Daily Archive: July 1, 2013

Jul 01

Antoine L’Estage and Nathalie Richard set new record (updated)

Rallye Baie-des-Chaleurs information and results

2013-06-30-1755The second of six rounds of the Canadian Rally Championship Presented by Subaru and Supported by Yokohama was held this past weekend in the Gaspé region of Eastern Québec.

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Jul 01

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: Circuit ICAR

Ranger Tough On Home Turf – There is no place like home for Andrew Ranger.

2013-07-07Ranger’s career record in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 is impressive – two championships, 16 wins, 34 top fives and 50 top 10s in 58 starts, but his numbers for Quebec tracks are stunning.

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Jul 01

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola

There have been 132 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Daytona International Speedway

2012-02-25_0367A look at some of the top statistical performers at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida going into the Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola on July 6. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Perfect lap for Rea to top official testing at Imola

“Today was really successful for the whole team” – Jonathan Rea

WSBK - Jonathan Rea Test DayJonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) took the 4936 m Imola track by storm to lead the timesheets in today’s official WSBK test.

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Jul 01

Sebastien Loeb demolishes Pikes Peak record with an 8:13.878 (+video)

As they say in France, a mighty Chapeau!

Sebastien Loeb - Peugeot Pikes Peak

Everyone knew Peugeot and Sébastien Loeb came to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to do something impressive, but taking one minute and 33 seconds off last year’s record is unprecedented.

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Jul 01

Matt Kenseth wins action-packed Quaker State 400

Kenseth becomes first driver to four victories this season

Kentucky Speedway  2011-08-27About the only thing that could cast a cloud over Matt Kenseth’s fourth victory of the season was the hard hit Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin suffered in Sunday’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, a race postponed from Saturday because of rain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

F1 begins to respond to tyre-exploding crisis

Just days ahead of the next race at the Nurburgring

2013-06-09_1345The world of formula one has already begun to respond to the crisis triggered by Sunday’s tyre-exploding British grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

2013 season in tyre-exploding crisis after Silverstone

There is talk of a drivers’ boycott ahead of the weekend’s Nurburgring race.

2013-06-06_0013Formula one’s tyre-dominated 2013 season has shifted into an even higher gear, as drivers threaten to go on strike unless immediate action is taken. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Two F1 legends fundamentally disagree about Kimi Raikkonen’s best next move.

Red Bull snub would make Raikkonen ‘a wimp’ – Lauda

2013-06-09_0501It is rumoured the 2007 world champion is the hot favourite to replace Red Bull’s Porsche-bound Mark Webber next season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Domenicali backs Alonso, Ferrari car getting ‘worse’

“We saw this weekend that the pace is not good enough”

2013-06-07_0970Stefano Domenicali has refused to rebuke Fernando Alonso for questioning the lagging development of Ferrari’s 2013 car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Ferrari could adapt 2014 F1 engine for Le Mans

“At the moment I cannot say more” – Domenicali

2013-06-08_0124Stefano Domenicali is not denying speculation Ferrari might enter prototype sports car racing, including fabled Le Mans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

‘Test-gate’ whispers remain as Mercedes speeds ahead

Mercedes chairman Niki Lauda, however, blasted the paddock insinuations.

2013-06-08_0961As Mercedes speeds ahead in formula one, tempers remain frayed and fingers are still pointing in the wake of the ‘test-gate’ scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Hulkenberg not paid by struggling Sauber

“It’s true, we’re in trouble at the moment.” – Monisha Kaltenborn

2013-06-09_0419Nico Hulkenberg is the victim of a financial crisis at Swiss team Sauber, the German newspaper Bild reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Australia to keep season opener slot in 2014

Australia may retain the opening slot on the 2014 calendar.

2013-03-15 - Scuderia Ferrari - Australia - Fernando AlonsoEarlier, it was thought likely the sport’s highly-controversial Bahrain race could steal Melbourne’s thunder as the scene of next year’s championship opener. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

The FIA Formula 3 European Championship at Vallelunga

Paul Ricard replaced by Vallelunga

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoThe FIA World Motor Sports Council has validated the modification to the 2013 calendar of the FIA Formula 3 European Championship with the replacement of the French round on the Paul Ricard circuit by Vallelunga in Italy on 12-13 October. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 01

Donald Theetge wins fight for Serie ACT 250 victory

Theetge pocketed over $4,000 after stealing the win in the final ten laps

Autodrome MontmagnyDonald Theetge of Boischatel, QC won a fierce battle with current Série ACT point leader Patrick Cliche to claim the victory in the Montmagny 250 at Autodrome Montmagny on Sunday, June 30.

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