Aasbo Wins Formula Drift Event in Texas, Hedman Captures Pirelli World Challenge Rookie Award


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September 15, 2014

Aasbo Wins Formula Drift Event in Texas, Hedman Captures Pirelli World Challenge Rookie Award

Fredrik Aasbo scored his second Formula Drift victory of the season Saturday and closed the gap on points leader Chris Forsberg, setting up  a championship battle in the season finale at Irwindale in October.

Meanwhile, Henrik Hedman clinched the Rookie of the Year award and claimed second place in the GT-A Drivers championship in the Pirelli World Challenge finale at Miller Motorsports Park.   Anthony Lazzaro  finished third in the GT Drivers final standings and Dan Knox was third in GT-A.

And in the European Le Mans Series race at Paul Richard, the No. 55 AF Corse driven by Duncan Cameron, Matt Griffin and Michele Rugolo won the LMGTE class to lead a Motegi podium sweep.

It was another great weekend for Motegi Racing wheels drivers!

Formula Drift

Frederik Aasbo eliminated his biggest rival in the semifinals and then made the most of the opportunity to going to win the Formula Drift Showdown event at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday.

After beating points leader Chris Forsberg, Aasbo then beat Aurimas Bakchis in the finals after Bakchis spun out.  Forsberg lost to Aasabo after his car contacted Aasbo’s Motegi Racing wheels equipped Papadakis Racing  Hankook Tire Toytota Scion tC on the chase run.

Aasbo closed the point gap with 26 points separating him from Forsberg (493-467) as they head into the final event of the 2014 season Oct. 10-11 at Irwindale, California. .

“This victory is for my team, for Scion, and for Hankook,” Aasbo said. “This might feel like the weirdest victory ever as people took themselves out, but I’ll take it and will see everyone in Irwindale. My Hankook Tire teammate, Chris Forsberg and I have been battling it out all year and we are right where we want to be. We are right behind him and he has all the pressure on him. Irwindale is going to be a killer event.”

Pirelli World Challenge

Henrik Hedman used a couple of top seven finishes in the Pirelli World Challenge doubleheader at Miller Motorsports Park to earn Rookie of the Year honors and second place in GT-A championship.  Driving the No. 10 DragonSpeed Ferrari 458 Italia GT3, Hedman finished fourth Friday and seventh Saturday.

Hedman also finished ninth overall in the season-long points competition, including GT and GT-A drivers and was just ahead of Motegi driver Dan Knox, who was 10th overall and third in GT-A. Knox drove his No. 80 ACS Manufacturing/Performance Speed Tech Dodge Viper SRT GT3-R to a fifth place GT-A finish Saturday and seventh place in class Friday.  Knox finished just 13 points behind Hedman, 723-710.

Lazzaro drove the No. 61 R. Ferri Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 to a fifth place finish Friday and sixth Saturday and finished third in the GT Drivers championship final standings with 1,372 points.   Lazzaro won one race this season at Barber and had seven other podium finishes.



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August 26, 2012 : Uncategorized
Podium finish for Fredric Aasbo in Las Vegas
Need for Speed driver Fredric Aasbo took down a parade of former champions to put his Scion tC on the podium this weekend at the sixth round of the 2012 Formula DRIFT championship in Las Vegas....

August 20, 2012 : Racing
Dempsey Racing scores team-Best Second-Place ALMS P2 finish Saturday at Road America
Patrick Dempsey and Joe Foster finished second Saturday in the Road American Road Race co-driving the No. 27 Trina Solar/GNC Beverages/Motegi Racing Lola-Judd....

August 17, 2012 : Uncategorized
Motegi Racing introduces Technomesh wheel to ALMS with Dempsey Racing
Motegi Racing is introducing its Technomesh forged aluminum wheel to American Le Mans Series competition with the No. 27 Dempsey Racing Trina Solar/GNC Beverages/Motegi Racing Lola-Judd P2 entry....

