Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 31

Replays, scoring loops show win goes to Bowyer (+result)

Harvick second as it took several minutes to determine winner after last-lap crash

In a typical wild ending at Talladega Superspeedway, Clint Bowyer edged teammate Kevin Harvick for the victory Sunday, but all three contenders stayed neck-and-neck in the frantic race for the Sprint Cup Series championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Spengler back in the lead of the 2010 DTM Championship (+result)

Scheider wins “the best race of his life” in Italy

Incredible action in the penultimate DTM round of the season at the Adria International Raceway. The spectators got to see an action-packed race with many overtaking manoeuvres, a thrilling battle for the title and a winner that nobody had reckoned with prior to the race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Lorenzo wins as slick tyres used today for the first time this weekend (+top Ten)

Round 17: Portugal Grand Prix – Race Estoril

Jorge Lorenzo reasserted his dominance of the 2010 season today with a convincing win from pole position, ahead of Fiat Yamaha teammate Valentino Rossi. After two days of torrential rain and high winds, race day provided the first dry running of the weekend after the day’s only rain was a brief downpour in the morning before the warm-up session. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Castrol Edge Dodge Team ready to celebrate

Championship celebrations set for Castrol Edge Dodge Team

IMG_5918_FWNascar Canadian Tire Series BilingueJust over a month ago Castrol Edge Dodge driver DJ Kennington claimed the 2010 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Championship after closing out the final event at Kawartha Speedway with a third place finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

FXPro Cyprus rally preview (+photos)

The Challenge of Cyprus

After 11 months of gruelling competition over several thousand kilometres of competitive stages, the curtain comes down on another enthralling Intercontinental Rally Challenge season in Cyprus next week (4-6 November). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Bradley is 2010 Formula BMW Pacific champion and top rookie

Formula BMW Pacific Championship 2010, Round 13 Race Report

Richard Bradley of Singapore clinched the 2010 Formula BMW Pacific Drivers’ Championship and  2010 Formula BMW Pacific Drivers’ Championshipafter winning Round 13 at the Okayama International Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Peugeot UK announces Guy Wilks

As new driver for 2011 IRC season

The waiting is over as Peugeot UK announces that Guy Wilks will join the team to drive the  Peugeot UK 207 S2000 in next year’s IRC rally championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Top two USF2000 drivers test

Star Mazda cars at Sebring  

The USF2000 series’ top two drivers of 2010, Sage Karam and Patrick McKenna, accomplished another milestone on their personal roads to Indy on Friday when they tested Andersen Racing Star Mazda cars at Sebring International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Aluminos continues to grow and achieve success

As third season nears completion

Preparation off the track helps build results on the track with squad looking to close 2010 on high note in Vegas. The Aluminos Racing Team will celebrate its three year anniversary in November at SKUSA SuperNationals XIV. The Aluminos race program has experienced its best season thus far and is looking to cap off the 2010 season in Vegas next month adding more event titles to its resume. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Bruno Spengler on front row in Adria

Gary Paffett on pole position in Italy

For the second time this season, Gary Paffett (Mercedes-Benz) will be starting from pole position into a DTM race. In qualifying for the tenth DTM round of the season at the Adria International Raceway, the 29-year old secured himself the best grid position, just ahead of his fellow Mercedes-Benz driver Bruno Spengler. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

A second day of torrential rain cancels qualifying at Estoril

At round 17 for Portugal Grand Prix qualifying

A second day of torrential rain and high winds forced this afternoon’s qualifying session to be cancelled. In many places the circuit was flooded, causing the cancellation on safety grounds and meaning that the grid for tomorrow’s race will be decided based on the fastest laps from the free practice sessions. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Jesse Lazare and Marco DiLeo travel to Spain

Sofina Foods sends two ECKC drivers to the Rotax International Open

ECKC Rotax Junior and Rotax Senior class champions Jesse Lazare and Marco DiLeo travel to Spain for Rotax International Open sporting Sofina colours.Sofina Foods of Toronto, Ontario, through its support of the newly created Eastern Canadian Karting Championship, has sent two of the Canada’s best drivers to the Rotax Max Challenge International Open being held in Zuera, Spain this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Peugeot 90X breaks cover (+photo)

The prototype that will defend its colours in 2011

In parallel to its 2010 race programme with the 908 HDi FAP, Peugeot Sport has been busy designing and developing the prototype that will defend its colours in 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Williams hopes to keep Hulkenberg for 2011

“He won all the way up to Formula 3 and GP2”

2010-10-24 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 022010-10-24 - AT&T Williams - Nico Hulkenberg 03Sir Frank Williams sounds unlikely to oust German rookie Nico Hulkenberg for the 2011 season. It has been suggested the 23-year-old could make way for Venezuelan pay-driver Pastor Maldonado. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

D’Ambrosio close to 2011 Virgin race deal – Boullier

Jerome d’Ambrosio is close to securing his formula one race debut for 2011.

Jerome d'Ambrosio2010-06-27 - Virgin Racing - Lucas di Grassi 4That is the claim of Eric Boullier, who is in charge not only of the Renault team, but also Genii Capital’s driver management arm Gravity. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Bulgaria would replace Hungary, Turkey GPs – promoter

That is the claim of organiser and Bulgarian motor racing official Bogdan Nikolov

Flagworld - F1Flagworld - FIAThe addition of Bulgaria to the F1 calendar could mean the end of the sport’s Hungarian and Turkish rounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Sam Bird to drive for Mercedes GP Petronas at young driver test

“Sam has done an impressive job in the GP2 Series during his first season”  – Ross Brawn

Sam Bird2010-10-23 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 02MERCEDES GP PETRONAS is pleased to confirm that Sam Bird will drive for the team at the Young Driver test days to be held at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 November. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Hulten Speed Sports racers go to Sweden

For an opportunity  to train in a remote location

Racers Christian Salesmark, Jake Scott and Matt Piche are  pumped-up to have the opportunity  to train in a remote location in the mountains of Sweden/Norway:  “We are fired-up to have pre-season snow time! Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 30

Pserra Racing seeking North American dealers for Tecno karts

North American importer looking for dealers with great incentives available

Pserra Racing, the North American importer for Tecno Karts and accessories, is seeking North American dealers. Built in Torino, Italy, Tecno Karts made their return to North American karting this season in Canada with Pserra Racing, earning victories and great results throughout the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Jacques Villeneuve admits F1 hopes are now over

“It looks quite dim right now,” Villeneuve

Villeneuve has admitted he has given up on trying to get back into Formula 1 following the FIA’s decision not to give his proposed team an entry for 2011. The 1997 world champion had been pushing hard for a return to the F1 grid in recent years, and was lined up for a seat with the Stefan team had it been given an entry this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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