Daily Archive: July 14, 2017

Jul 14

Patrick Gallagher on Battery Tender MX-5 Cup Pole in Toronto

Chasing fifth win of the season as his team races to make repairs

Patrick Gallagher on Battery Tender MX-5 Cup Pole in TorontoBattery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires point leader Patrick Gallagher set the fastest qualifying lap on the streets of Toronto on Friday, only to get caught up in an incident moments later. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Tom Cochrane named Grand Marshal of Honda Indy

“We are incredibly excited to have Tom Cochrane as our 2017 Grand Marshal” – Jeff Atkinson

Honda Indy Toronto logoOrganizers of the Honda Indy Toronto are pleased to announce Tom Cochrane, the singer-song writer whose music career was accelerated by the single Life Is a Highway, as Grand Marshal of this weekend’s 31st edition of the annual racing event at Exhibition Place, July 14-16.
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Jul 14

Szoke, Card nab Pro pole positions in Nova Scotia

“We had a decent setup to start with from last year” – Szoke

Szoke, Card nab Pro pole positions in Nova ScotiaJordan Szoke (Lynden, ON) will start from the pole in tomorrow’s Pro Superbike race, the first of two SBK Feature events during this weekend’s round 4 of the Mopar CSBK Canadian Superbike Championship presented by Honda Canada at Atlantic Motorsport Park in Shubenacadie, NS. Szoke’s top qualifying time of 1:07.281 in the Dalton Timmis SuperPole session was the quickest he’s gone at AMP since Dunlop became the spec series tire supplier for the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Pagenaud posts fastest lap of second Toronto practice

Teammate Will Power who won the 2016 Toronto race was second

Simon PagenaudSimon Pagenaud paced today’s second practice for the Honda Indy Toronto, leading the stable of four Team Penske drivers in the top seven on the session’s time sheet. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Formula V8 3.5: Alex Palou (Teo Martin Motorsport) scores debut pole at Nürburgring

A late addition to the roster of the Madrid-based Teo Martin and his eponymous team

Alex Palou (Teo Martin Motorsport) completed a sensational World Series Formula V8 3.5 debut today at the Nürburgring, being the first rookie in 2017 to achieve the pole.

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Jul 14

WEC: Porsche 1-2 in Second Free Practice Session at Nürburgring

6 Hours of Nurburgring

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Porsche opened up the gap in Free Practice 2 at Nürburgring this afternoon as Brendon Hartley set the fastest lap of the day during the first simulated qualifying runs.

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Jul 14

GP3: Russell grabs home pole in Silverstone

Briton leads the way in qualifying

GP3 - George Russell, ART Grand Prix, SilverstoneGeorge Russell has delighted the local fans with a sterling drive in cool conditions in this afternoon’s qualifying session in Silverstone, leading the way for most of the session to claim his second pole position ahead of ART Grand Prix teammates Anthoine Hubert and Nirei Fukuzumi.

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Jul 14

F2: Leclerc hits rivals for six in Silverstone

Monegasque continues his perfect qualifying run  
Leclerc hits rivals for six in SilverstoneCharles Leclerc made it six poles in six rounds with a stunning lap in this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 qualifying session in Silverstone, easily continuing his perfect qualifying form to take the top spot by over four tenths from championship rivals Oliver Rowland and Norman Nato. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 14

Formula One teams British Grand Prix free practice report

British Grand Prix Formula One free practice report

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

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Jul 14

Vettel gives Shield public debut in Silverstone FP1

Sebastian Vettel gave F1’s latest cockpit safety solution its public debut during opening practice at Silverstone on Friday

Vettel gives Shield public debut in Silverstone FP1Sebastian Vettel gave Formula 1’s latest cockpit safety solution its public debut on Friday as the ‘Shield’ broke cover during opening practice for the British Grand Prix.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Formula E to stage first zero-emission ePrix

Ahead of the eagerly-anticipated event making its debut at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook on July 15/16

The FIA Formula E Championship – the world’s first fully-electric single-seater racing series – is joining forces with Enel to offset the emissions of the inaugural race in New York, making it the first-ever zero-emission event in the championship’s history. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Formula E in the USA

Formula E’s first visit to the United States came in March 2015, when the Miami ePrix took place.

This weekend’s Qualcomm New York City ePrix will be the first time Formula E has raced in New York, but the fourth and fifth races to take place in the USA. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

WEC: Unpredictability adds to WEC fascination

Unpredictable

2017-06-18-0094A word that can have positive or negative meanings, but in the 2017 WEC it signifies just one thing – guaranteed racing excitement. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

Maximum success for Maxime

DTM’s debut appearance at the circuit was held in 2013

The Moscow Raceway is the youngest race venue on the DTM calendar and in addition, the DTM fraternity has to make the longest journey of the year – 2000 kilometres – to get to the circuit located at Wolokolamsk, some 70 kilometres to the north-west of Russia’s capital Moscow.

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Jul 14

WTCC: José María López’s Argentina track guide

This is the triple WTCC champion and home hero’s guide to the 4.806-kilometre track.

José María López’s WTCC of Argentina track guideIt’s the venue where José María López got his international career firmly back on track when he won on his FIA World Touring Car Championship debut in 2013. And he would go on to win at Circuito Termas de Río Hondo for each of the following three seasons.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

WTCC: Local hero Guerrieri and Campos Racing aims to shine on home ground as the World Touring Car Championship heads to Argentina

Esteban Guerrieri in optimistic mood at home round

03717009_49972After the rounds on European soil, the World Touring Car Championship now travels south west for the WTCC Race of Argentina, which takes place at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo. Read the rest of this entry »

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