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Short news – Livetiming June 27th, 2018

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Nascar Whelen Euro Series: NASCAR GP FRANCE PREVIEW – The only oval NASCAR race in Europe is here!

EuroNASCAR’s regular season reaches culmination with the Oval World Challenge France is hosting this weekend the closing round of the 2018 NWES regular season. The new Oval World Challenge, with its special format, promises to deliver a spe more…

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Formula1: Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Toto Wolff explains how tackling the Triple-Header

Formula One has embarked on the first triple-header in its history. Three races in two weeks, meaning F1 fans are experiencing more racing than ever before. But, at the same time, the triple-header presents a number of challenges for teams, especially when it comes to logistics. more…

Formula1: Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Austrian Grand-Prix preview

2018 Austrian Grand Prix – Preview Looking ahead to Round 9 of the 2018 Formula One World Championship in Austria The results of the last races show that it’s all about the details – this seaso more…

 

Formula1: Charles Leclerc quotes ahead of Austria Grand-Prix

2018 Formula 1 Eyetime Austrian Grand PrixRed Bull Ring – Spielberg Charles Leclerc (car number 16) Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 TeamI really look forward to racing in Austria. The Red Bull Ring more…

 

Formula1: Marcus Ericsson quotes ahead of Austrian Grand-Prix

2018 Formula 1 Eyetime Austrian Grand PrixRed Bull Ring – SpielbergMarcus Ericsson (car number 9) Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team“The Grand Prix in Austria is always a fun one to return to. I more…

 

Formula1: Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team Austrian Grand-Prix preview

2018 Formula 1 Eyetime Austrian Grand PrixRed Bull Ring – SpielbergThe Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team is heading to Austria for the second of three back-to-back races. After a successful weekend in France, the team goes into the next round with a total of 13 points to its tally feeling motivated and optimistic. The continuous progress tha more…

Drifting: Tickets go on sale for 2018 Formula Drift final round at Irwindale Speedway


At the start of the year, Formula DRIFT was delighted to confirm its return to The House of Drift at Irwindale Speedway in Southern California for the Final Round on October 12/13, 2018. And today we’re happy to announce that tickets for the event go on sale Saturday 6/30/18 at 9:00AM PST / 12:00PM EST on more…

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Rally international: Swecon World RX of Sweden Holjes Entry List Supercars


FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy Holjes Motorstadion (29 June – 1 July)1 Johan Kristoffersson SWE PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Volk more…

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Rally international: Forest fight in prospect as World RX brings the magic to Sweden


• Home hero Kristoffersson leads the way as Scheider rejoins the fray• Team Peugeot Total hoping to debut new cars in Sweden• Holjes a highlight of annual World Rallycross Championship calendar more…

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Nascar Whelen Euro Series: New challenge for Solaris Motorsport: the first oval race ever is coming at Tours Speedway!


The Oval World Challenge will sign the debut for Francesco Sini and Solaris Motorsport on the most popular US track type With the podium conquered in UK under the belt, Solaris Motorsport is ready for a new exciting challenge in the NASC more…

 

Nascar Whelen Euro Series: Alex Caffi Motorsports three-pronged towards the Tours oval


For the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series the 4th round is the only oval race outside North America. The team of former F1 driver Alex Caffi is preparing for an important event with special regulations: American engineer Dean Klock will suppor more…

 

Porsche Mobil1 Supercup: Oman’s Al-Zubair sets his sights on top10 finish in Austria

Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, 3. + 4. Lauf Red Bull Ring 2018 – Foto: Gruppe C Photography; #71 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, Lechner Racing Middle East: Al Faisal Al Zubair

PORSCHE MOBIL 1 SUPER CUP Round 3 – Red Bull Ring, June 29-July 1, 2018 • Khalid Al-Wahaibi relishes debut in Porsche Mobil 1 Super Cup• Defending champion Ammermüller takes six more…

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BTCC: BTCC brings sunshine, spectacular racing, a homegrown winner and fabulous fundraising


• Touring car stars help to raise more than £550 for local children’s hospice• A Yorkshireman on top of the podium as Dan Lloyd breaks BTCC duck• Bumper crowds enjoy wall-to-wall sunshine and sensational on-track action more…

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Formula1: Kevin Magnussen quotes ahead of Austrian Grand-Prix

Kevin Magnussen, Haas F1 driver Much is being made of this unprecedented three-race stretch of consecutive races, but you’ve said you love to race as much as possible. Does this slate of races actu more…

