Daily Archive: July 9, 2013

Jul 09

Formula Tour 1600: Exclusive Autosport continues podium streak at ICAR

Thomas McGregor captured two poles, two wins and a track record

2013-07-07_0062Exclusive Autosport, the F1600 team owned by Exclusive Management Inc. (the Canadian Spectrum dealer) continued its podium streak in the Formula Tour 1600 Championship when the team captured two pole positions, two wins a second and a track record this past weekend (July 6 & 7) in the F1600 races at the Jiffy Lube 100 presented by Snap-On at Circuit ICAR.

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Jul 09

30-Car entry set for Analytic Systems USF2000 Grand Prix of Toronto

Points leader Scott Hargrove leads 10 Canadian drivers among top-quality field

Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by MazdaThe Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda will reach the halfway point in its 14-race season this weekend, July 12-14, with the Analytic Systems USF2000 Grand Prix of Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Points pandemonium at season’s midpoint – Seven down; one to go.

NASCAR logoNew Hampshire Motor Speedway, host to Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 301 (1 p.m. ET on TNT, Performance Racing Network Radio, SiriusXM Satellite Radio), is the eighth and final stop during the regular season at a track that also hosts a race in this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Statistical Advance: Analyzing The A&W Cruisin’ The Dub 300

At Motoplex Speedway

Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilingueThe NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 kicks off its two-race swing through Western Canada with the A&W Cruisin’ The Dub 300 on July 13 at Motoplex Speedway and Event Park in Vernon, B.C.

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Jul 09

Ghinzani: “Auto GP is the best choice”

Piercarlo Ghinzani is enjoying his first season as an Auto GP Team Principal

Auto GP - Piercarlo GhinzaniThe former F.1 racer answered some questions about his experience so far in the first part of 2013 while he prepares for Mugello. The series, managed by Enzo Coloni, will enter its second half of the season in Tuscany. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Barracuda Racing Honda Indy Toronto preview

Alex Tagliani Honda Indy Toronto preview

HondaIndyTO“Naturally, I’m a little bit apprehensive going into Toronto after what happened in Pocono. Obviously this is an important double-header race weekend for Barracuda Racing as we continue trying to turn the season around.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Bridgestone reviews the MotoGP™ test at Argentina’s Circuito Termas de Rio Hondo

Bridgestone was able to gather valuable tyre performance data

MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP slick tyreLast week MotoGP™ riders took to Argentina’s Circuito Termas de Rio Hondo for the first time, with Monster Yamaha Tech3’s Cal Crutchlow, LCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl, GO & FUN Honda Gresini’s Alvaro Bautista and Avintia Blusens’ Hector Barbera all putting rubber to tarmac in an important fact-finding mission for the teams and Bridgestone, the Official Tyre Supplier to the series.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Lotus confirms Hulkenberg talks

Lotus team boss scheduled to sit down with Raikkonen’s management this week.

2013-06-06_0284Eric Boullier on Tuesday confirmed reports Nico Hulkenberg is a candidate to drive for Lotus in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Buemi tips Red Bull to sign Raikkonen

“The situation is not clear yet”

2013-06-06_0088Sebastien Buemi, a recent Toro Rosso driver and now Red Bull reserve, has tipped the world champions to sign Kimi Raikkonen for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Banned Mercedes wants Silverstone test for ‘safety’

“This is not something to take lightly”

2013-06-08_0128Mercedes is pushing to appear at next week’s young driver test, despite its FIA ban as a result of the ‘test-gate’ scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Hamilton says tyres costing him 2013 title tilt

Lewis Hamilton says Pirelli’s tyres are ruining his shot at the 2013 title.

2013-06-09_0291“I’m not really thinking about the championship now,” said the Nurburgring pole sitter.  “There’s really no point.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Teams consider fallout of mid-season tyre chaos

“There will be some winners and some losers”

2013-06-09_1037In the fallout of Sunday’s German grand prix, teams are assessing what impact the tyre shakeup had on their performance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

F1 reacts quickly to injured cameraman incident

“He is sure that he will be back in Budapest.”

Flagworld - F1F1 is reacting quickly to the incident on Sunday that could have cost a television cameraman his life in the Nurburgring pitlane. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

Superstars International Series: New balance of performance decided for Portimao

Decision features air restrictor for Audi, less ground clearance for Mercedes, weight adjustments

Superstars International SeriesThe fourth round of the 2013 Superstarsworld is set to be live soon and will feature a new Balance of Performance decided by the series’ Permanent Bureau after Zolder, where Audi cruised to double 1-2 wins with Gianni Morbidelli and Laurens Vanthoor. Read the rest of this entry »

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