Daily Archive: October 6, 2013

Oct 06

BGR Team Grote wins Prestigious Can Am Cup!

Robichon clinches 8th straight Rookie of the Year for BGR!

Zacharie Robichon by Michael HaleyThe incredible run of Toyo Tires F1600 Championship Rookie of the Year award continued in 2013 and Zacharie Robichon (Aquafine, P1 Fitness, Just a Drop), joined a very select group of drivers who have brought BGR Team Grote the honors home.

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Oct 06

Victory out West : Antoine L’Estage earns his Sixth Victory at the Pacific Forest Rally

Canadian rally Championship:  Pacific Forest Rally 2013 Official results

Pacific Forest Rally - Antoine L'Estage Quebec driver Antoine L’Estage (of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu) won this weekend’s Pacific Forest Rally, the fourth of six rounds in the 2013 Canadian Rally Championship.

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Oct 06

Nick Sweet takes first Milk Bowl victory

Shawn Fleury and Bunker Hodgdon earn track titles

Milk Bowl - Nick Sweet (1)Barre’s own Nick Sweet claimed his first career Milk Bowl in the 51st running of the People’s United Bank Milk Bowl at Thunder Road on Sunday, October 6.

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Oct 06

Sykes takes crucial double on French soil

The battle for the ultimate prize in World Superbike is still open

WSBK - Eugene Laverty Day 3The French Round of the eni FIM Superbike World Championship proved once again to be a title decider, as the 73,844 attendants could cheer for local rider Sylvain Barrier (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) retaining the STK1000 title and for Sam Lowes (Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha) clinching his first-ever Championship victory in World Supersport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

Brno, race 2: Kimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) takes the win.

Vittorio Ghirelli (Super Nova Internatinal) is the 2013 Auto GP Champion

Auto GP -  Super Nova International - Vittorio GhirelliKimiya Sato (Euronova Racing) cruised to victory in the last 2013 round of the Auto GP championship at Brno. The Japanese racer succeeded in a classic comeback after starting from the third row.

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Oct 06

Baron/Afterburner Autosport charge to victory at Houston

Garett Grist secured a third-place finish in the standings and Rookie of the Year honors

USF2000 Houston Podium 2Today’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda season finale – the Marlin CNG Services Grand Prix of Houston – took place under wet conditions – a stark contrast to the heat that greeted competitors the past few days. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

SRT Viper GTS-RS falls short of expectations at VIR

Vipers flex muscle early in eace; Untimely cautions disrupts team strategy

SRT Motorsports logoSRT Motorsports had high expectations entering Saturday’s American Le Mans Series race at Virginia Int’l Raceway. Unfortunately, race results fell short of expectations.

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Oct 06

Tom Sykes completes stellar weekend with double win

The Championship leader got a perfect start out of pole

WSBK - Tom Sykes Race 2 podiumTom Sykes made a clean sweep of the French Round thanks to a dominant win in Race 2, that completes the third double-victory for the Kawasaki Racing Team rider this year.

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Oct 06

Pirelli under fire after Korea GP

Webber accused Pirelli of being unconcerned about driver safety

2013-06-30 - Britain - Pirelli (9)Mark Webber has joined his friend Fernando Alonso in delivering a blistering attack on F1 tyre supplier Pirelli. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

Vettel’s ‘boos’ and ‘balls’ still making waves

Sebastian Vettel’s ‘boos’ and ‘balls’ are still making waves in the F1 paddock.

2013-09-21- Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - 99022Just as insiders wondered why crowds keep booing the German on the podium, Vettel crassly explained Red Bull’s dominance by saying his team works hard while his rivals “hang their balls in the pool”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

No end to Vettel’s dominance in 2013

Sebastian Vettel’s dominance is not likely to suddenly end.

Sebastian Vettel Corée - photo © J.F GaleronThat is Mercedes boss Ross Brawn’s warning ahead of the Korean grand prix, as Red Bull figures hint that Vettel’s crushing dominance in Singapore might have been exaggerated. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

Mid-season tyre switch helped Ferrari’s rivals – Massa

“It’s clear that the new tyres helped Red Bull.  Also Mercedes.”

2013-09-06 - Felipe Massa - 0007Before travelling to Korea, Ferrari designer Nikolas Tombazis said “blaming the tyres” would be “superficial”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

Whitmarsh keeps ‘wild’ Alonso rumours in headlines

“We could afford to bring Alonso here next year”

2013-06-08_0053Martin Whitmarsh is keeping “wild rumours” in the headlines that Fernando Alonso could return to McLaren in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

Gutierrez sheds ‘conservative’ approach to F1

Gutierrez says he has undergone a radical change

2013-06-09_0463Esteban Gutierrez is finally beginning to make a mark, after shedding his “conservative” approach to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 06

Formula One teams Korean Grand Prix race report

Korean Grand Prix Formula One free race report

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

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Oct 06

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) has scored victory in the first World Superbike race of the day

Tom Sykes wins first race in dominant fashion

WSBK - MAgny-Cours - Race 1 podiumLleading the way from lights to the Red Flag that was waved during Lap 19, following the crash suffered by Mark Aitchison (Team Pedercini Kawasaki).

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Oct 06

Sebastien Loeb crashes & smashes car on last ever Rallye de France

Exclusive interview with Sebastien Loeb and shots of his smashed up car.

ThumbnailNine time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb flipped his car on its roof at his last ever WRC rally on Sunday 6th October 2013 at Rallye de France.

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