August 14, 2012 : Uncategorized
Lotus Alex Job Racing Takes New Evora GT to Road America
Lotus Alex Job Racing (AJR) is taking its new Lotus Evora GT to the Road America Road Race Showcase at Elkhart Lake's Road America, Aug. 16-18....

August 14, 2012 : Uncategorized
Tanner Foust maintains ERC points position after tough Dutch round
Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust emerged from a challenging race in the Netherlands with his second-place position in the European Rallycross Championship fight intact....

August 07, 2012 : Uncategorized
Motegi Racing launches "Design this Car" contest
Motegi Racing is holding a livery design contest on its Facebook page that gives entrants a shot at a grand prize trip for two to Las Vegas for Global Rallycross competition at the end of September. Facebook users are invited to "Like" Motegi Racing on Facebook where they can "Design this Car," by creating a paint scheme for the in-development Motegi Racing Ford Fiesta show car....

August 04, 2012 : Uncategorized
Dempsey Racing ALMS development continues
Dempsey Racing’s development for its new P2 program in the American Le Mans Series continued Saturday at Mid-Ohio Sports Car where Patrick Dempsey, Joe Foster and Dane Cameron co-drove to a fourth-place class-finish in the No. 27 Trina Solar/GNC Beverages Motegi Racing Lola-Judd in just the third race for the new effort....

July 28, 2012 : Uncategorized
Top 10 for Dempsey Racing at Brickyard
Dempsey Racing’s Charles Espenlaub and Charlie Putman drove the No. 41 FishingCapital.com/Bass 2 Billfish Mazda RX-8 GT to its third-straight top-10 finish Friday in the inaugural Brickyard Grand Prix at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) where their teammates Patrick Dempsey, Joe Foster and Tom Long were forced to retire in the race’s second hour with engine issues in the No. 40 VISIT FLORIDA Mazda RX-8 GT....

July 23, 2012 : Uncategorized
Lotus Alex Job Racing learns more at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
Lotus Alex Job Racing (AJR) took the next step in the development of the Evora GT at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (formerly Mosport International Raceway) for the American Le Mans Series Mobil 1 Grand Prix of Mosport today finishing with another solid ninth-place run....

July 23, 2012 : Uncategorized
Miller and Maassen score top-5 finish in Grand Prix of Mosport
Bryce Miller and Sascha Maassen picked up their best result since the 2012 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón season opener in Sunday's Grand Prix of Mosport at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in the Paul Miller Racing No. 48 Dunlop/Chopard/TOTAL Porsche 911 GT3 RSR....

July 23, 2012 : Uncategorized
Top Five for Alex Tagliani and Team Barracuda - BHA in Edmonton
With a chorus of cheers in the background, Alex Tagliani and his Team Barracuda - BHA crew earned a top five finish in front of the Canadian driver's "home" crowd at the Edmonton Indy on Sunday afternoon....

July 23, 2012 : Uncategorized
Double podium for the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 driven by Bruni and Leo
The AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 of Gianmaria Bruni and Federico Leo scored double podiums in the fifth event of the GT Open International....

July 23, 2012 : Uncategorized
Podium for Power at Edmonton IndyCar race
Will Power drove the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet from a 17th starting position to a third-place finish this weekend at the Edmonton IndyCar race....

July 12, 2012 : Uncategorized
Three AF Corse Ferrari to fight for the top positions at Brands Hatch
The International GT Open Series returns to Brands Hatch for the third successive year this weekend (July 13-15), co-headlining with the FIA Formula Two Championship....

July 09, 2012 : Racing
Lotus Alex Job Racing Records Top Ten Finish at Lime Rock Park
Lotus Alex Job Racing (AJR) drivers Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell drove their Lotus Alex Job Racing Evora GT to a tenth place finish in today's running of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. ...

