NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Dover

Johnson attempts to join quartet of NASCAR Hall of Famers with 10 or more wins at single track

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson will attempt to become just the fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver with 10 or more wins at a single track in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1).

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Legendary driver Forbes-Robinson refuses to slow down in new official role

Elliott Forbes-Robinson will be the first to admit he sometimes oversteps his boundaries in his new job.

But neither his fellow officials at the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) nor the drivers and teams he oversees as race director for the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda seem to mind. (more…)

Uncle Jacques Villeneuve at the FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX

In Formula 1600 with sponsorship from Historia

2014-03-09_0360 “A wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to a real one,” says the event promoter. (more…)

Charles Leclerc kicks off the Monza weekend with the fastest lap time

Canada’s Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam, 1:44.655 minutes) completed the top 10

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo The Monza race weekend began for the young FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers as early as this Wednesday – with the fourth official day of testing in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season, held at warm temperatures.

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Olsbergs MSE returns to Red Bull Global Rallycross to defend title

2015 championship season opens this weekend in Fort Lauderdale

Olsbergs MSE Championship winning rallycross team Olsbergs MSE is set to begin its 2015 title defense this weekend at the Red Bull Global Rallycross season opener in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (more…)

May 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Dover

Johnson attempts to join quartet of NASCAR Hall of Famers with 10 or more wins at single track

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson will attempt to become just the fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver with 10 or more wins at a single track in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1).

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May 28

Legendary driver Forbes-Robinson refuses to slow down in new official role

Elliott Forbes-Robinson will be the first to admit he sometimes oversteps his boundaries in his new job.

But neither his fellow officials at the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) nor the drivers and teams he oversees as race director for the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda seem to mind. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Uncle Jacques Villeneuve at the FORMULA 1 CANADIAN GRAND PRIX

In Formula 1600 with sponsorship from Historia

2014-03-09_0360 “A wonderful opportunity to pay tribute to a real one,” says the event promoter. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Charles Leclerc kicks off the Monza weekend with the fastest lap time

Canada’s Lance Stroll (Prema Powerteam, 1:44.655 minutes) completed the top 10

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo The Monza race weekend began for the young FIA Formula 3 European Championship drivers as early as this Wednesday – with the fourth official day of testing in the 2015 FIA Formula 3 European Championship season, held at warm temperatures.

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May 27

Olsbergs MSE returns to Red Bull Global Rallycross to defend title

2015 championship season opens this weekend in Fort Lauderdale

Olsbergs MSE Championship winning rallycross team Olsbergs MSE is set to begin its 2015 title defense this weekend at the Red Bull Global Rallycross season opener in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Defending champion Ferrari takes championship lead to Detroit

Scuderia Corsa looks for repeat victory in IMSA United SportsCar Championship race

63 Scuderia Corsa Olivier Beretta leads GT-class standings in Pirelli World Championship. The bumpy, temporary circuit on Detroit’s Belle Isle was the site of one of Ferrari’s many victories in the 2014 IMSA United SportsCar Championship when the no. 63 Scuderia Corsa Ferrari 458 Italia scored a narrow victory in a closely contested race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

KCMG primed for ORECA 05’s debut at Le Mans Test Day

Pierre Ragues begins Ninth Le Mans 24h preparations t Official Test Day

24 Heures du Mans - Le Mans 24 Hours logo KC Motorgroup Ltd’s (KCMG) new ORECA 05 coupe will sample its first taste of La Sarthe’s iconic 13.629km circuit when the Hong Kong-based team heads to France for the 24 Hours of Le Mans official Test Day, which will be held this Sunday (31 May). French race ace Pierre Ragues will get preparations for his ninth 24 Hours of Le Mans underway at the official test day for this year’s event, which takes place at Circuit de la Sarthe this Sunday, 31st May.  Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

The American-Canadian Tour (ACT) travels to Speedway 51 in Groveton, NH on Saturday, May 30 for the Generation Next ACT 151

ACT kicks off new beginning for Speedway 51

ACT logo Although the ACT Late Model Tour has been to Groveton 12 times previously, the 13th visit will hold a greater meaning, as it marks a new beginning for the ¼-mile oval formerly known as Riverside Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

