Daily Archive: September 23, 2013

Sep 23

Feel the Rush of Formula 1™ racing at special screening of new Ron Howard movie

Circuit of The Americas™ partners with Alamo Drafthouse and The Horn-ESPN Austin on premiere party

Rush In just a few days, the exhilaration of Formula 1 racing will rush onto the silver screen as the new Universal Pictures movie Rush, directed by two-time Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Ron Howard, premieres in theaters nationwide.

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Sep 23

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the AAA 400

 There have been 87 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Dover International Speedway

NASCAR logoa look at some of the top statistical performers at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware going into the AAA 400 on September 29. ESPN’s coverage begins at 1 p.m. ET and the race is scheduled for 2 p.m.

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Sep 23

Scout days returns for the Roar Before The Rolex 24 on Jan. 3-5

52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona

2011-02-20_0130Daytona International Speedway will continue the tradition of hosting Scout Days, a one-of-a-kind event that blends high-speed sports car action with two nights of camping and scouting activities, during The Roar Before The Rolex 24 on Jan. 3-5, the critical three-day test session prior to the 52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Alex Guenette Rookie-of-the- year In NASCAR Canadian Tire

Pinty’s 250 – Kawartha Speedway

2013-08-09_0698Alex Guenette won the Rookie-of-the-year award in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, after finishing a troubled run in 17th place in Pinty’s 250 at Kawartha Speedway, the final race of the 2013 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Victory For La Cité de Mirabel Inc. and for Ray Courtemanche Jr. In the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series

Pinty’s 250 – Kawartha Speedway

Ray Courtemanche JR - Barrie Speedway (1)After displaying his usual energy and determination in the last race of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series season this year, Ray Courtemanche Jr. would like to single out and thank La Cité de Mirabel Inc. whose partnership in 2013 made everyone winners on several levels: business, sporting and human. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

An unplanned end for Louis-Philippe Dumoulin’s season

Fifth place in the 2013 NASCAR Canadian Tire series’ championship

Barrie Speedway - Louis-Philippe Dumoulin - photo Matthew Manor CSCGLouis-Philippe Dumoulin and the WeatherTech Canada / Bellemare team were hoping for another ending to this 2013 season which was unfolding today on the Kawartha Speedway track, Fraserville, Ontario.

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Sep 23

Martin Roy records top five finish to end the season at Kawartha

Martin Roy overcame a rocky qualifying to earn a top 5 finish in Sunday’s Pinty’s 250 at Kawartha Speedway.

2013-08-11_0645Practice started off uneventful for Martin Roy and his team in Kawartha, but the team ran into mechanical trouble when their Batteries Expert/Veolce/Gamache Dodge broke a trailing arm. They battled their way through qualifying and were slated to start 16th. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Matt Kenseth wins at New Hampshire

Kenseth has first two wins in Chase

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesFor the second straight week, in the second race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Matt Kenseth led Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch to the finish line — and for Kenseth, who has struggled at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, that added a dreamlike quality to the victory. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Alfonso Celis to make his debut at Zandvoort

For Team Fortec Motorsports

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo

At Zandvoort, Netherlands, Mexican Alfonso Celis is going to race a Dallara-Mercedes for Team Fortec Motorsports to support the team’s two FIA Formula 3 European Championship regulars Félix Serrallés und Luis Felipe Derani. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

IPK North America confirms five for Grand Finals at ECKC Finale

Mondou is headed to New Orleans after six podiums and a Tremblant win

2013-07-14IPK North America wrapped up its Eastern Canadian Karting Championship schedule in fine fashion a week ago by claiming another title and adding two more drivers to its 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals roster.

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Sep 23

Webber takes penalty after riding on Alonso’s car

The 38-year-old said the penalty is “tough to take”.

Fernando Alonso - Mark Webber - photo Getty ImagesMark Webber will slide ten places down the Korea grid next weekend, after hitching a ride on the sidepod of friend Fernando Alonso’s Ferrari in Singapore. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Ferrari turns to 2014 as Vettel reality bites

“99 per cent” of Ferrari’s focus is now on 2014

2013-09-21 - Felipe Massa - 0014Sebastian Vettel’s fourth consecutive title win moved a step closer to certainty on Sunday as he pulled 60 points clear of his nearest title rival. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Kimi Raikkonen has not ruled out skipping next weekend’s Korean grand prix.

Raikkonen not ruling out missing Korea GP

2013-09-08 - Lotus F1 Team - Kimi Raikkonen 02Although mounting the podium after starting just 13th, the Finn struggled with back pain throughout the Singapore weekend, almost having to sit out qualifying. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

‘Two or three’ teams are facing financial strife, F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has admitted.

‘Two or three teams’ in financial strife – Ecclestone

2011-07-24 - HRT F1 Team - Germany - Teams 01Told by veteran Swiss correspondent Roger Benoit that ‘half the field’ is struggling to survive amid the economic crisis and spiralling costs, Ecclestone answered: “That’s not quite right. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

New Jersey back on 22-race 2014 calendar

New Jersey is right back in the running for a grand prix in 2014.

2011-06-26_0247Earlier, the new street race amid the New York skyline was the subject of constant ‘on again, off again’ speculation, culminating in an early draft of next year’s calendar omitting the famous name. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Third candidate could enter FIA race – Ecclestone

The race to become the next FIA president is hotting up.

Formula 1 Circuit in Sochi - Bernier Ecclestone 2David Ward, a former colleague of ex-president Max Mosley, has already announced he intends to take on incumbent Jean Todt in the December election. Read the rest of this entry »

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