Daily Archive: July 6, 2017

Jul 06

Ostella returns to IMSA for Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix at Home Track in Bowmanville

Ostella will be driving the No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports LMP2 entry

Image result for No. 52 PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports LMP2David Ostella is hopping into a Prototype Class car as he returns to the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship at the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) in Bowmanville, Ontario.

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Jul 06

Tagliani looking for win at Circuit ICAR

Alex Tagliani looking for first season win in Round 4 of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series at Circuit ICAR

2017-07-05_0026Following a strong showing last weekend in China where he finished fourth in the inaugural FRD LMP3 Championship event, Alex Tagliani is back in Canada this week to compete in Round 4 of 12 of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, which will be held Saturday at Circuit ICAR road course in Mirabel, Quebec.

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Jul 06

Iowa’s Bullring doesn’t make driver picks any easier

If there’s one word that’s defined the Verizon IndyCar Series season so far, it would have to be “inconsistency.”

Iowa Speedway LogoThat’s good for racing – wheel-to-wheel competitiveness – but bad for fantasy picks. There’s been a bit too much luck and not enough sample size to really figure out the patterns that we’ll likely see by the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

NASCAR Pinty’s Series: Adam Andretti joins 22 Racing for Toronto

Nephew of Mario Andretti To Pilot No. 44 In Pinty’s Debut

Adam Andretti will make his NASCAR Pinty’s Series debut in a little over a week at the Honda Toronto Indy – Pinty’s Grand Prix behind the wheel of a 22 Racing prepared entry.  Andretti’s ride will be the No. 44 Engineering Components Co./Anchor Bolt & Screw Company/Bell Helmets/Hinchman Racing Uniforms Dodge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

IMSA Unveils ‘36 Hours Of Florida’ For Pro-Am Teams To Debut In 2018

Trueman Pro-Am Team Endurance Award,

International race teams and Pro-Am driver lineups have been part of the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida throughout each event’s long and storied history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Robert Kubica to test again with Renault Sport Racing 

This follows an initial test at Valencia on June 7th

Just like the old days - Q&A with Robert KubicaRobert Kubica will shortly return to the track in a Renault V8-powered Formula 1 car, the 2012 E20, for a programme to extensively evaluate his driving capabilities.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Pirelli announces compound choices and mandatory sets for the 2017 United States Grand Prix

 13 sets in total for the weekend

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Pirelli announces the following compounds for the seventeenth round of the 2017 Formula One season (October 20-22).

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Jul 06

Red Bull Racing puck off

At the Red Bull Akademie in Salzburg

2017-07-06 - Red Bull Racing puck offRed Bull Racing drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen swapped their race boots for ice skates to take on the Red Bull Racing PUCK OFF challenge at the Red Bull Akademie in Salzburg.

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Jul 06

Hamilton, Vettel to face off ahead of Austrian GP

FIA has subsequently arranged its pre-event press conference to feature both Vettel and Hamilton

Hamilton, Vettel to face off ahead of Austrian GPLewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel will face one another during the pre-Austrian Grand Prix press conference in Spielberg as they prepare to face a grilling from the media about their controversial coming together in Baku.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

F2: 2017 Round 5 preview, Spielberg, Austria

All you need to know about the fifth round of the season

2017 Round 5 preview: Spielberg, AustriaThe FIA Formula 2 Championship turns this week to the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria for the shortest, and highest, circuit on the calendar in what promises to be a dramatic 2 races for the entire field. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

GP3: 2017 Round 2 preview, Spielberg, Austria

All there is to know about the second round of the season

2017 Round 2 preview: Spielberg, AustriaThe GP3 Series returns this weekend for the 2nd round of the 2017 season at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria following a successful test at the Hungaroring in Budapest to keep the entire grid sharp and ready ahead of what promises to be an exciting, frenetic pair of races to open the floodgates of 3 rounds across the month of July. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Legendary cars from the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix

Nine cars are set to appear

2017-06-15-0176Nine cars that have made their marks on the history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans are set to appear, driven by former drivers including winners, during the Legends Parade on Sunday as a curtain-raiser to the F1 Austrian Grand Prix.

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Jul 06

How a pitstop works?

During an Endurance race pitstops are one of the key elements where a race can be won or lost.

2017-06-15-0200The quicker the pitstop, the quicker you get back on track. It’s also a matter of strategy, every team knows when they will do their pitstop and when they will change drivers. To pit or not at a certain point of race can be decisive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Loeb to compete in Silk Way Rally

Team Peugeot-Hansen driver Loeb finished on the podium at the World RX of Sweden in Holjes last weekend

DriverFor the second year in a row, France’s Sebastien Loeb will fill the mid-season break in the FIA World Rallycross Championship calendar between the Swedish and Canadian rounds to compete in the Silk Way Rally with Peugeot Sport.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Manufacturers in Monterey

How have different manufacturers fared around Laguna Seca in the past?

Aprilia have won three times at Laguna Seca: with Troy Corser in Race 1, 2000, Eugene Laverty in Race 2, 2013 and Marco Melandri in 2014 Race 1. Their last podium here came three years ago with Sylvain Guintoli, who was second in Race 2. Last year De Angelis and Savadori were respectively 9th and 6th in Race 1, while neither of them were able to finish Race 2. Read the rest of this entry »

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