New-look official Robert Wickens website goes live

Canadian racer launches online platform

Robert Wickens logo Canadian race car driver Robert Wickens is pleased to unveil a new-look for his official website, www.robertwickens.com, as he prepares for Round 2 of the 2015 DTM Series this weekend at the EuroSpeedway in Lausitz, Germany, 29th-30th May. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

TSN to air Luke Chudleigh racing documentary

‘Braking Point’ broadcast confirmed for Canadian GP weekend

Bôhten - Luke Chudleigh Luke Chudleigh’s goal to reach Formula One™ and compete against the best race car drivers in the world has been captured in an exciting new documentary to be aired on TSN, Canada’s leading sports broadcaster, entitled ‘Braking Point’.   Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

The spectacle will be continued – DTM makes its Lausitzring stop

Will Audi be able to keep up the dominance they displayed in the season kick-off at Hockenheim?

DTM logo Will round three feature the third race winner in the still young season? And who will prevail in the fourth clash of forces? The answers to all these questions will be given from 29th to 31st May at the Lausitzring.

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May 27

DTM increased presence in relevant core markets

The positive development in international television coverage is continuing with numerous new slots.

Commissioned by DTM rights holder and promoter ITR e.V., _wige MARKETING gmbh achieved an even more intense worldwide presence both in live coverage and in highlight broadcasts. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

24 Hours of Le Mans – “My 1st time at Le Mans…!”

Every year the Le Mans 24 Hours attracts more and more spectators.

24 Heures du Mans - Le Mans 24 Hours logo In 2014, 263 000 people saw Audi score another victory. The spectators coming for the first time represent around 25% of the visitors at each event. The ACO would like to help and guide these newcomers so that they understand all about the race, and how to find their way around the huge Le Mans 24-Hours circuit enclosure for this extraordinary event that’s accessible to all kinds of people. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Visa becomes title sponsor for London ePrix finale

Visa Europe to put fans at the heart of London race weekend

Visa Europe to put fans at the heart of London race weekendThe all-electric FIA Formula E Championship has announced that leading European payment provider Visa Europe will become the official title sponsor of its final two rounds (10 and 11) in London, held at Battersea Park on 27 and 28 June. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

D’Ambrosio quick out of the blocks in #FanBoost

DHL Berlin ePrix winner Jerome D’Ambrosio is set to follow up his first race triumph in Formula E with a maiden #FanBoost win.

Berlin race winner heads the leaderboardThe Dragon Racing star – who has risen to fifth in the points standings following his win in Berlin – is the early leader in #FanBoost voting for the Moscow ePrix, which takes place on June 6. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

New-look Portugal gets thumbs-up

New route and spectator zones worked well

Organisers of the new-look Vodafone Rally de Portugal say they are happy with the way the event ran last weekend and the way spectator numbers were managed. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Second Silverstone challenge in just seven days awaits Al Harthy

Round four of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship

2015-06-04-034 Ahmad Al Harthy is absolutely relishing the prospect of contesting his second three-hour endurance race at Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit in as many weekends this Sunday, 31st May, when round four of the Avon Tyres British GT Championship takes place. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Ready for round three: preview for this weeks Hankook 12H Zandvoort

In total, some 50 GTs, touring cars and 24H Specials will be on the grid for the race

24H SERIES powered by Hankook logo This week (Friday, 29 May and Saturday, 30 May), Circuit Park Zandvoort in The Netherlands will be the venue for the second running of the Hankook 12H ZANDVOORT, the third round of the 2015 24H SERIES powered by Hankook.

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May 26

DTM on international television

Increased presence in relevant core markets

DTM logo The positive development in international television coverage is continuing with numerous new slots. Commissioned by DTM rights holder and promoter ITR e.V., _wige MARKETING gmbh achieved an even more intense worldwide presence both in live coverage and in highlight broadcasts. Read the rest of this entry »

May 26

Facu Regalia joins Eurointernational for FIA F.3 European Championship round at Monza

The Argentinian driver ready to compete in the European Formula 3 Series, one of the most prestigious championships

Facu Regalia logo Facu Regalia approaches his second consecutive race weekend. After his double podium finish in the Auto GP Series at Silverstone, Argentina´s driver will take part in FIA F.· European Championship´s Round 4 to be held at Italy´s hallowed “Temple of Speed”, the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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