Daily Archive: September 9, 2013

Sep 09

Antoine L’Estage and Mitsubishi set new records at Rallye Défi

Round Three: Canadian Rally Championship

2013-09-07Antoine L’Estage won the third round of the Canadian Rally Championship (CRC), Rallye Défi, behind the wheel of his Mitsubishi Evolution. With co-driver Karl Atkinson, the pair took 16 of 23 stages, set new records and reached a key milestone during the weekend event in Quebec’s Laurentian Region.

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Sep 09

Fighting fifth-place finish for Alex Guénette at Barrie Speedway

Hudco Electric Supply 300 – NASCAR Canadian Tire

Alex Guénette - Barrie SpeedwayNASCAR Canadian Tire Series rookie Alex Guenette drove like a veteran at his first visit to this tight tri-oval, finishing a strong 5th after starting 11th and spending most of the race in the Top-5 group at the front of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Ray Courtemanche JR. starts 19th, finishes 11th and wins the post race wrestling match in Nascar Canadian Tire Event

 Hudco Electric Supply 300 – Barrie Speedway

Ray Courtemanche JR - Barrie Speedway (3)Barrie Speedway lived up to its reputation in yesterday’s Hudco Electric Supply 300, the eleventh of twelve races in the 2013 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series.

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Sep 09

Sting to perform during Formula 1™ Grand Prix weekend in Austin, Texas

One night only at ACL Live at The Moody Theater; tickets on sale Sept. 13

Circuit of The Americas logoCircuit of The Americas™ and ACL Live today announced that Grammy, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning artist Sting will perform a one-night-only concert at ACL Live at The Moody Theater on the eve of the 2013 Formula 1™ United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.

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Sep 09

Quaife-Hobbs reigns in Monza (updated)

Brit storms to GP2 sprint win

GP2 - Adrian Quaife-Hobbs (Hilmer Motorsprot)Adrian Quaife-Hobbs gave his rivals a driving lesson with a mature, aggressive drive to lead from lights to flag in changing conditions at this morning’s sprint race in Monza, dictating terms all race long to win by almost two seconds from Alexander Rossi and Julian Leal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Right-front suspension repair sends Tagliani to pits for extended stop

Segal races repaired Ferrari to the finish

No. 61 R.FerriAIM Motorsport Racing with Ferrari 458 Italia at Laguna Seca - Alex TaglianiA competitive run in Sunday’s Continental Tire Sports Car Festival ended early for the No. 61 R.Ferri/AIM Motorsport Racing with Ferrari 458 Italia when starting driver Alex Tagliani was forced to the pits for an extended stop early in the race’s second hour for a right-front suspension repair. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Edwards takes Richmond; Chase field set

No. 99 team notches second win; Truex Jr. squeaks into postseason; Gordon out

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesIt was Clint Bowyer who spun with seven laps left in Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway, but the fortunes of four other drivers turned on a dime with that turn of events. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Rivals admit Vettel on cruise for fourth title

Title looking like a Vettel whitewash

20130705-0016As he reinforced his dominance on the season with a sixth win of 2013 on Sunday, Sebastian Vettel’s rivals acknowledged at Monza the German is on course to be a four-time world champion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

McLaren next in line for Pirelli test – report

“The tyres will be round and black and unmarked”

20130705-0012McLaren is next in line for a private tyre test with Pirelli, according to the German-language Speed Week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Reports – Renault to woo Alonso to Lotus?

“If Fernando knocks on my door, I will answer it.” – Eric Boullier

2013-06-05-0262As the formula one paddock emptied at Monza, one rumour had moved into the realm of fact — Kimi Raikkonen is returning to Ferrari in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Struggling Sauber hoping for ‘new sponsor logos’ in 2013

“I understand that people want to know more” – Monisha Kaltenborn

2013-06-09_0998The end of Sauber’s financial struggles could depend on the new Russian connections paving the way to sponsor deals. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Williams publishes interim results for 2013

Overall Group turnover stands at £57.7m

Williams Grand Prix Holdings logoWilliams Grand Prix Holdings PLC (WGPH, Ticker: WGF1) today announced its interim results for the six months to 30 June 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Caterham unsure it can afford to pay driver in 2014

“It’s too early to tell” – Abiteboul

20130705-0015Team boss Cyril Abiteboul has admitted he is not sure if Caterham will have to sign two sponsored drivers for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

John Bryant-Meisner joins Fortec FIA Formula 3 European Championship squad

FIA Formula 3 European Championship newsflash

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John Bryant-Meisner is set to make his FIA Formula 3 European Championship debut, with the 18-year-old Swede having signed a deal to race for British outfit Fortec Motorsports in the final two rounds of the 2013 campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 09

Martin Roy perseveres at Barrie

“At Barrie, the key is to survive” – Roy

2013-08-11_0645The theme of the weekend was perseverance for Martin Roy and his team, where they earned a top 10 finish despite several mechanical and weather-related factors at the Hudco Electric Supply 300. Read the rest of this entry »

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