Daily Archive: July 8, 2013

Jul 08

Can a Daytona Champion beat the Canadian regulars of NASCAR in Canada?

Canadian NASCAR Series at Vernon BC and again in Saskatoon SK

Cameron Hayley is an up and coming racecar driver promoted by NASCAR in the USA as one of the future stars of the sport. He is heading back to his home country of Canada to compete in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Clint Bowyer prepares for Challengers in Thunder Road Gov. Cup

This Thursday night’s 150 lap battle for the Vermont Lottery Commission Governor’s Cup

Clint BowyerRace driver Clint Bowyer, whose next event is Thursday night at Barre, Vermont’s Thunder Road, was part of a last lap charge this past weekend to win the Daytona 400. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Analytic Systems to headline USF2000 Canadian rounds

This will be the series’ first foray into Canada

Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by MazdaAnalytic Systems has signed on as title sponsor for the pair of Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda races to be held during the Honda Indy Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series News & Notes: Vernon

Passing of the torch for Seiberts

Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilinguePassing the torch from father to son is one of the most time-honored and fulfilling experiences there is. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Ranger wins in NASCAR Canadian Tire for La Cité de Mirabel

Jiffy Lube 100 presented by Snap-on – Circuit ICAR

2013-07-07_0500Andrew Ranger posted another flag-to-flag win in the 4th race of the 2013 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, the Jiffy Lube 100 presented by Snap-on, aboard the No 27 La Cité de Mirabel Inc. Dodge, prepared by “his” Crew Chief, Dave Jacombs.

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Jul 08

Jean-François Dumoulin has completed a strategic comeback yesterday, on the ICAR track in Mirabel.

Jean-François Dumoulin crossed the finish line in 8th position

2013-07-07_0710Having qualified for a 14th place start, the #04 Dodge Bernier Crépeau/Bellemare/Manac/ACASS driver has successfully and patiently fought his way through the crowd to be the eighth racer to cross the finish line.

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Jul 08

Mike Conway returns to Dale Coyne Racing for Toronto and Houston

Conway, 29, will be driving the No. 18 Sonny’s BBQ car

MB Partners, who represents the talented British driver Mike Conway, announced today they have signed a deal with Dale Coyne Racing to put Conway in their second entry for both IndyCar double-header races, the Honda Indy Toronto (13-14 July) and the Grand Prix of Houston (5-6 October). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Top 10 for Alex Guénette in NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

Jiffy Lube 100 Presented By Snap-on at Circuit ICAR de Mirabel

2013-07-07_0426Rookie Alex Guenette reached a milestone in his developing career by finishing 10th in a NASCAR Canadian Tire event, the Jiffy Lube 100 presented by Snap-on. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Martin Roy captures top ten results

The satisfying finish puts Roy tied for 5th in the standings

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The road to a top 10 finish wasn’t easy for Martin Roy during Sunday’s Jiffy Lube 100 at Circuit ICAR. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Intense battles and close racing for CTCC drivers at Circuit ICAR

Double victories for Audette Racing

2013-07-07_0122Drivers of the Canadian Touring Car Championship (CTCC) presented by Continental Tire have been looking forward to testing their cars and abilities on the very technical track of Circuit ICAR in Mirabel, Québec. Competitiveness was intense.

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Jul 08

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin ends up ont the podium for a second time this season

Second in championship after four events

2013-07-07_0701Behind the wheel of the #47 WeatherTech Canada/Bellemare Dodge, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin has crossed the finish line in third place at ICAR during yesterday’s Jiffy Lube 100 event.

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Jul 08

2013’s F1 tyre saga races ahead to Hungary

2013’s F1 tyre saga races ahead to Hungary

Pirelli 2013-07-06 - photo © J.F Galeron - WRI2 After the chaos of Silverstone and the subsequent boycott threats, there were no more exploding tyres throughout the Nurburgring weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

F1 to improve safety after cameraman incident

“The most important thing is he is fundamentally ok”

2013-06-08_0069F1 could be set to improve safety in the pitlane, after a cameraman was lucky to escape with his life in Sunday’s German grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Domenicali not commenting on Allison rumours

“Very soon we will make the announcements”

Stefano Domenicali  - photo Getty ImagesStefano Domenicali has refused to comment on speculation former Lotus technical director James Allison is definitely headed to Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

‘No idea’ if incidents will cost Massa seat

“He knows that the team is 100 per cent behind him.”

Felipe Massa - photo © Studio Colombo - WRI2 Having earlier recovered his career-jeopardising form, Felipe Massa is once again at risk of falling into another spiral that could cost him his Ferrari seat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Grosjean rescues career with Nurburgring podium

“The numbers were not good but I knew that the work I was doing was positive.”

2013-06-09_1313Romain Grosjean may have rescued his formula one career on Sunday by returning to the podium at the Nurburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Sauber admits suppliers not being paid

“It is very difficult at the moment” – Peter Sauber

2013-06-09_0998Peter Sauber has denied reports employees of his struggling Swiss team are going without pay. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Susie Wolff admits Williams test ‘not official’ yet

“Yes, it’s not official” – Wolff

Susie Wolff  2013-01-28Susie Wolff has admitted she is likely to make her proper F1 circuit debut at Silverstone next week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

Jimmie Johnson wins Coke Zero 400, sweeps at Daytona

First to sweep events in a season at Daytona since 1982

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesIt’s hard to have a hands-down, class-of-the field car in a restrictor-plate race, but don’t tell Jimmie Johnson, who dominated at Daytona Saturday night in uncharacteristically decisive fashion — and reached another milestone at the World Center of Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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