Daily Archive: July 31, 2017

Jul 31

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park set to host Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship double header season finale

Jordan Szoke will be back again looking to secure his third consecutive Championship

2016-06-26_0942Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) is set to host Canada’s top motorcycle road racers August 18-20 as they compete for the national Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship. The weekend event features the final two races of the 2017 season and will showcase a number of championship battles. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Santino Ferrucci ready for second test with Haas F1 Team

American Driver Will Wheel Haas VF-17 Aug. 1-2 at Hungaroring

2017-07-31 - Santino Ferrucci ready for second test with Haas F1 TeamAmerican racer Santino Ferrucci will get his second stint in a Formula One car when he tests for Haas F1 Team Aug. 1-2 at the Hungaroring in Budapest, Hungary.

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Jul 31

Maloigne takes solid victory in Kerlabo, Scott finishes fifth on rallycross return

The Frenchman was never out of the top three

Maloigne takes solid victory in Kerlabo, Scott finishes fifth on rallycross returnPhilippe Maloigne took a solid win in round five of Rallycross France in Kerlabo on Sunday, powering his SamShield-backed Albatec Peugeot 208 RX to a 1.3 second advantage over Jonathan Pailler.

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Jul 31

Matt Bishop announces decision to leave McLaren Technology Group

“After a great deal of careful thought, I have decided to move on from McLaren”

2017-07-31 - Matt Bishop announces decision to leave McLaren Technology GroupAfter 10 years’ service, McLaren Technology Group’s Chief Communications Officer and Group Media, Content & Communications Director Matt Bishop today announces his decision to move on.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Mustang Sampling Racing ready for Road America  

Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi will share the driving duties

2017-07-08_9711Mustang Sampling Racing returns to Road America this weekend as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship heads to Wisconsin for the annual visit to the hugely popular natural terrain circuit.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

VISIT FLORIDA Racing ready for Road America

VISIT FLORIDA Racing took delivery of a Ligier JS P217 last week

VISIT FLORIDA RacingThe team will debut the No. 90 VISIT FLORIDA Racing Ligier JS P217 Gibson at Road America with plans to run the car for the final three races of the 2017 IMSA championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Call to swap Hamilton and Bottas ‘extremely difficult’ – Wolff

“Lewis’ pace seemed to be quicker” – Wolff

2017-06-08_0687Mercedes Formula 1 chief Toto Wolff says the decision to swap Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas during Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix was “extremely difficult” to take, but praised both drivers for their sportsmanship.
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Jul 31

Williams Advanced Engineering brings Motorsport Technology to Brompton Electric

Brompton launched its latest product that draws on Williams Advanced Engineering’s know-how 

Williams logoHaving had four and even six wheel racers in its famous history, Williams has now lent its technology to two wheels as part of Williams Advanced Engineering’s latest project, the Brompton Electric. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Newgarden conquers Mid-Ohio, takes over points lead

Taking the checkered flag 5.1556 seconds ahead of Team Penske teammate Will Power

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden finally completed what he started at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, bursting into the Verizon IndyCar Series championship lead after winning the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio in dominant fashion. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Champion di Grassi crowned at Montreal Gala

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

New Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi was officially crowned at the end of season awards gala in Montreal.

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Jul 31

Mahindra Racing ended the season on the podium at Montreal Circuit

Formula E – Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix

2017-07-30-2734Rosenqvist scored another pole position on Sunday and drove to second place in second race. Heidfeld finished 5th at season finale.

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Jul 31

Kyle Busch breaks winless drought, adds Pocono to his list of winning tracks

The win was Busch’s first at Pocono Raceway

Barely more than three hours after the Pocono crowd greeted Kyle Busch with a chorus of boos during driver introductions, Kyle Busch made converts of the fans in the grandstands – at least a large portion of them – with a spectacular burnout after his long-awaited victory in the Overton’s 400. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Three most successful WEC drivers

But who have been the most successful drivers in that time?

Three most successful WEC driversSince the dawn of the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2012, there have been 158 winners across the four classes, with Alessandro Pier Guidi, Marvin Dienst and Matteo Cairoli becoming the latest members of the club at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Five riders, nine races, one champion: Act 2 is about to begin

Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky

The second half of the season is waiting in the wings as MotoGP™ gets ready to return to the stage. 2017 is already making history. After nine races, the second half of the season beckons at Brno with the top five riders in the Championship – Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team), Maverick Viñales (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP), Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team), Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) and Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) split by only 26 points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 31

Lowes and Van der Mark take Yamaha’s third consecutive Suzuka Victory

WorldSBK duo work with Nakasuga for historic Japanese win

Suzuka 8 Hour endurance race holds a lot of importance for the Japanese factories, a gruelling series of stints in the humid Asian heat; it puts riders through a tough week of practise and qualifying in order to prepare them for the main event.

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