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The Singapore Grand Prix marks the start of a busy period on the Formula 1 calendar as we gear up for the first of three races in Asia.

Marina Bay is an interesting and challenging street circuit raced under the lights of the night time sky. Its fast kinks and tight and twisty infield means it is much more suited to our car than the previous round in Monza. Read More »

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Renault Sport Racing and McLaren Racing are pleased to announce they have agreed an engine supply partnership for the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons. The deal will see Renault Sport Racing supply McLaren with Formula 1 power units, while also establishing a close working relationship with McLaren’s engineers and technicians.

Despite a combined Formula 1 presence that stretches back to 1977 (McLaren Racing has contested 814 GPs; Renault 591 in its role as an engine manufacturer), this will mark the first time that the two brands have ever collaborated.

For McLaren Racing, the reason for the partnership is evident: Renault has demonstrated its ability to build championship-winning engines, for its own team as well as customer teams. Read More »

Renault Sport Racing can confirm that it has mutually agreed the termination of its partnership with Scuderia Toro Rosso at the end of the 2017 season.

Renault Sport has partnered with Scuderia Toro Rosso for the 2014, 2015 and 2017 seasons, scoring 137 points in this period, with a best-finish of fourth twice achieved by Max Verstappen in 2015.

Renault Sport Formula One Team is pleased to announce that Carlos Sainz will join the team as Race Driver for the 2018 season.

Twenty-three year-old Carlos has raced in 53 Formula 1 Grands Prix since making his debut at the start of the 2015 season in Australia. To date he has scored 100 points, with a best finishing position of sixth achieved four times

Prior to Formula 1, Carlos won the Formula Renault 3.5 Series in 2014 as well as the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC championship in 2011. Read More »

• £45,000+ raised for Official Charity Partner, Prostate Cancer UK
• Celebrity Challenge Trophy makes significant contribution
• Major donations from eBay, JET, Range Rover Register and ticket buyers

This summer’s gold standard Silverstone Classic not only served up an unrivalled banquet of action and entertainment both on and off the famous Grand Prix track but also raised record funds for Prostate Cancer UK, the event’s Official Charity Partner. Read More »

• Ford Chip Ganassi Racing continues World Endurance Championship campaign this weekend
• Andy Priaulx (GB) and Harry Tincknell (GB) eight points clear at the top of the GT FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship
• Ford fights Ferrari for GT FIA World Endurance Manufacturers’ Championship Read More »

• JD Classics took a win and two second-place finishes at the legendary Goodwood Revival, including an incredible last-to-first finish in the Freddie March Memorial, subsequently demoted to second
• The JD Classics Historic Racing Department took victory in the Whitsun Trophy, in a Ford GT40
• The team’s Lightweight E-Type just missed its third consecutive RAC TT Celebration victory, finishing second after a 30-second penalty
• A main sponsor of the Goodwood Revival for the third year, JD Classics was racing or displaying eight cars over the weekend

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Synchro Motorsport, the voluntary race team based at Honda’s Swindon factory, took the chequered flag in Barcelona to claim their first international championship title.

The factory outfit returned to the UK crowned the Creventic 24H A3 class champions after claiming their second race win of the year in the endurance series. In addition, the three Synchro drivers Alyn James, Dan Wheeler and Martin Byford claimed the Drivers Championship in their class. Read More »

• Lynn joins team stalwart Sam Bird for all-British season four campaign
• 2017/2018 Season starts on 2nd December in Hong Kong
• This is the first ever all-British team line-up in the FIA Formula E Championship – now in its 4th Season

British racer Alex Lynn has been signed on a multi-year deal alongside Sam Bird to contest the forthcoming fourth Formula E season for DS Virgin Racing, marking the series’ first ever all-British driver line-up. Read More »

• The Hyundai i30 N TCR will enter both remaining rounds of the 2017 TCR International Series season.
• BRC Racing, Hyundai Motorsport’s development partner on the i30 N TCR, will run the cars for Gabriele Tarquini and Alain Menu
• The experience gained from the race weekends will allow the team to finalise the set-up for the car ahead of the first chassis being produced for customers. Read More »