Daily Archive: December 5, 2010

Dec 05

Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard named the All-America Auto Racing Team

First Canadians in six years

2010-09-11_00072010-09-10_0001The names Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard continue to be synonymous with success. The North American Triple Crown winners have just been named to the 2010 All-America Auto Racing Team by the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Australian GP organising dispute now over

 A dispute that threatened to derail the future of the Australian grand prix has been resolved

Australian Grand PrixCAMS logoThe organiser of the Melbourne event, Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) chairman Ron Walker, dashed to the Abu Dhabi finale last month when the country’s sanctioning body threatened to recommend the cancellation of the 2011 race. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

F1 wreck led to Australian title for former tester

Former Jaguar tester James Courtney on Sunday secured his first V8 Supercar title

James Courtney helmetJames Courtney V8 But as a 22-year-old in 2002, the Australian was testing a Jaguar at Monza when a rear suspension failure sent him into the barriers at an incredible speed. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

American Ethanol becomes an official partner

In preparation for the 2011 season and as part of its long-term commitment to “going green”

NASCARAmerican-Ethanol-logoNASCAR announced a major long-term partnership with American Ethanol led by ethanol advocacy group Growth Energy. Growth Energy, a coalition of U.S. ethanol supporters including farmers and members of the ethanol supply chain, becomes an official partner of NASCAR, using the sport to bring its message of American ethanol to millions of race fans. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

DJ Kennington to attend awards gala

In Charlotte with other NASCAR Champions

IMG_6531_FWDJ Kennington champion 25-09-2010DJ Kennington the 2010 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Championship winning driver is preparing for a very busy week of activities and celebrations with his Castrol Edge Dodge team in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Rossi updates on condition

Still eyeing Sepang

Valentino Rossi - 10-2010Valentino Rossi102The 2009 world champion is determined to be in good shape ahead of the crucial test with Ducati in Malaysia. Valentino Rossi says he has made a good start to his rehabilitation process having eased himself back into training following his shoulder operation. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 05

Penske sign up Meijer as sponsors

While Shell to sponsor Helio for Indy 500

Penske RacingWill Power Peak pole position AlabamaPenske Racing have signed retail chain Meijer as a major associate sponsor on the number 12 Verizon Team Penske car driven by Will Power next season as part of its three-car IndyCar line-up for 2011. Read the rest of this entry »