Motorsports

Fraga Again Stymied in Styria by Technical Issues

Motorsports 118 Jul 12, 2020 by Andrew Evans

Spielberg has not proven a happy hunting ground for 2018 GT Sport world champion, and 2020 Toyota Racing Series champion Igor Fraga. For the second time in a week, the… Read More »

Igor Fraga Endures Difficult But Productive Formula 3 Debut

Motorsports 118 Jul 6, 2020 by Andrew Evans

2018’s GT Sport World Champion Igor Fraga made his debut in FIA Formula 3 this weekend, and it’s safe to say that not everything went quite to plan. The series… Read More »

Igor Fraga to Make Formula 3 Debut This Weekend

Motorsports 118 Jul 4, 2020 by Andrew Evans

It seems like months since we found out that 2018 GT Sport World Champion Igor Fraga would be making his FIA Formula 3 debut, but at long last it’s taking… Read More »

How Gran Turismo Saved Igor Fraga

The 2020 Formula 3 season finally begins in Austria this weekend, and with it comes a new chapter for Gran Turismo World Champion Igor Fraga. I thought I knew his… Read More »

Ferrari and Vettel to Part Company at the End of 2020 Season

Formula One 95 May 12, 2020 by Andrew Evans

The F1 world is in quite some disarray right now, with races cancelled and postponed all over the place. It’s all just got a little bit more chaotic with an… Read More »

GT Academy Champion Lucas Ordonez Dreams of Racing the Dakar Rally

Motorsports 2 May 1, 2020 by Andrew Evans

While GT Academy produced a number of successful racing drivers over the years, they all focused on a single discipline: circuit racing. One thing it never produced was a rally… Read More »

F1 Offers Free F1 TV For 30 Days

Formula One 11 Apr 14, 2020 by Andrew Evans

It’s been pretty hard to miss that there’s no motorsport on the TV right now. With teams, drivers, broadcasters, and fans all stuck at home, racing is impossible. The virtual… Read More »

NASCAR Suspends Cup Series Driver Kyle Larson for Racist Language During Virtual Race Stream

Motorsports 145 Apr 13, 2020 by Andrew Evans

The virtual world hasn’t proven the best place for some racing drivers to ply their trade recently. Last weekend, NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace lost a real world sponsor… Read More »

F1 Schedules Virtual Races With Real F1 Drivers to Replace the Cancelled Real Races

Motorsport is proving just about impossible to stage right now, with quarantine measures, travel restrictions, and even just concern for the safety of drivers, team personnel and fans. With the… Read More »

2020 24 Hours of Le Mans Postponed Until September

FIA WEC 9 Mar 19, 2020 by Michael Leary

The coronavirus outbreak continues to have an adverse effect on the motorsport calendar in 2020. Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) has now confirmed that the 88th edition of the 24… Read More »

Nurburgring Postpones 24 Hour Race, Casts Doubt on GT Sport World Tour Event

Motorsports 3 Mar 18, 2020 by Andrew Evans

The measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 across Europe are stepping up a notch this week, impacting more of our favorite events. This time it’s the… Read More »

Red Bull Signs GT Sport Champion Igor Fraga to Red Bull Junior Program

Motorsports 19 Mar 16, 2020 by Andrew Evans

GT Sport and reigning Toyota Racing Series champion Igor Fraga has joined the Red Bull Racing teams Junior driver program for the 2020 season. The Red Bull Junior Team is… Read More »

Igor Fraga's F3 Debut Put on Hold Because of Coronavirus

Motorsports 15 Mar 13, 2020 by Andrew Evans

One of the many things we were looking forward to this year on GTPlanet was Igor Fraga’s debut in the FIA Formula 3 championship. The GT Sport world champion from… Read More »

Update: Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix Postponed After McLaren Withdraws

Formula One 43 Mar 12, 2020 by Andrew Evans

Update: Formula 1 has now confirmed that it has cancelled the event, by agreement with the teams, the FIA, and the race promoter AGPC. You can see the official statement… Read More »

Aston Martin Puts the Brakes on the Valkyrie Race Car Project

FIA WEC 46 Feb 19, 2020 by Andrew Evans

If you were looking forward to watching Aston Martin’s Valkyrie compete in next season’s World Endurance Championship, including Le Mans, we’ve got some bad news for you. As of today,… Read More »

Here's the Official Trailer for Season 2 of Netflix's F1 Drive to Survive

Even for people who aren’t fans of F1, Netflix’s F1: Drive to Survive was a must-watch in 2019. The no holds barred documentary of the 2018 season saw Box to… Read More »

Igor Fraga Wins 2020 Toyota Racing Series Title in Final Race Decider

Motorsports 114 Feb 16, 2020 by Andrew Evans

Brazil’s 2018 GT Sport World Champion Igor Fraga has won the 2020 Toyota Racing Series title, by taking victory in the deciding New Zealand Grand Prix. Fraga entered the weekend’s… Read More »

Formula 1 Postpones 2020 Chinese Grand Prix Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Formula One 14 Feb 12, 2020 by Andrew Evans

After a couple of weeks of speculation, Formula 1 has followed in the footsteps of Formula E and postponed its event in China. The race originally sat on the schedule… Read More »

Ferrari Reveals Its 2020 Formula One Contender: The SF1000

Formula One 7 Feb 11, 2020 by Michael Leary

The official car reveals for the 2020 season of Formula One begin today, with Ferrari the first up to bat. After performances by an orchestra, choir and ballet dancers, one… Read More »

Mixed Fortunes for Fraga as TRS Title Goes Down to the Wire

Motorsports 114 Feb 10, 2020 by Andrew Evans

Brazil’s Igor Fraga endured a weekend of drama as big rival Liam Lawson retook the lead of the Toyota Racing Series. The GT Sport world champion had to fight from… Read More »