Canadian Motor Speedway opens corporate office in Fort Erie

“This is an important day for us and symbolic of another great milestone achieved by our team”

CMS_Office_Opening_Burroughs_Martin_Redekop_Mohammad Canadian Motor Speedway investors continue to make significant progress in discussions with Ontario Provincial Ministries to clear final site plan conditions for Canada’s first world class oval speedway designed by racing legend Jeff Gordon.

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ACT will visit 11 different tracks in 2015

The ACT Late Models visit two new tracks in 2015

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour Late Models will visit 11 different tracks throughout New England, New York and Quebec during the 13 event 2015 season.

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Record-breaking response to 2014 Autosport Awards

Held annually since 1982

Autosport Awards Hot on the heels of a sensational Formula 1 World Championship finale in Abu Dhabi last weekend, voting has closed for the Autosport Awards 2014 in association with Mercedes-Benz – with a record-breaking response from motor sport fans. (more…)

Alex Lynn makes his Formula One debut

The 21-year-old from Essex jumped into a Lotus F1 Team E22 at the final test of the year in Abu Dhabi

Alex Lynn Alex Lynn followed in the footsteps of newly-crowned British Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton by taking to the track in F1 machinery for the first time today, having won the GP3 Series – a stepping-stone to the very top level of the sport – just a few days previously. (more…)

Antoine L’Estage eyeing a perfect record at the Rally of the Tall Pines

Last rally of the season this weekend …

2014-09-06-1249 Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) and his Torontonian co-driver, Alan Ockwell, will participate in this weekend’s Rally of the Tall Pines, in Bancroft, Ontario.

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Nov 26

Canadian Motor Speedway opens corporate office in Fort Erie

“This is an important day for us and symbolic of another great milestone achieved by our team”

CMS_Office_Opening_Burroughs_Martin_Redekop_Mohammad Canadian Motor Speedway investors continue to make significant progress in discussions with Ontario Provincial Ministries to clear final site plan conditions for Canada’s first world class oval speedway designed by racing legend Jeff Gordon.

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Nov 26

ACT will visit 11 different tracks in 2015

The ACT Late Models visit two new tracks in 2015

ACT logo The American Canadian Tour Late Models will visit 11 different tracks throughout New England, New York and Quebec during the 13 event 2015 season.

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Nov 26

Record-breaking response to 2014 Autosport Awards

Held annually since 1982

Autosport Awards Hot on the heels of a sensational Formula 1 World Championship finale in Abu Dhabi last weekend, voting has closed for the Autosport Awards 2014 in association with Mercedes-Benz – with a record-breaking response from motor sport fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Alex Lynn makes his Formula One debut

The 21-year-old from Essex jumped into a Lotus F1 Team E22 at the final test of the year in Abu Dhabi

Alex Lynn Alex Lynn followed in the footsteps of newly-crowned British Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton by taking to the track in F1 machinery for the first time today, having won the GP3 Series – a stepping-stone to the very top level of the sport – just a few days previously. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Antoine L’Estage eyeing a perfect record at the Rally of the Tall Pines

Last rally of the season this weekend …

2014-09-06-1249 Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) and his Torontonian co-driver, Alan Ockwell, will participate in this weekend’s Rally of the Tall Pines, in Bancroft, Ontario.

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Nov 26

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi testing report day 2

Formula One Abu Dhabi day 2 test report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina.

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Nov 26

Todt says Red Bull’s twin-turbo plan ‘nonsense’

FIA president Jean Todt insists he does not have unlimited powers to force change within the seemingly crisis-struck world of formula one.

2014-06-14-1001 Two backmarkers collapsed in 2014 and three other outfits are furious about the concentration of power and income in the paddock. Efforts to cut costs this year notably failed, and fingers of blame have been pointed in the direction of the sport’s ultra low-profile Todt, who many are now contrasting with his dictatorial predecessor Max Mosley. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Vettel’s Ferrari appearance ‘legally not ok’ – Marko

Sebastian Vettel breached his contract by kicking off his Ferrari career early on Tuesday.

Vettel -Raikkonen - photo Getty Images Just days after his last grand prix with Red Bull, the quadruple world champion on Tuesday appeared in the Ferrari garage at the Abu Dhabi test, albeit wearing plain clothes. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Alonso mocks Ferrari’s ‘Marlboro Man’ shakeup

Alonso symbolically ‘unfollowed’ the Ferrari team on Twitter.

IMG_5473 Fernando Alonso has wasted no time in strongly distancing himself from Ferrari, where he spent the past five seasons as the fabled team’s ‘number 1′ driver. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Honda will be ‘strong’ despite troubled start – Dennis

Ron Dennis has played down suggestions Honda’s 2015 engine programme is running behind schedule.

2014-01-16_0495After a recent filming day at Silverstone, the interim Honda-powered McLaren had its first true test day in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. With young tester Stoffel Vandoorne at the wheel, the day’s programme did not go to plan. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Bottas’ managers play down Ferrari ‘rumours’

Valtteri Bottas’ managers have played down rumours linking the on-form Finn with a move to Ferrari.

2014-07-26 - Williams Martini Racing - Hungary - Valterri Bottas 04 Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport reported this week that, perhaps in view of replacing its current Finn Kimi Raikkonen in 2016, Ferrari has made exploratory advances towards 25-year-old Bottas in recent days. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Palmer eyes Force India reserve role

New GP2 champion Jolyon Palmer is hoping for “a role” with Force India in 2015.

Jolyon Palmer The Silverstone based team has now confirmed an unchanged race lineup for next year, but Force India gave Briton Palmer his F1 test debut in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Sainz denies Toro Rosso decision already made

Carlos Sainz jr has denied he already knows he will make his F1 debut with Toro Rosso next year.