July 09, 2012 : Racing
Miller And Maassen Finish Eighth In American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix
The No. 48 Dunlop/Chopard/TOTAL Porsche 911 GT3 RSR from Paul Miller Racing picked up another top-10 result on Saturday as teammates Bryce Miller and Sascha Maassen co-drove the machine to an eighth-place result in the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park....

July 09, 2012 : GT3
Strong pace for AF Waltrip heading into Indy
The AF Waltrip squad, with drivers Robert Kauffman and Rui Aguas, are setting a strong pace in their Ferrari 458 Italia as they prepare for their next race in Indianapolis at the end of the month....

July 09, 2012 : Uncategorized
Top Ten in Toronto for Tagliani
For the fourth time this season, Alex Tagliani and his Team Barracuda - BHA crew earned a top-ten finish, this time in front of the Canadian driver's "home" crowd at the Honda Indy Toronto....

July 09, 2012 : Uncategorized
Dempsey Racing Double Podiums in Saturday’s American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix
Dempsey Racing scored a pair of podium finishes Saturday in the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park where Patrick Dempsey and Joe Foster finished third in the P2 class in the No. 27 GNC Beverages/Trina Solar/Motegi Racing/Dempsey Racing Lola-Judd as teammates Henri Richard and Duncan Ende snagged the final podium spot in the PC division in the Silicon Tech/Dempsey Racing No. 25 STANDD/Racer’s Roast Oreca FLM09....

July 09, 2012 : Uncategorized
Will Power remains in title hunt after Toronto Indy
Motegi Racing driver Will Power had a tough weekend at the Toronto Indy this weekend, after contact on the course put him out of the running for a top finish....

July 02, 2012 : Rallycross
Motegi Racing driver Brian Deegan scores 12th X Games medal
Metal Mulisha/Rockstar Energy Drink driver Brian Deegan brought home a bronze medal in rallycross on Sunday after battling from the back of what analysts are calling the most competitive rallycross field ever assembled. Deegan already had one gold and two silver medals earned in previous year’s rally car competition at X Games, plus another eight medals scored in motocross disciplines....

June 26, 2012 : Racing
Motegi Racing returns to X Games
Motegi Racing will return to X Games this coming weekend with strong contenders for the Rallycross podium. Brian Deegan and Tanner Foust, both sponsored Motegi Racing drivers, are favorites for the Gold medal at Sunday’s contest held on the streets of downtown Los Angeles....

June 26, 2012 : Racing
Motegi Racing debuts at Le Mans 24 with AF Corse Ferrari
It was a successful first outing for Motegi Racing at the storied 24 hour race in Le Mans. The wheel maker made its debut at the world’s most important endurance race as a technical partner to the winning AF Corse Ferrari team. Following an extensive development and testing phase, two of the team’s four Ferraris entered in the 80th anniversary Le Mans 24 Hours contest used the wheel....

June 24, 2012 : Rallycross
Victory for Tanner Foust in Norway
Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust earned victory at the Norwegian round of the highly competitive European Rallycross Championship this weekend to extend his podium streak to four-straight races and bring him within striking distance of the overall title as the series heads into its second half....

June 24, 2012 : Drifting
Fredric Aasbo runs the gauntlet in Jersey with the Need For Speed Scion tC
Need for Speed driver Frederic Aasbo had a strong showing at Wall Speedway in New Jersey this weekend at Round 4 of the Formula DRIFT championship, “The Gauntlet,” to close out the series’ East Coast swing with a solid performance....

June 04, 2012 : Racing
VISIT FLORIDA Dempsey Racing Mazda RX-8 GTs Have Challenging Run at Detroit’s Belle Isle Grand Prix
Dempsey Racing’s VISIT FLORIDA Mazda RX-8 GTs had a challenging day full of ups and downs in Saturday’s inaugural appearance of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series on the Belle Isle Grand Prix Circuit in Detroit with the No. 40 VISIT FLORIDA/Dempsey Racing Mazda RX-8 GT of Patrick Dempsey and Joe Foster and the No. 41 FishingCapital.com/Bass 2 Billfish/Dempsey Racing Mazda RX-8 GT of Charles Espenlaub and Charlie Putman....

