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VW Golf Cars For Liqui Moly Team Engstler
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 03:06 PM
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VW Golf Cars For Liqui Moly Team Engstler


The LIQUI MOLY Team Engstler announced its participation in the new TC3 International Series from 2015 with Volkswagen cars. After running BMW vehicles for several seasons in WTCC and ETCC, the German outfit will make the switch to three Golf GTi cars.


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Motorbase Welcomes Alex Martin To The BTCC Under Dextra Racing Banner
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 03:01 PM
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Motorbase Welcomes Alex Martin To The BTCC Under Dextra Racing Banner


- 27 year-old Alex Martin will make his 2015 BTCC debut in the Motorbase NGTC Ford Focus ST.
- Martin returns to the TOCA package after previously competing in the Porsche Carrera Cup.

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Latest News From Thailand Super Series
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 09:14 AM
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Latest News From Thailand Super Series


When The Tide Resort’s Grand Pacific Ballroom throws its doors open for the annual Bangsaen Thailand Speed Festival Press Conference – that means only one thing, we’re heading into the final countdown to the biggest and most spectacular annual motorsport event in Thailand. Nothing comes even remotely close to the ‘Speed Festival’ in terms of interest from fans, the media or TV audiences and this year is all set to be the same story.

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Street Car Super Nats X Ready To Shatter Records This Weekend
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 06:17 AM
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Street Car Super Nats X Ready To Shatter Records This Weekend


It’s one of the biggest weekends in drag racing and it’s at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. The tenth edition of the Street Car Super Nationals presented by Chris Alston’s Chassisworks is finally here and the expectation is that, once again, doorslammer records will be shattered.


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Great Experience For Nico Verdonck At The 'Classic 24 Hour Daytona'
Posted by: newsla on Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 06:15 AM
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Great Experience For Nico Verdonck At The 'Classic 24 Hour Daytona'


His European season over, Nico Verdonck had recently accepted HCP’s proposal to compete in the first edition of the “Classic 24 Hour Daytona” (*) organised over the weekend of 15th & 16th November 2014.

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Mazda Shootout Finalists Announced
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 03:49 PM
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Mazda Shootout Finalists Announced


The Mazda Club Racer Shootout is the single largest prize in club racing. Since 2007 Mazda has annually promoted one talented club racer to the professional ranks. The $75,000 prize will help fund one driver on his quest to the 2015 Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires. A record 22 racers were semi-finalists, having met the eligibility criteria for 2014: each won a recognized championship over a minimum number of competitors. Now, after each made a formal written business proposal, evaluated and ranked by industry professionals, the field has been narrowed to eight.

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Haselgrove Announced As Pirelli World Challenge Director Of Competition
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 01:54 PM
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Haselgrove Announced As Pirelli World Challenge Director Of Competition


WC Vision has announced Marcus Haselgrove as the new Director of Competition for Pirelli World Challenge.

The series has been working for several months to update Geoff Carter's position as Director of Competition. Carter was offered another role in the Competition Department but declined the offer and chose to leave the Series.

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Jeremy Grenier Is 44th Rrdc Mark Donohue Award Winner
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 01:54 PM
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Jeremy Grenier Is 44th Rrdc Mark Donohue Award Winner


Jeremy Grenier, 39, of Charles Town, W. Va., is the 44th recipient of the RRDC Mark Donohue Award, presented annually by the Road Racing Drivers Club for outstanding performance, competitiveness and sportsmanship during the SCCA National Championship Runoffs.

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25 Hours Of Thunderhill Presented By Hawk Performance Attracting Top Teams
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 01:50 PM
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25 Hours Of Thunderhill Presented By Hawk Performance Attracting Top Teams And Drivers


The 25 Hours of Thunderhill presented by Hawk Brakes is three weeks away. Top teams and drivers are preparing for the twice around the clock plus one hour event sanctioned by the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) to run at Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, Calif., Dec 6-7.

