Daily Archive: July 20, 2013

Jul 20

Brilliant Bradl takes first ever MotoGP™ pole position at Laguna Seca

Round 9: United States MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice

MotoGP - Stefan Bradl - LCR Honda - United States MotoGP QPLCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl claimed his first ever MotoGP™ pole position as the German star posted a time of 1’21.176 to lead an all-Honda front row at tomorrow’s United States Grand Prix at Laguna Seca.

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Jul 20

The American Canadian Tour Late Models ascended on Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY for a day of practice on Saturday, July 20.

ACT International 500 pit notes

International 500 logoA total of 46 Late Model teams took advantage of the practice session in anticipation of the Inaugural ACT International 500 scheduled for Sunday, July 21. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Aldo Racing 41st after day 1 at the Baja Aragon

ALDO Racing Desert Warrior 3 racer reached over 170 km/hr

ALDO Racing Desert Warrior 3 ActionJul20-1The Aldo Racing car driven by the Montreal-based team of David Bensadoun and co-driver Patrick Beaulé started today’s race in 41st place out of 61 competitors in the car division, after a power steering failure in last night’s qualifying race slowed the car down considerably. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Luigi Ferrara (Mercedes) scores maiden 2013 Superstars pole at Portimão in front of Gianni Morbidelli (Audi)

Fontes-Barbosa (Mercedes SLS), Guedes-Aguas (Ferrari 458 Italia) share GTSprint poles 

Superstars - Fontes - BarbosaWith just 21 seconds to go in qualifying Luigi Ferrara took full advantage of his last flying lap at Portimão to give R.R.T. and the Mercedes C63 AMG Coupé their maiden pole in the Superstars International Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Class specifications continue to crystalize in preparation for next year’s inaugural United SportsCar Racing season

Class specifications for 2014 United SportsCar Racing debut taking shape

United Sportscar logoThis is the second in a series of announcements providing details about the rules and regulations for the inaugural United SportsCar Racing season in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Marco Sorensen wins race one in Austria

“I hope this victory can be the turning point for our season” – Marco Sorensen

 

Marco Sorensen today claimed his first pole position in the Formula Renault 3.5 Series, before driving to an impressive victory at the Red Bull Ring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

The Baja Aragon officially started today with technical inspection of the race vehicles this morning.

ALDO Racing, a Canadian Team In Baja Aragon Rally-Raid Desert Race

Aldo Racing - Baja PrologueThe racing has started at the end of the afternoon, with a 6.75 km prologue that will determine starting positions for Saturday’s start. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Mike Conway sets fastest time subbing for Briscoe

In Friday test at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

CTMP - Mike ConwayThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón turned its first laps north of the border Friday with 30 entries taking part in a Promoter Test Day at the newly renovated Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

SRT Motorsports: American Le Mans Series keys for success

Each race weekend, SRT Motorsports provides insight on the ‘Keys for Success’ for the upcoming race.

SRT Motorsports  -WittmerThis week, Matt Bejnarowicz, lead engineer at SRT Motorsports, provides the keys for Sunday’s race.T Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama: Qualifications abandoned at CTMP

Starting Grid Determined by Combining Practice Times

 Despite a valiant effort to complete qualifications amidst heavy rain at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama qualifying session was abandoned due to adverse weather conditions.

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Jul 20

Marquez the maestro learns Laguna Seca quickly to top Friday practice

Round 9: United States MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - United States MotoGP FP2Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez wasted no time learning the lines of the Laguna Seca circuit as the rookie clocked a time of 1’22.040 around the California circuit in Free Practice 2 to lead the field on the first day of action. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Davide Giugliano (Althea Racing Aprilia) scored his first ever Tissot-Superpole win today at Moscow Raceway.

Giugliano gets maiden Tissot-Superpole win as Sykes crashes out

WSBK - Tissot-SuperpoleThe 23 year old from Rome managed to time in 1’34.676 lap-time to secure first place ahead of Chaz Davies (BMW Motorrad GoldBet), as the Welshman achieved his best ever grid positioning in WSBK, too. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

F1’s tyre-exploding crisis now over – drivers

F1’s ‘tyre-exploding’ troubles appear definitely over.

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (9)Pirelli immediately tweaked its formerly steel-belted tyres after the Silverstone race chaos, while the FIA banned team tinkering that may have worsened the problem. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Chilton hits back after Symonds rebuke

Max Chilton has hit back at Marussia’s departed technical boss Pat Symonds.

2013-06-09_0532Just before announcing his defection to Williams, Symonds compared Marussia’s current drivers with champions like Fernando Alonso, surmising that the Spaniard is at least half a second quicker. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 20

Formula 3 drivers convince at Silverstone

Silverstone, UK, was the place to be. From Wednesday until Friday the next generation of F1 talents had been invited to join the F1 Young Drivers’ Test.

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoA lot of former and current Formula 3 drivers got the chance of demonstrating their skills – and delivered well. Read the rest of this entry »

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