Daily Archive: August 2, 2017

Aug 02

NASCAR Pinty’s Series finale moved to Jukasa Motor Speedway

Canadian Championship Returns To Ontario Track

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoNASCAR will crown its 2017 championship for stock car racing in Canada at the track that helped launch the series. NASCAR and Jukasa Motor Speedway announced today that the season finale for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series will be moved to the Hagersville, Ontario, track.

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Aug 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Watkins Glen

Busch Goes For Second Straight Win

NASCAR logoKyle Busch notched his first win of the season – and first in 36 races – in Sunday’s Overton’s 400 at Pocono Raceway. By capturing the checkered flag at Pocono, Busch has now won a points race at every Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series track but Charlotte.

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Aug 02

British teenager Norris excels in first run of current McLaren-Honda F1 car

Lando an amazing second fastest in successful day’s test in Hungary

2017-08-02 - McLaren-Honda F1 Lando NorrisLando Norris completed a sensational day of testing McLaren-Honda’s current Formula One car at the Hungaroring today (2 Aug). The 17-year-old British driver, who currently lies second in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, was given the opportunity having won the prestigious McLaren Autosport British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) Award last December. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Formula One teams Hungary testing report day 2

Formula One Hungary In-Season Test day 2 test report

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

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Aug 02

Finland confirmed to join MotoGP™ calendar in 2019

KymiRing ready to put the Finnish GP back on the map

Finland confirmed to join MotoGP™ calendar in 2019The Finnish GP at Kymiring is set to join the FIM MotoGP™ World Championship calendar from 2019, with the first event of a five-year contract set to bring Grand Prix motorcycle racing back to a country with an incredible history in motorsport.

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Aug 02

Robert Kubica begins highly anticipated F1 test

Paddock rumours have suggested Kubica feels he is ready to return to F1 straight away

Robert Kubica has begun one of the most keenly anticipated F1 test outings of recent years as he prepares to drive an ‘modern’ specification F1 car for the first time in almost seven years at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Tales from the paddock – Maro Engel: “I still have a smile on my face”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season
 
Mercedes-AMG Motorsport logoOn the last weekend before the summer break, the Hungarian Grand Prix and the 24 Hours of Spa provided two spectacular displays of racing action. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Klausz plots more progress with ERC Junior bid

Twenty-one-year-old returns on Rally Rzeszow

Hungarian hopeful plans to build on experience gained. Klausz: “ERC is a really good championship”. Kristóf Klausz is returning to FIA ERC Junior action on Rally Rzeszow this week (3-5 August) because of the strong competition he’ll face and the clear career progression on offer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Double delight for Rea as dominance continues into The Netherlands

Magic in the air at Assen

World famous TT Circuit Assen was the host for the fourth round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, and all eyes were on Michael van der Mark (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) as he looked to securing his first podium finish with the Japanese factory.

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Aug 02

Universal Aero Kit passes another test, this one on road course

Developed by chassis supplier Dallara

Oriol ServiaOne thing is certain following another successful test of the new Verizon IndyCar Series universal aero kit: Any misconception of drivers not earning their keep in the cockpit will be put to rest in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Bullfrog GP plans to enter the 2018 FIA F3 European Championship

Drivers develop their skills for making the step up to Formula One

Team Bullfrog GP presented its car at the FIA Formula 3 European Championship race meeting at Spa-Francorchamps and expressed its intention to compete in the series from 2018 onwards.     Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Jean-Eric Vergne: Finally!

Here’s what the drivers made of the event

2017-07-30-2715The Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix was the perfect way to end the 2016/17 Formula E season, with a championship battle that had all the twists and turns of a rollercoaster, two thrilling races, and a fabulous track that rewarded the fans who packed the sold-out grandstands with fantastic entertainment.

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Aug 02

All eyes on GTLM Title Race as WeatherTech Championship heads to Road America

This Sunday at Road America

Although it took the remainder of the season to play all the way out, the 2016 Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America proved to be a turning point in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) battle for the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 02

Flashback: Last time out at Canada RX

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16-08-06_0560The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy heads to North America and the Canadian Trois-Rivieres circuit for the eighth round of the 2017 campaign this weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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