Daily Archive: May 18, 2013

May 18

Pfaff/Alegra Motorsports starts 2013 season on top at Castrol Presents Victoria Day Speedfest (+photos, +results)

Spencer Pigot and Chris Green take First and Second 

17-05-13_0221The Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin drivers may barbecue together off the track, but on track they are fierce competitors

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May 18

Record run for Fitzpatrick at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (+photos, +results)

Defending race winner picks up 12th career pole

17-05-13_0109J.R. Fitzpatrick claimed the pole position in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 qualifying on Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for Sunday’s Pinty’s presents the Vortex Brake Pads 200.

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May 18

Ostella finishes first GT3 Cup Challenge Canada race in Fifth (+photos, +results)

“Early on we got into a little tangle there with Chris Green”

17-05-13_0241Canadian Tire Motorsport Park was the site today for David Ostella’s first event in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin series after having run open-wheel cars his entire career.

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May 18

Barracuda Racing qualifies P11 for 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 mile race

Alex Tagliani matches his qualifying effort from last year

Tagliani at IndyAlex Tagliani completed a solid qualifying attempt with a four-lap average of 227.386 to start P11 on Pole Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

ERC round five of 12, Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse (France) day two report

Bouffier wins thrilling ERC Tour de Corse for Peugeot

FIA ERC 2013 Tour de Corse Bryan Bouffier day two action imageBryan Bouffier has ended Jan Kopecký’s run of success in the FIA European Rally Championship with his maiden victory on Giru di Corsica-Tour de Corse, which reached a thrilling climax live on Eurosport and France 3 Corsica earlier today. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Felipe Massa surprises fans in a Scuderia Ferrari Formula OneTM car at the Shell V-Power Nitro+ show in Warsaw

Over 30,000 Ferrari fans turned out

2013-05-18 - Scuderia Ferrari - Warsaw - Felipe Massa 02Felipe Massa brought Warsaw to a standstill today as he drove a Ferrari Formula One car through the city streets as part of the Shell V-Power Nitro+ Show.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Rookie David Ostella takes second at at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park qualifying (+photos, +results)

Castrol Presents Victoria Day Speedfest Weekend

17-05-13_0227Rookie David Ostella took the track at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park for his first-ever qualifying session in a closed-cockpit car.

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May 18

Raffaele Marciello strikes back

“With my good start, I was able to take the lead right away.” – Marciello

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoHaving been beaten by his team-mate Alex Lynn (Prema Powerteam) in the first race of the weekend at Brands Hatch, Raffaele Marciello (Prema Powerteam) won this afternoon’s eleventh race of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Biagi, Mercedes top sensational Superstars battle to take Brno pole

Talkanitsa father-son duo share poles in GTSprint

Superstars - Thomas BiagiMercedes-AMG Romeo Ferraris scored their second straight Superstars International Series pole at Brno, Czech Republic.

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May 18

Marquez edges Lorenzo in French MotoGP™ qualifying

Round 4: French MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice One and Two

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - 2013 French MotoGP QPRepsol Honda rookie sensation Marc Marquez claimed pole position for tomorrow’s French Grand Prix by the narrowest of margins, out-pacing Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo by just three-hundredths of a second. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 18

Our first pictures of the weekend at Mosport

Now online!

17-05-13_0173The Victoria Day Speedfest weekend is started at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (formerly Mosport).

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May 18

A home victory for Alex Lynn

He had to wait nine races for his maiden victory in FIA F3

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoBut in his home round at Brands Hatch, his patience was finally rewarded: Alex Lynn (Prema Powerteam) won the first race of the weekend at the 1.929 kilometres long Indy version of the ex-Formula 1 circuit of Brands Hatch.

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