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Kobayashi joins Toyota

Former Formula One driver Kamui Kobayashi will replace the retired Alex Wurz for the Toyota Gazoo Racing team in the World Endurance Championship competition that includes the fabled Le Mans race, the Japanese car manufacturer announced Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/2/4 23:33:01

Magnussen back with Renault

Renault announced the Formula One comeback of Danish driver Kevin Magnussen at the launch on Wednesday of a new-look team that will put the French carmaker back on the starting grid as a constructor this season.
Soure:Agencies: 2016/2/3 23:33:01

13 confirmed injured after Rally Dakar crash involving Chinese driver

13 spectators were injured, including five children, on Saturday after being hit by the car of Chinese driver Guo Meiling, during the first stage of Rally Dakar 2016 near the Argentinean city of Arrecifes.
Soure:Xinhua: 2016/1/3 9:39:51

Nissan quits WEC

Nissan has withdrawn from next year's World Endurance Championship (WEC), which has the Le Mans 24 Hours as its headline race, after their 2015 car proved uncompetitive.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/12/24 0:13:01

F1 chief Ecclestone says German Grand Prix could make a comeback

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone said Germany could return to the Grand Prix schedule if an agreement was reached with track owners, ­according to an interview in a German magazine.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/12/24 0:03:33

Renault takes over Lotus F1 team

Renault have completed their takeover of the Lotus Formula One team and paid debts to creditors including the British tax authorities, the London High Court heard on Monday.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/12/22 7:48:29

Jaguar to make motorsport return in 2016

Jaguar will leap back onto the world motorsport stage next year by entering the Formula E electric racing series, the British luxury car brand announced Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/12/16 0:16:42

Renault to pay Lotus debts by end of year

French carmaker Renault aims to complete its takeover of the Lotus Formula One team on December 16 and pay creditors, including Britain's tax authorities, by the end of the year, the High Court heard Monday.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/12/8 0:02:22

Formula E to stage driverless AI 'Roboraces' starting from 2016-17 season

Real-time computing algorithms will replace humans in an innovative series of driverless races to be staged alongside the regular Formula E season, ­promoters said Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/12/2 23:43:01

Rosberg ends season on a hat trick high

Nico Rosberg ended his 2015 season in triumph on Sunday when he completed a hat trick of victories in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of his Mercedes teammate and world champion Lewis Hamilton.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/11/29 23:53:01

E-series plans driverless tournament

The world's first electric car racing series is planning to add a driverless championship in 2016-17 season as part of its support package.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/11/28 0:28:01

F1 rejects alternative engine proposal

Formula One manufacturers have agreed to come up with a plan to reduce the cost of power units and ensure no team is left without one after rejecting a proposal to introduce an alternative engine.
Soure:Reuters: 2015/11/25 23:58:54

Stoner back to Ducati as test rider

Australia's Casey Stoner, who won the first of his two MotoGP world titles with Ducati, is returning to the Italian team in 2016 as a test rider.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/11/24 22:53:02

Rosenqvist wins Macao GP

Sweden's Felix Rosenqvist grabbed a slice of history on Sunday as he secured back-to-back victories in the Macao Grand Prix.
Soure:Global Times: 2015/11/22 23:51:43

Citroen to withdraw from world rally in 2016

French car manufacturer Citroen announced Thursday that it will not take part in the 2016 World Rally Championship (WRC) as it prepares a new car for the 2017 season, also confirming that nine-time champion Sebastien Loeb has switched to the Peugeot stable for the Dakar Rally.
Soure:AFP: 2015/11/20 0:09:00

Ogier takes 8th victory

Volkswagen's world rally champion Sebastien Ogier secured his eighth victory of the season in the final round in Wales on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/11/15 22:53:01

Hamilton fastest at Brazilian GP final practice

Lewis Hamilton was back on top in Saturday morning's final practice of F1 Brazilian Grand Prix.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/11/15 9:57:34

Hamilton, Rosberg lead F1 tributes for Paris terror attacks

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg has led the Formula 1 drivers on the social media tributes to the victims of the coordinated attacks occurring Friday night in Paris, which have left more than 120 people dead.
Soure:Xinhua: 2015/11/15 9:36:39