Month: June 2018

[ad_1] Volkswagen Motorsport team principal Sven Smeets believes the manufacturer’s Pikes Peak success has showed the World Rally Championship “what’s possible” with electric rally cars. Romain Dumas won last Sunday’s hillclimb in the manufacturer’s electric I.D. R car and set a new record of 7m57.148s in the process, beating Sebastien Loeb’s previous best – from
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[ad_1] NASCAR’s decision to postpone its new aero rules to 2019 is “about money” and is the right call, says Kevin Harvick. Following extensive discussions among tracks, teams, manufacturers and engine builders, NASCAR announced last week that the revised aero package experimented with in the non-championship All-Star race at Charlotte in May would not be
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[ad_1] Pietro Fittipaldi says he is on target for his IndyCar return at Mid-Ohio next month after testing a kart for the first time since his leg-breaking World Endurance Championship accident. Fittipaldi, who has been rehabilitating with renowned orthopaedic surgeons Doctors Terry Trammell and Timothy Weber and at PitFit Training in Indianapolis, returned home to
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[ad_1] Toyota World Rally Championship team principal Tommi Makinen is ready to make a Yaris WRC available for Ferrari Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikkonen to test. Raikkonen’s F1 future is uncertain as Ferrari leans towards replacing him with Charles Leclerc for 2019. Though Autosport understands from well-placed sources that recent stories linking Raikkonen to a
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[ad_1] Aprilia’s new recruit Andrea Iannone says he signed a “very special contract” with his new employer, with options that go beyond the standard two-year MotoGP factory contract cycle. Iannone, who currently rides for Suzuki, will replace Scott Redding at the Italian works outfit for 2019 and ’20, partnering Aleix Espargaro. Aprilia will be the
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