Daily Archive: August 6, 2017

Aug 06

Kristoffersson wins Canada RX and extends Championship lead 

The victory is Kristoffersson’s third event win in a row

2017-08-06_1518Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson has produced another dominant display in the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy after winning today’s World RX of Canada, round eight of the World Championship.

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Aug 06

Raymond reigns come rain or shine at Trois-Rivières

RX2 championship leader extends his advantage with Canadian success

2017-08-06_1249Stars of tomorrow put on a spectacular show in celebrated event’s 50th year. Hard-fought podium finishes for Guillaume De Ridder and Tanner Whitten. Two years on from his debut in the FIA World Rallycross Championship feeder series, Cyril Raymond returned to the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières in Canada this weekend (5/6 August) and delivered a masterclass to close in on the coveted crown in the RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires.

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Aug 06

Fifth for VISIT FLORIDA Racing in Ligier debut at Road America

Marc Goossens and Renger van der Zande combined to take fifth

VISIT FLORIDA RacingIt was a big weekend for VISIT FLORIDA Racing at Road America as the team debuted the No. 90 VISIT FLORIDA Racing Ligier JS P217 powered by Gibson.

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Aug 06

Kristoffersson wins #CanadaRX

Canada RX

2017-08-06_1296Petter Solberg and Sebastien Loeb completed the podium.

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Aug 06

Kristoffersson tops qualifying in Canada

Canada RX

2017-08-06_0563Sweden’s Johan Kristoffersson set the quickest time in Q4 at the eighth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivieres to be TQ (top qualifier) in Canada and will start on pole position for semi-final one this afternoon.

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Aug 06

Martin Truex Jr. makes fuel last, scores Watkins Glen victory

Matt Kenseth took second place, Daniel Suarez came home third

Martin Truex Jr. surged to his fourth victory of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season Sunday, winning a fuel-conservation battle at Watkins Glen International. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

A virus ruined a weekend for Kami Laliberté

German Formula 4 at the Nurburgring

Kami LalibertéYoung Canadian driver Kami Laliberté completed today his fifth weekend of activities in the 2017 German Formula 4 championship, on the renowned Nurburgring German circuit.

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Aug 06

Hindman and Agostini deliver Third Consecutive Lamborghini Super Trofeo win in Race 2 at Road America

Hindman and Agostini win third race in a row.

Super Trofeo logoSweeps in three classes at Road America: Pro, Am, LB Cup. Versteeg returns to ProAm podium with third class win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Gautier Paulin Fifth overall at MXGP of Belgium

Results – FIM Motocross World Championship, Round 14

Gautier Paulin Fifth overall at MXGP of BelgiumBattling his way through a challenging weekend of racing at the sandy track of Lommel, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Gautier Paulin has wrapped up round 14 of the 2017 FIM Motocross World Championship claiming fifth overall in the MXGP class. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Tactical masterstroke: Marquez blitzes flag-to-flag at Brno

Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky

Tactical masterstroke Marquez blitzes flag-to-flag at BrnoReigning Champion plays his hand to perfection as rivals face a mad dash back through the field. Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) threw down the gauntlet to his Championship rivals in the Czech GP, with the race declared wet but the track quickly drying at the start – conditions made for a tactical masterstroke for those willing to gamble.

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Aug 06

IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge: Podium for Jesse Lazare and Chris Green in Wisconsin !

«I am pleased that our team earned another podium but I would’ve preferred achieving it another way !»

IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Podium for Jesse Lazare and Chris Green in Wisconsin !Once again this season, Montreal drivers Jesse Lazare and Chris Green earned a podium spot in the North American Endurance series IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, after finishing in third place this weekend on the Road America track in Elkhart, Wisconsin.

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Aug 06

Halo a ‘detriment’ challenge to 2018 F1 car designs

“In terms of aero, if anything it’s a detriment and, if anything, you have to work around it being fitted to the car.”

While the introduction of the Halo cockpit protector continues to grab headlines ahead of its introduction to Formula 1 for 2018, the sport’s technical heads have explained how its relative late arrival will have an impact on the design of next year’s cars. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Dixon laser focused on collecting fifth series championship

“The hardest ones are the ones that you lost” – Dixon

Scott DixonAs he prepares for a final four-race charge in his bid to win a fifth Verizon IndyCar Series championship, Scott Dixon doesn’t draw inspiration from the previous titles.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 06

Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky Sunday Guide

Photos from the minute’s silence tribute to Angel Nieto

Photos from the minute's silence tribute to Angel NietoA photos from today’s tribute to Angel Nieto with one minute’s silence at the Monster Energy Grand Prix České republiky. Read the rest of this entry »

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