Daily Archive: July 10, 2017

Jul 10

Toronto debut for Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires

Mazda-owned series hits the Streets in Toronto as part of Verizon IndyCar Series event

Patrick Gallagher scores Road America Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup victory by .0263-secondWhile the cars are as similar as possible, the tracks on the 2017 Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires schedule are very different. For the first time in series history, the Global MX-5 Cup championship will take to the streets of Toronto as part of the huge Verizon IndyCar Series race event this weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Pierre Ragues aims for podium in Nürburgring 6 hours

Pierre and Signatech Alpine Matmut making up one of 11 LMP2 entries

2017-06-03-0015French racer Pierre Ragues will contest his third endurance event of the 2017 season as the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) moves onto Germany for round four. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

ACI Team Italia to back three young talents in ERC

Bottarelli, Canzian and Pisani get one-off drives on upcoming Tarmac rounds

ACI Team Italia to back three young talents in ERCMotorsport Italia Toyota GT86 CS-R3 provided for exciting initiative. ACI becomes fifth national federation to support programme in ERC 2017. The Automobile Club d’Italia, in partnership with the Motorsport Italia team, has become the latest national federation to invest in an FIA European Rally Championship campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Change Racing makes comeback with Sixth place finish at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Mobil 1 Sportscar Grand Prix

2017-07-09_10109The Change Racing crew got their groove back at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday with a sixth place finish as the team heads into the second half of the IMSA WeatherTech season with drivers Jeroen Mul and Monster Energy athlete Corey Lewis.

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Jul 10

Panasonic Jaguar Racing to debut electric street racing at New York double-header

The Qualcomm New York City ePrix takes place on 15 and 16 July in Red Hook, Brooklyn

With the end of their debut season in sight, Panasonic Jaguar Racing set off to New York City for rounds nine and ten of the FIA Formula E Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Intense Times at ICAR for CTCC

Rounds Five and Six of the CTCC presented by Pirelli series was described as more ‘intense’ than usual

2017-07-08_00022On July 8, CTCC took its tour to the airport circuit of ICAR Mirabel in order to run a pair of 40-minute contests on the short 1.570-kilometre circuit.

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Jul 10

Bottas ‘getting better each race’, says he is an title contender

Bottas now 25 points shy of leader Vettel

2017-06-11_1572Valtteri Bottas says there is no doubt in his mind that he considers himself to be well in the hunt for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship title following his second win of the season in the Austrian Grand Prix, warning his rivals he is ‘getting better’ with each race.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Castroneves ends victory drought, climbs fence at Iowa

The victory drought is finally over for Helio Castroneves

Helio CastronevesNow his chase toward a first Verizon IndyCar Series championship is in high gear. The three-time Indianapolis 500 winner ended a three-year, 54-race streak without a win by taking the checkered flag today in the Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway.

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Jul 10

F2: Markelov sprints to victory in Austria (updated)

Russian controls sprint race from lights to flag

F2 - Artem Markelov, RUSSIAN TIME, Red Bull RingArtem Markelov dominated this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Sprint Race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria for a fine win which saw the likeable Russian close up on championship rival Charles Leclerc, who retired midway through the race, as he was greeted by the chequered flag ahead of Alexander Albon and Charles Leclerc. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Pierre Gasly to replace Sebastien Buemi for New York ePrix 

Due to a commitment with FIA WEC Championship and Toyota LMP1 at the 6 hours of Nürburgring

2016-10-21_69499Reigning GP2 Series champion and Red Bull Formula 1 reserve driver Pierre Gasly will replace Sebastien Buemi for New York’s double-header this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Mustang Sampling Racing finishes Sixth in Canada

Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix 

2017-07-09_9906The No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R of Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa finished sixth in the Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday after the team suffered a late setback while running in podium position.

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Jul 10

BMW goes back-to-back with Canadian Tire Motorsport Park win

Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix

2017-07-09_9877For BMW Team RLL, when it rains it pours – both literally and figuratively as it turns out, in Sunday’s Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix.

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Jul 10

The Lamborghini Huracán GT3 wins at Spa and strengthens its leadership in the British GT

Barwell Motorsport claims the victory in Race 1

Lamborghini Huracan GT3The 2016 vice-champions Phil Keen and Jon Minshaw extend their lead in the British GT. Two rounds to go before the season’s end: Brands Hatch and Donington Park. The English team Barwell Motorsport has taken its fourth seasonal victory, thus extending its leadership in the British GT. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Three car entry for United Autosports in 2017 Gulf 12 Hours

United Autosports return to Abu Dhabi for 12-hour race

Another win for United Autosports in the Henderson Insurance LMP3 Cup Championship at SilverstoneUnited Autosports have confirmed they will enter three cars in the 2017 Gulf 12 Hours on 16-17 December. Read the rest of this entry »

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