Motor Sports

Nissan to Make Official On-Track Formula E Debut

Nissan will make its official on-track debut and begin a new brand partnership with Royal Dutch Shell PLC when the ABB FIA Formula E championship stages its preseason test next week. The Nissan e.dams team will conduct three days of testing at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain, alongside the other 10 teams competing in the upcoming season of the all-electric racing ...

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Audi Unveils e-tron FE05 for New Formula E Season

On December 15, a new era in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship will begin in Ad Diriyah (Saudi Arabia): Thanks to the electric cars’ greater range, the drivers will compete with only one race car for the first time. Audi now unveils the newly developed Audi e-tron FE05, with which Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi will again make a bid ...

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Sébastien Ogier Goes Back To the Team Where It All Began

Determined to return as a challenger for the podium next year, five-time world rally champions Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia are to rejoin the team in 2019, Citroën Total Abu Dhabi WRT made the announcement in a statement rleased on Friday. Ten years ago, at the 2008 Wales Rally GB, Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia, then the newly-crowned Junior World Rally ...

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New Champions Crowned Champions At Phakisa

Blaze Baker (King Price Extreme/BikeFin Yamaha R6) went to Phakisa Freeway for the final round of the 2018 SuperGP Champions Trophy on Saturday, 22 September with a slender five-point lead over his closest rival, Adolf Boshoff (Uncle Andy Racing Suzuki GSXR600). Two races and two wins later the KwaZulu-Natal rider claimed his first Super600 championship. In the Super300 standings, Kewyn ...

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Audi Celebrates 100th Victory in the DTM

Audi achieved its 100th DTM victory at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Following the somewhat fortunate one-two-three success on Saturday, Audi Sport celebrated a dominant one-two result on Sunday thanks to René Rast (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) and Nico Müller (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline). “Before the event, we definitely didn’t expect to score our 100th victory here at ...

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Honda Racing Frustrated at British Superbike Championship

Saturday’s British Superbike round at Oulton Park saw the best of the British weather throw everything at the Cheshire venue, and despite podium-pace, Honda Racing were ultimately left wanting. After morning rain, race one was fully wet with the spray from the pack on the opening laps adding to the challenge of the treacherous conditions. Starting from 10th, Jason made ...

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Honda Becomes Title Sponsor of the 2018 FIA Formula One Japanese Grand Prix

Honda Motor Corporations Limited has been confirmed as the title sponsor of the 2018 FIA* Formula One (F1) World Championship Japanese Grand Prix, which will be held at Suzuka Circuit (Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture), October 5-7, 2018. The Japanese auto maker made the announcement   in a statement released on Friday Takahiro Hachigo, President & Representative Director of Honda Motor Corporation, ...

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Car Racing Can Boost FDI in Nigeria, Says Professional Racer Omatseye

A professional racer, Robinson Omatseye , on Wednesday called on Federal Government to support car  racing to attract foreign investment as well as create employment opportunities for youths. Omatseye who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos said that resources gotten from professional racing could be invested in other sectors of the economy to improve youth engagement. ...

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