Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 31

Luhr, Graf clinch P1 ritle in shortened Grand Prix of Baltimore

Third-to-first move propels Magnussen, Garcia to GT victory

Grand Prix of BaltimoreKlaus Graf and Lucas Luhr combined to clinch their second consecutive American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón P1 championship with a victory in the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, their sixth consecutive victory from the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

FIA European Rally Championship, Barum Czech Rally Zlín day 1 report

Round eight of 12

FIA ERC 2013 Barum Czech Rally Zlin Jan Kopecky day one action imageERC leader Kopecký sets stunning pace to hold home advantage. Jan Kopecký has claimed a lockout of stage wins to lead Barum Czech Rally Zlín by more than half a minute after leg one of the FIA European Rally Championship counter.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Dixon’s final-lap effort grabs Verizon P1 Award

He recorded the fastest lap of the weekend in Group 1

2013-07-13_0145Competitors in the Firestone Fast Six for the Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT had a combined 50 IZOD IndyCar Series pole starts — all by Scott Dixon (19) and Will Power (31) — which made the veteran drivers targets for four others seeking the notoriety. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Buescher wins the pole for Chevrolet Silverado 250 (+result)

For the Inaugural Chevrolet Silverado 250 race at at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park 
 
James Buescher - Silverado 250 Pole Winner - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series defending champion James Buescher of Plano, TX won the pole for the Inaugural Chevrolet Silverado 250 with a time of 1:21.074, driving the #31 Motomaster Eliminator Chevrolet Silverado. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Lapcevich garners first Canadian Tire Series pole (+result)

He will start on point for Sunday’s Pinty’s Presents The Clarington 200

2013-08-11-2138A veteran of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 since its inception, Jeff Lapcevich captured his first career pole award Saturday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in advance of Sunday’s Pinty’s presents the Clarington 200. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Ayrton Badovini defeats the rain

For maiden Tissot-Superpole

SBK eni Superbike Fim World Championship - WSBK logo blackAyrton Badovini (Team Ducati Alstare) scored a long awaited Tissot-Superpole win today at the Nurburgring, bringing the 1199 R on the top slot of the grid for the second time this year, after Carlos Checa’s performance in the first round of the season at Phillip Island. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Ferrera takes second 2013 pole at Donington Park

In front of Liuzzi and Berton

Superstars International Series - Luigi FerraraLuigi Ferrara delivered Roma Racing Team with another spectacular result at Donington Park as the Italian driver cruised to his second straight SUPERSTARS pole. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) hits fourth pole

At Donington, qualifying

Auto GP - Super Nova Intarnational - Narain KarthikeyanNarain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) cruised to a spectacular pole at Donington in qualifying for the penultimate round of the 2013 AutoGP season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Marquez obliterates lap record on way to pole position at Silverstone

Round 12: British MotoGP™ – Qualifying Practice
 
MotoGP - Bridgestone BATTLAX MotoGP tyresBridgestone slick compounds available: Front: Soft & Medium. Rear: Soft, Medium-soft & Medium (Asymmetric) Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Donington, Free Practice: Narain Karthikeyan (Super Nova International) sets the pace

Qualifying is scheduled for today at 16:25

Auto GP - Super Nova International - Narain KarthikeyanNarain Karthikeyan, driving for Super Nova International, logged the fastest lap of the day so far in the Auto GP practice session at Donington.

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Aug 31

Ricciardo confirms wide hips for 2014 Red Bull

He had a seat-fitting in the cockpit of the 2014-spec RB10

2013-04-13 - Toro Rosso - China - Daniel Ricciardo (3)Daniel Ricciardo has confirmed reports he would be a tight squeeze at the wheel of Red Bull’s 2014 car. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Graf, Auberlen lead record-setting qualifying at Baltimore

All five class standards fall on Inner Harbor Street Circuit

Grand-Am Road Racing Powered by NASCARKlaus Graf captured the pole for Saturday’s Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT, leading a qualifying session that saw track records for all five classes broken on the 2.02-mile Inner Harbor Street Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Superstarsworld set for Donington Park weekend

Superstars, GTSprint go for round 6 as championship battle stays wide open

SuperstarsworldThe Superstarsworld is ready to be back on-track this weekend at the famed Donington Park venue in the UK. The 500+ horsepower engines of the Superstars and GTSprint cars will be back roaring tomorrow with the running of practice and qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Toyo Tires F1600 Championship: Exclusive Autosport Mitchell Jr. moves into championship lead

McGregor also put in a clean performance

Exclusive Autosport logoRounds 9 and 10 of the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship series ran this past weekend at the MCO Ted Powell Memorial Race Calabogie Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

BGR Team Grote to test young karters

The future stars of tomorrow begin their careers in karting

BGR Team GroteIn support of the 2013 Canadian National Karting Championships, BGR Team Grote was present in the paddock with one of the teams winning Piper DF5’s.

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Aug 30

Zachary Claman DeMelo wins second National Championship

IPK North America

2013-08-25_0233IPK North America was contesting the Canadian National Karting Championships last week and on one of his favourite tracks in the land Zachary Claman DeMelo was dominant.

Flagworld’s photo album

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Aug 30

The Auto GP championship is ready for the penultimate round of the 2013 season.

Auto GP ready for Donington return

AutoGPThe series, organized by Enzo Coloni, will be lining-up in the UK at Donington Park for round 7 out of 8 in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Close battle at the Ring as Davies leads Day 1

Qualifying 1 at the Nurburgring

WSBK - Chad Davies Day 1Chaz Davies (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) stormed to first place in the closing stages of World Superbike Qualifying 1 at the Nurburgring, to finish on top in qualifying for the first time in 2013.

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Aug 30

Lorenzo shines in Friday practice at Silverstone (updated)

Round 12: British MotoGP™ – Free Practice One & Two

MotoGP - Yamaha Factory Racing - Jorge Lorenzo - British MotoGP FP2

Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo was the quickest rider in today’s practice sessions at Silverstone as the reigning MotoGP™ champion sets out to score a second consecutive victory at the British Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

No driver announcement at Monza – Ferrari

Ferrari on Friday confirmed reports it is not ready to announce its full driver lineup for 2014.

2013-06-09_1179We reported earlier that, despite historic Monza often setting the scene for such an announcement, the Italian team is “not ready yet” amid F1’s more chaotic than usual silly season. Read the rest of this entry »

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