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Christmas With A Ds Theme! - Gift Ideas
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 01:48 PM
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Christmas With A Ds Theme! - Gift Ideas


DS WORLD PARIS is showcasing a host of unique, original and sophisticated gift ideas for Christmas, in the colours of the DS brand!

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Gmg Takes Victory At Historic First Hsr Daytona Classic 24 Hour
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 06:19 AM
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Gmg Takes Victory At Historic First Hsr Daytona Classic 24 Hour


Taking part in the first-ever Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) “Classic 24 Hour” at Daytona International Speedway, Global Motorsports Group (GMG) drivers Alex Welch and James Sofronas took a strong victory in the modern E-4 and Group 9 classes.

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Debuting The Tfm Ferrari 458 GT3 At The Highlands 101
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 06:16 AM
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Debuting The Tfm Ferrari 458 GT3 At The Highlands 101
Just six days before being shipped south to Cromwell, we took delivery of the Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 and set to work preparing the car cosmetically and mechanically for our debut at Highlands Park.

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Mallinen Heading To Australia, Spectrum International Scholarship Winner
Posted by: newsla on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 06:14 AM
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Mallinen Heading To Australia, Spectrum International Scholarship Winner


Max Mällinen is Australia-bound, and will finish his break-out rookie year by joining the Borland Racing Developments’ Spectrum Team for the final round of the Australian Formula Ford Series at Phillip Island later this month.

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New 24-Hour Race On The Calendar: Hankook 24h Circuit Paul Ricard (3-5 July, 15)
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 04:57 PM
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New 24-Hour Race On The Calendar: Hankook 24h Circuit Paul Ricard (3-5 July, 2015)


Next to the well-established 24-hour races in Dubai and Barcelona, 2015 will see the premiere of a third 24-hour race as a part of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook: the Hankook 24H CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD (3-5 July, 2015). The announcement of this race in the south of France a few months ago was met with great enthusiasm by teams and drivers. After all, nobody will want to miss out on a trip to the south of France in the summer! “The Hankook 24H CIRCUIT PAUL RICARD will be the third 24-hour race on our calendar and while we have the most hours in the dark during our race in Dubai, this will be one of the races with the longest running in daylight,” says Gerrie Willems on behalf of CREVENTIC. The Dutch agency is the promoter and organiser of the 24H SERIES powered by Hankook, in co-operation with the Dutch National Racing Team (DNRT).

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Lui Takes Victory, But Mok Is 2014 GT Asia Series Champion
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 06:23 AM
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Lui Takes Victory, But Mok Is 2014 GT Asia Series Champion


Ahead of the final round of the GT Asia Series on the streets of Macau, the atmosphere was electric with the title combatants separated by just seven points. Based on the dramatic events of the 2013 Macau GT Cup, the expectation of red flags and Safety Car periods was high, a number of drivers divided about whether there would be two or three Safety Car periods during the race, an event which included some of the best GT drivers in the world.

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Victory And History For Ruman At Daytona Trans Am Finale
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 06:19 AM
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Victory And History For Ruman At Daytona Trans Am Finale


Amy Ruman and the Ruman Racing team were looking forward to another shot at a win at Daytona, in only their second appearance at the iconic track, and their second chance paid off. Ruman drove the No. 23 McNichols Chevrolet Corvette to victory in the 50-car combined class field this past weekend at Daytona International Speedway in Round 11, the 2014 Trans Am season finale.

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Club Elections Add Christopher, Hill To SCCA Board Of Directors
Posted by: newsla on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 06:18 AM
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Club Elections Add Christopher, Hill To SCCA Board Of Directors


Two new members will join the Sports Car Club of America Board of Directors, and two incumbent candidates remain for a second three-year term in office, after election results were announced on Monday.

