Munich (DE). Nothing is sweeter than a victory in front of your own fans is something that Krzysztof Holowczyc from Poland will certainly confirm after winning his home event, the 2014 Baja Poland of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, in the MINI ALL4 Racing entered by the X-raid Team. Alongside his new co-driver Xavier Panseri (FR), “Holek” as Holowczyc is called by his fans convincingly won two out of four stages and sealed his win early after the fifth stage of the event had to be cancelled due to unsafe road conditions after heavy rainfalls. Meanwhile, Martin Kaczmarski/Tapio Suominen (PL/FI) in the second MINI ALL4 Racing finished third making the Baja Poland another successful World Cup event for the X-raid Team and the MINI brand alike.Read More
Munich (DE), 29th August 2014 – BMW works driver Alessandro Zanardi (IT) has made a perfect start to the UCI Para-cycling World Championships in Greenville (US). The 47-year-old won the gold medal on his handcycle with the Italian relay team. Zanardi and his team-mates Vittorio Podesta (IT) and Luca Mazzone (IT) completed the nine laps of the 2.5-kilometre circuit at the BMW Performance Center in 34:12.8 minutes, covering a total distance of 22.5 kilometres in the process. They crossed the finish line about 40 seconds ahead of the USA team in second place. The bronze medal went to the Swiss relay team.Read More
With the beginning of the season rapidly approaching, Jordan Brand debuts the eighth iteration in Chris Paul’s signature shoe. The Jordan CP3.VIII brings a sleek, minimalist aesthetic to a shoe designed to deliver maximum performance, speed and responsiveness to the court.
Chris Paul is incredibly involved in the design process of the shoe, and works closely with Jordan Brand designers to create a shoe that is made specifically for his game. Paul asks designers to incorporate elements that give him an edge over his opponents, similar to a superhero’s kit with concealed secret weapons.Read More
Lausitzring (DE), 28th August 2014 – No sooner is one race over than preparations begin for the next one: just one week after Macro Wittmann (DE) triumphed at the iconic Nürburgring (DE), BMW Motorsport has spent four days testing in preparation for the final phase of the DTM season. From Monday to Thursday, the BMW drivers completed over 3,000 kilometres at the Lausitzring (DE), which will host the eighth round of the touring car series on 14th September.
Making his debut at the wheel of the BMW M4 DTM during the tests at the “EuroSpeedway Lausitz” was ex-Formula One driver Heikki Kovalainen (FI). The 32-year-old racing driver from Suomussalmi, Finland, contested 111 races at the pinnacle of single-seater racing between 2007 and 2013. When Kovalainen won his first Grand Prix in 2008 at the Hungaroring (HU), which also hosted the DTM in June of this year, he was joined on the podium by current BMW DTM driver Timo Glock (DE), who finished runner-up.Read More
BRDC F4 Champion Hughes will drive in Strakka’s FR2.0 debut at the Hungaroring.
BRDC F4 Champion and latest BMW Junior driver Jake Hughes will drive Strakka Racing’s new Formula Renault 2.0 car at the team’s debut in the Hungary Eurocup round on the 11th /12th September.
Hungary marks the start of Strakka Racing’s increased presence in the World Series by Renault meetings after the Silverstone-based team committed to fielding a pair of cars in both FR2.0 alongside the existing FR3.5 combination of Matias Laine and Will Stevens. “Strakka needs no introduction to young single-seater drivers and it’s been brilliant to be in at the beginning of the FR2.0 campaign,” says Hughes. “We’ve done some productive testing, the atmosphere in the team is mint and I’m really looking forward to seeing what happens in Hungary.”Read More
Check out images from the adidas John Wall Take on Summer Tour, where he visited Beijing on August 19 and Shenyang on August 20. Fans attending the tour will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and have unique access to John through a multitude of premium, exclusive events including basketball contests, in-store appearances, social media and more. The tour continues through August 28 with additional stops in China, Japan and South Korea.Read More
Thursday 21 August 2014 – The Marussia F1 Team will provide Alexander Rossi with the opportunity to make his Grand Prix debut at this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix in Spa-Francorchamps.
Alexander will race alongside Jules Bianchi, substituting for Max Chilton while contractual issues are resolved.
Alexander joined the Team as Reserve Driver last month, the announcement coming at the Hungarian Grand Prix. He has taken part in a number of Friday morning Free Practice 1 sessions with his previous team but this weekend will see him ‘racing’ a Formula 1 car for the first time.Read More
Shell invited Scuderia Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen to demonstrate SEM vehicles
Ahead of the 2014 FORMULA 1 SHELL BELGIAN GRAND PRIX, Shell invited Scuderia Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen to demonstrate ultra energy efficient Shell Eco-marathon (SEM) vehicles on the historic Spa-Francorchamps track.
The Scuderia Ferrari duo took to the track alongside students from across Europe to showcase the initiative that challenges students from around the world to design, build, and test ultra energy-efficient vehicles. The teams included the French champions from Lycée Saint-Joseph La Joliverie, Instituto de Educación Secundaria Alto Nalón (Spain), University College London (UK), Brandenburgische Technische Universität (Germany), plus Belgian students from the Université de Mons and Université de Liège.Read More
Today, Converse Inc. unveils the new Fall 2014 Wiz Khalifa sneaker collecting featuring the new Converse Chuck Taylor All Star ILL. Available in two colors, the new silhouette is inspired by the artist’s rebellious individuality and fashion-forward style.
Available in two colors, the new silhouette is inspired by the artist’s rebellious individuality and fashion-forward style. This marks Wiz Khalifa’s second sneaker collaboration with Converse following the successful launch of the Fall 2013 collection.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa hails from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and went from breakthrough artist to feature film star in the short span of two years. Along the way there were revered mixtapes and the proliferation of Khalifa’s record label Taylor Gang Records. Khalifa’s use of the word “Taylor” hails from the high school that he attended, which is coincidentally where his long time affinity for Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers began.Read More
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Renovo Motors, Inc. introduced the world to the groundbreaking Renovo Coupe with a production prototype on display at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elegance. Founded in 2010 with the mission to build the world’s most exciting vehicles, Renovo has operated in stealth mode for over four years as they developed and refined their patent-pending EV technology. The Coupe—the first all-electric American supercar—is the culmination of these efforts.Read More