Daily Archive: December 2, 2013

Dec 02

L’Estage wins sixth championship, Mitsubishi clinches manufacturer’s title

Final round of the Canadian Rally Championship

2013-11-30Antoine L’Estage from St-Jean sur Richelieu, with co-driver by Welshman Craig Parry, finished second in his Mitsubishi Evolution at the Tall Pines Rally, the final round of the 2013 Canadian Rally Championship, and locked in his sixth Canadian Championship.
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Dec 02

Subaru Canada: Victory at Tall Pines

Second place overall in championship

2012-11-30 - SamediSubaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) today announced its first-place finish at the Rally of the Tall Pines, held November 29-30 in Bancroft, Ontario.

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Dec 02

CASC-Ontario to showcase Canadian Road Racing at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

The Canadian Racing Season Begins February 7, 8, & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre

casc.on.ca logo At the upcoming Canadian Motorsports Expo Powered by Inside Track Motorsport News, the CASC-Ontario Region will showcase its various competitive divisions with vehicles and 2013 class champions on hand from each of its racing disciplines.

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Dec 02

ACT 2014 schedule released

The schedule includes a total of twelve (12) events

ACT logoThe American Canadian Tour (ACT) released its 2014 schedule which is highlighted by visits to nine (9) different Northeast tracks.

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Dec 02

Vettel and Webber put helmets up for auction

Wings for Life

Wings for life logoIconic memorabilia from 2013 podium-win races at the German and Italian grand prix Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

South Africa on WSBK provisional Calendar for 2014

A round scheduled to be held at Phakisa Freeway

WSBK - Phakisa FreewaySouth African motorcycle racing fans are in for a special treat next year when WSBK should return to South Africa after a break of three years. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Zytek Nissan Power wins WEC LMP2 titles

World Championships fall to Anglo-Japanese engine technology

Zytek LogoZytek Nissan power has been used to win the World Endurance LMP2 Team and Drivers Championships. By finishing fourth at this weekend’s Six Hours of Bahrain, eighth round of the 2013 WEC, the OAK Racing trio of Martin Plowman, Bertrand Baguette and Ricardo Gonzalez secured the coveted titles.

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Dec 02

Three top teams will provide cars so that Pirelli can test its 2014 tyres later this month

Top three teams to test 2013 cars in December

2012-10-14 - Red Bull Racing - Korea - Sebastian Vettel - Mark Webber (5)Earlier, some teams objected amid rumours McLaren had put its hand up to run its 2013 car for the official tyre supplier at a December test in Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

2014 car ‘related’ to title-winning Red Bull – Newey

“But you will also recognise some familiar ‘Red Bull’ characteristics next year”

Red Bull Team - photo Getty ImagesThe rules are changing radically over the winter, but keen observers will still spot ‘Red Bull DNA’ at the heart of Adrian Newey’s next creation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Thinner Ricciardo still shedding kilos for 2014

“Compared to where I am now, I need to lose a couple more kilos”

2013-09-02 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel RicciardoA visibly-slimming Daniel Ricciardo had admitted he is still shedding kilograms ahead of his switch to Red Bull for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Webber’s performance ‘shocking’ in 2013 – Schumacher

“I’m glad I’m not his teammate”

2013-10-13 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - Sebastian VettelMichael Schumacher has described Mark Webber’s performance alongside dominant world champion Sebastian Vettel this year as “shocking”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Lauda tips Brawn to return in new F1 role

Ross Brawn is going “fishing”, but he may return to formula one after a break.

Niki Lauda - Ross Brawn - photo Mercedes AMGThat is the claim of Niki Lauda, who as Mercedes’ team chairman tried to stop 58-year-old Briton Brawn from deciding to leave the German squad altogether. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Ferrari may already be testing a version of its 2014 turbo engine, according to internet rumours.

Rumour – Ferrari already testing V6 turbo

20130901-0056Over the weekend, a video emerged on the internet depicting a LaFerrari supercar lapping the Fiorano circuit amid the distinct tones of a turbo engine. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Romain Grosjean has admitted he is not sure if Lotus’ money problems have been solved.

Grosjean not sure if Lotus budget in place

2013-10-26 - Lotus F1 Team - Romain Grosjean 09The Enstone based team had been delaying signing its preferred option to replace the disgruntled Kimi Raikkonen – Nico Hulkenberg – until the money from the much-vaunted ‘Quantum’ investment came through. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Sutil calls orange Force India ‘a carrot’

“I think I did a good job”

2013-03-23 - Sahara Force India F1 Team - Adrian Sutil 04In a clear sign he is leaving the Silverstone based team, Adrian Sutil has described this year’s orange Force India car as a “carrot”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

If his wife had made the decision for him, Felipe Massa would now be a retired formula one driver

Massa admits wife wants him to retire

2013-06-09_0453Actually, having lost his Ferrari seat after eight years with the Scuderia, the Brazilian is switching to the beleaguered British team Williams for 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Van der Garde backer denies eyeing Force India stake

“The rumours are false”

Giedo van der Garde (Caterham)Giedo van der Garde’s father-in-law has denied he is considering buying into a formula one team. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Kovalainen vows to be ‘more ready’ for 2014 chance

“All in all, this was a bad year” – Kovalainen

2013-11-17 - Lotus F1 Team - Heikki Kovalainen 08Heikki Kovalainen has admitted he will have to prove he has upped his game to a potential 2014 employer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 02

Race Of Champions 2013 Update

The event cannot take place as planned on December 14-15

Race Of Champions logoThe Sports Authority of Thailand and the organisers of the 2013 Race Of Champions have announced that the event cannot take place as planned on December 14-15 due to the current political situation in Bangkok. Read the rest of this entry »

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