Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept

570-ps Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept joins Playstation4 Gran Turismo SPORT

For many years now, Polyphony Digital’s Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) driving simulation title, Gran Turismo SPORT, has attracted the interest of a number of carmakers who have developed concept models for it. The Gran Turismo Sport title is certified and promoted by the FIA (the world motorsports governing body) as an official platform of digital […]

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F1 2020

Will the 2020 Formula 1 championship ever get to start?

It’s beginning to look like the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship might never run. Following the sudden cancellation of the Australian GP, the opening round, the rounds in Bahrain and Vietnam were postponed. The fourth round in China had already been cancelled earlier as the COVID-19 worsened. The FIA, which governs motorsport, had discussions with […]

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COVID-19 pandemic disrupts motorsports around the world

COVID-19, the coronavirus, is not only doing nasty things to humans but because of what it does, all kinds of activities around the world are disrupted, including motorsports. The first hit was in mid-February when the organisers of the 2020 Chinese F1 Grand Prix asked to cancel their event scheduled on April 19 – with […]

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2020 Bahrain GP

Bahrain F1 Grand Prix to be ‘closed-door event’ – no spectators!

The opening round of the 2020 Formula 1 World Championship will, as usual, be in Melbourne, Australia and it will go ahead next weekend despite concerns about the COVID-19 epidemic. Australia has not forbidden large-scale events (yet) unlike Switzerland which has stopped events with over 1,000 people. The Geneva International Motor Show was a ‘victim’ […]

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Geneva International Motor Show

90th Geneva International Motor Show cancelled, F1 calendar unchanged for now

With less than a week to go before opening, the 90th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) has been cancelled. Although the COVID-19 epidemic is spreading and increasing in many places all over the world, the organisers may have been debating daily whether to cancel but the decision was made for them when […]

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2020 F1 Chinese Grand Prix cancelled due to COVID-19 situation

Cancellations of Formula 1 races are rare and the last time was 8 years ago when the Bahrain Grand Prix had to be cancelled due to security issues as a result of unrest in the country. This time, it’s the outbreak of a disease and given the seriousness and spread of the COVID-19 virus in […]

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Goodyear chosen as supplier for WEC LMP2 (Le Mans Prototype 2) and European Le Mans Series

Goodyear continues to gain increasing preference in the motorsports world as it is chosen as Official Tyre Supplier. Following its appointment by the FIA as tyre-supplier for the World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) and British Touring Car Championship (BTCC), the international governing body has now also made Goodyear the official tyre supplier to the Le […]

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Sanya e-Prix

Formula E round in China cancelled, other motorsports events under review by FIA due to concerns about coronavirus

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently stated that the coronavirus outbreak meets the criteria for a Public Health Emergency of International Concern and therefore appropriate actions are to be taken by governments and other organisations worldwide. Public events where many people are in close proximity would need have the risk factor reviewed and such events […]

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Goodyear to supply tyres for WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup from 2020 – 2022

Following the announcement of Pirelli as the sole tyre-supplier for the World Rally Championship (WRC) from 2021, the FIA has also announced that Goodyear’s tender for supplying tyres to the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup has been accepted. The tyremaker will be the official tyre supplier for the series over the next 3 […]

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