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Guan Yu Zhou Has Re-joined The UNI-Virtuosi Racing Team For The 2020 F2 Season

Rookie sensation Guan Yu Zhou has re-joined the UNI-Virtuosi Racing team as the Renault Formula 1 junior looks to…


Hadrien David signs with the Renault Sport Academy for 2020

Hadrien joins the programme as part of the prize for winning the 2019 French Formula 4 Championship. Aged just 15, he…


Another year underway at the Ferrari Driver Academy

For the eleventh season, another year of study for the youngsters chosen by the Scuderia to attend its Ferrari Driver…


London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Sam Bird team up to tackle air pollution in the capital

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Formula E racer Sam Bird visited a Newham school in East London to throw their weight…


Arthur Leclerc and Dino Beganovic for the Scuderia’s young driver programme

The Ferrari Driver Academy is pleased to announce that two new drivers are joining the Maranello marque’s racing…


W Series to stage all-new races alongside F1 in USA and Mexico in 2020

W Series will stage all-new races in USA and Mexico this coming autumn, alongside Formula 1. W Series’ USA race…


Roy Nissany Is Confirmed As Official Test Driver

ROKiT Williams Racing has announced in Tel Aviv today that Israeli born Roy Nissany is to become the team’s Official…


Cohen joins Carlin for Euroformula Open

Carlin is pleased to announce Ido Cohen as the first driver in its 2020 EuroFormula Open line-up.  The Israeli…


W Series Signs Alex Jacques as Lead Commentator for 2020

W Series today announces the first name in its all-star commentary team for the 2020 season. Motor sport expert and…


Thunderhead Carlin Racing kick off 2020 in Australia

Thunderhead Carlin Racing will waste no time in kicking off the 2020 racing action as the team head to Australia to…


Tsunoda joins Carlin for FIA F2

Carlin is pleased to announce Yuki Tsunoda as the newest addition to the team’s 2020 FIA F2 squad.  Tsunoda who…


Jamie Chadwick Continues in Williams Racing Driver Academy

ROKiT Williams Racing is pleased to announce that Jamie Chadwick will continue her work as Development Driver within…


Brazilian star Collet heading to NZ

Brazilian young gun and Renault Sport Academy star Caio Collet will open his 2020 racing account with a championship…


FT-60 Premiere E-Race on RFactor 2

We are pleased to announce the E-Sport FT-60 Premiere Race in collaboration with Studio397 and World Pro Racing. The…


Ptacek heading back to NZ for second shot at TRS title

Seventeen year old Czech Republic driver Petr Ptacek will return to New Zealand in 2020 for a second shot at the…


Drivers, Teams Announce Road to Indy Plans

A flurry of late-December driver announcements sends the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires into the New Year with…


ART Grand Prix seal Alexander Smolyar signing

The Russian is set to step up from Formula Renault Eurocup for the 2020 Season. ART Grand Prix have announced…


Saucy confirmed at Giles Motorsport for the 2020 TRS season

Swiss junior formulae racer Grégoire Saucy is hoping the 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing Series will be a big start to a…


Rasmussen flying the flag for Denmark in 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing Series

Danish Prema Powerteam Formula 4 racer Oliver Rasmussen is heading to New Zealand to begin his 2020 racing season and…


In Hyperpole for the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans!

To coincide with the opening of applications for the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans, which will be received as of today and…


Colapinto joins Kiwi Motorsport for TRS campaign

Argentinian racer and Spanish Formula 4 champion Franco Colapinto will begin his 2020 racing season with a campaign in…


Safety Pioneer Bill Simpson Dies Aged 79

Veteran racer Bill Simpson, who made one Indianapolis 500 start and was renowned in global motorsports for his…


Delétraz and Piquet sign with Charouz Racing System

Charouz Racing System have confirmed their exciting new driver line-up for the 2020 FIA Formula 2 campaign, securing…


Prema Racing Secure Sargeant for 2020

The American racer will look to continue the Italian team's success. 2019 Teams’ Champions PREMA Racing have…


Michel: Tyre Switch Made in “Smartest Way Possible”

F2 CEO discusses the Championship’s switch to 18-inch compounds in 2020. The intensive testing programme of the 2020…


FIA launches invitations to tender for Formula E

Three new invitations to tender announced for the Gen3 car that debuts in 2022/23 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship…


Dan Ticktum Joins Williams Racing Driver Academy

ROKiT Williams Racing is pleased to announce that Dan Ticktum has joined the team’s driver academy in the role of…


Vortex: a successful 2019

With the last races run between the USA and the East, the 2019 season of the international kartingis coming to an end.…


Golden décor, emotional tributes, and the start of a new era.

