Daily Archive: June 5, 2013

Jun 05

Szoke leads Mopar CSBK series into Shannonville

The 2012 Canada Cup winner is back on board

Mopar CSBK logoJordan Szoke begins his quest for a ninth national Superbike title when the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship opens its 2013 season at Shannonville Motorsport Park this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Construction of 2013 Honda Indy Toronto street course underway

The Honda Indy Toronto takes place July 12-14

Honda Indy Toronto logoToday, organizers of the Honda Indy Toronto kicked-off construction of its famous street course at Exhibition Place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Série ACT to Open Saturday at Circuit Riverside

Série ACT underwent major offseason changes

Riverside speedway 001-2010Following two rained out events, the 2013 Série ACT season is set to open this Saturday, June 8 at Circuit Riverside Speedway in St. Croix, QC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada: a promising edition for Montréal’s tourism industry

The most important tourist event in Canada

Tourisme Montréal logoWith just a few days to go before this year’s Formula 1 Grand Prix is set to run from June 7 to 9, Tourisme Montréal and the Hotel Association of Greater Montréal look to the 2013 edition with great optimism.

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Jun 05

Crescent will roar to life at 12:30 pm tomorrow!

Among other exciting things to see and do on Thursday 

LG Festival CrescentThe first day of festivities on Crescent, the most vibrant street during Grand Prix weekend, starts at 12:30 pm tomorrow with the opening ceremony that will feature appearances by many sports personalities. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

The ‘test-gate’ saga is likely to be the big topic of conversation this weekend in Canada.

Red Bull keeps pressure on amid ‘test-gate’

2013-05-23 - Red Bull Racing - Monaco - Sebastian Vettel (1)The Red Bull camp, in particular, is keeping the heat on Mercedes, in light of the shock news in Monaco that the German team tested in secret for Pirelli at Barcelona with its current race drivers and 2013 car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

McLaren backing Perez amid criticism

Perez has arguably struggled at times under the spotlight

2013-05-25 -Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Monaco - Sergio Perez 00McLaren is standing firmly behind Sergio Perez, despite fierce criticism from his rivals in the wake of the Monaco grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Hamilton needs ‘time’ to match Rosberg – boss

Hamilton refuses to criticise McLaren

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain - Lewis Hamilton 02The only missing link as Lewis Hamilton adapts to life at Mercedes is time, team boss Ross Brawn insists. Lewis Hamilton has refused to join the list of former drivers who criticise the great McLaren team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Bridgestone – ‘no plans’ for F1 return

“We have no current plans to re-enter formula one.”

MotoGP - Bridgestone MotoGP BATTLAX TyresBridgestone, F1’s official tyre supplier before Pirelli, has joined Hankook in playing down the prospect of a formula one foray for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Canadian GP – In the name of Gilles

Gilles is part of the Prancing Horse’s history

2013-06-02No other name sums up the relationship between Ferrari and Canada better than that of Gilles Villeneuve.

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Jun 05

Isabelle Tremblay on Crescent

Partnership of Isabelle Tremblay on Crescent

Isabelle Tremblay - Aqua HydrateIsabelle Tremblay is proud to announce a new partnership with the alkaline water line, also known as the best friend of the athletes: AquaHydrate!

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Jun 05

Canadian connection to Formula One

Hatch and Williams have developed the Race to Reliability program

Hatch logoTechnical partnership drives technology application, safety and energy conservation to the mining, power and transportation industries

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Jun 05

Rookie Ostella ready for Grand Prix du Canada

Experience is especially key in Montreal

David OstellaFresh off of his first victory in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin series, rookie David Ostella will make his way to Montreal this weekend for the Grand Prix du Canada at the 4.36-kilometer, 14-turn Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve.

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Jun 05

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Halfway Home, Wild Card Watch Begins

Pocono Raceway logoWith half of the regular season in the record book, the road to the 2013 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ figures to take a variety of twists and turns through the next 13 races, beginning with Sunday’s Party in the Poconos 400. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Korjus quickest at Budapest mid-season test

Koiranen GP’s Kevin Korjus fastest on day one in Hungary

GP3 - Kevin KorjusEstonian driver Kevin Korjus posted the best time of the morning session with a lap time of 1:32.530 which was a new GP3 circuit record. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

“I’m hopeful that we can have an amazing weekend at Texas Motor Speedway” – Alex Tagliani

Barracuda Racing Firestone 550 preview

Firestone 550 logo“It was a pretty disappointing and shocking weekend for Barracuda Racing in Detroit. Having had a really good racecar, I have to say it’s probably one of the most heart-breaking weekends this team has had.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Two A450 Alpines to take part in the pre Le Mans test day

 35 years after the brand’s Le Mans victory in 1978

Alpine A450 - photo AlpineIn the presence of Renault’s Chief Operating Officer Carlos Tavares and the Automobile Club de l’Ouest’s President Pierre Fillon, Alpine announced its return to motor racing at the famous French circuit.

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Jun 05

Ryan Dalziel – What Racing at Le Mans Means to Me

The event, first run in 1923, is set for June 22-23.

Ryan Dalziel 20100220The SRT Viper GTS-R is returning to competition in the world’s oldest active sports car endurance race – the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Caterham Racing Academy launched

Caterham Racing Academy drivers will have a clear path

Caterham Racing AcademyCaterham F1 Team has launched Caterham Racing Academy, a driver development program that gives a clear route to F1 for future champions and enables young motorsport talent from around the world to excel in all the attributes required by racing drivers to achieve success in 21st century motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 05

Rumour – Allison to replace Newey after 2014?

“Rumours are increasing that maybe he will go to Red Bull.” – Michael Schmidt

2013-02-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Jerez - James Allison 00James Allison, the highly-rated F1 engineer who recently left Lotus, is being linked with Red Bull’s future. Read the rest of this entry »

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