Daily Archive: March 8, 2017

Mar 08

Total is turning to girl power in motorsport this season!

We are proud to welcome those news driver within the Total Canada family.

Total logo It is during the International Women’s Day that Total proudly announced that two women will carry Total’s colour in motorsport this season! Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Las Vegas

Grand Theft Auto: Keselowski Steals Win At Atlanta, Goes For Second Straight Victory At Las Vegas

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski took advantage of Kevin Harvick’s late speeding penalty by passing Kyle Larson with six laps left to win last Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Mar 08

NASCAR Announces Nominees for NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018, Landmark Award

Allison, Farmer, Gibbs, Labonte, Penske New To Ballot; France, Hawkins Join Landmark List

NASCAR Hall Of Fame NASCAR today announced the 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018, as well as the five nominees for the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. Each name made an indelible mark on the sport, whether from behind the wheel or atop a pit box … or even from inside a broadcast booth.

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Mar 08

Alex Tagliani to unveil new car sponsors for the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season at the Toronto Motorama Show

“This is exciting news for Tagliani Autosport with 22 Racing and for NASCAR Canada” – Alex Tagliani

2016-08-14_1411 Driver Alex Tagliani will unveil his new racecar this Saturday, March 11 at 11 a.m. at the Toronto Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Show and introduce new sponsors joining EpiPen for the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Toyota Tundra returns as Official Truck to Lucas Oil Off Road series for 2017

Toyota began its involvement with Team Lucas in 2009

Toyota Tundra returns as Official Truck to Lucas Oil Off Road series for 2017 Toyota and the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, two world leaders in the motor sports industry, have extended their successful Team Lucas partnership for a ninth season in 2017.
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Mar 08

Formula One teams Barcelona testing 2 report day 2

Formula One test 2 day 2 report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

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Mar 08

ERC and Estonian Autosport Union join forces to offer career boost to young rallying talents

Several incentives on offer for R2 Challenge competitors

ERC and Estonian Autosport Union join forces to offer career boost to young rallying talents FIA European Rally Championship promoter Eurosport Events has joined forces with the Estonian Autosport Union to help propel young rallying talents competing in the Estonian R2 Challenge on the road to the world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

NASCAR Drivers, Social Media Stars Lead Return of NASCAR Goes West

Driver Adventures Off the Track to Highlight Three-week Trek to Las Vegas, Phoenix and L.A. Races

NASCAR logo NASCAR® drivers are packing a sense of adventure for their 2,000-mile journey west as NASCAR Goes West celebrates the sport’s annual stretch of races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Phoenix Raceway and Auto Club Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Tagliani Autosport to reveal major new partners on Saturday at Motorama

This Saturday at 11 a.m. at Toronto’s International Centre

2016-08-14_0621 Over the years, the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo Presented by Mothers has played host to several major Canadian racing sponsorship announcements. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

360 Racing to enter 2017 Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship

British-based team to enter brand new LMP3 Championship

2016-09-25-Sunday-0067 Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship grid taking shape. Opening race to be held at Donington Park in April. Experienced race team 360 Racing are looking for drivers interested in taking part in the brand new Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

NASCAR and SiriusXM extend broadcasting agreement through 2022 for every NASCAR National Series Race

 NASCAR fans continue to get 24/7 coverage of the sport on exclusive SiriusXM NASCAR Radio channel

NASCAR logo SiriusXM will continue to air all races from NASCAR’s premier division, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, as well as every NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

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Mar 08

Nabil Jeffri joins Trident Motorsport for 2017 GP2 Series season

Team Trident is proud to announce one of the key elements in their 2017 GP2 Series assault

Nabil Jeffri joins Trident Motorsport for 2017 GP2 Series season The Italian squad will be joining forces with 23-year-old Malaysian Nabil Jeffri. The promising youngster, coming from Kuala Lumpur, will be lining-up for his second season in the series after building a consistent and valuable experience and technical knowledge with a three-season Formula 3 stint.

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Mar 08

Wehrlein reveals why he accepts Mercedes drive decision

Wehrlein made his Sauber track debut on Tuesday
Wehrlein reveals why he accepts Mercedes drive decisionPascal Wehrlein says he accepts Mercedes’ decision not to promote him to a full factory drive in 2017 after controversially losing out to Valtteri Bottas in the race to replace Nico Rosberg at the title winning team.
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Mar 08

Tales from the paddock – Lucas Auer: “A DTM night race in Singapore would be really cool”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logo Preparations for the new season are really hotting up. While Formula One has entered the second and final test week ahead of the 2017 campaign, the DTM is gearing up for the first post-homologation tests at Vallelunga. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

World premiere in Geneva: the new Audi RS 5 DTM

Clear the stage for an exciting new race car

Audi RS 5 DTMAt the same time as the production model, Audi Sport presented the DTM racing version of the Audi RS 5 Coupé at the Geneva Motor Show. The new RS design language premieres in this model that features numerous modifications required by the regulations as well. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

No. 31 Whelen Engineering DPi-V.R to represent Cadillac at 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

This is a late bonus addition to what is an already packed Amelia show field

The 22nd annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is honored to announce that Cadillac will bring the Action Express Racing No. 31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R to the Concours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Aston Martin commits to WEC for 5 more years

Reflecting Aston Martin’s racing pedigree

2016-06-13-Monday-0065 Aston Martin has chosen the 2017 Geneva Motor Show to launch AMR – an exciting new brand that brings a new dimension of race-inspired dynamism and performance to the marque, and which is further proof of the relevance and crossover of technology between the WEC and its manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

WTCC legend Muller signs for Polestar factory team

Frenchman Muller retired from full-time driving after last November’s WTCC DHL Race of Qatar

WTCC legend Muller signs for Polestar factory teamYvan Muller, the four-time winner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, will continue his WTCC adventure after all following his appointment as Cyan Racing’s development driver and senior advisor. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

WRC: Thrilling city spectacle kicks off Rally Mexico

Massive crowds will generate a sizzling atmosphere

WRC Thrilling city spectacle kicks off Rally Mexico Bustling Mexico City will stop in its tracks on Thursday (9 March) when the FIA World Rally Championship transforms the famous Zócalo square into a colourful motorsport fiesta.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Teng Tools expands partnership with World RX 

New-for-2017 in the World RX paddock will be the rebranded Teng Tools Spotters’ Tower

Teng Tools expands partnership with World RX Swedish-based toolmaker Teng Tools has expanded its partnership with the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and will remain as the World Championship’s official tools partner. Read the rest of this entry »

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