Daily Archive: July 7, 2017

Jul 07

US WorldSBK Day 1 – Davies shows speed on return to action

Ducati rider dominates to end day one on top 

US WorldSBK Day 1 - Davies shows speed on return to actionChaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) made a statement of intent with the fastest time on day one of the GEICO US Round, returning to action after his Misano injuries with a 1’23.425 time in FP1 to put him ahead of his rivals.

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Jul 07

CWS Ginetta starts inaugural Hankook 24H Misano from pole

Norwegian Patrik Mathiesen lapped the 4.226 kilometre Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli in 1:44.326 minutes

CWS Ginetta starts inaugural Hankook 24H Misano from poleThe CWS Ginetta G55 GT4 (#178, Colin White/JT Coupal/Nick Adcock/Patrik Mathiesen) has scored the pole position for the first edition of the Hankook 24H Misano .

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Jul 07

GP3: Siebert on top in Austrian free practice

Argentinean leads the way in Spielberg
Siebert on top in Austrian free practiceMarcos Siebert has grabbed the bragging rights by topping the timesheets in this afternoon’s busy free practice at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, claiming the top spot late in a hot and sunny session with a laptime of 1:19.703 to lead the way just ahead of Santino Ferrucci and Nirei Fukuzumi.

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Jul 07

F2: Leclerc makes it five in Austria

Championship leader claims fifth pole in a row

Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Red Bull RingCharles Leclerc showed his rivals a clean pair of heels by claiming an astonishing fifth pole position in a row at this afternoon’s qualifying session at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, setting the fastest times on both sets of tyres to easily lead home rivals Sergio Sette Camara and PREMA teammate Antonio Fuoco by three tenths in a warm and dry session in Austria. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Formula One teams Austrian Grand Prix free practice report

Austrian Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Leclerc leads the way in Spielberg practice

Monegasque heads teammate for PREMA 1-2

F2 - Charles Leclerc, PREMA Racing, Red Bull RingCharles Leclerc has continued his sparkling run of form by topping today’s free practice session despite a late off-track moment at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, with a strong lap of 1:14.356 to lead teammate Antonio Fuoco and Rapax’s Nyck De Vries by over three tenths at the flag in warm and dry conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

F1 Austrian GP: Hamilton leads Verstappen in opening Austria practice

Verstappen’s time lifted him above Valtteri Bottas

Hamilton leads Verstappen in opening Austria practiceFormula 1 title contender Lewis Hamilton kicked off the Austrian Grand Prix weekend in impressive fashion by leading Mercedes to P1 in opening practice at the Red Bull Ring.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Second road race in 2017 for Jean-François Dumoulin this coming weekend

NASCAR Pinty’s Series – Race 4, at Circuit ICAR

2017-07-05_0031NASCAR Pinty’s Series teams are in Québec for the second race of this season in this province, to be held at Circuit ICAR (Mirabel, QC) this coming Saturday night, July 8.

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Jul 07

Porsche and Toyota both looking forward to top class Nürburgring battle

The two manufacturers came together to talk about next week’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2017-06-04At a press conference today in Cologne, the media were treated to the special, and unusual, sight of a Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 car outside Toyota Motorsport’s headquarters. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

BMW, Acura teams ride hot hand to Canada in WeatherTech Championship GT Classes

There are a lot of similarities between BMW Team RLL and Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian.

2017-07-06_7840For starters, both teams are headquartered in the Columbus, Ohio area. BMW Team RLL, which fields a pair of BMW M6 GTLM race cars in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class, is based in Hilliard; Michael Shank Racing with Curb-Agajanian operates its pair of Acura NSX GT3s that race in the GT Daytona (GTD) class from its Pataskala race shop.

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Jul 07

Ferrari leads Intercontinental GT Challenge on the eve of the Total 24 Hours of Spa

Ferrari will travel to Belgium as the championship leader

No fewer than 64 cars will be eligible to score points for the second round of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge, the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Race preview: Argentine aces out to upstage WTCC title fighters

Tiago Monteiro tops the standings

Race preview: Argentine aces out to upstage WTCC title fightersThe 2017 FIA World Touring Car Championship title race changes up another gear in South America next week when the second half of this wide-open season and enthralling battle for WTCC glory resumes with seven drivers covered by a mere 37 points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 07

Lausitzring prepares for WorldSBK action

Don’t miss the German Round in August

When the checkered flag is waved on Sunday at Laguna Seca, the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship is heading into the summer break. However in six weeks time, the championship will hit the final third of the season, at Lausitzring from 16th – 18th August.

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