Daily Archive: September 4, 2013

Sep 04

ACT Pit Notes: NHMS Test and Tune

In preparation for the Bond Auto ACT Invitational at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

ACT logoThirty-five American Canadian Tour Late Model teams attended the annual test and tune session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Wednesday, September 4 in preparation for the 5th Annual Bond Auto ACT Invitational in a couple weeks.

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Sep 04

Canadian star Alex Tagliani returns to No. 61 R.Ferri/AIM Motorsport Racing with Ferrari 458 Italia and Jeff Segal

This weekend at Laguna Seca

Aim MotosportTagliani and Segal reunite for Continental Tire Sports Car Festival after near domination in Kansas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

In the Hunt: Drivers head to Calabogie Motorsports Park to crown 2013 champion

David Ostella, Chris Green and JF Laberge will duke it out for the title

2013-08-11_0219Within the woodlands of Calabogie, Ontario lies one of the most aesthetically-pleasing driving facilities in North America. Calabogie Motorsports Park adheres to the natural topography of the land and challenges drivers to reach high speeds while maintaing control.

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Sep 04

Karl Wittmer gives Honda Ste Rose Racing its 20th championship in 19 years!

“It’s really a great feeling winning a national championship” – Karl Wittmer

2013-08-11_0103This past weekend saw Ste-Rose Honda drivers Karl and Nick Wittmer head to the Canadian Tire Motorsports Park to compete in the Canadian Touring Car Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

David Ostella’s grand finale

Ostella will attempt to conquer Calabogie Motorsports Park for the points championship.

2013-06-08_0492The season all comes down to this weekend for David Ostella and the rest of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin competitors. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Luigi Ferrara enjoys first 2013 Superstars win

Italian ace wants to do it all again on the R.R.T. Mercedes at Imola

Superstars - Luigi FerraraThe recent Superstars round at Donington Park delivered Luigi Ferrara plenty of satisfactions.

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Sep 04

Jacques Villeneuve helps envision South Okanagan project

Okanagan Motorsports Club’s Area 27

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OSOYOOS — A consortium that includes a developer, a native band and a Canadian motorsport legend is looking to uncork a new whine into the heartland of B.C.’s grape country. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Antoine L’Estage looking to repeat victory this weekend at Rallye Défi

New co-driver for the Rockstar Team…

2012-09-07-2198Québec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) will contest this weekend’s Rallye Défi, held in the Laurentian and Outaouais regions of Québec, and counting towards the Canadian and North American Rally Championships.

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Sep 04

Simple ready to race…

 Partnership means that Simply’s logo will feature on the front wing of the RB9

01 - Red Bull RacingInfiniti Red Bull Racing is proud to welcome Italian Supermarket chain Simply as an official race partner for this weekend’s Italian Grand Prix in Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

F1 legend Andretti backs Ricciardo move

“I can understand the decision absolutely.”

2012-11-18_0002Mario Andretti, F1’s world champion of 1978, has backed Red Bull’s decision to sign Daniel Ricciardo. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Lotus owner committed to F1 for now – Lopez

At least for now, team owner Gerard Lopez insists he is committed to formula one.

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Eric Boullier - Gerard Lopez 01In the past weeks, he has consistently played down the importance of the confirmed news that Lotus, the Enstone based team formerly known as Renault and Benetton, has debts of EUR 120 million. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Di Resta, in Italy, admits Ferrari ‘a dream’

Paul di Resta has been in Italy in recent days.

2013-06-06_0092That might not sound like noteworthy news, particularly in the days leading into the country’s annual grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Sirotkin to attend Monza race with Sauber

Sauber will have a fourth driver on hand this weekend at Monza.

2013-08-21 - Sauber F1 Team - Sergey Sirotkin 05Always present for the Swiss team at races are Nico Hulkenberg and Esteban Gutierrez, and also the ‘third’ or reserve driver Robin Frijns. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Tavares exit could impact Renault in F1 – reports

Carlos Tavares is stepping down to pursue “personal projects”

Carlos Tavares 2011-10-31A management reshuffle at Renault could impact the French carmaker’s formula one programme, according to media reports. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Report – Michelin tried F1 tyre at Le Mans test?

Michelin may have been preparing for its possible return to formula one next year for some time.

2013-04-20 - Pirelli - Bahrain - 06Rumours the French marque is in the running to either compete against the sport’s sole supplier Pirelli next year, or replace the Italian brand altogether, gained in strength recently at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

2014 Austrian GP race date still moving

The formula one calendar for 2014 appears still to be in a state of flux.

Red Bull Ring logoInitially, when the new agreement between Red Bull magnate Dietrich Mateschitz and Bernie Ecclestone was announced, it was said next year’s Austrian grand prix would take place on July 6. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

Formula One teams Italian Grand Prix preview (updated)

Italian Grand Prix Formula One preview

Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monza.

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Sep 04

British MotoGP™ debrief with Masao Azuma

The rear tyre allocation for Silverstone is like the circuit, quite unique

MotoGP - Race start - 2013 British MotoGPYamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo rode one of the races of his career at Silverstone last Sunday to claim a special victory over Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez and claw back valuable points in his MotoGP™ title defence. Read the rest of this entry »

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