The 2017 British GT title winner is set to make his debut in the BTCC this season, driving one of four Hyundai 30N Fastbacks the team will run this season. Parfitt Jr will join last year’s BTCC title contender Tom Ingram , Chris Smiley, retained by the team for 2020, and Jack Butel, who has arrived from Ciceley Motorsport. Confirmation of the move for the British GT Championship regular since 2014 ensures Senna Proctor won’t continue at Excelr8 in the BTCC this year. For 46-year-old, Parfitt Jr, the opportunity to graduate to the BTCC is a “chance to live the dream” having been a long time fan of the series. It also follows a tough 2020 that saw the Crohns disease sufferer undergo major surgery and sit out last season. "I’m massively excited about the prospect of moving into the BTCC with Excelr8 Trade Price Cars,” said Parfitt Jr, the son of late Status Quo singer and guitarist Rick Parfitt. “When I was younger, I used to sell advertising in Motorsport … [Read more...] about Parfitt Jr completes Excelr8 Hyundai BTCC squad
The Austrian water treatment company had been replaced as title sponsor at Aston Martin this year, following a successful 2020 campaign with Racing Point that delivered one win with Sergio Perez at the Sakhir Grand Prix. But with Aston Martin taking over the branding of Racing Point for this season and switching to British racing green colours, there was no scope for it to continue with the same deal it had last year. BWT was left evaluating how best to continue its efforts in F1, and it is understood to have looked at other options, including both Williams and Haas. However, in the end it decided against a tie-up with either of those two teams. On Wednesday, the company ended speculation about its F1 plans by announcing that it would be remaining as a partner of Aston Martin. The team confirmed that while the colour of the new Aston Martin will be green, BWT's logos will be present on the car. "While the look and feel of the new team to be launched on Wednesday … [Read more...] about BWT stays on as Aston Martin F1 team sponsor
Home Four wheelers oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 17:29 [IST] Flipkart has announced that it will deploy more than 25,000 electric vehicles by the year 2030. The company has set up charging infrastructure around delivery hubs and offices to fast track the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) in India. They have already started deploying 2-wheeler and 3-wheeler electric vehicles in multiple locations in Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Guwahati, Pune and many more. Amitesh Jha, SVP Ekart and Marketplace, Flipkart said, "Electric mobility can benefit multiple ecosystem stakeholders, not just in e-commerce but in many other industries. Electrification of the logistics fleet is a key part of Flipkart's larger sustainability goal and in line with our commitment to the Climate Group's EV100 initiative. In this journey of making our logistics fleet completely electric by 2030, we will … [Read more...] about Flipkart To Deploy More Than 25,000 Electric Vehicles By 2030: Read More To Find Out!
One new color option could join the portfolio for 2022. Last week, we reported on Chevrolet’s plans to drop three of the existing color options for the new Corvette . The automaker didn’t exactly confirm the news but it seems that it could be already planning replacement colors for the ones that will be discontinued. CorvetteBlogger has a new report that claims to have information about the new colors for the 2022 model year. If the report is accurate, customers will get one brand new option and two options that replace the orange and gray hues from the previous model year. Corvette Updates Planned: Corvette's Weird Buttress Of Buttons Could Disappear In 2023: Report First Look At Corvette C8 With Its Steering Wheel On The Wrong Side The publication discovered the information at the European Corvette dealer’s website. Chevrolet is preparing to launch the mid-engine ‘Vette on the Old continent for the 2022 model year, where it will be available … [Read more...] about 2022 Chevy Corvette C8 Colors Possibly Revealed
The Italian manufacturer will line up in the FIA World Endurance Championship with an in-house chassis and take on hypercar competition from Toyota, Peugeot, Glickenhaus and ByKolles, while Audi, Porsche and Acura are building new LMDh prototypes which will also be eligible to compete in a unified Le Mans Hypercar class. “In over 70 years of racing, on tracks all over the world, we led our closed-wheel cars to victory by exploring cutting-edge technological solutions: innovations that arise from the track and make every road car produced in Maranello extraordinary," said Ferrari President John Elkann. "With the new Le Mans Hypercar programme, Ferrari once again asserts its sporting commitment and determination to be a protagonist in the major global motorsport events." A brief statement also revealed that the track testing programme, the name of the car and the drivers who will make up the official crews, will be part of future announcements. Jean Todt, FIA President … [Read more...] about Ferrari announces top flight Le Mans, Sportscars return