Daily Archive: July 2, 2017

Jul 02

BMW returns to WeatherTech Championship Victory Lane at Watkins Glen

Alexander Sims held off the Ford GT of Richard Westbrook

BMW returned to victory lane in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition Sunday in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Tribaudini and CMR win it all in Race 2 at Dijon-Prenois!

GT4 European Series Southern Cup

Classic & Modern Racing’s Stéphane Tribaudini capped his impressive GT4 European Series Southern Cup weekend at Dijon-Prenois by topping both the overall and AM classification in Race 2 with the #111 Ginetta G55 GT4. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Kristoffersson wins Magic Weekend in Holjes and extends Championship lead

Kristoffersson’s win in the PSRX Volkswagen Sweden Polo

Kristoffersson wins Magic Weekend in Holjes and extends Championship leadSweden’s Johan Kristoffersson took a lights-to-flag victory on home soil at this weekend’s Swecon World RX of Sweden, round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Jul 02

Rooke flies to Höljes victory as new faces populate RX2 podium

Reigning British Champion ascends top step of RX2 rostrum in Sweden

Rooke flies to Höljes victory as new faces populate RX2 podiumTitle fight springs to life as championship leader comes unstuck. Guillaume De Ridder and William Nilsson make first trip to the podium. Dan Rooke ignited the title fight in the RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires at Höljes this weekend (30 June – 2 July), becoming the second different winner of 2017 as fresh faces joined him on the podium in Sweden.

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Jul 02

F1600, F2000, Atlantic Mid-Ohio Sunday rundown

Formula Race Promotions at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

Formula Race Promotions logoF1600: Osborne Takes First Win, F2000: LaRue Scores Mid-Ohio Victory, F1600: Holden Rebounds for Mid-Ohio Victory, Atlantic:  Grant Charges to First Victory of 2017 Season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

So close to a podium finish for Alex Tagliani in China

Alex Tagliani so close to a podium finish in the inaugural weekend of the FRD LMP3 Series in China

Photo Tagliani and Taylor Ligier LMP3 car 20The Zhejiang International road course in China played host to the opening two rounds of the new FRD LMP3 (Le Mans Prototype 3) Series this weekend, and Canadian driver Alex Tagliani was one of four drivers retained by Hong Kong based Craft-Bamboo Racing team to pilot one of their two Ligier JS P3s.

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Jul 02

Maiden victory for an Indian driver in FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Norisring Race report

Maiden victory for an Indian driver in FIA Formula 3 European ChampionshipJehan Daruvala (Carlin) concluded his first visit to the Norisring with his maiden victory in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. The 18-year-old Indian, who is backed by the Force India Formula 1 team, won at the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit in Nuremberg from Maximilian Günther (Prema Powerteam) and Lando Norris (Carlin). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Maxime Martin wins race thriller at the Norisring

Maxime Martin scores first season win at the Norisring

Maxime Martin wins race thriller at the NorisringHeavy accident causes interruption of the race. Mattias Ekström defends points’ lead. The second DTM race at the Norisring couldn’t be topped in terms of suspense: Maxime Martin drove his BMW M4 DTM to his first win of the season from Lucas Auer with the Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM.

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Jul 02

Another win for United Autosports in the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship at Silverstone

Tony Wells and Matt Bell win round Silverstone GP track

Another win for United Autosports in the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship at SilverstonePole position for Christian England in Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship. Snetterton plays host to penultimate championship round. United Autosports have won round eight of the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship today (Sunday 2 July) as Tony Wells and Matt Bell brought their #3 Ligier JS P3 home in first place. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Marquez returns to reign the Sachsenring – and recovers the lead

GoPro Motorrad Grand Prix Deutschland

Marquez returns to reign the Sachsenring - and recovers the leadReigning Champion takes eighth successive win at the Sachsenring, under pressure from a stunning rookie ride by home hero Folger. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

All the Rally Poland action in eight questions to Michal Kosciuszko and Taddy Blazusiak

Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul celebrating victory at Rally Poland 2017

Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul celebrating victory at Rally Poland 2017Polish Red Bull TV presenters Michal Kosciuszko and Taddy Blazusiak are not only old school friends, but also motorsport stars in their own right, with Michal winning his class several times during his WRC career, and Taddy becoming an enduro bike champion. Reunited to commentate on their home round of the World Rally Championship, they witnessed one of the closest and fastest rallies so far this year. Catch the final highlights show at 22:00 tonight or on-demand on redbull.tv/wrc. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

FIA World Rally Championship / ORLEN 74th Rally Poland / Neuville wins pulsating Rally Poland

Thierry Neuville wins after one of the most remarkable battles in WRC history

FIA World Rally Championship - ORLEN 74th Rally Poland - Neuville wins pulsating Rally PolandThe Belgian claimed his third victory of the season at the Orlen 74th Rally Poland after Ott Tänak crashed out of a slender lead three special stages from the finish. The Hyundai i20 driver cut Sébastien Ogier’s championship lead to 11 points with five rounds remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

USA’s Chambliss unbeatable in Budapest

Canada’s Pete McLeod was scintillating in second

USA’s Chambliss unbeatable in BudapestTwo-time Red Bull Air Race titleholder Kirby Chambliss put his 2017 season on track with a confident win at the World Championship stop in Budapest on Sunday. Canada’s Pete McLeod was scintillating in second, while Japan’s Yoshihide Muroya retained the head of the overall standings by clinching third. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Lowe: Stroll podium gives Williams boost against Force India

“It puts us in a great shape for the remainder of 2017 to develop the car and score points on both sides of the garage.” 

Lowe: Stroll podium gives Williams boost against Force IndiaWilliams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe says Lance Stroll’s leap forward in performance which resulted in his maiden Formula 1 podium gives the team faith to hunt down Force India in the fight for fourth in the world constructors’ championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Lando Norris wins at the Norisring

“I am really happy to finally be on the top step of the podium again”

Lando Norris wins at the NorisringAt the 2.3 kilometres long Norisring in Nuremberg, Lando Norris (Carlin) scored his third win in the 2017 FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Stenhouse avoids crashes, survives in overtime at Daytona

“I kept my Talladega car and told them to build a new one” – Stenhouse

The major story of Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s final run at his beloved Daytona International Speedway in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet – turned out to be a footnote to Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s masterful victory in a war of attrition that produced a race-record 14 cautions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

A race filled with twists for Valérie Chiasson in Zandvoort

For the only female driver entered, this was a race full of emotions

2017-06-11_0348This weekend, at the Zandvoort circuit in the Netherlands, driver Valérie Chiasson, originally from Repentigny in Québec and current resident of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, contested her third event in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Benelux series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Ford Mustang wins thrilling Continental Tire 120 at Watkins Glen with Martin, Roush

The Continental Tire Challenge returns to the track next weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

In a race that was at one point red flagged for rain, the two-hour Continental Tire 120 at Watkins Glen International came down to a 12-minute shootout under sunshine and dry track conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Solberg wins Q4, Kristoffersson is TQ

Solberg wins Q4, Kristoffersson is TQ

DriverNorway’s Petter Solberg set the quickest race-time of the weekend to win Q4 at Holjes in Sweden, round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

WRC: Neuville wins in Poland

Thierry Neuville won a gripping Orlen 74th Rally Poland on Sunday afternoon after Ott Tänak crashed out of the lead this morning

It was the Belgian’s third victory of the season in a Hyundai i20 and he closed the gap on championship leader Sébastien Ogier to 11 points with five rounds remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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