Daily Archive: August 5, 2017

Aug 05

Kristoffersson leads Canada RX overnight

“I have to say a big thanks to the team”

2017-08-05_2028Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson won Q2 in the eighth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres to be TQ (top qualifier) on Saturday evening.

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Aug 05

Flying Finn Toomas Heikkinen wins Q1

On a drying circuit, following several hours of heavy rain, Heikkinen used dry tyres to be quickest

17-08-05_0057Finland’s Topi Heikkinen leads the eighth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres in Canada after Q1, the EKS driver winning race four of the session to set the quickest time.

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Aug 05

Weather-shortened Continental Tire Challenge Race hands win to KohR Motorsports

There was not enough time to complete full-course caution procedures and restart the race

With 40 minutes remaining in Saturday’s Road America 120, the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge field was brought on to pit lane and the red flag displayed due to lightning in the area.

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Aug 05

Ricky Taylor scores Fourth TOTAL Pole Award of season at Road America

Two days after his 28th birthday

Ricky Taylor blistered the previous IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype class track record and beat his next closest competitor by more than a second en route to his fourth TOTAL Pole Award of the season in qualifying for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Mueller leads Ford GT sweep of front row at Road America

It was Mueller’s 20th career IMSA pole, second in a row at Road America and a new class track record

Dirk Mueller was in a league of his own in qualifying Saturday at Road America, leading a Ford GT sweep of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class front row for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase.

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Aug 05

Rally Rzeszow ERC Junior Under 27 post-event quotes

Rally Rzeszow ERC Junior Under 28 post-event quotes

“Everything has been okay and it has been fun to drive in this rally. It was important to avoid the problems on the first day and take it slow to the finish, which is what we did. I enjoyed it a lot and scored very good points for us and our team. We are happy so thank you to my team.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Hindman and Agostini score dominant Win in Lamborghini Super Trofeo Race 1 at Road America

Hindman and Agostini earn second consecutive Lamborghini Super Trofeo win

Hindman and Agostini score dominant Win in Lamborghini Super Trofeo Race 1 at Road AmericaSeveral first-time winners, including D. Bryce Miller in ProAm and Yuki Harata in Am. Prestige Performance scores 1-2 overall finish. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Kami Laliberté at the Nurburgring

German Formula 4

Kami LalibertéYoung Montréal born driver Kami Laliberté and his rivals participating in the 2017 German Formula 4 championship are gathering in western Germany this weekend, scheduled to race on the famed Nurburgring. However, for the young Canadian, his weekend program had to start only on the second day due to a minor health problem.

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Aug 05

Pole and victory mark big day for Change Racing at Road America

Change Racing Earns First Season Pole in GTD, First Lamborghini Super Trofeo Victory for Miller

Pole and victory mark big day for Change Racing at Road AmericaA pole position in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Daytona class and a Lamborghini Super Trofeo victory highlighted a banner day at Road America for North Carolina-based Change Racing.

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Aug 05

VISIT FLORIDA Racing takes Fourth on Road America grid

Marc Goossens wheeled the No. 90 VISIT FLORIDA Racing Gibson powered Ligier JS P217 to a fourth place

2017-07-08_9019VISIT FLORIDA Racing scored its best qualifying position of the year at Road America on Saturday as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship set the grid for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase which marks Round 8 of the 2017 championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Bouffier wins, Kajetanowicz takes ERC title lead at home

FIA European Rally Championship 2017: Round 5 of 8

ERC Bryan BouffierKajetan Kajetanowicz’s bid to become the first driver to win the FIA European Rally Championship three years running is alive after he moved into the title lead with second place on his home event, Rally Rzeszow, as Bryan Bouffier made it five winners from five ERC rounds with his record-extending fifth victory on the high-speed asphalt counter in southeast Poland. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Marquez duels Rossi to take pole at Brno

Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky

Marc Márquez starts from pole as he ups his aim to victory at BrnoRepsol Honda front row split by Rossi’s Movistar Yamaha as qualifying sets the scene for a scintillating Czech GP. Reigning Champion Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) will have the best seat in the house for the start of the second half of the season, taking a stunning pole position to just edge key title rival Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) in qualifying for the Czech GP.

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Aug 05

Honda ‘to take a deep breath’ over the F1 summer shutdown

McLaren-Honda enjoyed its best race of the season in Hungary

2017-06-11_1438Having wrapped up Formula 1 testing at the Hungaroring, Honda’s principal engineer Satoshi Nakamura says the Japanese manufacturer will pause over the summer break have trailed new power unit parts as part of its continual hunt for performance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 05

Electrifying, enthralling, entertaining

Multifaceted, stunning, attractive.

The first 10 of the 18 races of the 2017 DTM season made for impressive motor racing. With the first round of the fifth race weekend at Moscow, DTM reached its season half-time. Read the rest of this entry »

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