Daily Archive: September 7, 2010

Sep 07

HMS ACT Invitational announces more 2010 invitees

Two more Quebecers among the new invitees

The American Canadian Tour (ACT) has announced another round of invited teams who have been invited to participate in the second ACT Invitational to be held at the regions largest sporting complex, the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) on Saturday, September 18, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

The Supermotocross Monster Energy: A new title sponsor joins the most popular fall sporting event in Montréal

The great october 2nd event at the Olympic Stadium

Supermotocross Monster Energy presented by Coors Light Parts Canada ThorThe most popular fall sporting event in Quebec has a new name. As of now, the great fall extravaganza that will, on October 2, bring together close to 50,000 motocross fans at the Montreal Olympic Stadium will be known as the Supermotocross Monster Energy presented by Coors Light and Parts Canada/Thor. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

NASCAR Canadian Barrie preview

Barrie es epitome of short-track racing 

Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilingueSome of the most exciting racing the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 has to offer comes within the cozy confines of the .333-mile tri-oval of Barrie (Ont.) Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard eyeing the victory and a new record

Round Four : Rallye Défi

After a two-month break in the Canadian Rally Championship calendar, that was put to good use by Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard as they became the 2010 Rally America Champions and won a bronze medal at the popular ESPN Summer X Games, the Rockstar Energy Drink Royal Group team will be back in competition this weekend for the Rallye Défi (September 10 & 11), round four of six in the Canadian championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Nick Wittmer eyes the victory and a second consecutive title

Lombardi Honda Racing ready for the grand finale…

2010-07-02_0005It’s this weekend at the ICAR racing track in Mirabel, that the final double-header of the Canadian Touring Championship season will be held. Leading the championship since June, Nick Wittmer plans to do everything possible to claim his second consecutive title at the wheel of his Lombardi Honda Racing Honda Civic Si. For the Montreal team, which also includes Benjamin Distaulo (looking for his first podium in the series), this outing is their opportunity to earn their second title in as many years competing in the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Inexperienced Vettel learning from mistakes – Horner

Webber does not hide the fact that Vettel is not his best friend.

2010-09-01 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 1Sebastian Vettel is learning from his mistakes, according to Red Bull team boss Christian Horner. The 23-year-old German’s title chances this year have been dented by a series of setbacks, including driver errors. The latest was his crash into Jenson Button two weeks ago at Spa-Francorchamps, triggering a wave of criticism about his readiness to be world champion. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Ferrari set to write off season after Monza

Ferrari will write off the 2010 season if the team does not secure a good result at Monza.

2010-09-02 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso3That is the announcement of the famous Italian marque’s F1 boss Stefano Domenicali, referring to Fernando Alonso’s 41 point gap to the championship leader with just six races left to run. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Williams could supply gearbox to rival F1 teams

Williams could be an alternative for other teams

2010-08-01 -  AT&T Williams - Rubens Barrichello 02Rival teams could be equipped with hydraulic systems and gearboxes supplied by Williams in 2011, a spokesman has confirmed. We reported this week that the famous British team has been earmarked as a potential alternative supplier of hydraulics systems for the sport’s three new teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Bridgestone Motorsport final F1 2010 tyre allocations

No more extreme tyre allocations for 2010

2010-08-01 - Mercedes GP - Bridgestone 01Bridgestone, the Official Tyre Supplier to the FIA Formula One World Championship, is pleased to announce the compound allocations of Potenza tyres for the final four rounds of the 2010 FIA Formula One World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Kamui Kobayashi remains with Sauber Motorsport in 2011

Sponsor could help de la Rosa keep seat

Kamui Kobayashi will again line up for Peter Sauber’s team in the FIA Formula One World Championship in 2011. The Japanese driver, who will celebrate his 24th birthday on Monday 13th September, has collected 21 World Championship points so far this season and recorded a best race result of sixth at Silverstone. He has made it into the top ten qualifying on three occasions. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

FIA to leave 13th team spot vacant in 2011

More details emerge about F1’s new shape for 2013

Flagworld - FIAAccording to emerging rumours, the FIA has decided to leave the 13th team position vacant for the 2011 season. It is believed that Epsilon Euskadi, and the Villeneuve/Durango alliance, were the only two contenders to make their grand prix debuts next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Schumacher admits age a factor in comeback struggle

58 points behind his 25-year-old teammate Nico Rosberg

2010-09-01 - Mercedes GP - Michael SchumacherMichael Schumacher has admitted that age may be a factor in his struggle to get back up to speed after returning to formula one this year. To date, having returned with Mercedes in 2010 following a three year retirement, the seven time world champion has explained his lack of results as due mainly to technical factors, including today’s Bridgestone tyres and the characteristics of the W01 car. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Red Bull to face multiple challengers at Monza – Webber

“I think we can do well again at Monza, although we might have a bit of competition.”

Mark Webber is not ruling out his chances of a good result this weekend, despite the fact Monza is not expected to particularly suit Red Bull’s RB6. After proving the most consistently competitive car of the season, Red Bull’s dominance waned slightly on the long straights of Spa-Francorchamps, where Australian Webber finished second and lost his championship lead to Lewis Hamilton. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Ferrari duo to attend team orders hearing by video

After Wednesday’s hearing, it is expected the verdict will be published later that day.

2010-07-24 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Felipe Massa - Fernando AlonsoFerrari race drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa will address Wednesday’s FIA disciplinary hearing by video link. It emerged last week that the pair, accused of obeying illegal team orders by swapping places at Hockenheim in July, had been summoned to the World Motor Sport Council session in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Alonso confident despite running through engines

“I see no reason to worry” – Stefano Domenicali

2010-09-02 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso4Fernando Alonso is confident his waning championship charge will not be further impeded by running through his allocation of engines. This week’s Monza event is among the toughest on engines, and at Spa-Francorchamps two weeks ago, the newly-installed Ferrari V8 in Pedro de la Rosa’s Sauber had to be replaced. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, round 7 in Brands Hatch

Favourites extend lead – pursuers stumble

The three-way fight for the title of the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland has turned into a duel. With his fourth win of the season in Brands Hatch, local hero Nick Tandy (Konrad Motorsport) shrunk the gap to points’ leader Nicolas Armindo. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Simona de Silvestro had disappointing run in Kentucky

Her chances for ”Rookie of the Year” title hurt

Entering the weekend, Stargate Worlds / HVM Racing’s Simona De Silvestro had high hopes for a strong finish and the chance to close in on the hotly contested IZOD IndyCar Rookie of the Year honors. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

OAK Racing aims to end LMS 2010 on a high

In Le Mans Series, Silverstone 1000kms  

OAK Racing Team Mazda France’s impressive Le Mans Series campaign reaches its climax at Silverstone this weekend where the squad are hoping to challenge for their first class win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Bryan Herta Autosport’s race ended early

After a crash at Kentucky

An incident in the opening stages of the Drive Smart. Buckle-Up Kentucky 100 Firestone Indy Lights race ended the day early for both Bryan Herta Autosport entries at the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway oval this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 07

Campana dominated Rally D’Alpi Orientali

Up-and-coming French star Pierre Campana has dominated his category on the Rally d’Alpi Orientali based in Udine

The event, a challenging three-day Italian asphalt event that he using to prepare for the world-famous Sanremo Rally at the end of the month. The Rally d’Alpi Orientali, which has held partly in bad weather this year, is a round of the Italian Rally Championship and also a scoring event of the Italian Clio R3 Trophy. Read the rest of this entry »