Carlo Sainz Jr Spanish and French media reports have suggested team owner Red Bull has now decided to replace the experienced Jean-Eric Vergne with the Spanish rookie in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Denmark eyes F1 race for 2018

Denmark is the latest country in the queue to host a formula one race.

Red with a white cross that extends to the edges of the flag; the vertical part of the cross is shifted to the hoist sideThe Danish newspaper Herning Folkeblad said the Nordic country, already with a local driver on the grid in the form of Kevin Magnussen, is eyeing a grand prix debut for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 26

Racing Engineering to run six drivers at the Abu Dhabi post-season test this week

Among them, Canadian Nicholas Latifi

Racing Engineering logo Just four days after the last race of the 2014 GP2 Series all the teams are back in action in Abu Dhabi for the annual post-season test which starts on Thursday 27th November and continues on Friday and Saturday.

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Nov 26

Smiths Racing to contest British Superbikes in 2015

“As a team we are really excited about the new challenge that lies ahead of us” – Rebecca Smith

Following on from winning the 2014 Motorpoint British Supersport Championship for a second time, the Gloucester-based Smiths Racing Team will not only be looking at defending their title, but will be making the step up to the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship also. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Alex Lynn to make Formula One test debut

The 21-year-old Englishman will drive the car on the final day of the last test of this season at Abu Dhabi

Alex Lynn 01 Newly crowned GP3 Series champion Alex Lynn is to make his Formula One debut tomorrow (Wednesday 26 November) when he takes the wheel of the current Lotus F1 Team E22 Formula One car. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

NASCAR celebrates Champion’s Week in Las Vegas with first-time champion Kevin Harvick

Four-Day NASCAR postseason bash returns with new consumer activations, traditional fan-favorite events

NASCAR logo After a season filled with exciting racing fueled by the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ format, NASCAR will return to Las Vegas in December for its annual postseason celebration – this edition with first-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick as the guest of honor. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi testing report day 1

Formula One Abu Dhabi day 1 test report

150x80-flagworldf1 Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

World RX Teams’ Title to be decided in Argentina

The runners-up spot in the Drivers’ Championship will also be decided with three pilots
Rallycross FIA logo The three-way battle for the Teams’ Trophy in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will be concluded at Total Rallycross of Argentina later this week (28-29 November) with Volkswagen Marklund Motorsport, Ford Olsbergs MSE and Team Peugeot-Hansen all vying for the title.

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Nov 25

Season review part 4: 10 race wins for Van Amersfoort Racing

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

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For the squad of Frits van Amersfoort, Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) represented a true lucky find as the rookie had what it took to shine right from the start.

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Nov 25

VIP guests on the red carpet at Stars & Cars

Evening event: Stars & Cars, 2014

2014-10-16 - 'Stars & Cars' in Stuttgart - celebrate the 'best' This coming Saturday, November 29th, 2014, Mercedes-Benz will bring the curtain down in Stuttgart on the very successful sporting year that was 2014 with the Stars & Cars season finale.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Hamilton wants to keep number 44 in 2015

2014 world champion Lewis Hamilton wants to keep his personal race number 44 next year rather than switch to number 1.

Hamilton - UK flag Traditionally, the reigning world champion in F1 wears the coveted number 1. But a change early in 2014, mimicking the system in MotoGP, meant drivers were able to pick their own number between 2 and 99 to keep for the rest of their careers. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Vettel has ‘passion for Ferrari’ – Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo, the new de-facto number 1 at Red Bull, says he can understand why Sebastian Vettel is heading to Ferrari.

2014-10-11 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Russia - Sebastian Vettel - Daniel Ricciardo It has been suggested that, after winning four titles on the trot, German Vettel could not cope with being comprehensively beaten by team newcomer Ricciardo in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Driver reunion could make McLaren stronger – Dennis

Even Ron Dennis is now beginning to hint that Fernando Alonso is set to return to McLaren.

2012-11-18_0013 In late 2007, when the Spaniard left Woking amid acrimony and the ‘spygate’ furore, a reunion with Dennis even years later appeared impossible. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Sainz waits for imminent Toro Rosso announcement

Carlos Sainz jr says he hopes Toro Rosso will shortly announce his 2015 debut.

Carlos Sainz champion The major Spanish sports newspapers AS and Marca are separately reporting that the 20-year-old has been selected by Dr Helmut Marko to race alongside fellow rookie Max Verstappen next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

TV broadcaster worried about ratings decline

The German broadcaster RTL has blamed formula one for declining television ratings in 2015.

RTL Group.svgRTL, the free-to-air broadcaster of grands prix in Germany, released figures showing that an average audience of 4.36 million sat down for the 19 races this year, compared to 5.28 million per race in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Qatar to break F1 fee record in 2017 – report

Qatar, the small Arab country, looks set to break F1’s record for the highest-paying grand prix host.

F1 business journalist Christian Sylt, who is close to the sport’s chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, cited ‘sources’ in reporting that Qatar looks set to pay about $78 million a year beginning with its first race no later than 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

WEC Brazilian finale

Interlagos is without a doubt a legendary circuit.

Mark Webber logo It has always been one of my most favourite tracks because of the history with the drivers they’ve had; Senna, Piquet and Fittipaldi did a huge amount for the sport. The Brazilian’s love motorsport and are very passionate about it, it’s got a great atmosphere and there’s always been a bit of drama as well with unpredictable weather. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

Strong start in Rolex 24 At Daytona, Mobil 1 Twelve Hours Of Sebring critical for success in ’15 Patrón Endurance Cup

Three Of Four 2014 Winners Led Following Florida Endurance Classics

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logo Teams in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship will look to get the 2015 season off to a strong start in the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, to maximize points in the season-long Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

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