Daily Archive: September 17, 2012

Sep 17

Can Canadian riders Dusty Klatt and Tyler Medaglia stop the American in MX1?

American Rider Matt Goerke to defend his MX1 Crown at the Monster Energy Supermotocross

2011-10-01_SuperMX Monster_01392011-10-01_SuperMX Monster_0283Matt Goerke will return to the Monster Energy Supermotocross, presented by Parts Canada/Thor, on Saturday, September 29 to defend the motocross 450 cc (MX1) title he captured last year at the Olympic Stadium ahead of  Canadian Cole Thompson, and fellow Americans Robbie Marshall, Teddy Maier and Canadian Dusty Klatt.

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Sep 17

Nissan DeltaWing returns to racing at Petit Le Mans

Le Mans concept racer back on track for ‘unfinished business’

DeltaWing-LeMans-2DeltaWing-LeMans-1It captured the world’s attention on its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Now the Nissan DeltaWing is set to race in North America for the first time at the finale of the 2012 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Brad Keselowski wins Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway

 Johnson not shaken by defeat at Chicagoland

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesFor a guy who led a race-high 172 laps but didn’t win Sunday’s Geico 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Jimmie Johnson sure didn’t look too upset on pit road afterward. That’s because he wasn’t.

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Sep 17

Stenhouse wins at Chicagoland, grabs points lead

Double the fun

NASCAR Nationwide SeriesRicky Stenhouse Jr. used a strong push in the final laps to pull away and win at Chicagoland. Stenhouse also vaulted to the top of the Nationwide standings in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Wolff hopes Maldonado to stay at Williams

Toto Wolff on Monday admitted he hopes Pastor Maldonado stays with Williams in 2013.

2012-09-02 - Williams F1 - Belgium - Pastor Maldonado 02012-09-02 - Williams F1 - Belgium - Toto Wolff 0Venezuelan Maldonado, although winning in Barcelona earlier this year, has been a highly controversial figure on the 2012 grid. Bringing millions in backing to the famous British team, the 27-year-old is often fast and impressive, but he has also been involved in numerous on-track incidents.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

McLaren eyes Perez as Hamilton saga races on

Sergio Perez has emerged as a contender to replace Lewis Hamilton at McLaren in 2013.

2012-02-06 - Sauber F1 Team - Sauber C31-Ferrari Launch - Sergio Perez 012012-04-15 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Chinese Grand Prix - Mechanic 01Although boss Martin Whitmarsh said recently there is no ‘plan B’, the British team must now surely be looking at its options amid intense speculation Hamilton is set to switch to Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Ferrari should keep Massa for 2013 – Briatore

Flavio Briatore thinks Ferrari should sign Felipe Massa for another season.

2012-03-15 - Australian Grand Prix 2012 Thursday #1 295Briatore-01-2008-09-26The Italian team is openly undecided over its choice of teammate for Fernando Alonso next year, but former Renault boss Briatore said: “I would keep Massa for another year”. “Massa is a good driver but he should never compare his times with those of Alonso,” Italian Briatore is quoted by Corriere dello Sport.”

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Sep 17

Returning Grosjean to help teammate’s title tilt

Romain Grosjean has revealed he might give way to his teammate and title contender Kimi Raikkonen.

2012-09-02 - Lotus F1 Team - Belgium - Romain Grosjean 012012-06-09_1150Returning in Singapore this weekend from his one-race ban, Frenchman Grosjean is a long way behind the sister Lotus in the drivers’ standings, while Raikkonen is regarded as a dark hose for the title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

The solar park constructed for the Sauber F1 Team in Hinwil by premium partner Oerlikon is now on stream after being officially opened today (Monday).

Sauber F1 Team’s Oerlikon solar park goes on stream

2012-09-17 - Sauber F1 Team - Oerlikon - solar car port in Hinwil 12012-09-17 - Sauber F1 Team - Oerlikon - solar car port in Hinwil 5It is one of the largest solar car ports in Switzerland. The construction, consisting of 1,573 technically advanced and aesthetically appealing thin-film silicon photovoltaic modules, stretches over an area measuring 2,249 square metres. A roof of one of the factory buildings has been fitted with solar modules and large sections of the company’s car park are now covered, which brings a number of benefits. 

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Sep 17

Sauber calm despite uncertain 2013 lineup

Peter Sauber insists he is not worried about the future, despite intense speculation surrounding his Swiss team’s 2013 driver lineup.

2012-07-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Germany - Peter Sauber 012012-07-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Germany - Kamui Kobayashi 01The impressive Mexican Sergio Perez has been linked with moves to Ferrari or McLaren, while speculation suggests Kamui Kobayashi’s place could be in danger due to the well-funded Charles Pic’s solid debut for struggling Marussia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Kubica unhurt in Italian rally crash

Robert Kubica’s return to competitive action has taken a knock, with the Pole crashing out of a minor rally in Italy.

Robert Kubica photo © WRI2 Robert KubicaFinally returning to action after a 19-month recovery from serious injuries, the former BMW and Renault driver won the recent Ronde Gomitolo di Landa rally at the wheel of a Subaru Impreza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Top ten finishes for Martin Roy & Isabelle Tremblay at Riverside

Wilson Equipment 300 at Riverside International Speedway

Martin Roy - Isabelle TremblayRiverside International Speedway logoIt was a very successful round number eleven of the NASCAR Canadian Tire series for both Martin Roy driver of the #90 Batteries Expert/Veloce/Gamache Truck Centre Dodge and teammate Isabelle Tremblay pilot of the #07 Frank Lyman Design Dodge this past weekend at Riverside International Speedway. Each driver maximized their skills to claim a top ten finish in the 300 lap feature event on Saturday night. Read the rest of this entry »

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