June 04, 2012 : Rallycross
Second place for Foust in challenging European Rallycross Championship race
Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust scored another podium this weekend, earning a second-place finish in Hungary at the fourth round of the 2012 European Rallycross Championship....

June 04, 2012 : Uncategorized
Will Power continues to lead IndyCar with fourth-place finish in Detroit
Team Penske’s Will Power padded his lead in the IZOD IndyCar Series championship race Sunday by finishing fourth in the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix....

June 03, 2012 : Uncategorized
Top Ten Finish for Tagliani at Belle Isle
Team Barracuda - BHA's perseverance paid off on Sunday when Alex Tagliani earned a tenth place finish at Belle Isle Raceway....

May 28, 2012 : Rallycross
Motegi Racing partner OMSE claims top two at Global Rallycross
The front stretch of Charlotte Motor Speedway is as far from the snows of Sweden or the gravel of Greece as one can get, but the results tonight were the same as they had been on such surfaces 30 times before as two-time World Rally Championship king Marcus Gronholm claimed victory in the first round of the Global Rallycross Championship at Charlotte....

May 28, 2012 : Uncategorized
Podiums and positive results of the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia
The AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia returned from the Nurburgring – the second round of the GT Open International – with positive results gained at the end of the two scheduled races....

May 28, 2012 : Uncategorized
Tagliani Earns 12th Place for Team Barracuda-BHA at Indianapolis 500
During a record-setting day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Alex Tagliani and his Team Barracuda - BHA crew achieved a 12th place finish in a hard-fought race. ...

May 28, 2012 : Racing
Will Power's winning streak ends at Indy 500
Will Power’s winning streak was brought to a halt this weekend when crash in front of the Motegi Racing driver prematurely ended his bid. Even so, Power maintains his lead in the IndyCar series heading into the Detroit round July 3....

May 21, 2012 : Racing
Alex Tagliani qualifies 11th for the 2012 Indianapolis 500
With the chance to defend his 2011 Indianapolis 500 pole position, Alex Tagliani gave it everything during qualifying at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Pole Day. In what he described as 'four of the hardest laps of my life,' Tagliani qualified the Team Barracuda - BHA car in P11 with a four-lap average of 224.000 on Pole Day....

May 17, 2012 : Racing
Motegi Racing's Townsend Bell to Drive No. 99 BraunAbility/SSM Car in Indy 500
Synchronicity. The most common way to get a group of people to work in synchrony is the simple act of counting “one-two-three.” By “three,” the group should be working in unison toward accomplishing a task. If winning the Indianapolis 500 is the task at hand, 2012 should be the year Townsend Bell and Sam Schmidt Motorsports (SSM) drink milk together at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

May 17, 2012 : Racing
Lotus Alex Job Racing looks ahead with development plan
Lotus Alex Job Racing (AJR) utilized today's American Le Mans Series (ALMS) Monterey presented by Patron at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca as another step in the development process of the new Lotus Evora GT. The team soldiered on through the race despite a transmission repair as well as an axle issue....

May 16, 2012 : Racing
Dempsey Racing encouraged by strong showing in ALMS P2 debut
Dempsey Racing and team drivers Patrick Dempsey, Joe Foster and Jonny Cocker passed their ALMS P2 debut “test race” with flying colors and made it to the finish of Saturday’s American Le Mans Monterey Presented by Patrón at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in the No. 27 Trina Solar/GNC Beverages/Motegi Racing/Dempsey Racing Lola-Judd....

May 15, 2012 : Racing
Team Penske produces consistency during Indy 500 practice
Consistency was the name of the game Monday as Team Penske continued its busy preparation for the 96th Indianapolis 500. Working primarily on race setups, the team’s three drivers posted nearly identical fast times while recording a total of 149 laps during the third day of practice for the “greatest spectacle in racing.”...

