Daily Archive: September 8, 2013

Sep 08

A week-end full of twists and turns for Louis-Philippe Dumoulin

Currently fourth in the championship standings

Barrie Speedway - Louis-Philippe Dumoulin - photo Matthew Manor CSCGThe second-to-last event of the 2013 season did not give Louis-Philippe Dumoulin and the #47 WeatherTech Canada/ Bellemare team a single second to rest on the circuit of the Barrie Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Pfaff/Alegra Motorsports takes both 2013 Team Championships

David Ostella secures driver championship in final race

nullFor the fourth consecutive race, the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Series was green all the way around for the sprint’s entirety.

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Sep 08

Hathaway rallies late for Barrie win (updated²)

Kennington runner-up to maintain Canadian Tire points lead

Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilingueWhile DJ Kennington and Scott Steckly are locked in a battle for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 championship, Jason Hathaway played spoiler Sunday by coming away with the win in the Hudco Electric Supply 300 presented by G-Oil. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Nicol Super Class Champion

Sharpe Touring Class Champion

CTCC logoScott Nicol declared 2013 CTCC Super Class Champion: Damon Sharpe crowned Touring Class Champion for 2nd year in a row. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Two poles plus two podiums equals one championship for David Ostella

Rookie also posts two records en route to the title

CalabogieMaple, Ontario-native David Ostella headed northeast to Calabogie Motorsports Park this weekend for his final event of the 2013 Ultra 94 GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin season.

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Sep 08

Antoine L’Estage Wins the Rallye Défi for the Seventh Time

Fortieth career win for the Rockstar driver…

2013-09-07Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) and Irish co-driver Karl Atkinson, won this weekend’s Rallye Défi, held in the Laurentians and Outaouais regions of Québec, and counting towards the North American and Canadian Rally Championships.

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Sep 08

Hargrove pads points lead with Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca victory

Championship to be decided at Houston season finale

Scott HargroveCanadian Scott Hargrove strengthened his lead in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda this morning by virtue of a commanding victory in the Allied Building Products Grand Prix at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Sep 08

David Sears: “Auto GP is a winning package”

Super Nova International is still at the top of the game in the 2013 Auto GP.

Auto GP - David SearsThe team, owned by David Sears and by his son John, has mathematically clinched the teams’ title for the second time thanks to an exciting second part of the season.

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Sep 08

Rumour – Brawn buying into Williams?

Other reports said Wolff himself also denied he is selling his stake to Brawn.

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The Monza paddock began to disband late on Sunday amid the swirling rumour that Ross Brawn may be buying into the Williams team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Red Bull to test Pirelli tyres with 2011 car

But not everyone is happy.

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (10)Red Bull will conduct a two-day, 1000 kilometre tyre test with Pirelli mid next week in Barcelona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Rumour – Ferrari to announce Raikkonen on Wednesday

Perhaps both are true.  Perhaps neither.

2013-06-06_0088Rumours were swirling in the Monza paddock on Sunday, and the buzzword was ‘Wednesday’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Formula One teams Italian Grand Prix race report

Italian Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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Sep 08

Eastern Canadian Karting Championship 2013 Season Finale

ECKC heads to season four finale

2013-06-30The Canadian National karting calendar reaches its conclusion this week as the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship contests its season finale in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec.

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Sep 08

Even with Raikkonen, Alonso still ‘number 1’ – Briatore

“Fernando is the number 1 and I don’t see any others”

2013-06-09_0990Flavio Briatore insists Fernando Alonso will not be worried if Kimi Raikkonen is signed by Ferrari for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Nico Rosberg celebrates becoming newest Laureus ambassador

With Italian Grand Prix paddock tour for disadvantaged young leaders

Laureus - Nico RosbergLaureus Academy Member Franz Beckenbauer welcomes Nico Rosberg to the Laureus Family: ‘Nico is a brilliant motor racer and a man who cares passionately about young people’ – says Franz Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Todt ready to accept Pirelli staying in F1

Jean Todt has indicated Pirelli is staying put as F1’s official tyre supplier.

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (2)Although the Italian marque has inked contracts beyond its 2013 tender with all the teams and Bernie Ecclestone, rumours have indicated FIA president Todt actually wants the French marque Michelin to return next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Briatore ‘not looking for a job’ on Monza visit

Flavio Briatore insists he is not interested in returning to formula one

Flavio Briatore 11The flamboyant Italian left Renault and the sport amid disgrace and the ‘crashgate’ scandal, but has often been linked with a return to F1, possibly in a commercial role. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Harvey victorious in GP3 Race 2 in Monza

ART Grand Prix’s Jack Harvey wins thrilling race in Italy

GP3 - Jack Harvey ART Grand Prix (Monza Race 2)British star Jack Harvey romped home to victory at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza after making a great start from P2 and held off the challenge of MW Arden’s Daniil Kvyat and Bamboo Engineering’s Lewis Williamson in an action-packed Race 2.

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Sep 08

Barrie race postponed by rain

Canadian Tire event set for Sunday

Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilinguePersistent rain throughout Saturday forced a postponement of NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 activity at Barrie Speedway to Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 08

Clean and Green: Nonstop action in round 9 at Calabogie Motorsports Park

New qualifying and race lap records established

nullBlind apexes and blind corners make up the majority of Calabogie Motorsports Park, but spectators saw green all the way around for Race One of the 2013 KBC Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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