Daily Archive: March 6, 2017

Mar 06

Nissan Micra Cup 2017 season race calendar

Q&A with Jacques Deshaies, organizer and promoter of the Nissan Micra Cup

2016-08-14_65601 Today at the Quebec City International Auto Show, Nissan announced the 2017 race calendar for the Nissan Micra Cup’s third season.

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Mar 06

C360R returns to Pirelli World Challenge with Pfaff Audi RS 3 LMS Usa Clubsport

Team driver Paul Holton to helm next-generation Audi Sport customer racing car in PWC Touring Car class

C360R (Compass Racing) C360R (Compass Racing) returns to Pirelli World Challenge competition with a brand new Touring Car program featuring the recently-announced Audi RS 3 LMS USA Clubsport in partnership with Pfaff Automotive Partners. Floridian Paul Holton has been engaged to helm the car, which has support from AlphaClone, AERO Paint, Audi Genuine Parts, Audi Tire Center and APR. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

Saturday night music announced for the Silverstone Classic

The full music line-up is now confirmed for the Silverstone Classic!

Saturday night music announced for the Silverstone Classic Spandau Ballet’s former front-man Tony Hadley is topping Saturday night’s bill at the Classic this year and The Dire Straits Experience, formed when original sax-playing band member, Chris White, teamed-up with singer-songwriter Terence Reis, will also be taking to the stage on Saturday evening.

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Mar 06

Kendra Adams to make appearance at Motorama this weekend

Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo taking place at The International Centre, March 10, 11 & 12

Kendra Adams to make appearance at Motorama this weekend Super Stock driver Kendra Adams will be revealing her all new #2 Mobil 1 Chevy Limited Late Model livery and her new matching Epic Racewear fire suit this weekend at the third annual Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo taking place at The International Centre, March 10, 11 & 12. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

Martin to race for rookie honours in NASCAR Pintys Series

Young Ayr racer will compete for Rookie of the Year honours

2016-07-03_0327 Adam Martin set the bar high in 2016 scoring a pair of top-five finishes in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. The racer from Ayr, Ontario, will contest the entire schedule in 2017 chasing the Rookie of the Year championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

Productive Spring training test for Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires at Barber Motorsports Park

Over 50 car and driver combinations took to the 2.38-mile circuit behind the wheel of MX-5s

Productive Spring training test for Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires at Barber Motorsports Park The 2017 Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires season got off to a productive start as the INDYCAR-sanctioned series staged two days of Spring Training testing at Barber Motorsports Park this weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

Hankook Tire opens Technotrac Test Centre in Finland

Approximately 300 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle

Hankook Tire Opens Technotrac Test Centre in Finland The world‘s northernmost test facility further consolidates Hankook‘s technology leadership in the automotive industry. Premium tire maker Hankook Tire has opened Technotrac, its very own state-of-the-art winter tire testing facility, in Ivalo, Finland – approximately 300 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.

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Mar 06

The Tony Stewart Foundation announces 2017 Indianapolis 500 Driver for Team One Cure

The announcement also confirmed an entry for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500

The Tony Stewart Foundation announces 2017 Indianapolis 500 Driver for Team One Cure Last month, three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart announced the formation of TEAM ONE CURE – a primary program of The Tony Stewart Foundation.

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Mar 06

Williams and Bombardier announce new partnership

Williams Martini Racing and Bombardier Business Aircraft are proud to announce a new strategic partnership ahead of the 2017 season

05 - Williams Martini Racing The Canadian company is coming on board this season in support of fellow countryman Lance Stroll, as he prepares for his debut season in Formula One. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

For the first time ever, to celebrate 50 years of F1 in Canada

Tickets for the first covered grandstand erected at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve are now on the market

Tribune Platine- Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada In this year during which we will celebrate 50 years of the rich history of the sport in the country, the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for seats in the very first covered grandstand at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

Łukasz Habaj is embarking on a major FIA European Rally Championship campaign in 2017

ERC Q and A: Lukasz Habaj

Łukasz Habaj Łukasz Habaj is embarking on a major FIA European Rally Championship campaign in 2017, armed with more experience of the all-action series and a new co-driver with ERC title-winning pedigree. The 41-year-old from Poland talks Daniel Dymurski, car swapping and keeping sharp in the snow. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

Jim McGuire and Matt Bell team up for United Autosports Michelin Le Mans Cup campaign

Jim McGuire joins United Autosports for 2017 season in AERO Ligier JS P3

Jim McGuire and Matt Bell team up for United Autosports Michelin Le Mans Cup campaign United regular Matt Bell returns for sixth year with the team. Two-car entry in Michelin Le Mans Cup for 2016 ELMS LMP3 champions.  United Autosports have confirmed that Jim McGuire and Matt Bell will team up for the 2017 Michelin Le Mans Cup in the AERO Advanced Paint Technology Ligier JS P3. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

New F1 cars ‘impressive’ but Brawn wants ‘fins’ gone

“As always with new regulations there are a few little hiccups”

New F1 cars ‘impressive’ but Brawn wants ‘fins’ goneRoss Brawn says he still wants to amend a ‘few little hiccups’ that have arisen as a result of the revised technical regulations though he does believe the revised cars represent an important step forward for the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

Brad Keselowski surges late for Atlanta victory

Keselowski holds off Larson for Atlanta win
Thanks to the unintentional generosity of the dominant driver in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, opportunistic Brad Keselowski won the second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season.

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Mar 06

BMW DTM drivers hone their fitness

The six BMW DTM drivers underwent an intense training regime this week

BMW DTM drivers hone their fitnesshttp://www.dtm.com/sites/default/files/news/866dd882-3961-4a5b-88bc-2eb2b90be904-orginal.jpgThey were in Viareggio from Sunday to Wednesday for a four-day fitness camp. Team doctor Riccardo Ceccarelli  and his Formula Medicine team had put together an extensive and diverse training schedule to ensure that the drivers are perfectly prepared for the coming DTM season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

It’s live! Internet streaming for ERC Azores Airlines Rallye

The Azores Airlines Rallye is alive and now live in 2017 with confirmation of an exciting online streaming package

It’s live! Internet streaming for ERC Azores Airlines RallyeOrganisers of round one of the all-action FIA European Rally Championship have joined forces with RTP Açores to deliver key moments of the spectacular gravel event mainly through the Azores Airlines Rallye YouTube channel and via the event’s official website. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

WorldSBK takes on the Destination of Speed

Title fight heads East for Round Two

WorldSBK takes on the Destination of Speed Just two weeks after the sensational season opener at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship heads to Thailand for Round Two, as riders will be looking to build on results or improve on their opening performance of 2017.

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