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Prodrive’s best race and rally cars (list)

Aston Martin Vantage GTE The DBR9 was retired by Aston Martin Racing in 2008 and last raced internationally in 2011, but it hadn’t given up racing, and in 2012 it was back on track with a new competitor, the V8 Vantage GTE. The GTE was a development of the GT2 …

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F1: Ride with ‘THE BOSS’

Nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb will be giving a select group of racing enthusiasts in Bahrain the experience of a lifetime today…a ride in the Prodrive Hunter, driven by the champion himself! The most successful driver in the history of the World Rally Championship (WRC), the 47-year-old Frenchman has …

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The Women and Ferrari exhibition focuses on the history of female racing drivers

Saudi racing driver Aseel Al Hamad. Mohammad Yusuf, Feature Writer Ferrari World Abu Dhabi invites all car enthusiasts to take a journey through time by highlighting the history of female racing drivers and inspiring women at the Il Rosso & Il Rosa “Women and Ferraris” exhibition. — the untold story”. …

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Kyalami Post-Race Notebook – Sportscar365

Photo: ORS ***Jules Gounon, Raffaele Marciello and Timur Boguslavskiy delivered the first race win in Mercedes-AMG’s Pirelli-powered Intercontinental GT Challenge in three years and five months, or 1,259 days. AMG’s last victory came at the 2018 Suzuka 10 Hours when Marciello, Tristan Vautier and Daniel Juncadella won with GruppeM Racing. …

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Race schedule, dates, tracks for a brand new season as Fabio Quartararo seeks to defend his title

Fasten your seatbelts Moto GP fans, as the brand new season is just around the corner, ready to keep you entertained. Fabio Quartararo became the first Frenchman to win a Moto GP title during last season’s unforgettable campaign. 1 JOIN SUN VEGAS: GET A FREE £10 BONUS WITH 100 GAMES …

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Live streams, start times and more

Winter isn’t the best time for motorsport fans, but now that we’re well into the new year, we can all start looking forward to the start of the season. For MotoGP fans, it’s March 6 at the Losail International Circuit in Qatar. With the action taking place in the spotlight, …

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Former MotoGP star Rossi out of Gulf 12 hours due to COVID-19 contact

Rossi, the nine-time world grand prix motorcycle champion, was now due to make his regular appearance at the Gulf 12 Hours in Abu Dhabi with the Kessel Racing team behind the wheel of a Ferrari 488 GT3. Category winner and overall podium in previous events, Rossi had to share a …

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Lopez joins second AXR Cadillac crew for Daytona – Sportscar365

Photo: Toyota Gazoo Racing Jose Maria Lopez has been named in Action Express Racing’s # 48 Cadillac DPi-VR for the Rolex 24 at Daytona, where he will team up with his fellow FIA endurance world champion, Kamui Kobayashi. Lopez and Kobayashi, who won the WEC and the 24 Hours of …

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McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown on the team’s success in F1

The 2021 season has been one of the major achievements of the Formula 1 division of McLaren Racing. Looking back to 2017, the team struggled with performance issues and an unreliable car, finishing ninth in the Manufacturers’ Championship. Fast forward to this year, the team finished fourth after a close …

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MotoGP: Rins: Maximum maintained resulting in falls, the goal was to be more consistent | MotoGP

MotoGP’s 2021 season has been Alex Rins’ worst since his rookie campaign in 2017, a season in which driving at the limit of his Suzuki GSX-RR machine resulted in several crashes. Rins suffered seven alarming falls in running situations, one of the highest of any runner. It also included four …

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Ogier goes into semi-retirement with eighth WRC title

Published on: 11/21/2021 – 2:14 PMAmended: 11/21/2021 – 2:12 PM Paris (AFP) – Sébastien Ogier is heading towards semi-retirement after winning an eighth World Rally Championship title in nine years but never really escaping the shadow of his former mentor Sébastien Loeb. Ogier, 37, won the title on Sunday at …

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An imposing figure with 40 years of racing success: Tony Dron, 1946-2021

Tony Dron dominated the cohort of young aspiring automotive journalists of the mid-1960s, both physically and in his skill at the wheel of a racing car and at the typewriter. Tony passed away earlier this week at the age of 75 and had suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for …

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I will be among the “last normal people” to win in MotoGP

The Italian competed in his last MotoGP race last weekend at the Valencia Grand Prix and will move on to a Dakar rally campaign in 2022, with KTM losing their Tech 3 race. It marks the end of a 10-year period in MotoGP in which Petrucci came from the bottom …

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Motul celebrates the Golden Jubilee of the iconic 300V

Singapore, September 30, 2021 – (Antara / ACN Newswire) – Motul pioneered the lubricants industry in 1971 with the launch of the world’s first fully synthetic ester-based lubricant, 300V. This new grade of lubricant ushered in a paradigm shift in what could be achieved with advanced technology in engine oils. …

