BMW GT racer Tom Blomqvist followed in the footsteps of his World Rally Championship-winning father by contesting his first rally last weekend. Blomqvist, the son of 1984 WRC title winner Stig Blomqvist, took part in the Danau Toba Rally in Indonesia at the wheel of a Citroen C3 R5. The appearance came about as a […]

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The #912 Team Manthey Porsche 911 GT3 R of Patrick Pilet and Fred Makowiecki was passed on the final lap of a weather delay-shortened VLN1 to see victory go to the #99 Rowe Racing BMW M6 GT3 of John Edwards, Nick Catsburg, and Marco Wittmann. The BMW win came after almost complete dominance of proceedings […]

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Tom Blomqvist will join BMW Team RLL’s GT Le Mans driver lineup in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next season, replacing Alexander Sims. The 25-year-old Englishman will partner Connor de Phillippi in the No. 25 BMW M8 GTE, with Sims focusing his efforts on the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Blomqvist’s only previous WeatherTech Championship […]

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This year’s Total 24 Hours of Spa was a hard fought battle that swung one way, then another right down to the final hours, the 70th running of the endurance classic severely affected by caution periods that dominated the race. Helped by the problems of their rivals, the BMW M6 GT3’s of Walkenhorst Motorsport and […]

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Fourth from last out of the pits, Dries Vanthoor took control of the Total 24 Hours of Spa Super Pole session this evening for Audi. A 2:18.605 off the bat in his first flyer was the result of huge commitment from the Belgian around his home circuit, who pushed even harder on his second lap […]

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With pit stops disappearing for next season, Formula E has decided to spice up the racing with a new type of boost system. Usually, if someone describes a motorsport as like Mario Kart then it’s a bad thing, but Formula E is happily taking the reference (which makes sense, because Mario Kart is hella fun). […]

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The third E-Prix in Paris saw home-hero Jean-Eric Vergne put in a near-perfect performance to score pole position and victory in the eighth round of the 2017/18 ABB FIA Formula E Championship. The winextends his lead in the standings once more to 31 points, while his closest contender – DS Virgin Racing’s Sam Bird – […]

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Formula E has revealed the first complete images of the second-generation car that will be used from the 2018/19 season. The electric racer, which will bring an end to the mid-race car swaps in place since the series’ inception, is a significant departure from the original, standard single-seater design. Its striking new look includes a […]

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Formula E’s dramatic re-styling has been revealed in a series of teaser images ahead of the unveiling of its second-generation car on Tuesday. The new car, which will be introduced for the 2018/19 season, features a striking new design described as “Batman-like” by series CEO Alejandro Agag. Teaser images posted on FE’s social media feeds reveal several […]

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Felix Rosenqvist jumped into the lead of the Formula E points by beating Sebastien Buemi in a straight fight in Marrakech. Rosenqvist was only third until just before the mid-race car swaps, but took advantage of a slowing Sam Bird to grab second and then caught and overtook Buemi in the second stint. Bird faded […]

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