Daily Archive: July 7, 2013

Jul 07

Ranger dominates in repeat at Circuit ICAR (+results, photos, video)

2-Time Champion scores 17th career win In NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

2013-07-07_0180For the second year in a row, Andrew Ranger gave the hometown crowd at Circuit ICAR something to cheer about as the Quebec native roared to the victory Sunday in the Jiffy Lube 100 presented by Snap-On.

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Jul 07

Szoke takes second straight win at St-Eustache (+results, photos)

Szoke’s win allowed him to open up a 20-point lead over Christie

2013-07-06_0565Jordan Szoke claimed his second straight Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship win of the 2013 season at Autodrome St-Eustache on Sunday.

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Jul 07

Rémy and Mathieu Audette share the Victories at the Grand Prix de Mirabel

Two Races, Double the Success in Mirabel…

Michel FlageoleRémy and Mathieu Audette Share the Victories at the Grand Prix de Mirabel. Quebec drivers Mathieu and Rémy Audette claimed this weekend’s two Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) races, presented as part of the (Jiffy Lube 100) Grand Prix de Mirabel.

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Jul 07

Barracuda Racing recovers from tough weekend at Pocono

“It’s no secret that we’ve been struggling with the car on ovals” – Tagliani

Barracuda Racing 98Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing crew earned a seventeenth place finish Sunday afternoon at Pocono Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Ecclestone loses interest in buying Nurburgring

“I thought about it and it (buying the Nurburgring) is not practical for me”

GP3 - NürburgringBernie Ecclestone on Sunday performed a swift u-turn, having said earlier he is “thinking about” buying the financially embattled Nurburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Hulkenberg not denying contract termination reports

“Nothing is impossible or excluded.”

2013-06-09_0419Nico Hulkenberg on Sunday did not deny reports in Germany he has terminated his contract with Sauber. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Formula One teams German Grand Prix race report

German Grand Prix Formula One race report

Flagworld - F1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Nürburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Second Masters victory for Felix Rosenqvist

Two years ago, the Swede had already been the popular winner of Europe’s most prestigious Formula 3 race.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoFelix Rosenqvist (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) appears to be unbeatable at the moment: having won all three races at the Red Bull Ring at the beginning of June, he secured his second victory in the RTL GP Masters of Formula 3 this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Ending slump ‘very difficult’ for Williams – Villeneuve

Ending its slump will be a “very difficult” task for Williams.

2013-06-08_0039That is the view of the great British team’s last world champion, Jacques Villeneuve, who in Germany assessed Williams’ current form on the occasion of its 600th grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Raikkonen on cusp of Red Bull deal – report

“Only missing now is the last details of the agreement”.

2013-06-09_0510Kimi Raikkonen is on the verge of agreeing a switch from Lotus to Red Bull for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

New kevlar tyres ‘not terrible’ – Grosjean

“It turns out that it’s going pretty well.”

2013-06-07_0689Although Lotus was initially opposed to the move to kevlar-belted tyres, Romain Grosjean in Germany said the change was actually “not terrible” for the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

F1 film ‘Rush’ excited sport’s experts – Lauda

The film will not be released until September

2013-06-06_0141Niki Lauda says the F1 fraternity this week gave a thumbs-up to a movie about the sport’s legendary 1976 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Nurburgring pole sitter Lewis Hamilton is not ruling out a 2013 tilt at the world championship.

Hamilton not discounting 2013 title tilt

2013-07-04 - Nurburgring - Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton  (5)Having secured back-to-back poles within the space of seven days, and watching his teammate Nico Rosberg win two of the last three grands prix, Hamilton thinks the German team might now be ready to take on Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Rumour – Russian banker Rotenberg to rescue Sauber

“I will soon announce a new sponsor” – Kaltenborn

2013-06-06_0007Sauber could have an all-new driver lineup next year, as rumours of a radical shakeup for the struggling Swiss team gain speed. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

De la Rosa would have replaced ill Bianchi – report

Ferrari’s reserve driver was also lined up as the likely German grand prix

2013-06-09_0012Pedro de la Rosa came tantalisingly close to returning to the F1 race grid this weekend at the Nurburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Mateschitz also eyeing Nurburgring rescue – reports

“The bids must all be placed by September”

GP3 - Nurburgring, GermanyTwo more candidates have emerged as potential buyers of the embattled Nurburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Lancaster powers to sprint win (updated)

Briton leads from lights to flag in Germany

GP2 - Jon Lanncaster (Hilmer Motorsport)Jon Lancaster has claimed his second sprint race victory in a week with a strong, mature race this morning at the Nurburgring, leading all the way from the start to win ahead of countryman James Calado and Fabio Leimer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

McKee achieves maiden win in Nurburgring Race 2

Bamboo Engineering and Melville McKee achieve their first win in GP3

GP3 - Melville McKee (Bamboo Engineering)Eight races, eight different victors! Melville McKee made a great start to the race, straight into the lead and held off immense pressure from Status Grand Prix’s Alexander Sims until the chequered flag in a nail-biting conclusion.

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Jul 07

Luhr, Graf win American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix

Edwards, Mueller take close GT Victory in Team RLL BMW Z4 GTE

2013-07-06_0005Lucas Luhr survived an early torrid battle with Chris Dyson before giving way to co-driver Klaus Graf, who scored the team’s third consecutive victory in 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón competition Saturday’s American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.

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Jul 07

Joey Polewarcyzk Jr. takes three straight with star win

Polewarczyk and Helliwell Jr. put on a show for their hometown fans

ACT logoJoey Polewarczyk, Jr. of Hudson, NH became just the third driver to win three American Canadian Tour Late Model point counting events in a row with his victory at Star Speedway on Saturday, July 6. Polewarczyk joins Ben Rowe (2006) and Gary Caron (1995) as the only three straight ACT Late Model winners. Read the rest of this entry »

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