The story of the 2019 F2 and F3 Prize Giving Ceremony. The 2019 Prize Giving Ceremony was about more than just…


Junior Champion McIntyre Levels Up for VW Racing Cup Campaign

The 2019 Junior Saloon Car (JSCC) champion Scott McIntyre will make the step up to racing in the VW Racing Cup series…


Formula 4 champion joins world’s best young guns in TRS for 2020

2018 German ADAC Formula 4 Champion and Sauber Junior Team driver Lirim Zendeli is the latest up and coming racer to…


Senegal completes Extreme E race line-up

Lac Rose in Senegal, on the West Coast of Africa, has today been revealed as the Ocean race location for the inaugural…


24 Hours of Le Mans – Conway and López Rewarded at British Racing Drivers’ Club

Mike Conway and José María López, drivers with the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and in the FIA…


FIA increases Super Licence points for New Zealand’s TRS series

The Castrol Toyota Racing Series this week received a welcome upgrade to its world status with news that the FIA had…


Formula 2 Introduces the Anthoine Hubert Award

Late Frenchman’s legacy honoured at F2’s prize giving ceremony. FIA Formula 2 CEO Bruno Michel has tonight announced…


Japan’s rising star Tsunoda heading to New Zealand

Japanese hot prospect Yuki Tsunoda will begin his 2020 racing season with a title challenge in New Zealand in the…


Lawson confirms New Zealand title defence

Reigning Castrol Toyota Racing Series champion and Red Bull Junior Liam Lawson will defend his title in 2020 again…


FIA and Pirelli Announce 2020 F1 Tyre Specification

Having analysed all the results and team assessments from the recent test in Abu Dhabi, a vote for the specification…


Tony Kart rules over Macao

At the Macao International Kart Grand, in Coloane, our official drivers occupied the first four positions of the KZ…


Callum Ilott and Guanyu Zhou show impressive pace in the Abu Dhabi F2 post season test ahead of 2020

Following the end of the F2 season at Abu Dhabi on December 1, the teams and drivers remained in the UAE and conducted…


“A strong human experience”

“A strong human experience” 9 December 2019Interview, Non classéLeave a comment Jacques Villeneuve, F1…


Luke Dardis Wins 2019 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award

Williams and Autosport are pleased to announce Luke Dardis, from the University of Bath, as the winner of the 2019…


Colin Turkington to chase record fifth BTCC crown with WSR & Team BMW

Colin Turkington will chase an unprecedented fifth British Touring Car Championship title in 2020 with Team BMW.…


Johnathan Hoggard is 2019 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Award Winner

Aston Martin Lagonda is proud to announce Johnathan Hoggard as the 2019 Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Young Driver of…


Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup features at eight Formula 1 rounds

For the 2020 season, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup will again support the premier class of motorsport: the calendar of…


Firm commitment to GT sport and Formula E

On the occasion of the Night of Champions motorsport gala at Weissach, Porsche reflected on its 2019 motor racing…


W Series Teams Up With ROKiT Phones In A Multi-Year Sponsorship Deal

W Series has signed a major multi-year sponsorship deal with global telecoms company ROKiT Phones – the first major…


W Series Drivers Gather for $1.5 Million Prize Fund Presentation

W Series drivers and reserve drivers assemble to mark successful first season Championship winner, Jamie Chadwick,…


Karting sensation Emilien Denner to make circuit racing debut in New Zealand

French karting champion Emilien Denner will take his first steps in circuit racing in New Zealand in 2020 in the…


W Series Scoops Major Award from UK’s Guild of Motoring Writers

W Series recognised for special contribution to motoring  Championship winner, Jamie Chadwick, voted Driver of…


Indycar, IMS Acquired by Penske Corporation

The Board of Directors of Hulman & Company announced today that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by…


Gelael and Ticktum Announced at DAMS for 2020

Duo confirmed as French Teams’ driver line-up, as they bid to defend Teams’ title Sean Gelael and Daniel Ticktum…


Circuit and e-sports racer Fraga targeting Kiwi title

Brazilian ace Igor Fraga - fresh from a top three finish in the 2019 Formula Regional European Championship - will…


England Lift the World Champions Trophy at F1 in Schools World Finals Abu Dhabi 2019 Supported by ADNOC

Evolve UK, a team of 17 and 18 year old boys from Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Faversham, Kent, were crowned F1…


Ayhancan Güven is the new Porsche Junior in the 2020 Supercup

Porsche Motorsport supports another talented young driver for the coming season: Ayhancan Güven from Turkey will…


Bush-all Fired up for Team HARD. Racing Return

Mike Bushell is set to make his return to Team HARD. Racing as team mate to Jack Goff completing a very exciting…


Five drivers in Formula 2 in 2020

The Ferrari Driver Academy is pleased to announced that five of its students will race in Formula 1’s feeder series,…


Endurance driver joins Toyota Racing Series field for 2020

LMP2 and LMP3 endurance race driver Henning Enqvist is an intriguing addition to the 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing Series…


Chelsea Herbert to contest 2020 Castrol TRS series

New Zealand's Chelsea Herbert is the first Kiwi to be confirmed for the 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing Series, and only…


Twelve candidates have one goal: New Porsche Junior in the Supercup

Twelve racing drivers took part in a selection programme at the Portuguese racetrack in Portimão to become the new…


Antonelli and Barnard are WSK Open Cup Champions!

