Daily Archive: July 10, 2011

Jul 10

Canadian Superbike race results from at Autodrome St-Eustache, McCormick wins 4th Superbike race

Fourth round of the Canadian Superbike Championship by Parts Canada

2011-07-10_00912011-07-10_0159Results of Sunday’s fourth round of the Canadian Superbike Championship by Parts Canada at Autodrome St-Eustache showing finishing position, rider name, hometown, type of motorcycle in brackets and laps completed.

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Jul 10

Legends of Motorsports Historic racing weekend complete at Circuit Mont-Tremblant

After Eight incredible feature races today

2011-07-10_01782011-07-10 - DimancheLegends of Motorsports, a Bobby Rahal Signature Event, was at the legendary LeCircuit in Mont-Tremblant this weekend for the second event of its’ sophomore season of competition. Over 140 cars arrived for the three day weekend comprising of seven different run groups that culminated in eight races today including a one-hour Enduro Race open to all entrants.

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Jul 10

Canadian Touring Car Championship: Double Podium for Mathieu Audette

A new “Top 6″ for Luc Lesage and The Scion tC

2010-09-11_0039Canadian Touring Car - Mosport - Media Racing Team - Luc Lesage - Scion tCAt the wheel of his Dimensions Doors / Novatech Acura RSX Type-S, Quebec driver Mathieu Audette realised a very satisfying return to the Canadian Touring Car Championship, earning one third and one second place finish at the two Toronto Indy Grand Prix races. This marks the best career performance for Mathieu Audette at the temporary urban track In Toronto.

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Jul 10

PSL Karting Eastern Canadian Karting Championship PanAm race report

Team PSL Karting continued its strong run in the ECKC

team PSL Karting Black logoEastern Canadian Karting ChampionshipTeam PSL Karting continued its strong run in the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship recently as the team made its second-scheduled trip to Ontario. After logging five wins and fourteen podiums to open the schedule at Goodwood Kartways in May, team drivers produced four more wins and twelve more podiums in challenging conditions at Mosport International Karting in June.

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Jul 10

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Race Recap: Ranger picks up Toronto Victory

Dominates Streets of Toronto 100 for 13th Canadian Tire win

2011-07-09 Toronto Indy G 5012011-07-09 Toronto Indy G 517Andrew Ranger dominated the Streets of Toronto 100 Saturday en route to his second straight win on the temporary road course at Toronto’s Exhibition Place.

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Jul 10

Melandri and Biaggi swap wins again

“It’s been very tough all weekend, Carlos and Marco were very fast” – Max Biaggi

WSBK - Brno - Max BiaggiWSBK - Brno - podiumJust like the previous round at Motorland Aragon, Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) and Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) swapped wins and second places at another hot race circuit, as Marco won race one and Max won race two. In taking a hard fought victory, Max continued his amazing relationship with Brno, posting his 11th career win in world championship events at this 5.403km long venue.

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Jul 10

Vettel extends lead with Red Bull team order

Webber annoyed after Red Bull team orders

2011-07-09 - Red Bull Racing - Britain - Sebastian Vettel 5_resize2011-07-09 - Red Bull Racing - Britain - Sebastian Vettel 4_resizeSebastian Vettel managed to extend his championship lead yet again, despite failing to win the British grand prix. The Red Bull driver finished behind Fernando Alonso, who achieved Ferrari’s first win since Korea last year.

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Jul 10

Blown exhaust confusion set to continue

“There’s no agreement.” – Christian Horner

2011-07-09 - Red Bull Racing - Britain - Christian Horner - Martin Whitmarsh_resize2011-07-09 - Red Bull Racing - Britain - Sebastian Vettel - Christian Horner_resizeConfusion surrounding the blown exhaust saga is set to continue, with conflicting reports throughout Sunday about a teams agreement.

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Jul 10

Father tells Hamilton to keep McLaren ‘together’

“Lewis has an opportunity to bring everybody together rather than let them fall apart.”

2011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Lewis Hamilton - Nicolas Hamilton 012011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Lewis Hamilton 02Lewis Hamilton’s estranged manager, father Anthony Hamilton, has advised the 2008 world champion to committ his future to McLaren.

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Jul 10

Formula One teams British Grand Prix race report

British Grand Prix Formula One race report

Silverstone logoToday’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone..

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Jul 10

Grosjean sprints to Silverstone victory (updated²)

Frenchman fights for Sunday win

GP2 - Silverstone - Racing Engineering Dani Clos - Dams Romain Grosjean - Racing Engineering Giedo van der GardeGP2 - GP2 - Dams - Romain GrosjeanRomain Grosjean has solidified his lead in the title race after fighting his way to victory in this morning’s sprint race in Silverstone, muscling his way past Dani Clos and Giedo van der Garde before easing away from his rivals for his third win of the season.

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Jul 10

Williamson wins home race (updated)

MW Arden’s Lewis Williamson won his first GP3 Series race today in front of his home crowd at Silverstone Circuit.

GP3 - Silverstone - MW Arden - Lewis WilliamsonGP3 - Silverstone - Race 2 podiumThe Scot finished ahead of Addax team’s Dean Smith and Status Grand Prix’s Alexander Sims to lead an all British podium, and was the eighth different winner this season.

