Car Racing

Motul Driving Experience 2019: Experiencing Formula 4 racing car

For the first time moving the venue to Zhuhai International Racecourse in Guangdong Province, China, the Motul Driving Experience 2019 offers opportunities for drivers to compete, showing off their sports racing skills through many different exercises.

To re-appointment, after consecutive years taking place in Sepang (Malaysia), to make a difference and new experiences for the drivers. The experience driving program – Motul Driving Experience 2019 by Motul oil company coordinated with sports car brands to organize the first relocation to Zhuhai International Racecourse in Guangdong Province, China.


Similar to the previous events, this year’s Motul Driving Experience attracted nearly 100 drivers from 6 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, including: Japan, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, China. Most of the drivers participating in the experience, competing are representatives of distributors, media reporters and customers who are using Motul oil products in countries in the region.

Located in Guangdong Province, China, Zhuhai International Circuit (ZIC) has been designed, built and put into use since 1993. ZIC race track has a total length of 4.3 km with 14 tracks, including 9 right and 5 left turns, the longest straight line has a length of 900 m.

Based on the design and actual conditions of Zhuhai International Racecourse, the driving experience – Motul Driving Experience 2019 is divided into 3 main experiences, including: Driving Porsche Boxster 718 Gymkhana race, driving Formula 4 on the road race and experience the race with Seat Leon TCR model. In addition, the drivers participating in the program also met and interacted with driver Carlo Van Dam and heard Motul experts share about Motul’s products and effects on motorsport, as well as how to choose, use lubricants suitable for each vehicle.


After the dissemination of safety regulations, nearly 50 drivers participating in the Motul Driving Experience 2019 on the opening day were divided into two teams, in turn to experience the Gymkhana exercise with the luxury sports car Porsche Boxster 718.

According to the 2019 Motul Driving Experience coaches, this exercise will help the participating drivers have the opportunity to train, hone the ability to steer, control the throttle, brake, how to handle and control the vehicle when operating in range. microscopic.

After the first 2 laps to sharpen your skills, familiarize yourself with the situation, the drivers will directly drive 2 Porsche Boxster 718 to participate in the competition to choose the best driver.

In the second exercise, the difficulty began to multiply when the drivers facing the challenge of driving a Renault Formula 4 conquered the Zhuhai race. Each driver in turn is assigned to play the driver, driving a Renault Formula 4 to complete 4 Zhuhai laps to choose the driver with the best performance.

F1 racing: Red Bull remains the squad, towards stability in 2020

No big surprises, Red Bull has just recently announced the official racing squad in both of its racing teams for the upcoming 2020 season without any significant disturbance.

Toro Rosso will start the first season as Alpha Tauri with two drivers Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat. The duo will first enter a new season as a team mate after officially joining together since the Belgian GP stage in August this year when the French driver was transferred from Red Bull.

Gasly will enter the third full season of his career with the team with a new name, after a turbulent year when starting with Red Bull and then ending with Toro Rosso. The Italian racing team always gives Gasly the best opportunities to express themselves and that becomes the motivation for his dedication to bring the best results to the team in the future.


Kvyat, meanwhile, is set to enter the sixth F1 season of his career and the fourth year he starts as a driver of Toro Rosso.

The 25-year-old driver scored a second podium for himself and Toro Rosso at the crazy race at Hockenheim in July and admits he was comfortable with a team based in Faenza.

At Red Bull, the trial period for Thai driver Albon has ended and he seems to have done more than what the team expected in the last 7 races.

The best achievement that Albon has achieved in the past time is the 4th position in Suzuka, a result guaranteed for the main race position in 2020 with Red Bull.


Albon’s career is going up like a wind, he has been supported by Red Bull since his years of karting but then the Austrian corporation broke up with him in 2012 after the start of post-karting, moving to professional racing.

However, after an impressive performance at the 2018 Formula 2 tournament, ranked third after George Russell and Lando Norris, helped him convince Red Bull to give him his official position at Toro Rosso, replacing Brendon Hartley. The rest is history.

F1 is not necessarily the most attractive race on the planet

The world-famous races compete directly with the Formula 1 (F1) race in terms of attractiveness and the number of fans.

Formula 1 racing is world-famous for having the fastest speed, the most expensive cost. But speed is not the deciding factor all. Many viewers complained that the F1 races were quite boring and uncompetitive, they wanted something new and more attractive. Therefore, there are many races launched to suit the tastes of each audience group.

Here is a list of the most attractive and popular car racing events in the world besides Formula 1 racing:

1. Isle of Man TT

For motorbike lovers, this is a race not to be missed. Held annually on an island between England and Ireland, Isle of Man TT gives the audience unprecedented excitement that no race has ever achieved.


The drivers will conquer a total length of 365 km with 6 laps around the island. The track has up to 264 bends and almost no protective barriers, many locations even have stone walls, extremely dangerous obstacles. The average speed of the riders always maintained at 200-300 km/h. In the Isle of Man TT, superb technique is not enough, to win the race, it must be reckless and daring.

2. Paris Dakar Rally

The story begins in 1977, when the French driver Thierry Sabine was lost in the middle of the Tenere desert during a race from Abidjan to Nice. Immersed in the desert, he realized that the endless stretch of sandy beach would be an ideal place for amateur riders like him to be able to test endurance. When he returned, he devoted the rest of his life to his colleagues in building the Paris Dakar Rally race today.


3. Daytona 500 – NASCAR

This is the most popular motorsport race in America. Held in Florida, the Daytona 500 racetrack is shaped like a football field but measures more than 4 km each. And to complete the 500-mile (over 800-kilometer) course, drivers had to run all 200 laps.


All racing cars in Daytona 500 or other tournaments in the NASCAR system are made by 3 car manufacturers Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota. To ensure fairness, the vehicles that are manufactured are imposed with strict technical standards so there is almost no difference. With a V8 engine, 725 horsepower capacity and large carburetor, racing cars in Daytona 500 can reach speeds of 300 km/h.