Daily Archive: September 15, 2012

Sep 15

Kennington gets back on track at Riverside (updated)

Runs away with 6th Canadian Tire Series win this season

Riverside International Speedway logoNascar Canadian Tire Series Bilingue

D.J. Kennington bounced right back to the cusp of a second NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 championship.

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Sep 15

A Muscle Milk victory and Championships Galore at VIR (updated)

Gavin, Milner, Popow and MacNeil claim class titles

ALMSAM

Muscle Milk Pickett Racing returned to its winning ways Saturday in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, the same day where three class driver championship battles ended at VIRginia International Raceway. It marked a magical day for the ALMS in its debut at VIR. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Felipe Massa leads a record parade

Ferrari Racing Days at Silverstone

2012-09-15 - Ferrari Racing Days at Silverstone (2)2012-09-15 - Ferrari Racing Days at Silverstone (3)Although it has not yet been officially ratified as a Guinness World Record, there’s no doubt that today, a new world record was established for the biggest parade of Ferraris ever organised. 964 Ferraris took to the Silverstone circuit to beat the previous record of 490 cars dating back to 2008 at Japan’s Fuji Speedway Circuit.

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Sep 15

Bruno Spengler claims pole position at Oschersleben

Bruno Spengler (BMW) will be starting from pole position into the eighth DTM season round at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben.

Bruno Spengler - photo DTM MediaDTM logoIn the fourth qualifying heat, Spengler set the fastest time of 1:20.916 minutes with his BMW M3 DTM. For Spengler, it is the 14th pole position of his DTM career. Gary Paffett (Mercedes-Benz) will be lining up alongside him on the front row of the grid. The Brit came within 0.086 seconds of Spengler’s time.

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Sep 15

Robin Frijns wins to extend championship lead

Kevin Magnussen (Carlin) and Jules Bianchi (Tech 1 Racing) complete the podium

Robin Frijns

Formula Renault 3.5 logoRobin Frijns (Fortec Motorsports) increased his championship lead with victory at the Hungaroring, and in doing so became the first driver to record three victories in this season’s Formula Renault 3.5 Series.

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Sep 15

IRC Prime Yalta Rally day two report

DAY REPORT: 2012 Intercontinental Rally Challenge, round 10 of 13

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeProtasov UCR 01Ukraine hero Yuriy Protasov is on track for securing victory on home soil following his sterling performance during the first full day of competition on the Prime Yalta Rally, round 10 of the all-action Intercontinental Rally Challenge.

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Sep 15

Pedrosa pips Lorenzo to Misano pole position

Round 13: San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Jorge Lorenzo 2012 Misano MotoGP QPMotoGP - Dani Pedrosa 2012 Misano MotoGP QPDani Pedrosa will start on pole position for tomorrow’s San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix after the Repsol Honda rider set a time of 1’33.857 to qualify 0.018 seconds ahead of his main title rival Jorge Lorenzo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Jules Bianchi makes strong return after F1 tests

Robin Frijns bags his third pole of the season

Jules Bianchi

Formula Renault 3.5 logoFresh from driving 1,500 kilometres in Formula One testing for Scuderia Ferrari and Sahara Force India F1 Team, Jules Bianchi (Tech 1 Racing) returned to the Formula Renault 3.5 Series with a bang by clocking the fastest lap of the day. With a time of 1:29.086, he finished just ahead of Kevin Magnussen (Carlin) and Robin Frijns (Fortec Motorsports). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 15

Two-in-a-row for Johnston and Benitez, Jr. takes the Gold

Platinum points Leader gains ground, young Venezuelan clinches the championship

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logohttp://imsachallenge.com/images/news/VIR_GT3_2012_0844.jpgThere were blue skies shining down on the Championship dreams of Sean Johnston and Angel Benitez, Jr. today at Virginia International Raceway for IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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