Andretti organizing growth to Le Mans Hypercar entry

In the spherical-up: Michael Andretti claims the Andretti racing organisation keep ambitions to race in the Le Mans 24 Several hours in the long run as nicely as enter Method one

In briefAndretti’s ambitions lengthen to Le Mans hypercar entry

The Andretti racing organisation is on the lookout to additional develop its functions to involve the Le Mans 24 Several hours and the Environment Stamina Championship as nicely as enter Method one.

Andretti, which has publicly introduced it intends to post an entry into F1, is competing in the IMSA sportscar championship in the United States in partnership with Wayne Taylor Racing. Talking at a push meeting in advance of following weekend’s Daytona 24 Several hours, Michael Andretti reported his family’s racing workforce also held ambitions to contend in the WEC and at Le Mans in the Hhypercar course.

“One of the goals is to ideally have a WEC workforce out there in the following several many years,” Andretti reported.

“That (Le Mans) is a definite objective for us. Our objective is to be in each and every main racing occasion in the entire world. And, naturally, Le Mans which is a single of the large types. And so, down the highway, we undoubtedly want to be there.”

Michael Schumacher’s debut Jordan goes below auction

The Jordan 191 in which 7-time Method one entire world winner Michael Schumacher ran in opening apply for his F1 debut at the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix will go below auction in just below two weeks’ time.

Schumacher created a well known debut in the spherical to stand in for Bertrand Gachot, who was remanded in a British jail immediately after assaulting a taxi driver. Although Schumacher certified and raced in chassis selection 5, he started the opening apply session in chassis selection 6, which will go below auction at Bonhams on Thursday 2nd February. The automobile has an envisioned sale rate of in between €1.4m-€2m.

Following qualifying a extraordinary fifth on the grid in a various automobile, Schumacher would retire from his debut immediately after burning out his clutch. He would be signed by Benetton for the following spherical.

Wurz extends guide in FROC

Charlie Wurz, son of previous Method one driver Alexander Wurz, prolonged his championship guide in the Method Regional Oceania Championship – previously recognised as the Toyota Racing Sequence – in New Zealand.

The seventeen-calendar year-outdated gained two of a few races in excess of the next spherical at the Teretonga circuit to lengthen his championship and gain attained in excess of the to start with spherical to 24 details in excess of Callum Hedge. There are a few extra rounds remaining, with the following coming this weekend at Manfeild.

Social media

Noteworthy posts from Twitter, Instagram and extra:

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— Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Workforce (@MercedesAMGF1) January 22, 2023

Danke @DVAG für die Einladung #BalldesSports #Sporthilfe

— Mick Schumacher (@SchumacherMick) January 22, 2023

Here is a tribute to @schumacher #f1

— Damon Hill (@HillF1) January 22, 2023

24 several hours of intensive #iRacing at Daytona are accomplished and the motorists certainly sent. 👏 The #fifty five Mercedes-AMG Esports Workforce @WilliamsEsports introduced household a difficult-fought P3 complete, 🥉 although #ninety and #ninety one from Mercedes-AMG Esports Workforce @UranoEsports could not complete. #AMGEsports

— Mercedes-AMG Motorsport (@amgmotorsport) January 22, 2023

To all people expressing @iRacing would be a superior activity than @rFactor2 for @LeMansVirtual…Well, in this article you go I guess.Would seem like there is no system atm that can supply satisfactory good quality for very good races.

— Michael Rächl (@MichaelRachl) January 21, 2023

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Remark of the working day

This weekend’s Caption Levels of competition winner is JackySteeg!:

“Oh, so Which is what a podium seems to be like!”JackySteeg

Many thanks to all people who arrived up with caption thought this 7 days and a specific point out to James Brickles, Stephen Crowsen, Roth Male and Pat Ruadh who all arrived up with notably very good captions.

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