Daily Archive: July 18, 2013

Jul 18

ALDO Racing in Baja Aragon Rally-Raid desert race in central Spain

In preparation of official technical inspection held Friday morning prior to this weekend’s running of the Baja Aragon off road race.

Aldo Racing TeamThe ALDO Racing team, led by David Bensadoun and Patrick Beaulé is presently hard at work with Rally Raid UK specialists to complete pre-race testing of their new Desert Warrior 3 off-road racer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

More “hard” experience and an 11th place finish for Alex Guénette

Velocity Prairie Thunder 250 – Auto Clearing Motor Speedway, SK

2013-07-06-1315Young Alex Guenette continues to build his experience as a rookie in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, this time at the second race of the NCaTS Western Tour, run last Wednesday at the Auto Clearing Motor Speedway near Saskatoon, SK.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Ray Courtemanche Jr. victim of accident that ruined great performance In Saskatoon NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

Velocity Prairie Thunder – Auto Clearing Motor Speedway

2013-07-07_0565Ray Courtemanche Jr. and the La Cité de Mirabel Inc. team competed in the second race of the NCaTS Western Tour, at the Auto Clearing Motor Speedway, near Saskatoon (SK), on Wednesday night. Ray Jr. was driving a storming race before falling victim to someone else’s accident late in the 250 lap event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Bridgestone MotoGP™ round 9 preview:

Laguna Seca preview

MotoGP - Bridgestone Motorsports Hiroshi Yamada and Masao Azuma on the MotoGP gridMotoGP™ returns to American soil as round nine of the 2013 season sees the paddock descend upon the hills of California for the US Grand Prix at Laguna Seca. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

The Team Canada Scholarship is pleased to announce the four final drivers for the 2013 Program.

Team Canada second 4 finalist

Team Canada logoThe four drivers will be vying for the a spot with Team Canada as the Scholarship enters its 3rd year. Competing in the category of F1600, specifically, the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship in Ontario and the Formula Tour 1600 Series of Quebec, these young drivers are some of Canada’s future stars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

IndyCar’s Tristan Vautier to drive Quantum F1600 at Mid-Ohio

Tristan Vautier joins the series for a one-off appearance aboard a Quantum Racing Services Van Diemen Honda

F1600 Formula F Championship Series participants will have a chance to test themselves against one of IndyCar’s most promising young drivers next weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Formula One teams Young Driver Test report day 2 (updated)

Formula One day 2 test report

Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Tradition, art and charity mixed together at Moscow Raceway

Today’s Pre-event for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship Russian Round was a mix of national folklore and art skills.

WSBK - Paddock_ambienceFollowing an amazing performance by three dancers who pirouetted across the Paddock Show stage in traditional dresses, World Superbike and Supersport riders were involved into an unusual master class of painting. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

McLaren presented Queen’s Award for international trade

The award was presented at the McLaren Technology Centre by Andrew Wates OBE, the Vice Lord-Lieutenant for Surrey.

Andrew Wates OBE, the Vice Lord-Lieutenant for Surrey, Ron Dennis CBE, and Peter van ManenMcLaren Electronic Systems (MESL), part of the McLaren Group, was today presented with the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, for its outstanding achievement in international trade. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Steckly surges to Saskatoon win (updated)

Completes sweep of NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Western swing

2013-07-07_0615The rough start to the 2013 season for Scott Steckly is a mere memory as the two-time champion is squarely back in the hunt for another NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 title.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin has fought tirelessly

“There are still six more races to go, we can continue climbing the ranks”

LP Dumoulin - Motoplex Speedway Vernon - Credit Matthew Murnaghan (3)Louis-Philippe Dumoulin has stood out again in qualifying the #47 WeatherTech Canada/Bellemare in third place yesterday on the Auto Clearing Motor Speedway in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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Jul 18

The vacant race seat at Red Bull for 2014 is the headline act in this year’s driver ‘silly season’.

Webber’s seat the main act in 2014 ‘silly season’

2013-06-07_0356The world champions are giving Toro Rosso driver Daniel Ricciardo a trial at the Silverstone test this week, and the other candidate to replace the Le Mans-bound Mark Webber is Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Banned Mercedes to receive Silverstone test data

“Everyone gets the same information”

2013-03-23 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Malaysia - Nico Rosberg - Lewis Hamilton 03Pirelli will share tyre data from this week’s Silverstone test with Mercedes, even though the Brackley based team is banned from running. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Van der Garde ‘busy enough’ without Kovalainen rumours

Van der Garde said qualifying 15th at Monaco was a high point of his career.

2013-06-09_0833Giedo van der Garde has repeated his denial that Heikki Kovalainen is stalking his race seat at Caterham. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Pirelli boss sentenced for espionage

“I will appeal, convinced that the truth will emerge”

2011-05-07 - Pirelli -Turkey - Pirelli factory - Marco Tronchetti 2Pirelli chairman Marco Tronchetti Provera has been sentenced to jail for twenty months. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Whiting inspects Sochi track

“The scale of the project is also very impressive.”

Charlie WhitingF1 race director Charlie Whiting has this week inspected progress at the site of the inaugural 2014 Russian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Ecclestone bosses to ‘monitor’ bribery case

For now, F1’s owners CVC are supporting Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone’s bosses have admitted they will “monitor developments” in the German corruption affair. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Race Of Champions returns to Bangkok

Thailand has won the bid to stage the 2013 Race Of Champions

The event returns to Bangkok’s Rajamangala Stadium, which made a successful debut as ROC host in 2012 Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Superstars International Series: Adria raceway goes four-wide at Portimão

Christian Montanari, “Diabolik” to drive two Jaguar XFR racecars, Jonathan Giacon, Alessandro Battaglin to share two Audi RS4 models

Superstars - DiabolikTeam Adria Raceway is ready to be back on-track this weekend at the spectacular Algarve venue of Portimão and the Italian-based squad will be a 4-car operation in Portugal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

Drivers set for Euro Decider

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoAuer, van de Laar and Nissany in European FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy finals Read the rest of this entry »

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