Daily Archive: May 20, 2013

May 20

Open House Day at the Grand Prix du Canada

Three Sold-Out Grandstands at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

2011-06-09_0155The Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada is pleased to announce it’s highly anticipated “Open House Day”, which will take place on Thursday, June 6, at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin on the first step of the podium

First win in Nascar Canadian Tire Series

2013-05-19_0087Louis-Philippe Dumoulin reached his objective and won with determination his first victory in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series yesterday at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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May 20

Johnson repeats for fourth All-Star victory

Five-time Cup champ storms away in final 10-lap shootout

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The Brothers Busch won the first four segments of Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but Jimmie Johnson took the one the counted — the 10-lap dash to the finish — and continued to build his legacy, not to mention his bank account. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Hoar takes over ACT point lead

Hebert penalized for post race technical infraction

ACT logoAfter Saturday’s ACT 100 at Airborne Speedway, eight-time American Canadian Tour Stock Car Champion Brian Hoar has moved into the championship points lead with four events complete. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Supercar impresses at Victoria Day Weekend Speedfest

Canadian Supercar Series: Ultra Performance Racing

18-05-13_0261The Canadian Supercar Series (Supercar) debuted at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park as part of the Victoria Day Speedfest Weekend.

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May 20

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Recap: Dumoulin snags first series career win (+photos, +results)

Road course ace gets off to fast start in ‘13

18-05-13_0126Louis-Philippe Dumoulin won the Pinty’s presents the Vortex Brake Pads 200 on Sunday in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 action at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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May 20

Paul di Resta has tipped Fernando Alonso to win this year’s world championship.

Alonso ‘deserves’ 2012 and 2013 titles – di Resta

Fernando Alonso - photo Getty imagesIn fact, the Scot – who drives for Force India – thinks Spaniard Alonso should actually be crowned a four-time title winner at the end of the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Losing customer McLaren ‘not ideal’ – Wolff

“So of course it’s unpleasant, but it’s a decision they’ve taken”

2013-02-07 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Jerez - Toto Wolff 01Toto Wolff has admitted Mercedes is disappointed with long time partner McLaren’s move to link up with works Honda engines in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Paddy Lowe to join Mercedes AMG Petronas on 3 June

Lowe arrives at Mercedes, Brawn stays boss

2011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Paddy Lowe 01Agreement has been reached between Mercedes AMG Petronas and Vodafone McLaren Mercedes for Paddy Lowe to join the team on 3 June. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Pirelli confirms Canada changes ‘less’ than announced

Pirelli’s Canada changes now under cloud

2013-05-12 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Spain - Pirelli 01Pirelli’s planned changes to its controversial tyres for Canada and beyond are now under a dark cloud. Pirelli on Monday essentially confirmed reports the F1 supplier will now make only minimal changes to its tyres for Canada next month and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

F1 owner CVC votes to keep Ecclestone despite charges

“The board agrees I should stay unless I’m convicted.”

F1’s owners have voted to keep Bernie Ecclestone at the helm of the sport, despite reports German prosecutors have decided to charge him with bribery. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

BMW rejects Ecclestone’s F1 comeback claim

“We are focused on what our customers really recognise as BMW”

Piero FacchinBMW has hit back at Bernie Ecclestone’s claim the German carmaker might be looking to return to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Ecclestone tips BMW for F1 comeback, Toyota says no

“I would be surprised if we don’t see BMW again.”

2012:01:12_15:18:39.0618Bernie Ecclestone thinks German carmaker BMW might follow Honda back into formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Bahrain stance triggered F1 doctor’s exit

“Some people just didn’t like my ways.”

Gary HartsteinGary Hartstein, F1’s former doctor, claims his stance about the controversial Bahrain grand prix led to his departure. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

F1 in Schools launches in Qatar with Williams

F1 in Schools has expanded its programme into Qatar.

F1 in Schools launches in Qatar with WilliamsPartnering with Williams for the launch in the Doha British School over 50 delegates from over 20 Schools attended along with dignitaries from the Supreme Education Council. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Nicol scores perfect weekend

“t was a dream weekend.” – Nicol

CTCC logoThe Canadian Touring Car Championship presented by Continental Tire launched its season at the Victoria Day Speedfest this past weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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May 20

Lead one race but mechanical issues prevailed over Rémy Audette

Round-up of the First 2013 Races …

2013-03-18-101The Audette Racing Team contested this weekend’s double-header, the first two rounds of the 2013 Canadian Touring Car Championship season, held at the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park (Ontario’s Mosport circuit).

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May 20

The field for the 97th Indianapolis 500 is set!

James Hinchcliffe on row 3, Alex Tagliani on row 4

Indianapolis 500 2013 logoThere are two Americans and a rookie on the front row of the 97th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, which will be televised on ABC at 11 a.m. (ET) May 26.

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