It was an impressive weekend for the Rosberg Racing Academy at Castelletto di Branduzzo, for the second round of the…


Double success for WSR at prestigious industry awards

WSR’s title-winning success in the British Touring Car Championship has been honoured at the annual Professional…


Cohen confirmed for M2 Competition seat in 2020

Israel's Ido Cohen is the latest driver to be confirmed for New Zealand's Castrol Toyota Racing Series. He will open…


Marijn Kremers winner of 2019 FEED Racing

Marijn Kremers is officially the laureate of the very first FEED Racing edition. The 21-year-old Dutchman…


Who are the 2019 FEED Racing’s finalists ?

Ivan Peklin 17-year-old boy from Ukraine, Ivan started karting in 2011 and earned two Ukrainian karting…


Walls back for a second TRS campaign in New Zealand

Up and coming Aussie single seater racer Jackson Walls is set to return for a second season in New Zealand's Castrol…


Aeroscreen Passes its Final 2019 Test at Sebring

Indycar continued its Aeroscreen development program Tuesday at Sebring International Raceway with Arrow McLaren SP…


Rosberg Racing Academy wins in Lonato!

The Rosberg Racing Academy just completed an amazing weekend in Lonato, for the first round of the WSK Open Cup! We…


Michelin Named Official Hypercar Supplier

Pierre Fillon, President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest:  "The FIA World Endurance Championship and particularly…


Formula 4 champion targets TRS title in New Zealand

Belgian racer Amaury Cordeel - the 2018 Spanish Formula 4 Champion - is the latest driver to commit to the 2020…


W Series to race in Russia and Sweden in 2020

W Series hereby announces an initial list of six races, including exciting new fixtures at St Petersburg (Russia) and…


Andrew Cowan (1936 - 2019)

We very much regret having to inform Members of the death of Andrew Cowan who passed away on 15 October at the age of…


W Series announces 18 drivers for 2020 season

After a three-day on-track test at Almeria (southern Spain) last month, and a rigorous lap-time assessment and…


From Angola to Aotearoa

Rui Andrade will join the Castrol Toyota Racing Series for the 2020 season - which begins in January - racing for…


F3 race winner Petersson heads to NZ for 2020 TRS campaign

Fresh from a campaign in British Formula 3, 18 year old Swedish racing driver Lucas Petersson is the second driver to…


Axel Gnos first across the line to secure Castrol TRS seat for 2020

Sixteen-year-old Swiss single seater racer Axel Gnos is the first driver to be confirmed for the new-look 2020 Castrol…


New Zealand Motor Cup returns to Pukekohe Park

The New Zealand Motor Cup - one of the oldest and most iconic trophies in Kiwi sport - is set to return to what many…


Bob Meacham OBE (1937 - 2019)

We regret to have to inform Members of the death of Life Member Bob Meacham who passed away last Saturday 31 August.…


Toyota FT-60 takes to NZ tracks

The first New Zealand testing of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand's FT-60 open-wheeler got underway this week with the…


Smooth running ahead for Castrol TRS as series confirms Supashock

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has this week confirmed Australian manufacturer Supashock as the sole supplier of…


Natalie Goodwin (1940 - 2019)

It is with enormous sadness that we have to notify Members of the death of Natalie Goodwin who passed away…


mtec and R-Ace GP join forces to create formidable TRS challenge

A new engineering partnership between mtec Motorsport and top French team R-Ace GP for the 2020 Castrol Toyota Racing…


Toyota FT-60 hits the track

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand’s new Toyota FT-60 hit the track for the first time this week running at three Italian…


Hankook Tire confirmed as Castrol Toyota Racing Series tyre supplier

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing New Zealand has today confirmed Hankook Tire as tyre supplier for the new generation Toyota FT-60…


Boost for Castrol Toyota Racing Series as FIA confirms winter championships' status

New Zealand’s premier single seater motorsport championship has received a major boost from world motorsport's…


Norman Dewis OBE (1920 - 2019)

The BRDC joins the motor racing world in mourning the passing last Saturday of Honorary Member Norman Dewis, one of…