Monthly Archive: August 2017

Aug 31

Final sprint for the #47 Weathertech Canada/ Groupe Bellemare Team

NASCAR Pinty’s series – 11th event – Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-08-12_1037Louis-Philippe Dumoulin is about to participate in the last event of the year on a road circuit which will occur on September 2 and 3 at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Bowmanville, Ontario.

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Aug 31

Spectra Premium launches new motorsports initiative

Spectra PremiumTM has been actively involved in motorsports

Spectra Premium logoSpectra Premium Industries Inc. is proud to announce a new motorsports initiative, pursuing its efforts on driver development, sponsorships and high performance products for racecars.

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Aug 31

Alex Tagliani to pull double duty in NASCAR Series this Weekend at Mosport

NASCAR Pinty’s  and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

2017-08-13_0466Just back from China earlier this week where he competed in Round 3 of the FRD LMP3 Prototype Series, Alex Tagliani will be a very busy driver this weekend as he is registered in the two major NASCAR races at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park road course (formerly known as Mosport Park), located north of Bowmanville, Ontario.

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Aug 31

CBRT welcomes Woods Canada

Back behind the wheel in the #25 is CBRT General Manager Joey McColm

Canada’s Best Racing Team - CBRTCanada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) will field two cars in round number 11 of the NASCAR Pinty’s series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP) this weekend.

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Aug 31

F2 2018 unveiled in Monza (+photos)

New generation car revealed to international media in Italy

F2 2018 unveiled in Monza_3The FIA Formula 2 Championship unveiled the F2 2018 to the international media in Monza today. The new car, which will be raced in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 seasons, was revealed in the Formula 1 paddock ahead of the 9th Round of the 2017 F2 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

MotoGP™ to remain with COSMOTE TV in Greece until 2020

COSMOTE TV’s sport shows will continue to enhance the top quality content of MotoGP

MotoGP logoContract renewal sees the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship stay on COSMOTE SPORT channels for another three seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Formula One teams Italian Grand Prix preview

Italian Grand Prix Formula One preview report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers in Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Herbie Blash: My greatest memory in F1

With over 700 Formula 1 races to pick from, Herbie Blash reveals what became his greatest day in the sport

2016-06-12_0198The former F1 deputy race director stepped down from the post at the end of the 2016 season to end a career in the sport which spanned five decades. Having started as a mechanic for the RRC Walker Racing Team during 1965, Blash quickly climbed the ranks to become Graham Hill’s race mechanic at Lotus three years later. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Rossi believes Alonso would be challenged, happy in Indycar

He speaks from experience

Fernando AlonsoAlexander Rossi is one whose opinion holds merit when talking about drivers from Formula One trying their hand in the Verizon IndyCar Series.

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Aug 31

Fan activities galore in store for 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans

Owing its heritage to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in La Sarthe, France, Motul Petit Le Mans will celebrate 20 years 

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the famed Motul Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta will offer a multitude of new fan activities at this year’s event to support the wheel-to-wheel racing action on track, October 4 – 7. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Risi Ferrari strong on WeatherTech Championship return

Competing in its first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race since May

If there was any rust on the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari 488 GT3 or co-drivers Giancarlo Fisichella and Toni Vilander, it certainly wasn’t visible during the Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Everything you need to know about Loheac RX

Staged in the small Breton village of Loheac in the north-west of the country

DriverThe FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will travel to Loheac in Brittany this weekend (1-3 September) for the best attended round of the season, the Bretagne World RX of France. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

‘Legendary’ Lohéac beckons for Albatec duo Rustad and Kalliokoski

The Dumfries team field a pair of 600bhp Peugeot 208 RX Supercars among a 35-strong Euro RX entry

‘Legendary’ Lohéac beckons for Albatec duo Rustad and KalliokoskiAlbatec Racing duo Tommy Rustad and Jere Kalliokoski resume their bid for FIA European Rallycross Championship honours at Bretagne World RX of France at Lohéac this weekend (2/3 September). Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Work underway on new Prodrive Renault Megane

Chicherit will continue his programme of World RX events driving a Renault Clio this weekend

DriverWork is underway on the new Renault Megane RS RX that will be raced by Guerlain Chicherit’s GCK team in the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship.

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Aug 31

Falcón digs in for ERC Ladies’ Trophy success

“It was the most difficult rally ever for me but we are happy for the finish of the rally”

Falcón digs in for ERC Ladies’ Trophy successEmma Falcón claimed her second ERC Ladies’ Trophy win of the season despite describing Barum Czech Rally Zlín as the toughest event she’s tackled so far. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 31

Thailand confirmed on the MotoGP™ calendar

MotoGP will visit Buriram from 2018-2020

Thailand confirmed on the MotoGP™ calendarThailand has been confirmed on the MotoGP™ calendar from 2018. Sakon Wannapong, the Governor of Sport Authority of Thailand, and Carmelo Ezpeleta, Dorna Sports CEO, signed the contract in a ceremony in Bangkok chaired by his excellency General Tanasak Patimapragorn, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, with Pongpanu Svetarundra, Ministry of Tourism and Sports, also in attendance for the historic occasion.

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Aug 30

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Stat Advance: CTMP

Analyzing the Total Quartz 200 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2017-08-13_0561With just three races remaining in the 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season, all eyes will be on the top three drivers in the points standings. The series returns to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario for the second time this season and the world-class facility has hosted the NPS more than any other track (15).

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Aug 30

Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA returns to Circuit of the Americas

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA’s Kaimer leading with NGT Motorsport

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoThe Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA enters its final stretch of races this weekend with the first of the final three events that will mark the end of the 2017 season. This weekend features a return to the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The challenging 3.4-mile Formula 1 grade road course is a popular one among the field of Porsche racers with a 30-car field set to take part. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

Championship showdown as Global Mazda MX-5 Cup heads to Watkins Glen 

The Global MX-5 Cup is the North American edition of the all MX-5 championship

Championship showdown as Global Mazda MX-5 Cup heads to Watkins Glen It is not even September yet, but Christmas could come extra early for Patrick Gallagher if he is able to lock down the 2017 Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires championship this weekend at Watkins Glen International.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

GP3 Series Monza, Italy preview

GP3 Series 2017 Round 6 preview

2017 Round 9 preview: Monza, ItalyThe teams return to the legendary Autodromo Nazionale Monza for Round 5 of the 2017 GP3 Series, the second section of a gruelling back to back set of races a few days after last weekend’s round at the fabled Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. Read the rest of this entry »

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