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– Auto Bild Motorsport honours electric prototype as “technological milestone”
– BBC Top Gear magazine praises the ID. R as “template for success at Pikes Peak”

Breath-taking all-time record at the legendary hill climb on Pikes Peak with a pioneering, fully-electric drivetrain and a spectacular look – the Volkswagen ID. R Pikes Peak has already justified the use of many superlatives. The 500 kW (680 PS) prototype sports car has now been crowned “Race Car of the Year” twice – by specialist German magazine Auto Bild Motorsport and by British car magazine BBC Top Gear. This recognition from two renowned and high-circulation magazines follows a year of success on the track. Read More »

– Super Early Bird tickets make the perfect festive present
– Fun for all the family at next summer’s sizzling Classic
– Special Gift Certificates available for download
– Highlights of 2018 festival aired on ITV4 over the holiday break

The festive season is fast approaching and tickets for what’s going to be an exceptionally merry 2019 Silverstone Classic (26-28 July) are the perfect Christmas present for family and friends. Read More »

British racer Oliver Rowland will join Sebastien Buemi as the driver for the Nissan e.dams Formula E team debuting in season five of the all-electric street racing championship.

The lineup was announced during an official team launch at Nissan Crossing in Tokyo, held on the eve of the 21st annual NISMO Festival at Japan’s Fuji International Speedway. The launch event also featured the debut of the all-new, racing-inspired Nissan LEAF NISMO RC. Read More »

– Both Audi e-tron FE05 cars on their way to the season opener on December 15
– A good eight tons of hardware dispatched for Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi
– Team principal Allan McNish: “We’re really excited”

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– International round added for second season of FIA Pure McLaren GT series
– Drivers will compete in specially prepared McLaren 570S GT4 race cars
– Full ‘arrive and drive’ package available

The FIA approved Pure McLaren GT series championship is set to go international in its second season as next year’s championship provisional calendar is revealed. Read More »

Geely Group Motorsport has completed successful first test days with the all-new Lynk & Co 03 TCR race car.

“We are happy with the progress so far and the car has been reliable in the first tests. The evaluation program goes according to plan and we have a couple of intense months ahead of us to secure a competitive car for our customer teams,” said Alexander Murdzevski Schedvin, Head of Motorsport at Geely Group Motorsport. Read More »

– New 16,400 square metre facility in Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic
– Purpose-built premises offer engineering, logisitics and workshop facilities

ŠKODA Motorsport division has moved its headquarter operations to a new state-of-the-art facility close to the ŠKODA AUTO factory on the outskirts of Mladá Boleslav. The purpose-built facilities host all departments of ŠKODA Motorsport under one roof and can serve the needs of customers and the factory team alike. Read More »

– Series will be the Kwik Fit MSA British Touring Car Championship –

Kwik Fit, the UK’s leading automotive servicing and repair company, will be the title sponsor of the UK’s largest motorsport championship for the 2019 season. The Kwik Fit MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) will build on 60 years of racing heritage which has resulted in the series now attracting more than 385,000 spectators at the live events and over 19 million viewer hours on free to air TV. Read More »

Renault Sport Formula One Team secured fourth position in the Constructors’ Championship with an outstanding result in today’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Carlos Sainz claimed sixth position in the 55-lap race, giving Renault its best result in the championship since its return to Formula 1 in 2016. Read More »