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10 reasons why the 959 is the coolest Porsche of the 80s

Porsche was already a household name by the time the 959 was released in 1986, but the event forever changed not only the brand, but the automotive world as well. The car reflected the best of technological advancements made during the 1980s and is arguably Porsche’s first supercar, with enough …

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Leaked 2022 MotoGP provisional calendar sets series at 21 races

Following the emergence of COVID-19, MotoGP has adjusted the 2020 calendar to 13 rounds played on European circuits. Fans rejoiced when international venues returned to the tentative 2021 schedule. However, the celebrations were shortlived. In May 2021, officials at Dorna Sports canceled the Finnish Grand Prix before the Japanese Grand …

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Wine-powered racing cars?

Wine-powered racing cars?

TotalEnergies is set to launch the first 100% renewable motor racing fuel that is it’s the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) that will cut carbon emissions from racing vehicles by 65percent. TotalEnergies announced that it will made by bioethanol, which is made of wine residues that are derived from the …

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Motul propels Pramac Racing to debut MotoGP victory

– Motul-powered teams win P1 and P2 in the dominant display of performance– MotoGP rookie Jorge Martin gives Pramac Racing his first victory after 20 years– Joan Mir of the Suzuki team got the best second place of the season After a long summer break, the MotoGP paddock came back …

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Valentino Rossi calls time on MotoGP, turns to cars

The 42-year-old Italian, who races with number 46 and is a nine-time world champion with seven premier league titles, told a press conference at the Styrian Grand Prix in Austria that 2021 would be his last season. “I decided to quit at the end of the season,” Rossi said at …

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Jaussaud, double winner of Le Mans, dies at 84

Published on: 07/22/2021 – 5:40 PMAmended: 07/22/2021 – 5:38 PM Paris (AFP) Jean-Pierre Jaussaud, two-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, has died at the age of 84, race organizers, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) announced on Thursday. Jaussaud won his first Le Mans in an Alpine …

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Rick Ware Racing Leverages Clubhouse Media’s 400 Million Follower Influencer Network to Drive Brand Traction with New Generation of Racing Fans

Company Announces Joint Services Agreement With Top NASCAR And IndyCar Racing Teams – Clubhouse Media To Also Featured On Rick Ware Racing Vehicles At NASCAR And IndyCar Events LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via InvestorWire – Clubhouse Media Group, Inc. (OTCMKTS: CMGR) (“Clubhouse Media” or the “Company”), …

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The very first car race

For any auto fan, motorsport is probably our go-to choice when it comes to live sports. It is quite naturally as car enthusiasts that we turn to the sport that features these cars. And there are so many categories of races to watch. There is of course Formula 1, the …

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MotoGP Mugello: Moto2 racing weekend preview

26.05.2021 | MotoGP staff | MotoGP Photo: GeeBee Images After another stunner from Raul Fernandez, the Moto2 rookie is just one point behind veteran teammate Remy Gardner atop the Moto2 standings as the paddock heads to Mugello. But given his absence from the 2020 calendar, the Tuscan site is where …

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10 of the most extreme car races in the world

Many people think of auto racing as driving sophisticated fast cars in a straight line or repeatedly around a track, but it is not. Many of the most famous motor racing events in the world involve extremely difficult conditions. Some of these races require extreme off-road machines to pass. RELATED: …

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KTM MotoGP results “don’t reflect our true pace”

KTM got just two top-five results in 2021 thanks to Portugal’s Brad Binder and Tech3’s Danilo Petrucci in last weekend’s flag-to-flag French GP, while Oliveira is yet to break through. the top 10. This is in stark contrast to KTM’s form at the start of last season, with Binder winning …

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MotoGP Le Mans: Rodrigo fastest in Moto3 while McPhee is 12th

05/14/2021 | Christina bulpett | MotoGP Image: GeeBee Images Gabriel Rodrigo de Gresini dominated Moto3 FP2 for the third consecutive Friday in 2021 as he familiarized himself with the difficult Le Mans circuit ahead of FrenchGP. The Argentine beat compatriot Honda, Darryn Binder and KTM’s Jaume Masia to win the …

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The MotoGP French GP will be broadcast live on ITV4

MotoGP coverage in the UK has been behind a paywall since the 2014 season, when BT Sport took over exclusive broadcast rights from the BBC. The BBC broadcast entire Grand Prix weekends on its Red Button and major channels from 2003 until the end of 2013, with the series enjoying …

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Alex Marquez ‘must accept’ recent tough MotoGP results

The MotoGP runner-up has only completed one race so far in 2021 after suffering crashes in the Qatar double-header and last weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez. That left him 18th in the standings with just eight points, with younger brother Marquez struggling to find a suitable setup for the …

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