May 14, 2012 : Rallycross
Motegi Racing partners with Global Rallycross Championship
Motegi Racing is pleased to announce that it will join the 2012 Global Rallycross Championship as an official partner. The wheel company is also an official supplier to the Olsbergs MSE Ford team, and sponsors X Games rallycross Gold medalists Tanner Foust and Brian Deegan....

May 14, 2012 : Racing
Motegi Racing driver Will Power preparing for Indy 500
Motegi Racing driver Will Power is preparing to return to the podium May 27 at the storied Indy 500. He starts practice for the contest this week in the Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet. The 31-year-old Australian has been dominant in the IZOD IndyCar series this season, recently taking his third win in a row on the streets of Sao Paulo. Heading into the Indianapolis race, Power leads the series by 45 points over Team Penske teammate Helio Castroneves....

May 13, 2012 : Drifting
Career-best 2nd for Fredric Aasbo at Formula Drift
Fredric Aasbo scored a career-best second-place finish in the Need for Speed/Papadakis Racing Scion tC this weekend, moving the driver into the top-three in the Formula Drift standings. Aasbo was a contender from the start, scoring a strong, third-place qualifying position on Friday....

May 11, 2012 : Uncategorized
Successful Opening Day for Dempsey Racing In ALMS P2 Debut with New Lola-Judd at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Dempsey Racing and team drivers Patrick Dempsey, Joe Foster and Jonny Cocker all put in solid stints at the wheel of the team’s new No. 27 Trina Solar/GNC Beverages/Motegi Racing/Dempsey Racing Judd-powered Lola B12-80 Coupe that is making its ALMS P2 debut this weekend in the American Le Mans Monterey Presented by Patrón at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca....

May 09, 2012 : Racing
Dempsey Racing to debut new ALMS P2
Just over six weeks after announcing the team’s entry into the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) P2 division in a press conference at the season-opening 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Dempsey Racing principals and co-drivers Patrick Dempsey and Joe Foster confirmed today that the new program will make its race debut this weekend....

May 09, 2012 : Racing
Team Barracuda - BHA Set to Race with Honda Power
With their sights set on consecutive victories at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Team Barracuda - BHA is proud to announce a new partnership with American Honda and its Honda Performance Development (HPD) subsidiary for the remainder of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season....

April 30, 2012 : Racing
Sao Power: Motegi Racing driver wins third in a row in Brazil
Will Power, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car, held off Ryan Hunter-Reay on a Lap 71 restart and won by 0.9045 of a second. Takuma Sato, who started 25th because of an unapproved Honda engine change and overcame a Lap 12 pit lane speed violation penalty, earned his first IZOD IndyCar Series podium finish....

April 30, 2012 : Uncategorized
GT OPEN: Bizzarri and Cadei take the lead of the GTS category on Ferrari 458 Italia GT3
At the end of the first double race of the International GT Open, Stefano Bizzarri and Niki Cadei took the lead of the championship in the GTS category on AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia GT3. The Italian duo is also in the se- cond position of the overall standing. The places are possible thanks to the first position of the GTS category in race 1 (Saturday 28th) and the 2nd in race 2 (Sunday 29th)....

April 23, 2012 : GT3
Podium weekend for AF Corse Ferraris
The AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia, lined up in the FIA GT1 World Championship and in the FIA GT3 European Championship, took the chequared flags of the races at Zolder with great results....

April 20, 2012 : Racing
Motegi Racing joins AF Corse for International GT Open
A new partnership is born between Motegi Racing Competition and AF Corse. In the International GT Open Championship, the Ferrari 458 Italia GT2 – driven by Toni Vilander and Federico Leo – will have Motegi’s wheels....

April 16, 2012 : Racing
Successful IndyCar weekend for Motegi Racing
Will Power drove the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet to victory this weekend at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. ...

April 16, 2012 : Racing
Will Power Continues Team Penske's Strong Start to 2012
Using a strategy that utilized tight fuel windows and capitalized on passing opportunities, Will Power overcame the INDYCAR grid penalty administered to all Chevrolet-powered cars on Sunday to win the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach....

April 16, 2012 : Uncategorized
Setback for Team Barracuda - BHA in Long Beach
What started as an unusual race weekend ended in disappointment as Alex Tagliani and Team Barracuda - BHA experienced an engine issue and contact during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on Sunday afternoon....

April 15, 2012 : Racing
Kessel Racing delights in the rain at Monza
The first round in the “Blancpain Endurance Series” ended this afternoon at Monza with a confirmation of the Kessel Racing team’s extraordinary class at the end of a three-hour-long race determined by heavy rain. ...

April 15, 2012 : Racing
Lotus Alex Job Racing Evora GT takes first Checker at Long Beach
Bill Sweedler and Townsend Bell soldiered on to take the checkered flag in the No. 23 Lotus Alex Job Racing/Battery Tender/Yokohama/Lotus Evora GT's first race at the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) Long Beach Grand Prix today....

April 15, 2012 : Racing
Miller and Maassen Finish Eighth in Long Beach
Co-drivers Bryce Miller and Sascha Maassen unofficially retained their top-five position in the 2012 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón GT point standings after two races, and the No. 48 Dunlop/Chopard/TOTAL Porsche 911 GT3 RSR was right on pace throughout the Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach, giving the Paul Miller Racing team reason for optimism after two of 10 races....

April 12, 2012 : Uncategorized
Motegi Racing primary sponsor on No. 22 Lotus DRR machine in Long Beach
As Lotus DRR heads into this weekend for the third round of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season, they are proud to announce that Oriol Servia will campaign the Motegi Racing primary livery for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach....

April 10, 2012 : Rallycross
Tanner Foust wins first round of 2012 European Rallycross Championship
Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust dominated in wet conditions to win the opening round of the FIA European Rallycross Championship this weekend in southeast England....

April 09, 2012 : Racing
Lotus AJR Evora GT to ride on Motegi Racing Technomesh GT Wheels
The No. 23 Lotus Alex Job Racing/Battery Tender/Yokohama/Lotus Evora GT will ride exclusively on Motegi Racing Wheels when it makes its American Le Mans Series GT (ALMS) debut at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 14. The Lotus AJR Evora GT will be driven by Townsend Bell and Bill Sweedler....

April 08, 2012 : Uncategorized
Strong start for Motegi Racing at 2012 Formula DRIFT season opener
Fredric Aasbo and Matt Powers rode their Motegi Wheels to the streets of Long Beach, CA, this weekend for the start of the 2012 Formula DRIFT season....

April 05, 2012 : GT3
CEC Edition Ferrari 458 Italia Gets first Motegi Racing Technomesh wheels for street application
What do the racing Ferrari 458 GT3/GT2 and the 2012 CEC Edition 458 Italia have in common? They are both outfitted with lightweight forged Motegi Racing wheels....

April 04, 2012 : Racing
Motegi Racing gets new wheels for race team in record time
CERRITOS, CA – (March 21) Paul Miller Racing's brand-new Porsche 911 RSR GT3 started the ALMS season on new Motegi Racing Technomesh GT wheels in 2012. The team debuted at Sebring this March with a 7th place GT finish....

April 04, 2012 : Racing
Motegi Racing joins 2012 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Wheel company a first-time sponsor in 2012
CERRITOS, CA (April 12, 2012) – Motegi Racing joins the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach as an official sponsor in 2012....

March 26, 2012 : Racing
Will Power earns pole, finishes in top 10 at IndyCar season opener
Will Power earned his 25th career pole position this weekend at the opening round of the 2012 IndyCar season in St. Petersburg, and went on to finish in the top 10....

March 26, 2012 : Racing
Alex Tagliani Opens Season with a Fifteenth Place Finish
Alex Tagliani and his Team Barracuda – BHA crew earned a fifteenth place finish for his #98 car on the streets of St. Petersburg for the IZOD IndyCar Series season opener on Sunday....

March 23, 2012 : Racing
Motegi Racing joins Will Power for 2012
Power, a fan favorite known as the "Toowoomba Tornado" will carry the distinctive Motegi Racing 'M' logo on his helmet as he fights for the championship in 2012....

March 22, 2012 : Racing
Bryan Herta Autosport Partners with Motegi Racing for 2012 Season
Bryan Herta Autosport’s 2012 season continues to gain momentum as the team proudly announces a multi-race sponsorship with Motegi Racing, beginning with this weekend’s IZOD IndyCar Series season opener on the streets of St. Petersburg, FL....

March 12, 2012 : Racing
No. 48 Chopard Porsche from Paul Miller Racing debuts Motegi Racing wheels
Paul Miller Racing will debut a new set of wheels in every sense of the word at this week's 60th Anniversary Twelve Hours of Sebring as the team announced today that its brand-new, Dunlop-shod No. 48 Chopard Porsche 911 GT3 RSR co-driven by Bryce Miller, Sascha Maassen and Rob Bell will utilize brand-new wheels from Motegi Racing....

February 21, 2012 : Racing
Driver Townsend Bell joins Lotus for 2012 ALMS campaign
Lotus Motorsports and Alex Job Racing are joining forces to compete for the American Le Mans Series GT (ALMS) championship beginning in 2012. The team will be known as Lotus Alex Job Racing (AJR). The factory-endorsed sports car team will focus its primary efforts in North America....

January 31, 2012 : GT3
Memorable First Rolex 24 For AF Waltrip Racing
Drivers Rob Kauffman, Michael Waltrip, Rui Aguas and Travis Pastrana represent Ferrari in its first appearance at Daytona since 1998. ...

January 26, 2012 : GT3
Motegi Racing introduces Technomesh GT3 wheel at the 50th anniversary Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona
New wheel debuts on the Ferrari 458 Italia Grand-Am. ...

October 24, 2011 : Other
Jamie Green Dominates Final Race for AMG Mercedes C-Class
Fifth consecutive Mercedes-Benz victory in home race at Hockenheim. ...

October 17, 2011 : GT3
Castellacci and Leo Win 2011 FIA GT3 Championships
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October 03, 2011 : Other
Title win for Martin Tomczyk in Audi - Spengler second in standings
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September 04, 2011 : Other
Bruno Spengler Secures Vital Championship Points - Fourth Place for Gary Paffett
Gary Paffett best-placed Mercedes-Benz driver with P4 at his home race in Brands Hatch amidst heavy rain showers. ...

September 03, 2011 : Other
Gary Paffett Achieves Front-Row Start
Paffett qualifies on the front row for the second time in 2011. That's 6th front row start in last 7 races for Mercedes-Benz. ...

August 07, 2011 : Other
Second Place For Bruno Spengler and Extension of Championship Lead
Championship leader Spengler increases points lead to 47, extending gap to seven points on nearest challenger. ...

August 01, 2011 : Rallycross
Rallycross Podium Sweep for Motegi at X-Games 17
The OMSE/Ford Racing Rallycross team dominates downtown Los Angeles at the 2011 X-Games. ...

July 23, 2011 : Drifting
Podium Finish For Aasbo!
3rd Place finish marks a career-best for the Norwegian Hammer. ...

July 18, 2011 : Other
Bruno Spengler wins DTM Premiere In Munich
Spengler shows the massive 40,000 person crowd how it's done. ...

July 18, 2011 : Other
Bruno Spengler Best Mercedes-Benz Driver At DTM Show Event In Munich
Spengler is the best of the Mercedes-Benz competitor at the show event in the Munich Olympic Stadium finishing second overall on Saturday. ...

July 04, 2011 : Rallycross
Foust Take The Win In Sweden!
The American driver not only gets a victory, but also becomes the points leader in the European Rallycross Series. ...

July 03, 2011 : Other
Second victory of the season for Bruno Spengler - Ninth consecutive Norisring win for Mercedes-Benz
Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz Bank AMG C-Class) won the fifth race of the DTM season from pole position at the Norisring, ahead of Jamie Green (AMG Mercedes C-Class). Spengler has now finished on the Norisring podium six years in a row. Since 2003, Mercedes-Benz has won all nine DTM races held at the Norisring....

June 20, 2011 : Drifting
"The Gauntlet" No Match For Aasbo
The notoriously difficult track is handled with grace by the Norwegian in Round 4 action at Wall Speedway. ...

June 19, 2011 : Other
Fourth race of the DTM season at Lausitzring
Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz Bank AMG C-Class) was the top-placed Mercedes-Benz driver in third position at the fourth race of the season, held at the Lausitzring circuit. After securing victory at the season opener at......

June 18, 2011 : Rallycross
Rally Legend Marcus Grunholm Wins GRC: Last Chance
Grunholm holds first place entire race as Foust crashes mere feet from the finish line in a hard fought battle for second in Colorado. ...

June 18, 2011 : Other
DTM Qualifying: Round 4 Lausitzring
Bruno Spengler (Mercedes-Benz Bank AMG C-Class) will start from pole in the fourth 2011 DTM race at the Lausitzring on Sunday (race start: 14:00 - broadcast from 13:45 onwards on ARD TV). The Canadian driver posted a time of 1:19.119 in the individual time trial at the end of qualifying. It’s his tenth...

June 17, 2011 : Other
Comments on the second race of the season at Zandvoort
The DTM season opener at Hockenheim saw two Mercedes-Benz drivers on the podium...

June 04, 2011 : Drifting
Solid Effort From Aasbo In First PBIR Outing
Unfortunate mistake takes him out earlier than expected against fellow Need For Speed teammate, Matt Powers. ...

June 04, 2011 : GT3
Lights to Flag Victory for AF Corse Ferrari
Former FIA GT2 champs get their first FIA GT3 victory at Silverstone. ...

May 26, 2011 : Rallycross
Contact Forces Foust Out of the Running In France
Coming off Portugal win, Tanner was gunning for another podium finish until unfortunate contact took him out. ...

May 13, 2011 : Rallycross
Tanner Foust Victorious in Portugal!
Foust becomes first American to win a European Rallycross event. ...

May 09, 2011 : Drifting
Aasbo Climbs The Ranks After Round 2
Top 16 finish lands Aasbo in 7th in the overall Formula Drift points standings. ...

May 08, 2011 : GT3
Ferrari dominates in Valencia in the GT Sprint International Series
A victory in race 1 and a 1,2 finish in race 2 marks another successful weekend for Ferrari. ...

May 07, 2011 : GT3
Ferrari and Mercedes Dominate Qualifying in Portugal
Francesco Castellacci nabs the pole position after a heated conclusion to the qualifying session. ...

April 16, 2011 : Rallycross
Foust Gets The Win at Twin Peaks
Foust drives to victory through the slippery Old Mill industrial complex track in front of a sold out crowd. ...

April 10, 2011 : GT3
Ferrari 458 Challenge & GT3 Racers Revealed
Ferrari reveals new machines at its second home; Monza. ...

April 10, 2011 : Drifting
Aasbo Finishes Top 10 in NFS/Scion TC Maiden Voyage
The new car and driver combo shows promise in Formula Drift's Round 1 in Long Beach. ...

March 26, 2011 : Rallycross
Gronholm Victorious at GRC: The Revolution
First-ever Global Rallycross Championship event a success as legendary Finnish driver shows how it's done. ...

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