Daily Archive: August 25, 2013

Aug 25

Szoke clinches Superbike title with win at Mont-Tremblant

Canadian National Superbike Results

2013-08-24_0029Jordan Szoke clinched the 2013 Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship in style by winning the final round of the season at Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant on Sunday.

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Aug 25

John Ross MacRae

John Ross MacRae of Calgary has passed away

2013-08-24_0355Frontline CSBK Inc., organizer of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, regrets to announce that John Ross MacRae of Calgary has passed away following a crash at Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Kenseth holds off Kahne to win Night Race at Bristol

Battle in final 13 laps is tight but Kenseth gets fifth win of season, clinches Chase berth

Bristol Motor Speedway logoWe’ve seen this script before, Matt Kenseth holding off Kasey Kahne in the closing laps of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Minor sweeps Summit Point finale

Minor zipped to the win over Ferrucci

F2000 - Tim Minor2013 F2000 Champion Tim Minor fell to third on an early race restart, but was back in front a few laps later and took his ninth win of the season to close his Championship campaign in the season-ending race at Summit Point.

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Aug 25

Eidson Closes F1600 Season with Summit Point Win

Jake Eidson closed the year with another win

F1600 - Jake EidsonJake Eidson closed his 2013 F1600 Formula F Championship Series title-winning campaign with a decisive victory at Summit Point in the season finale race that turned into an all-out battle between four cars for the win.

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Aug 25

Formula One teams Belgian Grand Prix race report

Belgium Grand Prix Formula One race report

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Greenpeace protests F1 sponsor Shell at Spa

‘Save the Arctic’

2012-05-10 - Scuderia Ferrari - Felipe MassaEnvironmental activists Greenpeace on Sunday staged an audacious protest against race sponsors Shell at the Belgian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Victorious Marquez continues record-breaking run in Czech Republic

Round 11: Czech Republic MotoGP™ – Race 

 

MotoGP - Marc Marquez - Repsol Honda - 2013 Czech Republic MotoGP race winnerMarc Marquez won today’s Czech Republic Grand Prix at Brno to become the first premier-class rider to claim five wins in a rookie season as the Repsol Honda rider’s amazing run of results continues unabated. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Another Vettel title shows F1 ‘still a sport’ – Wurz

“An early world title for Vettel.”

2013-06-07_0701Former F1 driver Alex Wurz has admitted he expects Sebastian Vettel to stroll now to his fourth drivers’ title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Webber reveals Ricciardo is Red Bull successor

“The decision’s made.  We all know who it is.  I’m happy with that decision.”

2011-06-26 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Daniel Ricciardo - Mark Webber 5A mischievous Mark Webber on Sunday gave away the name of his successor at Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Lopez tips Raikkonen to agree new deal ‘quickly’

“We do not need to give any guarantees” – Lopez

2013-03-07 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen - CNBCTeam owner Gerard Lopez is hopeful Kimi Raikkonen will soon sign a new deal to stay at Lotus in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Mercedes won’t ‘compromise’ 2014 car focus

“We’re not thinking in terms of winning a championship (in 2013)”

2013-06-07_0073Mercedes says it will not “compromise” its preparations for 2014 by focusing too hard on this year’s world championship race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Hamilton refusing to wear team cap in 2013

Lewis Hamilton has revealed he is refusing to wear Mercedes’ team cap.

2013-05-12 - Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team - Spain - Lewis Hamilton 06While team chairman Niki Lauda is famous for his cap, 2008 world champion and Spa pole sitter Hamilton has not been seen wearing one at all this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Sauber seat for Sirotkin ‘not a mistake’ – Marko

“You can’t cut him down just because of his age and his father.” – Kaltenborn

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 04Dr Helmut Marko, Red Bull’s often hard-talking F1 consultant, has a surprising view regarding the sport’s likely newest rookie. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Ecclestone confirms Michelin eyeing F1 return

“They do want to get back in”

MichelinBernie Ecclestone has confirmed reports from Spa-Francorchamps this week that Michelin wants to return to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Suzuka denies Honda return to bring Japanese driver to F1

 “That is pure speculation.”

Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka logoSuzuka race promoter Hiroshi Soda has played down suggestions Honda’s return to F1 will see a Japanese driver on the grid again. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Calado hangs on for GP2 sprint win (updated)

Briton holds off Leal for first win of 2013

GP2 - James Calado (ART Grand Prix)James Calado claimed his first win of the season from pole position in this morning’s sprint race at Spa-Francorchamps, but he didn’t have it all his own way: the Englishman built up an early lead before Julian Leal came back at his rival, pushing him all the way to the flag with Adrian Quaife-Hobbs right behind the pair. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Sims dominates GP3 Race 2 in Spa-Francorchamps

Carlin’s Alexander Sims victorious in Belgium

GP3 - Alexander Sims (Carlin) Spa Race 2P4 to P1, that’s how it’s done! Carlin’s Alexander Sims made a great start, avoided trouble into Turn 1, claimed the lead of the race and romped away to celebrate his second win of his GP3 career.

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Aug 25

Alex Labbe marches to ACT Riverside St-Croix Can-Am win

 Labbe held off runner-up finisher Joey Polewarczyk, Jr.

Riverside Speedway Ste-Croix logoLabbe of St-Albert, QC led the final 80 laps of the American Canadian Tour Can-Am 200 at Circuit Riverside Speedway Saturday, August 24 on his way to his first Série ACT win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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