Monthly Archive: July 2008

Jul 31

Scott Pruett in Ganassi #40 at Montreal

Chip Ganassi Racing confirmed that Scott Pruett will drive the #40 Fastenal Dodge

In Saturday’s NAPA Auto Parts 200 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

WRC: (PWRC) Mitsubishis ready to return to winning ways

Eleven Mitsubishi Lancer Evolutions spearhead the PWRC field on this weekend’s Rally Finland

Each trying to close the gap on series leader Andreas Aigner. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

McLaren confirms Kovalainen for 2009

Heikki Kovalainen will stay at McLaren-Mercedes in 2009

The team revealed at the Hungaroring circuit near Budapest on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

FIA gives Hamilton engine all-clear

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes-Benz engine got the all-clear on Thursday

Following a routine and thorough inspection at the Hungaroring, the FIA confirmed. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Montezemolo to head new F1 teams’ alliance

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has been selected to head up the newly formed formula one teams’ alliance.

At a meeting at the Italian team’s Maranello headquarters this week, representatives for F1’s ten teams agreed to establish the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA), to work in unison on commercial and regulatory conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

F1 news briefs: Thursday

10,000 spectators for a charity event

- The F1 drivers’ football team, captained by Michael Schumacher and with opera tenor Placido Domingo as honorary coach, played a charity match against a Hungarian all-star team in Budapest on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Alonso agrees – engine freeze has hurt Renault

Fernando Alonso backed team boss Flavio Briatore’s claim this week

Renault has fallen back because of its rivals’ unfair approach to the so-called ‘freeze’ on engine development. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Parts Canada Superbike Championship Fact Sheet

Doubleheader weekend

Rounds 5 and 6 of the 2008 Parts Canada Superbike Championship will be held at Atlantic Motorsport Park in Shubenacadie, N.S. Aug. 8-10. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Thunder goes back to the future

 

Ducatis allowed to run as they are

The Canadian Thunder class of the Parts Canada Superbike Championship has altered its rules structure, returning to the weight to horsepower sliding scale it used from 2005 to 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Mosley still planning to step down next year

Mosley to attend Italian GP in September

In the wake of the sex scandal, Max Mosley has reinforced his intention to step down as FIA president at the end of his current term. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Sticky: Ron Fellows & Scott Wimmer at karting Action 500

NASCAR Nationwide drivers in Montreal

2008-07-30_024Medias were invited to meet them at karting Action 500, before the NASCAR  Nationwide series  race at circuit Gilles-Villeneuve August 1st and 2nd.

Our photo album

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Jul 30

Spirit of Daytona Racing ready for Montreal febut

Porsche V8-Coyote heads north after posting great performance in the South

Porsche has always been known for sporting international appeal, attracting envious glances and attention across the globe. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Ex-F1 drivers unsure of Piquet Jr pedigree

Compared to the achievements of other drivers

Two contemporaries of his father are unsure Nelson Piquet has done enough in his rookie season so far to secure his future on the formula one grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Racing Engineering GP2 Budapest preview

2008 GP2 Series Hungaroring round

The twisty Hungaroring, located in the outskirts of Budapest, will be the scene this weekend for the seventh race meeting of the 2008 GP2 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Engine freeze loopholes frustrate Briatore

Others took another course and are far ahead of us now

Flavio Briatore has expressed frustration with how some of Renault’s formula one rivals have handled the current so-called ‘freeze’ on engine development. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

German company buys Super Aguri assets

Shall be employing a number of ex-Super Aguri staff

Formtech GmbH, the German tool design and construction company manufacturing high-precision parts for the automotive and Formula One industry, has purchased the fixed assets on sale from the liquidators of SUPER AGURI F1 Ltd. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

Mosley turns focus back to F1 matters

Not a problem with Bernie

Max Mosley, the FIA president who has been embroiled in a sex scandal, has this week turned his focus back to matters regarding formula one.

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Jul 30

Alstare Suzuki Brands Hatch preview

Preview: Round 10, Brands Hatch, UK, 3rd August

Team Suzuki Alstare riders Fonsi Nieto and Yukio Kagayama together with Alstare Suzuki rider Max Neukirchner will be going all out to score as many points as possible this weekend at Brands Hatch. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes – Montreal

Ashley Taws overcomes on and off the track

NascarCanadianTireBeating the odds is nothing new to Ashley Taws, both as a female racer and as a victim of a terrible passenger car accident in late 2002.

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Jul 30

Trident Racing GP2 Budapest preview

Hungaroring isn`t best known for its passing opportunity

The GP2 Main Series will be back on-track at Budapest, for the 6th round of the 2008 season: the Hungarian event will be followed by a summer break, allowing teams and drivers to prepare for the final rush, with three races, Valencia, Spa-Francorchamps and Monza, covered by just 4 weeks.

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Jul 29

Sticky: Villeneuve reveals his sponsors (+photos)

For the NASCAR Nationawide NAPA 200 in Montreal

Jacques Villeneuve, driver of the Braun Racing No. 32 Toyota Camry in the second annual NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal on August 1-2, 2008, met with all his Montreal race sponsors on Monday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Briatore tips Alonso to stay at Renault

I think he’ll stay

15703_Renault R28Flavio Briatore on Tuesday said he thinks double world champion Fernando Alonso will stay at Renault in 2009. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Force India delays new gearbox until Valencia

We will run it on the Friday in Hungary

deh0807fe08Force India has opted to delay the introduction of its new seamless shift gearbox. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Haug hints McLaren to keep Kovalainen

Kovalainen is staying with us

Norbert Haug, the racing boss of Mercedes-Benz, has hinted once again that formula one partner McLaren is not looking to replace Heikki Kovalainen ahead of the 2009 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

F1 teams form alliance at Maranello

Ferrari described the meeting as extremely productive

At a meeting at Ferrari’s Maranello headquarters on Tuesday, F1’s ten teams agreed to establish a Formula One Teams Association. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

NASCAR: Patrick Carpentier Nationwide NAPA 200 preview

No. 9 SUBWAY Dodge Charger Gilles Villeneuve Circuit Preview 

In what could arguably be the most anticipated return of a driver to the Nationwide Series this season, Patrick Carpentier will take to the Gilles Villeneuve Circuit this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Hungary and eager for improved results

Diego tasted success here in Euroseries 3000 last season

David Price Racing (DPR) heads to the Hungaroring Circuit near Budapest, Hungary this weekend for the seventh round of the 2008 GP2 Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Newspaper admits Mosley orgy not Nazi

Mosley won a privacy lawsuit in the London High Court

As Max Mosley’s lawyers confirmed the FIA president has launched further legal action against the News of the World, the British scandal newspaper retracted its claim his orgy had a Nazi theme. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

NASCAR driver Patrick Carpentier to appear at SUBWAY(R) restaurant on July 31

Patrick will serve up one of his favourite Subway(R) subs!

Montreal’s own Patrick Carpentier is in town this week in preparation for the NASCAR race on August 1 & 2, 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 29

Ford Racing Festival on Crescent Street 2008

The official NASCAR Street Festival

Crescent Street Ford Racing FestivalCrescent Street Ford Racing Festival activities that will take place this Thursday July 31st, until Saturday night, August 2nd. Read the rest of this entry »

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