Daily Archive: July 16, 2017

Jul 16

Newgarden captures Honda Indy Toronto for Second win of 2017

Full-course caution allowed Newgarden to take the lead when other front-runners pitted under yellow

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden capitalized on fortunate pit strategy to drive to victory in today’s Honda Indy Toronto, the 12th Verizon IndyCar Series race of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

First podium finish for Dussault in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada

Honda Indy Toronto

2017-06-10_2062Patrick Dussault claimed his first podium finish in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada, this weekend, in the streets of Toronto as part of the Honda Indy event. The driver of the Lauzon Autosport/Vincent & Dussault Construction Porsche GT3 Cup overcame a difficult start to finish in third place on Saturday’s race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Bird flies high with New York double

Bird treated the fans who packed the grandstands to a masterclass in overtaking

Sam Bird followed up his win in the inaugural FIA Formula E Qualcomm New York City ePrix with an emphatic victory in the second of the double header races held on the Brooklyn Circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Formula V8 3.5: First rookie maiden win in 2017 for Alex Palou (Teo Martin Motorsport) in Nürburgring

A challenging situation which featured a wet racetrack that dried up as the session progressed

The 20 year-old Spaniard Alex Palou took home a sensational debut win in the second race of the World Series Formula V8 3.5 weekend at the Nürburgring, also the first of Teo Martin Motorsport since they joined the Series in 2016.

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Jul 16

Denny Hamlin breaks through with New Hampshire victory

Hamlin led 54 of 301 laps in the No. 11 Toyota

Denny Hamlin stormed to his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

WEC: Porsche take 1-2 after close race-long fight at Nürburgring

Porsche scores a one-two on its home turf at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2017-07-16-0037Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber took their second win of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season in the No.2 Porsche after a thrilling battle with the sister No.1 919 Hybrid at Nurburgring this afternoon.

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Jul 16

Race report: Ehrlacher signs with breakthrough WTCC win

“It’s a very nice feeling and I can’t really believe it” – Yann Ehrlacher Race report: Ehrlacher signs with breakthrough WTCC winYann Ehrlacher scored a breakthrough maiden FIA World Touring Car Championship victory at WTCC Race of Argentina, converting a career-first standing start pole position into victory number one for him and the privateer RC Motorsport team. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 16

Szoke sweeps Superbike after triumphant Sunday in Nova Scotia

“I was spent. I’m not gonna lie”

Szoke sweeps Superbike after triumphant Sunday in Nova ScotiaJordan Szoke rode his Mopar Express Lane/Motovan BMW S1000RR to an emphatic win in Sunday’s fifth Feature race of the Mopar CSBK Canadian Superbike Championship, presented by Honda Canada, at Atlantic Motorsport Park in Shubenacadie, NS. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Patrick Gallagher dominates Second Day of Mazda MX-5 Cup on Streets of Toronto

Extends Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires advantage

Patrick Gallagher dominates Second Day of Mazda MX-5 Cup on Streets of TorontoPatrick Gallagher led Round 8 of the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires from flag to flag on Sunday. He was chased to the finish line by series rookie Matt Cresci (No. 51 Slipstream Performance/Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship) who finished second, followed by Nathanial Sparks (No. 8 Sick Sideways Racing/Mazda Road to 24 Scholarship).  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Honda Canada extends sponsorship of Honda Indy Toronto through 2020

Honda Canada has been the title sponsor of the race since 2009

Honda Indy Toronto logoHonda Indy Toronto along with its owners and operators, Green Savoree Racing Promotions, is proud to announce the extension of its sponsorship agreement with Honda Canada Inc. for the annual event at Exhibition Place through 2020.

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Jul 16

Formula One teams British Grand Prix race report

British Grand Prix Formula One race report

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

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Jul 16

Simon Vincent and Hubert Gaudreau dominate the revived Rally of the Voyageurs!

Presented in the Catchacoma region of Ontario

ECRC-CREC logoThis past Saturday, Quebec Driver Simon Vincent and his co-driver Hubert Gaudreau (in a Subaru SWRX STI) won the fifth of nine rounds in the 2017 Eastern Canadian Rally Championship (ECRC). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Hamilton dominates British GP as late drama strikes Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton eased to his fifth British Grand Prix victory on Sunday at Silverstone

2017-06-11_1674With one of the most comfortable displays of his Formula 1 career, leading home Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

F2: Latifi dominates sprint race for maiden win

Canadian easily controls rivals despite late safety car

GP2 - Nicholas Latifi, DAMS, SilverstoneNicholas Latifi put in a racing masterclass to easily claim his maiden FIA Formula 2 win with a strong drive in cold conditions in this morning’s Sprint Race in Silverstone, building a big lead before controlling the restart from a late safety car to win ahead of RUSSIAN TIME’s Luca Ghiotto and Artem Markelov. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

GP3: Alesi controls Race 2 for maiden win

Frenchman leads from lights to flag

GP3 - Giuliano Alesi, Race 2, SilverstoneGiuliano Alesi has dominated this morning’s Race 2 at Silverstone for his maiden GP3 win, leading all the way from lights to flag and controlling the pace all the way despite a close late battle behind him to lead home Jack Aitken and Niko Kari. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Lacroix Dominates for First Toronto Victory

Celebrates Third Pinty’s Road Course Win of 2017

It only took Kevin Lacroix seven laps to get the lead, once he got there he didn’t look back. The 28-year-old driver from Saint- Eustache, Quebec, held off hard charges from Marc- Antoine Camirand, LP Dumoulin and Adam Andretti to win the Pinty’s Grand Prix of Toronto Sunday at Exhibition Place.  Read the rest of this entry »

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