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Short news – Livetiming August 8 th, 2018

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Win and Multiple Podiums for New Country Competizione at Watkins Glen

American Series: Win and Multiple Podiums for New Country Competizione at Watkins Glen
New Country Competizione had another successful week more…

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TCR: NGK United Arab Emirates Touring Car Championship news and calendar


The Dubai Autodrome will introduce a TCR class in the popular NGK United Arab Emirates Touring Car Championship.The sporting format will provide two 20-minute Qualifying sessions and two 30-minute races at each of the seven events that form the calendar; the first of them will b more…

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TCR: Creventic and Dubai Autodrome to promote TCR in the Middle East


From 2016 onwards the WSC Group put in significant efforts to launch TCR in the Middle East; the TCR International Series visited Bahrain and Dubai, while in 2017 and 2018 a TCR Middle East series has been held.TCR competition will expand f more…

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TCR: Wittmer-Sales beat teammates Casey-Long at Road America


IMSA Continental Challenge @ Elkhart Lake Compass Racing returned to victory in the TCR class of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge during the Road America 120 at Elkhart Lake.Leading the way was the #74 Audi more…

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TCR: TCR UK @ Oulton Park Ashley Sutton makes a hat trick

Ashley Sutton completed a hat trick on his first appearance in TCR UK at Oulton Park. The reigning BTCC champion, who replaced Finlay Crocker in the Verizon Connect Racing Honda Civic FK7, was in a league of his own; he claimed pole position and won both races.Dani more…

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TCR: TCR Germany @ Nürburgring The battle for the title heats up

The Honda Civic cars dominated the TCR Germany’s fourth event at the Nürburgring, where Mike Halder and Dominik Fugel won one race apiece.With three race meetings left, the battle for the title is heating up as it was proved by t more…

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TCR: Pirelli World Challenge competitors will race this weekend at Tooele’s Utah Motorsports Campus

, where the title fight between RealTime Racing’s Ryan Eversley and the Bryan Herta Autosport’s duo of Michael Lewis and Mark Wilkins enters its crucial phase. In fact, only one event will be left after this one, at Watkins Glen on September 1 and 2.Eversley is currently leading the standings at the wheel of his Honda Civic with 183 points, while the Hyundai m more…

TCR: TCR Russia resumes at the Moscow Raceway

….for Rounds 9 and 10 with a new record field of 22 cars. Last year’s event marked the turning points in the title fight, as Dmitry Bragin scored an authoritative victory in the second race and staked a claim on a second consecutive TCR Russia crown. The TAIF Motorsport driver is currently aiming for a third title, a more…

 

DTM: Traditionally a challenge: DTM returns to Brands Hatch

#53 Jamie Green, Audi RS5 DTM

• Flat out into the second half of the season • For nearly all the drivers, the GP circuit represents virgin soil • Tight schedule: no practice session on Friday more…

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Finance: Lexus International releases 2018 mid-year sales report


Lexus global mid-year sales reached 327,838 vehicles (+7% vs. 2017) Lexus Europe* sold 38,543 vehicles in the same period (+7% vs. 2017)GLOBAL SALESLexus International to more…

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BTCC: Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher looking to fuel Championship campaign at Rockingham


Team Shredded Wheat Racing with Gallagher heads to Rockingham Speedway this coming weekend for the seventh Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship meeting of the season, looking to fuel its championship challenge campaign as the series’ title battle heats up (August 11/12). more…

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BTCC: Daniel Lloyd on the hunt for points as the BTCC roars into Rockingham


Huddersfield’s Daniel Lloyd is targeting more points for his BTC Norlin Racing Team this coming weekend as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship heads to Rockingham Speedway for the seventh meeting of the season (August 11/12). The Yorkshireman ar more…

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BTCC: Glynn Geddie joins AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing ahead of Rockingham


The AmD with AutoAid/RCIB Insurance Racing team can today confirm the signing of former British GT Champion Glynn Geddie ahead of the seventh round of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Rockingham. Glynn will form part of an all more…

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Innovation: Audi e-tron prototype – recuperation test

The Audi e-tron prototype on recuperation test at Pikes Peak

The Audi e-tron prototype on recuperation test at Pikes Peak Highly efficient: up to 30 percent more range thanks to energy recuperation World premiere in electric cars: the more…

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Finance: SEAT continues to break sales records


Cumulative growth of 20.1% • SEAT delivered 342,700 cars until July, the best result in its history• Last month’s sales rose sharply by 35.7% to reach more than 52,000 vehicles more…

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GT Series: Audi Sport confirms teams and drivers for Suzuka 10 Hours


– Five R8 LMS GT3s entered by three teams- Factory-backed entries from Team WRT and Absolute Racing- Team Hitotsuyama add Japanese interest Intercontinental GT Challenge championship leaders Audi Spor more…

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Historical Cars: Goodwood Revival 2018 celebrates twenty years of vintage racing


Next month’s Goodwood Revival Meeting marks 20 years since competitive racing returned to the historic Goodwood Motor Circuit, with 150,000 visitors gathering to appreciate the tradition of the racing car and its legendary drivers. From Friday 7 to more…

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Aviation: Merah Putih Telkom 4 Indonesia SpaceX Falcon9 launch on spacenews.lu