Formula1: Romain Grosjean quotes ahead of Austrian Grand-Prix

Romain Grosjean – Haas F1 Team driver Much is being made of this unprecedented three-race stretch of consecutive races. But for someone who makes his home in Geneva, does this slate of races actually work well fo more…

Formula1: Haas F1 Team Bullish on Prospects at Red Bull Ring

American Squad Set for Milestone 50th Grand Prix in Austria With an upgraded Haas VF-18 that has proven quick since its introduction two races ago at the Canadian Grand Prix, Haas F1 Team is bullish on its prospe more…

 

IMSA Series: Bodymotion drivers interview ahead of Watkins Glen


No. 21 Bodymotion Racing Porsche Cayman drivers Jason Rabe (left) and Max Faulkner (second from left) pose with Bodymotion crew members1. Do you feel ready for five big events in eight weeks? How have yo more…

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IMSA Series: Bodymotion Racing Is Ready to Take on the Challenges at Watkins Glen


Home Race Saturday at Watkins Glen The most successful team from the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area in the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge series, Ocean Township, N.J.-based Bodymotion Racing, and its four drivers, who all live in N more…

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Racing: Niall Murray extends series lead with Kirkistown double win


Niall Murray further extended his BRSCC Avon Tyres British Formula Ford 1600 Championship lead at his home round in Kirkistown last weekend by taking two superb victories from three races at the Northern Ireland circuit. Qualifying on Friday afternoon more…

 

Mobility: Final testing before the Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab on-demand mobility service opens to the public


2018 – Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab – Renault ZOE robot taxi experimentationMétropole Rouen Normandie, Transdev Group, Groupe Renault, Matmut—partners in the Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab initiative—are testing more…

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Formula1: Max Verstappen quotes ahead of Austrian Grand-Prix

F1- AUSTRIAN GRAND-PRIX 2018Red Bull Ring – SpielbergMax Verstappen “The Austrian GP is always a special one. It is of course the home of Red Bull so we have a good following of Austrian fans and also a lot of D more…

 

Formula1: Daniel Ricciardo quotes ahead of Austrian Grand-Prix

F1- AUSTRIAN GRAND-PRIX 2018Red Bull Ring – SpielbergDaniel Ricciardo “Austria is a short lap, but a very busy one. It’s pretty hectic, the middle and last sectors are really fast, in fact the fi more…

Formula1: Brendon Hartley quotes ahead of Austrian Grand-Prix

F1- AUSTRIAN GRAND-PRIX 2018Red Bull Ring – Spielberg Brendon Hartley (Car 28) Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 driver“This is a big race for us as it’s the home of Red Bull. It&rsqu more…

Formula1: Pierre Gasly quotes ahead of Austrian Grand-Prix

F1- AUSTRIAN GRAND-PRIX 2018Red Bull Ring – Spielberg Pierre Gasly (Car 10) Scuderia Toro Rosso F1 driver“This weekend, we follow up my home race with one of the team’s home races, becau more…

IMSA Series: Watkins Glen International and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park up next for BMW Team RLL


– Bill Auberlen and Tom Blomqvist to drive at Watkins Glen.Last year, the two IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship races at Watkins Glen International and at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park resulted in two wins for BMW Team RLL – the first two of four vic more…

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FIA ERC Rallyes: Italy’s ERC counter set for spectacular Rome start, parade and stage

07 LOPEZ Jose Maria (ESP) ROZADA Borja (ESP) Peugeot 208 T 16 action during the 2017 European Rally Championship ERC Rally di Roma Capitale, from september 15 to 17 , at Fiuggi, Italia – Photo Jorge Cunha / DPPI

Rally Di Roma CapitaleRally di Roma Capitale, Italy’s round of the FIA European Rally Championship, will get underway with a sensational superspecial stage in the country’s famous city on Friday 20 July. more…

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Rally international: Rallycross: EKS Audi Sport before “Magic Weekend” in Sweden

Andreas Bakkerud, Mattias Ekström

Audi S1 EKS RX quattro #5 (EKS), Mattias Ekström Season highlight with 40,000 fans in the forests of central Sweden Level pegging: Audi drivers Ekström and Bakkerud both with two more…

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MotoGP: Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Flat out to Assen


From the rolling hills of Tuscany and our thrilling single race at Mugello we swoop across the open polders of the Netherlands to Assen and another classic venue for two Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup races this coming weekend.They are races four and five of this season’s twelve so the youngsters are well up to speed on their KTM RC 250 Rs as indicated by the fact that just 1.5 s more…

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Innovation: McLaren CEO calls for new “weight race “

… to help Britain lead lightweight technology developmentBritain can become a world leader in lightweight materials that could he more…

