Tag: WEC

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Remember when… Antonio Giovinazzi did the double in GP2

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Remember when… Antonio Giovinazzi did the double in GP2

In the run-up to the start of pre-season testing Motorsport Week brings you left-field reflections and stories of teams, drivers and reserves that will be part of the Formula 1 paddock in 2019. In the 14-year history of the GP2 Series and Formula 2 – ie, since the formation of a rejuvenated and refined Formula…

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Formula E – Formula E: 19 questions for 2019: Can anyone take the fight to Jean-Eric Vergne?

Formula E – Formula E: 19 questions for 2019: Can anyone take the fight to Jean-Eric Vergne?

Motorsport Week’s team of writers got together to discuss what they believe will be the big questions for the 2019 motorsport season, covering all the major series from Formula 1 to IndyCar, WEC to DTM and everything in-between. We’ll be posting one each day and today we ask… 11/19: Can anyone take the fight to…

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WRC – Formula 1: Motorsport Monday – Issue 299 is OUT NOW

WRC – Formula 1: Motorsport Monday – Issue 299 is OUT NOW

Issue 298 of our free weekly magazine, Motorsport Monday, is available to read now and packed full of great content – click here or the link below to start reading. Taking to the dunes of Peru one last time, the 2019 edition of the Dakar is over and the Prince of the Desert – aka Nasser Al-Attiyah – has won his…

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Formula E – Formula E: NIO confirms Ma Qing Hua as Season 5 reserve driver

Formula E – Formula E: NIO confirms Ma Qing Hua as Season 5 reserve driver

Ma Qing Hua will continue as NIO Formula E’s reserve driver for the 2018/19 campaign of the all-electric single seater series, continuing his ongoing relationship with the Chinese startup.  Ma, 31, made his competitive Formula E debut at the 2015 Paris E-Prix for Team Aguri and has so far made nine race starts in the…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Remember when… Mercedes’ dominance started in disaster

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Remember when… Mercedes’ dominance started in disaster

In the run-up to the start of pre-season testing Motorsport Week brings you left-field reflections and stories of teams, drivers and reserves that will be part of the Formula 1 paddock in 2019. Mercedes has swept up in the hybrid era and enters 2019 bidding to win a sixth successive title in both the Drivers’…

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Formula 1 – Other: Benito Guerra takes Race of Champions crown in Mexico

Formula 1 – Other: Benito Guerra takes Race of Champions crown in Mexico

In surely one of the biggest upsets in several years in the individual competition, Race of Champions ‘Champion of Champions’, it was World Rally privateer and home representative Benito Guerra who claimed the honour during Sunday’s RoC encounter at the Foro Sol Stadium in Mexico City. Guerra made it through to the final where he beat ex-World…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Video: Race of Champions Nations Cup highlights

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Video: Race of Champions Nations Cup highlights

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Remember when… Robert Kubica surged into Monte Carlo WRC lead

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Remember when… Robert Kubica surged into Monte Carlo WRC lead

As part of a daily series in the run-up to the start of pre-season, Motorsport Week brings you brief left-field reflections and stories of teams, drivers and reserve/test drivers that will be part of the Formula 1 paddock in 2019. Robert Kubica will return to the Formula 1 grid this year after missing eight seasons…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: 19 questions for 2019: How will Liberty fare in year three?

Formula 1 – Formula 1: 19 questions for 2019: How will Liberty fare in year three?

Motorsport Week’s team of writers got together to discuss what they believe will be the big questions for the 2019 motorsport season, covering all the major series from Formula 1 to IndyCar, WEC to DTM and everything in-between. We’ll be posting one each day and today we ask… 10/19: How will Liberty fare in year three?…

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Formula 2 – Formula 2: 19 questions for 2019: Who will emerge as the next rising star?

Formula 2 – Formula 2: 19 questions for 2019: Who will emerge as the next rising star?

Motorsport Week’s team of writers got together to discuss what they believe will be the big questions for the 2019 motorsport season, covering all the major series from Formula 1 to IndyCar, WEC to DTM and everything in-between. We’ll be posting one each day and today we ask… 9/19: Who will emerge as the next…

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Formula E – Formula E: Ulrich Fritz: Marrakesh E-Prix ‘nothing short of disastrous’ for HWA

Formula E – Formula E: Ulrich Fritz: Marrakesh E-Prix ‘nothing short of disastrous’ for HWA

HWA Racelab Team Principal Ulrich Fritz has described the team’s second Formula E outing at the Marrakesh E-Prix as “nothing short of disastrous,” with the team failing to see the chequered flag. In Marrakesh, both Stoffel Vandoorne and Gary Paffett retired from the race, with the pair colliding with one another in Turn 1, moments after…

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Formula E – Formula 1: Sebastien Buemi stays on as Red Bull’s Formula 1 test/reserve driver

Formula E – Formula 1: Sebastien Buemi stays on as Red Bull’s Formula 1 test/reserve driver

Sebastien Buemi will continue to act as Red Bull’s Formula 1 test and reserve driver in 2019. Buemi raced in Formula 1 with Toro Rosso from 2009 through 2011, taking a best finish of seventh, having been backed by Red Bull during his junior single-seater career. Buemi was dropped from Toro Rosso’s Formula 1 line-up…

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Formula E – Formula 1: Why Formula 1 needs its backmarkers back

Formula E – Formula 1: Why Formula 1 needs its backmarkers back

Formula 1 history is littered with teams that operated on a wing and a prayer, had more than their fair share of entertaining stories, but whom no longer exist. It also provides an unwanted eye-opener for the current grid, leading to a situation that is unlikely to change any time soon. This year marks a…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Video: Behind the Scenes on Mercedes’ winter break shoot

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Video: Behind the Scenes on Mercedes’ winter break shoot

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Formula E – Formula 1: Remember when… Pierre Gasly raced in Formula E

Formula E – Formula 1: Remember when… Pierre Gasly raced in Formula E

In the run-up to the start of pre-season testing Motorsport Week brings you left-field reflections and stories of teams, drivers and reserves that will be part of the Formula 1 paddock in 2019. Several ex-Formula 1 drivers have made the switch to Formula E since the inception of the electric-based championship in 2014. Indeed, all…

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Formula 1 – Formula 1: Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton get Laureus Awards nominations

Formula 1 – Formula 1: Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton get Laureus Awards nominations

Formula 1 World Champions Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton have received nominations for this year’s Laureus World Sports Awards. Mercedes and Hamilton swept to their respective fifth world titles in 2018, and their achievements have been recognised by Laureus, which founded a now globally-recognised series of sports awards in 1999. Mercedes has been nominated for Team…

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Formula E – Formula E: Jean-Eric Vergne incident ruined Jaguar’s race – James Barclay

Formula E – Formula E: Jean-Eric Vergne incident ruined Jaguar’s race – James Barclay

Panasonic Jaguar Racing Team Director James Barclay believes that Jean-Eric Vergne’s Turn 1 incident with Sam Bird ruined the team’s race, robbing the British marque of a potential podium result. In Marrakesh, Jaguar had a strong qualifying performance, with Mitch Evans securing a place in Super Pole, securing fifth on the grid while inaugural Formula…

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Formula E – Formula E: Jean-Eric Vergne: Sam Bird clash my biggest Formula E mistake

Formula E – Formula E: Jean-Eric Vergne: Sam Bird clash my biggest Formula E mistake

Reigning Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne believes that his collision with Sam Bird in Turn 1 at the Marrakesh E-Prix is the biggest mistake that he has made in his time in the all-electric single seater series. In Marrakesh, Vergne qualified in second place, starting alongside Envision Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird who took pole position. …

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