Robby Gordon and Team SPEED will return to the 2019 Dakar Rally with three SPEED Edition Textron Off-Road XX’s in the car category sponsored by Toyo Tires and King Off-Road Racing Shocks. Gordon will drive his familiar bright orange and black SPEED Energy/ Toyo Tires/ SPEED Edition Textron XX entry, while joining Team SPEED for their first Dakar Rally attempt; young Stadium SUPER Truck racers Blade Hildebrand and Cole Potts will field there own separate SPEED Edition Textron XX race vehicles.
Formula E season opener The ABB FIA Formula E Championship heads to Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia for the Season 5 opener, where all 11 teams and 22 Gen2 cars will take to the track for the very first time. Here’s all you need to know. Old meets new. Racing in the ancient surroundings of Ad Diriyah, all 22 Gen2 cars and drivers will take to the 2.495km track to battle for the first victory of the season. With 21 twists and turns, the drivers will skirt the historic town walls before heading back towards the start/finish line in the heart of the district. Who will emerge victorious?
Jaguar Racing Fully Charged For 3rd Formula E Season
Series Season 5 Panasonic Jaguar Racing will return for its third season in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship on December 15 at the inaugural Ad Diriyah E-Prix in Saudi Arabia. The race in Riyadh is one of three new locations on the Formula E calendar and kicks off a season of firsts for Panasonic Jaguar Racing, with a new car and new support series also launching in the Middle East. Panasonic Jaguar Racing drivers Nelson Piquet Jr and Mitch Evans will return to race in the all-new, faster Jaguar I-TYPE 3, taking on the new 2.495km street circuit as they strive for a podium finish.
Saint Petersburg, Russia meeting Hosted by FIA President Jean Todt and FIA Deputy President for Sport, Graham Stoker, the World Motor Sport Council gathered today in Saint Petersburg during the 2018 FIA Annual General Assembly for its final meeting of the year. All final race schedules were ratified. The following is a summary of the decisions taken during the meeting:
Attack mode implemented and no more driver changes The ABB FIA Formula E Championship is entering its most exciting season yet by introducing a first-of-its-kind innovation in sport to further enhance the fan spectacle and retain the unpredictable nature of electric street racing. With the start of season five on the horizon and the largest shake-up in regulations in the short history of the series, Formula E enters a new era with its advanced new-look Gen2 car and revised race format - keeping fans on the edge of their seats with the eagerly-awaited ATTACK MODE.
Baja 1000 After the dust settled early Sunday morning and the vehicle tracking devices had been reviewed, popular action sports TV announcer/desert racer Cameron Steele was officially awarded the overall 4-wheel vehicle and SCORE Trophy Truck race victory at the epic 51st SCORE Baja 1000 in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.
Indy 500 Winner Rossi Looks Forward To Baja Challenge
To make Baja 1000 debut with Honda Off-Road Racing Team Honda racer Alexander Rossi, rookie winner of the historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 in 2016, is excited to tackle a new challenge – the SCORE Baja 1000 – as he joins the Honda Off-Road Racing Team for November’s 61st running of the legendary race. Rossi, who took runner-up honors in the Verizon IndyCar Series this season with three wins, will share driving duties in this year’s Baja 1000 with Jeff Proctor in the No. 709 Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck.
All-New Single-Seater Motor Racing W Series today announces an all-new ground-breaking free-to-enter single-seater motor racing series for women drivers only, with a prize fund of US$1.5 million (US$1,500,000). The inaugural W Series season will commence in the spring of 2019 and will encompass a number of races run on some of the best and most famous circuits in Europe, most of which have staged Formula 1 races for many decades. In forthcoming seasons the W Series schedule is set also to include races in America, Asia and Australia.
BMW and Andretti launch new Formula E car in Munich
Andretti Autosport to be factory BMW team The stage is set for the car and the team with which BMW will contest the ABB FIA Formula E Championship as of Season 5. On Friday, BMW i Motorsport presented the new BMW iFE.18 and the new BMW i Andretti Motorsport team at BMW Welt’s double cone in Munich (GER). The all-electric racing car impresses with a fascinating design, whereas the showpiece of the BMW iFE.18 – the innovative drivetrain – is hidden deep inside.
Prepared for Future Susie Wolff raced for seven years in the German Touring Car Championship, DTM, flying the flag for the brand synonymous with the three-pointed star. Here she talks about how her time in DTM, from 2006 to 2012, shaped her life both as a racing driver, and as a person.
Champion Vergne closes season in style with Audi in NY
Formula E finale Jean-Eric Vergne picked up his fourth win of the season at the final race of the 2017/18 ABB FIA Formula E Championship in New York to round-off a sensational day of sport for the French nation. The TECHEETAH driver - and newly-crowned Formula E champion - fended off pressure from the outgoing title-winner Lucas di Grassi in a fight to the flag reminiscent of the nail-biting finish from earlier this season in Punta del Este.
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