Daily Archive: September 16, 2012

Sep 16

Patrick Laperle claims second straight Castrol title with St-Eustache 300 win

The Série ACT Castrol is done for 2012

ACT Castrol logo2012-09-16_0448St-Denis, Quebec’s Patrick Laperle claimed his second straight Série ACT Castrol Championship with his fourth win of the season in the St-Eustache 300 at Autodrome St-Eustache on Sunday, September 16. Laperle cruised to the win leading the final 50 laps of the event after getting by Jonathan Bouvrette who held on for second.

(Memorial Tony Trubanio  ACT T.T.300 photo album)

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Sep 16

Pembroke wins VT State Championship by one

Dragon wins Vermont 100 in dramatic fashion

Devil’s Bowl Speedway logoBrent dragonMilton, VT’s Brent Dragon proved himself as one of the greats in the most dramatic race of the year at the Vermont State Championship Series finale at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Sunday, September 16. Chip Grenier finished a heart-breaking second, and the Mad River Valley’s Brooks Clark stole third in the closing laps.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Maiden victory for Antonio Felix da Costa

“I was handed the win after Kevin Magnussen retired” – Antonio Felix da Costa

Antonio Felix da CostaFormula Renault 3.5 logoHaving driven a superb race, Kevin Magnussen (Carlin) seemed on course to claim his second win of the season in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series. However, on the final lap, the Dane was forced to stop his car following a gearbox oil leak. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Ferrari Racing Days at Silverstone

Caso and Cioci win Trofeo Pirelli Basov on top in Coppa Shell

Ferrari - Corse Clienti logo2012-09-16 - Ferrari Racing DaysToday saw the Ferrari Racing Days come to an end at Silverstone circuit, the event dedicated to owners and fans of the marque, featuring on track action for all the main activities of the Maranello company’s Corse Clienti department. A crowd of over 25,000 watched historic Formula 1 cars lap the track in untimed sessions, as well as owners of the extreme sports cars aimed at track use, which make up the XX programmes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

IRC Prime Yalta Rally day three report

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

IRC - Intercontinental Rally ChallengeStart UCR 38Yağiz Avci has entered the record books as the first Turkish driver to win a round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge since the all-action series begun six years ago following his success on the Prime Yalta Rally in Ukraine today.

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Sep 16

Lorenzo leads from start to finish for Misano victory

Round 13: San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix – Race

MotoGP logoMotoGP - 2012 Misano MotoGP Race Winner Jorge LorenzoYamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo scored a dominant victory in a dramatic San Marino and Rimini Grand Prix today ahead of Ducati’s Valentino Rossi and San Carlo Honda Gresini’s Alvaro Bautista. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Louis-Phillipe Dumoulin favors respect and professional ethics on track

Eleventh position – Antigonish, Nova Scotia

LP Dumoulin - n°47 WeatherTech Canada-Bellemare-1Louis-Philippe DumoulinLouis-Phillipe Dumoulin participated in the second to last event of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series season yesterday. The n° 47 WeatherTech Canada/Bellemare driver was within inches of being in the top-10 on the Riverside International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 16

Tagliani’s race-leading run ends early in Fontana

Drama, intrigue, excitement: Ryan Hunter-Reay grabs title

Tagliani race FontanaMAVTV 500The 2012 IZOD IndyCar season finale came to a close only a few laps too soon as Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew battled for the lead. With less than 25 laps remaining in the 500-mile MAVTV 500 race, a mechanical issue ended the day for the No. 98 car. Just before the incident, Tagliani had fought his way to the front of the field.

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Sep 16

Sean Johnston clinches the Platinum Cup Championship at VIR

Young star steals the limelight and Platinum Cup Championship in first year of competition

http://imsachallenge.com/images/news/VIR_GT3_2012_0843.jpgPorsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoIt was the right ending to what has truly been a “Cinderella Story” today at the close of IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama competition at Virginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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