Daily Archive: May 21, 2013

May 21

Ray Junior Courtemanche 12th at the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series opener

“I worked really hard.”

18-05-13_0074Ray Junior Courtemanche 12th after starting 27th at the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Opener with La Cité de Mirabel inc. Team Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

No time to waste running Coca-Cola 600 marathon

NASCAR logoSunday’s Coca-Cola 600 will be as different as night and day. That’s because the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ longest – and, perhaps, most grueling – race begins in the late afternoon heat and ends in darkness (FOX, PRN Radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, 6 p.m. EDT).

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May 21

The racing has been close all year. Here, Eidson leads Telitz, Starrantino and Bamford.

F1600 heads for Lime Rock

Coming off his first win at Road Atlanta, 21-year-old Aaron Telitz and his No. 13 WISKO Racing Mygale/Honda lead the F1600 Formula F Championship Series points heading into rounds five and six of the 2013 campaign at Lime Rock Park this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Pro Mazda and USF2000 head to ‘Night Before the 500’

Mazda Road to Indy Clinic and First-Ever Fan Fest Enhance Busy Week

Mazda road to Indy logoThe Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda return to racing action this week with the traditional Visit Hendricks County ‘Night Before the 500’ at Lucas Oil Raceway.

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May 21

French MotoGP™ debrief with Shinji Aoki

The riders were met with extremely challenging conditions at Le Mans

MotoGP - MotoGP riders entering S du Garage Bleu during French Grand PrixRepsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa won a wet and wild French Grand Prix ahead of second-placed Cal Crutchlow on the Monster Yamaha Tech 3 M1 and teammate Marc Marquez who was third. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Vettel urges F1 to rethink tyre ‘recipe’

F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone backs his sport’s Italian partner.

2013-05-20 - Pirelli - The P Zero red supersoftWorld champion Sebastian Vettel has called on Pirelli to consider a fundamentally different approach to its role as F1 tyre supplier. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Whitmarsh denies Honda factor in Lowe release

Briton Lowe, 51, will start work at Brackley in two weeks.

2013-03-17 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Australia - Martin Whitmarsh 01McLaren on Tuesday played down reports linking its new Honda engine deal with Paddy Lowe’s early release to Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

The eni FIM Superbike World Championship gets to the heart of England for Round 5 at Donington Park

WSBK riders set for another epic battle at Donington Park

Donington ParkThe British venue was built in the ‘30s of the last century and saw a new life in the 1970s, becoming one of the most famous tracks for motorcycle racing in the world.   Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Back to back victories for Team Octane’s Sallenbach at CTMP

Next event will be in Montréal the weekend of June 7-9

2013-05-19_0006Michel Sallenbach started his CTCC season with a bang, capturing two victories in the Touring class during The Victoria Day weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (formerly Mosport), after starting both races in second position. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

McLaren ‘did deal’ for Lowe’s Mercedes release – media

Lowe will start work as executive technical director early next month

2011-07-09 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Britain - Paddy Lowe 01Mercedes made a deal with McLaren to secure Paddy Lowe’s early release, according to reports in the British media. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Hulkenberg leaves door open for Ferrari future

Nico Hulkenberg has left open the possibility of a future tie-in with Ferrari.

2013-03-23 - Sauber F1 Team - Malaysia - Nico Hulkenberg 02When the talented 25-year-old made the curious and apparently sideways step from Force India to Sauber for 2013, many sensed a ‘Ferrari factor’. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Honda seeking English base for F1 foray – report

“Rumours refer to Cosworth’s properties”

2013-01-17-0133Honda is looking for an English base for its new formula one foray with its great former partner McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Valencia wants lower fee for F1 return

“We are negotiating a discount for it (the F1 race).”

GP3 - ValenciaValencia is hoping to negotiate a new fee and then agree to annually alternate a spot on the formula one calendar with Spanish grand prix host Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Minor in front as F2000 goes to Lime Rock

Tim Minor has a perfect season going so far in the No. 88

He is four for four – Tim Minor has thus far won all four races in his No. 88 Ski Motorsports Citation to open up a huge gap in the F2000 Championship Series point standings over David Grant, Kyle Connery and Kevin Kopp with 10 races to go.

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May 21

F1600 In Focus – First Episode Released

Plenty of action

The first episode of the new internet television program for American Formula F racing has been released. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 21

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Coca-Cola 600

There have been 108 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points races at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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A look at some of the top statistical performers at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C. going into the Coca-Cola 600 on May 26. Read the rest of this entry »

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