Rene Rast made the most of his fast Audi RS5 and the mild conditions at Hockenheim to take his 17th DTM race win. BMW’s Marco took 2nd place in his M4, while Mike Rockenfeller continued his strong second half of the season to secure the final podium spot for Audi. From pole position, Rast built … Continue reading “DTM: Rast wins first Class One ‘joint race’”
Rene Rast reclaimed the DTM crown in stellar fashion at the Nürburgring this weekend, as rivals Nico Müller and Marco Wittmann stumbled.
There is little doubt the start of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship has proved a stern test for Audi Sport Team Joest racer Oliver Jarvis. Yet as Jarvis approaches the 83rd 24 Heures du Mans, the Englishman reveals that rather than be disheartened with early season form, he is excited for the challenge ahead. Recently, TheMotorsportArchive.com caught up with Jarvis to hear his thoughts on Le Mans, teammates and finding his path.
I’m not going to lie. I am pretty exhausted. Sitting in a Frankfurt Airport terminal, just waiting for the flight home, it has been difficult to pull most of the weekend together.
Mattias Ekström made the most of worsening conditions at the Hockenheimring today to take the 18th DTM victory of his career.
These are always the trickiest of situations. Red flags and lights are rarely waved for fun. In this instance, Loïc Duval’s practice crash in the Porsche Curves at Le Mans today was particularly nasty.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Rockenfeller wins in Russia to extend DTM lead”
Mattias Ekstrom’s disqualification from this month’s DTM event at the Norisring has been upheld by the DMSB; however in a twist, no winner has been declared for the event.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Hamilton dominates in Hungary; HTP Mercedes take Spa 24 Hours victory”
Williams Advanced Engineering this week announced a new partnership with Spark Racing Technology to design and build batteries to power the new-for-2014 FIA Formula E Championship.
“Meanwhile, at the Weekend: Rockenfeller triumphs at Brands.”
Viewed often as the more quietened, contemplative souls of motorsport, those competing in endurance racing tend to go about their business with a subtle resolve. Harold Primat is an example of the "classic endurance racer".
According localised German news site, Die Rhein-Zeitung, the latest bid to save the world famous Nurburgring Nordschleife from debt has collapsed.
Ex-Formula 1 racer tested Toyota Racing's new TS030 Hybrid at Paul Ricard yesterday, on a day when the Japanese manufacturer announced Andrea Caldarelli as the squad’s junior driver.
Miki Monras and Christopher Zanella set the pace over the final two-day Formula 2 test of the season in Barcelona, while reigning champion Mirko Bortolotti tested the future car.
What an incredible weekend for motorsport. A great deal of which was snuggled up in front of the television, while trying to rid myself of a cold and a bad back.
Not content with bashing regular folk when they have the chance, British tabloid nonsense peddler, the Daily Mail, went on the warpath today against one of motorsports true gents.
Earlier, DTM driver Alexander Prémat had a very lucky escape at Adria Raceway. As the pack crossed the start / finish line, the Frenchman was touched into a spin only to collect the full force of the barriers and be catapulted into a series of violent barrel rolls that tore much of Audi A4 apart. … Continue reading Alexander Prémat