Category archives for: Other Road Racing

Walliser Takes Over Porsche GT Program

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Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser will take over as the new vice president of Motorsport at Porsche AG beginning Oct. 1, 2014, and in this role he will be responsible for the worldwide GT motor racing activities as well as for GT production sports cars.

Can-Am Cars Return To California

Can-Am rush hour in 1973. Vic Elford in the UOP Shadow (102) leads as Bobby Brown in a McLaren M8F (97), David Hobbs in the McLaren M20 (73), Charlie Kemp in a Porsche 917-10 (23), Ed Felter in a McLaren M8E (47) and Jody Scheckter in a Porsche 917-10 (0) give chase. Elford’s Shadow pumped out a rumored 1200 to 1500 horsepower.  Many of these same cars will compete again in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. (Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca photo)

Returning to their familiar home where they ran unbridled in the 1960s and early 1970s, thundering Can-Am cars will be a popular group this year at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion.

First F1600 Win For Agren

Lyla Agren captured her first F1600 win on Saturday. (F1600 photo)

Ayla Agren scored a breakthrough inaugural win at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, putting her No. 81 Mygale/Honda in the lead early in the race and fending off her teammate in the closing stages of round seven of the F1600 Series season.

Felix Da Costa Joins Formula E’s Amlin Aguri

Antonio Felix da Costa will race for Amlin Aguri alongside Katherine Legge in the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. (FIA photo)

Antonio Felix da Costa will race for Amlin Aguri alongside Katherine Legge in the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship.

Conway Is Formula E’s Newest Addition

Mike Conway will join Dragon Racing's Formula E team. (Dragon Racing photo)

Dragon Racing, the Los Angeles-based motorsports team owned by media and publishing entrepreneur Jay Penske, hired Mike Conway as a driver in the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship.

United Petroleum Joins Morris’ V8 Supercar

The United Petroleum supported Falcon that Paul Morris will race in the Dunlop V8 Supercar Series. (United Petroleum photo)

United Petroleum will be the new title sponsor of Paul Morris’ Dunlop V8 Supercar Series entry for this weekend’s Castrol Townsville 500.

Pikes Peak Hill Climber Dies After Crash

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An accident during Sunday’s Broadmoor Pikes Peak Int’l Hill Climb claimed the life of a motorcycle racer after he crossed the finish line.

Conway Storms To Watkins Glen Win

Kevin Conway sprinted to the win Saturday at Watkins Glen. (Super Trofeo photo)

Kevin Conway picked up his second win of the 2014 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America series in Round Six on Saturday at Watkins Glen Int’l.

Katherine Legge Inks Formula E Deal

British racer Katherine Legge joined the Amlin Aguri Formula E team, becoming the first female driver for the new all-electric FIA Formula E Championship.

British racer Katherine Legge has become the first female driver and the 11th in total to be confirmed to race in the new all-electric FIA Formula E Championship after signing for the newly rebranded Amlin Aguri Formula E team.

Heidfeld & Sarrazin Heading To Formula E

Nick Heidfeld and Stéphane Sarrazin have joined Venturi to race in the new FIA Formula E Series.

Nick Heidfeld and Stéphane Sarrazin will join Venturi for the inaugural season of the new FIA Formula E Championship.

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