Daily Archive: January 15, 2011

Jan 15

Dakar: Final victory for Coma and Al Attiyah

A triple victory to the Volkswagen Race Touareg

Nasser Al-Attiyah  20101030Nasser Al-Attiyah 2011-01-04On this last special stage of the Personal Dakar Argentina Chile, Marc Coma reached his third Dakar victory by keeping Cyril Despres under control. The easy route turned into a nightmare for “Chaleco” who lost a third place on the podium and in the standings to Helder Rodrigues due to mechanical breakdowns. In the car category, Nasser Al Attiyah gets his very first final victory in a Dakar way ahead of Giniel De Villiers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Hinchcliffe set for second Newman/Haas racing test

Having made his test debut in an IndyCar last month

James Hinchcliffe Sebring2008-06-29_0085Canada’s James Hinchcliffe will return for a second two-day test outing with Newman/Haas Racing next week, Thursday 20th – Friday 21st January, once again at the Sebring International Raceway in Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Unprecedented sponsorship launches at NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown

VIBE announces partnership with Revolution Racing/NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity Program

NascarWhelenNASCAR Toyota All-Star ShowdownVIBE Magazine today announced its entrie into motorsports with the launch of a partnership project with Revolution Racing in support of NASCARs Drive for Diversity Program. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Innisfil Indy to host Rotax qualifying events

Northern Ontario Karting Championship hosted by Innisfil Kart Club

Innisfil Indy Karting logoKarting Rotax JuniorThe Innisfil Indy has announced that they will be hosting 2011 Rotax qualifying events as part of the Innisfil Kart Club schedule. “We are very happy to be able to host Rotax qualifying events this year at the Innisfil Indy as part of the Innisfil Kart Club schedule,” Innisfil Indy owner Tony Launi said.

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Jan 15

Red Bull not behaving like champions – Montezemolo

Helmut Marko accused the famous Italian team of trying to buy its rival’s “spirit”.

Luca di Montezemolo - photo Giuseppe Carace AFP-Getty2010-11-14 - Red Bull Racing 0003Luca di Montezemolo has hit back at Red Bull by suggesting the Austrian team doesn’t know “how to behave” as F1’s new champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Campana bids for Rallye Monte-Carlo glory run

Rising rally talent Pierre Campana will contest the centenary edition of Rallye Monte-Carlo next week

Pierre Campana  Ypres RallyPierre Campana portraitHe is aiming to improve on the spectacular second place finish he achieved in the IRC 2WD Cup section of the event last season. Campana, 25, took his Ellip6-backed Renault Clio R3 to the runner-up spot in the two-wheel-drive class of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge season opener in January 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Junior Hanley and friends talk about Don Biederman

An old-time Canadian short track racing at the CME
The Racing Season Begins January 21-23, 2011 at Toronto’s International Centre

Canadian Motorsports Expo logoDon Biederman and Junior HanleyOn Friday, January 21, visitors to the Canadian Motorsports Expo will have an opportunity to join a host of Ontario stock car veterans, including legendary Hall of Famer Junior Hanley and crew members Bob Sumak, Ross May and Peter Andaloro for a ‘Bench Racing’ discussion recalling the exploits, adventures and achievements of legendary Canadian racer Don Biederman. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

RML AD Group unveils 2011 plans

Just a week after collecting the Team and Driver LMP2 trophies for the 2010 Le Mans Series

RML AD Group Collects LMS Awards 2010 - 02RML AD Group  20100510-1RML AD Group is pleased to confirm the team’s intention to defend these titles in 2011 with an HPD ARX-01d chassis, powered by the new HPD 2.8 litre twin turbo V6. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Pierre Ragues makes first visit to OAK Racing’s new Le Mans facility

Pierre met with OAK Racing Team Owner Jacques Nicolet and Managing Director François Sicard

Pierre Ragues 090831OAK RacingPierre Ragues has got his 2011 preparations underway with a visit to OAK Racing’s new race facility at the Le Mans Technoparc. During the visit, Pierre met with OAK Racing Team Owner Jacques Nicolet and Managing Director François Sicard, who proudly presented their new facility to their recent signing, as well as discussing the forthcoming race season with members of the team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Aaron McCauley has signed with Mortimer Racing

To race in the Formula Tour F1600 Master Class in 2011

Aaron McCauley portraitMortimer-185x103Aaron started racing go-karts at an early age winning various races and divisions. Last season Aaron McCauley spent it with VMS (Vallis Motor Sports) where he raced a FV1200 and  learned  the ropes at various tracks in Ontario. Read the rest of this entry »