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Daily Archives: April 22nd, 2014

By finishing fifth in the 4 Hours of Silverstone, Nelson Panciatici and the Signatech-Alpine team score their first points. If their objective is still victory, Nelson Panciatici knows these hard fought ten points will be important in the final score and that they will have to score at every stage of the European Le Mans Series to hope to win the title for a second consecutive time! ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Read More »

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Credit Suisse Monaco– Credit Suisse is a key sponsor of the 9th Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, running from May 9-11, 2014
– 4th Credit Suisse Historic Racing Forum with star line-up of racing driver panelists takes place on Friday, May 9 at 9:30 a.m. in the Credit Suisse Drivers Club
– Sir Stirling Moss returns to Monaco with Credit Suisse for the Historic Racing Forum
– Photo opportunity with famous drivers in the Credit Suisse Drivers Club at 10:35 a.m. on Friday, May 9 after the Forum
– Credit Suisse launches its first Photo Contest for the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Read More »

Today (22/04/2014), Castrol, one of the world’s leading lubricant brands and Official Sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, has brought together pioneers from the worlds of football and motorsport to create Castrol Footkhana; an innovative experiment that sees Brazilian star Neymar Jr take on new Castrol Ambassador and global rally icon Ken Block.

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– Starting race one in pole position, Yvan Muller held off his rivals to notch up his first win of the season, with teammate Sébastien Loeb securing second place on the podium
– José-María López achieved the impressive feat of moving through the field from last place to win race two, with Yvan Muller runner-up

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Nissan Hoy Oulton14– Sir Chris Hoy makes his debut in the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 at Oulton Park
– Nissan-powered Thiriet by TDS Racing entry wins ELMS opener at Silverstone
– G-Drive Racing takes first FIA WEC win of the season

Sir Chris Hoy left nobody in any doubt as to his intentions to go all the way in GT racing today with a professional performance at the British GT season-opening weekend. The six-time Olympic gold medal-winner made his debut in the Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 in front of a big Easter Monday crowd at Oulton Park in Cheshire. Read More »

Do you have what it takes to go from Gran Turismo®6 to the real race track?
Nissan and PlayStation looking for next gamer-to-racer star

The 2014 season of the NISMO PlayStation® GT Academy competition begins today at 08:00 BST (09:00 CET), giving Gran Turismo®6 virtual racers another opportunity to realise their dreams of becoming a real-life professional racing driver. Read More »

Audi Albuquerque– Portuguese is about to make his debut in the FIA WEC
– Significant differences to touring car program in the DTM
– Varied preparation at the beginning of sports car career

Audi factory driver Filipe Albuquerque (Portugal) is facing a major challenge on switching from touring car to endurance racing. The Portuguese will contest his first race in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro diesel hybrid sports car at round two of the WEC at Spa (Belgium) on May 3. Read More »

BTCC Donington14Jason Plato and Sam Tordoff shared the spoils in the opening two races as the MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save squad showed its hand at Donington Park, before Gordon Shedden scored the first ever win for the Honda Civic Tourer in a frenetic finale. Read More »

– Mesmerising wheel-to-wheel racing on a damp second day at Thruxton’s historic Easter Revival
– Super Touring hero Patrick Watts revels in the conditions for popular triumph
– Callum Grant, Mark Charteris and Benn Simms join the weekend’s multiple winners’ club

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– Accidents end the race of both Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars
– Fastest lap time in qualifying and the race for Audi
– Intensive work phase before the second WEC round in two weeks

For Audi, the season opener of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone began with good performances, but the race ended in disappointment. Both Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars retired due to accidents in which the drivers sustained no injuries. Read More »