|McLAREN NAME TO RETURN TO RACING IN NORTH AMERICA AS 12C GT3 CONFIRMED FOR 2014 PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE|
|The McLaren name will return to race tracks across North America next month, with confirmation that K-PAX Racing will enter the 12C GT3 into the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge (PWC). This will mark the North American competitive debut for the 12C GT3, which has enjoyed success in each country it has raced in since its debut in 2012.
McLaren has a strong legacy of race results in North America, claiming a record 43 race victories and five championships in the Can-Am series between 1967 and 1971,...[Read more...]|
|SKY DEUTSCHLAND SECURES EXCLUSIVE FORMULA E LIVE TV RIGHTS|
| ||- All races distributed across TV, internet, IPTV and mobile
- Sascha Roos and Sven Heidfeld to provide commentary
UNTERFÖHRING, GERMANY (September 1 2014) – Sky Deutschland has secured the exclusive live broadcasting rights for the FIA Formula E Championship.
Sky will broadcast live all races of the new FIA fully-electric racing series, which begins in Beijing on 13 September. Apart from the exclusive TV broadcasting rights, the agreement also includes the internet, IPTV and mobil...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS PRE-EVENT NOTES. BRICKYARD GRAND PRIX. INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY|
|Dateline. Indianapolis, Indiana
Circuit. Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Track Length/Turns. 2.439-mile, 14-turn Road Course
Round. TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Round 7 of 12
Next Round. TUDOR Championship. Continental Tire Road Race Showcase, Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, August 8-10
TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Date. Friday, July 25, 5:45 p.m. ET/ 2:45 p.m. PT
Race Duration. Two-Hours, 45-minutes
Classes. GT Le Mans (Por...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE MOTORSPORTS PRE-EVENT NOTES. 24 HOURS OF LE MANS|
|The #20 Porsche 919 Hybrid with drivers (left to right) Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard, and Brendon Hartley, at Le Mans tech inspection earlier today in the town of Le Mans.
Dateline. Le Mans, France
Circuit. Circuit de la Sarthe
Track Length/Turns. 8.469-miles (13.629km)/38-turn Combination Natural Terrain Road Course and Temporary Street Circuit
Round. FIA World Endurance Championship. Round 3 of 8
FIA WEC. Six Hours of the Circuit of the Americas, Circuit of the Ame...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE: MOST SUCCESSFUL MANUFACTURER IN ALMS HISTORY WITH 12 CLASS CHAMPIONSHIPS|
|Atlanta. Official testing for the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (TUSCC) series has already begun, and sports car fans everywhere are discussing the new classes, the new rules, the new cars, the new venues and how it will all come together on the track.
However, let's take one last look in the rear view mirror at the American Le Mans Series (ALMS), which started in March, 1999 at Sebring, and ended just weeks ago at Road Atlanta. The retrospective provides a basis for what Por...[Read more...]|
|The new comedy with Matthias Schweighöfer: 'Frau Ella' drives a Mercedes-Benz|
|In his new film, 'Frau Ella', Matthias Schweighöfer plays the sympathetic taxi driver Sascha, who finds himself in hospital following an accident and embarks from there on a great adventure that takes him right across Germany and through France. The journey involves two Mercedes-Benz vehicles: Sascha drives a W 123-series as a taxi, while his friend and flatmate Klaus (August Diehl) takes to the wheel of a 280 SE Cabriolet (W 111). This action-packed comedy, which runs high on feeling and has tr...[Read more...]|