The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile just announced FIA Rally Star, a global, FIF-funded program to detect, train and develop talented young drivers. Spotted by the National Sporting Authorities, the best young people between 17 and 25 years old will eventually be able to join the World Rally Championship, benefiting from a sporting program set up by the FIA and its partners.
At round five of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin on 23 February, Porsche aims to clinch its first U.S. victory with the new 911 RSR.
Netflix is back with the show Drive to Survive. The new season will be online later this month. Today they released the first trailer.
Friends and family said a final goodbye to race car driver John Andretti yesterday. A big funeral mass was held in the afternoon at Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral. After that John Andretti was laid to rest in a private burial.
Baja Russia – Northern Forest (6-9 February) marks the start of the 2020 FIA World Cup for Cross Country Bajas and the snowy forests near St. Petersburg provide a unique challenge for the cross country contenders entered in the world’s only snow and ice baja.
Following the Aston Martin Lagonda announcement earlier today, the Team can confirm that the manufacturer will remain title partner until the end of the 2020 season but this contract will not be extended past the end of the current term.
W Series hereby announces details of its 2020 FIA Super Licence points allocation. FIA Super Licence points will be awarded to the first eight in the 2020 W Series championship, as follows: Championship position FIA Super Licence points 1st place 15 2nd place 12 3rd place 10 4th place 7 5th place 5 6th place 3 7th place 2 8th place 1 Catherine Bond Muir (W Series’ Chief Executive Officer) said: “We’re delighted that the FIA has made the decision to award Super Licence points to W Series’ most successful drivers from the 2020 season onwards, thereby adding to the importance of W Series as a ‘feeder’ series […]
Following the coronavirus epidemic that broke out in China at the beginning of the year, the FIA is closely monitoring the evolving situation with relevant authorities and its Member Clubs, under the direction of FIA Medical Commission President, Professor Gérard Saillant. The FIA will evaluate the calendar of its forthcoming races and, if necessary, take any action required to help protect the global motor sport community and the wider public.
Renault Sport Racing is excited to confirm its multinational 2020 Renault Sport Academy line-up with two new recruits Oscar Piastri and Hadrien David joining Max Fewtrell, Christian Lundgaard, Guanyu Zhou and Caio Collet on the programme.
The following hearing of the International Court of Appeal will take place in Paris: