Scorching Formula E visit in Santiago

It was a scorching hot third round of this year’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship, when the series visited the capital city of Chile. With 37-38 degrees Celcius air temperature and 45-46 degrees asphalt temperature, it was a really difficult for the drivers to take care of the batteries and tires through the 45 minutes plus a lap. Lucas di Grassi finally drove his Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler to Pole Position, but because his in-lap was too slow after Super Pole, his time was deleted and had to start from…

Read More

VLN 2019: GetSpeed Performace planning for a Mercedes AMG program? Steve Jans moves to Phoenix Racing.

As the VLN season start comes closer, more and more news are released concerning plans for 2019 for teams, cars, and drivers.  One of these news has still not yet been confirmed by the respective team.  But it seems that colleagues of ‘dailysportscars’ have picked up information that GetSpeed Performance, who have been racing in VLN and Nürburgring 24 Hours with Porsche Cars – entering SP9 in 2018 with a Porsche 911 GT3 R – are planning for a move to a Mercedes AMG program in 2019.  GetSpeed Performance would…

Read More

Recently retired Schnitzer BMW Team principal Charly Lamm dies suddenly at the age of 63

Only two months after his retirement as team principal of the Schnitzer BMW Team – right after the Macau Grand Prix which Augusto Farfus won for Schnitzer in a BMW M6 GT3 – Charly (Karl) Lamm has died rather suddenly at the age of 63 years on Thursday January 24th, 2019, after a very short but severe illness. Photo: BMW Motorsport This news today has put a large part of the motorsport world in shock and sadness.  Team Schnitzer, BMW Motorsport, drivers, fans, and even BMW’s competitors, issued statements on…

Read More