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At 8.30, exactly 30 minutes before F1 cars took to the track for the first time in 2019, Alfa Romeo Racing presented the new Alfa Romeo Racing C38

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– Third straight win for the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team in Mexico City
– Audi e-tron FE05 is the most efficient car
– Strong race for Abt, Bird and Frijns after problems in qualifying

Hat-trick for Audi: For the third time in a row, the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team has won the E-Prix in Mexico City. In front of packed grandstands at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit, Audi driver Lucas di Grassi notched up his ninth Formula E victory with a spectacular photo finish after a breathtaking manoeuvre in the last second. Read More »

– Partner team D’station Racing AMR to compete in Super GT 300 class
– Drivers Tomonobu Fujii and Joāo Paulo Oliveira to be joined by Darren Turner for Fuji 500-mile race
– Vantage GT3 entry signals Aston Martin return to Japan’s top GT series

Aston Martin has agreed an important new long-term partnership with the D’station Racing AMR team, signalling a high-profile return to the Japanese Super GT Championship for the British luxury sportscar manufacturer in 2019. Read More »

The Vnuk insurance issue threatening motorsport took another positive turn today, as the European Parliament formally adopted a new proposal excluding motorsport from the Motor Insurance Directive (MID).

Vnuk is a 2014 European Curt judgement, ruling that the requirement for compulsory insurance should cover any use of a vehicle, so long as that use is consistent with the normal function of the vehicle. This would require all competition cars in motorsport to have compulsory third party insurance.

In January, the European Parliament’s Internal Market Committee (IMCO) approved a report recommending that motorsport should not be impacted by Vnuk. Today, the Parliament formally adopted the amended proposal by 562 votes to 36, with 19 abstentions. Read More »

Love was in the air today as Alfa Romeo Racing came together at Fiorano Circuit on Valentine’s Day to see the 2019 car in action for the first time. While Kimi Räikkönen was busy preparing the car with a special “love” livery for the test session, his team mate Antonio Giovinazzi made his way to the airport to retrieve the final part needed for the team to assemble the car and head out onto the track. The team completed a total of 33 laps within a 100-kilometer limit in preparation for the upcoming tests in Barcelona. Alfa Romeo Racing will reveal the 2019 car and livery on the 18th February at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya at 8.20 a.m. CET. Read More »

SportPesa, the growing global technology and entertainment company, has today been announced as the new title partner for Racing Point, with the team now known as SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team. Read More »

The Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard, is evolving into even more of a motoring mecca in 2019. Changes to the physical layout, with the relocation of the road car paddocks, will make way for an all-new live action arena guaranteed to thrill spectators. The four-day Festival, this year taking place on 4-7 July, is always looking to the future in making sure the newest and most exciting cars, bikes and technologies are very much part of the mix. Read More »

– Renault F1 Team today unveiled its 2019 team colours and star driver line-up of Nico Hülkenberg and Daniel Ricciardo.
– Images revealed of 2019 challenger, the Renault R.S.19, showcasing revised aerodynamic regulations.
– The Renault R.S.19 will be powered by the renamed Renault E-Tech 19 power unit, reflecting greater synergies with the Renault hybrid range.
– Renault showcased its regenerated technical centre at Enstone, UK.
– Renault F1 Team is proud to be supported by premium partners including BP Castrol, INFINITI, MAPFRE and RCI Banque, plus Microsoft, EURODATACAR, Bell&Ross, Tmall and many valued technical partners. Read More »

DS TECHEETAH heads to Mexico City with hopes to score more valuable points at the fourth round of the 2018/2019 ABB FIA Formula E championship that is taking place on 16 February 2019.

The Mexico City E-Prix features 17 turns across the 2,1km Autódromo Hermanos Rodriguez track. Formula E races on an adapted track that sees an added stadium section. Read More »

– Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi have won the previous two Formula E races in Mexico
– Nearly 1,000 Audi guests to cheer on the team at the track
– Audi e-tron FE05 most successful car in the field to date

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