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Entry Registration For 2015 Pirelli World Challenge Season Now Open
Posted by: newsla on Monday, November 17, 2014 - 04:08 PM
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Entry Registration For 2015 Pirelli World Challenge Season Now Open


With just over 100 days until the first race weekend of the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge season at the Circuit of The Americas, March 6-8, 2015, WC Vision has opened entry registration. This is the earliest in Pirelli World Challenge series history that WC Vision has opened registration to allow ample time for both new and returning teams and drivers to register for the upcoming season.


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Al Nabooda Racing Say Fighter Al Harthy Can Help Land Another GT3 Cup Title
Posted by: newsla on Monday, November 17, 2014 - 04:02 PM
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Al Nabooda Racing Say Fighter Al Harthy Can Help Land Another GT3 Cup Title


Al Nabooda Racing are confident that Ahmad Al Harthy can form a winning partnership with Clemens Schmid as they look forward to action on home territory in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East.

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Dramatic Double Victory For Scott Mclaughlin At Philip Island
Posted by: newsla on Monday, November 17, 2014 - 06:08 AM
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Dramatic Double Victory For Scott Mclaughlin At Philip Island


Scott McLaughlin claimed a dramatic double victory for Volvo Polestar Racing in the V8 Supercars Championship at the penultimate race weekend at Phillip Island, jumping him from eighth to fifth in the championship.


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Successful 2014 Season For Sls Amg GT3 Customer Teams In 2014
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 03:26 PM
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Successful 2014 Season For Sls Amg GT3 Customer Teams In 2014


Affalterbach. In the 2014 motorsports season, AMG Customer Sport teams again achieved numerous victories with the SLS AMG GT3. Currently, there are over 40 teams worldwide starting with the race gullwings. In the finale of the Japanese Super GT SERIES GT300, which took place this weekend at Twin Ring Motegi, the team GAINER achieved race victory in a heart-stopping finale. Björn Wirdheim (SWE) and Katsuyuki Hiranaka (JPN) won a great first position with the GAINER DIXCEL SLS with a lead of one lap to the second best and thus won the team championship of the Super GT SERIES GT300 for the AMG Customer Sports team GAINER.

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A Record-Breaking Season For Lopez And Citroen!
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 03:26 PM
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A Record-Breaking Season For Lopez And Citroen!


The penultimate race of the World Touring Car Championship 2014 got underway in stifling heat in front of an excitable capacity crowd, with the Citroën C-Elysée WTCC cars lined up in the first three positions on the grid.

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Sro Motorsports Group And Gta CO,Ltd Strengthen Cooperation In Bop For FIA GT3
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 03:23 PM
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Sro Motorsports Group And Gta CO,Ltd Strengthen Cooperation In Bop For FIA GT3 Cars From The 2015 Season


The promoter of the Blancpain GT Series, SRO Motorsports Group (SRO) and the promoter of SUPER GT series GTA Co,Ltd (GTA) have reached an agreement that SRO will create the special BoP for FIA GT3 cars in SUPER GT series Class II (GT300). This collaboration will develop SUPER GT series as a more fair and exciting GT series.


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Rob Huff Plays His Cards Right To Achieve Record Seventh Win In Macau
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 03:23 PM
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Rob Huff Plays His Cards Right To Achieve Record Seventh Win In Macau


Britain’s Rob Huff achieved a record seventh win on the streets of Macau, wrestling his LADA Sport Granta to the top step of the podium in dramatic scenes during the final round of the 2014 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) in the gambling centre of Asia (16 November).

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Macau Master Huff Takes Emotional Win For Lada Sport In Dramatic WTCC Finale
Posted by: newsla on Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 03:21 PM
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Macau Master Huff Takes Emotional Win For Lada Sport In Dramatic WTCC Finale


In a race of high drama, serial Macau winner Rob Huff demonstrated pure class and commitment to sensationally set a new lap record on his way to achieving LADA Sport’s second ever FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) victory and extending his own wins record on the streets of Macau (16 November).

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