Archive for February, 2016

Haas F1-Test 1 Finished

Haas F1-Test 1 Finished

Formula One, News February 28, 2016 at 3:19 pm

​ Barcelona Test No. 1: Day 4 Recap OverviewDate: Thursday, Feb. 25Location: Circuit de Barcelona – Catalunya Layout: 4.655-kilometer (2.89-mile), 16-turn circuit Driver: Esteban Gutiérrez Laps Completed: 89 Distance Completed: 414.29 kilometers (257.21 miles) Best Lap Time: 1:27.802 Fastest Lap: 1:23.477 by Kimi Raikkonen (Scuderia Ferrari) Most Laps: 153 by Kevin Magnussen (Renault) RundownEsteban Gutiérrez recorded 89 laps duringRead More

IMSA Penalties!!!

IMSA Penalties!!!

News, Weathertech Sportscar Championship February 28, 2016 at 3:02 pm

This week IMSA had announced that there were penalties being handed to the Lamborghini manufacturer and the teams. The manufacturer was handed a $25,000 penalty along with team penalties of 5 minutes added to their overall times at the Rolex 24 hours of Daytona. This did not take away theRead More

F1 vs Grosjean Video

F1 vs Grosjean Video

Formula One, News February 28, 2016 at 2:44 pm

Romain Grosjean has said that the F1 management has asked him to remove videos that he had posted of the Haas Formula 1 car that he posted live on his Facebook page during a filming day. This video had more than 1 million views. “I think it’s great, it allowsRead More

MOMO and SW Racing

MOMO and SW Racing

News, Weathertech Sportscar Championship February 28, 2016 at 2:36 pm

MOMO Joins Strategic Wealth Racing Daytona Beach, Fla. (22 February 2016) – Fresh from a strong season-opening performance at Daytona International Speedway, Strategic Wealth Racing is pleased to announce a new partnership for driver Corey Lewis. The Pennsylvania-based racer has joined the 2016 driver line-up for MOMO Automotive Accessories. LewisRead More

Risi Competizione Pleased with Sebring Test

Risi Competizione Pleased with Sebring Test

News, Weathertech Sportscar Championship February 28, 2016 at 2:09 pm

Sebring, Florida (February 26, 2016)…The Risi Competizione Team completed their first test of the season with the new Ferrari 488 GTLM race car today, with pleasing results. The No. 62 Ferrari 488 GTLM completed nearly 200 laps and over 1,100 kilometers the past two days at Sebring International Raceway. TheirRead More

Walt’s Weekly – 2/28/2016

News, Walt's Words February 28, 2016 at 1:57 pm

Usually this is the last day of February, but every four years we have leap year, an added day to the month of February-the 29th.  It is not special to most of us, but it is to those that have birthdays on the 29th as it only really comes aroundRead More

Ferrari Club & Risi Competizione

Ferrari Club & Risi Competizione

News, Weathertech Sportscar Championship February 24, 2016 at 12:43 am

FERRARI CLUB OF AMERICA PARTNERS WITH RISI COMPETIZIONE FOR 2016 SEASON Houston, Texas (February 22, 2016)…Today Risi Competizione announced their partnership with the Ferrari Club of America (FCA) for the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship racing season. The Ferrari Club of America is the largest Ferrari owners club in theRead More

Dion von Moltke and Audi

Dion von Moltke and Audi

News February 24, 2016 at 12:35 am

Dion von Moltke named Sportscar Brand Ambassador to Audi of America February 22, 2016 – Herndon, VA Dion von Moltke, who over the past four seasons has become the most experienced American driver behind the wheel of an Audi R8 LMS, now officially joins Audi of America as Sportscar BrandRead More

Haas F1-Test#1 day 2

Haas F1-Test#1 day 2

Formula One, News February 24, 2016 at 12:20 am

Barcelona Test No. 1: Day 2 Recap OverviewDate: Tuesday, Feb. 23Location: Circuit de Barcelona – CatalunyaLayout: 4.655-kilometer (2.89-mile), 16-turn circuit Driver: Esteban Gutiérrez Laps Completed: 79 Distance Completed: 367.745 kilometers (228.51 miles) Best Lap Time: 1:25.524 Fastest Lap: 1:22.810 by Sebastian Vettel (Scuderia Ferrari) Most Laps: 172 by Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)   RundownThe day began with an installation lapRead More

Walt’s Weekly – 2/21/2016

Walt's Words February 21, 2016 at 10:48 pm

This week we have seen many race venues participate this weekend, some way or another. Today we saw the NASCAR 500 at Daytona and Denny Hamelin and Toyota, both winning their 1st Daytona 500. Also F1 saw many of the teams debut their cars for tomorrow’s 1st practice Great excitingRead More