Motor Sports

The Fun in Driving Electric Road Cars on Race Track, By António Félix da Costa, BMW Formula E driver

On 15th December, the opening race in ad diriyah Saudi Arabia sees the BMW i Andretti Motorsport team get its first season in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship underway.  BMW works driver António Félix da Costa (POR) has known the series from Season 1. Now, together with BMW i Andretti Motorsport, he opens a new chapter. In this interview, ...

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Lewis Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has won the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, his 11th this season. The British driver who has already won the 2018 championship, his fifth also broke record, becoming the first driver to break the 400-point barrier. Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari came second, followed by Verstappen of Red Bull. Overall, Hamilton ended the year with 408 points, followed by ...

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Toyota Racing To Field Three Updated Hilux at Dakar 2019

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s team for Dakar 2019 will be fielding the latest evolution of the race-proven Toyota Hilux in South America, when they tackle the world’s most gruelling automotive race in January 2019. The team’s management made the announcement during the WRX event held at Killarney Raceway in Cape Town on Sunday. This development builds on a legacy that ...

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Toyota Rally Team Targets Title Glory in Australia

Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team head for Rally Australia this week aiming to clinch the manufacturers’ championship and with Ott Tänak still in contention for the drivers’ title. The team have a 12-point advantage going into the final round of this year’s World Championship, while Tänak trails the leading driver by 23 points. His fellow Yaris WRC drivers Jari-Matti ...

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Road to Daytona: Successful First Test for BMW M8 GTE

BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) has successfully completed his first test in the BMW M8 GTE in preparation for the 24-hour race at Daytona (USA) in January. Last week, BMW M Motorsport and Zanardi spent three days testing at Miramas in the south of France. Although rain meant the conditions were not ideal, Zanardi was still able to get ...

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Toyota Drivers Win Powri, K&N PRO

It was a first time win for Cole Rouse and the eighth win this season for Logan Seavey as both Toyota drivers were victorious over the weekend. NASCAR Denny Hamlin (fourth) recorded his second-consecutive top-five finish and was the top-finishing Toyota driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) event at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday afternoon. Teammate Erik Jones ...

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Engen Audi Ready To Make GTC History

Engen Audi stand on the cusp of an unprecedented 1-2 clean sweep in the 2018 Sasol GTC championship, as they prepare for the final round at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 20 October. The team’s two-time defending Sasol GTC driver’s champion, Michael Stephen is also within touching distance of a third consecutive title, with a fifth place finish enough for him ...

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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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