Photos from launch on August 7th at 1:18am EST of the first previously flown block 5 rocket to liftoff for SpaceX Falcon 9 and the Indonesian satellite Telkom 4 from pad 40 Cape Canaveral Florida Photos by Scott Schilke more…

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Innovation: Mazda, Saudi Aramco and AIST launch research project


Mazda Motor Corporation announced the start of a joint research project with Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) aimed at making internal combustion engines more efficient and reducing carbon dioxide emissions. more…

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MotoGP: Monster Yamaha Tech3 Pair Travels to Austria with High Motivation


With an intense and successful Brno test fresh in their minds, Johann Zarco and Hafizh Syahrin head straight to Spielberg, Austria this weekend with the aim to convert their great sensations into important results, starting from this Friday at 9.55 with the first Free Practice. more…

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MotoGP: Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Aspire to Podium Success in Austria


2018 MotoGP of Austria Red Bull Ring – SpielbergFresh from the Brno Test, Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi heads to the Red Bull Ring – Spielberg circuit for this weekend’s eyetime Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich. Maverick Viñales’ crash in the Czech Republic last Sunday prevented him from attending the tes more…

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Historical Cars: AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix live streaming schedule


AVD OLDTIMER GRAND PRIX 2018NÜRBURGRINGSaturday, 11 August 2018 13:45 – 14:15: Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland14:35 – 15:05: Revival Deutsche Rennsportmeisterschaft15:25 – 15:50: FIA Maste more…

Historical Cars: AvD-Oldtimer Grand-Prix Nürburgring also in live streaming


Racing legends come alive – AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix (10 – 12 August) launches extensive live streaming on the internet- Revival of motor racing classics: Formula One, DTM, Le Mans legends and more to be watched in real time- Ten races in total on Saturday and Sunday to be livestreamed w more…

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Rally international: RallyX Nordic agrees multi-year title sponsorship deal with Cooper Tires


RallyX Nordic has today announced a new long-term agreement with Cooper Tires to provide title sponsorship for the championship. The multi-year partnership will see the series become known as RallyX Nordic presented by Cooper Tires.RallyX Nordi more…

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F3 Championships: F3 Asian Championship announces Winter Series 2019


• Three triple-headers set for January and February next year• FIA Grade 1 circuits in Thailand and Malaysia confirmed• Announcement comes in wake of succes more…

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Hill Races: Teaser for the FIA Hill Climb Masters in Gubbio, Italy


The teaser for the forthcoming third edition of the FIA Hill Climb Masters is here – If you like it, share it! The third edition will take place in Gub more…

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European Le Mans Series: 4 Hours of Silverstone Entry List


EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES 4 HOURS OF SILVERSTONE PROVISIONAL ENTRY LIST LMP2 CARS 1621 DRAGONSPEED USA M Oreca 07 – GibsonHenrik Hedma more…

 

European Le Mans Series: Bumper 42 Car Grid for 4 Hours of Silverstone


With three rounds complete, the 4 Hours of Silverstone marks the start of the second half of the 2018 European Le Mans Series with a huge 42 car grid to entertain the British fans on Saturday 18 August.With its combination of high speed corners and long more…

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DTM: DTM drivers championship standings ahead of Brands Hatch

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

DTM Championship 2018after Zandvoort races1 Gary Paffett / GBR 148 25 + 3 15 2 25 + 1 8 18 + 2 25 + 3 18 + 3(1.) (3.) (9.) (1.) (6.) (15.) (2.) (13.) (1.) (2.)2 Paul Di Resta / GBR 121 6 2 8 12 25 + 3 10 + 1 12 8 18 + more…

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DTM: DTM teams and constructors championship standings ahead of Brands Hatch

#2 Gary Paffett, Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM

DTM Championship 2018after Zandvoort racesTeam Championship 20181 Mercedes-AMG Motorsport PETRONAS 213 38 23 6 43 8 2 18 4 42 292 SILBERPFEIL Energy Mercedes-AMG Motorsport 186 30 40 29 more…

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ADAC GT Masters: ADAC GT Masters Juniorwertung 2018 nach Nürburgring


1 Luca Stolz » 902 Philip Ellis » 82.52 Max Hofer » 82.53 Sheldon van d more…

ADAC GT Masters: ADAC GT Masters Trophywertung 2018 nach Nürburgring


1 Remo Lips » 211.752 Sven Barth » 2012 Claudia Hürtgen » 2013 Jan-Erik Slooten » 199.5 more…

 

ADAC GT Masters: ADAC GT Masters Teamwertung 2018 nach Nürburgring


1 MANN-FILTER Team HTP » 1172 Callaway Competition » 863 Precote Herberth Motorsport » 764 ORANGE1 by GRT Grasser more…

 

ADAC GT Masters: ADAC GT Masters Fahrerwertung 2018 nach Nürburgring


1 Marvin Kirchhöfer » 861 Daniel Keilwitz » 862 Markus Pommer » 852 Maximilian Götz » &nbs more…

ADAC GT Masters: Halbzeitmeister: Callaway Competition mit Keilwitz/Kirchhöfer weiter Tabellenführer


ADAC GT MASTERS: NÜRBURGRINGBitteres Wochenende für Callaway Competition in der Eifel. Trotz zweier Ausfälle wird Callaway Competition Halbzeitmeister und bleibt weiter Tabellenführer in der „Liga der Supersportwagen. more…