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Jul 10

Red Bull chiefs threatened walkout over exhaust saga

For now, Red Bull has accepted the current situation ahead of more talks on Sunday morning

2011-07-09 - Red Bull Racing - Britain - Christian Horner - Martin Whitmarsh_resize2011-07-09 - Red Bull Racing - Britain - Mark Webber 5_resizeRed Bull chiefs threatened to boycott the British grand prix over the blown exhaust scandal, according to German newspaper Bild am Sonntag. When it emerged that the team’s 50 per cent throttle concession was withdrawn before qualifying at Silverstone, Christian Horner was reportedly furious as he hopped between emergency meetings with FIA president Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone.

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Jul 10

Mateschitz confirms Webber staying in 2012

Dietrich Mateschitz has all but confirmed that Mark Webber is staying with the Red Bull team in 2012.

2011-07-09 - Red Bull Racing - Britain - Mark Webber 1_resize2011-07-09 - Red Bull Racing - Britain - Mark Webber 2_resizeThere has been intense speculation about next year’s occupant of the seat alongside Sebastian Vettel, but team owner Mateschitz hinted strongly that the nominated driver will be a 34-year-old Australian.

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Jul 10

Hamilton says contract demands to ‘shock’ McLaren

“I will be doing a lot less work.  There is definitely a danger of burn-out”

2011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Lewis Hamilton 042011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Lewis Hamilton 06Lewis Hamilton has revealed he will demand a less arduous off-track schedule when he negotiates a new contract with McLaren. The 2008 world champion’s current deal includes 2012, but it emerged last week that a success-related break clause could open the door for a switch to Red Bull.

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Jul 10

Heidfeld eyes Kubica, Petrov’s race seat for 2012

“Nothing is more convincing than good results” – Heidfeld

2011-07-09 - Lotus Renault GP - Britain - Nick Heidfeld 052011-07-09 - Lotus Renault GP - Britain - Nick Heidfeld 04Nick Heidfeld has revealed he wants to stay at Renault next year, in either Robert Kubica or Vitaly Petrov’s place. The 34-year-old German was drafted in for 2011 in the wake of Polish regular Kubica’s horror rally crash in February.

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Jul 10

Mallya wants to keep ‘star’ di Resta in 2012

Vijay Mallya has revealed he will try to keep Paul di Resta at Force India in 2012.

Vijay Mallya2011-07-09 - Force India F1 Team - Britain - Paul di Resta 04Scot di Resta, the reigning DTM champion, has had a stellar debut F1 season so far and at Silverstone qualified an impressive sixth. But he retains strong links with Mercedes-Benz, amid speculation the German marque could be hoping to slot the 25-year-old alongside Nico Rosberg at its works team.

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Jul 10

Kobayashi eyes ‘space’ at top F1 teams

Reports about a new contract for 2012 were “too early”, Kamui Kobayashi has insisted at Silverstone.

2011-07-09 - Sauber F1 Team - Britain - Kamui Kobayashi 022011-07-09 - Sauber F1 Team - Britain - Kamui Kobayashi 01A few days ago, the Swiss newspaper Blick – with close links to Hinwil based Sauber – said confirmation of a new deal for the exciting Japanese is due “soon”. The report said the 24-year-old is almost certainly staying at Sauber, but he is earning increasing respect within the F1 paddock, with British pundit Martin Brundle on Saturday describing Kobayashi as a ‘world class driver’.

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Jul 10

Karthikeyan quiet amid HRT contract breach rumours

HRT may be in breach of contract for sidelining Narain Karthikeyan ahead of the British grand prix.

2011-07-09 - HRT F1 Team - Britain - Daniel Ricciardo 062011-07-09 - HRT F1 Team - Britain - Daniel Ricciardo 09India Today claims the 34-year-old has made both of his scheduled sponsor payments to the Spanish team, guaranteeing his race seat at least until the end of July.

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Jul 10

D’Ambrosio could switch teams for 2012 – Boullier

Jerome d’Ambrosio can relax about his future in formula one, his manager Eric Boullier insists.

2011-07-09 - Marussia Virgin Racing - Britain - Jerome DAmbrosio 32011-07-09 - Marussia Virgin Racing - Britain - Jerome DAmbrosio 1Belgian d’Ambrosio is contesting his rookie season for the Virgin team in 2012 but has regularly been outpaced by experienced teammate Timo Glock. But according to Renault team boss Boullier, who also heads the driver management outfit Gravity, d’Ambrosio can either choose to stay at Virgin in 2012 or switch his package to another interested team.

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Jul 10

Brian Hoar adds Twin State to ACT Late Model Tour wins list

It is Hoar’s 31st career ACT win on 15 different tracks. 

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Seven-time ACT Late Model Tour Champion Brian Hoar of Williston, VT added Twin State Speedway in Claremont, NH to his ACT wins list on Saturday, July 9. Hoar led the final 32 laps of the 100 lap event coming from the sixth starting position.

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Jul 10

Donald Theetge dominates Série ACT Castrol 100 at Riverside

Série ACT Castrol Blue Pelican 100 at Riverside Speedway in Ste-Croix, Quebec on Saturday, July 9.

ACTCastrolRiverside speedway 001-2010The former Série ACT Castrol Champion scored his first win of the 2011 season and 15th career win. Theetge also won his heat race while on just seven cylinders due to a rocker. Theetge’s crew changed the broken part in time to start eighth in the 23 car field.

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