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Daily Archives: July 17th, 2017

Formula E a platform for the mobility of the future and a technological laboratory for BMW iNEXT and other future generations of BMW i models.

• BMW drivetrain to be used by the Andretti Formula E works team from Season 5 (2018/19) onwards.
• New, integrated development approach in the field of electromobility with BMW i.
• BMW i Motorsport is a central component in the BMW Group’s strategic realignment on the racetrack. Read More »

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• Autosport International to celebrate all disciplines of motorsport, with the biggest and best brands in the business touching down in the UK in January
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– The two MINI John Cooper Works Rally cars (#101 & 105) successfully complete Leg 9 inside top ten.
– Yazeed Al Rajhi / Tom Colsoul finish leg 9 in ninth.
– Bryce Menzies / Peter Mortensen deal with punctures to finish in tenth place. Read More »

• Silverstone Classic appoints a new Official VIP Courtesy Car Partner
• Fast and efficient transport for VIP guests, competitors, and media
• Premium and specialist vehicle rental, leasing and sales company showcases its passion for cars
• All tickets for the Classic must be purchased in advance

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• Brazilian only ten points behind championship leader going into the finale
• Fourth and fifth places after two comeback drives in New York
• Team mate Daniel Abt struck by great misfortune on both days

Audi driver Lucas di Grassi scored 22 points in both races during the Formula E premiere in New York. Read More »

With Peugeot confirmed as a key partner for the second year running at Les Grandes Heures Automobiles (LGHA), being held at the historic banked Linas-Montlhéry Autodrome circuit on 23-24 September 2017, the famed French car marque will be reuniting nine-time World Rally Champion – Sébastien Loeb – with the phenomenal 875 bhp Pikes Peak Peugeot 208 T16

• Loeb will be in action in his record-breaking Pikes Peak Peugeot on the challenging banking Montlhery track on Saturday 23 September Read More »

• #67 and #66 Ford GTs finish the ‘6 Hours of Nürburgring’ in fifth and sixth positions respectively.
• Ford Chip Ganassi Racing drivers, Andy Priaulx (GB) and Harry Tincknell (GB), retain 11-point lead in Drivers’ World Championship.
• Ford stands second in Manufacturers’ World Championship, level on points with Ferrari

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• Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena win the eighth stage of the Silk Way Rally today from their team mates Cyril Despres and David Castera by 5m16s. The two ‘Dream Team’ crews have grown their lead in the general classification: the nine-time world rally champion now has a 1h08m41s cushion over his teammate in the Peugeot DKR #100.
• As the Silk Way Rally reaches its halfway point, with the crews heading towards the rest day in Urumqi, China, the Peugeot DKR Maxi has confirmed the expectations of Peugeot Sport’s engineers on its first competitive outing, and proved its potential in the most extreme rally raid competition.
• On today’s bumpy special stage, Cyril Despres underlined his progress on four wheels aboard the Peugeot DKR: he is now 35 minutes clear of the third- placed driver in the overall rankings. Stephane Peterhansel / Jean Paul Cottret continue to fight their way back up the leaderboard: they are currently seventh overall, having dropped time throughout the stage after a tough day for them.

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• British racer amasses impressive 53-point tally to head into season final as a championship contender
• Double win and double podium for DS Virgin Racing to round off weekend and team’s largest ever points haul
• Inaugural New York Formula E race hailed huge success with sell-out crowds Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team equalled its highest result of the year so far as Nico Hülkenberg brought the R.S.17 home in sixth position in today’s British Grand Prix. Nico started from a season-best fifth and had a strong race to claim a valuable eight points for the team. Brit Jolyon Palmer had a disappointing end to his home Grand Prix as he stopped on the formation lap with a loss of hydraulic pressure. Read More »