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Showing posts with label Motorsports. Show all posts

July 17, 2024

Toyota Gazoo Racing Philippine Cup Introduced Key Changes For More Excitement

The Vios Cup is no more. For its 10th year, the one-make race program that started in 2014 was revamped, and is now known as the Toyota Gazoo Racing Philippine Cup (TGR Philippine Cup). Along with the new name is a refresh of the events for the competing racers, as well as more possibilities in the future.

July 12, 2024

Survey Says: Young People Are Excited About Electric Mobility

A global survey fielded by the Nissan Formula E team revealed that young people are excited about the prospects of future electric mobility. The survey was conducted among 6,000 participants aged 8 to 16, last July across Brazil, Italy, Japan, Mexico, UK, and the US.

July 9, 2024

Bianca Bustamante To Race In F4 British Championship For The First Time

19-year-old racing driver Bianca Bustamante is set to compete in the sixth round of the ROKiT F4 British Championship at Circuit Zandvoort in Netherlands from July 13 to 14.

July 5, 2024

Toyota Motor PH Celebrates 10 Years Of Series Racing With TGR Philippine Cup

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) has announced the start of its 2024 motorsports season, with new developments to celebrate its racing series’ tenth season. This year, the Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Cup (TGR Vios Cup), its premier one-make-race (OMR) series, will be held as the Toyota Gazoo Racing Philippine Cup (TGR Philippine Cup), signifying a new chapter in the country’s racing scene.

Mitsubishi 100 Percent To Take On Asia Cross Country Rally With All-New Triton

Team Mitsubishi Ralliart is 100 percent ready to take on the 2024 Asia Cross Country (AXCR) happening from August 11 to 17. The team will be competing with four all-new Tritons in the AXCR 2024, which will be held in southern and central Thailand.

July 3, 2024

Aspiring Racers Live Motorsports Dream At Toyota Gazoo Racing Academy Philippines

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) recently opened the 2024 class of the Toyota Gazoo Racing Academy Philippines (TGRA), its training ground for both aspiring and experienced racers.

June 26, 2024

MSCC Mazda Miata MX-5 Claims Dramatic Class Win At 2024 12-Hour Kalayaan Cup Endurance Race

The #55 Team MSCC Mazda Miata MX-5 race car crossed the checkered flag, clinching first place in the Open A category at the 2024 Kalayaan Cup. The MX-5 completed 250 laps of the 4.189-kilometer Clark International Speedway circuit, also securing the Fastest Lap with a time of 2:10.687. The MX-5’s impressive result, however, tells only part of the story as the team had to overcome challenging race conditions, including a dramatic last-lap overtake to secure its class victory.

June 25, 2024

Hyundai Ioniq 5 N Sets New Pikes Peak Record

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 N has set a new record for the Electric Modified Production SUV/Crossover category at the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC).

June 22, 2024

Porsche 911 GT3 R Wins LMGT3 Debut At 24 Hours Of Le Mans

The 2024 Le Mans 24-hour race ended with the 111th class win for a Porsche racing car. Works driver Richard Lietz, Morris Schuring, and Yasser Shahin took the flag first in the new LMGT3 category in Manthey EMA’s Porsche 911 GT3 R.

June 11, 2024

Subaru WRX Takes Class Win At 2024 Nürburgring 24-Hour Race

In a class of just two vehicles, the Subaru WRX took home the SP4T class win at the 52nd Nürburgring 24-Hour Race. It marks the first time Subaru has won the SP4T class.

June 7, 2024

AutoPerformance Rejoins Endurance Racing After 5-Year Hiatus

AutoPerformance Motorsport is returning to Philippine endurance racing after a five-year hiatus. The newly renamed AutoPerformance Kick-Start Racing team was formally launched with the intent of competing once again at the highest level in local motorsport’s most grueling discipline.

June 3, 2024

Hyundai Elantra N Sweeps Class Podium At 2024 Nürburgring 24 Hours

The Hyundai Elantra N TCR of Mason Filippi, Harry Gottsacker, Bryson Morris, and Mark Wilkins, representing Team Americas has won the TCR class of the 2024 Nürburgring 24 Hours, giving Hyundai victory for the fourth consecutive year at the race.

Unpredictable Weather, Wheel-To-Wheel Racing At Round 1 Of 2024 MSCC Miata Spec Series

Torrential rains tested the skill and resolve of the 2024 Manila Sports Car Club (MSCC) Miata Spec Series racers as the season officially flagged off at the Batangas Racing Circuit in Rosario, Batangas last Saturday, May 25. The unfavorable weather conditions challenged everyone competing in the one-make racing series.

Hyundai Targets Pikes Peak Record With All-Electric 687-Horsepower Ioniq 5 N

Hyundai wants to prove that its Ioniq 5 N is the king of the hill as it takes on the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this June 23. The carmaker is targeting the Electric Production SUV/Crossover and Electric Modified SUV/Crossover records with the Ioniq 5 N and Ioniq 5 N TA.

June 2, 2024

Isuzu D-MAX Dominates Latest Round Of 2024 Philippine Rallycross Series

The Isuzu D-Max continues its winning streak in the 2024 Philippine Rallycross Series, dominating Round 5 held at the challenging CDS Offroad Playground located at Arden Botanical Estate. Driven by champion rally driver Louie Camacho, the D-Max showcased exceptional performance in both the UV Class and Pick-up Class, solidifying its top position in the series.

May 27, 2024

Race Your Way To The Singapore Grand Prix With Red Bull Racers

Red Bull is offering Filipino motorsports enthusiasts with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the Singapore Grand Prix live. One lucky winner will enjoy an all-expenses-paid trip for two to watch Max Verstappen and the Red Bull Racing team at the Singapore Grand Prix from September 19 to 23, 2024.

May 9, 2024

Bianca Bustamante Takes First F1 Academy Podium In 2024

McLaren and ART Grand Prix driver Bianca Bustamante had an action-packed weekend at Round 2 of the F1 Academy series in the vibrant city of Miami, Florida. The 19-year-old rising star secured her first podium of the season at the Miami International Autodrome, clinching P2 during Race 2 this past Sunday. Grabbing two top 5 results in the qualifying session, and a striking comeback between Race 1 to Race 2, it was overall a positive weekend for Bustamante, who now sits fifth in the F1 Academy driver standings, with a total of 39 points.

April 22, 2024

Mazda MX-5 Proves Pace, Reliability As It Takes Consecutive Endurance Race Wins

The Mazda MX-5 proved to be a quick and reliable racing platform by dominating the 2024 Petron Makabayan Endurance Cup opener last April 14. The #55 Team MSCC Mazda Miata race car completed 114 laps in four hours, a new lap record for the 4-Hour Kagitingan Cup. The same car also won the two-hour race, lapping the 3.7-kilometer Batangas Racing Circuit 60 times. This is the first time Team MSCC Mazda Miata won both endurance challenges.

April 19, 2024

Audi Remains Committed To F1 As It Plans To Purchase The Sauber Team

Under the leadership of Audi CEO Gernot Döllner, the brand with the four rings has outlined its future focus with the Audi Agenda. And as part of this, they have decided to strengthen their commitment to Formula 1 ahead of the start of the 2026 season.

Racers Wanted: Few Slots Still Available For MSCC Miata Spec Series

The country’s only one-make sports car racing series, the MSCC Miata Spec Series, returns for a third season this 2024. Organized jointly by Mazda Philippines and the Manila Sports Car Club (MSCC), and supported by Pilipinas Shell, GT Radial, and B.R.M. Chronographes, the first race for the 2024 calendar starts on May 25 (Saturday) at the Batangas Racing Circuit.