Daily Archive: September 22, 2013

Sep 22

Steckly takes title with Kawartha win (updated²)

Becomes First 3-Time Champion In NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilingueScott Steckly has been battling back all season. He won the Pinty’s 250 at Kawartha Speedway in a green-white-checkered finish on Sunday to come from behind to win the 2013 championship in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 by just two points.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

First International SportsCar Weekend draws 33,591 to Circuit of The Americas™

Rain plagues weekend’s start; sunny skies make for perfect endurance racing on Saturday and Sunday

Circuit of The Americas logoCircuit of The Americas welcomed a three-day crow of 33,591 to its first International SportsCar Weekend, featuring two of the world’s premier endurance racing series—the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS). Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Vettel dominates Singapore Grand Prix, Raikkonen third for double Renault-powered podium

Sebastian Vettel wins Singapore Grand Prix for third consecutive year

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99026Sebastian Vettel (Infiniti Red Bull Racing) gave a street racing master class in today’s Singapore Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Formula One teams Singapore Grand Prix race report (updated)

Singapore Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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Sep 22

Vettel crushes rivals amid more booing in Singapore

“I think it’s not worth thinking about — in the end we love winning.”

2013-09-08- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99018Sebastian Vettel crushed his rivals on Sunday and tightened his grip on a fourth consecutive world championship — to yet another sea of boos. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship prototype eligibility stable for next three years

IMSA, ACO announce DP, LM P2 cars eligible through 2016

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoFollowing a four-hour steering committee meeting at Circuit of The Americas between officials from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and the Automobile Club l’Ouest (ACO), both organizations today confirmed a collaborative decision that cars eligible for the Prototype class in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the LM P2 category internationally will remain so through the conclusion of the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Sweet success in Singapore for Vettel

Vettel leaves Singapore action behind

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99010Sebastian Vettel has won the Singapore Grand Prix, his sixth win of the 2013 season and third consecutive race victory. Fernando Alonso placed second with Kimi Raikkonen third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Top-five finishes for SRT Motorsports in Austin

SRT Motorsports simply ran out of time Saturday afternoon at Circuit of the Americas.

SRT Motorsports logoOtherwise, Jonathan Bomarito and Kuno Wittmer would have occupied the top step on the podium instead of a runner-up effort. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Ferrari plans Vettel future in Singapore – report

Is Ferrari already planning its future with Sebastian Vettel?

20130831-0007That was the question being asked by the German tabloid Kolner Express on Saturday, after the reigning multiple world champion was spotted meeting with Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Alonso doesn’t need my help for title charge – Massa

“Honestly, how can I help him?”

2013-06-06_0110With Felipe Massa heading for the exit at Ferrari, the big question arose again after qualifying in Singapore — will the Brazilian bother helping Fernando Alonso win the world championship? Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

McLaren’s Perez admits need to improve

Sergio Perez knows he is on notice at McLaren.

2013-06-09_1305After Martin Whitmarsh made overtures to Fernando Alonso, the McLaren boss admitted Mexican Perez hasn’t beaten teammate Jenson Button “consistently enough” in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Raikkonen injury causes paddock tongues to wag

Apparently due to a pinched nerve in his back

2013-04-20 - Lotus F1 Team - Bahrain - Kimi Raikkonen 05It is not surprising that news of Kimi Raikkonen’s back injury caused eyebrows to raise in the Singapore paddock. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Mercedes eyes Massa for DTM seat

“He’s definitely an interesting driver.  We would certainly consider it”

Robert Wickens - photo © DTM Media Toto Wolff, the boss of Mercedes’ motor racing activities, has admitted Felipe Massa is a candidate to move into the German touring car series DTM in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Ricciardo thinks he beat Vergne in pressure stakes

“I have no fear at all.  I’m not Mark” – Ricciardo

2013-05-23 - Toro Rosso - Monaco - Jean-Eric Vergne - Daniel Ricciardo 1Daniel Ricciardo thinks Red Bull chose him over Toro Rosso teammate Jean-Eric Vergne because he is better at dealing with pressure. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Renault Energy F1 to power Caterham F1 Team from 2014

Renault will continue to power Caterham F1 Team in 2014 and beyond

Renault Sport F1Renault Sport F1 and Caterham F1 Team are delighted to confirm the extension of their partnership in the FIA Formula One World Championship for a further three years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Caterham extends Renault engine deal

“This announcement is obviously very good news for our F1 team” -Cyril Abiteboul

2013-06-05-0260Renault on Sunday announced it will continue to supply engines to Caterham beyond this year’s V8 regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Kovalainen has ‘big chance’ of 2014 return – Fernandes

It is believed Charles Pic’s seat is secure for 2014

2013-06-08_0059Caterham supremo Tony Fernandes has admitted Heikki Kovalainen is in the running to return to a race seat in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

Bird cruises to Singapore GP2 sprint race win (updated)

RUSSIAN TIME driver takes fifth victory of the season

GP2 - Sam Bird (RUSSIAN TIME) Singapore R2Sam Bird kept the pressure on Series leader Fabio Leimer scoring another win through a display of mature driving to take a lights to flag victory in today’s sprint race at the Marina Bay circuit. The Briton headed Marcus Ericsson and Leimer.  Read the rest of this entry »

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