Daily Archive: May 15, 2013

May 15

Team Octane is ecstatic to announce their fourth touring class entry for the 2013 season.

Michel Sallenbach back with Team Octane for 4th consecutive season

Michel Sallenbach portrait 2013 Michel Sallenbach will continue to lead the Team’s CTCC effort for a fourth consecutive season and will partner his previously-announced teammates (Paul Gravel, Eric Lacouture and Carlos Tesler-Mabe). Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Canadian Grand Prix: Doubleheader for each support series

Ferrari Challenge,  Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, CTCC and Formula Tour 1600

Grand Prix F1 du Canada 2013The Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada is pleased to reveal its complete schedule for the weekend of June 7, 8 and 9, at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

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May 15

A first championship for Supercar

A car racing series for high performance and exotic race cars

Canadian Supercar Series logoThe Canadian Supercar Series (Supercar) kicks off its season this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park which will be the first time that Supercar is hosted at this famous track. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship history in numbers

PSL Karting leads all teams at ECKC competitions with 22 team wins to date.

Pier-Luc OuelletteWhile its drivers have been making history elsewhere in the Fall and Winter by winning a number of titles following summer schedules, the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship has been writing its own history book over the last three seasons, a history that is quickly becoming the go-to reference with regard to Canadian karting teams and drivers.

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May 15

Rémy Audette is confident heading into the Touring Car Season

First races kick off this weekend in Ontario …

Audette Racing - Rémy AudetteThe Audette Racing Team will launch their 2013 season this weekend with Rémy Audette at the wheel of a brand new Dimensions Doors / Novatech Honda for the first two rounds of the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC), to be held at the Mosport circuit (Canadian Tire Motorsports Park), east of Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

A stellar field is expected featuring Giovanardi, Klien, Liuzzi, Morbidelli, Biagi, Piscopo

Superstars International Series stars set to line-up at Brno

Superstars International SeriesThe Superstars International Series is about to line-up for round 2 of 2013 at the Czech venue of Brno and the challenging 5.4-kilometer natural terrain course is set to provide a perfect environment for the series’ top names. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

The Seventh season of CTCC starts this weekend at CTMP

Both fans and drivers have come to expect tremendous excitement

CTCC logoThe seventh season of the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire launches this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, which will be the 21st time that CTCC has been hosted by Canada’s home of motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Honda to announce F1 return – source

“Honda has not officially denied these reports”

2013-01-17-0133Honda is shaping up to announce its return to formula one, a source at the Japanese manufacturer said on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Ricciardo has ‘upper hand’ for Red Bull move

“Generally I would say that both would fit into the Red Bull concept.”

2013-04-13 - Toro Rosso - China - Daniel Ricciardo (2)The signs are growing ever stronger than Daniel Ricciardo is a real candidate to replace his Australian countryman Mark Webber at Red Bull next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Ecclestone to meet Ghosn amid Renault dispute

“If I have to get bothered, then I’ll get bothered”

Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2Bernie Ecclestone will meet with Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn in Paris on Thursday, according to Germany’s specialist Auto Motor und Sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Red Bull wants to keep Vettel for ‘a long time’

“What team wouldn’t want Sebastian Vettel?”

2013-05-12 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (20)Christian Horner says he is not worried Sebastian Vettel is about to jump ship to a rival formula one team. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

‘No panic’ after Allison’s Lotus exit – owner

“It’s not going to affect us”

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Eric Boullier - Gerard Lopez 01Lotus team owner Gerard Lopez has played down the impact of technical director James Allison’s departure. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Pirelli making tyre change ‘for own image’ – Red Bull

“It is all part of the challenge of formula one”

2013-05-12 - Pirelli - Spain - 01Pirelli has denied claims it is making major changes to its 2013 tyre design as a result of the pressure applied by world champions Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

German prosecutors charge Ecclestone with bribery

“Munich has filed charges against Bernie Ecclestone”

German prosecutors have charged Bernie Ecclestone with bribery, the Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reports in its Wednesday edition. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

GTSprint International Series to line-up 6 car brands, drivers from 13 countries at Brno

Top teams, drivers prepare to race in Czech Republic

GTSprint 2013The freshest International FIA-approved series is ready to continue in its growth. This weekend, the GTSprint International Series will be lining-up at Brno for the second round of the 2013 season with drivers coming from 13 different countries. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Strategy: Just Stand On It

Charlotte Motor Speedway logoNo points. No problem. Just follow the money. That’s the easiest way to describe Saturday night’s 29th NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (SPEED, MRN Radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, 7:30 p.m. EDT). Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Dr. Brad Ferguson joins CTCC and Supercar for the 2013 season

“This is an exciting new development for CTCC, Supercar and its participants”

DrFergusonThe Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire and Canadian Supercar Series (Supercar) are pleased to announce that Dr. Brad Ferguson has joined the team in the role of Sports Therapist and Chiropractor. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 15

Magneti Marelli joins MOPAR CSBK series sponsors

New Magneti Marelli Pro Superbike SuperPole Award

Mopar CSBK logoFamed Italian aftermarket manufacturer Magneti Marelli has confirmed their sponsorship support for the 2013 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship motorcycle road racing series. Read the rest of this entry »

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