VALENTINO ROSSI FILES AN APPEAL AT THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

Italian MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi has filed an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the FIM Stewards’ decision to impose 3 penalty points on his record following an incident with another rider during the Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix race held on 25 October 2015. The FIM Race Direction found that Mr Rossi deliberately ran wide in order to force the … Continue reading VALENTINO ROSSI FILES AN APPEAL AT THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT (CAS)

Red Bull and Toro Rosso to have an upgraded Renault engine

Red Bull and Toro Rosso will have an upgraded Renault engine available for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix. Renault say the changes which concern the internal combustion engine will improve “power and efficiency”. However, both teams will have to accept grid penalties if they want to upgrade in Austin, as they have already exceeded the season’s allocation. It is unclear whether Red Bull will use … Continue reading Red Bull and Toro Rosso to have an upgraded Renault engine

FIA ANNOUNCES WORLD MOTOR SPORT COUNCIL DECISIONS

The FIA held its latest World Motor Sport Council meeting in Paris. Cars must now comply with all cockpit and safety equipment requirements during testing; such as the position of the driver’s head, all headrest padding, cockpit padding and ease of driver egress. Sporting Regulations regarding track limits have been clarified and specify that drivers “must make every reasonable effort to use the track at … Continue reading FIA ANNOUNCES WORLD MOTOR SPORT COUNCIL DECISIONS

Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Statute : IT, ICA & Anti-doping

The FIA is the governing body for world motor sport and the federation of the world’s leading motoring organizations. Founded in 1904, with headquarters in Paris, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) is a non-profit making association. It brings together 237 national motoring and sporting organisations from 142 countries on five continents. Its member clubs represent millions of motorists and their families. The 2010 FIA General … Continue reading Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Statute : IT, ICA & Anti-doping