Ferrari Academy driver Marcus Armstrong will compete for Prema Racing in the FIA Formula 3 Championship next year. New Zealander Armstrong is the first driver to be announced in Prema’s team, after taking fifth in the Formula 3 European Championship in 2018. The 18-year-old scored nine podiums and one victory as team-mate Mick Schumacher won […]

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Nick Cassidy has turned down an offer to race in DTM – the German Touring Car Championship – in 2019 and will continue to drive for Lexus and Toyota in Japan’s two premier classes, Super GT and Super Formula respectively. “DTM is a bit shaky at the moment and I wasn’t keen to move,” says […]

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An Auckland-based consortium has formally launched a bid to bring the ABB FIA Formula E Championship to the New Zealand city in either 2019 or 2020. The consortium, led by Vector Energy, the New Zealand International Convention Centre, the Auckland University of Technology and Drive Electric, will look to stage a race on a yet-to-be-confirmed […]

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DAN TICKTUM DOMINATES FIA F3 WORLD CUP WHEN SOPHIA FLÖRSCH WAS INVOLVED IN A MAJOR ACCIDENT. The incident also involved Sho Tsuboi and led to both drivers, as well as two members of the media and a marshal being transferred to hospital – see separate statement. FIA President Jean Todt also issued a message of support and commitment to […]

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Nick Cassidy has put his defeat in Sunday’s Super Formula title decider down to his straightline speed deficit compared to new champion Naoki Yamamoto. Toyota-powered Cassidy missed the win at Suzuka by less than a second to Honda rival Yamamoto, despite closing down a 7.5-second deficit to the Japanese driver in the final laps after […]

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Super Formula points leader Nick Cassidy has put his strong qualifying performance in the Suzuka finale down to a late-night factory trip by a member of his Kondo Racing team. Cassidy was downbeat of his chances of qualifying strongly when speaking to media ahead on Friday after the opening practice session, but ended up securing fourth on […]

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Taupo teen Conrad Clark has finished his debut season racing abroad in the United States Formula 4 Championship, competing on the support card for Formula One at the United States Grand Prix. Limited track time due to the profile of the event left 16-year-old Clark and his competitors with just one practice session to acquaint […]

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The cream of young talent from around the world will contest this year’s FIA F3 World Cup after a stellar capacity entry list was announced ahead of next month’s highly anticipated Macau Grand Prix (15-18 November). As is tradition, Europe will be represented by a number of its big hitters – including newly crowned FIA […]

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Mahindra Racing has confirmed an all-new driver line-up for season five, consisting of Pascal Wehrlein and Jerome d’Ambrosio. Yesterday, soon-to-be ex-F1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne was announced as a Formula E driver with the HWA team. Today, ex-F1 driver Pascal Wehrlein has been announced as a Formula E driver with the Mahindra Racing team. It’s almost like there’s […]

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Formula 1 sponsor Heineken has entered into a five-year partnership with Formula E, as the electric championship’s official beer and cider partner. The deal, which was first discussed between the two entities in May before being concluded swiftly in mid-July, will commence in FE’s upcoming 2018/19 championship. Heineken’s FE presence will first be seen at […]

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