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GT Series: McLaren wins on two continents with 570S GT4 as the 12C GT3 takes on Pikes Peak


On a weekend which saw McLaren Automotive customer teams competing in both Europe and North America in the GT4 European Series, Pirelli World Challenge and at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, the 570S GT4 managed to pick up yet more wins to add to its highly successful 2018 season. more…

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IndyCar Series: Ed Jones maintains upward momentum with Road America top ten charge


• Ganassi ace fights to fourth top ten finish in swift succession• Dubai-born Brit forced to battle up the order following early setback• 2017 ‘Rookie of the Year’ proudly sports new First Data livery more…

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IndyCar Series: Alexander Rossi Faces Challenges at Road America


Alexander Rossi’s potential top-five day ended with a P16 at Road America yesterday. With no previous testing at this track (with the new 2018 car design), the Andretti Autosport drivers had to find speed quickly throughout the Kohler Grand Prix weekend. After more…

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Formula 4: F4 Spain points leader Pujeu keeps lead in Valencia


The Figueres native experienced a tough weekend due to engine issues in his Tatuus-Abarth. Despite engine’s problems lacking speed in comparison with rivals, Pujeu and FA Racing made a great effort to keep leading the series with a fourth and a sixth place at the Circuit de Valencia Ricardo Tormo. more…

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ADAC Formel 4: The first half of the ADAC Formula 4 season in facts and figures

Klettwitz: DTM Lausitz on May, 19, 2018, (Photo by Hoch Zwei)

• Six wins for Zendeli, three for Lawson, one each for Caldwell, Fittipaldi and Wishofer • 12 races completed, 209 laps posted or the equivalent of 887 kilometres • Krütten leads from Schumacher in Rookie stakes – US Racing lead team classification more…

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Lamborghini Super Trofeo: Third win of the season in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe 2018 for Imperiale Racing at Misano


LAMBORGHINI SUPER TROFEO EUROPE A spectacular win in PRO category and an exciting podium in LC crowned the Imperiale Racing Misano weekend in the third round of the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe 2018.The Italian team run three L more…

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FIA ERC Rallyes: Saintéloc Junior Team on top in ERC entrants’ prize chase

MUNNINGS Catie (GBR), SANCHEZ Alba (SPA), SAINTELOC JUNIOR TEAM, PEUGEOT 208, portrait PELLIER Laurent (FRA), COMBE Geoffrey (FRA), SAINTELOC JUNIOR TEAM, PEUGEOT 208 Vti, portraitSaint eloc team during the 2018 European Rally Championship ERC Cyprus Rally, from june 15 to 17 at Larnaca, Cyprus – Photo Gregory Lenormand / DPPI

Saintéloc Junior Team’s Cyprus Rally entry paid dividends with the French squad taking first place in the FIA European Rally Championship for Teams.Strong results in two-wheel drive for Laurent Pellier and Catie Munnings earned Sain more…

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Formula2: Difficult weekend for Maximilian Günther at the Formula 2 race premiere at Le Castellet


The weekend at Le Castellet in France started promisingly for Maximilian Günther. In practice, the BWT Arden Formula 2 driver set the third fastest time on the Circuit Paul Ricard and was only 0.138 seconds behind the leader. Unfortunately, this good result could not be achieved again with the soft tyres used in qualifying, so eleventh place was the more…

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IMSA Series: Watkins Glen next challenge for United Autosports


• Third IMSA race of 2018 up next for Anglo American team• Phil Hanson rejoined by Paul Di Resta and Bruno Senna• Zak Brown and Mark Blundell last raced at Watkins for United Autosports in 2011 more…

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OFF ROAD: Kuba Przygonski dominates Italian Baja to increase World Cup lead


Kuba Przygoński is in pole position in the FIA Cross Country Rally World Cup © Kin Marcin/Red Bull Content PoolKuba Przygoński’s impressive offroad season continues to go from strength to strength following more…

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Luxembourg: Wateen Telecom Customers to Enjoy Reliable Cellular Backhaul Connectivity throughout Pakistan with SES Networks


Wateen Telecom partners with SES Networks to deliver cellular backhaul services to leading mobile network operators in Pakistan Wateen Telecom customers can rely on Pakistan’s leading fibre and satellite network service provider for relia more…

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Luxembourg: Our Telekom Ramps up Connectivity across Solomon Islands with SES Networks


Surging demand for reliable mobile services and always-on high broadband connectivity across the archipelago’s outer islands sees Our Telekom tap into SES’ comprehensive GEO and fibre-like MEO solutions Solomon Telekom Company Limited, tradi more…

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