyundai cars dominate in Utah


The Brian Herta Autosport pairing of Michael Lewis and Mark Wilkins dominated the Pirelli World Challenge’s fifth event at Grantsville’s Utah Motorsports Campus.Lewis won both races in his Hyundai i30 N car, shadowed by his more…

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TCR: TCR Russia @ Moscow Raceway: Bragin moves closer to the title


Just as in 2017, the TCR Russia event at Moscow Raceway was a happy hunting ground for Dmitri Bragin who has extended his lead in the standings. The TAIF Motorsport driver claimed two third places, while LADA Sport Rosneft’s Kirill Ladygin, his closest rival in the title fight, didn’t score. more…

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TCR: TCR Europe- Terting joins Autodis Racing by Piro Sports


Peter Terting has joined Autodis Racing by Piro Sports for the remaining events of the 2018 TCR Europe Series. The German driver will replace Cedric Piro at the wheel of the team’s Hyundai i30 N TCR previously driven by Cedric Piro.Terting won the 2002 Volkswagen Lupo more…

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TCR: The TCR Europe Series resumes at Assen


The TCR Europe Series resumes after a six-week break for rounds 9 and 10 at Assen’s TT Circuit as part of the Gamma Racing Day, a popular race meeting that also includes the FIM Sidecar World Championship, the CIK-FIA European Superkart Championship and the Dutch Supercar Challenge. more…

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TCR: The Virginia International Raceway hosts the eighth round of the the IMSA Continental Challenge,

… the 2-hour Biscuitville Grand Prix.The Compass Racing teams of Rodrigo Sales-Kuno Wittmer and Tom Long-Britt Casey jr. have won three races apiece so far in the TCR class and rank first and second in the standings split by just two points: 225 to 223. The only team capable of breaking their grasp was JDC-Miller Motorsport’s of Michael Johnson-Stephen more…

TCR: TCR Scandinavia will race at Karlskoga for rounds 9 and 10.

PWR Racing’s reigning champion Robert Dhalgren claimed his first victory of the season in the previous event at Falkenberg and maintained the leadership in the championship classification with 111 points.Dahlgren is followed by Andreas Wernersson of Lestrup Racing Team (80 pts), Johan Kristoffersson of Kristoffersson Motorsport (78), his own teammate Dan more…

 

ADAC Deutschland Rallye: The strong partners of the 2018 ADAC Rallye Deutschland

Hayden Paddon (NZL) seen during the FIA World Rally Championship 2017 in Bostalsee, Germany on August 19, 2017

• Great commitment and numerous fan specials at the German WRC rally The ADAC Rallye Deutschland is ADAC’s greatest collaborative motor sport accomplishment. In addition to the 18 ADAC regional clubs and some 3,000 volunteers, many partne more…

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Racing: Red Bull Air Race World Championship returns to Russia


After a dramatic debut in the skies of Kazan last season, the Red Bull Air Race World Championship will take off at Russia’s sporting capital once again for the fifth stop of 2018. With a new track, new rivalries and onl more…

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OFF ROAD: A steady start for Hero MotoSports Team Rally at Atacama Rally


Stage 1 of Atacama Rally finished on a solid note for Hero MotoSports Team Rally with both the riders running a steady first stage. Returning back to professional rally racing after a 6 month gap, Joaquim Rodrigues started cautiously and kept more…

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WRC Rallyes: ADAC Deutschland Rallye timetable 2018

ADAC RALLY DEUTSCHLAND SCHEDULE (GMT+2) THURSDAY 16 AUGUST8.00am: Shakedown St. Wendel (5,52 km)2.45pm: Start (Bostalsee)7.08pm: SS 1 – Super Special Stage St. Wendel (2,04 km) more…

FIA WEC: Signatech Alpine Matmut returns to action in Silverstone


• After a two-month hiatus, the FIA World Endurance Championship resumes with the 6 Hours of Silverstone (August 17-19).• The n°36 Signatech Alpine Matmut A470 and its drivers Nicolas Lapierre, André Negrão and Pierre Thiriet come into the weekend as the leaders of the LMP2 category.&bull more…

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News: The Rolls-Royce “Silver Ghost Collection”, in motion


The Rolls-Royce ‘Silver Ghost’ was the motor car that established Rolls-Royce’s reputation as ‘The Best Car in the World’. In celebration of this defining heritage, Rolls-Royce has created a l more…

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Motosport US Series: BMW Motorrad USA Announces Nate Kern Double R Fest 2018 VIR

Coming To VIRginia International Raceway, September 15-16Riders of all brands of motorcycles are invited to experience speed and safety through BMW technology and engineering – on two wheels and four – at the Nate Kern Double R Fest, September 15-16, at VIRginia International Raceway. Experts and novices alike wi more…

 

ADAC GT Masters: Callaway erwartet spannendes Rennen in Zandvoort


ADAC GT Masters in Zandvoort (NL)Callaway Competition reist mit einen Punkt Vorsprung als Tabellenführer des ADAC GT Masters nach Zandvoort (NL). An der niederländischen Nordseeküste will das Corvette Team möglichst viele Punkte einfahren und mit aller Macht die Meisterschaftsführung verteidigen. more…

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Karting: L’heure de la finale de la IAME Series Benelux a sonné !

Iame Series Benelux

Après trois premiers rendez-vous de haut vol à Mariembourg, Francorchamps et Genk, la IAME Series Benelux s’apprête à vivre son épilogue ce week-end sur la piste française d’Ostricourt. more…

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Belgium Motorsport: Les 11èmes « RETROFOLIES de SPA » les 18 et 19 août 2018


Le Rétromobile Club de Spa, La Ville de Spa et son Office du Tourisme vous invitent à leur 11ème édition des « Rétrofolies de Spa » qui aura lieu les 18 et 19 août prochains. more…