Daily Archive: July 12, 2017

Jul 12

CSBK series invades Nova Scotia this weekend!

Special double header weekend

CSBK series invades Nova Scotia this weekend!Canada’s top motorcycle road racers are headed to the east coast this weekend for round 4 of the Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship, held July 14-16 at Atlantic Motorsport Park in Shubenacadie, NS. Presented by Honda Canada, round 4 is a special double header weekend that will feature two full races for the Pro Superbike Feature and Pro Sport Bike classes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Stat Advance: Toronto

Analyzing the Grand Prix at Honda Indy Toronto

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The After a successful return to Honda Indy Toronto last season the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto is set to be held on the street course located near downtown Toronto for the second straight year.

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Jul 12

Kevin Lacroix takes the championship lead for the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto

NASCAR Pinty’s series

2017-07-08_0596With only a few days between the ICAR race and the Toronto Indy, Kevin Lacroix is ready to defend his first position in the NASCAR Pinty’s series championship. Strong from his victory during the ECKO Unlimited 75 last Saturday, Kevin now has a 5-points leading gap in the driver’s championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Robin Buck returns to action in Toronto

Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto

Robin Buck returning to Nascar Pinty’s SeriesWith a promising start to his season Robin Buck is back on track this weekend in the #43 Ontario Chrysler Dealers Dodge for round number five the NASCAR Pinty’s Series on Saturday afternoon during the Toronto Indy at Exhibition Place.  Buck is a former winner at the Toronto track is looking forward to more success. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

CBRT welcomes new partners for Toronto

Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto

Canada’s Best Racing Team - CBRTComing off top-ten finishes for both drivers; Canada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) is psyched for a return to action this weekend in round number five of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series on the streets of Toronto as the feature event Saturday afternoon at the Toronto Indy.  CBRT is also excited to welcome and showcase new partners for the event.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Avion Motorsports ready to return in Toronto

Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto – The team will field two entries for the race

Avion Motorsports fielding Three Pinty’s Series cars for openerThe Avion Motorsports team is looking forward to returning to action this weekend as the NASCAR Pinty’s Series revs up as the feature event this Saturday at the Toronto Indy weekend.

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Jul 12

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama driver Snow follows in Family’s Car Tracks

No pressure, right?

McKay SnowHis mom is a former Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Champion, his older brother is the youngest class winner in GT3 Cup Challenge history, and now, McKay Snow is earning his time in the spotlight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire

10 races left in the regular season

NASCAR logoTried And Truex: No. 78 Toyota Driver Goes For Second Straight Win Following Dominant Kentucky Performance. Martin Truex Jr. was the class of the field at Kentucky, leading a race-high 152 laps and winning every stage on his way to Victory Lane.

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Jul 12

The Alpine A470s ready to go again

Twenty-nine cars, including eleven LMP2s, will begin the race on Sunday at 1pm

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The fourth and final European round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is due to be held this weekend at the iconic Nürburgring (Germany). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Alex Tagliani Looks to Repeat as NASCAR Pinty’s Race Winner at the Toronto Indy 

Tagliani looking for a repeat win in Toronto

2017-07-08_00225Alex Tagliani enters the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto, Round 5 of 13 of the NASCAR Canadian Series, as defending race champion and hoping that a repeat performance during Saturday’s IndyCar support race will give him his first NASCAR Pinty’s win of 2017.

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Jul 12

Hamilton: Bottas has had a better season so far

“Valtteri did a fantastic job so he thoroughly deserved to win” – Hamilton

Hamilton: Bottas has had a better season so farLewis Hamilton says Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas has enjoyed a stronger start to the 2017 Formula 1 world championship despite being 15 points behind in the drivers’ standings.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

The Sauber F1 Team announces Frédéric Vasseur as the new Team Principal

“I look forward to contributing to the next important phase in the development of the team” – Frédéric Vasseur

10 - Sauber F1 TeamWe are delighted to announce the appointment of Frédéric Vasseur as Managing Director & CEO of Sauber Motorsport AG, as well as Team Principal of the Sauber F1 Team, effective July 17, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Formula One teams British Grand Prix preview

British Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Silverstone.

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Jul 12

Tales from the paddock – Stefan Wendl: “We have a score to settle in the GT3 big event at Spa-Francorchamps”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoIt has been an action-packed and successful first half to the GT3 season. Stefan Wendl, Head of the Mercedes-AMG Customer Racing Programme, sums up the state of play at this halfway point in the campaign. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

New York City race preview: Electrifying the Big Apple

The story so far

Formula E will lead the way in motorsport once again this weekend, when it becomes the first international motorsport series to race in one of the five boroughs of New York City. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Venturi and Formula E – Harbour tour in the Big Apple

Team Venturi to compete in the first ever FIA motor-racing event in New York’s urban area 

Venturi and Formula E – Harbour tour in the Big AppleMaro Engel and Tom Dillmann highly motivated in the run-up to the double-header in the USA. Preparations for the 2017 / 2018 season already running flat out. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

Formula V8 3.5: Who will be the Kaiser in Eifel?

World Series Formula V8 3.5

Located in the Green Forest, World Series returns to one of the F1 most iconic circuits,  Nürburgring, partnering the FIA WEC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

WEC: Presentation of the 2017 6 Hours of Nürburgring

The competitors will not run on the original track, the famous Nordschleife and its 172 turns

2017-05-06-0034In the wake of the first two successful editions, the competitors in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) are gearing up for an exciting return at the Nürburgring in Germany this coming weekend, just a month after the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Jul 12

Acura, Team Penske announce IMSA WeatherTech Championship Prototype Program

Through The Years…Team Penske In Sports Car Racing

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) has expanded the involvement of an existing premium automobile partner and added another world-class organization to its already impressive WeatherTech SportsCar Championship roster. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 12

WTCC: Confidence high as Monteiro aims to defend title lead in Argentina

Castrol Honda World Touring Car Team star Monteiro leads Thed Björk by four points in the title race

Confidence high as Monteiro aims to defend WTCC title lead in ArgentinaTiago Monteiro says his confidence is “high” as he heads to Argentina for the start of the second half of the wide-open FIA World Touring Car Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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